Stories for April 14, 2013


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KU wideouts say spring a harbinger

It took until the fourth score of Saturday’s spring football game, but Kansas University finally celebrated a touchdown from a wide receiver again. By Matt Tait

Opinion: Jake Heaps instant upgrade

During a spring football game in which he threw accurate passes, long and short, Kansas University junior-to-be quarterback Jake Heaps eased anxiety in the minds of so many who hope he becomes the school’s first productive player since Todd Reesing at the most important position on the field. By Tom Keegan

Kansas hoops banquet tonight

Kansas University’s 2012-13 basketball team will be honored at the Jayhawks’ postseason awards banquet tonight at the Holidome. By Gary Bedore

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Locking ’Horns: Kansas wins testy baseball finale, series with Texas

More than anything, Kansas University baseball coach Ritch Price was proud of his team’s fight following the Jayhawks’ 4-3 victory over Texas on Sunday at Hoglund Ballpark. By Jesse Newell

How former Jayhawks fared in April 14 NBA games

A look at how former Kansas University players fared in Sunday's NBA games.

Kansas rowers qualify for Knecht Cup finals

Kansas University’s rowing team qualified four boats for the Grand Finals and two boats for the Petite Finals at the Knecht Cup on Saturday.

KU soccer wins two exhibitions

Kansas University’s soccer team earned exhibition victories over South Dakota State and Drake on Saturday at the Jayhawk Soccer Complex.

KU women’s golf in second at Indiana

Thanuttra Boonraksasat was tied for third place after two rounds of the Indiana Invitational on Saturday as Kansas University’s women’s golf team was in second place heading into today’s final round.

KU men’s golf leads at Hawkeye Invitational

The Kansas University men’s golf team leads the Hawkeye Invite after two rounds at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City.

KU women’s track third at Arkansas meet

Kansas University senior Paris Daniels raced to the third-fastest 200-meter time in the world this year as the KU women’s track and field team finished third on Saturday at the John McDonnell Invitational.

Kansas softball splits doubleheader at Furman

The Kansas University softball team ended up on both sides of dominant pitching performances Saturday afternoon and split a doubleheader with Furman at Pepsi Softball Stadium.

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KU signee Joel Embiid praised for defense at Jordan Classic

Future Kansas University basketball center Joel Embiid blocked a game-high five shots to help the West to a 102-98 victory over the East in Saturday’s Jordan Brand Classic in Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. By Gary Bedore

Longhorns win pitchers’ duel against KU baseball

It took a masterful, complete-game pitching performance from Texas sophomore Dillon Peters to halt Kansas University’s four-game baseball winning streak Saturday afternoon at Hoglund Ballpark. By Gary Bedore

KU spring game notebook: Cummings-Ford connection leads White team

With most of Kansas University’s top offensive playmakers suiting up for the Blue team during Saturday’s spring game at Memorial Stadium, the White squad, which was led by sophomore quarterback Michael Cummings was forced to find a way with several Jayhawk reserves. By Matt Tait