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KU women finish 4th as hosts at Marilynn Smith Sunflower Invitational at LCC

The Kansas women’s golf team finished fourth in the team standings at the Marilynn Smith Sunflower Invitational on Tuesday. The Jayhawks hosted the two-day, three-round event, which featured 15 schools from around the country playing two rounds at Lawrence Country Club. Because of cold ...

Photo: 5-time world champion comes to Lawrence to provide billiards exhibition

Dick Jaspers, a five-time world champion in the game of three-cushion billiards, performed an exhibition for about 30 spectators in downtown Lawrence on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 9, 2022. Jaspers was performing at the small Lawrence private club The Billiards Studio as part of his effort to ...

Lawrence track legend and Olympic gold medalist Bill Nieder dies at 89

Former Lawrence high school legend and University of Kansas shot put standout Bill Nieder, who held significant records in the event at both schools, died last week, his family confirmed to the Journal-World. Nieder was 89. Known best for winning the gold medal at the 1960 Olympics in Rome, ...

Preps Notebook: City, area runners deliver strong finishes at Rim Rock Classic

The Free State cross country team competed against 25 schools at the annual Rim Rock meet in Lawrence on Saturday. The boys' team landed in eighth place, led by Top 20 finishes from juniors Jake Loos (13th) and Blake Wohler (17th). The Free State girls' team finished 12th overall, featuring a ...

KU soccer closes nonconference slate with 3-1 win at South Florida

The Kansas soccer team defeated the South Florida Bulls 3-1 on Sunday afternoon in Tampa, Florida, giving Kansas its seventh victory of the season, which matches its win total from a year ago. “I thought today was a gutsy performance by us,” KU coach Mark Francis said after Sunday's match. ...