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.
Pat Summitt died this week from an advanced case of dementia. She was a pioneer for women’s sports coaching the University of Tennessee, Lady Vols from 1974 to 2012. Her obituary could read something like this. “Patricia Sue Summitt was an college basketball coach who achieved the most wins in NCAA basketball history of any […]
Legendary Brazilian football star Pelé is in the news. Find out more about him!
A band of Train Robbers have arrived in Topeka. There is no need to worry, and don’t lock your doors. For the first time since 1961, Topeka is home to professional baseball!
Want to know more about arguably the greatest boxer who ever lived, and one of the most influential figures of the 20th Century? Nate lets you know what the library has to offer.
The game was on Thursday afternoon May 17, 1979 at Chicago’s Wrigley Field. The Cubs hosted the Philadelphia Phillies. This game has it all for the baseball fan … and you can check it out!
To a baseball fan, nothing is anticipated more than Opening Day. Read about my memories of fun opening days – and check some books out on my favorite team, too!
Be a part of the library’s 2016 NCAA Bracket Challenge!
Nate gets you ready for March Madness by giving you some of the library’s best titles on the NCAA Tournament.
Find out about the lingo of college basketball’s annual March Madness.
What are some of the most memorable moments in Super Bowl history? Check out Nate’s top three!
As a new year begins, let’s look back to some of the sports legends that we lost in 2015.