Archive for Friday, October 4, 2013

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1:00 a.m.
Richard Gwin/Journal World Photo.Members of the  Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and  Alpha Chi Omega, sorority helped kick off the 2013 KU Homecoming Parade through downtown Lawrence on Thursday October 3, 2013. Jayhawks and zombies make for an ever-so-Lawrence homecoming parade
October 3, 2013
Peppy cheerleaders, elaborate floats, eager college students and bloody zombies marched down Massachusetts Street last night as the Kansas University homecoming parade and seventh annual Lawrence zombie walk brought an interesting mix of Jayhawk and Lawrence pride to downtown. By Caitlin Doornbos
11:41 a.m.
Lawrence High's Ian Gabel (15) and Jakob Burdett (6) celebrate Gabel's goal during Lawrence High's soccer match against Free State Thursday at LHS. The Lions won, 2-0. LHS soccer shuts out FSHS in City Showdown
October 4, 2013
Maybe Lawrence High’s Parker Davies was due some good fortune. After sitting out most of the last three weeks with an ankle injury, the Lawrence High senior knocked in a deflected goal that put Thursday’s game out of reach, as the Lions took a 2-0 victory over crosstown rival Free State in front of an overflow crowd at LHS. By Jesse Newell
5:52 p.m.
Fans rush through the front doors of Allen Fieldhouse to get a good seat for Late Night in the Phog Friday. Fans gather, wait overnight, for Late Night in the Phog
5:35 p.m., October 4, 2013 Updated 9:54 p.m.
Jayhawk fans erupted into cheers at every chance they got Friday night in Allen Fieldhouse. Applause, yelps and the sounds of noisemakers greeted everything from a Simon Says contest to Bill Self’s speech about the upcoming season. Somewhere between the women’s basketball players dancing to “U Can’t Touch This” by MC Hammer and comedian Rob Riggle being carried onto the court on a white throne, the 16,000 fans experienced more than a bit of ridiculousness at the 29th annual Late Night in the Phog, a variety show and scrimmage that serves as the opening to the 2013-2014 Kansas University basketball season. By Nikki Wentling

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