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City basketball games moved up due to inclement weather

Due to the threat of inclement weather, multiple area games have been moved up a day. Free State and Lawrence High, which were both slated to play home games Tuesday night, will now play those games tonight. LHS will face Olathe Northwest, while Free State will take on Shawnee Mission ...

Extra prep time and lots of rest up next for Kansas basketball

Riding a three-game winning streak and finally feeling good about the direction of the team and their play on the floor, the Jayhawks head into an off week with two monster games on the horizon. The outcomes of this Saturday’s game at Texas Tech and next Monday’s clash with Kansas State ...

KU baseball drops both games of doubleheader at USC Upstate

The Kansas baseball team suffered two losses in as many games to USC Upstate Saturday at Cleveland Harley Baseball Park in Valley Falls, S.C. In the first game, free passes and an error by Kansas pitchers proved costly in a 4-3 walk-off loss. Junior catcher/first baseman Jaxx Groshans provided ...

Notebook: Former Jayhawks watch KU roll over West Virginia

Saturday’s 78-53, runaway victory by No. 14 Kansas over West Virginia at Allen Fieldhouse took place in front of nearly two dozen former KU greats, who chose the NBA’s All-Star weekend as the perfect time to host a reunion in Lawrence. What those former Jayhawks saw from the team in the ...

Free State swim finishes 4th at state meet, Lawrence High places 22nd

TOPEKA – After just missing the state title in the 50 freestyle by four tenths of a second, Free State freshman Benjamin Vorthmann found himself on the other end of things. Vorthmann won his first state title in the 100 freestyle with a time of 46.00, six-tenths of a second ahead of the ...

Game Day Breakdown: No. 14 Kansas basketball vs. West Virginia

No. 14 Kansas Jayhawks (19-6 overall, 8-4 Big 12) vs. West Virginia Mountaineers (10-14 overall, 2-9 Big 12) Time: 3 p.m. | Location: Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kansas TV: ESPN | Radio: IMG Jayhawk Radio Network Not going to be home for the game? Sign up for ESPN+ and watch your Hawks on ...

Three home runs lift Jayhawks to victory in season opener

The Kansas baseball team used three home runs to propel its way to a 9-5 victory over USC Upstate Friday night at Cleveland Harley Baseball Park. The Jayhawks (1-0) relied on homers from sophomore third baseman Skyler Messinger, junior catcher Jaxx Groshans and senior center fielder Rudy Karre ...

KU softball nets first win of 2019 season

Kansas softball netted its first win of the season, spitting its two games on day one of the Diamond 9 Citrus Blossom Invitational. The Jayhawks (1-5) notched a 4-2 win over UMASS to begin the event. KU then dropped a 2-1 decision to Iowa in the nightcap. The victory marked many firsts for the ...

Area basketball roundup: Bishop Seabury bounces back with big win

Bishop Seabury bounced back to record a 64-36 win over Cornerstone Family Thursday night. After falling to Grandview Christian this week, the Seahawks (13-5) stressed the importance of a strong start to get back in the win column. Bishop Seabury did just that, jumping out to a 16-2 lead en ...

FSHS girls top Shawnee Mission North for third straight win

As the regular season winds down, the Free State girls basketball team has a long list of goals that it wants to achieve. The Firebirds made some tremendous strides toward reaching those goals over the past four days with picking up three victories, the last of which came on Thursday night in ...