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Seabury drops 11-man debut
October 6, 2013
Bishop Seabury Academy received a rude introduction to 11-man football on Saturday.
Texas soccer clips KU, 1-0
October 6, 2013
Texas sophomore Aaron Strawser’s goal with less than four minutes remaining lifted the Longhorns to a 1-0 Big 12 soccer victory over Kansas University on Sunday at the Jayhawk Soccer Complex.
Ex-Jayhawks join state Hall of Fame
October 6, 2013
Three members of the 1952 Kansas University men’s basketball national championship team — Al Kelley, Bob Kenney and Bill Lienhard — were inducted into The State of Kansas Sports Hall of Fame on Sunday at the Wichita Boathouse.
Jayhawks lament lack of consistency
October 6, 2013
Embarrassed by their latest performance and upset that they looked powerless to stop the onslaught, the Kansas University football players who suffered a 54-16 loss to No. 20 Texas Tech at Memorial Stadium on Saturday were not shy in explaining where the team must go from here. By Matt Tait
Kansas hoops recruit Kelly Oubre feels ‘love’
October 6, 2013
Blue-chip high school basketball wing Kelly Oubre told reporters at last weekend’s USA Basketball developmental camp in Colorado that he had an amazing time at Friday’s Late Night in the Phog. By Gary Bedore
Pretty ugly: Chiefs imperfect, but still unbeaten
October 6, 2013
Being perfect is what matters most in the NFL, as Chiefs coach Andy Reid knows only too well. No matter how ugly some of those wins may be.
Opinion: Kansas football making same mistakes
October 6, 2013
Blowouts happen, but when they feature so many of the same issues that have eaten at the football team getting blown out all year, it’s especially disturbing. You have to wonder why things keep getting worse. By Tom Keegan
United Way packs 40,000 meals for hungry
460 volunteers participate
October 6, 2013
About 460 people showed up to the United Way of Douglas County’s Great Start Pack 2013 event to prepare 40,000 beans and rice meals. By Elliot Hughes
Bras Across the Kaw draws attention to fight against breast cancer
October 6, 2013
The hundreds of bras you see lining the guardrail of the Kansas River bridge aren’t there purely for decoration, though they’re bedazzled with countless colors and styles of paint, buttons and ribbons. The temporary addition to the bridge has a dual purpose: to make a statement for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to promote Health Care Access, a clinic that provides health services to residents in Douglas County who are below the poverty line. By Nikki Wentling
Owner shows off Cadillac at antique car show
October 6, 2013
Fred Klafta sat next to his 1953 Cadillac Series 62 at the 41st Annual Antique Car Show on Sunday, willing and eager to to talk about the car that has been in his family for more than 50 years. Klafta knew every repair his father, Casimir, made to the car before his death in 2005, and he can tell of the grand plans he still has in store. By Nikki Wentling
25 years ago: Second Kansas plant species listed as threatened
October 6, 2013
The listing only affected the milkweed that was growing on federal property.
Letter: Shame on state
October 6, 2013
My God, it is unbelievable that David Guth’s career should be in jeopardy because of something he said, or tweeted.
Kansas volleyball rolls at Baylor
October 6, 2013
Junior outside hitter Sara McClinton drilled one of the final kills for Kansas University, wrapping up a performance that powered her team to a four-set win at Baylor on Saturday afternoon, 25-16, 23-25, 25-22, 25-17.
FSHS runners first at Newton
October 6, 2013
Free State High’s Bailey Sullivan, Emily Venters and Claire Sanner went 1-2-3 in the girls individual standings, and the Firebirds won both team titles at the Newton Cross Country Invitational on Saturday at Centennial Park.
KU cross country wins at Rim Rock
October 6, 2013
Kansas University senior Josh Munsch ran to his first collegiate victory and helped lead the Jayhawks’ men’s cross country team to its second win of the season Saturday at the Rim Rock Classic.
Letter: Lightning danger
October 6, 2013
After a lightning strike resulted in the destruction of Hoch Auditorium in the early 1990s, Kansas taxpayers had to pay millions of dollars to rebuild the building because KU was self-insured. Now virtually all buildings on Mount Oread have lightning rods.
Letter: Shame on state
October 6, 2013
It is unbelievable that David Guth’s career should be in jeopardy because of something he said, or tweeted.
Letter: Lightning danger
October 6, 2013
It has come to my attention that four tall city-owned buildings do not have lightning rods: City Hall, the Community Health Facility, Lawrence Memorial Hospital and the Lawrence Arts Center. Also, the plans for the new library do not include lightning rods.
Seabury volleyball 1-3 at Wellsville
October 6, 2013
Seabury Academy’s volleyball team went 1-3 on Saturday at the Wellsville tournament.
40 years ago: Repaving, not repair, in store for Kaw River bridge
October 6, 2013
The consultants were recommending construction of twin 28-foot roadways with sidewalks on the outside and a bicycle path between the roadways.
Horoscopes for Oct. 6
October 6, 2013
For Sunday, Oct. 6 This year you often will come up with fun ideas. If you are single, count on an unusual seductiveness that will attract more than one potential sweetie. If you are attached, be sure to dote on your partner.
2013 Phoenix Awards: Ceramist tells a story through figures, textures
October 6, 2013
Ben Ahlvers has something to say. And between working fulltime as the Lawrence Arts Center’s exhibitions director, being a dad of two and organizing community arts events, he’s in his studio making clay do the talking. By Sara Shepherd
Historic horse inspires Mexican artist’s installation-in-progress at Spencer Museum
October 6, 2013
Kansas University’s most famous equine resident is an integral figure in an art installation evolving now at the Spencer Museum of Art. The story of Comanche, the sole U.S. Army survivor left on the field of the Battle of Little Big Horn, captivated and inspired the museum’s new international artist in residence, Diego Teo of Mexico City.
100 years ago: KU wins season’s first football game in spite of rain, mud
October 6, 2013
“Kansas enthusiasm was not dampened in the least although many a loyal Jayhawker subjected his anatomy to moistening.”
LHS runners fifth at Seaman
October 6, 2013
Lawrence High’s boys cross country team took fifth place Saturday at the Topeka Seaman Invitational, while the LHS girls finished ninth.
Opinion: An opportunity on political speech
October 6, 2013
The Supreme Court must feel as though it is plowing an ocean as it repeatedly reminds Congress that the anodyne label “campaign finance reform” can encompass a multitude of sins.
Editorial: Stadium success
Let’s hope the expansion of KU’s stadium goes smoothly and contributes to what should be the university’s top priority: academics.
October 6, 2013
Recent news stories tell of planning for the renovation and expansion of Kansas University’s Memorial Stadium, the seventh oldest collegiate stadium in the country.
Lawhorn’s Lawrence: Rowing on the river and reconnecting with it too
October 6, 2013
Kansas University Rowing Coach Rob Catloth hopes Lawrence residents begin to appreciate the stretch of the Kansas River along Burcham Park as more than just a great place to row. He hopes they recognize it simply as a great place. By Chad Lawhorn
Roadwork: Construction planned this week
October 6, 2013
City construction projects are now mapped at lawks.us/construction-map.
Democrats sense a chance of defeating Republican Kobach in secretary of state’s race
October 6, 2013
It’s not often that a race for a low-profile statewide office in Kansas generates national interest. But the 2014 campaign for Kansas secretary of state will. By Scott Rothschild