WRITER: Matt Tait

Kansas third baseman Michael Brooks making hits pay for local schools this spring

In an era when college athletes are looking around every corner to see what kind of money they can make through name, image and likeness deals, one Kansas baseball player is looking to give money away. Michael Brooks, a third-year sophomore from Wellington, Florida, announced back in late-February that he would donate $20 of his own money to the Lawrence Schools Foundation for every hit he registered this ...

KU senior Rylee Anderson takes high jump at Kansas Relays, several other Jayhawks claim top spots as well

After competing in the Kansas Relays as a freshman in 2019, Rylee Anderson always just assumed the iconic meet would be a regular part of her college experience. Four years later, the KU senior finally got back there, winning the high jump on Friday to bookend her KU career with wonderful Kansas Relays memories. Anderson also won the event in 2019, clearing 1.75 meters that year and 1.83 (6 feet) on Friday. ...

Former KU All-American Sharon Lokedi honored among Jayhawk greats

Years after she last made history by running for the Jayhawks, former University of Kansas All-American and national champion Sharon Lokedi was at it again this weekend at the Kansas Relays. In a ceremony on the final day of the 100-year anniversary of the history-rich track meet, Lokedi became the first female and first international student-athlete to have her silhouette added to KU’s famed Rim Rock Farms ...

KU football players Kelan Robinson, Grant Glasgow announce plans to enter transfer portal

Two more members of the Kansas football team on Wednesday announced their plans to enter the transfer portal when the window opens this weekend. Wide receiver Kelan Robinson, a redshirt sophomore from Grand Prairie, Texas, and walk-on place kicker Grant Glasgow, a freshman from Lawrence High, both shared their plans on social media. Robinson, who caught a touchdown during the recent Spring Showcase event ...

Recent KU record setter helps kick off 100-year anniversary of Kansas Relays in signature event

On opening day of the Kansas Relays at Rock Chalk Park on Thursday night, KU junior Chandler Gibbens paced the 5,000-meter run, a worthy featured event for the start of the 100-year anniversary of the historic meet. The reason had everything to do with who Gibbens has become since the calendar flipped to April, transforming from a promising athlete with big time potential into the kind of runner who has ...

BLOG: Why Michigan big man Hunter Dickinson would be a great fit for KU and what to like about his game

There’s still a long way to go in the quest to land former Michigan big man Hunter Dickinson, who recently became the hottest commodity in the transfer portal. And there certainly is no shortage of programs interested in adding the 7-foot-1, 255-pound center to their roster for the 2023-24 college hoops season. It appears that Kansas is one of those — as it should be — and the Jayhawks figure to have ...