Stories for August 11, 2019


Lead stories


Les Miles, Jayhawks again upbeat following preseason scrimmage

With three weeks left before he leads the Kansas football team onto the field for a game for the first time, Les Miles and his assistants spent much of Saturday’s practice in scrimmage mode, trying to gauge how far away the Jayhawks are from being ready for the season. By Benton Smith

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KU football's 2020 class picks up commitment from Florida prep DE Chris Jones

The Kansas football coaches’ 2020 recruiting class already boasted commitments from prospects residing in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Alabama, Michigan, California, Minnesota, Iowa, Ohio, Missouri and Kansas. Now they can add Florida to the list. By Benton Smith

Hoppel, Dudarev fare well at international events

Making his Team USA debut at the Pan American Games, in Lima, Peru, former University of Kansas track standout Bryce Hoppel took fourth place in the 800 meters.

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Notebook: Les Miles 'sad' he never had chance to become head coach at Michigan

A specific series of events had to unfold for Les Miles to become the football coach at the University of Kansas. And if a program near to his heart had ever offered him the head coaching job, it’s unlikely Miles ever would have ended up in Lawrence. By Benton Smith