Stories for August 19, 2018


Lead stories


'Refreshing' freshmen: Corione Harris and Pooka Williams welcome chance to represent KU football

When two small buses filled with Kansas football players pulled into the Corinth Square parking lot in Prairie Village Friday night for the athletic department’s KU Kickoff event, freshman Corione Harris was the first to leap out. By Benton Smith

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Nineteen years after leaving KU, Chris Thompson makes PGA Tour for first time

Nineteen years after turning pro, Chris Thompson finally has made it to the big leagues.

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Kansas soccer tops South Dakota State

With a steady rainstorm towering over Rock Chalk Park, University of Kansas senior forward Grace Hagan knew her team needed to score quickly.

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KU football roster has plenty of local flavor in 2018

Former Lawrence High head coach Dirk Wedd didn’t stay retired very long. Not long after finishing his 19th season at LHS last November, Wedd was offered a chance to make an impact at the collegiate level. David Beaty, who is the head football coach at the University of Kansas, decided to bring Wedd on the staff as a defensive analyst for the 2018 season.

Tom Keegan: Not dropping and dropping football vital for KU punter

Catch, drop, kick. Those three phases to a successful punt need to come in the right order.