Oldest Public University in Kansas
The second public university in the nation to admit women and men equally
Mr. and Mrs. Noodle love Eco-Cat and Kansas State University
KSU Starry Night
First University in the nation to teach printing courses which lead to the school of journalism
Enrollment in the first session had 52 students
Oklahoma State University
Ranked 4th in the Nation for Total National Championships
Originally named Oklahoma A&M, changed the name in 1957
One of the original buildings was a barn used as part agricultural experiment station. It was burned down in 1922, the pond behind the building is still there today, known as the Theta Pond.
Founded in 1890
Motto: Civil et reipublicae
"For the citizen and for the state"
Frank Lloyd Wright coined the term Cherokee Gothic style after visiting the campus
(Check out the time on the Clock)
Texas Tech University
Only University in the nation to offer undergraduate, law school, and medical school on the same campus
The Masked Rider is the school's oldest mascot. The "ghost rider" leads the football team into every home game, tradition started in 1954.
Located on Mount Oread, the highest point in Lawrence, KS
KU's Basketball program is ranked 2nd most winning teams among college basketball
3 NCAA National Championships in Basketball
Cy Young Winner 1985
3 time World Series Champion
No Hitter 1996
Jacob traded this painting for a trip to and from Dallas, TX. It was a good "Time". Thanks Rob and gopowercat.com
Liberal High School
Only High School within Liberal city limits
Home of Miss USA 1991 and Noodle
Principle: Keith Adams
Seward County Community College
Noteable Basketball stars such as
Martin Lewis (Drafted NBA 1995) and Mark Siebert (Garmin Corp Challenge Basketball winner)
KU / TEXAS NATIONAL CHAMPS
This is a combination of Texas and KU holding the national title trophy, one half of the player being Texas and the other half being the KU player. The trophy is split down the middle to show the football and basketball trophy.
The "Big Twelve" or "Big XII" are incorrect titles according to their website. They trademarked "Big 12 Conference", which is not the logo they use, common seen as the "Big XII".
The conference was founded in 1994 after a merger of one of the oldest conference's the Big 8 established in 1907
This painting has the correct mix of Baylor, O'Georges, and Delta Tau Delta
Location: Waco, Texas
Private Christian University
2011-12 was named "Year of the Bear" for the four major sports winning an NCAA record 129 games combined. They had all 19 sports advance to the post season as well.
Kansas State University
Anderson Hall originally called Practical Agriculture Building in 1879
Has housed a canteen, barbershop, and chapel over the years
1965 98-bell carillon was installed as a gift from Mr. and Mrs. Hockins
1993 the tower was struck by lightning
KU National Championship 2007-08
Mario shooting for the win against Memphis winning the game 75 - 68
Side Note: Lost to #24 KSU at Bramlage this season 75 - 84
Bill Snyder Family Stadium
Bill played defensive back at William Jewell
Hired at KSU 1989
Bill's team won 1 game in his first season
Taken 14 teams to Bowls
Eight of his assistants have become D1 head coaches
3x Big 12 Coach of the Year
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska
Memorial Stadium holds 86,000, have sold out their home games since 1962. Nebraska's third largest city is under 85,000 in population.
5 National Titles
Referred as the "Cornhuskers" since 1901
Love At the K
Above actual picture and to the right the painting of the "moment". Great place to catch foul balls.
Sports Authority Field
Holds: 76,125 people
Home of the:
Rocky Mountain Showdown
Home of the Dallas Cowboys
Record attendance 105,121 Giants game 09
1 Lengends Way Arlington, TX
Home to the Cotton Bowl
Home of the Cowboyrita
Big 12 Friends Forever
Have been members of: Mountain West, Conf. USA, WAC, Southwest, Texas IAA, and now Big 12
Gary Patterson had never had more than a 2 loss season until joining the Big 12
Gary was the AP coach of the year 2009
TCU founded in 1873
1885 - 1910 TCU was moved and located in Waco, Texas. During that time they changed the name to TCU, added a football program, picked their colors purple/white, and chose the Horned Frog as their mascot.
NASCAR founded: 1948
Headquarters: Daytona Beach, FL
Second in TV Sporting Rating to the NFL
Broadcast in 150 countries
Livestrong Sporting Park
Lamar Hunt was the founder and co-founder of the AFL, KC Chiefs, United Soccer Association, MLS, and the Kansas City Wizards
After league expansion in 2005 the team moved from the West to the Eastern Conference
The section north of the field seats the "Cauldron" which name comes from the large metal pots 'wizards' would have used.
Davy Arnaud has played the most games with the club (241). 2011 he was traded to the new Montreal Impact where he scored the first ever goal against the Chicago Fire.
This painting was donated to be auctioned to benefit the Big Brothers and Big Sisters at Harrah's Casino in Kansas City
Thanks to Kristin and the Sporting KC family for getting this signed for the auction.
Thank you to those players that were available to sign the painting for the auction including Graham Zusi, Chance Myers, Kevin Ellis, Eric Kronberg, Jon Kempin, Seth Sinovic, and Jimmy Nielsen.
Fight, you K-State Wildcats
For Alma Mater fight-fight-Fight!
Glory in the Combat
For the purple and the White.
Faithful to our Colors
We will ever Be,
Fighting ever fighting for A
In 1962 Denver started using the bucking horse as a logo
The bucking horse was redesigned in 1968 featuring the bronco with the letter "D"
Broncos logo was redesigned again in 1997 along with the Jersey's
Ex-Bronco players that are broadcasting include: Shannon Sharpe, Mark Schlereth, Alfred Williams, Tom Jackson, Terrell Davis
Broncos defeated the Chiefs at Arrowhead in 1997 to go on to win their first Super Bowl