KU Edition 2007: KU Sports

10 athletes you don’t want to miss
August 11, 2007
Some athletes are easy to root for, regardless of the uniforms they wear.
Ground attack bolstered by B-Mac
Tight end, fullback, tackles a lock; other positions still up in air
August 11, 2007
You can just picture Kansas University offensive coordinator Ed Warinner ripping a box open and dumping 500 puzzle pieces onto the desk in his office.
Central Michigan won’t be cupcake opener
August 11, 2007
Kansas University coach Mark Mangino is leery of season openers, since college football has no preseason games or intersquad scrimmages to knock the inevitable rust off.He really isn’t going to like this year’s debut.
SE Louisiana not punchless
August 11, 2007
There probably isn’t much doubt who should be favored when Kansas University and Football Championship Subdivision (formerly I-AA) foe Southeastern Lousiana square off on Sept. 8.
Rockets roller-coaster riddle
August 11, 2007
It has come to the point where Kansas University’s football seniors are more familiar with Toledo than any Big 12 South team.
FIU ranked last in NCAA Div. I-A
August 11, 2007
Lindy’s College Football preseason magazine took the task of ranking all of Division I-A football from top to bottom.
Well, well, look who’s back
Rush’s decision to return helps salve loss of Wright
August 11, 2007
Ever the optimist, Bill Self brightened the mood of Kansas University’s sullen, shell-shocked basketball fans last April 10.
Women hope to capitalize on end-of-season surge
August 11, 2007
No inside game. Not much of an outside game. And a foul-prone defense.
Cross country strong
August 11, 2007
Kansas University’s men’s cross country seems poised for another strong year, and the Jayhawks’ success begins with returning seniors Colby Wissel and Paul Hefferon.
Volleyball learned from 2006 struggles
August 11, 2007
The Kansas University volleyball team finished last season with a 10-19 overall record and a 3-17 last-place finish in the Big 12. In addition, Kansas failed to make the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2002. But coach Ray Bechard said last season was a valuable learning experience.
Crisosto leads big cast of softball returnees
August 11, 2007
Will the real Stevie Crisosto please stand up?
Price: Baseball loaded
August 11, 2007
Just two years removed from a Big 12 Conference tournament championship, Kansas University baseball coach Ritch Price is considering his 2008 squad to be quite possibly the “best” team he has fielded at KU.
Soccer seeks return to NCAA tourney
August 11, 2007
After failing to make the NCAA Tournament for the second year in a row, the Kansas University soccer team is hoping to reverse that trend this year. With nine starters back from last year’s squad and nine incoming freshmen, KU coach Mark Francis said this year’s team should be able to reach some lofty goals.
Surging swimmers on a roll
August 11, 2007
Kansas University swimming and diving coach Clark Campbell lauded last year’s team, ranking it above the others he has coached during his five years at the school.
Grove tickled to take over men’s golf reins
August 11, 2007
Asked for his emotions upon replacing his mentor as Kansas University men’s head golf coach, Kit Grove was at a loss for words.