clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

K-State Slate: 10.7.14-The Wildcats are on the hunt.

Undefeated in Big 12 conference play, the Wildcats are right in the thick of the Big 12 title hunt, while another Men's golfer looks to drive, chip and putt his way to victory. Even the volleyball team is on the right side of the standings with the VolleyCats winning twice on the road last week.

If you buy something from an SB Nation link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

Curry Sexton is grabbing the spotlight, along with touchdown passes.
Curry Sexton is grabbing the spotlight, along with touchdown passes.
Scott Sewell-USA TODAY Sports

Holy cow does time fly. It seems like just yesterday we were putting the finishing touches on all the preview posts and getting ready for the first game against Stephen F. Austin, and now here we are heading into week 7! As we start this week Jon Morse took us all for a roller coaster ride with the unboxing of the polls. Curtis Kitchen followed that up by ranking the Big 12 teams, and a certain team who wears purple jumped straight to the top.

Editors note: Today is Head Coach Bill Snyder's birthday. From all of us here at Bring on the Cats we wish Coach Snyder the happiest of birthdays. Hopefully he gets an XXL Grilled Stuffed Burrito from Taco Bell to celebrate.

We begin in Hays where the Hays Daily News recaps Kansas States 45-13 win over Tech.

Jake Trotter rewinds the Big 12's Week 6, giving Curry Sexton his play of the week award after Sexton's one handed catch in the end-zone. Trotter also deciphered what we learned from Week 6, where Trotter starts believing that maybe, just maybe Kansas State could be a contender for the Big 12 crown.

Paul Myerberg of USA Today, re-ranks all 128 teams, with the Wildcats checking in at number 15.

As is the norm, game times for next weeks games were released on Monday, and K-State picked up the coveted 11 A.M kick time on ESPN. The only good thing about an early kick is the hope that the OU crowd is a late arriving one, although as the first home game for OU since the Tennessee game I'm predicting the crowd will be in a frenzy. Oh, and it happens to be the Sooner's homecoming.

Contrasting style's were on display Saturday writes Tony Adame of the Wichita Eagle, as Texas Tech committed 9 penalties for 89 yards, while the Wildcats only had 1 for 15 yards.

Connor Murray of The Daily Athenaeum gives his power rankings, and it should surprise no one that Kansas State checks in at number 4.

On Monday, the athletic department announced that FOX Sports will broadcast eight non-conference games on FOX Sports Midwest, and FOX Sports Kansas City.

Kylee Zumach is clearly stepping up as the star of the womens volleyball team as she picked up her fourth Big 12 Rookie player of the week. Zumach also set the school record for weekly conference awards, passing Kaitlynn Pelger's 2013 record of three.

Timothy Everson from the K-State Collegian reports on the VolleyCats's two game road trip and their return home to face Iowa State.

Kansas State finished 3rd, 6th, 12th, and 14th in the 8+ 4KM at the Oklahoma City Head Race. They also finished 6,8,9,10,12 in the 4+ 4KM Race for the Cure race in Oklahoma City.

After two rounds at the Firestone Country Club, Kansas State sophomore Seth Smith is leading by a stroke over Jose Montano (Xavier) and Louis Birchall (Akron). Overall, the Men's team sits in sixth place behind: Xavier, Akron, USC Aiken, Miami (OH), and Valparaiso.