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Early Morning

Higher court: Former Jayhawk Wayne Simien turns away from pro career for ministry work

It seems like a plot jumping off the pages of a perfectly epic summer beach read: A professional athlete, tremendously talented, leaves at the height of his career to return to the heartland of his birth intent on helping the next generation.

Afternoon

KU baseball falls to Coastal Carolina, 11-3

Chanticleers thump KU in regional

The Kansas baseball team fell behind early and never recovered, losing 11-3 to Coastal Carolina on Friday in the Chapel Hill, N.C. Regional.

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KU throttles Dartmouth

Zac Elgie went 2-5 with a grand slam and six RBIs, and the Kansas University baseball team blasted Dartmouth, 16-0, on Saturday in NCAA Tournament action.

Collins on senior list

Kansas' Sherron Collins was named to the all-senior team by Rivals.com.

Schaake paved the way

The late Elmer Schaake shouldn't be overlooked when former Lawrence High and Kansas University sports stars are recalled.

Kansas’ Tarasova makes NCAAs in track

Kansas' Zlata Tarasova placed fifth in the hammer throw at 183-4 in the NCAA Midwest Regional.

Self's 'Boogie' slated

Bill Self's "Basketball Boogie" will be held Oct. 2 in Kansas City, Mo.

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Higher court: Former Jayhawk Wayne Simien turns away from pro career for ministry work

It seems like a plot jumping off the pages of a perfectly epic summer beach read: A professional athlete, tremendously talented, leaves at the height of his career to return to the heartland of his birth intent on helping the next generation.