A rule adopted during the desegregation era in Kansas to limit out-of-state players on Jayhawk Conference football and basketball teams discriminates against minority students, complaints filed with the NAACP allege.
The Jayhawk Conference voted on Thursday afternoon to reject a pair of proposals that would have increased, and potentially removed, restrictions on out-of-state football roster spots, choosing instead to stay with the current limitations of 20 out-of-state athletes.
Garden City Community College football coach Jeff Sims has spoken out as perhaps the most vocal proponent of the Aug. 4 proposal to increase out-of-state roster limits for football in the Jayhawk Conference.
The basketball in the glass case at Stewart Field House looks its age, but means as much today as it did the day it was used by the Southwestern College men’s basketball team to beat San Diego State in the 1939 NAIA national championship game.
Hutchinson Community College's Bashir Ahmed, coach Steve Eck and Keanu Pinder meet with the media following their 84-81 overtime win over Ranger (Tex.) to advance to the NJCAA National Championship Game.
Hutchinson Community College in NJCAA national championship game
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