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Wildcats Set for Conference Tournaments

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K-State's Daniel Wood chips to the green during the Jim Colbert Intercollegiate at Colbert Hills Golf Club in Manhattan, Kansas on October 1, 2013. (Scott D. Weaver/K-State Athletics)

April 24, 2014
By Kelly McHugh

Three K-State teams will head to Texas this week for its respective Big 12 Conference championships with women's tennis traveling to Fort Worth, men's golf traveling to Trinity and women's golf traveling to Austin.

An Exciting Evening for K-State Baseball

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K-State baseball stands at attention with its partner unit from Fort Riley, Kan., the 2-16 Infantry Regiment, before its game against CSU Bakersfield on April 22. (Photos by Kelly McHugh)

April 23, 2014
By Kelly McHugh

With warm weather and sunny skies, last night was a beautiful night for baseball in Tointon Family Stadium. 

Part I: Randall Born to be a Wildcat

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April 22, 2014
By Mark Janssen 
 
Bobby Randall laughs when he says that the only time he was a big man on campus might have been when at the little community of Gove. 

McGruder Enjoys Life Overseas

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K-State's Rodney McGruder dunks against TCU at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kansas on March 5, 2013. (Scott D. Weaver/K-State Athletics)

April 21, 2014
By Kelly McHugh

Former Wildcat men's basketball star Rodney McGruder (2009-13) is enjoying life, and basketball, in Hungary.

Currie Receives Military Award for Ft. Riley Partnership

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K-State director of Military Affairs Art DeGroat, K-State president Dr. Kirk Schulz, 1st Infantry Division Major General Paul Funk, K-State Human Ecology's Dr. Briana Nelson-Goff, Director of McCain Auditorium Todd Holmberg, K-State associate professor Daryl Youngman and K-State athletics director John Currie pose for a photo after receiving the Department of the Army's Outstanding Civilian Service Award.

April 20, 2014
By Kelly McHugh

Growing up, K-State Athletics Director John Currie idolized his grandfather.

K-State Sports Extra Q&A With Petra Niedermayerova

April 19, 2014
By Kelly McHugh

K-State Sports Extra highlights a student-athlete each month through the monthly Q&A Sports Extra special. This month's feature student-athlete is K-State tennis senior Petra Niedermayerova.

Wildcats Strive for Consistency in Spring Practices

9169708.jpegApril 18, 2014
By Kelly McHugh

Among all things discussed at this week's K-State football press conference with head coach Bill Snyder, the common theme of consistency, regardless of which position group he spoke about, was among the most important. Though the Wildcats are through nine of the 15 allotted spring practices, Snyder hopes that in this final week before the Purple/White Spring Game, the consistency from his players will only continue to grow.

Letter from A.D. John Currie - April 17

Good Afternoon K-State Fans,

It has been several weeks since I last wrote but that's certainly not because of the lack of activity around K-State Athletics! I'll catch up on several interesting recent tidbits, but first let me mention a couple of upcoming events for your planning purposes.

Last Chance to See Petra Niedermayerova Live in Mike Goss Tennis Stadium
Over the past four seasons, Petra Niedermayerova has built a record that perhaps could rank her as K-State's all-time greatest tennis player. Additionally, she has been a model student-athlete off the court, majoring in economics and being recognized as a two-time ITA Academic All-American and the 2013 Big 12 Scholar Athlete of the Year in women's tennis. She's been all-conference, All-America and holds K-State's career wins records in both singles and doubles.

Senior Day ceremonies start at 11 a.m. Saturday and will be followed by the match vs. the Jayhawks at 12 p.m.  Three pro-set matches of doubles (with Petra and Amina St. Hill on court No. 1) will be followed by the six singles matches. Admission is free. Come out and salute Petra for an incredible K-State career and also bring the kids for USTA/ITA Campus Kids Day.(click here for a special short video)

Part II: Switzer 'The Greatest' of All the Wildcat Greats

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April 17, 2014
By Mark Janssen 
 
It was on Tuesday that K-State Sports Extra orchestrated some coffee shop debate by declaring Veryl "Joe" Switzer the "Greatest Athlete" in Wildcat history. 

K-State Basketball Celebrates its 2013-14 Season

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April 16, 2014
By Kelly McHugh

Yesterday evening, the K-State men's basketball team celebrated its 2013-14 season one last time at its end-of-the-year banquet.