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Coveted recruit Ingram to declare Monday
April 27, 2015
Monday is Decision Day for prize basketball prospect Brandon Ingram, who is ranked No. 3 in the recruiting Class of 2015 by ESPN and No. 4 by Rivals.com. By Gary Bedore
Veritas baseball 2-1 over weekend
April 27, 2015
Veritas Christian School split a high school baseball doubleheader Friday at Derby Homeschool, then won a wild single game at Wichita Sunrise on Saturday.
Jayhawks 4-5 at Big 12 women’s golf
April 27, 2015
Kansas University’s Pornvipa Sakdee placed fourth and Yupaporn Kawinpakorn tied for fifth at the Big 12 Women’s Golf Championship on Sunday at Dominion Country Club.
KU baseball falls in finale at WVU
April 27, 2015
Kansas University jumped to a four-run lead in just two innings but couldn’t score again in a 5-4 Big 12 baseball loss to West Virginia on Sunday.
Gordon’s catch highlight for Royals
April 27, 2015
Alex Gordon knew exactly what was going to happen when he hustled over to make a play on Micah Johnson’s foul liner. And he went all out for it anyway.
Spring over, Beaty turns attention to recruiting — especially in-state
April 27, 2015
Now that first-year Kansas University football coach David Beaty and his staff have completed their first spring season, it’s time to hit the recruiting trail. By Benton Smith
Jayhawks’ softball rally falls short vs. OU
April 27, 2015
On most days, loading the bases with no outs in the bottom of the seventh inning means a softball team just needs one or two positive at-bats for a tie or a win. However, when Kansas University’s first three batters reached in the final frame Sunday afternoon at Arrocha Ballpark at Rock Chalk Park, the Jayhawks would have needed a grand slam and then some to make up their deficit. By Benton Smith
Column: Here’s a look at seven KU football newbies to watch
April 27, 2015
A look at seven Kansas football players who helped their bids for fall playing time during the spring, listed in alphabetical order. By Tom Keegan
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of April 26, 2015
April 27, 2015
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA playoff games of April 26, 2015
Former Texas A&M WR says he’s headed to Kansas
April 26, 2015
This past Monday, Texas A&M wide receiver LaQuvionte Gonzalez took to Twitter to announce he was leaving the program to pursue his college football career elsewhere. Sunday night, he hopped back on social media to tweet he is headed to Kansas. By Benton Smith
Spring game nets KU receiver Braylon Royal
April 26, 2015
A cavalcade of Kansas University football recruits and commitments watched Saturday’s spring game at Memorial Stadium, and before the big weekend concluded for the Jayhawks, one of those undecided high school players in attendance told KU’s coaches he plans to make Lawrence his future home. By Benton Smith
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of April 25, 2015
April 26, 2015
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of April 25, 2015
Feilhaber scores in stoppage time; Sporting KC ties Houston
April 26, 2015
Benny Feilhaber scored from distance in stoppage time and Sporting Kansas City rallied to tie the Houston Dynamo 4-4 on Saturday night.
Lions falter late in loss to St. James, 7-2
April 25, 2015
Lawrence High’s baseball players are no strangers to close games. But somehow, some way they just struggle to find ways to win.
Flynn, Firebirds stop Nixa, 5-1
April 25, 2015
Free State High sophomore pitcher Jackson Flynn said he was nervous for his first varsity start, but he didn’t show it.
Transfer rule controversial
April 25, 2015
It’s understandable if Cleveland State basketball coach Gary Waters is frustrated over the rule that allows players who have graduated with one year of eligibility remaining to transfer to another school and be eligible to play immediately.
KU’s Muchkayev 15th
April 25, 2015
Kansas University’s Anastasiya Muchkayev placed 15th in the Triton Invitational’s women’s invitational shot put with a throw of 15.66 meters.
KU rowers fourth
April 25, 2015
Kansas University’s rowing team joined up with Oklahoma on Saturday in the Big 12 vs. Big Ten Double Dual as the Jayhawks and Sooners took on Iowa and Wisconsin.
LHS softball triumphs twice
April 25, 2015
Lawrence High’s softball team won both of its games in the Shawnee Mission South Jamboree on Saturday at the Olathe District Athletic Complex.
FSHS softball takes two wins
April 25, 2015
Dacia Starr hit a two-out, three-run home run in the sixth inning, and Free State defeated Blue Valley, 3-2, in high school softball Saturday in the Shawnee Mission South Jamboree. The Firebirds routed Blue Valley West, 10-2, earlier Saturday.
Kansas soccer tops Creighton
April 25, 2015
Ashley Williams scored three goals, and Kansas University defeated Creighton, 5-0, in women’s soccer Saturday night at Rock Chalk Park.
Two KU golfers second at Big 12
April 25, 2015
Kansas University’s Yupaporn Kawinpakorn shot the low round of the day, 3-under 69, to move into a tie for second place Saturday after the second round of the Big 12 women’s golf championship.
KU baseball belts West Virginia
April 25, 2015
A five-run first inning and a four-run ninth sent Kansas University past West Virginia, 9-5, on Saturday in Big 12 baseball.
Kansas softball falls to OU, 13-0
April 25, 2015
Oklahoma handed Kansas University’s softball team its worst loss of the season Saturday, shutting out the Jayhawks, 13-0, at Arrocha Ballpark.
Bryan Sperry, 89, steals show in alumni flag football game
April 25, 2015
Prior to Saturday’s spring football game, Kansas University had about 40 alumni take the field for a flag football contest. While most participants weren’t too far removed from their glory days, it was a Kansas standout from 1946-48 who stole the show. By Benton Smith

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