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Smagina advances in ITA All-American Championships qualifying draw

Sofia Smagina won her first match in the qualifying draw of the Saint Francis Health Systems ITA All-American Championships on Monday. The sophomore defeated Denver’s Taylor Melville by a score of 6-4, 6-4. Smagina will square off with Chloe Beck of Duke at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday as she looks to ...

KU looks to young guards for leadership this season

With losing nine players — including seven seniors — from the 2018-19 team, Kansas women’s basketball has emphasized filling gaps this offseason. “This has been a critical offseason for us, dating all the way back to when they reported in June,” KU coach Brandon Schneider said at ...

KU cornerback arrested in Missouri on suspicion of failure to appear

A University of Kansas football player was arrested Monday morning in Missouri. Corione Harris, 20, was arrested on suspicion of failure to appear, according to the booking log on arrests.org. Per court logs, Harris received a ticket for speeding on March 8. Harris’ license was suspended ...

Kansas makes final cut for 5-star forward Isaiah Todd

Five-star power forward Isaiah Todd on Monday morning narrowed his list from a final five to a top two, keeping Kansas in the mix along with Michigan. The 6-foot-10, 200-pound Todd, who hails from Word of God Christian Academy in Raleigh, N.C., revealed his two finalists in a Tweet early ...

Colts shut down Mahomes, Chiefs offense in 19-13 victory

Kansas City, Mo. — The Indianapolis Colts accomplished Sunday night what they failed to do in January. They beat the Chiefs in Kansas City. Marlon Mack ran for 132 yards, ageless kicker Adam Vinatieri knocked through four field goals and the Colts atoned ever so slightly for that playoff ...

Preps notebook: LHS volleyball goes 1-4 in home tournament

The final record didn’t tell the whole story for the Lawrence High volleyball team. LHS won just one of its five matches during a home tournament Saturday afternoon, though it battled in each tilt in what could end up being an important test for the defending 6A state champions. Lawrence’s ...

Smagina advances to ITA All-American Championships qualifying draw

Kansas sophomore Sofia Smagina advanced to the qualifying draw of the Saint Francis Health Systems ITA All-American Championships on Sunday. Smagina won three matches this weekend to advance. On Sunday, she earned her spot in the qualifying draw after a dominant performance over Alana Wolfberg ...

KU rowing brings home 3 medals from the Head of the Oklahoma

After two days of racing, the Jayhawks took home three medals at the Head of the Oklahoma regatta at the Oklahoma City Boathouse District. The Jayhawks claimed two medals in the final race of the regatta, in the women’s collegiate 4+. Kansas A placed second with a time of 17:03.39 followed ...

Stephon Robinson’s late-game production helps KU offense save face

With a 25-point home loss to No. 6 Oklahoma still taking up space in their minds, Kansas football players and head coach Les Miles didn’t really have any momentum to cling to while heading into their first bye week of the season. However, receiver Stephon Robinson Jr. provided one positive ...

Kansas volleyball drops four-set match to Oklahoma

Kansas was unable to come away with its first Big 12 victory of the season on Saturday against Oklahoma in McCasland Field House. KU captured the first set (25-23) against Oklahoma, but dropped the final three sets (25-21, 25-16, 25-17) in the road loss. The Jayhawks faced an uphill battle ...

Kansas cross-country men, women sweep team titles at Rim Rock meet

The Kansas men’s and women’s cross-country teams both won group titles at Rim Rock Collegiate Challenge on a wet and rainy Saturday outside of Lawrence. Sophomore Ally Ryan paced the KU women with her second individual title of the season. Ryan, who finished Saturday in 22:59.3, also won ...

Notebook: Les Miles looks to move forward after loss of Khalil Herbert

Following a 45-20 loss to No. 6 Oklahoma, Kansas football coach Les Miles had no interest in revisiting the departure of former senior running back Khalil Herbert. Speaking with media members for the first time since Herbert posted a letter to KU fans and teammates in which he stated he ...