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Heralded recruit Terrence Jones to take visit to KU on Sunday

One of the most accomplished high school basketball players in Oregon history will be making an official recruiting visit to Kansas University on Sunday.

Early Morning

Big 12 bonanza: Five of top six picks from conference

The Rockettes would have loved this show. From an early Oklahoma party to the Big 12’s dominance to Tim Tebow stealing the spotlight from overall top pick Sam Bradford, the NFL’s first prime-time draft was worthy of its Radio City Music Hall location.

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Heralded recruit Terrence Jones to take visit to KU on Sunday

One of the most accomplished high school basketball players in Oregon history will be making an official recruiting visit to Kansas University on Sunday.

KU softball can’t hold on against Nebraska

Despite home runs from freshman Mariah Montgomery and sophomore Marissa Ingle, the Kansas University softball team could not hold on to its lead, and Nebraska defeated the Jayhawks, 8-5, on Thursday.

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KU’s Engelman honored

The Kansas University women’s basketball team held its postseason awards reception and senior celebration Thursday night in the Kansas Union Ballroom, with freshman guard Monica Engelman nabbing the prestigious Ms. Jayhawk Award.

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Big 12 bonanza: Five of top six picks from conference

The Rockettes would have loved this show. From an early Oklahoma party to the Big 12’s dominance to Tim Tebow stealing the spotlight from overall top pick Sam Bradford, the NFL’s first prime-time draft was worthy of its Radio City Music Hall location.

KU track competing at Penn and Drake Relays

The Kansas track and field team had athletes participating in the Drake and Penn Relays on Thursday.

Stuckey’s name could be called today

Former Kansas University defensive coordinator Clint Bowen spent five years coaching Darrell Stuckey and a few more keeping an eye on him as a prep standout at Washington High in Kansas City, Kan. That alone makes Bowen as qualified as anyone to speak on what kind of pro player Stuckey might become, as this year’s NFL Draft picks up with rounds two and three at 5 p.m. today.

Webb not scared of change

More than just the identity of the quarterback will change in the Kansas University football offense. Where he’s standing also shifts.

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Aldrich to throw out first pitch at Royals-Twins game

Kansas University junior basketball center Cole Aldrich will throw out the ceremonial first pitch when his hometown Minnesota Twins meet the Kansas City Royals at 1:10 p.m. Sunday at Kauffman Stadium.

Downtown festivities to accompany KU game

Sidewalk sales, buskers and kids zone will join Saturday’s football event

The way downtown Lawrence merchants see it, there’s no reason football needs to be big business just during the fall.