MANHATTAN - Coming off a 10-3 campaign in 2011 and a berth into the AT&T Cotton Bowl, the Kansas State football program began preparations for the 117th season in program history on Wednesday as players reported to the Vanier Football Complex.
SATURDAY 7:30 a.m. - Boxing: elimination bouts, CNBC 10 a.m. - Swimming: qualifying heats, NBC 10:45 a.m. - Women's basketball qualifying round: USA at Croatia, NBC 1 p.m. - Table Tennis, MSNBC 2 p.m. - Women's volleyball qualifying round: USA at South Korea, NBC 3 p.m. - Beach volleyball: qualifying round, MSNBC 4 p.m. - Men's beach volleyball qualifying round: USA at South Africa, NBC 7 p.m. - Swimming finals, men's gymnastics and ...
First-year Kansas Jayhawks head football coach Charlie Weis will hold a press conference on Wednesday, Aug. 1, to open preseason camp in Mrkonic Auditorium at the Anderson Family Football Complex.
2012 Kansas State Football August calendar Aug. 1 - Kansas State players report Aug. 2 - First official practice Aug. 3 - Kansas State Football Media Day at Bill Snyder Family Stadium Aug. 18 - Fall Football Kickoff (formerly Fan Appreciation Day); details TBA Aug. 28 - First in-season weekly press conference in the Big 8 Room (Head Coach Bill Snyder at 12:30 p.m.; Players at 1 p.m.) SCHEDULE Sept. 1 - MISSOURI ...
Former Miami Heat and University of Kansas basketball player Wayne Simien has witnessed greatness.
MANHATTAN - Although the announcements of National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA) watch lists came to an end on Friday, Kansas State still picked up another preseason award nomination over the weekend as quarterback Collin Klein was named to the Manning Award watch list, the Allstate Sugar Bowl announced.
MANHATTAN - Kansas State senior linebacker Arthur Brown, senior defensive back Nigel Malone and sophomore kick returner Tyler Lockett were named to the 2012 Preseason All-Big 12 team after a vote of various media members who cover the league, the conference office announced Wednesday.
HAYS - Two drivers from the NASCAR circuit will be coming to Hays compete at RPM Speedway for 'Modified Mania' on Tuesday evening, Aug. 7.
The Kansas Alumni Association will be hosting a reception in Great Bend on Tuesday at the Best Western Inn.
MANHATTAN - Kansas State linebacker Arthur Brown and defensive back Nigel Malone both earned their second preseason honor of the week on Thursday as they were named to the 2012 Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list for the nation's most outstanding defensive player, the Charlotte Touchdown Club and Football Writers Association of America announced.
Former Kansas State quarterback Michael Bishop, former Kansas quarterback David Jaynes, former Kansas State basketball player Willie Murrell and former Kansas basketball players Bud Stallworth and Wayne Simien headline the 2012 class of the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame.
WICHITA - Former Kansas State quarterback Michael Bishop and former Kansas basketball star Bud Stallworth are among the nine members of the 2012 class of the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame.
DODGE CITY - Even an old cowboy like Ron Long knows how sentimental he'll be when he stands at the base of Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Saturday, July 14.
Kansas State's Braden Wilson was born in 1989, the same year Bill Snyder came to Manhattan and began resurrecting the Wildcats' football fortunes.
The Central Kansas Catbackers painted The Club at StoneRidge purple on Thursday night.
LARNED - Hey Chiefs' fans, I know it seems like 50 years since the guys with the arrowheads on their hashelmets had a winning season but it's not quite that bad.
Life can take some sudden changes, as found out by former Barton Community College baseball player Federico Castagnini.
As the College World Series began on Saturday, former Barton Community College baseball catcher Mitch Slauter became the second Cougars player to compete on college baseball's biggest stage.
LARNED - Making decisions to produce a winning major league baseball team is so easy, why don't all of these general managers do it? The Brass of the Kansas City Royals made George Brett the hitting coach and VOILA! The Royals reel off a six-game winning streak. It's so easy. World Series here we come!
CORVALLIS, Ore. - Danny Hayes hit a two-run home run and Oregon State advanced to the College World Series with a 4-3 victory over Kansas State on Monday night in the finale of a best-of-3 Super Regional at Goss Field.
CORVALLIS, Ore. - Perhaps its destiny.
EUGENE, Ore. - High jumper Erik Kynard was seeking a three-peat in the men's high jump to close his Kansas State career at the NCAA track and field championship on Friday evening. In front of more than 10,000 cheering fans, Kynard and his rival over his entire collegiate career, Derek Drouin of Indiana, went to battle one last time.
Based on his past, it comes as no surprise that Alex Reed overcame injuries to come through this spring in the 400-meter dash for the Wichita State University track and field team.
MANHATTAN - The Kansas State record holder for wins and saves by a freshman, relief pitcher Jake Matthys has been named to the Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America team, Collegiate Baseball announced Wednesday.
LARNED - Remember when you were a little kid and always had someone you looked up to, that you worshipped, that you wanted to be like? A famous ball player like Babe Ruth or Mickey Mantle or George Brett? Maybe it was George Washington, Marilyn Monroe or even Cher, though, I don't know why!
LAWRENCE - Kansas and Hawaii will meet on the gridiron for the first time since 1985 when the Warriors travel to Lawrence in 2016 as the first part of a home-and-home series, it was announced Wednesday afternoon.
MANHATTAN - For the first time in program history, all available public football season tickets have been sold as department officials announced Monday that Kansas State football fans have stepped up in record fashion for the Wildcats' 2013 eight-game home schedule.
MANHATTAN - The NCAA and ESPN have announced the Super Regional schedule for this weekend as Kansas State's best-of-three series at Oregon State will be played Saturday through Monday at Goss Stadium in Corvallis, Ore.
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