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Growth on full display in LHS boys’ late loss to O-West

Another strong first half didn’t pan out for the Lawrence High boys basketball team, dropping a 67-57 loss to top 10 state contender Olathe West on Tuesday night. Chalking up two consecutive losses at home, LHS (2-11) gave the Owls (11-3) just about everything they could handle from the jump ...

Without McCullar, KU men’s basketball routs OSU 83-54

In the absence of one of its best players — one of the nation’s best too, according to the multiple national award committees who named him a top candidate for their honors Tuesday — Kansas did not miss a beat. Playing without super-senior star Kevin McCullar Jr., who KU coach Bill Self ...

Olathe Northwest gets past Free State boys, girls hoops

Olathe — The Free State boys basketball team lost its second straight game Tuesday night, falling to Olathe Northwest 58-50 at Olathe Northwest High School. Despite 20 points from Dash Johnson, the Firebirds (5-8) could not mount a late comeback against the Ravens (8-5) who led wire-to-wire ...

Royals finalize $4.5M deal with utilityman to add versatility to lineup

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals finalized a $4.5 million, one-year contract with utilityman Adam Frazier on Tuesday, rounding out a vastly overhauled club by adding a left-handed bat and some versatility to their lineup. Frazier will make $2 million this season as part of a deal ...