Sports

Last Thursday, Gov. Laura Kelly announced her three-phase plan for getting Kansas back on its feet from the COVID-19 pandemic. Her plan has major implications for how soon the Iola Recreation Department will be able…

MIAMI (AP) — Measuring Don Shula by wins and losses, no NFL coach had a better year. Or career. He looked the part, thanks to a jutting jaw and glare that would intimidate 150-pound sports…

Players for the U.S. women’s national team may have been dealt a blow by a judge’s ruling in their gender discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation but the case is far from over. The…

The most infamous asterisk in sports history wasn’t an asterisk. It was a sketchy statistical differentiation. As Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle — as of Sept. 10, 1961, Mantle had 53 homers to Maris’ 56…

The first game is not happening for five years and the series won’t return as an annual event. But finding each other on four future football schedules is big news for Kansas, Missouri and college…

LOS ANGELES — In February, while delivering a stunning eulogy at Kobe Bryant’s memorial service, Michael Jordan cried. On Sunday, in an equally revealing moment involving the two NBA legends, Michael Jordan ripped him. It…

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Former Michigan quarterback Shea Patterson has agreed to terms with the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent. Agent Bryan Ehrlich confirmed the deal Sunday. Patterson started all 26…

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — William Byron showed he’s the sharpest gamer in NASCAR’s iRacing Series with his third victory in four events. Byron passed Timmy Hill with seven laps remaining at virtual Dover International Speedway,…

Like every other high school senior, Iola’s Nissa Fountain was denied a final season in her beloved spring sport of softball. But luckily for this senior, she will have four more years of softball to…

Mark Percy is still set to be a recipient of the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame “Pride of Kansas” Award.  The Iola High head baseball coach was entering his final year at the helm this…