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Jared King was drafted in the 5th round of the 2013 MLB Draft.  The outfielder from Kansas State is a switch hitter and currently roams the outfield of the Brooklyn Cyclones.  According to his Kansas State Player Page he carried a .346 batting average and had 46 extra base hits through 106 games in his freshman and sophomore years. When I watch his swing I notice that there isn’t much going on.  He keeps things simple.  It’s a short, quick stroke with a slight hitch.  His mechanics are similar from both sides of the plate and he has a very upright stance.  I like that there aren’t many moving pieces to his approach.  It makes it easier to repeat consistently and shouldn’t need too much dissecting when he goes into a slump. Here is what his scouting report on had to say about him: “King is a solid college performer with good tools across the board. His best tool is his bat, and he has the chance to hit for both average and power. He has tremendous bat speed with a short strok...

K-State cuts ribbon on major stadium renovation

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- All it took to pry Kansas State coach Bill Snyder away from his team for a couple of hours on game day were a 90 million renovation to the football stadium and a bronze statue of him. Even then, Snyder joked that if the Wildcats struggled in their opener against North Dakota State on Friday night, it would be because of the dedication ceremony earlier in the day...

Photos: Kansas State unveils new Bill Snyder statue to honor coach

The Kansas State Wildcats have erected an 11 1/2-foot tall bronze statue to honor legendary coach Bill Snyder.

Game Day Goulash: Kansas State, Johnny Manziel, Aaron Murray and Tajb Boyd, and more.

Game Day Goulash - The day Saturdays became relevant again.  And All My Dreams, Torn Asunder. Kansas State's chances for a repeat of its 2012 success take a big hit as the Wildcats get upset by FCS powerhouse North Dakota 24-21. (ESPN) Gators behaving badly.  Defensive back Loucheiz Purifoy is one of five Florida players who have been suspended for the ever-vague ...

CFB Shocker: North Dakota State Upsets Kansas State On An 80 Yard Drive

I wonder if Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder will play a game on Friday night again. It was a big night on the K-State campus.  It was the Wildcats season opener and newly renovated Bill Snyder Family Stadium was unveiled. However North Dakota State didn't stick to script. Bison quarterback Brock Jensen led North Dakota State on a game defining 80 yard drive capped...

Photo: Here Are Kansas State Basketball’s Big 12 Championship Rings

While college football is starting up and commanding all of the attention, it’s easy to forget that we’re less than two months away from college basketball. Today, Kansas State got a nice reminder in the mail about basketball, in the form of rings that it ordered for claiming a share of last year’s Big 12 regular season title — the Wildcats and the Kansas Jayhawks both finished...

North Dakota State Pulls Off First Big Upset of the Year Beating Kansas State

You know its coming. Every year there is at least one team from the lower lever of Division I college football, otherwise known as the FCS, that shocks a FBS team. This season that FCS team is North Dakota State. Their victim--defending Big 12 champion Kansas State. At first it looked like the game was going to be exactly what it was meant to be. Kansas State...

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Dvonta Derricott believes he can make an impact at Kansas State. The four-star LB from Garden City (KS) Community College chose the Wildcats over 23 other programs, believing he can bring a National Championship to Manhattan. Go Inside as Derricott talks about his decision…

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