Robert Sinclair

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KU dedicates Hall Nature Reserve
May 6, 2002
By Matt Merkel-Hess In 1947, E. Raymond Hall established the foundation of Kansas University’s ecological research areas with the dedication of the 590-acre KU Natural History Reservation northeast of Lawrence.
Hot music, cool cars spice up weekend
May 5, 2002
By Matt Merkel-Hess Day on the Hill rocked and Art Tougeau rolled under sunny skies Saturday. Art Tougeau, Lawrence’s annual art-car parade, began at noon in South Park and trucked past hundreds of spectators on Massachusetts Street with decorated cars, golf carts, bikes and scooters.
Gold Medal Club forges new alumni ties
April 14, 2002
By Matt Merkel-Hess Frances Flynn Koppers smiled with delight as she was wheeled into the Kansas Union surrounded by 19 members of her family. Below her wheelchair, the floor depicted the different versions of Kansas University’s mascot through the years.
Firebirds survive for wild win
April 12, 2002
By Robert Sinclair Free State High senior pitcher Eric Peterson received a sneak peek of what to expect while playing Division I baseball in the future.
Sampson pulling for KU
OU coach hopes Jayhawks, Sooners both make Final Four
March 11, 2002
By Robert Sinclair In order for Kansas University and Oklahoma to play a third and decisive game this season, it would have to be for the national championship in Atlanta. That would be just fine with OU coach Kelvin Sampson.
Big men, bench lift Kansas
Collison says Gooden’s slight of Harrison unintentional
March 9, 2002
By Robert Sinclair From where Nick Collison stood, Drew Gooden’s snub of Colorado’s David Harrison looked more unintentional than anything. “Right after the crowd started making noise, he (Gooden) asked me if I went out and shook the guy’s hand.
Firebirds have high hopes
March 5, 2002
By Robert Sinclair Coming off back-to-back Class 6A state tournament berths, Free State High’s boys basketball team was flying high heading into the 2001-02 season. Maybe even a little too high.
Undergraduates showcase research at symposium
March 3, 2002
By Matt Merkel-Hess Liz Riggs admits that researching a more aerodynamic recumbent bicycle is not the most profound topic, but it’s research all the same. “I’ve always been interested in research,” she said.
Olathe East snares 53-52 win over FSHS
March 2, 2002
By Robert Sinclair One truly is the loneliest number. Free State High’s boys basketball team was handed its sixth one-point loss of the season Friday night, falling to Olathe East, 53-52, in their Class 6A sub-state semifinal at the FSHS gym.
Gooden enjoys Senior Night
Junior forward won’t say if game his last at KU
February 28, 2002
By Robert Sinclair Drew Gooden had five blocked shots during Kansas University’s 103-68 Senior Night victory over Kansas State on Wednesday night, but his biggest rejection might have come following the game.

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