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Column: Andrew Wiggins satisfies expectations at TCU
January 25, 2014
Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins scored 19 first-half points on the way to a career-high 27 in KU’s 91-69 blowout of the Horned Frogs. That’s six more points than the entire KU team scored in a half on the same floor a year ago. By Tom Keegan
TCU coach lauds Kansas and its ‘six pros’
January 25, 2014
TCU coach Trent Johnson was impressed with Kansas University’s basketball team long before Saturday night’s center jump took place at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum. By Tom Keegan
Updates scarce as family, friends await information about missing 19-year-old, week-old homicide investigation
January 25, 2014
The family of missing 19-year-old Sarah Brook Gonzales McLinn, whose disappearance led to the discovery a 52-year-old man’s dead body inside the Southwest Lawrence home they shared still awaits new information about the investigation. By Stephen Montemayor
Kansas women win Sunflower Showdown at Manhattan
Jayhawks guards lead with Gardner on bench in 2nd half
03:20 p.m., January 25, 2014 Updated 12:22 a.m.
Without its best player for a stretch that lasted more than 10 minutes in the second half Saturday afternoon at Bramlage Coliseum, Kansas University’s women’s basketball team didn’t miss a beat. By Benton Smith
WR Darious Crawley picks Kansas over Michigan State
January 25, 2014
After visiting Kansas University last weekend and hosting in-home visits with his two finalists — KU and Michigan State — during the week, wide receiver Darious Crawley orally committed to KU late Friday night.
Saralyn Reece Hardy named Spencer Museum of Art Marilyn Stokstad Director
January 25, 2014
Saralyn Reece Hardy, director of the Spencer Museum of Art on the Kansas University campus, was named the inaugural recipient of the Spencer Museum of Art Marilyn Stokstad Directorship on Friday in the first investiture ceremony to take place on KU’s Lawrence campus in the history of the school, the museum announced.
Police seeking suspect in reported stabbing Saturday outside bar
January 25, 2014
Lawrence police are looking for an unidentified man who allegedly cut or stabbed two 22-year-old men early Saturday morning outside a Lawrence bar.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 24
January 25, 2014
Here’s a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Friday, Jan. 24.
Area basketball roundup: Baldwin boys earn shot to defend tournament title
January 25, 2014
The Baldwin High School boys advanced past Bonner Springs on Friday to earn a chance to defend their Baldwin Invitational Tournament title.
Tournament schedules set for FSHS, LHS girls
January 25, 2014
The Free State High girls basketball team received no favors in its draw for the Firebird Winter Classic, which begins on Thursday.
FSHS boys advance to McPherson final
January 25, 2014
Cole Moreano scored 19 points and Khadre Lane added 16 to help Free State High’s boys basketball team top Wichita North, 67-57, on Friday night in the semifinals of the McPherson Invitational.
LHS boys outlast KCW in OT
January 25, 2014
Last week, the Lions watched their lead evaporate in the final minutes before eventually losing in overtime. Against Kansas City (Kan.) Washington on Friday at Topeka High, Lawrence’s seven-point lead disappeared in the final 2:25 of regulation. But the Lions outlasted the Wildcats for an 87-81 overtime victory in the semifinals of the Topeka Invitational Tournament. By Bobby Nightengale
KU men return to TCU mindful of last year’s loss
January 25, 2014
The Kansas University men’s basketball team has heard plenty about last year’s stunning loss to TCU leading up to tonight’s game in Fort Worth, Texas. “We have to go down there and change things and do things differently or we’ll have the same outcome,” KU newcomer Tarik Black said after watching excerpts from the loss earlier this week. By Gary Bedore
Column: Forward rotation good motivation for Ellis, Traylor
January 25, 2014
Even if not designed to do so, Kansas University coach Bill Self saying something that creates the perception that he is equally comfortable with both options at power forward — sophomores Perry Ellis and Jamari Traylor — serves to motivate both players. Column by Tom Keegan
KU, KSU women renew rivalry today
January 25, 2014
Even after playing back-to-back home games against top-10 opponents, Kansas University’s women’s basketball team isn’t expecting anything easy today when it travels to Manhattan to face rival Kansas State — a team, like KU, with a losing record. By Benton Smith
Jayhawk pole vaulters sweep top spots at Classic
January 25, 2014
Kansas University’s tradition of quality men’s pole vaulting is alive and well. Never was that more evident than Friday at the Jayhawk Classic, KU’s second indoor home meet of the season at Anschutz Pavilion. Four Jayhawks and one former Jayhawk swept the top five spots in the event, which was won by 2011 graduate Jordan Scott, the lone competitor to clear 17 feet, 4 inches. By Matt Tait
40 years ago: Two arrested in rural burglary
January 25, 2014
The two men, both 18, were arrested and held in the Douglas County Jail with bond set at $40,000 each.
25 years ago: City, mall planners disagree on late-stage design changes
January 25, 2014
Commissioners said a new artist’s rendering was “substantially” different from the original.
Kansas University receives $775,000 grant, becomes Language Training Center for military
January 25, 2014
Kansas University is now one of nine universities in the nation to be recognized by the Department of Defense as a Language Training Center. The Institute for International Education, funded by the Department of Defense, recently awarded KU $775,000 to teach languages to military personnel at two area facilities.
Letter: WSU respect
January 25, 2014
As the Wichita State University basketball team continues its winning streak, there is not much enthusiasm around the state for the Shockers. Nor was there much when they went to the finals last year. It seems as if it ends at the Sedgwick County line and can’t go any further, like a mime caught in a box he can’t escape from.
Letter: Abortion access
January 25, 2014
Forty-one years after Roe v. Wade, politicians still seem to think that they have a mandate to restrict a woman’s access to a safe and legal abortion, despite broad disapproval of these laws from nearly all demographics.
Letter: Team spirit
January 25, 2014
Regarding Judith Galas’ letter “Taking a Stand” (Jan. 22) on Rev. Dulin and his brother: You will be glad to know that many teams did take a stand back in those days.
Opinion: U.S. economy regaining global status
January 25, 2014
A funny thing happened on the way to the decline of the United States and the rise of China, Brazil and other emerging markets: Many prominent analysts began wondering if the pessimistic predictions about America were wrong — and whether it was the emerging markets that were heading for trouble.
100 years ago: KU professor injured in gas explosion at home
January 25, 2014
“It is feared that his features will be marked as a result of the accident.”
Lawrence City Commission agenda for Jan. 28 meeting
January 25, 2014
6:35 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall