The Washburn Review

Sports complex construction

August 27, 2018

Washburn's campus will soon begin construction for a new sports complex. From football and soccer to baseball and volleyball, this new building will allow athletes on Washburn’s campus to train with greater resources than they have...

Cross Country Preview

Matt Self

August 20, 2018

The cross country team has decided to meet its challenges head on this season by going above and beyond the successes of their past seasons. There was a noticeable sensation of excitement in the air, as the cross country team...

Sports Briefs 10-24-17

Trevor Beurman

October 24, 2017

WU Football Washburn football (5-3) has now dropped two straight games against Fort Hays State University and the University of Central Missouri, respectively: one road game and one at home. The Ichabods look to bounce bac...

Klemz leads the pack in cross country

Trevor Beurman

October 8, 2017

When Cameron Babb, cross country head coach, began recruiting for the return of Washburn's distance running program, Jacob Klemz could not have been happier that the university took a chance on the Hayden High School graduate.“I was a guy that was not really recruited much out of high school," said Klemz. "They took a chance on me and it has been everything I could have imagined."Klemz has had an impressive athletic career with the Ichabods thus far. Most notably, he had an amazing finish in nationals in Saint Leo, FL where he took 58th place per This year, Klemz is aiming even higher, though. He aspires to travel to Evansville, IN at Angel Mounds State Historic Site for this year's nationals.“Contending for a top ten spot in nationals is really my ultimate goal this season,” Klemz said.Klemz said that the team as a whole is eager to improve upon their previous successful season.“We are definitely looking forward to hopefully getting a conference title and then after that hopefully a regional title,” Klemz said. Klemz and his teammates intend to work as hard as it takes to earn their place amongst the top teams in the country. He said that he has a lot of respect for the current top runners.“There are quite a few guys that are going to be out there [at the top of the ranks,]" said Klemz. "I am definitely going to have to respect them during the race."Beyond this season, Klemz has ambitious longterm goals as a cross country runner.“My milestone goal is to win a national title for my school,” Klemz said. "This is what it has all been working up to.”With a second place finish Sept. 23 at the Rim Rock Classic in Lawrence, KS, Klemz is prepared to maintain that momentum and set an even higher standard for Washburn's revived cross country program. Klemz and the rest of WU cross country will next compete Oct. 21 in the MIAA Championships in Warrensburg, MO, where they hope to become conference champions.

Ichabods bring strong showing to Rim Rock Park


October 2, 2017

Beyond the paved roads and the manmade terrain, the Washburn Cross Country team faced off with schools like UMKC, KU, and WSU at the Rim Rock Classic in Lawrence, Kansas. The Ichabods women’s and men’s teams recalled...

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Sports Briefs 9-20-17

September 19, 2017

SPORTS BRIEF: Men’s Cross Country adds new member

Ali Dade

November 29, 2016

Cameron Babb, the men's cross country head coach announced on Nov. 22 that the team has added a new member for the 2017 season.Joshua Reed hails from Salina, KS and is currently a senior at Salina South High School and is a four-y...