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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.
Three city players settle for 12th at state tennis
May 17, 2015
Free State High doubles partners sophomore Ian Pultz-Earle and freshman Erik Czapinski lost both of their matches Saturday on the second day of the Class 6A boys state tennis tournament. By Bobby Nightengale
Lots of interesting stories at Chiefs minicamp
May 17, 2015
Welcome to the most interesting rookie minicamp you’ll ever find.
Duffy better, but Royals fall
May 17, 2015
Danny Duffy had better location on his fastball. He limited the damage after walking the bases loaded in the third inning. He felt stronger than he has in a while. All that was missing was the result.
Mizzou tops KU softball, 5-3, in NCAA regional action
Jayhawks now play do-or-die game later tonight
May 16, 2015
For the second year in a row, the Missouri Tigers proved to be an immovable force for the Kansas University softball team in the second game of an NCAA regional in Columbia, Missouri.
Former Baylor signee Kobie Eubanks visiting KU
May 16, 2015
Former Baylor basketball signee Kobie Eubanks is scheduled to make an official recruiting visit to Kansas University today until Monday.
KU-Mizzou softball pushed back to 3 p.m.
May 16, 2015
Saturday’s NCAA regional softball game between Kansas University and former Border War rival Missouri has been pushed back to a 3 p.m. start because of inclement weather in Columbia, Missouri.
Cain is able in Royals’ 12-1 win
May 16, 2015
Chris Young made another strong case to have a permanent spot in the rotation Friday night. He held down the Yankees into the sixth inning, and backed by plenty of offense from Lorenzo Cain and Kendrys Morales, helped Kansas City to a 12-1 victory.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of May 15, 2015
May 16, 2015
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of May 15, 2015
Relay runners give Lions lift at league track
May 16, 2015
Lawrence High’s top girls relay runners — Jensen Edwards, Leah Gabler, Marissa Pope, Kyleigh Severa and Myah Yoder — broke school records in two events last year. They weren’t going to pass up a chance for a third at the Sunflower League Championships on Friday at LHS.
Self says proposed changes in rules acceptable
May 15, 2015
The NCAA made a series of changes to men’s college basketball two seasons ago in an attempt to boost scoring and reduce physical play under the basket.
LHS girls soccer falls to Topeka
May 15, 2015
Lawrence High’s girls soccer team closed its regular season with a 3-1 loss to Topeka High on Friday.
KU track third at Big 12 meet
May 15, 2015
A trio of Kansas University men’s pole vaulters and thrower Daina Levy (shot put) all recorded second-place finishes to put KU men’s and women’s track and field teams in third after Day 1 of the Big 12 championships.
LHS’ Abromeit, FSHS doubles advance to Day 2
May 15, 2015
Lawrence High junior Elliott Abromeit posted a 2-2 singles record Friday in the opening day of the Kansas 6A state boys tennis tournament at the College Boulevard Activities Center.
KU baseball hammered by K-State, 11-0
May 15, 2015
A dominant performance by Kansas State pitcher Nate Griep and a slow and methodical 11-0 pounding by the Wildcats’ offense have made things crystal clear for the Kansas University baseball team the rest of the weekend. Win or else.
KU softball outlasts Louisville, 1-0, in NCAA regional opener
May 15, 2015
The Kansas University softball team advanced to the winner’s bracket of the 2015 NCAA softball regional in Columbia, Missouri, with a 1-0 victory over Louisville on Friday.
Rules committee recommends switch to 30-second shot clock
May 15, 2015
The NCAA Men’s Basketball Rules Committee has recommended reducing the shot clock from 35 to 30 seconds, among a series of changes aimed at speeding up a game that has reached historic lows in scoring.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of May 14, 2015
May 15, 2015
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of May 14, 2015
LHS, FSHS players set for state tennis
May 14, 2015
Free State High sophomore Ian Pultz-Earle and freshman Erik Czapinski have clicked in their first tennis season as doubles partners.

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