College basketball junkies live for March Madness and pore over the progress of the 68 teams that make up a convoluted science called "bracketology." But Kentucky, Duke, North Carolina, and the other big schools are not the only ones playing for something in March.
The NCAA, exhibiting their great wisdom, has now given us 40 bowl games, plus the National Championship. 41 more football games. Still, we cannot have a true national playoff in Big Boy football in the collegiate sport. That's because "we must look out for the interests of the college student/athlete, not make too many demands on their time." 41 Bowl games does that?
There will be a lot of memorable plays and dates and names from this year's record-setting season for the Fort Hays State University football team. But Tiger fans might want to remember a name that has nothing to do with the FHSU program.
Who knew this Great Bend Black Panther football team would go 7-2? Who knew they would defeat both Salina schools for the first time in 25 years? Who knew that they would make it to the playoffs for the first time in five years? Who knew they would win a District championship and get to host a home playoff game? The betting odds on all of this, in August, would have been astronomical but, here we are!
Mc PHERSON – It was a tough day for the Barton men's tennis team at McPherson College Tuesday afternoon. Lined up against some talented international players the Cougars were blanked by the Bulldogs, 9-0.
March 11, 2015|
By Mike Marzolf
Special to the Tribune
Kansas State just ruined it for other schools around the country. Following the Wildcats well-played victory over #8-ranked Kansas Monday evening, a rowdy crowd stormed the floor, while the few crowd-control officials on hand stood and watched. Storming the court is a long-standing tradition for underdog teams and their fans but Wildcat fans took it a little too far. Though K-State's President and Athletic Director quickly offered apologies on Tuesday, there will be repercussions and those ripples will reach all across the country. Expect new and tougher regulations concerning crowd control to be dictated by the NCAA following this ...