Hutchinson Community College defensive back Roterius Torrence capped off his Blue Dragon football career by winning a national championship on June 5.The sophomore cornerback from Bessemer, Alabama, added one more accolade for his play this season as the NJCAA named Torrence as the 2020-21 National Defensive Player of the Year.
Local basketball coaches and referees on Monday responded to a video recording from the weekend, showing an incident in which a coach allegedly choked an official at a Mid America Youth Basketball (MAYB) tournament in Wichita.
Kasey Nickel, a sophomore at the University of Texas at Arlington where she competes in adaptive track, is now just one step away from qualifying for the 2021 Tokyo Paralympic games, defying the odds and inspiring others with her message along the way.
Nationally ranked non-conference schedules are common for Kansas men’s basketball, and the 2021-22 slate will be no different. The Jayhawks have led the country in strength of schedule in two of the last three seasons and five times overall during Coach Bill Self’s 18 seasons at Kansas.
The Wichita Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Edmonton Oilers, AHL’s Bakersfield Condors and powered by Toyota, are excited to announce that Head Coach Bruce Ramsay has been chosen as the 2020-21 recipient of the John Brophy Award as the league’s Coach of the Year.
Wichita got things rolling in their first plate appearances, but what happened late is what mattered most. For the second consecutive night, the Wind Surge won on a walk-off against the Arkansas Travelers, this time in extra innings, 8-5.
The Kansas Jayhawks men’s basketball team will take on St. John’s in the 2021 Big 12-Big East Battle, the conferences jointly announced on Tuesday, to be played December 2, 2021 at UBS Arena in Elmont, New York.
The ECHL on Thursday announced its All-ECHL First and Second Teams for 2020-21 as determined in a vote of ECHL coaches, broadcasters, media relations directors and media, who were asked to select a goaltender, two defensemen and three forwards.
The Kansas City Royals announced today that outfielder Andrew Benintendi and right-handed pitcher Scott Barlow have been named Royals Player and Pitcher of the Month, respectively, for the month of May. The awards are determined by a local media vote.
The team announced the move to full capacity at the stadium along with news that single-game tickets for the Memorial Day (May 31) game against Pittsburg and for the rest of the season go on sale Thursday, May 20.