Kansas sophomore Zach Bradford set the indoor pole vault school record on day two of the Tom Botts Invitational in Columbia, Missouri on Saturday after clearing 5.81m (19-0.75 ft.) to win the event. Due to weather, the event took place indoors.
Travis Goff, a 2002 graduate of the University of Kansas and native of Dodge City, has been named the school’s new athletic director, KU Chancellor Douglas Girod announced on Monday afternoon. By Matt Tait
The Kansas men’s and women’s track and field teams completed a successful weekend at the 93rd Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays and the Oral Roberts Invitational on Saturday. The Jayhawks won a total of 16 events throughout the weekend.
The Kansas men’s and women’s track and field teams visited Columbia, Missouri to compete in the Missouri Spring Opener this weekend, winning 13 events throughout the two-day meet.
Kansas track and field junior Zach Bradford placed third overall in the men’s pole vault on the third and final day of the NCAA Indoor Championships on Saturday in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Four Kansas track and field athletes earned NCAA All-American honors at the NCAA Indoor Championships at the Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas on Friday.
It's been a whirlwind couple of days at the University of Kansas, which finds itself looking for both a new head football coach and new athletic director after this week's departures of Les Miles and Jeff Long. Here's a quick look at a few names that KU Chancellor Douglas Girod, with help from a group of notable alumni, might consider to fill the AD job. By Matt Tait
Kansas athletes Alexandra Emilianov and Rylee Anderson claimed individual Big 12 titles in their respective events on the final day of the Big 12 Indoor Championship in Lubbock, Texas on Saturday.
Former University of Kansas track star Bryce Hoppel now owns the second fastest indoor 800-meter time in the history of United States track and field.
Citing financial obstacles created by the COVID-19 crisis, Kansas Athletics announced Wednesday the 2021 Kansas Relays will be postponed.
Olympian and former Republican congressman Jim Ryun doesn't know whether it was his athletic accomplishments or his years of political service to his country that earned him the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor. But whichever one it was, he said he's honored by the gesture. By Matt Tait
President Donald Trump is awarding the nation’s highest civilian honor to Jim Ryun, a former Kansas congressman who was the first high school runner to clock a mile in under 4 minutes.
There's a new date to circle on the college athletics calendar for the 2020-21 academic year — Nov. 3, 2020. By Matt Tait
Six members of the Kansas track and field teams were recognized as All-Americans for their performances during the 2019-20 indoor season, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced this week.
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self and some of the school's other coaches were back in their offices this week — albeit with a host of COVID-19-related precautions and new routines. By Matt Tait