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Sporting KC match postponed after positive COVID-19 tests from Colorado Rapids

Major League Soccer announced Saturday that Sporting Kansas City's regular-season match with the Colorado Rapids set for today at DICK's Sporting Goods Park has been postponed to a later date. The postponement follows confirmed positive COVID-19 tests to one player and three staff members of ...

KU soccer tops Texas Tech 1-0 in home opener

The University of Kansas soccer team improved to 2-0 on the season with a 1-0 victory over Texas Tech on Friday night in the team’s home opener at Rock Chalk Park. Despite trailing Texas Tech (0-1-1) 6-4 in shots attempted heading into the final 15 minutes of Friday’s contest, the ...

Orlando City beats Sporting KC to run unbeaten streak to 7

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Tesho Akindele and Benji Michel scored in the first half and Orlando City beat Sporting Kansas City 2-1 on Wednesday night to run its unbeaten streak to seven games. Akindele scored in the 36th minute. Two minutes later, Nani passed to Michel on the edge of the ...

Gary Woodland opens title defense with a 4-over 74 in Round 1 of 2020 U.S. Open

Former University of Kansas golf standout Gary Woodland opened defense of his 2019 U.S. Open title on Thursday with a 4-over 74 at the Winged Foot West course in Mamaroneck, N.Y. Woodland finished the day in a tie for 92nd and will have some work to do on Friday to make the cut to stick around ...

Three Jayhawks earn weekly soccer honors

Three Jayhawks earned national and Big 12 Conference weekly awards on Tuesday, following their season-opening, 1-0 victory over Texas last Friday. Senior midfielder Ceri Holland, who scored the game-winning goal, was named national player of the week by TopDrawerSoccer and also earned Big 12 ...

Johnny Russell lifts Sporting KC past Minnesota United, 1-0

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Johnny Russell scored in the 80th minute and Sporting Kansas City beat Minnesota United 1-0 on Sunday night to take the Western Conference lead. Minnesota (5-4-2) listed seven players not medically cleared for the match. Sporting Kansas City (6-3-2) had six on the ...

Preps notebook: Tonganoxie, Perry-Lecompton football both stay undefeated in Week 2

Area football teams Tonganoxie and Perry-Lecompton remain undefeated following wins in Week 2 of the 2020 season. THS — which is ranked No. 3 in Class 4A — jumped out to a double-digit lead in the first half in an eventual 24-14 home victory over Louisburg on Friday. Perry-Lecompton (No. 2 ...

KU women’s soccer opens 2020 season with 1-0 victory at Texas

A late goal from senior midfielder Ceri Holland lifted the Kansas women's soccer team to a 1-0 victory in the season opener at Texas on Friday night. Holland's goal came with nine minutes remaining and was assisted by Avery Smith, who gained possession of a loose ball near midfield and raced ...

Shelton helps Sporting KC tie FC Dallas 1-1

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Khiry Shelton scored a late first-half goal to help Sporting Kansas City tie FC Dallas 1-1 on Wednesday night. Sporting KC (5-2-2) has earned just two points in three games following a three-game winning streak. FC Dallas (2-1-4) has only one win in its last five ...

Preps Notebook: LHS soccer improves to 2-0 with 6-0 rout of Topeka High

The Lawrence High boys soccer team improved to 2-0 with a dominating, 6-0 victory over Topeka High on Tuesday night at LHS. The Lions, who topped Manhattan 2-1 in the season opener last Friday, scored four goals in the first half on Tuesday and never looked back, adding two in the second to ...

Woodland’s 2-under in final round lands him tied for 33rd at BMW Championship

At an event full of rounds over par, former University of Kansas golfer Gary Woodland shot a 2-under 68 on Sunday to finish tied for 33rd at the BMW Championship in Olympia Fields, Ill. Sunday’s round was Woodland’s only sub-70 round of the tournament and he finished at 7-over for the ...

2020 Fall Sports Preview: KU athletes gear up for a season like no other

University of Kansas sports teams are preparing for a fall season like no other, with new precautions and shorter schedules because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s what to watch for this year in football, volleyball, soccer and cross country. • Leading KU football won’t be any easier ...

Fall sports preview: Kansas soccer counting on new faces in big roles in 2020

Replacing three key players from last season’s Sweet 16 team will be a stiff challenge for the Kansas soccer program, but coach Mark Francis isn't interested in making it harder than it needs to be. “There’ll be some new faces in the starting 11 just because there has to be,” Francis ...

Quintero scores 2 goals in 4 minutes, Dynamo top Sporting KC

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Darwin Quintero scored two goals in four minutes and the Houston Dynamo eased past Sporting Kansas City 5-2 on Tuesday night for their first victory of the season. Alberth Elis and Christian Ramirez each scored in the first half to give Houston (1-2-4) a 2-1 lead at ...

KU women’s soccer to open nine-game season on Sept. 11 at Texas

The Kansas women's soccer program will open the pandemic-shortened 2020 season on Sept. 11 at Texas, KU announced Tuesday. Fresh off of their first ever Big 12 tournament title and a trip to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament, the Jayhawks will play nine games this fall against Big 12 foes ...