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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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KU’s Heeney named to 2014 preseason All-Big 12 Team »

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Kansas Athletics LAWRENCE, Kan. - Kansas senior linebacker Ben Heeney was named to the 2014 Preseason All-Big 12 Football team as selected by members of the media and announced by the league office on Wednesday. Heeney, who was an All-Big 12 Second Team selection in 2013, is heading into 2014 as the conference’s leading returning tackler. Last year […]

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Larks split with Jayhawk League leading Wellington »

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The Hays Larks avoid the season sweep at the hands of league-leading Wellington after a 5-0 win in game two of their doubleheader Tuesday night at Hobbs-Hooten Stadium in Wellington. The Heat took the opener 3-2 and are now 32-6 overall and 23-4 in league play and have an eight-game lead over second place Derby. The […]

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Big innings lead Eagles to sweep over Salina »

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The Hays Eagles Senior American Legion used a couple big innings to carry them to a doubleheader sweep of the Salina Falcons Tuesday night at Larks Park. Hays scored six in the sixth to build a seven-run lead then held on to win the opener 11-8. They scored seven in the second and win the […]

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Hays Cardinals 11U team wins state tournament »

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Submitted The Hays Cardinals 11U baseball team won the championship in the NBC Hap Dumont State tournament this past weekend in Great Bend. They defeated the Wichita Naturals 10-0 in the semi-finals and Arkansas City 4-1 in the championship game.

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Jordan and Trent Named to Preseason All-America Watch List »

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FHSU Sports Information Fort Hays State seniors Micheal Jordan and Jesse Trent have been named to USA College Football’s 2014 NCAA Division II Preseason All-America Watch List. Both were captains last year and help lead a defense that returns nine starters in 2014. Jordan, native of Kerens, Texas, was a Daktronics All-Super Region 3 First Team and All-MIAA Second […]

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Hays swimmers compete at Swim Club Combined Championship »

Back row: Hannah Harman, Megan Flavin, Ben Rajewski, Kallyn DeWitt. Front row: Katie Tinkel, Kyra Polifka-Wilhelm and Amelia Jaeger.

Hays Hurricanes swimmers Megan Flavin (age 12) and Amelia Jaeger (age 9) were the high-point award winners for their age division at the Western Kansas Swim Club Combined Championship Swim Meet. The two day meet was held in Guymon, Okla., with nearly 300 swimmers from 13 swim clubs in western Kansas and the panhandles of […]

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