Live from Memorial Stadium: Kansas vs. West Virginia

Published September 23, 2017

The Jayhawks (1-2), after struggling defensively against the MAC's Central Michigan and Ohio, open Big 12 play at home versus one of the league's most complete offenses, West Virginia (2-1).

Live updates: Kansas vs. Ohio

Published September 16, 2017

In search of its first road win since 2009, the Kansas football team (1-1) looks to bounce back against Ohio (1-1) on Saturday afternoon. It's the first road game of the season for the Jayhawks, who opened the season with a win over Southeast Missouri State and a loss to Central Michigan.

Live updates from Memorial Stadium: Kansas vs. Central Michigan

Published September 9, 2017

Looking to improve to 2-0 for the first time since 2011, the Kansas football team try to stop Central Michigan at Memorial Stadium. In last week's win, the Jayhawks recorded 437 yards of offense, including 364 passing yards from junior quarterback Peyton Bender.

Live updates from Memorial Stadium: Kansas vs. Southeast Missouri State

Published September 2, 2017

The third season of the David Beaty era finally is here, as the Jayhawks kick off 2017 against Southeast Missouri State. As an added bonus, former KU coach Mark Mangino, and a couple of his star players, Aqib Talib and Anthony Collins, will be inducted into KU's Hall of Fame, as well as the entire 2008 Orange Bowl champions.

Magazine: KU Today 2017

Published August 31, 2017

Clouds, schmouds. Share photos from your eclipse gatherings in Lawrence

Published August 21, 2017

The clouds kept much of Lawrence from seeing the eclipse, but we'd still like to see your photos from gatherings around town. Photos may be published in the Lawrence Journal-World and on

Photo gallery: Solar eclipse in Lawrence

Published August 21, 2017

Clouds kept many in Lawrence from seeing Monday's solar eclipse, but events at local schools and the University of Kansas went on as scheduled.

Get to know the Lawrence City Commission candidates

Published July 27, 2017

Read profiles of the eight candidates in the 2017 Lawrence City Commission primary election, which is set for Aug. 1. The top six candidates will face off in the general election Nov. 7.

A look at campaign donations received by Lawrence City Commission candidates

Published July 27, 2017

This is the first year for a City Commission primary in August, and interest has been lackluster. Candidates recently were required to turn in reports detailing their campaign contributions thus far, and those show lackluster interest as well. But it also shows that three candidates are in the lead when it comes to raising money, which many times can be a good indicator of who has momentum with voters.

The latest from Lawrence City Hall

Published July 25, 2017

Journal-World coverage of the Lawrence City Commission, its meetings and the issues that come before it.

Lawrence students earn spots in All-National Honor concerts

Published July 20, 2017

Free State High School violist Helena All and Lawrence High baritone Gavin Jones have been selected to perform in All-National Honor concerts, this fall in Orlando.

Take a look at results from Best of Lawrence 2017

Published June 16, 2017

The people of Lawrence voted, and the results have been revealed. Check out winners of the 2017 Best of Lawrence voting and view a massive photo gallery from Thursday's Winners Bash at Abe & Jake's Landing.

School district won't say what it plans to pay Hayden in new COO position; new questions about timing of superintendent's resignation

Published May 16, 2017

Lawrence school district leaders won’t say how much they intend to pay soon-to-be ex-Superintendent Kyle Hayden in his new role as chief operations officer. When news broke on Friday that Hayden intended to resign as superintendent of Lawrence Public Schools — a position that pays him $205,000 annually — and take a new position of chief operations officer for the district, spokeswoman Julie Boyle declined to provide expected salary information for the new position, which still requires board approval.

Frank Mason: A Year in Pictures

Published April 13, 2017

In what was one of the best individual seasons ever turned in by a Kansas basketball player, KU point guard Frank Mason III swept 10 national player of the year awards and left KU as the No. 6 scorer in program history.

Live updates from Elite Eight: No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 3 Oregon

Published March 25, 2017

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self often has mentioned through the years a team can have a great season without making a deep NCAA Tournament run. Tonight at Sprint Center, the top-seeded Jayhawks have a chance to make 2017 special. All KU (31-4) has to do to reach the program’s first Final Four in five seasons is top third-seeded Oregon (32-5) in Kansas City, Mo.