In the opening match of the Varney’s Kansas State Invitational, the host Wildcats swept the Arkansas Razorbacks 3-0 during the noon-time contest.
Gil Meche will try to halt an eight-start losing streak when he opens a three-game series against his season-long nemesis, the Yankees, on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium. While Meche has pitched well recently, the Royals have not been able to provide any run support. Meche is 0-6 with a 4.47 ERA in his last eight starts. They haven't won when he has started since July 20.
The Chip-N-Club Invitational will tee off on Monday, Sept. 10, with 36 holes and will get underway with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. The Tuesday, Sept. 11, final round pairings will be determined by the two rounds played Monday and will begin at 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start. The low four individual scores will determine the team score for each round.
The University of Kansas' doubles team of senior Elizaveta Avdeeva and junior Edina Horvath has been selected to the qualifying draw of the ITA All-American Championships, and Avdeeva has also earned a spot in the pre-qualifying singles draw, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced Wednesday.
Stan Lee, 55, of Heber Springs, Ark., became the youngest USGA Senior Amateur winner in history with his 4-and-3 victory over Sam Farlow, 60, of Birmingham, Ala