Author: Rob Voelker

Brooke Sassin contributed 11 kills as the K-State volleyball team swept South Dakota 25-9, 25-20, and 25-16 on Saturday morning in the Country Inn & Suites Tournament in Green Bay, WI. The Mississippi State transfer hit .611 in her first double-digit kill effort as a Wildcat. Redshirt senior opposite Chelsea Keating added seven kills and nine digs. Katie Brand posted 28 assists, nine digs, and a team-high five blocks. Sophomore Kersten Kober, in her first career start at libero, led K-State (2-0) with ten digs. South Dakota (0-2) was topped by Kendall Kritenbrink’s 13 kills, as she became the Coyotes’ all-time…

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10 kills from Buffalo, Minnesota freshman Kylee Zumach led K-State volleyball to a straight sets victory over Green Bay 25-20, 25-15 and 25-23, the host school of the Country Inn & Suites Tournament on Friday night. Mississippi State transfer Brooke Sassin added seven kills and a team-high nine digs. Preseason all-Big 12 setter Katie Brand led a Wildcat offense that hit .253, and she contributed 31 assists. A menacing Wildcat front line also was a big story as they came thru with 12.5 blocks, led by by a career-high eight stuffs from Natali Jones. Zumach added five. Green Bay (0-1)…

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K-State football preaches family, and the Cats’ latest recruit is a legacy.  Bishop Carroll running back Denzel Goolsby, cousin of Bryan Goolsby, became K-State’s sixth football commit for the 2015 recruiting class, released via Denzel’s Twitter account. I am officially committed to play for… *deep breath*… KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY!! #Wildcats #EMAW — Denzel Goolsby (@PeeBeeAndZelly) June 25, 2014 The 5 foot 11 inch Goolsby is a two-star recruit according to Rivals.com and reportedly picked the Wildcats over KU and Iowa State. He ran for 490 yards and 12 touchdowns, and had 304 receiving yards with three more scores for Bishop…

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Wade Davis plunked A.J. Ellis of the Dodgers with the bases loaded and two outs in the eighth inning Wednesday night, sending Los Angeles to a 5-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals. Jamey Wright threw 2 2-3 scoreless innings in relief of Dan Haren to pick up the win. Davis had not allowed a run in 22 1-3 innings spanning his last 20 outings. But after nearly escaping a jam by catching Adrian Gonzalez in a rundown between third base and home for the second out of the eighth, the reliever walked Scott Van Slyke…

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SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Diego Chargers have agreed to a deal with former Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Brandon Flowers. The team announced the deal Tuesday. Terms weren’t disclosed. Kansas City released Flowers earlier this month after three weeks of voluntary workouts during which the former starter was conspicuously absent. Flowers was due to make $5.25 million this season with the Chiefs, and he carried a salary cap number of $10.5 million. Flowers was the Chiefs’ second-round pick in 2008 and he started 87 of the 88 games he played over six seasons, making 421 tackles, two sacks and 17…

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Clayton Kershaw followed his first career no-hitter with eight marvelous innings, Adrian Gonzalez and Andre Ethier drove in a run apiece and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Kansas City Royals 2-0 on Tuesday night. Kershaw allowed six hits and a walk while striking out eight. The two-time Cy Young winner hasn’t allowed a run in 21 1-3 innings, spanning his near-perfect game against Colorado on Wednesday the only runner occurred on an error and his previous start against Arizona. Kenley Jansen pitched a perfect ninth for his 23rd save. Danny Duffy dueled admirably with Kershaw…

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Cartersville, Georgia running back Kalin Heath announced his commitment to K-State for the recruiting class of 2015 on Monday night via his Twitter and Facebook accounts. Post by Kalin Heath. The 6 foot 3 inch 190 pound Heath is listed as a three-star athlete by Rivals.com. He picked K-State over offers from schools such as Louisville, Mississippi State, Indiana, Washington State, and Cincinnati.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Jeremy Guthrie pitched into the eighth inning, Jarrod Dyson drove in two runs off Zack Greinke and the Kansas City Royals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 on Monday night to end a four-game losing streak. Guthrie allowed two runs and seven hits while winning his third straight start. He was buoyed by an offense that had only scored eight runs total during its recent slide. Dyson, the Royals’ No. 9 hitter, went 3 for 3 and stole two bases. Salvador Perez hit a solo home run, and Lorenzo Cain and Alcides Escobar two of the…

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Former K-State baseball player and longtime Washburn University coach Steve Anson passed away tragically on Sunday afternoon in a tree trimming accident, according to Washburn and Jefferson County authorities. The sheriff’s office says emergency responders were called to his home in Grantville at about 3:00pm, and Anson was pronounced dead at the scene. Further details of the accident were not immediately available. Anson was a four-year starter for K-State from 1973 until 1976, and won the Big Eight batting title in 1974 with a .439 average en route to first team all-conference honors. He is one of 21 members of the Wildcats’…

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP)   The Chiefs will head into training camp next month with plenty of questions. Who will replace Brandon Flowers at cornerback? When will Pro Bowl linebacker Justin Houston show up? Will quarterback Alex Smith land a long-term contract? Who will earn the open spots along the offensive line? And for that matter, the defensive line? The Chiefs had their final workout Thursday of a mandatory three-day minicamp. Along with another no-show by Houston, who like Smith is opening for a long-term contract, the biggest news of the day was wide receiver Dwayne Bowe coming up lame.…

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