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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 ...

Preps notebook: Top area girls basketball storylines entering 2019-20 season

The 2019 girls basketball season begins today with multiple area teams taking the court. Last season, a pair of area teams qualified for the state tournament and many individuals had successful seasons as well. This year should be just as intriguing with interesting storylines to monitor ...

Chiefs rout Raiders 40-9 to seize AFC West control

Kansas City, Mo. — Patrick Mahomes threw for a touchdown and ran for a touchdown, Juan Thornhill returned a pick 46 yards for another score, and the Kansas City Chiefs beat the bumbling Oakland Raiders 40-9 on Sunday to seize control of the AFC West. LeSean McCoy and Darwin Thompson also had ...

Perry-Lecompton falls to Andale in 3A state championship game

Hutchinson — The Class 3A state championship game couldn’t have started any worse on Saturday for Perry-Lecompton. But overcoming early adversity is nothing new for the Kaws. Playing in its second state-championship game in school history, against established power Andale, Perry-Lecompton ...

Perry-Lecompton ready for clash with unbeaten Andale in 3A title game

Perry-Lecompton will be competing in its first state championship game in 11 years this afternoon. Entering the season, the goal for every football team is to be playing on the final weekend of the year. It is not always realistic, especially given how loaded Class 3A was this year. But the ...

Perry-Lecompton QB William Welch hitting stride during trip to 3A title game

It all changed for Perry-Lecompton quarterback William Welch following an 8-3 loss to Jefferson West on Oct. 11. The junior quarterback threw two interceptions and completed 11 of 23 passes for 90 yards, which made Welch take a hard look in the mirror. It wasn’t the start to the year that ...

KU soccer suffers 2-0 loss to South Carolina in Sweet 16

It didn’t end the way the Jayhawks had hoped, but 2019 will always be a special season for the Kansas women’s soccer program. No. 11 Kansas surrendered a pair of second-half goals in a 2-0 defeat at No. 5 South Carolina during the Sweet 16. KU’s season came to an end at 17-5-3, which was ...

KU soccer set to face South Carolina with trip to Elite Eight up for grabs

A couple of hours before today’s 1 p.m. Sweet 16 matchup with fifth-ranked and second-seeded South Carolina in Columbia, S.C., the third-seeded Kansas soccer team will put its faith in the shuffling skills of junior defender Isabella Cavalcante. Cavalcante, who hails from Glenbard West High ...

McClure hat trick leads KU soccer into Sweet 16 via 3-0 victory over Xavier

The third-seeded Kansas women’s soccer team is still alive and on the brink of history. Powered by a hat trick off the strong right foot of senior forward Katie McClure, the Jayhawks knocked off Xavier, 3-0, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday afternoon in Columbia, S.C. ...

Haskell athletes receive individual honors following fall sports season

Five Haskell Indian Nations University volleyball players earned individual honors this season, and several cross-country runners have been recognized, as well. On the volleyball team, senior Cailey Lujan was voted first team All-Conference by the Association of Independent Institutions. She ...

Matt Tait: Get to know the Kansas women’s soccer team

Kansas’ women’s soccer team has been on a roll in recent weeks. The Jayhawks won their first Big 12 tournament title two weeks ago. They kicked off their NCAA Tournament appearance with a Round 1 victory over Iowa last weekend at Rock Chalk Park. Last Friday night, the team was greeted ...

Mahomes, Chiefs hold off Chargers 24-17 in Mexico City

Mexico City — Daniel Sorensen picked off Philip Rivers’ fourth interception at the goal line with 18 seconds to play, and the Kansas City Chiefs stayed on top of the AFC West with a 24-17 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers on Monday night at Azteca Stadium. Patrick Mahomes passed for ...

Confidence instilled by coaches has propelled KU soccer over last month of season

There’s been a steady momentum building around Kansas soccer over the last 10 matches, especially given the start to the 2019 NCAA Tournament. KU defeated — or what may better be described as outlasted — Iowa 1-0 in the first round Saturday night at Rock Chalk Park. The Jayhawks will ...

KU soccer defeats Iowa 1-0 in physical match to move on in NCAA Tournament

It took almost 70 minutes for Kansas soccer to break through, but a quick strike inside the box from sophomore Kailey Lane proved to be the difference between keeping a season alive and going home early. And with that lone goal, KU escaped with a 1-0 victory over Iowa in the first round of ...