Stories for June 3, 2022


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Lawrence's Tanner Newkirk caps high school career in historic fashion, ready to run down even bigger goals at KU

Lawrence native Tanner Newkirk capped off his high school career by sweeping three distance runs at the state track meet and participating in a Midwest showcase a few days later. Now, the former Hayden High standout is ready to run down even bigger goals as a Jayhawk. By Matt Tait

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Big 12 announces 2-year extension for Kansas City, Missouri to host conference's men's and women's basketball tourneys

Conference also announces $42.6 million per school in revenue distribution

Kansas City, Missouri will remain the home of the men’s and women’s Big 12 basketball tournaments until at least 2027.