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Richard Brack

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Handshy declines to sign
LHS standout plans to walk on at Kansas
February 3, 2005
Lawrence High senior Ian Handshy wasn’t among the hundreds of Kansas high school football players signing national letters of intent Wednesday.
Bumps, bruises abound
KU banged up from two-a-days
August 21, 2004
Kansas University’s offensive line was muddled last weekend when senior right guard Tony Coker suffered an injury that will sideline him for at least three games.
Piecing it all together
Offense must replace three starters - including QB
August 14, 2004
Kansas University’s offense set 12 single-season school records in 2003, including standards for points (384), first downs (286), touchdown passes (25) and total yards (5,479). The Jayhawks expect offense to be a strength again in 2004.
City baseball standouts to play at ‘The K’
July 31, 2004
Matt Berner and Derek Bailey dreamed about playing at Kauffman Stadium while growing up in Lawrence. The Kansas University baseball players will have their chance Sunday morning during the Ban Johnson League All-Star Game at Kansas City, Mo.
KU lineman Rodriguez keeps putting on pounds
Freshman hopes added weight leads to starting role
June 25, 2004
Kansas University listed offensive lineman Cesar Rodriguez as 6-foot-7 and 253 pounds on its football roster last season. In his office at Anderson Strength and Conditioning Center, Chris Dawson had another set of numbers jotted down.
Team USA has its way with All-Stars
University of Texas ace Osterman throws one-hitter in 8-0 rout of Kansas
June 21, 2004
Jessica Yoachim led off Sunday’s game against the United States Olympic softball team with an infield single off Cat Osterman.
Popular breadmaker produces its last loaf
After nearly 30 years, Amazing Grains closes
February 21, 2004
Another Lawrence institution is calling it quits. After nearly 30 years in business, Amazing Grains Bakery has shut down its ovens, leaving northeast Kansans without the dense, moist loaves that were the bakery’s signature.
Through his sights
Lawrence vet transforms smuggled WWII photos into book
November 9, 2003
After my mother died, in the house where we grew up, my sisters and I found boxes and suitcases jammed with memorabilia from World War II. There were letters, postcards and photos sent from our father to Mom, and, after Dad was discharged because of injuries, notes and cards from his brothers to keep him in the know.
Barmann’s brother waiting for offer
November 8, 2003
College recruiters were hot on Adam Barmann’s trail before his senior season at tiny West Platte High in Weston, Mo. Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino offered the quarterback a scholarship in June 2002, beating Purdue, Missouri and others to the punch.
Who’ll be Jayhawks’ QB?
Barmann will make debut, but starter unknown
November 1, 2003
Adam Barmann is finally ditching his white baseball cap. For eight games, the freshman has been on the sideline signaling plays to other Kansas University quarterbacks. Today at Texas A&M, Barmann will put on his helmet and make his college debut in front of more than 80,000 Aggie fans at Kyle Field.

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