A gathering Monday morning honored the memory of people killed in an Oct. 2, 1970 crash involving a plane carrying 40 people including members of the Wichita State University football team, administrators and supporters. Thirty-one people on the plane died.
The annual celebration to introduce fans to the Wichita State University men’s and women’s basketball teams kicks off at 6 p.m. Oct. 7 with a popular rapper and Kansas City, Kan. native headlining the event.
Friends, family and the Wichita Northwest Grizzles came together under Friday night lights to honor a beloved local photographer who died Friday at a Wichita hospital from injuries sustained Monday in a sideline collision.
Still dealing with a back injury, Daniels sat out the Jayhawks’ season-opener against Missouri State, and Jason Bean responded by throwing for 276 yards and two touchdowns while helping Kansas overcome a slow start in a 48-17 victory over the Bears.
Storm Team 12 has issued Weather Alert Days for Monday through Friday as temperatures are expected to surpass the century mark across Kansas, with indices making it feel like 110-120 degrees in some areas.
The referee shortage, especially at the high school level is felt across the country. In Kansas, the new man in charge of trying to recruit officials for high school sports is working to overcome that challenge.
A pioneer for women’s baseball and an inspiration for the 1992 movie, “A League of Their Own,” spent time Thursday at Wichita State University’s Eck Stadium, recognized during the 89th Annual NBC World Series.