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JEREMY MORRIS, A FORENSIC SCIENTIST WITH THE JOHNSON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE, who was perhaps one of the first scientists to test synthetic drugs being found in stores, is pictured. Kansas was the first state to ban chemicals found in synthetic drugs, but suppliers are finding ways to stay ahead of the laws.
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SALINA — In decades of long-distance drives through the Midwest, Gary Conti, a retired Oklahoma State University professor, has avoided his share of potential accidents. Like any driver with enough miles under his or her belt, Conti has had to swerve or stop to avoid a collision with a deer or another animal darting across the road. But it never had been a person. Not until about 10:45 p.m. Dec. 21, 2010. Conti and his wife, who were headed back to their Tulsa-area home, stopped for gasoline at a truck stop off Interstate 135 in Salina. He steered their Toyota Sienna back on the highway, heading south. Then a crouching figure flickered in Conti’s peripheral vision at the edge of the dark highway. “Out of nowhere, this young man popped up,” said Conti, who instinctively, and unsuccessfully, swerved away from the man. “It was like a magnet. He just kept running at us,” Conti said. “It was like a horror movie.” The man, 21-year-old Kan-
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A SAMPLING OF SYNTHETIC DRUGS that have been purchased in Salina stores is pictured. sas University student and Solomon native Elijah Taylor, hit the front bumper, then the window. The Conti and his wife weren’t injured, but Taylor died later at a Wichita hospital. After finding packets of synthetic drugs in Taylor’s possession, it didn’t take police long to formulate a theory about why the young man lunged at a moving vehicle on an interstate highway. Norton “He was out-of-his-mind high,” said Salina police Lt. Jim Norton, a member of the I-135/I-70 Drug Task Force. That was nearly two years ago. And such bizarre and er-
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ratic behavior has been a frequent sight in Salina, particularly in emergency rooms and during encounters with police, as various forms of synthetic, and sometimes legal, drugs have taken hold in the city, Norton said. Salina isn’t alone, and during the past three years an explosion of synthetic drugs has spread across the country, capturing the media spotlight and attention of law enforcement, health officials and lawmakers. As local, state and federal law enforcement ramp up efforts to combat such substances, which they say are increasingly dangerous, they just might be embarking on the newest front in the drug war. The growing and unpredictable fight against Please see DRUGS, page 7A synthetic drugs can call Kansas, and the northeast portion of the state, one of the first battle- ! More on synthetic drugs. Page 6A grounds.
‘K2’ On any given day in fall 2009, lines at the Lawrence herbal shop, Sacred Journey, 1103 Mass., snaked out the store and around the block. Young and old waited to buy the increasingly popular herbal mixtures that went by brand names such as “K2” or “Spice.” While the substances were marketed as herbal incense, few people were fooled; the product was a well-known and thenlegal alternative to marijuana, containing synthetic versions of cannabinoids, or the mind-altering substances found in marijuana. The product, which looks similar to actual marijuana, was cheaper and, for many, offered another key benefit: Use wouldn’t show up on employment or probation drug tests. But little was known about the effects of the substances, or even what the substances contained. That’s what initially concerned Johnson County law enforcement, who saw a dramatic spike in use around the Kansas Citymetro area. And it was all coming from Sacred Journey in Lawrence, said Jeremy Morris, a forensic scientist
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City officials confirmed they are looking at a new piece of property to house a northwest Lawrence sports complex, as negotiations drag on with private developers seeking to locate the facility at Sixth Street and the South Lawrence Trafficway. Mayor Bob Schumm said city officials have been studying the feasibility of an 87-acre site that is north and east of the intersection of Sixth Street and the SLT. Specifically, the property, owned by members of the Stultz family, is just north of where George Williams Way currently dead- Schumm ends. So far, city commissioners have been focusing their attention on a 50-acre site at the northwest corner of Sixth Street and the SLT. A group led by Lawrence developer Duane Schwada has proposed to donate the site, but thus far the city and Schwada haven’t been able to come up with an agreeable donation contract. Negotiations with a group led by Thomas Fritzel — which has proposed to finance and own the 181,000-square-foot recreation center and lease it back to the city on a 20-year lease-purchase agreement — also are not complete. Please see SITES, page 2A
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If the city’s proposed $24 million recreation center in northwest Lawrence becomes a huge draw for regional and national youth sporting tournaments, it won’t be because Bill Self or Kansas University officials put their marketing power behind it. Officials at KU confirmed that NCAA rules will not allow the athletics department to become involved in promoting the proposed center. “We can’t be involved with that at all,” Jim Marchiony, an associate athletic director for KU, said of promoting the city facility. That is different from what city officials once thought. “I know when we were first thinking about this project, I thought Bill Self could make a call and land us ‘X’ number of tournaments,” said City
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LISA “ LIESE” RIDGEWAY VANATTA Lisa “ Liese” Ridgeway Vanatta, 43, of Overland Park, KS passed away on August 31, 2012. She began waging a valiant battle versus cancer of an unknown origin in 2011 and Liese won in the end!!! Lisa was born on January 23, 1969, in Topeka, Kansas. Liese graduated from Topeka West High School in 1987. There, she was active in the theatre group, Topeka West Players, as well as National Honor’s Society and the student foreign exchange organization, AFS. She was currently working towards her bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from KU. In the meantime, she called many wonderful places home, including Topeka, KS; Lawrence, KS; Dallas, TX; Plantation, FL; Weston, FL; Overland Park, KS. She was active in these communities as well. Lisa married her buddy, Scott, in Danforth Chapel on the KU campus in 1997. She was a proud momma of Dylan, 11, and Emma, 9. She supported her beloved Kansas Jayhawks as well as the various teams on which her children played. Her career highlights included: The Bottleneck, Manager; Sprint, Senior Mission Control Associate; American Express, Office Technical Analyst; IBM, Executive Administrative Assistant; and Active member of the International Association of Administrative Assistants, Johnson
County Chapter. Survivors include husband, Scott and their awesome children, Dylan and Emma, Overland Park. Mother, Martha (and Steve) Preston, Salina; father, Roy (and Arceile) Ridgeway, Topeka; brother, Roy Douglas (and Regina) Ridgeway, Honolulu; stepsister, Lisa Ready, Topeka; stepbrother, Bill Hensen (and Jen), Topeka; stepbrother, Jeff (and Callie) Combs, Wichita; 9 nephews, 7 nieces and one grand-niece. Liese was also the proud godmother of Grady Lenihan, Griffin Lenihan and Jeffrey Alvarez. Liese loved music, travel, yoga, and especially spending quality time with family and friends and simply enjoying the pleasures of life. A Celebration of her life will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at St. Michael’s and All Angels, 6630 Nall Avenue, Mission, KS 66202. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in her name to Kansas University at KU Endowment, PO Box 928, Lawrence, KS 66044-0928 Please sign this guestbook at Obituaries. LJWorld.com.
“We’re not there yet on the Schwada site,” Schumm said. “We have some issues on the donation agreement, and we have some issues on the construction of it. We are not in a position where we can offer the public a good, solid plan right now.” But Schumm said he still believes the city’s top choice for the recreation complex, which would include the city recreation center plus a Kansas University soccer field and track stadium, is the Schwada site. City Commissioner Hugh Carter also said he’s hopeful a deal can be finalized to secure the Schwada site at the Sixth and SLT intersection. But he said the 87-acre site to the north is a viable option. “I’ll be very excited to move forward with the Schwada site, if the details are worked out,” Carter said. “If not, I will be very excited to move forward with the other site. I think we have two good sites.”
A Celebration of Life Service for Evelyn Lenzen will CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1A be held from 5 to 7 pm, Thursday, Sept. 6, at the Eldridge Hotel. The church memorial service has been canceled. Commissioner Hugh Carter. “We know now that is not how it works, but we’ll still have a lot of synergy with KU basketball.” LGAR MITH Carter said the recent announcement that the Services for Elgar ‘J.R.’ Smith, 90, Lawrence, are original rules of basketpending and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral ball will be housed in Home. Mr. Smith died Fri., Aug. 31, 2012, at his home. Lawrence will be a major drawing card for regional and national tournaments. Mayor Bob Schumm said he still thinks KU will be a MMA UNE OCK major asset to the success of the city’s fieldhouse, Emma June Lock, Oakley, was born August 30, 2012. even if the university can’t She passed away shortly after. Services will be 10 a.m. be directly involved in marketing the facility. Monday at Dinas Community Church, Wallace. As proposed, the 50acre recreation complex at the northwest corner of Sixth Street and the South Lawrence Trafficway will R ONALD ITKENS include the city-operated recreation center and a Dr. Ronald C. Aitkens, 69, Tonganoxie, KS, went to be university-operated track with the Lord August 31, 2012. memorial service at 7 pm and field stadium and socTues Sept 4, 2012 at the Tonganoxie Christian Church. cer field.
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Site options Carter said he believes the Schwada site needs to grow from 50 acres to 60 acres. The additional 10 acres are needed to accommodate parking. As currently planned, the site will have 800 paved parking spots plus another 817 temporary spots in grassy fields on the site. That’s more than 1,600 spaces, but plans call for the KU track stadium to have 7,000 to 10,000 seats. If an additional 10 acres are added to the site, it could add another 1,450 temporary parking spaces to handle large crowds. “I just feel like the site has to grow by 10 acres,” Carter said. “I don’t want to feel like we’re shoehorning something in there.” At least one commisARBARA OU ARTLETT sioner also wants to talk about a third site. City Barbara Lou Bartlett, 63, Bonner Springs, died Aug. Commissioner Mike 27, 2012. Memorial gathering and dinner will be at noon Sept. 8 at the Bartlett Family Farm in rural McLouth.
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A RENDERING of the proposed recreation center in northwest Lawrence is pictured. City officials are looking at a new piece of property to house a northwest Lawrence sports complex, as negotiations drag on with private developers seeking to locate the facility at Sixth Street and the South Lawrence Trafficway. Amyx said he wants to discuss the feasibility of building just a city recreation center on property the city already owns near Wakarusa and Overland drives, near Walmart. “Do we need to be on that large of a site out west? I’m not sure,” Amyx said. “I know I don’t want to have any shortfalls in the future of being able to pay for this.” As proposed, the city would pay Fritzel’s group $24 million over 20 years as part of a lease-purchase agreement. The $24 million would come from an existing sales tax that has been used to pay for previous recreation projects and also the LawrenceDouglas County Community Health Building. Debts on those projects are set to be retired, and commissioners are proposing to use the newly freed-up money on the recreation center. To this point, the city’s cost of $24 million — plus several million dollars to extend infrastructure to the site — has held steady. But Schumm confirmed other details of the proposed agreement with Fritzel’s group have changed. Previously, the city said Fritzel, who is an executive with Gene Fritzel Construction Co., had agreed that no Fritzel entity would bid on building the recreation center. But now, according to Schumm, Fritzel has said he does want Fritzel entities to be able to bid on the project. In addition, Fritzel is proposing a nontra-
“They’ll be mutually exclusive, but I think the fact we will have the notoriety of having our facility adjacent to KU’s facility will help elevate our stature with people who are thinking about bringing tournaments here,” Schumm said. NCAA officials have become extremely interested in how universities interact with youth basketball tournaments. In 2011, the NCAA passed regulations that prohibit AAU and other similar youth basketball tournaments from being hosted at university facilities. NCAA leaders had expressed concern that the on-campus tournaments gave some universities a recruiting advantage. But the new regulations also state youth basketball tournaments can’t be held on off-campus facilities that are regularly used for practice or competition by any of the university’s sports programs.
ditional bid process. The city and Fritzel’s nonprofit entity, The Bliss Foundation, would have to mutually agree on the companies that would be invited to bid. The bids would be publicly released, but because Fritzel’s foundation technically would own the building, the foundation would have the final say in selecting the winning bidder.
New zoning category On their Tuesday evening agenda, commissioners have a request to approve a new zoning category for the 146 acres at the northwest corner of Sixth and the SLT. The new zoning category would allow retail and commercial development on the property surrounding the recreation center. Schumm, however, said he expects the zoning request to be deferred. He said he is not comfortable approving the zoning without first having proposed contracts with Schwada and the Fritzel groups. But Schumm said he does plan on leaving the rezoning request on the city’s agenda so that the public can weigh in on the project. “I think we need to air out where we are at on this project, and I think the public needs to tell us where it’s at on it as well,” Schumm said. Commissioners meet at 6:35 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 832-6362. Follow him at Twitter.com/clawhorn_ljw.
TOPEKA — A leading death penalty opponent says it’s time for Kansas to stop sentencing criminals to be executed after the latest appealed conviction was overturned, the sixth such reversal in six cases before the state’s high court. Donna Schneweis, chairwoman of the Kansas Coalition Against the Death Penalty, says she realizes the odds of repealing the 1994 law are slim, but a growing segment of society is changing its view on capital punishment in the United States. “It was a concept that people wanted to try,” she
said. “We think the death penalty fails as a policy. As legislators learn more about it, they will see that it doesn’t make sense.” Policymakers say the Kansas law works and should remain on the books despite the overturning of convictions by the state Supreme Court. Attorney General Derek Schmidt said “it’s always possible” that the law would get repealed, but he supports keeping it as an option. “I think that with each year that passes and an increasing body of case law that we are inching closer to a law that can be carried out,” said Schmidt, a Republican and former state senator.
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback has spoken out in the past about the death penalty, including his presidential run in 2007 when he said the nation should strive to create a culture of life. He said at the time that it should be held out for special cases, such as Osama Bin Laden or other terrorist figures. Sherriene Jones Sontag, the governor’s spokeswoman, said Friday that Brownback supports the death penalty “when there are no other options to protect society.” House Minority Leader Paul Davis, a Lawrence Democrat and attorney, said ongoing discussions about the death penalty law are healthy, but not
likely to produce changes. Davis supports the limited law but agrees the public views are Davis changing. “I think it’s something we’re going to be talking about for quite a while. Once an execution occurs people may want to bring the discussions more into the light,” Davis said. The last execution in Kansas was in June 1965 by hanging. The latest case to be overturned was announced Aug. 24 when the court struck the conviction of Scott Cheever
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KU will be using the track and field stadium and soccer field for its KU teams. That had created a question of whether SATURDAY’S POWERBALL the NCAA would declare 8 11 21 44 49 (22) the entire 50-acre sports FRIDAY’S MEGA MILLIONS complex — including the 31 40 41 47 48 (45) youth fieldhouse — off SATURDAY’S HOT LOTTO limits to youth basketball SIZZLER tournaments. 1 7 28 31 34 (14) Marchiony, though, SATURDAY’S SUPER said KU officials have reKANSAS CASH 11 17 20 27 28 (1) viewed the regulations and are highly confident SATURDAY’S KANSAS 2BY2 Red: 3 7; White: 11 25 they will present no issues for the fieldhouse. He SATURDAY’S KANSAS PICK 3 4 4 9 said the NCAA would not view the fieldhouse as an off-campus facility of KU because the university has no plans to use the fieldhouse. www.ljworld.com An official with the NCAA on Friday said he wasn’t in a position to How will KU’s football comment on the specifics of the Lawrence situa- team do this year? tion because several of the NCAA’s experts on the !"Win every game rules weren’t available. !"Win most of their — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be games reached at 832-6362. Follow him !"Win half of their at Twitter.com/clawhorn_ljw. games "!"Lose most of their games "!"Lose every game
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HAMEED YUSUF, FOREGROUND RIGHT, GREETS 7-month-old Khloe and her mother, Kamari Logan, Saturday at the entrance of Yusuf and his family’s new Habitat home on Maple Lane. Yusuf, his wife, Asikat Hameed, and their five children will live in the 80th Lawrence Habitat for Humanity house, which was dedicated Saturday. Kamari helped build the Hameed home and is in line for a future Habitat home in Lawrence.
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“SADIE,” A STEAM ENGINE BUILT FOR THE LEHIGH VALLEY COAL CO. IN 1931, LETS OFF STEAM and moves into position to hitch up to some passenger cars during Midland Railway’s Labor Day weekend Railfest on Saturday in Baldwin City. A train ride took passengers from Baldwin City to Norwood.
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WEARING HIS NEW ENGINEER’S HAT, Jack Harrington, 6, of Leavenworth, shows his parents how the train cars connect to each other during a ride on a steam engine Saturday.
Ten-year-old Bella Otter thinks old things are awesome. Decked out in Kansas University gear early Saturday afternoon, she was perky and excited to take a train ride with her family from Baldwin City to Norwood, her grandfather’s idea. “I’ve never been on a train before,” she said. “An old one is cool.” The train she was on was pulled by “Sadie,” a steam engine built
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in 1931 for the Lehigh Valley Coal Company. A ride in a steamer was a special treat for rail lovers at this year’s Labor Day Railfest, put on by Please see STEAM, page 4A
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A brand-new, five-bedroom house on Maple Lane was filled with tears Saturday morning. A mother blinked away emotion as an imam led the group inside in prayer. A son spoke with joy, praising the community around him and earning a playful ribbing by a sister. A father said few words, save what seemed most heart-felt: “Thank you.” On Saturday, Habitat for Humanity of Lawrence dedicated its 80th house, giving it to the Hameed family, who emigrated from Nigeria in 2003. It’s the biggest house Habitat has built in its 23-year-history, but it’s not done yet. Earlier in the week, someone broke into the house. But the morning blessing wasn’t about hardship but a celebration Please see HABITAT, page 4A
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I live downtown, so I am on Massachusetts Street daily. It seems as if more and more bicycles and skateboards are being ridden on the sidewalks. There are a few signs posted stating their prohibition, but apparently these are overlooked or ignored. I have yet to see any officers enforcing the laws on this. The elderly are especially at risk of losing balance and falling when surprised from the riders. What can be done to rectify this dangerous behavior?
The Journal-World does not print accounts of all police reports filed. The newspaper generally reports: • Burglaries, only with a loss of $1,000 or more, unless there are unusual circumstances. To protect victims, we generally don’t identify them by name. • The names and circumstances of people arrested, only after they are charged. • Assaults and batteries, only if major injuries are reported. • Holdups and robberies.
Sgt. Trent McKinley, a Lawrence police spokesman, said: “Officers in the downtown area enforce Mike Yoder/Journal-World Photos this ordinance, often with KEVIN COONS, OF OTTAWA, AND HIS DAUGHTER FAITH, 2, watch the passing scenery a verbal warning and ocas they ride a Wabash flat car pulled by steam engine Saturday at Midland Railway’s casionally with a citation. Railfest. Violations of this ordinance can be reported to takes you back a generathe Lawrence Police Detion.” partment by calling 832The more efficient die7509.” sel engines took over in CONTINUED FROM PAGE 3A the early 1940s, Griffin SOUND OFF said, and the American If you have a question, Midland Railways. That’s heyday for passenger rail because the last time a was gone by the end of the call 832-7297 or send steam train came through 1950s. But the privately email to soundoff@ Baldwin City was in 1952, owned tracks at Midland ljworld.com. said Ernie Griffin, a driver keep chugging forward and special events coordi- with as many aboard as nator for Midland. possible. Ray Macklous, of About 700 tickets had Lenexa, and Steve Cau- been sold as of Saturday ble, of Overland Park, are afternoon, marketing ditransportation enthusiasts, rector Allen Kinsley said. frequent Amtrak riders The Railfest continues to“SADIE,” A 1931 STEAM and friends who brought day and Monday. ENGINE built for the Lehigh their granddaughters, too. Valley Coal Co., rolls down — Reporter Alex Garrison can be “Steam isn’t something By Adam Strunk the track to hitch up to some reached at 832-6314. Follow her you get to see very often,” passenger cars Saturday. Read more responses and add at Twitter.com/alex_garrison. Macklous said. “It really
Joel and Emily Bates, Baldwin City, a boy, Saturday. William and Kindra Mitchell, Lawrence, a girl, Saturday.
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Andrea Carroll, works in advertising, Overland Park “All of them. The larger our coach, the better we do.”
Alex Houston, student, Lawrence “I would go with four. We are a little better than last year but not good enough to have a winning season.”
Road work planned this week Lawrence City construction projects are now mapped at http://lawks.us/construction-map. !" Traffic heading in both directions on the 23rd Street bridge near Haskell Avenue will be redirected as crews work to demolish the bridge. Completion: November 2012. ! The Kansas River levee is closed for construction of Bowersock Mills and Power Co.’s new plant on the north bank. Users will be detoured to city streets crossing at the controlled intersection of North Second and Locust streets. Completion: late 2012. !" Street concrete will be reworked on West Sixth Street to the north, east and west of Michigan Street, North Third Street from Elm to Lincoln streets and Lincoln and Perry streets from North Second street to North Third Street. Through traffic will be maintained. !" Crews should begin patching asphalt in neighborhoods around the Wakarusa Drive, Har-
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Michele Appleby, teacher, Kansas City, Mo. “Honestly? Two.”
Ken Swinney, fire captain, Kansas City, Mo. “Six. They have a new coach.”
of the family and the volunteers who helped make it happen. Asikat Hameed, the family matriarch, said that nothing before the dedication mattered — she was just excited to have friends and family there and to own her own home. Her daughter, Mutiyat Hameed, is a student at Kansas City Kansas Community College and won’t be living in the home — “but I’ll visit every weekend!” she promised. “I think my parents, ev-
vard Road Monterey Way and Inverness Drive area. Through traffic should be maintained. Completion: spring 2013 !" Westland Construction Inc. will replace a water main on Wimbledon Drive from Inverness to Crossgate drives. Access to Wimbledon Drive may be reduced to one lane during construction.
Baldwin City ! Sixth Street/County Road 1055 north of U.S. Highway 56/Ames Street will be closed in sections of a three-phase project. There will be a marked detour. East 1900 Road ! County Road 1057/ East 1900 Road is closed between the Kansas Highway 10 interchange and County Road 458/North 1000 Road. A marked detour is provided. Completion: November 2012. U.S. Highway 59 !" North 200 Road is closed at U.S. Highway 59 for frontage road construction work. Completion: late 2012.
eryone, they’re just really proud to have a house — happy, excited, but mainly proud,” Mutiyat said. As volunteers and future Habitat homeowners looked around and children bobbed in and out of as-yet-unfurnished rooms, Kazeem Hameed, Asikat’s son, thanked the Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority and others for their gifts. And he had a message, he said, from himself, his family and his father, Hameed Yusuf. “This shows me that if you dream,” he said, “anything can come true.” — Reporter Alex Garrison can be reached at 832-6314. Follow her at Twitter.com/alex_garrison.
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Police efforts to combat synthetic drugs increasing By Shaun Hittle
ABOUT SYNTHETIC CANNABINOIDS AND BATH SALTS
State and local law enforcement have recently taken on a larger role in seeking out manufacturers and distributors of synthetic drugs. On July 25, acting in accordance with a provision in federal drug laws, the Drug Enforcement Administration, conducted Operation Logjam, a nationwide action aimed at synthetic drug manufacturers. Arrests and drug seizures were made in more than 100 locations in the U.S., including Garden City. Scott Collier, a DEA spokesman, who couldn’t comment specifically about the Garden City raid, said the operation was a reaction to what local law enforcement have been reporting. “The growth of it and some of the outcomes of use,” Collier said. “This flew through the roof.” Under the federal law, unlike in many states, the DEA can act on any substance that has similar substances as a banned substance, such as cocaine or marijuana, if they can prove it’s being marketed for human consumption. Working with local law enforcement, the DEA built cases showing, despite notices and warnings by businesses that the products were not for ingestion, the stores’ intent was selling the products for the mind-altering properties. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation, two weeks following the DEA raids, announced its own operation, which netted arrests and seizures in several Kansas cities, including El Dorado, Emporia and Arkansas City.
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A CONVENIENCE STORY THAT HAS SOLD synthetic drugs in Salina is pictured. Collier and local law enforcement say they believe more raids will follow, while lawmakers work to keep up with drug makers. No one mentions any easy answers, or an expected drop in synthetic drug use. Kansas Rep. Pat Colloton, R-Leawood, worked on the Kansas legislation and said that crafting laws aimed at synthetic drugs is complicated and time consuming. But it’s a worthwhile fight. “It’s not hopeless,” she said. But “it’s time to ramp up our effort.” But police and lawmakers may be missing the larger point and could find themselves spinning their wheels for years trying to keep up with drug makers, said Morgan Fox, spokesman for the Marijuana Policy Network. His answer? Legalize marijuana. “These substances have become popular because marijuana is illegal,” said Fox, who emphasized that his organization does not support the use of any untested, synthetic substances. Legalize marijuana and “the market (for synthetic
drugs) would drop off.” Mark Kleiman, a UCLA professor who studies drug policy, also said legalizing marijuana would cut the market for synthetic versions of the drug. But the effects of synthetic drugs might be their downfall. They “could burn out because people are getting hurt,” Kleiman said.
Just around the corner Lt. Jim Norton from the Salina Police Department, and several others in law enforcement members interviewed for this article, were not optimistic about the fight against synthetic drugs, predicting a prolonged battle. As he occasionally does, Norton recently dropped by a Salina convenience store to check for the synthetic drugs that have sold there the past couple of years. Following the recent addition of yet another group of substances to the Kansas banned substance list, the shop should be cleared out of the product, Norton said. It was, and the glass case that previously sold
About the drugs There are basically two broad types of substances involved in the recent growth of synthetic drugs. Health officials say there is no known antidote for someone suffering adverse reactions to the drugs. When patients are present in the emergency room, doctors treat the various symptoms, some of which can be lifethreatening. After the first wave of K2 calls to poison control centers in 2009, such calls have skyrocketed, according to numbers from the Drug Enforcement Agency, or DEA. In 2010, poison control centers across the country fielded 3,200 calls in reference to synthetic drugs. In 2011, that number exceeded 13,000. Synthetic cannabinoids ! The first versions of these drugs, with brand names such as “Spice” and “K2,” contained a synthetic derivative of cannabinoids, the mind-altering chemical in marijuana. the drugs has been replaced by contact lenses that turn eyes unusual colors. Norton flipped his badge and spoke to the owner, who told Norton they’re not carrying any of the smokeable or snortable substances. Give it a week, Norton said, and there will be a fresh, legal batch in the case. “Will it ever stop? I don’t know,” Norton said. — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173. Follow him at Twitter.com/shaunhittle.
SYNTHETIC DRUG DEVELOPMENTS THROUGHOUT THE AREA Here’s a geographic look had reports of the store at some key developments selling any similar prodin the growth of synthetic ucts since the 2010 raid. drugs in Kansas: Johnson County Lawrence ! Police in the area ! In fall 2009, a began hearing reports synthetic marijuana-like from school officials that product called “K2” began students were using K2, showing up on shelves of purchased from Sacred Lawrence store Sacred Journey. Journey, 1103 Mass. At the Scientists with the time, nothing in the prodJohnson County Sheriff’s uct was illegal. In February Office tested K2 and found 2010, federal and local synthetic versions of the law enforcement raided mind-altering chemicals Sacred Journey, seizing present in marijuana. product but making no The discovery and advoarrests. cacy from Johnson County The Food and Drug law enforcement helped Administration, which prompt the 2010 legislaheaded the seizure, has tion banning the chemicals not released any other in K2. details about the raid. Oskaloosa Following the raid, and ! Jonathan Sloan, of after lawmakers passed Lawrence, operated a legislation banning some of the chemicals in K2, the specialty plant business out of a warehouse in store stopped selling the product. Law enforcement Oskaloosa called Bouncing officials say they have not Bears Botanicals, which
supplied K2 to Sacred Journey. Bouncing Bears was also raided in February 2010, and Sloan was arrested and charged with numerous drug crimes in Jefferson County. Those charges were eventually dropped. Bouncing Bears continues to be a licensed business in Kansas and maintains a website. Sloan declined comment.
Salina ! Salina law enforcement reports a surge in synthetic drug use during the past couple of years, as well as a rise in emergency hospital admissions because of synthetic drug overdoses. Until late 2010, a local store, the Grind, manufactured and sold various synthetic drugs. Eric Srack, a Salina businessman, operated the business but was arrested in 2010 and later convicted
of several drug crimes because his business was selling products containing substances banned in Kansas. On Dec. 21, 2010, a 21-year-old Kansas University student, who had been using synthetic drugs purchased at the Grind, was killed after he ran into a van on Interstate 135 in Salina.
Garden City ! On July 25, the Drug Enforcement Agency conducted Operation Logjam, in which law enforcement in nearly 100 cities conducted searches and made arrests for possession and manufacture of synthetic drugs. A tobacco shop in Garden City was searched and substances were seized, though a representative from the DEA declined to comment on the active investigation. — Shaun Hittle
! The synthetic compound is sprayed on some form of plant material, like a potpourri, and then smoked as someone would smoke marijuana. The product comes in small packets and looks like marijuana. ! Public officials say these drugs started hitting retail shelves in fall 2009. ! Several chemicals used in the first wave of these drugs were outlawed in Kansas in 2010, and other classes of chemicals have subsequently been banned in the state and across the country. ! Manufacturers, however, have been altering the chemicals, trying to keep ahead of the law. Police say such chemicals are created overseas, then shipped to the United States and distributed from there. ! Health officials say newer versions of the drugs have caused increased heart rates, paranoia, addiction, kidney failure and bizarre behavior.
Bath salts ! First seen in stores in early 2010, the product is marketed as a bath salt, but is a powder that looks similar to cocaine. It’s sold in packets as well as vials. ! Many forms of this drug, which is typically snorted, are a synthetic version of MDMA, or the street drug ecstasy. ! The chemicals found in this drug were banned in Kansas in 2011, but have continued to crop up in the state as manufacturers have altered the chemical properties. Police say these drugs are also created overseas, then shipped to the U.S. for distribution. ! The drugs are said to cause many of the effects seen in synthetic cannabinoids. But several high-profile cases of those reportedly using bath salts have included cannibalistic behaviors. Several heart attack deaths have also been attributed to bath salt usage. — Shaun Hittle
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with the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office. “We hadn’t seen it at all, and really there hadn’t been any discussions about it being here stateside,” said Morris, who was perhaps one of the first scientists to test the drugs found in stores. The use of K2 became a big enough concern that Johnson County officials asked for help from state lawmakers, including Rep. Pat Colloton, R-Leawood. “We were seeing some really weird stuff,” said Colloton, chairwoman of the Kansas House’s Corrections and Juvenile Justice committee. At a 2010 hearing about possible legislation to ban the substances in the synthetic drugs, several members of Taylor’s family testified. “It was painful, tragic testimony,” said Colloton, as the family detailed the unsuccessful fight to keep Taylor off the synthetic drugs. “It was powerful.” The Kansas Legislature passed a bill making Kansas the first state to ban several chemicals found in the synthetic drugs. That law went into effect July 1, 2010. A few months before, in February 2010, local and federal law enforcement searched S a c r e d Journey, seizing K2 and other substances. They also Sloan arrested Sacred Journey’s K2 distributor, 29-year-old Lawrence businessman Jonathan Sloan. Sloan operated, and continues to run, Bouncing Bear Botanicals, a speciality plant and herb business based in Oskaloosa, that distributes products nationwide. The Bouncing Bear warehouse was also searched. Sloan was charged in Jefferson County with multiple counts of possessing and distributing illegal drugs, but the charges against Sloan were later dropped. He was charged again in 2011, but those charges were also dropped. Representatives from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which spearheaded the searches, have never explained the raid at Sacred Journey and declined comment for this article. A spokesman for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Kansas said the office was involved in obtaining the search and arrest warrants but declined further comment. Sloan has never been charged in federal court. It’s not clear whether Sloan, who also declined comment for this article, continued to sell synthetic drugs through his business. But after the search, such products were never again seen on the shelves of Sacred Journey, according to law enforcement. Lawrence police say synthetic drugs have not been a big issue locally since the 2010 raid. Other manufacturers and distributors of the synthetic drugs in Kansas, however, were more aggressive in keeping the products available to users.
‘Public enemy No. 1’ Following Taylor’s death in 2010, Norton, the Salina police officer, said the “epidemic” of synthetic drug use reached a breaking point in his community. “I have never, in my 25year career, seen a drug that has put more people in the hospital like synthetic cannabinoids,” he said. Emergency room doctors at Salina Regional Hospital began telling him that overdoses of the synthetic drugs overtook methamphetamine as the most frequent drug cases at the hospital. Kier Swisher, co-director of the hospital’s emergency room, said there were times in the last couple of years when the emergency room would
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K2 WAS ONE OF THE FIRST synthetic drugs that got the attention of state lawmakers to ban substances used in them.
see up to a person a day who had overdosed on synthetic drugs. Some were treated and released; others spent days in the hospital as doctors treated a whole host of medical problems. But the key challenge for Norton and other law officers was knowing whether the drugs they encountered were even illegal, as crafty drug makers stayed one step ahead of the curve, altering the chemicals in such drugs, skirting the new Kansas law. “What started out as two chemicals quickly evolved into 30 chemicals,” said Morris, the scientist. Norton and his drug task force had been keeping a close eye on the problem, but Taylor’s death pushed the issue to “public enemy No. 1,” Norton said. According to Norton, Taylor’s friends who were with him the day he ran onto the highway said Taylor smoked synthetic drugs heavily all day. He’d been riding with some friends around Salina, but became so violent and out of control that friends forced him from their vehicle. Driving around the center of town recently, Norton pulled up to a nondescript brick building near downtown Salina, and detailed how this building was one once the hub of a million-dollar drug manufacturing operation. And it was also most likely where the drugs Taylor smoked before his death were packaged. Overseas shipments of the newest, legal synthetic compounds would arrive at the building, and once there, it’d be mixed, packaged and labeled with names such as “Supernova“ and “Revelation.” While Sloan controlled the synthetic drug operation in Lawrence, the Salina operation was run by a 42-yearold Salina entrepreneur named Eric Srack, who also operated a local drug paraphernalia shop, Srack the Grind, where Taylor bought the drugs he smoked before his death. Later on, the products would be distributed by a variety of independent gasoline stations and tobacco stores in Salina, and branched out to other communities such as El Dorado and Abilene, Norton said. “It started as a legitimate business and ended as a criminal enterprise,” said Norton about Srack’s booming business. And opposed to the underground dealings of drug dealers of the past, Srack’s business was all out in the open. He even set up shop within view of the police station, the building adorned with psychedelic murals. As soon as the Salina police became aware of K2, they bought the product and shipped it to labs for testing. Once some of the chemicals in substances like K2 were banned in 2010, police had the tools to apply for search and arrest warrants against businesses such as Srack’s. The day after Taylor died, a detective went to the Grind and purchased some packets of synthetic drugs, which later tested positive for one of the banned substances. Srack was arrested and later
convicted of three felony counts of illegal drug distribution based on the detective’s purchases. He’ll be eligible for parole next year. Norton said the void left by Srack’s imprisonment was quickly filled by a Boise, Idaho, company named Zombie Matter. The business was run by Boise resident Mark Ciccarello, according to the Idaho Secretary of State’s office. Additional chemicals had been added to the banned Kansas list by 2011, but Zombie Matter was able to stay one step ahead, obtaining modified compounds from overseas, then distributing them to several Salina stores, where they’ve been sold on and off for the past year. Zombie Matter has since been dissolved in Idaho after failing to renew annual paperwork. But Ciccarello, who did not return requests for comment, began a new company in Idaho in 2012. It’s unclear whether the business distributes synthetic substances.
‘Like Russian roulette’ Inside the poison control center at the Kansas University Hospital, Daling McMoran, a short, intense man with bulky muscles, gets pretty worked up talking about synthetic drugs. “You’re playing with fire here,” he said. “I don’t have to make this stuff up. It’s like a horror movie.” For the past three years, McMoran, an educator with the poison control center, has been tasked with learning about synthetic drugs and then spreading the word about such substances to area schools and communities. Using scientific drawings of the chemical components of the various drugs that have populated the market the past few years, McMoran explains that the chemicals are built off the basic foundations of methamphetamine, LSD, PCP and marijuana. Crafty chemists simply tweak a chemical here or there, and create a temporarily legal compound found in synthetic drugs. His center began receiving calls from law enforcement about K2 in 2009. The bigger concerns came from emergency rooms encountering patients exhibiting a wide range of bizarre behaviors not seen before, even with methamphetamine use. Effects included increased heart rate, paranoia, agitation, hallucinations, seizures, aggressiveness and kidney failure. Numerous media reports from across the country have highlighted other violent and bizarre behaviors, including several cannibalistic attacks involving people who had ingested bath salts, another type of synthetic drug that mimics the effects of the street drug ecstasy. Several others have reportedly died of heart attacks. One big problem with the substances, whether they’re bath salts or synthetic cannabinoids, is the lack of uniformity, McMoran said, a concern echoed by others interviewed by the Journal-World. “They’re never the same from location to location,” he said. Drug users have some general idea what to expect when they smoke marijuana or snort cocaine, but a lack of quality control in synthetic drugs leaves the effects up to chance. “It’s like Russian roulette,” McMoran said. And there isn’t any guarantee that you’re even taking what you think you’re taking, Morris said. The chemical changes made since K2 hit the market in 2009 leave users with a widely unpredictable high. “In many ways, no one knows what’s in these products, even the vendors themselves,” Morris said. “It really is a buyer beware.” — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173. Follow him at Twitter.com/shaunhittle.
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BRIEFLY ICE leader resigns amid allegations WASHINGTON — A senior Obama administration political appointee and longtime aide to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano resigned Saturday amid allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior lodged by at least three Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees. Suzanne Barr, chief of staff to Barr ICE Director John Morton, said in her resignation letter that the allegations against her are “unfounded.” But she said she was stepping down anyway to end distractions within the agency. ICE, a division of the Homeland Security Department, confirmed Barr had resigned. The Associated Press obtained a copy of Barr’s letter. Barr is accused of sexually inappropriate behavior toward employees. The complaints are related to a sexual discrimination and retaliation lawsuit filed by a senior ICE agent in May.
Suicide attack kills 12 in Afghanistan KABUL, AFGHANISTAN — Two suicide attackers, one driving a fuel tanker, blew themselves up near a U.S. base in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least 12 people, officials said. The attack around dawn in the town of Sayed Abad in Wardak province, about 40 miles from Kabul, served as a reminder that even after a decade of fighting, tens of thousands of U.S. and foreign troops are still engaged in a war that shows no signs of slowing down despite the start of a withdrawal of coalition forces. The U.S.-led NATO coalition said that no American or coalition troops were killed in the blasts. It confirmed that a number of troops were wounded but did not say how many, in accordance with coalition policy.
Iran, North Korea sign technology deal TEHRAN, IRAN — Iran and North Korea signed a scientific and technological cooperation agreement Saturday, bringing the two nations deeply at odds with the U.S. closer together. Iranian state TV did not provide further details on the document but said it will include setting up joint scientific and technological laboratories, exchange of scientific teams between the two countries and transfer of technology in the fields of information technology, energy, environment, agriculture and food. Any technical accord between Pyongyang and Tehran is likely to raise suspicions in the West. The U.S. has repeatedly accused North Korea of providing Iran with advanced missiles capable of targeting Western European capitals.
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Fiery Obama embarks on march to convention By Ben Feller and David Espo Associated Press
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — President Barack Obama lampooned the just-completed Republican National Convention as better-suited to an era of black-and-white TV and “trickle-down, you’re on your own” economics Saturday, and declared that Mitt Romney “did not offer a single new idea” to fix the economy. “There was a lot of talk about hard truths and bold choices, but no one actually told you what they were,” Obama said in Iowa, chuckling, as he set out on a threeday tour of battleground states in the run-up to his own convention. Later, Obama said, the Republican gathering was so rooted in the past, there should have been a rabbit-ears antenna on the convention hall. Yet even the site of Obama’s convention, Charlotte, N.C., served as an unwelcome reminder to the Democrats of an economy so weak that it threatens his chances for re-election.
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PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA SPEAKS during a campaign event at Morningside College on Saturday in Sioux City, Iowa. The president carried North Carolina in 2008, but the state’s unemployment rate is pegged at 9.6 percent, well higher than the nation’s 8.3 percent and tied with next-door South Carolina for fifth from the bottom. Obama’s convention opens Tuesday at the Time Warner Cable arena with evening speeches by first lady Michelle Obama and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, the keynote speaker.
The president will be nominated for a new term on Wednesday, when former President Bill Clinton also will speak. Vice President Joe Biden delivers his own acceptance speech the same evening. Obama’s prime-time acceptance speech, to be delivered at the outdoor Bank of America Stadium, caps the convention on Thursday night. Aides predict a capacity crowd will hear the speech at the site,
GOP paints a nation on brink; Democrats see rebound By Donna Cassata Associated Press
TAMPA, FLA. — Listening to Republicans, a vote for Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan is imperative to save the nation. “The republic of Washington and Jefferson is now in danger of becoming the democracy of debt and despair,” Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul told delegates at the GOP convention delegates this past week. “Our great nation is coming apart at the seams.” He was one of many Republican speakers who tried to tap into the public’s unease about the country’s future. In just days, Democrats will present a starkly different vision at their
three-day convention in Charlotte, N.C., sketching out a portrait of a nation on the rebound after the worst financial crisis since the Depression. They will try to play a consistent theme in America’s history — optimism. As Republicans convened in Tampa, President Barack Obama gave a preview of his pitch, telling a crowd in Charlottesville, Va., “We knew that solving our biggest challenges would take more than one year, or one term, or one president. We know we’ve still got a lot of work to do, but we are determined to get it done. We are determined to finish the job.” The November election offers the political parties’ sharply different visions of the state of America,
which has a capacity of nearly 74,000 for football. Democrats are taking their turn in the convention spotlight just days after the Republicans met in Tampa, Fla., to nominate former Massachusetts Gov. Romney for the White House and Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan to be vice president. A parade of speakers in Tampa excoriated Obama’s handling of the economy, which is struggling in the weakest recession recovery of the postWorld War II era. The economy has been the top-rated issue in opinion polls all year, and the president is eager to turn the focus onto Romney on that subject. Republicans “will take us backwards,” Obama said, to the age of “trickle-down, you’re on your
own” economics that begin with tax cuts for the rich but tax increases for the middle class. The president made a brief detour to foreign policy in his speech. “Gov. Romney had nothing to say about Afghanistan this week or the plans for the 33,000 troops who will have come home from the war by the end of this month,” he said. The Republican challenger “said ending the war in Iraq was tragic. I said we’d end that war and we did,” Obama said. Romney said late last year, in a veterans roundtable, “The precipitous withdrawal is unfortunate. It’s more than unfortunate; I think it’s tragic. It puts at risk many of the victories that were hard won by the men and women who served there.”
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as well as of the government’s role and reach. Republicans envision a smaller government, with fewer social safety net programs, increased defense spending, less regulations and additional tax cuts. Democrats see a government able to lift those who need help and a nation where the wealthier pay more of their share. In the 10 weeks to the vote, the campaigns will present their competing views of the United States, a country plunged into the darkness of joblessness and debt versus one emerging into the light of recovery. Which vision stays with the electorate on Nov. 6 will determine whether Obama wins a second term or Romney captures the presidency.
New U.N. Syria envoy puts pressure on Assad’s regime By Hamza Hendawi Associated Press
BEIRUT — The U.N.’s new envoy to Syria told President Bashar Assad’s regime on Saturday that change is both “urgent” and “necessary” and that it must meet the “legitimate” demands of the Syrian people, words that will not win the seasoned Algerian diplomat and international trouble shooter any friends in Damascus. On his first day on the Songwriter Hal job, Lakhdar Brahimi also called on both sides to David dies at 91 end violence in Syria but LOS ANGELES — Hal David, said Assad’s government the stylish, heartfelt lyricist bears more responsibilwho teamed with Burt Bacha- ity than anyone else to rach on dozens of timeless halt the bloodshed. These songs for movies, television remarks were seemingly and a variety of recording art- intended to push the Daists in the 1960s and beyond, mascus government to has died. He was 91. ease off on military opDavid died of complications erations to create a better from a stroke Saturday morn- atmosphere for his peace ing at Cedars-Sinai Medical mission. Center in Los Angeles, accordHis comments, made ing to his wife, Eunice David. in New York, came as He had suffered a major activists said rebels capstroke in March and was tured an air defense fastricken again on Tuesday, cility in the east of the she said. country near the border “Even at the end, Hal alwith Iraq. The battle for ways had a song in his head,” control of Syria’s largest Eunice David said. “He was city Aleppo, meanwhile, always writing notes, or ask- intensified, with goving me to take a note down, ernment warplanes and so he wouldn’t forget a lyric.” ground forces pounding Bacharach and David were it with bombs and mortar among the most successful rounds as rebel fighters teams in modern history, fought off troops in the with top 40 hits including narrow alleys of the city’s “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On old quarter. My Head,” ‘‘(They Long to “I call on parties inBe) Close to You” and “That’s side Syria to halt the What Friends Are For.” fighting. Undoubtedly,
this call is primarily directed to the government. More than others, it is the Assad duty of governments, under any circumstances and anywhere, not just in Syria, to ensure security and stability for their people,” Brahimi told alArabiya television in an interview. “The need for change is urgent and necessary. The Syrian people must be satisfied, and their legitimate demands are met,” he said. The latest violence in Aleppo shows that government forces are still struggling to regain full control of the city from the lightly-armed rebels nearly five weeks after they stormed their way into the city in a surprise offensive. The Syrian Observatory for Human Right activist group said Saturday’s clashes in Aleppo were concentrated in several tense neighborhoods — Masaken Hanano, Bustan al-Qasr, Sukkari and Maysar. It reported injuries and damage to buildings but gave no specific figures. Another activist group, the Local Coordination Committees, said the government was making heavy use of warplanes in attacking rebel areas.
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Wrong order City commissioners shouldn’t move forward on a rezoning proposal before other details of a proposed recreation complex are in place.
he Lawrence City Commission’s plan to consider on Tuesday whether to rezone 146 acres at the northwest corner of Sixth Street and the South Lawrence Trafficway seems like it’s putting the cart before the horse. Commissioners are scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether to rezone that property to allow commercial and retail uses at the site. About 50 acres of the site have been targeted for the development of a new complex that will include a large recreation center and new Kansas University track and field facilities. The rest of the site, city officials say, needs to be zoned commercial to accommodate other uses such as hotels, restaurants and retail stores that are expected to accompany the recreation complex development. The plan is for a development group led by Duane Schwada to donate land for the sports complex and for another group led by Thomas Fritzel to build the recreation center and enter into a multimillion-dollar, 20-year lease-purchase agreement with the city. But none of the proposed contracts that would facilitate those plans has been made public, and, as of Friday, they were not part of the agenda for Tuesday’s commission meeting. The public also has received no details about the city’s agreement with KU related to the track and field facilities. Rezoning this property before nailing down other details seems like the wrong order. There are a couple of ways commissioners could deal with this situation. They still could add contracts or other documents to this Tuesday’s agenda, but that would be a shame because it would give the public so little time to absorb the details before they are acted upon. If the rezoning is approved on Tuesday, it won’t become official until the ordinance gets a second reading, which might occur as early as next week. But commissioners could approve the rezoning on first reading but delay second-reading approval until the development agreements are ready for consideration. In any event, it’s unwise to complete the rezoning on this property before final agreements on the recreation complex are in place. Even if those plans are on track and all the involved parties currently are on the same page, things happen. The city doesn’t want to rezone that property and then have the recreation complex fall through. That’s why the city’s normal procedure for such major projects is to have a full development plan in place before approving rezoning. This is a big project with a lot of pieces. City officials need to make sure those pieces all work together before taking any major action on the complex.
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Reality tempers foreign policy shifts I’ve just returned from a gorgeous Maine vacation in time to follow the hoopla of the presidential conventions (from the sublime to the ridiculous?). I’ll be writing on Mitt Romney’s foreign-policy potential — and President Obama’s performance — as the conventions progress. But having read the GOP’s foreign-policy platform, with its slashing critique of the president, I can already say this: A Romney foreign policy would likely wind up looking much like Obama’s. Despite a call for another “American century” in which we possess the “strongest military and strongest economy,” a President Romney would soon confront the realities of today’s world. For starters, a hefty part of the GOP’s foreign-policy platform, and its call for global leadership, focuses on boosting the size and weaponry of the military. Indeed, Romney wants to jack up defense spending even while slashing taxes. That dream will soon fade if he reaches the White House. The numbers simply will not add up. The biggest threat to the defense budget comes from possible across-the-board defense cuts that will be triggered if the two parties can’t agree on how to slash the deficit. The onus is on Republicans, who voted for the automatic cuts and have refused to consider a compromise with Democrats that could avoid them. Even if a bipartisan miracle occurs, and a compromise is agreed to, the economy won’t sustain the kind of defense budget Republicans dream of. President Romney would
Despite a call for another “American century” in which we possess the “strongest military and strongest economy,” a President Romney would soon confront the realities of today’s world.” be forced to make the same calculations as did Obama: how to protect U.S. security and sustain America’s global leadership in an era of budgetary restraint. There are hints that some of the platform’s authors recognize the problem. The document ignores Iraq, and hardly mentions Afghanistan (except to take a swipe at Obama’s plan to withdraw the last of 30,000 “surge troops” before the November elections). But last week, Romney’s choice for vice president, Rep. Paul Ryan, said Obama’s 2014 deadline to draw down most U.S. troops was a “good, reasonable timeline.” In other words, some Republicans conclude, as Obama did, that we can’t indefinitely maintain a large fighting force in foreign countries. That same collision with reality is likely to temper other GOP foreign-policy dreams. On fighting terrorism, the platform bizarrely chides
Obama for dropping the phrase global war on terror and attacks his “weak” response to international terrorism. His decision to green-light the operation that killed Osama bin Laden barely elicits a snide comment. Yet Romney would no doubt find himself following the same antiterrorist policy as Obama’s — using drones and special forces — because so few good options exist. And then there’s Iran, and the effort to halt Tehran’s suspected nuclear enrichment program. The platform denounces Obama’s “failed engagement policy” with Iran, leaving out any mention of the draconian international sanctions imposed on Tehran under U.S. pressure. Despite his bellicose rhetoric about military options, a President Romney would soon hear from Pentagon brass that the costs of a military strike on Iran’s enrichment sites would be high, and might not even stop Iran’s nuclear program. He’d also hear that if Israel attacks Tehran on its own (encouraged by Republican leaders), this would further inflame an unstable region, while practically guaranteeing Iran would go for a bomb. In other words, Romney would face the same roster of bad choices that confronts Obama. He’d learn that the threat of an Islamist takeover of nuclear-armed Pakistan is far more dangerous than the uncertain likelihood of an Iranian nuclear breakout. (Pakistan is hardly mentioned in the Republican platform, except for the bromide that we should “expect” the Pakistan government to
sever connections with insurgents. Good luck!) And as for Israel — for which the Republican platform pledges “unequivocal support” — a Romney White House would also be faced with the tragic realities that Obama confronted. Obama, too, offered unequivocal support to Israel. He envisioned two democratic states, Israel and Palestine, side by side, with secure borders — as the Republican platform specifies. But here’s what the platform ignores: Any prospect of a two-state solution is being foreclosed by Jewish settlements that divide the occupied West Bank into cantons. Even if the Mideast stabilizes, and new Arab leaders seek peace, the two-state option will no longer exist. Republicans castigated Obama for trying (unsuccessfully) to persuade Israel that its settlement policy was selfdestructive. But a Romney presidency would have to deal with the repercussions of a policy that locks Israelis and Palestinians into one state. The bottom line: It’s easy to talk tough, and channel the ghost of Ronald Reagan, when writing a foreign-policy platform. But once in the White House, Republicans would find that — in these straitened times — it’s much tougher to project American power, and takes more careful calculation. One can debate how best to project U.S. leadership in such times. My guess is that Romney would find himself following Obama’s lead far more than he anticipates, or would like. — Trudy Rubin is a columnist and editorial-board member for the Philadelphia Inquirer.
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From the Lawrence Daily Journal-World for Sept. 2, 1912: “Labor Day in the YEARS southern part of DougAGO las county is to be spent IN 1912 by the residents of that part of the county in working upon the old Santa Fe Trail to make some needed repairs and put the road in shape for tourist travel. It is a novel scheme that has been worked out in Baldwin and the operation should give Douglas county a splendid piece of roadway. In Baldwin all business is to be suspended during the entire day and the day observed as one of real labor.” — Compiled by Sarah St. John
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Obama shows hostility to business From time to time in my county wanderings, I’ve stopped for a pulled pork sandwich at an imitation caboose in a shopping center parking lot. Nearby, is a miniature trolley car where I’ve sometimes ordered an espresso. Whenever I visit these modest establishments, I’m overcome with admiration. Someone may have risked his life’s savings to pursue the dream of going into business for himself. The proprietors have to be accountants, salesmen, servers, employers, janitors. Small businesses such as these are the chief creators of jobs in America. Are these the kind of people Barack Obama had in mind when he unleashed his “You didn’t build that” diatribe? It wasn’t a gaffe. It was a passionate, spontaneous expression of his scorn for free enterprise and individual initiative. And it wasn’t so much the content as the tone that was so shocking — angry, accusatory, resentful. He couldn’t resist mocking successful people who think they’re “just so smart” — this from a man who must always feel that he’s the smartest person in the room. The idea that someone might make it on his own is an offense to his ideology. Not that it should have surprised anyone. According to David Maraniss in his biography “Barack Obama: The
Obama creates a phony and toxic argument by casting government and the private sector as antagonists.” Story,” the president told his mother that his experience at Business International was like “working for the enemy,” and in his own memoir, “Dreams from my Father,” he referred to the same stint as being “Like a spy behind enemy lines.” He’s of the mindset that believes people get rich simply by taking more than their share. In his view, it’s the job of government to erect barriers so they can’t steal more. He talks about “spreading the wealth,” but hasn’t voiced a single idea for how to grow the wealth, other than more government spending. Hiring more bureaucrats is one of his bright ideas for stimulating the economy. The president paid lip service to “this wonderful sys-
tem” we have, but here again he showed his fundamental misunderstanding of the American economy. It’s not a “system” we have. It’s the opposite – a decentralized market energized by millions of enterprising individuals, a dynamo powered by trail and error, success and failure. A system is what people like Obama dream of — a centrally controlled, top-down economy, with resources allocated and economic decisions dictated by the government. Obama’s screed was a haymaker delivered to a colossal straw man, as someone pointed out. No rational person disputes the fact that we need government and that government does many things that the private sector can’t do. No one denies the virtues of “people working together” or the importance of roads, bridges and teachers. But in Obama’s view, these factors are the primary causes of individual success. No one disputes the fact that the top earners ought to pay taxes. In fact, they pay the lion’s share. Obama creates a phony and toxic argument by casting government and the private sector as antagonists. They should complement each other and do what they do best. Unfortunately, today they’re either at each other’s throats or in bed together. Obama ought to be cheer-
ing for the top earners to succeed, since they provide the funds that permit him to pander to various interest groups for votes. But apparently it’s impossible for him to express any admiration for American business persons. Vultures? Predators? Does Obama’s list of enemies include people like George Foreman, who after a stellar career in boxing, made a barbecue equipment fortune, which he’s busy giving away? It’s astonishing that we have a president who’s so hostile to the ideals that have inspired America’s greatness. And yet, in spite of his failed economic policies, at least half the country seems ready to vote him another four years. The only explanation has to be that many of us have bought into the illusion that the government is a generous uncle who distributes benefits cost-free and that Obama will protect these benefits. It doesn’t seem to matter that they’re being financed by borrowed money — a form of fiscal suicide. Most of us are unwilling to give up an iota of our entitlements even to secure their sustainability, even if it means long term national decline. Americans used to celebrate liberty and opportunity. Now it’s, “Don’t touch my benefits,” and “Take care of me.” — George Gurley, a resident of rural Baldwin City, writes a regular column for the Journal-World.
Sunday, September 2, 2012
Mostly sunny, humid and warmer
Hot with sunshine
A thunderstorm possible
Showers and t-storms possible
Intervals of clouds and sunshine
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McCook 99/65 Oberlin 98/62
Grand Island 94/67
St. Joseph 88/66 Chillicothe 83/66
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Temperature High/low 91°/71° Normal high/low today 84°/62° Record high today 110° in 2000 Record low today 48° in 1974
Precipitation in inches 24 hours through 7 p.m. yest. 0.95 Month to date 0.84 Normal month to date 0.13 Year to date 17.13 Normal year to date 28.72
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TODAY’S BEST BETS Overbrook semi-annual 3-day flea market, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Osage County Fairgrounds, 510 Cedar. Railfest 2012, 25th anniversary celebration, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Midland Railway Depot, 1515 W. High St., Baldwin City.
Labor Day Railfest 2012, 25th anniversary celebration, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Midland Railway Depot, 1515 W. High St., Baldwin City.
Country Jam hosted by Good Ole Boys, 6-8:30 p.m., Cutter’s Smokehouse, 218 E. 20th St., Eudora. Billy Spears and the Beer Bellies, 6 p.m., Johnny’s Tavern, 401 N. Red Dog’s Dog Days Second St. workout, 6 a.m., field near John Cage PercusRobinson Gym at KU. sion Concert, 6:30 p.m., Tuesday Farmers’ Mar- Spencer Museum of Art, ket, 4-6 p.m., 1020 Vt. 1301 Miss. Big Brothers Big SisDouglas County Comters of Douglas County, mission meeting, 6:35 5:15 p.m., 536 Fireside p.m., Douglas County Court, Suite B. Information Courthouse, 1100 Mass. meeting for prospective The Lawrence Apple volunteers. For more infor- Users’ Group 2.0 meetmation, call 843-7359. ing, “Central control of Red Dog’s Dog Days your iOS Devices” 7 p.m., workout, 6 p.m., field near Lawrence Senior Center, Robinson Gym at KU. 745 Vt. Lonnie Ray’s open Conroy’s Trivia, 7:30 jam session, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Conroy’s Pub, 3115 p.m., Slow Ride RoadW. Sixth St. house, 1350 N. Third St. Pride Night, 9 p.m., Wine Tasting, 6 p.m., Wilde’s Chateau, 2412 Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass. Iowa. Lawrence City Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St. Free English as a Second Language class, 7-8 Red Dog’s Dog Days p.m., Plymouth Congregaworkout, 6 a.m., field near tional Church, 925 Vt. Robinson Gym at KU. Affordable community Thursday Farmers’ Spanish class, 7-8 p.m., Market, 4-6 p.m., 1121 Plymouth Congregational Wakarusa Drive. Church, 925 Vt. Cottin’s Hardware Real Person’s Guide to Farmers’ Market, 4-6:30 Human Sexuality: Does p.m., behind store at 1832 Patriarchy Also Harm Mass. Men?, 7 p.m., Ecumenical Bill Crahan and Scott Campus Ministries, 1204 Tichenor at Cottin’s Oread Ave. Hardware Farmers’ MarGamer Night, 8 p.m., ket, 4-6:30 p.m., behind Burger Stand at the Casstore at 1832 Mass. bah, 803 Mass. The Open Tap, discusFree swing dancing sion of a selected religion lessons and dance, 8-11 topic, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., p.m., Kansas Room in Henry’s, 11 E. Eighth St. the Kansas Union, 1301 Fashion Show, benefit Jayhawk Blvd. for Van Go and Health Poker Night, 8 p.m., Care Access Clinic, 5:30 Applebee’s, 2520 Iowa. p.m., VanGo, 715 N.J. Geeks Who Drink pub Red Dog’s Dog Days quiz, 8 p.m., Phoggy Dog, workout, 6 p.m., field near 2228 Iowa. Robinson Gym at KU. Teller’s Family Night, 9 Baker University Comp.m.-midnight, 746 Mass. munity Choir rehearsal, Tuesday Night Ka6 p.m., McKibbin Recital raoke, 9 p.m., Wayne & Hall, 408 Eighth St., BaldLarry’s Sports Bar & Grill, win City. 933 Iowa. Food Not Bombs free dinner, 6:30 p.m., South Park. Kansas University DeDollar Bowling, open to partment of Architecture close, Royal Crest Lanes, Lecture: Thomas Kundig, 933 Iowa. 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts University Community Center, 940 N.H. Forum: Honduras: Our Heritage Conservation Next War?, noon, ECM, Council, 7-9:15 p.m., Wat1204 Oread Ave. kins Community Museum, Big Brothers Big Sis1047 Mass. ters of Douglas County, KU Tango Boot Camp, noon, 536 Fireside Court, 7-10:30 p.m., Kansas Suite B. Information meet- Union, 1301 Jayhawk ing for prospective volunBlvd. teers. For more informaJunkyard Jazz Band, tion, call 843-7359. 7 p.m., American Legion, Book Talk: “Angels 3408 W. Sixth St. at Sunset” by author Free English as a SecTom Mach, 2 p.m., Dole ond Language class, 7-8 Institute of Politics, 2350 p.m., Plymouth CongregaPetefish Drive. tional Church, 925 Vt.
Warm Stationary Showers T-storms
-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s National Summary: Tropical Rainstorm Isaac will continue to drench the Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic today while a few storms rumble over the northern Plains. Mainly dry weather will persist over the West Coast. Today Mon. Today Mon. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Memphis 92 78 t 95 77 pc Albuquerque 92 68 pc 93 69 s 90 78 pc 90 76 pc Anchorage 57 49 r 58 51 sh Miami Milwaukee 80 68 pc 80 67 t Atlanta 90 72 t 89 73 t 84 70 pc 88 67 s Austin 97 73 s 97 72 pc Minneapolis Nashville 88 72 t 85 72 t Baltimore 84 69 c 80 69 t New Orleans 88 76 pc 89 76 pc Birmingham 90 73 t 91 73 t New York 78 68 pc 78 70 c Boise 84 55 s 88 56 s 90 71 s 91 73 pc Boston 74 62 pc 75 66 pc Omaha Orlando 90 71 s 90 73 s Buffalo 80 63 pc 82 70 t Philadelphia 84 70 c 82 70 sh Cheyenne 84 57 pc 84 55 s Phoenix 105 87 pc 104 87 pc Chicago 82 70 sh 84 69 t Pittsburgh 81 67 t 83 69 t Cincinnati 86 71 t 85 72 t Portland, ME 73 55 pc 73 62 pc Cleveland 82 67 t 87 71 t Portland, OR 76 56 pc 77 56 s Dallas 99 78 s 99 77 s Reno 88 55 s 90 58 s Denver 86 62 pc 90 62 t 88 71 t 86 73 t Des Moines 84 69 s 89 72 pc Richmond Sacramento 92 56 s 94 55 s Detroit 81 67 pc 85 70 t St. Louis 82 72 t 88 73 pc El Paso 94 73 s 96 76 s Fairbanks 62 45 pc 64 47 sh Salt Lake City 82 62 t 87 64 s San Diego 82 69 pc 80 68 pc Honolulu 87 74 s 87 74 s San Francisco 71 54 pc 72 54 pc Houston 95 77 t 95 75 s Seattle 71 52 pc 73 53 s Indianapolis 80 71 t 84 71 t Spokane 76 49 s 77 48 s Kansas City 88 70 s 93 76 s Tucson 99 77 pc 98 76 pc Las Vegas 97 81 pc 97 83 s 98 76 s 100 78 s Little Rock 96 76 pc 97 77 pc Tulsa 84 72 t 84 74 t Los Angeles 89 65 s 89 66 pc Wash., DC National extremes yesterday for the 48 contiguous states High: Death Valley, CA 110° Low: Bodie State Park, CA 18°
WEATHER HISTORY On Sept. 2, 1935, the Labor Day Hurricane hit southern Florida. Winds reached 200 mph.
Have four tropical storms ever coexisted in the Atlantic Ocean?
Yes; August 1995.
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O.U.R.S. (Oldsters United for Responsible Service) dance, 6-9 p.m., Eagles Lodge, 1803 W. Sixth St. Poker tournament, 7 p.m., Johnny’s Tavern, 410 N. Second St. Smackdown! trivia, 8 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H.
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CANS FOR THE COMMUNITY TREASURER LINDA LANG presented a $1,000 donation to The Arc of Douglas County on June 28. Pictured from left are Hal Schultz, Lang, Barbara Bishop, executive director of Arc of Douglas County, Amber Frost, and Brad Linnekamp. Cans for the Community donates all of their proceeds from recycling aluminum cans to local nonprofit organizations. Linda Klinker, of Lawrence, submitted the photo.
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Affordable community Spanish class, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Humanities Lecture Series: Nikky Finney, “Making Poetry in Our Anthropocene Age,” 7:30-9 p.m., Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. Poker Night, 8 p.m., Applebee’s, 2520 Iowa. Trivia Night, 8 p.m. The Burger Stand, 803 Mass. Floyd the Barber, 8:30 p.m., Pachamama’s, 800 N.H. Team trivia, 9 p.m., Johnny’s West, 721 Wakarusa Drive. Ladies Night Free Bowling, 9:30 p.m., Royal Crest Lanes, 933 Iowa.
Family Church of Lawrence Benefit Garage Sale for the Williams family, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., 3409 W !"#$%&#'( Mike Shurtz Trio, aazz music, 10:15-11:15 a.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass. “A Conversation with Nikky Finney,” 10-11:30 a.m., Hall Center Conference Hall, 900 Sunnyside Ave. Rehearsal begins for New Horizons Band, 4 p.m., Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt. Perry Lecompton Farmers Market, 4-6:30 p.m., U.S. Highway 24 and Ferguson Road. Julian of Norwich Vespers, 5:15 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1101 Vt. Children’s book signing: Mark Button, author of “ Finding Ti Ming & Tem Po, Legend of the Golf Gods,” 6 p.m., Alvamar Golf Course, 1809 Crossgate Drive. Free outdoor concert with Buckwheat Zydeco, 7 p.m., Lied Center lawn, 1600 Stewart Drive. Reading & Signing: Kelly Barth, author of “My Almost Certainly Real Imaginary Jesus, A Memoir,” 7 p.m., The Raven, 8 E. Seventh. Free ITS Inner Focus Group, 7:30-9 p.m., Westside coga, 4935 Research Park Way. Roving Imp Comedy Show, 8 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave.
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BIG 12 FOOTBALL: Wes Lunt and Oklahoma State squeaked out a 84-0 win. 7B VOLLEYBALL ‘V’ Amy Wehrs and the Kansas volleyball team completed a sweep through the Kansas Invitational. Page 3B
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KANSAS 31, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE 17
Changing their tune
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THE JAYHAWKS COME TOGETHER TO SING THE ALMA MATER following their 31-17 victory over South Dakota State on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
Jayhawks run past Jackrabbits By Matt Tait firstname.lastname@example.org
It has been a long time since a football team at Kansas University did something that deserved to be compared to the magical 2007 squad, which finished 12-1 and won the Orange Bowl. But it was that kind of effort in Memorial Stadium on Saturday night that led the Jayhawks to a 31-17 season-opening victory against South Dakota State. The new quarterback might have entered the game with all of the hype, but it was a pair of KU run-
Crist solid, not spectacular — yet
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ning backs who led the Jayhawks. Sophomore Tony Pierson, who likes to refer to himself as a “speed back,” utilized his wheels and rushed for 124 yards and two touchdowns Richard Gwin/Journal-World Photo on 20 carries. When Pierson wasn’t torching the SDSU KANSAS QUARTERBACK DAYNE CRIST calls out coverage during the Jayhawks’ Please see KANSAS, page 4B victory over SDSU.
For so much of Dayne Crist’s debut as Kansas University’s quarterback, Peggy Lee, a late singer from a bygone era, came to mind. You could almost hear her singing, “Is that all there is?” Landing Crist, the big, bright, thick, strong-armed born leader who spent four years at Notre Dame, sparked so much excitement among a fan base that had been bored stiff the past two years. One game into his KU career, Crist remains the most compelling figure on the football team, but for a different reason. Now intrigue
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Kilwein helps KU sweep Classic J-W Staff Reports
Former Free State High runner Kyra Kilwein opened her senior season at Kansas University with a victory Saturday at the soggy Bob Timmons Classic at Rim Rock Farm. Kilwein, who won the same event for KU in 2010, finished the 5K race in 18:56.0 for the victorious Jayhawks,
who totaled 94 points to Oral Roberts’ 239. UMKC did not have a team score. The KU men, led by senior Josh Baden’s 6K time of 19:49.0, also won with 91 points. UMKC had 188, Oral Roberts 472 and Highland Community College 535. “It really helps. Rim Rock is my baby course. I have been running here since Free State,” Kilwein said of run-
ning at home. “I have run this course many times. This (winning) really helps bring up my confidence. I think this KU team is going to have a really great year. “Our team did a really good job the first mile-anda-half working together,” Kilwein added. “I think there were at least six or seven KU girls really close together, and that’s what our coach
wanted us to do — work together as a team.” Kilwein was followed by freshman Hannah Richardson, who placed second overall in 19:07.7. Sara Seiwald was third in 19:16.7, Hayley Francis fifth in 19:27.6, Liza Tauscher sixth John Young/Journal-World Photo in 19:40.2, Kathleen Thompson seventh in 19:48.2 and Tessa KANSAS RUNNERS — INCLUDING EVENTUAL WINNER KYRA KILWEIN (113) — comTurcotte eighth in 19:56.4. pete in a pack during the Bob Timmons Please see RUNNERS, page 3B Classic on Saturday at Rim Rock Farm.
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McIlroy fires 65, takes Deutsche lead NORTON, MASS. (AP) â€” The Deutsche Bank Championship has had a fair amount of heavyweight bouts in only 10 years. This Labor Day weekend is shaping up as another one, featuring two generations of players. Rory McIlroy at times made McIlroy it look easy on his way to another 6-under 65 to take the 36-hole lead. Tiger Woods couldnâ€™t buy a putt and still had a 68, leaving him two shots behind. In between was Louis Oosthuizen, a former Brit-
ish Open champion with one of the purest swings in golf. McIlroy went from one extreme to another on par 5s only 30 minutes apart, but he steadied himself down the stretch on the TPC Boston to set an early target Saturday. No one could catch him in the afternoon, and the two-time major champion wound up at 12-under 130. He had a one-shot lead over Oosthuizen, who had four 2s on his card, including a chip-in on the short par-4 fourth hole, and had a 65. Ryan Moore had a 68, despite playing the front nine in 1 over, and joined Woods at 10-under 132. Woods missed out on a
chance to be paired with McIlroy today when he missed the fairway on the par-5 18th, laid up short of the marsh and came up just short of the green and its front hole location. He had to get up-and-down for par. The TPC Boston is where Woods and Vijay Singh had a memorable battle on Labor Day in 2004, when Singh won to replace Woods at No. 1 in the world. Two years later, Woods closed with a 63 to rally from a three-shot deficit against Singh. And in the first year of the FedEx Cup in 2007, it was Phil Mickelson who played three rounds with Woods and wound up beating him by two shots.
Penn State draws crowd, but Ohio wins, 24-14 STATE COLLEGE, PA. (AP) â€” They came to Happy Valley, 90,000 strong, to chant and cheer and stand by their team in a new era of Penn State football. By the end, as the Nittany Lions trudged off the field, a battered fan base would need at least another week to celebrate. Hours after fans made their cathartic drive to Beaver Stadium, handmade signs and banners attached to their RVs, they quietly sang their alma mater. You know, the song with the lyrics, â€œMay no act of ours bring shame.â€? But in a clear display of coach Bill Oâ€™Brienâ€™s challenge ahead, the new, short-handed Nittany Lions wore down in the second half, and Ohio, from the MidAmerican Conference, defeated Penn State, 24-14, on Saturday. It was a sad ending for a devoted fan base that came ready to rock the house, after scandal rocked the program. â€œI thought it was a great atmosphere,â€? Oâ€™Brien said, â€œin the stands at Beaver Stadium.â€? Indeed it was, despite the loss. Oâ€™Brien, in fact, led the charge in the first home opener without Joe Paterno since 1949, his players behind him, storming the field as more than 97,000 fans kicked off a new chapter in the programâ€™s tarnished history with a raucous and sustained ovation. Then came the familiar refrain that has echoed through the stadium for decades: â€œWe are ... Penn State!â€? The Nittany Lions want to make headlines for more than lurid tales of child abuse. As a result, this opener was about more than football. And it showed. Penn State held a moment of reflection Saturday for all victims of sexual abuse. Penn State also asked fans to pause and know that all those affected by abuse are remembered in their hearts. Then, a university accused of placing football above all turned the page when it invited 600 athletes from all of its sports teams to participate in the pregame show as part of Penn Stateâ€™s â€œOne Teamâ€? motto. Yes, this would be a time to remember all those hurt. But the tagline in the scoreboard highlight video made it clear Penn Stateâ€™s program was ready for â€œthe next chapter.â€? When the team arrived at the stadium, Oâ€™Brien, the former offensive coordinator with the New England Patriots, was the first person to deboard off bus No. 1, followed by his game captains Derek Day, Jordan Hill, Gerald Hodges and Matt McGloin. Boisterous fans waited at the tunnel entrance for hours and lined the road like a parade route as they waited for team busses. They showed love for the former coach with chants of â€œJoe Pa-ter-no!â€? before turning their shrieks toward Oâ€™Brien. There were thunderous roars for the players as they exited the bus. Clearly, the fans showed they will stand by the players that stuck with the program.
Woods and McIlroy might be the next one. â€œI think if you look at the overall list of champions here, theyâ€™re all big hitters,â€? Woods said in an effort to explain why the Deutsche Bank Championship provides such great theater. McIlroy, who won the PGA Championship by a record eight shots at Kiawah Island three weeks ago, looked comfortable on the smoother greens of TPC Boston and had only one bad spell of back-to-back bogeys on his back nine to reach the midway point at 12-under 130. â€œEverything seemed to work pretty well out there,â€? McIlroy said.
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SERENA WILLIAMS RETURNS A SHOT TO Ekaterina Makarova during the third round of the U.S. Open. Williams won the match, 6-4, 6-0, on Saturday in New York.
Serena avenges loss, prevails at U.S. Open NEW YORK â€” Serena Williams does not enjoy viewing videos of her losses. Not one bit. She used to engage in that sort of film work, Williams said, but â€œit was so painful; it was like stabbing myself.â€? So even though Williams knew her thirdround opponent at the U.S. Open would be the same woman she lost to at the Australian Open, preparing by studying a replay of that January defeat simply was out of the question. After splitting Saturdayâ€™s first eight games against 42nd-ranked Ekaterina Makarova of Russia, the fourth-seeded Williams got into high gear and breezed to a 6-4, 6-0 victory, reeling off the last eight games. â€œDefinitely was motivated. Knowing that I lost; could definitely happen again. Did not want that to happen,â€? said Williams, who hit 13 aces to raise her tour-leading total this season to 408. â€œI really hate watching matches that I lose, unless Iâ€™m punishing myself,â€? added the 14-time Grand Slam champion. â€œI didnâ€™t punish myself.â€? She hasnâ€™t been losing much lately. Since the only first-round Grand Slam exit of her career, against 111th-ranked Virginie Razzano at the French Open on May 29, Williams is 22-1 in singles, including the title at Wimbledon and gold medal at the London Olympics. Olympic champion Andy Murray, still seeking his first Grand Slam title after four losses in finals, eked out a 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5), 4-6, 7-6 (4) victory over No. 30 Feliciano Lopez, who led in each of the three tiebreakers before faltering. Former No. 1 Ana Ivanovic overcame a poor start, 56 unforced errors and a partisan crowd to beat 19-year-old American Sloane Stephens, 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-2. Ivanovic also eliminated Stephens in the third round at Flushing Meadows a year ago.
Fan dies after fall in Georgia ATLANTA â€” A 20-year-old fan from Tennessee was drinking alcohol before he fell to his death in the Georgia Dome and struck another man, who was injured, authorities said Saturday. Isaac Grubb of Lenoir City, Tenn., was killed Friday night when he fell over a 33-inch railing and plummeted to the lower level of the downtown Atlanta stadium during the TennesseeNorth Carolina State game. Grubb had been cheering Tennesseeâ€™s second touchdown when the accident happened around 8:23 p.m., said Frank Poe, executive director of the Georgia World Congress Center Authority, which operates the stadium. Grubb, who was too young to legally buy alcohol, started drinking around 5 p.m., more than three hours before the accident, said Lt. Chad Hurston of the authorityâ€™s police department. Investigators are awaiting results from the medical examinerâ€™s office before determining whether alcohol was a major factor in the accident, Hurston said. An autopsy was planned.
Gillispie remains hospitalized LUBBOCK, TEXAS â€” Texas Tech coach Billy Gillispie said he experienced what felt like a â€œstroke or a heart attackâ€? before being hospitalized Friday. Gillispie said in an interview for a story published in the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Saturday that he called 911 early Friday morning after experiencing severe pain. University Medical Center spokesman Eric Finley told The Associated Press that Gillispie would stay at the hospital Saturday night and is still in satisfactory condition.
Stenhouse Nationwide winner HAMPTON, GA. â€” Ricky Stenhouse Jr. used a late push from runner-up Brad Keselowski to pass Kevin Harvick and win the Nationwide race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday night. After a restart with three laps to go, Harvick lost the lead on the final lap as his car got loose coming out of Turn 2 and, Stenhouse, who was bumped by Keselowski on the front straightaway, went ahead for good in Turn 3. Stenhouse, the defending series champion, raced to his fourth Nationwide victory of the season, and moved within 12 points of leader Elliott Sadler.
U.S. women win; coach resigns ROCHESTER, N.Y. â€” Abby Wambach kicked off the U.S. womenâ€™s soccer teamâ€™s victory tour â€” and Pia Sundhageâ€™s final stretch as American coach â€” by scoring twice in a 8-0 exhibition victory over Costa Rica on Saturday. The U.S. teamâ€™s first game since winning the gold medal at the Olympics last month was a homecoming for Wambach. And her return was overshadowed by Sundhage, who announced hours before the game that she is stepping down and returning to her native Sweden.
Sporting K.C. trips Toronto, 2-1 KANSAS CITY, KAN. â€” Oriol Rosell scored his first MLS goal in the 87th minute, lifting Sporting Kansas City to a 2-1 victory over Toronto FC on Saturday night. Paulo Nagamura had a goal and an assist for Sporting (15-7-5), which moved into a tie for the overall points lead with San Jose. Kansas City is 4-0-1 over its past five matches, while Toronto (5-16-6) is winless in its last seven. Rosell hit his game-winner from the corner of the penalty area on assists from Nagamura and Chance Myers. Ryan Johnson put Toronto up 1-0 in the 44th minute.
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Jarmoc stars again; KU sweeps tourney J-W Staff Reports
Kansas University junior Caroline Jarmoc had a career game for the second day in a row, and the Jayhawks completed a sweep of the Kansas Invitational with a four-set victory over Arkansas State, Saturday at Horejsi Center. Jarmoc, who set a career high in kills with 16 on Friday against Sam Houston State, repeated the feat against Arkansas State in the 25-19, 28-30, 25-15, 25-17 victory. Jarmoc also contributed nine blocks and earned tournament MVP honors. “Offensively, people had a hard time answering her,” KU coach Ray Bechard said. “She continues to pick it up on defense and was changing Jarmoc the game with her block. She also created opportunities for us with her serve. She gave a wellrounded effort this weekend.” Two other Jayhawks, Sara McClinton and Erin
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KANSAS VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS CELEBRATE their victory against Arkansas State on Saturday at Horejsi Center. Kansas won the match, 3-1. McNorton, joined Jarmoc on the all-tournament team. McClinton, a sophomore, had 11 kills Saturday against the Red Wolves, while McNor-
ton, a junior, had 136 assists in the three-game tournament. The Jayhawks (5-1) will take on UMKC next, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Horejsi Center.
BRIEFLY LHS girls runners place second MANHATTAN — The Lawrence High girls cross country team placed two runners in the top three and edged host Manhattan High for the top spot in the Manhattan Invitational, Saturday at Warner Park. The Lions boys team placed fifth. Grace Morgan finished the girls varsity 4K race in 15:45.42, taking second place to Alaina Schroeder of Manhattan (15:25.14). Claire Sanner (third, 16:16.21), Emily McEntire (eighth, 17:05.12), Leah Gabler (ninth, 17:09.63) and Laura Neilsen (29th, 18:14.03) combined to give LHS a score of 51. Manhattan placed second with 53. Gavin Fischer (17:00.01) placed second in the boys varsity 5K but was the only LHS runner in the top 25. In the junior varsity races, the Lions girls placed fourth, while the boys took fifth. The boys C-team also placed fifth. The LHS cross country squads will compete Saturday at the Emporia Invitational.
Seabury runners finish in top five TOPEKA — Seabury Academy’s girls cross country team placed fourth and the boys took fifth on Saturday at the Hayden Invitational. Brandon McCaffrey led the Seahawks’ boys squad with a third-place finish in the 5K in a time of 18:37.
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“Really (runners), one through seven we are all right there,” fourth-year KU assistant coach Michael Whittlesey said. “We can literally run as a pack of seven. The pack really isn’t that far apart, and that’s what we really need to focus on the next eight to 10 weeks, getting that pack closer and closer together up top.” Baden, a native of Colby, was followed closely by three Jayhawks who finished less than a second behind the winner. Reid Buchanan was sec-
Seabury’s girls team was paced by Kate Albrecht, who placed fifth in the 4K race in 16:43. On Saturday, the Seahawks will race at Wamego.
Baker football wins HAAC game PERU, NEB. — Baker University running backs Jermaine Broomfield and Dillon Baxter combined for three scores as the No. 18 Wildcats posted their first Heart of America conference football victory of the season, 34-13 over Peru State on Saturday. Broomfield, a freshman, led Baker with 96 yards and two touchdowns on the ground, while Baxter, a transfer from Southern California, had 79 yards and one TD. Baker (2-0) will open its home schedule with Evangel University at 6 p.m. Saturday in Baldwin City.
Haskell football loses opener ABERDEEN, S.D. — Haskell Indian Nations University lost its first game of the season, 26-13, to Presentation College on Saturday. Haskell running back Malcom Coleman led the Indians with 143 yards and a touchdown on 22 carries. The Indians defense intercepted Saints quarterback Stephen Braswell four times, but Haskell’s own turnovers — including a fumble recovered for a touchdown late in the first
ond at 19:49.3, James Wilson third in 19:49.5 and Gabe Gonzalez fourth in 19:49.5. Kaman Schneider was sixth in 20:10.1, Javier Segura seventh in 20:17.0 and Colin Jokisch ninth in 20:44.6. “It was really cool because we worked really well together as a team, and we ran as a pack of four together. I guess because I was the senior they let me go for it,” Baden said of being the first to cross the finish line. “It’s awesome having teammates that would do that for me.” As far as muddy conditions, he said: “The weather is beautiful. It’s just the course is all sloppy. There were a few spots on the
half and an intercepted pass from Haskell quarterback Maverick Lang in the fourth quarter — killed any chances for a comeback. Haskell (0-1) will play Robert Morris College at noon Saturday in its home opener.
Clinton Lake archery hunt soon The Kansas City District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Clinton Lake will host its annual Special Archery Hunt in November and December at Bloomington and Rockhaven parks. Applications for the archery-only event are due by 1 p.m. on Sept. 27. The hunting period, which is opened to prevent overpopulation of deer, stretches from Nov. 1-27 and Dec. 10-31. Applicants will be selected for the hunt at random and will be assigned to designated hunting units. For more information or to request an application, contact the Corps at 816-389-3583 or email samantha.n.walker@usace. army.mil. Applications are also available at the Clinton Lake Visitor Center.
Baldwin football defeats Wellsville The Baldwin Bulldogs used a big second quarter and a versatile junior Cornell Brown to defeat visiting Wellsville, 33-6, in the season-opening football game Friday for both teams.
course where it was real muddy and made going down the hills a challenge. You had to watch your step quite a bit.” Noted Kilwein: “The rain may have affected the race with the times, but it really doesn’t matter because we are here to compete, and we are going to get the job done.” Of the team’s performance, KU head coach Stanley Redwine said: “It was a great job and a great effort today (by both teams). I thought most of them ran well in a pack together, and it was great that they finished the way they did. They have been working hard, and I’m glad that showed today.”
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Veritas football starts year with explosive 62-14 win By Benton Smith
We’re expecting to be explosive and hardseason hitting.”
Entering the opener with a new core group of players, Veritas Christian’s football team discovered Saturday night it is capable of scoring in bunches, just like the Eagles have done in the previous two-year stretch that included 20 wins and a 2010 Kansas Christian Athletic Association state championship. Veritas made football look easy at the Eagles’ Nest, destroying visiting Steelville, Mo., 62-14. No matter which play coach Doug Bennett and his staff called, odds were it was going to work. Veritas had six scoring drives of two plays or less and seven touchdowns on its nine offensive possessions. Big plays ruled the night, as the Eagles had just two first downs. Bennett didn’t expect that kind of one-sided performance against the Cardinals (0-2) nor that the Eagles (1-0) will be able to sustain such dominance week to week. “But our guys executed really well,” the coach said. “(Steelville’s) defensive scheme played into our hands.” When the Cardinals tried to attack the Veritas backfield, it usually led to an easy Eagles score. Steelville, in fact, set Veritas up for ideal chances on the Eagles’ first two possessions. SHS, which received the opening kickoff, inexplicably went for it on fourth down inside its own 10 on each of its first two drives. Veritas responded with a six-yard rushing score by Thatcher Martin and a seven-yard run to the end zone by Elijah Harvey, taking an early 16-0 lead. On the Cardinals’ next
— Veritas Christian quarterback Elijah Harvey after his team’s 62-14 season-opening victory possession, Veritas junior defensive end Martin recovered a fumble on the SHS 11-yard line after a botched snap. Just like that, Harvey ran for another score on first down and the Eagles held a 24-0 advantage, having run just four plays from scrimmage. By halftime — following a touchdown pass from Elijah Harvey to freshman Chad Stieben, a 48-yard rushing TD by senior Andrew Harvey, a 50-yard TD run by the younger Harvey brother, Elijah, and a 32-yard interception return for another score by Stieben — the Eagles led 54-14 and had run just 15 plays. Said Elijah Harvey, who accounted for five total touchdowns in his first career start at quarterback: “We’re expecting to be explosive and hard-hitting.” The Veritas defense, which earned its third takeaway in the victory on a third-quarter fumble recovery by freshman defensive end Ben Post, contained Steelville most of the night. “We’ve got our two seniors, Bryce (Boland, linebacker) and Andrew, and they’re beasts,” Elijah said. Bennett said the coaching staff won’t be satisfied with what the Eagles accomplished in the drubbing. “We still don’t know what our best personnel are, and that might change, based on our opponent and their strengths,” he said.
SUMMARY Veritas Christian 62, Steelville, Mo. 14 Score by Quarters Steelville 0 14 0 0 — 14 Veritas 32 22 8 0 — 62 HOW THEY SCORED First quarter 9:10 —Thatcher Martin 6 run. Chad Stieben pass from Elijah Harvey. (VC 8, SHS 0.) 7:10 — E. Harvey 7 run. E. Harvey run. (VC 16, SHS 0.) 4:37 — E. Harvey 11 run. Stieben run. (VC 24, SHS 0.) 0:17 — Stieben 31 pass from E. Harvey. Martin pass from E. Harvey. (VC 32, SHS 0.) Second quarter 7:31 — Dakota Chapman 16 run. Jacob Nickles run. (VC 32, SHS 8.) 7:15 — Andrew Harvey 48 run. Caleb Holland pass from E. Harvey. (VC 40, SHS 8.) 7:02 — Levi Beel 74 kickoff return. Nickles run failed. (VC 40, SHS 14.) 6:06 — E. Harvey 50 run. E. Harvey pass failed. (VC 46, SHS 14.) 3:51 — Stieben 32 interception return. Bryce Boland pass from E. Harvey. (VC 54, SHS 14.) Third quarter 10:39 — E. Harvey 61 run. Holland pass from E. Harvey. (VC 62, SHS 14.) SHS VC First downs 2 8 Rushes-yards 52-165 20-227 Passing yards 15 40 Total Offense 180 267 Return Yards 154 89 Fumbles-lost 5-2 1-1 Penalties-yards 1-5 2-25 Individual Statistics Rushing SHS: Dakota Chapman 23-105, Jacob Nickles 16-55, Cody Carey 10-20, Levi Beel 3-minus-15. VC: Elijah Harvey 7-132, Andrew Harvey 1-48, Alex Lynch 5-23, Bryce Boland 3-19, Thatcher Martin 2-4, Mark Weinhold 2-1. Passing SHS: Beel 2-6-15 one intercepted. VC: E. Harvey 2-2-37, Weinhold 1-1-3. Receiving SHS: Chapman 1-13, Nic Light 1-2. VC: Chad Stieben 2-34, A. Harvey 1-6.
The Eagles have new players at almost every position this year, but Elijah said that doesn’t bother them. “We still want to continue Veritas football and how we dominate,” he said. The Eagles will play host to Burlingame on Friday.
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2-MINUTE DRILL SDSU 17 Kansas 31 BRIEFLY South Dakota State punted away five of its first seven first-half possessions and lost a fumble. … On its second possession, though, SDSU scored a TD that gave the Jackrabbits a 7-0 lead that held until just before the second quarter. … Kansas missed a field goal, punted and turned over on downs before tying it at 7 with 6 seconds left in the second quarter. …The Jayhawks added a field goal to take a 10-7 lead that carried into halftime. … Two third-quarter TDs gave Kansas a comfortable 24-7 lead before the Rabbits made it interesting with 10 unanswered points. … SDSU’s final three possessions, however, ended with thrown interceptions. SOUTH DAKOTA STATE LEADERS Rushing: Zach Zenner 23-183. Passing: Austin Sumner 14-31-175 (four intercepted). Receiving: Tyrel Kool 8-76, Brandon Hubert 4-83.
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KANSAS DEFENDERS CONVERGE on South Dakota State QB Eric Kline. KU won, 31-17, on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
KANSAS LEADERS Rushing: Tony Pierson 20-124, Taylor Cox 16-121. Passing: Dayne Crist 17-36-169 (one intercepted). Receiving: Kale Pick 5-81, D.J. Beshears 5-27, Daymond Patterson 4-44.
Jacks’ big run ‘pretty cool’
TALE OF THE TAPE South Dakota State.............................................. Kansas 18 ........................................first downs................................! 22 33 ............................................ rushes ....................................! 48 204 ...................................rushing yards ...........................! 263 18-40-4 ................. passing (comp-att.-int) ...........! 17-36-1 207 ! .............................passing yards .................................169 73 ............................... total offensive plays .......................! 84 411 .............................total offensive yards .....................! 432 1 ..........................................return yards...............................! 54 7-27.7 .................................... punting ........................... ! 6-45.8 2-1 ......................................fumbles-lost ..............................! 1-1 3-25 ! ..........................penalties-yards..............................5-45 27:56 ...........................time of possession ..................! 32:04
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SCORE BY QUARTERS SDSU 7 0 Kansas 7 3
10 — 17 7 — 31
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING (CARRIES-YARDS) South Dakota State: Zach Zenner 23-183, Eric Kline 9-28, Austin Sumner 1-(minus-7). Kansas: Tony Pierson 20-124, Taylor Cox 16121, Brandon Bourbon 5-17, Daymond Patterson 2-6, Marquis Jackson 1-3, team 2-(minus-2), Dayne Cris 2-(minus-6). PASSING (COM.-ATT.-YARDS) South Dakota State: Sumner 14-31-175 (four intercepted), Kline 4-9-32. Kansas: Crist 17-36-169 (one intercepted). RECEIVING (NO.-YARDS) South Dakota State: Tyrel Kool 8-76, Brandon Hubert 4-83, Zenner 4-27, Jason Schneider 2-21. Kansas: Kale Pick 5-81, D.J. Beshears 5-27, Daymond Patterson 4-44, Bourbon 1-12, Cox 1-3, Mike Ragone 1-2. PUNTING (NO.-AVERAGE) South Dakota State: Ethan Sawyer 5-41.4, team 2-(minus-6.5). Kansas: Ron Doherty 6-45.8. TACKLING LEADERS: South Dakota State: Ross Shafrath 16, Skyler Luxa 8, T.J. Lally 7, Bo Helm 7, Chris Tracy 6, David Hettiger 6. Kansas: Greg Brown 8, Bradley McDougald 6, Huldon Tharp 6, Tyler Patmon 5, Toben Opurum 5, Ben Heeney 5. Officials: C. Castleberry (r), Matt Richards (u), Tim Crowley (lm), Mark Stewart (lj), Joel Wetzel (bj), Tom Bessart (fj), Dave Curschman (sj). Attendance: 46,601. Time of game: 3:20.
GAME BALLS GASSERS CANDIDATES FOR GAME BALLS " Senior safety Bradley McDougald had two interceptions. " Sophomore running back Tony Pierson ran for 124 yards and two touchdowns on 20 carries. " Junior Taylor Cox ran for 121 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries in his KU debut.
CANDIDATES FOR GASSERS " Junior kicker Ron Doherty missed a 35-yard field goal and had a number of short kickoffs.
Zach Zenner accepted a handoff two to three yards deep in the end zone, busted through Kansas University’s line and 13 seconds later completed the longest touchdown run in South Dakota State football history. Zenner, a 6-foot, 215-pound sophomore from Eagan, Minn., re-wrote the Jackrabbit record books by racing 99 yards from scrimmage to open the scoring in a 31-17 loss to the Jayhawks in Memorial Stadium. “Now I have to quit saying he’s never going to outrun anybody because he outran some people tonight. He out-
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plays the past few weeks. We thought that one maybe had a chance to hit big, and it did,” Zenner said. His dash came on a firstdown call. Quarterback Eric Kline risked a safety by handing him the ball so deep in the end zone. “I mean, you’ve got to fall forward. That’s a priority always, especially when you are backed up,” Zenner said. Zenner finished with 183 yards off 23 carries. “For a running back to do well, it starts up front,” he said. “The offensive line has to have a great day, which it did. I played OK. There’s a few solos I wish wouldn’t have happened. You can’t have solo tackles.”
The Jackrabbits used a pair of quarterbacks on Saturday. Backup Eric Kline started and hit four of nine passes for 32 yards, no touchdowns and no interceptions. Projected starter Austin Sumner, who Stiegelmeier said would not play because of a hand injury, hit 14 of 31 passes for 175 yards, a TD and four interceptions. Stiegelmeier said Sumner wanted to play. A trainer called a team doctor back home in South Dakota, who apparently said it was OK. “Austin said he was ready to play. I didn’t think he would play. I really didn’t until ... I felt we needed to make some throws that weren’t being made,” Stiegelmeier said.
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defense with his speed, newcomer Taylor Cox picked up the slack, rushing for 121 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries. It marked the first time two KU running backs topped the 100-yard mark in the same game since Brandon McAnderson and Jake Sharp did it against Central Michigan in 2007. “All the running backs, in conjunction with the offensive line, really carried the day,” senior quarterback Dayne Crist said. “They got us through some lulls, and (Cox and Pierson) both run incredibly hard, and we expect that out of them each week.” It might not have been the statement victory or the massive blowout many had hoped for and even expected. But it was a victory. And around here, that means quite a lot. KU now is 6-26 in its last 32 games. “Would I have liked to win by more, you betcha I would’ve,” KU coach Charlie Weis said. “But the way it played out, it gave us a lot of opportunity to grow. It was far from a thing of beauty, but I think it was a good start.” The game itself was anything but a good start for the Jayhawks (1-0). Not only did Kansas miss a 35-yard field goal and struggle to score despite starting with field position that almost was too good to be true throughout the first half, but the Jackrabbits (0-1) actually landed the first blow. After a KU punt was downed at the SDSU oneyard line, Weis was huddled
" Senior D.J. Beshears looked a little out of sync running his routes at times.
ran some pretty good football players,” SDSU coach John Stiegelmeier said. “He’s a good football player, a tough football player.” Zenner’s run erased the old school-record run of 95 yards, set by Mike Lunde in 1976. It also was the longest run ever against a KU defense, the Jayhawks having allowed two 95-yarders through the years “That’s pretty cool,” said Zenner, who tied KU’s Eric Vann for the longest run in Memorial Stadium history. Vann burned Oklahoma back in 1997. Gale Sayers also had a 99-yard TD run for KU, but that was at Nebraska in 1963. “We’ve been working on a lot of the same running
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KANSAS RUNNING BACK TONY PIERSON SCORES A TOUCHDOWN against South Dakota State in the first quarter. with his offense trying to figure out how it was going to take advantage of the next batch of good field position that was sure to come. It never did. Instead, SDSU’s Zach Zenner broke through the line untouched and then outran the KU secondary for a 99-yard touchdown that gave the Jacks a 7-0 lead midway through the first quarter. Asked where the defensive breakdown occurred, Weis admitted to being in the dark at first. “I asked the same question,” he said. “We had two guys both flow to the outside, and one of them was supposed to be on the inside.” That was not the only time the Jayhawks were out of sync Saturday. Crist said after that game he was disappointed in his play, as he completed just 17 of 36 pass attempts and threw one interception. For some, Crist
was to blame. For others, his receivers. Weis even divulged that, on one occasion — a screen pass — the running-back target ran a completely different play. “They sound alike,” Weis said. “But he told me he was running a different play.” Thanks to KU’s rushing attack, along with five takeaways by a defense that seemed to be allergic to turnovers during the past couple of seasons, the opening-night miscues hardly mattered. Pierson quickly got the Jayhawks back on track with a three-yard TD run on the final offensive play of the first quarter. He followed that — and a Ron Doherty field goal — with a 47-yard TD run to open the third, and those plays put the Jayhawks firmly in control. “He never ceases to amaze me,” Crist said. Not to be outdone, Cox made sure to deliver as well. After coughing up a fumble at
the SDSU 20 midway through the second quarter, Cox was nothing but solid from that point. He had multiple double-digit gains, including a powerful 39-yard bruising rumble that set up his threeyard TD in the fourth. “I definitely came back more motivated after that,” Cox said of the fumble. Not all of the highlights came on the ground. The KU defense blocked two punts (Josh Ford and Chris Omigie), recovered a fumble (Josh Williams) and picked off four passes (two for Bradley McDougald and one each for Tyler Patmon and Corrigan Powell). And then there was the opening play of the game, when Crist connected with senior Kale Pick for a 43yard bomb that brought the 46,601 fans to their feet. “I was throwing it deep on the first play for months,” Weis said. “I was trying to score.”
HOW THEY SCORED First Quarter 8:33 — Zach Zenner 99 run. Justin Syrovatka kick. After going threeand-out on the opening drive, the Jackrabbits responded to a nice special-teams play from Kansas by ripping off the longest run in school history. Zenner took the ball through the right side of the line and went untouched the entire way, outrunning KU’s secondary for the final 60 yards. (SDSU 7, KU 0). 0:06 — Tony Pierson 3 run. Ron Doherty kick. After a slow start, the Jayhawks finally capitalized on stellar field position, with a seven-play, 47-yard scoring drive that took 3:33. Quarterback Dayne Crist connected on three straight passes to open the drive, including a key third-down conversion bullet to senior receiver Kale Pick. (KU 7, SDSU 7).
Second Quarter 5:05 — Ron Doherty 22 field goal. KU’s second blocked punt gave the Jayhawks their first lead. Junior wide receiver Josh Ford blocked and recovered an SDSU punt to set up the scoring drive, which covered four plays, two yards and 55 seconds. (KU 10, SDSU 7). Third Quarter 10:22 — Pierson 47 run. Doherty kick. KU turned away South Dakota State’s first possession of the second half with a fourth-down stop, and five plays later Pierson did what KU coach Charlie Weis has been saying all offseason he could — score from anywhere on the field. After breaking through the line untouched, Pierson made a wide turn around the SDSU safety and then raced past him to the end zone. The drive covered 65 yards in five plays and 1:14. (KU 17, SDSU 7).
5:29 — Mike Ragone 2 pass from Crist. Doherty kick. A Bradley McDougald interception off a high pass from SDSU QB Austin Sumner set the Jayhawks up deep in Jackrabbits territory once again, and after five straight runs from Taylor Cox, Crist threw the first TD pass of his KU career to his old Notre Dame buddy on fourth down. KU’s fourth scoring drive covered 30 yards seven plays and 3:54. (KU 24, SDSU 7). Fourth Quarter 12:52 — Tyrel Kool 22 pass from Austin Sumner. Syrovatka kick. A pass-interference call on KU cornerback Greg Brown on third-and-long kept SDSU’s drive alive, and Sumner, who started the game on the bench because of an injury, delivered a few strikes to get the Jackrabbits into the end zone. SDSU’s scoring drive took 2:57 and
covered 80 yards in nine plays. (KU 24, SDSU 14). 8:39 — Justin Syrovatka 25 field goal. Sumner continued to pump life into the SDSU offense, leading a fiveplay, 48-yard drive in 1:32 that pulled the Jackrabbits within seven. Sumner’s 42-yard bomb to Brandon Hubert on the first play of the drive set up the kick, and a three-and-out on KU’s previous possession allowed the Jacks to hang close. (KU 24, SDSU 17). 5:36 — Taylor Cox 3 run. Doherty kick. The Jayhawks responded with an eight-play, 75-yard drive that took 3:03 and featured a lot of carries by Cox. Three completions from Crist got the drive going and a 39-yard rumble by Cox on third-and-one set up the TD. (KU 31, SDSU 17).
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Sunday, September 2, 2012
Weis: Atmosphere good, but it’ll be better By Jesse Newell firstname.lastname@example.org
So far, Charlie Weis says he’s happy with Kansas’ newest football tradition. The KU football players — as promised — made their way over in front of the student section following their 31-17 victory over South Dakota State on Saturday, where they sang the alma mater with the KU students still there. “I was generally very pleased that there were enough students there, and the band came out there,” Weis said. “Being over there for that, that’s what I’m hoping for. It’ll just get better.” KU’s players seemed
KU students — about half remained from the start of the game — also streamed down the aisles to be closer to the team. “If you looked at our players, they genuinely had joy in their face,” Weis said. “Then you looked at the student body … they enjoyed connecting with the football players.” The KU band members even rushed to the field to make sure the alma mater could be heard clearly. “Some of the tuba playNick Krug/Journal-World Photo ers might be mad, beKANSAS COACH CHARLIE WEIS, LEFT, and receivers cause they’re still coming coach Rob Ianello call a timeout in the first quarter. out of the stands when they started playing right to enjoy celebrating with interceptions and six tack- there,” Weis said with a their fellow classmates. les, was the first one over, smile. “I thought it was a Senior safety Bradley waving his hands in the air good start. It was a pretty McDougald, who had two to pump up the crowd. good experience.”
KU senior Toben Opurum agreed. “It was a lot of fun, because we haven’t done anything like that before,” Opurum said. “We’re glad a lot of the student section remained to the end, and we were able to interact with the crowd. It was a lot of fun, and it really helped us enjoy the victory that we had.” Weis reiterated that it would be an every-game tradition. “The problem is, you lose, you go over there, and there might not be anyone you’re singing with,” Weis said. “But I don’t think you can be hypocritical. I think if you’re going to do it, you should be doing it no matter what. That’s why I
keep on encouraging students to be around there for it, because it makes it that much better.” Overall, Weis said he was pleased with the atmosphere during his first game at Memorial Stadium. “I think that the only time that it got quiet was deservedly so, because I thought there were periods of the game where we were flat,” Weis said. “Like I said to the players on the sideline, ‘Hey fellas, you’ve got to create the juice now,’ because there were times it was really loud and the fans were going nuts, and there were times it was really quiet. Usually those quiet times were directly related to how we were playing.”
McDougald stands out I think they did a good job. I wouldn’t give myself too much credit for what they For Kansas University did, though.” safety Bradley McDougald, Saturday’s 31-17 vic- Notre Dame connection A lot has been made in tory against South Dakota State was much more than the offseason about the a feel-good way to kick off former Notre Dame guys his final season of college that Weis has brought to town with him. And while football. linebacker Anthony McIt was a comeback. Having spent the past Donald did not play becouple of seasons transi- cause of injury, the other tioning from wide receiv- two guys shined. Late in er to safety, McDougald the third quarter, on a at times found the road fourth-and-one play from tough to travel. Sure, he the SDSU two-yard line, has had plenty of big mo- quarterback Dayne Crist ments, like his first half in lobbed a high pass to the the finale against Missouri back of the end zone that a season ago. But he’s had was caught by tight end plenty of bad ones, too. Mike Ragone. Asked after the game After the way he played Saturday, none of those about the grab from his old buddy, Ragone mattered any longer. Six tackles, one for a seemed pleased for mulloss. Two interceptions tiple reasons. “It felt great,” Ragone and another pass breaksaid. “It felt even betup. It was exactly the kind ter to win the game and of game one would expect celebrate with my teamfrom a senior starter and mates.” exactly the kind of game Charlie Weis has been Fourth-down fest Richard Gwin/Journal-World Photo After misfiring on a 35telling people was comKANSAS RUNNING BACK TAYLOR COX (36) STIFF-ARMS South Dakota State’s Bo Helm. Cox rushed for 121 yards in yard field goal at the end ing. the Jayhawks’ 31-17 victory Saturday at Memorial Stadium. “I’ve been tooting his of its first offensive drive horn for a while now,” of the game, KU became Weis said. “This is not a more inclined to go for it news flash about my feel- on fourth down from then ings toward Bradley Mc- on. Although the Jayhawks Dougald. I think that he’s as good a player as we finished just 1-of-3 on CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1B have on the team, maybe fourth down, they lined up to go for it a couple of the best.” game of his junior seaMcDougald was far other times but backed son? more modest about his out after penalties or Crist, he knows it ain’t game than his head coach timeouts. It got to the easy. He knows how hard was, but it’s possible the point where it seemed, as it can be. He also knows stellar performance was long as the Jayhawks were he’s much better than he the result of a pregame on the other side of the 50, showed Saturday night in talk from his new coaches. going for it on fourth was front of 46,601 spectators “Coach (Dave) Campo automatic. As for KU’s third-down in Memorial Stadium. and (Clint) Bowen have “I’m very disappointed been working with me efficiency, the Jayhawks with how I played, left a since they got here,” Mc- finished 5-of-17. ton of throws out on the Dougald said. “They apfield,” Crist said. “More proached me today and This and that The Jackrabbits won than anything, I’m just told me about the impreshappy that we got a win, sion I made when they Saturday’s opening coin couldn’t be more happy first got here. They coach toss and elected to defer for my teammates, and with urgency and the their choice to the secat the end of the day, amount of details has re- ond half. Kansas chose to that’s the most important ally helped me add to my receive the opening kickthing.” game. Simple things like off... Kansas is now 2-0 allShowing a symptom getting to the ball, play- time against SDS ... Senior common with pitchers Nick Krug/Journal-World Photo ing fiercely and making wide receiver Kale Pick’s 81 receiving yards were a too amped up for the big plays.” KANSAS RECEIVER KALE PICK (TOP) IS HIT by South Dakota State defensive back Bo career-high. Pick tied for start, Crist missed wild Helm after hauling in a 43-yard pass on the first play from scrimmage. Opurum back to RB the team lead with five high with a number of No, Toben Opurum has receptions... Crist’s conthrows. He overthrew not switched back to his nection with Pick on the his targets at other times, that’s exciting, something good game for him to off-target passing game original position at run- game’s opening play was most notably when senior I couldn’t wait for, but at get out of the way, and dulled the enthusiasm ning back full time. But he the 200th completion of receiver Daymond Patter- the end of the day I tried he’ll just get better and Patterson has for his did line up there for a few his college career... Temson had broken free in the to do too much, was a bit better.” battery-mate. snaps Saturday. perature at kickoff was back of the end zone. too antsy,” he said. “It’s So too, Weis said, will “I think it’s just Week Throughout the offsea- 84 degrees, under partly Crist didn’t keep anynot characteristic of me the fit between Crist and 1,” Patterson said. “Evone in suspense as to the or how I want to play, but some of his receivers erybody’s anxious, hyped son, Weis had hinted that cloudy skies with winds he might use Opurum in of 17 mph out of the northstrength of his arm. He hit I’m excited to get the win improve. up to go. You see that all short-yardage situations east. Kale Pick with a 43-yard and come back next week “When you look at around the nation. It’s bomb on the game’s first improved.” it, you think it’s all the Week 1. You’re not going near the goal line. He did just that late in the first Faces in crowd play from scrimmage. Kansas coach Charquarterback’s fault, but to connect on every pass Former KU guard By the night’s end, he lie Weis, the man who you don’t realize it when that you want to just from quarter when Opurum went in to play fullback Xavier Henry of the had completed just 17 of recruited Crist to Notre somebody’s not running being a little hyped up. and actually cleared a New Orleans Hornets 36 passes for 169 yards Dame and coached him the right route,” he said. The ball might get off pretty nice path on tail- attended the game. He with one touchdown, one for two years when he “We had a screen pass the quarterback’s hand, back Tony Pierson’s and most of his Horinterception and an aver- was a reserve, didn’t look called one time where the receiver’s trying too nets teammates left New age of 4.7 yards per pass the least bit worried. one of our young men hard to run the route and three-yard TD run. “I just do what I can Orleans this past week attempt. “In the passing game, was running the wrong might slip. From Week 1 with the couple plays before Hurricane Isaac Crist said he never had all the focus goes on the play. He came off the to Week 2 should be the they asked me to help out struck the area. The Jaybeen as excited waiting quarterback, but remem- field after the play, and I biggest jump because with,” Opurum said with hawk basketball players for a game to arrive. ber, this is a kid who said, ‘What were you doyou’ve got one out of the a laugh. “I always watch signed autographs before “There is a ton of hasn’t played in a year, ing?’ He honestly told me way.” anxiousness going into gets pulled at halftime of he was running a differSeeing if that’s the case the running backs, just the game in the Hy-Vee any game, but waiting the first game and really ent play because the two makes the one-year Crist from being over there. Hawk Zone on the footPart of me, I feel like I’m ball practice field outside a full calendar year to didn’t play again,” Weis plays sound alike.” stay in Lawrence can’tstill over there a little bit. Memorial Stadium. get back was something said. “I think this was a Nothing about KU’s miss theater. By Matt Tait
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No. 2 Tide rolls over No. 8 Michigan Playing before a 5050 crowd at the Georgia Dome — basically halfway between the two campuses — Clemson shook off any hangover from last season’s embarrassing 70-33 loss to West Virginia in the Orange Bowl and showed plenty of offense against Auburn (0-1).
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No. 2 Alabama 41, No. 8 Michigan 14 ARLINGTON, TEXAS — AJ McCarron threw two touchdown passes and Alabama’s retooled defense showed it could still dominate as the Crimson Tide pounded Michigan on Saturday night. Even after sending three starting defenders from last year’s national championship team to the NFL as first-round draft picks, the Crimson Tide threw around the Wolverines while stifling and pounding dual-threat quarterback Denard Robinson. C.J. Mosley returned an interception 16 yards for a touchdown. Dee Milliner had four pass breakups and an interception in the first half that set up a score after he shoved the intended receiver to the ground on the sideline. This certainly wasn’t what Michigan expected coming off an 11-win season under first-year coach Brady Hoke that ended with the Wolverines’ first BCS victory since the 1999 season. McCarron no longer has Trent Richardson to hand off to, but T.J. Yeldon and Eddie Lacy both ran for scores. No. 1 USC 49, Hawaii 10 LOS ANGELES — Marqise Lee caught a 75-yard touchdown pass on the first play from scrimmage and returned a kickoff 100 yards for a score, and Southern California rolled to a victory over Hawaii. Matt Barkley kicked off his Heisman Trophy campaign with 377 yards passing and four touchdowns, and Lee caught 10 passes for 197 yards for the Trojans (1-0), whose offensive stars were every bit as impressive as expected in their first game since their two-year NCAA bowl ban ended. Silas Redd rushed for 57 yards and a touchdown on a team-leading nine carries in the Penn State transfer’s debut at USC, which led 35-0 at halftime.
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ALABAMA DEFENSIVE BACK DEE MILLINER (28) RUNS BACK a turnover past Michigan wide receiver Jeremy Gallon (10) during in the first half on Saturday at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. ’Bama rolled, 41-14. No. 3 LSU 41, North Texas 14 BATON ROUGE, LA. — Kenny Hilliard rushed for 141 yards and two touchdowns, and LSU opened its season with a victory over North Texas. While the heavily favored Tigers were never threatened, their performance did not always thrill a Death Valley crowd that eagerly anticipated the debut of Zach Mettenberger as starting quarterback. Mettenberger, who was briefly sidelined by a vicious sack, was 19-of-26 for 192 yards, an interception and a touchdown. No. 6 Georgia 45, Buffalo 23 ATHENS, GA. — Freshman tailback Todd Gurley ran for three touchdowns, Aaron Murray threw three scoring passes, and Georgia overcame a sloppy first half to beat Buffalo. Gurley didn’t start but may have emerged as the Bulldogs’ future at tailback with his eight carries for 100 yards, including
scoring runs of 10 and 55 yards. He added a 100yard kickoff return for a touchdown in the first quarter. Georgia, favored by 37 1⁄2 points, led only 24-16 at halftime before pulling away in the season opener for both teams. Another freshman tailback, Keith Marshall, had 10 carries for 46 yards and starter Ken Malcome had six carries for 32 yards before hurting his left hand in the third quarter. Branden Oliver, coming off his school-record 1,395 yards rushing in 2011, had 30 carries for 111 yards and a 2-yard touchdown run for the Bulls.
No. 7 Florida State 69, Murray State 3 TALLAHASSEE, FLA. — Lonnie Pryor, James Wilder Jr., and Debrale Smiley combined for seven rushing touchdowns to lead Florida State to a win over Murray State. Pryor ran for three TDs, and Smiley and Wilder added two apiece. Wilder
finished with 106 yards rushing. Florida State (1-0) scored on their first touch of the new season on Rashad Greene’s 47-yard punt return just 89 seconds into the game. EJ Manuel passed for 188 yards and a touchdown before retiring midway in the third quarter.
yards and a touchdown, and Wisconsin needed a big defensive play to survive a fourth-quarter scare from Northern Iowa in a victory. Wisconsin’s defense didn’t allow Northern Iowa on its side of the 50-yard line until the 4:27 mark in the third quarter — but then the Badgers nearly melted down. Leading 26-7 in the fourth quarter, Wisconsin allowed Northern Iowa quarterback Sawyer Kollmorgen to throw a pair of long touchdowns to David Johnson, cutting the lead to five. With the Panthers facing fourth-and-1 at the Wisconsin 41-yard line, defensive lineman Ethan Hemer tipped the ball at the line of scrimmage to stop the drive.
No. 10 Arkansas 49, Jacksonville State 24 FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. — Tyler Wilson set the school record for yards passing in a season opener, finishing 19-of-27 passing for 367 yards and three touchdowns to lead Arkansas to a win over Jacksonville State. Two of Wilson’s touchdowns went to tight end Chris Gragg, who finished with seven catches for 110 yards as the Razor- No. 14 Clemson 26, backs (1-0) won their first Auburn 19 ATLANTA — Andre Elgame under coach John L. lington rushed for 231 Smith. yards, DeAndre Hopkins No. 12 Wisconsin 26, set a school record with 13 Northern Iowa 21 receptions and Clemson MADISON, WIS. — Mon- opened the season with tee Ball rushed for 120 victory over Auburn.
No. 17 Nebraska 49, Southern Mississippi 20 LINCOLN, NEB. — Taylor Martinez threw for a career-high 354 yards and matched his high with five touchdown passes to lead Nebraska to a victory over Southern Mississippi. The Huskers won their nation-leading 27th straight opener. Nebraska played the last three quarters without Rex Burkhead. The 1,300-yard rusher last season went out with a sprained ligament in his left knee after opening the scoring with a career-long 57-yard run. No. 18 Ohio St. 56, Miami (Ohio) 10 COLUMBUS, OHIO — Braxton Miller rushed for 161 yards, a record for an Ohio State quarterback, and threw for two scores including Devin Smith’s highlight-reel, one-handed catch as the Buckeyes ushered in the Urban Meyer era with a win over Miami (Ohio). Meyer, who won two national titles at Florida, moved to 11-0 in seasonopeners. No. 23 Florida 27, Bowling Green 14 GAINESVILLE, FLA. — Mike Gillislee had a career-high 148 yards rushing and two touchdowns, helping Florida beat Bowling Green. The performance was far from perfect for the Gators, who struggled part of the game on offense and failed to generate much pressure on defense. Still, it was enough for Florida to win its 23rd consecutive opener. The streak is the second longest in the nation behind Nebraska (27).
SATURDAY’S TOP 25 SUMMARIES No. 2 Alabama 41, No. 8 Michigan 14 Michigan 0 7 7 0—14 Alabama 21 10 3 7—41 First Quarter Ala-M.Williams 2 pass from A.McCarron (Shelley kick), 6:56. Ala-White 51 pass from A.McCarron (Shelley kick), 4:59. Ala-Lacy 9 run (Shelley kick), 1:24. Second Quarter Ala-FG Shelley 22, 9:53. Ala-Mosley 16 interception return (Shelley kick), 4:31. Mich-D.Robinson 6 run (Gibbons kick), 2:20. Third Quarter Ala-FG Foster 51, 2:34. Mich-Gardner 44 pass from D.Robinson (Gibbons kick), :14. Fourth Quarter Ala-Yeldon 1 run (Shelley kick), 5:32. A-90,413. Mich Ala First downs 11 20 Rushes-yards 29-69 42-232 Passing 200 199 Comp-Att-Int 11-27-3 11-21-0 Return Yards 3 107 Punts-Avg. 6-51.3 4-47.0 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-1 Penalties-Yards 8-99 7-55 Time of Possession 28:34 31:26 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Michigan, Smith 13-33, D.Robinson 10-27, Rawls 6-9. Alabama, Yeldon 11-111, Fowler 8-67, Lacy 9-35, Hart 9-19, K.Drake 1-2, A.McCarron 4-(minus 2). PASSING-Michigan, D.Robinson 11-26-2-200, Bellomy 0-1-1-0. Alabama, A.McCarron 11-21-0-199. RECEIVING-Michigan, Gallon 4-107, Roundtree 2-12, Smith 2-11, Gardner 1-44, Dileo 1-20, Kwiatkowski 1-6. Alabama, Norwood 3-53, Bell 2-26, White 1-51, Yeldon 1-26, K.Johnson 1-16, Cooper 1-15, Lacy 1-10, M.Williams 1-2.
No. 3 LSU 41, North Texas 14 North Texas 0 7 0 7—14 LSU 14 10 3 14—41 First Quarter LSU-Hilliard 38 run (Alleman kick), 12:30. LSU-Beckham 70 punt return (Alleman kick), 6:26. Second Quarter LSU-Hilliard 5 run (Alleman kick), 14:56. LSU-FG Alleman 44, 6:26. NT-Chancellor 80 pass from D.Thompson (Olen kick), 1:55. Third Quarter LSU-FG Alleman 30, 2:10. Fourth Quarter LSU-Boone 34 pass from Mettenberger (Alleman kick), 14:51. NT-Chancellor 15 pass from D.Thompson (Olen kick), 7:28. LSU-Copeland 5 run (Alleman kick), 2:20. A-92,059. NT LSU First downs 9 26 Rushes-yards 35-76 46-316 Passing 143 192 Comp-Att-Int 8-21-1 19-26-1 Return Yards 0 75 Punts-Avg. 8-40.9 3-41.0 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 2-0 Penalties-Yards 5-46 10-55 Time of Possession 28:21 31:39
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-North Texas, Byrd 14-40, Jimmerson 8-23, Brown 8-20, D.Thompson 3-6, Chancellor 1-(minus 4), Bynes 1-(minus 9). LSU, Hilliard 13-141, Blue 16-123, Ford 8-50, Copeland 4-33, Rivers 1-2, Team 1-(minus 3), Shepard 1-(minus 5), Mettenberger 2-(minus 25). PASSING-North Texas, D.Thompson 8-21-1-143. LSU, Mettenberger 19-261-192. RECEIVING-North Texas, Chancellor 4-114, Bynes 1-13, Power 1-7, Miller 1-5, M.Smith 1-4. LSU, Landry 8-82, Beckham 3-30, Boone 2-46, Wright 2-15, Blue 2-4, Shepard 1-11, Clement 1-4.
No. 6 Georgia 45, Buffalo 23 Buffalo 6 10 0 7—23 Georgia 14 10 7 14—45 First Quarter Geo-Gurley 10 run (Morgan kick), 10:26. Buff-Neutz 16 pass from Zordich (kick failed), 5:27. Geo-Gurley 100 kickoff return (Morgan kick), 5:11. Second Quarter Geo-FG Morgan 35, 12:16. Geo-King 63 pass from Murray (Morgan kick), 9:26. Buff-Oliver 2 run (Clarke kick), 2:12. Buff-FG Clarke 18, :02. Third Quarter Geo-Wooten 38 pass from Murray (Morgan kick), 12:25. Fourth Quarter Geo-Bennett 12 pass from Murray (Morgan kick), 12:58. Geo-Gurley 55 run (Morgan kick), 8:13. Buff-Zordich 2 run (Clarke kick), 4:08. A-92,446. Buff Geo First downs 17 23 Rushes-yards 45-199 39-227 Passing 148 258 Comp-Att-Int 14-25-0 15-27-0 Return Yards 33 39 Punts-Avg. 10-33.7 5-38.4 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 1-0 Penalties-Yards 3-25 5-22 Time of Possession 32:07 27:53 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Buffalo, Oliver 30-111, Zordich 14-83, Potts 1-5. Georgia, Gurley 8-100, Marshall 10-46, LeMay 3-36, Malcome 6-32, Samuel 3-17, Hall 1-5, Harton 1-3, Murray 7-(minus 12). PASSING-Buffalo, Zordich 14-240-148, Team 0-1-0-0. Georgia, Murray 15-26-0-258, Wooten 0-1-0-0. RECEIVING-Buffalo, Neutz 5-52, Gordon 3-63, Dennison 3-21, Lee 2-13, Potts 1-(minus 1). Georgia, King 6-117, Bennett 5-76, Wooten 2-45, Conley 2-20.
No. 7 Florida St. 69, Murray St. 3 Murray St. 0 3 0 0— 3 Florida St. 14 14 20 21—69 First Quarter FSU-Greene 47 punt return (Hopkins kick), 13:31. FSU-Pryor 1 run (Hopkins kick), 5:05. Second Quarter FSU-Pryor 18 run (Hopkins kick), 6:47. Mur-FG Benton 28, 4:36. FSU-Shaw 6 pass from Manuel (Hopkins kick), :29. Third Quarter FSU-Wilder 9 run (Hopkins kick), 12:57.
FSU-FG Hopkins 23, 9:27. FSU-Pryor 1 run (Hopkins kick), 7:53. FSU-FG Hopkins 30, 1:37. Fourth Quarter FSU-Smiley 1 run (Hopkins kick), 10:24. FSU-Wilder 7 run (Hopkins kick), 6:01. FSU-Smiley 1 run (Hopkins kick), 1:51. A-70,047. Mur FSU First downs 9 28 Rushes-yards 32-39 42-285 Passing 117 321 Comp-Att-Int 19-38-1 25-35-1 Return Yards 2 67 Punts-Avg. 9-40.8 3-34.3 Fumbles-Lost 2-2 1-1 Penalties-Yards 5-36 3-40 Time of Possession 29:24 30:36 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Murray St., Harris 9-27, Brady 7-14, Morrow 4-9, Humphries 1-3, Phillips 1-3, Brockman 10-(minus 17). Florida St., Wilder 12-106, Freeman 10-64, Manuel 5-38, Thompson 6-32, Pryor 5-28, Smiley 3-14, Trickett 1-3. PASSING-Murray St., Brockman 19-36-1-117, Humphries 0-2-0-0. Florida St., Manuel 16-22-1-188, Trickett 8-11-0117, Coker 1-2-0-16. RECEIVING-Murray St., W.Powell 9-62, Watkins 3-25, Hayes 2-9, Brady 2-(minus 4), Griffin 1-14, Ja.Davis 1-7, Morrow 1-4. Florida St., Shaw 4-82, Greene 4-42, Benjamin 3-50, Haggins 3-34, O’Leary 2-33, Dent 2-32, Green 2-23, R.Smith 2-4, Smiley 1-12, Wilder 1-6, Haplea 1-3.
No. 10 Arkansas 49, Jacksonville St. 24 Jacksonville St. 7 14 3 0—24 Arkansas 7 28 14 0—49 First Quarter Ark-Walker 1 run (Hocker kick), 7:43. JvSt-T.Pope 19 pass from Ivory (Thomas kick), :40. Second Quarter JvSt-Bonner 4 run (Thomas kick), 13:09. Ark-Gragg 30 pass from T.Wilson (Hocker kick), 11:22. Ark-Gragg 4 pass from T.Wilson (Hocker kick), 9:00. Ark-Wingo 3 run (Hocker kick), 5:12. Ark-K.Davis 5 run (Hocker kick), 2:01. JvSt-Bonner 10 pass from Ivory (Thomas kick), :08. Third Quarter JvSt-FG Thomas 49, 9:44. Ark-Herndon 63 pass from T.Wilson (Hocker kick), 7:45. Ark-D.Johnson 9 run (Hocker kick), 3:29. A-71,062. JvSt Ark First downs 20 25 Rushes-yards 44-95 35-164 Passing 227 400 Comp-Att-Int 18-37-0 23-34-0 Return Yards 17 29 Punts-Avg. 7-35.3 2-29.0 Fumbles-Lost 3-1 4-3 Penalties-Yards 7-61 6-38 Time of Possession 34:19 25:41 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Jacksonville St., T.Pope 14-65, James 9-44, Bonner 2-13, Ealey 4-9, Ivory 6-(minus 13), Blanchard 9-(minus 23). Arkansas, K.Davis 18-70, D.Johnson 5-38, Allen 2-30, Wingo 5-26, Walker 1-1, J.Williams 1-1, T.Wilson 3-(minus 2).
PASSING-Jacksonville St., Ivory 14-280-160, Blanchard 4-9-0-67. Arkansas, T.Wilson 19-27-0-367, Allen 4-7-0-33. RECEIVING-Jacksonville St., Bonner 8-107, Cooper 4-35, Brown 2-42, Chambers 2-25, T.Pope 1-19, James 1-(minus 1). Arkansas, Gragg 7-110, Bran.Mitchell 4-122, Herndon 4-96, Wingo 2-24, Hamilton 2-13, K.Davis 1-19, McKay 1-8, Tate 1-5, Linton 1-3.
No. 12 Wisconsin 26, N. Iowa 21 N. Iowa 0 0 7 14—21 Wisconsin 3 10 6 7—26 First Quarter Wis-FG French 32, 7:19. Second Quarter Wis-FG French 35, 7:37. Wis-Abbrederis 10 pass from O’Brien (French kick), :50. Third Quarter Wis-M.Ball 1 run (kick blocked), 10:22. NI-Owens 2 pass from Kollmorgen (Sievertsen kick), :52. Fourth Quarter Wis-Abbrederis 53 pass from O’Brien (French kick), 12:31. NI-D.Johnson 55 pass from Kollmorgen (Sievertsen kick), 11:11. NI-D.Johnson 31 pass from Kollmorgen (Sievertsen kick), 7:24. A-79,568. NI Wis First downs 14 22 Rushes-yards 20-41 47-168 Passing 265 219 Comp-Att-Int 18-34-0 19-23-0 Return Yards 3 18 Punts-Avg. 5-41.6 4-41.8 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 1-0 Penalties-Yards 2-15 2-20 Time of Possession 20:55 39:05 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-N. Iowa, D.Johnson 8-18, Anderson 8-16, LeMaster 1-5, Kollmorgen 2-4, Wright 1-(minus 2). Wisconsin, M.Ball 32-120, White 9-47, O’Brien 4-3, Abbrederis 2-(minus 2). PASSING-N. Iowa, Kollmorgen 18-340-265. Wisconsin, O’Brien 19-23-0-219. RECEIVING-N. Iowa, Sinkfield 6-67, D.Johnson 4-107, LeMaster 3-53, Owens 3-20, Vereen 1-12, Anderson 1-6. Wisconsin, Abbrederis 6-84, M.Ball 3-31, Doe 3-21, Fredrick 2-39, Pedersen 2-26, Watt 2-14, Wozniak 1-4.
No. 14 Clemson 26, Auburn 19 Clemson 3 10 3 10—26 Auburn 7 3 6 3—19 First Quarter Clem-FG Catanzaro 24, 5:22. Aub-Blake 54 pass from Frazier (Parkey kick), 3:38. Second Quarter Clem-FG Catanzaro 40, 10:06. Clem-McDowell 7 run (Catanzaro kick), 7:26. Aub-FG Parkey 37, 1:24. Third Quarter Aub-FG Parkey 46, 8:38. Clem-FG Catanzaro 37, 4:39. Aub-FG Parkey 27, :55. Fourth Quarter Aub-FG Parkey 36, 12:50. Clem-Hopkins 4 pass from Boyd (Catanzaro kick), 9:17. Clem-FG Catanzaro 18, 1:24. A-75,211.
Clem Aub First downs 28 17 Rushes-yards 52-320 37-180 Passing 208 194 Comp-Att-Int 24-35-1 11-27-1 Return Yards 0 17 Punts-Avg. 3-38.3 3-39.3 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 3-1 Penalties-Yards 6-30 6-38 Time of Possession 31:45 28:15 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Clemson, Ellington 26-231, Boyd 19-58, Howard 4-23, McDowell 3-8. Auburn, Mason 14-106, McCalebb 12-82, Bell 1-2, Bray 1-(minus 1), Frazier 9-(minus 9). PASSING-Clemson, Boyd 24-34-1-208, Team 0-1-0-0. Auburn, Frazier 11-271-194. RECEIVING-Clemson, Hopkins 13-119, Ford 5-51, Peake 4-21, Humphries 2-17. Auburn, Blake 4-109, Lutzenkirchen 4-71, McCalebb 2-6, Bray 1-8.
No. 18 Ohio St. 56, Miami (Ohio) 10 Miami (Ohio) 3 0 7 0—10 Ohio St. 0 21 14 21—56 First Quarter MiO-FG Patterson 22, 5:06. Second Quarter OSU-D.Smith 23 pass from B.Miller (Basil kick), 13:49. OSU-C.Brown 5 pass from B.Miller (Basil kick), 11:03. OSU-Hyde 4 run (Basil kick), 5:17. Third Quarter OSU-B.Miller 65 run (Basil kick), 14:43. OSU-Roby 1 fumble return (Basil kick), 12:41. MiO-Harwell 44 pass from Dysert (Patterson kick), 10:24. Fourth Quarter OSU-Hyde 8 run (Basil kick), 14:04. OSU-Z.Boren 2 run (Basil kick), 9:33. OSU-Dunn 4 run (Basil kick), :44. A-105,039. MiO OSU First downs 12 27 Rushes-yards 20-(-1) 53-294 Passing 313 244 Comp-Att-Int 32-54-2 19-33-0 Return Yards 0 25 Punts-Avg. 9-37.1 7-42.1 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 2-0 Penalties-Yards 6-33 3-20 Time of Possession 28:34 31:26 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Miami (Ohio), Ju.Semmes 5-13, Rob.Williams 3-10, Westbrook 4-7, D.Scott 1-4, Treadwell 2-4, A.Boucher 2-(minus 8), Dysert 2-(minus 14), Team 1-(minus 17). Ohio St., B.Miller 17-161,
Hyde 17-82, Dunn 7-31, R.Smith 3-16, Guiton 5-14, Z.Boren 2-10, D.Smith 1-2, Team 1-(minus 22). PASSING-Miami (Ohio), Dysert 31-532-303, A.Boucher 1-1-0-10. Ohio St., B.Miller 14-24-0-207, Guiton 5-9-0-37. RECEIVING-Miami (Ohio), Harwell 8-120, Cruse 8-48, D.Scott 5-87, Westbrook 4-19, Frazier 2-15, Rok. Williams 2-7, Ju.Semmes 1-10, David 1-4, Marck 1-3. Ohio St., C.Brown 7-87, Spencer 3-54, D.Smith 2-31, Stoneburner 2-28, Z.Boren 2-18, Vannett 2-13, V.Reed 1-13.
No. 23 Florida 27, Bowling Green 14 Bowling Green 7 0 7 0—14 Florida 0 14 3 10—27 First Quarter BG-Pettigrew 1 run (Stein kick), 1:17. Second Quarter Fla-Gillislee 15 run (Sturgis kick), 9:29. Fla-Gillislee 38 run (Sturgis kick), 5:03. Third Quarter BG-Samuel 12 run (Stein kick), 9:57. Fla-FG Sturgis 34, 6:03. Fourth Quarter Fla-Hammond 50 pass from Driskel (Sturgis kick), 13:18. Fla-FG Sturgis 51, 8:28. A-84,704. BG Fla First downs 22 14 Rushes-yards 27-101 42-220 Passing 226 145 Comp-Att-Int 25-52-1 13-21-0 Return Yards 0 76 Punts-Avg. 6-38.8 5-33.8 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 1-1 Penalties-Yards 3-25 14-106 Time of Possession 26:52 33:08 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Bowling Green, Samuel 13-39, Pettigrew 8-38, J.Martin 3-10, Schmiedebusch 1-8, M.Johnson 2-6. Florida, Gillislee 24-148, Driskel 3-24, Jones 3-17, Hines 4-14, M.Brown 4-13, Patton 1-6, Brissett 1-1, Joyer 1-1, Team 1-(minus 4). PASSING-Bowling Green, Schilz 24-491-204, M.Johnson 1-3-0-22. Florida, Driskel 10-16-0-114, Brissett 3-5-0-31. RECEIVING-Bowling Green, Burbrink 8-45, Gallon 6-69, J.Stokes 4-32, Joplin 4-30, Bayer 2-44, Pettigrew 1-6. Florida, Hammond 3-62, Reed 3-33, Dunbar 3-32, T.Burton 2-12, Pittman 2-6.
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Sunday, September 2, 2012
BIG 12 ROUNDUP
Cowboys outclass FCS foe, 84-0 Texas Tech 44, Northwestern St. 6 LUBBOCK, TEXAS — Eric Stephens ran for two touchdowns to lead Texas Tech over Northwestern State. Stephens, back after a season-ending knee injury last year, finished with 58 yards on 16 carries. Quarterback Seth Doege led Texas Tech on scoring drives on five of eight possessions.
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No. 19 Oklahoma St. 84, Savannah St. 0 STILLWATER, OKLA. — Freshman Wes Lunt completed all 11 of his passes in a brief first outing as the new starting quarterback for Oklahoma State and the Cowboys beat outmatched Savannah State on Saturday night. The defending Big 12 champions drove for touchdowns on their first five possessions to take a 35-0 lead late in the first quarter, and then used the rest of the game as a scrimmage to get playing time for their reserves. Joseph Randle ran for 107 yards and two TDs on just six carries and Desmond Roland added 104 yards rushing, and Jeremy Smith ran for three scores as the Cowboys opened with an all-too-easy victory after losing stars Justin Blackmon and Brandon Weeden in the first round of the NFL draft. The lopsided result was hardly a surprise. Savannah State (0-1), one of the worst teams from a lower division, had won only four games against Football Championship Subdivision competition in 10 years and was playing a team from the FBS for the first time. Oklahoma State finished last season ranked No. 3 after winning its first Big 12 title and then taking down Andrew Luck and Stanford in the Fiesta Bowl. The Tigers, who got a $385,000 payday for their troubles, scheduled another colossal test at No. 7 Florida State next Saturday. After the opening quarter, the Cowboys took it relatively easy by using a slew of reserves from far down the depth chart. By
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OKLAHOMA STATE RUNNING BACK DESMOND ROLAND (26) SCORES a touchdown in front of Savannah State linebacker Micah Blount (37) and defensive back Wayne Johnson (14) in the second quarter on Saturday in Stillwater, Okla. The Cowboys won, 84-0. the end of the third quarter, 94 different Oklahoma State players had taken the field and the points still were piling up. Oklahoma State broke the school record with nine rushing touchdowns — two more than in a 54-0 victory against UTEP in 1977 but still three shy of the NCAA record. Corey Bennett provided the final score on a 10-yard TD run with 1:20 remaining. It was the most lopsided victory for OSU since a 117-0 rout of Southwestern Oklahoma in 1916 and Savannah State’s worst loss since a 98-0 defeat against Bethune Cookman in 1953, a season when the Tigers were outscored 444-6. While saying he didn’t want to insult Savannah State, even billionaire Oklahoma State booster Boone Pickens expressed disappointment that his school had scheduled the game and encouraged a stronger nonconference slate before the game.
No. 11 West Virginia 69, Marshall 34 MORGANTOWN, W.VA. — Geno Smith threw for 323 yards and four touchdowns to lead West Virginia to a win over Marshall. In the final scheduled game between the state’s only Bowl Subdivision teams, it marked West Virginia’s highest-scoring season opener in school history. Smith kept the momentum going from his six-TD performance from the Orange Bowl. The senior completed 32 of 36 passes and set a school record for career completions before sitting out most of the fourth quarter. The Mountaineers compiled 655 total yards, more than any game last year, and got the balance they’ve sought from their running game. Shawne Alston ran for 123 yards and two scores. The Mountaineers compiled 331 yards on the ground.
SATURDAY’S BIG 12 SUMMARIES No. 11 West Virginia 69, Marshall 34 Marshall 0 10 10 14—34 West Virginia 13 21 21 14—69 First Quarter WVU-Bailey 32 pass from G.Smith (kick failed), 8:56. WVU-Alston 3 run (Bitancurt kick), 4:53. Second Quarter Mar-Van 4 run (Haig kick), 11:16. WVU-Buie 24 run (Bitancurt kick), 9:25. Mar-FG Haig 34, 7:11. WVU-Austin 6 pass from G.Smith (Bitancurt kick), 6:25. WVU-Woods 9 pass from G.Smith (Bitancurt kick), 1:00. Third Quarter WVU-Alston 21 run (Bitancurt kick), 12:27. Mar-Van 3 run (Haig kick), 8:00. WVU-G.Smith 28 run (Bitancurt kick), 4:32. WVU-Bruce 43 fumble return (Bitancurt kick), 3:41. Mar-FG Haig 29, :18. Fourth Quarter WVU-Bailey 5 pass from G.Smith (Bitancurt kick), 14:24. WVU-Myers 3 pass from Millard (Bitancurt kick), 13:04. Mar-Shuler 12 pass from Cato (Haig kick), 9:50. Mar-E.Frohnapfel 11 pass from Cato (Haig kick), :54. A-59,120. Mar WVU First downs 28 31 Rushes-yards 45-132 35-331 Passing 413 324 Comp-Att-Int 38-56-1 34-39-1 Return Yards 56 65 Punts-Avg. 4-51.3 2-22.5 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 2-0 Penalties-Yards 11-112 5-39 Time of Possession 32:57 27:03 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Marshall, Grooms 5-43, Van 16-38, Cato 4-19, Watson 6-17, Butler 10-14, Ward 3-1, B.Frohnapfel 1-0. West Virginia, Alston 16-123, Buie 6-80, Austin 3-66, G.Smith 8-65, Millard 2-(minus 3). PASSING-Marshall, Cato 38-54-1-413, B.Frohnapfel 0-2-0-0. West Virginia, G.Smith 32-36-0-323, Millard 2-3-1-1. RECEIVING-Marshall, E.Frohnapfel 6-60, Shuler 5-47, Dobson 4-72, Kelson 4-45, Van 4-14, Crawford 3-48, Anta. Wilson 3-40, Hoskins 2-24, D.Allen 2-18, Snipes-Booker 2-12, King 1-20, Butler 1-10, Evans 1-3. West Virginia, Austin 10-53, Bailey 9-104, Woods 7-75, Buie 4-31, Thompson 2-6, McCartney 1-52, Myers 1-3.
No. 15 Texas 37, Wyoming 17 Wyoming 9 0 0 8—17 Texas 7 17 7 6—37 First Quarter Wyo-FG Williams 33, 9:14. Tex-Bergeron 1 run (Jordan kick), 5:05. Wyo-Herron 82 pass from B.Smith (kick blocked), 3:37. Second Quarter Tex-Shipley 16 pass from Ash (Jordan kick), 7:20. Tex-Monroe 7 run (Jordan kick), 3:44. Tex-FG Jordan 31, :03. Third Quarter Tex-Malcol.Brown 1 run (Jordan kick), 3:30. Fourth Quarter Wyo-Herron 22 pass from B.Smith (Rufran pass from B.Smith), 14:54. Tex-Bergeron 17 run (kick blocked), 8:48. A-101,142. Wyo Tex First downs 15 22 Rushes-yards 30-69 47-280 Passing 276 156 Comp-Att-Int 16-28-2 20-28-0 Return Yards 3 35 Punts-Avg. 5-37.6 3-53.3 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 1-1 Penalties-Yards 5-45 3-35 Time of Possession 24:48 35:12
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Wyoming, Miller 14-34, B.Smith 8-18, Wick 5-9, Herron 1-6, May 1-3, Team 1-(minus 1). Texas, Bergeron 15-110, Malcol.Brown 14-105, Monroe 5-36, Shipley 1-18, Gray 5-9, Ash 5-8, McCoy 1-(minus 1), Team 1-(minus 5). PASSING-Wyoming, B.Smith 16-28-2276. Texas, Ash 20-27-0-156, Shipley 0-1-0-0. RECEIVING-Wyoming, Herron 5-173, Rufran 3-46, Miller 3-18, McNeill 2-13, Berger 1-12, Norman 1-8, Claiborne 1-6. Texas, Shipley 7-45, M.Davis 4-40, Malcol.Brown 2-15, B.Jackson 1-15, Monroe 1-15, Goodwin 1-8, Hills 1-8, Grant 1-4, Bergeron 1-3, Sanders 1-3.
No. 22 Kansas St. 51, Missouri St. 9 Missouri St. 3 3 3 0— 9 Kansas St. 3 6 7 35—51 First Quarter KSt-FG A.Cantele 23, 9:26. MoSt-FG Witmer 24, :15. Second Quarter KSt-FG A.Cantele 19, 3:35. MoSt-FG Witmer 35, 2:05. KSt-FG A.Cantele 25, :18. Third Quarter MoSt-FG Witmer 26, 10:43. KSt-Thompson 18 pass from C.Klein (A.Cantele kick), 7:06. Fourth Quarter KSt-B.Wilson 4 run (A.Cantele kick), 14:19. KSt-Hubert 95 run (A.Cantele kick), 11:46. KSt-Harper 1 pass from C.Klein (A.Cantele kick), 10:03. KSt-Sams 46 run (A.Cantele kick), 3:43. KSt-Thompson 89 punt return (A.Cantele kick), 1:56. A-50,007. MoSt KSt First downs 19 21 Rushes-yards 26-95 40-324 Passing 323 169 Comp-Att-Int 26-51-1 19-28-0 Return Yards 0 151 Punts-Avg. 6-47.2 4-38.5 Fumbles-Lost 2-1 0-0 Penalties-Yards 3-30 2-15 Time of Possession 28:14 31:46 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Missouri St., Scott 11-64, Miller 5-17, Glaser 4-10, Harris 2-5, Heaston 2-1, Cooper-Falls 1-0, Team 1-(minus 2). Kansas St., Hubert 12-152, Sams 3-61, C.Klein 13-54, Pease 8-38, B.Wilson 2-9, Lockett 1-8, Rose 1-2. PASSING-Missouri St., Glaser 22-44-1257, Harris 4-7-0-66. Kansas St., C.Klein 19-28-0-169. RECEIVING-Missouri St., Buford 7-114, Dotson 6-82, Burton 4-64, A.Williams 4-38, Thayer 3-9, Scott 1-9, Swan 1-7. Kansas St., Hubert 6-24, Thompson 5-52, Harper 3-28, Lockett 2-6, Tannahill 1-37, Cu.Sexton 1-20, Pease 1-2. ockett 2-6, Tannahill 1-37, Cu.Sexton 1-20, Pease 1-2.
Iowa St. 38, Tulsa 23 Tulsa 16 0 0 7—23 Iowa St. 7 17 7 7—38 First Quarter ISU-Lenz 43 pass from Jantz (Arceo kick), 7:51. Tlsa-Safety, 6:39. Tlsa-Douglas 1 run (T.Roberson pass from Green), 2:31. Tlsa-T.Roberson 6 pass from Green (kick blocked), :14. Second Quarter ISU-Jantz 5 run (Arceo kick), 11:55. ISU-Brun 7 pass from Jantz (Arceo kick), 9:18. ISU-FG Arceo 30, :00. Third Quarter ISU-J.White 6 run (Arceo kick), 5:08. Fourth Quarter Tlsa-Garrett 4 pass from Green (Schwarz kick), 9:12. ISU-Johnson 5 run (Arceo kick), 2:00. A-54,931.
Tulsa ISU First downs 16 28 Rushes-yards 34-160 45-160 Passing 198 281 Comp-Att-Int 23-49-2 32-45-1 Return Yards 18 54 Punts-Avg. 10-39.1 9-43.0 Fumbles-Lost 4-1 0-0 Penalties-Yards 6-60 4-23 Time of Possession 27:42 32:18 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Tulsa, Watts 10-125, Douglas 11-55, Singleton 3-1, Team 1-(minus 1), Green 9-(minus 20). Iowa St., Johnson 18-120, J.White 10-54, Woody 2-1, Team 2-(minus 6), Jantz 13-(minus 9). PASSING-Tulsa, Green 23-49-2-198. Iowa St., Jantz 32-45-1-281. RECEIVING-Tulsa, Burnham 9-90, T.Roberson 4-35, Garrett 4-28, Watts 3-31, James 2-14, Carter 1-0. Iowa St., Lenz 8-96, Young 7-73, Horne 6-40, J.West 4-18, Brun 2-19, Tiller 2-17, Howard 1-12, Gary 1-4, Johnson 1-2.
Texas Tech 44, Northwestern St. 6 Northwestern St. 0 3 0 3— 6 Texas Tech 7 17 3 17—44 First Quarter TT-Stephens 4 run (Bustin kick), 2:50. Second Quarter NwSt-FG Shaughnessy 47, 14:48. TT-Stephens 2 run (Bustin kick), 11:16. TT-Ke.Williams 2 pass from Doege (Bustin kick), 6:16. TT-FG Bustin 31, 1:15. Third Quarter TT-FG Bustin 36, 6:16. Fourth Quarter NwSt-FG Shaughnessy 46, 14:56. TT-FG Bustin 37, 12:14. TT-Kennard 12 pass from Brewer (Bustin kick), 5:46. TT-Kennard 3 pass from Brewer (Bustin kick), 1:25. A-50,237. NwSt TT First downs 6 37 Rushes-yards 28-13 46-179 Passing 71 321 Comp-Att-Int 11-21-0 33-47-1 Return Yards 49 37 Punts-Avg. 7-43.4 1-41.0 Fumbles-Lost 2-0 2-1 Penalties-Yards 8-88 6-45 Time of Possession 23:56 36:04 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Northwestern St., Riley 7-11, Walker 4-8, Henderson 11-6, Canyon 1-0, Ru.Morris 3-(minus 1), Team 2-(minus 11). Texas Tech, Ke.Williams 15-74, Stephens 16-58, S.Foster 11-44, Doege 2-7, Grant 1-3, Brewer 1-(minus 7). PASSING-Northwestern St., Henderson 10-19-0-70, Canyon 1-2-0-1. Texas Tech, Doege 23-34-1-199, Brewer 10-13-0-122. RECEIVING-Northwestern St., Harvey 4-35, Walker 2-2, Simmons 1-12, Hollier 1-10, Nims 1-6, Ken.Johnson 1-5, S.McClain 1-1. Texas Tech, Marquez 7-92, Amaro 4-49, Kennard 4-40, E.Ward 3-26, Grant 3-25, Stephens 3-11, J.Davis 2-23, Ke.Williams 2-23, Edwards 1-11, S.Foster 1-7, Zouzalik 1-7, Torres 1-4, J.McRoy 1-3.
Iowa State 38, Tulsa 23 AMES, IOWA — Steele Jantz threw for 281 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score as Iowa State beat Tulsa to win its ninth opener in 10 years. Shontrelle Johnson added a career-high 120 yards rushing for the Cyclones, who scored 24 straight points and held off a rally by the Golden Hurricane. Jantz threw and ran for second-quarter touchdowns to help ISU move ahead 24-16 at halftime. Cody Green’s 3-yard touchdown pass to Keyarris Garrett brought Tulsa within 31-23 in the fourth quarter. But the Golden Hurricane’s final drive fizzled when Deon Broomfield intercepted Green with 2:04 left. Johnson’s 5-yard TD run on the next play sealed the win for Iowa State. Green had 198 yards passing and two touchdowns in his first career start for Tulsa.
No. 22 Kansas State 51, Missouri State 9 MANHATTAN — Collin Klein threw for 169 yards and two touchdowns, John Hubert ran 95 yards for a fourth-quarter score and Kansas State pulled away late to beat Missouri State 51-9 Saturday night. Hubert finished with 152 yards rushing, Braden Wilson and Daniel Sams added touchdown runs, and Tramaine Thompson returned a punt 89 yards for another score as the Wildcats (1-0) tuned up for next week’s showdown with Miami with an impressive second-half scoring binge. The game was tied 9-9 early in the third quarter before Kansas State piled up 42 straight points against the team picked to finish last in the Missouri Valley Conference. No. 15 Texas 37, Wyoming 17 AUSTIN, TEXAS — Joe Bergeron and Malcolm Brown both rushed for more than 100 yards and combined for three touchdowns, leading Texas over Wyoming. Texas quarterback David Ash, who won the starting job over Case McCoy in training camp, was an efficient 20-of-27 passing for 156 yards and a touchdown to Jaxon Shipley.
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COLORADO QUARTERBACK JORDAN WEBB (4) PASSES against Colorado State on Saturday in Denver.
CSU spoils Webb’s debut DENVER — Jim McElwain became the first Colorado State coach to win his debut in 42 years Saturday when the Rams rallied past their arch rival for a 22-17 win over the Colorado Buffaloes. Garret Grayson completed 14 of 21 passes for 173 yards and two touchdowns and Jared Roberts kicked two fourth-quarter field goals after the Rams had fallen behind 17-16 in the fourth quarter. Grayson outdueled Kansas transfer Jordan Webb, who was 22 of 41 for 176 yards and two TDs for the Buffaloes.
Gill, Flames fall to Wake Forest WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Redshirt freshman Deandre Martin scored the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter on a 2-yard run as Wake Forest came from behind to defeat Liberty 20-17 Saturday. The Demon Deacons had all they could handle with Liberty, a Football Championship Subdivision foe headed by former Kansas coach Turner Gill. Liberty led 14-7 late in the third quarter after returning an interception for a touchdown.
Sunday, September 2, 2012
L AWRENCE J OURNAL -W ORLD
Tigers closing in on Chisox The Associated Press
American League Tigers 5, White Sox 1 DETROIT — Max Scherzer allowed four hits in eight scoreless innings, and Detroit pulled within a game of first place with a victory over Chicago on Saturday night. Detroit has taken the first two games of this series from the AL Centralleading White Sox and will send Justin Verlander to the mound Sunday to try for a sweep. Scherzer (15-6) won his fifth straight start, striking out nine with one walk. Delmon Young homered and tripled for the Tigers. Francisco Liriano (5-11) allowed three runs, four hits and seven walks in four-plus innings. Chicago
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Indians 4, Rangers 3 CLEVELAND — Jeanmar Gomez and three Cleveland relievers combined to beat Texas, and the Indians snapped a six-game losing streak. The win was Cleveland’s sixth in 34 games since July 27. Texas entered with a four-game lead in the AL West over Oakland and lost for just the fifth time in 16 games. Texas
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Athletics 7, Red Sox 1 OAKLAND, CALIF. — Coco Crisp hit a leadoff home run and finished a triple shy of the cycle to back A.J. Griffin’s gem, and Oakland beat Boston for its season-high eighth straight win. Boston
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ab r 40 40 40 40 30 30 30 30 31
Rays 5, Blue Jays 4 TORONTO — Matt Joyce homered and had three RBIs, Ryan Roberts also connected, and Tampa Bay beat Toronto. For the second straight day, the game ended with the potential tying run thrown out at home plate. This time, Colby Rasmus singled to center off Fernando Rodney, but catcher Jose Molina hauled in a high throw from B.J. Upton and blocked Omar Vizquel’s path to the plate, Yankees 4, Orioles 3 tagging him out to end it. NEW YORK — Shortstop J.J. Hardy’s bases-loaded Tampa Bay Toronto error let New York comab r h bi ab r h bi DJnngs lf 5 0 1 0 RDavis lf 4 1 10 plete a seventh-inning BUpton cf 4 1 2 0 Rasms cf 3 1 10 comeback, and the YanZobrist ss 3 1 1 1 Encrnc 1b 3 1 12 Longori dh 2 0 0 0 Lind dh 4 0 12 kees stung Baltimore to Joyce rf 4 1 2 3 McCoy pr-dh 0 0 0 0 Kppngr 3b 4 0 1 0 Torreal c 3 0 10 restore their AL East lead C.Pena 1b 4 0 0 0 KJhnsn 2b 3 0 00 to three games. RRorts 2b 4 1 1 1 Sierra rf 4 0 00 Loaton c 2 1 0 0 Vizquel 3b 3 0 10 BFrncs ph 1 0 0 0 Hchvrr ss 3 1 10 JMolin c 00 0 0 Totals 33 5 8 5 Totals 30 4 7 4 Tampa Bay 004 000 010—5 Toronto 000 200 020—4 DP-Tampa Bay 1, Toronto 2. LOB-Tampa Bay 5, Toronto 7. 2B-B.Upton (23), Zobrist (34), Joyce (15), Hechavarria (3). HR-Joyce (15), R.Roberts (3), Encarnacion (36). SB-B.Upton (26), R.Davis (40). CS-Rasmus (3). S-Hechavarria. IP H R ER BB SO Tampa Bay 0 0 0 4 Niemann 31⁄3 1 1⁄3 Howell 2 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 W.Davis W,2-0 2 ⁄3 0 McGee H,14 1 0 0 0 0 2 1⁄3 Jo.Peralta H,32 3 2 2 1 1 Rodney S,40-42 12⁄3 1 0 0 2 2 Toronto H.Alvarez L,7-12 5 5 4 4 4 2 0 0 0 3 Loup 12⁄3 1 1 Lincoln 1 ⁄3 2 1 1 0 2 Lyon 1 0 0 0 0 0 T-3:14. A-20,478 (49,260).
Angels 5, Mariners 2 SEATTLE — Mark Trumbo hit a two-run single in the eighth inning that helped hand Felix Hernandez his first loss in nearly three months as Los Angeles beat Seattle. Hernandez (13-6) lost for the first time since June 12. He entered this outing 9-0 with a 1.40 ERA over his previous 14 starts. Mike Trout and Torii Hunter singled to open the eighth. Albert Pujols then hit a one-hopper to third baseman Kyle Seager, who couldn’t corral it down for an error. That allowed Trout to score, tying the game at 2, while Hunter and Pujols each moved into scoring position. Los Angeles
ab r h bi ab r h bi Trout cf 5 1 2 0 Ackley 2b 3 1 00 TrHntr rf 4 2 3 0 Gutirrz cf 4 0 11 Pujols dh 5 1 1 1 Seager 3b 4 0 10 KMorls 1b 4 0 0 0 Jaso c 4 0 00 Trumo lf 4 0 1 2 JMontr dh 3 0 10 V.Wells pr-lf 0 1 0 0 CPegur pr-dh 1 0 0 0 HKndrc 2b 3 0 1 1 Thams rf 3 0 00 Aybar ss 3 0 2 0 Smoak 1b 4 0 10 Callasp 3b 4 0 0 0 TRonsn lf 2 1 11 Iannett c 4 0 0 0 Ryan ss 3 0 00 Totals 36 510 4 Totals 31 2 5 2 Los Angeles 100 000 040—5 Seattle 002 000 000—2 E-Seager (10). DP-Seattle 2. LOB-Los Angeles 8, Seattle 5. 2B-Pujols (36), H.Kendrick (24), Gutierrez (4), Smoak (9). HR-T.Robinson (2). SB-Tor.Hunter (8). S-Thames. IP H R ER BB SO Los Angeles E.Santana W,8-11 7 4 2 2 2 5 Jepsen H,12 1 1 0 0 0 1 Frieri S,17-19 1 0 0 0 0 2 Seattle 5 4 2 7 F.Hernandez L,13-6 71⁄3 9 2⁄3 1 0 0 1 0 Pryor Wilhelmsen 1 0 0 0 1 0 T-3:03. A-22,910 (47,860).
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h bi 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
ab r h bi Jeter ss 3 0 01 Swisher 1b-rf-1b 4 0 1 0 Cano 2b 4 1 11 AnJons rf-lf-rf 4 0 0 0 Grndrs cf 1 0 00 Pearce 1b 2 1 10 Ibanez ph 1 0 00 Dickrsn lf 0 0 00 RMartn c 4 0 00 J.Nix 3b 1 1 00 ENunez dh 3 1 11 ISuzuki lf-cf 2 0 00 Totals 26 3 4 2 Totals 29 4 4 3 Baltimore 110 100 000—3 New York 000 100 30x—4 E-Hardy (6), J.Nix (4), Phelps (3). DP-New York 3. LOB-Baltimore 6, New York 5. HR-Wieters (18), Cano (28). S-Quintanilla. IP H R ER BB SO Baltimore 2 4 3 2 4 W.Chen L,12-8 6 ⁄3 4 Strop BS,5-8 0 0 0 0 2 0 1⁄3 Matusz 0 0 0 0 0 O’Day 1 0 0 0 0 0 New York 3 3 6 3 Phelps 42⁄3 3 1⁄3 Eppley 0 0 0 0 0 Logan W,6-2 2 1 0 0 2 1 D.Robertson H,22 1 0 0 0 0 0 R.Soriano S,35-38 1 0 0 0 0 2 Strop pitched to 3 batters in the 7th. HBP-by Phelps (C.Davis). T-3:02. A-46,122 (50,291). Markks rf Hardy ss McLoth lf AdJons cf Wieters c C.Davis dh MrRynl 1b Quntnll 2b Andino ph-2b Betemt ph Machd 3b
National League Giants 5, Cubs 2 CHICAGO — Tim Lincecum pitched four-hit ball into the seventh inning, and Xavier Nady had a three-run double in his first game of the season, helping San Francisco beat Chicago. San Francisco
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Phillies 5, Braves 1 ATLANTA — Cliff Lee took advantage of some rare run support, throwing seven scoreless innings to lead Philadelphia past Atlanta. Jimmy Rollins hit his 16th homer for the Phillies, who got off to a good September start after a strong August. Philadelphia
Atlanta ab r h bi ab r h bi Rollins ss 5 1 3 1 Prado lf 4 1 11 Pierre lf 3 2 1 0 RJhnsn cf 4 0 00 Wggntn ph 1 0 0 1 Heywrd rf 4 0 10 Schrhlt rf 1 0 0 0 C.Jones 3b 4 0 20 Utley 2b 5 0 1 1 FFrmn 1b 3 0 20 Howard 1b 2 0 1 0 McCnn c 4 0 00 Mayrry cf 5 0 1 1 Uggla 2b 4 0 10 L.Nix rf-lf 4 1 1 0 Janish ss 4 0 00 Frndsn 3b 4 1 1 0 THudsn p 2 0 00 Kratz c 4 0 1 0 Avilan p 0 0 00 Cl.Lee p 2 0 0 1 JeBakr ph 1 0 00 DBrwn ph 1 0 0 0 Moylan p 0 0 00 Rosnrg p 0 0 0 0 Batista p 0 0 00 Bastrd p 00 0 0 Totals 37 510 5 Totals 34 1 7 1 Philadelphia 101 012 000—5 Atlanta 000 000 010—1 E-Bastardo (1). LOB-Philadelphia 9, Atlanta 7. 2B-Utley (9). HR-Rollins (16), Prado (9). SB-Rollins (25). IP H R ER BB SO Philadelphia Cl.Lee W,4-7 7 5 0 0 1 5 1⁄3 Rosenberg 1 1 1 0 0 Bastardo 12⁄3 1 0 0 0 4 Atlanta T.Hudson L,13-5 5 9 5 5 3 3 Avilan 2 0 0 0 0 0 Moylan 1 0 0 0 0 0 Batista 1 1 0 0 1 1 T.Hudson pitched to 4 batters in the 6th. T-3:04. A-44,749 (49,586).
Cardinals 10, Nationals 9 WASHINGTON — David Freese homered, drove in three runs and had a goahead single in the ninth inning as St. Louis ended a four-game slide with a win over Washington. St. Louis
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ab r h bi Werth rf 5 1 10 EPerez cf 0 0 00 Harper cf-rf 4 2 20 Zmrmn 3b 5 1 21 LaRoch 1b 5 2 23 Morse lf 4 1 10 Dsmnd ss 4 1 00 Espinos 2b 4 1 11 Storen p 0 0 00 KSuzuk c 3 0 11 Tracy ph 1 0 00 Flores c 0 0 00 Zmrmn p 1 0 00 Stmmn p 1 0 00 Berndn ph 1 0 00 Matths p 0 0 00 SBurntt p 0 0 00 Lmrdzz 2b 1 0 00 Totals 39101410 Totals 39 9 10 6 St. Louis 022 400 011—10 Washington 420 003 000—9 E-Holliday (3), Descalso (10). LOB-St. Louis 7, Washington 4. 2B-M.Carpenter (19), Freese (22), Werth (15), Harper (19). HR-Holliday (25), Freese (18), LaRoche (24), Espinosa (15). SB-Craig (2), Freese (3). CS-Jay (4). S-Descalso. IP H R ER BB SO St. Louis Lohse 52⁄3 9 8 5 0 4 Rzepczynski 0 0 1 1 1 0 1⁄3 Salas BS,2-2 1 0 0 0 0 Mujica 1 0 0 0 0 1 Boggs W,3-1 1 0 0 0 0 0 Motte S,32-37 1 0 0 0 0 1 Washington Zimmermann 32⁄3 8 8 8 1 3 Stammen 21⁄3 1 0 0 0 3 Mattheus H,12 1 1 0 0 0 0 2⁄3 S.Burnett BS,2-4 2 1 1 1 0 Storen L,1-1 11⁄3 2 1 1 0 1 Rzepczynski pitched to 1 batter in the 6th. HBP-by Zimmermann (Descalso, Jay). WP-Salas. T-3:29. A-34,004 (41,487). Jay cf MCrpnt 1b Hollidy lf Craig rf YMolin c Freese 3b Schmkr 2b SRonsn ph Kozma ss Descals ss-2b Lohse p Rzpczy p Salas p Mujica p Beltran ph Boggs p Motte p
Astros 2, Reds 1 HOUSTON — Cincinnati second baseman Wilson Valdez’s error on a routine grounder by Jose Al- Mets 5, Marlins 3 tuve with two outs in the MIAMI — Kelly Shopninth inning lifted Hous- pach hit a go-ahead twoton over the Reds. run single with two outs in the ninth inning that Cincinnati Houston cleared the bases when ab r h bi ab r h bi Cozart ss 4 1 1 0 Pareds rf 4 0 00 center fielder Justin RugStubbs cf 4 0 1 0 XCeden p 0 0 00 giano misplayed the ball. BPhllps 2b 4 0 0 0 WLopez p 0 0 00 WValdz 2b Ludwck lf Bruce rf Frazier 1b Rolen 3b Hanign c HBaily p Marshll p
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Greene ss 4 0 00 Wallac 1b 4 0 00 Maxwll cf-rf 4 1 11 FMrtnz lf 2 0 10 MDwns ph 1 1 10 Dmngz 3b 3 0 00 SMoore 2b 3 0 10 Schafer pr-cf 0 0 0 0 BBarns ph 0 0 00 CSnydr c 2 0 00 Altuve ph-2b 2 0 0 0 Harrell p 2 0 00 Ambriz p 0 0 00 JCastro ph-c 0 0 00 Totals 32 1 7 1 Totals 31 2 4 1 Cincinnati 100 000 000—1 Houston 000 100 001—2 Two outs when winning run scored. E-W.Valdez (3). DP-Houston 1. LOB-Cincinnati 7, Houston 7. 2B-Bruce (32), Rolen (16), M.Downs (4). HR-Maxwell (13). SF-Ludwick. IP H R ER BB SO Cincinnati H.Bailey 8 3 1 1 1 9 2⁄3 Marshall L,4-5 1 1 0 1 1 Houston Harrell 7 7 1 1 1 3 Ambriz 1 0 0 0 0 2 1⁄3 X.Cedeno 0 0 0 0 1 2⁄3 W.Lopez W,6-3 0 0 0 1 2 HBP-by Marshall (B.Barnes), by H.Bailey (F.Martinez). T-2:57. A-18,316 (40,981).
STANDINGS American League East Division
New York Baltimore Tampa Bay Boston Toronto Central Division Chicago Detroit Kansas City Cleveland Minnesota West Division
W 76 73 72 62 60
L 56 59 61 72 72
Pct GB .576 — .553 3 .541 4½ .463 15 .455 16
W 72 71 59 56 55
L 60 61 73 77 78
Pct GB .545 — .538 1 .447 13 .421 16½ .414 17½
W L Pct GB Texas 78 54 .591 — Oakland 75 57 .568 3 Los Angeles 71 62 .534 7½ Seattle 64 70 .478 15 Friday’s Games Baltimore 6, N.Y. Yankees 1 Detroit 7, Chicago White Sox 4 Texas 5, Cleveland 3 Toronto 2, Tampa Bay 1 Minnesota at Kansas City, ppd., rain Oakland 20, Boston 2 L.A. Angels 9, Seattle 1 Saturday’s Games N.Y. Yankees 4, Baltimore 3 Tampa Bay 5, Toronto 4 L.A. Angels 5, Seattle 2 Minnesota 3-8, Kansas City 1-7 Detroit 5, Chicago White Sox 1 Cleveland 4, Texas 3 Oakland 7, Boston 1 Today’s Games Baltimore (Tillman 7-2) at N.Y. Yankees (P.Hughes 13-11), 12:05 p.m. Texas (D.Holland 9-6) at Cleveland (McAllister 5-5), 12:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Price 16-5) at Toronto (R.Romero 8-12), 12:07 p.m. Minnesota (Vasquez 0-0) at Kansas City (Mendoza 7-9), 1:10 p.m. Boston (Matsuzaka 1-3) at Oakland (Bre.Anderson 2-0), 3:05 p.m. L.A. Angels (Weaver 16-3) at Seattle (Iwakuma 5-3), 3:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Sale 15-5) at Detroit (Verlander 12-7), 7:05 p.m. Monday’s Games Cleveland at Detroit, 12:05 p.m. Baltimore at Toronto, 12:07 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa Bay, 12:10 p.m. Texas at Kansas City, 1:10 p.m. L.A. Angels at Oakland, 3:05 p.m. Boston at Seattle, 3:10 p.m. Minnesota at Chicago White Sox, 6:10 p.m.
Rockies 9, Padres 1 DENVER — Jhoulys Chacin pitched seven strong innings, Dexter Fowler hit his first career grand slam, and Colorado beat San Diego. Tyler Colvin also homered and doubled to drive in three runs to help the Rockies cool off the Padres, who had won 10 of their previous 11. San Diego
Colorado ab r h bi ab r h bi EvCarr ss 4 0 0 0 Fowler cf 5 1 14 Venale rf 3 1 1 1 Rutledg ss 5 1 30 Headly 3b 3 0 1 0 CGnzlz lf 5 1 20 Quentin lf 4 0 0 0 WRosr c 3 1 11 Grandl c 4 0 1 0 Colvin rf 4 2 23 Alonso 1b 4 0 1 0 Pachec 1b 3 1 20 Maybin cf 4 0 2 0 Nelson 3b 4 0 11 Amarst 2b 2 0 0 0 LeMahi 2b 3 1 00 Volquez p 2 0 0 0 Chacin p 3 0 00 Vincent p 0 0 0 0 Belisle p 0 0 00 Guzmn ph 1 0 0 0 Giambi ph 1 0 10 Burns p 0 0 0 0 Chatwd pr 0 1 00 Thtchr p 0 0 0 0 CTorrs p 0 0 00 Mikolas p 00 0 0 Totals 31 1 6 1 Totals 36 9 13 9 San Diego 000 001 000—1 Colorado 110 030 04x—9 E-Ev.Cabrera (10). DP-Colorado 2. LOB-San Diego 6, Colorado 6. 2B-C.Gonzalez (26), Colvin (20), Pacheco (24). HR-Venable (9), Fowler (13), Colvin (16). CS-W.Rosario (4), Pacheco (2). IP H R ER BB SO San Diego Volquez L,9-10 42⁄3 9 5 5 3 5 Vincent 11⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 2 ⁄3 1 0 0 0 1 Burns 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 Thatcher Mikolas 1 3 4 3 0 0 Colorado Chacin W,2-4 7 5 1 1 2 4 Belisle 1 1 0 0 1 0 C.Torres 1 0 0 0 0 2 PB-W.Rosario. T-2:30. A-30,152 (50,398).
Washington Atlanta Philadelphia New York Miami Central Division Cincinnati St. Louis Pittsburgh Milwaukee Chicago Houston West Division
W 80 74 64 63 59
L 52 59 69 70 74
Pct .606 .556 .481 .474 .444
GB — 6½ 16½ 17½ 21½
W 81 72 70 64 51 41
L 53 61 62 68 81 92
Pct GB .604 — .541 8½ .530 10 .485 16 .386 29 .308 39½
W L Pct GB San Francisco 75 58 .564 — Los Angeles 71 63 .530 4½ Arizona 66 68 .493 9½ San Diego 62 72 .463 13½ Colorado 54 77 .412 20 Friday’s Games Chicago Cubs 6, San Francisco 4 Washington 10, St. Louis 0 N.Y. Mets 3, Miami 0 Philadelphia 8, Atlanta 5, 10 innings Cincinnati 9, Houston 3 Milwaukee 9, Pittsburgh 3 San Diego 5, Colorado 4 Arizona 4, L.A. Dodgers 3, 11 innings Saturday’s Games San Francisco 5, Chicago Cubs 2 Philadelphia 5, Atlanta 1 St. Louis 10, Washington 9 Houston 2, Cincinnati 1 N.Y. Mets 5, Miami 3 Milwaukee 3, Pittsburgh 2 Colorado 9, San Diego 1 L.A. Dodgers 2, Arizona 1 Today’s Games N.Y. Mets (C.Young 3-7) at Miami (Buehrle 12-11), 12:10 p.m. St. Louis (Westbrook 13-10) at Washington (Strasburg 15-6), 12:35 p.m. Cincinnati (Arroyo 11-7) at Houston (B.Norris 5-11), 1:05 p.m. Pittsburgh (Ja.McDonald 12-6) at Milwaukee (Gallardo 14-8), 1:10 p.m. San Francisco (M.Cain 13-5) at Chicago Cubs (T.Wood 4-11), 1:20 p.m. San Diego (C.Kelly 1-0) at Colorado (Francis 5-4), 2:10 p.m. Arizona (Miley 14-9) at L.A. Dodgers (Capuano 11-10), 3:10 p.m. Philadelphia (Hamels 14-6) at Atlanta (Maholm 11-9), 4:05 p.m. Monday’s Games Chicago Cubs at Wash., 12:05 p.m. Colorado at Atlanta, 12:10 p.m. Milwaukee at Miami, 12:10 p.m. Philadelphia at Cincinnati, 12:10 p.m. Houston at Pittsburgh, 12:35 p.m. N.Y. Mets at St. Louis, 1:15 p.m. Arizona at San Francisco, 3:05 p.m. San Diego at L.A. Dodgers, 7:10 p.m.
Miami ab r h bi ab r h bi Tejada ss 4 0 1 0 Petersn lf 4 0 11 DnMrp 2b 4 1 1 0 Ruggin cf 3 0 00 DWrght 3b 3 1 1 0 Reyes ss 3 2 10 I.Davis 1b 3 0 0 0 Ca.Lee 1b 4 0 31 Duda lf 4 0 1 1 Stanton rf 4 0 11 Bay pr-lf 0 1 0 0 Dobbs 3b 4 0 00 Baxter rf 4 1 1 0 DSolan 2b 4 1 10 AnTrrs cf 3 1 0 0 J.Buck c 4 0 00 Thole c 3 0 1 1 JJhnsn p 3 0 00 RCeden pr 0 0 0 0 Cishek p 0 0 00 Shppch c 1 0 1 2 H.Bell p 0 0 00 Hefner p 20 0 0 Acosta p 00 0 0 JuTrnr ph 10 0 0 RRmrz p 00 0 0 Hairstn ph 10 0 0 Frncsc p 00 0 0 Totals 33 5 7 4 Totals 33 3 7 3 New York 000 010 004—5 Miami 001 001 010—3 E-Ruggiano (3). DP-New York 1, Miami 1. LOBNew York 4, Miami 5. 2B-Baxter (13), Petersen (4). SB-Reyes (30). IP H R ER BB SO New York Hefner 6 6 2 2 1 4 Acosta 1 0 0 0 0 3 R.Ramirez W,3-3 1 1 1 1 1 0 F.Francisco S,23-26 1 0 0 0 0 1 Miami Jo.Johnson 8 3 1 1 2 4 Cishek L,4-2 BS,4-15 2⁄3 4 4 3 1 1 1⁄3 H.Bell 0 0 0 0 1 WP-Hefner. T-2:43. A-26,402 (37,442).
Brewers 3, Pirates 2 MILWAUKEE — Corey Hart homered to lead off the ninth inning and lift Dodgers 2, D’backs 1 Milwaukee over PittsLOS ANGELES — Josh burgh. Beckett pitched 62⁄3 strong innings for his first victory Pittsburgh Milwaukee ab r h bi ab r h bi since being traded to the Presley lf 4 0 1 0 Morgan rf 4 0 00 Snider rf 3 0 0 0 Axford p 0 0 00 Dodgers.
AMcCt cf 4 0 2 1 RWeks 2b 4 0 10 GJones 1b 4 0 1 0 Braun lf 2 0 00 PAlvrz 3b 4 1 1 1 ArRmr 3b 4 0 00 JHrrsn 2b 4 0 0 0 Hart 1b 3 2 11 Barajs c 4 0 1 0 Lucroy c 3 0 00 Mercer pr-ss 0 0 0 0 CGomz cf 2 1 11 Barmes ss 3 0 0 0 Segura ss 3 0 00 McKnr ph-c 0 0 0 0 Estrad p 1 0 00 AJBrnt p 2 0 0 0 Hndrsn p 0 0 00 JHughs p 0 0 0 0 Aoki ph-rf 1 0 10 Holt ph 01 0 0 Grilli p 00 0 0 GSnchz ph 00 0 0 Hanrhn p 00 0 0 Totals 32 2 6 2 Totals 27 3 4 2 Pittsburgh 010 000 010—2 Milwaukee 001 000 101—3 No outs when winning run scored. E-Barajas (3), Lucroy (5). LOB-Pittsburgh 8, Milwaukee 5. 2B-Presley (10), A.McCutchen (25), C.Gomez (16). HR-P.Alvarez (27), Hart (26). SB-A. McCutchen (16), R.Weeks (10), Braun (22), C.Gomez 2 (30). S-Presley. IP H R ER BB SO Pittsburgh A.J.Burnett 62⁄3 2 2 2 4 9 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 J.Hughes Grilli 1 1 0 0 1 1 Hanrahan L,4-1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Milwaukee Estrada 7 4 1 1 1 10 Henderson BS,2-5 1 1 1 1 1 2 Axford W,5-7 1 1 0 0 2 1 Hanrahan pitched to 1 batter in the 9th. WP-A.J.Burnett. T-3:02. A-32,060 (41,900).
Los Angeles ab r h bi ab r h bi GParra lf 4 0 0 0 M.Ellis 2b 4 0 00 A.Hill 2b 4 0 1 0 Victorn lf 3 0 10 J.Upton rf 4 1 1 1 AdGnzl 1b 4 0 00 Gldsch 1b 4 0 1 0 Kemp cf 4 0 10 MMntr c 4 0 1 0 HRmrz ss 2 1 11 CYoung cf 4 0 1 0 Ethier rf 3 1 21 RWhelr 3b 4 0 1 0 L.Cruz 3b 3 0 10 JMcDnl ss 2 0 1 0 A.Ellis c 3 0 00 Skaggs p 2 0 0 0 Beckett p 2 0 00 Albers p 0 0 0 0 Choate p 0 0 00 Kubel ph 1 0 0 0 AKndy ph 1 0 00 Lndstr p 0 0 0 0 JWrght p 0 0 00 Totals 33 1 7 1 Totals 29 2 6 2 Arizona 001 000 000—1 Los Angeles 010 001 00x—2 E-M.Montero (8). DP-Arizona 1. LOB-Arizona 6, Los Angeles 5. 2B-C.Young (22). HR-J.Upton (12), H.Ramirez (23), Ethier (15). SB-Victorino (32). CS-A. Hill (5). IP H R ER BB SO Arizona Skaggs 5 5 1 1 1 3 Albers L,0-1 1 1 1 1 0 3 Lindstrom 1 0 0 0 0 2 Shaw 1 0 0 0 1 0 Los Angeles Beckett W,1-1 62⁄3 6 1 1 1 9 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 Choate H,19 J.Wright H,6 1 0 0 0 0 0 League S,1-1 1 1 0 0 0 2 T-3:03. A-35,992 (56,000).
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EAST Miami 41, Boston College 32 Northwestern 42, Syracuse 41 Notre Dame 50, Navy 10 Ohio 24, Penn St. 14 West Virginia 69, Marshall 34 Youngstown St. 31, Pittsburgh 17
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SOUTH Clemson 26, Auburn 19 Duke 46, FIU 26 East Carolina 35, Appalachian St. 13 Florida 27, Bowling Green 14 Florida St. 69, Murray St. 3 Georgia 45, Buffalo 23 LSU 41, North Texas 14 Louisiana-Lafayette 40, Lamar 0 Maryland 7, William & Mary 6 Mississippi 49, Cent. Arkansas 27 Mississippi St. 56, Jackson St. 9 North Carolina 62, Elon 0 South Florida 34, Chattanooga 13 Troy 39, UAB 29 Virginia 43, Richmond 19 Wake Forest 20, Liberty 17 MIDWEST Illinois 24, W. Michigan 7 Iowa 18, N. Illinois 17 Iowa St. 38, Tulsa 23 Kansas 31, S. Dakota St. 17 Kansas St. 51, Missouri St. 9 Missouri 62, SE Louisiana 10 Nebraska 49, Southern Miss. 20 Ohio St. 56, Miami (Ohio) 10 Purdue 48, E. Kentucky 6 Wisconsin 26, N. Iowa 21 SOUTHWEST Arkansas 49, Jacksonville St. 24 Oklahoma St. 84, Savannah St. 0 Texas 37, Wyoming 17 Texas St. 30, Houston 13 Texas Tech 44, Northwestern St. 6 FAR WEST Air Force 49, Idaho St. 21 Colorado St. 22, Colorado 17 Nevada 31, California 24 New Mexico 66, Southern U. 21 Nicholls St. at Oregon St., ppd. Southern Cal 49, Hawaii 10
League Overall W L W L Iowa State 0 0 1 0 Kansas 0 0 1 0 Kansas State 0 0 1 0 Oklahoma State 0 0 1 0 Texas 0 0 1 0 Texas Tech 0 0 1 0 West Virginia 0 0 1 0 Baylor 0 0 0 0 Oklahoma 0 0 0 0 TCU 0 0 0 0 Saturday’s Games West Virginia 69, Marshall 34 Iowa State 38, Tulsa 23 Kansas State 51, Missouri State 9 Texas Tech 44, Northwestern State 6 Oklahoma State 84, Savannah State 0 Kansas 31, South Dakota State 17 Texas 37, Wyoming 17 Oklahoma at UTEP, (n) Today’s Game Southern Methodist at Baylor, 5:30 p.m. (FSN) Saturday, Sept. 8 Miami FL at Kansas State, 11 a.m. (FX) Iowa State at Iowa, 2:30 p.m. (BTN) Rice at Kansas, 2:30 p.m. (FSN) Grambling State at TCU, 6 p.m. (FSSW) Texas Tech at Texas State, 6 p.m. Florida A&M at Oklahoma, 6 p.m. New Mexico at Texas, 7 p.m. (LHN) Oklahoma State at Arizona, 9:30 p.m. (PAC-12 Net.)
Sept. 1 — SDSU, W 31-17 (1-0) Sept. 8 — Rice, 2:30 p.m. Sept. 15 — TCU, 11 a.m. Sept. 22 — at Northern Illinois, TBA Oct. 6 — at Kansas State, TBA Oct. 13 — Oklahoma State, TBA Oct. 20 — at Oklahoma, TBA Oct. 27 — Texas, TBA Nov. 3 — at Baylor, TBA Nov. 10 — at Texas Tech, TBA Nov. 17 — Iowa State, TBA Dec. 1 — at West Virginia, TBA
Aug. 25 — at Ottawa, W 27-20 (1-0) Saturday — at Peru State, W 34-13 (2-0) Sep. 8 — Evangel, 6 p.m. Sep. 15 — at Central Methodist, 6 p.m. Sep. 22 — Missouri Valley, 6 p.m. Sep. 29 — at MidAmerica Nazarene, 6 p.m. Oct. 6 — Avila, 2 p.m. Oct. 27 — at Culver-Stockton, 2 p.m. Nov. 3 — at Benedictine, 1 p.m. Nov. 10 — Graceland, 1 p.m.
Saturday — at Presentation, L 13-26 (0-1) Sep. 8 — Robert Morris, noon Sep. 15 — at Tabor, 7 p.m. Sep. 22 — Bacone, 7 p.m. Sep. 29 — Southwestern, 7 p.m. Oct. 6 — Lindenwood-Belleville, 1 p.m. Oct. 13 — at Southwestern Assemblies of God, 2 p.m. Oct. 27 — at Robert Morris, noon Nov. 10 — Trinity Bible, 1 p.m.
Friday Baldwin 7 19 7 0 — 33 Wellsville 0 0 0 6 — 6 B — Mark Harmon 3 run (Austin Krause kick) B — Harmon 3 run (kick failed) B — Cornell Brown 70 punt return (kick failed) B — Brown 19 pass from Tyler Cawley (Krause kick) B — Cawley 9 run (Cawley kick) W — Brett Osbern 1 run (kick failed)
High School JV
Saturday at Overland Park SM WEST 24, LAWRENCE HIGH 0 LHS record: 0-1. Next for LHS: 10 a.m. Saturday vs. SM Northwest.
Deutsche Bank Championship
Saturday At TPC Boston Norton, Mass. Purse: $8 million Yardage: 7,216; Par: 71 Second Round Rory McIlroy Louis Oosthuizen Ryan Moore Tiger Woods Seung-Yul Noh Jason Dufner Chris Kirk Charl Schwartzel D.A. Points Bryce Molder Charley Hoffman John Senden Dustin Johnson Jeff Overton David Hearn Phil Mickelson Greg Chalmers Ted Potter, Jr. Tom Gillis Ernie Els Robert Garrigus Ian Poulter Steve Stricker Adam Scott Kevin Stadler Troy Matteson Luke Donald Lee Westwood Brandt Snedeker Webb Simpson Matt Every Jonas Blixt Kyle Stanley
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OKLAHOMA STATE COACH MIKE GUNDY, LEFT, and Savannah State coach Steve Davenport talk at midfield following their game Saturday in Stillwater, Okla. OSU won, 84-0. Story on page 7B. Hunter Mahan Bob Estes Bo Van Pelt John Merrick Pat Perez J.B. Holmes Jim Furyk Zach Johnson George McNeill Sang-Moon Bae Daniel Summerhays Geoff Ogilvy William McGirt Carl Pettersson Bud Cauley Johnson Wagner Nick Watney Dicky Pride Jason Day Scott Piercy Tommy Gainey J.J. Henry Josh Teater Vijay Singh Aaron Baddeley Blake Adams Brendon de Jonge Marc Leishman Rickie Fowler Bill Haas Martin Flores Harris English Scott Stallings Jonathan Byrd Mark Wilson Brian Harman Matt Kuchar Keegan Bradley John Huh Roberto Castro Kevin Na Padraig Harrington Jimmy Walker Graeme McDowell Sean O’Hair Failed to qualify John Rollins Ryan Palmer Tim Clark Ricky Barnes Ben Crane Charlie Wi Justin Rose Rory Sabbatini K.J. Choi Charles Howell III Martin Laird Ken Duke Graham DeLaet Bubba Watson Greg Owen Brian Davis Michael Thompson Cameron Tringale Ben Curtis
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AdvoCare 500 Lineup
After Friday qualifying; race today At Atlanta Motor Speedway Hampton, Ga. Lap length: 1.54 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 186.121 mph. 2. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 185.648. 3. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 185.493. 4. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 185.319. 5. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 185.307. 6. (55) Mark Martin, Toyota, 185.232. 7. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 185.22. 8. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 185.139. 9. (20) Joey Logano, Toyota, 185.084. 10. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 185.053. 11. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 184.997. 12. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 184.929. 13. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 184.874. 14. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 184.738. 15. (22) Sam Hornish Jr., Dodge, 184.609. 16. (51) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 184.566. 17. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 184.48. 18. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 184.425. 19. (13) Casey Mears, Ford, 184.082. 20. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 184.07. 21. (2) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 184.058. 22. (36) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, 183.747. 23. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 183.673. 24. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 183.643. 25. (47) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 183.509. 26. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 183.412. 27. (78) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 183.388. 28. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 183.37. 29. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 183.364. 30. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 183.333. 31. (30) David Stremme, Toyota, 183.037. 32. (21) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 182.886. 33. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 182.759. 34. (49) Jason Leffler, Toyota, 182.675. 35. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 182.627. 36. (95) Scott Speed, Ford, 182.549. 37. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 182.38. 38. (91) Reed Sorenson, Toyota, 182.189. 39. (23) Scott Riggs, Chevrolet, 182.141. 40. (83) Landon Cassill, Toyota, Owner Points. 41. (93) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, Owner Points. 42. (32) T.J. Bell, Ford, Owner Points. 43. (37) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, 182.069.
EASTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct GB x-Connecticut 19 6 .760 — Indiana 17 8 .680 2 Atlanta 13 13 .500 6½ New York 10 16 .385 9½ Chicago 9 16 .360 10 Washington 5 21 .192 14½ WESTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct GB x-Minnesota 21 4 .840 — x-Los Angeles 19 7 .731 2½ x-San Antonio 17 8 .680 4 Seattle 11 14 .440 10 Tulsa 6 20 .231 15½ Phoenix 5 19 .208 15½ x-clinched playoff spot Saturday’s Games New York 79, Washington 73 Indiana 81, Chicago 64 San Antonio at Phoenix, (n) Today’s Games Connecticut at Atlanta, 2 p.m. Los Angeles at Chicago, 5 p.m.
Saturday at Bob Timmons Classic MEN, 6k Kansas results: 1. Josh Baden 19:49; 2. Reid Buchanan 19:49.3; 3. James Wilson 19:49.5; 4. Gabe Gonzalez 19:49.5; 6. Kaman Schneider 20:10.1; 7. Javier Segura 20:17.0; 9. Colin Jockisch 20:44.6; 12. Eric Dyson 20:49.9; 15. Day Conner 21;05.2; 16. Soucie Brendan 21:07.7; 20. Ben Wilson 21:20.7; 24. Philip Freeman 21:50.5; 27. Logan Sloan 22:02.6. WOMEN, 5k Kansas results: 1. Kyra Kilwein 18:56; 2. Hannah Richardson 19:07.7; 3. Sara Selwald 19:16.7; 5. Hayley Francis 19:27.6; 6. Liza Tauscher 19:40.2; 7. Kathleen Thompson 19:48.2; 8. Tessa Turcotte 19:56.4; 10. Ragen Allen 20:03.8; 12. Madison Moser 20:20.3; 20. Rich Maddy 21:10.3. Saturday at Baldwin City Golf Cource Maple Leaf Classic MEN, 5k Team scores: Baker 24, William Jewell 66, Johnson County 75, Kansas Wesleyan 94, Coffeyville 136, Bethany 141, Newman 171, Haskell 201, Wentworth 247. Baker results: 1. Jeremy Bryan 16:13.46; 2. Aaron Cladwell 16:23.43; 3. Justin Bryan 16:35.56; 4. Eric Larson 16:36.62; 16. Taylor Nall 17:02.09; 25. Vincent Tadokoro 17:21.53; 35. Tosh Mihesuah 17:36.50; 47. Cooper Clark 18:06.96; 48. Garrett McPherson 18:08.15; 51. Tyler Coultis 18:18.18; 53. Dallas Kaiser 18:20.71; 58. Andrew Heim 18:32.62; 74. Ulrich Johanning 20:07.06; 75. Kellen Kristoffersen 20:36.52. Haskell results: 21. Chad Upshaw 17:16.06; 32. Thomas Zunie 17:26.78; 65. Josh Munson 19:03.99; 68. Domonique Atcitty 19:18.96; 70. Angelo James 19:20.18; 77. Bryn Fragua 21:25.59; 81. Gabriel Good Shield 22:14.97. WOMEN, 4k Team scores: Baker 42, Johnson County 80, William Jewell 84, Highland 96, Newman 102, Haskell 129, Avila 194, Longview 198, Coffeyville 200. Baker results: 1. Lauren Jaqua 15:07.40; 7. Kerry Kurta 16:05.28; 10. Ashley McBride 16:10.91; 12. Megan Rosa 16:23.12; 16. Lindsey Brown 16:34.87; 19. Jenna Stanbrough 16:40.21; 39. Dana Loveland 18:07.31. Haskell results: 4. Talisa Budder 16:00.21; 24. Samantha Taylor 17:11.62; 26. Tiare Littlehead 17:14.56; 28. Angelica Bedonie 17:18.81; 67. Ashlee Wermy 20:11.90; 71. Leslie Waseta 21:19.14; 73. Maria Caddo 21:57.06.
Saturday at Manhattan BOYS Team scores: Manhattan (M) 37, Wamego (W) 57, Seaman (S) 91, Washburn Rural (WR) 118, Lawrence (L) 121, Topeka West (TW) 151, Newton (N) 181, Junction City (JC) 202, Leavenworth (LV) 212, Topeka (T) 307. Leaders: 1. Chris Melgares (M) 16:50.00; 2. Gavin Fischer (L) 17:00.01; 3. James Leblow (M) 17:07.94; 4. Jordan Routh (W) 17:10.58; 5. Justin Montney (WR) 17:11.50; 6. Michael Melgares (M) 17:25.96; 7. Isaiah Koppes (M) 17:26.34; 8. Colton Butler (W) 17:36.96; 9. Daniel Kramer (S) 17:43.15; 10. Matt Bryan (S) 17:46.54. LHS results: 26. Adam Edmonds 18:51.82; 30. Eddie Wilson 19:04.08; 33. Thomas Ezell 19:13.10; 35. Keegan Matheis 19:17.88; 46. Tim Schraad 19:45.80. Junior Varsity Team scores: Wamego 25, Washburn Rural 58, Seaman 75, Manhattan 81, Lawrence 152, Shawnee Heights 169, Topeka West 171, Leavenworth 245, Junction City 254, Salina Central 299, Topeka 326. Flint Hills (FH) did not score. Leaders: 1. Jack Keeley (FH) 18:03.66; 2. Bradley Borger (W) 18:17.14; 3. Jacob Davis (W) 18:24.69; 4. Jacob Routh (W) 18:33.06; 5. Mike Devoe (S) 18:34.51. LHS results: 23. Nathan Pederson 19:48.91; 26. Nick Benton 19:59.88; 32. Andy Freeman 20:24.10; 38. Philip Gabler 20:46.99; 47. Ian Hierl 21:27.21; 52. Caleb Axlund 21:58.50; 54. Ivan Davidson 22:01.87. C team Team scores: Washburn Rural 32, Wamego 56, Seaman 64, Manhattan
123, Lawrence 126, Shawnee Heights 135, Junction City 235, Leavenworth 236. Leaders: 1. Austin Telck (M) 15:29.34; 2. Luke Schnacker (WR) 15:37.69; 3. Kent Chrest (W) 15:43.46; 4. Jeremy Campbel (WR) 15:58.79; 5. Thomas Meek (WR) 16:00.29. LHS results: 12. Sean Bowen 16:36.22; 26. Stefan Petrovic 17:32.19; 27. Alex Moriarty 17:32.86; 31. Tanner Smith 17:46.78; 34. Patrick Bennett 17:57.54; 44. Griffin Hardy 18:17.58; 64. Brent Cahwee 19:06.74; 74. Daniel Wrigley 19:59.75; 82. Matt Steacy20:28.08; 94. KJ Lashley 21:47.63. GIRLS Team scores: Lawrence 51, Manhattan 53, Washburn Rural 84, Topeka 112, Leavenworth 121, Wamego 133, Newton 161, Emporia 175. Leaders: 1. Alaina Schroeder (M) 15:26.14; 2. Grace Morgan (L) 15:45.42; 3. Claire Sanner (L) 16:16.21; 4. Amanda Morgan (WR) 16:31.48; 5. Christina Wankum (M) 16:48.42; 6. Taryn Schoen (L) 16:52.81; 7. Joeanna Feliciano (T) 17:04.60; 8. Emily McEntire (L) 17:05.12; 9. Leah Gabler (L) 17:09.63; 10. Hannah Schnacker (WR) 17:11.94. LHS results: 29. Laura Neilsen 18:14.03; 35. Riley Shook 18:36.20; 46. Mallory McFall 19:14.65. Junior Varsity Team scores: Manhattan 23, Washburn Rural 53, Seaman 63, Lawrence 124, Shawnee Heights 126, Emporia 168, Topeka 187, Newton 232, Leavenworth 247. Leaders: 1. Emily VanNatta (M) 17:09.00; 2. Deisjambra Bisio (JC) 17:11.23; 3. Jessica Smith (M) 17:26.13; 4. Katherine Culbertson (M) 17:37.87; 5. Mariah Snow (WR) 18:07.83. LHS results: 12. Caitlin Lewis 18:29.50; 27. Shaye White 19:56.06; 38. Tori Richie 20:21.76; 39. Macey Rhoades 20:22.13; 43. Emily Laughlin 20:37.87; 49. Mallory Thompson 20:51.48; 52. Tara Rasing 21:05.48; 57. Alex Carlson 21:24.69; 58. Grace Hoy 21:28.23; 59. Abbie Wise 21:31.62; 64. Lizzy McEntire 21:43.54; 66. Mia Franklin 21:50.87; 72. Madison Ruder 21:59.27; 77. Dana Bequette 22:14.99; 80. Mackinzie Owens 22:27.71; 88. Kate Karnes 23:22.56; 106. Mallory Nissen 26:04.09; 117. Devon Spoonhutner 30:59.41. Saturday at Topeka Hayden Invitational BOYS Seabury results (Seabury placed fifth as a team): 3. Brandon McCaffrey, 18:37. 19. Kit Rice, 20:28. 20. Marcus Allen, 20:29. 29. Thomas Westbrook, 21:08. 32. Patrick Gutierrez, 21:32. 37. Joe Simpson, 22:31. 40. Michael Kressig, 22:42. 47. Jamin Yoon, 24:27. 57. Ibrahim Iskandarani, 28:01. 59. Frank Depenbush, 28:58. Junior high: Calvin Yost-Wolff, Seabury, placed second. GIRLS Seabury results (Seabury placed fourth): 5. Kate Albrecht, 16:43. 22. Maddie McCaffrey, 18:14. 23. Phoebe Grabill, 18:20. 25. Heidi Dumesich, 18:33. 41. Addie Graham, 20:32. 58. Eilish Gibson , 22:18.
Saturday At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York Purse: $25.5 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men Third Round Nicolas Almagro (11), Spain, def. Jack Sock, United States, 7-6 (3), 6-7 (4), 7-6 (2), 6-1. Marin Cilic (12), Croatia, def. Kei Nishikori (17), Japan, 6-3, 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-3. Martin Klizan, Slovakia, def. Jeremy Chardy (32), France, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4. Roger Federer (1), Switzerland, def. Fernando Verdasco (25), Spain, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. Andy Murray (3), Britain, def. Feliciano Lopez (30), Spain, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5), 4-6, 7-6 (4). Milos Raonic (15), Canada, def. James Blake, United States, 6-3, 6-0, 7-6 (3). Tomas Berdych (6), Czech Republic, def. Sam Querrey (27), United States, 6-7 (6), 6-4, 6-3, 6-2. Women Third Round Roberta Vinci (20), Italy, def. Dominika Cibulkova (13), Slovakia, 6-2, 7-5. Agnieszka Radwanska (2), Poland, def. Jelena Jankovic (30), Serbia, 6-3, 7-5. Serena Williams (4), United States, def. Ekaterina Makarova, Russia, 6-4, 6-0. Tsvetana Pironkova, Bulgaria, def. Silvia Soler-Espinosa, Spain, 6-1, 6-7 (3), 6-3. Andrea Hlavackova, Czech Republic, def. Maria Kirilenko (14), Russia, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4. Angelique Kerber (6), Germany, def. Olga Govortsova, Belarus, 6-1, 6-2. Sara Errani (10), Italy, def. Olga Puchkova, Russia, 6-1, 6-1. Ana Ivanovic (12), Serbia, def. Sloane Stephens, United States, 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-2. Doubles Men Second Round Christian and Ryan Harrison, United States, def. Jonathan Erlich and Andy Ram, Israel, 6-4, 6-4.
X Sunday, September 2, 2012 Alexander Peya, Austria, and Bruno Soares (15), Brazil, def. Treat Conrad Huey, Philippines, and Dominic Inglot, Britain, 4-6, 6-2, 6-4. Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, Pakistan, and Jean-Julien Rojer (9), Netherlands, def. Carlos Berlocq and Leonardo Mayer, Argentina, 2-1, retired. Ivan Dodig, Croatia, and Marcelo Melo (12), Brazil, def. Dennis Novikov and Michael Redlicki, United States, 6-1, 7-5. Julien Benneteau and Nicolas Mahut, France, def. Nicholas Monroe and Donald Young, United States, 6-4, 6-4. Robert Lindstedt, Sweden, and Horia Tecau (3), Romania, def. Benoit Paire and Edouard Roger-Vasselin, France, 6-7 (3), 6-4, 6-3. Santiago Gonzalez, Mexico, and Scott Lipsky (16), United States, def. Pablo Andujar and Guillermo GarciaLopez, Spain, 6-4, 6-1. Jamie Delgado and Ken Skupski, Britain, def. Jurgen Melzer, Austria, and Philipp Petzschner (10), Germany, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (7). Colin Fleming and Ross Hutchins (14), Britain, def. Brian Baker and Rajeev Ram, United States, 7-5, 6-3. Alex Bogomolov Jr., Russia, and Raven Klaasen, South Africa, def. Matthew Ebden and Bernard Tomic, Australia, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3. Frantisek Cermak, Czech Republic, and Michal Mertinak, Slovakia, def. Steve Johnson and Jack Sock, United States, 6-4, 7-5. Women Second Round Natalie Grandin, South Africa, and Vladimira Uhlirova (14), Czech Republic, def. Liga Dekmeijere, Latvia, and Mervana Jugic-Salkic, BosniaHerzegovina, 6-2, 6-3. Bethanie Mattek-Sands, United States, and Sania Mirza (13), India, def. Darija Jurak, Croatia, and Katalin Marosi, Hungary, 6-4, 6-2. Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova (4), Russia, def. Irina Falconi and Maria Sanchez, United States, 6-0, 5-7, 7-5. Nuria Llagostera Vives and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez (8), Spain, def. Silvia Soler-Espinosa and Carla Suarez Navarro, Spain, 6-7 (5), 6-2, 6-4.
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES-Activated INF Wilson Betemit from the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Xavier Avery, C Luis Exposito and INF Steve Tolleson from Norfolk (IL). BOSTON RED SOX-Activated LHP Rich Hill from the 60-day DL. CHICAGO WHITE SOX-Reinstated C Tyler Flowers from the paternity list. Recalled RHP Deunte Heath and RHP Brian Omogrosso from Charlotte (IL). Selected the contract of INF Dan Johnson from Charlotte. Reinstated INF Orlando Hudson and LHP Leyson Septimo from the 15-day DL. CLEVELAND INDIANS-Recalled LHP Scott Barnes and 1B-OF Russ Canzler from Columbus (IL). Selected the contract of OF Thomas Neal from Akron (EL). DETROIT TIGERS-Recalled INF-OF Ryan Raburn from Toledo and reinstated him from the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Luis Marte, C Bryan Holaday and INF Danny Worth from Toledo. Selected the contract of INF-OF Don Kelly from Toledo. KANSAS CITY ROYALS-Recalled OF David Lough from Omaha (PCL) and C Manuel Pina from Noerthwest Arkansas (Texas). MINNESOTA TWINS-Reinstated RHP P.J. Walters from the 60-day DL. Selected the contract of RHP Esmerling Vasquez from Rochester (IL). NEW YORK YANKEES-Recalled OF-INF Eduardo Nunez, RHP Cory Wade, RHP Adam Warren, LHP Justin Thomas and C Francisco Cervelli from Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre (IL). Selected the contract of Chris Dickerson from Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre. Designated INF Ramiro Pena for assignment. TAMPA BAY RAYS-Activated RHP Jeff Niemann off the 60-day DL. Designated INF Will Rhymes for assignment. Recalled INF Reid Brignac, C Chris Gimenez, LHP Cesar Ramos and OF Rich Thompson from Durham (IL). TEXAS RANGERS-Placed LHP Robbie Ross on 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 30. Recalled OF Leonys Martin, LHP Martin Perez, RHP Tanner Scheppers, INF-OF Brandon Snyder and RHP Yoshinori Tateyama from Round Rock (PCL). Selected the contract of INF Jurickson Profar from Frisco (Texas). Designated LHP Miguel De Los Santos for assignment. National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS-Activated INF Willie Bloomquist, RHP Josh Collmenter and RHP Takashi Saito for the 15-day DL. Recalled C Konrad Schmidt from Reno (PCL). Selected the contract of OF Tyler Graham from Reno. Activated INF Cody Ransom. Transferred RHP Daniel Hudson from the 15- to the 60-day DL. ATLANTA BRAVES-Recalled OF Jose Constanza and C J.C. Boscan from Gwinnett (IL). Selected the contracts of 1B Lyle Overbay and RHP Peter Moylan from Gwinnett. Transferred LHP Robert Fish to the 60-day DL. CHICAGO CUBS-Recalled OF Tony Campana, OF Dave Sappelt and INF Adrian Cardenas from Iowa (PCL). COLORADO ROCKIES-Activated 1B Jason Giambi from the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Guillermo Moscoso from Colorado Springs (PCL). NEW YORK METS-Recalled C Mike Nickeas and INF Zach Lutz from Buffalo (IL). PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES-Activated OF Nate Schierholtz from 15-day DL. PITTSBURGH PIRATES-Recalled C Eric Fryer, LHP Jeff Locke and LHP Justin Wilson from Indianapolis (IL). Selected the contracts of RHP Chris Leroux and INF Brock Holt from Indianapolis. ST. LOUIS CARDINALS-Activated OF Lance Berkman from the 15-day DL. Recalled LHP Sam Freeman from Memphis (PCL). SAN DIEGO PADRES-Promoted Named national crosschecker Billy Gasparino to director of scouting. Reinstated RHP Andrew Cashner and LHP Joe Thatcher from the 15-day DL. SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS-Activated 1B Aubrey Huff, RHP Brad Penny and RHP Shane Loux from the 15-day DL. Recalled 1B Brett Pill from Fresno (PCL). Selected the contracts of OF Xavier Nady and RHP Jean Machi from Fresno. Transferred 2B Freddy Sanchez from the 15- to the 60-day DL. WASHINGTON NATIONALS-Recalled LHP John Lannan, C Sandy Leon and OF Eury Perez from Syracuse (IL). Reinstated INF Mark DeRosa from the 15-day DL. Reinstated C Jhonatan Solano from the 15-day DL and optioned him to Harrisburg (EL). FOOTBALL National Football League ARIZONA CARDINALS-Traded CB A.J. Jefferson to Minnesota for undisclosed, conditional 2013 draft picks. ATLANTA FALCONS-Signed WR Drew Davis, OT Bryce Harris, WR Marcus Jackson, CB Peyton Thompson and DT Micanor Regis to the practice squad. BALTIMORE RAVENS-Signed RB Anthony Allen, S Omar Brown, LB Josh Bynes, G-OT Jack Cornell and G Antoine McClain to the practice squad. CAROLINA PANTHERS-Signed G Bryant Browning, WR Lamont Bryant, DT Nate Chandler, WR Jared Green, TE Nelson Rosario, RB Armond Smith and G Zack Williams to the practice squad. CHICAGO BEARS-Signed RB Armando Allen, WR Joe Anderson, QB Matt Blanchard, OT Cory Brandon, OT James Brown, CB Isaiah Frey, RB Harvey Unga and DE Aston Whiteside to the practice squad. CINCINNATI BENGALS-Signed QB Zac Robinson, RB Dan Herron, FB Jourdan Brooks, LB Emmanuel Lamur, CB Chris Lewis-Harris, G Otis Hudson and LS
Bryce Davis to the practice squad. CLEVELAND BROWNS-Claimed LB Tank Carder off waivers from Buffalo and DL Ishmaa’ily Kitchen off waivers from Baltimore. Waived DL Brian Sanford. Waived/injured DL Scott Paxson. Signed LB Solomon Elimimian, DL Ronnie Cameron, WR Josh Cooper, LB Benjamin Jacobs, FB Brad Smelley, OL Garth Gerhart, OL Jarrod Shaw and OL Jeff Shugarts to the practice squad. DALLAS COWBOYS-Released QB Stephen McGee. Claimed TE Colin Cochart off waivers from Cincinnati. Signed WR Danny Coale, RB Lance Dunbar, RB Jamize Olawale, DT Robert Calloway, LB Orie Lemon, DE Ben Bass, WR Tim Benford and G Ron Leary to the practice squad. DENVER BRONCOS-Signed RB Jeremiah Johnson, DT Ben Garland, S Duke Ihenacho, TE Cornelius Ingram, WR Greg Orton, NT Sealver Siliga and G Wayne Tribue to the practice squad. DETROIT LIONS-Signed G Rodney Austin, WR Patrick Edwards, LB Carmen Messina, CB Ross Weaver and RB Stephfon Green to the practice squad. HOUSTON TEXANS-Waived G Shelley Smith. Signed QB Case Keenum, RB Jonathan Grimes, S Eddie Pleasant, WR Jeff Maehl, DE David Hunter, TE Phillip Supernaw and LB Delano Johnson to the practice squad. INDIANAPOLIS COLTS-Claimed S Sergio Brown (New England), OT Mike Person (San Francisco) and NT Martin Tevaseu (N.Y. Jets) off waivers. Waived S Jermale Hines, CB D.J. Johnson and OT Ty Nsekhe. Signed DT Chigbo Anunoby, LB Jerry Brown, G Hayworth Hicks, TE Kyle Miller, WR Kashif Moore and S Latarrius Thomas to the practice squad. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS-Waived/ injured TE Zach Miller. Claimed TE Brett Brackett off waivers from Philadelphia. Signed QB John Parker Wilson, G Daniel Baldridge, WR Mike Brown, DE Ryan Davis, CB Antonio Dennard, G D.J. Hall, LB Joshua Jones and FB Will Ta’ufo’ou to the practice squad. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS-Signed WR Josh Bellamy, FB Patrick DiMarco, WR Junior Hemingway, DL Jerome Long, OL David Mims, WR Jamare Newsome, OL Lucas Patterson and DB Neiko Thorpe to the practice squad. MIAMI DOLPHINS-Claimed WR Anthony Armstrong (Washington), S Troy Nolan (Houston), CB R.J. Stanford (Carolina) and LB Sammy Brown (St. Louis) off waivers. Terminated the contracts of S Tyrone Culver and RB Steve Slaton. Waived LB Jonathan Freeny and LB Josh Kaddu. MINNESOTA VIKINGS-Claimed OL Mark Asper off waivers from Buffalo. Signed CB Bobby Felder, DT Chase Baker, G Trevor Holmes and RB Jordan Todman to the practice squad. Waived OL Pat Brown and DB Zack Bowman. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS-Acquired WR Greg Salas from St. Louis for an undisclosed draft pick. Claimed OL Matt Tennant off waivers from New Orleans. Released LB Bobby Carpenter. Signed OL Thomas Austin, FB Eric Kettani, WR Sam Kirkland, OL Matt Kopa, TE Alex Silvestro, LB Jeff Tarpinian and DB Malcolm Williams to the practice squad. NEW ORLEANS SAINTS-Claimed S Rafael Bush off waivers from Denver. Waived S Jonathon Amaya. NEW YORK GIANTS-Claimed OT D.J. Jones off waivers from Philadelphia. Waived G Mitch Petrus. Signed DE Craig Marshall, DE Matt Broha, WR David Douglas, OL Matt McCants, OL Stephen Goodin, OL Selvish Capers, TE Larry Donnell and DB Laron Scott to the practice squad. NEW YORK JETS-Claimed NT Isaako Aaitui (Miami), WR Clyde Gates (Miami) and TE Konrad Reuland (San Francisco) off waivers. Waived S Antonio Allen, DT Marcus Dixon and TE Dedrick Epps. Signed OT Paul Cornick, LB Marcus Dowtin, LB Ricky Sapp, TE Hayden Smith, DB Donnie Fletcher, WR Royce Pollard and WR Jordan White to the practice squad. OAKLAND RAIDERS-Claimed DB Phillip Adams (Seattle), LB Keenan Clayton (Philadelphia) and OT Willie Smith (Washington) off waivers. Waived CB Chimdi Chekwa and CB Bryan McCann. Waived/injured DT Jamie Cumbie. Signed LB Kaelin Burnett, WR Brandon Carswell, WR Travionte Session and LB Nathan Stupar to the practice squad. PHILADELPHIA EAGLES-Claimed G-OT Nathan Menkin off waivers from Houston. Released CB Trevard Lindley. Signed TE Chase Ford, FB Emil Igwenagu, WR Marvin McNutt, LB Ryan Rau and C Chase Beeler to the practice squad. PITTSBURGH STEELERS-Agreed to terms with OL Ryan Lee, OL John Malecki, WR Toney Clemons, WR David Gilreath, TE Jamie McCoy, LB Marshall McFadden, DB Damon Cromartie-Smith and DB Josh Victorian for their practice squad. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS-Signed S Michael Thomas, DT Matthew Masifilo, LB Cam Johnson, LB Michael Wilhoite, WR Nathan Palmer, DT Tony JerodEddie, OT Al Netter and OT Kenny Wiggins to the practice squad. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS-Waived TE Kellen Winslow. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS-Claimed DT Corvey Irvin (Jacksonville), G Julian Vandervelde (Philadelphia), RB D.J. Ware (N.Y. Giants) and C-G Cody Wallace (Houston) off waivers. Released DL Wallace Gilberry. Waived G Bradley Sowell and CB Brandon McDaniel. TENNESSEE TITANS-Signed TE Brandon Barden, DT Zach Clayton, FB Collin Mooney, WR Michael Preston and S Tracy Wilson to the practice squad. WASHINGTON REDSKINS-Claimed CB Crezdon Butler from Arizona.
Saturday at Bellevue, Neb. Dordt College def. Baker 25-20, 22-25, 25-16, 25-21; Doane def. Baker 25-17, 26-24, 25-16. Baker record: 4-4. Next for Baker: Thursday vs. William Woods at home, 7 p.m.
EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Sporting K.C. 15 7 5 50 34 24 New York 13 7 7 46 46 39 Houston 11 6 9 42 38 30 Columbus 12 8 6 42 33 30 D.C. 12 9 5 41 43 37 Chicago 12 8 5 41 32 30 Montreal 12 14 3 39 43 46 Philadelphia 7 13 5 26 25 30 New England 6 14 7 25 33 38 Toronto FC 5 16 6 21 30 48 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA San Jose 15 6 5 50 52 33 Real Salt Lake 13 10 4 43 37 32 Seattle 12 6 7 43 40 26 Los Angeles 12 11 4 40 46 40 Vancouver 10 10 7 37 29 35 FC Dallas 8 12 8 32 33 37 Chivas USA 7 10 7 28 20 35 Portland 7 13 6 27 27 43 Colorado 8 17 2 26 33 41 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. Saturday’s Games New England 0, Philadelphia 0, tie Columbus 2, Montreal 1 Sporting Kansas City 2, Toronto FC 1 D.C. United at Real Salt Lake, (n) Vancouver at Los Angeles, (n) Today’s Games Seattle FC at FC Dallas, 6 p.m. Houston at Chicago, 6 p.m. Chivas USA at San Jose, 8 p.m.
Sunday, September 2, 2012
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Royals tumble twice to Twins KANSAS CITY, MO. (AP) — Joe Mauer hit a grand slam, Chris Parmelee added a three-run shot, and the Minnesota Twins outlasted the Kansas City Royals, 8-7, to complete a sweep of a doubleheader Saturday. Justin Morneau drove in two runs, and Minnesota rookie Cole De Vries beat the Royals, 3-1, in the first game. Mauer’s grand slam in the second inning of the nightcap was the third of his career and the first by the Twins this year. Mauer’s ninth home run came after Pedro Florimon’s double was sandwiched around walks to Drew Butera and Ben Revere. Parmelee homered in the first with Alexi Casilla and Josh Willingham aboard. Luke Hochevar (7-13) lasted just 12⁄3 innings, the shortest outing of his career. Hochevar faced 14 batters, 10 reached (six hits and four walks) and eight scored before he was replaced by Everett Teaford, who threw 51⁄3 scoreless innings. The Twins led 8-2 after two innings, but Twins right-hander Liam Hendriks, who is 0-9 in 15 career starts, was unable to pick up the victory. Hendriks was pulled after 32⁄3 innings, allowing two unearned runs in the fourth after a fielding error by third baseman Trevor Plouffe. After Plouffe’s miscue that could have ended the inning, Hendriks allowed RBI singles to Alex Gordon and Billy Butler, trimming the lead to 8-5. Anthony Swarzak replaced Hendricks, who allowed five runs, three earned, and 10 hits. Swarzak (3-4) was credited with the victory, allowing two runs and one hit in 22⁄3 innings.
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MINNESOTA’S DARIN MASTROIANNI SLIDES SAFELY INTO THIRD BASE ahead of the tag by Kansas City’s Mike Moustakas, left, during the first game of a doubleheader Saturday at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. Eric Hosmer’s two-run, two-out single off Casey Fien, the fourth Minnesota pitcher, made it 8-7 in the seventh inning. Salvador Perez went 4 for 5, matching his career high in hits, and drove in a Kansas City run with a first-inning single. Glen Perkins saved both games and is 10 for 13 for the season. De Vries (4-5) has four career victories and three of them are against the Royals. “Oh, I can’t say that I know that,” De Vries said of being 3-0 in as many starts against the Royals. “That makes me happy. That’s pretty good.” So he owns them? “I guess,” he said and
laughed. “Something is working. I feel like half of my starts have been against the Royals or the White Sox. I feel I know both those teams decently well. I feel comfortable pitching against both of them just because I’ve pitched against them so much.” He limited the Royals to one run and seven hits, walked none and struck out three in 62⁄3 innings. “My two-seamer for whatever reason it just had a lot of movement, had pretty good control with it and I was getting a lot of awkward swings,” De Vries said. “That and my curveball were definitely my two best today.” De Vries has won back-
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Chiefs hoping injured players are able to make early returns KANSAS CITY, MO. (AP) — The banged-up Kansas City Chiefs are in waitand-see mode with several injured players heading into their season opener against the Atlanta Falcons next Sunday. Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel said Saturday that cornerback Brandon Flowers, defensive tackle Anthony Toribio, linebacker Derrick Johnson, backup quarterback Brady Quinn and safety Kendrick Lewis all making progress, but their availability for Week 1 is uncertain. Johnson is the most likely to play after hurting his ankle in the Chiefs’ preseason finale Thursday night at Green Bay. The injury to the Pro Bowl linebacker was thought to be serious, but Crennel said that Johnson is a “good healer, so we expect he’ll be ready to go.” Toribio is out of a walking boot after hurting his ankle, but Crennel didn’t say whether he’d be able to play against the Falcons. The same was true of Flowers, the Chiefs’ top cornerback, who has been dealing with a stubborn heal injury that’s kept him out of practice since July 31. “Flowers has tried to do something the last couple of days and hopefully with this time off and this rest he’ll be feeling better and do more things,” Crennel said. Quinn has a neck strain that he sustained against the Packers, and while Crennel said that his No. 2 quarterback was feeling better, the coach had yet to see him do any activity. The biggest longshot to see the field next Sunday is Lewis, who hurt his right shoulder during a preseason game against St. Louis. Lewis had his arm in a sling in the days afterward, and only re-
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Labor Day Government offices and public services will be closed Monday in observance of Labor Day. Here’s a quick look. CLOSED
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• City, county offices; municipal and federal courts, as well as supporting offices. Charlie Riedel/AP Photo
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS COACH ROMEO CRENNEL looks at the action during a preseason game against Seattle on Aug. 24 in Kansas City, Mo. cently did he start doing range-of-motion work. “He’s progressing,” Crennel said, “but I don’t think he’s going to be ready.” Also on Saturday, the Chiefs signed eight players to their practice squad, including wide receiver Junior Hemingway and defensive lineman Jerome Long, their seventh-round draft picks. Both of them were waived the previous day, when Kansas City trimmed its roster. The Chiefs technically have 54 players under contract because Tamba Hali, suspended for the opener, does not count against the roster limit. The Pro Bowl linebacker will be eligible Week 2 after violating the league’s substance-abuse policy. The other players signed to the practice squad were wide receivers Jamar Newsome and Josh Bellamy, offensive
linemen Lucas Patterson and David Mims, fullback Patrick DiMarco and defensive back Neiko Thorpe. Crennel did not rule out the Chiefs making additional roster moves this week. They’ve reportedly worked out former defensive tackle Shaun Smith, who was recently cut by the Tennessee Titans, and could take a look at a few more players who were cut loose over the weekend. Kansas City kept five running backs while going light at several other positions. “We got the roster down to the required number, and it’s always tough to move on from guys, particularly this last cut, but you have to do what you have to do, and then you have to move forward,” Crennel said. “We’re excited about the guys we have on the team.”
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Ann Schwartz Age: 20 Relationship status: Single Hometown: Overland Park Time in Lawrence: Two years Occupation: Student Dream job: Physical therapist What were you doing when scouted? Eating ice cream Describe your style: All-American girl Fashion trends you love: Maxi skirts, obviously. High-waisted skirts. Fun backs on tops/ dresses Fashion trends you hate: Ripped jeans Fashion influences: Zooey Deschanel What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? CLOTHING DETAILS: Shirt, Gap, April, Running stores and $15; skirt, Old Navy, June, $27 sporting good stores Less of? Frozen yogurt places Tell us a secret… I’m not organized Know someone stylin’? Send us a tip! email@example.com
Eric Ray-Snyder Age: 21 Relationship status: Taken Hometown: Aurora, Colo. Time in Lawrence: A year and a half Occupation: None. Hopefully soon. Dream job: Art museum curator What were you doing when scouted? On my way to a job interview Describe your style: Eclectic. Colorful. If I see it and I like it, I will wear it. Fashion trends you love: Colored pants Fashion trends you hate: Leggings Fashion influences: H&M What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? There’s enough diversity and lots of different fashions. Less of? PJs in public CLOTHING DETAILS: Cardigan, Tattoos or Urban Outfitters, a year ago, $30; pants, H&M, last week, piercings? $20; shirt, Urban Outfitters, a Two tattoos: year ago, $9; shoes, H&M, last a lovebird on week, $17 my left calf, and the words “Love is where we all belong” on my chest. Who do people say you look like? Scotty on “Brothers and Sisters” Tell us a secret… When I have pants on, I have to also wear socks.
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Photos courtesy of Bob Basow, Margie Carr, Jennifer Salva and Shannah McAleer
CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT, KANSAS TO KENYA VOLUNTEER QUENTON COLE VISITS with secondaryschool students in an agriculture class about harvesting rainwater for irrigation; the Carr family poses in front of the Taj Mahal; Jennifer Salva shoots a documentary in the mountains outside of Zilina, Slovakia; and the harbor at Manisa, Turkey, is pictured.
How Lawrence residents spent their summers abroad ———————
Kansans, Kenyans learn from each other BRIAN SEGEBRECHT, leader of the Microfinance Kansas to Kenya team, watches a group of Masai women making beaded jewelry for sale in local markets.
Editor’s note: We asked four Lawrence residents to share with us their experiences traveling abroad this summer. More stories appear on page 6C. By Bob Basow
Three Kansas teams journeyed to Kenya in June, their luggage packed with medical supplies, irrigation tubing, soccer shirts and whatever the weight limit would allow. Whether they served on the Medical, Community or Steering teams, these Kansas to Kenya volunteers returned feeling that “K2K” meant “Kenya to Kansas.” “What we brought back was much more than we took over,” as one volunteer says. Lawrence physician Steve Segebrecht founded
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K2K originally as a medical mission and has expanded it to include a community development team. “We value and support ‘community transforming community,’” Segebrecht says. A deacon at Trinity Episcopal Church, Segebrecht explains that “K2K works with the Diocese of Kansas and other organiza-
tions to achieve the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals in Kenya.” These goals include: eliminating poverty and hunger; universal education; gender equality; child health; maternal health; disease prevention; sustainable agricultural/ environmental development; and global partnership to achieve these goals.
Brian Segebrecht, of Lawrence, led the Microfinance group, which helped establish a program to raise women’s economic status. “Microfinance involves helping small groups become credit-worthy so they can grow their businesses,” Brian Segebrecht says. “We first visited successful groups in the Thika community. We returned to Maai Mahiu and observed a Masai women’s group making beaded jewelry. Finally, we visited an IDP (internally displaced persons) camp and watched small groups weaving baskets and baking bread for sale.” Kathy Miller, of Lawrence, led the Literacy group, which helped introduce e-book readers to teachers and students at Please see KENYA, page 6C
KU choir students a hit in Germany By Sara Shepherd firstname.lastname@example.org
For an American college student, performing operas in Germany comes with certain challenges. Namely, asking fellow chorus members — the native ones — to translate. If not the words, then at least the stage directions. “Having to laugh at German jokes that we didn’t understand was the funny part,” says Madison Mikenna, a Kansas University graduate student in opera from Birmingham, Mich. “It was an adventure.” Mikenna was one of 33 KU vocal and instrumental music students who spent June 15 to August 20 in Eutin, Germany,
which is one of Lawrence’s sister cities, rehearsing and performing alongside international professionals at the Eutin Festival. This was the second summer KU students, chosen by audition, participated. “We’re hoping that this becomes annual,” says Robert Walzel, dean of the School of Music, who accompanied students to Eutin. “Certainly, if we make it three years in a row, then we’ve set that pattern.” Students rehearsed and performed alongside professional and community musicians, mostly Germans, in two orchestral concerts, two chamber concerts and three operas — “Nabucco,” “Die Please see CHOIR, page 2C
Photo courtesy of Kerstin Ahrens
KANSAS UNIVERSITY MUSIC STUDENTS PERFORM alongside professionals in the operetta “Die Blume von Hawaii” in Eutin, Germany. Students are Lindsay Ohse (left foreground, in black), Katie Bieber (center, front row) and Madison Mikenna (right, front row).
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wasn’t going to go there. Really, I wasn’t. But this “Fifty Shades of Grey” business is out of control. It’s bad enough the “mommy porn” trilogy has sold over 40 million copies. (After reading several chapters of Book One, I stopped and stashed the disgusting thing away. I know it’s not the point but, honestly, who talks like that?) Now there’s a movie in the works and licensing deals with three apparel companies for “Fifty Shades of Grey” hosiery, garters, sleepwear and more. God only knows what spin-offs will follow. Far be it from me to begrudge someone’s success — especially a fellow writer — but, darn it, where’s mine? Why can’t I publish a blockbuster best-seller that spawns sequels, films and leather lingerie? I’ve had my eye on a little A-frame in the Swiss Alps. Those royalties would come in handy. Rather than be shackled by envy, (dare I say, tied up in knots?) I’ve decided to take action. I will go E.L. James one better: I’m going to tell my own juicy story of submission, passion and slavish addiction. And, this time, it won’t be fiction, for I have my own Christian Grey. And what makes the story even hotter — he’s not my husband! Oh, yes! I have been under the control of my own master for more years than I can remember. His name is NEXRAD. But I
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Blume von Hawaii” (“The Flower of Hawaii”) and “L’Elisir D’Amore” (“The Elixir of Love”). “They were busy making music all the way through,” Walzel says. Patrick Timmis, a Fort Wayne, Ind., percussionist in KU’s graduate program, says his only previous experience performing with professionals had been gigs “here and there.” He says the festival — where he participated in all seven shows plus an additional percussion show — was a valuable opportunity. “This is the first time that it wasn’t a gig,” he says. “We were all a part of the same ensemble and being able to play along with them for the duration of the summer.” Mikenna had roles in “Nabucco,” as a chorus member, and “Die Blume von Hawaii,” as an American tourist. For her, like Timmis, the program provided her first trip to Europe and an internship-like atmosphere to build her performance experience. “It looks really good on résumés for us to have experience with summer programs and festivals,” Mikenna says. The festival paid for the students’ plane tickets, lodging in hostels and most meals, Walzel says. The performances, and the American students in them, proved popular
Photo courtesy of Patrick Timmis
DOUGLAS PERRY, PATRICK TIMMIS, BAO-TIN VAN CONG and Mai Tadokoro make up the percussion section for “Die Blume von Hawaii” at the Eutin Festival. Perry, Timmis and Tadokoro are Kansas University students. among the German locals and other Europeans who spend summer holidays in the area. He says the Germans seemed eager to support young people. “Introducing them to their country and aspects of culture they haven’t seen is something they’re very proud of, and something they enjoy,” Walzel says. Timmis says some of the professional musicians even invited students into their homes, cooked for them and showed them sights in the Eutin area. He says he also appreciated the Europeans’ love for music, which seemed to contrast the United States, where pop music tends to reign and orchestras are dying out. “Over there, just seeing the amount of support and the amount of interest in what we were doing was
really eye opening, and it was encouraging to see people who are still interested and still excited about what we do,” Timmis says. Six performances of “Nabucco” were originally scheduled, but organizers added a seventh because the show kept selling out. A photograph of a costumed Mikenna alongside another KU student rehearsing “Die Blume von Hawaii” was even blown up and used in advertisements for performances. “They plastered our faces all over the town on these giant posters,” Mikenna says. “There was a couple times when I got recognized out on the town.” — Features reporter Sara Shepherd can be reached at 832-7187. Follow her at Twitter.com/KCSSara.
Court: Monroe’s estate can’t block photo sales SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that Marilyn Monroe’s estate is powerless to stop a California company from selling her images without its permission. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled that The Milton Greene Archives can continue to sell iconic images of the actress without paying her estate for publicity rights. The ruling hinged on Monroe’s legal residency. She owned a home in California and an apartment in New York when she died in Los Angeles in 1962. Her estate at the time claimed Monroe was a New
York resident to avoid paying California inheritance taxes. The court ruled that her estate can’t now claim Monroe was a California resident to take advantage of a state law granting posthumous rights of publicity to the famous. With the estate’s active backing, the state Legislature passed the law in 2007. New York has no such law. “Monroe’s representatives took one position on Monroe’s domicile at death for forty years, and then changed their position when it was to their great financial advantage,” Judge Kim Wardlaw wrote for the unanimous three-judge panel. The court, citing Forbes
“Top-Earning Dead Celebrities” list, said Monroe generated $27 million in revenue, putting her third on the list. The ruling allows the Milton Green Archives to sell images taken by its photographers without having to pay the estate royalties.
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BEST-SELLERS Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Aug. 25, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide.
ory. Touchstone Books ($26.99). 10. “The Fallen Angel.” Daniel Silva. Harper ($27.99).
1. “Paterno.” Joe Posnanski. Simon & Schuster Fiction ($28). 1. “Gone Girl.” Gillian 2. “Obama’s America.” Flynn. Crown ($25). Dinesh D’Souza. Regnery 2. “The Inn at Rose Publishing ($27.95). Harbor.” Debbie Macomber. 3. “Shadowbosses.” MalBallantine ($26). lory Factor. Center Street 3. “Odd Apocalypse.” ($24.99). Dean R. Koontz. Bantam 4. “The Amateur.” ($28). Edward Klein. Regnery Pub4. “Friends Forever.” lishing ($27.95). Danielle Steel. Delacorte 5. “Wild.” Cheryl Strayed. ($28). Knopf ($25.95). 5. “Where We Belong.” 6. “Killing Lincoln.” Bill Emily Giffin. St. Martin’s O’Reilly. Henry Holt ($28). ($27.99). 7. “Wheat Belly.” Wil6. “Wards of Faerie.” liam Davis. Rodale Press Terry Brooks. Del Rey Books ($25.99). ($28). 8. “Fool Me Twice.” 7. “Black List: A Thriller.” Aaron Klein. WND Books Brad Thor. Atria ($27.99). ($25.95). 8. “I, Michael.” Bennett 9. “Dearie: ... Life of Julia Patterson/Ledwidge. Little, Child.” Bob Spitz. Knopf Brown ($27.99). ($29.95). 9. “The Kingmaker’s 10. “Double Cross.” Ben Daughter.” Philippa GregMacintyre. Crown ($26).
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A great autumn for book lovers From J.K. Rowling to Michael Chabon, fall season seems to be a winner By Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Publishers have a tantalizing pile of books coming out this fall, the traditional season for some of the year’s biggest titles. The Pulitzer Prize committee surprised readers earlier this year by declining to award a fiction Chantal Brel-Spapens, prize to a 2011 title. We’re hoping personal stylist, they won’t have to pull the same Lawrence “‘Mockingjay’ (by Suzanne stunt next spring, with new books arriving soon from Michael ChaCollins).” bon, Barbara Kingsolver, Junot Diaz and many others. September titles destined for the best-seller list include J.K. Rowling’s first novel written specifically for adults (“The Casual Vacancy”), Justin Cronin’s vampire apocalypse (“The Twelve”) and the World War II years of Ken Follett’s five-family saga (“Winter of the World”). High-interest nonfiction will Giselle Ghadyani include Bob works at Dusty Woodward’s Bookshelf, look at PresiOverland Park dent Barack “‘Slaughterhouse-Five’ Obama (“The (by Kurt Vonnegut).” Price of Power”) and Mark Owen’s eyewitness account of the Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden, “No Easy Day.” Also look for books by and about David Foster Wallace, a memoir of Salman Rushdie’s years in hiding and at least two biographies involving Thomas Jefferson. Not every book will turn out to be as good as adverBen Allen, tised, but with all of the big name musician, authors and topics, it won’t be Alton, Ill. hard to jump into new fall titles. “‘Beyond Cold Blood’ (by Here are summaries of some Larry Welch).” of the many upcoming releases, with information culled from publishers and Publishers Weekly magazine. Publication dates are subject to change. They are organized by month of publication and alphabetized by title.
Angela Carmona, house mom, Lawrence “‘Book of Quotes’ (by Janet Alexander Pell).”
Lindsey Givens, works in publishing, Lawrence “‘Winter’s Bone’ (by Daniel Woodrell).”
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ed a vampirish, apocalyptic world with “The Passage,” Cronin now follows surviving humans as they hunt the 12 original “virals.” “The Yellow Birds” by Kevin Powers. The poet (and Army veteran) writes about U.S. soldiers in Iraq for his first novel. “A Wanted Man” by Lee Child. Popular suspense writer Child involves his unkempt hero Jack Reacher in a dangerous conspiracy. “Wilderness” by Lance Weller. Lauded first novel about a Civil War vet’s rugged journey over the Olympic Mountains. “Winter of the World” by Ken Follett. Part 2 of Follett’s Century Trilogy follows five families through the dramatic years of World War II.
Nonfiction “Bill and Hillary” by William H. Chafe. Duke University historian says that to understand the Clintons, it’s essential to understand their personal relationship. “Boss Rove” by Craig Unger. Karl Rove is no longer in the White House, but this book looks at how he remains a powerful political operative who will influence the coming election. “The Endgame” by Michael R. Gordon and Gen. Bernard E. Trainor. An 800-page “inside story” about the war in Iraq. “Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story” by D.T. Max. Max writes about the life, depression and suicide of writer David Foster Wallace. (On-sale date is Aug. 30.) “The Great Partnership” by Jonathan Sacks. The British rabbi argues that science and religion complement each other, and that the world needs both. “Joseph Anton” by Salman Rushdie. In 1989, the novelist was told Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini had put a bounty on his head for writing “The Satanic Verses.” This book is Rushdie’s memoir of his famous years in hiding. “No Easy Day” by Mark Owen. Owen is the pseudonym of a Navy SEAL who gives his eyewitness account of the killing of Osama bin Laden. “The Oath” by Jeffrey Toobin. Billed as a story of conflict between the Obama White House and Supreme Court. No hint on how Toobin portrays his flub on CNN when the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act. “One Last Strike” by Tony La Russa and Rick Hummel. Last year’s dramatic World Series provides the backdrop for a memoir that encompasses more than 30 years in Major League Baseball. The official on-sale date is Sept. 25. “The Price of Politics” by Bob Woodward. The venerable reporter’s look at how the Obama White House tried to deal with the Great Recession. “Seward” by Walter Stahr. Lincoln’s secretary of state was so important that he was also targeted for assassination. This biography reminds Americans of a figure whose “folly” was part of an important legacy. “The Voice is All” by Joyce Johnson. How Jack Kerouac (“On the Road”) found his literary voice. “We Have the War Upon Us” by William J. Cooper. A close look at events in the five months leading up to the Civil War.
Fiction “The Casual Vacancy” by J.K. Rowling. The pressure’s on for Harry Potter’s creator, whose new novel sounds like a traditional English mystery involving a pretty town with secrets. But let’s withhold judgment until Sept. 27. “John Saturnall’s Feast” by Lawrence Norfolk. Sensuous story of a 17th-century English orphan who goes to work in a manor house kitchen. “May We Be Forgiven” by A.M. Homes. Darkly comic novel begins with a suburban Thanksgiving that goes more wrong than usual (violence rather than lumpy potatoes). “NW” by Zadie Smith. It’s been several years since Smith’s last novel (“On Beauty”) and this tangled story of four Londoners may be overly confusing, Kirkus Reviews hints. “The People of Forever Are Not Afraid” by Shani Boianjiu. First novel by promising young author is about women coming of age in the Israeli military. “San Miguel” by T.C. Boyle. Historical novel about two families on a desolate California island. “Sutton” by J.R. Moehringer. Moehringer follows his memoir “The Tender Bar” with a lively novel about a reallife bank robber. “Telegraph Avenue” by Michael Chabon. A megastore tycoon wants to take over space occupied by an indie record store in this latest contemporary comedy by the author of “The Yiddish Policeman’s Union.” “This Is How You Lose Her” by Junot Diaz. Stories of love and heartbreak by the prize-winning author of “The Brief Wondrous October Life of Oscar Wao.” “The Twelve” by Justin Cro- Fiction “Ancient Light” by John Bannin. A literary author who creat-
ville. An aging actor delves into his lush memories of losing his virginity at 15 to a friend’s mother. “Astray” by Emma Donoghue. Donoghue’s books are always a surprise. With this, she follows her best-selling “Room” with a collection of stories about wanderers. “Back to Blood” by Tom Wolfe. Eight years after the disappointing “I Am Charlotte Simmons,” Wolfe has a new publisher and a novel set in the melting-pot of Miami. “Blasphemy” by Sherman Alexie. A “sweeping anthology,” it includes 15 new stories along with 15 old ones. “In Sunlight and in Shadow” by Mark Helprin. Romantic New York saga by the author of “Winter’s Tale.” “Live by Night” by Dennis Lehane. An IrishAmerican gangster gains power in Prohibition-era Boston. “The Middlesteins” by Jami Attenberg. Chicago family tries to cope with an obese mother’s obsessions, which drive her husband away and challenge everyone who remains. “Phantom” by Jo Nesbo. Popular Norwegian writer sends his ex-police officer Harry Hole to Oslo to help a boy accused of murder. “The Racketeer” by John Grisham. An imprisoned lawyer knows why a federal judge has been murdered. “The Round House” by Louise Erdrich. Historical tale focusing a 13-year- old North Dakota boy, the son of characters in Erdrich’s “The Plague of Doves.” “Silent House” by Orhan Pamuk. The Turkish writer’s second novel, the story of a family gathering before a 1980 military coup. “Wild Girls” by Mary Stewart Atwell. Washington University grad’s first novel, an uneasy comingof-age story punctuated by Appalachian magic.
Nonfiction “Apocalyptic Planet” by Craig Childs. NPR commentator combines science and adventure to show that the Earth is constantly heading toward its end. “Consider the Fork” by Bee Wilson. Subtitle says it: “A history of how we cook and eat.” “The Dust Bowl” by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns. There have been many books about the 1930s ecological disaster, but none so closely followed a punishing Midwestern summer. PBS show airs in November. “The End of Your Life Book Club” by Will Schwalbe. A son becomes even closer to his mother as she is dying of pancreatic cancer. “Killing Kennedy” by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. Fast on the heels of his best-selling
“Killing Lincoln,” O’Reilly takes on another dramatic presidential assassination. “The Man Who Saved the Union” by H.W. Brands. Admiring assessment of Ulysses S. Grant — both as general and as president. “Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves” by Henry Wiencek. Historian takes a deep, and troubling, look at Jefferson’s attitude toward slavery and finds that the president found it pleasingly profitable. “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher” by Timothy Egan. Extraordinary life of photographer Edward Curtis, who obsessively documented vanishing Native American cultures in the early 20th century. “Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic” by David Quammen. Respected science writer explores cases in which animal diseases jumped to humans. “Waging Heavy Peace” by Neil Young. Rock ‘n’ roll legend writes his memoir.
November Fiction “The Black Box” by Michael Connolly. Ballistics evidence sends Harry Bosch on the track of a 20-yearold murder. “Dear Life” by Alice Munro. Fourteen new selections by the short story master. “Flight Behavior” by Barbara Kingsolver. A naive farm wife witnesses a strange biological event in Appalachia in this exploration of the tension between science and faith. “Magnificence” by Lydia Millet. A widow inherits her uncle’s mansion and decides to restore its taxidermy collection. “Notorious Nineteen” by Janet Evanovich. Stephanie Plum’s back again. “Sweet Tooth” by Ian McEwan. A Cambridge student is recruited into the MI5 in a 1970s espionage story by the author of “Atonement.” Nonfiction “Both Flesh and Not” by David Foster Wallace. Fifteen essays never before collected in book form. “Elsewhere” by Richard Russo. Russo is better known for his novels, but here he gives a funny personal account of growing up in Gloversville, N.Y. “Hallucinations” by Oliver Sacks. Everyone has the potential to have hallucinations, says the best-selling doctor in his latest exploration of the mind’s tricks. “In the House of the Interpreter” by Ngugi wa’Thiong’o. A memoir of his country’s turbulent years of 1955-59 by the Kenyan novelist. “Leonardo and the Last Supper” by Ross King. Indepth look at the da Vinci’s famous painting. “Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power” by Jon Meacham. Esteemed writer and Jefferson fan takes on the complexities of our third president. “Venice” by Thomas F. Madden. A 2,000year history of the Italian city.
December Fiction “Dogfight” by Calvin Trillin. A humorous narrative poem about this year’s presidential election. “Two Graves” by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. An investigator’s wife is abducted and a string of murders seems to be connected to the kidnappers. Nonfiction “38 Nooses” by Scott W. Berg. A history of the Dakota War of 1862, and the “beginning of the frontier’s end.” “The World Until Yesterday” by Jared Diamond. A personal look at primitive societies by the author of “Guns, Germs and Steel,” this book comes out on the final day of 2012.
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THE NEW YORK TIMES CROSSWORD Put a Lid in It By Amanda Yesnowitz and Doug Peterson Edited by Will Shortz Across 1 Common exclamation after “Well” 6 Some G.I.’s 10 Like the Beatles 13 Norah Jones or Cher 17 Land in South America 19 Big employer in Moline, Ill. 20 Bitterness 22 It’s salty 23 Storied C.S.A. commander 24 Onetime Ethiopia colonizers 25 Banned book of 1928 28 “___ Baby” (song from “Hair”) 29 Group that’s got your no.? 30 Hawaiian priest 31 Gender abbr. 34 Leans 36 Bad way to run 39 It’s madness 40 Put up with 42 Mag. wheels 43 Source material for Broadway’s “Seussical” 48 “___ dreaming?” 49 Oscar-winning role for Cotillard 50 “Anne of Green Gables” town 51 End of the line? 54 Paradoxical one 56 Seaman’s swig 58 Like some communities 59 Time’s 1930 Man of the Year 62 Slap-happy sort? 64 Razor handle? 67 Japanese model 68 Bad service result? 69 Away’s partner
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Across 1 Lickety-split 6 Monks’ quarters 11 Sports channel 15 Kind of cuisine 20 Movie spools 21 Hunter constellation 22 Rush off 24 — circle 25 Ignoramus 26 Venomous black snake 27 Keep in stock 28 Type of vinegar 29 Savory smells 31 Attack on a castle 33 They monitor B.C. and N.W.T. 34 “Dave” actor 35 All-inclusive (3 wds.) 37 Webster or Beery 39 Insurance gp. 41 Scout leader, often 42 Big pitchers 43 Auto import 44 Pawn takers 46 Country-club fees 50 High dudgeon 51 Dollar 52 With one’s boots on 53 Nowhere near 57 Chunnel terminus 59 Soften 60 Monthly bill 61 Noted Roman censor 62 Bogging down 63 Roquefort hue 64 Droplets 65 City near Tehran 66 Objects 67 Cellar item 68 Shore up 69 Brittle 72 “— Girls” 73 Outlet for smoke 74 Wrist movement
75 Skedaddled 76 Became rigid 79 — and desist 80 Sun Dance 84 Finish the laundry 85 Be gracious 86 Very pleased 87 Goat’s-hair garment 88 Opens, as toothpaste 91 A — of fate 92 The “Elephant Boy” 93 Bridge expert 95 — Paulo 96 Yanks at 97 Hedge shrubs 98 “Watch out!” 99 Cabinet dept. 101 Thrash about 102 Dearth 103 Matadors’ wear 104 — Nui (Easter Island) 105 Seniors’ org. 106 Plagiarize 107 Swab the deck 108 Forced to go 109 Unvoiced 111 Leaves before opening 112 Like a teacup 114 Underworld network 117 Kind of meditation 118 Spy’s communique 119 Sea turtle 124 Old cattle town 126 — de vie (brandies) 128 Galaxy locale 130 Saffron dish 131 Queenlike 132 Toss here and there 134 Edit, as text 136 Little Richard’s hometown 137 Playing marble 138 Pied-a- — 139 Landlords’ income 140 — -garde 141 Derek and the Dominos classic 142 Big Board letters
143 Foot the bill 144 Suit fabric Down 1 Tunes from an opera 2 Peter, in Panama 3 Familiar quintet 4 Tiptoe’s opposite 5 Villa 6 Web suffix 7 Exam smudge 8 Price ceilings 9 Brain parts 10 River hazard 11 PC button 12 Pharaoh’s amulet 13 Veranda 14 Benchmark 15 “Wild Bill” 16 Dye-yielding plant 17 Brought to ruin 18 Pop singer — Marie 19 Blew it 23 Violent storms 30 Planting crops 32 Make laws 36 Geeky type 38 Furniture wood 40 Pie a la — 43 Kirk’s helmsman 44 — Island Red 45 Pouch 46 Venus — — 47 Forms a merger 48 Exit 49 Not chubby 51 Borscht veggie 52 Rough cabin 54 Online info 55 Perched on 56 Actress — Schneider 58 Reply to a ques. 59 Mme.’s daughter 60 “Then — will guide the planets ...” 63 Unit of a modem speed 64 Like a cool fall day 67 Malamute’s load 68 Unwritten on
69 Attired 70 Not a Sen. 71 Boise’s st. 73 Son, in Verdun 74 Phobias 75 Herr’s spouse 77 “— — Man Answers” 78 Vain fellow 79 Nip in the air 80 Linen vestments 81 Zimbabwe capital 82 King of the fairies 83 Most rational 85 Holland export 86 Rubberneck 88 PC owner 89 Zilch 90 Sudden ouster 91 Canning jar size 92 Office asst. 93 Mousse alternative 94 Feels grateful 96 Most obvious 97 Canine noises 98 Sheep loser (2 wds.) 100 Household member 101 Not run from 102 Ore deposits 103 Tennis great Bjorn — 106 Bossy’s chew 107 Vivid color 110 Flowering shrub 111 Men’s underwear 112 Tertiary epoch 113 Stage productions 114 Fable ending 115 Rolex rival 116 Loose-fitting 118 Pungent spice 119 Weaker, as an excuse 120 Lift with effort 121 Dana of “MacGyver” 122 Moving right — 123 Beatrice’s admirer 125 Flag down 127 Two fives for — — 129 Sassy 133 Microscopic 135 Summer hrs.
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Stories from a summer spent abroad A ‘trip of a lifetime’ to India
By Margie Carr
Photo courtesy of Jennifer Salva
JENNIFER SALVA, FAR RIGHT, IS PICTURED with, from left, her cousin Dan Salva, uncle Stan Salva, cousin Josef Luptak and his wife Maria Luptak
Pageant winner connects with Slovakian roots By Jennifer Salva
Spending time with family always makes one feel at home. Experiencing that same warm feeling with family you have never met before, family who does not speak your language, family in a foreign country — that is a moment to reflect on. In summer of 2011, I had the honor of representing myself and my family as a second-generation descendent from what is now Slovakia in the Miss Czech-Slovak Kansas Pageant. After being chosen as the Kansas Czech-Slovak queen in 2011, I began preparing for competition in the 2012 Miss CzechSlovak US Pageant this summer. The Kansas pageant director was eager to send me off to the Czech Republic or Slovakia as part of my preparation for national competition, and found the perfect event for my itinerary. The 26th World Congress of the The Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences held its 26th World Congress in Zilina, Slovakia, the first week in July, where I was invited to create a presentation on the Czech and Slovak influence in the American Midwest. In addition to giving my presentation, I had the unique opportunity to meet doctors, professors and unique individuals from over 40 countries. The most meaningful individual I met was a well-known Slovak filmmaker named Ivo Brachtl. As a student of journalism and film, I jumped at the opportunity to introduce myself to the notable documentary maker, and hopefully earn a handshake. Instead, Ivo decided he would give me the opportunity of a lifetime. As I dropped to one knee to take a photo of a group of professors at the conference, Ivo whispered “get little lower, close iris more.” His desire to teach was invigorating. Ivo invited me to travel to the mountains, an hour outside of Zilina, to film a talking head for a documentary he was making. I thought I would remember filming in the moun-
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the Ngeya primary school in Maai Mahiu. “The new Osborne Library at All Saints Church will provide 50 e-readers, through partnership with the Worldreader organization. Loaded with textbooks and regular books, these e-readers will help the school children, and their parents, make a leap
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JENNIFER SALVA POSES for a photo after winning the 2012 Miss Czech-Slovak US Pageant this summer. tains of Slovakia as just a dream, but it’s a dream that I get to revisit during my weekly chats with Ivo per his request of keeping in touch. Next, I traveled to Hrustin, Slovakia, the birthplace of my grandmother, to meet my cousins for the very first time. The Slovak people have a unique way of making you feel right at home. It could be the food, it could be the warm hello kisses, or it could be the shots of slivovitz. I was able to communicate with only two of my younger cousins in English. But that didn’t matter — we were family. And as long as we yelled loudly enough, we would understand each other eventually. We gathered each evening in a different household in the small village of Hrustin to eat, drink and sing. The infectious love and generous spirit of my Slovak family members were demonstrated through the hard work to prepare delicious meals each night. Beautiful, yet humble, Slovak homes, filled with family and laughter, were the perfect place to spend my summer before returning to the United States to compete in the Miss Czech-Slovak US Pageant. Undoubtedly, my time in Slovakia contributed to the honor of being chosen as the US Czech-Slovak queen this August. I am proud to represent the Czech and Slovak heritages throughout the nation this year, as well as return to my family in Slovakia next summer.
into learning,” Miller says. Pam Paden, of Lawrence, distributed clothing to orphans at the primary and secondary schools. “For these children, $75 covers the cost of a year’s schooling, but education is a luxury. We’d like to help as many kids as we can to get through school,” she says. Jennifer Allen and Vicki Sharp, of Overland Park, on the Women’s Health team distributed mosquito netting and counseled on family planning, nutrition
Rarely is a vacation a “must-do” excursion, but my family’s trip to India definitely falls into that category. After all, we talked about it for 11 years, ever since my husband and I adopted our two daughters from India. They joined their 2-yearold brother, Charlie, in 2001 when Amla was 7 and Mary was 1. We chose the summer of 2012 to go. Amla would graduate from high school, and the younger two would be 12 and 13, perfect ages for such an adventure — old enough to remember it, and young enough for it to affect their understanding of the world. We hung onto our dream despite my husband’s death in 2002, and although some were skeptical about my ability to pull off such a trip, I didn’t think too much about it... UNTIL we were on the plane: Lost luggage, roaming charges, gastrointestinal distress, monkeys stealing my sunglasses — isn’t it always the things you don’t worry about? As we left the Delhi airport, Charlie said it was so hot that his “eyes hurt.” It was hot. And colorful. And buzzing with life. And what better introduction to the culture than a rickshaw through Old Delhi’s spice market? You would expect exotic aromas, and there were plenty of those, but there were also smells typical of an area teeming with people and animals. It was senso-
deer, leopards, bears and 350 species of birds, but its most famous inhabitants are Bengal tigers. The literature said tiger sightings were rare. Call it karma, but we actually saw three of the magnificent cats: a male and female lounging by a watering hole, and a tiger as she ate a deer 30 feet from us. While it felt like we were Photo courtesy of Amla Carr watching a nature video, the carcass smell and the A BENGAL TIGER EATS A DEER in Ranthambore National Park. buzzing flies told us our front-row seat was real. After three days in Goa, perfectly positioned under the dome. The only we were off to Mumbai thing out of whack is Shah and the orphanage. I can’t Jahan himself, who lies speak for my daughters next to her, just off center. and their feelings about returning to a world so I loved the irony. Rajasthan was next, different from Kansas. I the part of the trip I was imagine their perceptions most anxious about. Who will evolve as they grow, but I accomwouldn’t be plished what with “tents” We relied on one I set out to and “safaris” do, which on the itiner- another during the ary? trip, and grew closer was to take my three faI shouldn’t vorite peohave wor- as a result. We had ple back to ried, for experiences we’ll these were remember forever.” my daughters’ birth no ordinary country. Photo courtesy of Margie Carr tents, and it — Margie Carr We relied was no orMARY CARR CHECKS OUT on one andinary hothe Taj Mahal in Agra, India. other during tel. We still smile, thinking back to the the trip, and grew closer ry overload as we brushed employees who bowed as as a result. We had expepast pedestrians along the they greeted us with “Na- riences we’ll remember twisted, narrow streets. maste Family Carr.” They forever: Amla doing yoga Next stop: Agra. What met us with rose-scented in the Elephanta Caves; do you say about the Taj towels, made us special Charlie playing soccer on Mahal? It is breathtak- dinners, offered to clean the shore of the Arabian ing. Shah Jahan set out our eyeglasses, and even Sea; and Mary making to build a structure for spelled out “good night” in friends with every monkey and dog she encounthe ages, and did he ever. flower petals! Symmetry is one of the We also loved the sa- tered. (Note to self: Add features that makes the faris in Ranthambore Na- rabies to the next worry mausoleum so appealing. tional Park, a gorgeous list.) This “must-do” vacaEverything is balanced area surrounding a masright down the emperor’s sive, 10th century fort. tion truly was the trip of a beloved Mumtaz, who lies The park has monkeys, lifetime.
Touring Turkey and sharing faith Editor’s note: The Rev. Shannah McAleer, of Unity Church of Lawrence, traveled to Turkey this June as part of a 10-member delegation from Kansas. The trip was with the Institute of Interfaith Dialogue, an international organization based in Istanbul with chapters around the world, including one at Kansas University. By Shannah McAleer
We traveled throughout Turkey, meeting the heads of various aspects of the culture, such as members of the Turkish Parliament, large businesses, universities, private schools, print and television media, hospitals, social services and members of the faith community. We shared meals with and stayed with Turkish families that helped us to be part of the beauty of their daily lives. I learned a great deal from my host families in Samsun where Ishmael and his extended family share a seaside compound that was gorgeous. In Manisa I stayed with a young, modern couple who own a large insurance company. Their son Mihten was just like any fun little boy of 6. I loved watching the loving interactions between parents and children and how active the fathers are in their care.
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THE REV. SHANNAH MCALEER, THIRD FROM RIGHT , POSES with children at a private kindergarten through high school that’s free to children from Turkey and other parts of the world. The school is funded and operated by members of the Güllen movement, which strives for open dialog among the various cultures and faiths in the world. We traveled to the major metropolitan city of Istanbul on the shining Bosporus Sea. Istanbul is the only city in the world that straddles both Europe and Asia. It is filled with excitement and a blend of the modern and ancient worlds. We went to Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia Mosque, the ancient Spice Bazaar, and many more incredible experiences. Then we were off on a flight to Ankara, the capital of Turkey. This is the hub of government. We were welcomed and honored by some of the members of Parliament who took us to an outdoor restaurant in the midst of beautiful gar-
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dens to eat. We made our way through the seaside communities of Samsung and Trabzon, and even high into the mountain ranges to visit Long Lake and an ancient Christian monastery carved into a solid granite mountain. To say Turkey is a beautiful country is a huge understatement. Their rich culture is beyond compare. We were hosted by business people who support the work of spiritual and social leader Fethullah Güllen. The Güllen movement began in Turkey and is now well-represented throughout the world as a center of intercultural and interfaith dialogue and understanding.
University engineering graduate from Kirkwood, Mo., worked with the Construction team to supervise home building for orphans and install rainwater harvesting and irrigation systems. Cole also advised on sanitation. “Implementing basic sanitation can greatly improve community health by reducing the common causes of illness,” he says. Watch videos of the K2K teams’ work in Kenya at www.kansas2kenya.com/ video.
Individual chapters are often linked with universities in the United States, such as in Houston and our local chapter at Kansas University. The chapters offer opportunities to share Turkish culture, language and faith-related events. I loved the trip, and one of my favorite aspects was the opportunity to meet with and stay with host families in different cities. One of the greatest aspects of the Turkish culture and people is their amazing demonstration of hospitality. I always felt welcomed as if I were immediately part of their families. I feel I have made life-long friends. I am happy that we have a KU chapter of the IID so that I can participate in local events. Turkey is an absolutely beautiful country with miles of seashore and huge mountain ranges. I had lived in Turkey for two years when I was younger, and it is even more beautiful today than before. I highly recommend looking for IID events and attending them to increase our understanding of the Abrahamic faiths: Christianity, Judaism and Islam. I believe it was Gandhi who once said, “There will not be peace on earth until there is faith among the world religions”! The IID strives to help create that peace!
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KATHY MILLER SHOWS STUDENTS in an Ngeya classroom how an e-reader displays pictures as well as text.
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Do you have advice for couples who don’t share the same religion? Support each other’s beliefs Dennis Karpowitz, member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints and emeritus professor of psychology at Kansas University: Prior to marriage, couples should carefully discuss the impact it will have on their relationship, the rearing of their children, and their friendships and activities when they do not share the same religion. This may be a critical factor in whether to continue the relationship or part. Both individuals should also seek answers regarding the continuation of the relationship through meditation and prayer. This is a time for clear thinking and not a time to be swept away by emotion. For couples who are already married, they have made sacred promises to love, honor and cherish each other. Agency, the right to choose, is a Godgiven gift to every individual. Faith is a matter of personal conscience and should be highly respected. In Matthew 22:37-39 we read, “Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy
mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.” Who would be a closer neighbor than our spouse? Emphasize the beliefs you have in common and support each other in those righteous endeavors. Several years ago, I attended a conference on the family with representatives from Christian, Jewish, Islamic, Bahá’í, Sikh, Hindu and Buddhist faiths. I was greatly impressed with the commonality of views expressed regarding the importance of family and care in the raising of children. Children should be exposed to the teachings of both religions. As the children mature, they will choose for themselves their own faith perspective. “Successful marriages and families are established and maintained on principles of faith, prayer, repentance, forgiveness, respect, love, compassion, work and wholesome recreational activities.” — The Family, A Proclamation to the World. — Send email to Dennis Karpowitz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Couples should have unified beliefs Rick Burwick, lead pastor, 360 Church, 3200 Clinton Parkway: The definition of “religion” in its essential idea is “a life in God” (from A.H. Strong’s “Systematic Theology”). In its strictness, there is but one religion “aware of eternity” planted by God in their hearts (Ecclesiastes 3:11b). People who are actually religious choose a life of blessing (Deuteronomy 11:26), which God promises to those who have a personal relationship with God by believing in His son, Jesus Christ. False religions are the caricatures of humanity who choose to live under the curse of death by refusing God’s gift of life and blessing (Romans 6:23). When couples come together from different religious mindsets, yet both without personal decisions to choose a life and blessing through Jesus Christ, my advice to them would be to accept Jesus’ invitation to live life to the fullest through accepting the Gospel that ensures a full life now and in the hereafter. God is not so concerned about
their past as He is about their present journey and future destiny. If couples asking for advice Burwick come divided, one having religion choosing Jesus and the other not choosing Christ, I would want them to understand their individual outcomes. I would advise them to consider their future by focusing on their present choices by unpacking universal and biblical truth that where there is no unity or oneness in faith, there is no power or success in marriage, career or eternity. Luke 11:17-18 states that every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation, and a house divided against a house falls. The best of plans ultimately destroy themselves if not unified psychologically and spiritually with Jesus Christ and His plan for you.
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Memoir chronicles author’s battle between religion, sexual preferences By Gary Henry
Lawrence writer Kelly Barth details a struggle between fundamentalist Christianity and the alternative sexuality it abhors in her memoir, “My Almost Certainly Real Imaginary Jesus.” She knows the battle well. It took place within her, as well as in church and relationships. Barth, growing up in Raytown, Barth Mo., in the 1970s and ’80s, craved the energy and certainty of fundamentalist Christianity. From her first glimmers of sexuality as a child, Barth also knew she was attracted to females. Barth writes about the conflict with humor. “I look back with affection and a sense of irony,” she says. “I see a sweet but bungling comedy of errors. At my healthiest, I’ve always seen the world that way.”
One of Barth’s earliest memories, she writes, is her family telling her that “Jesus is everywhere.” She recalls as a 3- or 4-year-old, searching the house for Jesus, imagining she might find him “like a lost dime, cloaked and sandaled, tiny as a foilcovered chocolate Easter egg forgotten in a lampshade ruffle. “I thought that if I were very still and actually did see my tiny Imaginary Jesus, he might crawl onto my hand and let me pet him.” As Barth grew up, this imaginary but in some ways real-to-her figure helped her navigate the conflicting influences. The desire to write also pulled on her. “As a girl, I watched “The Waltons.” John Boy, the writer, fascinated me,” says Barth, who earned her bachelor’s degree in creative writing and journalism from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She recalls her first attempt at an autobiography at 10 years old, clacking away on her dad’s old Underwood typewriter.
BOOK LAUNCH “My Almost Certainly Real Imaginary Jesus” will be available from publisher Arktoi Books, Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble and the Raven Book Store, 6 E. Seventh St. in Lawrence. The Raven will host a launch party, open to the public, at 7 p.m. Friday. “I wrote two lines, then decided it might be better to wait,” Barth says laughing. From high school creative writing classes to becoming a fiction fellow in the creative writing program at the University of Montana, Missoula, Barth says writing has always given her the most pleasure. “I knew from an early age it was what I would like to do,” she says. Since then, Barth has honed her craft with stories in literary journals and anthologies, and has been awarded fellowships from the Missouri Arts Council and Kansas Arts Commission. She writes freelance,
including for Go! in Monday editions of the Lawrence Journal-World. She’s worked as a technical writer and editor for engineering firms, and as a graduate teaching assistant at KU and the University of Missouri, among other writing and teaching jobs. Barth settled in Lawrence in late 1992, after completing the writing program in Missoula. Meantime, she says, the story of her struggle and the real-but-imaginary Jesus who helped her through it longed to get out. Barth worked on the memoir on and off for 10 years. Her first draft counted a ponderous 600 pages. The finished product, which was released Saturday, is a slim paperback of 248 pages. Advance notices from other authors have called “My Almost Certainly Real Imaginary Jesus” funny, beautiful, poignant and heartbreaking. Barth says she faced many fears and demons in the effort to get it written. “It’s told straight from my own perspective,” she says. “Let the chips fall where they may.”
2 choices for off-camera flashes Behind the Lens I
f you use a digital, single-lens reflex camera and you want to get your flash off your camera, you have two choices: wired or wireless. Here are two scenarios and the equipment required:
One flash unit off camera To trigger a single flash off the camera, the cheapest route is to go wired. You need only your camera, a flash and one PC synch cord. With the release of the shutter, this cord creates an electrical contact between the camera and the flash unit. Most DSLR cameras and stand-alone flashes have PC terminals, although some cameras and flashes vary in their connector style, so make sure you purchase the appropriate cord. You can purchase these cords in various lengths and in coiled or straight styles. The advantage to
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the wired option is that there is no way another photographer will inadvertently fire your flash. A good resource for all types of PC cords and connectors is paramountcords.com and FlashZebra.com. More expensive, but a lot more convenient, is the wireless option. A one-flash setup requires two battery-operated devices: one to act as a transmitter at your camera location, and one to act as a receiver at your flash position.
The transmitter fits into the hot-shoe of your camera, and the receiver connects to your flash. They work by radio frequency similar to a garage door opener, and some advertise a range of up to 1,600 feet under good conditions. Most photojournalists favor the PocketWizard system where a unit pair will cost about $350. Paul C. Buff Inc. has the less expensive CyberSync products that start at $130 for both a transmitter and a receiver. I use these, and they work fine. Working with wireless means you can move anywhere within range of the receiver to fire the flash.
Multiple flash units off camera Once you have established a wired or wireless connection to one flash, you can add multiple flash units in a couple of ways. For wired, you can continue connecting a synch cord
from flash to flash. For wireless, each new flash requires a new receiver. Another alternative is to add flash units with built-in flash-sensitive remotes. A flash with a built-in remote sensor will fire when it detects the light of another flash. In this scenario, your camera-mounted transmitter fires your first flash, which in turn triggers the other flashes with their built-in sensors. The disadvantage in this setup is that anyone else using a flash will fire your units with the builtin flash sensors. If you already have extra flashes but without built-in remotes, you can get fairly inexpensive add-on remote sensors to attach to the flash. A good source for exploring this option is at http://bit.ly/ PBDKnO. — Chief photographer Mike Yoder can be reached at 832-7141.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit hallcenter. ku.edu. The Lawrence Parks and The Hall Center has Recreation Department will scheduled an additional host the 33rd annual Fall event, “A Conversation with Arts and Crafts Festival on Nikky Finney,” for 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept 9., at South Friday in the Hall Center’s Park, 1141 Mass. Conference Hall, 900 SunThe event, from 10 a.m. nyside Ave. to 5 p.m., will feature — Send email to Rick Burwick “Anthropocene” is a term exhibits by local and reat email@example.com. coined to suggest that gional artists and crafters. humans now act as a geoThe event will also have physical force changing the a moonwalk, concession climate of the planet and stands and miniature pony ushering in a new geologirides. Oscars change rule for best original song cal period, according to the There will be live music in Hall Center’s announcethe afternoon on the park LOS ANGELES — There ment. Finney explores damband stand, including the will be more songs vying age done to the ecosystem Lawrence City Band at noon for Oscars at next year’s and how the Anthropocene and the Lonnie Ray Blues Academy Awards. matters to the intersections Band at 3 p.m. The motion picture acadbetween humans, the natuThe show is free and emy said Thursday that ral world, art and culture. open to the public. there will be a minimum of Finney, born in South For more information, five nominees in the original Carolina to activist parents, contact Duane Petersong category at next came of age during the son, Lawrence Parks and year’s ceremony. civil rights and Black Arts Recreation special events The Academy of Motion movement. She attended supervisor, at 832-7940. Picture Arts and Sciences Talladega College, has ausays that the five nominatthored four books of poetry, ed songs receiving the highthe Affrilachian Award-winning poet co-founded est number of votes from Poets and works as a creAP File Photo to speak at KU music branch members will ative writing professor at BRET MCKENZIE POSES with be up for the final award. the University of Kentucky. National Book Awardhis award for best original The voting process previShe won the 2011 National winning poet Nikky Finney song for “Man or Muppet” ously only allowed songs Book Award for poetry for is the next featured speaker during the 84th Academy that earned an average her fourth book, “Head Off Awards Feb. 26 in the in the Hall Center for the score to be nominated. and Split.” Hollywood section of Los Humanities’ 2012-13 HuOnly two songs were Angeles. The motion-picture manities Lecture Series. nominated for the trophy Lied Center hosting academy said Thursday that Finney will present earlier this year for the there will be a minimum of “Making Poetry in Our free concert first time in Oscar history, five nominees in the original Anthropocene Age” at 7:30 with “Man or Muppet” The Lied Center, 1600 song category at the 85th p.m. Thursday in Woodruff from “The Muppets” winannual Academy Awards on Auditorium at the Kansas Stewart Drive, will host a ning the prize. Feb. 24, 2013. free outdoor concert with Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd.
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band Buckwheat Zydeco at 7 p.m. Friday. Event-goers are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs and pack a picnic for the event on the Lied Center lawn. Additional activities, including a puppet show, face painting and button making, will begin at 6 p.m.
Theater hosting improv workshop Theatre Lawrence has scheduled a three-part improv workshop with guest artist Uta M. Walter, a Berlin, Germany, artist who also trains regularly with San Francisco’s Bay Area Theatresports as well as with Keith Johnstone, Stephen Sim and Lee White. Sessions will be from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12 and Sept. 19 at Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. The cost is $60, with proceeds benefitting the Theatre Lawrence build-
ing fund. Space is limited, and advance enrollment is required. Call Theatre Lawrence at 785-843-7469. Workshops will focus on the basics of creating characters on the spot, co-creating scene starters and the spontaneity and teamwork that makes for good improv (and life). Walter started her improv training in 2000 as an escape from graduate school, and ended up not escaping but writing her dissertation about it. She returned to her native Germany in 2006, where she is a member of two Berlin improv groups.
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Conks on trees a sign of internal decay
ushrooms, conks and other plate- or shelflike structures are rarely good signs when seen growing on live trees or popping up from tree roots. The fungi that produce these types of fruiting structures feed on tissue inside of the tree, weakening it and increasing the potential for tree failure. This summer has brought me many pictures and samples of one internal decay fungi in particular: Ganoderma. I think the increase in samples is only indicative of a growing awareness by tree owners rather than an increase in actual occurrence of the disease.
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Ganoderma exists in the soil and enters tree roots through wounds in the root tissue. Wounds are most likely to occur with digging or construction in the root zone — installation of sidewalks, patios, driveways and retaining walls can cause substantial damage to tree roots. Lawn mowers and weed trimmers that contact exposed tree roots or the base of the tree also create wounds that allow Ganoderma and other similar fungi to move into a tree. The fruiting structures that indicate the presence of Ganoderma are typically brown to reddish brown with creamy margins. They look more like a dried pile of goop, than a standard mushroom and sometimes even look like they have been varnished. Sometimes they are yellowish or purplish. They appear at the base of the tree near the soil line or on exposed roots but never in the high branches of a tree. One species of Ganoderma produces a shelf-fungi known as the artists’ conk because the underside can be drawn upon. If you observe what look like Ganoderma fruiting structures on a tree in your
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INTERNAL TREE DECAY sometimes presents as Ganoderma, a type of fungus that enters a tree through wounded root tissue. yard, there are a few things to consider. Most important is the presence of a target — meaning something that could be damaged if the tree fell on it. Tree size, species, age and extent of decay are also important. For example, a redbud will typically cause less damage than an 80-year-old oak. There are too many factors
that play a role in tree health for anyone to accurately predict how long a tree will stay standing. A certified arborist may be able to provide a recommendation to leave or remove the tree after careful evaluation of the tree and site. To prevent Ganoderma infection, avoid wounding tree roots and follow good maintenance practices.
Trees should be watered deeply and infrequently over extended dry periods, fertilized only when a soil test indicates a nutrient deficiency and pruned occasionally to maintain health, vigor and structure. Mulch applied over the root zone of a tree minimizes fluctuations in soil moisture and temperature, thus reducing
stress for the tree. Use caution with mulch, however, because too much can hold moisture against the base of the tree and interfere with air and water exchange. For best results, apply mulch at a maximum depth of 3 inches to 4 inches and keep it pulled away from the trunk of the tree. Make mulch doughnuts rather than volcanoes. Fungicides are ineffective on Ganoderma because the fungus grows in the interior tissues of the trees it infects. Trees infected with Ganoderma may exhibit smaller than normal and/or yellowed leaves, numerous dead branches and a slowed growth rate. It may feed on a tree for several years, hollowing it out a little at a time, before tree failure occurs. There are many species of Ganoderma fungi, with different tastes for the species of trees they prefer. Honeylocust, oak, ash, maple and elm are common hosts in our area. The disease is more prevalent in the stressful environment of an urban yard than in the forest. Some species of Ganoderma are considered medicinal in some parts of Asia and are cultivated. Ganoderma fungi are also being researched for therapeutic and medicinal benefits. Several other fungi produce mushrooms and conks on trees, and all are indicative of internal decay. A few — shiitake mushrooms, oyster mushrooms, and a fungus called hen-of-the-woods — are delicious to eat. Others are just pretty to look at. Regardless of the type of fungi, the potential for tree failure and presence of a target should be considered carefully by the tree owner and/or a tree care professional. Extension Master Gardeners can help identify your tree root or trunk fungi with pictures and/or samples through the Horticulture Hotline at 843-7058, Monday through Friday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., and at 2110 Harper St. You can also stop by the Fairgrounds Demonstration Gardens at the same location to see healthy trees that grow well in northeast Kansas. — Jennifer Smith is the Horticulture Extension Agent for K-State Research and Extension in Douglas County. Contact her or an Extension Master Gardener with your gardening questions at 843-7058 or dgemg@ sunflower.com.
Many Americans unfamiliar with Chinese inkcakes inkcake was stored in a carved wooden box that was 4 7/8 inches high, 3 1/8 inches wide and 7/8 inch deep. Inkcakes, as well as inkstones, inkbrushes and paper, are highly regarded as symbols of culture.
By Terry Kovel
For the past few years, auctions of Chinese antiques have attracted many bidders and high bids. The auctions have included many items that were not recognized by American bidders. A recent auction sold a “Chinese polychrome-decorated inkcake” for more than $1,000. I had to do some research. An inkstick or inkcake is a piece of solid ink that might be a mixture of soot and animal glue made from egg whites, fish skin or animal hides. Its scent was enhanced with cloves or sandalwood or other natural products. Other types of inkcakes were made of burnt material, plant dyes or minerals. The mixture was kneaded and pressed into a carved mold to dry. The inkcake had to be ground on an inkstone with some water. The ink could be mixed to be thick or thin. An ink brush was dipped into the ink and then used to write or draw on paper. Early examples date
Q: IT TOOK A $1,195 BID to buy this colored inkcake at Neal Auction in New Orleans in April 2012. It dates from the 1700s and was probably never used to make ink. back to the 12th century B.C. New ones are in stores now. The auction’s inkcake dated from the mid 1700s. The colored raised decoration on one side pictured a landscape with a temple, table, sculpture and candle. The other side was decorated with a colored dragon in the sea, a mark and an inscription. The
I have an unusual chest that I would like to sell. It has many small drawers. On the inside of one it reads, “The Practical Glove Holder, Patented October 7, 1897, A.N. Russell & Sons, Canadian Patent August 7, 1897.” A.N. Russell & Sons was founded in Ilion, N.Y., in about 1883 by Albert N. Russell. The company made cabinets for gloves, ribbons and thread, as well as umbrella holders. The ribbon and glove cabinets were its most popular items. It later made bronzeand aluminum-framed museum cases until the business closed down in 1932. In 2007 an A.N. Russell & Sons ribbon cabinet in very good condition sold for $1,300 at auction.
Q: I have a cookie jar that looks just like the Shawnee Smiley pig cookie jars, but it’s not marked “Shawnee” or “Smiley.” The only mark on the bottom is “USA.” It has red flowers and a red kerchief. Is it real or a reproduction? A: Shawnee Pottery Co. of Zanesville, Ohio, began making these cookie jars in 1942. At first they were called “Smiling Pig.” There were many versions. The earliest ones were cold-painted or plain and had a triangular rim. Later jars had round openings and were handpainted or decorated with decals. Decorations included apples, clover, flowers, plums, shamrocks or strawberries and different-colored kerchiefs. Some were marked “Pat. Smiley USA” or “Shawnee Smiley 60,” but many are just marked “USA.” When the company went out of business in 1961, the molds were sold to Terrace Ceramics, which made the cookie jars in plain white without decorations. There are also many fake
Smiley Pig cookie jars on the market. Price of a genuine Smiley pig jar is determined by condition and decoration and ranges from $140 to $250. Q: I inherited my grandfather’s collection of more than 600 cigar bands. They are in an old scrapbook. Only a small corner of each band is glued onto the page. There are pages that have cigar bands picturing every president from George Washington to Teddy Roosevelt. Are they of any value? A: Collecting cigar bands was a popular hobby in the early 1900s. Cigar manufacturers used the bands to keep cigars from unrolling and to identify and advertise their brands. Some bands made in the early 1900s were printed with real gold gilt. Single bands as well as sets of bands like your U.S. presidents were made. Collectors used to look for sets that interested them or for particularly beautiful designs. As with most paper col-
lectibles, pasting or gluing them into an album or book lowers their value — unless they can be safely removed without damaging the paper. There are few cigar-band collectors today, but there are many collectors of cigar memorabilia. Look for dealers or auctions that sell cigarbox labels, cigar cutters and other tobacciana. Tip: Light can damage many types of antiques. Furniture finishes will fade; textiles and paper can fade or darken. Light will also weaken wood and fabric. — Terry Kovel answers as many questions as possible through the column. By sending a letter with a question, you give full permission for use in the column or any other Kovel forum. Names, addresses or email addresses will not be published. We cannot guarantee the return of any photograph, but if a stamped envelope is included, we will try. The volume of mail makes personal answers or appraisals impossible. Write to Kovels, Lawrence Journal-World, King Features Syndicate, 300 W. 57th St., New York, NY 10019.
Sunday, September 2, 2012
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DAY CNA CLASS Lawrence, KS Oct 1 - Nov 12 Mon/Wed 8:00a.m.-4:30p.m. Limit 20 students. For info or to enroll call 6204312820 ext. 241 or 262. Lawrence Jewish Community Congregation is now enrolling for Religious School beginning September 9th. Non-members welcome. www.ljcc.org or call 841-7636. CNA/CMA CLASSES CNA M-TH 8am-2:30pm. Sept. 6th- Oct. 4th CNA MWF 8am-3:30pm Sept. 10th-Oct. 10th, CNA TU&TH Sept. 18th-Nov.1 Sept 8&9 CNA Refresher Sept. 8&9 CMA Update Call now 785-331-5495 trinitycareerinstitute.com
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SOAR Case Manager
GROWING MEDIA COMPANY LOOKING FOR CLASSIFIED AD SALESPERSON Ogden Publications, Inc., the largest sustainable living media company in the country is seeking a classified advertising salesperson. Applicants must have a college education or at least 3 years sales experience. Prospecting and new business calls are required. Background in media sales preferred. Please send resume for consideration to: email@example.com.
Elizabeth Layton Center has immediate full-time opening for a SOAR (SSI/SSDI Outreach Access & Recovery) Case Manager to assist clients with mental illness in the application process for obtaining disability benefits. Candidates must have compassion, sensitivity and be motivational as well as possess effective communication skills, love detailed paperwork, and ability to advocate. Bachelor’s degree and experience preferred. Position open until filled. Submit interest & resume: ELC - PO Box 677, Ottawa, KS 66067 firstname.lastname@example.org EOE
AccountingFinance Receptionist, Multiline phone & general office duties. Send resume to sharonholladay@west heffer.com fax to 843-4486
Construction Commercial & Residential Exp. including: Scheduling Software, AutoCad, Budgets, Excel. Must work well with Owners, Architects, Subcontractors. Some field work & travel. Competitive salary, benefits. Drug free, clean MVR. Email resume: awallace@firstmanage mentinc.com . No phone calls please.
Customer Service Customer Service Representative/Sales
The Eye Doctors is looking to fill a full-time customer service representative/sales position. Must have an outgoing personality and excellent work ethic. We are willing to train the right person. Please apply at The Eye Doctors 2600 Iowa St Lawrence, KS
DriversTransportation CDL-A Drivers: Home 2-3x/week or more! 38¢/mile + benefits! Drop & Hook Freight. Call today! 1-866-907-2390 DRIVER Wholesale greenhouse is looking for a seasonal driver -CDL -airbrakes to make local KC metro runs dropping floral loads. Some warehouse work between runs. Job is seasonal. Up to 40 hours per week during peak season, with no work during off peak. Job could lead to permanent backup driver position. Some heavy lifting is required (40-50 lbs). Ideal for a retired local driver. Call 913-301-3281 Ext. 229 for application.
is in need of Newspaper Delivery Route Drivers to deliver the Lawrence Journal-World to homes in Lawrence. We have two routes available. All available Routes are delivered 7 days per week, before 6AM. Valid driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and a phone required. If you’d like to be considered, please email Anna Hayes at email@example.com and mention your name and phone number.
2 Technicians Dale Willey Automotive seeks two service technicians. One for diagnostic & repair and one for light duty repairs including tires, brakes & fluid changes. Must have experience, a positive attitude, team skills, driver’s license, good driving record & pass drug screen. Contact Verlin Weber at Dale Wiley Automotive, 2840 Iowa St.
Newspaper Route Carriers wanted to deliver the Dispatch in the city of Shawnee. For details please call Perry Lockwood at 785-832-7249 and leave a message.
Education & Training
Childcare Commodity Procurement Specialist, Information Technology, Program Assistant University of Kansas Lawrence Position #00209514 Requirements include -Bachelors in business, finance, supply chain, information technology or related field from an accredited college or university; min. 2 years exp. in procurement of info tech. commodities & services; min. 3 years of computer skills in MS Office suite, PowerPoint and Outlook or related software programs. Reviews of applications begin October 1, 2012. For a complete position description and instructions to apply go to: https://jobs.ku.edu EOE M/F/D/V
School of Social Welfare University of Kansas Trainer and technical assistance provider for Self-Directed Consumer Models of Care in Mental Health, KU School of Social Welfare. This position will be responsible for supporting CMHC’s and Consumer Run Organizations (CRO’s) with full scale implementation of CommonGround, WRAP, Pathways to Recovery, and Illness Management and Recovery. Required qualifications include: experience in facilitating and training providers to use the CommonGround shared decision making program, WRAP, and Pathways to Recovery. For a full position description and to apply go to https://jobs.ku.edu and search for position 00210134. Application deadline 9/17/12. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
PT Nanny needed to care for our 3 yr. old triplets. Prior exp. Own transportion & refs. 785-760-4069
Construction “Can You Dig it?” Heavy Equipment School. 3 week training program. Backhoes, Bulldozers, Excavators. Local Job Placement Asst. VA Benefits Approved. 2 National Certifications. 866-362-6497
CAD Manager The University of Kansas, Design and Construction Management is seeking a full-time CAD Manager. Must have a minimum of five years of experience using both AutoCAD Civil/Map and customization of CAD software. For a complete job description including all required & preferred qualifications, go to https://jobs.ku.edu and reference position #00209558. Application review will begin Sept. 17th. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.
Item Development Lead
The Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation is seeking an Item Development Lead to provide support for the Career Pathway Assessment System (cPass). Key responsibilities will include communicating with item writers, tracking the item review process, initial review of all items, organizing travel documents, & finding/ procuring hotels and meeting locations. Required qualifications include Bachelor’s degree. For complete job description and qualifications go to jobs.ku.edu and search for position 210133. First review date is 9-10-12. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.
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ART DIRECTOR Full-time professional position responsible for managing and maintaining a visual identify for KU Endowment in all of its communications materials. Please see our website for a complete description, qualifications and application instructions: www.kuendowment.org/jobs. Applications accepted until position is filled.
EDUCATION REPORTER The Lawrence Journal-World is hiring an experienced education reporter to cover stories from the classroom to the boardroom pertaining to Lawrence schools. This is an opportunity to work with a first-rate journalism team covering one of the largest school districts in the state. The reporter also will cover a variety of stories on education issues at the national and state level. Candidates must have the ability to develop a range of sources, including school board members and administrators, district patrons, teachers, parents and students. This role requires the foresight to recognize important stories and the energy to react immediately, capturing and posting the event. We are seeking a well-rounded reporter with a history of success in digital media and print, and the ability to cover the spectrum of education topics.
Ideal candidates will have knowledge of trends in education and the ability to dig into school budgets and finances; a bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related degree; experience reporting and writing both hard news and features; ability to use a broad set of tools to tell stories and engage the audience; experience building, maintaining and engaging an active audience through an online blog and other tools; one year of shooting and editing video preferred; proficient in MS Office; and the ability to drive, with valid driver’s license and safe driving record.
Maintenance Electrician ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBLITIES 1 : Troubleshoots equipment issues in production environment. 2 : Plan, layout, install and repair wiring circuits in conformance with established codes. 3 : Install, troubleshoot, maintain and repair electronic controls that require advanced technical knowledge. 4 : Diagnose and remedy electrical problems utilizing wiring diagrams, schematic drawings and PLC software. 5 : Work from oral and written instructions. 6 : Understand and use manuals and catalogues when ordering parts. 7 : Understand and comply with all parts ordering and issuing procedures. 8 : Maintains adherence to company policy, safety standards, and good housekeeping practices. 9 : Assumes other duties as assigned by supervisor. QUALIFICATIONS 1 2 3 4 5 6
: Prior experience in a production environment. : Knowledge of manufacturing processes. : Experience with pneumatic machinery is a plus, mechanical skills. : Able to lift up to 50 lbs. : Ability to operate forklifts and other equipment. : High school graduate or equivalent with additional training in mechanical or electrical technology.
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We offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package, including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and link to your portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE
DIGITAL ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE Account Executive is responsible for selling a platform of products including digital advertising, web banners, social marketing, search engine optimizations for Lawrence Giveback Program, Lawrence Deals, Johnson County Deals, Dotte Deals, and other World Company digital products. As an Account Executive you are accountable for meeting or exceeding sales goals; prospecting new clients and making initial contact by cold-calling either in person or by phone; and developing and building relationships with potential clients to build a large advertising client list. Ideal candidates are passionate about giving back to the community; desire to work with nonprofit organizations and local businesses to build a more sustainable local economy; two years’ experience in sales, marketing and/or advertising; experience in online media sales; demonstrated success with prospecting and cold calling; excellent verbal and written communication skills; networking, time management and interpersonal skills; regular achievement of monthly sales goals; self-motivated; proficient in Microsoft Office applications; and a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation with proof of auto insurance, and a clean driving record. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com, We offer an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, career opportunities and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE
CLASSIFIED SALES REP The World Company is seeking a high energy, self-motivated, and professional sales representative. Classified Sales Rep will handle inbound and make outbound sales calls to sell commercial and private party advertisements and public notices in our Sunflower Classifieds print and online products which cover northeast Kansas. This position will also sell, format, proof and obtain approvals on classified ads or public notices for advertisement in any of the World Company publications. This is an inside sales position based in Lawrence working with employment, rental, real estate, automotive and other retail businesses in Lawrence, Kansas City, Topeka and surrounding communities, as well as, handling private party advertisements. The ideal candidate must be goal-oriented and comfortable making outbound calls; will have experience in selling print and online sales products, marketing and/or advertising; excellent verbal, written communication skills and interpersonal skills; strong organizational skills with ability to follow through; minimum one year of customer service experience preferred; will represent the World Company in a professional and positive manner; be proficient in MS Office (Word and Excel); ability to work independently with minimal supervision; and able to multi-task on numerous projects and work in a fast paced team environment. If you have a proven track record of sales success and enjoy a fast-paced environment, then we would like to hear from you! We offer a competitive salary and commissions with an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE
NETWORK WIRELESS SPECIALIST POSITION Information Technology with the University of Kansas is seeking a Network Wireless Specialist position. Salary: $50-70k Performs planning, technical design, implementation, configuration, administration, process definition, and problem resolution functions for networks and network systems. Evaluates network and security equipment and procedures to assure effective integration of network and security related systems
Required Qualifications: 1) Must meet one of the following: • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Mathematics, or related field; plus a minimum of 3 years in Data Networking, or Network/Computing/Data Security applications and operations; or • 5-7 years of extensive experience in Data Networking, or Network/Computing/Data Security applications and operation 2) Two years experience with configuration and installation of data network devices including switches, routers, firewalls, wireless access points 3) Two years experience in at least 4 of the following areas:• The OSI model, IEEE 802.X protocols, UDP, TCP/IP, SNMP • Routing protocols, such as OSPF, IS-IS and BGP • Data Network transport technologies, including Ethernet, 10BaseT, 100BaseT, 1000BaseT, 1000BaseTX, ATM, T1, DS3, etc • Administration of IP addressing, subnets and Classless InterDomain routing (CIDR) • Test equipment and protocol analyzers to aid in the diagnosis and solution of problems encountered in a complex networking environment • Networking media, including coax, twisted pair, and fiber optic technologies
CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING MANAGER The World Company is seeking an innovative and experienced Classified Advertising Manager to lead all aspects of a multimedia classified advertising department, including development and execution of rental, employment and miscellaneous classified advertising initiatives. The qualified candidate will have the ability to increase revenue by identifying segment opportunities, execute sales strategies in the assigned segments, identify growth opportunities, lead online vertical innovation with third party vendors, lead a traditional newspaper classified department to a successful online model and coach inside and outside sales rep activities to meet print and online goals. Ideal candidates will also have at least two years of successful mid-level sales management experience managing a call center and outside sales executives; a bachelor’s degree is preferred or equivalent years of experience; the ability to forecast trends to increase top line revenue; a creative, positive and flexible attitude and a team-oriented philosophy; strong sales and organizational skills; strong communication skills, negotiation and influencing skills, both written and oral; ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressured, evolving environment; proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and media software; and a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation with proof of auto insurance, and a clean driving record. Employment history should show a successful record of launching new initiatives that require limited additional resources while adding new revenues. Classified experience is preferred. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. We offer a competitive salary and commissions with an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE
4) Experience in the use of personal computers and common applications, such as Word Excel, Outlook, Visio, Access or equivalent as evidenced by application materials For a complete list of requirements and to apply, visit https://jobs.ku.edu and search for position number 000000325. Application close date 9/12 /2012.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
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Immediate Full Time Openings! 40 Hours a Week Guaranteed! Weekly Pay! 785-841-0755
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ity to use a broad set of tools to tell stories and engage the audience; an understanding of police protocol and court procedures; the ability to build strong connections throughout the law enforcement and court system; one year of shooting and editing video preferred; proficient in MS Office; and the ability to drive, with valid driver’s license and safe driving record. We offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and link to your portfolio to:
GROWING MEDIA COMPANY LOOKING FOR CLASSIFIED AD SALESPERSON Ogden Publications, Inc., the largest sustainable living media company in the country is seeking a classified advertising salesperson. Applicants must have a college education or at least 3 years sales experience. Prospecting and new business calls are required. Background in media sales preferred. Please send resume for consideration to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Crew Supervisor Ready for a new career? Are you a meticulous cleaner? Do you possess leadership skills? Be part of a team with 28 years of satisfied customers. Cleaning and/or 1 year of supervisory experience, good driving record. Mon-Fri 8 am-5pm, pay commensurate w. experience, benefits. Apply/resume 939 Iowa Street. 785-842-6264
University of Kansas Recreation Services For full position description and to apply go to http://jobs.ku.edu Search for position 00207469. Application Deadline 9/17/2012 Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V FIREFIGHTERS WANTED Paid training, good salary, $ for school, regular raises, benefits, retirement. HS grads ages 17-34. Call Mon-Fri 800-777-6289
SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER FT Salaried Plus Excellent Benefits $37,050 with up to 5% Merit in 6 Months PT GRAPHIC DESIGNER $16.46 per hour Job Description Available Online at: www.union.ku.edu/hr KU Memorial Unions Human Resources Office, 3rd Floor, Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd., Lawrence, KS 66045. EOE.
Healthcare MA/LPN Derm experience preferred. Great benefits. M-F. Lawrence. Please fax resume to: 785-354-1255
FOOD SERVICE • Food Service Worker The Market Mon - Fri 7 AM - 3:30 PM $9.04 - $10.12 • Food Service Worker Ekdahl Dining Sun; 10 AM - 8:30 PM Mon - Wed 6:30 AM - 5 PM $9.04 - $10.12 • Lead Dishwasher Ekdahl Dining Sun - Thurs 12:30 PM - 9 PM $9.70 - $10.86 • Prep Cooks Production Part Time Mon - Fri Some Weekends 15 - 20 hrs per week $7.80 - $9.04 Full time employees alsoReceive 1 FREE Meal ($7.50) per day Job descriptions available online at: www.union.ku.edu/hr Applications available KU Memorial Unions Human Resources Office 3rd Floor, Kansas Union 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. Lawrence, KS 66045 EOE
FOOD SERVICE WORKERS Numerous part time Food Service openings available with the KU Memorial Unions. Excellent employment for Students, flexible work schedules and hours from August to May. $7.80 per hour. Applications available online at www.union.ku.edu/hr or in the Human Resources Office, 3rd Floor Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd., Lawrence, KS 66045. EOE.
PUBLIC SAFETY REPORTER The Lawrence JournalWorld is hiring a reporter to cover the public safety beat, which includes crime, police activity and court topics. This role requires the foresight to recognize important stories and the energy to react immediately, capturing and posting the event. We are seeking a well-rounded reporter with a history of success in print and digital media and the ability to cover the spectrum of public safety topics. Ideal candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related degree; demonstrated writing and reporting experience; abil-
DIGITAL IMAGING SPECIALIST The World Company, a forward-thinking media company in Lawrence, Kansas is hiring for a Digital Imaging Specialist. Specialist will be responsible for the daily production of electronic newspaper pages of The World Company’s products and commercial projects, to be imaged for printing. Shift hours will vary slightly based on workload, but must be available to work some evening and overnight hours. Periodic overtime is required. We are looking for talented and hardworking individuals with at least two years’ experience with prepress software programs including In-Design, Adobe Acrobat, and Photoshop. The ability to troubleshoot and correct electronic files, handle multiple projects under demanding deadlines, strong organizational skills, and attention to detail, is also required. An Associate’s Degree in technical graphics, computer graphics, or design is preferred. Previous newspaper prepress experience is also preferred. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs, stand for long periods of time and frequently bend and twist. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to: email@example.com
We offer an excellent benefits package including health insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement and more! Background check, preemployment drug screen, and physical lift assessment required. EOE
Maintenance Perry Unified School District #343
Perry-Lecompton High School is taking applications for immediate openings for Assistant Boys and Girls Basketball Coaches and possible Head Girls Basketball Coach. Qualified individuals should send resume and cover letter to: Theresa Beatty, Athletic Director Perry-Lecompton High School, PO Box 18, Perry, KS 66073 firstname.lastname@example.org Applications will be accepted until September 12, 2012.
Media-Printing and Publishing
Ogden Publications is looking for a motivated, web-savvy Online Editorial Assistant to join its Web Services Team. Interest in online content proliferation and ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment required. Familiarity with SEO and using a content management system preferred. The Online Editorial Assistant will contribute to website content updates, e-newsletter building, app building and testing, and other crucial web projects. This is a full-time position in our Topeka office. To apply: send resume and cover letter to email@example.com
Office-Clerical Front Desk Staff needed in busy office. Great Benefits. M-F. Lawrence. Please fax resume to: 785-354-1255 Need an apartment? Place your ad at ljworld.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sat., September 8th 10:00 A.M. 203 Perry St. (North) Lawrence, KS (Fred’s Tune Up) Shop Equipment, Toolboxes, Tools, Lots of Misc. Snap-On tool boxes top & bottom (71”x 54”x 29”) with side cabinet; Drill press; Air Compressor; Bench Grinder; Bead Blast Cabinet; Parts Washer Cabinet; cherry picker; Snap-On floor jack and others; transmission jack; Snap-On cabinet; work benches; 10 ton porta power; Snap-On puller set and others; Snap-On battery charger and tester; jack stands; engine stands; 135 amp mig welder; torch set; A/C machine; shop vac; shop fans; bench vise; Coleman 6875 watt Generator; many Mitchell & Chilton manuals; air tools-Snap-On, Ingersoll and others air ratchets, impacts, air drills; elec. Drills; many hand tools (Snap-On, Mac, Matco), wrench sets and others; socket sets and others ¼, 3/8, ½, 1” SAE and Metric, torque wrenches, pliers; screw drivers; specialty tools; Sun distributor tester, miscellaneous automotive parts, signs; gas caddy; This is a partial list. Fred was in business over 50 years there is too much miscellaneous to list it all !!!!! Seller: Fred Inyard
Auctions Massive Multi-Estate Antique Auction Two Auction Rings Catalogued and Un-catalogued
Sat., Sept. 8, 10:00 a.m. Preview Friday, 2:00 - 6:00 Held inside DSA Gallery. Located 30 miles east of Kansas City, MO, on the north side of U.S. Hwy 50 at the western edge of LONE JACK, MO. Two rings of Estate Antiques & Collectibles: Wurlitzer Model 1100 Juke Box, Rock-Ola 1455 Juke Box, Paintings, Prints, 90 pcs Studio Pottery, 40 pcs Art Pottery, Antique Glass & China, Asian items, African, Indian Rugs, Pottery & Baskets, Antq Brass & Copper, Jewelry, Sterling, 60 Paperweights, 18thC. Irish Violin, 40 pcs Royal Dux from 12” to 36”, 60 Pcs FlowBlue China, early Blue X-fer China, R. Doulton, R. Worcester, Lladro incl Cinderella’s Carriage, Fine Clocks incl c. 1900 Grandfather with Moon Phase Dial, 100’s of Books, Early Documents & Newspapers, CivilWar, Taxidermy, Tables full of Indian items, 100 framed pictures, Two Dining Sets, Early Packard Auto Trunks, Primitives, Antiques, Architectural, Furniture, Collectibles, MORE!
Dirk Soulis Auctions 816-697-3830
SOAR Case Manager Elizabeth Layton Center has immediate full-time opening for a SOAR (SSI/SSDI Outreach Access & Recovery) Case Manager to assist clients with mental illness in the application process for obtaining disability benefits. Candidates must have compassion, sensitivity and be motivational as well as possess effective communication skills, love detailed paperwork, and ability to advocate. Bachelor’s degree and experience preferred. Position open until filled. Submit interest & resume: ELC - PO Box 677, Ottawa, KS 66067 email@example.com EOE
Part time position in growing Hospice program in Lawrence and prn for home health in Topeka. LMSW with one year’s health care experience required. Hospice/ home health experience preferred. E-mail resume to H_Resources@kansas vna.org. EEOE
Found Pet/Animal FOUND German Shepherd, on Wellman 37th. Street. Has collar but no tags. Very sweet and beautiful dog. Call 785-331-5623 Found Kitten, small, orange & white. South of Douglas County Fairgrounds. 785-749-0248
Lost in NW Lawrence, 6th St., about Aug 12. Bags contained Knipex and Snap-on tools. Both bags are 12” by 7” green camouflage, made by Klein. (785) 979-2480.
Auction Sat., Sept. 8, 10:00 A.M. 203 Perry St., N. Lawrence Shop Equipment, Toolboxes, Tools, Misc. Seller: Fred Inyard www.kansasauctions.net Paxton Auction Service Chris Paxton & Doug Riat 785-331-3131 or 785-979-6758 ESTATE AUCTION Sat., Sept. 15th, 10:00 A.M. 1187 E. 596 Rd., Lawrence Tractors & Vehicles, Trailers & Equip., Buildings. Seller: Herman Hess Estate Consigned: Lonnie Welsh Estate Auctioneers: Mark Elston & Wayne Wischropp Cell 785-218-7851 www.KansasAuctions. net/elston
Sun., Sept. 9th, 2012 10:00 A.M. 4209 Wimbledon, Lawrence, KS Guns (10:00 A.M.) Ithaca model M-49 .22 Youth Lever Action rifle; W.H. Barnes/Boston Flint Lock Black Powder; Stevens model .22-.410 rifle; Mosseberg model 46B(b) .22 bolt-action rifle; Enders Royal Western .410 or 12M-M single shot; old Gun Cleaning kits; vintage 24 in. J-J3 sword Furniture & Collectibles Thomasville cherry dining room set: Queen Ann style table w/leaves & 8 matching chairs/corner hutch/sideboard(Beautiful Set!!); Thomasville armoire/dresser/end-table & desk/jewelry cabinet; Lenoir Broyhill Queen Ann armoire & end table; TempurPedic Cloud Supreme king bed(Like New); leather couch & chair; kitchen dinette; chest drawers Primitive Pieces: “Clark’s O.N.T. Spool Cotton” cabinet (RARE!!); pine 2 piece drop-front desk, hutch cupboard/ book-shelve, corner hutch cupboard/ book-shelve, wooden boxes; oak library table & washstand; bar stools; wicker rocker; wrought iron patio set; sewing cabinet; signed wooden duck; “The Herold” smoked sardines tin; Meakin ironstone pitcher/bowl; Lladro figurines; Royal Doulton “Carlyle” dish set; Royal Copenhagen; Monarch silver plate set; sterling silver s/p; silver plate & pewter items; crystal sets; Wegewood; Roseville mixing bowl set; Signed Pictures: Hagan/ Young/Vernon Wooten & more Vintage Toys: Drudge Hyster Lumber Hauler (RARE); Doepke UNIT Crane Shovel; Durago 1/18th scale 1954 Mercedes/1961 Jaguar/1962 Ferrari; 4 old Tonka’s; “On The Hill” book; cook books; Fisher speakers; Lecreuset & Pier Import dishes; SS pots & pans; kitchen décor; linens; power/hand tools; fishing supplies; numerous items. Too many to mention!!!
Seller: Grissett Trust Auction Note: Fantastic amount of High Quality Furniture & Household Items! Auctioneers:
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such articles, sections, parts or portions as are omitted, deleted, modified or changed by Chapter 17 of the Code of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, 2012 Edition, and amendments thereto. At least one copy of the Standard Traffic Ordinance shall be marked or stamped “Official Copy as Adopted by Ordinance No. “8779,” with all sections or portions thereof intended to be omitted or changed clearly marked to show any such omission or change, and to which shall be attached a copy of the incorporating ordinance, and filed with the City Clerk to be open to inspection and available to the public at all reasonable hours. Section 2. Section 17-101 of the Code of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, 2011 Edition, and amendments thereto, is hereby repealed, it being the intent that the provisions of this ordinance supersede the repealed Code sections. Section 3. Ordinance 8751 is hereby repealed, it being the intent that the provisions of this ordinance supersede the repealed Code sections. Section 4. If any section, clause, sentence, or phrase of this ordinance is found to be unconstitutional or is otherwise held invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, it shall not affect the validity of any remaining parts of this ordinance. Section 5. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force upon its passage and publication once in the official city paper as provided by law. ADOPTED by the governing body this 28th day of August, 2012.
Z-12-00119: Consider a request to rezone approximately 31.7 acres (and adjacent railroad r-o-w) from I-4 (Heavy Industrial) and VC (Valley Channel) Districts to UR-FP (Urban Reserve - Floodplain Overlay) District, located in the NE1/4 & NW1/4 Sec 4-13-20 (Former Farmland Industries property, N of K-10 between Greenway Circle & E 1575 Rd). Initiated by City Commission on 8/7/12.
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Z-12-00120: Consider a request to rezone approximately 170.4 acres (and adjacent railroad r-o-w) from I-4 (Heavy Industrial) District to UR (Urban Reserve) District, located in the NE1/4 & NW1/4 Sec 4-13-20 (Former Farmland Industries property, N of K-10 between Greenway Circle & E 1575 Rd). Initiated by City Commission on 8/7/12. Z-12-00121: Consider a request to rezone approximately 170.7 acres (and adjacent highway r-o-w) from I-4 (Heavy Industrial), I-1 (Limited Industrial), A (Agricultural) County Districts and CC200 (Community Commercial Center) City District to IG (General Industrial) District, located in the NW1/4 & SW1/4 Sec 4-13-20 (Former Farmland Industries property, N of K-10 between Greenway Circle & E 1575 Rd). Initiated by City Commission on 8/7/12. Z-12-00122: Consider a request to rezone approximately 59.0 acres (and adjacent highway r-o-w) from I-1 (Limited Industrial), B-1 (Neighborhood Business) and A (Agricultural) County Districts to IM (Medium Industrial) District, located in the SE1/4 Sec 5-13-20 & SW1/4 Sec 4-13-20 (Former Farmland Industries property, N of K-10 between Greenway Circle & E 1575 Rd). Initiated by City Commission on 8/7/12.
Approved as to form and legality /s/Toni R. Wheeler Toni R. Wheeler City Attorney ________
PP-12-00101: Consider a Preliminary Plat for the Former Farmland Industries property, an industrial subdivision containing 20 lots, 4 tracts and 4 greenway tracts. The property is lo(Published in the Lawrence cated N of K-10 between Daily Journal-World Sep- Greenway Circle & E 1575 Rd. Submitted by Bartlett & tember 2, 2012) West, for City of Lawrence, property owner of record. NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
(Published in the Lawrence Lawrence/Douglas Daily Journal-World Sep- The County Metropolitan Plantember 2, 2012) ning Commission will hold their regularly scheduled ORDINANCE NO. 8779 monthly meeting on SepAN ORDINANCE REGULAT- tember 24, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. ING TRAFFIC WITHIN THE in the Commission Meeting CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE Room on the first floor of CITY OF LAWRENCE, KAN- City Hall, 6 E. 6th Street. SAS, INCORPORATING BY REFERENCE THE The Planning Commission “STANDARD TRAFFIC ORDI- will consider the following NANCE FOR KANSAS CIT- public hearing and non IES,” EDITION OF 2012, hearing items at their MonAMENDING SECTION 17-101 day, September 24, 2012, OF THE CODE OF THE CITY meeting: OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS, 2011 EDITION AND AMEND- CUP-12-00099: Consider a Conditional Use Permit for MENTS THERETO. sand excavation, extraction BE IT ORDAINED BY THE & processing for Penny GOVERNING BODY OF THE Sand Pit, approximately 434 CITY OF LAWRENCE, KAN- acres located on the NE SAS: Section 1. Section Corner of N 1500 Road & E 17-101 of the Code of the 1850 Road. Submitted by City of Lawrence, Kansas, Landplan Engineering, for 2012 Edition, and amend- William Penny & Van LLC, ments thereto, is hereby property owners of record. amended to read as fol- Joint meeting with Eudora lows: 17-101 STANDARD Planning Commission. TRAFFIC ORDINANCE INCORPORATED. There is Z-12-00098: Consider a rehereby incorporated by ref- quest to rezone approxi31 acres from erence for the purpose of mately regulating traffic within the County A (Agriculture) to corporate limits of the City County R-T (Rural-Tourism of Lawrence, Kansas, the Business), located at 1674 N “Standard Traffic Ordi- 1000 Rd. Submitted by Association nance for Kansas Cities,” Mid-American Edition of 2012, prepared for Autistic Therapy and (MAATR), for and published in book form Research by the League of Kansas Marcus and Sandra Patton, Municipalities, Topeka, property owners of record. Kansas, save and except
SUP-12-00100: Consider a Special Use Permit for a Westar substation to provide electricity to the Former Farmland Industries property and surrounding properties. The property is located N of K-10 between Greenway Circle & E 1575 Rd. Submitted by Bartlett & West for Westar Energy. The City of Lawrence is the property owner of record. Legal descriptions for public hearing properties listed above are on file in the Planning Office for review during regular office hours, 8-5, Monday - Friday. Communications to the Commission: Written comments are welcome and encouraged on all items to be considered by the Planning Commission. The Commission has established a deadline for receipt of all written communications of no later than 10:00 a.m. on Monday, September 24, 2012. This ensures your transmittal to the Commission can be received and read prior to their meeting. Sheila M. Stogsdill Assistant Director, City/County Planning www.lawrenceks.org/pds/ ________
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your friend, you need to tell her because it affects her business. Be as gentle as you can, saying how much you enjoyed the massage, but that you noticed you were covered in bites that night. It might remove some of the sting if you suggest that the bites were the result of a previous customer rather than her cleaning skills. Dear Annie: I am living with a man whose wife died three years ago. Yet nearly all of her clothes and other personal effects are still in the house. How should I tactfully ask him to take care of this? It bothers me, but due to the sensitive nature of the situation, I hesitate to make a big issue out of it. Am I being unreasonable? — No Name Anywhere
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It’s two for the show On a lazy Labor Day eve, ABC indulges in one of programming’s more durable fallbacks: Make an arbitrary list and invite us to argue about it. “TV’s Most Dynamic Duos: Presented by the Paley Center for Media” (8 p.m. Sunday, ABC) presents a roundup of 30 small-screen couples, buddy pairs, allies and rivals who defined their particular series or, in some cases, all but stole those shows from their titular stars. I love or rather, love to hate these kinds of shows. Like the old AFI roundups of the “100 Most (fill-in-the-blank) Movies,” they’re maddeningly arbitrary and contrived. But I rarely fail to watch them, screaming “wrong, wrong, wrong!” at the screen the whole time, not unlike the nerdy Comic Book Guy on “The Simpsons.” The list focuses on a few married couples, such as Cliff and Clair Huxtable from “The Cosby Show,” and Tony and Carmela from “The Sopranos.” We don’t get “Will & Grace,” but instead get Jack and Karen. Forget Lucy and Ricky; it’s Lucy and Ethel. Were Ralph and Alice Kramden the “Dynamic Duo” from “The Honeymooners,” or Ralph and Ed Norton? Don’t go looking for George Burns and Gracie Allen, Agents 86 and 99 or “McMillan & Wife.” Hey, where are “Starsky & Hutch”? Or Rowan and Martin? The Smothers Brothers? “Donny & Marie”? Sonny and Cher? Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker? And don’t go looking for any duos from reality TV. Perhaps the producers thought that might open the floodgates to Snooki and JWOWW. Who do you think the show will feature as the notable duo from “Lost”? Or “Modern Family”? You’ll just have to tune in. And scream at the TV, along with me.
Sunday’s other highlights
Scheduled on “60 Minutes” (6 p.m., CBS): the new Chrysler; the science of flavor; a website that educates millions.
A stranger in town gets Regina and Emma’s attention on “Once Upon a Time” (7 p.m., ABC).
The IRS has its eyes on Kalinda on “The Good Wife” (8 p.m., CBS).
The gang uses a vintage car to ensnare a Wall Street criminal on “Leverage” (8 p.m., TNT).
Cullen confronts a threat from within on “Hell on Wheels” (8 p.m., AMC).
While tying up loose ends, Walt makes a fateful move on “Breaking Bad” (9 p.m., AMC).
A lynching rekindles racial tensions on “Copper” (9 p.m., BBC America).
Pro and College Football Hall of Famer Terry Bradshaw is 64. Basketball Hall of Famer Nate Archibald is 64. Actor Mark Harmon is 61. International Tennis Hall of Famer Jimmy Connors is 60. Pro Football Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson is 52. Actor Keanu Reeves is 48. International Boxing Hall of Famer Lennox Lewis is 47. Actress Salma Hayek is 46.
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For Sunday, Sept. 2: The way you react could change this year, as surprises become commonplace. What is a given is that you can expect the unexpected. If you are single, take your time getting to know the apple of your eye; there could be surprises along the way. If you are attached, you learn that you cannot control anyone’s responses except your own, and sometimes not even those. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult Aries (March 21-April 19) You wake up on the right side of the bed this morning. Unfortunately, everyone around you wakes up on the wrong side. Tonight: Go for original. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Read between the lines when speaking to someone. This person isn’t saying what is really going on with him or her. Tonight: Get some extra sleep. Gemini (May 21-June 20) You could have a tussle with a partner or close friend. Truth be told, you really won’t be too upset about the outcome. Tonight: Tomorrow is Monday. Live it up! Cancer (June 21-July 22) Take a stand, and observe what is happening behind the scenes. You might want to organize a get-together or handle an important matter. Tonight: Could be late. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Something you least expected becomes a possibility. Do not hold yourself back, and be willing to experiment with breaking out of your normal Sunday routine. Tonight: Stop making excuses. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
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You might need to be more forthright with a child or feisty friend. He or she could throw a tantrum, no matter what you do. Tonight: Stay close to home. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) You might want to lighten up a bit. A friend or loved one appears to be full of energy and vigor. Tonight: Listen to a suggestion. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) Sometimes you have too much energy for your own good, and you need to find a constructive outlet. A sibling or neighbor wants his or her way. Tonight: Less romping and an earlier bedtime. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) Be impulsive and go with the moment. You might surprise yourself by how wild you could get. Tonight: You wild thing. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) If you don’t need to go far from home, don’t. Your sense of humor comes out when a family member acts up in an unusual manner and encourages you to laugh. Tonight: Meet friends at a favorite dinner spot. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) You understand why someone close makes you crankier than you would like. Use that information with kindness and forethought. Tonight: Visit with a family member. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Often, you are not as conscious of your behavior and motives as you’d like. You could save yourself — and others — a lot of aggravation if you would take some time to better understand your reasoning. Tonight: Treat yourself. — The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.
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Iran may be pushing to nuclear threshold By Brian Murphy Associated Press
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES — A “big and unforgivable” sin. A Western falsehood. An attempt to deprive developing nations of peaceful nuclear technology. That’s how Iran’s supreme leader addresses allegations that the Islamic Republic seeks atomic weapons. Iran’s denials — while forceful and delivered from the pinnacle of its ruling Islamic system — can carry a distinctly hollow ring among its foes as the U.N. nuclear watchdog piles on worries: complaining about limits on inspection access and reporting that Tehran is expanding its nuclear fuel labs in a virtually attackproof underground site.
They are enriching uranium far beyond what’s needed for their lone energy reactor and preventing inspection, adding to the urgency while repeatedly predicting Israel will be destroyed and actively supporting militancy in the region. But, as Israel increasingly weighs the option of a military strike, Western leaders wary of another Middle East conflict may have to pay closer attention to the claims by supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and others. Quite possibly, they may be telling the truth. Or at least to a point. Iran could be shaping its nuclear ambitions after Japan, which has the full scope of nuclear technology — including the presumed ability to produce warhead-grade material
— but has stopped short of actually producing a weapon. It creates, in effect, a de facto nuclear power with all the parts but just not pieced together. More than two years ago, Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani essentially embraced Tokyo’s nuclear model during a visit to Japan that included a stop in Nagasaki, of the two cities destroyed by American atomic bombs World War II. Larijani met with Japanese officials and praised the country’s nuclear program as a symbol of a third path that dates back to the 1970s, when then Japanese Prime Minister Tsutomu Hata told reporters that Japan “certainly” could possess nuclear arms “but has not made them.” The major difference,
however, is Israel and other U.S. allies, such as Saudi Arabia. They would have to adapt to a huge balance-of-power shift with Iran on the doorstep of having nuclear arms. Following Japan’s path would allow Iran to push their nuclear technology to the limit while being able to claim it has adhered to its international pledge not to develop a bomb. Yoel Guzansky, an Iranian affairs expert for Israel’s Institute of National Security Studies, believes Iran could be adopting a Japan-style policy to reach a “nuclear threshold.” “Israeli can’t live with the uncertainty of a nuclear threshold state,” he said. “Iran could push over (to weapons capability) at any given moment.”
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MARTINA GARCIA, RIGHT, of the Hispanic Community Organization For Life, speaks about witnessing too much violence in her community during a march and vigil against gun violence in New York’s Harlem neighborhood, on the first anniversary of the Tucson, Ariz., shootings that killed six and injured 12 in this Jan. 8 photo. Residents of inner-city neighborhoods wracked by gun violence say they feel neglected and ignored in this presidential election year — especially as a Democratic Party that used to push for gun control remains largely silent on the issue while Republicans launch a full-throated defense of gun ownership.
Urban voters seek more campaign Gulf Coast slowly recovering from Isaac talk of gun crime By Kevin McGill
By Carla K. Johnson, Michael Rubinkam and Patrick Walters
NEW ORLEANS — As the remnants of Hurricane Isaac pushed their way up the Mississippi valley on Saturday, spinning off severe thunderstorms and at least two tornadoes, some on the Gulf Coast were impatient with the pace of restoring power days after the storm dragged through the region. While New Orleans streets were bustling again and workers were returning to offshore oil rigs, thousands of evacuees couldn’t return home to flooded low-lying areas of Louisiana, and more than 400,000 sweltering electricity customers in the state remained without power. Meanwhile, the National Weather Service said two tornadoes touched down in rural areas of north-central Illinois. There were no reports of damage. By midday Saturday, the storm had dumped up to 5 inches of rain in parts of Illinois. The National Weather Service said it was bringing more rain and some drought relief to parts of the Mississippi and Ohio River Valleys. In Louisiana, the number without power was down from more than 900,000. But in heavily populated Jefferson Parish near New Orleans, parish president John Young said Entergy Corp. was too slow in restoring electricity. “I don’t see boots on the ground,” said Young, who complained that he has seen repair trucks sitting idle in a staging area and fielded calls from residents and business owners complaining about a lack of progress.
White House releases beer recipe WASHINGTON — Beer lovers, the secret is out. The White House has made public the recipe for two homemade beers that have become an object of fascination Obama for beer drinkers everywhere. White House Honey Brown Ale, believed to be the first beer brewed on the White House grounds, includes light malt extract, amber crystal malt, honey, gypsum, yeast and corn sugar. The recipe was released Saturday while President Barack Obama was campaigning in Iowa. Obama has been talking about the White House brew for weeks, but he and other officials had refused to disclose details of how it’s made, despite an online petition and repeated questions. Obama even took a question on the beer recipe on Reddit.
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PETER ROCCAFORTE WALKS THROUGH floodwaters from Hurricane Isaac on Saturday at his home in Reserve, La. More than 443,000 customers remained without electricity around Louisiana on Saturday morning. AT TOP, an aerial photo shows homes flooded by Isaac on Friday in Braithwaite, La. AT RIGHT, Corey Broussard checks to see if a tire store is open Saturday in Kenner, La. “We’ve restored about 45 percent of our customers in about a day and a half, Entergy spokesman Chanel Lagarde said. He added that crews have come in from 24 states. “In many situations, crews have driven all day and have worked their 16-hour day and have to rest for the day.” New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said he too was anxious to get power back on. “Like everybody else, my patience is wearing thin,” he said. On Saturday afternoon, St. Tammany Parish officials called for a manda-
tory evacuation of areas south of the Pearl River diversion canal, as they believed Lock 2 was going to fail. It was unclear how many people were affected by the order. The rural area is north of Slidell. Parts of coastal Plaquemines Parish, where thousands were evacuated, remained under water. The National Weather Service has said Isaac dumped anywhere from 10 to 20 inches of rain on south Louisiana and south Mississippi. In the water-logged town of Lafitte, Mayor
Tim Kerner was allowing property owners and residents to return and begin cleaning up. Meanwhile, Gulf of Mexico oil platforms were being repopulated after Isaac forced shutdown of most Gulf oil production. People stuck inside stuffy, powerless homes were comparatively lucky. The governor’s office said more than 4,000 were in state, local or Red Cross shelters as of Saturday morning and that doesn’t count others who took refuge with friends, family or in hotels.
PHILADELPHIA — In a tough Philadelphia neighborhood where an offduty police officer was shot to death this month, a mother is afraid to walk to the corner store with her two children. In a Chicago area where 23 people have been killed by gunfire so far this year, kids don’t want to go outside. In Harlem, a 26-year-old man worries his family will get hit by crossfire. Residents of inner-city neighborhoods plagued by gun violence say they feel neglected and ignored even in a presidential election year marked by highly publicized shootings at a Colorado movie theater, a Sikh temple and outside the Empire State Building — a year in which Republicans have launched a fullthroated defense of gun ownership while Democrats have largely kept quiet about an issue they used to put front and center. “People are being gunned down. Nobody’s talking about it. But both parties want our votes,” said the Rev. Ira Acree, of Greater St. John Bible Church in Chicago. Acree lives in the city’s Austin neighborhood, where 7-year-old Heaven Sutton was killed by a stray bullet as she was selling snow cones. Gunfire frequently pierces the neighborhood. Nearly two dozen people have died this year, and children in his congregation are afraid to walk outside. Citywide, homicides are up sharply from 2011, though still way down from their historic highs in the early 1990s. “It’s a state of emergency here in Chicago,” Acree
said. “We want all hands on deck. That includes the president.” But within the national Democratic Party — the traditional home of urban voters like Acree — the voices calling for gun control are silent again this year. Jobs and the economy have muted discussion of other issues, while public opinion has swung sharply against restrictions on gun ownership. Even some urban voters are openly hostile to gun control, viewing it as unilateral disarmament, and a steep long-term decline in violent crime has removed some of the impetus for action. President Barack Obama did touch briefly on the gun issue a few days after a man opened fire at a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., killing 12 and wounding 58. In a speech to the National Urban League, Obama declared that assault-style weapons like the AK-47 “belong on the battlefield of war, not on the streets of our cities,” and “we should leave no stone unturned” in the effort to keep young people safe. But his spokesman later said that while Obama wants Congress to reinstitute a federal ban on military-style assault weapons that lapsed in 2004, the president is not pushing for it. And the Democratic Party, which holds its national convention starting Tuesday in Charlotte, N.C., is not saying whether it will strengthen its stance on gun controls. Republicans, meanwhile, strengthened the gun-rights section of their party platform as they met in Tampa, Fla., this week to nominate Mitt Romney for president, endorsing so-called “stand-yourground” laws and unlimited bullet capacities in guns.
Baby boomers retiring to rural areas won’t find doctors By Jeff Barnard Associated Press
GRANTS PASS, ORE. — Nina Musselman had no trouble finding a family doctor when she retired to rural Oregon nine years ago to be closer to her children. But then that doctor moved away, leaving her to search for another who would take Medicare. After a year of going from doctor HEALTH to doctor, she finally found one who stuck. As record numbers of baby boomers go into retirement, many are thinking about moving from the places they needed to live to make a living, and going someplace warmer, quieter or prettier. If they choose small towns like Grants Pass, 250 miles south of Portland, they could well have a hard time finding a fam-
ily doctor willing to take Medicare, even supplemental plans, rather than private insurance. “It’s a sad situation for seniors,” she said. There are several reasons boomers, the 78 million Americans born between 1946 and 1964, could face difficulties finding a doctor if they retire to small towns over the next 20 years. First, many primary care doctors prefer to live and work in urban areas because of greater cultural opportunities, better schools and job opportunities for spouses. Also, Medicare pays rural doctors less per procedure than urban physicians because their operating costs are supposedly less. That makes rural doctors less likely to accept Medicare patients. With cuts to Medicare reimbursement for doctors targeted under the federal health care overhaul, the shortage is likely
A survey of American Academy of Family Physicians members nationwide shows 83 percent take new Medicare patients. But there is an overall shortage of primary care physicians that still makes it hard for retirees to find a family doctor. to get even worse, said Mark Pauly, professor of health care management at the University of Pennsylvania. That is, unless increasing reimbursements for nurse practitioners and physicians’ assistants encourages those providers to take up the slack, Pauly said. If the Medicare cuts go through, the doctors are saying: “We’re out of here,’” Pauly said. “The least they are saying is: ‘We’ll treat Medicare patients like we treat Medicaid patients,’ which is mostly not.” Still, there is some good news, depending on where you live. Pauly said the Afford-
able Care Act “puts a lot of emphasis on wellness programs and primary care. Nurses, especially nurse practitioners, are intended to play a major role there.” In Oregon, Washington and 14 other states, nurses and nurse practitioners “can operate independently of doctors, writing prescriptions, ordering tests, and even running clinics,” Pauly said. Nationwide, the 22.5 percent of primary care doctors who practice in rural areas roughly matches the 24 percent of Medicare patients living there, said Dr. Roland Goertz, chairman of the American Academy of Family Physicians board.
A survey of academy members nationwide shows 83 percent take new Medicare patients. But there is an overall shortage of primary care physicians that still makes it hard for retirees to find a family doctor. The real problem, he said, is that the health care system “has not supported a robust, adequate primary care workforce for over 30 years.” According to the American Association of Medical Colleges, rural areas need about 20,000 primary care doctors to make up for the shortages, but only about 16,500 medical doctors and 3,500 doctors of osteopathy graduate yearly.