Tag Archives: basketball

Humanities Happenings: 08/24-08/28

  From west to east: Dodge City, Cedar Point, Perry, and Lawrence host this weekend’s Humanities Happenings events. Lawrence: “Four Days in Cornville” Cornhusking – now a relatively unknown sport – was once considered the next big wave in athletic … Read full article »

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Bloomers and Beyond: The Evolution of Women’s Basketball in Perry

This year, KHC features weekly posts related to the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition Hometown Teams, currently touring Kansas. We often talk about sports like they’re unchanging, but the truth is that they’re constantly evolving. New sports grow. Old sports fade. Even … Read full article »

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Worth Their Weight in Gold–Medals, That Is

This year, KHC features weekly posts related to the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition Hometown Teams, currently touring Kansas. Winning an Olympic gold medal is an achievement shared only by a select few. But winning the first Olympic gold medal in a sport? … Read full article »

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Making Plays and Making History: Atchison’s Lincoln School Kittens

This year, KHC features weekly posts related to the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition Hometown Teams, opening at the Atchison County Historical Society and Museum on June 27th. Sports often give members of racial minorities the chance to challenge racist thinking. From … Read full article »

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Worthy of Promotion

This year, KHC features weekly posts related to the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition Hometown Teams, currently touring Kansas.                                               … Read full article »

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Moving on Down the (Red) Line

This year, KHC features weekly posts related to the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition Hometown Teams, currently touring Kansas. Telephone pole painters by day, basketball players by night. That combination made for an interesting resume for members of the 1915 Red Line … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings — 02/06 – 02/08

The humanities are the talk of several Kansas towns this weekend. Read on to find a KHC-sponsored event near you. Topeka: Drift and Drag                                 … Read full article »

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For the Love of the Game

This year, KHC features weekly posts related to the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition Hometown Teams, currently touring Kansas. Professional sports are often thought of as a young person’s game. There’s a lot of truth to that idea: the average age of … Read full article »

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A Slam Dunk Device

This year, KHC features weekly posts related to the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition Hometown Teams, currently touring Kansas. You don’t have to be a professional athlete to have an impact on the game you love. Dorrance native Ken Mahoney knew that … Read full article »

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Give Spirit

When you give to KHC, you give the spirit of hometown teams. The Hometown Teams Smithsonian exhibition kicks off a six-community tour in January 2015. 16 additional Hometown Teams partner sites will explore sports and comity spirit through local exhibitions and … Read full article »

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