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Tennis Teams to Host Free Clinic Aug. 23 at Legends Cup Kickoff – Wichita State Athletics

Story Links Members of the community are invited to join the Wichita State tennis teams for an evening of free food, fun and skill instruction at the annual Legends Cup Kickoff, Tuesday, Aug. 23 at the Sheldon Coleman Tennis Complex.   The event serves as a launch party for the Wichita Legends Tennis League, a […]

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Kissell Joins Women’s Tennis Staff – Wichita State Athletics

Story Links Wichita State head women’s tennis coach Colin Foster has hired Joelle Kissell as his new assistant coach.   The former NC State standout brings five years of collegiate coaching experience, most recently at West Virginia where she spent the 2021-22 season as the Mountaineers’ volunteer assistant.   “We are excited to welcome Joelle […]

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Basketball legend Lynette Woodard held free basketball clinic

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) – Basketball legend and Wichita native Lynette Woodard held a free basketball clinic today for kids ages six to 14. Woodard played basketball at Wichita North High and is in the hall of fame, and Saturday was the Lynette Woodard Center’s 50th anniversary. Woodard said, “it feels great; I know their little […]

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Watch: Historic plane makes special stop for Wichita Vietnam veteran

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) – Wednesday, July 27 brought a reunion 50 years in the making for a Vietnam veteran in Wichita. A plane that arrived at Yingling Aviation made a special stop for Myron Janzen, a man who serve his country a half century ago and has maintained his love for planes. Janzen spent a […]

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City of Wichita hosting free vaccine and microchip clinic for pets Saturday

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — The City of Wichita is hosting a free vaccination and microchip clinic for cats and dogs this weekend. It will be taking place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, at Evergreen Recreation Center, 2700 N Woodland. All cats must be in a carrier, and all dogs must […]

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Kansans cool off in the salt mines

More than 250 people visited Strataca salt mines in Hutchinson today. Most of the crowd seemed to be going underground to avoid the uncomfortable temperatures. One Strataca first time visitor, Owen Beckley said, “When I was outside, I had my hoodie on, I was sweating. Now down here I’m nice and cool.” Source link

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Tennis Teams Load Up on ITA Academic Honors – Wichita State Athletics

Story Links The Wichita State men’s and women’s tennis programs both earned Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team status Monday and combined to place 10 players on the ITA Scholar-Athlete list.   In order to be recognized, teams must have posted a 3.20+ grade point average during the 2020-21 school year, and individuals must perform […]

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Wichita teacher survives tornado, train wreck in less than 2 months

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) – A Wichita Public Schools teacher and Andover resident who survived the April 29 tornado that tore through part of town and destroyed nearby homes was also one of more than 200 passengers on the Amtrak train that derailed Monday near Mendon, Missouri. The crash killed four people and injured dozens more. […]

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Wichita will pay you to buy electric lawn equipment

News Tuesday, July 5th 2022, 9:29 PM CDT written by Jeremy Ingalls WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) – The City of Wichita’s air quality program will offer $50 rebates for residents who purchase new non-combustion lawn equipment and recycle their old combustion equipment. “The City of Wichita’s air quality program encourages Wichita area residents to reduce harmful lawn-related […]

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Wichita woman collects loads of basic necessities, needs help shipping them to her hometown in Ukraine

News Wednesday, June 29th 2022, 9:52 PM CDT WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) – It’s still hard for Galyna Golyshevska to talk about the brutal war she sees her friends and family going through every day in Ukraine, her home country. “To imagine the parent, or the mama, who lost her child, like, two days ago… I […]