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Jayhawks sweep midweek doubleheader

If pitchers Shaeffer Hall, T.J. Walz and Lee Ridenhour are the Kansas University baseball team’s Weekend Warriors, then consider junior right-hander Brett Bollman a Midweek Mercenary.

KU coach Self receives award in home state

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self, who starred at Edmond High School, went on to play lead guard at Oklahoma State University and also served as head coach at state schools Oral Roberts and Tulsa, returned to his home state Tuesday to receive the Abe Lemons/Paul Hansen Award for Sports Excellence.

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Jayhawks sweep midweek doubleheader

If pitchers Shaeffer Hall, T.J. Walz and Lee Ridenhour are the Kansas University baseball team’s Weekend Warriors, then consider junior right-hander Brett Bollman a Midweek Mercenary.

Gary Bedore's Kansas basketball notebook

Former Kansas University power forward Quintrell Thomas, who recently announced plans to transfer, told Lasvegassun.com he will visit UNLV this weekend. He visited St. Joseph’s last weekend and will visit Siena in two weeks.

Kansas golfer Gockel on all-tourney team

Kansas golfer Meghan Gockel was named to the All-Big 12 tournament team.

Kansas men in fifth at Big 12 golf invite

Nate Barbee and Bryan Hackeberg carded rounds of 72 to help Kansas University’s men’s golf team move up the leaderboard into a tie for fifth place entering the final round of the Big 12 Championships on Tuesday at Prairie Dunes Country Club.

Kansas softball roughs up Shockers

Kansas University pitchers Val George and Sarah Vertelka combined for a one-hit shutout in the nightcap, and three Jayhawks combined for five home runs during the doubleheader as KU softball swept Wichita State, 9-2 and 3-0, on Tuesday.

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KU coach Self receives award in home state

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self, who starred at Edmond High School, went on to play lead guard at Oklahoma State University and also served as head coach at state schools Oral Roberts and Tulsa, returned to his home state Tuesday to receive the Abe Lemons/Paul Hansen Award for Sports Excellence.