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KU volleyball tops Wichita State in exhibition play

The Kansas volleyball team earned a 3-2 victory over Wichita State inside Wichita's Koch Arena in the Jayhawks’ lone exhibition match of the 2019 season Saturday. After falling behind two sets to one, the Jayhawks rebounded by outscoring the Shockers 40-21 in the final two sets to take the ...

Jayhawks plan to utilize depth of offensive line this season

With the season two weeks away, Kansas offensive line coach Luke Meadows has yet to narrow his unit down to five starters. And that is by design. During KU’s media day on Friday, head coach Les Miles admitted that he and Meadows are both comfortable with their two-deep on the offensive line ...

Departing KU strength coach Andrea Hudy: ‘Kansas means the world to me’

After 15 years at a place that “means the world” to her, Kansas basketball strength and conditioning coach Andrea Hudy is officially leaving KU. The news, which first broke Thursday night, became official on Friday afternoon when KU announced in a news release that Hudy was leaving the ...

Longtime KU basketball strength coach Andrea Hudy leaving Kansas

Longtime Kansas basketball strength and conditioning coach Andrea Hudy is leaving KU for a job at Texas, both Hudy and Kansas coach Bill Self confirmed to the Journal-World late Thursday night. In a text message to the Journal-World, Hudy said she planned to leave Lawrence sometime Friday, ...

One of the top prep football players in Alabama eyeing Kansas for basketball, too

Conner Teahan tried it, Mario Kinsey did it before that, Clint Normore won a national championship by doing it back in 1988, and James Sosinski is the most recent name you might recognize who pulled off the feat. Today, there’s an interesting prospect who appears to be eyeing the idea of ...

KU defensive line coach Kwahn Drake well-versed in getting to know new teams

During his eight seasons as a college football coach, Kansas defensive line coach Kwahn Drake has become a bit of an expert at starting over. Now with his fifth program in the past five seasons, Drake has developed a specific process for introducing himself to his new players and he brought it ...

Azur Kamara trying to become more than a pass rusher for KU defense

When Azur Kamara joined the Kansas football program a little more than a year ago as a junior college transfer, he hoped his pass rushing skills would translate quickly to the Power Five level and turn him into a playmaker up front for the Jayhawks’ defense. Even though KU’s need for a ...

Report: Attorneys file appeals for 3 men convicted in college hoops scandal

Attorneys for three men convicted of providing payments from Adidas to steer high-profile college basketball prospects to specific universities have filed an appeal, according to a Wednesday report from ESPN.com. In March, Judge Lewis A. Kaplan sentenced former Adidas executive James Gatto to ...

Local tennis player claims bronze medal at USTA Summer National Tennis Championships

A local tennis player picked up a rare accomplishment in early August. Kinley VanPelt placed third in the 12-and-under division at the USTA Summer National Tennis Championships in Georgia. The tournament had 128 total participants in the field. Kinley went 6-1 during the event, with her lone ...

KU’s Thomas MacVittie ranked last among Big 12 quarterbacks by Pro Football Focus

Nobody knows if Thomas MacVittie is the answer for the Kansas football team. The Jayhawks have struggled to find stability at the quarterback position for the past decade. MacVittie transferred to Kansas from Mesa Community College this offseason, and he has appeared to become the favorite to ...

Agbaji, Azubuike impress at Nike Skills Academy in California

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2019/jun/11/329301/ A couple of current Jayhawks recently spent some time in Southern California, showing off their bodies and abilities at the annual Nike Skills Academy. Dozens of pro scouts were on hand to watch the select group that included KU sophomore ...

Self: Veteran pieces important for KU basketball

When Kansas center Udoka Azubuike and forward Silvio De Sousa elected to return to KU for the 2019-20 season, the move did much more than solidify the Jayhawks’ front court. It also added some much-needed experience to the Kansas roster. And even though both players are still young in ...

Shane Jackson: KU’s revamped energy is evident during preseason camp

By now, you have surely seen it. This past weekend, a video from a Kansas football team meeting surfaced via social media. KU head coach Les Miles, who is now a little over two weeks away from his debut with his new team, was captured dancing to ‘Before I Let Go’ by Frankie Beverly & ...

Early betting line suggests season opener won’t be easy win for KU football

Year 1 of the Les Miles experience is a little over two weeks away. While fans are eager to see what happens in Miles’ debut as head coach of the Kansas football team, there is still a level of uncertainty regarding this program. Miles has been understandably quiet about any specifics of his ...

What Big 12 coaches really think of KU football under Les Miles

Year 1 of the Les Miles era at KU is 22 days away, and it is still quite uncertain how the 2019 campaign will unfold. Miles has a history of winning at both LSU and Oklahoma State. KU, meanwhile, has not won more than three games since 2009. The Jayhawks were picked last in the Big 12 ...

Kennedy Farris to join Kansas volleyball

Kansas head volleyball coach Ray Bechard announced the addition of Kennedy Farris to the 2019 roster. Farris, a Lansing High School graduate and Leavenworth, Kansas native, played four years for the Lions and helped Lansing to four unbeaten Kaw Valley League seasons. In her four years in the ...

Judge denies motion to dismiss lawsuit by former KU football coach David Beaty

Story updated at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8: A federal judge on Thursday denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit that former University of Kansas football coach David Beaty filed against Kansas Athletics Inc. Mike Lyons, an attorney representing Beaty, told the Journal-World that he would let ...