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 →
TOPEKA NATIVE LEADS OSU BASEBALL PAST KU: Topeka native and Seaman product Robbie Rea, an Oklahoma State junior, went 3-for-4 with a two-run homer to help the Cowboys baseball team beat Kansas 14-3 on Saturday in Lawrence. No. 19 OSU had a season-high … Continue reading →
KINDERKNECHT WINS ALL-AMERICAN AGAIN: Washburn senior guard Laura Kinderknecht added her third All-American honor on Monday as she was named honorable mention by the WBCA.
WU BASEBALL MOVES GAME: Washburn’s baseball doubleheader with Nebraska-Kearney scheduled for Tuesday at Falley Field has been moved to Kansas State’s Tointon Family Stadium at 2 p.m. Wednesday because of snow. WU is 5-14 overall, 5-13 MIAA.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — You could almost say that Jeff Withey blocked history.
Or you could just say that history was driving down the lane, saw Withey and kicked it out to its teammate that missed the shot at history.
Either way, Western Kentucky was nearly the No. 16 seed that did, but Jeff Withey scored 17 points off 7-of-8 shooting and dragged the Jayhawks across the finish line in their 64-57 win over the Hilltoppers.
“Jeff always bails us out,” forward Kevin Young said. “That’s his job. He’s a senior and he’s a leader. We put everything on his shoulders.”
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Travis Releford slowly strolled across the Sprint Center’s court, sporting his new Big 12 Tournament champions hat to go with his gray sweats. He was following his 2-year-old son, Travis Jr., who was running across the court’s confetti-filled floor.
Travis picked up his son, along with a piece of pink confetti for Travis Jr. to play with, to have as a memento of his father’s recent accomplishment. Only Travis Jr. wasn’t impressed. He threw it to the floor, perhaps hoping for a more meaningful piece of confetti in the future.
Kansas center Jeff Withey and guard Ben McLemore were named to the 10-member all-district team announced Tuesday by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association.
The All-District VI team includes players from Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Nort… Continue reading →