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Published November 24, 2017
Having already scored 114 points earlier this week in a romp over Texas Southern, the No. 3-ranked Jayhawks look to finish their Thanksgiving week off with another convincing victory, as Oakland visits Allen Fieldhouse.
Published November 21, 2017
The No. 3 team in the nation, the Kansas Jayhawks (3-0) play their first of two Thanksgiving week home games Tuesday night against Texas Southern. Four KU starters enter the game averaging double figures: senior Svi Mykhailiuk (19.7 points per game), junior Lagerald Vick (18.0), sophomore Udoka Azubuike (14.3) and sophomore Malik Newman (12.3). Senior point guard Devonte’ Graham averages 9.7 points and 9.3 assists.
Published November 18, 2017
For all the challenges the staggering Kansas football team has endured at various points throughout what stands as a nine-game losing streak, the Jayhawks just might be in for their most formidable trial yet. No. 3 Oklahoma, averaging 44.3 points a game and a nation-leading 600.7 yards, hasn’t scored fewer than 29 points in a game this season.
Published November 17, 2017
Coming off their victory over Kentucky in Chicago, the No. 4-ranked Kansas Jayhawks (2-0) return to Allen Fieldhouse for a Friday night non-conference matchup with South Dakota State (3-0).
Published November 14, 2017
College basketball’s two winningest programs square off for the fourth straight season as No. 4 Kansas battles No. 5 Kentucky at the Champions Classic, in Chicago. It’s senior Devonte’ Graham’s Jayhawks (1-0) versus redshirt freshman Hamidou Diallo’s Wildcats (2-0). Oh, yeah, and Bill Self vs. John Calipari, a couple of coaches you may have heard of.
Published November 11, 2017
The Kansas football team has lost eight straight games this season and 44 in a row on the road — tied for worst all-time for a major conference team — dating back to the 2009 season. They Jayhawks (1-8 overall, 0-6 Big 12) hope to end both streaks at Texas (4-5, 3-3).
Published November 10, 2017
After months of buildup and anticipation, the college basketball season officially arrives Friday night, as No. 4-ranked Kansas opens its 2017-18 schedule at Allen Fieldhouse, against Tennessee State.
Published November 7, 2017
Ranked No. 4 in the preseason AP poll, the Kansas men’s basketball team plays its final tuneup of the preseason versus Pittsburg State.
Published November 4, 2017
One football team will leave Memorial Stadium today with its first Big 12 victory of the year. The Kansas Jayhawks (1-7 overall, 0-5 Big 12) look to break their seven-game losing streak dating back to a season-opening win over FCS opponent Southeast Missouri State, while the Baylor Bears (0-8, 0-5) have yet to win this season.
Anderson leads the pack in recent campaign donations, but most wallets stay closed this City Commission election season
Published November 3, 2017
We are in the final days of the campaign for three seats on the Lawrence City Commission. That means it is time to count the money. Campaign finance reports have been filed, and the big story is there is a lot less money to count.
Published October 31, 2017
Eventually, the real season will begin for the Kansas basketball team, ranked No. 3 in the preseason USA Today Coaches Poll. For now, Devonte’ Graham and his teammates will spend Halloween night playing yet another exhibition. The Jayhawks played four warm-ups in Italy in August and another just more than a week ago versus old rival Missouri, winning each step along the way. Now KU makes its unofficial Allen Fieldhouse debut for the 2017-18 season, as Bill Self’s team plays host to Pittsburg State.
Published October 28, 2017
After three consecutive blowout losses and back-to-back shutouts on the road, the Kansas football team (1-6 overall, 0-4 Big 12) attempts to regroup at Memorial Stadium versus rival Kansas State (3-4, 1-3) in this seasons’s Sunflower Showdown.
Published October 27, 2017
Lawrence school board members receive no pay and probably less prestige. Every candidate who is running for a seat on the board deserves our thanks, and that is one of the reasons I called each of the five active candidates recently. After all, the easiest thing to do in Lawrence is to not run for public office.
Published October 26, 2017
Election Day is Nov. 7, and voters in Lawrence and Douglas County have a lot to consider. In addition to choosing three city commissioners and three school board members, voters will weigh in on whether to renew three citywide sales taxes to fund infrastructure, transit and affordable housing projects.
Published October 22, 2017
A rivalry that dates back to 1907 makes its unofficial return at Sprint Center, in Kansas City, Mo., as the Kansas and Missouri basketball programs square off in a charity exhibition to raise money for relief organizations that the five living former U.S. Presidents have come together to support: the Houston Harvey Relief Fund, the Rebuild Texas Fund, the Florida Disaster Fund, Juntos y Unidos Por Puerto Rico and the Fund for the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Jayhawks and Tigers haven’t met on a basketball court since Mizzou’s final season in the Big 12, 2012.
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