Kellis Robinett, The Kansas City Star

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Past articles by Kellis:

Here’s a look at the KU, K-State football players that made preseason All-Big 12 team

The Big 12 unveiled its preseason all-conference football team on Tuesday. The Kansas Jayhawks and the K-State Wildcats were both represented. Reggie Walker, Pooka Williams and Kyle Thompson all earned honors. → Read More

The man, the myth, the handshake: Mr. K-State still going strong at 89

One might think Ernie Barrett is ready to loosen his grip on his handshake, his active daily routine or his passion for K-State Wildcats basketball as his 90th birthday approaches, but that is not the case. → Read More

This man’s shoe collection has become a valuable recruiting tool for K-State football

Taylor Braet has one of the biggest collections of purple shoes you will ever see. The Kansas State director of football recruiting thinks his wide assortment of kicks helps him and the Wildcats with prospects. → Read More

Five observations from Kansas State’s updated football roster, unveiled Tuesday

The Kansas State Wildcats unveiled an updated football roster Tuesday night. Here are five of the most noteworthy changes, including two players wearing a number that was off limits under Bill Snyder. → Read More

K-State basketball will face challenging nonconference schedule next season

The Kansas State basketball team will face a more challenging schedule than usual before conference play begins next season with games against UNLV, Marquette, Mississippi State, Saint Louis and Tulsa. → Read More

K-State football adds Colorado offensive lineman to 2020 recruiting class

The Kansas State football team has added another member to its already large 2020 recruiting class. Carver Willis, a 6-foot-5 and 260-pound offensive lineman from Durango, Colorado committed to the Wildcats. → Read More

K-State inviting fans to celebrate Bill Snyder’s coaching career at public event

The Kansas State Wildcats are asking fans and former players to help them celebrate the illustrious career of former football coach Bill Snyder in a public event on July 13 at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan. → Read More

Former K-State stars Dean Wade, Barry Brown land NBA deals after going undrafted

The NBA Draft came and went Thursday night without good news for Barry Brown and Dean Wade, but neither of the former Kansas State basketball players had to wait long to find a pro home after going undrafted. → Read More

How K-State freshman DaJuan Gordon exceeded expectations at USA Basketball tryouts

Kansas State freshman DaJuan Gordon had an impressive run with Team USA basketball as he tried out for the U19 World Cup Team this week. Wildcats coach Bruce Weber will lead the team this summer in Greece. → Read More

K-State football lands fifth in-state pledge for 2020 recruiting class

The Kansas State football team addressed an area of need on the recruiting front Tuesday. Hadley Panzer, a two-star offensive lineman from Lakin, is the newest member of K-State’s 2020 recruiting class. → Read More

K-State forward Dean Wade is healthy and turning heads as NBA draft approaches

Kansas State basketball forward Dean Wade is finally healthy and turning heads ahead of the NBA draft. The St. John native has an outside shot to hear his name called after a stellar career with the Wildcats. → Read More

Suspended K-State Wildcats receiver Hunter Rison plans to transfer again

Hunter Rison’s time as a Kansas State football player appears to have come to an end before it truly began. Rison, a suspended receiver for the Wildcats, has entered his name into the NCAA transfer portal. → Read More

K-State Q&A: Chris Klieman, football recruiting and Nijel Pack’s haunting stare

You’ve got questions about the Kansas State Wildcats. Beat writer Kellis Robinett has got answers. In this week’s edition of K-State Q&A covers mailbag questions on recruiting, basketball and football. → Read More

K-State basketball still searching for final 2019 recruit after Nick Blake picks UNLV

Bruce Weber and the Kansas State Wildcats are still searching for their final basketball recruit of the 2019 cycle after Nick Blake committed to the UNLV Rebels on Friday. K-State has one open scholarship. → Read More

Basketball recruit Nick Blake ready to decide between Kansas State, UNLV

Bruce Weber and the Kansas State Wildcats could address their most immediate basketball recruiting need later this week as 2019 Las Vegas shooting guard Nick Blake prepares to choose between K-State and UNLV. → Read More

K-State football adds Houston defensive back to 2020 recruiting class

When it comes to recruiting, the good news keeps rolling in for Kansas State football coach Chris Klieman. The Wildcats added another 2020 pledge when Houston defensive back Joseph Wilson committed on Thursday. → Read More

What it means for K-State football to boast the Big 12’s largest 2020 recruiting class

The Kansas State Wildcats have the largest 2020 recruiting class in the Big 12 with football coach Chris Klieman. How did it happen? What does it mean? K-State pledges Cody Stufflebean and Nate Matlack explain. → Read More

Indianapolis point guard Nigel Pack is K-State’s first 2020 basketball pledge

Bruce Weber is still trying to put the finishing touches on Kansas State’s 2019 recruiting class, but the Wildcats are also building for 2020. Indianapolis point guard Nigel Pack has committed to the Wildcats. → Read More

Why McPherson football recruit Cody Stufflebean calls K-State his ‘dream school’

McPherson defensive end/tight end Cody Stufflebean explains why he committed to the Kansas State Wildcats over the weekend. He also calls K-State his dream school and respects new coach Chris Klieman. → Read More

K-State football wins recruiting battle for McPherson standout Cody Stufflebean

McPherson tight end Cody Stufflebean committed to the Kansas State Wildcats on Sunday. Stufflebean had offers from Colorado, Virginia Tech and Wisconsin. Chris Klieman’s 2020 recruiting class has 11 members. → Read More