Storm delay, Olathe East ruin Firebirds’ evening
May 6, 2015
The size and athleticism of Olathe East’s front line were too much for Free State High’s girls soccer team to handle Tuesday, as the Firebirds fell to the Hawks, 6-0, in their final regular-season home game.
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FSHS players sign for soccer
May 6, 2015
Two Free State High girls soccer players signed their letters of intent to play in college in the school’s commons on Tuesday.
Barbee, Rajewski sign letters
May 6, 2015
Lawrence High seniors John Barbee II and Ben Rajewski signed their letters of intent to play college basketball on Tuesday in the LHS cafeteria.
KU women’s track No. 21 in poll
May 6, 2015
Kansas University’s women are ranked No. 21, and the KU men are just outside the rankings at No. 37 in the latest poll of the U.S. Track&Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
Hosmer homers, triples in 5-3 Kansas City win
May 6, 2015
Jason Vargas never let Michael Brantley’s two-run homer in the first inning get to him. After all, it was a good pitch that the Indians outfielder hit.
Lawrence golfers place at Olathe
May 5, 2015
Free State’s Jack Flynn was third and Lawrence High’s Braxton Olson eighth to pace the city high schools at the Olathe North Boys Golf Invitational on Monday at Falcon Ridge.
Simmons gets Seahawks tryout
May 5, 2015
Victor Simmons became the 11th Kansas University player to move on to the professional football ranks as he earned a rookie mini-camp invite with the Seattle Seahawks on Monday afternoon.
Lions honor mom, but suffer setback
May 5, 2015
Lawrence High’s baseball team could not quite get over the hump in a 5-4 setback to Kansas City (Missouri) Rockhurst on Monday, but the loss and two rain delays did not keep the Lions from having some fun and remembering one of their biggest fans. By Chris Duderstadt
Serious student: Cheick Diallo learns from watching the pros
May 5, 2015
Cheick Diallo had his TV tuned into the Bulls-Cavaliers NBA playoff game as he conducted a phone interview with the Journal-World on Monday night from Centereach, New York. By Gary Bedore
Ex-Kansas TE Jordan Shelley-Smith gaining weight, reps on OL
May 5, 2015
A year ago, Kansas University football player Jordan Shelley-Smith was a 248-pound tight end preparing for his third season in the KU program. Today, he’s on the verge of joining the 300-pound club. By Matt Tait
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of May 4, 2015
May 5, 2015
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of May 4, 2015
KU baseball bombed by Baylor, 14-4
May 4, 2015
Kansas University baseball coach Ritch Price said he’s trying to remain as positive as he can this season. But the Jayhawks didn’t give him much to be excited about Sunday after they were shelled in a 14-4 loss to Baylor at Hoglund Ballpark. By Bobby Nightengale
Heeney: KU’s football struggles hurt draft stock
May 3, 2015
When 139 college football players — including 18 linebackers — heard their names called in the 2015 NFL Draft before Ben Heeney did, the first-team All-Big 12 linebacker from Kansas University began to wonder why he was still available in the fifth round Saturday. By Benton Smith
Slip and slide: Kansas softball losing streak hits 5
May 3, 2015
Kansas University’s first regular season at Arrocha Ballpark at Rock Chalk Park concluded Sunday with a 7-0 loss to No. 14 Baylor. By Chris Duderstadt
Kevin Young Halifax favorite
May 3, 2015
Former Kansas University forward Kevin Young emerged as one of the best players in the National Basketball League of Canada this past season. By Gary Bedore


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