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Vick, Lawson Carry Kansas past Villanova in Final Four Rematch

Vick, Lawson Carry Kansas past Villanova in Final Four Rematch

When Kansas needed their stars to make plays, Dedric Lawson and Lagerald Vick came through. With a combined 57 points and 19 rebounds, the duo carried KU to a 74-71 win over Villanova at the Phog, remaining unbeaten and going 9-0 for the first time since the 2010-2011 season. “Those two headliners were terrific, they…MORE

Missed Opportunities Plague Kansas Against Iowa State

Missed Opportunities Plague Kansas Against Iowa State

Coming off a big win in conference against TCU, the Kansas Jayhawks looked to win back-to-back conference games for the first time since 2008. The team will have to continue to wait as Iowa State came away with a 27-3 win in Lawrence. Head coach David Beaty shouldered the blame after the game, knowing his…MORE

KU Stuns TCU for First Conference Win

KU Stuns TCU for First Conference Win

David Beaty could not have asked for a better birthday present than a Big 12 win against TCU. Although it came a day late, his players delivered him that gift with a 27-26 upset over the Horned Frogs, and it took every last second to secure the victory. “I’m humbled to say we were able…MORE

KU Uses Turnovers, Strong Running Attack to Down Rutgers

KU Uses Turnovers, Strong Running Attack to Down Rutgers

With former Kansas quarterback Todd Reesing returning to Memorial Field to see his name revealed on the Ring of Honor, KU partied like it was 2007. They played like it too. Fueled by six turnovers from the defense and 400 rushing yards from the Jayhawk offense, KU dominated Rutgers 55-14. “It’s an awesome feeling,” sophomore…MORE

Topeka High Football Preview – 2018 Topeka 7 Football Preview

Topeka High Football Preview – 2018 Topeka 7 Football Preview

We’ve made it to game day on 1440 KMAJ! Today, we wrap up our Topeka 7 Football Previews with the men of Troy, the Topeka High Trojans. Catch tonight’s game between Topeka High and Shawnee Heights on 1440 KMAJ. Pregame starts at 5:40, kickoff at 7. To catch up on the other six previews, find…MORE

Seaman Football Preview – 2018 Topeka 7 Football Preview

Seaman Football Preview – 2018 Topeka 7 Football Preview

We are continuing our Topeka 7 Football Previews as we inch closer to Thursday night’s game between Shawnee Heights and Topeka High on 1440 KMAJ. Today, we look at the Seaman Vikings as they try to take another step forward as a program. To catch up on other team previews, find the links down at…MORE

Hayden Football Preview – 2018 Topeka 7 Football Previews

Hayden Football Preview – 2018 Topeka 7 Football Previews

We are two days away from our first high school football game of the season on 1440 KMAJ. To get ready, Ethan Koch is breaking down each city team in the 2018 Topeka 7 Football Previews. Today’s preview features the Hayden Wildcats. To read other team previews, find the links at the bottom.MORE

Highland Park Football Preview – 2018 Topeka 7 Football Preview

Highland Park Football Preview – 2018 Topeka 7 Football Preview

We continue with our Topeka 7 football previews for 2018. We break down the Highland Park Scots and the efforts first-year head coach Mike Foristiere is putting into rebuilding this program. To catch up on the other Topeka 7 previews, find the links below. Credit: Kevin Haskin, who worked for the Topeka Capital-Journal for 33…MORE

Shawnee Heights Football Preview – 2018 Topeka 7 Football Previews

Shawnee Heights Football Preview – 2018 Topeka 7 Football Previews

We have made it to week 1 of the high school football season. Only three more days until our first game of the season on 1440 KMAJ. Shawnee Heights will travel to Hummer Sports Park to play the Topeka High Trojans. Today, we highlight Jason Swift’s Shawnee Heights Thunderbirds. To read the other Topeka 7 previews,…MORE