An iconic starting five of Kansas State basketball greats includes Bob Boozer, Mitch Richmond, Mike Evans, Rolando Blackman and one-year wonder Michael Beasley.
The stable of thoroughbreds for the Wichita State University track and field team have had another step to the forefront.
HAYS - Fort Hays State University junior outfielder Ryan Busboom was honored as the South Central Region Player of the Year for 2012.
Fort Hays State stranded 14 runners on base in the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association baseball tournament championship game on on Sunday, falling 7-1 to No. 5-ranked Central Missouri.
The Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association released its all-conference baseball team on Thursday. Five Fort Hays State players earned honors, led by first-team selections Ryan Busboom and Brett Macari. Nash Smith and Shawn Lewick were named to the second team and Mace Krol earned honorable mention status.
MANHATTAN - Either way you look at it, Kansas State wide receiver Chris Harper said the Wildcats came up short - be it a 42-42 tie or an actual 77-7 conquest for the Purple over the White on Saturday afternoon in the spring football game.
Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein will be calling his own plays Saturday afternoon when the Purple vs. White spring game is staged, starting at 1:10 inside Bill Snyder Family Stadium in Manhattan.
Bill Snyder gave his impressions of redshirt freshman quarterback Daniel Sams on Tuesday during a spring football press conference with the media at the Vanier Football Complex at Kansas State University in Manhattan.
LAWRENCE - Kansas head football coach Charlie Weis has released the format for the 2012 KU spring game scheduled for Saturday, April 28.
Alex Reed is having a blast as a freshman sprinter for Wichita State University. He's already setting personal bests and before it's all said and done, say three years down the road, don't be surprised if he's battling for championships.
MANHATTAN - When Rodney McGruder is hitting on all cylinders with his rapid-fire jump shot, it spells big trouble for Kansas State's basketball opponents.
HAYS - Fort Hays State University seniors Matt Simmons, Karron McKenzie, and Moses Dayee were honored on Tuesday with the release of the All-Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association Men's Basketball Team.
MANHATTAN - Guard Tyshawn Taylor of No. 4 Kansas is making a strong push to challenge teammate Thomas Robinson for Big 12 Conference Player of the Year honors.
MANHATTAN - Kansas State junior Rodney McGruder followed up his most valuable player performance at the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic with his first Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week award on Monday.
MANHATTAN - Jared Loomis of Macksville was honored with one of three special-teams most valuable player awards at the Kansas State football awards banquet on Saturday.