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LIONS SAVOR VIEW FROM THE TOP
March 14, 1995
As the opener to the 1994-95 high school basketball season approached, Lawrence High coach Jack Schreiner discussed the athleticism of his team. “There’ll be some nights where we’ll impress a lot of people because of our athleticism,” said Schreiner, who was set for his second year as the Lions’ coach.
S BUM FOOT HAS HIS DOUBTFUL
March 14, 1995
Kansas basketball center Greg Ostertag has a bruised left foot and is listed as doubtful for Thursday night’s NCAA Tournament game against Colgate. The 7-foot-2 Ostertag missed Monday’s practice session and might not be able to practice today, trainer Mark Cairns reported.
SIGN VANDALS STRIKE ON LECOMPTON ROAD
March 14, 1995
Lecompton Township officials want their signs back. During the past week, thieves made off with dozens of road signs posted along a mile-and-a-half stretch of North 2190 Road, also known as River Road.
SARA K. SCHLAPPI
March 14, 1995
Services for Sara K. Schlappi, 56, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Plymouth Congregational Church with the Rev. Hollis Bredeweg officiating. Private inurnment will be in Lyons. Mrs. Schlappi died Monday, March 13, 1995, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
ROBERT SHORT
March 14, 1995
Mass of Christian Burial for Robert Short, 72, Fredonia, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Lawrence. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Mr. Short, a former Lawrence resident, died Sunday, March 12, 1995, at Hillcrest Manor in Fredonia.
REGENTS DISCOVER LARGER TUITION DEFICIT
March 14, 1995
Financial implications of declining enrollments at state universities — especially Kansas University — appear worse than expected. In addition to a projected $11.1 million shortfall in tuition revenue during the next two years, the Kansas Board of Regents’ new analysis of enrollment projections indicates there will be an additional $4 million deficit in tuition revenue.
SUPERNATURAL NOT A FACTOR AT TOURNEY SITE
March 14, 1995
Kansas University basketball fans who are traveling to Dayton, Ohio, won’t return to KU’s official 1992 party spot.
CHARGES FILED IN SHOOTING
March 14, 1995
A fight over a comment made at a North Lawrence club has landed five people in court facing possible prison sentences if they are convicted as charged. The five, four men and a woman, each face two felony charges stemming from a Saturday morning incident in which a southwest Lawrence home was sprayed with bullets. The victims, two men who lived at the residence, escaped uninjured by seeking shelter in the rear of the home in the 2500 block of Morningside Court.
APARTMENT PLANS CONTINUE IN LIMBO
March 14, 1995
The debate over a low-income apartments complex in northwest Lawrence will take at least another week off as neighbors and the developer again try to hammer out a deal. A discussion of the Westgate Apartments site plan, scheduled for tonight’s Lawrence City Commission meeting, will be deferred until at least March 21.
HOUSE SLICES REGENTS
March 14, 1995
The House passed a budget for state universities today that hacks $5.8 million from Gov. Bill Graves’ spending wish list. Final approval of the measure came on a 65-58 vote after a spirited effort by outnumbered Democrats to restore the money.
COMPLETION SCHEDULE
March 14, 1995
Second high school
FATAL TRAIN-CAR WRECK INVESTIGATION CONTINUES
March 14, 1995
A report on Monday’s fatal car-train accident is expected to go to the district attorney for review on Wednesday.
STAGE
March 14, 1995
Families who live within two and a half miles of their assigned schools could pay about $230 a year for their children to ride the bus.
DISTRICT NEARS PACT FOR HIGH SCHOOL SITE
March 14, 1995
Taxpayers are a signature and some legal quibbling away from owning 80 acres of land on the northeast corner of Sixth Street and Wakarusa Drive. On it, the Lawrence school district will build a $25.8 million high school. On a 6-1 vote, the Lawrence school board authorized the board president to sign a contract to buy the land for an unspecified amount of money.
FOYLE
March 14, 1995
Kansas’ Raef LaFrentz and Colgate’s Adonal Foyle, two of the country’s top freshmen, will go head-to-head on Thursday night in Dayton, Ohio. They’ve met on the basketball court before.
S MARKS BY U.S. NEWS
March 14, 1995
Here is how KU scored in national rankings of selected graduate schools by U.S. News and World Report:
FIRE CALLS
March 14, 1995
Lawrence firefighters: * Investigated a stove fire at 12:36 p.m. Monday in an apartment at 713 W. 25th. The fire, caused by grease beneath the stove’s burners, was put out before firefighters arrived.
BADGER WOMEN
March 14, 1995
There’s a school of thought that contends it doesn’t much matter who you play in the NCAA Tournament. Wisconsin women’s basketball coach Jane Albright-Dieterle subscribes to that philosophy. “You’re going to have to go somewhere at this point and time and play tough games,” Albright-Dieterle said. “You can’t expect an easy route in the NCAA Tournament.”
KU SENIORS CALL TEAM MEETING
March 14, 1995
Seniors at Kansas must speak up from time to time. Keeping that in mind, co-captain Greg Gurley called a team meeting on Sunday, a day after Kansas’ 80-72 Big Eight tournament semifinal loss to Iowa State at Kemper Arena.
HIGH-TECH TOLL BOOTHS
March 14, 1995
Kansas Turnpike drivers will be able to save time getting on and off the turnpike in early summer by using a new electronic toll collection system called K-TAG.
COUNTY BRIDGES GET CLOSE-UP LOOK
March 14, 1995
County officials did a stint as bridge inspectors Monday.
LOUISE WOOLDRIDGE DALTON
March 14, 1995
Services for Louise Wooldridge Dalton, 94, Lynchburg, Va., will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Fairview Christian Church here with the Rev. Jan Weston officiating. Burial will be in Fort Hill Memorial Park. Mrs. Dalton died Sunday, March 12, 1995, at the Oddfellows Home.
CITY TO TAKE INPUT ON BALL COMPLEX
March 14, 1995
PHYLLIS PAULINE STAUFFER
March 14, 1995
Graveside services for Phyllis Pauline Stauffer, 72, Topeka, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Topeka Cemetery. Mrs. Stauffer died Sunday, March 12, 1995, at a Topeka nursing home.
SHREINER EARNED DOUSING IN JUST TWO SEASONS
March 14, 1995
A postgame dousing of ice water and the ruffling of hair by his players didn’t surprise Lawrence High boys basketball coach Jack Schreiner. “I knew that was coming,” Schreiner said in the locker room moments after Lawrence beat Emporia, 72-61, Saturday night to claim the Class 6A state championship at White Auditorium.
ROBERT J. LAUMEYER
March 14, 1995
Services for Robert J. Laumeyer, 71, St. Louis, were March 11, 1995, at the St. Louis Cathedral. Mr. Laumeyer died Thursday, March 9, 1995, at Barns Hospital in St. Louis.