Stories for March 29, 2019


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Recent KU football standouts weigh in on program's future, under Les Miles

As their college careers came to an end this past November, the seniors on the 2018 Kansas football team closed a chapter of their lives just as a new one was opening for the program. Out went standouts Daniel Wise, Joe Dineen and Steven Sims Jr., and in came renowned former LSU coach Les Miles, their paths barely crossing. By Benton Smith


Chou's under-par round guides KU women's golf at LSU Tiger Golf Classic

Yi-Tsen Chou's 1-under 71 led the Kansas women's golf team into an eighth-place standing after Monday's opening round of the LSU Tiger Golf Classic in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The team shot a collective score of 18-over 306, sitting in a tie for eighth place with Chattanooga.

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3 juco transfers on KU football offense point to chemistry as key to spring success

Three Class of 2019 signees who project as key members of the offense in Les Miles’ first season as head coach at the University of Kansas already are on campus. If junior college transfers and spring semester enrollees Thomas MacVittie, Ezra Naylor and Andrew Parchment are setting the world on fire during the closed portions of spring practices, when all of the critical on-field playbook and scheme preparation takes place, then Miles is keeping that information secure somewhere under his signature white cap. By Benton Smith

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KU football star Pooka Williams agrees to domestic violence diversion; terms include community service, anger management

A University of Kansas star football player who was accused of punching a woman in the stomach and grabbing her throat has agreed to steps that could end the criminal case against him.

KU baseball, softball tweak weekend schedules vs. Baylor

Dark skies and rainy weather inspired both the KU baseball and softball programs to tweak their weekend schedules on Friday.