If you know former football player Keon Stowers, it’s hard to fathom how difficult his upbringing was in Rock Hill, South Carolina. There was not a lot to look forward to in his environment, and it was even harder for him to trust others that wanted to help him.
The Olympic Games only come around every four years, but the tradition of the games dates back hundreds of years. For KU, the tradition of competing at the Olympics is rich, with 66 Olympians all-time, including 45 medals.
The 2021 NCAA cross country season is drawing near as the Kansas cross country team unveiled its schedule on Monday, which consists of six meets, including the season-opening Bob Timmons Classic at Rim Rock Farm on September 4.
With the Olympic Games officially commencing with the opening ceremony in Tokyo Friday morning, KUathletics.com and the Kansas Jayhawks Mobile App will provide exclusive coverage of Jayhawks at the Games.
I was standing on second base when the sky was starting to open up. It was the softball gold medal match against Japan at the 2000 Olympics. The stadium in Sydney, Australia, was completely sold out—15,000 screaming fans in the stands. It was so loud on the field—my mind, however, was so quiet.
The Kansas men’s and women’s track and field programs were both honored as United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Teams, the organization announced on Thursday, while 17 Jayhawks earned individual honors.