Archive for Saturday, October 4, 2008

Also from October 4

Audio clips
Births
Blog entries
Couples
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU vs. ISU Free State football vs. Shawnee Mission East Free State High Homecoming Parade Veritas football vs. St. John's Military Downtown gets grooving with festival People & Places Vinland Presbyterian Church
Podcasts
Polls
Who was the Jayhawks' MVP in the 35-33 victory over Iowa State?

Poll results

Response Percent
Jake Sharp (79 yds rushing, 107 yds rec., 2 total TDs)
 
50%
Kerry Meier (125 rec. yds, 2 TDs)
 
26%
Todd Reesing (18/26, 320 yds, 3 TDs, INT)
 
21%
Other
 
0%
Total 2070
Will Kansas come back and win this game?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
95%
No
 
4%
Total 48
With the return of Dexton Fields, who will lead KU in receptions today?

Poll results

Response Percent
Kerry Meier
 
76%
Dezmon Briscoe
 
12%
Daymond Patterson
 
4%
Fields
 
3%
Johnathan Wilson
 
3%
Total 64
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Rick Martin, executive chef at Free State Brewery, talks on his cell phone and sets up his vendor booth at the Get Down Town music festival. This is the first year that Free State has sold food at the festival. Get Down Town festival kicks off
October 3, 2008
Friday night, three months of work for Brett Mosiman came to a head when the third annual Get Down Town festival kicked off.
10:00 a.m.
Traders Stephen Holden, left, and Bradley Bailey, right, watch on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Friday as the bailout bill passes in the U.S. House of Representatives. Area economists say bailout right thing to do
October 4, 2008 in print edition on 2A
The nation’s financial system has its bailout legislation. Now, will it work? Nobody knows for sure.
11:20 a.m.
Kansas quarterback Todd Reesing pulls back to throw during warmups prior to kickoff against Iowa State Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008 at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames. FINAL: Kansas escapes, 35-33
7:00 a.m., October 4, 2008 Updated 10:49 p.m.
FINAL: Kansas 35, Iowa State 33. Todd Reesing threw for 319 yards and three touchdowns, Kerry Meier caught seven passes for 125 yards and two scores, and No. 16 Kansas held off Iowa State, 35-33, on Saturday in Ames, Iowa. Jake Sharp also added 185 yards of offense for the Jayhawks, who improved to 4-1 on the season.
6:00 p.m.
Conditions ripe for especially colorful fall
October 3, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Douglas County has had the moisture this year to make conditions ripe for a beautiful fall. Now we just need some colder nights to trigger the bold orange, purple, scarlet and yellow backdrops across trees in Lawrence neighborhoods and in the rural areas.
10:00 p.m.
Deanell Tacha Judge’s service yields federal honors
October 4, 2008 in print edition on 1B
Even though a U.S. Supreme Court justice had to scrap most of his speech and speak off the cuff, there were still plenty of Deanell Tacha stories to go around Friday evening. The Lawrence resident and 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals judge accepted one of the most prestigious awards for a federal judge in front of 250 people at the Dole Institute of Politics, including her friend Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr.

All stories

Drew’s blast gives Red Sox 2-0 edge
Two-run homer in ninth inning propels Boston past Los Angeles, 7-5
October 4, 2008 in print edition on C4
Boston’s latest postseason victory over the Los Angeles Angels moved the team with baseball’s best record to the verge of elimination.