Category Archives: Local Sports

KU homecoming block party draws in alumni to downtown Lawrence

KU homecoming block party draws in alumni to downtown Lawrence

LAWRENCE (KSNT) – University of Kansas alumni from across generations gathered in downtown Lawrence for the first homecoming block party. The free inaugural event closed off Massachusetts Street between 10th and 11th Street. Highlights of the gathering included the KU marching band pep rally and a performance by country music singer, Chris Lane. The block…MORE

Fire destroys Manhattan mobile home

MANHATTAN (KSNT) – Firefighters in Manhattan made quick work of a mobile home fire, but not before it destroyed the structure and its contents. The Manhattan Fire Department says just before 9 p.m. Friday they were called to a report of a structure fire in the 2500 block of Farm Bureau Road at the Redbud…MORE

Football Frenzy (9/30/22)

Football Frenzy (9/30/22)

(KSNT) — Highlights and scores from Week 5 of high school football, including Silver Lake’s overtime win over Rossville in the 27 Sports’ Game of the Week. Game of the WeekROSSVILLE 21SILVER LAKE 22 (F/OT) CLAY CENTER 26SOUTHEAST SALINE 14 TOPEKA HIGH 13WICHITA NORTHWEST 81 SEDGWICK 28OSAGE CITY 52 TOPEKA WEST 0LANSING 42 SANTA FE TRAIL…MORE

Saturday Jayhawks v. Cyclones football game sold out

LAWRENCE (KSNT) – The Kansas Jayhawks are trying to start a trend this year. For the second week in a row, the University of Kansas Jayhawks have sold out tickets for their upcoming home football game Saturday. The Jayhawks sold out last week for the first time since 2019, in their matchup with the Duke…MORE

’72 Kansas State Champion football squad to be honored

’72 Kansas State Champion football squad to be honored

BURLINGAME (KSNT) – Fifty years ago the Burlingame Football team took the field and defeated Protection High School to win the 1A State Championship. That 1972 team will be honored at 2:30 p.m. Friday with a parade in downtown Burlingame, then on the field during the Burlingame vs. Aragon game tonight. According to team member…MORE

Rivalry runs deep in the ‘War on 24’

Rivalry runs deep in the ‘War on 24’

SILVER LAKE/ROSSVILLE (KSNT) — Rossville and Silver Lake football square off tomorrow night, which means it’s time for the ‘War on 24.’ The rivalry between these schools runs deeps, and both squads are ready to put up a fight. Whether they’re playing in Rossville at the ‘Home of the Dawgs’ or in Silver Lake at…MORE

Former Jayhawk Joel Embiid becomes U.S. citizen

(KSNT) – Joel Embiid, former Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year, has been sworn in as a U.S. citizen, according to the Associated Press. Embiid is from Cameroon and has French citizenship. His son prompted him to gain U.S. citizenship. “My son is American,” Embiid said. “I felt I’m living here, and it’s a…MORE

How Stormont Vail Events Center is welcoming back Topeka Tropics

How Stormont Vail Events Center is welcoming back Topeka Tropics

TOPEKA (KSNT) – The Topeka Tropics are here to stay in the Capital City. Stormont Vail Events Center General Manager Kellen Seitz joined 27 News Thursday morning to tell us how the events center is preparing to welcome the team back. Just last month, it was announced the Tropics would not be returning. Now, a…MORE

Washburn and Emporia State prepare for 118th Turnpike Tussle

Washburn and Emporia State prepare for 118th Turnpike Tussle

TOPEKA (KSNT) – When two rivals play each other, records are often thrown out the window. This statement rings true with the Turnpike Tussle. Washburn hosts Emporia State on Saturday. “They’re going to give us a dog fight,” Emporia State quarterback Braden Gleason said. “Got to be ready to throw some punches back.” The past…MORE

Area high school cancels Friday night football game

LYON COUNTY (KSNT) – Northern Heights High School in Lyon County announced to parents and fans that they will not play Friday against Olpe. Trucker injured when semi hits turnpike structure In a statement to parents, the school said: “Our team has recently experienced some unexpected turnover, resulting in significant changes. The team needs this…MORE