Topeka Sports News

Local high school, college, and pro sports news in Topeka, KS
  • Yesterday | via The Capital-Journal 

    Four Shawnee County students named to C-J's All-Stat...

    Michael Houghton, a senior at Highland Park High School, will attend Washburn University and plans to become an athletic trainer. Four Shawnee County teenagers who enjoy working with kids and giving back to the Topeka community are members of The Topeka Capital-Journal's 2015 All-State Academic Team.

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  • Friday | via The Capital-Journal 

    Seaman track standout Safarik reaches new heights at...

    Seaman pole vaulter Brock Safarik still wants to fly higher, and Friday's winning effort in the Bob Camien/Claudia Welch Invitational track meet at Seaman proved that is possible to the Viking standout. Safarik, who placed eighth in Class 5A last spring, cleared 14 feet for the first time in high school competition to take the gold medal in the 23-school meet by six inches.

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  • Friday | via The Capital-Journal 

    Local sports briefs for May 1: Royals place Escobar ...

    The Kansas City Royals announced Friday that they have placed shortstop Alcides Escobar on the seven-day concussion disabled list, retroactive to Thursday. He will be eligible to return to the team May 7. Escobar was hit in the face by a pitch during Wednesday's game against the Cleveland Indians, but suffered no broken bones.

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  • Friday | via The Capital-Journal 

    Pitching, homers power perfect Seaman softball to sw...

    Hayden's Kara Ramirez, right, fields a ground ball and and throws Seaman runner Tayler Kramer out at first base Friday at Hayden. With a mix of dominant pitching and home run power, Seaman continued its undefeated roll by claiming both ends of a doubleheader Friday at Hayden.

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  • Thursday Apr 30 | via KSNT-TV Topeka 

    Hayden's Tommy Hunter captures the city singles cham...

    Hayden junior Tommy Hunter dropped one set during Thursday's city tennis tournament en route to the singles title. Hunter, the two-time defending Class 4A state singles champion, defeated Max Cassidy of Washburn Rural 8-1 in the city singles final at Kossover Tennis Center.

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  • Thursday Apr 30 | via The Capital-Journal 

    Thimmesch named first-team All-MIAA softball

    Thimmesch, who was named to the first team in the utility player/pitcher spot, ranked second in the MIAA with an ERA of 2.08 and tied for the conference lead in home runs with 15 during the regular season, Washburn also had seven players receive honorable mention - senior catcher Kristen Bell, freshman shortstop Cassidy Merriman, junior first baseman Marina Quimby, sophomore outfielder Megan Stegman, junior outfielder Haylee Marsteller, junior second baseman Taylor Zimmerman and sophomore outfielder Jordan Erickson. Emporia State shortstop and Washburn Rural product Taylor Zordel earned a spot on the first team for the third straight year and was also named defensive player of the year.

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  • Thursday Apr 30 | via The Capital-Journal 

    Local sports briefs for April 30: Five-star recruit ...

    Jaylen Brown, a 6-foot-7 undecided five-star recruit from Marietta, Ga., eliminated the Kansas Jayhawks from his list of potential schools Thursday night according to Rivals.com. Brown, the No.

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  • Thursday Apr 30 | via The Capital-Journal 

    Hayden's Hunter, Washburn Rural roll to city tennis ...

    It was a short but sweet 17th birthday celebration for Hayden junior tennis star Tommy Hunter on Thursday at Kossover Tennis Center. After receiving a first-round bye, Hunter needed a total of just 52 minutes to win his semifinal and championship matches and claim his third city singles championship.

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  • Thursday Apr 30 | via The Capital-Journal 

    Camien/Welch track invitational on tap Friday at Seaman

    The Bob Camien/Claudia Welch Invitational track meet, formerly known as the Seaman Relays, will be held on Friday at Seaman. Competition in field events will start at 3 p.m., with running preliminaries at 3:30 and running finals at 5:30 p.m. Annually one of the biggest regular-season meets in Kansas, 24 schools are scheduled to take part on Friday.

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  • Thursday Apr 30 | via Manhattan Mercury 

    MHS JV softball sweeps Topeka West

    The Manhattan High junior varsity softball team took two games from Topeka West on Tuesday, beating the Chargers 6-3 and 18-2. The first game was a 3-3 tie until the sixth inning when Jessica Bennett drove in the go-ahead run.

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  • Thursday Apr 30 | via The Capital-Journal 

    City high school tennis on tap Thursday

    The city boys high school tennis tournament is on tap Thursday at the Kossover Tennis Center, with a 3:30 p.m. start. Washburn Rural is the defending team champion while Hayden junior Tommy Hunter is a two-time city singles champion.

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  • Monday Apr 27 | via KSNT-TV Topeka 

    Hayden stays perfect, edges Seaman at Kauffman Stadium

    It was a battle of aces at Kauffman Stadium on Monday afternoon featuring Hayden Wildcat pitcher Brogan Heinen, a Kansas State Wildcats commit, and the Seaman Viking pitcher Ryan Zeferjahn, a Kansas Jayhawk commit. They were both lights out on the big stage.

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Topeka High Schools

Highland Park High (2424 SE California Avenue)
Hope Street Academy Charter Middle (1900 SW Hope St)
Hope Street Charter Academy (1900 SW Hope Street)
Lawrence Gardner High School (1440 NW 25th Street)
Logan Junior High (1124 NW Lyman Road)