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LHS boys basketball honored as Top 10 program of past decade

MaxPreps recently named Mike Lewis’ Lawrence High boys basketball program one of the 10 most dominant in the state during the past decade, sparking a sense of pride and fond memories from those who were a part of the ride. “A tremendous honor,” former LHS standout Anthony Bonner said ...

Gary Woodland misses cut at Travelers Championship

Former Kansas golfer Gary Woodland missed the cut and will not play in this weekend’s third and fourth rounds at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut. Woodland shot a 2-under-par 68 on Friday, recovering from a rough front nine with five birdies on the back nine. But it was not enough ...

KU walk-on Elijah Elliott has entered name into transfer portal

Kansas coach Bill Self told the Journal-World on Friday evening that guard Elijah Elliott, a walk-on from Southlake, Texas, has entered the transfer portal. Self said the 6-foot-3 combo guard who was a redshirt freshman during the 2019-20 season, “hasn’t made a decision (about his future) ...

Kansas men’s basketball program pushes back return date

The Kansas men’s basketball program is delaying its return to campus by roughly two weeks as cases of COVID-19 continue to surge nationwide. The Jayhawks had originally aimed for a July 6 return, as allowed by the Big 12 Conference, but KU coach Bill Self said late Thursday that the team now ...

Gary Woodland shoots even par in Round 1 of Travelers Championship

After opening with three birdies on the front nine during the first round of the Travelers Championship on Thursday in Connecticut, former Kansas golf standout Gary Woodland struggled to get home. Woodland shot a 3-over par 38 on the back nine, which included a double bogey on the par-5 13th ...

Former KU standout Frank Mason III named 2019-20 G League MVP

Former Kansas point guard Frank Mason III knows a thing or two about collecting trophies. But just in case he forgot how to do it, Mason got a chance to sharpen those skills Thursday, when he was named the NBA G League’s 2019-20 Most Valuable Player. Voted on by the league’s 28 head ...

Kansas football program adds new equipment manager with Big 12 ties

After 32 years with the same equipment manager, the Kansas football program is preparing for Year 1 of a new regime. KU on Wednesday announced that Blake Kuenzi (pronounced Ken-zee) had been hired as the program’s head football equipment manager, taking over for Jeff Himes, who retired at ...

Bishop Seabury athletic programs joining newly formed Kaw Valley Conference

Bishop Seabury Academy’s athletic teams are officially joining a conference. Beginning in the fall of 2021, Seabury will compete in the newly formed Kaw Valley Conference, the school announced this week. The KVC will include five other schools — Heritage Christian Academy in Olathe, KC ...

KU makes top 3 for two-sport standout Keon Coleman

The Kansas football program made the latest cut for three-star wide receiver Keon Coleman — and if he becomes a Jayhawk, he might play at Allen Fieldhouse as well as on the football field. The 6-foot-4, 188-pound playmaker from Opelousas Catholic in Louisiana announced his final three on ...

Gary Woodland finishes tied for 62nd at RBC Heritage

Former Kansas golf standout Gary Woodland never quite got going this week at the RBC Heritage golf tournament in Hilton Head, S.C., where he shot 6-under for the tournament to finish tied for 62nd. Woodland made the cut on Friday by shooting 5-under during the first two rounds. But he shot ...

Kansas football program announces first positive COVID-19 test

The University of Kansas football program announced Saturday that one player has tested positive for COVID-19 and another had a positive test for the COVID-19 antibodies. The two positive tests came after 86 players and 110 KU staff members were tested during the past couple of weeks as KU's ...

KU football lands commitment from 3-star safety Omar Burroughs

The Kansas football program picked up a commitment from 3-star safety Omar Burroughs on Friday afternoon. Burroughs, of Savannah, Ga., is headed to IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., to finish his high school career. The 5-foot-10, 175-pound defensive back announced his commitment on Twitter ...