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Kansas Athletes provides its absolutely free news agency services exclusively to those truly nonprofit organizations and entities who do not receive any revenue at all and serve only the public good. We operate in the greater community of media resources by providing links, news content, and photography to a comprehensive network of fellow Kansas press providers—from large publications like VYPE to hometown newspapers like the Norton Telegram, all the way to national publications like Rand McNally road atlases and nonprofit charitable photography for Walmart. Our talented photography staff also contribute to a variety of out-of-state and national publications, from Florida to California, published from the Wichita Eagle to the Chicago Tribune.

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KS Athletes intentionally operates just as a good non-profit press service should—primarily in the background, meeting needs without being noticed. Annually, however, we also share directly our most important and, as always, completely free contribution to the public good, our annual complete analysis of the world's largest track and field meet. We cooperate with other national and international nonprofit organizations such as the IITCF and Historic Images to occasionally provide popular photo highlights and/or photo galleries with human-interest value to the Kansas community.

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Kansas 2019 State Track and Field High School State Qualifiers and Performance Results Search and Analytics Engine

Only KS Athletics offers instantly-searchable live results from the state track meet for all 3,456 competitors. Our data processing experts have worked for many years in programming and improving the very best, most reliable, and easiest way to search over 12,000 qualifying, preliminary, and final results for our state high school athletes each year, as part of the United State's largest track and field event.

No longer do you need to be a track and field expert familiar with classes, event titles, etc., to find the results for your children and the people you care about! Instantly search all results by simply typing any letter(s) or keyword(s)!

The most easy to search results from state track with bonus statistical performance analysis!

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Kansas 2018 State Track and Field High School State Qualifiers and Performance Results Search and Analytics Engine

The most easy to search results from state track with bonus statistical performance analysis!

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Kansas 2017 State Track and Field High School State Qualifiers Search Engine

The most easy to search results from state track with bonus statistical performance analysis!

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2013 Top Athletic News—Wichita State Shockers: Year of the Final Four

After 48 years and in a season that saw the March Madness collapses of both "major" Kansas basketball powers, Wichita State University was the surprising home of the men's basketball team that best represented to the world that Kansas is the home of basketball. For anyone watching all season long, what the Shockers did was no shock to you. They were meant to be there.

Left: Nick Wiggins, son of Olympic medalist, 21-time All-American, and two-time NCAA 400-meter national champion Marita (Payne) Wiggins and brother of Andrew Wiggins, 2013 Naismith Prep Player of the Year and Gatorade National Player of the Year, the nation's top high school basketball player. Right: Seven-footer Ehimen Orukpe almost fills the lane while the surrounding players shrink back from the force of his vicious dunk. Following: Cleanthony Early, the highest scoring and likely the most valuable player in the 2013 Final Four, plays for Wichita State University.

Historic Events / Visitor Favorites

Terrence Moore of Wichita Heights dunks in 6A State semi finals

Photo of Terrence Dunking

Terrence Moore gets a breakaway left-handed dunk on March 9, 2012, a lasting image of the incredible 4-year run of Heights High School state championships. Truly, these years are some of the heights of Heights.

Both the Heights boys and girls varsity teams went on to win their respective state champions for successive years. For the Heights boys, it was their fourth state championship, coinciding with the four years that the phenomenal basketball sensation Perry Ellis contributed to the team. Before Perry's era, the last and only state championship for the Heights boys was in 1977.

Lucky Numbers #23 Joyea Marshall of Wichita Heights

Joyea Marshall Jump Ball

Joyea Marshall of Wichita Heights performs an amazing simulation of a jump ball, only in the paint during the game instead of at half court at the beginning of the game. The other girl participating is Riley White, of Olathe South. It's a good sign that Joyea shares the number of some other famous ballers, like Pete Maravich and Michael Jordan, who both made #23 something extra special.

And what really makes this photo sing and the symphony play is the poetic justice of #22 being juxtaposed with #23. It just couldn't have happened any other way.

Jessica Diamond for the Wichita State Shockers reaches 1,000 points

Jessica Diamond #12 Scoring Photograph in 1,000-point Game

Jessica Diamond reached a milestone on 3-3-2012 of scoring her 1,000th point. The photograph shows her making her sixth basket of the game during the second half of the senior day game at Wichita State University vs. the UNI Panthers. Jessica needed six points in the game to reach 1,000 points in her NCAA Division I career.

Wichita Shockers Men's Basketball Wins NIT, Program's First-Ever National Championship Title

A picture-perfect image of the "Great" Garrett Stutz #41 dunking for at least the 3rd time in the game on Wednesday, January 25th, 2012 (KS Athletics staff photographer). Wichitans well remember Garrett's standout 24-point performance on March 29th, 2011, allowing the Shockers to advance to--and ultimately win--the NIT Championship, claiming the Shocker men's first national championship.

Wichita volleyball starts MVC action

The Shockers are looking great this week as they defeat a ranked opponent on Wednesday and sweep the first Missouri Valley Conference match.

2011 kansas high school state track meet photos--visitor favorite!

By popular demand, these are the favorite links to 2011 athletic photos produced by Kansas Athletics in the 2011 high school sports season.

USA Jr. Olympics Comes to Wichita, KS

More than 6,000 of the United States' best athletes through age 19 are traveling to Wichita from July 25th through July 31st for the youth version of the Olympic Games at Cessna Stadium, Wichita State University.

2011 USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships

The USATF Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships is the most visible youth athletic development program in the world. Many of today's Olympic stars began their track and field careers competing in the USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships.

Entry for this championship is based on athlete performances at preliminary, Association, and Regional levels of the 2011 USATF Junior Olympic Program. Competition takes place in six two-year age divisions, with athletes generally falling between the ages of 8 and 18.

Acquiring images of your athletes

KS Athletics photographers particpated with Your Sporting Image as official race photographers. Over 200,000 photos were taken and are being processed from the Junior Olympics. We expect all to be online by August 7th. Note: Your Sporting Image is fully responsible for any distribution of these images to individual persons, and KS Athletics will not respond to these kind of inquiries. Also note that YSI used additional photographers outside of KSA supervision, and KSA is in no way responsible for the quality or content of any images distributed by YSI.

If you are a news organization or athletic program registered in the Kansas Athletic Media Database, please contact jmyers (a t) ksathletics (d o t) com with any inquiries.

Spring Sports Photo Highlight: KU Softball Pitcher Alex Jones Defeats Wichita State

2011 State High School Track and Field

Mulvane pole vaulter deep in concentration and intense effort.

Anna Church, sister of Jackie Church, a WSU starting volleyball player, wins the 800 meter race.

Wichita State University Shockers Track & Field BCS Busters Holiday Inn Invitational Meet, Stephen F. Austin, Kent State, Southern Utah, Western Carolina, 4-30-2011

Wichita State University Shockers K. T. Woodman Classic Track & Field Meet Butler County, Colby, Johnson, Kansas City, UMKC, Kansas State, Ottawa, Fort Hays, Cloud County, Oklahoma City, Emporia, Bethany, Drury, Ottawa, Pratt, Cowley, Friends, Sterling, KC Smoke, Garden City

Audacia Moore on her way to breaking her own mother's school record time of 11.54 in 100 meters. At the end of the 2011 outdoor season Audacia ran 11.51 seconds.

Wichita State Shockers NIT Champions

Senior Gabe Blair led the Shocks in the final home game, bringing them to New York City where they won the NIT championship, the first national championship for Wichita.

Perry Ellis Helping to Reach "'Heights's Heights"

Heights High School was led to a 3rd 6A state boys basketball championship by junior, Perry Ellis. Prior to Perry's freshman season with the team, there was only one previous national championship for Heights.

Perry Ellis Kansas Basketball Player Heights High School

Update: This photograph, by Joseph Myers, was voted as the Winter 2010-2011 Sports Photo of the Year by visitors to KWCH 12 / CatchItKansas.com.

Josh Crawford Triple Jumps Again to MVC #1

Josh Crawford won the men's triple jump with a mark of 52 feet 6 inches. He claimed the MVC Outdoor title in the event for the third-straight year.

Addie Petersen, Others, Lead Friends Falcons to Undefeated Conference Season, Hosting of National First-Round VB Tournament

Addie Peterson, selected volleyball player-of-the-year in the KCAC, fights tooth-and-nail against the Oklahoma City Stars in the first round NAIA nationals. Eventually the Stars won the decision three sets to one, defeated the Falcons for the second time this year.

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