Archive for Monday, January 10, 2011

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Jarvis Stirn, No. 20, right, a member of the Kansas Wheelhawks basketball team, passes the ball in a game against a Nebraska team Saturday in a wheelchair basketball tournament at Holcom Park Recreation Center. Teammate Jim Kesler, No. 32, of Sabetha, looks on from the perimeter. Wheelchair basketball tournament showcases tenacity of athletes
January 9, 2011 in print edition on 3A
Instead of squeaking shoes, there were a lot of ear-piercing metal collisions Saturday at the Holcom Park Recreation Center basketball court.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas forward Markieff Morris (21) pressures Michigan guard Stu Douglass during the first half on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011 at Crisler Arena. At left is Kansas guard Tyshawn Taylor and in back is Josh Selby. How good is KU basketball? Good question
January 10, 2011 in print edition on 1B
If not for an overtime in which Kansas University’s basketball team played like its confident, aggressive self, it might have been time to wonder just how good the Jayhawks are despite their undefeated record and No. 3 national ranking.
8:22 a.m.
Lawrence crews work to clear the sidewalks in downtown Lawrence Monday, Jan. 10, 2010. About 3 inches of snow had fallen as of 8 a.m. with perhaps 4 to 6 inches forecast for the storm. Wind chill advisory expires; Temperatures frigid through Friday
12:00 a.m., January 12, 2011 Updated 7:48 a.m. in print edition on 1A
The National Weather Service has now issued a wind chill advisory effective from 10 p.m. Tuesday through 12 p.m. Wednesday. Not only are the temperatures dropping, but highways in Douglas County are still “completely snowpacked,” “mostly snowpacked” or “partly snowpacked” as of 5 a.m.
10:00 a.m.
Andrew Berryman, front, and Ryan Liebold are sixth-graders at Corpus Christi Catholic School, 6001 Bob Billings Parkway. They can continue their studies at Corpus Christi next year as the school adds a seventh-grade class. Lawrence’s private schools study options for growth as district reconfigures
January 10, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence’s public schools aren’t the only ones bracing for major changes this year. Private schools also are making plans to add more grades, enroll more students or accommodate new programs for 2011-12, when the Lawrence public school district will be turning its junior highs into middle schools.
2:00 p.m.
Head coach Jo-el Chiles and members of the Midwest Trailblazers from Omaha, Neb., put their hands together during a timeout in their game Sunday at the Student Recreation Center on KU’s campus. Hundreds of youths from throughout the Midwest descended on Lawrence this weekend to take part in the MSP Jayhawker Classic youth basketball tournament. Jayhawker Classic proves Lawrence is premiere spot for youth sporting events
January 10, 2011 in print edition on 1A
A vibrant downtown, plenty of shopping spots and restaurants, nice facilities and more than just a little bit of basketball tradition: It all adds up to perfect place for youth sporting events, said Bob Sanner, sports marketing manager for the Lawrence Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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Bill Self clears Kansas senior Mario Little for competition
Travis Releford listed as questionable for ISU
07:26 p.m., January 10, 2011 Updated 11:57 p.m. in print edition on B1
Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self on Monday cleared senior Mario Little for competition.
Worthwhile effort
Local law enforcement deserves applause for putting new focus on breaking the cycle of domestic violence.
January 10, 2011 in print edition on A6
Domestic violence has many faces, and none of them is pretty.