Archive for Saturday, September 5, 2009

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Audio clips
Births
Blog entries
Couples
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU vs. Northern Colorado Bob Timmons Classic at Rim Rock KU vs. Creighton The day in photos, September 5, 2009 at Olathe East 29, Free State 20 People & Places, September 5, 2009 Shawnee Mission North 17, LHS 14
Podcasts
Polls
Whose performance were you most pleased with in KU's 49-3 victory over Northern Colorado?

Poll results

Response Percent
Todd Reesing
 
30%
Toben Opurum
 
27%
Jake Sharp
 
15%
Kale Pick
 
10%
Chris Harris
 
10%
Kerry Meier
 
3%
Other
 
1%
Total 2420
Who was the biggest first-half surprise for KU?

Poll results

Response Percent
Chris Harris
 
33%
Bradley McDougald
 
33%
Tertavian Ingram
 
28%
Other
 
4%
Total 90
How many points will KU score against Northern Colorado?

Poll results

Response Percent
41-50
 
38%
51-60
 
29%
31-40
 
17%
More than 60
 
10%
0-30
 
4%
Total 47
After Friday's home opener, what grade would you give the new Lawrence High School football stadium?

Poll results

Response Percent
I didn’t attend the game
 
52%
Incomplete
 
14%
F
 
12%
A
 
10%
B
 
4%
D
 
3%
C
 
2%
Total 436
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Something to write home about: Get Up Kids celebrate 10-year anniversary reissue of pivotal record
September 4, 2009 in print edition on 1C
No Lawrence band ever put out an album that sold more copies than The Get Up Kids.
6:00 a.m.
Lawrence High students go wild after the Lions managed to stop Shawnee Mission North deep in their territory late in the second quarter Friday at Lawrence High School. From center left are LHS seniors Chris Parker, Tim Thompson and Steven Melton. Comments about the school’s new stadium remained overwhelmingly positive from those in attendance, even though construction crews were still working to add the finishing touches Friday evening. New season, new stadium
September 5, 2009 in print edition on 1B
It was home field advantage Friday night for the Lawrence High School Lions, this time in the literal sense.
10:00 a.m.
Free State’s Camren Torneden (1) tries to break a tackle against Olathe East in this Sept. 4 file photo in Olathe. O-East won the regular-season battle, 29-20. The Firebirds and Hawks will meet in the playoffs tonight at Free State. Five turnovers cost Firebirds in road setback
September 5, 2009 in print edition on 1C
It takes more than good players to win a football game. It takes playing good football. Free State High flashed enough speed and skill in Friday night’s season-opener at College Boulevard Activity Center to remove doubt as to whether good football players dot the roster. As for playing good football, not for openers, not by a long shot.
12:00 p.m.
Fans rise to their feet in the new football stadium as Lawrence High running back Tyrae Jenkins races down field for a touchdown against  Shawnee Mission North during the second quarter, Friday, Sept. 4, 2009 at Lawrence High School. Bittersweet beginning
September 5, 2009 in print edition on 1C
As far as losses go, this was about as good as they come. Friday night, in front of an energetic, overflow crowd at Lawrence High’s new, on-campus football stadium, the Lions fell to Shawnee Mission North, 17-14, on a Kyle Goodburn field goal with 30 seconds to play.
2:00 p.m.
Kansas University law student John-Mark Zini, left, of Overland Park, and Chris Stoddard, a civil engineering student from Lawrence, are two KU football fans who tend to get a little crazy on game days. Aside from the wild spirits the sport itself can evoke, the Jayhawks’ success in recent years has given the fans plenty to go nuts about. When game day arrives, fans undergo their own mental transformation
September 4, 2009 in print edition on 1A
For the last four years, John-Mark Zini has been a mainstay along with his buddies in the front row at Kansas University football games.
6:00 p.m.
Kansas running back Toben Opurum grabs a pass before kickoff against Norther Colorado at Kivisto Field Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009. FINAL: Reesing’s four combined TDs lead KU to 49-3 rout over Northern Colorado
4:08 p.m., September 5, 2009 Updated 11:54 p.m.
Jake Sharp and Toben Opurum added two TDs each as the Jayhawks made quick work of the Bears.

All stories

Pump patrol
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B1
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.34 at several locations.
Senior fear campaign is a new low
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B6
When exactly did the Republicans start operating one of those marketing scams that target the elderly?
Recovery difficult as U.S. jobless rate hits 26-year high
September 5, 2009 in print edition on A2
At least it’s not all bad anymore.
Tires reported damaged Thursday
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B2
A 42-year-old Lawrence man reported criminal damage Thursday.
New season, new stadium
Lawrence High School fans exult at first true ‘home’ game
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B1
It was home field advantage Friday night for the Lawrence High School Lions, this time in the literal sense.
Scary weather
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B6
To the editor: Heavens to Betsy, those front-page articles are scaring me to death!
Key searches
Search committees named this week will seek to fill two of the most important administrative jobs on Mount Oread.
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B6
It’s great to see Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little moving quickly to fill a couple of key administrative positions at Kansas University.
High hopes
Forget about the swine flu, today, it’s all about football fever.
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B6
It’s hard to recall a time when Kansas University opened its football season with a greater sense of anticipation.
Faith Forum: If you weren’t a preacher, what would your job be?
September 5, 2009 in print edition on D1
• Counseling part of healing process • Workers bring morality to jobs
KU vs. UNC: Head to head
September 5, 2009
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