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Jayme Savage named Free State’s new volleyball coach

A familiar face will be Free State’s new volleyball coach for the 2019 season. Jayme Savage has been named the program’s new head volleyball coach, which was announced Monday night via Twitter by Free State Athletic Director Amanda Faunce. Savage, who actually played for the Firebirds in ...

Lions excited for start of spring sports

Spring sports season began over break last week, and Lawrence High is ready to hit the ground running. During the spring campaign last year, LHS came away with a state title on the final day of the spring slate when the girls track and field team secured first place at the 6A state meet at ...

Chou guides Jayhawks to top-10 finish at Briar’s Creek Invitational

The Kansas women's golf team finished in a tie for eighth place with No. 22 Clemson, firing a collective score of 884 (+20) over 54 holes of play at the Golf Club of Briar's Creek. The Jayhawks carded rounds of 286-298-300 at the tournament, beating out Big Ten power and No. 25 Illinois for a ...

Sentencing for basketball recruiting fixer moved to September

A college basketball recruiting fixer who revealed that he had made illicit payments to University of Kansas basketball players will now have to wait until September for sentencing. T.J. Gassnola, a former Adidas consultant who was a key government witness for the college basketball corruption ...

Chou’s steady play paces Jayhawks at Briar’s Creek Invite

Kansas showed its balance and consistency after two rounds at the Briar's Creek Invitational at the par-72, 6,101 yard Golf Club at Briar's Creek Monday afternoon. The Jayhawks battled the 17-team field all day and moved up and down the leaderboard throughout 36 holes of play. KU hovered ...

Lexy Mills tosses no-hitter to lead KU softball past Omaha

Freshman Lexy Mills did not allow a single hit through six innings Monday afternoon at Arrocha Ballpark. The no-hitter by Mills led the Kansas softball team to an 8-0 victory over Omaha for its second win a row. It is the first stretch back-to-back victory for the Jayhawks, who improved to ...

3-point D: KU better by the numbers than you might think

When it comes to defense, Bill Self’s pride and joy as a basketball coach, the 2018-19 Kansas Jayhawks rank 15th in KenPom’s overall defensive efficiency rating, but just 131st in Division I in defending the 3-point shot. Eleven teams knocked in double-digit 3-point makes against Kansas ...

Jayhawks get 4-guard do-over to open NCAA Tournament

On Saturday night in Kansas City, Mo., shortly after Kansas lost to Iowa State in the Big 12 tournament championship game, freshman point guard Devon Dotson sat in the Jayhawks’ Sprint Center locker room answering questions about what went wrong. As he detailed both the positives and ...

5 reasons KU can make a run in the 2019 NCAA Tournament

What becomes of the Jayhawks this postseason remains to be seen, but here are five reasons KU fans can be optimistic about their team’s chances to make a run. 1: Dedric Lawson and Devon Dotson. KU’s two all-Big 12 selections — Lawson first team and newcomer of the year and Dotson third ...

16 teams that could win it all in the 2019 NCAA Tournament

1. Virginia — One season after being the first No. 1 seed to be upset by a No. 16 seed, Virginia can get redemption with a 2019 title. Sure, it may seem like a movie script, but the Cavaliers are one of the elite teams in the nation. They have as good of a shot as anyone of cutting down the ...

3-point loving Northeastern to meet KU in Round 1

The Colonial Athletic Association’s postseason champions, the Northeastern Huskies, didn’t have to sweat out Selection Sunday wondering whether their team’s name would appear before the broadcast concluded. Their automatic bid at least rid head coach Bill Coen of that drama as the NCAA ...

Luck shines on the Jayhawks on Selection Sunday

If Selection Sunday is any indication, the Kansas Jayhawks should enter the NCAA Tournament feeling lucky. While it’s true this team experienced way too many valleys during an at times rocky regular season to make any assumptions about what’s in store for the Jayhawks this week in Salt ...