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Southern Miss defeats Jayhawks, 31-16
Last year Kansas quarterback Todd Reesing threw for over 300 yards against Southern Miss and it was barely enough. The Jayhawks weren't so lucky Saturday night.
Published on September 17, 2010
Overnight weather for September 18, 2010
Cool but sticky weather will hang around overnight before things warm up again for Saturday. Skies should be clear overnight with clouds building into possible showers Saturday.
Strength contest returning to Lawrence
The second annual Lawrence Next Level Games is returning to downtown Lawrence Saturday. About 30 contestants have registered to participate in the strength events.
Child seat safety urged
Safety officials gathered Friday at Lawrence Memorial Hospital to help teach child seat safety for parents with small children in their vehicles. The event was part of Child Passenger Safety Week.
KU fans weigh in on football team
Students on the KU campus weighed in on the current status of the KU football team. The Jayhawks lost to Southern Mississippi on national television Friday night.
Grape harvest underway in Salina
Grapes are being picked an prepared for wine making in Salina. The excessive heat from the summer and cold of last winter have hurt grape crops in Kansas.
PETA members shower in public
Two members of PETA were showering in public in Topeka Friday to raise awareness for how much water could be saved by not eating meat. The two members were the recipients of many honks and waves.
Free State football blows late lead
The Firebirds let a late lead slip away Friday against Shawnee Mission West. Free State dropped to 2-1 on the season.
LHS dominates homecoming football contest
The Lions took care of business on the eve of their homecoming festivities Friday. LHS improved to 2-1 on the season with a 28-7 victory against Shawnee Mission South.
Tonganoxie football crushed in second loss
The Tonganoxie football team couldn't stop Mill Valley's offense Friday. The Chieftains lost 56-12 and fell to 1-2 on the season.
Piper football rolls over Biship Ward
The Pirates handled their opponents easily on Friday, winning 42-7. Piper improved to 2-1 on the season.
New state stamp revealed at fair
The new Kansas postage stamp was revealed Friday at the Kansas State Fair. The stamp celebrates the state's 150th birthday and features an old windmill and new wind turbines.
6Sports preview: KU vs. Southern Miss.
Last year Kansas held on against Southern Mississippi at Memorial Stadium. 6Sports' Kevin Romary previews this year's match-up between the Jayhawks and Golden Eagles in Hattiesburg, Miss.
Commuter forecast for September 17, 2010
Watch out for areas of patchy and dense fog on the morning commute. Temperatures will be in the 50s to begin your Friday but there shouldn't be any major traffic delays.
GameDay Cram Session: Southern Miss
KUSports.com editor Jesse Newell and KU football beat writer Matt Tait break down KU football's Friday game against Southern Miss.
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