Former Kansas track standout and current KU volunteer assistant coach Mason Finley took top honors in the men’s discus at the U.S. Olympic Trials on Friday, earning him a spot in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.
Less than two weeks after Jake Schoonover joined the Kansas football staff as an assistant coach earlier this year, the man who hired him, Les Miles, was out of a job. Schoonover didn’t know in March who would become the team’s next head coach, but between his ties to the area and his belief in what the program could become, the new assistant knew he didn’t want to go anywhere.
The Kansas volleyball team was picked to finish fourth in the preseason Big 12 volleyball poll this week, three spots behind perennial power Texas and just a few points behind Sunflower State rival Kansas State. By Matt Tait
Men’s basketball star Marcus Garrett and volleyball standout Jenny Mosser are KU’s nominees for this year’s Big 12 Conference Athlete of the Year honors, the Big 12 announced this week.
Seeing eight MOKAN alums playing in this year's NBA playoffs has been a thrill for a few current Jayhawks who played for the Kansas City-based AAU program during their prep days. By Matt Tait