Bermel 6th at golf invite
September 17, 2014
Free State’s Emily Bermel shot an 87 to tie for sixth place to lead all city high school entrants at the Shawnee Mission South Golf Invitational on Tuesday at Deer Creek.
FSHS soccer ties SM West
September 17, 2014
Daniel Clarke and Heitor Nazareth each scored a goal as Free State tied Shawnee Mission West, 2-2 in 2 OTs, in Sunflower League soccer on Tuesday.
LHS soccer plays to 0-0 draw
September 17, 2014
Lawrence High’s boys soccer players were proud of their play against Olathe Northwest on Tuesday but won’t have much to show for it. By Bobby Nightengale
Seabury volleyball finally tops Veritas
September 17, 2014
Late in the third set of a rivalry volleyball match Tuesday between Bishop Seabury and Veritas Christian, Seabury junior Taylor Hodge knew she and her teammates needed to dig deep in order to defeat the Eagles. By Chris Duderstadt
Vegas prep relishes visit from Self
September 17, 2014
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self and assistant Kurtis Townsend held an in-home visit with Las Vegas Bishop Gorman High senior Stephen Zimmerman on Monday night. By Gary Bedore
Column: Wide receivers aren’t problem for KU
September 17, 2014
It doesn’t really matter why things keep going awry, just that they do. And when bad things keep happening to the same team, year after year, the problem isn’t what happens, it’s why it keeps happening. By Tom Keegan
Must-win: Weis says CMU game ‘critical’
September 17, 2014
With an overall record of 5-21 in his two-plus seasons as Kansas University football coach, Charlie Weis knows that every game from here on out is big for the future of the program. By Matt Tait
KU men second at Ram Masters
September 17, 2014
Kansas University golfer Chase Hanna placed second, and KU placed second as a team at the Ram Masters Invitational on Tuesday at the Fort Collins Country Club.
DiMarco paces KU women’s golf
September 17, 2014
Kansas University senior Gabriella DiMarco tied for sixth, and the KU women’s golf team placed third at the Minnesota Invitational on Tuesday at the Minikahda Club.
Editorial: Deserving honor
Another group of deserving business leaders soon will join the Lawrence Business Hall of Fame.
September 17, 2014
The Lawrence Business Hall of Fame will induct another outstanding group of local business leaders at its annual tribute dinner on Oct. 8.
Opinion: U.S. boots are already on the ground
September 17, 2014
Here’s a national-security riddle: How can President Obama provide limited military support on the ground to help “degrade and ultimately destroy” the Islamic State without formally violating his pledge not to send U.S. combat troops? The answer may lie in the legal alchemy known as “Title 50.”
Royals fall to Sox, miss chance to gain
September 17, 2014
Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis both gave up runs for the first time in nearly three months as the Kansas City Royals’ dominant bullpen was touched up Tuesday night in a 7-5 loss to the Chicago White Sox.
Chiefs hit hard by injuries
September 17, 2014
By the time the Kansas City Chiefs failed to get into the end zone on fourth down, trailing by a touchdown in Denver, they weren’t just on the brink of another loss.
Katherine Boo speaks on approach to writing “Behind the Beautiful Forevers”
September 16, 2014
Award-winning journalist Katherine Boo appeared in front of 200 people Tuesday at Kansas University to discuss the strategy and difficulty behind the reporting that resulted in her first book, which chronicles life in a Mumbai slum.
Lawrence group expects to oppose sales tax proposal for police headquarters
September 16, 2014
Lawrence voters should expect an active voice of opposition to a proposed sales tax to fund an approximately $28 million police headquarters project. What’s still unclear is how loud and large the opposition group will be. By Chad Lawhorn
Lawrence OKs use of public parking spaces for downtown bank
September 16, 2014
A downtown bank has won approval to use a pair of public parking spaces to temporarily serve as a makeshift drive-thru lane. By Chad Lawhorn
KU employees: Social media policy putting damper on expression
September 16, 2014
Kansas University faculty and student representatives Tuesday said they believed the state’s social media policy was stifling freedom of speech. By Scott Rothschild
Pedestrian struck by vehicle on Tennessee Street
06:22 p.m., September 16, 2014 Updated 09:32 p.m.
A pedestrian was taken to the hospital after being hit by a vehicle on Tennessee Street Tuesday afternoon, police dispatchers said.
KU teacher: ‘Mind-blowing’ discovery invigorates interest in astronomy
September 16, 2014
Kansas University associate professor Gregory Rudnick was glad when the recent discovery of a distant galaxy in the process of forming made the news. The “mind-blowing” factor of such discoveries always helps invigorate the public’s interest in astronomy, and that’s a good thing, said Rudnick, who teaches physics and astronomy at KU. By Sara Shepherd
Demonstrators sit outside Strong Hall to protest KU’s handling of sexual assault investigations
02:43 p.m., September 16, 2014 Updated 03:02 p.m.
About 25 students and others on Tuesday sat down outside the administrative offices of Kansas University to protest what they said was an inadequate response to alleged sexual assaults on campus. By Scott Rothschild

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