Chuck Woodling

Turner Gill hiring follows a KU trend
December 15, 2009
They’re all pretty much the same, you know. Introductory news conferences inevitably contain bubbly remarks about the new hire, glowing optimism from the new man and a smattering of enamored boosters scattered among the media cameras and tape recorders.
Secret’s out: Xavier excellent
December 13, 2009
If you didn’t know it already, you found out for certain on Saturday afternoon.
Departures of Mangino, Fambrough comparable
December 8, 2009
If you think Mark Mangino resigned willingly as Kansas University’s football coach, I have some oceanfront property near Oskaloosa I’ll sell you, and I’ll throw the Tonganoxie Split in free.
Recruiting woes: Mangino’s play-calling against MU not the issue
December 1, 2009
I have to admit I often become incensed at television sports commentators. Take last Saturday’s Kansas-Missouri football contest, for example. The TV throats blistered KU coach Mark Mangino for his failure to use running plays to eat the clock late.
George, Goodrich genuine
November 25, 2009
If you don’t give a hoot about women’s basketball, shift your eyes to the latest update on Mark Mangino twisting in the Lew Perkins wind … if you haven’t already.
Firebirds’ 4-year run notable
November 17, 2009
Not many presidents have had as memorable a four-year run as Free State High football.
Lions’ drought a mystery
November 3, 2009
When it comes to high school football in Lawrence, there hasn’t been much middle ground this fall.
Kansas women’s point guards selfless
October 27, 2009
Competitiveness in the pursuit of a defined goal doesn’t always breed mutual admiration.
KU’s lost scholarships significant
October 13, 2009
From my chilly vantage point at the Kansas University soccer field, I could see Parrott Complex, the stronghold of Kansas Athletics Inc.
The real Royals ratings
12:00 a.m., October 6, 2009 Updated 03:10 p.m.
As I saunter through the newsroom, I often walk past the desk of Journal-World entertainment editor Jon Niccum.
FSHS small; so what?
September 29, 2009
Free State is the smallest Class 6A school in the state, but size doesn’t matter.
NU streak witnessed from start
September 26, 2009
When I read that Nebraska University would celebrate its 300th straight football sellout tonight, I was hardly surprised. But I was a bit taken aback when I realized I had been in NU’s Memorial Stadium for the start of that streak.
Bucs GM returns to roots
September 22, 2009
A preponderance of provincial pride prevailed Friday when Mark Dominik paraded under the city spotlight.
Baseball Hall of Fame not just for adults
September 15, 2009
A decade or so ago I woke up in a cold sweat, panicked that I had never been to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
KU fans abuzz over seats
August 25, 2009
Lately I’ve been running into people who ask good-naturedly if I’m going to cough up $15,000 for a press-row seat in Allen Fieldhouse. Yuk, yuk.

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