Scott is a sports intern for the Lawrence Journal-World.
If an athlete could be inducted into a collegiate Hall of Fame twice, Diamond Dixon would have as good a shot of any: Once for her athletic achievements. Once more for what her name has meant to the program.
After competing in the various rounds of the third-annual Kansas Relays Street Pole Vault, the seven athletes were called back to the stage. This time, the voice doing so was not one from a Kansas Relays official, nor that of the PA announcer, whose voiced boomed over the speakers in the Salty Iguana parking lot.
There was no question as to where the biggest out of the game was recorded. Even if you missed it, the mark imprinted on the padding out in center field told the story of one of the game’s biggest plays.
The raindrops blurring the camera behind home plate may as well have been a ray of sunshine. The Jayhawks, facing a Major League-level left-hander, had a chance to cut into the lead.
The tone of the day was set in the first inning. No, it wasn’t the score that told the story — at least at that point — but rather the opportunities the Jayhawks had already let slip away. By Scott Chasen
Preston Willis hasn’t interacted with many Kansas fans working for the U.S. Army. That hasn't stopped him from talking some smack after the Jayhawks defeated Duke to advance to the Final Four.
Malik Newman’s childhood basketball court was nothing like the one he’ll see on Saturday. It was some dirt, a tree and the remnants of a bicycle. By Scott Chasen
Sam Stroh may not have made the call himself. But he may as well have passed off the winning March Madness lottery ticket to his mother-in-law. By Scott Chasen
Bill Self joked San Antonio was the most expensive place in the country to fly into this week. If you’re in and around, the area, though, there are plenty of chances to make sure you get your money's worth. By Scott Chasen
Jalan Robinson had already held off on his decision by seven weeks. He wasn’t going to waste any more time before the celebration. By Scott Chasen