Lawrence High senior Scott Penny competed in the event named for his father and bettered his own school record with a throw that earned him 13th place.
The Kansas Relays officially got underway this morning with the hammer throw.
Olympic medalist and three-time 100-meter world champion Maurice Greene will square off against rival and current Olympic 100-meter champ Justin Gatlin at the Kansas Relays on Saturday.
A doubleheader against Creighton didn't prove to be much of a challenge for the high-flying KU softball squad.
In the end it didn't come down to Maurice Greene and Justin Gatlin. Although both sprinters put on quite a show for the second largest crowd of 26,211 in the 79-year history of the Kansas Relays. But it was Gatlin's Sprint Capitol team, much like their coach Trevor Graham boldly proclaimed earlier in the week, that received its greatest test from the clock.
A star 800 meter athlete from the Caribbean made a special stop before competing at the Kansas Relays - Jamaal James visited with fourth graders at Lawrence's Broken Arrow Elementary.
Boston College and Kansas are expected to begin a home-and-home series in men's basketball next season at Allen Fieldhouse.
At last check, Kansas Relays meet director tireless Tim "Dream" Weaver had lined up approximately six billion Olympians and advised spectators to bring roughly two million rolls of film to capture shots of the stars.
It's not that Kansas' Gus Milner doesn't like baseball blowouts. He just realizes they're sometimes hard to finish.
Don Czyz is making an inspired run toward Kansas University baseball history.
On crisp, fall Saturdays when Kansas University's football team takes the field, Sheldon Battle gets the urge to put on the pads and hit somebody.
Serena Settlemier very well may be softball's Queen of the Salami. Nobody really knows.