Plenty of youth and enthusiasm for Free State wrestling

Free State High's wrestling team only brings back one wrestler who earned a trip to the Class 6A state tournament last season. But there are ...


Proposed apartment building near KU seeks another parking exemption from City Hall; WOW in negotiations to keep Discovery Channel; city to host food/toy drive Monday

I saw you this morning, with your blinker on and a railroad tie attached to your front bumper, as you tried to find a parking ...

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Free State boys swimming prepares for opening meet

Free State High's boys swimming and diving team is less than a week away from its season-opening meet, the FSHS quadrangular on Wednesday. There's plenty ...


What caught my eye at Wednesday’s KU football practice: Nov. 26

On a cold, blustery Wednesday afternoon at Memorial Stadium, the Kansas University football team went through its final Wednesday practice of the 2014 season. Just ...


What caught my eye at Wednesday’s KU football practice: Nov. 26

On a cold, blustery Wednesday afternoon at Memorial Stadium, the Kansas University football team went through its final Wednesday practice of the 2014 season. Just ...


A new era for Lawrence High girls basketball

Ever since Jeff Dickson introduced himself to Lawrence High's girls basketball players as the new coach on May 19, you can sense there's been a ...


Coaching search: Memphis head coach Justin Fuente

 In this Oct. 4, 2014, file photo, Memphis coach Justin Fuente watches from the sideline in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Cincinnati in Cincinnati. Fuente said he saw plenty of potential in Memphis when he was hired to take over the program in December 2011. Now, his faith is being rewarded as Memphis could clinch at least a share of the American Athletic Conference title with a victory Saturday against Connecticut. (AP Photo/Al Behrman, File)

If Sheahon Zenger decides that Clint Bowen is not the best man to reverse the fortunes of a football program in the midst of its ...


KU linebacker Ben Heeney goes beardless for K-State

KU senior Ben Heeney, without his signature beard, at Wednesday's meeting with the media.

With one game left in his KU career, senior linebacker Ben Heeney did something drastic to try to bring a little luck the Jayhawks' way…. ...


KU football coaching search still a long and winding road

Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger and former KU quarterback John Hadl watch during the first day of spring football practices on Tuesday, March 27, 2012.

Talk to a dozen people and you'll get a dozen different opinions on which direction the Kansas University football program should go with its coaching ...


Fall Sports Seasons in Review - Part II

Free State senior Joel Spain gets held up by Hutchinson's Gabe Ragioza on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.

When Free State's football team dropped its record to 2-3 in the middle of the season, with a difficult district schedule upcoming, not many people ...


Proposed 120-foot cell tower may spark debate; city finding more bedbugs at apartment complex; date set for Ninth Street corridor meeting

When it comes to the 1990s and wireless communications, I remember two things: Cell phones the size of a small poodle, and many complaints from ...

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‘The Theory of Everything’ a major disappointment; ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ at Liberty Hall

The opening scene of “The Theory of Everything” tells you all you need to know about the film. Two young Cambridge students, Stephen and Jane, ...


Cheesy gougeres for Thanksgiving gorging

One thing I do love about Thanksgiving is the bread. There is always a steaming pile of amazing dinner rolls, a crusty loaf, some baguette ...


A holiday week snack perfect for the kiddos

They're not pretty, but they're kid's play for children and grownups alike and require no special equipment to make.

Happy Thanksgiving week, friends. I hope everyone is warm and cozy and gearing up to devour some delicious seasonal treats on the big day (and ...


The Day After: Rolling over Rider

Kansas freshman Cliff Alexander collects a rebound against Rider's Anthony D'Orazio in KU's 87-60 win over Rider night at Allen Fieldhouse.

Monday night's final score would seem to indicate that all is well again with the Kansas University men's basketball program, and while that's true in ...


Coaching search: Utah State head coach Matt Wells

Utah State head coach Matt Wells, right, yells at a referee during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Southern California, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

He doesn’t have the Kansas ties that Clint Bowen, Ed Warinner and David Beaty bring to the job interview, but Utah State head coach Matt ...


Clint Bowen thankful as he completes final week as interim coach

Kansas interim head coach Clint Bowen looks up at the scoreboard during the third quarter on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 at Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma.

In the final week of his interim run as head coach of Kansas University football, Clint Bowen had plenty to address at his weekly press ...


Retiree housing proposed for 23rd and O’Connell; Lawrence ranked No. 2 in nation for local holiday shopping

Here’s another reason to keep an eye on the intersection of 23rd and O’Connell: A Johnson County development group wants to build a new retirement ...

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Free State Brewing Co. owner reflects on success with induction into Kansas Restaurant Hall of Fame

Free State Brewing Co. owner Chuck Magerl, seen here in this 2010 photo, was recently inducted into the Kansas 
Restaurant Hall of Fame.

At first, Chuck Magerl was surprised to hear the news. The longtime owner of Free State Brewery Co., 636 Massachusetts St., is the newest member ...


Running on empty

Because of our state song, everyone knows Kansas is “where the deer and the antelope play.” After this past weekend, I think we’re going to ...


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