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Washburn drops back-to-back games at Missouri Western

ST. JOSEPH, MO (KSNT) – After completing two sweeps at home, the Ichabods got swept at Missouri Western State. The men’s team lost in overtime, 81-80. The women’s team fell, 67-47. Men’s recap: The Ichabods’ five-game winning streak came to a halt. Washburn led by as many as 20 points in the first half, but […] → Read More

Washburn football signs eight local players

TOPEKA (KSNT) – The Ichabods are restocking the roster with local talent. Washburn football signed eight players from Northeast Kansas on Wednesday. Three will stay home in Topeka. Nate Chandler, Elijah Clarke-Boyd, Troy Heiman, Mackey James, Amr Sabbarini, Keenan Schartz, Ty Weber and Keller Hurla are all officially Ichabods. Nate Chandler is a linebacker from […] → Read More

Emporia State football signs 4 local players

EMPORIA (KSNT) – The Hornets are revamping their roster with local talent. Emporia State signed 39 players Wednesday, the biggest class in Garin Higgins tenure. Four of those players are from Northeast Kansas: Jacob Carver, Parker Leeds, Yanci Spiller and Jaye Jones. Jacob Carver is an offensive lineman from Rossville High School. He was a […] → Read More

Jayhawks get revenge in Sunflower Showdown rematch

LAWRENCE (KSNT) – KU reigned victorious in the second men’s basketball Sunflower Showdown of the season. Kansas beat Kansas State 90-78 in Allen Fieldhouse. The Sunflower Showdown rematch started how many would expect a No. 7 vs. No. 8 matchup to go. The two teams traded scoring for the first four minutes, but back-to-back shots […] → Read More

Chiefs beat the Bengals in the AFC Championship, Kansas City headed to Super Bowl

KANSAS CITY, MO (KSNT) – The Kansas City Chiefs are going to the Super Bowl. With a shot at the Super Bowl on the line, Kansas City stood tall when it mattered, beating Cincinnati 23-20, winning the AFC Championship game. The Chiefs set records on the first two drives. Frank Clark sacked Joe Burrow for […] → Read More

Washburn Rural wrestler sets state records

TOPEKA (KSNT) – Washburn Rural’s Addi Broxterman holds a piece of Kansas history. Broxterman got her 117th career pin at the Washburn Rural Women’s Wrestling Invitational. That pin made her the all-time leader in Kansas girls’ wrestling history. She also picked up her 125th career win, making her the winningest girls’ wrestler in Kansas. → Read More

Phillies manager compliments KU baseball’s future

LAWRENCE (KSNT) – Phillies manager and former KU catcher Rob Thomson sees KU baseball winning titles. Thomson visited KU for its baseball banquet, and made sure to catch the men’s basketball game against TCU. Thomson has talked to head baseball coach Dan Fitzgerald, multiple times. He believes Fitzgerald will turn around the program. “I think […] → Read More

No. 2 Jayhawks lose second-consecutive game

LAWRENCE (KSNT) – Unlike Tuesday’s loss, KU men’s basketball couldn’t stay close to the lead. The Jayhawks fell to TCU, 83-60, on Saturday. KU (16-3, 5-2) scored first when Jalen Wilson drew an early foul. The two teams traded scoring until the first media timeout. After the break, TCU went on a 14-0 run to […] → Read More

Keyontae Johnson inspiring others with comeback after medical scare

MANHATTAN, KS (KSNT) – If there were a Comeback Player for Life award, K-State forward Keyontae Johnson might win it. “Two years felt like four years,” Johnson said. “A lot of days where you’re down.” Johnson isn’t playing basketball like someone who took two years off. “To come out the gate that fast, I don’t […] → Read More

Felix Anudike-Uzomah declares for NFL Draft

MANHATTAN, KS (KSNT) – The Big 12 defensive player of the year will forgo his senior season and go to the NFL Draft. Anudike-Uzomah, a defensive end, is a third team AP All-American. He had 46 total tackles in 2022, including 31 solo. He also had 8.5 sacks, including three against Texas Tech. → Read More

KU volleyball player signs professional contract

LAWRENCE (KSNT) – KU opposite hitter Anezka Szabo is playing for Genève Volley in Switzerland. Szabo will remain an opposite hitter with her new team. She just got to Switzerland, but Genève’s season has already begun. Szabo is from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and went to the University of Nebraska before coming to KU. She […] → Read More

KU defensive end declares for NFL Draft

LAWRENCE (KSNT) – Jayhawks’ defensive end Lonnie Phelps Jr. is entering the 2023 NFL Draft. Phelps made the announcement on social media Thursday. Phelps thanked his teammates and coaches at both KU and the University of Miami- Ohio, where he played before joining the Jayhawks. Phelps earned Big 12 defensive player of the week honors in 2022, and was named to the AP All-Big 12 second team. → Read More

Malik Knowles forgoes extra eligibility for NFL Draft

MANHATTAN, KS (KSNT) – K-State standout wide receiver Malik Knowles is leaving the University. Knowles is entering the 2023 NFL Draft, according to his social media post, and forgoing the extra year of eligibility granted due to COVID-19. Knowles recorded five touchdowns in 2022, including three rushing touchdowns. He also caught 23 kick returns for […] → Read More

Ty Zentner declares for NFL draft

MANHATTAN, KS. (KSNT) – K-State’s standout special team’s utility is going to the NFL draft. Ty Zentner made the announcement on social media, noting he signed with Perla Sports Management. Zentner, a Shawnee Heights graduate, was a Ray Guy award semifinalist. He had 27 punts land pin inside the 20-yard line 31 made PATs in […] → Read More

Jayhawks set to compete in Liberty Bowl

MEMPHIS (KSNT) – With the Liberty Bowl finally here, the Kansas Jayhawks are prepped and ready to play. This game has been on the minds of Jayhawk players and their fans for weeks as they waited to see if the team would be bowl eligible this year. Players will get to display the big Liberty […] → Read More

Jayhawks ready to take on Razorbacks in Memphis

MEMPHIS (KSNT) – The Kansas football team is celebrating a much deserved bowl game for their play this year. The Liberty Bowl confirmed Wednesday’s game will be played despite cold temperatures. Both players and coaches are looking forward to the upcoming game. KU football will play the Arkansas Razorbacks at 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 27 in Memphis at the Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium. → Read More

Report: Kotelnicki gets 5-year extension

LAWRENCE (KSNT) – KU wants to keep Andy Kotelnicki’s powerful offense longer. KU and offensive coordinator Kotelnicki have agreed to a five-year contract extension, according to Sports Illustrated’s Ross Dellenger. KU football is having its best season since 2008, including making its first bowl game since then. The Jayhawks’ offense finished fifth in the country in yards per play. → Read More

ESU offensive lineman is university’s first All-American since 2017

EMPORIA (KSNT) – Emporia State senior tackle Xavier Carson is an AFCA All-American. Cason is the starting left tackle on a Hornet offense that ranks tenth in the nation in sacks allowed, while ranking 11th in the nation in passing offense and 25th in total offense. He was a two-time All-MIAA performer and has played […] → Read More

Washburn players named D2CCA first team All-Americans

TOPEKA (KSNT) – One Ichabod earned his first All-American honor, another earned his seventh. Return specialist J.J. Letcher and linebacker Grant Bruner are first team All-Americans, according to the Division II conference Commissioner’s Association. This is Bruner’s first All-American award at Washburn. He led the nation with 137 tackles, and in solo tackles with 80. […] → Read More

Vaughn, Anudike-Uzomah earn AFCA All-American honors

MANHATTAN. Kan. (KSNT) – Another day, another All-American honor for two Wildcats. K-State’s Deuce Vaughn is an AFCA first team All-American as an all-purpose player. Felix Anudike-Uzomah is a second-team defensive player. This is Vaughn’s fourth first team designation, and it’s the third from the five groups that make up consensus All-American status. Anudike-Uzomah earned […] → Read More