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Tadokoro wins Cardinal Cup; Jayhawks finish 5th overall

Junior Sera Tadokoro was an unstoppable force Sunday afternoon at the Louisville Cardinal Cup, as she took down the entire field on her way to her first-career tournament victory. The KU women's golf team finished fifth in the team standings. Tadokoro was on a roll during the final round, ...

‘I’d say A+’: KU offense prolific in Brent Dearmon’s OC debut

Austin, Texas — The Kansas football team lost on the last play of the game in offensive coordinator Brent Dearmon’s sideline debut Saturday at No. 15 Texas. Even so, the offensive output fortified the Jayhawks’ conviction that the midseason switch to Dearmon will make a significant ...

Late 2-point conversion at Texas gave Jayhawks confidence

Austin, Texas — In the exhilarating moment, the Kansas Jayhawks were convinced they had done it. They arrived at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on Saturday convinced they could knock off No. 15 Texas. And when KU quarterback Carter Stanley found receiver Daylon Charlot in the back of ...

Matt Tait: Moral victories have their place with Kansas football

Moral victories suck. By definition, they’re a cold, empty reminder that the one reason all teams suit up did not happen. But that doesn’t mean they’re totally worthless. KU’s 50-48 loss at Texas on Saturday night in Austin, Texas, was all the adjectives you could possibly imagine ...

Despite late-game heroics, KU drops 50-48 decision at No. 15 Texas

Austin, Texas — Les Miles didn’t shake up his coaching staff in the middle of the season to play it conservatively with a chance to knock off a top-15 ranked Texas team on the road. And even though the Mad Hatter and the Jayhawks opted for heroics, the Longhorns dashed those chances with ...

Kansas continues ITA Central Regional Championships

Kansas women’s tennis continued to play well at ITA Central Regional Championships on Saturday. In doubles action, Maria Toran Ribes and Malkia Ngounoue paired up and went 1-1, first downing a duo from Nebraska, 8-4, but later fell to their opponents from Arkansas by the score of 8-6. Sofia ...

Jayhawks compete at Pre-National Invitational

At the midway point of the 2019 cross-country season, the Kansas men's and women's teams on Saturday morning took to the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course in ​Terre Haute, Ind., where the Jayhawks went up against some of top individuals, and teams, from across the nation. For ...

KU volleyball earns three-set victory over TCU

Kansas volleyball was able to gain its second Big 12 victory of the season with a 3-0 win (25-18, 25-21, 25-19) over TCU inside Horejsi Family Volleyball Arena. Led by redshirt-senior Ashley Smith, the Jayhawks were able to take set one with a score of 25-18. Both teams we knotted up at 10-10 ...

Free State cruises to 41-14 win over Shawnee Mission East on senior night

Just as Shawnee Mission East seemed to be getting back into the game, momentum swung once again in Free State’s favor, as Firebird junior running back Tyler Bowden broke off an explosive 80-yard touchdown down the left sideline. The reliable legs of Bowden and Free State’s opportunistic ...

LHS football erases early deficit in 35-10 win over Olathe North

OLATHE — The defining moment of Lawrence High’s 35-10 win over Olathe North came well before it ever took the lead Friday night at Olathe District Activity Center. It came before the Lions even scored a single point, and it ultimately led to a double-digit deficit in the opening quarter. ...

Jayhawks blank Wildcats in Sunflower Showdown

The game winner came just two minutes in, but the Kansas women’s soccer team added two more goals for good measure to claim a 3-0 win Friday night over in-state rival Kansas State at Rock Chalk Park. Junior midfielder Ceri Holland’s goal at the 43:22 mark of the first half came on a ...

KU’s Azubuike named to Abdul-Jabbar Watch List

Earlier this week, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self said he expected senior center Udoka Azubuike to be the best big man in the country. Evidently, Self's not alone. For the second season in a row, Azubuike on Friday was named one of 20 watch list candidates for the 2020 Kareem ...

Game day breakdown: KU football at No. 15 Texas

— Kansas (2-4 overall, 0-3 Big 12) at No. 15 Texas (4-2, 2-1) • 6 p.m. kickoff, Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium • Game-time forecast: 88 degrees, mostly sunny, 0% chance of rain • TV: Longhorn Network • Radio: KLWN, FM 101.7 / AM 1320 — Log on to KUsports.com for our live ...