Jayhawk senior soccer player Rylan Childers’ path to collegiate soccer and Kansas could have possibly been predicted early in her life. Rylan, one of seven children, has always been around the soccer pitch. Her father, Brad, also coached her throughout her youth career. Family has always taken precedence in her college career.
There are not too many people who can claim to have played for a Hall of Fame coach and then have the opportunity to work with that same Hall of Fame coach. Jeremy Case, the Jayhawks’ new assistant coach and member of the 2008 national championship team, has that interesting perspective and is ready for the challenge after spending five years waiting pat
Former Jayhawk fullback Brandon McAnderson is a fan favorite for many Kansas football fans. Not highly recruited out of high school, he became an essential piece in the 2008 Orange Bowl-winning team. McAnderson is Lawrence-born and Lawrence-made and has had football in his veins from the very beginning.
Kansas forward Jalen Wilson is a veteran in the Jayhawk locker room as he enters his third season with the program. Personally, he’s also a veteran of the game of basketball. Both his father and mother played collegiately, and he’s thankful they have been able to guide him through his playing journey.
New Jayhawk women’s golf coach Lindsay Kuhle is ready to hit the ground running in Lawrence after being hired this summer to take over the Kansas program and she feels that this is the perfect place to achieve some lofty goals.
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.
Learning. Growing. Maturing. That 400 meters, that one lap around the track, caused Olympic gold medalist and world record holder Kyle Clemons to do some deep thinking about his athletic career and his life.
Jayhawk women’s basketball great Danielle McCray has enjoyed a fruitful career on the basketball court. But for McCray, who concluded her time at KU ranked in the top 10 in nine different categories, her basketball journey almost ended before it got started.
Junior Christian Braun was born for the Border Showdown, which returns this winter on the basketball court. Although he claims Burlington, Kansas, as his hometown, his mom’s side of the family is so well-known in Missouri that they are in the state’s athletic Hall of Fame. The whole family.