FHSU’s Williams signed by the Packers


GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Green Bay Packers announced Monday that they’ve signed former Fort Hays State wide receiver Ed Williams. Williams played three seasons at Fort Hays State after transferring from the University of Toledo. In 2014, he was a first-team All-MIAA selection and earned All-Super Region 3 honors from Don Hansen and Beyond Sports […]

Chiefs veterans return to Missouri Western for training camp

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson and defensive tackle Mike DeVito, both coming back from season-ending injuries, were among the veterans reporting to training camp Friday. This is generally a loathsome period for veterans, with insufferable practices in heat often topping triple digits. But Johnson and […]

FHSU wrestling signs 11 for the 2015-16 season

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FHSU Athletics Fort Hays State wrestling coach Chas Thompson announced 11 signings for the upcoming 2015-16 season. The Tigers add three transfers and eight freshmen to the roster. Transfers include Brogan Humphrey, Derrick Gates, and Rakim Dean, while freshmen include Brandon Ball, Greg Tooley, Christian Lance, James Buckhanan, Jordan Davis, Jacob Schoenfeld, Christian Lewis, and Gavin […]

FHSU women’s basketball earns WBCA academic top 25 team honor roll prestige


FHSU Athletics ATLANTA, Ga. – Fort Hays State women’s basketball earned a spot on the WBCA Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll, released by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association. The WBCA Academic Top 25 presented by AT&T annually recognizes NCAA Division I, II and III; NAIA; and junior/community college women’s basketball teams across the nation […]

Eight sign with FHSU men’s golf in Dreiling’s first year as head coach


FHSU Athletics Fort Hays State first-year men’s golf coach Sean Dreiling has announced the signing of eight student-athletes for the upcoming 2015-16 season. Five come to the program as true freshmen, while three are transferring from Kansas junior colleges. The individuals that committed to the program are Cash Hobson, Mac Megaffin, Isaiah Grover, Jake Weller, Marshal […]

FHSU women’s basketball second in NCAA II attendance

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FHSU Athletics INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Fort Hays State Women’s Basketball ranked second nationally in attendance for the 2014-15 season as the NCAA released its Division II basketball attendance numbers on Monday. FHSU averaged 2,289 fans per contest, the best among MIAA schools. The Tigers moved up one spot in the national attendance figures in each […]

FHSU men’s basketball ranks third in Division II attendance

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FHSU Athletics INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Fort Hays State Men’s Basketball ranked third nationally in attendance for the second straight year as the official 2014-15 NCAA Division II basketball attendance numbers were released on Monday. FHSU averaged 2,656 fans per contest in 2014-15, the best among MIAA schools. Fort Hays State heads six MIAA schools ranked […]

Five Tigers earn Preseason All-America recognition

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FHSU Athletics NEW YORK, N.Y. – Fort Hays State Football had five student-athletes named to the 2015 USA College Football Division II Preseason All-America Watch List, released on Wednesday (June 17). Matt Erbert was named to the second team as an offensive lineman, while linebackers Justin McPhail, Brock Long and Alex Schmidtberger along with defensive […]

Lehman wins MIAA’s Ken B. Jones Award


FHSU Athletics Fort Hays State’s Kate Lehman was named the female recipient of the Ken B. Jones Award from the MIAA on Wednesday evening in Kansas City, Mo. The Ken B. Jones Award recognizes the conference’s Student Athlete of the Year award for both a male and female, which combines the individual’s athletic, academic, and service […]

FHSU’s Honas, Berry, and Keehn named USTFCCCA All-American


FHSU Athletics For the first time, the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has expanded the amount of its All-America recipients in Division II. An All-America Second Team has been created for athletes placing ninth through 12th at the national meet. Earning second team honors for the outdoor season were […]