Texas A&M tight end Jace Sternberger has made an instant impact in his first year with the program after transferring from Kansas by way of Northeastern Oklahoma A&M. He leads the Aggies in receiving yards with 644 on 38 catches, including six touchdowns. However, things still remain mostly the same in his hometown of Kingfisher, Oklahoma, where his family of decorated athletes resides. His mother Jackie is a member of the Southwestern Oklahoma State Hall of Fame for basketball, and his brother Jett is a high school senior who plays football and basketball.
The NFL-bound running back met with the media on Friday and reflected on his time at Oklahoma, his rehabilitation process and preparations for the next level.
The turnaround of Nebraska football is nowhere near complete, but the 19 Husker seniors who will be honored before Saturday's game believe they’ve set the culture that can take the program forward.
This wasn’t how the dream went. But sometimes, when you’re not looking, life turns out better. It’s hard to know that now. It will hit them years from today, when there’s a 2018 team reunion and they’re lined up out on the 20-yard line, waving to the Red Sea.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Boise State running back Alexander Mattison reached 1,000 yards for the second straight season with 145 rushing yards in Friday night’s 45-14 win at New Mexico.
A: In 1970, Harvard grad Dan Martin contributed $250,000 to the construction of a new WSU football stadium; the old one had been destroyed by fire. He gave the money with the stipulation the stadium be named in perpetuity for his father, the late Clarence Martin, governor of the state of Washington and also part of president John F. Kennedy’s White House administration.
The Illinois State volleyball team clinched a share of the Missouri Valley Conference championship on Friday despite being upset by Bradley, 25-19, 25-22, 25-23, at Peoria.
A: Since he was 26, WSU coach Mike Leach studied from the Book of Mumme — long-time offensive guru Hal Mumme, creator of the “Air Raid” offense — at Valdosta State, Iowa Wesleyan and Kentucky. They are close in mind, body and spirit.
It’s games like this that leave me wondering if Bears Nation understands just how improved its team is and how much better and deeper the talent has become.
Baylor University is fighting back against a former football player who in a recent lawsuit accused the university of botching a Title IX investigation of a gang rape allegation and depriving him of a scholarship and a shot at the NFL.
Missouri triumphed in its first home dual of the season by dominating the early weight classes and ending the night on a big win from freshman Zach Elam.
The Wildcats will know whether they’re still alive in the division race before kickoff; they vow it won’t affect them either way.
The No. 7 LSU Tigers look to keep their College Football Playoff hopes alive with a win over the Rice Owls Saturday night at Tiger Stadium.
Four-star safety Jalani Williams (Parkway North) announced his decision to commit to the Tigers on Friday. Williams is Missouri’s sixth in-state recruit from the Class of 2019.
In the second quarter against Oregon on Oct. 27, Arizona starting right guard Bryson Cain injured his knee and had to leave the game. Michael Eletise took his place, and the offensive line continued to function at a high level.
GREEN BAY — Mike McCarthy acknowledged Friday afternoon he is aware of the chatter about his job security and the debate outside the building about whether his 13th year as the Green Bay Packers’ coach should be his last.
Graham Mertz is perhaps the most heralded and anticipated recruit in Wisconsin Badgers football history, and on Friday night you can watch him live as he leads defending Kansas Class 6A state champ Blue Valley North in a playoff game.
Rice has been cooked up pretty good this season, and heavily favored LSU will just have to keep from falling into the boiling pot in order to win at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in Tiger Stadium.
Andrew Van Ginkel felt every reason to be nervous when he first arrived at the University of Wisconsin in January of 2017.
IOWA CITY — Jack Hockaday grew up an easy 40-minute drive away from Illinois’ Memorial Stadium, but for Iowa’s starting middle linebacker today’s homecoming is strictly a business trip.
Newly acquired Saints' receiver Brandon Marshall went through his third practice with the team on Friday.
Missouri clinched bowl eligibility with a comeback win over Vanderbilt last week. However, there is still work to be done for the Tigers if they want to live up to preseason expectations, and that starts with their matchup with Tennessee on Saturday. The Missourian football writers break down the contest.
It was midway through the fourth quarter almost a month ago, and Florida State was leading by four touchdowns against Wake Forest. The result was no longer in doubt, but the Deacons’ first-team offense was driving down the field in a downpour. There was confidence to be gained and some positive momentum to be established before the upcoming trip to Louisville.
Brent Briggeman covers Air Force for The Gazette in Colorado Springs, Colorado. We caught up with him to talk about the Falcons ahead of Saturday’s game.
TROY – The irony surrounding Troy’s Senior Day game Saturday against Texas State is the fact that nobody associated with the Trojans wants or expects this to be the team’s final home game.
The Sabetha Bluejays continued their winning ways Friday night when they beat Parsons 62-18 on the road for 3A football sectionals.
Highland football wrapped up the season with a tough 34-7 loss on the road to No. 3 Iowa Western capping the 2018 season with a 6-4 record.
The No. 7 ranked Highland men’s basketball team is off to a 4-0 start this season including a 3-0 performance last week with a road win and pair of neutral court wins also.
Hiawatha Middle School girls basketball teams traveled to Perry LeCompton Thursday.
The Hiawatha Middle School girls basketball teams competed at Royal Valley on Thursday night.
The newly-named “Paul Rockey Field” at Noble Park has gone through a serious facelift in the past few years, and that work continued last weekend, as a group of players, coaches and community members gathered at the field to volunteer their time to sod the park’s infield.
The cast and crew of ‘David and Lisa’ have been working very hard to bring this tremendous play to the HAATS (Hiawatha Area Arts and Theatre Society) stage on Nov. 16, 17 and 18. Showtimes are at 7 p.m. on Friday the 16th and Saturday the 17th and 2 p.m. on Sunday the 18th (Corrected date) a…