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Baker football advances to NAIA title game after comeback win over Eastern Oregon

After trailing 41-24 with 5:35 remaining in Saturday's NAIA semifinal matchup against Eastern Oregon, the Baker football team's dream of an undefeated season was in serious doubt. Junior quarterback Logan Brettell had thrown three second-half interceptions, but a short-term memory proved to be his best friend. Brettell threw three touchdown passes in the final five minutes — including a 77-yard game-winning strike to Clarence Clark with 38 seconds left to clinch a 45-41 win in a barn-burner at Liston Stadium.

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Baker's Brettell named CoSIDA Academic All-American of the Year

Two days removed from leading the Baker University football team to a 42-27 win over Lindsey Wilson in the NAIA quarterfinals, junior quarterback Logan Brettell was named the College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-American of the Year on Monday.

Baker women's soccer rallies past William Carey, 2-1, in NAIA tournament second round

The No. 13 Baker women's soccer team rallied from a 1-0 halftime deficit to upend No. 4 William Carey Monday in the second round of the NAIA tournament at the Orange Beach Sportsplex.

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KU business school teacher is powerlifting world champ

Raise your hand if your college professor can deadlift more than 400 pounds. Not many hands? Unless you’re in Joe Walden’s supply chain management class at the University of Kansas.

KU sophomore Lokedi places fifth at NCAA XC meet

Kansas sophomore Sharon Lokedi earned all-America honors for the second consecutive season after placing fifth overall at the NCAA cross country meet Saturday at the LaVern Gibson Championship Course.

HINU volleyball falls to Bellevue in first NAIA tournament appearance

The Haskell Indian Nations volleyball team lost in three sets to Bellueve (25-11, 25-19, 25-12) Saturday in its first ever appearance in the NAIA tournament.

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Baker women's soccer wins, BU men fall in NAIA tournament first round

Junior midfielder Kady Dieringer scored in the third minute of overtime to lift the No. 13-seeded Baker women's soccer team to a 1-0 win over Our Lady of the Lake (Texas) in the first round of the NAIA tournament Saturday. The Baker men's team took the pitch after Wildcat women won, but suffered a season-ending 2-0 loss to Midland (Neb.) in the first round of the NAIA tournament.

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Brown leads Baker football to first-round playoff win over Sterling

In a matchup of two of the NAIA's top passing offenses in Baker and Sterling, BU junior wide receiver Cornell Brown did not want to leave any doubt of which team had the most potent attack through the air in Saturday's first-round NAIA playoff game at Liston Stadium. Brown hauled in touchdown passes of 38 and 30 yards from junior quarterback Logan Brettell in the first six minutes, and the No. 2-ranked Wildcats never trailed in a 44-21 victory over the Warriors. The Baldwin High product corralled a team-high seven catches for 84 yards, and also led the Wildcats on the ground with 187 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries to earn offensive player of the game honors. Eudora alumnus Nick Becker led the Baker defense with four sacks.

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Haskell basketball to wear special uniforms as part of Native American Heritage Month

For the second straight season, the Haskell Indian Nations basketball team will help highlight the Nike N7's initiative as a part of Native American Heritage Month. Haskell will don the Nike N7 turquoise uniforms on Nov. 28, when the women's squad takes on Ottawa and the men's team plays the University of St. Mary at the Coffin Complex.

Haskell volleyball qualifies for NAIA tournament for first time in school history

The Haskell Indian Nations volleyball team qualified for the NAIA tournament for the first time in school history, and will play Bellevue (Neb.) Saturday in the opening round.

Keon Stowers

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

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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.