The Sunflower

Marshall Sunner
Marshall Sunner is the Sports Editor for The Sunflower. Sunner is a sophomore majoring in communications with an open emphasis, and minoring in sport management. He was born and raised in Hutchinson, Kansas, and plans to pursue a career related to sports in the future.

Marshall Sunner, Sports Editor

Sep 16, 2019
Women’s tennis starts season on a high note (Story)
Sep 16, 2019
Lamb, Wichita State looking for answers after Shocker Classic (Story)
Sep 15, 2019
PHOTOS: Sights from the Shocker Volleyball Classic (Story)
Sep 14, 2019
Lamb: “I feel like we were somewhat distracted,” after second-straight loss (Story)
Sep 13, 2019
Shockers swept by VCU, fall to 0-2 in Shocker Classic (Story)
Sep 13, 2019
No. 3 Texas overcomes early deficit, defeats No. 13 BYU in four sets (Story)
Sep 13, 2019
Lamb: Damadj Johnson is “day-to-day” (Story)
Sep 13, 2019
PHOTOS: Shockers fall to No. 13 BYU in Shocker Classic (Story)
Sep 12, 2019
Inside the truck: Arturo Ray sees future food truck success at WSU (Story)
Sep 12, 2019
Bown, Shockers prepare for home debut (Story)
Sep 10, 2019
Koskei, Flowers earn runner of the week honors (Story)
Sep 10, 2019
Sunner: Wichita Baseball’s marketing campaign is a dumpster fire (Story)
Sep 09, 2019
Sunner: Heartland Classic proves WSU isn’t ready for football (Story)
Sep 09, 2019
Shockers even record to .500 after Mustang Challenge (Story)
Sep 05, 2019
Anderson, Shockers using non-conference slate as motivation (Story)
Sep 04, 2019
Ultimate frisbee coming back to Wichita State (Story)
Sep 04, 2019
Know the opponents: Wichita State travels to California for the Mustang Challenge (Story)
Sep 03, 2019
Men’s and women’s basketball set date for Black and Yellow Scrimmage (Story)
Aug 31, 2019
Shockers swept against No. 8 Penn State (Story)
Aug 30, 2019
Shockers sweep Holy Cross in straight sets to open season (Story)
Aug 29, 2019
Former Shocker Deja Young takes gold at Parapan Games (Story)
Aug 29, 2019
Know the opponents: Shockers ready to open season at Penn State Classic (Story)
Aug 27, 2019
Women’s cross country ranked No. 7 in the Midwest (Story)
Aug 26, 2019
Taflinger: “It’s all about this year” (Story)
Aug 25, 2019
Shockers to host exhibition against Nebraska (Story)
Aug 23, 2019
AAC volleyball preseason rankings unveiled, Shockers come in at No. 7 (Story)
Aug 22, 2019
Continuing a legacy: Goering follows mother’s footsteps to play at WSU (Story)
Aug 20, 2019
WSU quidditch team to host demonstration (Story)
Aug 19, 2019
Who’s replacing Civita? (Story)
Aug 17, 2019
Lamb: “I’m happy and proud,” even in preseason loss (Story)
Aug 17, 2019
Shockers fall in exhibition match against Kansas (Story)
Aug 16, 2019
Volleyball set to kick off season, positions up for grabs against Kansas (Story)
Aug 14, 2019
Sunner: The state of each major Wichita State sport as the school year begins (Story)
Aug 14, 2019
How to get your free tickets to WSU sporting events, shows (Story)
Aug 14, 2019
SUNNER: Advice for incoming freshman from a recent freshman (Story)
Aug 13, 2019
First AVCA poll released, four Shocker opponents rank in top-10 (Story)
Aug 13, 2019
McDuffie signs first professional contract with Hungarian team (Story)
Aug 10, 2019
Larry Rankin, former Shocker SID, dies after two year battle with cancer (Story)
Aug 08, 2019
Shockers face nationally-known talent in upcoming volleyball season (Story)
Aug 08, 2019
Women’s basketball releases full non-conference schedule (Story)
Jul 26, 2019
TBT: Frankamp, Early credit record crowd to Aftershocks second half comeback (Story)
Jul 25, 2019
TBT: Aftershocks overcome Iowa United, keep $2 million hopes alive (Story)
Jul 25, 2019
TBT: No. 3 Self Made trounced by No. 6 Sideline Cancer in Wichita Regional opener (Story)
Jul 24, 2019
OPINION: Sunflower staffers predict outcomes for TBT’s Wichita Regional (Story)
Jul 22, 2019
Aftershocks have just three days to get full team chemistry together (Story)
Jul 22, 2019
TBT’s ‘Elam Ending’ not a worry for the Aftershocks (Story)
Jul 22, 2019
Aftershocks autograph signing brings excitement into the community (Story)
Jul 18, 2019
Men’s basketball releases full non-conference schedule (Story)
Jul 17, 2019
What to know as The Basketball Tournament nears tip off in Wichita (Story)
Jul 17, 2019
Top players to look out for in TBT’s Wichita Regional (Story)
Jul 09, 2019
Zach Brown added to Aftershocks roster for TBT (Story)
Jul 06, 2019
Shamet, Clippers are NBA Title favorites after blockbuster roster additions (Story)
Jun 27, 2019
Shamet invited to play with Team USA’s Select Team (Story)
Jun 27, 2019
Frankamp set to play in NBA Summer League with Lakers (Story)
Jun 22, 2019
UConn likely to depart from the AAC in 2020 (Story)
Jun 21, 2019
Markis McDuffie signs NBA Summer League deal with the Indiana Pacers (Story)
Jun 21, 2019
McDuffie doesn’t get selected in the 2019 NBA Draft (Story)
Jun 13, 2019
VanVleet, Raptors win franchise’s first ever NBA Finals Title (Story)
Jun 11, 2019
Tournament bracket released for The Basketball Tournament (Story)
Jun 10, 2019
VanVleet struggles as Warriors steal a win in Toronto (Story)
Jun 10, 2019
All three Shockers earn All-American honors at NCAA Track and Field Championships (Story)
Jun 07, 2019
VanVleet gets stitches as Raptors extend NBA Finals lead to 3-1 (Story)
Jun 05, 2019
VanVleet hits game-sealing three-pointer, Raptors take 2-1 lead in the NBA Finals (Story)
Jun 05, 2019
Three Shockers set for NCAA Track and Field Championships in Texas (Story)
Jun 05, 2019
“This is a homecoming for me”: Wedge formally introduced as new head baseball coach (Story)
Jun 03, 2019
VanVleet scores 17 points, but Warriors even series with Raptors (Story)
May 31, 2019
Fred VanVleet helps Raptors take 1-0 series lead in NBA Finals (Story)
May 26, 2019
Todd Butler fired from the Wichita State baseball program (Story)
May 25, 2019
Fred VanVleet helps Toronto Raptors advance to franchise’s first ever NBA Finals (Story)
May 21, 2019
Landry Shamet named to NBA All-Rookie Second Team (Story)
May 16, 2019
The Sunflower’s Top-10 sports moments from the 2019 school year (Story)
May 15, 2019
Former walk-on named grad assistant for East Tennessee State University (Story)
May 15, 2019
Vadakin retires, Steelsmith new bowling head coach (Story)
May 13, 2019
Wichita State hires Easterling to succeed retired golf coach (Story)
Apr 27, 2019
Shamet’s rookie season was full of positives (Story)
Apr 24, 2019
No. 1 Oklahoma shuts out Wichita State softball (Story)
Apr 18, 2019
American Athletic Conference forms scheduling alliance with SEC (Story)
Apr 16, 2019
Shamet hits monumental shot to tie series with Golden State Warriors (Story)
Apr 15, 2019
Sunner: Tiger Woods is magic (Story)
Apr 10, 2019
PHOTOS: Cowboys wrangle Shockers (Story)
Jun 05, 2019
Four Shockers selected in the MLB Draft (Media)
Apr 10, 2019
Wichita State baseball leaves runners stranded, drops a tight match with Oklahoma State (Media)
Apr 03, 2019
How Wichita State’s experience might play out next season (Story)
Apr 02, 2019
Teddy Allen after year-long wait: ‘I’m ready’ (Story)
Apr 02, 2019
Frustrations flare in Wichita State’s semifinal loss to Lipscomb (Story)
Apr 02, 2019
Antoine Carr: ‘If you’ve ever got the attitude to play angry, now’s the time.’ (Story)
Apr 01, 2019
Lipscomb coach: ‘Oddsmakers say we’ve got a fighting chance.’ (Story)
Apr 01, 2019
Dexter Dennis inherits McDuffie’s goofy leadership qualities (Story)
Apr 01, 2019
Revisiting Wichita State’s 2011 NIT championship run (Story)
Mar 31, 2019
AAC Commissioner: ‘Wichita State has had a real impact on the conference’ (Story)
Mar 31, 2019
Welcome to New York: Shockers set for NIT semifinals with Lipscomb Bisons (Story)
Mar 26, 2019
Wichita State beats Indiana, advances to Madison Square Garden for NIT semifinals (Story)
Mar 25, 2019
Know the opponent: Wichita State to face top-seed Indiana, who narrowly missed the NCAA Tournament (Story)
Mar 24, 2019
Haynes-Jones hits late 3-pointer, advances Wichita State to NIT quarterfinals (Story)
Mar 23, 2019
Know the opponent: Wichita State set for first-ever meeting with Clemson (Story)
Mar 20, 2019
Know the opponent: Wichita State will meet Furman Paladins for the first time (Story)
Mar 17, 2019
Increased 3-point distance, shorter shot-clock and other rule changes will be in play in the NIT (Story)
Mar 17, 2019
Wichita State to play Furman on Wednesday in the National Invitation Tournament (Story)
Mar 16, 2019
Jamarius Burton: ‘This program is headed for brighter days’ (Story)
Mar 16, 2019
Wichita State’s streak of 7 straight NCAA Tournament trips ends, team awaits NIT invite (Story)
Mar 16, 2019
Know the opponent: Wichita State will face AAC player of the year, Cincinnati in semifinals (Story)
Mar 16, 2019
‘He plays big’: Asbjørn Midtgaard showing steady improvement when Wichita State needs it most (Story)
Mar 16, 2019
‘Honor Dr. JB’: Wichita State playing in honor of late president John Bardo (Story)
Mar 15, 2019
A look back at Temple and the 11-point lead Wichita State let slip away (Story)
Mar 15, 2019
Know your opponent: Wichita State to play Temple Owls in AAC quarterfinal (Story)
Mar 15, 2019
‘It’s 1 game down, 3 more to go’: Wichita State prepares for quick quarterfinal with Temple (Story)
Mar 07, 2019
How a crazed Shocker basketball fan helped Carl Hall see clearly (Story)
Mar 06, 2019
‘I’ve improved as a basketball player, and grown as a man’: Seniors McDuffie, Haynes-Jones reflect on Wichita State careers (Story)
Mar 18, 2019
Wichita State’s Grier Jones to retire (Media)
Mar 05, 2019
McDuffie, Haynes-Jones lead Wichita State to victory on senior night (Story)
Mar 05, 2019
Kellen Marshall is keeping an open mind on his future (Story)
Feb 28, 2019
Haynes-Jones’ buzzer beater wins it for Wichita State … again (Story)
Feb 27, 2019
UConn draws a large crowd, Wichita State plans to use it as a turning point to attract a new following (Story)
Feb 26, 2019
Geno Auriemma out for Wichita State-UConn game (Story)
Feb 25, 2019
Debate: Zion Williamson wants to play college basketball. With potential for injury, should he rethink his plans? (Story)
Feb 21, 2019
Eli Farrakhan was told he might not touch the floor at a Division-I program. Now, he’s on scholarship at Wichita State (Story)
Feb 13, 2019
Basketball manager’s role is ‘about knowing where to be and when to be’ (Story)
Feb 11, 2019
VanVleet to miss 3 weeks with thumb injury (Story)
Feb 11, 2019
What’s the secret to Wichita State’s winning streak? Players have their superstitions (Story)
Feb 10, 2019
Freshman’s family pours in on his 20th birthday (Story)
Feb 10, 2019
Landry Shamet helps Clippers mount 28-point comeback in debut (Story)
Feb 09, 2019
Behind McDuffie’s offense, Wichita State surges to a game above .500 (Story)
Feb 09, 2019
Udeze out with injury (Story)
Feb 06, 2019
New-look Shockers take the field for 5-game tournament (Story)
Feb 04, 2019
Walk-on Farrakhan surprised with scholarship (Story)
Feb 03, 2019
Thousands turn out for eSports convention (Story)
Feb 02, 2019
Shockers beat Tulsa, continue AAC climb (Story)
Jan 31, 2019
Sunner: Netflix documentary brings Ted Bundy back from the dead (Story)
Jan 30, 2019
Samajae Haynes-Jones’ left-handed reverse shot secures win for Wichita State (Story)
Jan 24, 2019
Debate: Should the NFL change its overtime rules? (Story)
Jan 23, 2019
Shockers offense posts lowest score in nearly 3 decades (Story)
Jan 19, 2019
Gregg Marshall: ‘Worst officiating I’ve seen in a long time’ following 2 game-changing technicals (Story)
Jan 16, 2019
‘Nothing has gone our way for a while’: Shockers knock off UCF, celebrate first win in 28 days (Story)
Jan 16, 2019
Shocker commit named McDonald’s All-American nominee (Story)
Jan 16, 2019
Why can’t Wichita State close out games? (Story)
Jan 16, 2019
Women’s basketball misses return flight to Wichita (Story)
Jan 12, 2019
Shockers shoot 2-27 from three, give up 25 turnovers in loss (Story)
Jan 12, 2019
Shockers collapse in second half yet again (Story)
Jan 06, 2019
Temple shuts down Wichita State in overtime (Story)
Jan 04, 2019
By the numbers: Shockers drop first conference opener in 9 years (Story)
Jan 02, 2019
What to know as conference play begins for Wichita State (Story)
Dec 22, 2018
Shockers end 2018 with discouraging loss to VCU (Story)
Dec 19, 2018
McDuffie leads Shockers to dominate second-half, WSU downs Oral Roberts (Story)
Dec 19, 2018
Washington Wizards sign Ron Baker (Story)
Dec 18, 2018
What to watch for: Wichita State returns to Koch Arena to host Oral Roberts (Story)
Dec 16, 2018
Stevenson, McDuffie continue to struggle late in games and away from home (Story)
Dec 13, 2018
By The Numbers: Improved shooting helps Shockers hold off Jacksonville State; McDuffie’s second-half struggles continue (Story)
Dec 12, 2018
Gregg Marshall on Jacksonville State: ‘They can easily come in here and beat us’ (Story)
Dec 08, 2018
By The Numbers: Oklahoma Sooners trample Shockers in Oklahoma City (Story)
Dec 05, 2018
Haynes-Jones the lone returner in Shockers’ return game with Oklahoma (Story)
Dec 05, 2018
Shockers hit the road for second Big 12 showdown (Story)
Dec 05, 2018
Sunflower Staff Predictions — Wichita State travels to OKC for Oklahoma (Story)
Dec 03, 2018
Takeaways from the Shockers’ big-game hunt with the Bears (Story)
Nov 29, 2018
Sunflower Staff predictions — Wichita State versus Baylor (Story)
Nov 27, 2018
Sophomore libero earns conference honors (Story)
Nov 25, 2018
Stevenson scores career-high, Shockers secure first home win (Story)
Nov 25, 2018
Shockers end season with loss, losing record (Story)
Nov 19, 2018
Shockers ink three newcomers for next season (Story)
Nov 19, 2018
Shockers fall to 6th place in Charleston Classic (Story)
Nov 15, 2018
Stan Lee: The passing of a ‘real-life’ superhero (Story)
Nov 15, 2018
Sunflower staffers predict Davidson outcome (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
Gregg Marshall compares WSU’s up-and-down start to Dow Jones Industrial Average (Story)
Nov 11, 2018
How Wichita State held off Providence (Story)
Nov 11, 2018
Shockers — once picked to win the conference — swept in three sets (Story)
Nov 07, 2018
Lozada-Cabbage’s 21 points propel Shockers to blowout win (Story)
Nov 07, 2018
Shockers drop to 0-1 record for first time in Gregg Marshall’s tenure (Story)
Nov 07, 2018
Catching up with the Shockers in the NBA (Story)
Nov 07, 2018
UTEP to WSU: Asia Henderson followed Keitha Adams to Wichita (Story)
Nov 07, 2018
Sabrina Lozada-Cabbage sees communication as key for WSU (Story)
Nov 06, 2018
Teddy Allen waits out NCAA eligibility (Story)
Nov 06, 2018
Why Wichita State will place better than eighth in the conference (Story)
Nov 06, 2018
Walk-ons round out Shocker roster (Story)
Nov 05, 2018
Early storylines in this year’s Shocker rotation (Story)
Nov 05, 2018
#LongLiveMalcolm: Dexter Dennis honors his late teammate (Story)
Nov 02, 2018
Freshman guard leads Shockers to exhibition victory (Story)
Nov 01, 2018
Four observations from Wichita State’s exhibition victory versus Division-II Catawba (Story)
Oct 31, 2018
Shockers use second half push to squeak by Division-II school   (Story)
Oct 30, 2018
Fans engage with players, coaches at pep rally (Story)
Oct 29, 2018
What to look for when Wichita State opens against Catawba (Story)
Oct 29, 2018
Gregg Marshall: Wichita State is ‘not going to look great Tuesday night’ (Story)
Oct 29, 2018
Wichita State locks up series with Oklahoma State Cowboys (Story)
Oct 28, 2018
Shockers find blocking, winning rotations with two weekend victories (Story)
Oct 28, 2018
Kauling thriving in Eaken’s absence (Story)
Oct 25, 2018
How Teddy Allen could change WSU’s team dynamic (Story)
Oct 25, 2018
High-flying propaganda invasion hits WSU campus (Story)
Oct 19, 2018
Shocker freshman seen in boot (Story)
Oct 15, 2018
Injury-plagued Shockers force No. 1 Cincinnati to five sets (Story/Media)
Oct 13, 2018
Wichita State lands four-star guard Tyson Etienne (Story)
Oct 11, 2018
CBS writer: McDuffie poised for breakout season (Story)
Oct 10, 2018
Cincinnati volleyball brings offensive firepower (Story)
Oct 10, 2018
WSU Coach Bredbenner: softball is ‘moving in the right direction’ (Story)
Oct 10, 2018
Butts wipes Wichita State from list, commits to Mississippi State (Story)
Oct 08, 2018
Freshman under concussion protocol after video shoot-related injury (Story)
Oct 07, 2018
Shocker men, women on display at Black and Yellow Scrimmage (Story)
Oct 07, 2018
Freshman overcomes Division I doubts, reaches new heights at Wichita State (Story)
Oct 01, 2018
A long way from Milan: Civita chases volleyball dreams to Wichita State (Story)
Sep 25, 2018
Sophomore to miss up to 6 weeks with broken thumb (Story)
Sep 25, 2018
Shockers open practice with large class of newcomers (Story)
Sep 21, 2018
Shockers battle Green Wave in five sets (Story)
Sep 12, 2018
He was a top N.C. player. Then he tore his ACL. (Story)