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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
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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.

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FINAL: Reesing’s four combined TDs lead KU to 49-3 rout over Northern Colorado
04:08 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.
Briscoe, three others to miss UNC game
September 5, 2009
Kansas University junior receiver Dezmon Briscoe is expected to miss tonight’s season-opening game against Northern Colorado, the Journal-World has learned
Police, OnStar track down leaving-the-scene accident suspect
Missouri man arrested on OUI, other charges
05:02 a.m., September 5, 2009 Updated 09:30 p.m.
Lawrence Police made an arrest Friday night in connection with a leaving-the-scene vehicle accident with some help from the suspect’s OnStar navigation system.
Economic woes taking toll off field
September 5, 2009 in print edition on C2
The preseason polls are in, and traditional football powers such as Florida, Texas, Oklahoma, Southern California, Alabama and Ohio State are firmly entrenched.
Reesing’s top 10: A subjective look at some of the Kansas QB’s best plays
September 5, 2009
Ed Warinner’s response was the only appropriate one: laughter. The question: When you think about memorable Todd Reesing plays, which are the first to come to mind? It’s a question akin to asking Don Rickles to name his favorite put-down. So many from which to choose.
Kansas football Q&A
September 5, 2009 in print edition on C1
Questions you always wanted to ask about today’s Kansas University football opener against Northern Colorado (6 p.m. kickoff, Sunflower Broadband Channels 2, 145) but forgot to ask…
Web monitoring software gathers data on kid chats
September 5, 2009 in print edition on A4
Parents who install a leading brand of software to monitor their kids’ online activities may be unwittingly allowing the company to read their children’s chat messages — and sell the marketing data gathered.
Jayhawks hoops players voice support for football team
September 5, 2009 in print edition on C1
There’s a pretty good football team lurking in Kansas University’s basketball locker room.
Mood in Washington sets stage for heated health debate
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B1
The heated debate on the national health care plan being pushed by President Obama and the consequences of the significant drop in Obama’s own popularity or approval seem to be setting the stage for some serious, contentious and ugly scenes in Washington and throughout the country.
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?
Green day: Music festivals environmentally friendly
September 5, 2009 in print edition on D7
A new music festival in New Orleans is pushing its environmental cred as much as its music, touting lights and sound systems powered by the sun, paperless tickets and an investment in a landfill to offset emissions.
Trade group rules for Boeing in dispute with rival Airbus
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B5
In a victory for Boeing Co., the World Trade Organization sided with the American aviation giant Friday in finding that European countries had provided billions in illegal subsidies to chief competitor Airbus.
Thousands more police sent to Syrian border
September 5, 2009 in print edition on A3
Iraq has deployed thousands of reinforcements along its border with Syria to prevent insurgents from crossing the desert frontier, as the government said Friday it has provided Syria with evidence linking Iraqis there to bombings.
100 years ago: Chancellor returns for new school year
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B6
From the Lawrence Daily World for Sept. 5, 1909: “Chancellor Frank Strong, who for the last two months has been at Estes Park, Colo., has returned in the best of health and predicts an outstanding 1909-10 year for the university he heads. He says enrollment may set records and that the school is in ‘excellent condition’ to meet all the new challenges.”
25 years ago: Commission looks at priority list
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B6
A priority list from the City Commission said that the major items on the agenda for the time being should be downtown development, historical preservation, simplification of zoning ordinances, development of a corporate research park and encouragement to attract new industries and expand existing businesses and industries. Observers said these had been on the list for some time and that action would be welcomed to bring some of them to reality.
40 years ago: Baldwin children injured in bus accident
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B6
Four Baldwin school district children were slightly injured when the brakes failed on a school bus in which they were riding.
Royals’ bullpen blows it again
September 5, 2009 in print edition on C6
Los Angeles had three hits and one big gift from Kansas City’s bullpen.
K.C.’s Hillman to return
September 5, 2009 in print edition on C6
Kansas City manager Trey Hillman hasn’t put a whole lot of thought into job security, certainly hasn’t lost any sleep over it. He’s been too busy trying to get the Royals headed in the right direction.
KU soccer wins, 3-1
September 5, 2009 in print edition on C6
Kansas University senior Monica Dolinsky scored her first goal of the season and added an assist, while sophomore Emily Cressy and freshman Whitney Berry also scored in the Jayhawks’ 3-1 soccer victory over Long Beach State on Friday at Jayhawk Soccer Complex.
Former Kansas football player Shanklin dies
September 5, 2009 in print edition on C6
Former Kansas University football player Donnie Shanklin died Aug. 30 in his hometown of Amarillo, Texas, at the age of 62.
Seabury upends KSD, 62-40
September 5, 2009 in print edition on C5
Seabury Academy’s football team defeated Kansas School of Deaf, 62-40, on Thursday at KSD. Seabury, which was led by the play of Reed Grabill, next will meet Cair Paravel on Friday in Topeka.
Veritas Christian flattens Flint Hills
September 5, 2009 in print edition on C5
Veritas Christian School’s football team pounded Flint Hills Christian, 86-48, on Friday at Flint Hills’ field.
Katzfey shines in debut; Eudora rolls
September 5, 2009 in print edition on C5
Eudora beat Spring Hill, 28-0, in their football season openers
Five turnovers cost Firebirds in road setback
September 5, 2009 in print edition on C1
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.
Man charged with 8 mobile home deaths
September 5, 2009 in print edition on A2
A man who told authorities “My whole family’s dead!” in a frantic 911 call was charged Friday with killing the eight people attacked in his family’s mobile home in coastal Georgia.
Gibbs: Furor over school speech is ‘silly season’
September 5, 2009 in print edition on A2
The White House on Friday dismissed as pointless the furor over President Barack Obama’s plan to deliver a televised back-to-school speech to the nation’s students.
Ex-soldier sentenced for Iraqi rape, killings
September 5, 2009 in print edition on A2
A former soldier received five consecutive life sentences Friday for his role in the rape and murder of an Iraqi teenager and the slaying of three of her family members.
Chavez calls Israeli government ‘genocidal’
September 5, 2009 in print edition on A2
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez told the Israeli people not to support their government, which he described as “genocidal” on Friday, the second day of his trip to Syria.
Cougar fears keep popular park shut
September 5, 2009 in print edition on A2
With a cougar possibly on the prowl, Seattle’s largest park remained off-limits to holiday weekend revelers as state wildlife agents tried to trap the elusive animal.
Environmental group topples radio towers
September 5, 2009 in print edition on A2
Two radio station towers near Seattle that have generated intense local opposition were toppled early Friday in an act of sabotage that bore the initials of the radical Earth Liberation Front.
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.
Woman won’t regrow record-long fingernails
September 5, 2009 in print edition on A4
A Salt Lake City woman who held a Guinness World Record for her long fingernails before they broke off in a car crash says it was the most dramatic event of her life.
Report shows bungling of Madoff probe
September 5, 2009 in print edition on A4
The official at the Securities and Exchange Commission who later would marry Bernard Madoff’s niece told investigators this year that if he had carefully reviewed a complaint about the disgraced financier’s business, he would have investigated more deeply, a new report shows.
Tires reported damaged Thursday
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B2
A 42-year-old Lawrence man reported criminal damage Thursday.
Auto theft reported Thursday
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B2
A 21-year-old Lawrence man reported an auto theft Thursday.
Man arrested on theft, burglary, battery charges
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B2
A 47-year-old Lawrence man was arrested Thursday on charges of theft, burglary of a vehicle and aggravated battery.
Regulators shut down bank in Missouri
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B2
Regulators have shut down First Bank of Kansas City in Missouri, pushing to 85 the number of bank that have failed this year under the weight of the soured economy and rising loan defaults.
Bittersweet beginning
Stadium debut generates buzz, but Lions fall in opener
September 5, 2009 in print edition on C1
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.
Mo. Supreme Court declines light-rail case
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B2
The Missouri Supreme Court has declined to consider Clay Chastain’s lawsuit against the Kansas City Council for repealing a light-rail initiative.
Teen in slaying case won’t be tried as adult
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B2
A Wyandotte County teen accused of killing a man at the urging of a woman won’t face adult charges.
Sports Hall of Fame to close for move
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B2
The Kansas Sports Hall of Fame will close on Sunday to get ready for an eventual move to the Wichita Boathouse.
KU to offer events for Constitution Day
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B2
The Dole Institute of Politics will be host to several Constitution Day events in the coming weeks.
Possible hazing leads to suspensions
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B2
Two Beloit football players have been indefinitely suspended from the team while allegations of hazing against a freshman player are investigated.
Mo. teen who fired shot in school sentenced
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B2
A southwest Missouri boy who was 13 when he fired an assault rifle inside a Joplin middle school was sentenced Friday to 10 years in state custody.
Man fires cannon, hits neighbor’s house
September 5, 2009 in print edition on A2
A Pennsylvania history buff who recreates firearms from old wars accidentally fired a 2-pound cannonball through the wall of his neighbor’s home.
Oregon RB suspended
September 5, 2009 in print edition on C2
Running back LeGarrette Blount won’t play for Oregon again this year. The school suspended him on Friday for the remainder of season after he slugged Boise State defensive end Byron Hout. Blount threw the punch Thursday night following the 16th-ranked Ducks’ 19-8 loss to No. 14 Boise State.
Jayhawks split at home
September 5, 2009 in print edition on C6
The Kansas University volleyball team split its two matches Friday at the Jayhawk Invitational.
White House will release visitor logs
September 5, 2009 in print edition on A3
President Barack Obama said Friday that his administration will start releasing the names of people who visit the White House, reversing a long-standing policy transcending both Democratic and Republican presidents.
KU men’s golf team receives academic honor
September 5, 2009 in print edition on C6
The Kansas University men’s golf team was recently named to the Golf Coaches Association of America 2008-09 All-Academic Team.
Amazon will replace Orwell books on Kindles
September 5, 2009 in print edition on A3
Amazon.com Inc. is offering free books or $30 to Kindle customers whose copies of the George Orwell novels “1984” and “Animal Farm” were deleted from their electronic reading devices in July.
Oops! Police slash research hemp
September 5, 2009 in print edition on A3
Dutch police who mowed down what they thought were illicit marijuana plants were red-faced Thursday when it emerged they’d ruined a research group’s giant, officially sanctioned field of harmless hemp.
U.S. harshly criticizes Israel on settlements
September 5, 2009 in print edition on A5
Alarmed by Israeli plans to build new housing units in settlements and dimming prospects for American peace efforts, the Obama administration on Friday put out a rare and harsh public rebuke of its main Mideast ally.
Agriculture industry defends itself over grisly chick video
September 5, 2009 in print edition on A5
Paul Lasley cringed when he heard about an undercover video showing unwanted chicks being tossed alive into a grinder at an Iowa hatchery.
Kemper awards given at KU Medical Center
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B3
Kansas University Medical Center officials have announced that two professors earned Kemper Awards on the Kansas City, Kan., campus.
Teenager with disabilities blossoms as Eagle Scout
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B8
Lucas Wondra has Down syndrome and communicates with a few words, sign language and a PDA with a speaker and voice software. But when it comes to the Boy Scouts, he concedes no disability.
Astronauts relish international food court
September 5, 2009 in print edition on A6
When it comes to grabbing a bite to eat, the international space station is living up to its first name.
Firefighter murder case picks up
September 5, 2009 in print edition on A6
Investigators worked around-the-clock Friday as they sought to build a murder case stemming from a huge wildfire that claimed the lives of two firefighters. California’s governor offered a $100,000 reward in the arson case.
Appeals court rules Ashcroft can be liable in 9/11 case
September 5, 2009 in print edition on A6
A federal appeals court delivered a stinging rebuke Friday to the Bush administration’s post-Sept. 11 detention policies, ruling that former Attorney General John Ashcroft can be held liable for people who were wrongfully detained as material witnesses after 9/11.
Be careful what you post! Online etiquette rules still vague
September 5, 2009 in print edition on A1
Stephanie Kahn wanted to bask in her engagement for a few hours before diving into the task of calling aunts, uncles and good friends with the big news.
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.
Liberals pressure Obama for government-run health care
September 5, 2009 in print edition on A3
House liberals pleaded with President Barack Obama on Friday to push for creation of a government-run health care program as the Senate’s chief negotiator said he won’t wait much longer for Republicans to compromise amid dwindling chances for a bipartisan bill.
NATO probing deadly airstrike in Afghanistan
September 5, 2009 in print edition on A3
NATO launched an investigation Friday into a predawn airstrike in which an American fighter jet bombed two hijacked fuel trucks in northern Afghanistan, killing scores of people and prompting accusations that many of the dead were civilians.
Foundation accepting grant applications
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B1
The Douglas County Community Foundation is accepting applications for funding from the Elizabeth Schultz Environmental Fund to support local efforts to preserve and understand nature.
District welcomes yearly progress report
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B1
Lawrence public schools are well on their way to getting all of their students to be proficient in reading and math by 2014, as laid out in the No Child Left Behind Act.
China blames Muslim separatists for attacks
September 5, 2009 in print edition on A7
China’s security chief blamed Muslim separatists Friday for a string of bizarre needle attacks that drew thousands of angry protesters into the streets as officials disclosed five people were killed and 14 injured during demonstrations in this restive city.
Iran claims U.S. nuclear weapon documents ‘forged’
September 5, 2009 in print edition on A7
Iran accused the U.S. on Friday of using “forged documents” and relying on subterfuge to make its case that Tehran is trying to build a nuclear weapon, according to a confidential letter obtained by The Associated Press.
Jews who escaped Nazis as kids re-create train trip
September 5, 2009 in print edition on A7
Elderly Holocaust survivors were reunited at a London railway station Friday with the man who saved them on the eve of World War II — a now 100-year-old former stockbroker who rescued hundreds of Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia.
Falling polls reflect a tough summer for liberal left
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B7
Despite their control of all three branches of government, this has not been a good summer for liberal Democrats.
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!
Bad experience
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B6
To the editor: After an absence of several months, really almost a year, I was walking my dog down Mass. the other day and was amazed at how many businesses have left the area.
Public option
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B6
To the editor: A public insurance option is critical if there is to be any lasting impression on our current health insurance industry.
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.
Prison payday: DNA exonerees find prosperity after release
Wrongly convicted receive $80,000 for each year spent behind bars
September 5, 2009 in print edition on E6
Thomas McGowan’s journey from prison to prosperity is about to culminate in $1.8 million, and he knows just how to spend it: on a house with three bedrooms, stainless steel kitchen appliances and a washer and dryer.
Labor Day weekend runs gamut from football to ‘Love’
September 5, 2009 in print edition on D7
The National Geographic Channel invites viewers on a new critter adventure every Saturday night in September, beginning with “Swamp of the Baboons” (7 p.m., today, National Geographic). Cameras follow a troop of baboons in the Okavango Delta in Botswana and discover a complicated community with its own defined social hierarchies.
City of Lawrence hosts energy fair/tour
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B5
The ninth annual Lawrence Energy Conservation Fair and Sustainable Homes Tour will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Community Building, 115 W. 11th St.
JC Penney Salon has new stylist
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B5
Veronica Lober, formerly a stylist at Salon Di Marco, has joined the team at JC Penney Styling Salon, 3311 Iowa.
Wild Women of Frontier conducting tryouts
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B5
The Wild Women of the Frontier will offer open tryouts for women interested in joining. A social will be at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Meriden, 615 E. Wyandotte St.
U. of Arkansas aims for fisheries doctorate
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B5
Studying fish once seemed so simple: find out where they were biting and keep it under your hat. Now the study of fish has evolved into Ph.D.-level programs that can make fish bigger, tastier and a larger part of the nation’s economy.
Chamber announces ribbon-cutting events
September 5, 2009 in print edition on B5
The Lawrence Chamber of Commerce announces upcoming ribbon-cutting and groundbreaking ceremonies:
Faith on Facebook: Part-pithy, part-philosophical
September 5, 2009 in print edition on D1
Of its 250 million users worldwide, Facebook says, more than 150 million people choose to write something in the religious views box.
WWII pilot to search for lost wings
September 5, 2009 in print edition on E6
Sixty-five-years ago, 1st Lt. Bernerd Harding huddled in a cellar with a few other airmen captured by German farmers and buried his pilot’s wings, fearful he’d be beaten or shot as an American bomber pilot.
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
Around and about
September 5, 2009 in print edition on D5
Trina and Michael Dibbini, Salina, announce the birth of their son, Kadin Michael Dibbini, on May 20, 2009, at Salina Regional Hospital. Kadin has a sister, Jada Michelle Dibbini, 2 1/2.
Club news
September 5, 2009 in print edition on D5
The University Bridge Club announces results of its Aug. 29 meeting with hosts Dale and Wanda Kring.
FCE news
September 5, 2009 in print edition on D5
Kanwaka FCE will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Lyn Walther, 794 Hwy. 40, Lawrence.
Scouting news
September 5, 2009 in print edition on D5
Nine Boy Scouts from Troop 53 attended Tetons High Adventure Base in Wyoming July 26-31.
Horoscopes
September 5, 2009 in print edition on D7
For Saturday, Sept. 5: This year, your actions make a difference. Kick negativity out of your life; lose the word “no.” You’ll discover that the end results are far better. If you are single, your allure is unique. If you are attached, with acceptance, the two of you will develop a more exciting bond. Pisces has the same issues as you, but a different approach.
This year, Sooners counting on defense
September 5, 2009
In 2008, Oklahoma had a record-setting offense in a conference known for its high-flying attacks. This season, it has last year’s Heisman Trophy winner, Sam Bradford, returning at quarterback. It also has a coach, Bob Stoops, whose 0-5 record in Bowl Championship Series games since the 2002 season has turned the nickname “Big-Game Bob” into something of a misnomer.
Lawrence Youth Symphony starts season
September 5, 2009 in print edition on D1
The Lawrence Youth Symphony will begin rehearsals on Sept. 12 in the Free State High School band room, 4700 Overland Drive.
Senior LB emerges as face of Tigers
September 5, 2009
With apologies to broadcasters Mike Kelly and John Kadlec, the voice of Mizzou football 2009 belongs to the exuberant new face of the program.
KU vs. UNC: Head to head
September 5, 2009
QB followed circuitous rout to UNC
Know the foe: Northern Colorado
September 5, 2009
The questions arrived almost as soon as the new quarterback did: How did you like Florida? What’s Urban Meyer like? What about Tim Tebow?
Facebook new site for soul-searching
September 5, 2009 in print edition on D8
For the longest time, the question just sat there on his screen. Cursor blinking. Waiting quietly, like a patient priest in a confessor’s box. Religious Views: ————.
Pelini anxious for Huskers’ opener
September 5, 2009
Nebraska coach Bo Pelini is more on edge than usual. The 24th-ranked Huskers are breaking in a new quarterback and young players at several other positions, yet they’re three-touchdown favorites at home against Florida Atlantic today — an opponent that has won back-to-back bowl games and is accustomed to playing in some of college football’s biggest venues.
Faith at work: Area business owners find success mixing spirituality into brand
September 5, 2009 in print edition on D1
Lonnie Blackburn put a smile on his face and left his office. Always happy to assist anyone who comes to his Academy Cars lot, where the motto is “Bad things happen to good people, we can help,” Blackburn was pleased to meet with the man in his showroom asking to speak with the owner.