Stories for April 3, 2013


Lead stories

KU baseball blanks Saint Mary

Alex DeLeon drove in three runs and the Kansas University pitching staff threw a four-hit, shutout victory, 3-0, against Saint Mary on Wednesday at Hoglund Ballpark.

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KU receiver Justin McCay has focus on football again

Last year at this time, Kansas University wide receiver Justin McCay was battling the NCAA about his eligibility. This year, he’s focused on playing football again. By Matt Tait

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Rio Adams: Transfer from KU a ‘family decision’

Rio Adams has a message for Kansas University basketball fans as he prepares to continue his college career someplace other than KU. “It was a great run. I appreciate the support,” Adams, a 6-foot-3 freshman from Seattle, told the Journal-World Wednesday night, hours after he was granted a release by coach Bill Self. By Gary Bedore

Poor inning sinks Kansas baseball vs. Creighton

One bad inning was enough to sink Kansas University’s baseball team. Creighton center fielder Mike Gerber went 2-for-5 with a solo home run as part of a five-run second inning, and the Bluejays beat KU, 6-4, Tuesday night at Hoglund Ballpark.

Weis to KU defense: No loafing allowed

During a recent meeting with the media, Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis said flying to the football had been an emphasis for the KU defense so far this spring, and during practice on Tuesday, KU players seemed to have gotten the message. By Matt Tait

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Opinion: Sneak peek at KU football whets appetite for 2013 season

Kansas University football opened its first spring practice to the media on Tuesday, and the signs of progress are evident. Column by Tom Keegan

McDonald's All-American Wayne Selden next up for KU hoops

Kansas University men's basketball recruit Wayne Selden, who will play in tonight's McDonald's All-American game, says he's ready to step up and lead a young KU team next season.