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Jackson feeling more comfortable at QB for LHS football this summer

For the second summer in a row, Tre’ Jackson is splitting reps at quarterback for Lawrence High’s football team. During the Kansas football camp in early June, Jackson and Jackson Dooley both saw action at quarterback during the many plays of scrimmage that LHS got against a number of ...

Busy recruiting weekend ahead for Les Miles and KU football staff

When the dust finally settles on Les Miles’ 2020 Kansas football recruiting class months from now, it’s possible the work currently being done during the summer will go down as the most crucial stretch of the process. Miles and his assistant coaches already have landed seven verbal ...

KU’s Silvio De Sousa gets TV time at NBA Draft

Fully focused on making his return to the court with the Kansas Jayhawks next season, KU junior Silvio De Sousa made a quick trip to New York City this week. The reason? To be there when his close friend and fellow countryman Bruno Fernando was drafted during Thursday night’s NBA Draft. ...

Gordon, Sparkman lead Royals past Twins, Odorizzi 4-1

Kansas City, Mo. (ap) — Alex Gordon had a two-run single and Lucas Duda added an RBI single as the Kansas City Royals jumped on Jake Odorizzi in the first inning and beat the Minnesota Twins 4-1 Thursday night. Glenn Sparkman (2-3) gave up just one run and five hits in a season high-tying ...

Kaw Valley FC takes down Green Bay

Kaw Valley FC stole three points with some clutch soccer on the road Thursday night. Lorant Lettner got on the end of a long ball from Chase Bromstedt during stoppage time, scoring the game-winning goal in a 2-1 win over Green Bay. Kaw Valley FC was rewarded with three points for the win, ...

QB Thomas MacVittie spent spring getting comfortable at KU

As a midyear transfer enrolling at the University of Kansas this past January, Thomas MacVittie got some crucial acclimating out of the way upon joining the football program. Instead of cramming all that comes with getting accustomed to new surroundings, coaches, teammates and play calls into ...

Santana has 2 HRs, 5 RBIs in Mariners’ 8-2 win over Royals

Seattle — Mariners manager Scott Servais had an idea his struggling team was poised for a big performance. “The guys weren’t real happy with how we played this last couple of days,” Servais said after Seattle’s 8-2 win Wednesday over the Kansas City Royals. “You could feel it in ...

Manny Miles joining father Les Miles’ Jayhawks as grad transfer

On a Sunday in late November of this past year, when he was introduced as the new head football coach at the University of Kansas, Les Miles mentioned the college football game he and his family members had attended the previous day. The Miles clan had ventured to Chapel Hill, N.C., to see one ...