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Free State’s Donley ready for state track meet
May 27, 2015
Free State junior Ethan Donley had a breakout race at the 6A state cross country meet with a sixth-place finish, and that success had carried over into track season.
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KU commitment Vick 50/50 on reclassifying
May 27, 2015
LaGerald Vick sees positives in starting his college basketball career during the 2015-16 season rather than attending prep school for a year.
Bill Self’s ‘Boogie’ on tap
May 27, 2015
The fifth “Bill’s Basketball Boogie, a benefit for the Assists Foundation,” will be held 7 p.m. until midnight, June 13, at Abe and Jake’s Landing in downtown Lawrence.
Free State’s Flynn 10th at state golf
May 27, 2015
Free State High junior Jack Flynn finished 10th at the Class 6A boys golf state tournament at Carey Park in Hutchinson, leading his boys golf team to sixth place in the team standings.
Hunter Gudde quite good for FSHS baseball
May 27, 2015
Free State High junior Hunter Gudde, quietly, has put together one of the best seasons on the mound in school history, helping the Firebirds to their first state tournament appearance since 2010. By Bobby Nightengale
Dream team: Lions aim for third state relay track crown
May 27, 2015
Two years ago, Lawrence High seniors Jensen Edwards, Leah Gabler and Marissa Pope, along with junior Kyleigh Severa, were disappointed when their 4x400 relay finished second at the Sunflower League meet. They’ve dominated ever since. By Bobby Nightengale
Column: Firebirds play a lot like Royals
May 27, 2015
Local baseball fans who have become hooked on watching the Kansas City Royals flash leather as well as any club that ever has played the game need not panic over the Royals having an off day Thursday. An attractive alternative with a big-time feel to it does exist. By Tom Keegan
Royals in first skid of season
May 27, 2015
The Kansas City Royals haven’t been in this kind of slump in more than a year. The Yankees put up two more first-inning runs in this series — Mark Teixeira’s two-run homer — and the Royals couldn’t recover, losing their third straight for the first time since last August, 5-1 to New York on Tuesday night.
Houston misses Chiefs workout
May 27, 2015
The Chiefs kicked off the third phase of the offseason workout program Tuesday with the first set of voluntary organized team activities missing nine players.
Bill Self wins Mannie Jackson - Basketball Human Spirit Award
KU coach ‘surprised, honored,’ by Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame recognition
May 26, 2015
Bill Self has been honored by the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Local golfers in an excited state
May 26, 2015
Fresh off a regional championship, Lawrence High boys golfers have refused to relax. They still have work to do at the Class 6A state golf tournament. By Bobby Nightengale
More glowing reports on KU hoops commitment Vick
May 26, 2015
Future Kansas University basketball guard LaGerald Vick ranks fifth in scoring on the Under Armour Association spring circuit following a productive weekend for Team Thad AAU in New York. By Gary Bedore
Yankees wallop Guthrie, Royals, 14-1
May 26, 2015
Brett Gardner got a little silly after hitting the Yankees’ third homer of the first inning, enthusiastically high-fiving his teammates as if he were trying to slap away the memory of a lost weekend of baseball. A few big hits did the job just fine.
Column: Seeing Stars? Wake Forest turns out more NBA All-Stars than Kansas
May 26, 2015
Bill Self and Roy Williams, Kansas University’s only two basketball coaches for the past 27 years, combined for six Final Fours, four NCAA title-game appearances and one national title for KU. They have done so employing different coaching styles and personalities.By Tom Keegan
Milt Newton giving back
Former Jayhawk guard helps create charitable foundation in Virgin Islands
May 24, 2015
Minnesota Timberwolves general manager/former Kansas University guard Milt Newton, who was born and raised in the Virgin Islands, returned to St. Thomas with his wife, Shalaun Newton, earlier this month to speak with youths about the importance of education and also announce the formation of a charitable foundation to assist youngsters who live in the U.S. territory. By Gary Bedore
Inextricably linked: Bourbon, Cox bound through injury, rehab
Running backs preparing for sixth season — but only one as a Jayhawk
May 24, 2015
James Sims exhausted his eligibility and cleared the path for seniors Brandon Bourbon and Taylor Cox to compete for the starting tailback job as seniors. The competition ended for both of them when they suffered season-ending injuries on back-to-back days in mid-August. By Tom Keegan
Cards get to Ventura, avoid sweep with 6-1 victory over Royals
May 24, 2015
Yordano Ventura had a shaky first inning and a bad pitch in the sixth. That led to four St. Louis runs, which was more than enough for Michael Wacha.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of May 23, 2015
May 24, 2015
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of May 23, 2015

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