K-STATE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM SIGNS TOP INTERNATIONAL RECRUIT:Kansas State women’s basketball coach Deb Patterson announced Monday the signing of the top international recruit in the class of 2013, Leticia Romero, of Spain. With the addition of Romero, K-State has signed six players for the 2013-14 season.
Los Angeles Angels at Kansas City, 7:10 p.m.
Big 12 Tournament
Kansas State vs. Baylor, 12:30 p.m.
Kansas vs. Oklahoma St., 7:30 p.m.
TRACK AND FIELD
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OKLAHOMA CITY — Kansas State has been one of the best hitting teams in the nation this season. The Wildcats were expected to have a potent offense, so their production hasn’t been surprising.
What has exceeded expectations is the development of the pitching staff. A young rotation has shown steady improvement throughout the season and, bolstered by a strong bullpen, the Wildcats won their first Big 12 Conference baseball championship.
The Big 12 is facing an identity crisis at quarterback, with a lot of different players preparing to take snaps this fall.
Seven of the league’s 10 teams had senior quarterbacks, providing for a lot of changes during spring practice.
“With new QBs, there are always question marks. I mean, you don’t really know until you know,” Baylor coach Art Briles said Tuesday. “The only way to know is to get out on the field with them in the heat of battle and find out how they respond. Yeah, it changes the dynamics of the league 100 percent.”
KU RELIEVER DRAWS BIG 12 ACCOLADE: After earning two saves in Kansas’ series win against No. 19 Oklahoma State, junior reliever Jordan Piché was named the Big 12 Conference’s newcomer of the week on Monday.
Piché worked 62/3 innings and allowed no runs on four hits with one walk and four strikeouts while notching three saves. The junior college transfer ranks second in the Big 12 with a 0.59 ERA and has compiled a 4-1 record with 25 strikeouts in 15 appearances.
Kansas will take on Iowa at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Iowa City and 4 p.m. on Wednesday.
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 →
LAWRENCE — Lawrence city commissioners have approved agreements for a city-owned recreation center and tax abatements for a larger project that will include athletic facilities for The University of Kansas.
The commissioners Tuesday night approved a development agreement for a $25 million Rock Chalk recreation center. And they approved an ordinance to give a 100 percent property tax abatement for the next 10 years for the larger project, which includes privately owned athletic facilities for the university.