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Arizona sends Rockies to third straight loss

Phoenix, Ariz. (westernkansasnews.com)–Michael Cuddyer’s two solo home runs were the only runs scored by the Colorado Rockies, as they fell 6-2 to the Arizona Diamondbacks Tuesday night. Starter Edwar Cabrera gave up two runs in three and a third innings pitched, and took the loss. The Diamondbacks scored four of their six runs in...
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Garden City High School selects Moquett as softball coach

Garden City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–A week after resigning her position as head coach for the Garden City Community College softball team, Trina Moquett was approved to be the second coach in Garden City High School softball history Monday night at a USD 457 Board of Education meeting. Moquett takes over for John Ford, who retired...
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Angels rally to knock off Kansas City

Anaheim, Calif. (westernkansasnews.com)–Kendrys Morales hit a three-run pinch-hit single in the bottom of the eighth as the Los Angeles Angels take game one of the three game series with a 6-3 win Monday night. Kansas City took the lead with two runs in the third inning, only to see the Angels tie it up....
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Arizona uses big inning to get past Rockies

Phoenix, Ariz. (westernkansasnews.com)–A four-run fourth inning propelled the Arizona Diamondbacks past the Colorado Rockies 6-3 Monday night in the series opener. Recently acquired Jonathan Sanchez gave up all four runs in the fourth, and went four innings and scattered six hits. Former K-State Wildcat Carlos Torres pitched three scoreless innings in relief. The Rockies...
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Twins take series from Kansas City

Kansas City, Mo. (westernkansasnews.com)–Ryan Doumit homered from both sides of the plate, the first Minnesota Twin to do so since Chili Davis in 1992, as the Twins take the final game of the weekend series with a 7-5 win over Kansas City. Jeremy Guthrie made his Royals debut, and gave up five runs on...
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San Diego takes series finale from Colorado

San Diego, Cali. (westernkansasnews.com)–The San Diego Padres got a single by Will Venable, scoring Everth Cabrera, helped the Padres rally to defeat the Colorado Rockies 3-2 Sunday to take the final game of the series and win two out of three in the series. Colorado got rbi hits from Marco Scutaro and DJ LeMahieu...
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Kickoff times announced for K-State’s non-conference slate

Manhattan, Kan. (K-State Sports Information)–Kickoff times for Kansas State’s first three games at Bill Snyder Family Stadium have been determined, K-State Athletics and the Big 12 announced Friday. K-State will open the season at 6 p.m., September 1, as the Wildcats take on Missouri State. The game time for the September 8 contest against...
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KU announces times for first three football games

Irving, Texas (KU Sports Information)–Game times for Kansas’ first three football games of the 2012 season have been set as released by the Big 12 Conference office Friday. KU will introduce the Charlie Weis era when it plays host to South Dakota State on Sept. 1 at 6 p.m. at Memorial Stadium. In their second...
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Audio: GCHS Coach Brian Hill and SCHS alum Colborn Couchman in advance of Shrine Bowl

Garden City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–The 2012 Kansas Shrine Bowl will be taking place Saturday, July 28 at Emporia’s Welch Stadium. Coaches arrived in Salina, the site where the west team will practice, on Thursday, while the players will arrive on Friday. Practices and visits with kids in the Shriners Hospitals will take place leading up...
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Oklahoma picked to win Big 12 by media

Dallas, Tex. (Big12sports.com)–Media members who cover the Big 12 Conference have picked Oklahoma to win the 2012 conference title. The Sooners received 32 of 41 first place votes to be picked at the top, while conference newcomer West Virginia was picked second and received seven votes. Second newcomer TCU and Kansas State received one...
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