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Jumpers Get Jayhawks Off to Strong Start in Arkansas



Friday Results // Jayhawk victories in both the men's and women's high jump got Kansas track & field's weekend off to a fast start Friday evening at the John McDonnell Invitational. Seniors Nick Giancana and Colleen O'Brien tallied wins in their respective competitions, while junior Lindsay Vollmer turned in a career best in the high jump en route to a runner-up finish.

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Jayhawks to Kick Off Outdoor Campaign in Austin and Emporia



NOTES // Kansas track & field is set to open up the 2015 outdoor season at two meets this weekend. Kansas will send 31 men and women to Austin, Texas and the 88th Nike Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, March 25-28. The meet held inside Mike A. Myers expects to host over 200 collegiate teams and 6,000 competitors. To close out the weekend, 50 Jayhawks will journey to Emporia, Kansas for the ESU Spring Open on Saturday, March 28.

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2015 Kansas Relays to Feature Collegiate Quadrangular



For the first time in its 88-year history, the Kansas Relays will feature a collegiate quadrangular as four teams are set to take part in the scored competition at this year's meet. Kansas will go head-to-head with in-state rival Kansas State as well as Colorado State and Purdue during the two-day competition that will span 40 men's and women's track & field events. The 88th Annual Kansas Relays will take place April 15-18 and will be held for the second year at Rock Chalk Park.

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Jayhawks Gear Up for Big 12 Indoor Championships



NOTES // It is a busy weekend across the country for Division I track & field programs, as teams gear up for conference championship action. The Kansas Jayhawks, who are competing in one of the fiercest leagues in the NCAA, will head to Ames, Iowa for the 2015 Big 12 Indoor Championships. Twelve of the nation's top-25 teams will be featured between the men's and women's sides with the Jayhawk women looking to finish among the league's top-three teams for the third-straight season.

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Once A Jayhawk, Always A Jayhawk: Ernest “Ernie” Shelby

Photo Gallery // Nineteen fifty-seven was a year marked with many milestones in American history and pop culture. Elvis purchased Graceland and the Space Race was set into motion. At the same time that all of these innovative and exciting things were t...

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Track. Men and Women Both Rank Top-25

The Wildcats also join elite company as one of only 16 teams in the country to have both their men's and women's squads in the current top-25.

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Author Jim Gray Program Part Of Potluck Dinner At Blue Rapids Museum

The Blue Rapids Museum, #36 Round Town Square in Blue Rapids, KS, is hosting a potluck lunch on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 12:00 noon. You are encouraged to fix and bring an old family recipe. The Museum would like to have a copy of your recipe for possible inclusion in a future cookbook. At 1:00 p.m. Jim Gray will ...

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Never Too Old to Play

  Never Too Old to Play      Recognize older Kansans this month during Older Americans Month. May is a celebration of the important role older men and women play in our society each day. Thank the volunteers in your church and organizations who are older Americans. They are a tremendous asset to the growth and well-being of our communities and ...

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Remembering the Fallen Display in Fairbury

The display — Remembering Our Fallen — is on display at the First National Bank North Branch, 1411 K St., during business hours through Dec. 30. Remembering Our Fallen serves as a reminder of the 117 men and women from Nebraska and western Iowa who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country. While viewing the display visitors may view an ...

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