Track & Field

Kansas claims 39 track spots

Thirty-nine entries for Kansas University’s men’s and women’s track teams have been accepted for the preliminary round of the NCAA Outdoor, set for May 28-30 in Austin, Texas.

KU’s Stigler wins Big 12 hurdles

Kansas University senior Michael Stigler claimed his fourth consecutive 400-meter hurdle title on Sunday at the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Kansas’ Conley wins long jump

Kansas University junior Sydney Conley claimed the first conference title of her career when she won the long jump at the Big 12 Championships on Saturday.

KU track third at Big 12 meet

A trio of Kansas University men’s pole vaulters and thrower Daina Levy (shot put) all recorded second-place finishes to put KU men’s and women’s track and field teams in third after Day 1 of the Big 12 championships.

Kansas’ Redwine joins U.S. staff

USA Track & Field named Kansas University head track coach Stanley Redwine to the coaching staff that will lead Team USA at the Pan American Games this summer.

KU track receives academic honors

Twenty-six members of Kansas University’s men’s and women’s track and field teams have been named academic All-Big 12, the league announced Tuesday.

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Firebird Liston signs KU letter

Free State High senior Ryan Liston remembers sitting down for lunch with a friend last year, and they started talking about their future college options. He liked Kansas University’s journalism program but didn’t think there was any way he would be good enough to make the school’s cross country and track team. A year later, he did just that. By Bobby Nightengale

Stigler honored by Big 12 again

For the second time this season, Kansas University senior Michael Stigler was named Big 12 Track & Field Athlete of the Week.

KU women’s track No. 21 in poll

Kansas University’s women are ranked No. 21, and the KU men are just outside the rankings at No. 37 in the latest poll of the U.S. Track&Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Stigler powers Kansas track

Senior Michael Stigler was victorious again in the 400 hurdles to lead Kansas University’s track and field team Saturday in the Rock Chalk Classic at Rock Chalk Park.

KU's Muchkayev 15th

Kansas University’s Anastasiya Muchkayev placed 15th in the Triton Invitational’s women’s invitational shot put with a throw of 15.66 meters.

Levy highlights Kansas track

Kansas University junior Daina Levy claimed the top collegiate finish in a field of some of the top hammer throwers in the nation Friday at the Triton Invitational. She added a season-best mark in the discus and was joined by two other Jayhawks in top-25 finishes at the event in La Jolla, California.

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Cantwell claims crown for second time in Downtown Lawrence Shot Put

One never really knows what to expect out of the Downtown Lawrence Shot Put. Not even its defending champion, Christian Cantwell.

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Change in plans can’t stop Stigler

Michael Stigler had his Friday all mapped out. Venture out to Rock Chalk Park. Jog. Stretch. Pretty simple.

Column: Shot put circuit perfect for TV

Five years of interviewing shot putters and watching them compete sparked a light bulb in my head, a genuinely good idea, one I’m putting down on paper here before it dies of loneliness or gets trampled by the debris that flies around up there in stops and starts, billions of tumbleweeds caught in that ceaseless wind storm between my left and right ears.

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