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KU softball suffers 2 losses to begin 2020 campaign

Kansas softball began the 2020 campaign with two losses in as many games on Friday at Alberta B. Farrington Softball Stadium in Tempe, Ariz. The Jayhawks (0-2) started things off with an 11-1 loss to No. 5 Arizona in the first game of the Kajikawa Classic. Arizona scored two runs in the first, ...

Free State boys basketball bounces back with OT win over Olathe South

Olathe — It was exactly what Free State’s boys basketball team needed after what transpired just three days earlier. Coming off a 66-45 loss to Olathe East, the Firebirds got back to their old ways with a fitting overtime win. Thanks to timely shots and strong performance on the defensive ...

Third quarter sinks FSHS girls basketball in loss to Olathe South

Olathe — In the closing moments of the third quarter, Olathe South guard Raegan Halliday drove through the Free State defense with her right hand. Halliday lofted a left-handed floater in the lane, which ultimately rattled around the rim before falling to the floor at the buzzer. It was one ...

LHS grabs eighth-straight victory as Lions roll to 69-40 win over SM Northwest

Shawnee — Lawrence High played with electric energy throughout the night, controlling the game from the opening tip, in a 69-40 road victory over Shawnee Mission Northwest on Friday night. This extends the Lions’ winning streak to eight. LHS coach Mike Lewis said his team played with great ...

Rough first half leads to 53-25 LHS road loss to SM Northwest

Shawnee — Near the end of the first quarter, Lawrence High coach Jeff Dickson urged his team to have more patience on offense. “Slow down!” Dickson said to his team. That’s easier said than done against Shawnee Mission Northwest (15-1, 7-1 Sunflower League), as the aggressive Cougars ...

Game day breakdown – No. 3 Kansas at TCU

No. 3 Kansas Jayhawks (19-3 overall, 8-1 Big 12) vs. TCU Horned Frogs (13-9 overall, 4-5 Big 12) Time: 11 a.m. | Location: Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena, Fort Worth, Texas TV: ESPN2 | Radio: IMG Jayhawk Radio Network Log on to KUsports.com for our live game blog coverage and follow the ...

Free State bowling places 2nd at home meet

Both Free State bowling squads came home with runner-up finishes in a home triangular at Royal Crest Lanes on Thursday. On the boys side, the Firebirds posted a team score of 2,323 to finish 73 pins behind Washburn Rural. Warren Williams rolled a series score of 659, which earned him the top ...

KU’s Bill Self on the cusp of career win No. 700

Devon Dotson’s latest interview session with the media proved eye-opening on Thursday, when the Kansas sophomore point guard fielded a question about his head coach. It was in that moment Dotson learned the Jayhawks’ next victory will give Bill Self 700 career wins. “Really?” Dotson ...

Les Miles thinks KU addressed most of its needs in 2020 signing class

With the Kansas football team’s 2020 signing class finally complete, head coach Les Miles looked at the long list of high school players he and his assistants spent the past year recruiting and didn’t mind sharing his sense of satisfaction. “This has been,” Miles said during a Thursday ...

Self: Looking ‘less and less’ like Wilson will return to lineup

Bill Self didn’t want to completely rule out a possible return to action for injured freshman Jalen Wilson, but as of Thursday the Kansas basketball coach considered that scenario unlikely at best. “It’s looking less and less like there is a potential to return this year,” Self said, ...

Preps notebook: Despite missing 2 starters, Bishop Seabury boys roll to 68-13 win

Even with a shorthanded roster, Bishop Seabury’s boys basketball team took care of business on Tuesday. The Seahawks jumped out to a 21-0 lead in the first quarter before coasting to a 68-13 victory over Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy at BSA. It was an impressive win considering the fact that ...

KU women’s basketball suffers lopsided loss at No. 2 Baylor

The Kansas women’s basketball team never really had a shot. Kansas, which was down by 21 points after the first period, was buried from the start in a 97-44 loss to No. 2 Baylor on Wednesday at the Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas. The Bears now hold a 33-8 advantage over the Jayhawks in the ...

Notebook: Azubuike and Dotson land on Wooden watch list

Two of the Jayhawks most responsible for No. 3 Kansas maintaining its place throughout the season as one of the best teams in the country, both Udoka Azubuike and Devon Dotson made the John R. Wooden Award late season watch list. KU’s top two scorers, Dotson (18 points per game) and Azubuike ...

KU freshman Tristan Enaruna vying to make minutes ‘worth it’

Although his playing time and numbers have remained low, Kansas freshman Tristan Enaruna continues to hold himself to a high standard each time he steps on the court. “For me, it’s (been) pretty good,” Enaruna said after playing 15 minutes in a recent win at Oklahoma State, while ...

LHS girls surrender early lead in 60-27 loss to Olathe South

OLATHE — The Lawrence High girls basketball team traded punches for much of the first quarter Tuesday at Olathe South, but the Falcons overwhelmed the Lions in the quarter’s closing minutes to set the stage for a 60-27 loss. It took all of six seconds for Olathe South (8-5, 4-2 Sunflower ...