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Free State girls claim 6A swimming and diving crown
May 24, 2015
After the final race of the Class 6A girls state swimming and diving championships on Saturday, Free State High junior Cierra Campbell looked at the time on the clock and immediately went over to the edge of the pool to hug senior Courtney Caldwell, who started crying. The joys of a sweet, sweet victory.
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FSHS baseball draws Campus for opener
May 23, 2015
Free State High will open the Class 6A state baseball tournament against Wichita Campus at 4 p.m. Thursday at Kansas University’s Hoglund Ballpark.
Caldwell, FSHS off to fast start at state swimming
May 23, 2015
Free State High senior Courtney Caldwell hardly bothered to think about individual accomplishments during the season. Friday, during the Class 6A state swimming and diving preliminaries, that continued to be the case — despite the fact she set two state records. By Chris Duderstadt
Providence transfer center to visit Kansas
May 23, 2015
Paschal Chukwu, a 7-foot-2, 225-pound center who has announced plans to leave Providence after his freshman year, will visit Kansas University the first weekend of June, Chukwu told Jayhawkslant.com on Friday. By Gary Bedore
FSHS boys, LHS girls take regional track titles
May 23, 2015
The Firebirds, who beat runner-up Shawnee Mission West, 115-106, celebrated by dumping water and ice from a cooler over their coach, Jordan Rose. By Bobby Nightengale
Royals blank Cards
May 23, 2015
Kendrys Morales is leading the American League with 37 RBIs. A year ago, he wasn’t even playing — he was waiting for an offer as a free agent.
Dirty Kanza 200 taking endurance cycling to an extreme
May 22, 2015
Rick Becker rode away from the starting line outside the historic Granada Theater at 6 a.m., the day just beginning to break in the scenic Flint Hills. By the time he crossed the finish line some 17 hours later, night had fallen hard on Commercial Street.
Schedule announced for KU’s USA National Team
May 22, 2015
Bill Self’s Kansas basketball team will begin representing the USA at the World University Games on July 4, in Gwangju, Korea, when the Jayhawks and SMU’s Nic Moore take on Turkey to open pool play. Because of the 14-hour time difference, it will be 10 p.m. on July 3 back in Lawrence when the game begins.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of May 21, 2015
May 22, 2015
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of May 21, 2015
KU adds SMU’s Moore for Games team
May 22, 2015
Bill Self has added one of the country’s top perimeter players — a 5-foot-9, 170-pound dynamo who can both score and distribute — to the roster of Kansas University’s World University Games basketball team.
Washburn Rural edges Lions in nine innings
May 22, 2015
Lawrence High baseball players walked off the field stunned into silence on Thursday.
Firebirds’ swimmers have sights set on title at state
May 21, 2015
Free State High’s girls swimming and diving team has won all of its meets and duals this season. Only one meet is left for the Firebirds: the Class 6A state tournament.
Royals reliever Madson taking long road back
May 21, 2015
One or 2 percent. That was it. That was the chance that Ryan Madson gave himself of ever pitching again in the big leagues.
KU women add 6-3 center Lott
May 21, 2015
Chelsea Lott, a 6-foot-3 center from Fort Bend Hightower High in Houston, has signed a grant-in-aid and will join Kansas University’s women’s basketball team for the 2015-16 season, KU coach Brandon Schneider announced Thursday.
Kansas claims 39 track spots
May 21, 2015
Thirty-nine entries for Kansas University’s men’s and women’s track teams have been accepted for the preliminary round of the NCAA Outdoor, set for May 28-30 in Austin, Texas.
One of two men charged in alleged Haskell dorm rape pleads not guilty to all charges
04:15 p.m., May 21, 2015 Updated 10:13 p.m.
A 19-year-old Anadarko, Okla., man pleaded not guilty on Thursday to all charges related to an alleged Nov. 15, 2014, rape in a Haskell Indian Nations University dorm room.
Haskell suspends football program, possibly others, to cut costs
02:01 p.m., May 21, 2015 Updated 10:25 p.m.
In a move that stirred up emotions across campus, Haskell Indian Nations University on Thursday announced that it has suspended its football program for the 2015 season, citing a lack of funding as the main reason. By Matt Tait
SMU’s Nic Moore to play for KU’s World University Games team
May 21, 2015
Guard Nic Moore of SMU will play for KU’s World University Games team this summer.
Royals sweep two-game set
May 20, 2015
The Kansas City Royals are off to the best start in franchise history.
Lions fall one win short of state softball tourney
May 20, 2015
Lawrence High’s softball team has struggled at preventing big innings from popping up every few games. There was no stopping the big innings against Olathe North on Wednesday night in the regional championship.

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