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Kansas softball secures series victory over Kansas City

In a brief from Big 12 action, the Kansas softball team secured a series victory over Kansas City this past weekend at Arrocha Ballpark. The Jayhawks (19-15) won the opener and the finale, while losing Game 2 on Saturday. The opener took place Saturday afternoon, and KU cruised to an 11-6 ...

KU baseball suffers series loss at Oklahoma

The Kansas baseball team only won the second game of a three-game set against Oklahoma this past weekend at L. Dale Mitchell Park. Following the series loss, the Jayhawks are now 18-13 on the year. They have only won two games against Big 12 teams through three series, and are 2-7 in league ...

Royals rally past White Sox for wild 4-3 win in 10 innings

CHICAGO (AP) — The Kansas City Royals could be headed for a hangover. Manager Mike Matheny hopes so, anyway. Michael A. Taylor scored when Garrett Crochet misplayed Andrew Benintendi's bunt in the 10th inning, sending the Royals to a wild 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on ...

Photo gallery: Free State softball vs. SM Northwest

Free State's softball team secured a 8-0 win over Shawnee Mission Northwest Friday night at FSHS on April 9, 2021. FSHS pitcher Tatum Clopton struck out 18 batters during a no-hit bid. Sara Roszak clubbed two home runs, while Jasmine Brixius finished with a trio of hits and two RBIs. Photos by ...

Lawrence High, Free State baseball both fall in road games

A three-run fourth inning by Olathe West doomed the Lawrence High baseball team in a 4-2 road loss on Friday night. At the top of the fourth, LHS’ Karson Green tied the score at 1-1 with an RBI groundout. But the Owls struck back in the home half of the frame. Olathe West scored three runs ...

Jayhawks’ QBs splitting reps during spring practices

In the early stages of what very well might be a lengthy quarterback competition for the Kansas football team in 2021, a number of contenders are getting their chances to make their case for the job. Sophomore Jalon Daniels, who started in six of nine games for the Jayhawks in 2020, said ...

Thursday’s high school sports schedule impacted by weather

Rainy weather and wet field conditions wiped out a day of local high school sports events on Thursday. Free State’s softball team was slated to have a home matchup against Shawnee Mission Northwest. That game has now been moved to 5:30 p.m. Friday. The Firebirds, who have won back-to-back ...

In $50M suit, LSU official alleges racist remarks, sexual misconduct by Les Miles, says school retaliated against her

BATON ROUGE, La. — In a $50 million federal racketeering lawsuit, an associate athletic director at Louisiana State University accuses university officials of retaliating against her for reporting racist remarks and inappropriate sexual behavior by Les Miles, the former head football coach at ...