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Jayhawks contend progress was made in Les Miles’ 1st year in charge

Minutes after his first season as head coach at the University of Kansas concluded, Les Miles obviously was not at all pleased with the Jayhawks’ finale, a 61-6 home loss to Baylor. “That’s not the way you wanted to see this team go out,” Miles said. Still, the head coach had a ...

Notebook: Kansas honors 23 seniors before 61-6 defeat to No. 11 Baylor

A day that ended in frustration for everyone on the Kansas football roster began with a scene that the Jayhawks who played their final college game can look back upon more fondly. Head coach Les Miles and the program honored 23 seniors prior to kickoff at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium on ...

Jayhawks dismantled by No. 11 Bears during 61-6 drubbing on Senior Day

Senior Days are not supposed to look like this. In the final college football game for nearly two dozen Jayhawks on Saturday at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium, the optimism and competitiveness that could be spotted during the highest points of head coach Les Miles’ first year on the job ...

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 ...

KU volleyball falls in 5 sets to Mountaineers

In its final match of the season, the Kansas volleyball team fell to the West Virginia Mountaineers (25-20, 25-19, 25-22, 25-22, 15-8) in five sets. The Jayhawks captured the first two sets but were unable to close out the match on the road. The Jayhawks opened up the first set on fire and ...

KU’s Top 5 plays at the Maui Invitational

Over the course of 12 games in three days, there were at least a few dozen plays at the Maui Invitational that made fans jump out of their seats. And many of those plays, be they big-time blocks or dunks, deep 3-pointers or high-flying plays in transition, will be remembered for a while. ...

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 ...

KU women’s basketball defeats Wright State in opening round

Behind freshman guard Zakiyah Franklin’s career-high 19 points, Kansas came back to defeat Wright State, 74-63, in the opening game of the FAU Thanksgiving Tournament in FAU Arena on Friday. Franklin led the way in the scoring column, but sophomore guard Aniya Thomas (15) and freshman guard ...

Jayhawks hope to deliver program’s most wins since 2009

Three wins. Two wins. One win. No wins. In a decade dominated by losses, those are the only season win totals the Kansas football program has known. And if the current Jayhawks who haven’t experienced the entirety of KU’s struggles firsthand didn’t already know, they now understand ...

Game day breakdown – KU football vs. No. 11 Baylor

— Kansas (3-8 overall, 1-7 Big 12) vs. No. 11 Baylor (10-1, 7-1) • 2:30 p.m. kickoff, David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium • Game-time forecast: 56 degrees, mostly sunny, 0% chance of rain • TV: ESPN • Radio: KLWN, FM 101.7 / AM 1320 — Log on to KUsports.com for our live coverage ...