Archive for Thursday, April 10, 2008

Also from April 10

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Free State High School Track Practice
Podcasts
Polls
Will you attend the downtown parade to honor Kansas University's national championship basketball team?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes.
 
75%
No.
 
15%
Not sure.
 
8%
Total 1309
Videos

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Central Junior High School student Krystal Turner reads a bronze historical plaque at Watkins Community Museum on Wednesday during a scavenger hunt in downtown Lawrence. The scavenger hunt was part of Wednesdays at Liberty Hall, a program that provides activities for students on Wednesdays, when they get out of school early. Students search for history
April 9, 2008 in print edition on 3A
The hunt was on downtown Wednesday as Lawrence junior high students took to the streets in search of bronze.
8:00 a.m.
Fans celebrate on Mass. St. after the Jayhawks' 75-68 overtime win over Memphis in the final game of the 2008 NCAA Men's Basketball championships.  KU's National Champion basketball team will be honored on Sunday at a 3 p.m. parade that will run along Massachusetts Street from Seventh Street to South Park. Sunday parade set for champs
April 10, 2008 in print edition on 1A
The streets couldn’t hold them all. Perched atop roofs of Massachusetts Street buildings were Kansas University flags that flapped on a bright spring day, balloons that drifted as high as the spirits of a town, and - most importantly - there were Jayhawk fans taking in a sight unlike any they had seen before.
12:00 p.m.
Kansas basketball head coach Bill Self told the 25,000 fans how much he and the team loved their support. Self, Perkins hold preliminary talk
April 10, 2008 in print edition on 1B
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self and athletic director Lew Perkins met for 15 minutes Wednesday to discuss the fifth-year coach’s future at KU.
5:02 p.m.
Kansas basketball head coach Bill Self told the 25,000 fans how much he and the team loved their support. Self staying at KU
3:06 p.m., April 10, 2008 Updated 4:47 p.m.
Kansas University men’s basketball coach Bill Self officially announced at a news conference Thursday afternoon in Hadl Auditorium his intentions to remain with the Jayhawks. Self was flanked by athletic director Lew Perkins and chancellor Robert Hemenway. Perkins said the details of Self’s extension have yet to be hammered out, but an agreement has been made in principle.
10:00 p.m.
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self, shown Thursday at a news conference at KU, has no plans to leave after winning the National Championship on Monday. Self’s decision to stay easy
April 10, 2008 in print edition on 1A
In the end, for Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self, it came down to a simple decision that there is no place like his new home.

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Our Town Sports
April 10, 2008 in print edition on B6
Sports in and around Lawrence