From The Couch – The 2024-25 K-State Basketball Roster Is Complete!

From The Couch – The 2024-25 K-State Basketball Roster Is Complete!

K-State’s 2024-25 basketball roster is complete after the signing of Illinois transfer forward Coleman Hawkins, who received an NIL deal of over two million dollars. If you’re like me, you’re asking yourself “two million dollars?” Times are a changin’ in college sports. I thought it would be a good opportunity to break down this final signing along with the rest of the newcomers all in one place. This one might take a while to digest, so grab your favorite drink…

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Wildcat NIL

Wildcat NIL

Someone on “X” posted a video over the weekend of a bunch of Lamborghinis lined up greeting recruits visiting the University of Texas. The individual posting the video thought this was a great thing, saying, “We’ve come a long way.” To me, it was the latest nail in the coffin for college sports. I have always been against paying college players. With a full scholarship, they receive $100,000 (or more) of free education, free room and board, free meals, first-class…

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Is K-State Baseball College World Series Bound?

Is K-State Baseball College World Series Bound?

College baseball has never really been on my radar. K-State has had some okay teams over the years, and if they ever had teams that made the post-season, I would tune in and end up disappointed when they inevitably lost. Admittedly, the sport has never excited me much. The “clank” of the aluminum bat hitting the baseball is not as pleasing to my ears as hearing a wooden bat hitting a ball, but that’s a minor pet peeve of mine….

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Rapid Fire – Bat Cats In NCAA Tourney, Men’s Basketball And Football Making News…

Rapid Fire – Bat Cats In NCAA Tourney, Men’s Basketball And Football Making News…

All three major K-State sports teams are making news, which means it’s time for another version of Rapid Fire. Let’s GO! -The K-State baseball team earned an at-large selection to the NCAA field of 64 baseball tournament. They are in the Fayetteville Regional with host Arkansas, Southeast Missouri State, and Louisiana Tech. The Wildcats play Louisiana Tech at 7:00 PM central time on Friday, May 31st. The regional is double elimination. The winner of each of the 16 regionals advances…

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Profiles In K-State Fandom – Tony Ballard

Profiles In K-State Fandom – Tony Ballard

The 14th installment of “Profiles in K-State fandom” features Tony Ballard. Tony was nominated by a previous honoree. Ernie Barrett once shook Tony’s hand and it’s never been the same. Or maybe he’s never been the same. Either way, you’ll enjoy reading the story! In the photo above is Tony’s daughter Abby (on the left), Tony, Tony’s sister Val, and Tony’s brother Don at the Women’s NCAA tournament games this past March. JM: Tell me a little bit about your…

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