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Lady Lions upend Indians, 51-39

Lawrence High girls basketball coach Jeff Dickson has been able to get quality minutes out of his bench throughout the season, and the Lions' depth paid its dividends again in their 51-39 victory Tuesday over Shawnee Mission North. Junior E'lease Stafford set the tone with 19 points, but she felt that reserves such as sophomore Sammy Williams (eight points, 10 rebounds) and junior Asia Goodwin (nine points) made the difference in the Lions being able to remain undefeated in true road games.

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LHS boys stumble against SM North

Lawrence High's boys basketball team owned the lead or was tied with Shawnee Mission North for the first three quarters on Tuesday, but the Lions came up short in the final minutes of their 59-55 loss to the Indians.

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Free State boys hold off SMNW

Free State's boys basketball team held on for a 65-60 victory against Shawnee Mission Northwest on Friday after jumping out to an 11-0 lead and owning a 14-point advantage at the half.

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Comeback falls short for Free State girls against SMNW

Free State's girls basketball team erased a 19-point first half deficit, but could not outlast Shawnee Mission Northwest in a 52-50 loss to the Cougars on Friday.

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Firebirds soar past Lions in City Showdown wrestling dual

Free State's wrestling team rolled to its 20th straight dual victory in a 60-9 win over Lawrence High on Wednesday in the City Showdown at FSHS.

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Ballock leads Eudora to fourth straight Tonganoxie Invitational championship

Senior Mitchell Ballock scored 17 of his game-high 36 points in the first quarter to lead the Eudora boys basketball team to a 58-51 win over Wamego in the Tonganoxie Invitational championship game on Saturday. The Creighton signee drilled five 3-pointers in the first five minutes, and earned tournament MVP honors after shooting 12-for-23 from the field in the title game.

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Free State wrestling takes down SMNW, 64-10

Free State wrestling coach Mike Gillman knew that his team had the experience factor over Shawnee Mission Northwest in Wednesday's home dual against the Cougars, but there were still a few things that he was looking for regardless of the outcome. The Firebirds won 10 of the 12 matches to coast to a 64-10 victory over the Cougars, and Gillman was pleased to see that their work in the practice room translated over to the dual.

KU announces annual race and sports symposium event

Sports sociologist Harry Edwards will be the keynote speaker at the University of Kansas’ annual race and sports symposium, KU announced Wednesday.

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Lawrence High girls jolt Topeka West, 63-26

The depth of the Lawrence High girls basketball team was on full display during the Lions' 63-26 win over Topeka West on Tuesday. Eleven different Lions scored, as they jolted the Chargers early and often to improve to 7-2 on the season.

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FSHS boys clamp down defensively in 56-44 win over Olathe North

Free State High's boys basketball team did not have one of its better shooting nights, but the Firebirds took care of business on the defensive end to come away with a 56-44 road win Friday over Olathe North. The Firebirds (4-2) limited the Eagles to just six second-half field goals en route to their second straight victory coming out of winter break.

Keon Stowers

KU defensive lineman Keon Stowers on Oct. 9, 2013.

Trevor Pardula

KU punter Trevor Pardula

LMH supports KU Cancer Center bid

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 ...

Guilty pleas entered in Burger King robbery

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 ...

Border War

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.

LHS Fall Sports Jamboree

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.

Paddlers take to Kaw for river race

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.

Bull charges LJWorld.com photographer

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."

MMA club

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.

Allen Fieldhouse Named Loudest Basketball Arena in the Country

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.

Basketball tournament expected to attract about 100 teams to Lawrence this weekend

It is not just Kansas University basketball that can draw a crowd to Lawrence.

Mark’s on the Move: Cricket players share love of game

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

Mark's on the Move:Mark's on the Move: Athletic contest to sweep South Park

Local athletes play in all-star game

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.