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NO HILL WALK
May 14, 1995
Six Kansas baseball seniors played for the last time at Hoglund-Maupin Stadium on Saturday. However, instead of walking down Campanile Hill today during graduation ceremonies, they’ll be taking batting practice in Tulsa, Okla., prior to the Jayhawks’ regular-season finale against Oral Roberts.
GOLF NOTES
May 14, 1995
Shooting a round in the 70s has done wonders for Lawrence High junior golfer Jake Hawkins’ confidence heading into Monday’s Class 6A regional at Lake Shawnee. Hawkins shot a season-low 79 on Thursday, the Lions’ best score in the 22-team Lawrence Invitational.
INTEREST INSPIRES DREDGING HEARING
May 14, 1995
Information presented at a forum Tuesday will decide the fate of a Kansas River dredging proposal.
APPLY YOURSELF, SPEAKER SAYS
May 14, 1995
You need more than a college degree to make it in your career, an American Indian leader told Kansas University minority graduates Saturday.
PLACEMENT OFFICIALS SAY JOBS ARE THERE
May 14, 1995
Finding a job after graduation probably is easier than it was five years ago, but some grads are running into problems.
SHIRLEY CRAMER
May 14, 1995
Services for Shirley L. Cramer, 58, Ottawa, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Cherry Street Wesleyan Church here with the Revs. Yorton Clark and Scott Dickinson officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery. Mrs. Cramer died Saturday, May 13, 1995, at Ransom Memorial Hospital, Ottawa.
DOROTHY BRANSON
May 14, 1995
Services for Dorothy E. Branson, 82, Overland Park, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at W.L. Frye and Son Funeral Home here. Cremation will follow. Mrs. Branson died Friday, May 12, 1995, at a Johnson County nursing home.
ASPIRING PROFS FACE STIFF COMPETITION
May 14, 1995
Depending on the discipline, it can be extremely difficult for graduates to break into the world of academia. Andrew Debicki, dean of the Kansas University graduate school, rattles off a few of the departments nationwide that offer only a few jobs: English, history, philosophy.
KU GRADUATE TO GET FIFTH DEGREE
May 14, 1995
This Kansas University graduate will be walking down the hill for the second time to pick up his fifth undergraduate degree in two years.
BIOLOGIST
May 14, 1995
A wetlands forum focused on the effect of flooding in areas along the South Lawrence Trafficway.
BIRTHS
May 14, 1995
Carissa Dyer, Oskaloosa, a boy, Saturday.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
May 14, 1995
Burglaries and thefts reported * A 1980 Ford Crown Victoria valued on a police report at $1,000 was taken about 3:15 a.m. Saturday from the 900 block of Massachusetts, where it was parked, Lawrence police reported.
CORPORATE HOG FARMING NOT MUCH CONCERN IN AREA
May 14, 1995
A farming issue that has divided some Kansas communities probably won’t come to Douglas County.
CARP GO NUTS FOR FREE FOOD AT PERRY LAKE
May 14, 1995
For a nickel, Perry Lake visitors can start their own feeding frenzy.
PROCESSION PLANS
May 14, 1995
DOG SHOW FEATURE
May 14, 1995
Canines from across the country were shown Saturday in the Lawrence Jayhawk Kennel Club’s annual dog show.
ROYALS MAINBAR
May 14, 1995
Mired in a horrible 0-for-24 slump, Gary Gaetti took extra batting practice Saturday at Kauffman Stadium. “You’ve got to do something. I was struggling,” said Gaetti, who put the extra swings to good use.
LHS TENNIS
May 14, 1995
Admitting he is no Tariq Butt, Lawrence High senior Tyler Epp would like at least to uphold the reputation as the Lions’ No. 1 tennis player at Monday’s regional. Butt, Lawrence’s best player last season, went 22-0 en route to a Class 6A singles title. Epp is the Lions’ top player this season after being No. 2 a year ago.
KU TRACK
May 14, 1995
Several of Kansas University’s top track point producers will be competing for KU for the final time at the 1995 Big Eight Outdoor on Monday and Tuesday in Ames, Iowa. “Any coach who deals with athletes hopes they perform well their last time out,” KU track coach Gary Schwartz said.
KU-ORU GAMER
May 14, 1995
Jack Wilmot’s senior season has been as memorable as washing dishes. Not the Kansas catcher’s last game in Hoglund-Maupin Stadium, though. Wilmot stroked two singles, a pop double and drew a walk as the Jayhawks popped Oral Roberts, 13-6, in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Saturday afternoon. KU completed the sweep with a 13-7 victory in the second game, running its winning streak to a season-high six games.
POLICE ON THE BEAT
May 14, 1995
While cruising the streets, a Lawrence police officer talks about a job he says he enjoys.
LHS SWIMMING
May 14, 1995
Pat Grzenda stayed dry Saturday. The perennial plunge into the KSU pool following a championship didn’t happen for the Lawrence High girls swimming coach. The Lions placed third to end their six-year run as state champs.
S MASON STAGGERED BY MOELLER
May 14, 1995
Most people in Lawrence wouldn’t know Gary Moeller if he knocked on their front door. Most people in Lawrence don’t know anything about Moeller other than what they read in the papers. Oh yeah, he’s the guy at Michigan who drank himself out of one of the best college football jobs in the country. Yeah, that’s Moeller.
DIVE IN
May 14, 1995
A public meeting to inform people about the proposed expansion of the Municipal Pool will be at 7 p.m. Monday at city hall, Sixth and Massachusetts.
TRIBE PLANS TO NEGOTIATE
May 14, 1995
The Kickapoo Nation’s original plans for a hotel-casino-golf facility have been scaled back considerably, the tribe’s attorney general says.