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Tongie boys triumph
January 22, 2015
Carl Hecht led the Chieftians with 16 points in a 65-60 victory over Metro Academy on Thursday in their second round win of their home boys basketball tournament.
LHS swimmers win home invitational
January 22, 2015
The Lawrence High boys swimming and diving team had a special rhythm going on the way to a convincing win in its home invitational Thursday.
Jayhawks savor presidential visit
January 22, 2015
Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States, spent some quality time with Kansas University’s basketball players and coaches on Thursday morning, prior to delivering a 30-minute speech before a crowd of 7,150 in Anschutz Pavilion.
Free State fights back
January 22, 2015
Free State High’s boys basketball players have struggled to shoot the ball for most of the season. But when they needed a basket against St. James Academy on Thursday, all of those problems disappeared.
Lions rally past Wichita Southeast, stay unbeaten
January 22, 2015
Rarely this season has Lawrence High’s boys basketball team, ranked No. 1 in Class 6A, played on its heels, or struggled to match an opponent’s assertive style. But that’s exactly what happened to the Lions against No. 5-ranked Wichita Southeast Thursday evening in the quarterfinals of the 54th annual Topeka Invitational Tournament.
Column: Obama provides advice
January 22, 2015
Alicia Spack, director of operations for the Kansas University softball team, let the players know via text Tuesday that their locker room would be off limits Thursday because it was going to be used as essentially the green room for the president of the United States, before making his speech at Anschutz Pavilion.
Lion wrestlers fall to O-South
January 22, 2015
Lawrence High’s wrestling team lost to Olathe South in a dual on Thursday, 39-30.
Lions’ Shield signs with Cowley
January 22, 2015
Lawrence High senior Jolona Shield signed a letter of intent to play softball at Cowley Community College on Tuesday.
LHS bowlers win triangular
January 22, 2015
Lawrence High’s boys and girls bowling teams defeated Shawnee Mission East and Shawnee Mission South in a triangular meet Thursday at Royal Crest Lanes.
KU basketball players, coaches meet President Barack Obama before speech
Players text Self to say how much they enjoyed 15-minute session with country’s leader
12:10 p.m., January 22, 2015 Updated 03:30 p.m.
President Barack Obama met with the Jayhawk basketball team on Thursday before delivering a speech at Kansas University’s Anschutz Sports Pavilion.
Our Town Sports for Jan. 22
January 22, 2015
A weekly roundup of local sporting events, results and opportunities.
KU softball tapped to finish 5th in Big 12
January 22, 2015
Kansas University softball was selected to place fifth in the Big 12 in a preseason vote of league head coaches.
Baldwin girls rout Hi Park
January 22, 2015
Baldwin High’s girls basketbasll team jumped on Highland Park from the opening tip Wednesday and coasted to a 51-17 non-league victory.
LHS, FSHS face tourney challenges
January 22, 2015
Lawrence High’s boys basketball team won a few close games to capture a Topeka Invitational Tournament championship last year. The road to a title won’t get any easier this season. By Bobby Nightengale
Less than perfect: Greene misses FT, but his trey huge vs. Oklahoma
January 22, 2015
Brannen Greene is no longer perfect from the free-throw line. By Gary Bedore
Column: Kansas QB pledge artful dodger
January 22, 2015
The Los Angeles Dodgers moved their preseason home from Vero Beach, Florida, to Glendale, Arizona, when Kansas University football pledge Carter Stanley was in fifth grade. So ended a father-son annual outing. By Tom Keegan
Boyd’s last-second bucket lifts KU women over Texas Tech
January 22, 2015
Asia Boyd hit a layup with less than a second to play, and Kansas University’s women’s basketball team snapped a five-game losing streak and picked up its first Big 12 victory with a 68-66 decision Wednesday at Texas Tech.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 21, 2015
January 22, 2015
Here’s a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015.
Bourbon headed to Washburn; Cox expected back
January 21, 2015
The Journal-World has learned that former Kansas University running back Brandon Bourbon will enroll at Washburn University in Topeka and play his final season of eligibility for the Ichabods next fall.
Column: Better late than sooner for KU
January 21, 2015
For those Kansas University basketball fans who turned off the TV in anger because Oklahoma had the gall to come back from a 20-point deficit to take a four-point lead, never claim that you never quit on your team.
Eudora pulls away from Tonganoxie, 62-44
January 21, 2015
Eudora High’s boys basketball team wasn’t always clicking against Tonganoxie in the first round of the Tonganoxie Invitational on Tuesday night.
LHS bowlers win at Topeka
January 21, 2015
Lawrence High’s girls bowling team placed four individuals in the top 10 to coast to a victory Tuesday at the Topeka Seaman Invitational at Westridge Lanes.
FSHS swimmers first at BVSW
January 21, 2015
Free State boys swimming and diving team placed first in 10 of 12 events to win the Blue Valley Southwest triangular Tuesday.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 20, 2015
January 21, 2015
Here’s a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2014.
No miracles, but Wake Forest is making strides under Manning
January 21, 2015
Danny Manning isn’t into moral victories. His first Wake Forest team has given him a few of them anyway.

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