Archive for Saturday, October 27, 2012

Also from October 27

Births
Couples
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Class 6A state cross country Veritas volleyball vs. Wichita Kansas v. Texas football
Podcasts
Polls
Are you dressing up for Halloween this year?

Poll results

Response Percent
No way, I’m too old
 
51%
No, I’m too busy
 
22%
Yes, I’m young at heart
 
13%
Yes, I never miss a chance to have fun
 
12%
Total 436

Lead stories

1:18 a.m.
Free State players celebrate with offensive lineman Cody Standclift, after Stanclift intercepted a batted pass and ran it in for a touchdown against Lawrence High during the fourth quarter on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 at Lawrence High. Crucial interception helps Free State defeat rival Lawrence High
October 26, 2012
Free State defensive lineman Cody Stanclift intercepted a fourth-quarter pass before returning it seven yards for a decisive touchdown in the City Showdown, setting the stage for a 28-14 FSHS victory, which clinched the District 1 championship for the Firebirds. By Benton Smith
6:00 a.m.

Fraternity members of Alpha Tau Omega Josh Cook, left, and Sean Jones carry a banner to help kick off the 2012 KU Homecoming parade Friday on Jayhawk Boulevard. Time marches on in homecoming parade
October 27, 2012
Hundreds braved the 30 degree weather to watch the parade along Jayhawk Boulevard and attend the pep rally afterward at the Adams Alumni Center to celebrate KU’s 100th homecoming. The parade began with the KU Band, followed by international students bearing the flags of their country and Kansas University runner and Olympian Diamond Dixon. By Adam Strunk
4:50 p.m.
Deflated Kansas defenders Greg Brown (5) and Bradley McDougald (24) make their way off the field following the Jayhawks' heartbreaking 21-17 loss to Texas on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 at Memorial Stadium. Not our time’: KU can’t close out lead, falls 21-17 to Texas
October 27, 2012
A heavy Kansas rushing attack wasn’t enough, as Texas backup quarterback Case McCoy led Texas to a touchdown with 12 seconds left as the Jayhawks fell, 21-17, to the Longhorns. By Matt Tait
6:00 p.m.
Alicia Erickson spends part of her Saturday volunteering at the Lawrence Humane Society where she played with cats as part of Make A Difference Day. Volunteers across Lawrence set out to make a difference
October 27, 2012
More than 70 volunteers turned out Saturday for Make a Difference Day, and there was plenty of dog washing, leaf raking and hard work for all of them. By Ian Cummings

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