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.

Shawnee County Sports Hall of Fame

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The excitement of high school sports

Explore fall high school sports beyond football. There are many talented local athletes to watch and encourage.

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Get ready for football

The football season is right around the corner. Checkout local team schedules and interesting football reads.

Minor League Baseball in Topeka

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.

2017 Topeka Sports Hall of Fame Inductees

Who are the 2017 Topeka Sports Hall of Fame Inductees? Nate shares the names and bios of each of the three new inductees.

Places of Baseball

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.