Archive for Saturday, August 30, 2008

Also from August 30

Audio clips
Births
Couples
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU vs. FIU KU football fans tailgate for FIU Midland Railway's Railfest People & Places LHS soccer vs. Manhattan
Podcasts
Polls
Who is KU's first-half MVP against FIU?

Poll results

Response Percent
Todd Reesing
 
40%
Dezmon Briscoe
 
25%
Daymond Patterson
 
20%
Kerry Meier
 
15%
Jocques Crawford
 
0%
Alonso Rojas
 
0%
Other
 
0%
Total 20
Who will score KU's first points against FIU on Saturday?

Poll results

Response Percent
Jake Sharp
 
40%
Kerry Meier
 
18%
Jocques Crawford
 
11%
Dezmon Briscoe
 
9%
Todd Reesing
 
6%
Dexton Fields
 
4%
Defensive TD
 
4%
Grady Fowler
 
2%
Other
 
2%
Alonso Rojas
 
0%
Total 44
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Lawrence's Climate Protection Task Force is looking at Kansas City, Mo., for some ideas on ways to be more green in city development. One notable project in KCMO near 12th and Walnut Streets is a green roof on top of a three-floor parking garage. Pictured at  bottom left of center is a grass park area and at bottom right an area recently planted with a sedum ground cover. Kansas City gaining reputation as green city; Lawrence to study its efforts
August 29, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Kansas City is known for its barbecue, jazz, fountains and Royals baseball. It’s increasingly becoming known for its efforts to be green. The National Geographic Green Guide ranked it 25th out of all 251 metropolitan areas with populations of at least 100,000, based on data from the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Green Building Council.
6:00 a.m.
When it comes to superstitions, Kansas University fans can hold their own. Lucas Ebert, 25, of Lenexa, a junior at KU, rubs a stone bearing a likeness to the Jayhawk. The stone is owned by Greg and Donna Beverlin of Hillsdale. Football’s return puts superstitions back in play
August 30, 2008 in print edition on 1A
You stick with what works. A year after Kansas University’s football team vaulted to its most successful season in decades - with 12 wins and its first Orange Bowl title - Jayhawk fans vow to continue using the lucky rituals and charms they picked up last year.
10:00 a.m.
Students congratulate Amanda Vail, center, on Friday after she was awarded the Lawrence Horizon Award at Prairie Park School. The Horizon Award honors teachers during their second year of teaching. To the left of Vail is a former student, third-grader Joplin Kean, and to the right is her husband, Eric Vail. Banker-turned-teacher wins Lawrence Horizon Award
August 30, 2008 in print edition on 1B
Four hundred boisterous children cheered on Prairie Park School second-grade teacher Amanda Vail as she was presented with the Lawrence Horizon Award on Friday. The award honors second-year teachers for exemplary work and dedication. Superintendent Randy Weseman presented the award to Vail and praised her work at Prairie Park.
2:00 p.m.
Ted Mosher, new pastor for Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2211 Inverness Drive, laughs with his wife, Kim, as the family moves into its new home earlier this month (left picture). Mosher is one of two new Lawrence pastors who had careers in the business world before entering the ministry. Gary O'Flannagan and his wife, Anna, moved to Lawrence from Colorado so Gary could become the new pastor at Cornerstone Southern Baptist Church, 802 W. 22nd St. Terrace (picture at right). Second callings: Lawrence pastors leave business world for ministry
August 30, 2008 in print edition on 1D
When Ted Mosher finally told his secret to his wife, Kim, she didn’t bat an eye. Instead, she squared up and told him point-blank: “I think you may have a brain tumor.” Kim Mosher had every reason to believe her husband wasn’t right in the head. He told her that he wanted to leave his lucrative job in the medical malpractice insurance industry for, of all things, the ministry.
5:45 p.m.
KU quarterbacks Todd Reesing (5) and Kale Pick (19) warm up Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008 before taking on Florida International in the season-opener at Memorial Stadium. Briscoe’s 3 TDs lead KU to 40-10 victory over FIU
10:09 a.m., August 30, 2008 Updated 2:16 a.m.
Jayhawks open season with blowout win.

All stories

Briscoe’s 3 TDs lead KU to 40-10 victory over FIU
The Newell Post
10:09 a.m., August 30, 2008 Updated 02:16 a.m.
Jayhawks open season with blowout win.
Around and about
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Scouting news
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Military news
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FCE news
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Club news
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