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Heartbreak in Waco: Baylor 35, Kansas 32
October 5, 2002
In what on-air commentator Bob Davis called “a honey of a game” Baylor has ended its 29-game Big 12 losing streak by nipping Kansas 35-32. The Bears knocked through a 33-yard field goal with just half a second left on the clock. On the ensuing kickoff, the Baylor student body did not even wait for the play to end before starting to tear down the goal posts.
KU tennis claims four victories
October 5, 2002
Courtney Steinbock and Christine Skoda claimed singles victories and combined for a doubles win on Friday at the Hoosier Classic, which matched players from three Big 12 schools against three Big 10 schools.
KU soccer upended by Baylor
October 5, 2002
Held to a season-low seven shots, Kansas University’s soccer team suffered its first loss in eight matches, a 2-1 setback to Baylor on Friday at Betty Lou Mays Soccer Field.
CART: Qualifying crucial at twisty Miami course
October 5, 2002
The way Michael Andretti and other drivers figure it, the winner of the CART Grand Prix of Miami on Sunday probably will be determined the day before.
Maddux seeking playoff turnaround
October 5, 2002
Greg Maddux and Cy Young are the only pitchers in major league history to win 15 games in 15 straight seasons.
Washington interested in Ochs
October 5, 2002
The University of Washington has been given permission to talk with former Colorado quarterback Craig Ochs, who quit the Buffaloes and left the school last month.
College pay scale doesn’t add up
October 5, 2002
Pundits tell us that “all politics is local.” For the most part, so is news. As the globe shrinks, there is a growing tendency for things that happen elsewhere to find a way into a local hopper.
Pierce jury sent home
October 5, 2002
The jury deliberating the case against three men accused of stabbing Boston Celtics and former Kansas University standout Paul Pierce was sent home for the weekend Friday after a third day of deliberations ended without an announced verdict. Deliberations were to resume Monday.
Lord to start for Huskers
October 5, 2002
Nebraska will stay with Jammal Lord at quarterback despite two straight losses that dropped the Cornhuskers out of the Top 25 for the first time since 1981.
Angels sting Yankees - Anaheim 9, New York 6
October 5, 2002
The New York Yankees just can’t put away these Anaheim Angels. Now, it’s the four-time defending AL champions who are one loss from going home in early October.
Muslim, Christian sites struck by violence
October 5, 2002
Gunmen fired Friday on an Islamic girls school, shattering windows, injuring one student and sending youngsters running for cover. Hours later, two men on a motorcycle tossed grenades at a Christian hospital.
American Taliban’ gets 20-year prison sentence
October 5, 2002
John Walker Lindh, whose discovery as a U.S.-born Taliban fighter startled the nation, received a 20-year sentence Friday after condemning Osama bin Laden and his terrorist network during a sobbing, halting plea for forgiveness.
U.S. builds up for Iraq strike
October 5, 2002
The Pentagon is taking steps to prepare for a rapid massing of U.S. forces around Iraq in the weeks ahead, bolstering stocks of military equipment and ammunition in the Persian Gulf, expanding command facilities and preparing several Navy aircraft carriers in U.S. ports to steam to the region.
Broker-dealer accused of securities fraud
October 5, 2002
A Lawrence insurance agent is accused in three separate lawsuits of violating Kansas securities and consumer protection laws.
Bipartisan deal reached on election overhaul bill
October 5, 2002
House and Senate negotiators reached a deal Friday on a measure that would send nearly $4 billion to states to upgrade outdated voting machines, improve voter registration methods and make polling booths accessible to the disabled.
FBI helps Filipinos in blast probe
October 5, 2002
FBI agents arrived Friday in the southern Philippines to investigate a bomb attack that killed three people, including an American Green Beret.
Shoe-bombing suspect pleads guilty
October 5, 2002
Richard Reid pleaded guilty with a laugh Friday to trying to blow up a trans-Atlantic flight with explosives hidden in his shoes, and he declared his hatred for America and his loyalty to Osama bin Laden.
College president’s wife pleads guilty in fraud case
October 5, 2002
The former president and co-owner of a Great Bend mortgage company admitted that she falsified documents.
Jury selected for Robinson murder case
October 5, 2002
Seven women and five men were selected Friday afternoon to serve as jurors in the triple-murder case against John E. Robinson Sr., despite a final plea from his attorney to delay the trial.
Bayou residents clean up after Lili
October 5, 2002
The remnants of Hurricane Lili on Friday spun out of Louisiana and into the Ohio Valley, leaving behind a trail of muddy misery and tens of thousands of homes without power.
Dock lockout’s trickle-down begins
October 5, 2002
Even if the West Coast dock shutdown ends soon, many U.S. factories may have to shut down anyway because the parts they need will be caught in a huge backlog of cargo, business leaders said Friday.
Old home town - 25, 40 and 100 years ago today
October 5, 2002
K-State focused on CU
Buffaloes defeated Wildcats last season in Manhattan
October 5, 2002
Kansas State’s players insist that there’s only one game on their schedule. Despite the 12 schools that appear on their schedule, the Wildcats (4-0) have adopted a simple motto “One and O”. That means the players have made it a point to designate every week’s game as the season’s most important.
Science works
October 5, 2002
Wrong project
October 5, 2002
Democrats seek to flout election laws
October 5, 2002
About two hours after Sen. Robert Torricelli’s weepy press conference, in which he a liberal, hence nimble at victim-mongering proclaimed himself a victim of America’s defect (“When did we become such an unforgiving people?”), the presses of the Democratic Party’s newsletter, The New York Times, were printing an editorial exercise in situational ethics.
10-year-old headed for dubious distinction
October 5, 2002
Cynthia Wynn, a Milwaukee assistant public defender representing the 10-year-old detained in the mob beating of Charles Young Jr., said fewer than a handful of youths age 13 and no one younger have been tried as adults on homicide charges in Wisconsin.
Beating death poses question: Why?
Milwaukee struggles to understand what happened as 10 youngsters face charges of reckless homicide
October 5, 2002
The bloodshed began when a boy hit Charlie Young Jr. with an egg and he responded by punching a 14-year-old in the mouth and knocking out a tooth.
FCE and 4-H news
October 5, 2002
Wedding
October 5, 2002
Engagements
October 5, 2002
Events to honor accident victim
October 5, 2002
Several activities are scheduled today in Lawrence to raise money for the Lisa Ramos Bland Scholarship Fund 2002 Memorial. Bland, Lawrence, died after being hit two years ago by a drunken driver on Kansas Highway 10 east of Lawrence.
Residents testify in peephole trial
October 5, 2002
Amy Miller is still angry about being spied on two years ago through peepholes in her apartment walls. “I’m extremely angry every time I check the blinds at night,” Miller told a Douglas County jury Friday. “I’m extremely angry every time I wake up with a nightmare.”
First week of Big 12 features big games
October 5, 2002
The Big 12 season is finally here. After just five league games in six weeks, there will be that many today as the conference race makes an unofficial start.
Peace prize recipient is chosen
Nobel selection likely to send message in post 9-11 world
October 5, 2002
After months of pondering, the secretive Nobel Peace Prize committee has chosen this year’s winner in a decision that seems bound to send a message to a world shocked by terrorism and fearing a U.S.-led war in Iraq.
Leonard L. Jell
October 5, 2002
Audrey Naomi Knight
October 5, 2002
Jim, Tammy Faye still getting dunned by IRS for back taxes
October 5, 2002
It’s been years since they left the national spotlight, but televangelism’s best-known couple Jim Bakker and Tammy Faye Messner are still being hounded for $3 million in back taxes.
Stocks fall on earnings warnings
October 5, 2002
More mixed economic news and earnings warnings sent stocks tumbling Friday, with the Dow Jones industrials falling near a five-year low and all the major indexes enduring their sixth straight losing week.
Downtown restaurant owner turns Coco Loco into tapas bar
October 5, 2002
The increasingly competitive Lawrence restaurant industry has caused the owner of a former downtown Mexican cafe to turn to Europe for help.
Economist not hopeful for state budget’s future
October 5, 2002
A member of the team that estimates state revenues said Friday that he hadn’t seen any sign the Kansas economy would be rebounding soon.
Bus safety
October 5, 2002
Caring legacy
October 5, 2002
Teenage driver charged in fatality
Girl faces one adult, one juvenile charge
October 5, 2002
A 17-year-old Lawrence girl is under house arrest after being charged Thursday in the death of a social worker struck by a car last month.
Stones take new forms in park
Symposium draws community carvers
October 5, 2002
Once you grew accustomed to the rumble of air compressors and pneumatic tools, you noticed the dust. It was thick in the air and clung to the hair, clothes and goggles of the stone carvers finishing up a long day of chiseling and pounding limestone at Burcham Park.
First Presbyterian task force focuses on detecting illnesses
October 5, 2002
The Rev. Jim Dunkin wants to see his congregation be able to live life to its fullest. And what that means to Dunkin a licensed professional counselor in the state of Kansas is seeing that everyone has the freedom to openly address mental health issues and seek support if they need it.
Clergy question morality of strike against Iraq
October 5, 2002
Stop. That’s the message some of Lawrence’s spiritual leaders would give the nation’s lawmakers in Washington, D.C., who appear to be preparing the United States for a pre-emptive military strike against Iraq.
Club news
October 5, 2002
Study: Married couples share mental burden
October 5, 2002
Emotional problems are equally common among husbands and wives, new research shows a finding that challenges the long-standing feminist belief that marriage makes men much happier but women more miserable.
Protesters promise more than just desserts
October 5, 2002
Lawrence politics may be turning into a food fight. David J. Strano, the man accused of throwing a cake at Bill Sepic last month, said Friday more pastry attacks were coming.
U.S. charges 6 in terror plot
Four arrested for efforts to join Taliban, al-Qaida; two remain at large
October 5, 2002
Six people, including an Army reservist, were charged Friday with conspiring after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks to travel to Afghanistan and take up arms with the Taliban against U.S. military forces.
Cost buries Capitol tunnels
Citing budget woes, governor cancels plan to link statehouse with offices
October 5, 2002
The state received $500,000 in private donations to help cover the costs of putting a statue on the Capitol dome, but Gov. Bill Graves has canceled a larger project to link the Capitol to three state office buildings with underground tunnels.
FSU’s ‘fall break’ was no mistake
University made good money for Thursday night’s game and all it cost was two days of classes
October 5, 2002
To underline academic priorities and teach students an important lesson, Florida State President Sandy D’Alemberte made a bold decision to support his school of higher-learning’s football team in Thursday night’s game against Clemson:
India, Pakistan set off tit-for-tat missile tests
Washington expresses disappointment with firings
October 5, 2002
Pakistan and India, nuclear-armed rivals who came to the brink of war only four months ago, staged tit-for-tat missile tests Friday, increasing tensions and raising fears of a renewed arms race.
Call widens to delay Iraq inspections
Weapons inspector, Powell agree U.N. team should await Security Council instruction
October 5, 2002
Secretary of State Colin Powell and the United Nations’ chief arms inspector agreed Friday that any further searches for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq should await new instructions from the U.N. Security Council.
Stull Road to get new pavement
October 5, 2002
An ongoing overhaul of Stull Road is about to grow larger. Douglas County officials intend to order a new coat of pavement for the entire length of a 2.3-mile stretch of Stull Road, from County Road 1029 to the Fox Run subdivision less than a mile east of Stull.
6News video report: Stone carvers gather for symposium
October 5, 2002
6News reports on the Lime Stone Symposium being held in Burcham park.
6News video report: Formal charges brought against driver in hit-and-run
October 5, 2002
6News reports on the charges brought against 17 year old Ashley Juola, the driver whose car struck and killed Heather Coulter.
6News video report: Disabled Kansans filing multimillion dollar lawsuit
October 5, 2002
6News reports on the lawsuit brought against the state of Kansas.
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October 5, 2002
Roseville, Calif.  Services for Leonard L. Jellà , 85, Roseville, were private. Mr. Jellà died Monday, Sept. 23, 2002, at his home.
Jada Rae Lenhardt
October 5, 2002
Graveside services for Jada Rae Lenhardt, infant daughter of Christopher and Tiffany Dwan Lenhardt, Lawrence, were Friday at Courter-Richie Cemetery in Troy. Jada was born and died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2002, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Clergy question morality of strike against Iraq
October 5, 2002
Stop. That’s the message some of Lawrence’s spiritual leaders would give the nation’s lawmakers in Washington, D.C., who appear to be preparing the United States for a pre-emptive military strike against Iraq.
First Presbyterian task force focuses on detecting illnesses
October 5, 2002
The Rev. Jim Dunkin wants to see his congregation be able to live life to its fullest. And what that means to Dunkin  a licensed professional counselor in the state of Kansas  is seeing that everyone has the freedom to openly address mental health issues and seek support if they need it.
Girl faces one adult, one juvenile charge
October 5, 2002
A 17-year-old Lawrence girl is under house arrest after being charged Thursday in the death of a social worker struck by a car last month.
Residents testify in peephole trial
October 5, 2002
Amy Miller is still angry about being spied on two years ago through peepholes in her apartment walls. “I’m extremely angry every time I check the blinds at night,” Miller told a Douglas County jury Friday. “I’m extremely angry every time I wake up with a nightmare.”
Events to honor accident victim
October 5, 2002
Several activities are scheduled today in Lawrence to raise money for the Lisa Ramos Bland Scholarship Fund 2002 Memorial. Bland, Lawrence, died after being hit two years ago by a drunken driver on Kansas Highway 10 east of Lawrence.
Baylor trying to stop 29-game conference losing streak
October 5, 2002
Rain is not in the forecast today in Waco, Texas. But if Mother Nature should surprise Kansas and Baylor during their Big 12 Conference football game at Floyd Casey Stadium, the Bears should be prepared.
Looking ahead: Buffs up next for Jayhawks
October 5, 2002
After playing four of its first six games on the road, Kansas University’s football team should be more than ready for a 1 p.m. homecoming game next Saturday when Colorado visits.
Broker-dealer accused of securities fraud
October 5, 2002
A Lawrence insurance agent is accused in three separate lawsuits of violating Kansas securities and consumer protection laws.
s future
October 5, 2002
A member of the team that estimates state revenues said Friday that he hadn’t seen any sign the Kansas economy would be rebounding soon.
Jada Rae Lenhardt
October 5, 2002
Turnovers bad news for Bears
Baylor trying to stop 29-game conference losing streak
October 5, 2002
Rain is not in the forecast today in Waco, Texas. But if Mother Nature should surprise Kansas and Baylor during their Big 12 Conference football game at Floyd Casey Stadium, the Bears should be prepared.
Whittemore ‘quite a weapon’
Former coaches not surprised by success of dual-threat QB
October 5, 2002
More than one eyebrow was raised in the early winter of 1998 when Bill Whittemore of Brentwood High in suburban Nashville was named Mr. Football in Tennessee’s largest classification.
6Sports video report: Firebirds to meet Olathe North undefeated
October 5, 2002
6Sports rpeorts on the Free State Firebirds’ football game against the Leavenworth Pioneers.
6Sports video report: KU visits Baylor for first time since 1998
October 5, 2002
6Sports reports on the upcoming KU football game against the Baylor Bears.
Briefly
October 5, 2002
Los Angeles: New Yorker selected for top police post Boston: Defrocked priest faces 17 new lawsuits Seattle: Investment scam nets four-year sentence Honolulu: Congresswoman’s services draw hundreds
Briefly
October 5, 2002
Nepal: King ousts Cabinet, fires prime minister Northern Ireland: Raid, arrests yield call for IRA’s expulsion Canada: Queen Elizabeth pays visit to part of Nunavut India: Accident, ambush leave 12 soldiers dead
Looking ahead: Buffs up next for Jayhawks
October 5, 2002
After playing four of its first six games on the road, Kansas University’s football team should be more than ready for a 1 p.m. homecoming game next Saturday when Colorado visits.
Blunted spinner
October 5, 2002
Robert Torricelli tries hard to come off as a victim. The nod for Spin Doctor of the Week, or even the whole month, should go to Robert Torricelli, the Democratic senator from New Jersey, who withdrew from the 2002 race because “nobody was listening to me.”
Audrey Naomi Knight
October 5, 2002
Eudora  No services are planned for Audrey Naomi Knight, 66, Eudora. Mrs. Knight died Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, at Eudora Nursing Center. She was cremated.
People
October 5, 2002
Comedian takes responsibility Bono called ‘most powerful’ Antonio Banderas as himself Trekkies land in Texas
t add up
October 5, 2002
Pundits tell us that “all politics is local.” For the most part, so is news. As the globe shrinks, there is a growing tendency for things that happen elsewhere to find a way into a local hopper.
HINU looks to end skid
October 5, 2002
Haskell Indian Nations University’s losing streak could reach 749 days today, but the number that’s really bothering HINU coach Eric Brock is one digit higher. That’s right, 750 Â the number of rushing yards the Fightin’ Indians have allowed in four games.
s late run helps FSHS improve to 5-0
October 5, 2002
Someone check the mail at Leavenworth High. Somehow, the Pioneers didn’t get the memo that next Friday’s Free State High-Olathe North matchup was supposed to feature two unbeaten Sunflower League teams.
Doherty happy to be back in Lawrence
October 5, 2002
Flanked on his right by 5-year-old son, Tucker, and on his left by 3-year-old daughter, Hattie, a relaxed Matt Doherty exited Penny Annie’s Sweet Shoppe on Friday afternoon, a bag of treats nestled in his right hand.
Advocates for disabled file suit against state
October 5, 2002
Advocates for Kansans with disabilities on Friday filed a lawsuit alleging the state had underfunded services for the disabled by at least $300 million.
Religion briefs
October 5, 2002
Calvary Chapel Bible College Central United Methodist Ecumenical Christian Ministries First United Methodist Indian Hills Church of God Lawrence Aglow Messianic Israel Morning Star Church North Lawrence Christian Oskaloosa United Methodist Overbrook United Methodist St. James AME Church St. John the Evangelist St. Margaret’s Episcopal Trinity Episcopal Church Trinity Lutheran Church Unity Church of Lawrence West Side Presbyterian Worden United Methodist
Nascar Winston Cup: Marlin ready to try HANS
Rain washes EA Sports 500 qualifying; points determine grid
October 5, 2002
Sterling Marlin won’t be racing in the EA Sports 500, but the second-generation NASCAR standout was the center of attention Friday at Talladega Superspeedway.
Cards’ Rolen will miss series
October 5, 2002
Scott Rolen will miss the rest of St. Louis’ first-round playoff series after injuring his shoulder in Game 2.
Diamondbacks up against wall
Arizona faces 2-0 deficit against St. Louis
October 5, 2002
The defending World Series champion Arizona Diamondbacks are facing first-round elimination and they don’t have one of their aces to bail them out.
Aggies eager for rematch of ‘brawl game’
October 5, 2002
No. 23 Texas A&M seems to be moving from one controversy to another. A week ago, coach R.C. Slocum stripped offensive coordinator Dino Babers of his play-calling duties.
Newell sparks Oskie’s rout
RB has seven carries for 162 yards, 5 TDs
October 5, 2002
Oskaloosa High’s Travis Newell had been waiting two weeks to get out there. The offense must have been building up inside of him since he came out of the football game against Jefferson County on Sept. 20 with a concussion, because it all came out on Friday.
Area Roundup: Santa Fe Trail stomps Tongie
Baldwin snaps two-game skid, spanks Spring Hill, 49-20
October 5, 2002
Shane Miles completed 16 of 20 passes for 317 yards and three touchdowns, leading Santa Fe Trail to a 33-7 high school football victory against Tonganoxie.
Britain’s law not to spare the rod spoils international treaty, U.N. says
October 5, 2002
Britain should repeal a 142-year-old law giving parents the right to spank their children because it violates an international treaty, a United Nations committee said Friday.
U.S. troops in Afghanistan destroy 500-pound bombs
Riverbed discovery points to work still to be done, Army says
October 5, 2002
U.S. troops have destroyed the largest cache of explosives yet found in Afghanistan hundreds of 500-pound bombs buried in a dry riverbed near Kandahar, the military said Friday.
Graves absent from officials endorsing Kline
October 5, 2002
Republican Phill Kline touts the endorsements of sheriffs, including a Democrat, in his race for attorney general, but he hasn’t yet gotten one from the leader of his own party, Gov. Bill Graves.
On the record
October 5, 2002
Democrats divided on Iraq policy
October 5, 2002
Democratic divisions over Iraq burst into election-year view this week, glaringly so when House Democratic Leader Dick Gephardt and Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle parted company over legislation backing the use of force.
Plenty of fun on tap this weekend
October 5, 2002
Scouting news
October 5, 2002
Arnold lays political groundwork
Schwarzenegger leads support for California proposition
October 5, 2002
Arnold Schwarzenegger is handshaking his way, campaign-style, through a mob of admirers at a Southern California mall. From somewhere in the back of the crowd, a man yells out, “Arnold for president!”
Ex-smoker awarded $28 billion
Jury orders Philip Morris to pay record amount for punitive damages
October 5, 2002
A jury awarded a record-shattering $28 billion in punitive damages Friday to a 64-year-old former smoker who sued Philip Morris Inc. for fraud and negligence.
NFL briefs
October 5, 2002
Jaguars’ shrinks not real psychologists Ram Williams’ streak jeopardized by turf toe Raiders kicker charged Spriggs to get start Chrebet out for Chiefs
Baseball briefs
October 5, 2002
Bosox fire three coaches, Stanley also leaving Mr. October wonders about managers, GMs Piniella will return as Mariners manager Indians’ Shapiro to meet with skipper Skinner Star Cuban pitcher defects in Mexico
Local briefs
October 5, 2002
FSHS crowns royalty Celebration: St. John’s to kick off Oktoberfest tonight Area: Baldwin Police officer fired after shooting cat World issues: KU plans Iraq forums Kansas University: Art exhibit to examine domestic violence
two-game skid, spanks Spring Hill, 49-20
October 5, 2002
Shane Miles completed 16 of 20 passes for 317 yards and three touchdowns, leading Santa Fe Trail to a 33-7 high school football victory against Tonganoxie.
Invasive federal law, budget cuts will be difficult for school districts
October 5, 2002
Andy Tompkins says the nation’s public schools are on the brink of onerous, invasive education reform ordered by the federal government. And he’s for it.
Protesters promise more than just desserts
October 5, 2002
Lawrence politics may be turning into a food fight. David J. Strano, the man accused of throwing a cake at Bill Sepic last month, said Friday more pastry attacks were coming.
Downtown restaurant owner turns Coco Loco into tapas bar
October 5, 2002
The increasingly competitive Lawrence restaurant industry has caused the owner of a former downtown Mexican cafe to turn to Europe for help.
Briefly
October 5, 2002
Washington, D.C.: Federal health officials weigh in on smallpox vaccine Los Angeles: Bail hearing delay sought for actor Robert Blake Oregon: Charges filed in slayings of 12-, 13-year-olds Ivory Coast: Cease-fire signing remains on for today
Former coaches not surprised by success of dual-threat QB
October 5, 2002
More than one eyebrow was raised in the early winter of 1998 when Bill Whittemore of Brentwood High in suburban Nashville was named Mr. Football in Tennessee’s largest classification.
Police raise death toll in sniper killings to 6
October 5, 2002
Police linked a sixth death to the sniper killings of five Maryland residents and said Friday that the same high-powered rifle had been used to kill at least four of the victims.
Michael ‘Yogi’ James Davis
October 5, 2002
Advocates for disabled file suit against state
October 5, 2002
Advocates for Kansans with disabilities on Friday filed a lawsuit alleging the state had underfunded services for the disabled by at least $300 million.
Horoscopes
October 5, 2002
HINU looks to end skid
October 5, 2002
Haskell Indian Nations University’s losing streak could reach 749 days today, but the number that’s really bothering HINU coach Eric Brock is one digit higher. That’s right, 750 the number of rushing yards the Fightin’ Indians have allowed in four games.
Blunted spinner
October 5, 2002
Robert Torricelli tries hard to come off as a victim. The nod for Spin Doctor of the Week, or even the whole month, should go to Robert Torricelli, the Democratic senator from New Jersey, who withdrew from the 2002 race because “nobody was listening to me.”
Senator seeks alternate to ‘Iraq first’ policy
October 5, 2002
As the Senate launched a historic debate Friday on Iraq, the chairman of the Intelligence Committee, Sen. Bob Graham, argued that the United States should pursue terrorist groups such as al-Qaida rather than adopting an “Iraq first” policy.
Iraq after Saddam raises questions for White House
October 5, 2002
Even before hostilities erupt in a war with Iraq, what happens the day after President Saddam Hussein falls is raising critical questions.
James Davis
October 5, 2002
Memorial services for Michael “Yogi” James Davis, 44, Topeka, will be at 2 p.m. today at Cornerstone Southern Baptist Church. Mr. Davis died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2002, at his home. He was cremated.
Firebirds hang on - Free State 34, Leavenworth 23
Allen’s late run helps FSHS improve to 5-0
October 5, 2002
Someone check the mail at Leavenworth High. Somehow, the Pioneers didn’t get the memo that next Friday’s Free State High-Olathe North matchup was supposed to feature two unbeaten Sunflower League teams.
Area briefs
October 5, 2002
Kasold Drive bridge reopens after repairs Area cyclists to begin end-of-season events Edwards campus numbers up Douglas County court offers elder law program McPherson College official participates in college fairs
Two lead at Michelob
Mayfair joins Duval atop PGA leaderboard
October 5, 2002
Billy Mayfair didn’t have a 5 on his scorecard in a bogey-free, 8-under 63 Friday and grabbed a share of the second-round lead in the Michelob Championship with up-and-down David Duval.
Cornhuskers shuffle lineup
Losses to Penn State, Iowa State force NU to revamp defense
October 5, 2002
Nebraska needed an overhaul. Embarrassed in blowouts to Penn State and Iowa State and not far removed from the disasters against Colorado and Miami at the end of last season, the Cornhuskers have made a few changes.
Vanguard says it has another offer for assets
October 5, 2002
Vanguard Airlines, the discount carrier that rejected a bid from a group headed by the chairman of the Hooters restaurant chain to buy it out of bankruptcy, says it has another offer.
A’s silence Twins - Oakland 6, Minnesota 3
October 5, 2002
The Oakland Athletics found a great way to quiet that noisy Metrodome hitting home runs, both in and out of the park.
Symposium draws community carvers
October 5, 2002
Once you grew accustomed to the rumble of air compressors and pneumatic tools, you noticed the dust. It was thick in the air and clung to the hair, clothes and goggles of the stone carvers finishing up a long day of chiseling and pounding limestone at Burcham Park.
Briefly
October 5, 2002
Illinois: Rent-A-Center to pay $47 million settlement Ohio: Bus passengers subdue attacker Missouri: Decades-old confession not valid, court rules Virginia: Tomcat fighter jet crashes; pilots rescued
Briefcase
October 5, 2002
Manning opens car wash in East Lawrence area Economy: Jobless rate declines Aviation: Boeing reduces earnings Food Industry: Kellogg cuts KC jobs
KU soccer upended by Baylor
October 5, 2002
Held to a season-low seven shots, Kansas University’s soccer team suffered its first loss in eight matches, a 2-1 setback to Baylor on Friday at Betty Lou Mays Soccer Field.
Heartbreak in Waco: Baylor 35, Kansas 32
October 5, 2002
In what on-air commentator Bob Davis called “a honey of a game” Baylor has ended its 29-game Big 12 losing streak by nipping Kansas 35-32. The Bears knocked through a 33-yard field goal with just half a second left on the clock. On the ensuing kickoff, the Baylor student body did not even wait for the play to end before starting to tear down the goal posts.
Spirituality
October 5, 2002
‘VeggieTales’ studio takes gamble with first movie Episcopal Church bishops decline to take sides Black Mormon pioneer honored with monument Baltimore cardinal’s naming of accused priests stirs debate Christian Scientists open $50-million library Sermon titles on Baptist signboard are too explicit for some
Station suspends DJ for prank on Kile’s widow
October 5, 2002
A radio station suspended the disc jockey who called Darryl Kile’s widow in an on-air prank and asked if she had a date to Thursday’s playoff game.
Cardinals roll Eagles sans Pyle - Eudora 32, Wellsville 0
EHS senior running back sidelined by ankle sprain
October 5, 2002
The good news for Eudora was that running back Andrew Pyle watched the Cardinals 32-0 victory against Wellsville on Friday from the sideline. Of course, the bad news was that one of the state’s premier players was injured.
OU looking for answers on O-line
October 5, 2002
No one is more frustrated about No. 3 Oklahoma’s struggling ground game than the man in charge. In his first year as the Sooners’ run-game coordinator, Kevin Wilson says he is disappointed his linemen haven’t played with more toughness.
Blair’s support vital to Bush
October 5, 2002
Many Capitol Hill lawmakers are uneasy about the prospect of pre-emptive military action, and fear that President George W. Bush lacks the credibility as an international leader to sustain the kind of coalition that saw America through the first Gulf War.
Remains of missing Virginia girl found
October 5, 2002
Bone fragments and a skull found on a rural property are the remains of a 9-year-old girl who vanished after her parents were fatally shot in their home seven weeks ago, authorities said Friday.
Daily Ticker
October 5, 2002
Class clown uses humor as self-defense
October 5, 2002
I’m a teacher and I love my students. However, there is one kid in my sixth-grade class who drives me nuts. He works overtime trying to make everybody laugh.
EHS senior running back sidelined by ankle sprain
October 5, 2002
The good news for Eudora was that running back Andrew Pyle watched the Cardinals 32-0 victory against Wellsville on Friday from the sideline. Of course, the bad news was that one of the state’s premier players was injured.
Doherty happy to be back in Lawrence
October 5, 2002
Flanked on his right by 5-year-old son, Tucker, and on his left by 3-year-old daughter, Hattie, a relaxed Matt Doherty exited Penny Annie’s Sweet Shoppe on Friday afternoon, a bag of treats nestled in his right hand.
Fresno State topples Rams
Bulldogs knock off No. 25 Colorado State, 32-30
October 5, 2002
Nearly everybody in Bulldog Stadium was expecting Bradlee Van Pelt to run for it, just like he had all night.
Society Calendar
October 5, 2002
RB has seven carries for 162 yards, 5 TDs
October 5, 2002
Oskaloosa High’s Travis Newell had been waiting two weeks to get out there. The offense must have been building up inside of him since he came out of the football game against Jefferson County on Sept. 20 with a concussion, because it all came out on Friday.
Whittemore ‘quite a weapon’
Former coaches not surprised by success of dual-threat QB
October 5, 2002
More than one eyebrow was raised in the early winter of 1998 when Bill Whittemore of Brentwood High in suburban Nashville was named Mr. Football in Tennessee’s largest classification.
KU tennis claims four victories
October 5, 2002
Courtney Steinbock and Christine Skoda claimed singles victories and combined for a doubles win on Friday at the Hoosier Classic, which matched players from three Big 12 schools against three Big 10 schools.
College pay scale doesn’t add up
October 5, 2002
Pundits tell us that “all politics is local.” For the most part, so is news. As the globe shrinks, there is a growing tendency for things that happen elsewhere to find a way into a local hopper.
Looking ahead: Buffs up next for Jayhawks
October 5, 2002
After playing four of its first six games on the road, Kansas University’s football team should be more than ready for a 1 p.m. homecoming game next Saturday when Colorado visits.
Doherty happy to be back in Lawrence
October 5, 2002
Flanked on his right by 5-year-old son, Tucker, and on his left by 3-year-old daughter, Hattie, a relaxed Matt Doherty exited Penny Annie’s Sweet Shoppe on Friday afternoon, a bag of treats nestled in his right hand.
Turnovers bad news for Bears
Baylor trying to stop 29-game conference losing streak
October 5, 2002
Rain is not in the forecast today in Waco, Texas. But if Mother Nature should surprise Kansas and Baylor during their Big 12 Conference football game at Floyd Casey Stadium, the Bears should be prepared.