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2022 Sports in Kansas All-State Baseball

Charlie Christensen of BV Southwest. photo: Bethany Bowman

Sports in Kansas has released its annual list of all-state baseball player honors along with coach of the year honors. Every KSHSAA team in Kansas is eligible Read Story

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Nex-Tech Wireless Western KS Athlete of the Month: TMP’s Jace Wentling wins two golds – and earns all-state from two sports in same weekend to cap historic career

TMP’s Jace Wentling won 16 varsity letters, was all-state in four sports and captured three state track titles.

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In one weekend, Thomas More Prep-Marian senior four-sport standout Jace Wentling collected all-state honors Read Story

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Softball/Baseball in Kansas: “A challenge” – Valley Center’s breakthrough echoes theme for state champions

Valley Center softball won the first state title in program history and third all-time for any sport in Hornet annals.

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In 1978, Valley Center captured the Class 3A track and field championship. Read Story

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Softball/Baseball in Kansas: Eight notes from around the state, including SE area dominance

Frontenac softball was one of several SE area teams to advance to a final four.

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Three major themes of the 2022 baseball and softball seasons included: multiple teams enjoying the best spring Read Story

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Baseball in Kansas: A look at every team that qualified for the 2022 state tournament

West Elk qualified for state baseball in coach Dana Taliaferro’s last season after 38 years with the program.

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Key Question: This is a very balanced field. Could Olathe West coach Rick Read Story

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Softball/Baseball in Kansas: “The best idea ever” – Hoisington/Central Plains senior quartet paces regional champions throughout Kansas; notes on each class

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HAYS – Last season, Hoisington-Central Plains softball held off Beloit, 1-0, in a Class 3A regional semifinal contest. Hoisington ace Kassidy Nixon permitted just four baserunners and struck out 17 in a Read Story

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Softball/Baseball in Kansas: “200 percent better” – Newton softball headlines Wednesday regionals; looking at key Tuesday playoff results

Newton’s Tegan Livesay has a strong case for Kansas’ best player. She has led Newton on a huge turnaround this year. (Photo credit: Camryn Entz).

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Newton entered its April 8 doubleheader against Read Story

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Baseball in Kansas: 8 questions for regionals, including key 5/4A matchups

McPherson is a top-four team in 4A East.

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1.Can Pittsburg baseball break through and beat a Kansas City area team in postseason ?

Pittsburg posted a 15-6 season last year and went Read Story

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Craw-Kan Southeast Kansas Team of the Week: Colony-Crest is KS’ lone undefeated baseball team

Colony-Crest is Kansas’ lone undefeated baseball team.

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Colony-Crest is the lone undefeated team in Kansas high school baseball.

Crest is 20-0 and headlines the 2-1A Central Heights regional. Southern Lyon County is Read Story

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Softball/Baseball in Kansas: Looking at stat leaders, challenging SOS, conference titles, around state notes

Wamego sensational freshman Peyton Hardenburger has delivered a huge year for the undefeated Red Raiders.

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Sports In Kansas looks at two pitchers with a 0.00 ERA, several challenging strength of schedules and Read Story

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Sports in Kansas Radio Show: Looking at baseball across the state.

Mike Snow and Chet Kuplen look at top teams, regionals and some big numbers across the state of Kansas as we approach May of 2022.

Listen below.

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Softball/Baseball in Kansas: Looking at key results, matchups of undefeated teams, top performers, rankings

Clearwater continues to stay undefeated in 4A.

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Last week, especially Thursday, yielded key doubleheaders between teams that had not yet lost. Major results included Council Grove against Mission Valley; Hoisington-Central Plains versus Read Story

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