The Sunflower

Sale of beer approved for events at Koch and Wilkins

Sale of beer approved for events at Koch and Wilkins

Aliyah Funschelle, Reporter

September 21, 2017


Filed under Sports

Beer is now being sold at Wichita State events at two new locations — Charles Koch Arena and Wilkins Stadium.  Brad Pittman, associate athletic director of facilities and operations, said this is a trend that has been more prevalent for college games. “It’s something we have looked at for a ...

Basketball conference schedule released

Basketball conference schedule released

Aliyah Funschelle, Reporter

September 18, 2017


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Pick up today's paper (Sept. 18) for print poster of this season's basketball conference schedule!     WOMEN’S WEDNESDAY, NOV. 1, 7 P.M. VS. OKLAHOMA BAPTIST (EXHIBITION) SATURDAY, NOV. 4, 2 P.M. VS. SOUTHWEST BAPTIST (EXHIBITION) FRIDAY, NOV. 10,11:30 A.M. AT CREIGHTON...

Unranked Wichita State upsets No. 8 Creighton 3-1 in home opener.

Unranked Wichita State upsets No. 8 Creighton 3-1 in home opener.

Aliyah Funschelle, Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Wichita State’s chances of defeating the eighth best team in the country were slim. At least that’s what people thought until the unranked Shockers took the match 3-1. "The fact that I think we held our own...that was gigantic for us tonight," head coach Chris Lamb said.  The Shockers took t...

UPDATE: INTRUST Bank Arena game tipoff time and ticket prices announced

UPDATE: INTRUST Bank Arena game tipoff time and ticket prices announced

Aliyah Funschelle, Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

UPDATE: The original story stated that tipoff time for the game was at 6 p.m., it has now been moved to 3 p.m.   The Wichita State-Oklahoma men’s basketball game at INTRUST Bank Arena is set for Dec. 16 at 3 p.m. and will be shown on ESPN 2.   Presale tickets will be on sale for...

Men’s basketball’s first AAC conference schedule, TV appearances released

Men’s basketball’s first AAC conference schedule, TV appearances released

Aliyah Funschelle, Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

  The 2017-2018 Wichita State Men’s Basketball conference schedule was released Friday morning.   Eight non-conference games and all 18 conference games are set to air on national television.   Joining the American Athletic Conference gives Wichita State more exposure...

Volleyball roster released

Volleyball roster released

Matthew Crow, Sports Editor

September 14, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Madeline Deabler #1 Jordan Roberts-Setter, 5-10, sophomore, Corpus Christi, TX. #3 Mikaela Raudsepp-Outside hitter, 6-2, senior, Dundee, OR. #4 Kora Kauling-Setter, 6-2, freshmen, Naperville, Ill. #5 Abby Pugh-Middle Blocker, 6-3, redshirt freshman, Brenham TX. #6 Emma Wright- Middle Blocker, 6-3, r...

Freshman bowler returns with silver from PABCON Tournament

Freshman bowler returns with silver from PABCON Tournament

Aliyah Funschelle, Reporter

September 14, 2017


Filed under Bowling, Sports

Cortez Schenck has wanted to bowl for Wichita State since he was 10. The freshman’s dream came true this year when he made the 2017-2018 Shocker Bowling roster. “[Bowling at WSU] has been a dream of mine for a while,” Schenck said. “You hear people saying ‘Wichita State is a powerhouse....