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Bowling team to compete in Wichita for National Title

Grant Cohen

April 14, 2016

Filed under Bowling, Sports

Wichita State Bowling travels all across the United States to compete in matches during the regular season. The Shockers have won three of their 20 national titles in Wichita.For the second straight year, Wichita State compet...

Men’s, women’s bowling teams travel to Lawrence for weekend tournament

Evan Pflugradt

November 5, 2015

Filed under Bowling, Sports

The men and women’s bowling teams will travel to compete Saturday in the Jayhawk Collegiate Classic in Lawrence.The team is two events into its 10-event season.The Shockers last competed in the Sandhills Classic in Lincoln, ...

Striking investment: Bowling team provides WSU stream of revenue

August 24, 2015

Filed under Bowling, Sports

Wichita State literally bowls for bucks.Nearly $7 million, to be exact.Head Coach Gordon Vadakin said the bowling program continues to generate steady revenue for Wichita State, according to a recent report.The Economic Impac...

Racking up another National Championship

Sports Editor

April 20, 2015

Filed under Bowling, Sports

Right before match three, Wichita State’s men’s bowling team huddled together before winning their third straight match and the school’s 20th national championship at Northrock Lanes on Saturday.“We realized if we win one mo...

Shocker bowling advances to national competition

Sports Editor

April 13, 2014

Filed under Bowling, Sports

After taking the crown at the Intercollegiate Team Championships (ITC) Sectional Qualifier in Fort Worth, Texas, a month ago, Wichita State Shocker men’s and women’s bowling teams have earned a spot to compete for the nationa...

Shocker Bowling impacts Wichita outside of the alley

Sports Reporter Antonio Bethely

June 5, 2013

Filed under Bowling, Sports

With 19 national titles, the Wichita State bowling program is one of the best in the country. Coach Gordon Vadakin has been with the program since it began in 1975, and took over in 1977. He has not looked back since building it i...