National sports

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
Notebook: David Beaty brings back Kansas greats
April 25, 2015
While Saturday’s Kansas University spring football game served as a reminder of the uphill climb ahead for new coach David Beaty and his staff, the days leading up to the exhibition also featured examples of attainable success. By Benton Smith
Royals, White Sox punished for brawl
April 25, 2015
The Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox each lost Saturday without playing a game.
Jayhawks’ productive spring ends with plenty left to accomplish
April 25, 2015
Shortly after the conclusion of Kansas University’s annual spring game, head coach David Beaty showed up for his news conference with the same bounce and energy he takes with him everywhere. But even the most optimistic person in the room didn’t try to paint a false picture of the Blue team’s 20-7 victory against White in the Saturday scrimmage at Memorial Stadium. By Benton Smith
Column: ‘Uncertain’ future ahead for KU football
April 25, 2015
Oh well, at least nothing was falling from the sky during the Kansas University football team’s annual spring game. Yet, plenty else was falling, including the sky itself. The big black cloud that hovered over the stadium seemed appropriate. By Tom Keegan
KU’s Sakdee leads Big 12 golf
April 25, 2015
Kansas University sophomore Pornvipa Sakdee took the first-round lead on Friday at the Big 12 Women’s Golf Championship at the Dominion Country Club.
Levy highlights Kansas track
April 25, 2015
Kansas University junior Daina Levy claimed the top collegiate finish in a field of some of the top hammer throwers in the nation Friday at the Triton Invitational. She added a season-best mark in the discus and was joined by two other Jayhawks in top-25 finishes at the event in La Jolla, California.
KU tennis falls in Big 12, 4-0
April 25, 2015
Kansas University’s tennis season ended with a 4-0 loss to 11th-ranked Oklahoma State on Friday in the Big 12 Tournament.
Kansas baseball upends WVU
April 25, 2015
Solid starting pitching and an even better bullpen carried Kansas University to a 3-1 Big 12 baseball victory over West Virginia on Friday at Monongalia County Ballpark.
Chavez homer lifts KU softball past No. 5 Oklahoma
April 25, 2015
Daniella Chavez hit a two-run, one-out home run to give Kansas University a huge 4-2, eight-inning, walkoff victory over No. 5-ranked Oklahoma in Big 12 softball on Friday at Arrocha Ballpark at Rock Chalk Park.
Prep Ingram to pick Monday
April 25, 2015
Brandon Ingram, a 6-foot-8 senior forward from Kinston (North Carolina) High, will announce his college choice at 5:10 p.m., Central time, Monday in his school’s gymnasium. By Gary Bedore

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