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Lawrence man wins $438,000 playing daily fantasy sports

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

K-State president's letter to band

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.

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Ultimate experience: KU’s Frantz rehabs, wins World gold

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

Lawrence man released by Boston Red Sox following prison sentence

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.

Lawrence man, Red Sox farm player found guilty in November robbery case

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 Lawrence runners finish Boston Marathon

Nine runners who listed Lawrence as their hometown completed the Boston Marathon on Monday.

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Free State, LHS students come together for 'good, clean' ping-pong madness

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

Lawrence high school grad DeLaune to be enshrined in San Antonio Hall

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

Lawrence Boys & Girls Club members honored at World Series games

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.

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Royals beat Giants 7-2, even World Series 1-1

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.

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.