Stories for April 17, 2012


Lead stories


Andrew White officially signs with KU men's basketball

Andrew White, a 6-foot-6 guard from Chester, Va., signed a national letter of intent with the Kansas men's basketball team Monday afternoon during a ceremony in Charlottesville, Va.


KU softball signs juco catcher

Kansas University’s softball team signed Cowley College catcher Taylor Hatfield to a letter of intent.

KU rowing nets pair of honors

Kansas University freshman rower Erin Brogan is one of 24 student-athletes from around the country selected to attend the 2012 USRowing Women’s National Team Freshman Camp, it was announced Tuesday by USRowing.

Zac Elgie sparks KU baseball past Baker

Zac Elgie’s two-run home run in the first inning of Kansas University’s 7-3 victory against visiting Baker on Tuesday night at Hoglund Ballpark was not a game-winner. But it was a game-changer.

Shot putters take to streets tonight

Reese Hoffa, who is universally known for putting the shot long distances, solving the Rubik’s Cube in near-record time and eating turkey legs, figures to take part in at least two of those three activities tonight in downtown Lawrence.

Notre Dame TE Mike Ragone makes transfer to KU official

Although he committed to Kansas University weeks ago, former Notre Dame tight end Mike Ragone's place at KU was not official until Tuesday, when he signed a financial aid agreement with the Jayhawks.

KU catcher on watch list

Kansas University senior catcher James Stanfield is one of five catchers added to the 2012 Johnny Bench Award watch list Monday by The Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission.

KU women hire aide from CMU

Mahogany Green has joined the Kansas University women’s basketball staff as an assistant coach to replace Aqua Franklin, who accepted an assistant coaching position at Mississippi State. Head coach Bonnie Henrickson announced the hire Monday.

How former Jayhawks fared (April 17)

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of April 16.

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As good as billed: QB Dayne Crist living up to lofty expectations

When word got out this winter about former Notre Dame quarterback Dayne Crist coming to join Charlie Weis at Kansas University, thoughts immediately turned to Crist’s vast knowledge of Weis’ offense and the advantage that would give the current KU roster.

Kansas hoops FAQ

Back to reality and a look ahead to the 2012-2013 Kansas University basketball season with answers to frequently asked questions.