The throw from center field was true, and Mike Moustakas understood he would require good fortune to snap a ninth-inning deadlock. Major-league baseball outlawed home-plate collisions this last offseason, so Moustakas said he chose the next best option, “trying to slide in hard” toward Chicago White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers.
Prairie Gravel (Ill.) earned a following in the National Baseball Congress World Series with friendly players who came back year after year and regarded Wichita as a vacation spot.
Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in The Eagle on April 18, 1980.
Wichita States Jody Adams agreed to a new womens basketball coaching contract Tuesday that calls for an increase in salary, the continuation of a five-year rollover and a $400,000 annuity to be paid should Adams stay five more seasons.
The 26 players on the Puerto Rican national team playing this week in the National Baseball Congress World Series came from all over the island and even from colleges in the United States.
Among the many areas Chiefs tackle Eric Fisher targeted for improvement entering the 2014 season was his weight.
The Wingnuts finally were unable to complete a ninth-inning rally, taking no solace in the fact that a comeback was even on the table.
Dayton Moore tapped his hand against the back of a bench. Seated next to him, Ned Yost kicked his foot up against a nearby railing. Together they sat inside the visitors’ dugout at U.S. Cellular Field and watched the latest edition of the Royals take batting practice.
DALLAS – When Blake Bell switched positions from quarterback to tight end, Oklahoma apparently said goodbye to the Belldozer.
Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in The Eagle on Nov. 11, 1973.
Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce got to show his additional abilities, such as his deep-snapping skills, in training camp Monday after missing his rookie year with a knee injury.
K-State beat writer Kellis Robinett and KU beat writer Rustin Dodd cover Big 12 Media Days in Dallas. (July 21-22)
The Wingnuts have the best record in the American Association, and maybe the best perspective.
DALLAS — Charlie Weis had a cold.
CHICAGO – Inside his office, hours before a 3-1 defeat to the White Sox on Monday, Royals manager Ned Yost knew precisely the prescription for his plummeting baseball team.
Friends Joe Mitchell had heard the criticism. A 6-foot-1 guard coming out of NAIA basketballs Division II was a risk as a professional player, even if Mitchell did average 32.2 points on his way to way to becoming national player of the year.
Shawn Oakman rose from his chair and gasped at the crowd forming to his right. Reporters were lining up to speak with Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty in startling numbers.
DALLAS – The Big 12 opened its annual media days on Monday by showing off a new logo and hammering home an old slogan.The new logo, a more progressive and colorful look than the old XII, can be seen everywhere as the conference prepares for the upcoming season. Fans will soon see it everywhere, too.
DALLAS – Former Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein is an official member of the Wildcats’ coaching staff.
DALLAS – If you like collegiate sports in their present state, Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby says, you may be disappointed with the changes that are coming.