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Preps notebook: LHS baseball snaps skid with 8-3 win over Olathe North

Thanks to a five-run outburst in the bottom of the sixth, Lawrence High’s baseball team grabbed a 8-3 win over Olathe North Tuesday night at LHS. It was enough to help the Lions snap a three-game skid. With the score tied at 3-3, Lawrence (6-4) got the sixth inning started with a leadoff ...

Kansas baseball earns 13-3 win over Air Force

The Kansas baseball team needed just eight innings to record a 13-3 win over Air Force Tuesday afternoon at Hoglund Ballpark. Jack Wagner hit a two-run homer to reach the 10-run rule, which ended the game after eight innings. Tavian Josenberger led the offense once again, going 3-for-4 with ...

Kansas softball upsets No. 18 Missouri in 4-3 win

Behind an all-around team effort, the Kansas softball team earned a 4-3 upset victory over No. 18 Missouri Tuesday night inside the Mizzou Softball Stadium. Ashlyn Anderson crushed a solo homer to lead the offense. Sydnee Ramsey recorded a pair of hits and one RBI. Macy Omli also drove in a ...

Kickoff, attendance plans set for KU football’s first spring game in 2 years

It won’t be called “Late Night Under the Lights,” and there will be no postgame Rick Ross concert, but there will be fans at the first Kansas football spring game in two years. KU announced Tuesday night that the May 1 open scrimmage will kick off at 6 p.m. at David Booth Kansas Memorial ...

Free State tennis secures 8-1 win over Lawrence High in City Showdown

In a way, the No. 1 doubles match between Free State and Lawrence High boys tennis was symbolic of Tuesday’s City Showdown at LHS. Free State’s doubles tandem of George Thornton and Ben Melvin have practiced with Lawrence High’s duo of Drew Dean and Cuyler Dunn for several years now. So, ...

Kansas freshman Bryce Thompson the latest Jayhawk to enter transfer portal

Kansas freshman Bryce Thompson on Tuesday became the latest and biggest now-former Jayhawk to announce his intention to enter the transfer portal. A former five-star prospect out of Tulsa, Okla., Thompson was the gem of KU’s 2020 recruiting class. But his freshman season at Kansas was ...

4 Kansas hoops commitments expected to make pledges official this week

Wednesday marks the start of college basketball’s spring signing period and the Kansas men’s basketball program is poised to officially add a couple of its new additions this week. Junior college transfer Sydney Curry, a 6-foot-8, 265-pound sophomore forward from Logan Community ...

KU’s Zach Bradford sets school record in pole vault at Tom Botts Invitational

Kansas sophomore Zach Bradford set the indoor pole vault school record on day two of the Tom Botts Invitational in Columbia, Missouri, on Saturday after clearing 5.81 meters (19-0.75 feet) to win the event. Due to weather, the event took place indoors. Bradford became the No. 9 performer in ...

Kansas tennis drops 4-3 decision to No. 10 Baylor at home

In a hard-fought match, the Kansas women’s tennis team came up just short in a 4-3 loss No. 10 Baylor Sunday afternoon at the Jayhawk Tennis Center. The Jayhawks are now 7-10, having lost four consecutive matches. KU has been defeated by Iowa State, Kansas State, Texas and Baylor over the ...

Kansas softball secures series victory over Kansas City

In a brief from Big 12 action, the Kansas softball team secured a series victory over Kansas City this past weekend at Arrocha Ballpark. The Jayhawks (19-15) won the opener and the finale, while losing Game 2 on Saturday. The opener took place Saturday afternoon, and KU cruised to an 11-6 ...

KU baseball suffers series loss at Oklahoma

The Kansas baseball team only won the second game of a three-game set against Oklahoma this past weekend at L. Dale Mitchell Park. Following the series loss, the Jayhawks are now 18-13 on the year. They have only won two games against Big 12 teams through three series, and are 2-7 in league ...

Royals rally past White Sox for wild 4-3 win in 10 innings

CHICAGO (AP) — The Kansas City Royals could be headed for a hangover. Manager Mike Matheny hopes so, anyway. Michael A. Taylor scored when Garrett Crochet misplayed Andrew Benintendi's bunt in the 10th inning, sending the Royals to a wild 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on ...

Lawrence baseball falls to Gardner Edgerton, 6-5, for third consecutive loss

In a hectic game that came down to the final pitch, the Lions ended up falling just short in a 6-5 loss to Gardner Edgerton Saturday afternoon at LHS. Lawrence (5-4) has now lost three games in a row, all of which have taken place this past week. Just like their previous two losses, the ...

Photo gallery: Lawrence High baseball vs. Gardner Edgerton

Lawrence High's baseball team dropped a 6-5 decision to Gardner Edgerton Saturday afternoon at LHS on April 10, 2021. The Lions have now lost three games in a row, all by a combined five runs. Photos by Carter Gaskins/Lawrence Journal-World

Emmett Jones pleased with Jayhawks’ progress through 5 spring practices

Now a third of the way through the 15-practice spring schedule, interim Kansas football coach Emmett Jones left Saturday’s session convinced the Jayhawks are on the right track. “A lot of flying around, a lot of energy. Guys getting after each other, plenty of physicality going on. Guys ...