The Sunflower

Track team gives up selfies for a cause

John Smith

September 10, 2015

Admit it: Most students make time in their day for a selfie now and then.It’s almost a subconscious thing that is as much a part of our society nowadays as watching the Super Bowl. However, imagine that all selfies were off l...

Track and field, cross country welcomes top 25 newcomers

Sports Reporter

August 23, 2015

As the season slowly rolls to a start, these are the newest athletes to keep an eye out for.Some of these new members, who have been chosen to compete on the cross country team, will have their first chance to compete with WSU st...

Shocker track makes noise at K-State

Sports Reporter

February 25, 2015

Wichita State men’s and women’s track teams both walked away with six titles over the weekend at Kansas State University’s Ahearn Fieldhouse indoor Track Open.Last weekend was a big win for the team right before Confere...

Track team takes second

Sports Reporter

February 2, 2015

The Wichita State Track team traveled to Cedar Falls, Iowa, for the Jack Jennett Invitational and Panther Quad track meet this weekend. Overall, both the WSU men’s and women’s teams took second against Indiana State but p...

Track takes off in Nebraska

Sports Reporter

January 28, 2015

The No. 13 men’s and No. 16 women’s Wichita State track and field teams competed in Lincoln, Neb., last weekend at the 2015 Nebraska Wesleyan Invitational and the Mark Colligan Memorial Indoor Track and Field meets.Against...

Wichita Shocker Track Club could use more sponsors

Sports Reporter

January 21, 2015

The Elite and Developmental teams of the Shocker Track Club have entered their third season and are still looking for sponsors. Because the club is a nonprofit organization, both teams would benefit greatly from community support, i...

Track team starts strong out of the gate

Sports Reporter

January 21, 2015

The men’s and women’s track Teams are gearing up for the Spring season once again coming out of winter Break.While most Division I track teams do not hold practice over winter Break, coaches still give their players workouts ...

Shockers run strong in Emporia

Staff Reporter

September 30, 2013

Over the weekend the men and women’s cross country teams traveled to Emporia to partake in the ESU Invitational at the Jones Youth Recreation Park.Freshmen talents Brandon Lewis and Austin Sturdy both set new personal records for t...

Track team preps for long season

Staff Reporter

September 9, 2013

There’s no rest for the Wichita State track team.Last Friday, the WSU Track and Field team had one of their preseason conditioning practices from 6 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.It was the first morning practice of the season. However, the ...

Senior track and field athletes run final home indoor events


February 4, 2013

When Tanya Friesen visited Wichita State prior to her freshman year, WSU track and field coach Steve Rainbolt brought up the idea of having her compete in the pentathlon. At first, she wasn’t overly thrilled with the idea. “...