Levi Chronister

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Giddens to transfer from KU
June 30, 2005
J.R. Giddens will transfer from Kansas University, head coach Bill Self announced Thursday.
High school athletic events postponed
January 6, 2005
(Updated Thursday at 11:36 a.m.) Snow and ice have caused the postponement of two Lawrence high school athletic events this afternoon.
Area Tigers tickled to return home
Free State’s Rhodes, Ottawa’s Dieterich looking forward to FHSU’s season
November 10, 2004
Katie Rhodes and Lindsey Dieterich combined for just eight points on 4-of-13 shooting for Fort Hays State in the Tigers’ 88-49 exhibition basketball loss to Kansas University on Tuesday, but both players were happy to be home.
Beck bounces back
October 3, 2004
For the first time all season, kicking was a strong suit for Kansas University’s football team Saturday against Nebraska.
Jayhawks’ Gordon makes presence, absence felt
September 26, 2004
Whenever Kansas University football cornerback/receiver Charles Gordon plays offense for the Jayhawks, something good seems to happen.
Wildcats shrugged off deficit
Jayhawks’ late lead didn’t worry Northwestern
September 19, 2004
Going from a 10-point advantage to a four-point deficit in less than six minutes could demoralize a winless team early in the season.
Grassroots guru
Nationally acclaimed baseball expert loves life in Lawrence
April 25, 2004
An hour from the nearest major-league team wouldn’t appear the ideal environment for a baseball writer, but it suits Bill James perfectly.
Less prolific, more popular
April 25, 2004
Bill James publishes far less often now than he did in his writing prime 20 years ago, but his fame is peaking.
Last call for KU announcer
Hill leaving courtside seat at the microphone
February 7, 2004
It’s hard for a Kansas State Wildcat to become loved by Kansas University fans, but that’s what Howard Hill has done. Hill, who will retire as KU’s public-address announcer after today’s KU-Texas Tech game, was born and reared in Manhattan. He graduated from KSU in 1955.
Hill recalls memorable moments of his career
February 7, 2004
It’s appropriate that Kansas University’s men’s basketball game against Texas Tech today is public-address announcer Howard Hill’s last. Though he prefers to be heard and not seen, Hill isn’t above some good-natured high jinks.

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