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.
NCAA BASEBALL SUPER REGIONALS
MANHATTAN - Kansas State's record-setting baseball season has become super.
MANHATTAN - Breaking a 1-1 deadlock with a four-run uprising in the sixth inning, Kansas State's baseball team advanced to tonight's NCAA regional championship game with a 7-1 win over Bryant, R.I., on Saturday night at Tointon Family Stadium.
MANHATTAN - Kansas State's baseball team scored runs in chunks on Friday afternoon - a rapid pace that would make their fellow Big 12-champion football program across the parking lot proud.
As a special "Kick Off" event for the "half century" observance of "50 Years of Rodeo at Fort Hays State University" occurring in 2016, a special travel experience has been created and will be sponsored by alumni of the FHSU Rodeo Club.
MANHATTAN - For the first time in school history, Kansas State will host NCAA postseason play as the top-seeded Wildcats welcome No. 2-seeded Arkansas, No. 3 Bryant and No. 4 Wichita State to a regional today through Monday at Tointon Family Stadium.
MANHATTAN - Kansas State officials announced Wednesday that all-session tickets for the NCAA Division-I baseball regional this weekend in Manhattan are sold out.