Gardner scores 30, but Jayhawks fall to Alabama
November 22, 2014
On a night star senior forward Chelsea Gardner delivered 30 points and Kansas University’s women’s basketball team made 51 percent of its field goals, coach Bonnie Henrickson would like to think her team had done enough to leave Allen Fieldhouse with a victory.
Firebirds eliminated in state semifinals
November 22, 2014
Free State High’s football players knew they needed to limit Hutchinson senior running back Blaik Middleton to reach the Class 6A state championship game. It didn’t happen.
Chiefs add receiver Avant
November 22, 2014
The Chiefs signed veteran Jason Avant on Friday to help a beleaguered and injury-prone group of wide receivers, reuniting him with Andy Reid, his longtime coach in Philadelphia.
Kansas swimmer Miller wins twice
November 22, 2014
Twenty-two season-best marks were posted by the Kansas University swim team, Friday, at the first day of the Kansas Classic at Topeka.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Nov. 21, 2014
November 22, 2014
Here’s a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.
Saturday Column: Brownback must acknowledge error, alter course
November 21, 2014
The headlines tell the story: “Kansas Budget Report: $715 M gap through ‘16” The sub headline, “$279 million in cuts must come out of current year budget.” Kansas and its citizens are facing serious fiscal consequences, and, at the same time, Gov. Sam Brownback has a unique opportunity to display leadership, courage and a deep, genuine concern for the welfare of Kansas.
Alabama knocks off KU women at Allen Fieldhouse
November 21, 2014
Chelsea Gardner scored 30 points and three other Kansas University women’s basketball players produced double-digit point totals against Alabama Friday night at Allen Fieldhouse, but the Jayhawks couldn’t get the stops they needed late in an 85-80 loss to the Crimson Tide.
GAMEDAY BREAKDOWN: A look at Saturday’s Kansas-Oklahoma football game
Update from Norman: Kickoff has been pushed back from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
November 21, 2014
Here’s a look at Saturday’s Kansas-Oklahoma football game.
LiveWell Lawrence celebrates sixth anniversary with grants, awards
November 21, 2014
LiveWell Lawrence celebrated its sixth birthday by giving gifts to others. The wellness coalition, whose goal is to make it easier for Douglas County residents to eat healthy foods, be physically active and live tobacco free, awarded five Culture of Health Action Awards and 10 grants at a celebration breakfast Friday morning at the Eldridge Hotel.
Lawmakers study pros and cons of moving municipal elections to November
November 21, 2014
An interim committee is studying proposals to move municipal elections from the spring to November, and possibly making them partisan. Many Douglas County officials think that’s a bad idea, but they do say there are other options to increase voter participation. By Peter Hancock
Creativity not just for creative types, KU business students learn
November 21, 2014
Cindy Maude, CEO of Lawrence-based marketing agency Callahan Creek, gave the keynote address at the Kansas University School of Business celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week on Friday at the Lied Center. The theme of this year’s event was Creativity and the Entrepreneurial Mindset. “To develop great, innovative products or services, you have to be creative,” Maude said. By Sara Shepherd
Lawrence Humane Society offering cats with lowered adoption fees over Thanksgiving
November 21, 2014
The Lawrence Humane Society will offer large discounts on adoption fees for cats during its Catsgiving adoption special from Nov. 21-30.
Graham injured shoulder vs. Kentucky; hasn’t practiced
November 21, 2014
Kansas University freshman guard Devonté Graham suffered a sprained right shoulder in Tuesday’s game against Kentucky, coach Bill Self said Friday.
Sex assault task force agrees KU needs formal partnership with victim agencies
November 21, 2014
Kansas University should have a formal partnership with local victim support agencies, KU’s Sexual Assault Task Force members agreed Friday. The task force’s next step will be to draft a memorandum of understanding among KU, GaDuGi SafeCenter and the Willow Domestic Violence Center and formally recommend it to the university. By Sara Shepherd
Kansas secretary of state Kobach to seek expanded power
November 21, 2014
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says that next year he’ll revive a proposal to give his office the power to prosecute election fraud cases.
Jayhawks gather in gym for 6 a.m. practice today
Self not pleased with Thursday’s workout; today’s much better
November 21, 2014
Bill Self had his Jayhawks run through a 6 a.m. practice Friday.
Baker swears in Murray as new president
November 21, 2014
Lynne Murray was formally sworn in today as the 29th president of Baker University in a small, by-invitation-only ceremony on the Baldwin City campus. Today’s 25-minute ceremony was attended by about 20 Baker administrators, faculty, students and Baker Board of Trustees members Pat Long, who retired as Baker president in June, was on hand to present her successor with the school’s presidential medallion before Board of Trustees Chairman Richard Howell swore in Murray.
ACLU to amend gay-marriage lawsuit against Kansas
09:59 a.m., November 21, 2014 Updated 11:37 a.m.
The lawyer suing to overturn Kansas’ ban on same-sex marriage plans to amend the lawsuit to try to win state benefits for gay couples already married.
Middle school student disciplined for bringing throwing star to school
November 21, 2014
Liberty Memorial Central Middle School called police Wednesday after it was discovered that a student brought a throwing star to school.
KU to offer military mental health training
November 21, 2014
The University of Kansas is offering a military mental health first aid course.

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