Sports

OL Morse relishes chance with Chiefs
May 19, 2015
Mitch Morse would have been hard-pressed to find a better opportunity.
Lions’ Prochaska signs with Coffeyville
May 19, 2015
Earlier this month, Lawrence High senior pitcher Nolan Prochaska signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Coffeyville Community College next season in a small ceremony at his home.
Lawrence High soccer loses, 5-0
May 19, 2015
Lawrence High’s girls soccer team lost, 5-0, against Shawnee Mission West in the first round of regionals on Monday at the Shawnee Mission Activity Complex.
Firebirds fired up for regionals
May 19, 2015
The top-seeded Free State High baseball players hope to keep their season alive at regionals today. They will face eighth-seeded Olathe North at 4 p.m. at FSHS. With a victory, they will play the winner of Olathe Northwest and Manhattan at 6 p.m. By Bobby Nightengale
Healthy Schyler Miles looking to make impact for KU football
May 19, 2015
Despite having two years remaining in a college football career that has been littered with injuries, Kansas University linebacker Schyler Miles believes the time is now for him to make an impact. By Matt Tait
LHS wins golf regional title, FSHS third
May 19, 2015
Lawrence High won a golf regional championship Monday, edging runners-up Olathe Northwest and Free State by one stroke. It was the first tournament win of the season for LHS, qualifying for the 6A state tournament next week. By Bobby Nightengale
Column: Svi can be a teen dream
May 19, 2015
Those held hostage by numbers, which only speak to the past and leave so much to be desired when the topic is the future, probably don’t spend much time thinking about the contributions Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk will make next season.By Tom Keegan
Tyrel Reed joining Lawrence practice
May 19, 2015
Former Kansas University basketball guard Tyrel Reed, who was awarded a doctorate in physical therapy during KU Med School graduation ceremonies on Sunday at Memorial Stadium, is joining Lawrence’s OrthoKansas, LLC as a physical therapist, the company announced Monday on Facebook. By Gary Bedore
Moose gets shifty in 2015 season
May 19, 2015
Everyone in the Royals dugout was hanging on the top step when Mike Moustakas stepped to the plate Friday night. He had already accomplished three legs of the cycle, and all that was missing was a home run.
Kansas rowing fourth at league
May 18, 2015
Three of the four Kansas University boats that competed in Sunday’s Grand Final races at the Big 12 Championship earned medals, pacing the Jayhawks to a fourth-place finish in the five-team field.
KU’s Stigler wins Big 12 hurdles
May 18, 2015
Kansas University senior Michael Stigler claimed his fourth consecutive 400-meter hurdle title on Sunday at the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
KU baseball digs deep, drops KSU
May 18, 2015
With nothing but pride to play for in the final game of the season Sunday at Hoglund Ballpark, Kansas University’s baseball team spotted Sunflower State rival Kansas State a five-run lead and then woke up. By Matt Tait
A step forward: KU softball strands 15 in season-ending loss
May 18, 2015
Kansas University’s softball team continually applied pressure on Missouri in Sunday’s NCAA regional championship, but the Jayhawks never delivered the big hit.
High-scoring Memphis guard LaGerald Vick picks Kansas
May 18, 2015
High-scoring Memphis Douglass High senior combo guard LaGerald Vick on Sunday committed to play basketball at Kansas University. By Gary Bedore
Lawrence golfers eager for regional
May 18, 2015
Lawrence High boys golfers have plenty of confidence heading into today’s eight-team Class 6A regional. Last week, they posted their best round of the season, and they also have home-course advantage. By Bobby Nightengale
Royals’ Volquez baffles Yankees
May 18, 2015
Edinson Volquez had such violent movement on his fastball Sunday that Royals manager Ned Yost said catcher Salvador Perez actually turned around to ask plate umpire Chris Guccione whether there was anything he could do to help out.
LaGerald Vick commits to Kansas
AAU coach says 6-foot-5 guard had great campus visit to KU Wednesday through Friday
May 17, 2015
LaGerald Vick has committed to play basketball at KU.
Missouri knocks Kansas softball out at regional
May 17, 2015
An early two-run lead and a late four-run rally weren’t quite enough to extend the Kansas University softball team’s NCAA Tournament run Sunday at Missouri, where the Tigers beat the Jayhawks, 7-6, to advance out of the Columbia regional.
KU puts 4 boats in Grand Finals
May 17, 2015
Four of Kansas University’s five boats advanced Saturday to today’s Grand Finals of the Big 12 Rowing Championships.
Kansas’ Conley wins long jump
May 17, 2015
Kansas University junior Sydney Conley claimed the first conference title of her career when she won the long jump at the Big 12 Championships on Saturday.
Kansas not unanimous preseason No. 1
May 17, 2015
Just because one publication likes Kansas as the preseason favorite for the 2015-16 college basketball season doesn’t mean all — or any — of the others have to. By Benton Smith
Cliff Alexander hopes to make up for lost time
May 17, 2015
NBA scouts and front-office personnel didn’t get to see much of Cliff Alexander in his one season at Kansas University. As a result, the 6-foot-8 1⁄2 power forward from Chicago said during a media session at the Draft Combine he’ll have to prove himself to various teams in the weeks to come. By Benton Smith
K-State ends Kansas baseball’s posteason hopes
May 17, 2015
When senior right-hander Drew Morovick stepped onto the mound to start the eighth inning Saturday at Hoglund Ballpark, Kansas University’s baseball team owned a three-run lead and was in complete control of its biggest game of the year. Two innings later, the Jayhawks’ season was effectively finished. By Matt Tait
KU softball falls to Tigers, but earns rematch
May 17, 2015
Kansas University softball pitcher Alicia Pille said after the Jayhawks’ 5-3 loss to Missouri on Saturday afternoon she planned “to throw until I cannot throw any longer.” That time hasn’t come yet.
Free State to host baseball regional
May 17, 2015
Free State High’s baseball team has to win two home games next week to earn a trip to the Class 6A state tournament.

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