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FSHS volleyball perfect at SME
September 13, 2014
Free State High’s volleyball team went undefeated in three matches on Thursday at the Shawnee Mission East quadrangular.
KU product Boogaard makes Canadian team
September 13, 2014
Former Kansas University women’s basketball player Krysten Boogaard made Canada’s 12-woman roster and will represent her country at the FIBA World Championship for Women.
Kansas soccer still undefeated
September 13, 2014
Jamie Fletcher blasted a shot in from the top of the box late in the second half, sparking Kansas University to a 2-0 college soccer victory over Cal State Northridge on Friday at the Jayhawk Soccer Complex.
KU volleyball 2-0 at tourney
September 13, 2014
Kansas University made short work of its volleyball opponents during the first day of the Villanova Classic on Friday. Much tougher tests await.
Prep Bragg wowed by KU
September 13, 2014
Carlton Bragg, a 6-foot-9, 225-pound senior basketball power forward from Villa Angela St. Joseph High in Cleveland, who is ranked No. 14 in the Class of 2015 by Rivals.com, had a great in-home visit with Kansas University coach Bill Self on Thursday, Bragg’s mentor, Michael Graves, told Zagsblog.com. By Gary Bedore
Firebirds fall short against O-North
September 13, 2014
Free State High football players knew there wasn’t much room for error facing Olathe North on Friday night. By Bobby Nightengale
Lawrence High holds on against Leavenworth, 21-14
September 13, 2014
Lawrence High’s football defense played its own version of the two-minute drill Friday night, with a seven-point lead and half a football field to protect against Leavenworth. By Benton Smith
GAMEDAY BREAKDOWN: A look at Kansas vs. Duke
September 13, 2014
A breakdown of today’s Kansas-Duke football game. By Matt Tait
Chiefs’ RT Allen finished for season
September 13, 2014
Chiefs right tackle Jeff Allen had surgery Friday on his right elbow and will miss the rest of the season, the latest blow to a team already ravaged by injuries and suspensions.
Sporting KC blanks Chivas
September 13, 2014
Dominic Dwyer broke Kansas City’s single-season scoring record with his 19th goal to help Sporting beat Chivas USA, 4-0, on Friday night. The previous club record was set by Preki in 1996.
Eudora falls to Louisburg
September 13, 2014
The Eudora High football team jumped out to a 7-0 lead in the first quarter, but could not hold on, falling to Louisburg, 14-7, on Friday.
Lawrence Central Rotary Club to host 3-mile bike ride
September 12, 2014
The Lawrence Central Rotary Club is gearing up for its first Fall Community Bike Ride.
FSHS soccer rolls
Nazareth’s two goals spark 5-0 rout of Lansing
September 12, 2014
Those who had never seen Heitor Nazareth play soccer before might have considered the Free State High sophomore an opportunistic offensive player Thursday night in the Firebirds’ season-opening victory over Lansing at FSHS. By Benton Smith
Miss. prep Newman busy with in-home visits
September 12, 2014
Malik Newman, a 6-foot-3 senior combo guard from Callaway High in Jackson, Mississippi, has had in-home visits with Kansas University coach Bill Self, Kentucky’s John Calipari and North Carolina State’s Mark Gottfried so far this week. UConn and Texas A&M’s coaches are also expected to visit with Newman, Rivals.com’s No. 3-rated player, in coming days. By Gary Bedore
Last week’s miscues motivating Lions
September 12, 2014
Lawrence High football players weren’t happy with how they played in their loss to Blue Valley West last week. By Bobby Nightengale
Revenge in mind for FSHS vs. Eagles
September 12, 2014
Free State High football players didn’t circle the game against Olathe North on their calendars, but they have a little bit of revenge on their minds. By Bobby Nightengale
Grace under pressure: Bartle, Firebirds win quad
September 12, 2014
Free State High’s gymnastics team took the floor for the first time this year as Class 6A defending state champions, and there were plenty of nerves. That didn’t stop them from performing well. By Bobby Nightengale
Duke trip reunion of sorts for KU’s Weis
September 12, 2014
You’ll have to excuse KU coach Charlie Weis if he views the moments leading up to KU’s showdown with Duke — 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Wallace Wade Stadium, FOX Sports Midwest Plus — as a bit of a reunion. By Matt Tait
Bosox upend sloppy Royals
September 12, 2014
When you are managing a team in playoff contention for the first time in decades, you are bound to be second-guessed by fans whenever your team struggles. Ned Yost just wasn’t expecting it in his postgame news conference.
Chiefs looking to reverse fortunes
September 12, 2014
When general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid walked through the glass doors at One Arrowhead Drive for the first time last year and took over a franchise in disarray, nobody could have expected their turnaround to be so swift and so dramatic.
Shields, K.C. tame Tigers
September 10, 2014
James Shields allowed two hits over seven innings in another terrific performance, and the Kansas City Royals edged Detroit, 3-2, on Wednesday night to take a one-game lead over the Tigers atop the AL Central.
Our Town Sports (Sept. 11)
September 10, 2014
Here’s a look at Our Town Sports for Sept. 11.
LHS tennis falls to BV Northwest
September 10, 2014
The Lawrence High girls tennis team lost, 7-2, to Blue Valley Northwest on Wednesday, but LHS coach Chris Marshall saw several positives from his Lions’ squad.
Column: Cozart motivated by missed chances
September 10, 2014
Practicing an area that needs improvement is one thing, but nothing pumps up the urgency of that sort of self-improvement quest quite the way getting exposed in a game does.
KU secondary ready to move forward
September 10, 2014
Five completions for 184 yards and three touchdowns. Those were the staggering fourth-quarter passing numbers put up by Southeast Missouri State quarterback Kyle Snyder during last week’s 34-28 loss to Kansas University that left several Jayhawk supporters scratching their heads and wondering what happened to the vaunted KU secondary.

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