Topeka Fall Sports Schedules

Fall is upon us, and not only are the leaves soon to change, but so to is the sports calendar. And while it’s nice to enjoy a Saturday afternoon watching college football on the couch, it’s also a lot of fun to get out and see some of the local high school and college teams compete. Even if you don’t have a specific rooting interest, it can be a fun way to spend an afternoon or evening with family and friends. And it’s often times more affordable than going to see a professional or major college team. Here are several of the fall sports schedules for local teams I would encourage you to check out:

Washburn University Fall Sports Schedule:

Ichabod FootballRanked 18th in preseason Top 25 poll

Lady Blues Volleyball

Lady Blues Soccer


Shawnee County High Schools – Fall Sports Schedule:

Hayden – football, volleyball

Highland Park – football, volleyball

Rossville – football, volleyball

Seaman – football, volleyball

Shawnee Heights – football, volleyball

Silver Lake – football, volleyball

Topeka High – football, volleyball

Topeka West – football, volleyball

Washburn Rural – football, volleyball

Also, don’t forget that coming up next Thursday, September 1, is the draft for the library’s first ever fantasy football league. We will meet in the Hughes Room 205 from 6:00-8:30.  If you’re interested in joining, you’ll need to sign up no later than Friday, August 26. You can sign up at the Red Carpet Desk, by calling 580-4545, or by sending an email to  We look forward to seeing you there!

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I'm the Red Carpet Librarian and work to bring lifelong support services to the Topeka and Shawnee County area through outreach and programming. I also am a sports enthusiast, work closely with the library's sports collection, and provide programming to engage the community's sports fans.