Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis, volleyball coach Ray Bechard, track coach Stanley Redwine and now men’s basketball coach Bill Self have successfully completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
Fifty years ago, Ron Oelschlager was the guy blocking for the guy everybody wanted to watch. Today, he’s the grandfather of the Kansas University running back in the news, former Free State High star quarterback/safety Joe Dineen. Column by Tom Keegan
Flanked by senior teammates Nick Harwell and Cassius Sendish at the Mrkonic Auditorium podium in the Anderson Family Football Complex, Kansas University senior Ben Heeney was introduced Wednesday as the Jayhawks’ first repeat captain since Toben Opurum in 2011-12.
Eudora High sophomore Mitchell Ballock received hugs, high-fives and plenty of pats on the back Tuesday — the day after it was made public that he’d received a scholarship offer to play basketball at tradition-rich Kansas University. By Gary Bedore
It becomes more important now than ever for quarterback Montell Cozart, a big-play threat as a runner and potentially as a long-ball thrower as well, to stay on his feet. That’s where Larry Mazyck, a 6-foot-8, 360-pound left tackle in his first season at KU after two years of junior-college football, can help. By Tom Keegan
What once was a position of strength for the Kansas University football team quickly has transformed into one of the team's least experienced units. KU coach Charlie Weis announced Tuesday night that senior running backs Brandon Bourbon (torn ACL) and Taylor Cox (torn Achilles' tendon) both will miss the 2014 season after suffering injuries during preseason camp. By Matt Tait
Monday’s Kansas University football practice produced the first significant position change of the 2014 season. Third-year sophomore Jordan Shelley-Smith, a tight end from Waco, Texas, spent Monday working with the offensive line, and it looks as if the shift is permanent. By Matt Tait
Eudora High sophomore combo guard Mitchell Ballock, who led the Cardinals to the Class 4A-II state championship last March and starred at this summer’s Stephen Curry camp in California, has been offered a scholarship to play basketball at Kansas University. By Gary Bedore
Shortly after his sophomore season, Andrew White III figured it was time he left Kansas University's basketball program in search of a better opportunity to play meaningful minutes. A little more than three months later, the 6-foot-8 wing has a new home, not too far away. By Gary Bedore
Kansas University recruiting target Stephen Zimmerman was named MVP of the Nike Global Challenge last weekend in Chicago. By Gary Bedore
It didn’t take long for Conrad Roberts to get back to his winning ways at the Lawrence Amateur Golf Association’s city tournament. By Bobby Nightengale
For a Kansas University football team that looks better on defense and so much better at wide receiver than in Charlie Weis’ previous two seasons as head coach, the state of the offensive line stops me from believing those gains will add up to a bowl bid. By Tom Keegan
Tyler Dorsey, a 6-foot-4 senior combo guard from Maranatha High in Pasadena, California, on Saturday cut his list of schools to 10 and scheduled official visits to two of the finalists — Kansas University and Oregon.
The 11th practice of Kansas University’s preseason football camp featured a little different element than the 10 that came before it: fans. By Matt Tait
Today's Fan Appreciation Day and open practice for the Kansas University football program will go on as scheduled.
Kansas University scored three goals in the final 30 minutes to claim a 3-0 exhibition victory over South Dakota State on Friday at the Jayhawk Soccer Complex.
Kansas University strength coach Andrea Hudy’s first book, “Power Positions: Championship Prescriptions for Ultimate Sports Performance,” will be available Thursday on Amazon.com. By Gary Bedore
Maybe it’s his experience, maturity or veteran status, but former Maryland and current Kansas University wide receiver Nigel King already has figured out a plan for the 2014 season. By Matt Tait
Tyler Dorsey, a 6-foot-4 senior combo guard from St. John Bosco in Bellflower, California, will visit Kansas University for the Oct. 10 Late Night in the Phog, Jayhawkslant.com reports. By Gary Bedore
Now a 6-foot-2, 265-pound junior defensive lineman on scholarship after bouncing around from position to position as a special-teams and show-team warrior in 2013, T.J. Semke spent some of his spare summer time as “extra muscle” for a bail bonds business. By Benton Smith
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