Missouri will induct six athletes into its Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame during a Feb. 6 ceremony. Quarterback Chase Daniel, tight end Chase Coffman and wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, who formed the backbone of the Tigers’ 2007-08 Big 12 North championship teams, will be enshrined together.
Kansas State has ramped up its interest in Duke transfer Semi Ojeleye, according to his former AAU basketball coach. The Wildcats are one of many schools pursuing Ojeleye, including Kansas and Wichita State.
Steve Clark, 55, a former Wichita North football coach, former Kansas State football player and father of an Oklahoma State player, says he was the victim of racial profiling by stadium police at the schools’ game Nov. 1 in Manhattan, Kan.
Former Missouri defensive coordinator Dave Steckel is bringing along three other coaches with ties to the Tigers to fill out his Missouri State football staff. Steckel, who was introduced as the Bears’ head coach on Sunday, hired Kenji Jackson to coach safeties and Chris Morton to coach the defensive line. Steckel also hired former Northern Iowa assistant Mario Verduzco as offensive coordinator and former MU grad assistant Marcus Yokeley as defensive coordinator.
Tens of thousands of local kids go without enough food on weekends. The Star is partnering with Harvesters to raise money for the area’s hungriest children. All money goes to Harvesters’ BackSnack program, which provides low-income children weekend meals. Just $25 provides a child BackSnacks for a month; $250 provides BackSnacks for a year.
Harlon Hill Trophy finalists Jason Vander Laan of Ferris State and Anthony Bilal of Lake Erie highlight The Associated Press Little All-America team, honoring the top players in Divisions II and III and NAIA.
Faculty members at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have drafted a no-confidence resolution against the president following his decision to kill the school's football program despite it finishing with its best record in years.