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Kansas adds UNC transfer guard Jessica Washington »

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Kansas has added North Carolina transfer guard Jessica Washington. Washington spent two seasons with the Tar Heels. She will sit out next season and have two years of eligibility remaining. Coach Brandon Schneider said in a statement that Washington “is a floor general with great vision and a high basketball I.Q.” […]

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Keuchel dominate again to help Astros shut out Royals 4-0 »

Houston Astros' George Springer (4) rounds the bases as Kansas City Royals second baseman Omar Infante (14) looks to the outfield on a two-run homer in the third inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Houston. PAT SULLIVAN — AP Photo

HOUSTON (AP) – Dallas Keuchel allowed seven hits in eight innings to lead the Houston Astros a 4-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. The performance comes after Keuchel (10-3) threw a six-hit shutout in a win over the New York Yankees in his previous start. Keuchel struck out seven and didn’t […]

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Chiefs head toward July with stable coaching staff, QB »

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) and linebackers Sage Harold (47) and D.J. Alexander (AP Photo)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — With minicamp over, the Chiefs are set to experience two major firsts when the team reports for training camp in late July. The upcoming season marks the first time in 12 years the Chiefs have the same coaching staff for a third straight year. “Continuity is a big thing,” coach […]

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Altuve helps Astros to 6-1 win over Royals »

Houston Astros' Preston Tucker swings for an RBI single against the Kansas City Royals in the third inning of a baseball game Monday, June 29, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) – Chris Carter and Jose Altuve homered to back a solid start by rookie Lance McCullers, and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Monday night. In a matchup of teams with the best records in the American League, Houston snapped Kansas City’s four-game winning streak. The Royals are 44-29 […]

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5 Royals lead in All-Star voting, balloting ends Thursday »

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KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) – Major League Baseball released its latest All-Star voting Monday. Toronto third baseman Josh Donaldson and Seattle designated hitter Nelson Cruz have moved ahead in fan voting for starting spots in the All-Star Game, leaving five Kansas City Royals still in the lead. Major League Baseball released the results Monday, and voting […]

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St. John’s Dean Wade scores 15 in all-star game »

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The KBCA All-Star game took place this past Saturday in Salina to showcase the best graduating high school talent in the area. St. John’s Dean Wade scored 15 points to help the White Team defeat the Blue Team 118-91. Central Plains’ Layne Bieberle also played in the game. In the girls game, the White Team […]

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Royals sweep the A’s »

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OAKLAND, Calif. — Jeremy Guthrie struck out a season-high seven batters in six innings and Salvador Perez homered to help the Kansas City Royals complete a three-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with a 5-3 victory on Sunday. Omar Infante hit a tiebreaking single in a three-run sixth inning for the Royals, who have won […]

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Sixth-Annual Tiger Auction and Dinner Scheduled for August 22, 2015 »

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Make plans to attend the Sixth-Annual Tiger Auction and Dinner set for Saturday, August 22, 2015, in the Memorial Union Ballroom on the campus of Fort Hays State University. Tickets are going at a rapid pace again this year as seating is limited and the event has sold out three years in a row. Reserve […]

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Legion Chiefs go 2-0 Saturday; in Semi’s at McPherson »

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The Great Bend Legion Chiefs went 2-0 Saturday in the Hooper Showcase Tournament in McPherson. The Chiefs picked up a 4-2 win over El Dorado thanks to a complete game effort by Anson Hall. Great Bend wrapped up pool play by beating Ark City 12-2 in 4-innings to improve to 3-0 in the tournament. Sunday […]

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Young bounces back in Royals’ 3-2 win over A’s »

Kansas City Royals pitcher Chris Young works against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 27, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Chris Young bounced back from his worst start of the season to pitch six innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 Saturday. Kendrys Morales hit a two-run single in the sixth offScott Kazmir (4-5) that erased a 2-1 deficit. The Royals won for the fourth time in […]

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