The Kansas State men’s basketball team hasn’t even started its season yet, and there’s already an off the court distraction. Freshman point guard Kamau Stokes was arrested on Tuesday for failure to appear.
NOTES // The University of Kansas soccer team will look to tally its sixth road win of the season when it goes up against the 21st-ranked Texas Tech Red Raiders in Lubbock on Friday, Oct. 23. The Jayhawks are winners of six of their last eight games and will look to pick up their first win over the Red Raiders since 2009. Kickoff from John Walker Soccer Complex is set for 7:15 p.m. (CT).
October baseball in the state of Kansas holds a new meaning with the emergence of the Kansas City Royals as a contender for the World Series title, but for 35 Jayhawks in Lawrence, it means the start of a new season and a chance to hone their skills for the upcoming 56-game slate in the spring.
Head coach Brandon Schneider and a couple members of the Kansas women's basketball team took a break from preparation for the upcoming season to host representatives from the Big 12 Conference on campus Wednesday afternoon.
Each week during the 2015 Kansas football season Mick Shaffer from Time Warner Cable SportsChannel will grill a Jayhawk player in an episode of 6 Questions.
TWIN VALLEY LEAGUE TOURNAMENT SCORES
October 17, 2015
Valley Heights def Blue Valley 25-20, 25-15
Centralia def Valley Heights 25-14, 25-12
Centralia def Blue Valley 25-22, 25-16
Clifton-Clyde def Troy 25-15, 25-18
Axtell def Clifton-Clyde 25-20, 25-17
Axtell def Troy 25-21, 25-19
Hanover def Doniphan West 25-22, 25-11
Frankfort def Doniphan West 25-11, 25-12
Hanover def Frankfort 23-25 25-17, 25-17
Washington County def Wetmore 25-6, 25-10
Linn def Onaga 25-18, 25-20
Washington County def Onaga 25-12, 25-11
Linn def Wetmore 25-14, 25-10
Washington County def Linn 25-20, 25-17
Onaga def Wetmore 25-12, 29-27
Third Match Guarantee Results
Valley Heights def Doniphan West 25-15, 25-15
Clifton-Clyde def Blue Valley 25-11, 27-25
Frankfort def Troy 25-17, 25-8
Centralia def Washington County 25-16, 25-21
Hanover def Axtell 25-21, 25-18
Washington County def Axtell 28-26, 18-25, 25-16
Centralia def Hanover 25-15, 25-22
Saturday October 25
KSHSAA Substate Tournaments
Centralia, Doniphan West
Frankfort, Hanover, Onaga
Axtell, Blue Valley, Linn, Wetmore
at Jefferson County North
Troy, Valley Heights
Kansas softball concluded its 2015 fall slate with an undefeated mark and its best all-around performance on the diamond. The perfect combination of a potent offense, stellar pitching and dynamic defense by the Jayhawks shutout Johnson County, 14-0, in five innings on Tuesday night.
No. 7 Kansas (18-0, 6-0 Big 12) returns home after a weekend bye for a key Big 12 Conference match against Oklahoma (7-11, 1-5) on Wednesday night at Horejsi Family Athletics Center.
Still reeling from the worst home loss in school history, Kansas State coach Bill Snyder wrote a letter of apology to the students on Monday.
Like Texas did with Oklahoma, the Wildcats will be eyeing the Longhorns as a chance to turn their season around.