Stories for April 15, 2012


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Aggravating: Stellar defense lifts A&M past KU

It took 16 innings and plenty of close calls, but Kansas University’s baseball team finally cracked the scoreboard against Texas A&M on Saturday at Hoglund Ballpark.


KU rowing takes two Cup titles

Kansas University rowing claimed victories in the grand final of the first and second varsity four, took third in the novice eight and fourth in the second varsity eight events over the weekend at the Knecht Cup.

KU’s Chris Gilbert 9th at Western

Kansas University’s Chris Gilbert opened his final round with 12 straight pars and finished with a 72 to place ninth at the Western Intercollegiate on Sunday.

Jayhawks’ defensive line waiting for ‘cavalry’

Want to know what’s more difficult than stepping in to coach a new group of players you only have seen play on film? Try coaching a group of players who might not be anywhere on the field when the season rolls around.

Georgia prep to pick Friday

Kansas among finalists for Tony Parker

Blue-chip high school basketball prospect Tony Parker need only purchase five hats for Friday’s news conference in which he’ll announce his college choice. Parker, a 6-foot-9, 280-pound senior center from Miller Grove High in Lithonia, Ga. — who had joked to the Charlotte Observer he’d like to chop his list from seven to five because he has to “pay 30 dollars a hat” — on Sunday eliminated Memphis and Georgetown, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

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Fine finale: KU baseball avoids sweep with Game 3 win

Try as it might, Texas A&M’s baseball team could not hide from Kansas University during Sunday’s series finale at Hoglund Ballpark. Donning camouflage tops and entering the game with two routs of the Jayhawks fresh in their minds, the second-ranked Aggies were beaten from start to finish in a 5-3 loss that represented Kansas University’s best and biggest victory of the season.

KU track solid despite weather

Despite gusty winds and a sand storm, Kansas University’s 4X100-meter relay team set a school record on Saturday at the UTEP Invitational.

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UT completes softball sweep of KU

A pile of mistakes proved too colossal a mountain to scale Saturday for Kansas University’s softball team — especially with No. 5 Texas visiting Arrocha Ballpark.

How former Jayhawks fared (April 15)

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of April 14.