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LHS baseball erases 2 deficits in 6-5 win during River City Festival

Senior second baseman Garrett Romero put the finishing touches on Lawrence’s latest win when he threw the ball to junior first baseman Aidan Bannister. Bannister flicked the ball back to the mound, and the celebration ensued just in front of the LHS dugout Thursday night at Hoglund Ballpark. ...

Anderson spikes bat, gets drilled; Royals top Chisox in 10

Chicago — Fiercely energetic Tim Anderson spiked his bat to celebrate a home run and Kansas City’s Brad Keller responded by drilling him with a fastball, setting off a benches-clearing fracas in the Royals’ 4-3, 10-inning victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday. Anderson tossed ...

Preps notebook: City track athletes shine at Little KU Relays

During warmups, Lawrence High junior Ella Stewart was off by herself. And there is a reason for that. Stewart discovered that she’s been getting too amped up during the discus competition. Her best throws are in warmups. So, as a result, Stewart has started to work on ways to ensure that she ...

Englund sits in 2nd of heptathlon after day 1 of Kansas Relays

After day one of the 92nd Kansas Relays, three Kansas women's track & field athletes sit in the top-six in the heptathlon with freshman Toni Englund leading the way for the Jayhawks. Englund sits in second place with 2,891 points after four events. She finished first in the 100-meter ...

Memorable moments from the 2019 KU men’s basketball banquet

Most years, the Kansas men’s basketball program’s season-ending banquet features more than a few reasons to celebrate, smile and look back on some big time moments that came in the months leading up to the April event. This year, after finishing 26-10, falling short in both the Big 12 ...

Moncada, Garcia power White Sox past Royals 5-1

Chicago — Yoan Moncada hit a pair of solo shots for his first multihomer game and Leury Garcia added a two-run drive to power the Chicago White Sox past the Kansas City Royals 5-1 on Tuesday night. Yonder Alonso also homered and went 4 for 4 as the White Sox won for the fourth time in five ...

Preps notebook: LHS girls swim cruises to another win on Senior Night

After coming above water, Lawrence High teammates Maddie Dean and Aubrey Fischer looked up at the scoreboard during Tuesday’s meet at LHS. One second separated the two of them, with Dean taking first in the 100 backstroke with a 1:03.49. Fischer, who was actually the top seed entering the ...

Chou places 8th at Big 12 Championship

The Kansas women's golf team concluded three rounds of play at the 2019 Big 12 Women's Golf Championship on Tuesday, firing a 928 (+64) over three rounds to finish in seventh place. The Jayhawks posted a 311 (+23) on Tuesday to conclude the nine-team tournament. Yi-Tsen Chou led the Jayhawks ...

Coming home: Former Lion Nick Wood named FSHS girls basketball coach

It would have taken the perfect opportunity for Nick Wood to leave Washburn University. Wood had no intentions of leaving his role as an assistant for Brett Ballard. But a chance to return to the Lawrence community was one he couldn’t pass up. So Wood, who graduated from Lawrence High in ...

3-star Texas prep WR Keith Miller III commits to KU football

The first aftershock from the Kansas football program’s massive spring game weekend rumbled in on Tuesday afternoon, in the form of another addition to the Jayhawks’ 2020 recruiting class. Keith Miller III, a 6-foot-5 receiver from The Colony, Texas, who made an official visit to KU’s ...

Les Miles and Bill Self become ‘Step Brothers’

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2019/feb/06/328652/ The Kansas football fans who showed up Saturday for the Jayhawks’ spring game at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium got a bit of a surprise during one of the breaks in the action. And for that matter, so did the man responsible for ...