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Eudora football turns back Spring Hill
October 5, 2013
Grant Elston gained 139 yards on 20 carries, and Andrew Ballock completed seven of 13 passes for 102 yards to lead Eudora on Saturday in high school football.
Kelley, Kenney, Lienhard to be honored
October 5, 2013
Three U.S. Olympic gold medalists and NCAA basketball champions out of Kansas University will be inducted into The State of Kansas Sports Hall of Fame today at the Boathouse in Wichita.
Baker halts slide against MNU
October 5, 2013
The No. 12-ranked Baker University football team ended its 13-game losing streak to MidAmerica Nazarene on Saturday, in a 37-20 victory, the first over the Pioneers since the 1999 season.
Riggle, wiggles highlight ‘Night
October 5, 2013
Actor Rob Riggle, who drew rave reviews for his work as host of the 2012 ESPY Awards, had a stellar encore performance at Friday’s 2013 Late Night in the Phog. By Gary Bedore
Lions take fifth place at own volleyball tournament
October 5, 2013
Lawrence High’s volleyball players weren’t looking for a change of scenery Saturday at the Joan Wells Invitational, but when the setting switched, they didn’t let it get them down. By Benton Smith
Chiefs set for Titans
October 5, 2013
This is an early AFC showdown. And that’s the beauty of offseason decisions paying off immediately in wins. The Kansas City Chiefs are riding high with new coach Andy Reid and new quarterback Alex Smith. One of the NFL’s last undefeated teams, the Chiefs are only the second franchise in league history to start 4-0 after losing at least 14 games the year before. Reid found a locker room filled with players eager to do whatever it took to move past last season’s 2-14 record.
Sporting K.C. blanks Columbus, 1-0
October 5, 2013
Ike Opara scored in the 17th minute, and Sporting Kansas City beat the Columbus Crew, 1-0, on Saturday night.
The force of reading is strong at the library’s Star Wars Reads
October 5, 2013
The Lawrence Public Library and Creates Lawrence don’t want reading to be something children did a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. So on Saturday, they used the classic saga “Star Wars” to promote reading. By Luke Ranker
Notebook: Tony Pierson injured; Weis not upset KU fans left early
October 5, 2013
As if the numbers on the scoreboard were not bad enough, the worst news for the Kansas University football team after Saturday’s 54-16 loss to No. 20 Texas Tech may have come in the form of an injury to one of its top players. By Matt Tait
Seeing red: Charlie Weis ‘not content with anything’ after KU’s 54-16 loss to Texas Tech
October 5, 2013
The Kansas football team was left trying to explain what went wrong in a game in which the home team raced out to a 10-0 lead and then fell flat. By Matt Tait• Box score
Game Balls and Gassers: Texas Tech
October 5, 2013
Candidates for Game Balls and Gassers following Kansas’ 54-16 loss to Texas Tech …
Opinion: Fake punt a risk not worth taking
October 5, 2013
It certainly wasn’t difficult to pinpoint the moment the tide turned in Kansas’ 54-16 loss to Texas Tech on Saturday, Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan writes.• Box score
Texas Tech wins, but loses quarterback
October 5, 2013
Texas Tech freshman quarterback Baker Mayfield completed 33 of 51 passes for 368 yards, no touchdowns and one interception before suffering a right knee injury late in the third quarter. By Gary Bedore
Charlie Weis: Tony Pierson could miss ‘substantial’ time with head injury
October 5, 2013
Kansas receiver Tony Pierson could miss extended time after suffering a head injury in the third quarter, KU coach Charlie Weis said in his press conference following the Jayhawks’ 54-16 loss to Texas Tech on Saturday.
Line-cutting, mobbing has KU Athletics reviewing Late Night admittance protocol
October 5, 2013
Kansas Athletics will be examining its admittance procedure to future Late Night in the Phog events after many fans complained about a lack of crowd control, line cutting and mobbing at the entrance of Allen Fieldhouse on Friday. By Stephen Montemayor
Hayrides, goat’s milk, alpacas featured in annual Kaw Valley Farm Tour
October 5, 2013
The ninth annual Kaw Valley Farm Tour this weekend offers tours of 27 farms in northeast Kansas. Visitors can purchase $10 tickets per carload and fill the day with stops at farms featuring produce, honey, goat milk, pumpkins and other goods. Tickets for Sunday are available at kawvalleyfarmtour.org, along with a map of the participating Northeast Kansas farms. By Stephen Montemayor
KU women kick off season with nods to past, hope for future
October 5, 2013
For the Kansas University women’s basketball newcomers, Late Night in the Phog represented the chance finally to kick off their time as Jayhawks. By Matt Tait
Dunks, anticipation and heat higher than ever at Late Night
October 5, 2013
More than 16,300 fans who were shoehorned into Allen Fieldhouse for the 29th-annual Late Night in the Phog shared an unexpected group sauna Friday night in KU’s tradition-rich building. By Gary Bedore
Opinion: 2013-14 Jayhawks’ ceiling limitless if …
October 5, 2013
The 2013-14 Kansas University men’s basketball team looked like a Sweet 16 squad to one set of eyes on Friday at Late Night in the Phog. But if two developments occur throughout the course of the season, KU could blossom into the school to beat heading into March Madness. Column by Tom Keegan
Lions share load in 16-7 win
October 5, 2013
The way sophomore quarterback Alan Clothier and senior running back Drew Green tore up the field behind Lawrence High’s offensive line Friday night at Shawnee Mission North District Stadium, gashing the Shawnee Mission Northwest defense drive after drive, one would assume either of the Lions’ yeomen would be rewarded with a touchdown carry in Lawrence’s 16-7 road victory. By Benton Smith
KU football recruit from SMW dies following stroke
October 5, 2013
Shawnee Mission West standout Andre Maloney, who committed to play football at Kansas University, died Friday after suffering a stroke in a game on Thursday. By Matt Tait
Notebook: Texas Tech to test KU ‘D’
October 5, 2013
Even though Kansas University already has three nonconference football games in the books, today’s 11 a.m. match-up with No. 20 Texas Tech might feel like the opener for the Kansas defense. By Matt Tait
25 years ago: Antifreeze prices rise as temperatures drop
October 5, 2013
“It’s simply on a week-to-week basis when the truck comes in.”
40 years ago: Humane Society asks city to require rabies vaccine for cats
October 5, 2013
Commissioners met for an hour and a half to discuss the issue of strengthening and improving the city dog and cat ordinance.
Letter: Not representative
October 5, 2013
Sen. Jerry Moran’s quote in a recent Journal-World story blames President Obama and Democrats for refusing “to come to the table and work toward a responsible solution with those who disagree with them.”
Letter: Chaos in store
October 5, 2013
Now we shall see just how stupid these tea party Republicans are.
Letter: Not representative
October 5, 2013
To the editor:
Horoscopes for Oct. 5
October 5, 2013
For Saturday, Oct. 5 This year you head in a new direction, and you make the most of a sudden opportunity. If you are single, you might want to date rather than commit to one person. If you are attached, the two of you enjoy making public appearances together, but make sure you have plenty of one-on-one time, too.
Faith Forum: At college, is it OK to bring up religion in my dorm, scholarship hall, fraternity or sorority?
October 5, 2013
Justin Jenkins, Velocity Church, and Rev. Dr. Ira DeSpain, Baker University, answer.
100 years ago: ‘Go-to-Church Sunday;’ young pony thieves sentenced; KU beanie ‘war’ continues
October 5, 2013
“Many persons who have grown rather lax in the matter of church attendance have signified their intention of going to church on next Sunday.”
Letter: Chaos in store
October 5, 2013
To the editor:
Opinion: Who shut Johnny out of the parks?
October 5, 2013
Washington — The Obamacare/shutdown battle has spawned myriad myths. The most egregious concern the substance of the fight, the identity of the perpetrators and the origins of the current eruption.
Letter: Ben Franklin was right
October 5, 2013
To the editor:
Opinion: Who shut Johnny out of the parks?
October 5, 2013
The Obamacare/shutdown battle has spawned myriad myths. The most egregious concern the substance of the fight, the identity of the perpetrators and the origins of the current eruption.
Letter: Ben Franklin was right
October 5, 2013
I think it was Ben Franklin who once said “You either build schools or you build prisons.”
Saturday Column: Review of universities must be taken seriously
October 5, 2013 in print edition on A3
In the next week or so a group of Kansas legislators will begin a tour of each of the Kansas Regents’ six institutions: Kansas University, Kansas State, Wichita State, Fort Hays State, Emporia State and Pittsburg State, along with the Kansas University Medical Center.