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Jayhawks become spectators at 3-on-3 tourney for Coaches vs. Cancer

Scouting the field at #KUIMLateNight3on3BB -- finals are Saturday at 5:45pm in AFH before #KULateNight!INFO: https://t.co/wOcVC4Sygk pic.twitter.com/omn73rtJzh— Kansas Basketball (@KUHoops) September 29, 2016 A handful of players on the Kansas men’s basketball team made the short trip across Naismith Drive Wednesday night to become spectators at the ... Continue reading

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KU freshman Josh Jackson getting some preseason All-American love

As if the excitement and expectation surrounding Kansas freshman Josh Jackson was not already large enough, now we get this. [Rob Dauster, of NBC Sports, on Wednesday released his preseason All-American college basketball teams.][1] And there on the first team, along with a couple of veterans and ... Continue reading

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KU Student Senate asks donors to help fund election campaigns for underrepresented students

Last year, a group of minority and underrepresented students trying to establish their own separate “multicultural student government” at the University of Kansas cited unfairness in the current Student Senate election process as one reason such a body was needed. Among other things, they complained that the ... Continue reading

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He Will, He Won’t, He Might: Carlton Bragg

It's time to move on to the fourth entry in our He Will, He Won't, He Might series that examines the upcoming season for the Kansas men's basketball team, and today we take a closer look at a fourth Jayhawk projected to be in this year's starting ... Continue reading

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Police blotter for Sept. 28

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each morning the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6:15 a.m. Tuesday to 5:55 a.m. Wednesday and includes 347 incidents. Each listing gives a date, ... Continue reading

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KU Crime Blotter: Week of Sept. 19 through Sept. 25

The following incidents were reported to the University of Kansas Office of Public Safety between Monday, Sept. 19, and Sunday, Sept. 25. Incidents are listed by the dates they were reported. **Sept. 25** • Someone pushed over a motorcycle, damaging it, Sept. 25 in Lot 111, 500 ... Continue reading

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Devonté Graham talks Late Night, recruiting

Kansas junior guard Devonté Graham discusses the importance of Late Night for the basketball program, especially in terms of recruiting. While fans pack Allen Fieldhouse year after year for the preseason show to see skits, dancing and a little bit of basketball, Graham says a lot of ... Continue reading

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Football Game Tape: Week Four

Lawrence High football players were upset about their loss against Lee's Summit West and were looking to make a statement when they played Shawnee Mission West. That message was heard loud and clear. The Lions were dominant with their no-huddle offense and rolled to a [49-19 victory ... Continue reading

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5 Jayhawks crack DraftExpress’ Top 12 Big 12 NBA prospects for 2017

Projecting any given NBA Draft, like obsessing over Kansas basketball in Lawrence, has become a year-round task and no one out there does it better than Jonathan Givony and his staff at DraftExpress.com. From player profiles, regularly updated mock drafts and traveling around the world to track ... Continue reading

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Jayhawks remain in hot pursuit of Orlando SG Chaundee Brown

According to 247 Sports’ “Crystal Ball” prediction, Wake Forest is now in the lead for Chaundee Brown, a 6-foot-5, shooting guard from Orlando who has narrowed his list of schools to KU, Wake and Florida. Danny Manning-led Wake Forest currently is projected as the leader for Brown ... Continue reading

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A bevy of high-tech car washes set to come to Lawrence; businessman confirms he’s looking at commercial, industrial options for site along SLT

Lawrence gets on its binges. One not long ago was fried chicken. For awhile, the only thing more frequent than a new fried chicken restaurant in Lawrence was another sharp pain in my chest. Well, now it appears to be tunnel car washes. Three plans have been ... Continue reading

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Parties name slate of people who will cast Kansas’ electoral college votes in presidential election

All three recognized political parties in Kansas have named their slate of people who will cast the state's six electoral votes in the event their presidential candidate wins Kansas in November. During presidential elections, a lot is written about electoral votes. And with the miracle of modern ... Continue reading

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Lawrence police blotter for Sept. 27

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each morning the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6:18 a.m. Monday to 4:22 a.m. Tuesday and includes 310 incidents. Each listing gives a date, ... Continue reading

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Say something nice about Kansas football: Pursuing LSU recruits worth a try

SEC schools, other football programs with national cachet and whatever school hires Les Miles have a better shot, but it’s not impossible that Kansas could end up snagging one or two of the recruits verbally committed to LSU who decide to reopen the recruiting process. It’s a ... Continue reading

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He Will, He Won’t, He Might: Josh Jackson

Another week brings another entry in the "He will, He Won't, He Might" blog series and today we take a peek at freshman wing Josh Jackson. Jackson, as you know, is the latest highly touted, likely one-and-done freshman phenom landed by KU coach Bill Self. An he ... Continue reading

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Weekend police blotter for Sept. 24 to Sept. 26

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity for the last 72 hours. Each morning the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6:03 a.m. Friday to 5:36 a.m. Monday and includes 954 incidents. Each listing gives a date, ... Continue reading

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Local restaurant gets new owners, plans to expand; downtown business lands on national list

Gyro is among a fairly sizable list of words that I neither know how to spell or pronounce but do know how to eat. Well, one of the city’s largest producers of gyros has new owners and is looking to expand. Downtown Lawrence’s Pita Pit restaurant has ... Continue reading

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Watch this space: Heard on the Hill is back

Astute Journal-World readers may have noticed something recently. And the ones who like reading my stuff might have been worried. My byline has been MIA for a while, and so has Heard on the Hill. Good news (at least for those in the “like reading my stuff” ... Continue reading

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Paul Pierce announces coming season will be his last in NBA

Some of the other biggest names of his generation have retired, but Paul Pierce will forge ahead and play one more NBA season. After a summer of contemplation, the former Kansas star, entering his 19th season in the league, announced Monday on [The Players’ Tribune][1] his intentions ... Continue reading

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Offensive line woes make quarterback a tough place to play at Kansas

Playing quarterback for Kansas against a brutal schedule requires making the right decision when the best-laid plans break down. For example, take a look at three screen shots taken from ESPN's telecast, all from the biggest play of KU's 43-7 loss at Memphis, defensive tackle Jonathan Wilson's ... Continue reading

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