Bobby Nightengale (High school sports reporter)
Bobby is the high school sports reporter for the Lawrence Journal-World.
- Jayhawks ‘more intense’ for second practice in South Korea
- July 1, 2015
- Kansas University men’s basketball coach Bill Self wanted to raise the intensity at practice on Wednesday morning at Gwangju High, the second practice in South Korea for the Jayhawks. They completed that goal, but it wasn’t without a few hiccups.
- KU basketball freshman forward Carlton Bragg breaks nose in Korea
- 09:12 p.m., June 30, 2015 Updated 10:41 a.m.
- Kansas University men’s basketball coach Bill Self confirmed to the Journal-World’s Bobby Nightengale and Mike Yoder in South Korea that freshman forward Carlton Bragg broke his nose during the team’s trip to represent the United States in the World University Games.
- Jayhawks open Korea practices in front of big crowd
- June 30, 2015
- When the Team USA bus stopped in front of Gwangju High on Tuesday night, Kansas University men’s basketball players saw a number of high school students waiting to greet them in front of the gymnasium’s entrance. It was a warm welcome for the Jayhawks, who returned to the court for the first time since arriving in Korea around 1 a.m. Tuesday.
- Jayhawks arrive at World University Games after 28-hour travel day
- June 29, 2015
- More than 28 hours after leaving Lawrence, the Kansas University men’s basketball team arrived to the athletes village in Gwangju to represent the United States in the World University Games.
- Mickelson provides KU with energy
- June 27, 2015
- Kansas University coach Bill Self told his players at halftime that he wanted to see more energy on the court Friday. Senior Hunter Mickelson took the message to heart.
- Bill Self: KU freshmen ‘pretty good’ vs. Canada
- June 23, 2015
- Only a few months removed from playing against high school opponents, Kansas University freshmen Carlton Bragg and Lagerald Vick made the most of their Jayhawk debuts in Team USA’s 91-83 victory over Canada on Tuesday at the Sprint Center. By Bobby Nightengale Jr.
- Lawrence High product Garrett Cleavinger signs with Baltimore
- June 23, 2015
- Former Lawrence High baseball star Garrett Cleavinger signed with the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday for a $500,000 signing bonus, according to MLB.com. Cleavinger was selected in the third round (No. 102 overall) of the Major League Baseball draft on June 9 and he will bypass his senior season at Oregon to begin his pro baseball career.
- Former LHS coaches Purdy, Woolard join Hall of Fame
- June 19, 2015
- Two of Lawrence’s most popular high school football coaches were honored for their contributions to the sport on Thursday. By Bobby Nightengale
- Turnout high for FSHS cross country
- June 17, 2015
- Free State High cross country coach Steve Heffernan wasn’t expecting many athletes to show up at the beginning of summer conditioning in the past few weeks. By Bobby Nightengale