KU sports

Kansas tennis edged by SMU
March 29, 2015
Two lopsided losses in doubles cost Kansas University the doubles point, and the Jayhawks never recovered in a 4-3 tennis loss to Southern Methodist on Saturday.
KU’s Conley wins Texas long jump
March 29, 2015
Kansas University’s Sydney Conley soared to a mark of 6.50 meters (21 feet, 4 inches) to win the long jump at the Texas Relays on Saturday.
KU baseball falls to Tech, 9-3
March 29, 2015
A big early deficit proved too much for Kansas University to overcome, and the Jayhawks’ Big 12 baseball winning streak came to an abrupt end Saturday.
Jayhawk-to-be Bragg wins state
March 29, 2015
Future Kansas University basketball forward Carlton Bragg scored 12 points with five assists against no turnovers to help his Cleveland Villa Angela-St. Joseph team defeat Lima Central Catholic, 63-50, in the Ohio Div. III state high school championship game Saturday at Ohio State’s Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. By Gary Bedore
Column: KU football focus must be to trend upward
March 29, 2015
The Kansas University cornerback got burned, and the receiver had nothing but air between him and the end zone during Saturday morning’s spring football practice. That happens. The cornerback stopped running. That won’t happen again, unless he wants to be caught in the middle of a vise of incensed coaches one more time. By Tom Keegan
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Beaty contract more favorable for KU than those of previous football coaches
March 26, 2015
Kansas Athletics, Inc., and first-year Kansas University football coach David Beaty recently finalized Beaty’s five-year contract and the details and language within it may be the best indicator to date that KU learned a valuable lesson from the failings of its past two contracts with dismissed football coaches Turner Gill and Charlie Weis.

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