Jill Hummels

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KU team delves into ice sheet research
November 1, 2009
A team of Kansas University researchers is in the midst of playing a special role in monitoring the health of the planet. It began with “mowing the lawn.”
UOP, Maraker hang with KU
December 5, 2004
Probably the only person Saturday afternoon in Allen Fieldhouse — other than Pacific fans — who knew how to pronounce Pacific’s Christian Maraker’s last name correctly was former KU women’s basketball player Leila Mengüç.
Washington eager to get started
October 16, 2003
Marian Washington said the answer to success in her 31st season as Kansas University’s women’s basketball coach was in the stars. “I watched Nancy Reagan for years help to run this country by way of her astrologer,” Washington quipped during Wednesday’s KU women’s media day. “I decided to call mine, and I was told to enjoy this year. And that’s exactly what I’m going to do.”
We have each other’s backs’
Running backs tight group
August 29, 2003
So much for a running back controversy for Kansas University’s football team. Heck, the starter didn’t even know he was starting until he was told by a member of the media a day after it was announced. Better yet, though, is how the backs bonded during two-a-day drills creating a brotherhood, not bad blood.
Flanders grabs early lead
July 20, 2003
If Cameron Flanders’ play in the Lawrence Amateur Golf Assn.’s Men’s City Amateur Championship is like a roller coaster, then Saturday’s first round was the ride’s initial ascent.
Kellogg ‘can still shoot’
Ex-Jayhawk loves teaching younger players
June 30, 2003
Older campers attending Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self’s basketball camp June 18 might have thought they were seeing a scene out of a movie when former KU player Ron Kellogg made his return for the camp’s alumni game.
Jayhawks must win vital Mizzou match
November 1, 2002
A little more than a week into Border War Cup competition, Kansas University’s soccer team is forced into the trenches.
Smiths scoring machines for Kansas soccer
October 25, 2002
They share the same bathroom, the same last name and, luckily for Kansas soccer fans, the same knack for scoring lots of goals.
Jayhawks anticipate regional
October 24, 2002
Kansas University tennis coach Kilmeny Waterman doesn’t mind practicing a spring sport during the winter, but having to drive to Topeka’s Wood Valley Racquet Club every day, she says, is a drag.
KU volleyball eager for K-State
October 16, 2002
Kansas University volleyball player Ashley Michaels, a native of Wathena, knows how important tonight’s Sunflower Showdown against Kansas State is. “This one is going to be serious for us,” she said.

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