Archive for Monday, February 9, 2009

Also from February 9

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU vs. Missouri The day in photos, Feb. 9, 2009
Podcasts
Polls
Who was KU's first-half MVP against Missouri?

Poll results

Response Percent
Tyrel Reed
 
48%
Cole Aldrich
 
32%
Brady Morningstar
 
8%
Sherron Collins
 
8%
Other
 
4%
Total 25
Which rivalry game do you consider most important for KU to win?

Poll results

Response Percent
KU at Missouri
 
49%
KU vs. Missouri at home
 
42%
KU at Kansas State
 
7%
KU vs. Kansas State at home
 
1%
Total 155
At the halfway point, who would you say is the leader for Big 12 coach of the year?

Poll results

Response Percent
Bill Self (Kansas)
 
75%
Mike Anderson (Missouri)
 
10%
Doc Sadler (Nebraska)
 
5%
Jeff Capel (Oklahoma)
 
4%
Frank Martin (Kansas State)
 
3%
Other
 
0%
Total 169
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Zach McCowan, 8, McLouth, left, and Kody Nehl, 10, McLouth, pick up a squirrel just shot by Daniel Crookham, McLouth. McCowan and Nehl participated in the third annual Squirrel Scramble in Tonganoxie Saturday with Kody's father Jess Nehl and Crookham. Hunters scramble to catch squirrels
February 8, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Kody Nehl and Zach McCowan waited in silence in some woods just outside Tonganoxie with pellet guns locked and loaded. They scanned the treetops hoping to catch sight of a red or gray squirrel to add to their kill count. Although Nehl has hunted deer and turkey before with his father, Jess Nehl, this was his first time he was able to hunt a little bit more independently with Dad a few feet behind him.
6:00 a.m.
The Second Chance Store at 847 Mass. closed at the end of January after having been in business in Lawrence for more than 30 years. Store employees Elise Loney, left, and Emily Lundberg sorted hangers on Tuesday. Local business climate growing colder
February 9, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Most Lawrence residents have not lost their jobs or their homes, but the nationwide economic recession will have some effect on all of us, according to a Lawrence minister. “I see a lot of things right now in the beginning stages,” said the Rev. Verdell Taylor, pastor at St. Luke AME Church, 900 N.Y. “I see it continuing to affect all areas of the community.”
10:00 a.m.
A support group at the Recovery and Hope Network, at 1009 N.H., relaxes in the organization’s office on Jan. 30. The center is a place for activities for those recovering from mental illness and those dually diagnosed with a mental illness and substance-abuse issues. Support, humor aid in healing
February 9, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Walk into the Recovery and Hope Network center on a Friday afternoon, and you’ll catch some of its members playing Bipolar Bingo. Instead of B7 or N4, words of psychiatric medications and illnesses such as depression and schizophrenia are called out by the host. For members of the consumer-run organization for people dealing with mental illness, this version of Bingo is just another way to break down the stigma of mental illness.
2:00 p.m.
Cindy and Bill Self, who met while they were cheering and playing basketball, respectively, for Oklahoma State University. Love Stories: Lawrence couples share how they met
February 9, 2009
Not everybody grows up to be a mayor, a state legislator, a federal judge or a national championship college basketball coach. But somehow, these folks ended up finding teammates in life, love and everything else that goes a marriage.
6:00 p.m.
Former Kansas guard Brandon Rush elevates for a jumper over Missouri forward Matt Lawrence in this Jan. 19, 2008, file photo in Columbia, Mo. The Mizzou student section should be out in full force for tonight’s KU-MU game in Columbia, Mo. The Tigers are 14-0 at home this season. Antler attack
February 9, 2009 in print edition on 1B
At first, laid-back Californian Scot Pollard figured his Kansas University basketball elders had to be exaggerating. No way could University of Missouri fans be as nasty as the 6-foot-11 center’s teammates described. Or could they?
8:00 p.m.
Kansas center Cole Aldrich pulls back for a dunk during warmups Monday, Feb. 9, 2009 at Mizzou Arena. FINAL: Zaire Taylor’s jumper lifts MU to 62-60 comeback victory
6:33 p.m., February 9, 2009 Updated 1:26 a.m.
MU guard hits shot with 1.4 seconds left to sink KU.

All stories

Fitzgerald lifts NFC in Pro Bowl
MVP award little consolation for Cardinals’ receiver
February 9, 2009 in print edition on B2
Larry Fitzgerald won MVP of the Pro Bowl, which the NFC won, 30-21.