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At the midway point, who is the Big 12’s MVP? Plus, previewing KU-Oklahoma

**Jesse Newell:** Welcome back to the GameDay Cram Session, as Kansas is taking on Oklahoma on Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse. Tom, we have reached the midway point of the conference season. Based on conference games alone, name your choice as the mid-point Big 12 MVP. **Tom ... Continue reading

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Prep Appraisals — Lawrence Boys, Girls Win at Leavenworth

It was a clean sweep for Lawrence High's basketball teams on Tuesday at Leavenworth, and the Lions' boys capped the night with [an impressive 46-38 victory][1] over the Pioneers, who came in ranked the No. 5 team in Class 6A. Lawrence coach Mike Lewis, whose team hadn't ... Continue reading

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I know where you can get the perfect party bowl for Super Bowl Sunday: Souper Bowl Saturday

I used to love the Super Bowl just for the big game nature of it. You know: the excitement, the sportsmanship, the FOOD. Now, I love it because it reminds me of a great fundraiser put on each year by the Lawrence Arts Center. If you've never ... Continue reading

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February 1st Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

About 10 minutes after midnight, Lawrence Police investigated a non injury accident in the 2500 block of Winterbrook Drive. Police conducted four vehicle stops and responded on six alarms/address checks. Officers found one of the burglary alarms to be a confirmed burglary, all of the others were ... Continue reading

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Rise and Sign: KU football inks 15 players expected plus a couple more, including Tampa linebacker Schyler Miles

**4:53 p.m. Update:** And here's a link to the full audio, if you want to listen... http://www2.kusports.com/podcasts/press_conferences_postgame_interviews/2012/feb/01/ku-coach-charlie-weis/ **4:27 p.m. Update:** Here's a solid player-by-player mini recap from KU head coach Charlie Weis at today's news conference. Weis talked about the 2012 recruiting class — among other things ... Continue reading

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Brandon Rush scores 15 points in a quarter, leads NBA in three-point shooting

**Brandon Rush** (Golden State Warriors) put on quite the fourth-quarter show on Tuesday, scoring 15 of his season-high 20 points in the period as the Warriors edged out the Sacramento Kings, 93-90. Rush hit 4 of 5 three-pointers in the game (three in that fourth-quarter run) and ... Continue reading

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Got a cranberry recipe? Share it to win a chance to be a VIP at NPR personality Susan Stamberg’s library benefit

National Public Radio's Susan Stamberg is famous as much for her on-point reporting as for a little story she first told in 1972. The story? One about [her mother-in-law’s cranberry relish][1] — Pepto-Bismol pink and described succinctly as “sounds terrible, but tastes terrific.” Now the folks at ... Continue reading

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January 31st Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police responded on a non injury accident in the 1000 block of W 24th Street just after 1 a.m.. Shortly before 2 a.m., Police were called to investigate a report of illegal dumping in the area of Martin Park and near the intersection of Monterrey Way ... Continue reading

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Prep Appraisals — A look back at Day 3 of the Firebird Winter Classic

The girls basketball teams from Lawrence High and Free State bookended Saturday at the Firebird Winter Classic with victories. Hours after the Lions finished the three-day tournament on a good note, the Firebirds protected their home floor in the tourney title game, [knocking off Wichita Bishop Carroll, ... Continue reading

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Swampyville’s - “Reeling in the Fish”!

You're the Poet! Fill in the below blanks with the following words or use your own words. Away, apart, cash, chest, dawn, do, doom, faxed, gone, heart, ignore, interest, I.O.U.s, poor, room, stash, away, taxed. THIS NATIONS CURRENT POLITICAL SYSTEM! Reeling in the Fish! By L. Don ... Continue reading

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Kansas 150th birthday is almost over

By Lawrence Morgan I just finished seeing “Red Tails”, going to the theatre with black, white and Asian friends. Normally, I don’t like action movies very much. This movie, however, struck me differently. It is clear that people in the movie suffered real harassment in the towns ... Continue reading

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Kansas Authors Club, District Two Contest - submissions open 2-01-2012

I found out about Kansas Authors Club in 2010 - just in time to attend the conference hosted by our local district, District Two, just a couple of blocks from where I live. I was not only surprised that I had no clue it existed, but I ... Continue reading

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Meatless Monday recipe of the week: TLC Sandwiches

Some nights, it's just nice to have a big, ol' basic sandwich. And if you want said sandwich but also to truly have a Meatless Monday experience, know that you don't have to be pigeonholed into peanut butter and jelly as your one and only dinnertime choice. ... Continue reading

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Finder’s remorse

I’m all the time finding cool stuff during my bike rides through the city. I never find anything in my car, or anybody else’s, for that matter. But on a bike, I roll over jewelry, cell phones, tools, pets, money, lost loves … you name it, I ... Continue reading

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Weight watching enchiladas. Even I can lighten up.

If you follow [The Flying Fork][1] on Facebook (and if you don't, why the heck not?), you know that I have flown the coop. I have given in, acquiesced, bitten the proverbial bullet. I have joined Weight Watchers. Not that anyone cares, except, well, my recipes 'round ... Continue reading

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January 30th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

After fairly busy morning's both [Saturday][1] and [Sunday][2], things were much quieter. Police responded on one burglary alarm, nuisance complaint, trespassing and conducted three vehicle stops. That was it for Police this morning. The activity blogged here is only a sampling of some of the things that ... Continue reading

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Sunday recap: Where the NBA reminds us of KU’s 2008 championship

**Mario Chalmers** (Miami Heat) had a quiet Sunday statistically, but he helped the Heat contain the Chicago Bulls in a 97-93 victory. Chalmers played 31 minutes and had five points, one rebound, a steal, two assists and zero turnovers. He missed both of his attempted three-pointers and ... Continue reading

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Appetizer recipe for Super Bowl Sunday

This year we are headed to a friend's house for Super Bowl Sunday. My job is to bring the appetizer. A few months ago, I found a Greek spread recipe on Pillsbury.com for a Greek dip. I thought about bringing that, but then found a recipe on ... Continue reading

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January 29th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Another busy morning in Lawrence. At 3:11 a.m., Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical and Lawrence Police were called to investigate a reported structure fire in the 900 block of Tennessee Street. A caller reported smoke and flames in the top level of the structure. The first fire unit ... Continue reading

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Drew Gooden for three! plus Saturday recaps and overseas updates

**Drew Gooden** (Milwaukee Bucks) was the star of the show for the Bucks again on Saturday night as he led the team in scoring (23 points [for the second night in a row][1]) and rebounds (eight) in a 100-89 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers. Gooden made ... Continue reading