Getting you acquainted with our sports collection here at the library, we highlight some of the outstanding resources and materials we have at the library for the many different types of sports fans that are out there. This blog will also discuss local, state wide, and national sports events, as well as any programs or speakers we have coming up at the library which would appeal to sports fans.
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Check out the 2014 NAIA Wrestling Championships this weekend at the Expo Center.
When the people of Starksville, Mississippi opened the sports page, one morning in early March 1963 the locals were up in arms. Fans of the Mississippi State Bulldogs should of been anticipating reading about the teams bid to the NCAA Tournament. In the headlines of the sports page was news about the Bulldogs upcoming opponent, the […]
Ceremonies and events of the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi Russia run from Thursday, February 6 through Sunday, February 23. Coverage of the Opening Ceremony will begin on Friday, February 7 at 6:30pm Topeka time. The Olympics conclude with the Closing Ceremony, broadcast at 7:30pm on Sunday February 23. NBC holds broadcast rights to […]
Join Nate as he gives the results of the Library Fantasy Football League. In what has to be one of the more exciting finishes to any fantasy football league, the championship game was decided by a single point!
No matter what sport you enjoy either to play or watch, a big part of it includes numbers. Sports is all about numbers; in the words of Billy Chapell in the movie For Love of the Game, in sports they count everything. A touchdown is worth 6 points, it is always 90 feet from home plate […]
If you’re interested in sports documentaries, ESPN’s 30 for 30 series contains some of the best that have ever been made; and fortunately for you, the library has most of them. Check out the ones that have just arrived, and those that will be coming soon.