K-STATE’S FISHER UP FOR AWARD GIVEN TO NATION’S BEST SHORTSTOP: Kansas State sophomore Austin Fisher earned a spot Monday in the Brooks Wallace award watch list, one of 14 players up for the honor give to the nation’s top shortstop. Fisher hit .358 in 53 games with 18 doubles, 3 triples, 2 homers and 34 RBIs. He led the Big 12 in conference-only batting average at .412. The top-seeded Wildcats begin play in the Big 12 Tournament at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday against No. 8 Texas Tech in Oklahoma City.
Former Kansas quarterback Dayne Crist has signed with the Baltimore Ravens as a free agent.
Crist was invited to rookie mini-camp with the Chiefs but didn’t receive a contract. He’ll report immediately to the Ravens for organized team activities.
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The Kansas softball team finished the regular season with a 12-3 win against Iowa State on Sunday at Ames, Iowa.
The Jayhawks (34-16, 9-8) were fueled by a 4-for-4 performance with three RBIs from Maddie Stein and a 3-for-4 game from Maggie Hull.
CBS Sports Network will televise Kansas’ Sept. 14 football game at Rice with kickoff scheduled for 6:30 p.m., the school announced Tuesday.
The Jayhawks will open their season Sept. 7 against South Dakota before traveling to Rice Stadium for a rematch … Continue reading
WU GOLF IN 10TH AFTER FIRST ROUND AT NCAAS: The Washburn golf team is tied for 10th after the first round of the NCAA Midwest/Central Regional Tournament, which took place on Monday in Kenosha, Wis.
WU finished with a 7-over-par 295 team score. Ronnie … Continue reading
Kale Pick is staying at Kansas as an offensive graduate assistant after completing his career as a wide receiver.
Pick, who led KU in receptions as a senior this past season, will work closely with receivers coach Rob Ianello. The Dodge City native cau… Continue reading
KYNARD WINS THIRD BIG 12 OUTDOOR TITLE: Kansas State high jumper Erik Kynard won his third straight outdoor conference title on Saturday in Waco, Texas at the Big 12 Outdoor, when he won the men’s high jump with a clearance of 7 feet, 61/2 inches. No other student-athlete has won three Big 12 Outdoor men’s titles.
He locked in the win when he was the only jumper to clear 7-033/4. He would go on to clear two more bars after that before taking three attempts at 7-081/2 and narrowly missing.
Nine former Jayhawks will be headed to NFL rookie camps, including three with the Chiefs and two with the Chicago Bears.
Quarterback Dayne Crist, linebacker/fullback Toben Opurum and safety Bradley McDougald will attend Kansas City’s rookie mini-camp, … Continue reading
The Kansas women’s basketball team will travel to the Virgin Islands for three games in the Paradise Jam next season.
The Jayhawks will face Central Michigan on Nov. 28, followed by Xavier on Nov. 29 and Duke on Nov. 30. The Chippewas and Blue Devils… Continue reading
Kansas released more details Wednesday about a planned student center that will house James Naismith’s original rules of basketball.
The three-story structure will be called the DeBruce Center in recognition of the contributions of Paul and Katherine … Continue reading