As far back as the 1880s Topeka has hosted minor league baseball teams of varying ability. The team most people around here remember fondly is the Topeka Owls, who competed in Western Association, a Class D league, from 1939 until 1942.
Who are the 2017 Topeka Sports Hall of Fame Inductees? Nate shares the names and bios of each of the three new inductees.
Baseball fans focus on the obvious—players and teams—the who, why and how of the game. One aspect of Major League Baseball is always in front of us—the where. Place matters to owners, players and fans.
Topeka native and cycling great Steve Tilford was tragically killed in a car accident earlier this month. Nate highlights some of Tilford’s accomplishments in the world of cycling.
The story of how Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier in 1947.
Near Topeka, close to the I -470 and Burlingame exit, there is a sign pointing you towards Washburn University. On the sign, an inscription reads “home of the 1987 NAIA National Basketball Champions”. It doesn’t seem possible, but its been 30 years since Washburn ruled the small college basketball world. The championship game ended with a dramatic 79-77 victory […]
The best time of the year is right around the corner, and Nate gets you ready for the fun!
Nate Hohl, our Red Carpet & Sports Librarian, shares 5 least exciting Super Bowls – or games where most people never saw the 4th quarter.
Nate Hohl, our Red Carpet & Sports Librarian, shares his 5 most exciting Super Bowls – games that stopped the heart on more than one occasion.
Books for Jayhawks and Wildcats, and all the action you need to get ready for tournament time.
What does it mean to be a sports fan, and why do fans love their teams so much? Nate explores these questions as a Cubs fan.
Catch up on the Cubs and World Series past!