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Jayhawk Television Network Affiliates Set For KU-Texas Football Telecast

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Game Broadcast will be available on KNDY FM 95.5 in Northeast Kansas and KZDY FM “Z-96.3″ in North Central Kansas. LAWRENCE, Kan. – The Jayhawk Television Network’s (JTN) affiliate lineup is set for the telecast of the KU-Texas football game in Austin Oct. 29. The game will air in High Definition on these over-the-air stations in Kansas City and throughout ... Read More »

Sunflower State Games Kansas Athletes of the Year Named

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With a turnout of over 8,400 athletes in this summer’s games, there were more than a few star competitors considered for the honor of being named 2011 Athlete of the Year. This year, Bailey Atkinson, 18, of Topeka and Travis Conley, 27, of Mission are honored with this recognition. In order to be chosen as a recipient for this award, ... Read More »

KU Basketball Legends To Play Allen Fieldhouse September 24th

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LAWRENCE, Kan. – A who’s who of Kansas men’s basketball coaches and players will convene at historic Allen Fieldhouse for the Legends of the Phog exhibition game Saturday, Sept. 24, at 4 p.m. Former KU coaches Larry Brown and Ted Owens will coach a collection of former KU players who have been part of three NCAA titles, 54 conference championships, ... Read More »

KVA Announces 2011 Preseason Volleyball Rankings

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August 24, 2011, Topeka, KS — The Kansas Volleyball Association is pleased to announce the 2011 Preseason Volleyball Rankings sponsored by PrepVolleyball.com. Rank – School 4A 1. St. James Academy 2. Hayden 3. Cheney 4. Maize South 5. Circle Others: Abilene, Louisburg 3A 1. Phillipsburg 2. Hoisington 3. Silver Lake 4. Southwestern Heights 5. Garden Plain Others: Atchison County Community, Eureka, ... Read More »

Attendance at High School Sporting Events Tops 500 Million

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN (August 17, 2011) — More fans attend high school basketball and football events than the same sports at the college and professional levels combined, according to a survey conducted by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). During the 2009-10 school year, approximately 336 million fans attended high school regular-season and playoff games in football and ... Read More »

8-Man All-Star Game Programs Still Available

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Game Programs from this year’s 8-Man All-Star Games are still available. If you would like a copy, stop by the Beloit Call office in Beloit, Kansas or mail your payment of ($6 per game program) to: The Beloit Call, 119 E. Main St., PO Box 366, Beloit, Kansas 67420. Make checks payable to 8 Man All Star Game Inc.   Read More »

LIVE State Track & Field Results From Wichita

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1A /2A /3A /4A /5A /6A /Schedule Dierking Communications, Inc. is committed to covering high school athletics in the communities our radio stations reach. In keeping with this tradition, we are happy to provide LIVE RESULTS from the KSHSAA State Track & Field Championships at Cessna Stadium in Wichita. This is the 101st Anniversary of the State Track & Field ... Read More »

Wyatt Thompson to Receive Sportscaster of the Year Award

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The Kansas Association of Broadcasters has selected Wyatt Thompson, Voice of the K-State Wildcats, as the Hod Humiston Award winner for 2011.  The Award is named for Hod Humiston of Hutchinson, (now deceased) who was the first television sportscaster in Kansas for KTVH (now KWCH TV) in Wichita.  The KAB established the award in Humiston’s honor in 1979, to recognize ... Read More »

Athletic Officials Honored For Dedication & Service

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Each year, the Kansas State High School Activities Association recognizes and honors a select group of contest officials for their dedication and service to Kansas interscholastic athletic programs. The KSHSAA Official Recognition program started in the 1999-2000 school year to honor officials who have contributed significant years of service.  Award plaques are given for 20, 30, 40 and 50 years of service to the ... Read More »

High School State Tournament Results For March 12

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The Kansas State High School Activities Association 2011 High School Basketball State Tournaments are underway at locations across the state, and here are the latest results as reported from around the state. 2A in Manhattan: Boys – Berean Academy 41 Lyndon 32 (Championship) Girls – Moundridge 48 Ell-Saline 34 (Championship) Boys – Washington County 50 Nemaha Valley 38 (Third Place) ... Read More »

High School State Tournament Results For March 11

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The Kansas State High School Activities Association 2011 High School Basketball State Tournaments are underway at locations across the state, and here are the latest results as reported from around the state. 2A in Manhattan| Girls – Ell-Saline 70 Oxford 35 Boys – Berean Academy 39 Washington County 37 (Aired On 95.5 KNDY-FM) Girls – Moundridge 47 Jayhawk-Linn 32 Boys ... Read More »

High School State Tournament Results For March 10

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The Kansas State High School Activities Association 2011 High School Basketball State Tournaments are underway at locations across the state, and here are the latest results as reported from around the state. 2A Girls, Manhattan Oxford 51 Meade 49 Ell-Saline 56 Valley Falls 25 Jayhawk-Linn 44 Oakley 41 Moundridge 33 Republic County 24 1A Division I Boys, Emporia Victoria 55 ... Read More »

High School State Tournament Results for March 9

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The Kansas State High School Activities Association 2011 High School Basketball State Tournaments are underway at locations across the state, and here are the latest results as reported from around the state. 2A Boys, Bramlage Coliseum, Manhattan Berean Academy 45 Sacred Heart 30 Washington County 61 Syracuse 48 (Aired on 95.5 KNDY-FM) Lyndon 54 Colgan 48 Nemaha Valley 55 Ness City ... Read More »

Kansas 4A-1A Sub-State Basketball Brackets

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THIS STORY IS FROM 2011 – PLEASE VISIT KQNK.COM FOR THE LATEST STORY CLASS 4A SUB-STATES (February 28-March 5) Augusta Augusta, Buhler, El Dorado, Haven, Hesston, Maize-South, Towanda-Circle, Wichita-Trinity Academy Cheney Andale, Cheney, Clearwater, Kingman, Mulvane, Rose Hill, Wellington, Winfield Clay Center Abilene, Chapman, Clay Center-Clay Center Community, Concordia, Hiawatha, Holton, Hoyt- Royal Valley, Wamego Colby @ Colby Community Building ... Read More »

Marysville Native Mike Hammett Wins Oscar Stauffer Sportscaster Award

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Presented annually by the Kansas State High School Activities Association, the Oscar Stauffer Awards recognize excellence in the fields of sports broadcasting and sports writing, and acknowledge meritorious service through coverage of interscholastic sports programs in Kansas. Sportscaster award applicants submit play-by-play tapes for evaluation. The Kansas Association of Broadcasters selects the honoree. Sportswriter nominations are submitted by the high schools of Kansas and ... Read More »