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CRIMSON, HAASE DROP BLUE AT LATE NIGHT
October 15, 1995
Roy Williams held a heck of a party on Saturday night. Kansas’ annual Late Night With Roy Williams basketball bash included lots of lip-synching, plenty of dancing, and, oh yes, a Jayhawk basketball scrimmage for the overflow, turn-away crowd of 16,300 guests at Allen Fieldhouse.
KANSAS 34, ISUNOTES
October 15, 1995
* Saturday’s seven-man Big Eight officiating crew included a pair of Kansans — head linesman Tom Stephan of Edwardsville and field judge Garlan Old of Lyons. John Laurie of Springfield, Mo., was the referee. * The Fiesta and Copper bowls sent representatives.
S DAVIS UNIMPRESSED BY KU DESPITE BEING THOROUGHLY WHIPPED LIKE A RENTED MULE
October 15, 1995
Kansas isn’t the best football team Iowa State has played this season. At least that’s the opinion of the nation’s leading rusher — Troy Davis — who gained 120 yards on 30 carries in the Cyclones’ 34-7 loss to the Jayhawks on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
STANDISH SERVICE NOTE
October 15, 1995
Army Cadet Peter A. Standish, son of Phil E. and Renee A. Standish of Tonganoxie, recently received practical work in military leadership at the Army ROTC Advanced Camp at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash. Successful completion of the camp and graduation from college results in a commission as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army, Guard or Reserve.
RECIPIENTS WARM UP TO HEAT PROGRAM
October 15, 1995
Anna Yahn fired up her gas furnace for the second time this fall on Friday night, when the temperature fell to 43 degrees in Lawrence. Lucky for her, Dennis Wingert and Jim Hart showed up at her East Lawrence home the next morning.
CITY BUSINESS
October 15, 1995
* Proclaim today through Saturday as “Hiratsuka-Lawrence Week” and recognize a delegation from Hiratsuka, one of Lawrence’s two sister cities. * Proclaim Thursday “KJHK Day.”
LAWRENCE WINS SUNFLOWER VOLLEYBALL
October 15, 1995
Lawrence High’s volleyball team kept rolling Saturday and brought the Sunflower League title back home. The Lions, whose last loss came against Shawnee Mission South in last season’s league title match, on Saturday defeated SM South, 15-4, 15-9, for the championship.
LHS GIRLS FOURTH AT SUNFLOWER MEET
October 15, 1995
Injuries continued to take their toll on Lawrence High’s girls cross country team at the Sunflower League meet on Saturday at Fort Leavenworth. The LHS girls, ranked No. 1 in Class 6A last month, placed fourth with 75 points at the 10-team meet.
S, JAYHAWKS REFUSE TO LOSE ALSO
October 15, 1995
The more I watch this Kansas football team the more I think of the Seattle Mariners and their frenetic fans waving those ubiquitous “Refuse to Lose” signs. Then again, I’m not sure if the Jayhawks are refusing to lose or they’re simply playing to win because they’ve forgotten how to lose.
S DAVIS IN CHECK
October 15, 1995
Mike Hankwitz bristles at the suggestion that Kansas University’s football team blew the shutout on Saturday. Hankwitz, KU’s first-year defensive coordinator, wants that burden all to himself.
LOCAL SCOUTS HELP AT CHIEFS GAMES
October 15, 1995
A Tonganoxie Boy Scout troop is having a ball this year through a public service project at Arrowhead Stadium.
EASEMENT DIVIDES TOWN
October 15, 1995
A road easement battle has pitted neighbor against neighbor in Lecompton Township.
HOSPITAL REPORT
October 15, 1995
Dismissals Rubi Aragon and baby girl, Lawrence, Saturday.
PROGRAM PUTS INMATES TO WORK, HELPS DEVELOP MARKET SKILLS
October 15, 1995
Cutting-edge work programs in Kansas prisons allow inmates to get job skills while helping pay for the cost of their incarceration.
STATE SENATOR TO LOBBY FOR HIGHER SPEED LIMITS
October 15, 1995
State Sen. Ben Vidricksen says he’s acting upon wishes of constituents.
ATWOOD SERVICE NOTE
October 15, 1995
Air Force Airman 1st Class Thomas J. Atwood, son of David F. Atwood, Lawrence, recently graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio. Atwood is a 1995 graduate of Lawrence High School.
SOUND OFF
October 15, 1995
If an adult is charged with incest with another adult, why isn’t that other adult charged with incest? The decision on who is charged with a crime depends on what the facts are in each particular case, said Mark Knight, Douglas County district attorney.
SM EAST WINS STATE 6A TENNIS
October 15, 1995
Shawnee Mission East didn’t win any individual titles, but the Lancers had enough balance to capture the Class 6A-5A state girls tennis championship. Both of the Lancers singles players went to the semifinals, and their doubles team took fourth place on Saturday at the Lawrence Tennis Center.
SHELTER PROVIDES OPEN HOME FOR ABUSED WOMENCHILDREN
October 15, 1995
Domestic violence is about power. It’s about an abuser taking control of somebody’s life. Surviving domestic violence is about empowerment. It’s about taking back the control that has been taken away by an abuser.
LHS routs Leavenworth
October 15, 1995
An early kickoff allowed Lawrence High’s football fans to watch the sun set Friday night at Abeles Field while the Lions cast a shadow over the Pioneers in their district opener. The Lions (6-1) dominated from start to finish in a 39-7 rout of the winless Pioneers (0-7) in a game that started at 6 p.m.
October 15, 1995
For the first time since June, Brad Harker went to sleep Saturday night in his own bed. Harker, a Lawrence High graduate who was released Friday from the Ohio State University Medical Center, returned home Saturday afternoon.
SCORE BOX
October 15, 1995
Crimson 81, Blue 45 (late night scrimmage) CRIMSON (81)
SCORE BOX
October 15, 1995
KU 34, ISU 7, Oct. 14, 1995 TEAM STATISTICS
HOLT FINALLY GETS HIS REWARD
October 15, 1995
A few months ago Dick Holt thought about walking away from football. Now he can’t be dragged away.
RECORD NCAA VOLLEYBALL CROWD WATCHES K-STATE TOP KU
October 15, 1995
The largest crowd in NCAA volleyball history did not help Kansas University on Saturday night A crowd of more than 15,000 fans watched Kansas State sweep the Jawhawks, 15-12, 15-11, 15-12, at Allen Fieldhouse.
SCORE BOX
October 15, 1995
Kansas 34, Iowa State 7 (Oct. 14, 1995) FIRST QUARTER
CULVER-STOCKTON BEATS BAKER
October 15, 1995
There’s a first for everything and Culver-Stockton finally got its first victory against Baker. Culver-Stockton edged Baker, 21-20, Saturday afternoon at Ellison Poulton Stadium for its first win over Baker in the 16-year series.
TAYLOR SERVICE NOTE
October 15, 1995
Air Force Airman Andrew J. Taylor, son of John D. Taylor, DeSoto, recently graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio. Taylor is a 1993 graduate of DeSoto Senior High School.
REGENTS MAY DROP PEER SCHOOL
October 15, 1995
The list of universities compared with Kansas University for budget and academic purposes may undergo revision.
SOUND OFF
October 15, 1995
There are cars parked in a driveway on my street that are not in working order, and it looks like a used-car lot. I called city hall and I also called the police, and they said they are not going to do anything about it. Why not? The police can’t do anything about the vehicles if they are parked on an approved surface and not in violation of any city parking ordinance, said Sgt. Rick Nickell of the police department. If the vehicles are in such condition that they constitute some type of blight, they might be in violation of the city’s environmental code, Nickell said. Such complaints are investigated by the city’s environmental inspector.
LAWRENCE CONSIDERS ON-LINE LURE
October 15, 1995
VIRTUAL BILLS? The Lawrence CyberVillage could someday allow people to pay city utility bills by computer, said Rod Bremby, assistant city manager. Other possibilities
CITY BOTTOM LINE
October 15, 1995
Lawrence city commissioners will consider allowing staffers to schedule a public hearing to consider the possibility of granting a tax break to Oread Clinical Supplies Inc. The business, which would produce small organic molecules for drug development and clinical trials, is planned for land west of the existing Oread Laboratories, 1501 Wakarusa.
HISTORY DAY THEME PICKED
October 15, 1995
The theme for this year’s Kansas History Day contest will be “Taking a Stand in History: Individuals, Groups, Movements.” The contest is sponsored by the Kansas State Historical Society. It encourages students in sixth through 12th grade to conduct historical research and to develop a paper, project or performance or media presentation.
CITY BACKGROUND
October 15, 1995
Oread Inc. applied for the abatement Sept. 14. Its director and chief executive officer is W. David Kimbrell.
SERVICE NOTES
October 15, 1995
Thomas K. Brenton, son of Ronald E. Brenton, Lawrence, recently received training in military leadership at the Army ROTC Advanced Camp at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash. Successful completion of the advanced camp and graduation from college results in a commission as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army, Guard or Reserve.
BLOTTER
October 15, 1995
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
SOUND OFF
October 15, 1995
Why doesn’t the school district use the same architectural design for all of its elementary schools and junior highs? Wouldn’t that save money and promote equality among schools? “We’ve certainly discussed whether we might reuse the basic design from the new schools built in 1994,” said Craig Fiegel, assistant superintendent for administrative services. “Both of the new elementary schools used the same basic concepts — with different architectural interpretations — but there are more similarities than differences.
ASHBUN SERVICE NOTE
October 15, 1995
Robert T. Ashburn, son of Pat L. Ashburn, Lawrence, recently received practical work in military leadership at the Army ROTC Advanced Camp at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash. Completion of the advanced camp and graduation from college results in a commission as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army, National Guard or Army Reserve.
ROAD STILL ROCKY FOR SOME IN OTTAWA
October 15, 1995
A major reconstruction project in the 1500 and 1600 blocks of South Main Street in Ottawa will be finished soon, but some business owners farther south are bracing for another widening project.
KOREAN WOMEN FOCUS OF TALK
October 15, 1995
A talk titled “Women, Resistance and the Divided Nation: The Romantic Rhetoric of the Korean Re-unification” will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Governor’s Room in the Kansas Union at Kansas University. Sheila Miyoshi Jager, a research associate in KU’s Center for East Asian Studies, will give the talk.
NO. 10 KANSAS MANGLES IOWA STATE, 34-7
October 15, 1995
Kansas didn’t stub its toe after all. Sprained it, maybe, in the process of kicking a little posterior. But the Jayhawks’ expected letdown after cracking the nation’s top 10 never materialized.
DCSS SPONSORS TRIP TO ATCHISON
October 15, 1995
Douglas County Senior Services Inc. is sponsoring a fall sightseeing trip for all ages Oct. 25 to Atchison. The tour will leave from Lawrence at 8:30 a.m.
ESTHER V. DICK
October 15, 1995
Services for Esther V. Dick, 91, Topeka, are pending at Barnett Funeral Home in Oskaloosa. Burial will be at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Perry. Mrs. Dick died Saturday, Oct. 14, 1995, at Brewster Place care center in Topeka.