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Royals and Padres complete six-player trade

KANSAS CITY, MO (July 24, 2017) – The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have acquired left-handed pitcher Ryan Buchter and righties Trevor Cahill and Brandon Maurer and from the San Diego Padres in exchange for left-handed pitchers Matt Strahm and Travis Wood, minor league infielder Esteury Ruiz and cash considerations. Additionally, the...
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Baker reflects back on his rookie season with the Knicks

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–It was definitely an eye opener for Ron Baker playing on the biggest stage. The Scott City alum and former Wichita State Shocker persisted through, earning his spot on the Knicks roster, and becoming a fan favorite. Baker is taking in the moment. As a rookie, it took time to adjust...
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Bill Snyder named to 2017 Bobby Dodd Trophy watch list

Manhattan, Kan. (K-State Sports)–Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder is one of 19 FBS coaches to be named to the watch list for the 2017 Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Trophy, the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl announced Wednesday. Snyder, a 2015 inductee into the College Football Hall of Fame, is one of only two...
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K-State qb earns preseason honor

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State senior quarterback Jesse Ertz picked up a pair of honors on Wednesday as he was named to the watch lists for the 2017 Davey O’Brien Award and Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award. Ertz is one of 30 quarterbacks in the country to be a candidate for the Davey O’Brien...
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Tucker hired as new men’s bball coach at DC3

Dodge City, KS-Over the last few years, Dodge City men’s basketball has become one of the most consistent contenders in the Jayhawk Conference. That charge was led by Kyle Campbell.  When Campbell left earlier this year to become an assistant at Sam Houston State, Dodge City needed a new direction. And a week after...
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Scott City football wraps up summer camp

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–All that separates Scott City football from their season opener at Hays is seven weeks. As of Friday, 49 days. This past week, the Beavers hit the gridiron for a week of football camp in preparation for the 2017 season.  Second year head coach Jim Turner had around 49 kids at...
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Dodge City to Host Area Swim Championships

Dodge City, KS(westernkansasnews.com) Dodge City will be the location for the 2017 Western Kansas Swim Club combined championship swim meet on Saturday, July 15 and Sunday, July 16 at the Long Branch Lagoon in Wright Park. The Olympic-size 50 meter pool will see approximately 400 swimmers competing in free style, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly. ...
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Ripple hired as new Dodge City Athletic Director

Dodge City, KS-After a few years away from Southwest Kansas, Jake Ripple is back in a more comfortable surrounding.  Ripple, who spent time as the Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Garden City Community College, and as an athletic administrator after that, was hired as the new athletic director at Dodge City Community College.  “It’s...
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Dodge City Law withdraws from Champions Indoor Football

Dodge City, KS-After weeks of speculation, the Dodge City Law indoor football team announced on Monday that they are withdrawing from the Champions Indoor Football League.  “The ownership of the Dodge City Law has spent the last month weighing options and outcomes and, with a high level of confidence, have decided to withdraw from...
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Finney County 19 and under closes out season

Colorado Springs, CO.-The Finney County 19 and under baseball team finished up their 2017 summer schedule with a 3-1 showing at the Colorado Springs Tournament.  Finney County beat Raw Hide 7-6 in the opener on Alex Ortega’s walk-off single. They dropped game two to University High 6-4 before closing out with a pair of...
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