Stories for April 30, 2007


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6Sports video: Jayhawk senior pitcher Humphreys is the key for KU in NCAA Softball Tournament

The Kansas Jayhawks NCAA Softball Tournament fate very well might rest on the right arm of senior Kassie Humphreys.

Undrafted Cornish headed to CFL

Again, Kansas players shut out of NFL Draft

Jon Cornish is going back home. The former Kansas University running back has elected to play in the Canadian Football League, rather than sign one of several free-agent offers presented to him after he wasn't selected in the NFL Draft on Sunday. Cornish, a native of New Westminster, British Columbia, will play for the Calgary Stampeders and move back to Canada next month.

KU softball shows fight, but falls, 13-4

Heads were high, and eyes were dry. Kansas University's softball players took Sunday's 13-4 flogging by No. 3-ranked Oklahoma in stride. "It was a tough loss," KU coach Tracy Bunge said after the home finale at Arrocha Ballpark, "but it wasn't a bad loss."

Kansas trips OU, claims series

Kansas University senior Kyle Murphy went 2-for-5 with a two-run home run and four RBIs in the Jayhawks' 9-3 baseball victory over No. 27-ranked Oklahoma on Sunday at Mitchell Park.

Agafonov wins hammer again

Kansas University's Egor Agafonov won his fourth consecutive hammer throw Saturday at the Drake Relays.

KU rowing second at Big 12 Invitational

Kansas University's rowing team placed second at the 2007 Big 12 Invitational Sunday at Wyandotte County Lake. Texas won the event with 55 points, followed by KU (46) and Kansas State (42).