Archive for Saturday, September 12, 2009

Also from September 12

Births
Couples
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU at UTEP The day in photos, September 12, 2009
Polls
Who was KU's first-half MVP against UTEP?

Poll results

Response Percent
Jake Sharp (7 rushes, 52 yards; 6 catches, 29 yards; 2 total TDs)
 
46%
Maxwell Onyegbule (two sacks, four total tackles-for-loss)
 
27%
Dezmon Briscoe (6 catches, 121 yards)
 
18%
Justin Thornton (Interception, three tackles)
 
5%
Other
 
1%
Jeff Wheeler (1.5 sacks)
 
0%
Total 54
What do you think will be the result of today's game?

Poll results

Response Percent
KU wins by 15-21 points
 
35%
KU wins by 22-28 points
 
29%
KU wins by 8-14 points
 
20%
KU wins by more than 29 points
 
8%
KU wins by 1-7 points
 
2%
UTEP wins
 
2%
Total 34
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Inscriptions left by mourners adorn the side of the reflecting pool at ground zero during the the eighth anniversary commemoration ceremony of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack, in New York. People ‘full of gray’ on 9/11
September 11, 2009 in print edition on 6A
Over the last eight years, Lea Orth has watched New York City recover from 9/11.
6:00 a.m.
Sarah Stern, right, was one of dozens of volunteers who helped out around Lawrence on Friday as part of the Day of Action, which was organized by the Roger Hill Volunteer Center. Stern spent time at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community, where she chatted with Lois Stroud and other residents. She also participated in a physical therapy session and cleaned up outside the building. Volunteers step up to lend a hand on Day of Action
September 11, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence’s first Day of Action continues from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday when families and other volunteers will clean up at the Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St. The volunteering event coincided with the national United We Serve initiative, pushed by First Lady Michelle Obama as a memorial to the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
10:00 a.m.
Kansas University women’s basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson calls instructions during a group workout Wednesday in the new basketball practice facility. Henrickson has taken to posting team updates on Twitter. KU Athletics turns to social media to get fans closer to games
September 11, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Are you constantly checking your BlackBerry for Twitter updates? Can’t wait to upload images from that latest get-together on Facebook?
2:00 p.m.
KU football fans gather around players Jake Sharp and Todd Reesing for autographs, Wednesday, August 26, 2009, during the annual Fan Appreciation Day at Kivisto Field at Memorial Stadium. Following a practice, players signed autographs for lines of appreciative fans. Being Reesing: The curious, glamorous, wacky and utterly unbelievable world of one of Lawrence’s most famed residents
September 12, 2009
At the moment — based on clues such as the above photo and headline — you are likely of the impression that this is a story about Todd Reesing. You would be correct in that assumption, though only to a certain extent. Certainly, you will find this story to contain a great deal of information on Kansas University’s senior quarterback —thoughts from friends and family members, historical context, a collection of anecdotal tidbits.
6:30 p.m.
Kansas' Jake Sharp gets under the ball during warmups prior to kickoff against UTEP Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009 at the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas. Right is receiver and kick returner Dezmon Briscoe. FINAL: KU’s defense dominates in 34-7 trouncing of UTEP
5:18 p.m., September 12, 2009 Updated 12:49 a.m.
KU’s defense swarmed UTEP with six sacks in the Jayhawks’ first road non-conference victory since 2003.

All stories

Spreading the wealth
Veritas scampers for 10 TDs in 76-8 bludgeoning
September 12, 2009 in print edition on C1
At this rate, Veritas Christian’s football team will outscore its basketball team.
Menaces
September 12, 2009 in print edition on B6
When illnesses threaten, the world looks to university researchers for help.
Around and about
September 12, 2009 in print edition on D5
News from around and about for September 12, 2009.
Scouting news
September 12, 2009 in print edition on D3
Scouting news for September 12, 2009.
KU vs. UTEP Head to head
September 12, 2009
People in the news
September 12, 2009 in print edition on D7
People in the news for September 12, 2009.
Nation marks Sept. 11 with volunteerism
September 12, 2009 in print edition on A3
The selfless spirit that helped mend a stricken nation eight years ago was renewed.
Reports on gender test spark outcry
September 12, 2009 in print edition on A7
Caster Semenya had heard the taunts and whispers — that she was different from other girls.
Cleveland lifts Eudora, 27-6
Oskie hammers Immac; Tongie tumbles late
September 12, 2009 in print edition on C7
Evan Cleveland sparked Eudora football to a 27-6 victory over De Soto.
Club newsstaff
September 12, 2009 in print edition on D5
Club news for September 12, 2009.
Military news
September 12, 2009 in print edition on D3
Military news for September 12, 2009.
FCE news
September 12, 2009 in print edition on D3
FCE news for September 12, 2009.
Marines take risks with deadly game
Serviceman dies after comrade points gun at him, asks ‘Do you trust me?’
September 12, 2009 in print edition on A5
Lance Cpl. Patrick Malone was relaxing on his bunk at an Iraqi combat base when a direct superior interrupted his late-night movie.