Join Smith Center football coach Roger Barta and his son, Brooks, at the library on Sunday, March 4 from 2-3 as they talk about the philosophies that have led to the sustained success of the football program in Smith Center.
With increasingly pleasant weather just a few months away, it’s time to start thinking about summer activities. It’s hard to consider warm sunshine and bright blue skies without thinking about all the great lakes we have in Kansas. There are certainly quite a few water sports available to us during the summer; one of my favorites is […]
If your movie shelves could hold all the sports movies you wanted… what would you own? Would they look anything like this?
We’ve seen this scene daily on Sports Center..A star athlete stands at the free throw line. The shot must be made or else the team loses, he lets the ball fly and clank the shot goes off the back of the rim. He choked the fans cry out. The next highlight comes up and we see a […]
Why wait for Opening Day? Plan a trip to Arizona or Florida for pre-season baseball excitement.
Join Dave and Nate as they discuss the book “When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi”, which shares the life and times of the iconic football coach.
Eight state championships, a 79 game winning streak, an .825 winning percentage, and over 300 career wins. Amazingly, these aren’t the most important things Coach Roger Barta has brought to the football program at Smith Center High School. Join Dave and Nate as they look at Joe Drape’s book, “Our Boys”.
Need some food ideas for your Super Bowl party? Check out these suggestions from our cooking librarian!
Want to win a bar bet? Here’s a question you can throw out to your sports fan friends the next time you’re together enjoying a cool one: Who would you say has lost more football games in the last 50 seasons, KU or K-State?
As a sports fan growing up in Kansas, I went to plenty of Kansas City Royals games as a kid. I’m just old enough to remember Royals greats like George Brett, Bret Saberhagen, Frank White, and so on. (I don’t remember Amos Otis or Freddie Patek, sorry.) I remember actually expecting the Royals to contend […]
Check out the results of the library’s first fantasy football league!