Archive for Sunday, March 9, 2008

Also from March 9

Audio clips
Blog entries
On the street
Photo galleries
2007-08 Football Awards Banquet
Which 'x-factor' do you expect to be most key for KU in the postseason?

Poll results

Response Percent
Sherron Collins’ health
The ‘energy level’
Brandon Rush’s shooting
Darrell Arthur’s foul trouble
Bench scoring
Total 1048

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Lawrence High School's Tania Jackson, center, shouts for joy Saturday with her teammates and fans after the LHS Lions narrowly defeated Goddard High School 54-52 in the Class 6A State Championship in Emporia. LHS finished the season 21-4. The LHS boys team was less fortunate and lost its championship game to Wichita Southeast, 88-67. The boys finished the season with a 13-12 record. LHS girls rule!
March 9, 2008 in print edition on 10C
Haley Parker’s game-winner was almost an anti-climax. History will always record Parker’s floater underneath with :04.6 on the clock as the decisive goal in Lawrence’s 54-52 Class 6A girls state championship victory over Goddard.
8:00 a.m.
Frigid temperatures on Saturday morning didn't deter Cal Thomas, Lawrence, from tossing on shorts and a tank top for the 5K Shamrock Shuffle along the Kansas River levee.  Thomas was one of about 400 runners who participated in the event. Runners warm up to Shamrock Shuffle
March 9, 2008 in print edition on 1B
With temperatures in the teens, Saturday’s Shamrock Shuffle was an unlikely early-morning activity for about 400 people who withstood the cold to run in the 5K race.
12:00 p.m.
The Academic All-Stars for 2008 are, front row from left, Kayci Vickers, Eudora High School; Isaac Fisher, Perry-Lecompton High School; Stephanie Drahozal, Lawrence High School; and Jake Bontrager, Tonganoxie High School. Second row from left are Connor Hartpence, Eudora High School; Hannah Frydman and Wesley Phipps, Free State High School; Brooke Sutherland, Bishop Seabury Academy; Marianne Schroer, Baldwin High School; and Brandon Hawks, Oskaloosa High School. Diversity of area’s top scholars impresses judges
March 9, 2008 in print edition on 7A
While they have different interests, these 10 area high school seniors have at least two things in common: smarts and perseverance.
5:00 p.m.
Alan Mulally, chief executive officer of the Ford Motor Co., speaks with current and past Kappa Sigma fraternity members at the Dole Institute of Politics. Mulally, a Lawrence native, was presented with the fraternity's 2007 Man of the Year Award Saturday at the reception. Ford CEO welcomes award from KU fraternity
March 9, 2008 in print edition on 1B
It was as a member of Kansas University’s Kappa Sigma fraternity that Alan Mulally saw his first income statement and balance sheet.
10:00 p.m.
Kansas University defensive lineman James McClinton, left, and cornerback Aqib Talib slap hands after Clint Bowen, defensive coordinator, presented them with the Ray Evans Defensive MVP Award on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse. KU celebrated its Orange Bowl victory and 12-1 record with fans at the Football Awards Banquet. Orange Bowl victors lauded at KU banquet
March 9, 2008 in print edition on 1A
As sweet as the Kansas University football team’s Orange Bowl victory was, the team has bigger goals, coach Mark Mangino reminded fans Saturday.

All stories

March 9, 2008 in print edition on D3
This week’s top-selling fiction and non-fiction literature.
Campaign clarity
Bills currently in the Kansas Legislature could provide important new information to state voters.
March 9, 2008 in print edition on B6
Even small steps toward better reporting of campaign contributions in Kansas deserve some recognition.
Goodnight, GrandMama
March 9, 2008 in print edition on D3
Poet’s Showcase: Goodnight, GrandMama by Julie Thies Dunlap