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LAWRENCE WINS ANOTHER STATE VOLLEYBALL TITLE
October 29, 1995
Lawrence High’s volleyball team celebrated its 25th anniversary in style. The Lions started the party in early September and closed it on Saturday at the Kansas Expocentre, capping a 44-0 season with the Class 6A state championship. Lawrence mastered second-seeded Emporia, 15-2, 15-3, to win the school’s 15th state title since 1975 and sixth in the past seven years.
KU-KSU GAME NOTES
October 29, 1995
* Kansas State officials issued more than 500 media credentials. Included were reps from the Fiesta, Cotton, Alamo and Copper bowls. * Former Kansas quarterback Van Davis scouted the game for the Chiefs. Davis is working as an intern with the NFL team this fall. Davis completed his eligibility last season.
HENLEY LEFT SPEECHLESS
October 29, 1995
June Henley was speechless. Henley, the biggest name in Kansas University’s fabled stable of running backs and the Big Eight’s third-best all-purpose runner coming into to Saturday’s meeting with Kansas State, managed a grand total of … four yards in the No. 14 Wildcats’ 41-7 thrashing of the No. 6 Jayhawks.
WILDCATS HANDLE JAYHAWKS WITH EASE
October 29, 1995
Kansas State ran the football more than Kansas expected, K-State QB Matt Miller was fleeter of foot than believed and the Wildcats’ option gave the Jayhawks fits all day. Break it down anyway you want, KU sophomore inside linebacker Jason Thoren said, and the bottom line is the same.
K-STATE PUMMELS KANSAS
October 29, 1995
Kansas University’s best football team in eons just absorbed a butt-whipping for the ages. The No. 6 Jayhawks won their first seven games for the first time in 27 years, but they fell from the ranks of the unbeaten and crash-landed with a resounding thud in the form of a 41-7 spanking by No. 14 Kansas State on Saturday at KSU Stadium.
SOUND OFF
October 29, 1995
The modern World Series began in 1903, skipped 1904, and resumed in 1905. What happened in 1904? In 1903, Boston (American League) and Pittsburgh (National League) agreed to a best 5-of-9 series. The leagues had been at war, trying to outbid each other for players’ services, since the American League was established at the turn of the century. The 1903 series went only 8 games, with Boston winning, 5 to 3.
AIDES SEEK FREEDOM
October 29, 1995
Sometimes it’s a frustrating situation. If a teacher’s aide is observing a mentally disabled student in a third-grade class and a nearby student needs help with an assignment, the teacher’s aide cannot legally help the other student.
MABEL DUVER
October 29, 1995
Mabel C. Duver Services for Mabel C. Duver, 85, Lee’s Summit, Mo., will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence with John Beeghley officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.
JOSEPH SEVERIN
October 29, 1995
JOSEPH FRANCIS SEVERIN Topeka — Services for Joseph Francis Severin, 54, Topeka, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Christ the King Catholic Church in Topeka. Interment will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery.
COMMISSIONERS NOT PREPARED TO SHARE DUTIES
October 29, 1995
City commissioners are looking for ways to draw advice from neighborhoods about construction and maintenance projects.
SOUND OFF
October 29, 1995
If the Million Man March supposedly was the fourth-largest demonstration ever held in Washington, what were the bigger ones? The U.S. Park Service is reassessing crowd counts in the wake of its controversial estimate of 400,000 for the Million Man March (organizers say more than a million people attended). After the controversy erupted, a Park Service spokeswoman declined to provide estimates of past years’ crowds until procedures for counting are clarified.
CAR FRANCHISE MARKS 25 YEARS
October 29, 1995
Dale Willey was born and raised a car man, so it’s no surprise to him that he’s still selling automobiles after more than 35 years in the business. Willey, owner of Dale Willey Pontiac-Cadillac-GMC Truck, 2840 Iowa, was recognized Friday by Pontiac Motors Division for his 25 years of franchise ownership in Lawrence. Customers and staff celebrated the recognition with a special dinner at the store.
COMMUNITY BUILDING OPENS
October 29, 1995
With Mayor Bob Moody’s two snips of a red ribbon tied to a new fiberglass backboard and a bank-shot basket to make it official, the Lawrence Community Building officially reopened Saturday after six months of renovations. “It’s nice to see this building re-energized and reinvigorated,” Moody said.
U.S. SERVICE CANDIDATES NEED APPLICATIONS
October 29, 1995
U.S. Rep. Sam Brownback, R-Kan., Second District Congressman, announced information for candidates seeking nominations to the U.S. service for the Class of 2000. To be eligible for nomination, each applicant must be between the ages of 17 and 21, unmarried and a U.S. citizen as of July 1, 1996, for admission to next year’s class of a service academy.
T WANT TO GET LOCKED INTO JAIL DESIGN
October 29, 1995
Designers and planners of a new county jail say committing to a prison layout too early may put important options out of reach.
MARINES CELEBRATE 220TH BIRTHDAY
October 29, 1995
The 220th celebration of the birth of the Marine Corps will begin at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 5901 in Ottawa. A social hour will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., followed by a guest speaker from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. and a dance from 9 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
PUTTING INCLUSION TO WORK
October 29, 1995
All special-needs students in Lawrence will be integrated into regular classrooms by 1997 under a district plan.
CIVIL WAR HAUNTS YUGOSLAV EXCHANGE STUDENT
October 29, 1995
No bullets chase Branka Grubor. But the Kansas University student has been wounded by war in her homeland.
FANS CHEER TEAM FROM RIVER CITY SEATS
October 29, 1995
The biggest celebration Saturday may have been in Manhattan. But there was plenty of football revelry in Lawrence.
HOSPITAL REPORT
October 29, 1995
Dismissals Sandra Smits and baby girl, Lawrence. Valerie Fittell, Lawrence.
SPEAKER WATCHES FEMINISM CHANGE
October 29, 1995
Well-known feminist author and activist Letty Cottin Pogrebin spoke Saturday night in Lawrence.
KANSAS OFFENSE WENT AWOL IN MANHATTAN
October 29, 1995
Did anybody get the number of that purple 18-wheeler with the Riley County license plates? Talk about a messy hit and run. Kansas, unbeaten and ranked No. 6 nationally, crashed like the Hindenburg on Saturday in a pick ‘em game that was supposed to be as close as Ted Turner and Jane Fonda.
BLOOD DRIVE SLATED FOR HALLOWEEN DAY
October 29, 1995
The Topeka Blood Bank will hold a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday at Neu Physical Therapy, 1305 Wakarusa Dr. Halloween blood donors will receive free cholesterol checks and coupons for free fitness evaluations at Neu Physical Therapy.
BLOTTER
October 29, 1995
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
CATS CRUSH KANSAS, 41-7
October 29, 1995
Saturday’s blowout at KSU Stadium caused some fans on both sides to wax philosophical.
K-STATE MARCHES OVER JAYHAWKS
October 29, 1995
In nearby Wamego, they ran the state small-classes high school cross country championships. Close by at Fort Riley, the troops marched. Why should Kansas State’s football team have been any different Saturday?