Stories for April 17, 2016


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Future Jayhawk Josh Jackson makes impression on Napa natives

Detroit native Josh Jackson could have asked Prolific Prep founder Jeremy Russotti to take him to see Calistoga’s Old Faithful Geyser, tour a vineyard, go bike-riding on a mountain trail or even walk on the Boardwalk on his first day in Napa, Calif., two summers ago.


Kansas soccer tops Iowa, 4-0

Ashley Pankey, Tayler Estrada, Hannah Luckinac and Alex Schweitzer scored, and Kansas University’s soccer team defeated Iowa, 4-0, in an exhibition Saturday at Rock Chalk Park.

Jayhawk tennis drops K-State

Kansas University upended Kansas State, 4-2, in the tennis Sunflower Showdown on Saturday at Mike Goss Tennis Stadium, the Jayhawks’ first win in Manhattan since 2008.

KU men’s golf leads Hawkeye

Three Kansas University men’s golfers put themselves in the top 10, and the Jayhawks lead the team standings after the first two rounds of the Hawkeye Invitational on Saturday at Finkbine Golf Course.

Miscues cost Kansas baseball

Twelve walks, three wild pitches, three errors and two passed balls doomed Kansas University to a 12-2 Big 12 baseball loss to Texas on Saturday at Disch-Falk Field.

KU softball upends TTU

Kansas University banged out 12 hits — three for extra bases — and clinched its Big 12 softball series with Texas Tech with a 6-2 victory over the Red Raiders on Saturday at Arrocha Ballpark at Rock Chalk Park.