K-State didn’t have a women’s rifle team in 1960, so Margaret Murdock joined the men’s team — and won two Big Eight titles. She’d then become the first woman to medal in shooting at the Olympics, earning silver in 1976.
Dave Aranda should know how Kansas coach Lance Leipold must feel these days, getting thrown into a rebuilding job at a Division I school in the midst of a pandemic that has made just about everything more challenging.
Kansas State will be without star quarterback Skylar Thompson for an indefinite time period. Thompson is recovering from an unspecified knee injury. In the meantime, Will Howard steps back into the starting spot. The team will rally around Howard.
The Kansas City Royals promoted general manager Dayton Moore to president of baseball operations and elevated longtime assistant GM J.J. Picollo to fill his previous role in a front-office shakeup Tuesday that promises a seamless path forward for the rebuilding organization.
Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu was added to the active roster from the COVID-19 list on Saturday, and the three-time All-Pro was listed as questionable for Kansas City’s regular-season opener against the Cleveland Browns.
Brenda Holaday has seen success at every level — as a player and a coach, in high school and in college. But that's not what she values most in her career: “I felt like sports was that platform that I could make a difference for people in the way that it had been made for me."
For the past year and a half, Silver Lake head football coach C.J. Hamilton has battled health complications. It's kept him from being with the Eagles. He's focusing on his health in hopes of returning to the sideline.
Andrew Benintendi hit a go-ahead single in the eighth inning, then reached above the left-field wall to take away a potential tying home run in the ninth, sending the Kansas City Royals over the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 Monday.
In just three seasons, Cindy Stein turned Emporia State women's hoops around from a 12-14 record to a 30-1 run, culminating in a National Championship appearance. They didn’t win — but it set the stage for ESU to become a national powerhouse in the years to come.