Archive for Wednesday, November 14, 2012

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12:49 a.m.
Kansas players Elijah Johnson, left, Jamari Traylor and Perry Ellis make their way off the court after losing to Michigan State on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. KU drops down-to-the-wire thriller with Michigan State
November 13, 2012
Travis Releford’s last-gasp three-pointer missed, and Kansas University fell to Michigan State, 67-64, on Tuesday at the Georgia Dome. By Gary Bedore • Box score • KU coach Bill Self audio • Jeff Withey and Elijah Johnson audio • Jamari Traylor tops ratings
6:00 a.m.
Kansas forward Perry Ellis looks to pass around Michigan State center Adreian Payne during the first half, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. Opinion: Perry Ellis will get the hang of banging
November 13, 2012
Perry Ellis used beyond-his-years basketball skills to lead Wichita Heights High to four consecutive state titles. But he never had faced a band of bruisers akin to Michigan State’s big men and his long night amounted to a valuable basketball education. By Tom Keegan
10:00 a.m.
The proposed site plan for the Rock Chalk Park Sports Complex in northwest Lawrence. City takes step toward committing to rec center
November 14, 2012
City commissioners at their weekly meeting took their biggest step yet toward committing to a $25 million city recreation center/youth fieldhouse in northwest Lawrence after about 35 KU student-athletes and a host of other community members told stories of how the community’s indoor recreation spaces were sorely lacking. By Chad Lawhorn
2:00 p.m.
Former KU student Egor Agafonov in summer 2011 on Russky Island, Vladivostok City, Russia. Dreaming of America
November 14, 2012
Residing in Russia, former KU athlete Egor Agafonov wants a permanent home in Kansas for his family. Based on his track record of setting goals and reaching them, chances are good Agafonov will get his wish, but given the bureaucratic hurdles he has to get over, he knows there is no guarantee that he’ll achieve his American dream. By Tom Keegan
6:00 p.m.
Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis holds a news conference at KU on Wednesday, August 1, 2012, the day before the Jayhawks’ fall camp starts. Weis spoke about the team’s depth chart and his eagerness for the season to start, saying, “I’m more motivated than I’ve ever been.” Weis hopes packed house will honor KU football seniors Saturday night
3:02 p.m., November 13, 2012 Updated 11:47 p.m.
KU football coach Charlie Weis is passionate about his first bunch of KU seniors, which will play the final home games of their careers Saturday at Memorial Stadium against Iowa State. Tuesday, the first-year coach shared his thoughts on why these guys are so important to him and the program. By Matt Tait
10:00 p.m.
Wichita North senior and Kansas University recruit Conner Frankamp is pictured on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, at Pleasant Valley Middle School in Wichita, where he works out daily with his father, Marty Frankamp. Frankamp said that although he is looked at as a shooter, he is preparing to play the point if needed for KU. Conner Frankamp officially signs with KU
5:51 p.m., November 14, 2012 Updated 12:27 a.m.
Conner Frankamp, a 6-foot, 160-pound guard from Wichita, officially signed a National Letter of Intent to play men’s basketball at Kansas, head coach Bill Self announced Wednesday.

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Conner Frankamp officially signs with KU
Self: Wichita product ‘one of the best guards we have recruited since we’ve been here’
05:51 p.m., November 14, 2012 Updated 12:27 a.m.
Conner Frankamp, a 6-foot, 160-pound guard from Wichita, officially signed a National Letter of Intent to play men’s basketball at Kansas, head coach Bill Self announced Wednesday.
Editorial: Quick resolution
It was nice to see the question of a potential gravesite quickly resolved so a planned development can move forward.
November 14, 2012
For once it didn’t involve late-night meetings, teeth-gnashing with attorneys, and city and county agencies conferring and compromising to move a Lawrence development project a step forward.