In just a few short months, former Kansas University bowler Rhino Page has gone from hoping to be a part of the Professional Bowlers Association tour to nearly taking his first title in December at Spartanburg, S.C. Page, 24, came within 10 pins of defeating PBA veteran Parker Bohn III at the Spartanburg Classic, the tour's eighth event of the season.
To the members of the Barstow School's varsity boys basketball team, he isn't former Kansas University basketball player Jeff Boschee. He's simply Coach Boschee.
The road has been a tricky place for the Kansas University women's basketball team this season. Tonight, at 5 p.m. against Xavier in Cincinnati, KU will get a chance to add to the chapter.
After the first eight minutes of the second half, Kansas University's Taylor McIntosh had seen enough. In that span, Boston University's leading scorer and Kansas City, Mo., native, Jesyka Burks-Wiley, ripped off 14 points.
Today's Kansas University women's basketball game against the Boston Terriers at Allen Fieldhouse features a pair of teams with different ideas about holiday time off. The last time the Jayhawks (9-2) took the court was Dec. 21, a loss at California, leaving a nine-day layoff between games.
A few hundred fans braved the cold to give Kansas University's football team a warm sendoff Thursday. A mixed crowd of young and old gathered at Allen Fieldhouse to cheer as a small KU traveling party set out on the first leg of its trip to face Virginia Tech in the Orange Bowl on Jan. 3 in Miami.
Kansas University football quarterback Todd Reesing likely will have a few people from his home state of Texas in attendance at the Jan. 3 Orange Bowl in Miami. But one group of Texans will be the center of attention while the Jayhawks and Virginia Tech aren't on the field.
Kansas University sophomore running back Jake Sharp has seen a few big games. After all, he has been involved in some storied high school football matches between Salina South and his alma mater, Salina Central. But what is about to transpire tonight between Sharp's No. 2-ranked Jayhawks and No. 3 Missouri at Arrowhead Stadium undoubtedly will trump many of the memories he has from those days in Salina.
In the span of a few seconds, Kansas University sophomore safety Darrell Stuckey's face can shift from football-serious to sporting a mile-wide smile. The topic that produces this change? His sister.