Sports

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.

Featured Sports Titles

Open “BEN HOGAN : the myths everyone knows, the man no o…” in catalog BEN HOGAN : the myths everyone knows, the man no o… Open “MASTERS OF THE GAMES : essays and stories on sport” in catalog MASTERS OF THE GAMES : essays and stories on sport Open “Minecraft : awesome traps to trick players and mob…” in catalog Minecraft : awesome traps to trick players and mob… Open “MOLINA : the story of the father who raised an unl…” in catalog MOLINA : the story of the father who raised an unl… Open “THE SECRET GAME : a wartime story of courage, chan…” in catalog THE SECRET GAME : a wartime story of courage, chan… Open “TY COBB : a terrible beauty” in catalog TY COBB : a terrible beauty
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Watch the NCAA Tournament at Your Library

The most exciting time of the college basketball year, March Madness, starts this Thursday March 19.  Kansas University earned a #2 seed this year and will play on Friday 3/20 at 11:15 AM.  Wichita State is a #7 seed and will also play on Friday 3/20 at 1:45 PM. If you are looking for a […]

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Compete in the Library’s NCAA Bracket Challenge

Enter the library’s NCAA Tournament Bracket Challenge and get into March Madness!

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Wilt Chamberlain and Forrest Allen in Jayhawkers

Kevin Wilmott’s Jayhawkers

Jayhawkers, shot in northeast Kansas, follows the 1956-57 University of Kansas basketball team and two legendary figures in sports: Forrest Allen (known as “Phog” only to his friends) and Wilton “Wilt” Chamberlain.

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NAIA Wrestling Championships Return to Topeka

Check out the 2015 NAIA Wrestling Championships March 6-7 at the Kansas Expocentre!

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Jackie Robinson a man of True Grit

Sports figures who had grit

I hope that you are finding time to enjoy the big event of the winter here at the Library.  This month marks the “Big Read” and people all over town are being invited to read and discuss the same book.  This years book as you no doubt know is the classic western novel  True Grit, […]

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Sports Trivia @ Pigskins Sports Bar

Come have fun with other sports fans at the library’s Sports Trivia competition at Pigskin’s Sports Bar.

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