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The Jayhawker Podcast

May 23, 2022

The Crimson and Blue run deep in Daniel Hegarty’s family. Jayhawks are littered through his family tree. It helped make choosing a college easy for the man they call Mr. Jayhawk and helped him develop into the team leader he is today for the Kansas baseball team.

Now a starter and flourishing, Hegarty is enjoying his...


May 16, 2022

Rowing probably isn’t the first sport you think of when you thin KU athletics. And Lawrence probably isn’t the place you’d think of as the ideal spot to coach a water based sport. But none of that has stopped Carrie Cook-Callen and her drive to make the women’s rowing team the best that it can be. Wearing the...


May 9, 2022

College is supposed to be the most fun in a young persons life. Four years unlike anything they’ll experience. That last sentence certainly held true for Shelby Gayre, just not in the way you’re thinking.

A freshman season derailed by a devastating injury. A cancer diagnosis for her mother just a couple months...


May 2, 2022

Billy Mills has mixed emotions when it comes to Lawrence and returning to KU. In his words, it’s where he never had a great race as a long-distance runner. And like most campuses across America at the time, he would experience racism for his Native American heritage.

Despite all the obstacles in Mills path, he never...


Apr 25, 2022

When you come to Kansas as a student athlete, you get very familiar being in front of a camera. Interviews and nationally televised games are the norm. It kind of comes with the territory.

Micah Brown’s story has always been different though. A two sport athlete who walked on to the KU football team, Brown has always...