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FSHS softball bounces back with 11-1 win over Leavenworth

At the very least, Free State's softball team knows how to handle a loss now. The defending 2018 state champions suffered their first two defeats of the season during a doubleheader Friday. Free State dropped a 5-2 decision to Washburn Rural, which was a rematch of the 6A semifinals from last ...

KU freshman Zach Bradford breaks 36-year-old record at Kansas Relays

The final day of the Kansas Relays featured a KU newcomer breaking an old record. Freshman pole vaulter Zach Bradford broke a 36-year KU record in the pole vault, clearing 18 feet, 11 inches on his second attempt. For his efforts, Bradford was named Male Performer of the Meet, giving the ...

KU baseball drops both games of doubleheader at WVU

The Kansas baseball team came on the wrong end of two close ballgames during a doubleheader against West Virginia Saturday at Monongalia County Ballpark. Kansas dropped the series opener, 1-0, in walk-off fashion. Ryan Cyr gave up a homer to Marquez Inman in the bottom of the ninth. Other than ...

Charlie Hillier carries Jayhawks through two rounds

No. 31 Kansas men's golf traveled to Iowa City, Iowa, hoping to continue their strong spring play after placing inside the top three in all four of their previous spring tournaments. After 36 holes of action at the Hawkeye Invitational, the Jayhawks find themselves just one stroke out of ...

No. 20 Kansas tennis advances to Big 12 Championship final

No. 20-ranked Kansas tennis defeated No. 12 Oklahoma State in the Big 12 Championship semifinals, 4-2, at the Jayhawk Tennis Center at Rock Chalk Park Saturday afternoon. This marks the first time the Kansas tennis program has ever advanced to the Big 12 final. The last time the Jayhawks made ...

Free State’s pitching depth on display in 7-1 win over Leavenworth

Senior Jake Zenger started playing catch when Free State’s baseball team arrived at Hoglund Ballpark at 9 a.m. Saturday. His coaching staff eventually had to tell him to stop in order to save his arm. Zenger then started warming up at 10:35 a.m., which was 40 minutes before he fired the ...

Lawrence High sprint medley team sets school record at Kansas Relays

Another city school record fell at the Kansas Relays on Saturday. Lawrence’s sprint medley team of Asjah Harris, Bella Kirkwood, Evann Seratte and Hannah Stewart took down a four-year old record with a time of 4:15.08 to finish fourth overall. Maya Yoder, Kyleigh Severa, Jensen Edwards and ...

KU softball falls in series finale to No. 12 Texas Tech

In the series finale, the Jayhawks were unable to muster enough run support for a solid-pitching performance by Brynn Minor. Kansas dropped the series-deciding tilt to Texas Tech, 4-1, at Rocky Johnson Field. Minor pitched six innings and allowed only four runs to a potent Texas Tech attack ...

Sabathia gets 1st win of season as Yankees top Royals 6-2

New York (AP) — Two starts into his final season, CC Sabathia has yet to allow an earned run. Even at 38 years old, he’s still playing stopper for the Yankees as he closes in on some impressive milestones. Sabathia earned his first win of the year and Brett Gardner hit a two-run homer ...

No. 20 Kansas tennis advances to semifinals with 4-1 victory over TCU

No. 20-ranked Kansas tennis opened the Big 12 Championship with a 4-1 win in the quarterfinals over TCU at the Jayhawk Tennis Center at Rock Chalk Park Friday afternoon. At No. 3 doubles, Maria Toran Ribes and Malkia Ngounoue smashed their way past Mercedes Aristegui and Kate Paulus, 6-1. ...

Kansas softball handed 10-2 defeat by No. 12 Texas Tech

In game two of the three game series with No. 12 Texas Tech, the Kansas softball team dropped the five-inning contest by a 10-2 margin at Rocky Johnson Field. The Red Raiders jumped out to an early lead, scoring three runs in the first inning off Lexy Mills. The Kansas starter was relieved by ...

Familiar faces to KU Relays continue to excel on third day

As he stood in front of the blocks, Kansas track and field alumnus Kyle Clemons crossed his heart and pointed up to the sky on the track at Rock Chalk Park. Almost three years ago, Clemons did the same routine representing Team USA at Brazil’s Maracana Stadium. The stage was exponentially ...