Richard Kelly

RoadRunners can't hang with IceRays in 4-1 loss

The Topeka RoadRunners have more questions than answers after another disappointing performance.

Playing their 11th contest of the year, Topeka looked out of... Read more

Inconsistent RoadRunners fall flat against Corpus Christi IceRays

Inconsistency has stymied the Topeka RoadRunners early in the 2016-17 season.

It got the better of Topeka again Thursday night.

Playing against a defensive... Read more

Motivated RoadRunners whip Bulls 6-1

The Topeka RoadRunners know what they are capable of when they play 60 minutes of solid hockey.

That mindset was on full display... Read more

RoadRunners fall flat against Bulls

After going 3-1-0 at the North American Hockey League Showcase, the Topeka RoadRunners looked to carry momentum into Friday’s contest against the... Read more

Fairbanks sweeps Topeka RoadRunners off ice

The Topeka RoadRunners will be happy not to see the Fairbanks Ice Dogs again for a while.

Opening the season with high expectations,... Read more

RoadRunners dominated by defending champion Ice Dogs

Following a close contest Thursday, the Topeka RoadRunners were controlled and dominated from start to finish Friday night.

The defending Robertson Cup champion... Read more

RoadRunners fall to defending NAHL champs

The Topeka RoadRunners played a solid game on Thursday night against a formidable opponent.

Unfortunately, it wasn’t quite enough as a late goal... Read more

Inexperienced RoadRunners ready for 2016-17 season

The Topeka RoadRunners have a lot of growing to do, entering the 2016-2017 season as a relatively inexperienced team in the North... Read more

RoadRunners enter do-or-die situation in Game 3

The Topeka RoadRunners will need to win Monday night in order to keep their postseason hopes alive.

Entering Game 3 of the best-of-five... Read more

RoadRunners set to resume playoff series with Brahmas in Landon Arena

The Topeka RoadRunners are just two wins away from the North American Hockey League South Division Finals.

Regardless, RoadRunners interim head coach Josh... Read more

RoadRunners hope to be road warriors in playoffs

The Topeka RoadRunners are hoping to be road victors this weekend in the first round of the North American Hockey League South... Read more

RoadRunners take down Bulls 5-0

Consistency and aggressiveness led the Topeka RoadRunners to a 5-0 victory against Amarillo on Friday night at Landon Arena.

Both teams came out... Read more

RoadRunners ready for regular season home conclusion

A tight knit group of Topeka RoadRunners will conclude their regular season home schedule this weekend at Landon Arena.

Topeka (32-23-1) will host... Read more

RoadRunners set for return home

After not playing at home since Jan. 30, the Topeka RoadRunners on Friday will return to the friendly confines of Landon Arena,... Read more

RoadRunners win 5-2 against Wildcats

After Friday’s game versus the Wichita Falls Wildcats, Topeka RoadRunners interim coach Josh Kamrass preached the importance of playing the full 60... Read more

NAHL South-leading Wildcats blows past RoadRunners

The Wichita Falls Wildcats showed why they are the top team in the North American Hockey League Friday night.

Despite playing competitively much... Read more

Big third period lifts RoadRunners past Jackalopes

Tied at three after two frames, the Topeka RoadRunners ramped up their effort in the third period Sunday.

Topeka (24-14-1) had three third-period... Read more

RoadRunners hold on to defeat Jackalopes

Down 2-0 entering the second period, the Topeka RoadRunners needed a spark on Friday night.

Three goals in the first minutes of the... Read more

RoadRunners look to return focus to ice

The Topeka RoadRunners are looking to move forward and keep the conversation on the ice this weekend against the Odessa Jackalopes.

The RoadRunners... Read more

RoadRunners offense continues to sputter in 2-1 loss to IceRays

The Topeka RoadRunners are looking for answers on offense after only scoring one goal over their two-game series this weekend with Corpus... Read more

RoadRunners lifeless against Corpus Christi

The Topeka RoadRunners struggled in virtually every facet of their game Friday night, and it showed on the scoreboard when the final... Read more

RoadRunners, seeking new streak, to host rival Brahmas

The Topeka RoadRunners are looking to start another winning streak.

To do that, they will have to pass a tough test this weekend... Read more

Hot RoadRunners headed to Springfield, Ill.

Heading into the last road games of 2015, the Topeka RoadRunners feel like the puzzle pieces are falling into place.

Topeka (19-11-0) faces... Read more

RoadRunners extend winning streak to seven

When Sami Tavernier left the Sioux City Musketeers of the United States Hockey League earlier this season, he hadn’t found his game... Read more

Goal in overtime's final seconds lifts RoadRunners to 2-1 victory

The Topeka RoadRunners and Springfield Jr. Blues are developing quite the rivalry.

Tied at one on an overtime power play in the season’s... Read more

Washburn men pull away to top St. Mary 78-54

The Washburn Ichabods had a size advantage against St. Mary on Saturday, and they made sure the Spires knew it.

The Ichabods outscored... Read more

Early struggles doom RoadRunners in loss to Jr. Blues

The Topeka RoadRunners struggled to manage the puck Saturday night against a dangerous Springfield team.

As a result, Topeka paid the price for... Read more

WU volleyball swept by Central Missouri on Senior Day

One day after sweeping aside Lindenwood, the Washburn volleyball team was on the opposite end of a 3-0 match on Senior Day.

The... Read more

Luka Maver helps RoadRunners top Jr. Blues

The Topeka RoadRunners needed someone to step up Friday night against the Springfield Jr. Blues.

Forward Luka Maver must have gotten the memo.... Read more

RoadRunners searching for consistency

The Topeka RoadRunners return home this weekend to face a familiar foe.

Topeka (9-9-0) will take on the Springfield Jr. Blues on Friday... Read more

Power-play goals doom RoadRunners in 4-1 loss

An untimely penalty and a potent power play cost the Topeka RoadRunners in a big way Saturday.

Down 1-0 late in the second... Read more

RoadRunners whip Jr. Blues 5-0

The Topeka RoadRunners have to feel pretty good about their effort in Friday night’s contest against the Springfield Jr. Blues.

Propelled by two... Read more

Slumping RoadRunners turn to veterans to bust skid

To break out of their current offensive funk, the Topeka RoadRunners are going to need their veterans to step up.

Heading into a... Read more

RoadRunners hold off Brahmas

The start of Friday’s game was delayed by a malfunction with the Zamboni.

After a wait of nearly an hour, fans finally were... Read more

RoadRunners prepare for two-game series with Bramas

The Topeka RoadRunners are going to have to be at the top of their game against a formidable Lone Star Brahmas team... Read more

Seaman soccer slips past Hayden in overtime

With fatigue noticeably affecting both sides, the Seaman Vikings found a way to get it done in overtime on Monday night.

Seaman forward... Read more

RoadRunners give up two late-period goals in 3-1 loss to Ice Rays

The Topeka RoadRunners’ coaching staff preaches not allowing goals in the last five minutes of any period.

The RoadRunners allowed two on Friday... Read more

RoadRunners looking to bounce back against Ice Rays

The Topeka RoadRunners are still learning the ropes of playing a full 60-minute game in the competitive North American Hockey League South... Read more

RoadRunners lose first game of new season 6-2

The Topeka RoadRunners struggled to keep the Wichita Falls offense under wraps Saturday night.

Propelled by three power play goals, Wichita Falls (1-1-0)... Read more

RoadRunners rally to win season opener

With both teams vying for momentum in the third period, Topeka RoadRunners forward Andrew Hart gave his team the spark it needed... Read more

RoadRunners ready to return to ice

After an eventful offseason of venue negotiations, the Topeka RoadRunners are ready to get back to the ice.

Following a successful proposal to... Read more

Washburn volleyball rallies for five-set victory against Augustana

Following a sweep of South Dakota Mines to open the Washburn Invitational, the No. 14 Ichabods looked destined to lose their first... Read more

RoadRunners ready for crucial Game 3 against Brahmas

The Topeka RoadRunners will need a stellar defensive performance against the Lone Star Brahmas on Friday to grab control of the NAHL... Read more

RoadRunners raise game to rally past Wichita Falls

After succumbing to 2-0 and 3-0 deficits on consecutive nights, it could have been easy for the Topeka RoadRunners to throw in... Read more

Slumping RoadRunners look to gain ground in NAHL South

With five games remaining in the North American Hockey League regular season for the RoadRunners, a playoff berth has already been finalized.... Read more

Washburn baseball splits doubleheader with rival Emporia State on Steve Anson Day

Everyone felt Steve Anson’s presence Saturday on an afternoon dedicated to the former Washburn coach.

On Steve Anson Day at Falley Field, the... Read more

RoadRunners drop overtime affair to Wichita Falls, 3-2

The Topeka RoadRunners were unable to match Wichita Falls’ timely scoring and strong goaltending in an overtime loss Saturday.

After tying the game... Read more

RoadRunners eke out overtime victory, 4-3

Tied at three in overtime, Topeka RoadRunners coach Scott Langer had a good feeling about putting high school teammates Tyler Irvine and... Read more

RoadRunners determined to clinch top spot

The Topeka RoadRunners have been determined all season to clinch the top spot in the North American Hockey League South Division.

They will... Read more

RoadRunners top Killer Bees in shootout, 3-2

Topeka RoadRunners forward Jasen Fernsler didn’t want his team to end its homestand on a down note.

After Topeka allowed a tying goal... Read more

RoadRunners seek series sweep against Killer Bees

Every game and every point is crucial at this point in the season in the North American Hockey League.

That is especially true... Read more

Early mishaps, punchless offense doom RoadRunners against Brahmas

The Topeka RoadRunners dug themselves an early hole Saturday night and were never able to recover, falling 3-1 to the Lone Star... Read more

Early goal, late stand send RoadRunners to 3-2 victory over Brahmas

The Topeka RoadRunners used timely scoring and strong defense to defeat a very potent foe Friday night.

In a battle of two of... Read more

RoadRunners ready for tough weekend series versus Lone Star

It is setting up to be quite the compelling series this weekend for the Topeka RoadRunners and Lone Star Brahmas.

Currently sitting first... Read more

RoadRunners top Wild 3-1 on Star Wars Night

The force was strong for the Topeka RoadRunners on Saturday.

On Star Wars Night at Landon Arena, a raucous crowd of 2,510 watched... Read more

RoadRunners can't stop Wenatchee in loss

After playing down for a large portion of their game against the Wenatchee Wild on Friday night, the Topeka RoadRunners tied the... Read more

RoadRunners to finish homestand against Wild

The Topeka RoadRunners have a plan for the New Year: Stick to what’s worked so far this season.

Fresh off a weekend sweep... Read more

Lutz, Fernsler notch hat tricks for RoadRunners

In hockey, a hat trick is a very rare and special occurrence.

What the Topeka RoadRunners did Sunday night is almost unheard of:... Read more

RoadRunners complete Wenatchee sweep in wild game

The Topeka RoadRunners found a way to win the final game of a grueling three-game series against the Wenatchee Wild Sunday night.

In... Read more

Runners win defensive battle, shut out Wenatchee 3-0

From the get-go Friday, the Topeka RoadRunners and the Wenatchee Wild looked like two teams that specialize in defensive hockey.

Topeka (19-6-3) eventually... Read more

RoadRunners look to get back on track against Wild

Facing a formidable opponent in the Wenatchee Wild, the Topeka RoadRunners will need to be at their best this weekend.

Topeka (19-6-4), welcomes... Read more

RoadRunners' early goal holds up in shutout victory over Springfield

The Topeka RoadRunners needed less than four minutes Sunday night to get what would ultimately be their game-winning goal.

Topeka (19-6-2) scored at... Read more

Quirky season continues for RoadRunners as they face Springfield on Sunday and Monday

Nearing the halfway mark of the North American Hockey League season, the Topeka RoadRunners have had their fair share of interesting and... Read more

RoadRunners eke out 2-1 win against Brahmas

The Topeka RoadRunners willed their way to victory Saturday night, finding more than one source of inspiration.

With many players having family on... Read more

Runners look to take step forward against Brahmas

Fresh off a frustrating finish to their last series, the Topeka RoadRunners are seeking some inspiration from Family Weekend in Topeka.

Topeka (16-6-2)... Read more

Confusing conclusion dooms RoadRunners in home loss

An extremely unorthodox ending to Saturday night’s Topeka RoadRunners game left the team’s coach confused and the fans leaving Landon Arena frustrated.

After... Read more

RoadRunners dominate Springfield, 4-0

The Topeka RoadRunners dominated everything but the scoreboard in the first period Friday night against Springfield. The second and third period gave... Read more

RoadRunners happy to be back in Topeka

The Topeka RoadRunners are thrilled to be returning to the friendly confines of Landon Arena.

Fresh off a 10-game road trip, its longest... Read more

RoadRunners looking for strong start against Jackalopes

The Topeka RoadRunners established a strong sense of momentum with a series sweep of the Amarillo Bulls last weekend.

This weekend, they will... Read more

Defense lifts RoadRunners to victory

For the second straight game, the Topeka RoadRunners’ defense was the big story.

A night removed from a one-goal victory over the Amarillo... Read more

RoadRunners hold on late for victory over Bulls, 2-1

The Topeka RoadRunners played a strong first 40 minutes Saturday, and their last 20 minutes were just good enough to make an... Read more

Zamboni malfunction forces RoadRunners game to be postponed

A Zamboni breakdown during pregame maintenance of the ice Friday at Landon Arena forced the Topeka RoadRunners’ game against rival Amarillo to... Read more

RoadRunners defeat Ice Rays, 5-2

The Topeka RoadRunners took advantage of a frustrated Corpus Christi Ice Rays team Sunday afternoon.

With four goals on the powerplay, Topeka (2-0-0)... Read more

RoadRunners win opener in shootout

With the concern on the readiness of their younger players, the Topeka RoadRunners’ veterans took control Friday night.

However, it was a newcomer... Read more

RoadRunners set to honor fallen Topeka police corporal in season opener

The Topeka RoadRunners are preparing for a special home opener, on and off the ice.

Topeka kicks off its season Friday night against... Read more

RoadRunners drop final exhibition game, 3-2

With more veterans in the lineup on Saturday, the Topeka RoadRunners looked strong early.

Unfortunately for the Runners, hockey games are not... Read more

Two first-period goals doom RoadRunners

It was a frustrating first 40 minutes for the Topeka RoadRunners on Friday.

When chances finally began to compile in the third period,... Read more

Koyotes hold off Defenders for first win of season

It took 11 games, but the Kansas Koyotes finally put it all together for their season’s first victory.

In their home finale Saturday,... Read more

RoadRunners eke by Jr. Blues on dramatic OT goal

The Topeka RoadRunners are no strangers to dramatic endings. But Friday night’s conclusion against the Springfield Jr. Blues may be one of... Read more

Ring leads Runners to overtime victory

It wasn’t the ideal way to win a hockey game, but the Topeka RoadRunners were able to get it done on Monday... Read more

RoadRunners fall in overtime to Wichita Falls

Appearing to look ready to tie the Amarillo Bulls for the NAHL South Division lead, the Topeka RoadRunners stumbled late Monday night.

Topeka... Read more

RoadRunners sweep Killer Bees with 3-1 win

The Topeka RoadRunners and Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees didn’t have many quality offensive chances Saturday night.

In the end, it came... Read more

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