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Free State girls bowling 2nd at FSHS Invitational; LHS places three in top 10

The Free State High girls bowling team had to wait a week to host its first tournament of the season after the FSHS Invitational girls tournament was postponed on Jan. 11, but it was sure worth it for the Firebirds.

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Free State wrestling tops Olathe South, Olathe Northwest

The Free State wrestling team extended its dual winning streak with victories over Olathe South and Olathe Northwest on Thursday at FSHS. The Firebirds recognized Tate Steele, Gabe Smith, Isaiah Jacobs, Elijah Denmark and Charlie Bermel prior to the double dual in a senior night ceremony.

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Chapple provides late spark for LHS boys in win over SMN

The Lawrence High boys basketball team kept Shawnee Mission North at arm's length for the better part of three quarters, but the Lions suddenly saw their lead cut to three with six minutes to go after North junior Jarrett Hensley scored seven straight points to open the fourth.

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Harjo heats up for LHS in win over SM North

After losing back-to-back games to begin 2018, the Lawrence High girls basketball team got back to its winning ways on Friday with a 62-30 victory over Shawnee Mission North.

Free State swim and dive 2nd, Lawrence High 4th at SMNW Invitational

The Free State and Lawrence High boys swim and dive teams placed second and fourth, respectively, at the Shawnee Mission Northwest Invitational on Saturday.

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Baylor roars past KU women, 83-48

For the first four minutes of the Kansas women's basketball team's 83-48 loss to No. 6 Baylor, the Jayhawks went possession-for-possession with the Big 12 powerhouse on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse. By Chris Duderstadt

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Veritas boys hoops holds off Seabury, 55-52

Each time the scrappy Bishop Seabury Academy boys basketball team mounted a rally, the veteran Veritas Christian squad had an answer on Friday at Haskell's Coffin Sports Complex.

Defensive intensity fuels Veritas boys hoops past Manhattan CHIEF

Whether it was from the field or from the free-throw line, shots simply weren’t falling for the Veritas Christian boys basketball team on Tuesday against Manhattan CHIEF at the Lawrence Community Building.

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Unselfish Jayhawks roll to 86-77 win over TCU in Big 12 home opener

Kansas junior Kylee Kopatich dished out a career-high nine assists, and was one of four Jayhawks in double figures in their 86-77 win over TCU on Sunday at Allen Fieldhouse. Four Jayhawks scored in double figures between Christalah Lyons (18 points), Kopatich (17), Brianna Osorio (15) and Austin Richardson (10).

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Lawrence native Mumford wraps up first year as New Mexico State D-line coach with bowl game

Each college football bowl season has its fair share of feel-good moments, and Lawrence native John Mumford is looking forward to being a part of one on when New Mexico State takes on Utah State at 4:30 p.m. CST Friday in the NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl on the CBS Sports Network.

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.