Archive for Saturday, October 13, 2007

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KU vs. Baylor KU Men's Basketball Media Day 2007 LHS vs. Washburn Rural KU Marching Band 2007 Late Night in the Phog People and places

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5:30 a.m.
Kansas University basketball fans, from left, Cody Spencer, Altamont, 15; Hunter Cline, Altamont, 14; and Jacob Wertz, Altamont 14, celebrate the beginning of basketball season at Late Night in the Phog on Friday at Allen Fieldhouse.  KU kickstarts year
October 13, 2007 in print edition on 1C
Kansas University’s basketball players arrived in style for Friday’s Late Night in the Phog at Allen Fieldhouse. A Corvette, Infiniti, Mercedes-Benz, Lexus, BMW, Hummer, Avalanche and stretch limousine transported the Jayhawks onto a Red Carpet for interviews with “Survivor” winner and KU grad Danni Boatwright. They received heroes’ welcomes in the building, where more than 15,000 fans treated the suit-and-tie-clad Jayhawks as the local celebrities they are.
1:15 p.m.
Kansas' Brandon McAnderson is stopped by  teammate Caleb Blakesley during pregame warmups in preparation for Baylor on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. KU-Baylor Updates
October 13, 2007
KU will be forced a little bit longer to deploy revenge on Baylor for last year’s 36-35 loss in Waco. The start of the game is delayed due to lightning in the area on top of sheets of rain falling to the Memorial Stadium turf.
5:00 p.m.
Members of the Kansas University Marching Band run through their formations during Band Day at KU on Saturday Sept. 8, 2007 at Memorial Stadium.  KU's Marching Band is among the smallest in the Big 12. KU band looking for a boost
October 13, 2007 in print edition on 1B
It’s been a rough few years for the Marching Jayhawks. There have been four new directors in the past eight years. Total membership now stands at only 177, the smallest of any marching band in the Big 12 Conference. But there are signs of a resurgence. The band’s size is up some from last year’s total of 165 members, 98 of whom are freshmen.

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Lawrence Datebook
October 13, 2007 in print edition on B2
Events around Lawrence.
Social calendar
October 13, 2007 in print edition on D5
Social events around Lawrence.
Faith briefs
October 13, 2007 in print edition on D8
Faith briefs from around Lawrence.