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.
Check out the standings and find out more about the library’s fantasy football league!
As this year’s World Series makes it into the record books, we remember a local athlete who pitched in several memorable MLB games, including a Fall Classic. Topeka High’s Mike Torrez made a mark in history having pitched, and won, two complete games in the 1977 World Series for the Yankees. Back then, pitchers were […]
This is my favorite time of year. The leaves are changing, the air is cooler, and college basketball is about to start. It’s the time of year when all college basketball fans have hope. This could be the year when your team puts it all together and wins a tournament, the conference, or even the […]
The Chiefs have a bye week coming up in a few weeks. The local team will be resting up from their good start. Sadly there will be a bit of a void to fill for many football fans. Just in case you need your fix or you want to read some excellent books on the […]
Wanting to get out and see some live games this fall, but don’t want to battle the crowds? There are alternatives to the pricey, crowded venues in Kansas City, Lawrence, and Manhattan, and you don’t have to travel far to find them. Join Nate as he gives you the fall schedules for high school and college sports in the Topeka and Shawnee County area.
It’s football season again, and the local college teams are all looking good so far, with returning talent and potential talent they didn’t have last year. That includes K-State, who doesn’t look too bad even after losing starters from one of their most successful teams ever a year ago. The Kansas City Chiefs are the […]
Join Dave and Nate as the discuss the book, “Sum it Up: 1,098 Victories, a Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective” by Pat Summitt, the winningest Division I basketball coach in history.
Where can you show off your sports knowledge at a sports trivia competition, talk football with Terry “The Freak” Bount, and play fantasy football? Right here at the library!
In an era of over-the-top sports owners who make more headlines than their teams, Lamar Hunt (1932-2006) was known by most who knew him as a humble, down-to-earth man of exceptional character and thought, despite tremendous wealth and status. Lamar Hunt’s life was not as outwardly colorful (or tragic) as other members of his immediate […]
All eyes (in the soccer world) will once again be on Sporting Park in Kansas City, KS next week. Sporting Kansas City is set to host the MLS All-Star game on Wednesday July 31st. Their opponents will be A.S. Roma out of the Italian league. This is a first for Kansas City, although they are […]