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Jayhawks lose season finale: 38-17
November 18, 2000
Halfway through the fourth quarter, Kansas mounted an impressive 10 play, 86 yard touchdown drive to get within two scores, but Iowa State answered right back with a scoring drive of their own. That was the end of the Jayhawks’ season.
Morgan, Cooper deliver for KSU
November 18, 2000
If Kansas State’s memorable win over Nebraska on Saturday had been a TV special, then receiver Quincy Morgan and safety Jarrod Cooper would have competed for starring roles.
Gators, Seminoles hoping to stay in contention
November 18, 2000
A glance at the national rankings almost always suffices when Florida and Florida State meet. It usually amounts to a playoff game, with the winner staying alive for the national title.
Oregon braces for Civil War
Ducks, Beavers aren’t cute, fuzzy little animals anymore
November 18, 2000
Everybody knows about Auburn-Alabama, Michigan-Ohio State, UCLA-USC and even Army-Navy going back a couple generations. Then there’s Oregon vs. Oregon State, the Saturday morning cartoon of college football rivalries.
Baker men rip Haskell
November 18, 2000
Baker University’s men’s basketball team defeated Haskell, 88-51, Friday in the Baker Classic. Aaron Schwerman led Baker with 12 points, and Lawrence High graduate Todd Heithusen added 10.
Daily Ticker
November 18, 2000
Price of Thanksgiving dinner down this year
November 18, 2000
Here’s something to be thankful for: A traditional Thanksgiving Day dinner will cost less this year than last, a farm group says. A dinner for 10 people this year will cost $32.37, down $1.46 from 1999, according to an annual survey by the American Farm Bureau Federation. It is the first time the Thanksgiving dinner price has dropped since 1991, the group said.
Kendall re-signs with Pirates
Pittsburgh to pay All-Star catcher $60 million over six seasons
November 18, 2000
Jason Kendall said it wasn’t the money and $60 million is a lot of it that made him stay in Pittsburgh. Or the new ballpark. Or the chance to hit ahead of Brian Giles.
MU coach needs win
November 18, 2000
Kansas State vs. Missouri is a pivotal game for both programs. No. 9 K-State needs a win today to clinch the Big 12 North title. A victory by the Tigers might save the job of Larry Smith, 33-45-1 in his seventh season at Missouri.
Too much talk, not enough action
Jayhawks’ Chenowith should let his scoring, rebounding, defense do all the talking
November 18, 2000
By Bill Mayer Maybe gregarious Eric Chenowith should wait until he’s averaging points and rebounds in double figures and blocking two or three shots a game before he gets any more talkative. He still has a lot of ground to make up after a disappointing junior season. Much is left to be proven despite his ballyhooed offseason quest for improvement.
Chenowith corrals 1,000th point
After stalling at 999, KU senior center achieves milestone with free throw
November 18, 2000
By Gary Bedore The number 1,000 started dancing through Eric Chenowith’s head late in Friday’s Kansas-North Dakota basketball game at Allen Fieldhouse. “It froze me up,” said Chenowith, Kansas’ senior center from Orange, Calif.
College Basketball Roundup
Krzyzewski wins 500th game at Duke
November 18, 2000
It was a win so big they named the court after the coach. Carlos Boozer had 22 points and coach Mike Krzyzewski won his 500th game at Duke as the second-ranked Blue Devils beat Villanova, 98-85, Friday night in the Preseason NIT.
NHL Roundup
Blue Jackets’ streak halted
November 18, 2000
Blue Jackets head coach Dave King saw right away that things weren’t going well as his young team worked for an NHL record.
Jayhawks gain another signee
November 18, 2000
Justin Humphries, of Richmond, Texas, has signed a national letter of intent with the Kansas baseball team.
Haskell DB Murray earns all-league spot
November 18, 2000
Defensive back Michael Murray of Haskell Indian Nations University has earned a berth on the All-Central States Football League team.
KUAC approves code of conduct for student-athletes
November 18, 2000
By Chuck Woodling Two years in the making, Kansas University’s athletics department now has a student-athlete code of conduct. On Friday afternoon, the KUAC board approved the 11-page code, which defines required behavior on everything from gambling and tobacco to sportsmanship. It also stipulates a process for dealing with criminal and civil charges.
Seles gains semifinals
Dementieva advances in Chase tennis
November 18, 2000
Monica Seles, playing probably her last Chase Championships, and Elena Dementieva, playing in her first, won Friday night to set up a meeting in the semifinals of the season-ending tournament.
A&M honors Aggies who died in accident
Bonfire collapse killed 11 students, one graduate a year ago today
November 18, 2000
A 150-foot circle cordoned off in a field at Texas A&M was a place no one wanted to enter. “This is a most horrible thing to remember,” Nancy Braus said. Braus’ son, Dominic, had his right arm crushed exactly one year ago as he worked on the Aggies’ bonfire.
Kansas women set for season opener
Hilgenkamp only newcomer expected to crack starting lineup for Jayhawks today against Tigers
November 18, 2000
By Chuck Woodling Her full name is Kelly Christine Hilgenkamp, but call her KC. Yes KC, not K.C. “I just don’t use the dots anymore,” said Hilgenkamp, a 5-foot-10 junior college transfer who will be the lone newcomer in the starting lineup for the Kansas University women’s basketball team today.
Boschee quiet in matchup with Fighting Sioux
November 18, 2000
By Steve Rottinghaus Kansas University junior guard Jeff Boschee couldn’t remember the last time he didn’t attempt at least one three-pointer during his two-plus seasons as a Jayhawk. “Yeah, it has been awhile,” Boschee said with a chuckle following KU’s 92-61 victory over Div. II North Dakota on Friday at Allen Fieldhouse.
KU dominates Dakota - Kansas 92, North Dakota 61
Jayhawks win home opener
November 18, 2000
By Gary Bedore No special oratory planned, coach Roy Williams stated the obvious before Friday’s Kansas-North Dakota basketball game at Allen Fieldhouse. “I told ‘em, ‘We should win,”’ said Williams, whose Jayhawks returned to action for the first time since winning last week’s Coaches Vs. Cancer Classic in New York.
Kazakstan officials tour state prisons
November 18, 2000
Even before the breakup of the Soviet Union, officials of its republics occasionally visited Kansas to observe its farms and agribusinesses. But the delegation visiting from the republic of Kazakstan this month was drawn by a different attraction prisons.
Police recover from tornado
Parsons department repairs offices
November 18, 2000
The tornado that smashed parts of Parsons on April 19 stayed mostly in the air, sparing the town even greater devastation. But for all the damage it inflicted on the 4-year-old police station, the twister might as well have touched down directly.
Vetrans salute
November 18, 2000
Traffic menace
November 18, 2000
Old home town - 25, 40, and 100 years ago today
November 18, 2000
Teacher salaries
November 18, 2000
Pearl Barnhart
November 18, 2000
John Renna
November 18, 2000
Inez Roberts
November 18, 2000
Lawrence area briefs
November 18, 2000
Alleged aliens face charges after stop on I-70 Chiropractor to have benefit for Salvation Army Junior high honor band to perform Sunday ESU faculty member to portray Calamity Jane Pelathe trains new Vista volunteers Physics professor wins Docking award Shortridge to talk about his new book KSU, fort to play host to Special Olympics practice Society to mark anniversary
Briefly
November 18, 2000
Holiday bazaar approaches Relationships: Rabbi to offer dating advice Federal funding: Moore to present check for airport improvements
Rent dispute settled
November 18, 2000
By Joel Mathis Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Douglas County has settled a lawsuit with a landlord who sued the organization for leaving its former office two years before the lease expired. William Skepnek, attorney for landlord George Paley, confirmed the two sides reached a settlement Friday.
Musicians to pull strings in D.C.
November 18, 2000
By Tim Carpenter Some Central Junior High students could beat either George Bush or Al Gore to the White House. Eight fledgling musicians and their volunteer tutors have been invited to perform next month at a White House holiday luncheon.
World Briefs
November 18, 2000
Colombia: Crooks crank out counterfeit currency Saudi Arabia :Bomb attack kills British worker
Yugoslavs renew ties with United States
November 18, 2000
Calling it a “debt we owe to an entire generation,” Yugo-slavia’s new democratic government resumed diplomatic relations Friday with the United States, Germany, France and Britain its foes during last year’s conflict in Kosovo.
Ruth Lawson
November 18, 2000
Arafat calls for end to shootings
November 18, 2000
Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat made a rare public call Friday for gunmen to stop shooting at Israeli targets from areas under Palestinian control.
Race-based admissions questioned
November 18, 2000
Race-influenced admissions policies help the University of Michigan create common ground in an otherwise fragmented society, a school attorney argues.
FBI cutting staff for USS Cole probe
November 18, 2000
With their dispute over investigative procedures receding, Yemenis and the FBI have made so much progress probing the attack on the USS Cole that the bureau is bringing home more agents and its on-scene commander, a senior FBI official said Friday.
Skier convicted of homicide in fatal crash
November 18, 2000
A jury in the nation’s No. 1 ski state has convicted a skier of homicide for a deadly collision on the slopes. Nathan Hall, 21, of Chico, Calif., was found guilty late Thursday in the 1997 death of Alan Cobb, 33, of Denver. Prosecutors had urged the jury made up of skiers or snowboarders to send a message that reckless skiing would not be tolerated.
On the record
November 18, 2000
Clinton promotes freedoms
Vietnam revisited
November 18, 2000
Moving beyond a painful past, President Clinton encouraged Vietnam to become a more open society Friday and said of the two nations’ warring history: “We must not forget it but we must not be controlled by it.”
Small-town Kansan has high hopes for ‘real’ Harlem
November 18, 2000
By Dave Ranney There wouldn’t be much unusual about a black man in Harlem, unless that black man were Thomas Franklin. Franklin, president of the otherwise all-white Phi Kappa Tau fraternity chapter at Kansas University, is one of 100 semi-finalists auditioning for the newest “The Real World” show on MTV.
Finding may provide clues to blindness
November 18, 2000
Dallas scientists have peeked inside the eyes of flies and found a possible reason why people can go blind.
Study suggests playing bridge can bid up immunity
November 18, 2000
New findings suggest that brainy card games such as contract bridge may at least temporarily raise production of a key blood cell involved in fighting off illness. After 90 minutes of play, bridge players had increased levels of immune cells, according to research reported last week.
Well being
November 18, 2000
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Eudora middle school honors
November 18, 2000
Brown
November 18, 2000
Viebrock
November 18, 2000
O’Connor
November 18, 2000
Club notes
November 18, 2000
4-H News
November 18, 2000
Schieferecke - Beckstead
November 18, 2000
Ross - Peach
November 18, 2000
Noriega - Andrew
November 18, 2000
Sherlock - Turner
November 18, 2000
Gentry - Helm
November 18, 2000
Big 12 players trash Williams
November 18, 2000
Missouri coach Quin Snyder yes. Kansas coach Roy Williams no. That’s the gist of a survey that appears in this week’s Sports Illustrated.
Heider - Carlson
November 18, 2000
Garcia finally scores with jazz bio
November 18, 2000
Andy Garcia has always been better than his movies. The handsome actor who scored Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations for his stand-out performance in the regrettable “The Godfather Part III” has long languished in such fare as “Things to Do in Denver When You’re Dead.”
James Taylor looking at new album, new marriage
November 18, 2000
James Taylor has been writing songs, singing them and playing guitar for more than 30 years. That might be a lifetime career for some people, but Taylor figures he’s got at least another 10 good years of singing, playing and song-writing ahead of him.
Creed in need
Creed - Kemper Arena, Kansas City, Mo (Nov 15, 2000)
November 18, 2000
By Michael Newman Seldom has there been a band capable of doing so little with so much, in front of so many. Imagine Kansas City’s Kemper Arena with lots of sound and lights, visual effects and smoke, pyrotechnics, the worksand a band with skills so middling, and with so little passion that the impression was more that of a rehearsal for a rock video than any suggestion of a rock and roll show.
Thomas Patton
November 18, 2000
Brothers to battle in OU-Tech tilt
Sooner slotback likely to run into Red Raider linebacker today in Norman
November 18, 2000
When Texas Tech outside linebacker John Norman on Sunday called his brother Josh, the Oklahoma slotback, he congratulated him on the Sooners’ comeback victory against Texas A&M the day before.
EDS touts its ability to quickly change
E-companies need to focus on basic business fundamentals to survive, executive says
November 18, 2000
Electronic Data Systems is “transforming business on the fly,” chief executive Dick Brown said during the week’s Comdex show.
NBA Roundup
Sixers stretch streak to nine
November 18, 2000
Allen Iverson has led the Philadelphia 76ers to a better start than Wilt Chamberlain, Julius Erving or Charles Barkley ever did.
KU to meet Mizzou in volleyball tonight
November 18, 2000
Kansas University’s volleyball team will play its last home match of the season tonight when it meets Missouri at 7 p.m. at Horejsi Center.
Bush would put emphasis on reuniting the nation
November 18, 2000
The “Florida situation” changes hour to hour, so it would be a big mistake to try to predict the final outcome of this historic fight for several thousand votes that may determine who will serve as U.S. president for the next four years.
Nation Briefs
November 18, 2000
CINCINNATI: Protesters arrestedat trade meeting ATLANTA: Church leader takes name off marriage paper WASHINGTON, D.C.: Cuba’s offer OK’d for medical training
Castro accuses Cuban exiles of assassination plot
November 18, 2000
Cuban President Fidel Castro said Friday that a U.S. Cuban exile group is plotting to kill him, and has smuggled weapons and explosives into Panama, where he is attending an international summit.
Nihilistic rebellion characterizes Manson’s work
November 18, 2000
After the tragedy at Columbine High School in which two teens went on a rampage killing 13 people and themselves, there was lots of finger-pointing by concerned parents and outraged pundits, and a fair number of those fingers wound up aimed at Marilyn Manson.
Affleck co-stars with ex in ‘Bounce’
Potentially awkward situation on movie set made smooth by Paltrow
November 18, 2000
Ben Affleck chomps on ice from his soda glass, and the occasional shard of cube shoots from his mouth as he explains how it felt to make a love story with ex-girlfriend Gwyneth Paltrow.
Long weekend in store
Gore, Bush chalk up battles, but no one has won the war
November 18, 2000
On a topsy-turvy day of law and politics, the Florida Supreme Court froze the state’s presidential tally on Friday, forbidding the secretary of state from certifying results of the marathon vote count just as Republican George W. Bush was advancing his minuscule lead over Al Gore.
Spine tingling
Artificial discs offer new hope for bad backs
November 18, 2000
Five weeks after surgery to implant an artificial disc in her spine, Randy Conway went camping. She and her husband and children rode their bikes. They went swimming. It was the first time in a year that Conway had been able to swim. It had been many months since she had ridden and much longer since she had been able to try to ride without debilitating pain afterward.
Will someone act presidential?
November 18, 2000
By Leonard Pitts Miami Herald Have you ever lost a competition? And when I say lost, I mean been blown out by a score more lopsided than the U.S. trade deficit. There’s a sense of helplessness in it, of having been roundly and soundly outclassed. It’s not a pleasant feeling to lose by a big margin.
U.S. political system still working
November 18, 2000
By Jim Hoagland Washington Post Writers Group This is no time to rush past the obvious. In the political lifetime that has passed since Nov. 7, fundamental truths about the American political system have emerged in a new light.
Nebraska still waiting for Clinton
Cornhusker State on president’s ‘must visit before leaving office’ list
November 18, 2000
With just two months left in his term, President Clinton has yet to step foot in Nebraska the only state he has not visited during his eight years in office.
New ‘Survivor’ surrounded by conspiracy theories
November 18, 2000
The rumor sounds like a classic conspiracy theory: Would Rupert Murdoch, chairman of News Corp. and patriarch of the Fox network, direct his Australian newspapers to bedevil production of “Survivor: The Australian Outback,” being shot in his own corporate back yard?
Task force seeks budget boost
State’s schools need $215 million, group says, but where will it come from?
November 18, 2000
A task force recommended spending an additional $215 million each year on public schools but didn’t say how the state should pay for it. The 13-member task force also said Friday that to find a long-term solution, Kansas needs to conduct an evaluation to determine true per-pupil education costs.
Nation Briefs
November 18, 2000
MIAMI: Shalala to head University of Miami WASHINGTON, D.C.: Army lets $4 billion vehicle contract HOUSTON: Nerve transplant surgery successful WASHINGTON, D.C.: 3 brands of bike helmets recalled OUTER SPACE: Supply ship docks with station
Bookstore subpoenaed
Federal grand jury seeks customer records at Borders
November 18, 2000
A federal grand jury has subpoenaed customer purchase records at a northeast Kansas bookstore, at least the third such federal request for records around the country in the past three years.
School plan earns high marks
Educators hopeful for increased state financing
November 18, 2000
By Tim Carpenter Lawrence public school advocates Friday said the least expensive element of a task force’s school finance plan might be the most important. Submerged in a proposed $215.2 million spending increase in 2001-2002 is a $450,000 study to determine precisely what it costs each year to offer Kansas children a suitable education.
Ballot-recount costs running up
Employee overtime, legal fees, food tabs increasing
November 18, 2000
Democracy doesn’t come cheap. As Broward and Palm Beach counties arduously recount all the presidential ballots by hand, there are scores of vote counters eating sandwiches, public employees earning overtime, and lawyers racking up countless billable hours.
Verdicts against LAPD in doubt
Allegations include misconduct, prejudging by jurors
November 18, 2000
Before testimony started, the jury foreman in the Rampart police corruption trial told an alternate juror the police defendants were guilty, the alternate told a judge Friday. She also claimed other jurors discussed the case outside of court every day.
Military news
November 18, 2000
Parks - Schalansky
November 18, 2000
Around and about
November 18, 2000
Erectile dysfunction not uncommon
November 18, 2000
By Kim Hall Erectile dysfunction is a topic most men and women prefer to avoid. But doctors say avoiding the problem will only make matters worse.
Business Briefs
November 18, 2000
Central business district is ‘Town Center’ no more Wall Street: Profit warning, uncertainty prompt dip in markets Economy: New housing moderates Bridgestone/Firestone: Tiremaker announces layoffs, cutbacks
Fighting Sioux come out swinging
North Dakota coach proud his team didn’t ‘roll over and die’ against KU
November 18, 2000
By Chuck Woodling North Dakota native Jeff Boschee might as well have had a bull’s-eye on his back when he faced his home-state school on Friday night.
Laura Straight
November 18, 2000
License handicap removed
State lessens burden on disabled drivers
November 18, 2000
From Virginia Townsend’s point of view, it was more bureaucracy than any 75-year-old disabled person should have to endure at the hands of the state. Imagine, she said, having to prove to state officials over and over that you can’t walk or that your missing arm or leg still is missing.
Baldwin high school honors
November 18, 2000
Simian Society advises that monkeys aren’t care-free pets
November 18, 2000
People
November 18, 2000
Horoscopes
November 18, 2000
Safety step
November 18, 2000
Journal-World Editorial Beefing up enforcement of the state’s seat-belt law is a small but positive step for Kansas motorists.
Bush campaign hails overseas ballot results, says hand recount ‘flawed’
November 18, 2000
Aides to George W. Bush hailed a count of overseas absentee ballots that padded his lead in Florida Saturday to 930 votes over Al Gore.
DaimlerChrysler plans to restructure
November 18, 2000
DaimlerChrysler’s supervisory board ousted the American head of its Chrysler division for a German and announced plans Friday to restructure the business. The move, which had been widely expected, secures German control of the once-vaunted merger of equals.
Telecom firms moving in
Adelphia pushes for service
November 18, 2000
By Mark Fagan Telecommunications companies are rushing to connect with Lawrence customers, with several players wanting permission to improve equipment, add lines and boost services in town. Heading the list is Adelphia Business Solutions, a Pennsylvania-based company that wants to run up to 30 miles of fiber-optic lines along the streets of Lawrence.
Contract perks are nothing new
A-Rod’s agent takes fringe benefits to new heights, but there’s room for more
November 18, 2000
Those who are bemused at the extra benefits believed necessary to sign free-agent shortstop Alex Rodriguez should remember this: He could always ask for more.