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FSHS tennis posts 2-0-1 record at home quad

Free State High's tennis team defeated Olathe Northwest and Shawnee Mission North, while splitting four matches against SM Northwest on its way to a 2-0-1 record in its home quadrangular Wednesday.

French tennis player banned 7 months for betting on matches

The Tennis Integrity Unit says French player Constant Lestienne has been banned for seven months for gambling on matches, with half of the sentence suspended.

Brissett would make Pats history as first black QB to start

From his den in Huntsville, Alabama, Onree Jackson will quietly root to see Jacoby Brissett under center when he watches New England host Houston on Thursday night.

Briles, former AD McCaw removed from lawsuit against Baylor

Former Baylor football coach Art Briles and former athletic director Ian McCaw were dismissed Wednesday from a lawsuit brought by woman who said they and the school ignored her claims that she was raped by a former player who was later convicted.

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Hoopingarner sparks FSHS golf at SMNW Invitational

Free State junior Tori Hoopingarner and Anne Goebel carded respective rounds of 96 and 99 to pace the Firebirds to a fifth-place at the SMNW Invitational, Monday at Lake Quivira Country Club. Lawrence High's Beatrice Lopez finished 41st overall with a round of 121.

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Haskell faculty, students call Washington Redskins poll results 'crazy'

Ask around Haskell Indian Nations University, and you’ll certainly find some people who aren’t offended by the Washington, D.C., professional football team’s name, faculty and students say. But as many as a new Washington Post poll claims? “I guarantee you you’re not going to get a number like nine out of 10,” said Dan Wildcat, a Yuchi member of the Muscogee Nation who teaches indigenous and American Indian studies at Haskell. “There is something wrong with that methodology.”

Ottawa men down Crowley's Ridge

Ottawa University's men's basketball team defeated Crowley's Ridge, 103-92, Monday at Ottawa.

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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

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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.