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Monarchs eliminated from zone tourney after comeback bid falls short »

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Hoisington scored four runs in the third inning to build a 5-1 lead then held off the Hays Monarchs the rest of the way for a 5-4 win, eliminating Hays from the Larned “AA” Zone tournament. Hoisington hit a three-run home run in the bit inning after scoring one run in the first. The Monarchs […]

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Sale pitches White Sox past Royals »

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By JOHN JACKSON Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) – Chris Sale pitched seven effective innings in his first outing since the All-Star break and Adam Dunn had two RBIs and scored a run to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 3-1 victory over the slumping Kansas City Royals on Monday night. Sale (9-1) wasn’t at his […]

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Big 12 commish’s dire warning about pending change »

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By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer DALLAS (AP) – Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby warns that anyone who likes intercollegiate athletics the way they are now will hate what’s coming. During his opening address at Big 12 football media days Monday, Bowlsby said significant changes are on the way. Bowlsby isn’t sure people understand how […]

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Hays Heat 12&U team takes title in Dodge City »

Front, from left: Brooklyn Staab, Madelyn Waddell, Tasiah Nunnery, Julia Werth, Emily Schulte and Kallynn Petz. Middle, from left, Macee Altman, Lexi Gottschalk, Jaysa Wichers, Hannah Black and Kaitlyn Brown. Back, from left, Joshua Waddell, Ryan Gottschalk, Randy Gottschalk and Les Brown.

  Submitted The Hays Heat 12 and Under fast-pitch softball team’s post-season success continued at the 5 State Border Showdown Series in Dodge City. The tournament ran Friday though Sunday. The Heat went 6-0 on the weekend, including an 11-1 victory over the Oklahoma Lady Travelers (Laverne, Okla.) in the championship finals. The other wins […]

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Larks sweep Derby; wrap up second place in Jayhawk League »

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Since 2001, the Hays Larks have only finished worse than second in the Jayhawk League once. That was in 2010 when they came in third and missed the NBC World Series. Sunday night, the Larks clinched another top-two finish with a 7-3 victory over Derby to complete the weekend sweep which included the conclusion of […]

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Monarchs drop zone tournament opener »

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Larned scored four runs in the first then broke a 4-4 tie with a run in the fourth to beat the Hays Monarchs 5-4 in their zone tournament opener Sunday in Larned. The Monarchs scored two in the first to grab the early lead, then took advantage of two errors and two walks to score […]

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Royals shut down by Lester, Red Sox in loss »

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BOSTON (AP) — Kansas City’s Billy Butler summed up Jon Lester’s performance, paused for a few seconds, and realized it was a lost weekend for the Royals. Lester allowed no earned runs for the third time in four starts, and the Boston Red Sox completed a three-game sweep of the Royals with a 6-0 win […]

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FHSU Wrestling adds seven to 2014-15 recruiting class »

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FHSU Sports Information Fort Hays State head wrestling coach Chas Thompson announced the signing of seven more wrestlers for the 2014-15 season, bringing his total recruiting class amount to eight. All seven were state placers in high school and enter their first year of college from the prep ranks. The latest signees include Brik Chesley, Kalin […]

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Kansas State picked 3rd, Kansas 10th in Big 12 Preseason Football Poll »

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The media’s Big 12 football preseason poll is out and Kansas State is picked finish third and Kansas 10th. Oklahoma is the media pick to the win conference title, just ahead of last year’s champ Baylor. The third place pick is the Wildcats highest since the conference went to full round robin play in 2011. […]

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Hays Expos claim World Series championship »

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The 8u Hays Expos claimed the USSSA World Series in Liberty Missouri this past weekend. The Expos dropped their first two games of pool play before winning four straight to reach the finals. In the finals the Expos downed the KC Stars 13-12, in a rematch of earlier in the tournament.    

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Nascar legends coming to NW Kansas »

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By John Schmidt Thomas County Speedway will be hosting one of the biggest races in Northwest Kansas on Sunday July 20th. NASCAR drivers Kenny Wallace and Kenny Schrader will be behind the wheel of IMCA Modifieds thanks to the great sponsorship of S&W Supply and Quality Inn of Colby. Also rolling into town will be […]

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Royals acquire pitcher Jason Frasor from Texas for minor league pitcher »

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Kansas City Royals Kansas City, MO – The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have acquired veteran right-handed pitcher Jason Frasor from the Texas Rangers in exchange for minor league right-handed pitcher Spencer Patton.  In a corresponding 40-man roster move, the Royals designated infielder/outfielder Jimmy Paredes for assignment.  The Royals have also optioned right-handed pitcher Louis Coleman to Triple-A […]

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Four Wildcats named to preseason All-Big 12 Team »

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Kansas State Athletics MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State placed a total of four football players on the 2014 Preseason All-Big 12 team as voted on by media representatives who cover the league, the conference office announced Wednesday. Wide receiver and kick returner Tyler Lockett was named to the preseason team for the third-straight season, while offensive linemen […]

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