Stories for April 25, 2016


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Kansas softball no-hit by Bears

Heather Stearns pitched a complete-game no-hitter and allowed just one base-runner — on a walk — as No. 21 Baylor completed a Big 12 softball-series sweep of Kansas University with a 2-0 decision Sunday at Getterman Stadium.

Denzer’s slam lifts KU baseball

Freshman pinch-hitter Ty Denzer hit his second career grand slam to carry Kansas University to a 9-5 nonconference baseball victory over Samford on Sunday at Joe Lee Griffin Field.

KU's Kawinpakorn 5th at Big 12 golf

Kansas University senior Yupaporn “Mook” Kawinpakorn earned her seventh top-five finish of the season at the Big 12 Championship on Sunday at The Dominion Country Club and became the first Jayhawk to be named to the All-Big 12 Tournament Team four times in a career.

Kansas tennis downed by OSU

Short-handed Kansas University was no match for Oklahoma State’s 14th-ranked tennis team.

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Center of attention: KU alone in pursuit of No. 1 prep Ayton

Kansas University’s basketball program, which recently landed a commitment from Josh Jackson, the No. 1 prospect in the high school recruiting class of 2016, also leads for the top player in the Class of ’17. By Gary Bedore

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Kansas football strength on rise

Talking with reporters on the annual post-spring Big 12 football coaches teleconference, Kansas University coach David Beaty went into great detail about one of the areas he believes his team has improved the most since last season — strength. By Matt Tait