A squirrel so ignorant as to the rules of baseball it ran the bases in the wrong direction, sprinting from third to second base, forced an interruption in play. At that point, Kansas shortstop Kevin Kuntz and Wichita State catcher Tyler Baker became part of the same team. To the delight of the crowd, Kuntz and Baker vs. the squirrel became a game within the game. Kuntz took his cap...
A mischievous squirrel made its way onto the diamond during Tuesday's game between Kansas and Wichita State.Watch as the little guy sprints toward second base and draws all kinds of attention from the players on the field. Some of the players try in vain to capture the creature until Wichita State catcher Tyler Baker, who had reached second base on a double, was finally able...
Doesn't matter if it's college or the pros, you can't beat fun at the old ballpark.
Just ask this squirrel, who successfully steals second base during Tuesday's Kansas-Wichita State baseball game in Lawrence, Kan.
Unfortunately, the rogue varmint doesn't stay on the bag, gets caught in a pickle and is eventually swooped up in the helmet of the Shockers'...
Hold your crude jokes, Shockers fans, this one’s just about a squirrel. Tyler Baker, a sophomore infielder for Wichita State, made the play of the game against Kansas by snagging the critter in his helmet.
[Refraining from a "nuts" joke...]
During a recent game between the Wichita State Shockers and the Kansas Jayhawks, a rascally little squirrel became the center of attention after it made its way onto the field and scurried around the infield.
After an amusing scene featuring Jayhawks shortstop Kevin Kuntz giving his best efforts in attempting to corral the little critter, Wichita State catcher Tyler Baker, who was...
Wichita State Shockers head coach Gregg Marshall has gone from relative obscurity to one of the best stories of the 2013 NCAA Tournament, and his emotional speeches to his team have become a prominent reason why.
Marshall’s final speech came after the Shockers lost to Louisville in Saturday’s Final Four matchup. As you can imagine, he gets choked up numerous times. When do the...
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Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall took out a full-page newspaper ad thanking the fans after the team's Final Four loss to Louisville.
Wichita State is going from surprising Final Four contender to tournament headliner.
The Shockers will participate in the CBE Classic in November at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo., as part of the College Basketball Hall of Fame induction festivities. They'll be joined by Texas, BYU and DePaul in the tournament championship rounds.
The semifinals will be held Nov. 25...
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April 04, 2013
Wichita State's cheerleaders threw up the shocker on live TV, and we are still laughing.
TUCSON, Ariz. In a season when the No. 1 team in the country was never really safe, it has become the year of the little guys.
Fifteen-seed Florida Gulf Coast University take a bow.
Same for you, La Salle. Who said a No. 13-seed was unlucky?
Ditto for 12th-seeded Oregon and ninth-seeded Wichita State. All were part of the upsetpalooza of the NCAAs second round when eight double...
Florida Gulf Coast may be the nation's biggest Cinderella, but this year's bracket is filled with shockers.
One of those teams, the No. 9 seed Wichita State, has upset No. 1 Gonzaga and will face La Salle at 10:17 p.m. Thursday for a shot at the Elite Eight. And their run has earned them their share of admirers as well, among them Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As a general rule, Eric Sexton prefers to keep his two left feet to himself. Still, when you just took down Gonzaga, he figured, what the heck? You dance like nobody's watching.
Except that, um, everybody is watching, as Sexton discovered Saturday night. Before long, his smart phone started quaking like the San Andreas Fault. Sixty texts. Ding, ding, ding...
Wichita State had their prayers answered by stunning Gonzaga on Saturday.
The Shockers received a surprise dose of motivation and inspiration upon their return home Sunday, when Tim Tebow visited and spoke to them while his plane refueled.
Divine intervention or coincidence? Whatever it was, Tebow's plane was on the tarmac as the Shockers' charter arrived from Salt Lake...
There must be something about winning a game in the Big Dance that makes people actually want to dance. No. 9 seed Wichita State knocked off No. 1 seed Gonzaga 76-70 in the West Region Saturday for one of the biggest “shockers” of the tournament. Several of Wichita State’s players — led by junior guard Nick Wiggins — broke out a dance circle on the court at EnergySolutions...
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Forty-six years have passed since Wichita State had a crack at the No. 1 team in the country.
The Shockers woke up Friday sensing a real opportunity after seeing top-ranked and top-seeded Gonzaga survive a scare Thursday against Southern.
Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall said his group believes it can beat anyone and won't be intimidated.
Gonzaga may be 32-2, but it has...
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March 22, 2013