| Feb 13, 2013
| 8:48 PM
Amazing what a week does.
Last week, Shocker fans were lining up for happy pills as their team was in the midst of a three-game slide. "Bubble team" was starting to get thrown around and everyone, including the players and coaches were scratching...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 9:37 PM
It was a year and a half ago, on the Fourth of July, when Fred Van Vleet gave Wichita State an oral commitment to play basketball. He said the idea was that his AAU teammates back in Illinois would get more attention from the college scouts that way....
| Jan 27, 2013
| 1:33 PM
A second half surge lifted the Wichita State women's basketball team to a 49-45 win at Evansville Sunday afternoon. The victory gave WSU a 7-0 start to Valley play for the second consecutive season and matches the best start in school history.
| Feb 1, 2013
| 7:19 PM
For the first time in school history the Wichita State women's basketball team has started Missouri Valley Conference play with a perfect 8-0 record.
Wichita State beat Illinois State 66-54 on Friday night to keep their umblemished record. The game was...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 3:48 AM
For What it’s Worth---On February 4--- The Ravens short circuit the Superdome and Forty-niners. What a weird game, don’t ever tell me that football isn’t a game of momentum. You never know what can spark it or end it---last night it...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 7:01 PM
Illinois State recruits accustomed to winning in high school should fit right in at their new football home.
The rising Redbird program targeted playoff contenders and championship-caliber high school teams as part of a class of 16 high school recruits...
| May 22, 2013
| 5:25 AM
It seems trivial to be talking about sports when friends and neighbors have had their lives blown all around the plains. The devastation in Oklahoma is staggering—it affects Kansans so profoundly because we live with the knowledge that it has been...
| May 23, 2013
| 7:57 AM
The funniest thing I’ve seen at the Missouri Valley Conference Baseball Tournament: The grounds crew using old couch cushions to soak up the water in the outfield. Talk about necessity being the mother of invention.
| May 24, 2013
| 6:08 AM
Illinois State has to feel a little ripped off. Here they are hosting this event and they’ve been delayed an hour and a half in primetime for their game on Wednesday, then had 53 degree temperatures for their start last night. Crowds have been...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Wichita State will play Illinois State on Saturday for the Missouri Valley Conference baseball tournament. Wichita State is looking for its first Valley title since 2009. A win would give them an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament.
The Shockers beat...
| May 25, 2013
| 9:09 PM
For the first time since 2009 the Wichita State Shockers are heading back to the NCAA tournament. Wichita State defeated Illinois State 5-2 on Saturday night to win the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament title and earn an automatic bid to the NCAA...