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Les Miles hires one-time colleague of new OC to coach KU’s O-line

New head coach Les Miles now has three of his 10 on-field assistant coaches in place for his first Kansas football staff. Miles announced Friday afternoon he hired Luke Meadows, a former colleague of new KU offensive coordinator Chip Lindsey, as the Jayhawks’ offensive line coach. Meadows, ...

3 KU football players named to AP’s All-Big 12 first team

Three Kansas football players were named first-team All-Big 12 by the Associated Press on Friday, including star running back Pooka Williams, who also was unveiled as the conference’s newcomer of the year mere hours after news of his Thursday arrest broke. As expected, redshirt seniors ...

Area basketball roundup: Bishop Seabury girls drop 34-32 decision

Bishop Seabury’s girls basketball team suffered a narrow loss, 34-32, to Hyman Brand Thursday night. Senior Lindsey Hornberger led the way with 14 points and eight rebounds. Hannah Motsinger and Ana Johnson each added five points. Sophie Chindamo scored four points for the Seahawks in the ...

Free State girls surrender early lead in loss to Blue Valley Southwest

OLATHE — Free State’s girls basketball team couldn’t hold on to a five-point halftime lead, as Blue Valley Southwest surged back to claim a 47-41 win over FSHS Thursday night. It marked Free State’s second loss in as many games during the Ladyhawks Basketball Classic at Olathe ...

LHS boys pull away from Grandview with decisive run in 4th quarter

After Lawrence High sophomore Zeke Mayo dunked the ball in transition, he paused to let out a scream in celebration with 2:10 remaining in the game. Grandview called a timeout, and the rest of the LHS teammates embraced the high-flying guard as he made his way to the bench. Mayo’s dunk ...

Preps notebook: Firebirds win 2nd straight meet to start season

Free State’s boys swim team claimed a second win in as many meets to start the newest campaign. The Firebirds recorded six event victories to edge Manhattan High for first place in a quadrangular Wednesday at KSU Natatorium. FSHS finished with 362 points in the win, while LHS ended up in ...

Joe Dineen once again a 2nd-team All-American according to SI

For the second year in a row, Sports Illustrated named University of Kansas linebacker Joe Dineen to its All-America second team. The redshirt senior defender from Lawrence led the Big 12 in tackles (147) and ranked fourth among all FBS players with 12.3 tackles per game. By leading the ...

KU women suffer first loss of season, 58-52, at Nebraska

Nebraska handed the University of Kansas women's basketball team its first loss of the season by a 58-52 margin Wednesday night inside Pinnacle Bank Arena. Double-figure scoring efforts by senior Kylee Kopatich and junior Mariane De Carvalho were not enough for the Jayhawks (6-1) to mount a ...

KU swim adds 6 commitments for 2019-20

A total of six swimmers and divers have signed to continue their academic and athletic careers at the University of Kansas, head coach Clark Campbell announced Wednesday afternoon. The group of signees hails from five different states including California, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri and ...

List of FBS assistant salaries includes familiar name near the top

USA Today released on Wednesday its annual list of salaries for assistant college football coaches, and a name that’s now familiar with the Kansas football fan base landed among the top 20 of the highest-paid in the FBS ranks. According to the database, Chip Lindsey, before he was hired by ...