After leading the league in both scoring and steals, Emporia State sophomore Tre’Zure Jobe has be named the MIAA Player of the Year. Fredricka Sheats earned All-MIAA Third-Team honors, while Karsen Schultz and Ehlaina Hartman were both named honorable mention.
An attorney for the family of a 5-year-old girl critically injured in a crash involving former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid says the girl suffered a brain injury that has left her unable to speak or walk.
The Kansas City Chiefs expect Patrick Mahomes to be ready for offseason workouts following surgery on his toe, and they are optimistic that offensive tackles Eric Fisher and Mitchell Schwartz could be available for the start of training camp.
Coming off the Ichabods’ first-ever triple-double performance and a comeback win over rival Emporia State, the MIAA has named Washburn senior guard Tyler Geiman its Player of the Week for the fourth time this season.
The Royals and third baseman Hunter Dozier have agreed to a $25 million, four-year contract that includes a fifth-year option, a person with knowledge of the agreement told The Associated Press on Sunday.
For the first time in school history, the Washburn Rural boys wrestling team are State Champions. The squad dominated the field, finishing with a final score of 159.5. That mark was over 40 points higher than the second place finishing team.
Former Kansas men’s basketball player, LaVannes Squires, died Feb. 19 at the age of 90, in Pasadena, Calif. Squires was the first African-American men’s basketball student-athlete at Kansas, and a member of KU’s 1952 NCAA National Championship team.
In the second ever girls state wrestling championship in Kansas, Washburn Rural came home with their second-consecutive team state title. The team finished with 100.0 points, 26 points ahead of the second place finishing team.
Kansas senior Marcus Garrett has been named one of 10 semifinalists for the 2021 Naismith Defensive Player of the Year, the Atlanta Tip-Off Club announced Thursday. Garrett won the national honor last season as a junior in 2020.