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Game Day Breakdown – No. 2 Kansas vs. No. 20 Colorado

No. 2 Kansas Jayhawks (6-1) vs. No. 20 Colorado Buffaloes (7-0) Time: 6 p.m. | Location: Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kansas TV: ESPN2 | Radio: IMG Jayhawk Radio Network Sign up for ESPN+ and watch your Hawks on the go. Log on to KUsports.com for our live game blog coverage and follow ...

Area basketball roundup: Bishop Seabury boys claim win in season opener

The only No. 1 team in the area started the 2019-20 campaign off with a win. Bishop Seabury’s boys basketball team pushed past St. Marys for a 68-62 road win Friday night. Joao Carlos Ramirez started off his sophomore campaign with 28 points to lead the way for the Seahawks. Stavian Jones ...

LHS girls basketball suffers season-opening defeat at Topeka High

Topeka — Despite a lopsided final score, the season-opening defeat could end up being an important lesson for the Lawrence High girls basketball team. For the Lions, the season opener served as the ultimate measuring stick for a team that is experiencing plenty of roster turnover. Topeka ...

FSHS boys drop 51-49 decision to Manhattan High

Free State’s boys basketball team faltered down the stretch in a 51-49 loss to Manhattan High on Friday night during the semifinals of the Hays City Shootout. MHS outscored FSHS by a 24-11 margin in the final period en route to the narrow win. Manhattan will now play in the championship ...

KU football welcoming visitors as early signing period approaches

With the December early signing period just around the corner, the Kansas football coaches are working toward adding to the program’s 2020 class. While Les Miles and members of his staff spent much of the past several days out of town recruiting, they were expected to welcome a handful of ...

FSHS girls basketball outlasts Blue Valley West in OT for 36-33 win

Overland Park — The Firebirds certainly got their money’s worth in the season opener Thursday night at Blue Valley West. It was a back-and-forth battle night all night between Free State and Blue Valley West, as both teams traded punches down the stretch. FSHS forced overtime after being ...

FSHS boys roll past Millwood in season opener

Free State’s boys basketball team rolled to a 59-35 win over Millwood (Okla.) in the season opener Thursday night at Hays Middle School. Sophomore point guard Mozae Downing got the Firebirds started with 6 of his team’s 16 points in the first quarter. It was balanced after that, as Free ...

Jeff Long: KU football ‘far closer’ now to meeting expectations

In evaluating the first season of the Les Miles era at the University of Kansas, the man who hired Miles, Athletic Director Jeff Long, hesitated to call the 2019 season an outright success. And even though Long might be openly overzealous with his verbalized expectations that KU win every ...

Pooka Williams, Hakeem Adeniji make coaches’ All-Big 12 1st team

The last-place Kansas football team only won one conference game this season, but the league’s head coaches voted two Jayhawks onto the 2019 All-Big 12 first team. Both sophomore running back Pooka Williams and senior left tackle Hakeem Adeniji, the conference announced Wednesday, were ...

Firebirds prepared for start of winter sports season

The latest winter sports season officially begins this week for Free State. Free State’s swim and dive team will kick off this season with a home meet Wednesday afternoon. The girls basketball team and the wrestling squad, both of which have a new head coach this year, will begin the 2019-20 ...