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Schlagle RB Jaylin Richardson verbally commits to KU football

Another local product is slated to join the Kansas football team. Running back Jaylin Richardson verbally committed to KU via his personal Twitter account with a post Tuesday night. Richardson plays for Schlagle High School in Kansas City, Kan., becoming the third Kansas high school player of ...

Decision Day approaching for 4-star prospect Jalen Wilson

It’s time for another high-profile announcement from the Class of 2019. And this time, most of the national recruiting analysts believe things will end well for the Kansas men’s basketball program. Per his Twitter account, [4-star wing Jalen Wilson,][1] a 6-foot-8, 210-pound prospect ...

Prep WR Kyler Pearson, from Oklahoma, announces commitment to KU

The Kansas football team picked up on Monday night its third verbal commitment this month for its 2020 recruiting class. A standout at Les Miles’ on-campus camp a little more than a week ago, receiver Kyler Pearson announced on Twitter his decision to give KU’s new head coach his verbal ...

Local track standouts earn all-league honors

Plenty of local track standouts were recognized with postseason honors. Both Free State and Lawrence High were represented on the All-Sunflower League teams, which combines the results from all three postseason meets. Lawrence High’s girls track team, which won the Class 6A state title for ...

Iowa grad transfer Isaiah Moss signs with Kansas

The Kansas men’s basketball team has added a shooter to its roster for the 2019-20 season, and, after a whirlwind month following his final class at the University of Iowa, grad transfer Isaiah Moss again believes he is where he belongs. “I feel like this is where I’m supposed to be,” ...

Jiménez hits long home run, leading López, White Sox over KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (ap) — Once Reynaldo López went one pitch at a time, things worked out fine. Following three consecutive poor outings, López pitched six effective innings against Kansas City on Sunday. And backed by a 471-foot homer from Eloy Jiménez, the Chicago White Sox defeated the ...

KU walk-on Michael Jankovich loving Lawrence reunion

It remains to be seen just how big of a role freshman walk-on Michael Jankovich will have during his Kansas career. But the son of former Bill Self assistant and current SMU head coach, Tim Jankovich, already owns a ready-made game that can contribute to the team regardless of how many ...

Les Miles inducted into Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame

While Les Miles is in the early stages of rebooting his football coaching career at the University of Kansas, this weekend served as a reminder of how important Miles was for the LSU program. The KU coach and his family spent the past few days in their former home state as they celebrated ...

3-star LB Kershawn Fisher commits to KU football

The Kansas football program’s 2020 recruiting class continued growing this weekend, gaining its first linebacker in the process. Rated as a three-star prospect by Rivals, Kershawn Fisher hopped on Twitter late Saturday night to announce his decision to join the Jayhawks. Listed at 6-foot-3 ...

Giolito dominant in 7th straight win as White Sox top Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (ap) — Lucas Giolito hasn’t lost or given up more than three runs in a start since mid-April. The Royals have been striking out at an alarming rate. Given those trends, Giolito’s latest dominant outing wasn’t much of a surprise. Giolito worked into the eighth inning ...

Kaw Valley FC records 1-1 draw with Green Bay

Kaw Valley FC bounced back one night after its only loss of the 2019 season. The Cranes scored late during stoppage time to secure a 1-1 draw with Green Bay Saturday night at Hummer Sports Park. The showing came one day after Kaw Valley FC suffered a 2-1 loss to the same opponent at Rock Chalk ...

Emilianov earns All-America honors in discus

Kansas sophomore Alexandra Emilianov earned First Team All-America honors in the women's discus by finishing fourth at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships Saturday afternoon at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas. Emilianov, a product of Chisinau, Moldova, earned the ...

Kaw Valley FC falls to Green Bay

Kaw Valley FC is no longer unbeaten. Green Bay Voyageurs FC scored the first two goals in an eventual 2-1 win over Kaw Valley FC Friday night at Rock Chalk Park. It is the first loss for the Cranes of the 2019 season. Kaw Valley FC (4-1-1) had its four-match win streak snapped with the loss. ...