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Marcus Meade

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Lawrence teen finds success as first-time umpire
Tyler Minor chooses umpiring for summer employment
July 9, 2008
He moved quickly from his first game to his second, but took time to receive a few compliments from the coaches. Minor worked three games on his first night as an umpire.
Lecompton sisters relish rodeo rivalry
Foleys to compete next month at International Finals Youth Rodeo
June 30, 2008
Sibling rivalry is a part of growing up with a brother or sister. The Foley sisters just take it a bit farther. Instead of competing in driveway basketball, Kourtney and Kayla Foley take each other’s best shots at the highest levels of high school rodeo.
Self shares hoops experiences over lunch
KU coach talks with fans about life after the title at Kansas City’s College Basketball Experience
June 25, 2008
The fans craned their necks to watch the man they traveled to the College Basketball Experience to see. They sat patiently through an introduction for a man who needed no introduction, and they stared as Kansas University men’s basketball coach Bill Self spoke of his life since winning the national championship.
Jayhawks happy to help at women’s camp
June 24, 2008
Danielle McCray stood right where they’re standing. She sat and watched just like they do. She was bit older, a senior in high school, but she did the drills, met the coaches and played on the court she eventually would call home.
Raiders stomp Ark. City, 11-0
June 22, 2008
Everything that went wrong during the last two days for the Lawrence Raiders disappeared Saturday.
Raiders blank Ark City
June 21, 2008
The Lawrence Raiders shutout the Arkansas City Black Diamonds 11-0.
Raiders fall in extra innings
Mental mistakes send team to 4th loss in 6 games
June 20, 2008
An extra inning meant trouble for the Lawrence Raiders as they fell 5-2 to the Ozark (Mo.) Merchants Thursday. The Raiders surrendered three runs in the top of the eighth inning, two unearned. After a leadoff single by Ozark right fielder Mike Kickham, the Raiders committed three errors.
Wood bats return today
Al Ice Classic continues tradition
June 19, 2008
Lee Ice calls his father and uncle godfathers of Lawrence baseball. Together with their friend Louie Heinrich, Tony and Al Ice made Legion baseball a mainstay in Lawrence. This weekend, at the 19th annual Al Ice Memorial Wood Bat Classic, the legacy they began will continue.
Elite Camp preps hopeful for future
June 15, 2008
For soon-to-be high school sophomores Dashawn Harden and Natalie Knight, the path to a college basketball career took a step forward this week at Kansas University’s Elite Camp. They practiced like the Jayhawks practice, lived like the Jayhawks live, and got a look at a school they hope to attend.
KU golf camp blends fun, fundamentals
June 13, 2008
Ross Randall walks slowly onto the practice green with youngsters swarming all around him. A stand-out veteran among inexperienced youths, Randall attracts the eyes of all. What he says, they do, and it has been that way for 28 years.

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