Category Archives: Local Sports

Romine, Yankees shake bullpen meltdown, top Royals 7-6 in 10

Romine, Yankees shake bullpen meltdown, top Royals 7-6 in 10

NEW YORK (AP) – Austin Romine drove in the winning run in the 10th inning with his third RBI single, and the New York Yankees overcame a bullpen collapse that followed another scoreless start by James Paxton to beat the Kansas City Royals 7-6 Sunday.      After adding All-Star slugger Aaron Judge to their…MORE

K-State’s Sneed declares for the NBA draft

K-State’s Sneed declares for the NBA draft

K-State’s Xavier Sneed will test the waters and enter the NBA draft. Today is the deadline to declare for the draft Sneed has filled out the necessary paperwork to make that a reality. It does not mean he is gone for good, though.  GoPowercat.com broke the story earlier today and it’s been confirmed since then: On…MORE

Yankees top KC with barrage of bombs

Yankees top KC with barrage of bombs

NEW YORK (AP) – All-Star slugger Aaron Judge hurt his left oblique while taking a swing and likely was headed to the injured list as the already banged-up New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 9-2 Saturday.      Judge homered early, but hurt himself in the sixth inning while hitting a single. He…MORE

K-State’s Rison suspended indefinitely

K-State’s Rison suspended indefinitely

In a press release from K-State Athletics, head football coach Chris Klieman announced today that sophomore wide receiver Hunter Rison has been suspended indefinitely. Coach Klieman was quoted in the release saying: “Our program will be one that is built on hard work and integrity and doing things the right way,” Klieman said. “We have extremely…MORE

Sabathia gets 1st win of season as Yankees top Royals 6-2

Sabathia gets 1st win of season as Yankees top Royals 6-2

NEW YORK (AP) – CC Sabathia played stopper again for the Yankees in earning his first win of the season and Brett Gardner hit a two-run homer to help New York beat the Kansas City Royals 6-2 on Friday night.      Mike Tauchman also went deep and the Yankees got four solid innings from…MORE

Light Show! Lightfoot, Lawson, Grimes Shut Down Wildcats

Light Show! Lightfoot, Lawson, Grimes Shut Down Wildcats

One word described Kansas at Allen Fieldhouse in this Sunflower Showdown: preservation. The Jayhawks needed to preserve their home court, a venue where head coach Bill Self has never lost a Big Monday game. They needed to preserve their standing as the Big 12’s alpha dog (or, at least, they needed to preserve a chance…MORE

Kansas Overcomes Emotion, Adversity to Defeat Texas Tech

Kansas Overcomes Emotion, Adversity to Defeat Texas Tech

Texas Tech walked into “a hornets’ nest” on Saturday at Phog Allen Fieldhouse, as Red Raider head coach Chris Beard described it. With their backs against the wall, Kansas overcame adversity to defeat No. 16-ranked Texas Tech 79-63, snapping a two-game losing streak. “We needed it,” KU coach Bill Self said after the game. “We…MORE

Agbaji Shines in Debut, Lawson Secures 11th Double-Double in KU Win Over TCU

Agbaji Shines in Debut, Lawson Secures 11th Double-Double in KU Win Over TCU

Life without Kansas center Udoka Azubuike started off sloppy in Saturday night’s loss to Iowa State. In game two without the All-Conference junior, Kansas found more continuity in a 77-68 over TCU thanks to Dedric Lawson’s 11th double-double of the season and the emergence of freshman Ochai Agbaji. Agbaji, the freshman from Oak Park High…MORE