Archive for Saturday, February 23, 2008

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KU vs. OSU People and places Forensics LHS girls vs. Free State LHS boys vs. Free State
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12:00 a.m.
Matthew Jaeger, 22, sits in Douglas County District court Friday during a preliminary hearing where his ex-girlfriend testified that Jaeger broke into her apartment, strangled her until she was unconscious, and then forced her into his car in October 2007. Judge Robert Fairchild ruled that Jaeger will stand trial for aggravated battery, aggravated burglary and two other charges. Woman’s ex-boyfriend ordered to stand trial for battery, burglary
February 23, 2008 in print edition on 1A
During testimony Friday, a Lawrence woman identified a former boyfriend as the man who strangled her unconscious and later forced her out of her apartment and into his car. The 22-year-old woman also described in Douglas County District Court the tremendous pain she felt in her vagina and the profuse bleeding that accompanied it. Lawrence police officers testified that the back seat of the man’s car was covered with blood. It felt like she had glass inside of her, the woman said.
8:00 a.m.
Ray Miller, a senior at Shawnee Mission Northwest, addresses his audience Friday during the forensics tournament at Lawrence High School. LHS hosted the forensics teams, who compete in 11 different speaking and acting events. Forensics teams take the stage
February 23, 2008 in print edition on 1B
The words will come rolling off the tongues of students again today at Lawrence High School. The school’s forensics team is hosting more than a dozen area squads, including Free State High School, in a tournament that began Friday afternoon. “We’re just kind of making sure the whole thing goes smoothly,” said Laura Williams, LHS senior.
2:15 p.m.
Kansas forward Darnell Jackson puts in a bucket prior to the start of the game Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008 at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Rush’s last-second three falls short, KU drops nail-biter in Stillwater, 61-60
11:32 a.m., February 23, 2008 Updated 8:05 p.m.
STILLWATER, Okla. - Bill Self said his team played like one that was distracted. Distracted or not, the result Saturday in Stillwater was a 61-60 setback in the KU coach’s third trip back to Gallagher-Iba Arena as the Jayhawk sideline commander. The win boosts the surging Oklahoma State Cowboys to 14-12 overall and 5-7 in the league with three straight wins over three of the top five teams in the league. KU drops to 24-3 overall and 9-3 in Big 12 play, falling behind Texas’ pace atop the conference standings.
9:00 p.m.
Lawrence artist Kristin Morland has a laugh with her son, Henry, 6, and daughter, Rose, 4, as the three sit for a portrait Wednesday in their Lawrence home. The Kansas University graduate takes care of her children at home and creates art as well. Acts of creation
February 23, 2008 in print edition on 1D
Sometimes, Katie Euliss is preparing for a tour with her band, Truckstop Honeymoon. Sometimes, she’s attending to a crying baby. Either way, she stays busy.

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Acts of creation
Lawrence parents balance child-rearing with artistic pursuits
February 23, 2008 in print edition on D1
Sometimes, Katie Euliss is preparing for a tour with her band, Truckstop Honeymoon. Sometimes, she’s attending to a crying baby. Either way, she stays busy.
Lack of support plagues Meche
Royals averaged just 3.92 runs per nine innings for hurler
February 23, 2008 in print edition on C5
Nobody in Kansas City has more reason than Gil Meche to celebrate the arrival of free-agent slugger Jose Guillen.
Faith briefs
February 23, 2008 in print edition on D8
Religion news around Lawrence.
NBA Roundup
February 23, 2008 in print edition on C8
Scores from around the league.