I have been online editor at KUsports.com since August of 2008, coming from The Emporia Gazette, where I covered Emporia State sports. A native of Emporia, I double-majored in journalism and communication studies from the University of Kansas in 2006. In addition to sports, I enjoy sleeping in and Royals baseball games, even though my record at the "K" is usually uninspiring.
Before starting her postgame news conference, Kansas University coach Bonnie Henrickson turned to reporters and said what most of them were already thinking: “You guys like that free-throw contest?”
Natalie Knight has accomplished her goal. After tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee on Jan. 30, the Kansas University junior guard recovered in time to rejoin the starting lineup for the Jayhawks’ regular-season opener — today’s 2 p.m. game against Oral Roberts at Allen Fieldhouse. By Jesse Newell
ULM coach Keith Richard’s biggest frustration after his team’s 80-63 loss against Kansas University on Friday wasn’t his team’s shot quality. Instead, it was his team’s accuracy.
Fort Hays State may have left Allen Fieldhouse with a loss on Tuesday night, but men's basketball coach Mark Johnson was pleased that his team avoided being hit with KU's hay-makers.
Sometimes, the game of basketball can be summed up pretty simply. Given the box score, one wouldn’t have needed a calculus class — or even a calculator — to see the main reason for the Kansas University women’s basketball team’s 61-53 exhibition victory over Div. II Emporia State on Sunday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse. By Jesse Newell
Kansas University coach Bonnie Henrickson was brutally honest with her team in the locker room following an 85-54 exhibition victory over Pittsburg State on Wednesday. By Jesse Newell
It’s called “sticking a route,” and Kansas University receiver Rodriguez Coleman has learned a whole lot more about it in the last few weeks. That’s because KU football coach Charlie Weis has been spending more of his time at practice and in film sessions working with the receivers. By Jesse Newell
If the flashes that Kansas University point guard Lamaria Cole showed in Wednesday’s 85-54 exhibition victory continue, the transition from the Angel Goodrich era might be a whole lot smoother for the Jayhawks than anyone imagined. By Jesse Newell
A Kansas University basketball coach is ready to see how a young Jayhawks team reacts to a game situation against Div. II Pittsburg State. Sound familiar? By Jesse Newell
Kansas University’s Lamaria Cole was the first point guard on the floor during five-on-zero drills Monday, racing up the court while leading her teammates in the fast-break exercise. It’s quite a change from a year ago. By Jesse Newell