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Archive for Wednesday, November 30, 2005

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All-Area Girls Cross Country Hoopster Tournament
Podcasts
Polls
How will changes to the Supreme Court affect legal abortion?

Poll results

Response Percent
It won’t change. Roe v. Wade is firmly entrenched as a precedent.
 
46%
It will be struck down and the issue will be sent to state legislatures.
 
29%
It will be struck down and abortion will be illegal nationally.
 
18%
The new court will strengthen legal protections for abortions.
 
5%
Total 377
What is your goal for the winter sports season?

Poll results

Response Percent
Win first place in the league
 
50%
Make one new friend from your team
 
25%
Develop game fundamentals
 
16%
Improve your mental attitude
 
8%
Total 12

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Township treasurer’s wife reaches plea agreement in embezzlement case
November 30, 2005
The wife of the former Willow Springs Township treasurer has admitted embezzling more than $114,000 from the township’s coffers.
3 charities chosen for St. Patrick’s funds
November 30, 2005
For the first time in its 19-year history, the Lawrence St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee picked three charities for its annual fundraising drive.
City recognized with wastewater awards
November 30, 2005
Lawrence’s wastewater system is among the more environmentally friendly in the country, leaders from several national agencies said Wednesday at a ceremony honoring the city.
Text of the proposed KU Student Senate bill
November 30, 2005
A petition to amend the kansas landlord tenant act in order to clarify and standardize common ambiguities.
Chat with J-W’s Sophia Maines and Scott Rothschild about KU and intelligent design
November 30, 2005
Journal-World reporters discuss Paul Mirecki’s course, his comments on the course, and the evolution controversy.
Clouds moving in, snow flurries tonight
November 30, 2005
Pull out your ice scraper and put on some gloves. Temperatures were in the teens this morning, helping to create frosty windshields this morning. “You do want to bundle up,” said Jennifer Schack, 6News meteorologist. Skies were clear this morning, but clouds are to move in, bringing a chance for some snow flurries tonight, Schack said.
End of sweeps kicks off holidays
November 30, 2005
November sweeps ends tonight, but the holiday specials have just begun. The folks at the peacock network don’t have far to go to document the beginning of the holiday season in midtown. “Christmas in Rockefeller Center” (7 p.m., NBC) takes place just outside the windows of NBC’s corporate headquarters.
King Kong’ chronicles Great Ape’s humble beginnings
November 30, 2005
The 2005 remake of “King Kong” doesn’t arrive in theaters until Dec. 14, but that isn’t stopping the DVD industry from hopping early onto the big-ape bandwagon.
Fight the winter chill with chili
November 30, 2005
When it comes to the world of chili, there aren’t many secret recipes.
TABOR is topic for Thursday forum
November 30, 2005
Kansas University’s Student Legislative Advisory Board will host a forum on the so-called Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights at 7 p.m. Thursday, in the Big 12 Room of the Kansas Union.
U.S. relaxes British Columbia poultry ban
November 30, 2005
The United States has relaxed a ban on poultry imports from British Columbia initially sparked by the discovery of bird flu in a duck raised in the Canadian province.
Haskell students recognized for bravery
November 30, 2005
City commissioners Tuesday night formally recognized four Haskell Indian Nations University students who risked their own safety to notify residents of the Boardwalk Apartments during the Oct. 7 fire.
Holiday rush awaits for postal, shipping employees
November 30, 2005
Mary Jo King slid her package onto the scale on the downtown post office counter, looking to check the weight.
Reid voted Big 12’s defensive best
November 30, 2005
Nick Reid received the call from a secretary in the Kansas University football office Tuesday morning, and he immediately wondered one thing.
Grand jury returns obscenity indictment
November 30, 2005
A grand jury returned an indictment Tuesday against a Wichita adult novelty store and its owner after thousands of citizens signed a petition demanding an investigation of sexually oriented shops for allegedly violating obscenity laws.
Commentary: Lions’ Bly has broken unwritten rule
November 30, 2005
Dre’ Bly has the right to his opinion. But he just lost the right to complain.
As 2005 hurricane season ends today, forecasters prepare for 2006
November 30, 2005
Hurricane forecasters welcomed the approach of December and the official end of the 2005 hurricane season - the worst ever recorded in the Atlantic - then turned immediately to preparations for next year and a dire warning to the public Tuesday: So far, 2006 in the Atlantic is shaping up to be every bit as bad.
Video shows four Western hostages
November 30, 2005
Al-Jazeera broadcast video Tuesday of four Western peace activists held hostage by a previously unknown group, part of a new wave of kidnappings police fear is aimed at disrupting next month’s elections.
Old home town - 100 years ago today
November 30, 2005
From the Lawrence Daily World for Nov. 30, 1905: “A day that was perfect for football in its sunshine and crispness was provided as some 8,000 people watched Kansas defeat Missouri 24-0 in football today in Kansas City.”
Colts may be too good to lose
Indy focused on AFC South, but squad still utterly dominant offensively and defensively
November 30, 2005
Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts would define perfection as winning a Super Bowl title. Anything more would be a bonus.
K.C. peaking at right time
With tough games ahead, squad finally healthy
November 30, 2005
At the perfect time, the Kansas City Chiefs may be hitting full stride and top strength.
Banana nut bread perfect for holidays
November 30, 2005
I would like to make some banana nut breads to give as gifts during the holidays. Do you have a tried and true recipe?
The best of Wes
Santee turned tough childhood into Hall of Fame career
November 30, 2005
It’s not Cooperstown. It’s Jacksonville, Fla. It’s not the baseball Hall of Fame. It’s the National Track and Field Hall of Fame.
Fox turning Nevada into top program
November 30, 2005
Mark Fox’s first season as a head college basketball coach could be classified as a resounding success.
Woodling: Take KU this year over ‘03
November 30, 2005
Up here in the rarefied air of the second floor of The News Center, we of the Journal-World sports staff often banter about weighty topics.
Free State students among best in nation
Duo win honors in Achievement Awards in Writing
November 30, 2005
A pair of Free State High School students are among the nation’s best writers.
White House to outline strategy for ‘Victory in Iraq’ today
November 30, 2005
President Bush, opening a new push to defend his embattled war policy, said Tuesday a U.S. military pullout from Iraq would be a terrible mistake. His Pentagon chief said, “Quitting is not an exit strategy.”
Observers: Pressure threatens court’s sovereignty
November 30, 2005
Mounting political pressure to speed up the trial of Saddam Hussein threatens the independence of the Iraqi special court trying the case, international observers warned Tuesday, a day after a brief second session.
Horoscopes
November 30, 2005
For Wednesday, Nov. 30
East Lawrence trail raises some concerns
November 30, 2005
Commissioners gave their enthusiastic approval to a plan that would create a new hike/bike trail along the abandoned Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad line in eastern Lawrence.
School crosswalk safety addressed
November 30, 2005
Residents along 27th Street near Sunflower School were told by commissioners that either an adult crossing guard or a flashing beacon likely would be installed to help control traffic in the area.
Memorial planned for Liberty Hall manager
November 30, 2005
A plan is in the works to honor longtime Liberty Hall manager Tim Griffith - who died earlier this month - with a small memorial in front of the downtown theater.
Marijuana issue still unresolved
November 30, 2005
The issue of whether the city should impose a minimum fine for the crime of first-time marijuana possession will smolder a little longer.
Sebelius returns with notes for soldiers’ families
Troops in Mideast upbeat, confident, governor says
November 30, 2005
She saw gunfire, served turkey and spoke with hundreds of soldiers, from privates to generals.
Status quo at stake
New generation may face abortion questions
November 30, 2005
To some teens, the abortion debate seems far removed from their lives. “It’s just a moral war,” said Michael Austin, a Lawrence High School senior. “It’s not trying to actually solve a problem.”
City stormwater engineer to retire
November 30, 2005
The Lawrence engineer who has spent the last decade trying to solve the city’s stormwater flooding problems is ready to dive into a new challenge.
Panda cub makes first public appearance
November 30, 2005
Tai Shan, the giant panda cub, showed Tuesday that he is a quick study, prancing about in his den and otherwise mugging for hordes of camera crews in this city that’s a veritable fishbowl for celebrities.
Leader of the pack
Seven straight victories kept Graff busy in 2005
November 30, 2005
When you’re the Class 4A girls state cross country champion, maintain a 4.0 grade-point average and are involved in numerous school organizations, it’s difficult to keep an orderly bedroom.
Bulldogs’ boss driving force behind state title
November 30, 2005
It may not be eight straight Class 4A state cross country championships for the Baldwin High girls cross country team - which is what their boys counterparts have done.
Free State finds its winter groove
November 30, 2005
If the winter sports teams at Free State High have as much luck as a young boy seated in the audience for Tuesday night’s “Raise the Roof”, they will be in for very successful seasons.
Defense keys Haskell win
November 30, 2005
The Haskell Indian Nations University’s women’s basketball team apparently tried to emulate the school’s four national-champion men’s marathon teams in a 66-59 victory over Manhattan Christian College on Tuesday.
Johnson assault case continued again
November 30, 2005
For the second time, the assault case against Kansas City Chiefs running back Larry Johnson has been delayed.
Cowher defends onside kick
November 30, 2005
Hours after the Pittsburgh Steelers’ worst loss in more than two years, there were no apologies from coach Bill Cowher.
Mizzou moves past Roos
November 30, 2005
Missouri fought through the rust of a nine-day layoff Tuesday to beat the University of Missouri-Kansas City 60-42.
Illinois gets vindication
Illini win rematch of national-title game
November 30, 2005
It wasn’t for the national title, and neither roster looked all that familiar. Still, Illinois got a measure of revenge.
Haverkamp leaves KU football program
November 30, 2005
Offensive lineman Scott Haverkamp, one of the state’s most sought-after recruits in 2004, has left the Kansas University football program and plans to transfer to Butler County Community College during the semester break.
Collegium Musicum announces concert
November 30, 2005
Kansas University’s Collegium Musicum will present its annual seasonal concert, titled “Early Music for the Holidays,” on Dec. 8.
Mix it up with gifts for the kitchen-savvy on your list
November 30, 2005
The scenes of holiday shopping mayhem on the TV news, which showed frantic consumers trampling and pummeling each other for the privilege of spending money Friday morning, almost persuaded me to tear up my list for Santa. But not quite.
Consumer confidence soars in November
November 30, 2005
The outlook for the holiday shopping season brightened Tuesday with news that consumer confidence soared in November in response to a drop in gasoline prices and a pickup in the job market.
Sales of new homes surge to record
November 30, 2005
Sales of new homes jumped to an all-time high in October in what could be a final spurt from a housing market that is expected to slow after five record-breaking years.
Serologicals sells portion of Celliance
November 30, 2005
SeraCare Life Sciences Inc., which makes products for medical tests, said Tuesday that it agreed to acquire the medical test products unit of Serologicals Corp. for $3.7 million in cash, plus unspecified assumed liabilities.
Daily ticker
November 30, 2005
Commodities
November 30, 2005
Keeping it on the down low
McDonalds don’t share secrets when it comes to swim teams
November 30, 2005
Most people get Annette McDonald going on the topic of the Free State High boys swim team and there’s no stopping her. So why then does she give her husband the silent treatment when he tries to go there?
Consumer Reports serves up best buys among cookware
November 30, 2005
Quality cookware isn’t about price or celebrity-chef endorsements. Our tests of both nonstick and uncoated pots and pans found good performers at all price ranges, with and without the star treatment.
Investment group buys MartinLogan
November 30, 2005
A Lawrence-based maker of high-end audio speakers is operating under new ownership.
Dam work in Kansas River calls for caution
November 30, 2005
Donna Schmidt’s to-do list for work Tuesday: 1. Steer a 425-horsepower, 10-wheel dump truck onto the apron of the Bowersock Dam. 2. Back up to the edge of the roiling water. 3. Dump 17 tons of rock and soil. 4. Don’t slip.
Hinrich boosts Bulls past Magic
Ex-Jayhawk totals 20 points, 14 assists in victory
November 30, 2005
Kirk Hinrich hit the open shots. He hit the floor chasing loose balls. He hit his teammates with precise passes.
On the record
November 30, 2005
Lawrence datebook
November 30, 2005
Seven injured in wreck south of Lawrence
November 30, 2005
Several people were injured Tuesday evening when two vehicles collided on U.S. Highway 59 at the Pleasant Grove curve, causing traffic to be shut down for several hours in both directions.
Veritas boys cruise in opener
November 30, 2005
Veritas Christian’s boys basketball team jumped out to a commanding first-half lead and cruised, 59-26, past a rebuilding Chanute Christian team on Tuesday.
Patrol seeks fuel deals
November 30, 2005
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $1.91 at Citgo, Ninth and Iowa streets, and Presto 66, 602 W. Ninth St. If you find a lower price, call Pump Patrol at 832-7154.
Charges dismissed in Mizzou Arena case
November 30, 2005
A trespassing charge was recently dropped against a former Kansas University student in connection with a March incident at Mizzou Arena.
Lawrence ticket worth $10,000
November 30, 2005
A Lawrence man scratched his way to a $10,000 jackpot last week, according to the Kansas Lottery.
Couple convicted of robbing grandmother
November 30, 2005
A Jefferson County man and his wife have been convicted of stealing from his grandmother’s life savings during a three-year period, Atty. Gen. Phill Kline announced Tuesday.
Lawmakers, students decry financial aid cuts
November 30, 2005
College students, university officials and two Democratic congressmen gathered Tuesday at the University of Missouri-Kansas City to rail against sweeping proposals that would chop federal student loan programs by billions of dollars.
Convicted felon named to college board
November 30, 2005
A convicted felon has been named to Kansas City Kansas Community College’s board of trustees.
Brown tapped Big 12 coach of year
Texas leader unanimous choice for league football honor
November 30, 2005
When Mack Brown accepted the Rose Bowl trophy after beating Michigan, the Texas coach who couldn’t win the big one had one impressive piece of hardware in his hands.
Campaigning kicks off with promises of change
November 30, 2005
Prime Minister Paul Martin kicked off Canada’s election campaign Tuesday with a slim lead in opinion polls after his minority government was toppled in a no-confidence vote in Parliament.
Tighter immigration controls announced
November 30, 2005
The French premier on Tuesday announced tightened controls on immigration, part of his government’s response to the country’s worst civil unrest in four decades.
Vatican defends policy on homosexual tendencies
November 30, 2005
The Vatican defended a policy statement designed to keep men with “deep-seated” homosexual tendencies from becoming priests, but said there would be no crackdown on gays who are already ordained.
Experts warn that toxins could linger in river ice, mud for many years
November 30, 2005
Experts warned Tuesday that dangers from a huge chemical spill in this northeastern Chinese city could last for years because of toxins - including cancer-causing benzene - embedded in ice and mud at the bottom of the Songhua River.
Deal emerging for Peres to join Sharon’s government
November 30, 2005
A deal was emerging Tuesday for elder statesman Shimon Peres to leave the Labor Party, his political home for 60 years, and join Ariel Sharon’s government if the prime minister is re-elected in March.
Two arrested for role in vandalizing liquor store
November 30, 2005
A man linked to a black Muslim group was among two men who turned themselves in to police Tuesday for their roles in vandalizing a pair of stores for selling alcohol to blacks, police said.
USC wants to stay streaky
Trojans hope to keep a number of patterns intact against UCLA
November 30, 2005
Pete Carroll would rather not discuss the Bowl Championship Series and how it works. The Southern California coach says he doesn’t understand it, and has no desire to learn what it’s all about.
Powell: No commitment on upgrading levees
November 30, 2005
The White House’s top hurricane-relief adviser said Tuesday he has not decided whether the federal government should pay to make New Orleans’ levees stronger than they were before Katrina.
Police: Parents killed crying baby with vodka
November 30, 2005
Authorities are searching for the parents of a 3-month-old girl who died last year after her parents allegedly gave her lethal doses of vodka to quiet her crying, police said.
Ohioan fights deportation for World War II activities
November 30, 2005
Returning an Ohio man accused of being a Nazi concentration camp guard to his native Ukraine would be like throwing him “into a shark tank,” his attorney argued in court Tuesday.
Report: Congress shelved terror training
November 30, 2005
Efforts to train thousands of federal agents to protect commercial flights during terror alerts were quietly abandoned more than a year ago because Congress objected to the cost, government investigators said Tuesday.
Patrons can preview plans for junior high
November 30, 2005
Southwest Junior High School, 2511 Inverness, will host a preview of upcoming construction projects at 7 p.m. Thursday in the school’s auditorium.
Moore to present environmental award
November 30, 2005
Congressman Dennis Moore, D-Kan., and representatives from four federal agencies will be in Lawrence this afternoon to present a national environmental award to the city’s wastewater operators.
Haskell forum to address late author’s legacy
November 30, 2005
Haskell Indian Nations University will conduct a forum on the legacy of Vine Deloria Jr. from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. today in the Regents Room at Navarre Hall.
Brownback leads trip to Africa
November 30, 2005
Sen. Sam Brownback is setting out on an eight-day tour of African nations touched by war, genocide and other humanitarian crises.
School, city, county officials to meet
November 30, 2005
City, county and school district officials will gather at 9 a.m. Thursday at the Educational Support and Distribution Center, 110 McDonald Drive, for a quarterly review of issues affecting the Lawrence area.
Speaker urges cooperation between U.S., United Nations
November 30, 2005
A former United Nations official said she hopes the United States has learned from using pre-emptive military action in the Iraq war.
Good grief! Peanuts special leads holiday TV pack
November 30, 2005
“Good grief,” network executives said when they first saw Charles Schulz’s “A Charlie Brown Christmas.”
Highest wage states are in East, lowest in South
November 30, 2005
Americans have been migrating south and west for decades, but it appears they’ve been leaving some high-paying jobs behind.
CDC: Overall flu vaccine supply in good shape despite some gaps
November 30, 2005
This year’s supply of flu vaccine will reach 80 million doses by the beginning of December - a robust supply considering the United States has never administered more than 83 million doses in a single year.
Supreme Court to hear abortion cases
November 30, 2005
The enduring national debate regarding abortion continues at the U.S. Supreme Court today with two cases, though neither directly challenges the constitutional right articulated in Roe vs. Wade 32 years ago.
Mirecki apology doesn’t appease critics
November 30, 2005
Kansas University professor Paul Mirecki’s official apology for writing an e-mail disparaging religious fundamentalists hasn’t calmed the firestorm surrounding his plans to teach intelligent design in a religious studies class.
ACLU forum tackles sex, religion, politics
November 30, 2005
Kansas Atty. Gen. Phill Kline intruded on people’s privacy rights and wasn’t acting for the common good of the state when he subpoenaed abortion records early in his first term in office, panelists at a forum said Tuesday night.
Killer slated for 1,000th execution spared
November 30, 2005
Virginia’s governor on Tuesday spared the life of a convicted killer who would have been the 1,000th person executed in the United States since the Supreme Court allowed capital punishment to resume in 1976.
People in the news
November 30, 2005
¢ Julie Andrews: Diaz should star in ‘Sound of Music’ ¢ ‘American Idol’ judge to stay on at least five more seasons ¢ Ricky Martin joins fight to stop human trafficking ¢ Peter, Paul and Mary show to go on in Carnegie Hall ¢ British soccer star views his namesake sports academy
Co-creator of Berenstain Bears books dies
November 30, 2005
Stan Berenstain, who with his wife wrote and illustrated the Berenstain Bear books that helped millions of children cope with trips to the dentist, the first day of school and getting new siblings, has died.
Watkins museum plans old-fashioned party
November 30, 2005
Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., will hold “An Old Fashioned Winter Holidays” celebration for children on Saturday.
Former mayor, 90, recognized by city
November 30, 2005
At their meeting Tuesday night, Lawrence city commissioners recognized Jim Owens, a former Lawrence mayor, school board member and president of the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce.
Rare gulls grab attention of area birdwatchers
Glaucous and Thayers gulls are making unexpected appearances along Kansas River
November 30, 2005
Somewhere in the swirling mix of gulls just east of the Massachusetts Street Bridge is an off-white bird that’s smaller than the rest. At first, area birdwatchers thought it might be an Iceland gull, a rare find in Kansas.
Roads reopening across the Plains after snowstorms
November 30, 2005
Crews on Tuesday gradually reopened major highways that had been closed by the Plains’ first blizzard of the season, stranding post-Thanksgiving travelers. Thousands of people remained without electricity.
Police hope ‘in-your-face’ tactics deter terrorists
November 30, 2005
Police are planning “in-your-face” shows of force in public places, saying the random, high-profile security operations will keep terrorists guessing about where officers might be next.
FCC says shows becoming too racy for family viewing
November 30, 2005
Sexed-up, profanity-laced shows on cable and satellite TV should be for adult eyes only, and providers must do more to shield children or could find themselves facing indecency fines, the nation’s top communications regulator says.
I.D. background
November 30, 2005
To the editor: In an article titled “KU class angers ‘design’ advocates” published in the Nov. 22 issue of the Journal-World, John Calvert, managing director of the Intelligent Design Network in Johnson County, was quoted as saying, “I would predict that (Mirecki’s) effort will go down in history as one of the laughingstocks of the century.”
Not compatible
November 30, 2005
To the editor: Welcome to Kansas. Set your watch back 100 years.
Academic freedom at stake
November 30, 2005
As the great philosopher Yogi Berra once said “it seems like dejà vu all over again.” Once again some members of the Kansas Legislature are upset with a course at Kansas University. This time it isn’t about sex; it’s about religion. One legislator was quoted as saying something to the effect of “Who do they think they are attacking Christianity at the university.” Who “they” are is quite simple: they are professors and their job is to teach students to think independently and critically.
Literary parallel
November 30, 2005
To the editor: Returning Vietnam soldiers were treated as though they were responsible for the war.
Teen enters guilty plea in school shooting case
November 30, 2005
The teenage son of a tribal chairman pleaded guilty Tuesday to a charge for his role in shootings that left 10 people dead on an Indian reservation last March.
Sign of bigotry
November 30, 2005
To the editor: Imagine for a moment that there was a professor who was upset about the amount of political and social influence held by Jewish people.
End the debate
November 30, 2005
To the editor: I have a question for both the religious groups and the science groups: What was the first thought or bit of knowledge that came to human consciousness and where did it come from?
Old home town - 40 years ago today
November 30, 2005
Anti-Vietnam War protests continued. American servicemen were beginning to write home asking if this meant the nation did not support them in their efforts and was in effect “turning its back on them.”
Old home town - 25 years ago today
November 30, 2005
A number of Kansas Republicans reportedly were considering bids for the party’s nomination for governor in 1982. They were encouraged partly by the party’s resurgence in 1980 and partly by the perception that Democrat Gov. John Carlin had become vulnerable after two years in office. Carlin’s divorce, appointment problems and the loss of several state staff members were pointed to as symbolic of his “problems.”
Murtha opened door for dialogue on Iraq
November 30, 2005
When historians look back at the Iraq war, they will divide it into the pre- and post-Murtha eras.
Pressing their point
Criticism of a proposed Kansas University course can be adequately aired and responded to without a legislative hearing.
November 30, 2005
State legislators have made their point about a proposed new course at Kansas University. Scheduling a full-blown hearing on the matter would be a waste of taxpayer resources and a misuse of legislative authority.
Student coach role model for girls’ team
November 30, 2005
Many college students face the daily burden of finding time for papers, tests and work. However, one Kansas University student has gone above and beyond, balancing her time as a student and as a volunteer basketball coach for the Parks and Recreation third- and fourth-grade Twisters.
A look at sportsmanship in youth sports
November 30, 2005
If there’s one thing that bothers me most about youth sports is that players show more sportsmanship than their parents. One single incident will probably stick in my mind more than any game I have covered. During the football season, one irate parent who was upset at a call came up to me and insisted that I write an article about how unfair the Lawrence Youth Football League is set up.
Gators rain threes in victory over Ducks
November 30, 2005
The sixth- and seventh-grade Ducks and Gators had one last tune-up game before the start of the Hoopster regular season on Nov. 21 at the East Lawrence Center. The Ducks took control of the ball first but the Gators had the last basket, taking the game 46-31 and gaining momentum heading into the season.
Horned Frogs surprise league with buzzer-beating win for championship
November 30, 2005
They are too young, and they haven’t played together long enough. These were the excuses the fourth- and fifth-grade Horned Frogs were told. This underdog team was not supposed to win their early entry games, let alone the Hoopster preseason championship game. Yet this young, upstart team shocked the Hoopster league after using a buzzer-beating shot to defeat the Razorbacks 27-26 at Langston Hughes Elementary on Nov. 15.
Terrapins cruise through tournament
Hoosiers’ first-half scoring drought too much for team to overcome
November 30, 2005
The second- and third-grade Terrapins’ offense slipped just a bit in the preseason Hoopster Tournament championship game, but that didn’t matter in the end. The Terrapins’ offensive output was still good enough to give the team a 40-8 victory over the Hoosiers on Nov. 16 at the East Lawrence Recreation Center.