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Ranking KU's Greatest

Who doesn't love a subjective sports ranking list in the summer? I know I do. Gary Woodland's win at the U.S. Open got me thinking: what are the top University of Kansas sports-related achievements of all time (whether it be while a Jayhawk, after college or a combination of the two)? Here is my Top 5 list, with a small explanation of each. 1. Al...
Filed Under Basketball | College

Girl Power

What a year it was for girls sports teams at Lawrence High and Free State High. The two Lawrence public high schools brought home four Kansas Class 6A state titles. The Lion and Firebird girls have made Lawrence proud in 2018-2019.
Filed Under Baseball/Softball | Volleyball | High School | Swimming

Forget “The Streak” – Remember the Final Four

The Kansas men’s basketball team didn’t win the Big 12 Conference regular season title for the first time since 2004. Luckily for the 2018-2019 Jayhawks, true history is made in early April.
Filed Under Basketball | College

The One That Got Away

Two years ago, Bill Self offered a basketball scholarship to a local kid that was ranked in almost everyone’s Top 50 nationally. The kid was a big wing, roughly 6'5" tall. He could put the ball on the floor and finish at the rim. He was a great passer, and was liked by his teammates and community. He was an ELITE shooter who called himself a...
Filed Under Basketball | College | High School

The Changing Times of Bigtime College Athletics

When the college football geniuses came up with this four-team tournament idea, it was only a matter of time until the regular bowl games became jokes. The snickering, however, began much quicker than expected. Already, top players are bowing out of their worthless exhibition matches in order to avoid injury and prepare for the upcoming NFL Draft....
Filed Under Football | Basketball | College

Priority #1: Find a Quarterback

If new head coach Les Miles and new offensive coordinator Chip Lindsey hope to have any football success at the University of Kansas, they had better go find a legitimate quarterback. History suggests that without an above-average signal caller, KU has no chance. Glen Mason lasted nine seasons on the job, mainly because he had a knack for finding...
Filed Under Football | College