This is a busy week for area sports fans. Not only is the Big 12 basketball season underway with both Kansas schools off to good starts. Additionally Lee Arena is always a good place to be, to catch the ‘Bods and Lady Blues in action. And as always local high school sports have a full […]
KU fans were upset when Roy Williams left to coach at his alma mater, North Carolina. Enter Bill Self – the hottest coach on the market at that time. And although things started out a bit rough, especially in the NCAA Tournament, read further to see how Nate thinks Self has actually turned into an upgrade..
When it became apparent that the University of Alabama would play the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in this years BCS National Championship, my memory was sparked by a previous bowl match-up. It was the 1973 Sugar Bowl. The game which decided half of the National Championship that season was a match-up between the same Crimson […]
Join Nate as he talks about some of the options for quality, live basketball in Topeka this winter. He also talks about a special duo in Wamego that has college scouts flocking to the small, Kansas town, and reminisces about a special player he got to see twenty years ago.
Over 15 years ago a wonderful sports movie debuted. I’m referring to the 1994 critically acclaimed documentary, titled Hoop Dreams. The film has been called the best sports documentary ever, and consistently is rated in top 20 “best ever” lists. If you have never seen the movie I strongly encourage you to obtain […]
Bill Snyder continues to show everyone just how good of a football coach he is by guiding the Kansas State football team into the national championship picture. Check out his book here at the library!
Terry “The Freak” Blount answers fantasy football questions on Week 10 of the NFL season, plus gives his two cents regarding some headlines around the league.
Topeka’s Fantasy Football Freak, Terry Blount gives advice each week to those who send him questions via email; here are a couple of those questions. Feel free to ask him any questions you might have in the comments area!
Half the Fantasy Football season is in the books, and the teams in the TSCPL League are making their push to the playoffs. Here is an update on the library’s league.
Do you enjoy books about underdogs? Then join Dave and Nate as they talk about the book, “One Shot at Forever: A Small Town, an Unlikely Coach, and a Magical Baseball Season”, by Sports Illustrated writer Chris Ballard.
If you are a sports fan a few games stick out in your mind as special. Maybe you even call them the best ever. Depending on your taste and interest you no doubt have a favorite game, its all entirely personal. My favorite game would be Game 6 of the 1985 World Series. A few […]