The Sunflower

Wright’s grand slam, six RBIs help Shockers avoid weekend sweep

Wright’s grand slam, six RBIs help Shockers avoid weekend sweep

Grant Cohen, Sports Editor

Wichita State third baseman Mackenzie Wright is known as a softball defensive specialist. Sunday she showcased her offense. After failing to get hits with runners on ba...

March 27

  • Double-digit hits gives ISU Saturday sweep March 25
  • Shockers score five runs in sixth inning to defeat Nebraska March 20
  • Softball bests Drake, sweeps first MVC weekend March 19

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Shocker legend Dave Stallworth remembered by teammates, fans in memorial service

Shocker legend Dave Stallworth remembered by teammates, fans in memorial service

Sam Belsan, Reporter

Shocker fans gathered at Charles Koch Arena on Friday night to celebrate the life of Dave “the Rave” Stallworth. Stallworth played at Wichita State from 1962 to 1965 bef...

March 24

  • Shockers No. 5 in KenPom preseason rankings  March 21
  • PHOTOS: Shockers postseason comes to an end with loss to Kentucky March 20
  • Landry Shamet blocked at the buzzer, Wichita State falls to Kentucky March 19

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Jody Larson to turn pro after graduation

Jody Larson to turn pro after graduation

Grant Cohen, Sports Editor

Former Wichita State volleyball star Jody Larson watched the sport from the sidelines as a child in a complete awe. As her three older sisters were coached by their mother,...

January 30

  • PHOTOS: Shocker volleyball fall to TCU in four sets December 2
  • Volleyball takes early exit in NCAA Tournament December 2
  • Shockers set to play TCU, potential rematch with Nebraska in NCAA Tournament November 27

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Hitting struggles result in weekend sweep

Hitting struggles result in weekend sweep

Grant Cohen, Sports Editor

Wichita State struggled to hit against No. 3 Texas Tech on Saturday, hitting .208 as a team in a 4-1 loss. The Shockers continued to struggle offensively Sunday. WSU came...

March 27

  • Shockers fall to Texas Tech despite Lewis’ strong outing March 25
  • Late rally not enough to push Shockers past No. 3 Texas Tech March 25
  • Shocker offense goes silent in loss to Sacramento State March 23

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Hargrove prepares for final games as coach; department searches for replacement

Hargrove prepares for final games as coach; department searches for replacement

Grant Cohen, Sports Editor

When Athletic Director Darron Boatright hired Linda Hargrove on Jan. 22, Hargrove made it clear that she only wanted to take the job for the remainder of the season. As...

March 9

  • Women’s basketball looking to get back into NCAA Tournament March 9
  • Seniors shine in final home game February 28
  • PHOTOS: Shockers topple Sycomores as senior bid farewell February 27

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Golf tees off Monday

Jake Miller

Wichita State golf continues to strive for success, with both teams starting their seasons on Monday. For the men, Grant Bennett, the 2014 MVC Newcomer of the Year and sev...

September 12

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Former Shocker reaches nationally televised bowling championship

Former Shocker reaches nationally televised bowling championship

Evan Pflugradt, Editor-in-Chief

A.J. Chapman will bowl in in the Professional Bowlers Association Players Championship this weekend. "I don't really have words right now," Chapman wrote on social media....

February 10

  • Bowler takes plunge, excels in transfer November 3
  • Bowling falls short in first meet October 10
  • Bowling polishes new season’s team September 22

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