Stories for April 21, 2011


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Tulsa softball sweeps twinbill with KU

Liz Kocon’s 12th home run of the season gave Kansas University’s softball team its only runs of the day. The Jayhawks were swept by Tulsa, 3-0 and 4-2, in a doubleheader Wednesday at Arrocha Ballpark.

Tyrel Reed honored by Chick-fil-A

Kansas University senior guard Tyrel Reed was named a Big 12 Conference Winter Chick-fil-A Community of Champions honoree, it was announced by the league office Wednesday.

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Mr. Big Shot: Canadian Armstrong wins Relays shot put title

Feeling parched after winning the first-ever downtown edition of the Kansas Relays shot put, Dylan Armstrong realized there were plenty of establishments close by to quench his thirst.

Self pays visit to Florida prospects

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self visited IMG Academies in Bradenton, Fla., on Wednesday to check in on senior prospects DeAndre Daniels and Jamari Traylor.

Lawrence epicenter of track and field revival

Everything has to start someplace. Historians will note that the revival of track and field in the United States began Wednesday, April 20, 2011, right here in Lawrence, on Eighth Street, 80 feet or so east of New Hampshire.