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Bryce Torneden embracing leadership role for KU football in 2019

It is almost expected for a senior to handle a leadership role of some kind. For the 2019 Kansas football team, especially on the defensive side of the ball, a majority of those responsibilities figure to fall on the shoulders of Bryce Torneden. The soon-to-be senior safety is the only ...

City baseball teams garner postseason accolades

Both city programs garnered plenty of All-Sunflower honors, which was released Monday afternoon. Free State senior Ethan Bradford, a Nebraska signee, was named the Pitcher of the Year for his prolific play this year. Lawrence’s Brad Stoll was named Coach of the Year after leading his team to ...

State golf suspended due to rain, play will resume Wednesday

Due to weather, play was suspended in state golf tournaments featuring area athletes Monday afternoon. In Class 6A, a trio of Free State golfers were in the top-31 on the individual leaderboard before the delay. Play will be resumed at the Sand Creek Station Golf Course in Newton at 10 a.m. ...

Motion filed by KU aims to dismiss David Beaty’s lawsuit

Kansas Athletics has filed a motion in federal court to dismiss a lawsuit from former KU head football coach David Beaty that claims the athletic department owes him $3 million. As first reported by the Kansas City Star, lawyers representing Kansas Athletics filed this past Friday in the U.S. ...

Les Miles shares KU football expectations at charity event in LSU country

Though Les Miles could be seen wearing the purple and gold colors of his former employer, LSU, this past weekend at a charity event in Metairie, La., the head football coach spent much of his time sharing his thoughts on what he hopes to build at the University of Kansas. At Tyrann Mathieu’s ...

Duffy pitches Royals past Angels 5-1 for 3rd straight win

ANAHEIM, Calif. (ap) — Danny Duffy had a rooting section on the road and gave his pals plenty to cheer about. The veteran left-hander from California won his third straight start and the Kansas City Royals stopped a four-game skid Sunday with a 5-1 victory over the Los Angeles ...

Kansas baseball finishes off series sweep against Kansas State

For the first time since 2008, Kansas swept the series against in-state rival Kansas State on Sunday evening at Hoglund Ballpark. In the first game of the doubleheader, Kansas earned a 9-6 win over Kansas State. The Jayhawks then notched a 6-4 win over the Wildcats in the nightcap to finish ...

KU rowing places 4th at Big 12 Championship

The Kansas rowing team recorded a pair of fourth-place finishes as the season concluded at the 2019 Big 12 Championship Sunday at Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. As a team, KU finished fourth in the Big 12 Championship with 82 points and fifth in the Automatic Qualifying Championship ...

Trout hits milestone homer to lead Angels over Royals 6-3

Anaheim, Calif. — Mike Trout drove a long homer for the 250th of his career, Shohei Ohtani also went deep and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 6-3 on Saturday night. Trout's solo shot to left-center off starter Jakob Junis (3-5) made him the sixth AL player to reach 250 ...

BSA senior Ella Blake notches 2 medals at state swim meet

Senior Ella Blake closed out her Bishop Seabury career with a pair of podium finishes. Blake claimed two medals for the Seahawks at the Class 5-1A girls state swim meet Saturday afternoon at the Capitol Federal Natatorium at Hummer Sports Complex in Topeka. Blake finished second in the 200 ...

Bishop Seabury junior qualifies for state track in 3 events

Bishop Seabury junior Henry Nelson will be busy next week during the state track meet in Wichita. Nelson qualified for the Class 2A state meet in a trio of events during a strong showing at regionals Friday. Nelson won the 3,200-meter run with a time of 10:24.29. He also placed third in the ...

Pair of former Jayhawks vying for strong finish at PGA Championship

With one round left to play at this year’s PGA Championship golf tournament at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y., a pair of former KU greats are among those golfers vying for a strong Sunday finish. Although neither has much of a shot of catching run-away leader Brooks Koepka, who sits at ...

A deeper look at KU basketball target Jalen Wilson

By now, you’ve probably at least heard the name Jalen Wilson mentioned a time or 20 in connection with Kansas basketball. And, yeah, it appears as if there is mutual interest between the [4-star guard who recently requested his release from Michigan][1] and KU, making a future pairing ...