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Ex-Lion thrilled to be a Jayhawk
Junior guard Brennan Bechard more comfortable the second time around
December 26, 2007
Ask Brady Morningstar about his biggest rival - besides Kansas State and Missouri - and he’ll tell you all about Brennan Bechard. “Oh, man, I go at him when he’s guarding me,” Morningstar, a Free State High graduate, said of Bechard, a Lawrence High alumnus. “He’s a spot-up shooter, man, but if he catches the ball and I’m guarding him, he can’t score.”
Chiefs bemoan home skid
December 17, 2007
It has been a December to forget for the Kansas City Chiefs. Before this season, the Chiefs had lost just three games at home in December since 1991. Make that five.
Run defense lets Chiefs down
Kansas City players bothered by difficulty against Oakland’s ground game
November 26, 2007
The Kansas City Chiefs rushing defense hasn’t been spectacular in 2007. Before Sunday, it was ranked 17th out of 32 NFL teams. But there’s one thing, linebacker Derrick Johnson says, even a mediocre defense should be able to do with the game on the line.
NAU OK with loss
Coach: ‘I’m not terribly disappointed’
November 22, 2007
After losing for the second time this season to a traditional basketball powerhouse, Northern Arizona coach Mike Adras wasn’t about to lambaste his team. “We’ve lost two games that we’re supposed to lose. That’s just the reality of the situation,” he said after Kansas University routed the Lumberjacks, 87-46, Wednesday in Allen Fieldhouse.
Chiefs make change at QB
November 12, 2007
The Kansas City Chiefs made their anticipated quarterback switch Sunday, replacing veteran Damon Huard with second-year man and training-camp favorite Brodie Croyle.
L.J. hurt in loss to Pack
Johnson’s return next week questionable
November 5, 2007
The Kansas City Chiefs are preparing for life without Larry Johnson. The Pro Bowl running back sustained an injury to his right foot after catching a pass in the fourth quarter of Kansas City’s 33-22 loss to Green Bay on Sunday. Chiefs coach Herm Edwards said he didn’t know the extent of the injury, but he already was thinking about ways to revive a feeble offense without its main weapon.
Victories focus for Robinson
November 1, 2007
Everyone on the Kansas University basketball team, it seems, has a different opinion of Russell Robinson’s best attribute.
Firebirds roll over Lions in city showdown, 27-0
October 19, 2007
Free State High’s Craig Rosenstengle was responsible for four touchdowns as Free State High defeated crosstown rival Lawrence High, 27-0, in a high school football game Friday night at Haskell Stadium.
Allen laments swiped sack
Chiefs lineman forced to settle for 21รข2 in victory over Bengals
October 15, 2007
Overall, Jared Allen was pretty pleased with his performance in the Kansas City Chiefs’ 27-20 victory against Cincinnati on Sunday. Just one thing really bothered him.
Edwards relieved by TD
October 8, 2007
It seemed meaningless to the few hundred fans left in the Arrowhead Stadium stands, but to the head Chief, Kansas City’s 11th-hour touchdown drive was pretty important. “You don’t want to get shut out,” Kansas City coach Herm Edwards said. “That was a tribute to those guys on offense, moving the ball, making a couple of plays.”

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