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Jayhawks close out NCAA Stanford Regional with best round of tournament

Despite posting a 281 (+1) for its lowest round of the tournament, the Kansas men's golf team was unable to finish inside the top five at the NCAA Stanford Regional at the Stanford Golf Course on Wednesday. The team finished in 10th place overall at 12-over (852), which was 10 strokes behind ...

LHS softball set to face Free State in third installment of City Showdown

Nobody wants to kick off the postseason by facing the defending champions. After a 3-17 campaign, though, the Lawrence High softball team knew it was going to get a tough test in the regional opener. At the very least, the Lions will be all-too familiar with their first-round opponent when ...

Jayhawks to take part in NBA combine scrimmages

On an actionless day — unless you count getting weighed and measured and posing for photos — at the NBA Draft Combine in Chicago for all of the invited prospects, the three in attendance from the University of Kansas at least learned Wednesday some more details about what’s to ...

FSHS girls soccer eliminated by Washburn Rural

Free State’s girls soccer team was eliminated by the top seed in the Central/South Central Region Tuesday night. FSHS was handed a 3-0 road loss by Washburn Rural to bring its season to a close. The Firebirds surrendered all three scores in the first half just one night after recording a ...

Tonganoxie baseball advances to Class 4A state tournament

For the second consecutive season, the Tonganoxie baseball team is headed to the state tournament. Much like last year, the Chieftains pulled off an upset to return to the Class 4A state tournament. THS knocked off Iola by an 8-5 margin in the regional championship. Entering the game, Iola was ...

Royals score early, blow out Rangers 11-5 in series opener

Kansas City, Mo. — Hunter Dozier drove in three runs, top prospect Nicky Lopez had an RBI single in his big league debut, and the Kansas City Royals routed the Texas Rangers 11-5 on Tuesday night. Alex Gordon and Jorge Soler also drove in two runs apiece for the Royals, who scored nine ...

Jayhawks improve by five strokes in round two at NCAA Stanford Regional

Redshirt freshman Jeff Doty carded a 3-under 67 in the second round of the NCAA Stanford Regional at the Stanford Golf Course on Tuesday as the Kansas men's golf team improved five strokes from round one and sits in 11th place. Kansas put together a 283 (+3) second round and now sits with a ...

Baker softball upsets No. 1 seed behind no-hitter from Olivia Brees

The No. 2 Baker University softball team upset No. 1 seed Marian (Ind.), 1-0, in 10 innings Tuesday afternoon in the second game of the 2019 National Championship Opening Round in Springfield, Missouri. The Wildcats advanced to the championship game with an overall record of 47-7. Baker dealt ...

Baker baseball eliminated with loss to Lyon College

Despite holding a 10-0 lead through four innings, the Baker baseball team's season came to an end on Tuesday with an 18-12 loss to No. 3 Lyon College in the NAIA Opening Round. The day was highlighted by the play of freshman Hunter Gudde, who tossed 5 2/3 innings and allowed just two earned ...

Bishop Seabury freshman Will Hedges wins regional meet

Bishop Seabury freshman Will Hedges continued his prolific rookie campaign Monday afternoon. Hedges shot a 75 on a par-72 Woodland Hills Golf Course in Fort Scott to win the regional meet. He netted three birdies, finishing two shots better than the next-best individual golfer, to earn a trip ...

FSHS girls soccer cruises past Wichita Southeast

Free State’s girls soccer team will live to fight another day. In the play-in game Monday night, FSHS cruised to a 10-0 victory over Wichita Southeast to earn a trip to top-seeded Washburn Rural. The Firebirds (3-12-2) scored all 10 goals in the first half in their lopsided postseason ...

LHS girls soccer falls to Wichita North in regional opener

Despite a second-half surge, the Lawrence High girls soccer team was eliminated Monday night in the regional opener. LHS dropped a 4-2 decision at Wichita North, though it faced a 3-0 deficit at the intermission. Senior Anna Chieu was credited with both scores, which capped her final campaign ...

FSHS team, LHS individual advance to 6A state boys golf tournament

Free State’s entire boys golf team punched its ticket to the 6A state tournament Monday afternoon at the Wamego Country Club. The Firebirds shot a 324 as a team, claiming a runner-up finish at their regional meet. Washburn Rural, the event winner, finished with a 305. Lawrence High finished ...