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More than 150 years ago, settlers went west looking for gold. For Lawrence resident Scott Overfield, all he needed was his phone. By Bobby Nightengale
This is the text of the electronic letter that Kansas State University President Kirk Schulz issued to members of the K-State Marching Band on Tuesday, Sept. 8.
After being named to the United States’ U-23 Mixed Ultimate Frisbee national team in November of 2014, Clare Frantz felt that she was at the pinnacle of her career heading into the Kansas Bettys’ 2015 season. By Chris Duderstadt
Cody Scott Kukuk, who was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in 2011, was released from the professional baseball team on Wednesday, according to Major League Baseball.
Originally charged with burglary and four counts of aggravated robbery, Lawrence residents Cody Kukuk, 22, and Yusef Kindell, 21, accepted plea deals on Thursday to lesser charges related to their involvement in a Nov. 8, 2014, burglary near the Kansas University campus.
Nine runners who listed Lawrence as their hometown completed the Boston Marathon on Monday.
Halfway through April, March Madness is still in full swing for Lawrence High School and Free State High School students watching and competing in a homegrown ping-pong tournament. By Caitlin Doornbos
Longtime sports broadcaster and 1951 Liberty Memorial High School (now Lawrence High) alumnus Gary DeLaune will be enshrined into the San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame today at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. By Chris Duderstadt
After Free State High School senior Hannah Moyer delivered the game ball Tuesday night at Game 6 of the World Series, Lawrence High School senior Jazmen Fowler was given the same honor before Game 7 Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium.
Salvador Perez and the pesky Kansas City Royals fought back from a Game 1 flop to beat the San Francisco Giants’ brilliant bullpen and even the World Series. Perez broke open Game 2 with a two-run double in a five-run sixth inning, and the Royals’ own cast of clutch relievers kept the Giants in check in a 7-2 victory Wednesday night that certainly spiced things up as the Series shifts to San Francisco for the next three games.
KU defensive lineman Keon Stowers on Oct. 9, 2013.
KU punter Trevor Pardula
Lawrence Memorial Hospital leaders like the prospect of having a cancer center nearby that could some day earn the National Cancer Institute gold standard. Tax credits, which were touted as a major source to pay for repairs and renovations at ...
Sunny and comfortable weather in the forecast today with a high of 67 degrees. Winds will be out of the NW around 10 mph. Partly cloudy skies overnight and cool, with lows dipping into the mid 40s. Even warmer weather ...
KU and Missouri faced off on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, for the Border War, at Allen Fieldhouse, and as KU came home the victor fans reflected on what the rivalry meant.
Lawrence High School held their fall sports jamboree Wednesday, August 24, 2011. The Lions football team scrimmaged, the Marching Lions performed and other fall sports teams were introduced to a crowd of fans and family.
Nearly 200 people climbed in their canoes and headed down the Kansas River Friday and Saturday. The race was the first ever Kawnivore 100, a race that starts in Manhattan and ends in Lawrence.
LJWorld.com photographer Nick Krug discusses the terrifying moment when a bull charged at him during the Sankey Rodeo School. For the record, Nick was securely protected by a metal fence at that time, but that didn't stop him from jumping back in fear. LJWorld.com reporter Shaun Hittle affectionately nicknamed the bull in question "Cuddles."
Friends in Eudora have put together a mixed martial arts club in a garage in Eudora, as the meet a few times a week to practice and stay in shape.
ESPN The Magazine ranked Allen Fieldhouse as the loudest College Basketball arena in America. KU came in ahead of Duke University's Cameron Indoor and Rupp Arena in Kentucky.
It is not just Kansas University basketball that can draw a crowd to Lawrence.
The bowler bowls the ball to the batter, while the batter tries to protect the wickets. The wicket keeper stands by to catch the ball if it passes the batter and also to help throw out runners. Confused yet? You’re not alone.
Mark's on the Move:Mark's on the Move: Athletic contest to sweep South Park
Athletes from around the area took part in the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association all star game in Topeka. Three local players and one local coach got in on the action Wednesday.