Track & Field

KU’s Bowen wins pole vault

Kansas University senior Casey Bowen won the Husker Invitational pole vault for the second straight season Saturday, and sophomore Anthonio Humphrey Jr. won the 800 meters for his fifth individual victory of the season.

KU’s McCorkle 6th in long jump

Kansas University junior Allanah McCorkle took sixth in the long jump and sophomore Laura Taylor was 10th in the pole vault during the first day of the Husker Track and Field Invitational on Friday at the Devaney Center.

KU athletes win Big 12 awards

Two Kansas University athletes — tennis player Anastasiya Rychagova and Sharon Lokedi of the women’s track team — earned Big 12 weekly honors Wednesday.

KU track stellar at Classic

Kansas University track and field claimed 16 event victories at its final home meet of the indoor season, the Jayhawk Classic, which concluded Friday at Anschutz Pavilion.

Kansas’ Poirier 2nd in heptathlon

Kansas University junior Dylan Poirier held second place after the first day of the men’s heptathlon in the Jayhawk Classic on Thursday at Anschutz Pavilion.

KU track dominates at Sunflower State Triangular

Kansas University picked up victories in 12 events in a dominant performance at the Sunflower State Track and Field Triangular on Friday at Anschutz Pavilion.

Kansas track dominates meet

Kansas University’s track and field teams combined for 22 event victories, including 15 of 19 events on the women’s side, as the Jayhawks kicked off 2016 at the Bill Easton Classic on Friday inside Anschutz Pavilion.

KU’s Sanni earns track & field honor

Kansas University junior Zainab Sanni was named the national female athlete of the week by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Tuesday.

KU track cruises at Timmons

Kansas University claimed victories in 15 individual events at the Bob Timmons Challenge on Friday at Anschutz Pavilion.

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Free State runners sign with Kansas

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

KU's Stigler, Albers earn top awards

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.

Timmons recalled warmly by friends

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.

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They said it: Reflections on the late Bob Timmons

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.

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‘He was visionary’: Hall of Famer Bob Timmons dies at 91

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

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Former KU track coach Bob Timmons dead at 91

Ex-KU official: 'He led life to the fullest;' set the bar, expectations

Legendary former Kansas University track coach Bob Timmons has died, a family representative confirmed to the Journal-World.

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