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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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Teamwork makes the dream work

After a rough 0-5 start, the Kansas Wesleyan Volleyball team defeated University of Saint Mary for their first conference win. The Coyotes came back from two straight set loses to win the five-set match 3-2. The Coyotes fell short in their first two sets losing 17-25 and 24-26 to St. Mary. Scoring back and forth, the Coyotes ultimately finished the match and came back to win the third set 25-23. Kansas Wesl ...

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Football opener

What a great time to be a fan of Coyote football! This year’s team is better than ever, loaded with talent across the board, returning many players from last season’s roster. Notably; Jake Curran(14), Colby Donohue(6), Mitch Kufahl(82), and LonDarius Thomas(18) who were all awarded with All-KCAC honors for the 2014 season. Along with veterans, the newcomers of Coyote football expected to have huge roles as ...

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  Coming back off a strong 28-10 season, the Kansas Wesleyan volleyball team looks to go after a second conference title, lead by head coach Fred Aubuchon. After defeating Ottawa in the KCAC Championship, the Coyote volleyball team lost in the first round in the NAIA Volleyball National Championship, against the University of Jamestown. The Coyotes played in the Northwestern College Tournament on Augus ...

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Yotes still kicking

Kansas Wesleyan's Women’s soccer team fought hard but fell short to ranked 23 Missouri Valley in their last game on August 31. As the game started the coyotes came out to play but Missouri Valley scored their first goal in the first thirty seconds of the match. It was the quickest goal the Coyotes ever allowed scored in our school's history. Sophomore Jane Potter came up with a crucial save with one hand to ...

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Is KC off to a good start?

  [media-credit id=3 align="aligncenter" width="960"][/media-credit]MLB is finally back after a long, gruesome winter for Kansas City Royal fans, after their team came 90 feet from a World Series championship. After coming off one of the best post-season records in history, the Royals are right back where they started, with a 7-1 record to start of 2015. Currently, they are on pace for 130 wins, which ...

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Golf yotes compete at South Central Kansas Spring Invitational

Both the men’s and women’s golf teams were in action at the South Central Kansas Spring Invitational on April 13 and 14 at Quail Ridge in Winfield. The women’s team was lead by senior Kamie Rash, who posted a 154 that was good enough for second place. Freshman Alissa Kim finished tied for third with a 162. Rash posted a Day 2 78 to finish in second place for the tournament. Both girls were outlasted by Sout ...

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