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Attention to details gives freshmen Mayberry and Lee inside track in KU's secondary

One of the room’s senior leaders, Brandon Stewart arrived a good half-hour early for a morning cornerbacks meeting at the beginning of preseason camp. But Stewart wasn’t alone. True freshmen Mike Lee, who KU now lists as a safety, and Kyle Mayberry were right there with him, ready to dive in. By Benton Smith

Crowd pleaser: Beaty brings Jayhawks to stage at pep rally

Of all the challenges facing Kansas football coach David Beaty, stage fright isn’t one of them. Still, instead of flying solo Friday night at the athletic department’s annual KU Kickoff at Corinth Square, Beaty addressed the fans flanked by some of the more promising Jayhawks in his rebuilding program. By Benton Smith

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Kawinpakorn survives cut

Former Kansas women’s golfer Yupaporn “Mook” Kawinpakorn finished the third day of the Stage 1 LPGA and Symetra Tour Qualifying School on Saturday with a 1-over, 73 on the Gary Player Course at the Mission Hills Country Club.

Foreign tour gives KU women's basketball educational experience

Kansas women's basketball team had an all-around educational experience during its foreign tour from Aug. 8-18 in France and Switzerland. The Jayhawks posted a 4-0 record on the court, and did plenty of sight-seeing off of it.

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KU big man Dwight Coleby still searching to carve out role

With so many front-court contributors gone from a season ago, arguably the most intriguing option in KU’s new-look big man rotation is former Ole Miss transfer Dwight Coleby, a 6-foot-9, 240-pound junior who sat out during his transfer season because of NCAA rules and rehabbed a knee injury in the process. By Matt Tait

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Attention to details gives freshmen Mayberry and Lee inside track in KU's secondary

One of the room’s senior leaders, Brandon Stewart arrived a good half-hour early for a morning cornerbacks meeting at the beginning of preseason camp. But Stewart wasn’t alone. True freshmen Mike Lee, who KU now lists as a safety, and Kyle Mayberry were right there with him, ready to dive in. By Benton Smith

KU volleyball takes tourney

Kansas’ volleyball team won its sixth consecutive nonconference tournament title with a 25-17, 25-14, 25-9 victory over Lamar on Saturday night in the Bulldog Invitational.

KU soccer shuts down Colorado, 1-0

Kansas freshman forward Mandi Duggan scored her second goal of the season Friday to lift the Jayhawks over Colorado, 1-0, at Rock Chalk Park.

KU volleyball opens with sweep of MSU

No. 5 Kansas opened its season Friday with a 25-22, 25-20, 25-17 victory over Mississippi State at the Bulldog Invitational.