About 450 women got the unique opportunity Thursday evening to mingle with KU basketball players and staff while enjoying wine and hors d’oeuvres. They learned some basketball moves, asked personal questions and got lots and lots of pictures and autographs. It was all part of the second annual "Ladies Night Out with Bill Self."
Angel Morris, mother of former Kansas University basketball stars Marcus and Markieff Morris, will receive Headquarter Counseling Center’s first “Life Saver” award. She is being honored for her sacrifice and selfless actions to help others, including KU basketball player Thomas Robinson and his younger sister after the death of their mother, Lisa Robinson, last January.
Former Kansas University basketball guard Mario Chalmers already is a hero in Lawrence. He made that miracle three-point shot that led to KU’s 2008 national title. But he’s also a hero off the court.
Former Kansas University basketball star Mario Chalmers will be in Lawrence next week to celebrate the opening of Mario’s Closet at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Former NBA and Jayhawk basketball star Scot Pollard has landed on the cover of newspapers and magazines, but never a calendar — until now. He’s pictured trying on a pair of red stilettos at Garry Gribble’s Running Sports store in downtown Lawrence.
Mike Anderson. Matt Brown. Frank Martin. Bill Self. On the basketball court, these area college coaches are fierce competitors — always trying to defeat the other. But, Tuesday, Oct. 12, will be an exception. They will compete together from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Kansas City’s College Basketball Experience. Their opponent: cancer.
KU coaches Bill Self and Bonnie Henrickson are encouraging fans to join their team in the fight against cancer. How? By pledging money for each 3-point basket their teams make during the upcoming season. The money goes to the American Cancer Society’s Coaches vs. Cancer program.
Former Kansas University basketball star Mario Chalmers brought smiles and tears of joy this afternoon to cancer patients, doctors and nurses in Lawrence Memorial Hospital’s Oncology Department.
Ken Wertzberger, a Lawrence orthopedic surgeon, recently was honored for 27 years of service to Kansas University athletes. He volunteered at the university from 1979 to 2006, and during that time operated on more than 400 athletes.
While it’s illegal (wink, wink) to bet on the Jayhawks to win the national title in an office pool, it’s not illegal to put your money behind the team for a great cause.
Wellsville resident Michael Douglas, 11, continues sporting adventures during battle with rare lung disease.
“He was out of bounds. Come on!” “Are you kidding me? A fumble?!” Welcome to Game Day, when fans tend to get a little — OK, very — fired up as they root for their team.
Ten-year-old Kansas University fan Michael Douglas won’t forget Feb. 18.
Dragging around a small oxygen tank, 10-year-old Michael Douglas shoots baskets during recess. He doesn’t let the plastic tubing, which runs from the tank to his nose, get in the way.
In a ceremony at its medical center campus Thursday, Kansas University announced a firm date for applying to become a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center.
Where there's a will, there's a way. That should be Kansas University fans' motto. Jayhawk fans brought televisions to work or cranked up radios to keep up with the action Thursday morning during KU's first round NCAA Tournament victory over Portland State.
When Rob Learned arrived at work Tuesday, he found pictures of Kansas University's head football coach Mark Mangino posted on his locker. One showed Mangino's head attached to the body of an overweight superwoman. Another showed him bending over in a field. "They've got like a natural gas fire coming out burning a Jayhawk," Learned said.