For the past three seasons, Free State High’s cross country teams have consistently been among the best in the state. Two of the big reasons for the annual success were the performances from Free State senior Ethan Donley and Claire Sanner. The two seniors made a step toward the next level on Tuesday, signing their letters of intent to run cross country and track for Kansas University. By Bobby Nightengale
NCAA 400 hurdles track champion Michael Stigler and three-time NCAA volleyball tournament participant Chelsea Albers were selected as Kansas University’s male and female athletes of the year at Sunday’s Rock Chalk Choice Awards at the Lied Center.
It’s time to share a few stories about Bob Timmons, the former Kansas University track coach from 1966 to ’88 who died on Tuesday at the age of 91.
Bob Timmons died on Tuesday night at the age of 91. Here are some tributes from former athletes and friends of the former KU track coach. Thanks to Tim Weaver for sharing some of the comments he compiled during his tenure as KU Relays organizer.
Bob Timmons' teams captured 13 Big Eight Indoor titles, 14 Outdoor titles and four CC league titles. He led KU to NCAA Indoor titles in 1966, ’69 and ’70. His ’70 outdoor team tied for the NCAA title. His four NCAA crowns are most of any head coach in KU athletics history. By Gary Bedore
Legendary former Kansas University track coach Bob Timmons has died, a family representative confirmed to the Journal-World.
Kansas senior Michael Stigler came just fractions of a second from punching his ticket to the World Championships as he finished fourth in the 400-meter hurdle final Saturday at the USA Championships.
Kansas senior Michael Stigler advanced to the 400-meter hurdle final at the USA Track & Field Championships Friday night inside Hayward Field.
With the vivid memory of crossing the finish line first at the recent NCAA Championships in Eugene, Oregon, fresh in his mind, Kansas University’s 400-meter hurdler Michael Stigler is setting his sights even higher.
Fifty Kansas University freshmen were named to the All-Big 12 Rookie Team, the league announced Thursday.
More than half of Kansas University’s student-athletes on active rosters recorded a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher, and 31 had a perfect 4.0 as the department recorded a combined GPA of 3.0 for the spring semester.
Newly crowned 400-meter hurdle national champion Michael Stigler doesn’t have to think too hard to remember the details that led up to last weekend’s championship run because they’ve been ingrained for years. By Matt Tait
Overnight javelin sensation Tye Carter has decided to continue his young track-and-field career at Kansas University, which he said has guaranteed him a partial scholarship.
Kansas University junior Daina Levy placed 19th in the women’s discus Saturday at the NCAA Outdoor track and field championships.
After consecutive runner-up finishes at the NCAA Track and Field Outdoor Championships, Kansas University senior Michael Stigler finally found gold.