Note: The Lawrence Times does not cover sports (yet) in the traditional sense. But here’s what we consider to be our community coverage of University of Kansas Athletics.
The Kansas Jayhawks made their 48-17 win over the Missouri State Bears look easy with a stellar second half Friday night and started their season 1-0.
The Kansas Jayhawks football team is 5-0, ranked 19th in the AP poll and angling for its first postseason bowl game appearance since 2008. And the team’s surprising success on the field is rippling through the community.
Energized by a 4-0 win streak, KU fans were celebrating with games, barbecue, music, and more, all around the stadium and surrounding neighborhoods.
Jayhawk fans of all ages gathered on Mass Street Friday night for the inaugural Rock Chalk Block Party.
A flyover is planned Saturday afternoon ahead of kickoff as the Jayhawks (4-0) take on the Iowa State Cyclones (3-1) in KU’s homecoming game.
Kansas fans “packed the Booth” Saturday for only the second sold-out football game in nearly 13 years, and their team did not disappoint.
The Jayhawks are set to face the Golden Eagles of Tennessee Tech Friday evening, and the city wants to help folks get to the game. Info + helpful game day links here.
All-American and 2008 National Champion Sherron Collins plans to bring along a former Kansas basketball teammate to help coach the Free State boys basketball team this upcoming season.
A member of the 2008 National Championship-winning Jayhawks basketball team has accepted the head coaching position at Free State High School.
The Kansas City Parade of Hearts has unveiled a special heart sculpture to honor the 2022 National Championship-winning Jayhawks, and it’s now on display outside Allen Fieldhouse.
Gov. Laura Kelly welcomed the University of Kansas men’s basketball team and coach Bill Self to the Statehouse Monday to recognize their success in the NCAA Tournament.
Two special lunch guests and a small entourage visited Billy Mills Middle School on Tuesday. Billy Mills himself, and his wife, Patricia, greeted students and educators at the Lawrence school named after the Olympic gold medalist.
Thousands of KU fans flocked to Mass Street Sunday afternoon to watch and celebrate the national champion Jayhawks in a parade that traveled more than a mile and a half.
The Jayhawk faithful showed up by the thousands under warm and windy skies Sunday afternoon to cheer on and catch a firsthand look at their 2022 NCAA men’s basketball champions.
KU fans: As promised, here are more photos capturing the joy that erupted downtown after the Jayhawks’ remarkable comeback. Remember Mass Street closes at 3 a.m. and the parade starts at 2 p.m.
Call it our second-half comeback.
We’re now working with the champions at Printing Solutions in North Lawrence to bring you three stunning 12-by-18-inch commemorative posters, so you can forever remember KU’s beautiful NCAA tournament victory, as well as the Final Four win that led up to it.
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