Stories for April 15, 2013


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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

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KU guard Angel Goodrich drafted in third round by Tulsa Shock in WNBA Draft

Kansas University point guard Angel Goodrich was selected by the Tulsa Shock with the fifth pick in the third round (29th overall) in Monday's WNBA Draft.

KU grad finishes Boston Marathon just before explosions

A KU graduate who crossed the finish line less than a minute before the bomb explosions was one of several people with local connections who were in Monday's Boston Marathon. By Jesse Newell (AP Photo/The Daily Free Press, Kenshin Okubo)

KU Relays downtown shot put, long jump events moved to Douglas County Fairgrounds

The high-profile Kansas Relays downtown shot put won't be taking place downtown this year, meet director Milan Donley said. Instead, it will be moved indoors to the Douglas County Fairgrounds livestock arena. Wednesday's weather forecast that calls for severe thunderstorms resulted in the decision to move the event.

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KU football player Nick Sizemore arrested on suspicion of DUI, leaving the scene of an accident

A senior Kansas University football player was arrested on suspicion of DUI early Sunday morning in the 1800 block of West Sixth Street.

Jayhawks win 2 races at rowing regatta

Kansas University rowing won the Grand Finals of the Second Varsity Four and First Varsity Four on Sunday at the Knecht Cup.

Kansas women 2nd at golf meet

Kansas University junior Thanuttra “Fhong” Boonraksasat placed second individually, and KU placed second in the team race at the Indiana Women’s Golf Invitational on Sunday.

Chris Gilbert keys win for KU men’s golf

Chris Gilbert claimed a share of medalist honors and helped Kansas University hold off a furious charge from tournament-host Iowa to win the Hawkeye-Great River Entertainment Invitational by a stroke on Sunday at Finkbine Golf Course.

KU tennis falls to Texas Tech

Dylan Windom claimed Kansas University’s only point-scoring victory in a 6-1 tennis loss to No. 15-ranked Texas Tech on Sunday at Jayhawk Tennis Center.

KU softball routs Furman

Kansas University collected eight runs off seven hits in the third inning of an 11-1, run-rule-shortened softball rout of Furman on Sunday at Pepsi Stadium.