KU Sports 2006

Experience, options abound
Led by Cornish, Jayhawks could field best offense in years
August 12, 2006
Really, Kansas University running back Jon Cornish was no different than any gifted playmaker coming off a high school football field.
Youth to be served
Despite inexperience, KU could be better than last year
August 12, 2006
Kansas University defensive coordinator Bill Young is banking on the innocent - and praying for the injury gods to look away - if he wants the 2006 season to work out.
OU, Texas should lead league
South showdown could be huge, but Nebraska, A&M could be spoilers
August 12, 2006
The representation is unmatched - further giving credence to the theory the Big 12 Conference is college football’s most powerful league.
Demons no sure victory
Sept. 2: Northwestern, La., State
August 12, 2006
Kansas University will open its season Sept. 2 with an NCAA Division I-AA foe, and while that usually points to a sure victory, that’s hardly the case when you consider the opponent.
Warhawks have ties to Kansas
Sept. 9: Louisiana-Monore
August 12, 2006
Surprisingly, Kansas University and Louisiana-Monroe have a few ties within their football programs.
Rockets unsettled at quarterback spot
Sept. 15: at Toledo
August 12, 2006
Starting under center, Toledo won’t be the same football team Kansas University routed, 63-14, back in 2004.
Bulls counting on Hills
Sept. 23: South Florida: Surname same for several top athletes
August 12, 2006
If you want South Florida’s answer, look to the Hills. All three of them.
Kansas football recruit capsules
August 12, 2006
A look at the newest Jayhawks
Great expectations await
Older, battle-tested Jayhawks enter season with bull’s-eye on their backs
August 12, 2006
After a full year of playing “under the radar,” Kansas University’s men’s basketball team will be in everybody’s field of vision this season.
Henrickson: Freshmen key
August 12, 2006
Bonnie Henrickson only knows one way to approach a season in which half of her scholarship players will be freshmen.
Newcomers boast pedigrees
Collins, Arthur head incoming quartet that also includes two Lawrence products
August 12, 2006
Kansas University men’s basketball coach Bill Self continued his stellar recruiting ways last school year, adding two McDonald’s All-Americans to the roster.
No Smith, no problem, coach maintains
August 12, 2006
Caroline Smith was the scoringest soccer player in Kansas University history, but her four years are up and it’s time for the Jayhawks to move on.
Deeper squad must stay well
August 12, 2006
Kansas University volleyball coach Ray Bechard has the bodies this year. Now he just needs a little luck.
Jayhawks riding wave
August 12, 2006
Kansas University rowers will look to build off a season that produced wins over Texas and Kansas State - the only other Big 12 universities that field rowing teams.
Price: Kansas must maintain
August 12, 2006
Ritch Price has elevated the Kansas University baseball program where he wants it to be.
Bunge expects transition year
August 12, 2006
Serena Settlemier is playing as a professional. So is shortstop Destiny Frankenstein. Second baseman Jessica Moppin has been working with the Russian national team.
Large cast of newcomers should provide boost
August 12, 2006
With 11 new swimmers and two new divers, the Kansas University swimming and diving team will look different this season.
Woodland wants company at NCAAs
August 12, 2006
Gary Woodland hopes he won’t have to walk alone again this year.
Jayhawks strong in throws
August 12, 2006
As one star in the shot put leaves the Kansas University track and field squad, another one begins to shine bright - though the one leaving is one of the brightest ever to don a Kansas uniform.
With top five back, men’s goals high
August 12, 2006
For more than 50 years, Al Frame was the only Kansas University cross country runner to win back-to-back conference championships - in 1954 and 1955. Benson Chesang added his name to that list last year.
Jayhawks set sights on NCAA Tournament
August 12, 2006
After its most successful season in recent years, the Kansas University tennis team has realistic hopes of reaching the NCAA Tournament in 2007.
Rookies should push returnees
August 12, 2006
The Kansas University women’s golf team will tee off next season with the Kansas Women’s Golf Association Amateur champion, two participants at the U.S. Women’s Amateur and one All-Big 12 Conference golfer.