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Flag football changes up the playing field

Students at Kansas Wesleyan were given the opportunity to play flag football this week on campus at KWU. With only three teams signing up for flag football, it was only a one day experience. One of the competitors, Patrick Linton had a few words to say about playing: “I really had fun out here and really was glad to just get away from basketball for a little while, and come out here and have fun with friend ...

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KWU Volleyball Falls to Ottawa

In a heart breaking four-set loss (25,22 - 20,25 – 19,25 – 21,25) the Kansas Wesleyan volleyball team was defeated at home by conference rival Ottawa University September 16, moving to a 2-1 KCAC record. “Our game plan was perfect. We knew everything they were going to do, unfortunately we didn’t prepare for our serve receive well enough, because we didn’t pass well enough tonight off,” Head Coach Mike Aubu ...

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Yotes run fast

It was a chilly morning on September 19 as the Kansas Weleyan Coyotes Cross Country team faced off against Southern Stampede. The meet was hosted by Missouri Southern State University on Saturday in Joplin, Missouri. After all the hard miles the Yotes ran over the summer, it was time to put their skills to the test. The Women's team began their race first. They competed in a 3 mile race with 20 teams in the ...

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Softball Yotes start off 7-0

The Kansas Wesleyan University softball team began its fall season September 17, going 7-0 in the Friends University tournament. Bringing two teams to the tournament, the girls won seven games outscoring their opponents with over 80 runs. “I think we started the year off great! It’s always great to come home with seven wins and definitely shows the type of team we will be this year,” senior outfielder Brook ...

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Lady Yotes 2-0 in conference play

The Kansas Wesleyan volleyball team defeated McPherson College in a four-set victory – 25-13, 25-16, 21-25, 25-13 - in their home opener on September 9. “It feels pretty good to be at home and have this kind of crowd behind us. [KWU] fans have always been great to us and the students here, and the community as well. I mean we love it,” Coach Fred Aubuchon said. “It’s just a great support and we feed off of ...

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Coyotes v. Coyotes in Softball Scrimmage

On Saturday, September 12, the Kansas Wesleyan University Coyotes softball team separated into two teams and played against each other, showing off their skills to a number of fans. During the event, the softball team played a total of 28 innings in two days, practicing game situations for this up coming year. "It is always a great experience," says senior center fielder Brooke Hawkins, "not only is it a go ...

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A new year, a new season: New teams on campus

It’s a new school year here at Kansas Wesleyan University, and that means a new sports season. Many of the time honored sports are back in season this fall, practices have already begun, this year we have a few new additions to add to our very successful Athletic Department. The Kansas Wesleyan Coyotes not only have the opportunity to enjoy all of the sports teams we had last year, but the university has ad ...

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The digital Playing field: E-sports comes to campus

eSports Kansas Wesleyan University junior Layne Shirley wants to build a KWU eSports Team. He started to make this dream a reality when he found out that Southwestern University offers some of their student’s $5000 scholarships to play video games on a team. Shirley met with Dr. Kraemer and Mark Bandre in admissions, and sold the idea so well that they immediately sent him to speak with President Thompson. ...

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Coyotes run the extra mile

It was a very heated day for Kansas Wesleyan's cross country team as they raced their season opener at the Baker Maple Leaf Invitation in Baldwin City, Kan. on September 5. Heading into their first race of the season, the men's team was picked rank 2, and the women's were picked rank 9 in the KCAC Cross Country preseason polls. Both teams began their race with a temperature ranging in the mid 80's. The wome ...

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Coyote football defeats warriors

Kansas Wesleyan University's football team defeated Midland University 55-37. The Coyotes scored early and often, sprinting out the gate with an 82 yard touchdown pass from Jake Curran (14) to Mitch Kufhal (82). Not to be outdone, Joe Vela (81) made a catch from Curran (14) which set up a touchdown run by Miles Balthazor (3) for the second score of the game. Midland stayed in it early capping their first su ...

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