Stories for June 8, 2018


Lead stories


Dedric Lawson says brother, K.J., has 'improved a lot'

With their red-shirt year now behind them, Memphis transfers Dedric and K.J. Lawson have jumped in feet first to their first official season as Jayhawks. But just because it was Dedric who drew most of the attention and praise during the Lawson’s red-shirt season does not mean that K.J. is merely here as an afterthought. By Matt Tait


KU's Sharon Lokedi wins national title in 10,000 meters, breaks 30-year-old NCAA meet record

Kansas standout distance runner Sharon Lokedi won the 10,000 meters on Day 2 of the NCAA outdoor track and field championships on Thursday at Oregon's Hayward Field with a meet record time of 32:09.2.


Ottawa High alum Kord Ferguson, KU's Bryce Hoppel earn first-team All-America honors at NCAA meet

Ottawa High product Kord Ferguson (third place in the discus throw) and Kansas sophomore Bryce Hoppel (fourth in the 800 meters) earned first-team All-America honors at the NCAA track and field outdoor championships on Friday at Oregon's Hayward Field.