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Recreation calendar
September 23, 2000
Society calendar
September 23, 2000
Around and About
September 23, 2000
Hawkeyes wary of Crouch
Nebraska QB made statement in backup role last season
September 23, 2000
The last time he faced Iowa, Eric Crouch rushed for three touchdowns to lead the Cornhuskers in a 42-7 victory. And that was as a backup.
Adoption pact puts Lutheran back in picture
Network stable, SRS maintains
September 23, 2000
Lutheran Social Services has reached agreement to continue providing services for children in state custody awaiting adoption. It won’t require any of the youngsters to be relocated.
Storm KOs emergency center phones
Severe weather peppers area; initial reports indicate little damage
September 23, 2000
By Tom Meagher During most thunderstorms and severe weather, Douglas County Emergency Preparedness Assistant Director Teri Guenther monitors weather spotters and major damage reports. In Friday night’s early fall thunderstorm, Guenther had a slight setback when the emergency operations center’s phones were knocked out in a power outage.
Kansas should fight to protect vital water resources
September 23, 2000
By Dolph C. Simons Jr. It is good to learn Gov. Graves is opposed to the lowering of three large reservoirs in Kansas to help raise the level of the Missouri River to aid the barge business. Because Milford, Tuttle Creek and Perry reservoirs were built with major federal funding, the federal government has some built-in rights to control the levels of these reservoirs.
AL Roundup
September 23, 2000
Paul O’Neill was so frustrated that he didn’t even sound angry.
National Briefs
September 23, 2000
U.S. sprinters ready to run
But American men struggle in 800 meters, hammer throw
September 23, 2000
The events U.S. track fans have been waiting for finally arrive today with Marion Jones and Maurice Greene both favored for gold in the 100 meters. The sport’s biggest names put on a show as track and field began at the Sydney Olympics on Friday.
Mob evidence uncovered
Graves of five believed to be victims of reputed crime boss found near Boston
September 23, 2000
Across the Boston area, investigators have been digging up bodies along with the long-buried secrets of fugitive mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger and his associates. The dead five of them so far are believed to be victims of Bulger’s gang from as far back as the 1970s.
Bush prescribes campaign for medical research
September 23, 2000
George W. Bush, courting seniors in a must-win state for Republicans, proposed spending an additional $67 billion over the decade to search for cures for age-old afflictions, including Alzheimer’s disease and many forms of cancer.
New controversy brews over coffees, fund-raisers
Vice president’s reconstructed e-mails detail events at Buddhist temple, White House
September 23, 2000
Vice President Al Gore’s staff described an event he attended at a Buddhist temple as a fund-raiser, and an e-mail suggested he bring $20 as “an offering,” according to reconstructed White House computer messages belatedly turned over Friday to Congress.
Mary Harris
September 23, 2000
Only one applies for top position
Weseman meets Friday deadline
September 23, 2000
By Tim Carpenter Interim Supt. Randy Weseman was the only person to meet Friday’s deadline for applications to be superintendent of Lawrence public schools. Weseman, a 25-year employee of the district, was the sole person to request application materials and the lone individual to confirm that he applied.
AAUP examines tenure at KU
Faculty discrimination complaints spur investigation
September 23, 2000
By Erwin Seba The American Association of University Professors, following up on faculty complaints of discrimination, is scrutinizing Kansas University’s tenure process. The state arm of AAUP, the nation’s foremost higher education faculty organization with 45,000 members, began its probe in April. It interviewed six current and former professors from KU campuses in Lawrence and Kansas City, Kan.
Bulgarian team banished
September 23, 2000
Twelve years after the Bulgarian weightlifting team was banished from the Seoul Olympics for doping, the scene was repeated at the Sydney Games.
Rape, robbery trial delayed
Defendant asks for independent testing of DNA
September 23, 2000
By Joel Mathis Terry McIntyre has waited more than a year for trial on rape and robbery charges. Now he’ll wait some more. McIntyre, 40, is accused of robbing Payless ShoeSource and raping a clerk in July 1999. He was scheduled to face trial Monday.
Television’s ‘Dr. Laura’ halts production for week
September 23, 2000
Dr. Laura Schlessinger’s new television show made it on the air despite advertiser boycotts and protests by gay rights groups. Now, viewer apathy may knock it off. With the “Dr. Laura” syndicated talk show struggling in the ratings, production has been briefly stopped for some retooling, a show spokeswoman said Friday.
Free State to meet Olathe East today
September 23, 2000
By Robert Sinclair Free State High’s football team is no stranger to severe weather. Actually, the Firebirds probably were glad their game Friday night with Olathe East was postponed because of lightning considering the alternative.
Swimmers at SIU
September 23, 2000
Kansas University’s swim teams will travel to Carbondale, Ill., today for the seventh annual Lake Race against Southern Illinois.
Indians want to run against Principia
Haskell ranks 13th in passing offense
September 23, 2000
By Chuck Woodling Passing has been Haskell’s fancy in its first three football games. The Fightin’ Indians rank No. 13 in NAIA passing offense this week. So what is HINU coach Gary Tanner’s plan of attack for today’s homecoming clash against Principia?
On the record
September 23, 2000
Neis-Knipp
September 23, 2000
Griese, Davis won’t start
September 23, 2000
Quarterback Brian Griese and running back Terrell Davis will not start Sunday when Denver plays host to Kansas City. Coach Mike Shanahan hopes that both players will be able to assume backup roles to Gus Frerotte and Mike Anderson.
Seeking reparations a waste of time
September 23, 2000
By Leonard Pitts Jr., Columnist for the Miami Harold “Don’t depend on the train from Washington. It’s 100 years overdue.” Gil Scott-Heron In January of 1865, as the Civil War was grinding to a close, Union Army Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman issued Special Field Order 15, awarding captured farmlands in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida to former slaves.
Kansans proud of Olympians
Small towns burn midnight oil to watch hometown athletes
September 23, 2000
Residents in two small Kansas towns are staying up later than usual they want to see their hometown stars in the Sydney Olympics. The southwestern town of Protection is the hometown of high jumper Nathan Leeper, and the far-western town of Ulysses is home to Sarah Noriega, a member of the women’s volleyball team.
Formula One is racing heaven
Status as one of two most popular sports in the world richly deserved
September 23, 2000
By Phil Wilke The most famous race track is going international and I’m lucky enough to be here. The Formula One global circus rolled into town this weekend bringing Grand Prix racing back to the U.S. for the first time since 1991. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway has played host to its famous 500-mile race 84 times, but this is its first Grand Prix. Mine too.
Daily Ticker
September 23, 2000
Green beans dock prices
Some elevators refuse to take crops hit by heat, drought
September 23, 2000
Soybean harvest is so poor many Kansas elevators have refused to take the beans from farmers. Scorching temperatures during the parched summer heavily stressed the state’s soybean crop. Damage is widespread in Kansas, and extends as far as western Missouri and Illinois, officials say.
Aryan Nations property forfeited
Supremacist group will lose its compound, contents and name
September 23, 2000
In a blow to hate groups that have made the Northwest their clubhouse, the founder of the Aryan Nations has agreed to give up his Idaho compound to satisfy a $6.3 million verdict against the white supremacist organization.
Strategic move questioned
Releasing U.S. oil reserves may help, could hurt economy
September 23, 2000
Releasing crude oil from the United States’ vast strategic reserves probably would lower the price of oil somewhat and help to rebuild perilously low inventories of heating oil and gasoline, energy analysts said Thursday.
Olympic Roundup
September 23, 2000
They train together. Swim at the same club. Are coached by the same man. But Anthony Ervin and Gary Hall Jr. of the United States do more than race the same races and talk the same talk. They dream the same dream.
Royals trip Tribe on Zaun’s blast
KANSAS CITY 3, CLEVELAND 2
September 23, 2000
Gregg Zaun hit a solo homer with two outs in the eighth inning Friday night, giving the Kansas City Royals a 3-2 rain-delayed win over Cleveland. Zaun’s seventh home run came off Steve Karsay (5-9), and it gave Kansas City the win in a game delayed 1 hour, 50 minutes by rain in the third inning.
NL Roundup
September 23, 2000
A late Cubs rally bailed out a wild Kerry Wood and cost Darryl Kile his 20th win.
Horoscopes
September 23, 2000
Nike ‘humor’ misses its target
September 23, 2000
By Ellen Goodman, Columnist for The Boston Globe I am sorry that the marketing moguls at Nike think I’ve lost my sense of humor. In the aftermath of a flap over their Olympic ads, it appears that the corporate honchos are looking down their noses at anyone who didn’t “get it.”
State Department honors Truman
September 23, 2000
The State Department’s block-square downtown headquarters was named Friday for Democrat Harry S. Truman, whose forthright presidency shaped the history of the 20th century.
Area Briefs
September 23, 2000
Alumni receive medallion Rec department offers Saturday night lock-ins Doctors to debate obesity at KU meeting
Hess-Davis
September 23, 2000
Lincoln Bedroom debate reawakened
White House releases new list of overnight guests
September 23, 2000
President Clinton and his wife, Hillary, hosted 404 overnight guests at the White House or Camp David over the last 14 months, the White House said Friday. Collectively they gave $624,000 to the first lady’s Senate campaign, according to an analysis by a watchdog group.
Busch driver earns four Cup rides in ‘01
September 23, 2000
NASCAR Busch Series driver Jimmie Johnson will drive in four Winston Cup races next season for Hendrick Motorsports, the racing team said Friday.
Candidates recall debates of past
PBS’ Lehrer conducts candid interviews with presidents and wannabes
September 23, 2000
Viewers who can’t wait until Oct. 3 for the first presidential debate owe it to themselves to watch “Debating Our Destiny: 40 Years of Presidential Debates” (8 p.m., Sunday, PBS).
Husband’s meddling in household chores not reason to divorce
September 23, 2000
Lawrence Briefs
September 23, 2000
Scouting
September 23, 2000
4-H News
September 23, 2000
Club news
September 23, 2000
Betzen-Anderson
September 23, 2000
Cal and Ruth Dickinson
September 23, 2000
Wilson-Harvey
September 23, 2000
Matthews-Wiley
September 23, 2000
KU shuts out Southern Illinois, 42-0
September 23, 2000
KU capitalized on several Southern Illinois errors to put four in the end zone in the second half. The last was a 1 yard dash by back-up quarterback Zach Dyer in the fourth quarter.
UNLV penalizes program
September 23, 2000
UNLV imposed penalties on its basketball team Friday for recruiting violations. UNLV will cut its scholarships from 13 to 12 for the 2001-02 and 2002-03 seasons, and also reduce the number of campus recruiting visits during those years from 12 to 10.
Stubblefield gets court date
September 23, 2000
Dana Stubblefield of the Washington Redskins faces a hearing Oct. 4 on a charge that he assaulted his wife. The defensive lineman from Kansas University is to appear in Fairfax County domestic court
Illini hope to repeat triumph over UM
September 23, 2000
Rocky Harvey hung a poster of himself in his room on campus. He pinned another copy in his locker at Memorial Stadium. And, he admits, at his parents’ house, too.
Poor start perplexes Paterno
After losing three of their first four games, the Nittany Lions will face No. 14 Ohio State today
September 23, 2000
One minute, Joe Paterno wonders if his team is capable of winning another game this season. The next, he says everything is just fine with Penn State. Paterno’s confusion is understandable considering the Nittany Lions have been 1-3 just once before in his 35 years as coach. Penn State hasn’t started 1-4 since 1964 when Rip Engle was the coach.
Texas deals with QB shuffle
September 23, 2000
It was interesting to hear Texas coach Mack Brown’s diagnosis of the Longhorns’ biggest problem in their 27-24 loss to Stanford on Saturday. “We made some big plays, but we didn’t have the consistency that we needed,” he said.
Rebuilding Baylor seeks replacement for Cicero
September 23, 2000
Greg Cicero was the player that Baylor was rebuilding around. Now he is the quarterback the Bears are scrambling to replace. A broken collarbone ended Cicero’s season just five plays into the second game, and has left Baylor without the quarterback that coach Kevin Steele had virtually hand-picked during the off-season to be the team’s leader.
UNT coach to face hostile homecoming
Former Kansas State quarterback Darrell Dickey will lead undermanned North Texas against the fourth-ranked Wildcats
September 23, 2000
Darrell Dickey could probably think of better situations under which to visit his alma mater. There won’t be much time this weekend to recall the pleasant memories of his days as the starting quarterback for Kansas State from 1979-82 and leading the Wildcats to their first postseason bowl game.
Oddonetto says he benefitted from red-shirt year
Offensive tackle hopes Jayhawks get running game untracked today against Salukis
September 23, 2000
By Chuck Woodling At first glance, his last name looks like a palindrome, and Kansas University offensive tackle John Oddonetto is a backwards-forwards guy. Oddonetto can back-pedal when pass blocking and fire straight ahead when the play call is a run.
Take back taxes
September 23, 2000
Centennial fan
September 23, 2000
Packaging waste
September 23, 2000
Spiritual issues
September 23, 2000
Old Home Town - 25, 40, and 100 years ago today
September 23, 2000
Minority shift
Soon, there may be no ‘majority’ population in America.
September 23, 2000
A recent news story received relatively little attention in newspapers in this part of the country, but it was extremely important and portends what is going to become a more frequent situation throughout the country.
Auction houses admit cheating
September 23, 2000
Sotheby’s and Christie’s tentatively agreed Friday to pay $512 million to settle claims that the world’s most powerful auction houses cheated buyers and sellers in a price-fixing scheme that dates back to 1992.
Judges order twins separated
British parents of conjoined girls may appeal decision to House of Lords
September 23, 2000
The Court of Appeal ruled Friday that surgeons may separate 1 1/2-month-old Siamese twins against the wishes of their Roman Catholic parents, but the agonizing moral and medical issues could go to the House of Lords, Britain’s highest court, if the parents wish.
Fund-raiser guest stirs 3rd District pot
President to attend Moore function; Kline labels appearance as payback
September 23, 2000
U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore has spent his re-election campaign telling voters in the 3rd Congressional District that he’s independent of President Clinton and other Democratic leaders.
Agency’s gun sale on today
September 23, 2000
The general public can look, but it can’t buy. That will be the rule during a state Department of Revenue gun auction this weekend. The agency will sell about 400 confiscated firearms to federally licensed gun dealers.
University of Missouri officials in for pay raise
September 23, 2000
The University of Missouri Board of Curators gave president Manuel Pacheco a 24 percent raise nearly $50,000 to make the salary more competitive with peer universities. The raise was approved in a closed session in July but not publicized until this week. The curators also gave a 21 percent raise to university attorney Bunky Wright, who made $165,400 last September and now makes $200,000.
Union Station changes slated to save money
September 23, 2000
A management restructuring and other changes are planned at Union Station, in an effort to save money and reduce disagreements between various factions currently managing the station.
School board poised to release policy manual draft
Revisions to be made public Oct. 2
September 23, 2000
By Tim Carpenter The Lawrence school board will release a draft next month of a 4-inch-thick policy manual to provide fresh guidance on the district’s approach to everything from absences to yearbooks.
Show inherits the lightning; production stopped
September 23, 2000
Briefs
September 23, 2000
Marshall Dutton
September 23, 2000
Professor claims discrimination regarding ethnicity
September 23, 2000
By Erwin Seba A Kansas University professor alleges in a federal lawsuit he was a victim of battery and bias by colleagues in the School of Architecture and Urban Design. Professor Dimitrios Dendrinos, in a suit filed at the U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Kan., Sept. 11, said the battery by a fellow professor was part of a pattern of discrimination condoned by KU.
Haskell welcomes alums
Parade is prelude to homecoming today
September 23, 2000
By Tom Meagher It didn’t rain on Friday’s Haskell Indian Nations University homecoming parade. A slow rain stopped and sunlight returned just at the afternoon launch of the parade at the Coffin Athletic Complex. The parade looped through campus and ended at the corner of Indian and Barker avenues.
Morning rush accident kills pedestrian
Heavy traffic, light rain may have contributed to fatality on North Third
September 23, 2000
By Joel Mathis A Lawrence man died Friday morning after trying to cross a busy North Lawrence road. Lawrence Police Det. M.T. Brown said Roger Borland, 53, was pronounced dead after the 7:30 a.m. accident in front of the Total service station at 1010 N. Third St. “Evidently, he was crossing the street and was struck by a (pickup) truck,” Brown said.
World Briefs
September 23, 2000
Stilwell’s Nott skips ceremony
Gold medalist chooses to support teammate Haworth from stands
September 23, 2000
For Tara Nott, it wasn’t much of a choice: Pick up the gold medal she inherited from a drug bust or cheer on a teammate.
Williams sisters reach quarterfinals
September 23, 2000
Venus and Serena Williams overcame a slow start today to reach the quarterfinals in doubles at the Olympics, beating Elena Likhovtseva and Anastasia Myskina of Russia 4-6, 6-2, 6-3.
Tribute deserved
September 23, 2000
French defy sanctions on Iraq
September 23, 2000
A French charter flight carrying athletes, doctors and artists landed on Friday in Baghdad, drawing a sharp protest from the United States that France was breaking the U.N. embargo against Iraq.
U.S. gives boost to euro
September 23, 2000
The powerful U.S. Federal Reserve unexpectedly joined its counterparts from Europe, Japan and around the world to intervene in the currency markets Friday and coax signs of life from the beleaguered euro.
Ford raises pressure recommendation for tires
September 23, 2000
Ford Motor Co. is recommending that Explorer owners add more air to their Firestone tires, a day after the tire manufacturer criticized the automaker in congressional testimony as setting the air pressure too low.
People, faces & things
September 23, 2000
Guest Register
September 23, 2000
Following is the list of people who have stayed at the White House or Camp David as guests of the Clintons during the past 15 months. The list was released by the White House on Friday:
Taco Bell shells pulled from supermarket shelves
September 23, 2000
Kraft Foods on Friday recalled all taco shells sold nationwide in supermarkets under the Taco Bell brand after tests confirmed they were made with genetically engineered corn that isn’t approved for human consumption.
Charitable gifts
September 23, 2000
Ex-lottery director’s new job in limbo
Connecticut officials wait for outcome of background checkv
September 23, 2000
By Mike Belt The former Kansas Lottery director’s new job as president of the Connecticut lottery still is tentative and may be in jeopardy, according to a Connecticut state official. Connecticut investigative agencies have not completed a background probe of Greg Ziemak, who recently resigned as director of the Kansas Lottery.
Cowboys’ mission to reduce penalties apparently working
September 23, 2000
The Cowboys led the NFL in penalties and penalty yardage last season.Coach Dave Campo didn’t want that to happen again. So he spent the offseason railing against penalties and devising ways to reduce them. Thus far, the results have been good
Former Chiefs receiver surrenders to authorities
September 23, 2000
Former Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Andre Rison surrendered to Jackson County authorities Friday on four charges of writing bad checks. Rison, who is now with the Oakland Raiders, posted $10,000 bond and was released. His initial court appearance on the charges is scheduled for Wednesday.
Grbac knows a ‘big game’
Chiefs can draw even with Denver with victory at Mile High Stadium
September 23, 2000
If he’s not careful, Elvis Grbac could get fined for not playing ‘em one game at a time. The Kansas City quarterback has actually acknowledged that Sunday’s meeting at AFC West rival Denver is more important than most.
Board supports foundation, for now
Resignation called for; Haskell’s relationship with group to be re-evaluated
September 23, 2000
By Kendrick Blackwood The Haskell Indian Nations University Board of Regents will continue to support the troubled Haskell Foundation, at least until May. That is when the regents plan to re-evaluate any future relationship between the two organizations. In the meantime, regents want Paula Postoak-Buffalomeat to resign her foundation president’s position and be removed from the board, a new slate of officers on the foundation board and apology letters sent to foundation donors.
Lawrence to play KC Washington today
September 23, 2000
By Steve Rottinghaus Lightning engulfing the area Friday night forced the postponement of the Lawrence High-Kansas City Washington football game. The game has been rescheduled for 1 p.m. today at Washington.
Reno orders review of Wen Ho Lee case
September 23, 2000
After a private meeting with President Clinton to patch up their differences over the Wen Ho Lee case, Atty. Gen. Janet Reno ordered an internal review of Justice Department actions in the matter.
NFL Picks
September 23, 2000
Bucs’ status as best team won’t be altered this week
September 23, 2000
Will Keyshawn Johnson ever shut up about his former employers in New York? Maybe. But not until his unbeaten Bucs play host to the unbeaten Jets on Sunday in a game in which the stats of Johnson and his favorite whipping boy, Wayne Chrebet, may be more important than the final score.
Briefcase
September 23, 2000
Markets welcome reprieve
Dow, Nasdaq recover Friday from early lows
September 23, 2000
Stocks staged a notable recovery Friday after being dragged down most of the day in the wake of another profit warning by a bellwether company this time chip maker Intel Corp.
Former ADM execs get more jail time
September 23, 2000
KU athletes supporting Big Brothers program
September 23, 2000
Several members of Kansas University’s women’s basketball, softball and baseball teams will be big brothers and big sisters today. The 21 Jayhawks, in conjunction with Lawrence’s Big Brothers-Big Sisters program, will accompany approximately 25 youths to the Kansas-Southern Illinois football game.
Wildcats hope to pass test
No. 23 Baker travels to Graceland today
September 23, 2000
Baker University football coach John Frangoulis is hoping for dry skies tonight when the Wildcats tangle with Graceland. It’s more difficult to throw in the rain and Baker, for now anyway, has a pass-oriented offense.
Give in to temptation of ‘Exorcist’ rerelease
September 23, 2000
By Desmond Ryan, Knight Ridder Newspapers The dark figure of Max Von Sydow standing under a streetlight in Georgetown has returned, and the question is, should you go to the devil again and see the re-release of “The Exorcist”?
Australian TV focuses on Games
Personality pieces missing, but actual Olympics action fast and furious on foreign television
September 23, 2000
After watching Australian TV and NBC’s coverage from Sydney, we’ve concluded the best way to cover the Olympics would be if they met somewhere in the middle. Perhaps in Fiji.
Skinner snares pole
Driver sets Busch record in Delaware
September 23, 2000
Mike Skinner, who just learned he’s losing the primary sponsor of his Winston Cup car, didn’t let that affect his Busch series qualifying effort at Dover Downs International Speedway.
Well Being
September 23, 2000
Men and new joints Alzheimer’s site updated Warding off PMS
Role in labor room not man’s birthright
Notion of male involvment in pregnancy has gone over the top
September 23, 2000
By Valerie Strauss, The Washington Post So a male friend tells me on the phone, his excitement melting the wires: “Guess what? We’re pregnant!” What I say: “How nice.” What I think: “No, you’re not. Your wife is.” Call me a stickler. But the notion of male involvement in the nine very long months of pregnancy has, in some circles, gone way over the top.
Early detection is crucial to conquering prostate cancer
September 23, 2000
By Kim Hall Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed form of cancer among men. The cancer originates in the prostate gland, a male sex gland that’s the size of a walnut, located just below the bladder. Prostate cancer is highly treatable when caught early, and early detection requires an annual trip to the doctor’s office.
In fear of food
Allergies to what we eat are a rare, but deadly, concern
September 23, 2000
By Jim Baker Imagine being killed by eating a peanut. It might sound unlikely, but that’s all it can take to prove fatal to those who are allergic to certain foods. Sometimes a person with a food allergy doesn’t even have to sample a dish that contains the offending food product.
Yankees might use Cone in bullpen
September 23, 2000
David Cone appears likely to make another start Monday and could wind up in the New York Yankees’ postseason bullpen. Cone, 0-2 since dislocating his left shoulder, threw in the bullpen before Friday night’s game against Detroit.
Dodgers at loss to explain losses
Johnson’s job could be in jeopardy after two seasons in L.A.
September 23, 2000
Barring an incredible comeback in the season’s final week, the Los Angeles Dodgers’ streak without a postseason victory is about to reach 12 years. It wasn’t supposed to be this way after the News Corp.’s Fox Group bought the Dodgers from the O’Malley family 21/2 years ago and quickly became one of baseball’s biggest spenders.
Universal design’ comes home
Lawrence contractor builds in features that help people with disabilities
September 23, 2000
By Mark Fagan Ron Durflinger is ready to bring a home equipped for aging or disabled residents to the masses, without anyone noticing. The area home builder is incorporating universal design elements including lower cabinets, wider doorways and high electrical outlets into his latest project in western Lawrence.
Williams visits homes of two KC recruits
September 23, 2000
By Gary Bedore Kansas City high school basketball guards Jeff Hawkins and Jamar Howard welcomed Kansas University basketball coach Roy Williams into their respective homes on Thursday. They watched a KU highlight film, talked academics and hoops and set up campus visits to KU for the Oct. 6-8 Kansas-Kansas State football weekend.