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Rough start: First-inning blues doom KU softball again
March 29, 2015
For the second straight day, Texas scored four runs in the top of the first. For the second straight day, Texas used that quick start to beat Kansas University softball. By Chris Duderstadt
Royals roll, 10-5
March 29, 2015
Paul Goldschmidt and A.J. Pollock each hit their first homers of spring training in the Arizona Diamondbacks’ 10-5 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of March 28, 2015
March 29, 2015
Here’s a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Saturday, March 28, 2015.
Sporting downs New York City
March 29, 2015
Ike Opara scored early, and Sporting Kansas City made it stand up, beating New York City FC 1-0 on Saturday in blustery conditions with intermittent flurries all afternoon.
Seaman sweeps LHS softball
March 28, 2015
Lawrence High’s softball team was swept in a doubleheader on Friday against Topeka Seaman.
Veritas baseball takes twinbill
March 28, 2015
Veritas Christian’s baseball team ran its record to 3-0 on Friday with a pair of victories.
KU tennis falls to North Texas
March 28, 2015
Kansas University’s women’s tennis team dropped a 4-3 decision to North Texas on Friday.
KU’s Stigler wins in Texas
March 28, 2015
Kansas University senior Michael Stigler won his third consecutive Texas Relays 400-meter hurdles title Friday in a school-record and world-leading time.
KU baseball trips Tech, 7-4
March 28, 2015
Michael Tinsley, Connor McKay and Matt McLaughlin each had three hits, and Kansas University’s baseball team opened Big 12 play with a 7-4 victory over Texas Tech on Friday night.
FSHS baseball tops Ozark, 9-3
March 28, 2015
Hunter Gudde allowed three hits over five innings, and Free State upended Ozark (Missouri), 9-3, in high school baseball Friday.
K.C. clips Mariners
March 28, 2015
Yordano Ventura pitched seven innings of no-hit ball before being lifted because of pitch count, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 5-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night.
Rabb down to two; KU out
March 28, 2015
Ivan Rabb, a 6-foot-10, 220-pound senior power forward from Bishop O’Dowd High in Oakland, California, has narrowed his college choices to California and Arizona and could pick Cal as early as today, several recruiting services have reported.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of March 27, 2015
March 28, 2015
Here’s a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Friday, March 27, 2015.
Firebirds find success in opening track meet
March 28, 2015
The start of track season has been a rocky one for Free State senior Ryan Liston, but no one would be able to tell by how he competed in the FSHS Invitational on Friday.
Texas blanks KU softball
March 28, 2015
Nationally ranked and riding a 10-game winning streak, Kansas University’s softball team picked a poor time to put out what coach Megan Smith described as the Jayhawks’ worst effort of the season.
LHS baseball no-hit by Topeka Seaman
March 28, 2015
There wasn’t anything Lawrence High baseball players could do against Topeka Seaman junior pitcher Ryan Zeferjahn on Friday. Zeferjahn was locked in, and he never let up.
Royals enter season with new expectations
March 28, 2015
Every once in a while, Ned Yost will spin a story about his days on Bobby Cox’s bench with the Atlanta Braves, back when the organization was winning NL pennants by the fistful.
Free State High students to compete in regional poetry competition
04:16 p.m., March 27, 2015 Updated 09:36 p.m.
Emotional, empowering stories from the lives of Lawrence students will sound out from a Kansas City stage this weekend. Free State High School’s slam poetry team recently earned a spot in Saturday’s finals of the KC “Louder than a Bomb” competition.
KU relay team excels in Texas
March 26, 2015
Rhavean King, Sarah Kelly, Whitney Adams and Hannah Richardson teamed up to run the sixth fastest time in school history in the women’s 4x800-meter relay to highlight the second day of the Texas Relays for the Kansas University track and field team.
FSHS swimmers win at Emporia
March 26, 2015
Free State High’s girls swim and dive team won nine of 12 events Friday at the Emporia Invitational to win the meet with 604 points.
Lions excited for opening of spring sports seasons
March 26, 2015
There’s a wide range of expectations for Lawrence High’s spring sports teams this season from competing for a state championship to building for the future, but all of the programs are excited to get started.
KU’s Self talks with Charlotte center Thorne
March 26, 2015
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self on Thursday traveled to North Carolina to visit with Charlotte junior center Mike Thorne Jr., who plans to graduate in May and play his final season at a different school.
Strength coach Jackson getting Jayhawks into shape
March 26, 2015
The whole thing lasted less than 10 seconds but so adequately summed up the work that had been done in the Kansas University football weight room from early December to mid-March.
LHS girls second at Topeka West
March 26, 2015
Senior sisters Matia and Rebecca Finley won the discus and shot put, respectively, to power Lawrence High’s girls track and field team to a second-place finish Thursday at the Topeka West Relays.
Guthrie sharp; K.C. blanks Seattle
March 26, 2015
Kansas City starter Jeremy Guthrie shut out Seattle on two hits for 5 2/3 innings Thursday, and the Royals defeated a Mariners split squad, 3-0.

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