Archive for Sunday, September 7, 2008

Also from September 7

Audio clips
Births
Couples
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Henri Doner-Hedrick artwork
Podcasts
Polls
Which Jayhawk's performance surprised you the most in Week 2?

Poll results

Response Percent
Daymond Patterson (130 yards receiving, 2 TDs)
 
27%
Angus Quigley (15 carries, 84 yards)
 
26%
Darrell Stuckey (10 tackles, 2 tackles for loss)
 
20%
Todd Reesing (32-for-38, 412 yards, 3 TDs)
 
12%
Jacob Branstetter (3 field goals)
 
8%
Dezmon Briscoe (146 yards receiving, TD)
 
4%
Other
 
0%
Total 1573
Who was KU's most valuable player in Week 2?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total None
Do you have a MySpace or Facebook page?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
63%
No
 
36%
Total 928
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
KU quarterback Todd Reesing scrambles to find some open space Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008 during the Jayhawks' 29-0 victory at Memorial Stadium. Reesing throws for career-best 412 yards; KU defeats Louisiana Tech, 29-0
5:04 p.m., September 6, 2008 Updated 2:09 a.m.
Final, KU wins 29-0. Two more rushes by Quigley ends the game. KU improves to 2-0 with impressive performances by both Reesing and the Jayhawks’ defense.
6:00 a.m.
Lawrence resident Ertie Evangelista, 63, rolls up her sleeve to have her blood pressure checked at Health Care Access, 1920 Moodie Road, in September. The clinic, like many Douglas County organizations, depends on volunteers to offer its services. Uninsured Kansans on the rise
September 7, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Ertie Evangelista, 63, of Baldwin City, has been receiving health care at the safety-net Health Care Access clinic for a number of years. “It has been a lifesaver,” said Evangelista, who raised four children and can’t afford private health insurance. “I probably wouldn’t be here if it hadn’t been here.”
10:00 a.m.
Kindergartner Lilah Khan, 6, received some help from her grandmother Sharon McElfresh, of Atchison, on Friday. Grandparents were invited to Sunflower School on Friday to participate in a host of activities in celebration of Grandparents Day. It’s National Grandparents Day: Hug someone you love
September 7, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Have you hugged a grandparent lately? Today would be a good day. It’s National Grandparents Day, the designated time to celebrate those family elders often known for their bear hugs, peanut butter cookies and dependable gift-giving.
2:00 p.m.
From left, Louise and Allen Hanson march along with about 60 peace activists to Watson Park on Saturday along Massachusetts Street. For the last six years the Lawrence Coalition for Peace and Justice has sponsored anti-war vigils. Anti-war activists mark 6 years of protests
September 7, 2008 in print edition on 1B
About 60 peace activists marched Saturday down Massachusetts Street in an event that marked six years of anti-war demonstrations. “The country seems to have lost interest in ever bringing peace,” activist C.J. Brune said. “There was a lot of interest six years ago and even five years ago. Now it’s like business as usual.”
6:00 p.m.
Madison Kuhle, 5, Lawrence, poses as a butterfly for her father at the Monarch Watch open house Saturday at Foley Hall on Kansas University's campus. Monarch butterfly fans spread their wings at open house
September 7, 2008 in print edition on 1B
Foley Hall on Saturday was caterpillar city. “The kids can ooh and ahh,” said Chip Taylor, director of Monarch Watch. “We’ve got caterpillars of a lot of different kinds.” Caterpillars, monarch butterflies and blooming flowers were among the sights at the annual fall open house for Monarch Watch, an educational outreach program at Kansas University.

All stories

Poet’s Showcase
September 7, 2008 in print edition on D3
“Kansas Memories” by Gordon Longabach
Top 25 Roundup: East Carolina stuns another ranked opponent
No. 5 Florida snaps six-game losing streak against rival Hurricanes
September 7, 2008 in print edition on C7
Skip Holtz followed his biggest coaching victory at East Carolina with an even more impressive one.
Best-sellers
September 7, 2008 in print edition on D3
A listing of this week’s top-selling nonfiction and fiction literature.