With thousands of athletes in attendance at Rock Chalk Park on Tuesday night, Olympic gold medalists Carl Lewis and Ashton Eaton sat on a podium ready to offer words of advice.
Hurdler Michael Stigler and discus thrower Mason Finley, a pair of former University of Kansas athletes, will represent Team USA at the track and field world championships to be held in London, Aug. 5 to Aug. 13.
Kansas sophomore LaTyria Jefferson placed 18th in the women’s high jump Saturday night at the NCAA Outdoor in Eugene, Ore., and the KU women finished 18th in the team standings.
A pair of All-American performances helped send Kansas’ men’s track team to an 11th-place finish Friday at the NCAA Outdoor in Eugene, Ore.
University of Kansas track standouts Sharon Lokedi and Sydney Conley helped the Jayhawks capture a pair of bronze medals late Thursday at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
Mitch Cooper (discus), Strymar Livingston (800 meters) and Hussain Al Hizam (pole vault) won their respective events on Sunday at Rock Chalk Park to help the Kansas men's track and field team to a second-place finish at the Big 12 Championships. Sharon Lokedi won the 5,000-meter run to cap a fifth-place finish for the KU women'
Kansas senior Sydney Conley won her second Big 12 title in the women's long jump to lead the Jayhawks on Day Two of the Big 12 track and field championships on Saturday at Rock Chalk Park.
Kansas junior Sharon Lokedi won her second Big 12 10,000-meter title Friday night and freshman Gleb Dudarev set a school record in the hammer throw to win that event in the first day of the Big 12 track and field championships at Rock Chalk Park.
The Big 12 track and field championships will take place Friday through Sunday at Rock Chalk Park. The meet gets underway Friday at 11 a.m. with decathletes competing in the 100-meter dash and concludes Sunday night with team-championship presentations.
Former Kansas triple-jumper Andrea Geubelle's triumphant return to the Kansas Relays marked much more than a memorable homecoming. By Matt Tait
The No. 12-ranked Kansas men's track and field team won the scored invitational of the KU Relays on Saturday at Rock Chalk Park. Kansas finished second to Minnesota on the women's side. KU alumnus Michael Stigler continued to return to form by winning the college/open division of the 400-meter hurdles.
University of Kansas alumni Andrea Geubelle, Mason Finley and Michael Stigler returned to their old stomping grounds Friday for KU Relays at Rock Chalk Park, and KU freshman Gleb Dudarev jump-started the Jayhawks in their scored invitational against California, Southern Illinois, UMKC (men) and Minnesota (women).
At the conclusion of the second-annual Kansas Relays Street Pole Vault, Nick Meyer immediately made his way over to a large group of family and friends in the stands.
I suspect a weather forecaster is calling for a 55 percent chance of rain Friday afternoon because said forecaster wants to scare people away in order to lay claim to the best vantage point for the always-crowded Downtown Lawrence Olympic Shot Put.
The starting time of the Downtown Olympic Shot Put has been moved up 90 minutes to 4:30 p.m. Friday in an attempt to beat the rain, according to the event’s organizer.