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K-State KO’d

KU’s Walz strikes out 12 in victory

In case anyone on hand for the Kansas University baseball team’s Saturday night matchup with rival Kansas State needed concrete evidence about the level of dominance turned in by Jayhawks starter T.J. Walz, he or she needed only to take a quick glance toward the right-field bullpen.

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KU baseball run-rules K-State, 17-7

Jayhawks take two of three in series

The Kansas baseball team defeated No. 11 Kansas State, 17-7 in seven innings, on Sunday night at Hoglund Ballpark. With the victory, the Jayhawks won the series over the Wildcats, 2-1.

KU baseball to face K-State in Big 12 tournament opener

Regardless of the outcome of Sunday's regular season finale against No. 11 Kansas State, the Kansas University baseball team will open next week's Big 12 tournament with a game against the Wildcats

KU rowing team competes in regionals

The Kansas University rowing team earned three second-place finishes on Day One of the South/Central Region Championships on Saturday.

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K-State KO’d

KU’s Walz strikes out 12 in victory

In case anyone on hand for the Kansas University baseball team’s Saturday night matchup with rival Kansas State needed concrete evidence about the level of dominance turned in by Jayhawks starter T.J. Walz, he or she needed only to take a quick glance toward the right-field bullpen.

Bishop leads KU at Big 12 meet

Kansas University’s Brian Bishop finished in third place in the men’s discus with a career-best throw, and four Jayhawks qualified for five finals to lead Kansas on Day Two of the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships at the Terry & Linda Fuller Track.

KU's Powers shoots 80

Kansas University golfer Emily Powers improved one stroke in the second round of the Duramed FUTURES Tour event on Saturday.

Thomas to visit Iona

Former Kansas University basketball power forward Quintrell Thomas will make a recruiting visit to Iona College on Monday.

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Tisdale will be missed tremendously

Jerry Reynolds was devastated. His voice was husky, and he spoke in halting, uncharacteristically awkward phrases. He learned of Wayman Tisdale’s passing while listening to his car radio Friday morning, and was still shocked at the news, at the loss of another of his former Kings players at far too young an age.

KU’s Price shows off his glove

When scoring a Kansas University baseball game, make sure to use a pencil equipped with an eraser. That way, when you scratch whatever symbols you prefer for a ground-ball single up the middle and Robby Price turns into Ozzie Smith, gets a glove on the ball, makes a jump turn and puts enough mustard on the throw to retire the batter, you can erase the symbols and replace them with 4-3*.