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Wichita State's independent, student-run news source

The Sunflower

Shockers on display in Wichita Sports Hall of Fame

Sports Reporter July 31, 2013

Located in a small building at 4700 E. Central, inside The Wichita Sports Hall Of Fame, is a history lesson and artifacts of all-sports Wichita.The Shockers have a large presence in the hall.Paul Savage...

Ticket promotion draws fans closer to the action

Sports Editor July 24, 2013

Sports fans can win big with the click of a mouse.The Ultimate Wichita Sports Ticket promotion will grant one grand prizewinner and two second-place winners with tickets to premium sporting events held...

Wichita State hosts yearly baseball camp

Sports Reporter July 24, 2013

Wichita State University baseball head coach Todd Butler is following in the steps of former coach Gene Stephenson.Butler will soon be leading a weeklong baseball camp at Eck Stadium for children ages...

The new locker rooms were provided by an anonymous donation. They feature better lockers, iPad docks and will have a trophy case as well.

Men’s locker room gets updated look from donation

Sports Reporter July 17, 2013

The locker room for the WSU men’s basketball team is on it’s way to become more than a place for the team to store its sweaty gym socks in old lockers thanks to an anonymous donation of $250,000.This...

Sports Shorts – July 17

July 17, 2013

WSU runner places in steeplechase Wichita State University Senior Tomas Cotter placed 10th in the 3,000-meter steeplechase for the World University Games on July 11.Cotter earned Second Team All-American...

Shockers hire Forbes as next basketball assistant coach

Shockers hire Forbes as next basketball assistant coach

Sports Reporter July 17, 2013

On Monday July 8, Steve Forbes was announced as the new Wichita State men’s basketball assistant coach. Forbes will replace former assistant coach K .T. Turner who left the program for the same position...

Charles Koch Arena gets new videoboard

Charles Koch Arena gets new videoboard

Sports Reporter July 10, 2013

Charles Koch Arena is getting a makeover, or at least some improvements.The $25 million building that hosts Wichita State basketball and volleyball games is having a new HD video board installed that will...

Shocker student starts campaign to honor Coach Gregg Marshall

Sports Reporter July 10, 2013

Gregg Marshall’s recent run to the NCAA Final Foul has one Shocker fan doing more than just waiting in anticipation for the start of next season.Armed with an idea and determination, Max Runyon, who...

Baseball hires second assistant coach

Sports Reporter July 10, 2013

No need to give new Assistant Baseball Coach Brian Walker a history lesson about the success of the Wichita State University baseball program.The 28-year-old Tulsa, Okla. native is aware of what Shocker...

NBA free agency shifts powerhouse teams

Sports Editor July 3, 2013

After the NBA Finals there is one other event most highly anticipated: NBA Free Agency.Free agency allows players to move his or her talents freely to another team without worrying about a binding contract...

Shane Dennis fired after 13 years with Shocker Baseball

Editor-in-Chief June 26, 2013

Director of Baseball Operations Shane Dennis was terminated Monday. The firing came after dramatic turnover in the baseball program including the replacement of former head coach Gene Stephenson with Todd...

Sports shorts – June 26

June 26, 2013

Shocker Track & Field athlete qualifies for USA Thorpe Cup TeamThe Wichita State University Track & Field finished at the USA Championships Saturday with the highlight of the event being Austin Bahner,...

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