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Seabury football wins, 62-60
September 21, 2013
Patrick Gutierrez scored on a 32-yard pass from Joe Simpson with 1:41 remaining to put Seabury ahead, then scored on a 31-yard interception return with 56 seconds left to preserve the Seahawks’ 62-60 victory over Independence Home School in high school football Friday night.
Benedictine upends Baker
September 21, 2013
No. 14 Benedictine ended No. 8 Baker University’s seven-game winning streak, 42-28, on Saturday.
Seabury sweeps volleyball tri
September 21, 2013
Bishop Seabury Academy claimed a pair of volleyball victories at a triangular Friday at Seabury.
Veritas volleyball 2-1 at Salina
September 21, 2013
Veritas Christian went 2-1 on Saturday in a volleyball quadrangular.
LHS runners 2nd, 4th at Heights
September 21, 2013
Lawrence High’s boys placed second and the LHS girls took fourth Saturday in the Shawnee Heights cross country invitational.
Sporting KC turns back Toronto, 2-1
September 21, 2013
C.J. Sapong scored twice to lead Sporting Kansas City to a 2-1 victory Saturday that extended Toronto FC’s winless streak to eight games.
Free State cross country teams rule meet
September 21, 2013
Free State’s girls occupied three of the top four spots in the 4K race, and FSHS won the boys team title at the Baldwin Invitational. By Benton Smith
Garza baffles Royals
September 21, 2013
Matt Garza decided it was time to stop thinking and start doing. Garza pitched eight impressive innings for his first victory in six starts, and the Texas Rangers kept close in the playoff race, beating the Kansas City Royals, 3-1, Saturday night.
Lawrence Community Shelter buzzes with music, magic and art
September 21, 2013
Members of the Percolator Arts Caravan, a local art initiative that takes art activities to rural areas, were at the Lawrence Community Shelter today with a bucket drum workshop, paper flower and hat making booths, and a magician. The event was meant to build a sense of community within the shelter, which serves those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
Opinion: Matthew Wyman earns rock-star status with clutch kick
September 21, 2013
Matthew Wyman — in the bleachers a year ago and the most anonymous player in camp a few months ago — made a name for himself with Saturday’s game-winning kick, Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan writes.• Box score• Weis postgame audio
Notebook: TE Jimmay Mundine responds to benching; KU shuffles offensive line
September 21, 2013
He may have started the game on the bench, but Kansas University junior tight end Jimmay Mundine was on the field when it mattered most. By Matt Tait
KU Band Day marches on, even without parade
September 21, 2013
Marching band music boomed especially loudly from Memorial Stadium today as hundreds of aspiring musicians took the field with the University of Kansas Marching Jayhawks. Despite not having the traditional parade, Band Day still a success for KU marching band and high school bands. By Luke Ranker
Key fumbles by key players doom Lousiana Tech
September 21, 2013
The unthinkable happened as Louisiana Tech sophomore running back Kenneth Dixon carried the football to Kansas University’s five-yard line with a minute-and-a-half left and the score knotted at 10 on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. By Gary Bedore
Turning a corner? KU finally wins close one in improbable 13-10 victory over LA Tech
September 21, 2013
At a school like Kansas, where wins and feel-good moments have been hard to come by, Saturday’s come-from-behind win in front of 39,823 fans at Memorial Stadium may have been just what the program needed. By Matt Tait• Box score• Weis postgame audio
Game Balls and Gassers: LA Tech
September 21, 2013
Candidates for Game Balls and Gassers following Kansas’ 13-10 victory over LA Tech on Saturday.
Firebirds storm back after half, hold on, 28-26
September 21, 2013
Joe Dineen was convinced he and his Free State High football teammates knew exactly what Olathe East was about to run on a critical two-point conversion Friday night at FSHS. By Benton Smith
Signature victory slips away from Lions in last-minute, 14-13 loss
September 21, 2013
A late play by quarterback Nyle Anderson might have gone down in Lawrence High football lore had the Lions been able to hold off No. 1-ranked Shawnee Mission West in Friday’s 14-13 loss at SM South District Stadium. By Jesse Newell
Area football roundup: Eudora beats De Soto
September 21, 2013
Eudora High held De Soto to 47 yards of total offense, and Andrew Ballock scored on a three-yard run with 4:32 remaining in a 7-0 victory on Friday.
Veritas football falls, 46-0
September 21, 2013
Frankfort raced to a 22-point first-quarter lead and defeated Veritas Christian School, 46-0, in high school football Friday night.
KU soccer tops S.D. State, 2-1
September 21, 2013
Kansas University junior defender Haley Yearout scored her first career goal in the 75th minute, and the Jayhawks beat South Dakota State, 2-1, in nonconference soccer Friday at Fishback Soccer Park.
Jayhawks survive tougher, condensed Boot Camp
September 21, 2013
Kansas University senior Tarik Black and the rest of his Jayhawk teammates completed the five-day Bill Self Basketball Boot Camp on Friday. By Gary Bedore
Opinion: KU must get football to playmakers … a lot
September 21, 2013
Kansas University’s football team is at its best when the Jayhawks’ star backfield gets the football on offense. If KU wants to win comfortably against Louisiana Tech today, James Sims, Tony Pierson, Darrian Miller and Brandon Bourbon should combine for over 50 touches, at least. Column by Tom Keegan
Faith Forum: Where in the human body is the soul located?
September 21, 2013
The Rev. Tom Brady and the Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey answer.
25 years ago: Traffic flow discussed for new riverfront project
September 21, 2013
It was estimated that mall would bring an additional 9,600 vehicle trips to the area on a typical weekday.
40 years ago: KU Band Day to be ‘largest in recent years’
September 21, 2013
KU was to host 91 bands from Kansas and Missouri.
Letter: Core standards
September 21, 2013 in print edition on A10
I appreciated Journal-World reporting (Sept. 17), regarding a resolution by Kansas Republicans to block adoption of the national Common Core curriculum standards for schools. The resolution requires our outrage.  
Collect all seven: Banned books trading cards to be released one day at a time
September 21, 2013
By the end of Banned Books Week, Lawrencians will have been able to collect a full set of this year’s banned books trading cards. The Lawrence Public Library will release one of the seven winning cards per day throughout the week, Sunday through Sept. 28.
Saturday Column: Benghazi questions undermine Obama’s credibility
September 21, 2013
It’s been more than a year since a U.S. ambassador and three others were killed in the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya.
Royals trip Texas, 2-1
September 21, 2013
Neftali Feliz walked Alcides Escobar on four pitches with the bases loaded and two outs in the eighth inning Friday night, giving the Kansas City Royals a 2-1 victory over the Texas Rangers in the opener of an important three-game series between teams in the playoff race.
Chiefs relish rare 3-0 beginning
September 21, 2013
Jamaal Charles hasn’t forgotten the nightmare that was last season, making the first words out of his mouth in describing the Kansas City Chiefs’ perfect start quite appropriate.
100 years ago: Betting on horse races? Not at Douglas County Fair
September 21, 2013
“The sheriff’s office could be relied upon to do its part to enforce the state’s anti-betting law.”
Opinion: Shooting raises mental health issues
September 21, 2013 in print edition on A10
In the liberal remake of “Casablanca,” the police captain comes upon the scene of the shooting and orders his men to “round up the usual weapons.”
Horoscopes for Sept. 21
September 21, 2013
For Saturday, Sept. 21 This year you often go from being cautious to impulsive, and then back to cautious again. You have a lot going for you— more than you’ve had in many years. If you are single, and you wish to change your status, know that you can. If you are attached, the two of you will achieve one of your major long-term goals.