Taylor Eldridge, The Kansas City Star

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The Kansas City Star

Wichita, KS, United States

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Past articles by Taylor:

Texas receiver becomes first wide out for K-State football in 2020 recruiting class

Texas wide receiver Jaelon Travis verbally committed to the Kansas State Wildcats football team on Monday, becoming the first receiver to commit for K-State in its 2020 recruiting class under Chris Klieman. → Read More

Shockers vs. Jayhawks a possible matchup as TBT schedule for Wichita is released

The bracket for the Wichita regional in the 2019 The Basketball Tournament was released on Tuesday. The Wichita State alumni team, the Aftershox, could play the KU alumni team. Self Made, in the second round. → Read More

Inside Fred VanVleet’s wildly changing life: ‘No moment is ever too big for me’

Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet has been a breakout star in the 2019 NBA Finals. The play of the former Wichita State Shockers star has put the Raptors up 3-1 on the Golden State Warriors. → Read More

Nick Collison, Warren Jabali headline 2019 class for Kansas Sports Hall of Fame

The Kansas Sports Hall of Fame announced its 2019 class on Thursday. It includes Gene Bissell, Bob Chipman, Nick Collison, Scott Hastings, Warren Jabali, Mike Pelfrey, Nate Robertson and Kamerion Wimbley. → Read More

After successful NBA rookie season, Park Hill’s Landry Shamet is giving back to KC

Current Los Angeles Clippers guard Landry Shamet, a Park Hill graduate and Kansas City native, is returning to his hometown to host a youth basketball game in July. Here’s what the NBA star has to say. → Read More

KSHSAA will ‘do our best’ to complete state track Saturday amid more inclement weather

Weather wrecked havoc on Day 1 of the Kansas high school state track and field meet Friday, as the majority of the scheduled events were postponed. KSHSAA will try to run events early Saturday. → Read More

Olathe Northwest grad’s homer lifts Wichita State to AAC Tournament win over top seed

The Wichita State Shockers baseball team knocked off top-seeded East Carolina, 6-2, in the first game of the 2019 American Athletic Conference tournament in Clearwater, Florida. WSU will play UConn on Thursday. → Read More

Landry Shamet returns to Wichita, says ‘I wouldn’t be an NBA player’ without WSU

Former Wichita State star and Kansas City native Landry Shamet was in Wichita on Tuesday promoting his youth basketball camp in June. He took time to reflect on his NBA rookie success with the LA Clippers. → Read More

NBA playoffs: Clippers vs Warriors, Landry Shamet 3-pointer

Former Wichita State and North Kansas City HS star Landry Shamet nails a go-ahead three-pointer in the final seconds to cap the biggest comeback in NBA playoff history, as the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Golden State Warriors. → Read More

Kevin Durant, Warriors take note of Landry Shamet: ‘He will be a force for a while’

After Landry Shamet scored 17 points with five three-pointers against the Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant had high praise for the Wichita State product and Los Angeles Clippers’ NBA rookie. → Read More

Shockers can’t protect 11-point lead and NIT run ends in semifinal loss to Lipscomb

The Wichita State Shockers men’s basketball team lost to the Lipscomb Bisons, 71-64, on Tuesday at Madison Square Garden in the 2019 NIT semifinals in New York City. Here’s a recap of the game and how Lipscomb won. → Read More

New York, New York: Shockers’ season-long transformation carries WSU to NIT semifinals

The Wichita State Shockers defeated the Indiana Hoosiers 73-63 to secure a berth to the Final 4 of the NIT men’s basketball tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Here was the celebration scene for Gregg Marshall and WSU. → Read More

Wichita State receives NIT bid: Who, when and where the Shockers will play

The Wichita State men’s basketball team received a No. 6 seed and will play No. 3 seed Furman in the opening round of the 2019 NIT at 6 p.m. Central time Wednesday in Greenville, S.C. The WSU Shockers are 19-14. → Read More

Former walk-on from Tonganoxie turned WSU standout prepares for NCAA indoor meet

Wichita State senior Ben Johnson, a Tonganoxie native, will compete in the heptathlon at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Birmingham, Ala. starting Friday. Johnson is ranked ninth in the country. → Read More

Last Chance U coach resigns after allegedly texting ‘I’m your new Hitler’ to player

Independence Community College football coach Jason Brown, who was featured in the Netflix series “Last Chance U,” resigned days after a German player said the coach referred to himself as “your new Hitler.” → Read More

Last Chance U football coach allegedly texted German player ‘I’m your new Hitler’

Independence Community College football coach Jason Brown, who was the star of the Netflix series “Last Chance U” in seasons two and three, is in controversy after he allegedly texted a German player “I’m your new Hitler.” → Read More

Inside Landry Shamet’s meteoric rise in the NBA and final day as a Philadelphia 76er

A feature on Wichita State’s Landry Shamet, who has shot better than 40 percent on three-pointers as a rookie in the NBA. Following Tuesday’s game, he was traded from the Philadelphia 76ers to the LA Clippers. → Read More

Landry Shamet makes his case as NBA’s best rookie shooter with career-high 29 points

Philadelphia 76ers rookie Landry Shamet, a former Wichita State and KC high school standout, scored a career-high 29 points and made a franchise rookie-record eight three-pointers in the team’s 132-115 win over the Wizards on Tuesday. → Read More

K-State takeaways: Stokes joins 1,000-point club, makes senior class a historic one at K-State

The K-State Wildcats men’s basketball team defeated George Mason 59-58 on Saturday, December 29, 2018. Kamau Stokes, Barry Brown and Dean Wade became first senior class with three 1,000-point career scorers. → Read More

K-State survives George Mason after blowing most of 21-point lead

The Kansas State Wildcats wrapped up the 2018 portion of their men’s basketball schedule on Saturday, December 29 with a 59-58 victory over George Mason. Kansas State improved to 10-2 and will open Big 12 play Jan. 2 vs. Texas. → Read More