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Photo gallery: Former Kansas golfer Gary Woodland wins U.S. Open

Former University of Kansas golfer Gary Woodland won the U.S. Open Sunday in Pebble Beach, Calif. Read more from the Journal-World: • Former Jayhawk star captures first career major at U.S. Open at Pebble Beach • Gary Woodland’s first major title came with all of Lawrence backing ...

Gary Woodland wins U.S. Open at Pebble Beach

After taking the lead with a monster second round at famed Pebble Beach on Friday, former Kansas golf standout Gary Woodland kept the lead to the end, finishing the job Sunday afternoon by winning the first major title of his career. All Woodland had to do to win was hold off two-time ...

3-star linebacker Krishawn Brown commits to KU football

On the same day Kansas lost a player from its 2020 class, Les Miles gained another verbal commit. Krishawn Brown, who is the second-rated linebacker in Oklahoma, announced his verbal commitment via his personal Twitter account Saturday night. Brown has six scholarship offers, though the ...

Auburn selects KU assistant Lilley to lead its women’s tennis program

University of Kansas assistant head tennis coach Caroline Lilley has been named the new head coach of the Auburn University women's program. Lilley spent the past four seasons helping lead KU's tennis program back to prominence, not only in the Big 12 Conference but nationally as well. "I ...

Senior class aims to fill leadership void for Lawrence High girls basketball

The Lawrence High senior class had seen enough. Ella Stewart, who will be one of five seniors for the LHS girls basketball team, gathered the squad for a huddle near midcourt. Stewart delivered a message about having the right attitude during the final day of the summer team camp in May at ...

Texas prep WR Keith Miller III flips commitment from KU football

Keith Miller III has flipped his commitment again. Miller, a three-star receiver from The Colony, Texas, announced via his personal Twitter account Saturday afternoon that he was flipping his verbal commitment to the University of Colorado. Miller was previously committed to the Kansas ...

KU receiver Evan Fairs improves route running after electing to redshirt last year

Not long after Emmett Jones was named the new receivers coach for the Kansas football team, he sat down to watch some film on Evan Fairs. Jones didn’t turn on film from his KU career, even though Fairs has recorded 27 total catches in three seasons. Jones popped in highlights from Fairs’ ...

Gary Woodland roars to top of U.S. Open leaderboard after 2 rounds

A three-time winner on the PGA Tour but still in search of that elusive first major championship, former University of Kansas golf standout Gary Woodland roared his way to the top of the U.S. Open leaderboard on Friday. Woodland, 35, fired a bogey-free 65 during Round 2 at famed Pebble Beach ...

Head coach Nick Wood brings energy to FSHS girls basketball team

Evy Harrell recorded a block, but head coach Nick Wood stopped the drill anyway during the Free State girls basketball summer team camp. Wood asked the three players on defense, including Harrell, what they did wrong. The players answered immediately, admitting the lack of communication during ...

Area football players guide Kansas All-Stars to win in GKCFCA All-Star game

A trademark of so many Bob Lisher-coached Free State High football teams were the hard-hitting defenses. Those who attended the Greater Kansas City Football Coaches Association All-Star Game on Thursday at the College Boulevard Activity Center got to see some of those bone-jarring hits ...

Early score propels Kaw Valley FC to 2-1 win over St. Louis

After a sluggish opening nine minutes, Kaw Valley FC was ready to strike. In the 10th minute, the Cranes took advantage of a turnover near midfield. Kaw Valley FC didn’t wait for St. Louis to get ready on the free kick, as Kevin Komodi launched the ball up the field. Mason Visconti raced to ...

Bob Lisher, Dirk Wedd to be inducted into GKCFCA Hall of Fame during all-star game

This time next year, former Free State head football coach Bob Lisher could be coaching on the other sideline. For the second time in his career, Lisher will be the head coach of the Kansas team in the Greater Kansas City Football Coaches Association All-Star Game. The Kansas All-Stars will ...

4-star wing forward Jalen Wilson signs with Kansas

Michigan’s loss is Kansas’ gain. Seconds after the clock struck 2 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, 4-star prep prospect Jalen Wilson announced on Twitter that he planned to play college basketball at KU. Wilson, who announced his choice with an artistic representation of him wearing a KU ...

Elijah Johnson’s Self Made squad earns No. 3 seed in Wichita region of TBT

It was the perfect time to participate in a Kansas basketball summer camp scrimmage. Just hours after The Basketball Tournament bracket was released, Elijah Johnson and Travis Releford were the only two former KU players to compete in a scrimmage with the current crop of Jayhawks Tuesday ...

Schlagle RB Jaylin Richardson verbally commits to KU football

Another local product is slated to join the Kansas football team. Running back Jaylin Richardson verbally committed to KU via his personal Twitter account with a post Tuesday night. Richardson plays for Schlagle High School in Kansas City, Kan., becoming the third Kansas high school player of ...

Decision Day approaching for 4-star prospect Jalen Wilson

It’s time for another high-profile announcement from the Class of 2019. And this time, most of the national recruiting analysts believe things will end well for the Kansas men’s basketball program. Per his Twitter account, [4-star wing Jalen Wilson,][1] a 6-foot-8, 210-pound prospect ...