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Sports Potpourri by Mac Stevenson

Sports Potpourri by Mac Stevenson

July 1, 2015

Kansas University’s basketball team traveled to South Korea on Sunday, June 28, to represent the U.S. in the World University Games. Coach Bill Self has been working his experienced ball club to get ready for the global tournament and international rules. KU won two exhibition games against Canada’s national team at the Sprint Center in […]

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Minneapolis Sports Hall of Fame Inductee: Burnyce ‘Tex’ Hocker

July 1, 2015

Burnyce ‘Tex’ Hocker, Track and Field, Minneapolis Class of 1927 After 88 years, Burnyce Hocker’s high school long jump record of 22 feet 6 inches still stands. As a junior at the State Track Meet and at a time when athletes weren’t divided into separate classes, Hocker swept the entire State in three events: the 100 […]

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Hilltop Summer League

July 1, 2015

The final scores for June for the HillTop Summer League are in the books. Despite the weather, harvest, and busy schedules the league was well attended and some excellent scores were posted. For the first time in many months, there were no ties reported. Individual results were: Class AA – Mike Everhart, Salina, 49/50; Class A - […]

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Sports Potpourri by Mac Stevenson

Sports Potpourri by Mac Stevenson

June 24, 2015

With baseball’s all-star break about three weeks away, the Kansas City Royals have exceeded expectations. Through the June 20 games, the Royals had an exceptional 39-26 record that had them in first place in the American League Central. KC has a nine-game road trip followed by an 11-game home stand before the all-star break. On […]

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Minneapolis Sports  Hall of Fame Inductee: Elwin ‘Tiny’ Feather

Minneapolis Sports Hall of Fame Inductee: Elwin ‘Tiny’ Feather

June 24, 2015

Elwin ‘Tiny’ Feather, Football, Minneapolis Class of 1922 At six feet tall and almost two hundred pounds, Elwin Feather was anything but tiny as his nickname suggests. After graduating from Minneapolis, Feather went on to letter three years (1924-26) at Kansas State University and then played a total of eight years (1927-34) in the newly […]

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Yoxall Ends Freshman Season 2nd Team All WAC

Yoxall Ends Freshman Season 2nd Team All WAC

June 17, 2015

The University of Missouri-Kansas City track and field teams traveled to Orem, Utah to compete in the 2015 WAC Outdoor Championships held May 13-16 at the home of Utah Valley University. Competing for the Kangaroos in the men’s javelin was freshman Alex Yoxall. The meet was held in rainy conditions with temperatures in the 40’s […]

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Sports Potpourri by Mac Stevenson

Sports Potpourri by Mac Stevenson

June 17, 2015

Kansas State’s football team is going through summer workouts in preparation for the 2015 season. The Wildcats lost many key players from last year’s ball club and that tempers the optimism. K-State’s three nonconference games are at home against South Dakota (Sept. 5), on the road with UTSA (Sept. 12), and at home against Louisiana […]

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Ottawa County Cubs

Ottawa County Cubs

June 17, 2015

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Sports Potpourri by Mac Stevenson

Sports Potpourri by Mac Stevenson

June 10, 2015

Kansas University’s new football coach, David Beaty, couldn’t be in a better situation going into the 2015 season. Almost every predictor has placed the Jayhawks among the ten worst teams in major college football. Beaty and his staff can only exceed expectations for the upcoming season; no matter what, any success at all will be […]

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Shupe Captures Gold

Shupe Captures Gold

June 3, 2015

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