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Notre Dame races by Wichita State for Elite Eight spot »

Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall reacts in the first half of a college basketball game against Notre Dame in the NCAA men's tournament regional semifinals, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

CLEVELAND — Momentum sagging and Wichita State surging, Mike Brey called timeout and offered his Notre Dame players a reminder. There was no screaming. No frantic scribbling of X’s and O’s. That’s not Brey’s style. Or his team’s. “I said, ‘Fellas, been here before,’” Brey said. “Little did I know it was going to be […]

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Royals beat Mariners 3-0 »

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PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) – Felix Hernandez pitched two-hit ball for six innings in his longest outing of the spring Thursday as a split squad of Seattle Mariners lost to the Kansas City Royals 3-0. Hernandez, the ace who led the AL with a 2.14 ERA last season, gave up one run. He struck out four […]

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Yordano Ventura to start Royals’ opener against White Sox »

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SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) – Yordano Ventura has been picked to pitch on opening day for the AL champion Kansas City Royals against the Chicago White Sox. The 23-year-old right-hander went 14-10 with a 3.20 ERA as a rookie last season and tossed seven scoreless innings to beat San Francisco in Game 6 of the World […]

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Rodon dominates with 9 Ks, White Sox blank Royals 6-0 »

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SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) – Carlos Rodon struck out nine in four dazzling innings Wednesday night, making his latest impressive bid to join the White Sox rotation, and Chicago cruised to a 6-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals. Rodon, the third player selected in last year’s draft, walked none and allowed four singles, throwing 47 […]

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Re-energized Brey leads Notre Dame against steady Shockers »

Re-energized Brey leads Notre Dame against steady Shockers

CLEVELAND (AP) — Notre Dame coach Mike Brey has relied heavily on the toughness instilled with him by his mother while preparing for a Sweet 16 showdown with Wichita State on Thursday night. Brey’s mother Betty died last Saturday, hours before Notre Dame beat Butler in the NCAA Tournament’s round of 32. Brey didn’t tell […]

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KSU dismisses Foster, Harris from the basketball team »

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MANHATTAN – Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber announced in a media release that two players have been dismissed from the men’s basketball program and another has elected to transfer. Sophomore Marcus Foster and freshman Tre Harris have been dismissed from the program, while sophomore Jevon Thomas has decided to transfer. “Marcus and Tre have […]

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Barton beats Kansas Wesleyan 14-3 »

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By Tood Moore – Barton Sports Info The Barton Community College baseball team stepped out of conference play Tuesday night taking care of the junior varsity squad from Kansas Wesleyan University 14-3 in a game shortened seven innings. After a first inning Coyote two run blast left Lawson-Biggs Field, the Cougars responded with eight unanswered […]

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Wichita State back in Sweet 16 for second time in 3 years »

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – When the NCAA Tournament field was first set, all anybody wanted to talk about was the Wichita state Shockers finally getting a shot at Kansas. Nobody wanted to mention that they first had to take care of Indiana just to give the game a chance of happening. It came to pass. […]

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Peavy pitches 5 innings in Giants win »

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) – Jake Peavy pitched five innings, and the San Francisco Giants snapped a four-game losing streak with an 8-3 exhibition victory against the Kansas City Royals on Monday. Brandon Crawford and Joe Panik each had two hits for the World Series champions. Peavy, who felt ill before the game, gave up three […]

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Wichita State shocks Kansas with shooting barrage »

Wichita State's Fred VanVleet (23) and Ron Baker (31) react after Fred VanVleet hit a three-pointer against Kansas during the first half of an NCAA tournament college basketball game in the Round of 32 in Omaha, Neb., Sunday, March 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

OMAHA, Neb. — The boys from Wichita State had been hearing it in text messages from friends, and on social media from total strangers: Don’t let the chance to stick it to Kansas slip away. The Shockers would never dream of it. Finally getting a chance to play the school that continually spurns them, Fred […]

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