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KATHY SHUCK, WHO LIVES JUST OFF U.S. HIGHWAY 59 IN PLEASANT GROVE, SETS a cap stone as she rebuilds a fence on her property. Shuck says that vehicles coming from the highway have hit her fence more than 30 times, and each time she has to rebuild it.
Vehicles have run off U.S. 59, hit fence on property over 30 times By Christine Metz
tered plastic are scattered across a patch of Kathy Shuck’s yard. They are the remnants of a crash that occurred four months ago when a driver fell asleep at the wheel, missed a sharp curve and drove off U.S. Highway 59 straight into Shuck’s yard. He took out nearly 100 feet of fence before he stopped upside down in a nearby field. Right after the accident, Shuck’s Pleasant Grove neighbors began taking bets on just how long the rebuilt fence would stay up. The low bet was 60 days. The guess doesn’t seem that wild when Shuck tells you her fence has been hit more than 30 times.
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If they just drove the speed or alcohol, and just couple that with limit we wouldn’t have any prob- that curve,” Douglas County UnderRipped-up grass and pieces of shat- lems.” sheriff Steve Hornberger said. Shuck email@example.com
TOPEKA — Gov. Sam Brownback has promised to tackle just about every major aspect of state government in the legislative session that starts in January. “It’s a big session, but we have a lot of needs,” Brownback said recently. Asked if it may be a good time to ask the Republicandominated Legislature to refrain from the controversial issues of immigration and abortion, Brownback, a Republican, said, “They’ll decide what they want to do on topics. We have a full-load agenda for the Legislature.” On the issue of immigration, a group of Protestant and Catholic leaders has asked the Legislature to leave the matter to the federal government. But Kansas Secretary of
State Kris Kobach, a Republican and national leader on passing anti-illegal immigration legislation in multiple Brownback states, said that isn’t going to happen. There will be legislation aimed at stopping illegal immigration in Kansas during the Kobach 2012 session, Kobach said. “I think one of the reasons is that there is just so much demand for it from constituents,” he said. Also, he said, an E-Verify bill that has failed in the past in the Kansas Legislature is more likely to gain acceptance because of a U.S. Supreme Court decision in May that upheld an Arizona law that requires employers use the E-Verify database system
attributes most of the accidents to folks going too fast or being too drunk. “If they just drove the speed limit we wouldn’t have any problems,” she said. To be fair, Shuck has kept an eye on the fence for the past 60 years. Shuck grew up in the home, but that was when the road was a two-lane highway and not well-traveled. “When I was young, they never hit the fence. We would put our feet on the fence and watch a car go by every five minutes,” she said. Over the years that’s changed. What used to be an accident every
— Kathy Shuck “It’s a continuous job,” Shuck said of rebuilding it. Shuck’s house sits off Highway 59 on a stretch of road that runs from Lawrence to Ottawa. The last home in the hamlet of Pleasant Grove, the home is at the top of a hill, at the start of a significant curve and right before a passing lane ends. Standing in her yard and watching the cars fly by, it’s easy to understand how cars that miss the curve land in Shuck’s yard. “The accidents I’ve worked there
Hot doggin’ it: KU Christians grill food for late-night crowd By Aaron Couch firstname.lastname@example.org
It’s a Friday night, and you see a young man dressed as a bottle of mustard. He’s dancing on a front porch at 13th Please see FENCE, page 2A and Ohio, shouting something about hot dogs. You’re not sure what he wants, but he has your attention. 16 THINGS I’VE DONE “My shtick is to be a little nuts. I like to be a little goofy,” says Jordan Leroy Hanson. “On hot dog nights, when I wear the suit, I can be 3) Cast Martin Sheen and as goofy as possible.” If you are one of the hunIsaac Hayes to star in his first film, “Ninth Street,” dreds of college students about life in Junction City who will wander past 1320 in 1968. Sheen was intro- Ohio tonight, you will probduced to him through Ber- ably see Hanson. Hanson is a member of rigan and was able to spend four hours shooting the film. Campus Christians. On most Willmott wrote a beginning, Fridays the group of Kansas middle and end for his char- University students gather acter knowing the amount of at the ministry’s front porch time he would have to film and grill about 400 hot dogs. it. Hayes also came from an- They hand them out for free other connection through a to whoever wants one. This particular Friday friend. He read the script and starts off slow. By 11 p.m., did the film. “I was very, very lucky,” only a few college-age guys Willmott said. “Very lucky.” have heeded Hanson’s call. Richard Gwin/Journal-World Photo 4) Mixed a Molotov cock- They’re sitting on the front KEVIN WILLMOTT, AN ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF FILM at tail in high school and got porch, clutching beers and Kansas University, has been making movies since “Ninth expelled after it was discov- smoking cigarettes. Street,” about life in Junction City in 1968. It’s not exactly the cover ered in his locker. He led something of a rabble-rous- shot of a campus ministry dent, and it taught me to have gan, a Catholic priest and social ing crowd in high school, brochure, and that’s kind of a good work ethic.” activist, who became an inspithe point. Members of CamPlease see WILLMOTT, page 2A pus Christians say they fol2) Met the Rev. Daniel Berri- ration in his life and his work.
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Editor’s note: This is another in an occasional series of stories by reporter Andy Hyland, asking Kansas University staff to share “16 Things I’ve Done.” This week, we talked with Kevin Willmott, an associate professor of film. 1) Got his first job when he was 10 years old, growing up in Junction City in the late 1960s, working at a grocery store. He loaded trucks and stocked shelves. “It was a lot easier then for a kid to get a job at 10 years old than it is now,” he said. “That had a big effect on me. It taught me to be indepen-
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MARISA ROSS, a member of Campus Christians, cooks hot dogs on a grill Nov. 4 on the porch of the KU Campus Christians house located at 1320 Ohio. Every Friday night during the school year, the group cooks 400 hot dogs and distributes them for free.
low the traditional tenants of Christianity but strive to be open and inclusive. “We’re not here to be judgmental,” says Scott Pixler, director of ministries for Campus Christians. “We just want to have a place where people can come.” The guys on the porch talk for a few minutes before moving on. No one has mentioned religion. Please see HOT DOGS, page 8A
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DEATHS EMILEE ‘LAVON’ HICKOCK WILLIAMS Services for Emilee “Lavon” Hickock Williams, 91, Wellsville, are pending and will be announced by
Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home and Crematory. Ms. Williams died Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, at her home.
Abortion foes wary of D.A. in Planned Parenthood case By John Hanna Associated Press
TOPEKA — Some abortion opponents have misgivings about a Kansas district attorney who’d handle any prosedeath Sept. 9, 2000. cution arising from an invesShe was also preceded in tigation into state officials’ death by a grandson, Shanshredding of documents non Gowing, and three that became key evidence brothers. in a criminal case against a She is survived by a son, Planned Parenthood clinic. Pat Ross and wife Mary, The clinic in the Kansas City Lawrence; two daughters, suburb of Overland Park faces Gail Robinson, Lawrence, charges in Johnson County and Sharon Cox and husband that it violated state abortion Neil, Ozawkie; a brother, laws, something it denies. Carl Wilcox, Springfield, The case against also Mo.; seven grandchildren; originally included allega19 great-grandchildren; and tions that the clinic falsified four great-great-grandchilcopies of reports on indidren. vidual patients’ abortions, Mrs. Ross will lie in state but a judge dismissed those from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday charges at prosecutors’ reat Barnett Family Funeral quest following disclosures Home in Oskaloosa. The that two state agencies had casket will remain closed. destroyed their copies of The family suggests methe same reports. morials to Grace Hospice Shawnee County Sheriff or to the American Arthritis Richard Barta plans to invesFoundation, sent in care of tigate the shredding at Attorthe funeral home, P.O. Box ney General Derek Schmidt’s 602, 1220 Walnut St., Oskarequest. One set of records loosa, KS 66066. was destroyed by the attorOnline condolences may be sent at barnettfamilyfh. com.
ROSS SERVICES Graveside services for Mary Virginia Ross, 89, Lawrence, formerly of Perry, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Perry. She died Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, at Brandon Woods in Lawrence. She was born in Topeka on Nov. 26, 1921, the daughter of Warren Winfield and Violet Marie Cozad Wilcox. She was a 1940 graduate of Seaman High School in Topeka. Mrs. Ross worked at Jostens American Yearbook in Topeka for many years and also was a cook for the Perry and Perry Lecompton High School, the Lawrence Sale Barn and Ira Price Café in Topeka. She was a member of the Perry United Methodist Church and the American Legion Auxiliary No. 142 in Perry. She married Jessie Don Ross on April 26, 1941, in Topeka. He preceded her in
Clarence Elkin (Butch) Neese Clarence Elkin (Butch) Neese, 66, of Afton, Oklahoma, formerly of Coffeyville, Kansas, died Sunday, November 6, 2011, at the Landmark Hospital in Joplin, Missouri. Butch was born on July 29, 1945, in Coffeyville, Kansas, to Clarence and Thelma (Norris) Neese. He attended local schools and graduated from Field Kindley High School in 1963. He attended Emporia State University and was a former member of the Kansas National Guard. He loved music and was the lead singer in The Red Dogs Band. He belonged to several bands starting with the Esquires, then The Limits. In 1965, The Limits changed the name to The Red Dogs. Butch became a member of The Rising Suns in 1970. The Red Dogs, in 2005, were inducted into the Kansas Music Hall of Fame. Later in 2005, The Red Dogs were inducted into the South Dakota
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 2006, at the Country Stampede in Manhattan, Kansas, the band was introduced by Kathleen Sebelius, Governor of Kansas, as the House Band for the State of Kansas. Rejoining the Rising Suns in 2007, they were inducted into the Kansas Music Hall of Fame and the Kansas Lions Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Survivors include two sisters, Betty Sandon, of Coffeyville, Kansas, and Charlotte Neese, of Eudora, Kansas, a cousin, Jackie Miller, of Dallas, Texas, and special friends Gary and Diane Temple. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Margie. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 19, 2011, at the First United Methodist Church, Tenth and Elm, Coffeyville, Kansas. Contributions can be made to the charity of your choice.
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against a principal he said was “a big-time racist” who had kicked out several of his friends from school. The Molotov cocktail was intended for use in the bathroom, but Willmott said he didn’t think he would’ve actually used it. It was “pretty dumb, obviously,” he said today. 5) Enrolled in a private school, St. Xavier, after getting expelled from the public school. “If I hadn’t done the Molotov cocktail, I don’t think I would’ve gone to college,” he said. 6) Became not only the first in his family to graduate from college (at Marymount College in Salina), but also the first in his family to buy a car. 7) Saw a movie camera up close for the first time on the first day of filming for his movie “Ninth Street.” 8) Started a homeless shelter in Junction City and became a community organizer, leading protests that led to the integration of the fire department.
9) Sold a screenplay, “Shields Green and the Gospel of John Brown,” to 20th Century Fox with co-writer Mitch Bryan, which sparked his screenwriting career. They never made the movie, but the proceeds enabled him to finish his first movie. 10) Used stock footage in several parts of “CSA: The Confederate States of America” and went back and bought rights to the footage for himself using some of the first money the movie made. Today, he tells his students not to let obstacles like that stand in their way. During the years he made the film, he said he never had more than $5,000 in the movie’s budget at any one time. 11) Received hundreds of letters and emails reacting negatively to his film, “falling just barely short of threatening my life,” he said. “That reminds you of the power of what you’re doing,” he said. “Something that’s not true, but it teaches truth in a way, it forces them to re-evaluate their position, which often leads them to be quite upset.” 12) Named film company, Hodcarrier Films, after his father, who worked as a hod
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two years turned into one once a year, and even that number seems to have grown. She’s had two years in a row where cars came through the fence on Mother’s Day. One time she was planting flowers, heard a loud crash and looked up to see a car that had hit the fence and popped up into the air. It crashed upside down before she could move. When she did get up, Shuck ran to get a hose to help put out a fire that had broken out. Fortunately, a nurse and paramedic stopped to help the woman out of the car. In the second-to-last accident, Shuck came outside to find a motorcyclist lying alongside the road without a helmet and barely breathing. He was taken away by an air ambulance. “You never know who they are, and you don’t know what
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to check the immigration status of their workers. During the 2011 session, legislation similar to another Arizona anti-illegal immigration law, and a bill to repeal in-state tuition for some undocumented students, was under consideration. Kobach has been a driving force behind both measures. But advancement of those bills ground to a halt amid a national furor about remarks made
That reminds you of the power of what you’re doing. Something that’s not true, but it teaches truth in a way, it forces them to re-evaluate their position, which often leads them to be quite upset.” — Kevin Willmott carrier (a skilled laborer who carries construction materials) in Junction City. 13) Went with his stoic father, who was 60 years old when Willmott was born, to see “In Cold Blood” in the theaters when he was still in the fourth grade. He remembers walking back in the dark after the ending scene featuring the hanging of the murderers in the movie. “He’s not comforting anybody,” he said of his father. “I was just in shock. This was a grown-up film.” 14) Heard his fourth-grade teacher tell him that they wouldn’t be talking about the Martin Luther King Jr. assassination. He recalled his mother screaming on the front porch
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ney general’s office under Schmidt’s predecessor, and Schmidt said he wants to avoid a conflict of interest. Also, the state capital is in Shawnee County. But Barta’s findings would go to District Attorney Chad Taylor, a Democrat, who won his office in 2008 by defeating a top deputy to former prosecutor Phill Kline, a Republican abortion opponent who filed the Planned Parenthood case in 2007. Taylor made his opponent’s ties to Kline a major issue in the campaign. “It’s definitely going to be a concern at some point,” said Mary Kay Culp, executive director of the anti-abortion group Kansans for Life. Kline said Taylor should remove himself from any potential prosecution because statements by Taylor during the 2008 campaign represented criticism of Kline’s prosecution of Planned Parenthood. But Taylor spokesman Dakota Loomis said such comments are premature, along with speculation about how
Taylor would handle the sheriff’s findings. “We don’t even have reports to view,” he said. “We’ll wait to see what gets sent to our office.” Kline began investigating abortion providers in 2003, while Kansas attorney general. He continued his investigation after losing his race for re-election in 2006 and becoming Johnson County district attorney. He held the county job from 2007 to 2009, losing the 2008 Republican primary to current District Attorney Steve Howe. Kline filed 107 criminal charges in October 2007 against the Planned Parenthood clinic. Forty-nine counts, now dismissed, were tied to allegations of falsifying abortion reports. The reports were filed by the clinic in 2003 with the state health department, and Kline, as attorney general, obtained copies from the agency in 2004. The clinic produced yet another set to a Shawnee County judge in 2006, as Kline’s investigation continued.
they will do,” Shuck said of the unexpected visitors who barrel through her fence. But Shuck said she’s lucky if the driver sticks around. A lot of times, they try to flee the scene, leaving behind a broken fence and a costly bill. Two years ago, Shuck turned a 2-and-a-half-foothigh boulder fence into one made of rock pillars with plastic white pickets in between. She made sure it was a breakaway fence so when cars hit it, pieces would go flying, decreasing the chances of serious injury. She also designed it so the pieces would be easier to put back together, which she had to do three times since it went up. “I built it the way it is so I can rebuild it, but I’m getting slower,” Shuck said. Sometimes her children or even the folks who hit the fence help her rebuild. Despite the burden of rebuilding, Shuck said she doesn’t want to get rid of the fence, mainly because it’s a
barricade between her home and the road. Shuck said her family has talked to the Kansas Department of Transportation about putting up a guardrail. But the state agency told her the guardrail would be too dangerous because it could throw cars back into the flow of traffic. When KDOT opens the expanded U.S. Highway 59, Shuck hopes traffic will be diverted away from the road that runs by her house. But she has her doubts. “It is hard to say. A lot of it is drunks. And you figure with the other highway, they are going to stay on this road so they don’t get caught,” she said. She’s offered law enforcement officers the chance to sit in her yard to nab speeders. The speed limit through Pleasant Grove is posted as 40 miles per hour, but Shuck said most cars go 60. “All I ask is for drivers to slow down,” she said.
by state Rep. Virgil Peck, RTyro. During a House Appropriations Committee meeting, Peck compared il- LEGISLATURE legal immigrants to feral hogs and said perhaps the state should shoot them from helicopters. He later said he was joking and then apologized under pressure from Republican leaders. In the 2012 session, Brownback will forward to the Legislature proposals to make major changes in taxes, Medicaid and school finance, in
addition to the annual fight over state spending. All are guaranteed to generate much discussion. And the Legislature will also deal with funding problems with the public pension system, and the once-a-decade process of redrawing congressional, legislative and State Board of Education district boundaries. But Kobach said he doesn’t see anti-illegal immigration legislation getting crowded out because of all the other issues. The Legislature, he said, “can multitask.”
after she heard the news. “I’ve not stopped talking about King ever since then,” he said. 15) Heard many times that he should approach Oprah Winfrey or Spike Lee about his films — “these people don’t want to see you,” he said. But after filming CSA, Lee called him. They worked together on another film afterward. “I tell my students it’s an example of how you have to go out and do things,” he said, and can’t just expect that good things will come your way. 16) Tried to share his experiences and counsel to the students with whom he interacts as a professor. “You have to define success on your own terms,” he
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A chorus of Handel’s “Alleluia” rang out Saturday as Silvio Berlusconi resigned as Italian premier, ending a tumultuous 17-year political era and setting in motion a transition aimed at bringing the country back from the brink of economic crisis. Berlusconi stepped down amid jeers, cheers and heckles of “Buffoon” from thousands of people who packed downtown Rome to witness his government’s downfall after a stunning week of market turmoil that upended his defiant hold on power and threatened to tear apart the eurozone. Respected former European commissioner Mario Monti remained the top choice to try to steer the country out of its debt woes as the head of a transitional government. But the job is Herculean, given the enormity of reforms required and Italy’s oftenparalyzed parliament. President Giorgio Napolitano will hold consultations this morning with each of Italy’s main political forces before proceeding with the expected request that Monti try to form a new government.
Only six states — Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, New Jersey and Minnesota — rank higher than Kansas in student performance across a broad array of academic measures, Mark Tallman said. They all spend more money
per student, too. tant, he said: Political “What we need to do and educational leaders is focus on those states need to understand that that are doing better and if the state continues see what we can learn to cut funding for pubfrom them,” said Talllic education, Kansas man, associate execustudents run the risk of SCHOOLS tive director and direcfalling further behind tor of advocacy for the others from higher-perKansas Association of School forming — and better-financing Boards. — states. Equally, if not more, impor“Schools are always asked to
do better, to get better, to reach even higher,” Tallman said. “Well, when you look around the country, there aren’t many states doing better, and those that are are spending more per pupil. … “If our funding continues to fall, then our achievement will fall.” Please see BOARD, page 4A
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Obama seeks help on Iran Searching for help, President Barack Obama lobbied the skeptical leaders of Russia and China today for support in keeping Iran from becoming a nuclear-armed menace to the world, hoping to yield a “common response” to a deepening problem. Yet Obama’s talk of solidarity with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Chinese President Hu Jintao was not publicly echoed by either man as Iran moved anew to the fore of the international stage. The United States’ vast worries about Iran grew starker with a report this week by the U.N. atomic agency that asserted in the strongest terms yet Iran is conducting secret work with the sole intent of developing nuclear arms. The U.S. claims a nuclear-armed Iran could set off an arms race among rival states and directly threaten Israel. Russia and China remain a roadblock to the United States in its push to tighten international sanctions on Iran. Both are veto-wielding members of the U.N. Security Council and have shown no sign the new report will change their stand.
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Arab League votes to suspend Syria In a surprisingly sharp move, the Arab League voted Saturday to suspend Syria over the country’s bloody crackdown on an eight-month uprising and stepped up calls on the army to stop killing civilians. The decision was a humiliating blow to a regime that prides itself as a bastion of Arab nationalism, but it was unlikely to immediately end a wave of violence that the U.N. estimates has killed more than 3,500 people since mid-March. In Damascus, pro-regime demonstrators threw eggs and tomatoes at the Qatari embassy to protest the vote. The 22-member Arab League will monitor the situation and revisit the decision in a meeting Wednesday in the Moroccan capital Rabat, bin Jassim said, a move that appeared to give Syrian President Bashar Assad time to avert the suspension. 4 | WASHINGTON, D.C.
Iran group says blast hits missile base An explosion at a Revolutionary Guard ammunition depot west of Tehran on Saturday killed at least 17 soldiers, including a senior commander of the powerful military force, Iranian officials said. Guard spokesman Gen. Ramazan Sharif said the blast occurred as the result of an accident during the transport of munitions at the base. The site is located outside Bidganeh village, 25 miles southwest of the capital. At least 17 Guard members were killed, state TV reported. The broadcast said 16 other soldiers were injured and hospitalized. Sharif said some of them were in critical condition. Earlier, Sharif had said that 27 soldiers were killed but later retracted his statement, explaining that the error was due to an illegible fax from officials at the site of the blast. Among those killed was Hasan Moghaddam, a senior Guard commander. While the explosion occurred during a time of heightened tension with Israel, the U.S. and other Western powers, Iranian lawmaker Parviz Soroori ruled out sabotage.
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KANSAS UNIVERSITY BAND FAN CONNER RAHIMIAN OF LAWRENCE was at the KU-Baylor football game to cheer on the band with his trumpet on Saturday. ABOVE LEFT: Drum major and KU junior Josh Maddux, Overland Park, leads the Marching Jayhawks from atop a ladder during the first quarter in Memorial Stadium. LOWER LEFT: Kansas drum majors Maddux, left; Matt Hedrick, Carrollton, Mo., senior, and Emily Glaser, West Des Moines, Iowa, senior, spin together as they lead the Marching Jayhawks onto Kivisto Field during the pregame festivities on Saturday. LOWER RIGHT: Bernie Kish, KU lecturer in health, sport and exercise science, was the recipient of the 2011 HOPE, or Honor for an Outstanding Progressive Educator, Award during halftime of the game Saturday.
ROTC students hold vigil to honor veterans By Alex Garrison email@example.com
They haven’t yet experienced service themselves, but that doesn’t mean they don’t understand the value of honoring the community’s veterans. About 100 Kansas University ROTC students participated in a 24-hour silent vigil in front of the campus’ three war memorials from 7 p.m. Friday to 7 p.m. Saturday. The volunteers stood in their dress uniforms, at attention when anyone else was nearby, for an hour or more. It’s an annual joint-services tradition and, though it takes place on campus, organizers said they hoped it would benefit the larger community as they celebrate the
service of the men and women in all branches who have come before them. Cadet Katherine Benson, a junior in Air Force ROTC, was a key organizer through her involvement with the Air Force’s community service group. The Veterans Day vigil is a bit of a logistical challenge — there are 144 posts to fill, and Benson had gotten little to no sleep as of Saturday afternoon. But she said the shifts she had completed gave her an interesting opportunity to think deeply about such lofty topics as honor and Kevin Anderson/Journal-World Photo bravery. “It’s one hour done out of respect ARMY ROTC CADET JEFFREY AHLE STANDS AT ATTENTION at the for those who have served and Vietnam Memorial on Kansas University’s campus Saturday as KU ROTC members from all military branches conducted a 24-hour Please see ROTC, page 4A vigil Saturday at the three war memorials along Memorial Drive.
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Custom bacteria fuels Wichita company’s growth By Dan Voorhis The Wichita Eagle
WICHITA — Chemical fertilizers are so 20th century. Biology is the hot new way to continue boosting plant growth, and a Wichita company says it is grabbing a lead position for the future. Alpha BioSystems has developed a series of bacteria cocktails to stimulate plants and consume organic waste for farmers, gardeners and industries. The company has just 13 employees but sees a bright future. Company president Eric Borland projects sales growth at 1,000 percent during the next three to four years. The company doesn’t release actual sales figures. About two-thirds of sales are to agricultural users. It markets two related lines of products: Terra-One is applied to farm fields to aid crop growth. Safe-One helps breaks down the massive amounts of animal waste that accumulate at feedlots, dair-
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those who are serving, done by those who will serve,” she said. “It’s a good time to reflect on why you’re there, and our chance to stand for those who get to sit — those who are now done with their service.” Cadet Tyler Underwood, also a junior in Air Force ROTC, said that he was pleasantly surprised by students’ reactions to seeing his
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Tallman is scheduled to present, review and discuss financing and achievement issues Monday, during the Lawrence school board’s meeting set for 7 p.m. at district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive. His visit comes at the invitation of Vanessa Sanburn, a board member who heard Sanburn Tallman speak during a recent regional meeting conducted by Tallman’s association, which represents and advocates on behalf of school boards statewide. Using the most recent national information available, Tallman has set out to make viable comparisons in both achievement and finances. He said Kansas ranked No. 7 on the list for achievement, when averaging the state’s rankings in terms of 11 categories ranging from reading and math scores, to SAT and ACT performance, to graduation rates and eventual levels of educational attainment as adults. That’s solid standing, he said, especially with all the schools that rank higher each spending more than $10,000 per pupil, when taking into account base state aid, federal grants and other revenue sources, excluding capital expenses. Kansas checked in with
ies and chicken houses. Another quarter of its sales comes from a line of organic growth aids called Thrive that it sells through garden centers, including several in Wichita. Alpha BioSystems originated in the 1990s as a maker of biological products to up clean oil waste. Scott Schwindaman, a Wichitan who is president and CEO of Lubrication Engineers, bought Alpha BioSystems in 2007 because he saw the potential for the products, Borland said. It was Schwindaman who decided to change direction and push for faster growth. A small percentage of the company’s sales still come from a biological oil cleanup product called MicroClean, but Borland said the company really doesn’t have time to market it adequately. Now that the company has picked its direction, it’s starting to execute that strategy. Borland, who has a long history with some of Wichita’s best-known entrepreneurs — most recently with
the Hayes family’s former Fence Corp. — said coming to work is fun when your prospects are so good. “I’ve been in different companies where you go to endless meetings about what’s the new color for next year or how to get to two points of market share,” he said. “Here we come in every day and it is wide open in terms of what opportunity to work on next.” The company has a suite of offices, a warehouse and a lab in its building. In the lab, workers grow multiple, specific strains of bacteria. Borland said the product contains 18 to 30 species of bacteria, each with a specific functions. The bacteria work to break down constituents in the soil, making them more digestible to crops, he said. It is designed to work with chemical fertilizers. The company is working hard to identify distributors across the Midwest who already know local farmers. It now has 28, Borland said.
part of the vigil. “People say ‘thank you,’” he said. “But we haven’t done KANSAS anything yet,” Benson UNIVERSITY said. They both spoke of the “interesting experience” of being seen in their service uniforms and the subtle but present reactions to their vigils they see in the eyes of passersby. Many of their classmates don’t know they’re in ROTC — even Underwood’s room-
mate doesn’t seem to, he says — and many outside of its culture may be less attuned to the sacrifices of duty. So the ROTC students are quick to deflect attention from themselves back to their predecessors. After all, it’s giving respect to the veterans and those currently in active duty that makes the vigil worthwhile, Benson said. “It’s the least we could possibly do,” she said.
less than $10,000 per pupil. “We think this should be good news to parents and taxpayers and patrons because the resources we’re putting in are yielding very good results compared to other states,” Tallman said. Just where the numbers will go from here remains undetermined. Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration is discussing plans to give local districts more control over budget resources with the potential for districts to seek additional financing through local taxes that could be retained within each district. Tallman, who has worked for the association of school boards for more than 20 years, is taking a bit of a waitand-see approach.
“We think there’s some promising features, but there are a lot of concerns,” he said. “Until we see the actual numbers, it’s hard to see how it’s going to lay out.” Also on Monday’s meeting agenda: ! Receive reports regarding the district’s English as a Second Language and Native American Student Services programs. ! Receive a budget update from Kathy Johnson, the district’s division director for finance. ! Approve an open purchase order for laptops and open work stations.
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Cindy Hart, development director at the Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center, said the center has served 4,677 clients during the first 10 months of this year; that’s up 37 clients compared with the same period a year ago. Bert Nash is a nonprofit agency that serves Douglas County, and it’s located at 200 Maine. It provides a variety of services that range from helping someone who is in crisis to helping someone with depression or anxiety.
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TOPEKA (AP) — Yo-yo champion Jacob Deffenbaugh puts a little bit of martial arts and soccer into his tricks. Deffenbaugh, 23, is the 2011 Kansas yo-yo champion in the freehand division. Deffenbaugh started yoyoing as a fifth-grade student at Jay Shidler Elementary School in 1999. “Yo-yos were the cool thing to do,” he said. “I always had a yo-yo in my pocket at all times. Whenever I found a bit of quiet time, I would practice.” To start out, Deffenbaugh bought a red yo-yo and a copy of “The Klutz Yo-Yo Book.” “When I started, I practiced or trained to complete a scripted set of motions,” he said. “Now, I don’t practice, I play. I learned more advanced tricks from a DVD called ‘Cosmic Yo.’ There were tricks in it I didn’t think possible. I was dumbfounded.” Today, Deffenbaugh said he has personalized his yo-yo style by incorporating techniques in martial arts and soccer.
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businesses and its post office. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Kelly Wolfert, a member of Overland Park South Rotary Club and co-coordinator for the Reading project, said Rotary members also traveled to Joplin, Mo., to help with the tornado cleanup there. Wolfert said among the workers Saturday in Reading were Rotary Youth Exchange students from Switzerland, Belgium, Chile and Taiwan.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT There were no incidents to report Saturday.
Amanda Hadl and Cole Brouhard, Eudora, a boy, Friday. Katherine Guerra, Lawrence, a girl, Friday. Karrie and Lukas Hobbs, Ottawa, a girl, Saturday. Julie and Chris Brooks, Lawrence, a girl, Saturday.
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READING — Dozens of people gathered in the town of Reading this weekend to help clean up debris left over from a May tornado. About 70 members of Rotary District 5710 in northeast Kansas descended on the Lyon County town to help clear trees uprooted by an EF-3 tornado that hit May 21. The tornado killed one person and demolished 54 of the town’s 101 homes, nearly all of its Kenton Holder, Boys and Girls Club employee, Lawrence “Chips. Probably Doritos.”
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Wisconsin governor cancels appearance in Kansas WICHITA (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, known for pushing a controversial law that effectively ended collective bargaining for most of his state’s public workers, has canceled plans to attend an upcoming Republican fundraiser in Kansas. Walker had been scheduled to appear with Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and other Republican leaders at a Tuesday luncheon in Wichita, the Sedgwick County Republican To us, this Party’s w e b event was site said. symbolic of T i c k Scott Walker ets cost $1,000 to and people in his camp liter- $15,000. Nicole ally bringing his L a r s o n , plan of attack s p o k e s woman to Wichita.” for the Wiscon— Jake Lowen, politi- sin Recal director for the publican Wichita/Hutchinson Party, Labor Federation however, told The Wichita Eagle in an email that Walker “will no longer be appearing.” Larson did not explain why Walker canceled the appearance. The Republican governor is the subject of a recall effort organized by opponents of his union rights bill. Democrats and union leaders have said they will kick off a petition drive Tuesday to collect the more than 540,000 signatures needed to force a recall election. Jake Lowen, political director for the Wichita/ Hutchinson Labor Federation, said planned protests of Walker’s appearance may have influenced his decision to withdraw. He said protest organizers had support from all over the state because people feared Walker could use money raised in Kansas to fight the recall effort. “To us, this event was symbolic of Scott Walker and people in his camp literally bringing his plan of attack to Wichita,” Lowen said. But Terry Forsyth, chair of the Kansas Working Alliance, which worked with the labor federation to plan the protest, said other factors may have played a role in Walker’s decision not to come to Wichita, including the results of elections last week around the country and the upcoming recall petition drive in Wisconsin. Still, he said he’s pleased Walker won’t be showing up.
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AROUND & ABOUT IN LOCAL BUSINESS ! Local piano technician Harry Miller recently completed requirements to earn the Registered Piano Technician designation of the Piano Technicians Guild. Miller left the practice of law in 2007 to become a piano technician and now operates a full-service piano business, serving clients in Lawrence and surrounding communities. ! Two area accounting firms have announced their merger, effective Jan. 1. Lowenthal, Webb & Odermann P.A. and Mize Houser & Company P.A. have merged and will operate as Mize Houser & Company P.A. The expanded firm will include 190 associates. Lowenthal, Webb & Odermann P.A. was founded in 1982 and has one office in Lawrence. Mize Houser & Company P.A. was founded in 1956 in Topeka and currently has offices in Topeka, Lawrence and Overland Park. ! Kansas farmers can sign up to win $2,500 for their favorite local nonprofit organizations through America’s Farmer’s Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. One farmer in each of the state’s 88 participating counties will win. Eligible area counties include: Douglas, Franklin, Jefferson, Johnson, Leavenworth, Osage, Shawnee and Miami. In 2010 and 2011, Douglas County farmer Robert Schehrer was chosen and he donated a total of $5,000 to Just Food, the county’s food bank. Farmers can apply through Nov. 30 by visiting growcommunities.com or by calling 877-267-3332. A $1 donation will be made to local United Way chapters for each farmer who signs up. One winner will be selected at random and the Monsanto Fund will announce winning farmers and recipient nonprofits in January. ! The Lawrence Technology Association November LTA Mixer will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Wayne and Larry’s Sports Bar and Grill, 933 Iowa. Reservations are not required. For more information or if you know that you will be attending, contact Kerri Johnson at 832-2824 or events@ lawrencetech.org. ! Barbara Columbus of Lawrence Memorial Hospital recently received her certification as a chest pain coordinator from the Society of Chest Pain Centers in Dublin, Ohio. Columbus is a registered nurse in the hospital’s invasive cardiology department. She has worked at LMH since 2004. ! Andrea Groenhagen of Lawrence Memorial Hospital’s case management department recently earned her credential as a certified clinical documentation specialist from the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists. Groenhagen is one of only 11 in Kansas to obtain this certificate. She has been employed at LMH since 1992. ! Bonnie Jackson of Lawrence Memorial Hospital’s Family Birthing Center recently earned a certificate of added qualification in electronic
fetal monitoring. Jackson also received a certification for inpatient obstetric nursing in 2001, making this her second national certification credential. She has worked at LMH since 2006. ! Lawrence Memorial Hospital has selected Carolyn Bowmer as the new vice president of human resources. Bowmer previously served as the vice president of human resources for Providence Medical Center, St. John Hospital and four physician clinics – all subsidiaries of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health System, previously located in Lenexa. ! Barber Emerson L.C., Lawrence, has received firsttier rankings for 2011-12 in the U.S. News ratings of Best Law Firms. Barber Emerson L.C. was recognized for: appellate practice; land use and zoning; real estate law; mergers and acquisitions; and trusts and estates. ! BarristerBooks Inc. announces the recent acquisition of assets owned by LawBooksForLess LLC, including the popular discount law student textbook and law study aid website LawBooksForLess.com. Founded in 1999, BarristerBooks Inc. is a privately held corporation with corporate headquarters in Lawrence, which operates the Internet’s largest independent legal bookstore network of websites, including BarristerBooks. com, LawBooks.com and LawBooksForLess.com. ! Title Boxing Club opened Thursday in Lawrence. The 5,136-square-foot club is at located at Bob Billings Parkway and Wakarusa Drive. The franchise is owned by Jim and Angie Thomas. For more information, call 856-2696. ! Miles Schnaer, owner of Crown Toyota/Scion/Volkswagen in Lawrence, was named Volunteer of the Year at the InterHab Annual Conference on Oct. 20 in Topeka. Schnaer was nominated by Cottonwood Inc. for the work he has done for the Cottonwood Foundation. InterHab is the oldest and largest statewide association of developmental disability service providers in Kansas. ! Dr. Scott Thellman, board certified plastic surgeon at Lawrence Plastic Surgery, recently attended the American Society of Plastic Surgeons convention in Denver. Karen Harman-McGowan RN, CPSN, and Cheryl Alley MA, attended the American Society of Plastic Surgical Nurses meeting. Sharon White and Leslie Koerner attended the Plastic Surgeons Administrative Association meeting. The four-day convention addressed current and future issues regarding the specialty of plastic surgery. All are employees of Lawrence Plastic Surgery. ! Patty Rymer, aesthetician, and Cheri Thompson, RN, employees of Lawrence Plastic Surgery, will present an informal skin care seminar from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at the Terra Firma salon in De Soto.
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Lawrence ! Work began Oct. 25 on East 15th Street from Haskell Avenue to Maple Lane. Crews will work to complete westbound lanes from Haskell Avenue to Maple Lane, and then work on eastbound lanes. A detour will use Maple Street to 13th Street, then 13th Street to Haskell Avenue. There will be closures during the night, but one lane will be available during the day. Completion: late November. !" Mill and overlay project, which began Sept. 7, on Kasold Drive from Trail to Peterson roads is complete, except for some landscaping. There will be at least one lane of traffic open in each direction. Completion: early November. !" Water main rehabilitation on Kentucky, Ninth, 18th, 13th and Tennessee streets. Parking and a travel lane on Kentucky will be closed, as will parking and travel lanes on Tennessee. Single-lane traffic will still run through the areas. Completion: 2012. !" Single-lane traffic on Kasold Drive between Clinton Parkway and 31st Street for rebuilding of road. Eastbound traffic on Clinton Parkway will have one through lane and one leftturn lane. Right turns onto Kasold will be allowed from the through lane. Access from side streets is rightturn only. Completion: late November. !" Add center turn lane on Kasold Drive from Clinton Parkway to 31st streets. Southbound traffic will use the lane already being used, and northbound traffic will switch to new pavement. Drivers passing through the construction zone via Clinton Parkway eastbound will be limited to one through lane and one left turn lane. Completion: late fall.
!" Kansas River levee closed for construction of Bowersock Mills & 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. !" Second phase of overlay and crack-sealing projects could mean temporary single-lane closures. For a map of the overlay projects, visit lawrenceks.org. !"Minor concrete patching on repairs to Camelback Drive near Quail Creek Drive will cause some parking limitations and some single-lane impacts. Completion: midNovember.
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Sarah Stern got the news via Facebook. She saw a post, in Portuguese, from a woman she knew from a brief trip this summer. It contained the bombshell piece of news that would soon spread across international wires — that 35-year-old Antonio Bonfim Lopes had been arrested after years of having been hunted by Brazilian police in a Rio de Janeiro slum. Stern was shocked. She knew Lopes was a drug lord, but she says she had no idea he was “one of Brazil’s most wanted” as she read in the Douglas County New York Times. !" Kansas River Bridge Stern is a Kansas University resurfacing project. Traffic junior in Latin American studwill be reduced to one lane ies and strategic communicain each direction 24 hours tions, but she’s no ordinary per day on U.S. Highway student. 40-59. Completion: late That “luxurious lair” where November. Lopes hid from charges of being the kingpin of a $5 milU.S. Highway 59 lion-a-month cocaine racket !"North 200 Road closed mentioned by the Times? at U.S. Highway 59 for Well, Stern visited it, spent frontage road construction almost the whole night there. work. Completion: late She’d been Lopes’ translator. 2012. In May, she traveled to Rocinha, the favela, or hillU.S. Highway 69 side slum, in Rio de Janeiro !" Southbound left lane that until Thursday was conwill be closed from 95th trolled by Lopes. Gary Mark Street to 103rd Street Smith, her photography inaround the dock. Complestructor since she was at tion: Tuesday. Lawrence High School, and Paul Sneed, a KU professor Kansas Highway 10 of Portuguese, were with her. !" Traffic in both direcThe three lived in the favela tions will be restricted for three weeks, documentfrom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Moning life for a book, due out day through Friday just in January. Toward the end east of Lawrence to the of their trip, one of Smith’s Douglas/Johnson County cameras was confiscated by line for rumble strip instalLopes’ gang. lation. Completion: Friday. Through serious network!" Eastbound traffic will ing and a little luck, the group be restricted from during found their way to an event daylight hours beginning held by Lopes in his comtoday, east of city limits to pound. Smith, who’s now on the Johnson County line assignment in India, wanted for shoulder widening. to negotiate with Lopes to get the camera and asked Stern to be prepared to translate. Stern said she agreed but didn’t seriously think such an unlikely scenario would play out. completion varies among provid“This is something that ers, and should be good for three happens in movies,” she said. years, according to the AARP. But happen it did. Stern said she told the gang leaders that Wichita sees rise her group was made up of artists, not spies. They just wantin grease thefts ed to share the “lively, loving” WICHITA (AP) — Wichita po- people of the community with lice are asking for the public’s the larger world, and, drug help in catching people who gang leaders or not, they were are stealing used cooking oil. part of that community. Police say there’s been an “The people there know increase in grease thefts in re- the gang members,” she said. cent months. The used oil can “If you live in the favela, you be sold for use in animal feed probably went to school with and biofuels, and the recent them, grew up with them.” surge in thefts can likely be After that night, the camera traced to an increase in prices was returned with all its files offered for the commodity. intact. And they even had an The Wichita Eagle reports easier time getting access in that police said there was a certain areas. Stern quoted similar surge in January. They Smith as joking, “Why didn’t arrested two Missouri men we just talk to the drug lords who were coming to Wichita at the beginning?” Following periodically to steal cooking oil. Lopes’ arrest, Stern said her They said they don’t believe bravery talking to him that those two men are responsible night came out of slight ignofor recent thefts. rance. She knew it was danger-
BRIEFLY AARP to hold auto safety courses Auto safety courses being held this month could lead to lower auto insurance rates for those who take it, the AARP says. The courses will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Eudora City Hall, 4 E. 7th St, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the American Legion Hall, 803 High St., in Baldwin City. In order to complete the training, attending two days of training is necessary. The courses are $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. Veterans and their spouses may take the course for free. Any licensed driver 18 and older can take the class, but they are aimed at drivers 50 and older. To enroll in the Eudora course, call 542-3121. For the Baldwin City course, call 594-6421. The insurance discount for successful
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“They’re here for a hot dog tonight, but maybe they’ll be back tomorrow for something more,” Pixler says. “And if not, that’s OK too.” !"!"!
Though Christianity is still the dominate religion in the United States, it is on the decline. From 1990 to 2008, the number of adults who called themselves Christians fell from 87 percent to 76 percent, according to the 2009 American Religious Identification Survey. Although a majority of young people still consider themselves religious, a 2010 study by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life found more than a quarter of 18- to 29-year-olds claimed no faith. For KU students who aren’t Christian, the face of the religion might be Topeka’s Westboro Baptist Church or Jed Smock, a fire and brimstone preacher from Columbia, Mo., better known as “Brother Jed.” Smock has been derided by KU students during his campus visits for saying things such as God created women to make babies and do housework. Members of Campus Christians say hot dog night is about breaking down those negative stereotypes about Christians being intolerant. “As Christians, we think that Jesus has called us to love our neighbor,” said Heather Jackson, a minister with the group. “We’re not handing out a tract, and we’re not making them listen to a message. We’re really just giving them something for free, and that’s how we interpret grace — that it’s absolutely free.” There are signs younger Christians tend to be more tolerant of other faiths than their peers. Researchers at the University of Warwick in the U.K. found that 13- to 15-year-old Christians were more likely than their nonreligious peers to support the right of Muslim classmates to wear religious garb in school. At hot dog nights, some
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JORDAN HANSON, DRESSED AS MUSTARD MAN, GREETS guests as they gather for free hot dogs Nov. 4 on the porch of the Kansas University Campus Christians house located at 1320 Ohio. Every Friday night during the school year, the group cooks 400 hot dogs and distributes them for free between the hours of 10 p.m. and 3 a.m. people can’t believe the hot dogs are really no-stringsattached. “They’re just in complete shock that we’re doing this out of the kindness of our hearts,” said Richard McWherter, a KU student who helps out on Friday nights. “It’s just really interesting to see people’s reactions.” !"!"!
Just after 1:30 a.m., some of the Campus Christians start belting out Aerosmith’s “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing,” and Emily Freeman doesn’t quite know why. She’s never heard the song. Back home, Freeman practices a religion indigenous to the mountainous region of Peru where she is from. She doesn’t know much about Christianity but started hanging out with the Campus Christians a few weeks ago. Freeman might not know the same songs or the same religious texts, but she knows she likes her new friends. They are people she needs right now; just a few weeks after moving to Kansas, she was diagnosed with leukemia. Freeman picks up Fae, a small dog dressed in a ketchup costume. She’s hot dog night’s unofficial mascot. “Fae’s owner said if I lose
my hair from my treatment, that she’ll shave Fae and make me a wig,” Freeman says, laughing. “I would have the coolest hair ever.” Things get busy after The Wagon Wheel Cafe, at 14th and Ohio streets, closes for the evening. Dozens of people come by for hot dogs. People who probably wouldn’t hang out normally are talking and laughing. One young man uses his phone to show off pictures of his artwork. Another starts freestyle rapping to entertain the crowd. Hanson, the Campus Christians member in the mustard suit, continues yelling “free hot dogs.” The last hot dog is given away just after 2 a.m. The lucky guys who snagged the last of them are appreciative, and start spinning puns in honor of the hot dog. “Man, I’m going to have such a dog-over tomorrow,” one says.
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Contenders argue about Afghanistan, Iran, torture By Kasie Hunt Associated Press
SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Unsparing in their criticism of President Barack Obama, Republican presidential hopefuls disagreed in campaign debate Saturday night about the right course in Afghanistan, the use of waterboarding and the wisdom of a preemptive military strike to prevent Iran from gaining a nuclear weapon. “If we re-elect Barack Obama, Iran will have a nuclear weapon. And if you elect Mitt Romney, Iran will not have a nuclear weapon,” vowed the former Massachusetts governor.
On waterboarding, Herman Cain and Rep. Michele Bachmann both said they would reinstate the technique designed to simulate drowning. Cain went one step further, adding that he would leave it up to military leaders — rather than their civilian superiors — to decide what forms of interrogation amount to torture, which he said he opposes. As for the war in Afghanistan, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman and Rep. Ron Paul of Texas both said it was time for U.S. troops to come home after a combat mission of 10 years duration. While the Republicans were talking about foreign policy, Obama was on the
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STATE COLLEGE, PA. — Over the past 30 years, politicians, sports stars and community leaders heaped praise on Jerry Sandusky and the charity he founded for troubled youngsters, The Second Mile. It was a model program, and the acclaimed football coach was its driving force. Now, prosecutors say that very success enabled Sandusky to find boys and sexually assault them. Sandusky, 67, was charged last weekend with molesting eight boys over a 15-year period in a scandal that rocked the Penn State campus and brought down the university’s beloved football coach, Joe Paterno. In the aftermath, some are wondering if The Second Mile can survive amid questions about its role in the alleged cover-up.
The Second Mile Sandusky was a star assistant coach at Penn State from the 1970s to the 1990s, and many assumed he would lead the team one day, or even head to pro football. He founded The Second Mile in 1977 for youngsters from broken homes and troubled backgrounds, building it into an organization that helped as many as 100,000 children a year through camps and fundraisers. Among the big-time athletic figures listed as honorary directors were Cal Ripken Jr., Arnold Palmer, former Pittsburgh Steeler Franco Harris and Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid. President George H.W. Bush praised the group as a “shining example” of charity work in a 1990 letter. (Sandusky’s reaction: “It’s about time, George! This is long overdue,” he recalled in his autobiography, “Touched.”) But prosecutors said that running the charity gave Sandusky “access to hundreds of boys, many of whom were vulnerable due to their social situations.” He invited youngsters for overnight sleepovers at his home and took them to restaurants and bowl games. He wrestled in the swimming pool with kids who craved the attention. And he gave them gifts: golf clubs, sneakers, dress clothes, a computer
Complaints The good-guy aura around Sandusky was so great that when some children questioned behavior that didn’t seem right, no one took the complaints seriously. Troy Craig recalled attending a weeklong sleepaway camp run by The Second Mile on the Penn State campus in the early 1990s. He was never sexually abused, but in other ways the coach’s behavior seemed inappropriate at the time, said Craig, 33, who is now a disc jockey in State College. Sandusky “had a way of, whether it was a hug or a hand on the leg in the car as we were driving, or just a way of putting his arm around you,” Craig said. “I said this back then to people I knew. Everybody found it hard to believe, or that I was overreacting. I remember feeling as if I was the only one that thought anything was amiss.” Through his attorney, Sandusky has maintained his innocence. Experts on pedophiles aren’t surprised by the stories that have shocked so many people. Richard J. Gelles, dean of the school of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and author of several books on abuse and violence in families, said pedophiles typically engage in a “grooming” process in which they select a potential victim and proceed to “break down the inhibitions and establish trust.” Gelles said it is no accident so many people saw a “good” Jerry Sandusky. Sandusky “covered himself by being so beloved that nobody would think he would do something as awful as this,” Gelles said. The mother of one alleged victim told the Centre Daily Times that that disconnect enraged her. “I just lived with this for so long, and it killed me when people talked about him like he was a god, and I knew he was a monster,” said the woman, whose name has not been released. ! Penn State falls to
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all the ways to be smart,” said former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. The debate occurred less than two months before the formal selection of national convention delegates begins on Jan. 3 in the Iowa caucuses, with the race remarkably unsettled. Romney has been at or near the top of the public opinion polls for months, while a succession of rivals vying to emerge as his principal challenger has risen and fallen in turn. The latest soundings show Cain the current leader in that sweepstakes, although Gingrich has risen significantly in national polls in recent weeks as Perry has fallen back.
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Safer K-10 Cable median barriers are a good first step, but increased enforcement of traffic laws on Kansas Highway 10 also is needed.
y this time next year, installation of cable median barriers could be complete along two particularly dangerous stretches of Kansas Highway 10 between Eudora and Overland Park. It is hoped that the Kansas Department of Transportation project, estimated to cost $800,000, will help reduce the number of so-called crossover accidents on the busy highway that links Lawrence with the greater Kansas City area. Obviously, no cable will completely solve the problem. But the cables will be a start. Lobbying for new safety measures on K-10 began last April, soon after a 5-year-old Eudora boy was killed when a vehicle crossed the median and smashed head-on into the minivan in which the boy was riding. The driver of the vehicle that crossed into oncoming traffic also died in Drivers who speed the accident. The family of or drive impaired on the boy, Cainan K-10 must be told in Shutt, advocated no uncertain terms for “Cables for that there are severe Cainan” and were penalties for putting joined by many others on their other drivers and mission. Eudotheir passengers at ra Mayor Scott risk. It’s time for Hopson wrote even more voices to a letter to Gov. Sam Brownback join Cainan Shutt’s asking the govfamily in the lobby to direct for a safety corridor ernor KDOT to install designation. cable along 23 miles of median from Lawrence to Interstate 435 in Johnson County. KDOT formed a committee of officials and residents from Douglas and Johnson counties to discuss the issue. And while the entire 23 miles won’t get cables, KDOT’s decision last week to install the cables along four miles of the highway is a great initial step. If the cables indeed save lives, the state should review whether to install them along the other 19 miles of the highway. However, a troubling question remains: Is the road the problem or are drivers the problem? Often, the answer is drivers. Many drivers are speeding. There’s no doubt about that. And some drivers are intoxicated or high. Law enforcement reports following accidents corroborate that. So what’s the plan to address those issues? It appears KDOT will lobby the Kansas Legislature to designate K-10 as a highway safety corridor to make the road eligible for increased enforcement of traffic laws — and higher fines for people who break those laws. Drivers who speed or drive impaired on K-10 must be told in no uncertain terms that there are severe penalties for putting other drivers and their passengers at risk. It’s time for even more voices to join Cainan Shutt’s family in the lobby for a safety corridor designation. This is a message that Kansas legislators must hear.
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WASHINGTON — The Stolen Valor Act of 2005, a compound of political pandering and moral exhibitionism, was whooped through the Senate, aka the “world’s greatest deliberative body,” by unanimous consent; the House, joining the stampede, passed it by a voice vote. So Xavier Alvarez now hopes the Supreme Court will save him from punishment for lying. And his is not the only case arising from government supervising speech that is demonstrably, or arguably, inaccurate. The Stolen Valor Act allows fines and imprisonment for anyone who falsely claims to have been awarded any military decoration or medal authorized by Congress, with the severest sentences for claiming the highest honors. Alvarez, having won a seat on a California water district board of directors, introduced himself to other members by saying: “I’m a retired Marine of 25 years. I retired in the year 2001. Back in 1987, I was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. I got wounded many times by the same guy.” All this was rubbish. Leaving aside the question of how exactly Alvarez’s shabby behavior stole any hero’s valor, the constitutional question remains: Is the Stolen Valor Act compatible with the First Amendment, which the Supreme Court has held does not protect only truthful speech? The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals says no. And the Supreme Court has held that “constitutional protection does not turn
Another problematic case is percolating in Ohio, where the government can fine or imprison candidates or other participants in the political process who violate the state’s ‘false statement’ law.” upon the truth, popularity or social utility of the ideas and beliefs which are offered.” Given that some false statements are constitutionally protected, which kinds are not? Defamatory statements are not, if they are made with a culpable state of mind and if they injure another person. When Justice Elena Kagan was a law professor, she noted “the near absolute protection given to false but nondefamatory statements of fact outside the commercial realm.” But Alvarez defamed no one, and it is unclear how his fabrications about himself caused America’s armed forces reputational harm. Furthermore, his lies did not fit any of the other four traditional categories of unprotected speech:
obscenity, fraud, incitement, and speech integral to criminal conduct. Another problematic case is percolating in Ohio, where the government can fine or imprison candidates or other participants in the political process who violate the state’s “false statement” law, which says: No person shall “make a false statement concerning the voting record of a candidate or public official” or “disseminate a false statement concerning a candidate, either knowing the same to be false or with reckless disregard of whether it was false or not,” if the statement is intended to influence an election. Former Rep. Steve Driehaus, a Cincinnati Democrat who considers himself pro-life, says he lost his 2010 re-election bid because the pro-life Susan B. Anthony List, through its political action committee, ran ads saying — falsely, Driehaus insists — that when he voted for Barack Obama’s health care legislation he voted for taxpayer funding of abortion. Ohio’s law had a chilling effect on political speech when a billboard company, aware of Driehaus’ complaints, refused the SBA List’s business. The SBA List did, however, run radio ads against Driehaus. A judge has ruled that his suit against the SBA List, charging “substantial economic and reputational harm” due to defamation, can go to trial. The SBA List is challenging the constitutionality of the false statement law.
Until the eve of the House vote on the health care legislation, Driehaus and about a dozen other pro-life Democrats vowed to oppose the health care bill unless abortion language was changed. It was not, so the president, trying to provide cover for those Democrats, agreed to issue an executive order purportedly limiting funding of abortions under the legislation. But the president of Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion provider, contentedly dismissed the order as merely “a symbolic gesture.” The National Right to Life Committee, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and other pro-life forces grimly agreed. Now, suppose Driehaus and the right-to-life groups are equally sincere in their opposite interpretations of what the health care law permits or requires regarding public funding of abortion. Should an Ohio government panel composed of political appointees be empowered to determine that the SBA List’s contention was intentionally or recklessly false? For weeks before the election, voters heard Driehaus’ dispute with the SBA List, then voted against him. Isn’t that how political arguments should be settled? Or did voters, to the extent that they expressed support for the SBA List’s interpretation of the facts of the health care law, somehow violate the false statement law? — George Will is a columnist for Washington Post Writers Group.
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Mississippi makes a statement Moral clarity is one of the most seductive traits of social conservatism. Those of us outside that ideology may struggle to untie the Gordian knot of complex moral issues, may wrestle conscience in hopes of compromise, may construct arguments in tenuous terms of, “If this, then that, but if the other thing, then ...” Social conservatives countenance no such irresolution. On issue after issue — same-sex marriage, gun control, Muslim rights — they fly straight as a bullet to their final conclusion, usually distillable to the width of a bumper sticker. So last week’s election result in Mississippi comes as a seismic shock. By a significant margin — 58 percent to 42 percent — voters rejected an anti-abortion amendment to the state constitution defining the fertilized human egg as a person, with all the rights and protections attendant thereto. That bears repeating. Mississippi, after all, is the Deep South of the Deep South, ranked the most conservative state in the union in a 2011 Gallup poll. Yet, given a chance to essentially outlaw abortion and set up a Roe v. Wade showdown in the Supreme Court, the state said an emphatic “no.” Granted, this came in the context of voters around the country rejecting a number of conservatism’s more extreme ideas, including the defeat of an Ohio measure limiting the collective bargaining rights of public workers. Still, the Mississippi vote stands out. Opponents argued — and voters apparently agreed
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Nobody ‘likes’ abortion. Nobody, not even the most ardent defender of choice, disputes the sacredness of human life. But we balance that against the conviction that there is something totalitarian in the idea the state can force a woman to bear a child that she, for whatever reason — incest, rape, illness, deformity or grinding poverty — does not wish to bear.”
— that conferring personhood upon a fertilized egg would have far-reaching implications, affecting not only a woman’s right to an abortion but also her right to use birth control, get pregnant through in-vitro fertilization, or receive treatment in the event of pregnancy complications. And yet, isn’t that exactly what anti-abortion forces have always argued, life begins at conception? It is telling that, given a chance to enshrine that
belief into law (and confront all the new moral conundrums that would entail), Mississippi rejected it instead. Moral clarity is inherently more compelling than moral irresolution, the starkness of black and white preferable to the foggy opacity of the grays. Unfortunately for them, it is precisely in the grays where those who support a woman’s right to choose are required to make their stand. Nobody “likes” abortion. Nobody, not even the most ardent defender of choice, disputes the sacredness of human life. But we balance that against the conviction that there is something totalitarian in the idea the state can force a woman to bear a child that she, for whatever reason — incest, rape, illness, deformity or grinding poverty — does not wish to bear. Most of us will never have to make that call, for which most of us should be thankful. And many of us believe the best thing we can do is leave it at that, leave the decision in the hands of the women it affects and wish them Godspeed. But some would arrogate that decision unto the state under the guise of moral clarity. The Mississippi vote, then, is instructive. It finds the nation’s most conservative state essentially conceding that moral clarity is sometimes as false as it is seductive — and that there are some calls the state cannot and should not make. There’s a word for that belief: pro-choice. — Leonard Pitts Jr. is a columnist for the Miami Herald.
Two weeks earlier, a clerk at the Kansas University Student Union YEARS Bookstore had AGO found a brown IN 1971 paper package containing $11,400. Shortly after the discovery, Stanley J. Schaake had approached university officials asking if the package had been found. Although Schaake was able to identify the exact amount of money in the package, “he was told he would have to establish proof of ownership.”
From the Lawrence Daily Journal-World for Nov. 13, 1911: YEARS “The ‘trade at AGO home’ slogan reIN 1911 ceived its first big impetus yesterday from the women of Lawrence when Mrs. F. H. Smithmeyer in a short but forcible talk before the Federation of Women’s clubs, showed those present why they should trade at home and why it is not right to go away from Lawrence to make purchases. Mrs. Smithmeyer said in part that modern travel has greatly facilitated the shopping away from home habit, as the conveniences of the present day remove many of the obstacles that used to exist when women thought of traveling away from home even for a day.” — Compiled by Sarah St. John
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McCook 59/32 Oberlin 61/33 Goodland 60/32
Manhattan 61/40 Topeka 62/43
Russell Salina 62/36 65/41
Great Bend 63/36 Dodge City 65/39
Garden City 65/35 Liberal 70/38
Kansas City 61/49 Lawrence Kansas City 60/46 60/41
Chillicothe 59/42 Marshall 60/49 Sedalia 62/52
Hutchinson 62/40 Wichita Pratt 64/46 65/41
St. Joseph 58/40
Concordia 60/38 Hays 62/34
Grand Island 56/33
Coffeyville Joplin 68/55 66/59
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Today Mon. Today Mon. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Atchison 58 41 pc 61 33 pc Independence 68 54 pc 65 37 c Fort Riley 61 40 pc 60 30 pc Belton 60 48 pc 61 40 c Olathe 61 48 pc 61 39 c Burlington 63 46 pc 64 36 c Osage Beach 66 56 c 69 43 r Coffeyville 68 55 pc 65 37 c 60 43 pc 62 36 pc Concordia 60 38 pc 58 32 pc Osage City Ottawa 60 46 pc 61 38 c Dodge City 65 39 pc 59 31 s 64 46 pc 62 34 pc Holton 60 43 pc 61 35 pc Wichita Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice.
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Los Angeles 70/57
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Atlanta 68/52 El Paso 67/47
On Nov. 13, 1989, the temperature in Charleston, S.C., rose to 92 degrees, obliterating the previous record of 81 degrees set in 1972.
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Cotton has bright future in Kansas HUTCHINSON (AP) — Even while many of the crops in southwest Kansas died under this summer’s relentless drought, some cotton farmers are seeing a bright future for their crop. While dryland cotton fared nearly as poorly as wheat and corn, irrigated cotton thrived in the heat. Cotton gin operators and cotton farmers say the crop uses between one-half and one-third of the water that corn requires. And they say that could become important in the future, if the drought lingers and water reserves continue to decline. The Hutchinson News reports that corn is still the crop of choice by a wide margin. The Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service says more than 4 million acres were planted to corn last spring, compared with only 67,000 acres of cotton.
-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s National Summary: A weak cold front passing through the Great Lakes will produce showers from Michigan through western Tennessee today. Snow flurries will occur across the northern Plains while a storm moving through the northern Rockies will spark valley rain and mountain snow. Today Mon. Today Mon. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Memphis 74 63 c 76 57 pc Albuquerque 59 38 c 53 36 s Miami 80 73 pc 83 73 pc Anchorage 28 13 c 21 6 s Milwaukee 58 42 c 53 38 r Atlanta 68 52 pc 70 59 s Minneapolis 48 34 c 50 30 pc Austin 78 67 pc 73 48 t Nashville 70 57 c 70 60 pc Baltimore 64 44 s 67 50 c Birmingham 68 56 pc 73 63 pc New Orleans 78 65 pc 80 68 pc New York 62 52 s 64 54 c Boise 48 33 pc 50 34 c Omaha 55 35 pc 55 32 pc Boston 60 49 s 65 53 c Orlando 80 60 s 83 64 s Buffalo 60 50 c 61 52 r 62 49 s 66 54 c Cheyenne 50 30 pc 49 29 pc Philadelphia Phoenix 67 52 c 68 52 s Chicago 58 43 c 56 39 r Pittsburgh 62 49 pc 66 52 r Cincinnati 66 55 c 69 53 r Portland, ME 56 41 s 59 46 c Cleveland 62 53 c 67 52 r Portland, OR 52 43 c 53 43 c Dallas 78 65 pc 69 50 r 56 34 pc 57 32 pc Denver 53 31 c 60 28 pc Reno 64 53 s 71 54 pc Des Moines 56 39 pc 57 35 pc Richmond Sacramento 66 42 pc 65 42 pc Detroit 61 46 c 56 49 r 68 57 c 73 50 r El Paso 67 47 c 63 43 pc St. Louis Salt Lake City 46 33 sh 51 32 pc Fairbanks 4 -12 sf -4 -16 c San Diego 66 56 c 62 56 pc Honolulu 84 69 s 83 69 s Houston 80 67 pc 82 66 pc San Francisco 62 48 pc 61 49 pc Seattle 50 42 c 49 40 c Indianapolis 62 55 c 67 51 r Spokane 44 30 c 38 24 c Kansas City 60 46 pc 61 38 c Tucson 66 44 c 64 44 s Las Vegas 60 48 pc 63 48 s Tulsa 74 59 pc 67 40 c Little Rock 76 61 c 76 54 r 64 52 s 68 54 pc Los Angeles 70 57 c 69 55 pc Wash., DC National extremes yesterday for the 48 contiguous states High: Falfurrias, TX 86° Low: Panguitch, UT 6°
Wet snow because it contains much more water.
New York 62/52 Washington 64/52
LAWRENCE ALMANAC Through 7 p.m. Saturday.
Lawrence Veterans Day 5k Run/Walk, starts at 8:30 a.m. in the Burge Union parking lot, 1601 Irving Hill Road. Movie Book Club for 8to 12-year-olds, 1-3 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. “Impolite Comedy,” a production of Baker University’s Department of Music and Theatre, 2 p.m., Rice Auditorium on the Baldwin City campus. “All My Sons,” 2:30 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theater, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. Chocolate and Tea at Three, 3 p.m., Marriott Springhill Suites, 1 Riverfront Plaza. Talk by author Scott Crow, 3-5 p.m., Solidarity! Revolutionary Center and Radical Library, 1204 Oread Ave. Visiting Artist Series: Sarah Plum, violin, 5 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. Texas Hold’em Tournament, free entry, weekly prizes, 8 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass. Karaoke Sunday, 11 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H.
Charles Hoag’s 80th Birthday Bash, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. Lawrence Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m., school district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive. Eudora City Council meeting, 7 p.m., Eudora City Hall, 4 E. Seventh St. Dollar Bowling, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., Royal Crest Lanes, 933 Iowa.
Red Dog’s Dog Days fall workout, 6 a.m., Memorial Stadium at Kansas University. Celebration of America Recycles Day, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, 5:15 p.m., 536 Fireside Court, Suite B. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 843-7359. Red Dog’s Dog Days fall workout, 6 p.m., intramural fields on east side of Robinson Gymnasium at Kansas University. Lonnie Ray’s open jam session, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third St. Lawrence City Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St. Free English as a Second Language class, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Affordable community Spanish class, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Tuesday Concert: Mojo National Band, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Free swing dancing les-
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Smackdown! trivia at the Bottleneck Andy Morton hosts this weekly trivia institution at the Bottleneck, 737 N.H., with a winning combination of (humorous) contempt for the audience and casual certainty that comes with a seasoned host. Contestants put their knowledge to the test through two rounds of questions on pop culture, trivia and academia for a shot at a cash prize. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., sign-in is at 8, and the $5 cover will go into the winners’ pot. sons and dance, 8-11 p.m., Kansas Room in the Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. Poker Night, 8 p.m., Applebee’s, 2520 Iowa. Trivia Night at the Jayhawker, 8-10 p.m., Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass. Teller’s Family Night, 746 Mass., 9 p.m.-midnight. Tuesday Night Karaoke, 9 p.m., Wayne & Larry’s Sports Bar & Grill, 933 Iowa. Live jazz at The Casbah, 9 p.m., 803 Mass.
ECM University-Community Forum, “Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Inmate Re-entry Program,” noon, Ecumenical Campus Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, noon, 536 Fireside Court, Suite B. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 8437359. Welcome to Medicare information session, noon, Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt. Wonder Words: the show! 3:30-4:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Billy Spears and the Beer Bellies, 6 p.m., Johnny’s Tavern, 401 N. Second St. Douglas County Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Mass. NAMI-Douglas County meeting, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Poetry Social: “Homecoming,” 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Conroy’s Trivia, 7:30 p.m., Conroy’s Pub, 3115 W. Sixth St. Free salsa lessons, 8:309:30 p.m., Taste Lounge, 804 W. 24th St. Pride Night, 9 p.m., Wilde’s Chateau, 2412 Iowa. Summer salsa, 9:30 p.m., Esquina, 801 Mass. Dollar Bowling, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., Royal Crest Lanes, 933 Iowa.
Red Dog’s Dog Days fall workout, 6 a.m., Memorial Stadium at Kansas University. Medicare Part D enrollment assistance, 9 a.m.noon, Robert’s Drug Store, 112 N. Eighth St., Baldwin City. Diplomat’s Forum: Anthony Amunategui Abad, 4:30 p.m., Green Hall, KU School of Law, 1535 W. 15th St. Red Dog’s Dog Days fall workout, 6 p.m., intramural fields on east side of Robinson Gymnasium at Kansas University. Artist Talk: Alex Lukas on The Visual City, 7 p.m., Spooner Hall, 1340 Jayhawk Blvd. Junkyard Jazz Band, 7 p.m., American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth St. Free English as a Second Language class, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Affordable community Spanish class, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Humanities Lecture Series, “A Man is Shot: The Cold War Meaning of a Cinematic Technique,” 7:30 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss. University Dance Company, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive. KU Saxophone Quartet Recital, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. “All My Sons,” 7:30 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theater, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. Jazz Festival concert, 7:30 p.m., Rice Auditorium at Baker University, 404 Eighth St. Poker Night, 8 p.m., Applebee’s, 2520 Iowa. Team trivia, 9 p.m., Johnny’s West, 721 Wakarusa Drive.
Jazz Festival, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Rice Auditorium at Baker University, 404 Eighth St. Medicare Part D enrollment assistance, 9 a.m.noon, Drury Place, 1510 St. Andrews Drive. Humanities Lecture Series Conversation, “Reform and Resistance in the American University,” Louis Menand, 10 a.m., Hall Center for the Humanities, 900 Sunnyside Ave. New Horizons Band Concert, 4:30 p.m., Presbyterian Manor, 1429 Kasold Drive. Helianthus: Music by KU Faculty Composers, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. University Dance Company, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive. “All My Sons,” 7:30 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theater, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. Loaded For Bear No. 2: In The Woods, 8 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Billy Ebeling & The Late For Dinner Band, 9 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third St.
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Amazing challenge The Husman family of Lawrence joined the Schoettlin family of Springfield, Mo., in a corn maze challenge Oct. 15 in Liberty, Mo. There were four paths totaling close to eight miles. Back row, from left, are Hayden Husman, 12, Evan Schoettlin, 4, Bruce Husman, Samantha Maxwell, 2, Scott Schoettlin and Noah Schoettlin, 2; front row, Morgan Husman, 11, Madison Husman and Fanny Schoettlin. Sher Wilde submitted the photo.
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BAYLOR 31, KANSAS 30, OT
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KANSAS OFFENSIVE LINEMAN TANNER HAWKINSON FINDS HIMSELF in the middle of the rush of Baylor players as they celebrate their overtime victory after a failed two-point conversion by the Jayhawks led to a 31-30, OT victory by the Bears on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
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KU goes for it, doesn’t get it By Matt Tait email@example.com
Kansas University’s football team played well for three quarters, fell apart for a fourth and, somehow, still had a chance to win Saturday afternoon against the No. 25 team in the BCS standings in front of 35,188 fans at Memorial Stadium. After the game, none of that mattered. All anyone wanted to talk about was the final play in KU’s latest loss, a failed two-point conversion attempt that helped Baylor survive with a 31-30 overtime victory. “I’m gonna say this, and I want everybody to understand,” said lineman Jeff Spikes, one of 15 seniors who played the final home game of their careers. “I support and I appreciate (KU coach Turner Gill) calling that two-point conversion because we could’ve easily come out and kicked the (extra point) and, to me, that showed that we are not
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no punks. We are not gonna sit down and let anyone run over us. You’re gonna have to work for it. You’re gonna have to beat me. I commend him, and I appreciate that he gave us the opportunity to go out and take that victory. Even though we came up on the losing end, I appreciate it, and I support it, and I’m glad he did it.” That the Jayhawks (2-8 overall, 0-7 Big 12) were even in that position in the first place KANSAS SAFETY KEESTON TERRY AND BAYLOR seemed both right and wrong. For starters, the Jayhawks RECEIVER TEVIN REESE, FRONT, wait on a final — who entered Saturday as touchdown pass during the fourth quarter. Reese made the catch, and the extra point Please see KANSAS, page 6B helped put the game into overtime.
With one more successful play from his offense Saturday, Kansas University football coach Turner Gill could have ended a seven-game losing streak, made irrelevant blowing a 21-point fourth-quarter lead and drawn praise for having had the guts to fly in the face of conventional wisdom. It didn’t work out for him, of course, and Baylor won Saturday’s game in Memorial Stadium, 31-30, in overtime. Not much has worked out during Gill’s two years as the football coach. Not the decision to leave the names off the jerseys. Not the word of the week. Not the beginning, a 6-3 loss to FCS opponent North Dakota State in his debut. Not the end, a losing streak of eight games and counting. Not the blowouts — his teams have lost as many games by 42 points or more as they have won by any margin — and
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not the 5-17 record, 1-14 in Big 12 games. Not even big leads — 20-0 against Texas Tech, 24-3 against Baylor — work out for Gill, who took Saturday’s setback particularly hard. One bold play could have made this one different. After Jordan Webb beautifully executed in understated fashion a fake handoff to James Sims, and the linebacker bit, leaving open tight end Tim Biere for a touchdown on the Please see KEEGAN, page 7B
Senior Teahan off to red-hot start for KU basketball By Gary Bedore email@example.com
Kansas University senior off guard Conner Teahan, who made 13 of 16 shots in the exhibition season for 81.3 percent, drained four of five attempts in Friday’s 100-54 regular-season opening rout of Towson. That’s 17 baskets in 21 tries, good for an unheard-of 81 percent, if anybody’s counting. “I don’t think about it,” Teahan, a 6-foot-6, 212-pounder out of Kansas City (Mo.) Rockhurst, said of his red-hot shooting,
which included seven threepointers in 10 tries in two exhibitions and three of four threes versus Towson. “I can hit 10 or 12 in a row, and, to be honest with you, the last shot has nothing to do with the shot I’m going to take. That’s the mind-set I try to have.” Teahan, who had scored just 81 points total in his first three seasons at KU, red-shirted last season with a big senior year in mind. Barring some unforeseen circumstance, he’s expected to be part of the rotation all year long.
I just dream of helping Kansas win. That’s something I have had the opportunity to do this year.” — Kansas senior off guard Conner Teahan He enters Tuesday’s marquee game against Kentucky (8 p.m., New York’s Madison Square Garden) as potentially a key factor in the game. “I just dream of helping Kansas win. That’s something I
have had the opportunity to do this year,” Teahan said, asked if playing a meaningful role in a game in the Garden classifies as a dream come true. “Hopefully that’s something I will continue to have the opportunity to do. That’s just kind of my dream. Yes, playing big games like this, Kansas versus Kentucky ... that’s what you live for as a basketball player, and playing in the Garden, those things combined are huge.” Teahan likely will spend some time Tuesday guarding 6-4 sophomore Doron Lamb,
who figures to play in the NBA someday. Lamb scored 15 points (three threes, eight assists) in UK’s 108-58 blowout victory over Marist on Friday. “It’s definitely a big opportunity for me, but it’s a big opportunity for our team,” Teahan said. “It’s a big opportunity for us to show how good our team defense is. Me by myself or anybody on our team by ourself is not going to be as effective against as talented a team as Kentucky. It’s going to have to
Conner Teahan has connected on 81 percent of his field-goal attempts in two exhibitions and one real game Please see TEAHAN, page 12B this season.
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Sanchez excited to be with Royals KANSAS CITY, MO. (AP) â€” Jonathan Sanchez walked through Kauffman Stadium on a blustery fall morning, bundled up in a black coat with a black stocking cap pulled onto his head. Heâ€™s certainly not in San Francisco anymore. Sanchez was traded from the Giants to Kansas City this week in a deal that gave the Royals the kind of front-line starter they lacked last season. They had to give up outfielder Melky Cabrera, but also got a minor league pitcher. The subject of trade speculation for years, Sanchez was the Giantsâ€™ best pitcher during the latter part of 2010, when they beat the Texas Rangers to win the World Series. He was 4-1 with a 1.03 ERA over his last seven outings, and finished the year with a 13-9 record and a 3.07 ERA. Now, heâ€™s heading to a franchise that hasnâ€™t made the playoffs since 1985. â€œItâ€™s exciting, you know?â€? Sanchez said Thursday. â€œItâ€™s exciting to make the playoffs, and thatâ€™s what we want, to be a young team that makes the playoffs.â€? Sanchez struggled most of last season, partly due to a case of biceps tendinitis, going 4-7 with a 4.26 ERA before missing the final month with a left ankle sprain.
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FORMER SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS PITCHER JONATHAN SANCHEZ WORKS against the Cleveland Indians on June 24, 2011. The lefthander was traded to the Kansas City Royals last week. But he said his arm feels good and his ankle is â€œnearly 100 percent,â€? which is good news for a Royals club that struggled to get its starting pitchers deep into games last season. Kansas Cityâ€™s starters logged the third-fewest innings of any staff in the American League. Sanchez certainly has electric stuff, with an overpowering fastball that racked up 205 strikeouts
in 1931â „3 innings two years ago. But heâ€™s also had trouble controlling it, walking a league-high 96 batters the same season. â€œThatâ€™s the way I pitch,â€? he said. â€œSo long as they donâ€™t score, Iâ€™m fine with that.â€? The Royals will be, too. General manager Dayton Moore thought highly enough of Sanchez to deal away Cabrera, who put together a career year in
center field, to land the 28-yearold left-hander. Moore said he hopes that Sanchez can develop into a dependable anchor for a young starting rotation. Luke Hochevar is just 28 years old, and rookie Danny Duffy is 22, with several other prospects expected to contend for spots on the major league roster in spring training. The Royals arenâ€™t necessarily done adding to their pitching staff this offseason, though Moore said no announcements are imminent. Sanchez, Hochevar, Duffy and Felipe Paulino are considered locks for four of the starting jobs, leaving a cadre of players trying for the fifth spot. Relievers Luis Mendoza, Aaron Crow and Everett Teaford could move into the rotation, and left-handed prospect Mike Montgomery will get a long look in spring training after spending last season at Triple-A Omaha. The Royals also could sign Bruce Chen, who led them in wins the past two seasons and is currently a free agent. Both sides have expressed interest in a deal. For now, the Royals are happy to have Sanchez in the fold. And after spending the last few years hearing his name mentioned in trade rumors, Sanchez seems happy to be in Kansas City.
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TODAY â€˘ Soccer vs. Georgia in NCAA Tournament, noon â€˘ Womenâ€™s basketball vs. Western Michigan, 2 p.m.
SPORTS ON TV TODAY NFL Kansas City v. Denver Chicago v. Detroit N.Y. Jets v. N. England
Time noon 3:15 p.m. 7:15 p.m.
Net CBS Fox NBC
College Basketball Vandy v. Cleveland St. UNC Asheville v. UNC Georgia v. B. Green Arizona v. Ball State Cal. v. G. Washington
Time 1 p.m. 3 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
Net ESPNU ESPNU ESPNU FCSP ESPNU
Cable 35, 235 35, 235 35, 235 146 35, 235
Womenâ€™s Basketball Time W. Michigan v. Kansas 2 p.m. Tenn. v. Pepperdine 3 p.m.
Net Knology FCSA
Cable 6 144
Auto Racing Time Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 6:30 a.m.
Cable 150, 227
College Soccer ACC championship Big East championship MVC championship Conference USA
Time 11 a.m. 11 a.m. 1 p.m. 1 p.m.
Net ESPNU CBSSN FSN CBSSN
Cable 35, 235 143, 243 36, 236 143, 243
College Hockey Time Bost. College v. Bost. U. 3 p.m.
Cable 143, 243
Green Bay v. Minnesota 7:30 p.m.
Syracuse v. Manhattan 6 p.m. Kansas St. v. Loyola (Chi.) 7 p.m. Notre Dame v. Detroit 8 p.m. UNLV v. Nevada 9 p.m. USC v. Nebraska 9:30 p.m. Washington v. Portland 9 p.m. Stanford v. Fresno St. 10 p.m. Gonzaga v. Wash. St. 11 p.m.
ESPNU FSN ESPNU CBSSN FCSA FCSP ESPNU ESPN
Montreal v. Buffalo
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STATE COLLEGE, PA. â€” They appeared in the tunnel at the appointed moment and entered the stadium in neat rows, file after file of football players walking unhurriedly with their arms linked together. On a normal football Saturday at Penn State, the home team enters in a rushing torrent of emotion, but this was not a normal football Saturday. It was like no game in the 125-year history of Penn State football. This was the game played after a week of horrible revelations close to the football program that had left their world unhinged. In a week during which the ground shook and opened up around this insular campus tucked among the central Pennsylvania hills, the list of what took place is still mind-boggling: A grand jury indicted a legendary former assistant coach for an unspeakable pattern of sexual abuse against children, and two high-ranking university officials were charged with lying about what they knew about it; head coach Joe Paterno and university president Graham Spanier were fired from their positions; a current assistant coach was vilified for failing to do more to stop a 2002 sexual assault he witnessed and had to be removed from the staff for his own safety, according to the university; and the football program became a national symbol of what could happen when collegiate athletics is allowed to exert too much power over the school it represents. That was quite a burden to carry into Beaver Stadium on Saturday, and itâ€™s no wonder the players linked arms to hold themselves together as they walked onto this familiar stage on a golden autumn afternoon. For Penn Stateâ€™s football community, this day was meant to show both sorrow and resolve, and it was a success in every regard except the final score â€” 17-14, Nebraska. The sins of the few affected the good intentions of the many and, on Saturday, the whole football community â€” and itâ€™s a big one â€” took the opportunity to come together and say just that. â€œWhat happened here, that wasnâ€™t us,â€? was their message. It was heard. The fans and the players and the remaining coaches and administrators did and said the right things before the intense scrutiny of the world. The real test of integrity, of course, is doing the right things when no one is watching, and some of their leaders let them down badly in that regard. â€œThis was a horrific thing and we all feel that way, but time heals all wounds,â€? assistant coach Jay Paterno said. How long a process, and how much time, is the unknown. Even on a perfect autumn afternoon, in this pretty how town in the country, before all these good people, it still felt as if there are many miles to stumble before the walking is ever normal again.
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Natsâ€™ Ramos speaks about two-day abduction VALENCIA, VENEZUELA â€” His eyes tearing up with emotion, Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos embraced his rescuers Saturday and said he had wondered whether he would survive a two-day kidnapping ordeal that ended when commandos swept into his captorsâ€™ mountain hideout. Ramos said that he was thankful to be alive a day after his rescue and that his final moments as a prisoner were hair-raising as police and the kidnappers exchanged heavy gunfire in the remote area where he was being held. He said his kidnappers had carefully planned the abduction and told him they were going to demand a large ransom. â€œI didnâ€™t know if I was going to get out of it alive,â€? Ramos told reporters at a police station in his hometown of Valencia, flanked by police investigators, National Guard commanders and Justice Minister Ramos Tareck El Aissami. â€œIt was very hard for me. It was very hard for my family.â€? El Aissami said authorities arrested four of the captors, all of them Venezuelan men in their 20s. A 60-year-old woman and a 74-year-old man were also arrested as accomplices for supplying the kidnappers with food from their home in the area, he said. The six suspects were led past journalists at the police station with black hoods over their heads. The authorities were still searching for at least four Colombian men who escaped during the rescue, El Aissami said. He didnâ€™t say whether anyone was wounded in the gunbattle. Ramos, 24, was seized at gunpoint outside his familyâ€™s home Wednesday night and whisked away in an SUV. It was the first known kidnapping of a Major League Baseball player in Venezuela, and the abduction set off an outpouring of candlelight vigils and public prayers at stadiums as well as outside Ramosâ€™ house.
Tiger pulls within two of lead SYDNEY â€” Tiger Woods is right in the middle of an Aussie-flavored championship Down Under. Looking more like he did the opening two rounds, Woods ran off three birdies on his front nine and to pull within two shots of Greg Chalmers heading to the back nine. Chalmers was at 11-under par through six holes, one shot ahead of Nick Oâ€™Hern. Woods was tied with Jason Day, who hit his opening tee shot into the water, and 54-hole leader John Senden. Most of the birdie chances come on the back nine of The Lakes, and Woodsâ€™ goal was to play a solid front nine to at least give himself a chance at winning for the first time in two years.
Federer reaches Paris finals PARIS â€” Roger Federer cruised past Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic 6-4, 6-3 Saturday to reach the Paris Masters final for the first time. The Swiss star will play either No. 6 JoWilfried Tsonga of France or unseeded American John Isner in the final.
Hornish Jr. wins Phoenix race AVONDALE, ARIZ. â€” Sam Hornish Jr. raced to his first NASCAR victory and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. took a big step toward the Nationwide Series season title when Elliott Sadler was taken out late at Phoenix International Raceway on Saturday. Hornish, a former IndyCar star, passed Stenhouse on a restart midway through the 200-mile race and stayed up front on several restarts to claim his first win in 141 career starts between the Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series.
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The majority of Kansas University women’s soccer players are about to embark on some uncharted territory: the NCAA Tournament. At noon today at Jayhawk Soccer Complex, an underclassman-heavy KU team will play host to Georgia in the first round. For everyone on the team but the seniors, it will be a new experience. The Jayhawks haven’t played in the postseason tourney since 2008, when this year’s seniors were just freshmen. However, KU only played two seniors — forward Kortney Clifton and midfielder Jordyn Perdue — in their last game. And they came off the bench. So the Jayhawks aren’t exactly loaded with tournament know-how. Bad news? Not according to coach Mark Francis. “I don’t think it’s that big of a deal,” the coach said. “You’re not really gonna do anything different than you did during the year, to be honest.” Kansas is 11-8-1 entering its tournament home game with Georgia (12-6-2), and the Jayhawks are ready to begin the postseason in front of the home fans. Sophomore defender Madi Hillis said she and her teammates are excited. “This is one of the goals we made at the beginning of the year,” she said of playing in the tournament. The funny thing about KU playing at home, though, is that the Jayhawks are just 4-5 this season on campus. In road and neutral games, they are 7-3-1. Said junior midfielder Whitney Berry: “For whatever reason, we were better on the road.” Francis had a pretty solid theory as to why that happened. “A big part of that is we’ve had some really, really tough games at home,” the coach said, giving examples of Flor-
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INGRID VIDAL, SHOWN AGAINST ORAL ROBERTS in this file photo from Sept. 25, leads the Jayhawks in goals heading into today’s NCAA Tournament opener against Georgia. ida, Tennessee, Texas A&M and Texas, games in which Kansas went 1-3. Berry, who leads the team with 13 assists, said the Jayhawks need to bring their road-game mentality at home against the Bulldogs. “As long as we come out hard, right away in the first half, we should be just as well off as we are in away games,” she said. Francis didn’t think the team’s home record would have any bearing on the outcome of its first-round game.
“I think the kids are pumped about being in the tournament,” Francis said, “but especially about being at home.” According to the coach, in his 13th season leading KU, Georgia is athletic up front and dangerous in the midfield. He compared the Bulldogs to Big 12 foes Texas A&M and Oklahoma State, which finished the regular season first and second in the conference standings. Berry said the Bulldogs won’t show KU anything it hasn’t seen this year.
“As long as we’re keeping up and defending,” she said, “we should be pretty good.” Freshman forward Ingrid Vidal leads Kansas this year with 11 goals. Sophomore midfielder Alexa Newfield leads Georgia with 15 goals and eight assists. This is the fifth trip to the NCAA Tournament for the Jayhawks, who are 4-4 in the postseason under Francis. In 2008, KU lost in the second round to Stanford.
BRIEFLY KU volleyball gets second league win
“I think we’re better than what we showed today,” KU assistant coach Michael LUBBOCK, TEXAS — Senior Whittlesey said. “It’s great to outside hitter Allison Maysee the senior Kara (Windisch) field tied a career-high with go out on probably her best 22 kills as Kansas University collegiate race and end things rebounded from a first-set loss on a high note. It’s tough to beat Texas Tech, 20-25, though, to know there’s still another cross country race this 25-19, 25-21, 25-16 in Big 12 season that we won’t be at.” volleyball on Saturday. Stowe, who hails from KU improved to 14-12 overall, 2-11 Big 12. Its other league Olathe, finished 20th overall (21:38.86) giving the senior her victory also was a four-setter against the Red Raiders (15-13, second-consecutive top-20 finish at the Midwest Regional 1-12). meet. Fellow senior Windisch Senior setter Nicole Tate was not far behind, finishing had 15 digs to match her 45 21st (21:39.61). For finishing assists — her fourth doublein the top 25, the duo earned double of the year. All-Region honors. Kansas will host No. 25 Bussing, a senior out of Oklahoma on Wednesday. Match time is 6 p.m., and it will Houston, concluded his KU cross country career with a be televised by Metro Sports. 32nd-place finish (32:07.40) to lead the KU men. The finish Kansas men 9th, marked the third-consecutive race Bussing has led his team women 8th in CC this year and a nearly 50-place improvement from his finish DEKALB, ILL. — Led by at last year’s Regional race. top-35 performances from Zarda (32:12.17) was KU’s Rebeka Stowe, Kara WinNo. 2 men’s finisher, coming in disch, Austin Bussing and at 34th. Zach Zarda, Kansas UniverThe regional meet concludes sity’s men placed eighth and the women ninth at the NCAA the Jayhawks’ season. Midwest Regional on Saturday ! Results on page 11B at the NIU North Course.
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KANSAS STATE TIGHT END TRAVIS TANNAHILL (80) CELEBRATES after his quarterback Collin Klein ran one yard to win against Texas A&M during overtime on Saturday in Manhattan. Kansas State won the game 53-50 in quadruple overtime.
MANHATTAN (AP) — Bill Snyder wonders whether his team is trying to get rid of him. All these dramatic finishes involving No. 17 Kansas State, including a four-overtime victory over Texas A&M on Saturday night, just might be too much for his 72-year-old heart to take. The Wildcats needed a late touchdown to beat Eastern Kentucky in their season opener, and a goal line stand on the road against Miami. They rallied to beat Baylor by a point, and overcame a big deficit to knock off Texas Tech earlier this season. “He says that every week, that we’re going to give him a heart attack,” cornerback David Garrett said with a sly smile. “Nah, we love him. We don’t want to get rid of him.” Especially the way he has the Wildcats rolling. Collin Klein threw for a career-high 281 yards, added 103 yards on the ground and accounted for six touchdowns Saturday night, the final one a sneak from a yard out in the fourth overtime to give Kansas State a dramatic 53-50 victory over the Aggies. Kansas State (8-2, 5-2 Big 12) rallied from a 10-point deficit in the final 6 minutes to send the game to overtime and eventually hand the Aggies (5-5, 3-4) their third consecutive loss. “It was a great game, but being on the losing end of it leaves a sour taste in my mouth,” Aggies coach Mike Sherman said. They had their chances. Texas A&M had the ball first in the fourth overtime and moved down to the Kansas State 3 before its drive stalled. Facing fourth-and-1, Sherman elected to play it safe and kick the chip-shot field goal, and that gave
He says that every week, that we’re going to give him a heart attack.” — Kansas State cornerback David Garrett on coach Bill Snyder and the Wildcats’ dramatic finishes Kansas State the opening it needed. Klein pounded forward for three yards on third-and-3 at the 18 for a first down, and a pass interference call on the Aggies’ Toney Hurd Jr. in the end zone gave Kansas State the ball at the 2. Klein went straight up the middle twice, getting across the goal line on his second try as the crowd erupted. The Wildcats poured off the sideline to celebrate the victory, piling up at the goal line before heading over to the student section on the east side of the stadium. The win was especially sweet for Snyder. Klein He was on the Kansas State sideline back in 1998, when the Wildcats lost to the Aggies in double overtime in Snyder the Big 12 championship game, costing them a chance to play for a national title. Cyrus Gray ran for 218 yards and two touchdowns, and Ryan Tannehill threw for 210 yards and three touchdowns for the Aggies, who lost in overtime to Missouri two weeks ago and fell to
Oklahoma last week. They’ll need to beat Kansas or Texas in their remaining games to become bowl eligible. The game was tied at 21 early in the fourth quarter when Kansas State’s John Hubert fumbled at his own 29. The Aggies’ Terrence Frederick recovered the ball, and Gray scored the go-ahead touchdown when he went virtually untouched right up the middle from 7 yards out. Gray sprang free for a 63yard run moments later, setting up a 17-yard field goal by Texas A&M’s Randy Bullock that made it 31-21 with 6:38 remaining. Accustomed to late-game pressure, Kansas State never buckled. Klein hit Chris Harper in stride for a 53-yard touchdown pass that pulled the Wildcats within a field goal with 5:49 left. The defense forced Texas A&M into three-and-out, and Kansas State took over at its own 32. Two 15-yard penalties on the defense helped the Wildcats move down field, and Anthony Cantele’s 44-yard field goal into a stiff breeze tied the game at 31. That’s how it remained at the end of regulation. The Wildcats had the ball first in overtime and took just three plays to score. Klein slithered up the middle from 9 yards out and fumbled shy of the goal line, but receiver Tramaine Thompson was there to recover it for a touchdown. The Aggies answered when Tannehill hit Jeff Fuller on a 9-yard slant route for a score. The teams traded field goals in the second overtime, and Klein wasted no time in the third. Dropping back to pass, he noticed the left side of the field clear out and took off in a dead sprint for the pylon, going untouched 25
STATISTICS Texas A&M 0 14 7 10 7 3 6 3 —50 Kansas St. 0 14 0 17 7 3 6 6 —53 Second Quarter TAM-R.Swope 6 pass from Tannehill (Bullock kick), 13:26. TAM-Showers 3 run (Bullock kick), 11:24. KSt-C.Klein 2 run (A.Cantele kick), 3:45. KSt-C.Klein 3 run (A.Cantele kick), :40. Third Quarter TAM-Gray 10 run (Bullock kick), 3:36. Fourth Quarter KSt-C.Klein 2 run (A.Cantele kick), 14:08. TAM-Gray 7 run (Bullock kick), 11:08. TAM-FG Bullock 17, 6:38. KSt-Harper 53 pass from C.Klein (A.Cantele kick), 5:49. KSt-FG A.Cantele 44, 2:12. First Overtime KSt-Thompson recovered fumble in end zone (A.Cantele kick). TAM-Fuller 9 pass from Tannehill (Bullock kick). Second Overtime TAM-FG Bullock 42. KSt-FG A.Cantele 38. Third Overtime KSt-C.Klein 25 run (pass failed). TAM-Nwachukwu 8 pass from Tannehill (pass failed). Fourth Overtime TAM-FG Bullock 20. KSt-C.Klein 1 run. A-46,204. TAM KSt First downs 22 21 Rushes-yards 43-272 52-130 Passing 210 281 Comp-Att-Int 27-46-1 17-27-1 Return Yards 58 37 Punts-Avg. 6-44.3 6-46.0 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 3-2 Penalties-Yards 10-96 1-5 Time of Possession 25:49 34:11 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Texas A&M, Gray 30-218, Tannehill 5-31, Malena 3-15, Showers 4-9, Team 1-(minus 1). Kansas St., C.Klein 35-103, Hubert 13-33, Pease 2-0, Team 1-(minus 2), Thompson 1-(minus 4). PASSING-Texas A&M, Tannehill 27-46-1210. Kansas St., C.Klein 17-27-1-281. RECEIVING-Texas A&M, R.Swope 9-58, Fuller 4-47, Nwachukwu 4-44, Hicks 3-14, Gray 3-13, Prioleau 2-18, Lamothe 2-16. Kansas St., Harper 4-134, Thompson 4-37, Hubert 4-20, Sexton 2-33, Tannahill 1-34, McDonald 1-15, S.Smith 1-8.
yards for the touchdown. The Wildcats failed to convert the 2-point try, and Texas A&M nearly made them pay. Faced with fourth-and-goal at the 8-yard line, Tannehill sidestepped a defender in the backfield and found Uzoma Nwachukwu in the corner of the end zone for the tie. But his throw to Fuller on the Aggies’ 2-point try bounced incomplete, sending the game to a fourth overtime. That’s all the Wildcats would need.
Mizzou shuts down No. 21 Texas, loses RB Josey COLUMBIA, MO. (AP) — In the final Big 12 meeting, Gary Pinkel got the best of Texas. Missouri’s coach didn’t seem all that euphoric about ending the school’s six-game losing streak in the series and knocking off the only conference school he hadn’t beaten heading into next year’s move to the SEC. For one thing, the Tigers likely lost the conference’s leading rusher for the rest of the year. Also, they’re only .500. “I don’t think off that field, ‘Gosh, I finally beat Texas!’” Pinkel said after Missouri’s 17-5 upset of the No. 21 Longhorns on Saturday. “I don’t do that. “This game, I don’t care who it is, this gives us a chance to have a really good season and accomplish some goals.”
Kendial Lawrence topped 100 yards with a touchdown in relief of Henry Josey and a defense burned for 697 yards at Baylor a week earlier kept No. 21 Texas out of the end zone for the first time since 2004. Missouri won for only the second time in the last 17 times in the series. “I’m really disappointed offensively,” said Texas coach Mack Brown, who refused to lean on injuries as an excuse. “Even though they piled up today more than I think I’ve ever seen at one position, we still have to do our best to win the game,” the coach added. Pinkel said Josey was undergoing an MRI exam but didn’t expect positive news. Coming off four straight games with 125 or more rushing yards, Josey was held to 19 yards on 11 carries.
Before Josey was carted off in the third quarter Brown came across the field to check on the sophomore from Angleton, Texas. Josey also missed the last nine minutes of the first half after an apparent helmet-to-helmet hit. Missouri upset a ranked team for the second time this season after beating Texas A&M on Oct. 29. The Tigers finish against Texas Tech, whipped 66-6 by Oklahoma State on Saturday, and Kansas in search of a seventh straight bowl bid. James Franklin completed his first 10 passes and ran for a 2-yard touchdown for the Tigers (5-5, 3-4), who beat Texas for the first time since 1997. Lawrence had 106 yards on 18 carries with a 35-yard score in the second quarter.
STATISTICS Texas 3 0 2 0— 5 Missouri 0 14 3 0—17 First Quarter Tex-FG Tucker 27, 8:32. Second Quarter Mo-Franklin 2 run (Barrow kick), 8:46. Mo-Lawrence 35 run (Barrow kick), 4:43. Third Quarter Mo-FG Barrow 19, 7:15. Tex-Safety, 3:31. A-61,323. Tex Mo First downs 13 19 Rushes-yards 29-76 45-152 Passing 171 186 Comp-Att-Int 16-36-1 18-26-0 Return Yards 21 27 Punts-Avg. 9-40.3 8-49.0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 1-1 Penalties-Yards 4-38 3-20 Time of Possession 29:30 30:30 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Texas, Hills 11-35, Monroe 7-30, Whittaker 4-15, C.Johnson 2-3, Ash 5-(minus 7). Missouri, Lawrence 18-106, Franklin 13-33, Josey 11-19, Team 1-(minus 1), Moore 2-(minus 5). PASSING-Texas, Ash 13-29-1-158, McCoy 3-7-0-13. Missouri, Franklin 18-26-0-186. RECEIVING-Texas, Davis 4-31, Goodwin 3-57, Hills 3-26, Irby 2-18, Onyegbule 1-20, Grant 1-14, Terrell 1-3, Monroe 1-2. Missouri, Moe 5-74, Egnew 3-30, J.Jackson 3-28, Kemp 2-17, Washington 2-10, Josey 2-7, Lawrence 1-20.
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TEXAS WIDE RECEIVER MIKE DAVIS, CENTER, IS WRAPPED UP by Missouri’s E.J. Gaines, right, Matt White, left, and Terrell Resonno during the fourth quarter on Saturday in Columbia, Mo.
Second-ranked Oklahoma State crushes Texas Tech, 66-6 LUBBOCK, TEXAS (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy trusts his secondranked Cowboys can handle the mounting pressure as they approach their final two games. After beating Texas Tech 66-6 on Saturday, No. 2 Oklahoma State is likely two more victories away from playing for the national title. “There is pressure. Each week I know you can feel it” said Gundy, whose team is 10-0 for the first time in school history. “But it’s our responsibility to manage it.” “But I believe in the leadership of this team, that they feel the importance of getting ready for the next game.” Brandon Weeden threw for 423 yards and five touchdowns and Joseph Randle ran for three more scores to lead Oklahoma State. The Cowboys, second in the BCS standings this week, next (7-0 Big 12) play at Iowa State before closing their season at home against Oklahoma in the Bedlam game. Weeden, who completed 31 of 37 passes, threw touchdown passes of 2, 27, 28, 48 and 66 yards, and had no interceptions before his
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OKLAHOMA STATE RUNNING BACK JOSEPH RANDLE CARRIES against Texas Tech on Saturday in Lubbock, Texas. backup came in late in the third quarter. Justin Blackmon and Josh Cooper each had more than 100 receiving yards. Weeden, 28, said the team isn’t listening to the chatter about their season. “Everyone has their opinion about where we are as a team,” he said. “But really and truly the guys in the locker room, they don’t buy into it.
We’re far enough along here, we’ve got something special going on, and they guys are just focused on getting better next week.” It was the Red Raiders’ most lopsided loss ever and the most points allowed in program history. Seth Doege completed 25 of 43 passes for a season-low 169 yards and an interception for Texas Tech (5-5, 2-5).
The Cowboys dominated from the start, going up 21-0 in the first quarter. They ran at will and Weeden wasn’t pressured much. He was sacked just once. “I wouldn’t trade him for anyone in the country,” Gundy said. “I know there are some good ones out there, but I wouldn’t put him on the trading block.” Stewart and Blackmon had two touchdowns each. Randle’s rushing scores went for 2, 1 and 10 yards, and he finished with 78 yards on 18 carries. Hershel Sims led the Cowboy with 109 yards on 13 carries. The Cowboys led the nation in takeaways coming into the game (31) and got three more against the Red Raiders. They scored off all three first-half turnovers by Texas Tech, including a fumbled kickoff return by the Red Raiders. Ben McRoy fumbled the ball into the end zone and teammate Kenny Williams recovered it momentarily when it rolled out onto the field. Williams lost the handle and couldn’t find the ball, which eventually was recov-
ered at the 3 and taken in for a score by Josh Stewart to make it 35-0. About two minutes earlier Stewart had caught a 27yard touchdown pass from Weeden to make it 21-0. He got another TD on a 66-yarder from Weeden just before the senior quarterback left the game. Texas Tech has lost three straight since winning 41-38 at Oklahoma, and has been outscored 159-33. “We got to a point about Oklahoma, we thought we were playing pretty good,” Red Raiders coach Tommy Tuberville said. “And then we come back the next week and we played flat and we just never recouped. We’ll find out a lot about ourselves the next two weeks.” It is the second time this season that the Cowboys have led by 49 points at half. Oklahoma State was up 56-7 against Kansas early last month in Stillwater. The 49-0 halftime score was the most points scored against Texas Tech in a half and the Red Raiders’ largest deficit since at least 2000. Texas Tech didn’t score until early in the third quarter.
STATISTICS Oklahoma St. 21 28 14 3—66 Texas Tech 0 0 6 0— 6 First Quarter OkSt-Blackmon 2 pass from Weeden (Sharp kick), 10:52. OkSt-Randle 2 run (Sharp kick), 5:19. OkSt-Stewart 27 pass from Weeden (Sharp kick), 1:42. Second Quarter OkSt-Anderson 28 pass from Weeden (Sharp kick), 14:37. OkSt-Stewart 3 fumble return (Sharp kick), 14:33. OkSt-Randle 1 run (Sharp kick), 5:33. OkSt-Randle 10 run (Sharp kick), :37. Third Quarter TT-Douglas 37 fumble return (pass failed), 13:04. OkSt-Blackmon 48 pass from Weeden (Sharp kick), 11:32. OkSt-Stewart 66 pass from Weeden (Sharp kick), 3:53. Fourth Quarter OkSt-FG Sharp 37, 10:13. A-57,205. OkSt TT First downs 31 16 Rushes-yards 39-183 30-101 Passing 454 169 Comp-Att-Int 33-41-0 25-44-1 Return Yards 12 0 Punts-Avg. 2-45.0 7-44.4 Fumbles-Lost 3-2 2-2 Penalties-Yards 3-24 5-42 Time of Possession 32:47 27:13 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Oklahoma St., H.Sims 13-109, Randle 18-78, J.Smith 5-13, Cl.Chelf 2-(minus 7), Weeden 1-(minus 10). Texas Tech, D.Washington 11-47, Crawford 7-26, K.Williams 8-22, Doege 3-6, B.McRoy 1-0. PASSING-Oklahoma St., Weeden 31-370-423, Cl.Chelf 2-4-0-31. Texas Tech, Doege 25-43-1-169, Karam 0-1-0-0. RECEIVING-Oklahoma St., J.Cooper 6-106, Blackmon 6-103, Anderson 6-63, Randle 6-18, T.Moore 4-31, Stewart 2-93, C.Moore 1-20, Paulsen 1-11, Co.Chelf 1-9. Texas Tech, D.Washington 4-41, E.Ward 4-36, Torres 4-31, Marquez 4-23, Franks 4-13, Moore 3-21, Fisher 1-2, K.Williams 1-2.
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PENN STATE PLAYERS DEREK MOYE (6), QUINN BARHAM (67), DEVON STILL (71), AND DREW ASTORINO (28) LINK ARMS as they lead the team onto the field before the game against Nebraska on Saturday in State College, Pa.
Paterno-less Penn St. can’t rally vs. Huskers STATE COLLEGE, PA. (AP) — If they didn’t know better, fans in Happy Valley would have thought they were watching Joe Paterno’s team. No. 12 Penn State played tough defense and basic offense. The Nittany Lions fought back when they were down, trying to rally from a 17-point deficit against No. 19 Nebraska on Saturday. But on a day when the outcome was secondary, Penn State began the journey forward from a devastating scandal and the firing of Paterno with a draining loss, 1714 to the Cornhuskers. The game closed a tumultuous week that began with the arrest of former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky on shocking child sexual abuse charges. Major college football’s winningest coach was pushed out in the aftermath. “I was awful proud,” said interim coach Tom Bradley, who took over for the 84-year-old Paterno. “They got down 17-0. They didn’t quit. They hung tough.” No one would have blamed the Nittany Lions (8-2, 5-1 Big Ten) if they decided to pack it in. But they didn’t. Time expired after a fourth-down pass by Matt McGloin fell harmlessly to the ground. McGloin and his teammates soon turned toward the tunnel to file back to the locker room. Most were silent. Bradley Some had blank stares. Afterward, linebacker Nate Stupar was heartened the team ended up following Paterno’s advice. “(Bradley) kept saying, ‘Beat Nebraska. Do what JoePa said,’” said Stupar, who had a team-high 13 tackles. “Be a team and you’ll be teammates for life and just keep that goal in mind. No matter what, stick together. That’s what we did today.” Rex Burkhead ran for 121 yards and a touchdown for Nebraska (8-2, 4-2) before the Nittany Lions scored 14 points on two second-half touchdown runs by Stephfon Green. But a key drive ended when Silas Redd was stopped on the fourth down with 1:49 left at the Penn State 38. School president Rod Erickson met the Nittany Lions in the locker room afterward and praised, “how much courage, how much heart, and how much character” the players had, he said. Most Penn State fans heeded calls for a “blueout,” wearing the school’s familiar dark blue in support of victims of child sexual abuse. Fans formed the outline of a blue ribbon in the student section. “We are ... Penn State,” roared the crowd through the afternoon, the signature State College cheer. But this school’s identity has forever changed.
PENN STATE ALUMNI AND FANS STAND outside Beaver Stadium before the game between Penn State and Nebraska. “I think today it just made the healing process start to begin,” Bradley said. Sandusky, architect of the “Linebacker U.” defenses, was charged last weekend with sexually abusing eight boys over 15 years. The athletic director and a university vice president were charged with perjury and failure to report a 2002 allegation to police, and Paterno was fired following mounting fury he did not do more about the charge — that Sandusky assaulted a boy in the Penn State football showers — than pass it along to his bosses. President Graham Spanier also was ousted for similar reasons. The last time Penn State played a game at Beaver Stadium, on Oct. 29, Paterno was feted by Spanier for his 409th career victory, the most in Division I history. On Saturday, he was nowhere to be found — save for a few fleeting images on the video boards overhead. That was enough to get spontaneous cheers of “Joe Paterno!” ringing through the stands. Paterno started as an assistant in 1950, then took over as head coach in 1966. It was Penn State’s first game without Paterno on staff since Nov. 19, 1949, a 19-0 loss at Pittsburgh. But in many respects, it was like any other fall Saturday in Happy Valley. Massive 6-foot-5 defensive tackle Devon Still hit ball carriers with typical ferocity and the Nittany Lions played another close, low-scoring game — as they have all year. Penn State’s first play from scrimmage was a fullback run up the middle — a Paterno favorite. But the Nittany Lions’ conservative offense struggled again. In the late-game sequence that ended with Redd getting smothered on fourth down, Penn State called four straight running plays. Meanwhile, someone named “Paterno” wore a path on the sideline wearing jet black Nike sneakers. Just not that Paterno. Paterno’s son, quarterback coach Jay Paterno, moved down from the press box to relay plays from the sideline — a job once held by assistant coach Mike McQueary. Where was Joe? It’s uncertain, though he pulled
into the garage at his home a couple of hours after the final gun. “He wanted to make sure that the guys he coached and the guys he felt very close to would understand that he was part of us,” Jay Paterno said. “He still wanted to be part of this and he was pulling for them and cheering for them.” McQueary was among the missing after being placed on indefinite paid leave Friday by the school. His name surfaced as a grand jury witness to the 2002 abuse charge. Sandusky, who retired in 1999 but lives in the area and had access to school facilities, maintains his innocence. McQueary, Joe Paterno says, told him that Sandusky had behaved inappropriately, but not to the extent of the detailed testimony. Paterno then passed the information on to Curley, but the report was not given to police. News of the scandal elicited threats to McQueary, the school said, and brought heightened security. But there were no visible problems during the game. “I’ll be honest with you, going into this football game, I didn’t think the game should have been played — for a lot of different reasons,” Nebraska coach Bo Pelini said. “I look at my job as a football coach is to educate, and to prepare the kids that come into the program for life.” By the second half, most Penn State fans seemed most concerned about whether the Nittany Lions could get back into the game. The Corhuskers had surged early, with Burkhead gashing Penn State’s staunch D on 25 carries. He motored 14 yards into the end zone with 8:51 left in the third quarter for a 17-0 lead. Then came the second-half push from Green on Senior Day — his last game at Beaver Stadium. The senior scored from 5 yards out with 5:07 in the third quarter, then added a 6-yard run at 5:42 of the fourth to get Penn State within three. Green finished with 71 yards on 17 carries. But the offense faltered on two late drives. The fans cheered anyway, and greeted the Nittany Lions with one more chorus of “We are ... Penn State.”
Sunday, November 13, 2011
BAYLOR 31, KANSAS 30, OT
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2-minute drill Baylor Kansas
Kansas was solid defensively to start out, forcing Baylor’s first five possessions to end by punt, fumble, punt, fumble and fumble. Only on its last possession of the first half, a hurry-up drive of 60 yards over three plays and 26 seconds, did Baylor score — and only a field goal, at that, to cut the deficit to 17-3 at halftime. … Kansas added another score on its second possession of the second half to take a 24-3 lead before the wheels fell off. … While the Jayhawks’ final four drives of regulation ended with three punts and an interception, Baylor reeled off three consecutive quick-strike touchdowns to force OT. … The Bears struck first in overtime, and Kansas responded, but KU’s two-point conversion attempt for the win failed.
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Face-mask call befuddles KU By Jesse Newell firstname.lastname@example.org
A controversial call at the end of the first half resulted in a Baylor field goal and also left Kansas University players and coaches baffled following BU’s 31-30 overtime victory over KU on Saturday. On the Bears’ final offensive play before halftime, quarterback Robert Griffin III completed a pass to Tevin Reese for 28 yards to the KU 35 as time expired, but KU cornerback Anthony Davis was flagged for a 15-yard facemask penalty to give the Bears one additional untimed down. “It wasn’t a face-mask at all. I clearly saw it,” KU linebacker Steven Johnson said. “Sometimes,
I’m just like, man. I don’t know if the refs are out to get us or what, but I feel like in some situations ... it’s just crazy. “Sometimes it’s that same ref. I’ve seen him all the time. I’m just like, ‘Does he not like this school, this university or something?’ I don’t know, man. It’s not in my control. I just continue to keep playing so we can pull it out.” BU kicker Aaron Jones followed with a 37-yard field goal to cut KU’s lead to 17-3. Because the game went to overtime, three points ended up being significant in the final outcome. “From the (press) box, you can’t see some things that you’d like to see,” KU defensive coordinator Vic Shealy said. “The guys
on the sideline, felt like he had ... they (officials) called a face-mask, but it wasn’t a face-mask.” Shealy said it appeared Davis might have had a hand toward the back of Reese’s neck, meaning there was a possibility the official could have called a horse-collar tackle. The words from the referee, though, stated that KU was being penalized for a face-mask. “If they call horse-collar (tackle), then both hands have to be at the back, and one was in front,” Shealy said. “But you know what, the officials are in control of the game. It is what it is.” KU coach Turner Gill said the play was one of three or four that the Jayhawks would like to have back. “I think it probably didn’t go
our way,” Gill said. “I thought that it was a tough call. That’s just the way it goes. There’s nothing you can do about it. You’ve got to play and respond back. I thought our guys still came back and responded in the third quarter.” KU safety Bradley McDougald also said he didn’t see a face-mask from where he was on the field. “I’m not going to question the referee,” McDougald said. “This is his profession. This is what he does. If he saw face-mask, we’ve got to live with it. “Coaches do a great job of stating that we shouldn’t even be anywhere close to give the referee a chance to make a face-mask call, so that’s just a small thing that ends up biting you in the end.”
Rushing: Robert Griffin III 10-103. Passing: Griffin 22-for-29 for 312 yards (3 TDs, 1 interception). Receiving: Kendall Wright 8-102, Tevin Reese 6-127. KANSAS LEADERS
Rushing: Darrian Miller 24-147, Tony Pierson 8-70. Passing: Jordan Webb 17-for-27 for 103 yards (1 TD, 3 interceptions). Receiving: D.J. Beshears 7-20, Kale Pick 5-39, Tim Biere 3-47. TALE OF THE TAPE
Baylor .............................................. Kansas 22............................First downs ......................! 26 28 ...............................Rushes ......................... !"64 193.......................Rushing yards. ................!"296 22-30-1 ! ..Passing (comp-att-int) ......17-27-3 312 ! .................. Passing yards......................108 58 ..................Total offensive plays ............. !"91 505 ! ..................Total offense .....................404 37.......................... Return yards.................... !"44 3-46.0 ...................... Punting..................!"5-46.2 3-3 ........................ Fumbles-lost.................!""0-0 6-39 !...............Penalties-yards ..................6-55 16:32 .............. Time of possession ....... !"43:28 SCORE BY QUARTERS
21 7 — 31 0 6 — 30
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING (CARRIES-YARDS)
Baylor: Robert Griffin III 10-103, Terrance Ganaway 9-45, Jarred Salubi 5-27, K.J. Morton 2-16, Glasco Martin 1-4, Kendall Wright 1-(minus-2). Kansas: Darrian Miller 24-147, Tony Pierson 8-70, James Sims 24-64, Christian Matthews 4-15, Jordan Webb 4-0. PASSING (COMP.-ATT-YARDS)
Baylor: Griffin 22-29-312 (one intercepted), Tevin Reese 0-1-0. Kansas: Webb 17-27-108 (three intercepted). RECEIVING (NO.-YARDS)
Baylor: Wright 8-102, Reese 6-127, Terrance Williams 4-52, Lanear Sampson 3-26, Salubi 1-5. Kansas: D.J. Beshears 7-20, Kale Pick 5-39, Tim Biere 3-47, Pierson 1-4, Rell Lewis 1-(minus-2). PUNTING (NO.-AVG.)
Baylor: Spencer Roth 3-46.0. Kansas: Ron Doherty 5-46.2.
Baylor: Sam Holl 21, Rodney Chadwick 11, Elliot Coffey 10, K.J. Morton 9, Mike Hicks 7, Ahmad Dixon 6. Kansas: Bradley McDougald 10, Steven Johnson 10, Darius Willis 8, Keeston Terry 7, Isiah Barfield 4, Tyler Patmon 3. Officials: Cooper Castlebe (r), Kevin Matthews (u), Ryan Dickson (lm), Frank LeBlanc (lj), Joel Wetzel (bj), Mike Cuttone (fj), Tim Murray (sj). Attendance: 35,188. Time of game: 3:18.
GAME BALLS GASSERS CANDIDATES FOR GAME BALLS
# Jeremiah Hatch, a 300-pound center making a bid to be remembered as KU’s best receiver of the 2011 season, dove to catch a Baylor fumble in the end zone. He and his line mates did a nice job of blowing open holes for the running backs. # Darrian Miller turned 24 carries into 147 yards. Hatch He has rushed for 543 yards, second to James Sims (604 yards).
CANDIDATES FOR GASSERS
# Chris Omigie had a false start penalty on third and 3 forcing KU to pass on the next play. Jordan Webb’s pass was picked off. At the end of D.J. Beshears’ potentially momentum-swinging kick return, Omigie was flagged for blocking a Baylor player in the back. The player already was out of bounds. # With the first-half clock expired, Anthony Davis was flagged for a face-mask penalty, giving Baylor an extra play, an extra 15 yards and an extra three points.
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KANSAS COACH TURNER GILL ARGUES FOR AN INTERFERENCE CALL against Baylor following a pass to KU receiver JaCorey Shepherd during the Jayhawks’ last drive of regulation. Officials didn’t agree there was interference, and the Jayhawks eventually lost, 31-30 in overtime, on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
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20-point underdogs and ranked last in the country in total defense — were facing the nation’s No. 2 offense. The fact KU led, 24-3, going into the fourth quarter was surprising. Once the final quarter began, everything that people are used to seeing from this team slowly started to creep back into play. Missed reads, dropped balls, blown assignments and a lack of confidence each surfaced once again, as Baylor scored 28 straight points in a little more than 12 minutes to turn a 24-3 deficit into a 3124 lead in overtime. The play that sparked it all was a 49-yard touchdown run from BU quarterback Robert Griffin III, which cut KU’s lead to 24-10 with 11:45 to play in the fourth. “I think our guys were still competing,” KU defensive coordinator Vic Shealy said. “I don’t think they got to the point where they were dysfunctional. I think they got to the point where maybe they weren’t playing as confident because they were bracing for a mistake.” Gill, who spoke to the media with tears in his eyes following his team’s eighth straight loss — and Gill’s 17th setback in 22 tries at KU — said Griffin’s ability to run changed the game. Griffin, who came in averaging 396 yards of total offense, had just 49 yards rushing, 99 yards passing and no touchdowns through three quarters. He finished with 103 yards on the ground, 312 through the air and four touchdowns. “That’s the thing that’s always scary,” Gill said. “You kind of can hold him and contain him, but every time he took off running, that’s when they got momentum, that’s when they started making some plays.” Added Shealy: “These are good offenses. What happens is, you make a mistake, they make you look almost embarrassingly bad.” Not only was Griffin’s natural play-making ability tough to handle, the Jayhawks also had to battle a batch of nerves once things got tight after Griffin’s TD run. “They changed the tempo,” Shealy said. “They got really fast.
KANSAS LINEBACKER STEVEN JOHNSON drags down Baylor receiver Kendall Wright with the help of safety Bradley McDougald, left. We’ve seen fast tempo before, but they went from fast to really fast, and I don’t know that we got settled back down after that.” It didn’t look like it, as the Jayhawks’ defense reverted to bad habits. In a span of 4:36, Griffin tossed two long touchdowns that tied the game. “That shouldn’t happen,” Gill said. Despite the meltdown, KU still had two chances to win. The first came with the Jayhawks driving late in the fourth quarter. After starting at its own 39-yard line, KU, which ran for 296 yards, picked up a couple of first downs and reached the Baylor 39-yard line before disaster struck. A second-down pass from quarterback Jordan Webb intended for JaCorey Shepherd was knocked away by Baylor’s Mike Hicks and fell into the arms of linebacker Elliot Coffey for an interception. Several Jayhawks said they thought Hicks hit Shepherd early, including Gill, who went wild on the sideline pleading with the refs. “The referee makes the call,” said Gill, asked about the possible pass interference. “I see it one way, but they have to make the call. That’s the way it goes. Sometimes you get the call, sometimes you don’t.” That set up the overtime, and after watching Baylor score first in just three plays, the Jayhawks answered with a TD strike from Webb to senior tight end Tim Biere on KU’s first play of OT. That’s when Gill called timeout and decided to go for two. “I just felt the momentum,” he
said. “On that first-down call, we hit it real quick, and I just thought that that would be the time to go for it. I just had an instinct at that particular time to go for it.” Gill said the Jayhawks had two plays called — both passes — and checked to throwing a fade to Biere in the corner of the end zone that was knocked away. “They ended up playing a zone coverage,” Gill said. “We thought they were gonna play man, and the corner who fell off on the outside receiver, that’s the guy who made the play.” Asked if he thought about calling a running play considering the Jayhawks’ success on the ground throughout the game, KU offensive coordinator Chuck Long was honest. “I was thinking about it, but the passing game gives you so many more answers,” he said. “(If you run it), they can bottle that thing up, and then it takes a great play from the running back to get in there. It’s not fourth-and-goal on the one. I’ll go home tonight and think, ‘Well, maybe I shoulda ran that, shoulda run that, shoulda called that. I’ll do a coulda, shoulda, woulda tonight, for sure.” Although the final stretch of their latest loss allowed the Jayhawks to leave the field encouraged, the setback seemed to take a toll on this team like no other. Shealy said the scene in the locker room was the lowest he’d seen during his time at Kansas. Several players agreed. “Nobody said a word after the game,” senior linebacker Steven Johnson said. “Usually you hear a little bit of whispers and stuff, but
First Quarter 9:42 — Ron Doherty 37 field goal. The Jayhawks took the opening kickoff and marched 60 yards in 13 plays and 5:18 to take the lead. Quarterback Jordan Webb completed three of four passes, and Tony Pierson and Darrian Miller combined to rush for 52 yards. (KU 3, BU 0). Second Quarter 12:50 — Christian Matthews 2 run. Alex Mueller kick. After the KU defense picked up a fumbled pitch near midfield, the KU offense drove 49 yards in nine plays and 4:17 to add to its lead. The drive spanned two quarters and included a 27-yard TD run by Darrian Miller that was called back because of a holding penalty on Matthews. (KU 10, BU 0). 0:26 — James Sims 2 run. Mueller kick. Another Baylor turnover led to KU’s third scoring drive of the day, this one a 55-yard, 11-play march that took 4:55. Webb completed a key third-down pass to tight end Tim Biere and Miller ran for 18 yards on two carries to set up the score. (KU 17, BU 0). 0:00 — Aaron Jones 37 field goal. The Jayhawks did everything they could to milk the clock on their TD drive, but BU quarterback Robert Griffin found a way to make them pay. BU took over with 26 seconds to play in the half and drove 60 yards in three plays to crack the scoreboard. Griffin ran for 17 yards and then found Tevin Reese on a completion over the middle. With the clock showing 0:00, KU cornerback Anthony Davis was flagged for a face-mask penalty, which gave Baylor a shot at the field goal. (KU 17, BU 3). Third Quarter 3:31 — Tony Pierson 34 run. Mueller kick. KU’s dominance of the third quarter — at least in this game — continued with a five-play, 45-yard drive in 2:10 that pushed the lead back to three scores. Sims ran four times for 11 yards, including a twoyard gain on fourth-and-one at the Baylor 31-yard line. (KU 24, BU 3). Fourth Quarter 11:45 — Robert Griffin III 49 run. Jones kick. After struggling on offense all day, the Bears ripped off a five-play, 89-yard drive in 1:07. It featured two completions by Griffin and the long TD run. (KU 24, BU 10). 7:58 — Terrance Williams 36 pass from Griffin. Jones kick. The Bears’ D held KU to a three-andout when it absolutely had to and then marched 98 yards in six plays and 1:53 to make it a onescore game. Griffin’s TD pass to Williams landed softly in the receiver’s hands, with KU cornerback Isiah Barfield trailing the play by 5-10 yards. (KU 24, BU 17). 3:32 — Tevin Reese 67 pass from Griffin. Jones kick. The KU offense picked up a couple of first downs but could not keep the ball and Baylor took over with 4:07 to play. Three plays and 35 seconds later, the game was tied. (KU 24, BU 24). Overtime Reese 14 pass from Griffin. Jones kick. Kansas won the toss and elected to go on defense first. Baylor quickly scored on three plays, two runs and the Griffin TD pass. (BU 31, KU 24). Tim Biere 25 pass from Jordan Webb. Twopoint conversion attempt failed. KU responded to Baylor’s quick TD by scoring in one play, a seam pass down the middle. (BU 31, KU 30).
it was just completely silent in there. It was even hard for coach Gill to even talk to us after the game.” Asked to relay Gill’s message, Johnson smiled. “He said he was proud of us,” the co-captain said. “We played hard and played with passion and energy and gave effort all the time. Sometimes, it’s like, I don’t know, we’re cursed or something. Sometimes calls just don’t go our way. And it’s just hard, we feel like we had a game, and then it’s like, ‘What in the world is going on?’”
BAYLOR 31, KANSAS 30, OT
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Miller rushes for 147 By Matt Tait email@example.com
Although the effort was overshadowed by Saturday’s 31-30 overtime loss to Baylor, Kansas University freshman running back Darrian Miller paced the KU rushing attack with a career day. Miller’s 147 yards on 24 carries were the most by a KU freshman since 1993 and also represented a new career-high for the 5-foot-10, 191-pound back from Blue Springs, Mo. Miller became the third Jayhawk to rush for 100 yards in a game this season, joining sophomore James Sims and red-shirt freshman Brandon Bourbon. Miller was the only Jayhawk ball-carrier who did not score a touchdown Saturday. Sims, who finished with 64 yards on 24 carries, and freshman Tony Pierson (70 yards on eight carries) each crossed the goal line once. In addition, wide receiver Christian Matthews ran four times for 15 yards and scored a two-yard TD plunge out of the “Jayhawk” formation. In all, the Jayhawks ran 64 times Saturday, their most since rushing 71 times against Kansas State in 1992. “Our running backs played well,” offensive coordinator Chuck Long said. “They ran hard. Our offensive line did a terrific job. Our receivers on the outside blocked well.”
Refs get review-happy The first half of Saturday’s game featured an astonishing eight plays that were reviewed by replay officials. Three — a near interception by Steven Johnson, an incompletion by Robert Griffin III and a fumbled pitch that ultimately gave the Jayhawks possession — came on one Baylor drive.
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KU offense’s first overtime play, Gill had a decision to make. Kick the extra point, tie the score and give the ball back to Robert Griffin III, who had turned back into RG3 in the fourth quarter after three P.U. quarters. Asked why he went for the two-point conversion, Gill answered, “momentum.” Good answer, had he gone for it right away. But he called a timeout to set up a play. Think about what basketball coaches do — except for the most stubborn of them — to stop the other team’s momentum. They call timeouts. Gill called one on his own team. And then Baylor coach Art Briles called one. So much time had passed since Biere’s touchdown, the sweat dried on the momentum. Time to kick the ball through the uprights and see if emerging star safety Bradley McDougald could come up with another big play. Momentum has no official measurement, but it does have a point of origin. The momentum swings to a team when the sum of adrenaline
in all the athletes on one squad flows far faster than the sum in all the athletes on the other. Adrenaline sharpens focus, enhances strength, instills endurance. It’s fleeting. It had fled by the time Jordan Webb threw a fade to the double-covered Biere on a day Gill recruits Darrian Miller and Tony Pierson rushed for a combined 219 yards and a touchdown (Pierson) on 32 carries. Miller accounted for 147 of those yards, but wasn’t celebrating after the one-point loss. He knows it was Senior Day, and he knows about the speculation swirling around his coach’s job security. “I really try to not pay so much attention to it because I feel like on the priority list it’s not a team priority right now because we still have to finish our season and finish strong,” Miller said of the latter factor. “I think coach Gill will be here for a long time because I think he does great things for this team, even off the field. That’s one reason why I was so emotional today, not just wanting to play hard for the seniors, but also wanting to play hard for coach Gill. Because he’s such a great person, he makes you want to play hard for him.”
The tendency, be it with presidents, Army generals, football coaches, is to get blinded by numbers and want to deify the winners and demonize the losers. It’s a mistake to do so. Gill illustrates that as well as anybody. Joe Paterno, we’re learning, is a mixed bag of another sort for not slaying the monster in his midst. Some day, the rioting Penn State students will come to the realization that a winning record doesn’t equate to a winning football program in all areas. It’s also a mistake to think that when Sheahon Zenger does what his job requires and lets Gill know he’ll be fired with a $6 million parachute, that meeting will be harder on Gill than on Zenger, who truly believes there is more to coaching than winning and losing, but knows that winning has to be part of it. It’ll be tougher on Zenger, no question. Gill is not a man defined by his job performance. Wherever his next stop takes him, be it in coaching or another profession, he’ll go to bed every night knowing he just finished another day of treating people well, a trait that comes easily to him. Is that such a bad lot in life?
Bears celebrate bowl-eligibility By Gary Bedore firstname.lastname@example.org
Chants of “Bowl game! Bowl Game!” filled Baylor’s football locker room after the Bears’ 31-30 overtime victory over Kansas on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium. “Unbelievable ... that may be best locker room I’ve ever been in. I know I’m sore in places that I have not moved in a while. That’s going to catch up with me tomorrow,” BU coach Art Briles said with a smile. “It’s all worth it. I loosened some joints that hadn’t been loosened in a while.” Briles and the Bears were
popping pads while jumping for joy after erasing a 24-3 fourth-quarter deficit, improving to 6-3 overall (3-3 in Big 12) and becoming bowleligible. It’s the first time BU has been bowl-eligible in consecutive years since 1991-92. “I don’t know if you heard the locker room, but it was huge. We’re going bowling,” junior quarterback Robert Griffin III exclaimed after completing 22 of 29 passes for 312 yards and three touchdowns with one interception. He also rushed for 103 yards off 10 carries and scored one TD in directing BU to the school’s largest fourth-quarter comeback in program history.
Hatch the receiver With Saturday marking the final home game of his career, senior center Jeremiah Hatch did something he had not previously done during his time as a Jayhawk: He had a reception. Sort of. With KU leading 10-0 and looking for more, sophomore quarterback Jordan Webb threw an interception deep in Kansas territory that Baylor’s Elliot Coffey returned inside the 10-yard line. As Coffey made a break for the end zone, Webb hit him out of bounds and forced the ball loose. As the ball flew into the end zone, Hatch, who was racing to make a tackle, snagged the ball out of mid-air and secured it for a KU touchback. Asked after the game if that was the best catch of his career, Hatch said: “Yep, and the only catch of my career. You gotta enjoy it while you get one.” Long said the big fella deNick Krug/Journal-World Photo served credit for the hustle play. “That was a terrific play KANSAS LINEBACKER STEVEN JOHNSON (52) COMES DOWN by a senior, going out,” Long with the ball after a pass from Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III was broken up during the first quarter. said.
“We plan to keep on doing this year after year,” he added of heading to bowls. Griffin dashed 49 yards to cut a 21-point deficit to 24-10 with 11:45 left. He threw a 36-yard TD pass to Terrance Williams to slice the gap to 24-17 with 7:58 remaining. After that, he heaved what later was called a “duck” to Tevin Reese for 67 yards to tie it with 3:32 to play. “That was the best worst pass I’ve ever thrown in my life,” Griffin said. “I threw it as hard as I possibly could because of the wind (in his face). I couldn’t cut it today a few times. He did a good job of adjusting to it.”
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KANSAS LINEBACKER MALCOLM WALKER comes over the top of Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III during the fourth quarter. Griffin sparked the Bears to a 31-30 overtime victory on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
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Chiefs, fans targeting Tebow KANSAS CITY, MO. (AP) — Tim Tebow doesn’t understand why he’s such a polarizing figure, why some fans love him and so many others loathe him. He’s willing to hazard a few guesses, though. Perhaps it’s the fact that he wears his faith on his sleeve, which rubs some people the wrong way. Or the fact that he always tries to do the right things, so much so that it doesn’t always seem genuine. Or maybe it has to do with the teams he’s played for, Florida in college and the Denver Broncos now. Yes, that may be the best reason why so many people revile him in Kansas City, where the animosity between the AFC West rivals is omnipresent. It doesn’t matter who’s under center — Tebow, Kyle Orton, even John Elway — they’re public enemy No. 1 at Arrowhead Stadium. “I can’t control everyone else and what they think,” Tebow said. “Something I learned about early at Florida is only worry about what I can control, and that’s my
attitude, my effort and how I treat people. If I control those things, then I know I’m on the right track.” Well, he BRONCOS certainly VS. CHIEFS seems to be on the right When: Noon track. today Since taking over Where: Arrowthe starting head Stadium job, the for- Line: Chiefs mer Heis- by 3 man Tro- TV: CBS phy winner (channels 5, has guided 13, 205) Denver to wins in two of his three starts, and the Broncos (3-5) are just a game back of the Chiefs, San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders heading into today’s game at Kansas City. Who would have thought that after losing four of their first five? Broncos coach John Fox, for one. He’s the one who ultimately made the decision to bench Orton, the tried-and-true,
prototypical NFL-style passer in favor of Tebow, who excels running an optionstyle offense that gives him the ability to use his bulldozing size, quick feet and often flawless decision-making. “I think first and foremost Tim’s a wonderful young man. I understand a lot of his popularity and he’s earned that, where he’s been, what he’s done in college football,” Fox said, “and right now he’s defining what he’s done in pro football.” It hasn’t been an easy adjustment for anybody. Fox had to send a good chunk of the playbook through the paper shredder when he put Tebow under center, and harken back to his days coaching college football at Utah, Kansas and Iowa State to figure out the best way to use him. There are still plenty of play-action bases, seven-step drops and all those other plays that are ubiquitous in this pass-happy era of pro football. But now there’s the read-option, too, where Tebow takes the snap out of
the shotgun and essentially has three options: throw the ball to one of his talented wide receivers, pitch it to Willis McGahee or one of the other Broncos running backs, or simply tuck it in and run himself. The third option may result in a pounding the likes of which Fox would prefer his quarterbacks avoid, but the truth is that Tebow is laying just as big a pounding on defenders. “You got to get to him,” Chiefs defensive end Wallace Gilberry said. “He’s a real tough guy, a powerful runner. You see guys hit him at the knees almost getting knocked out.” Sounds like enough to make any defender dislike him. “You got to be even more spot-on when you go against someone who can actually beat you in the running game,” linebacker Derrick Johnson said. “He’s a heck of a running back when he Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Photo decides to run the ball. He’s a passionate guy that does it DENVER QUARTERBACK TIM TEBOW, SHOWN HERE after the his own way, it’s just a differ- Broncos’ game Sunday in Oakland, Calif., will lead Denver against the Chiefs today in Kansas City, Mo. ent way.”
Bronco LB idolizes ex-Chief Thomas The Associated Press
A hybrid linebacker with a multitude of pass-rush moves and wearing No. 58 will be tormenting the quarterback again inside Arrowhead Stadium today. And if his style looks a little bit like that of the late Derrick Thomas, well, it’s because Denver Broncos rookie Von Miller patterned his game after the Hall of Famer. Be on the lookout Matt Cassel, Miller has made it his mission to show respect for his boyhood idol by sacking the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback over and over. Not that the affable Miller expects Chiefs fans to cheer for him should he drive Cassel to the turf, even if the
spin moves were inspired by Thomas, who died in 2000 from injuries he sustained in a car crash. Growing up, Miller was mesmerized by the artistry of Thomas coming around the edge. He wears No. 58 — a jersey that’s been retired by the Chiefs — as a sign of his profound respect for Thomas. He’s also piling up sacks just like his idol once did. Miller already has 6 1/2 this season, tying him with San Francisco’s Aldon Smith for the NFL lead among rookies. “It’s definitely going to be special, going in there and wearing No. 58 in a stadium I definitely want to play well in and in a way that he would be glad for me wearing his
number,” Miller said. “He had fanatical effort and relentless pursuit to the ball. I try to have that same effort.” Miller has been everything the Broncos (3-5) envisioned when the team selected him out of the Texas A&M with the second overall pick last April. Sure, he’s had growing pains this season, leading to Miller trotting off the field when the Broncos utilize certain packages. But in passing situations, Miller’s usually the one in the middle of things, terrorizing the quarterback. Earlier in the season, Miller had a streak of at least one sack in five straight games. And that was with passrush partner Elvis Dumervil
hobbled by a sore shoulder and a high right ankle sprain. But with Dumervil healthy, they were finally able to unleash a potent 1-2 punch that Miller has dubbed “Batman and Robin.” The dynamic duo shared a sack of Oakland quarterback Carson Palmer last weekend and combined to hit him five times. “It was good to get Bruce Wayne back,” Miller cracked. “Sacks, they just don’t come one at a time; they come in bunches. Hopefully this week Elvis can get three or four.” Miller wouldn’t mind that kind of sack production, either. After all, his idol, Thomas, once had an NFL-record seven sacks in a game at Arrowhead.
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TOP 25 ROUNDUP
No. 6 Oregon upends Luck, No. 3 Stanford The Associated Press
No. 6 Oregon 53, No. 3 Stanford 30 STANFORD, CALIF. — LaMichael James ran for 146 yards and three touchdowns, and Oregon sprinted past Stanford. James ran for scores from 1, 4 and 58 yards and had Stanford (9-1, 7-1) defenders slipping all over a slick field. The Ducks (9-1, 7-0) ended the nation’s best winning streak at 17 games — which the Cardinal began after a loss in Eugene more than a year ago — and can clinch the league’s North Division crown over Stanford with a win in one of their final two games. Andrew Luck threw for 271 yards and three touchdowns with two interceptions and a fumble. Stanford had five total turnovers. No. 1 LSU 42, Western Kentucky 9 BATON ROUGE, LA. — Alfred Blue and Kenny Hilliard each scored two touchdowns, and LSU overcame a slow start. One week after playing most of LSU’s 9-6 overtime victory at Alabama, Jordan Jefferson made his first start of the season against the Hilltoppers, hitting eight of 14 passes for 168 yards, including a 59-yard scoring strike to Rueben Randle. LSU (10-0), which came in favored by nearly six touchdowns, led only 14-7 at halftime before dominating the second half.
No. 4 Alabama 24, Mississippi State 7 STARKVILLE, MISS. — Trent Richardson rushed for 127 yards and a touchdown, and Alabama’s defense gave up just 131 total yards. Alabama struggled again with field goals, missing two of them in the first half after missing four in last week’s loss to No. 1 LSU. The Bulldogs averaged just 2.2 yards per play. Tcu 36, No. 5 Boise State 35 BOISE, IDAHO — Casey Pachall threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Carter with 1:05 left, then connected with Josh Boyce on the go-ahead two-point conversion, and Boise State’s Dan Goodale booted a 39yard field-goal attempt wideright as time expired. Pachall threw for 473 yards and five touchdowns as the Horned Frogs (8-2, 5-0) secured a clear path to the Mountain West Conference title and snuffed out the Broncos’ hopes of playing in the BCS championship game. After Broncos running back Drew Wright fumbled in TCU territory with 2:26 remaining, Pachall marched the Horned Frogs down the field, capping a seven-play scoring drive with a TD pass to Carter to close to 35-34. TCU coach Gary Patterson made a gutsy call to go for the lead instead of a tying kick. Boise State (8-1, 3-1) had won 35 consecutive home games.
No. 14 Georgia 45, No. 24 Auburn 7 ATHENS, GA. — Aaron Murray threw four touchdown passes to surpass Matthew Stafford’s school record, and Georgia moved within one win of playing for the Southeastern Conference championship. The Bulldogs (8-2, 6-1) won their eighth in a row with a dominating performance in the Deep South’s oldest rivalry. They raced to a 35-7 halftime lead over the stunned Tigers (6-4, 4-3) and finished with their biggest win in the series since 1946.
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STANFORD QUARTERBACK ANDREW LUCK (12) IS UPENDED after getting off a pass against Oregon on Saturday in Stanford, Calif. No. 8 Arkansas 49, Tennessee 7 FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. — Dennis Johnson accounted for 140 total yards and a pair of touchdowns, and Arkansas won its sixth straight. No. 9 Clemson 31, Wake Forest 28 CLEMSON, S.C. — Chandler Catanzaro kicked a 43-yard field goal as time expired, and Clemson rallied from 14 points down in the second half to win the ACC Atlantic Division title.
No. 13 Michigan State 37, Iowa 21 IOWA CITY, IOWA — Kirk Cousins threw for 260 yards and three touchdowns, and Michigan State took control of the Big Ten’s Legends Division. No. 15 South Carolina 17, Florida 12 COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw ran for 88 yards and two touchdowns. The win gives South Carolina six SEC victories.
No. 22 Michigan 31, Illinois 14 CHAMPAIGN, ILL. — Fitzgerald Toussaint ran for 192 yards and a touchdown and backup quarterback Devin Gardner threw a key TD pass for Michigan. Denard Robinson didn’t play after a big third-quarter hit. Details about his injury weren’t available. West Virginia 24, No. 23 Cincinnati 21 CINCINNATI — Geno Smith threw for 372 yards and led a fourth-quarter touchdown drive that rallied West Virginia past Cincinnati — which lost both quarterback Zach Collaros and control of the Big East race. Eain Smith blocked Tony Miliano’s attempt for a tying 31-yard field goal as time ran out, giving the Mountaineers (7-3, 3-2) a win they needed to stay in contention.
No. 16 Wisconsin 42, Minnesota 13 MINNEAPOLIS — Montee Ball broke the Big Ten’s single-season touchdown record, and Wisconsin trampled Minnesota to keep Paul Bunyan’s Axe for the eighth straight year. Russell Wilson had a season-high four touchdown No. 25 Southern Miss 30, Central Florida 29 passes. HATTIESBURG, MISS. — DanIn just 10 games, Ball has 27 ny Hrapmann kicked five total touchdowns. field goals and Southern Miss narrowly avoided an upset No. 18 USC 40, Washington 17 with a win over Central FlorLOS ANGELES — South- ida. ern California’s Marqise Lee Central Florida’s J.J. Whorcaught a touchdown pass ton caught a 25-yard touchand returned the second-half down pass as time expired, kickoff 88 yards for a score, but Southern Miss safety and Curtis McNeal had a Jacorious Cotton got a hand 79-yard TD sprint while ac- on Blake Bortles’ 2-point concumulating a career-high 148 version pass to seal the win. yards rushing. Hrapmann made all five Matt Barkley passed for 174 field-goal attempts to propel yards and a touchdown and Southern Miss to its first 9-1 also ran for an early score. start since the 1996 season.
SATURDAY’S TOP 25 SUMMARIES No. 1 LSU 42, W. Kentucky 9 W. Kentucky 7 0 2 0— 9 LSU 7 7 14 14—42 First Quarter LSU-R.Randle 59 pass from Jefferson (Alleman kick), 6:18. WKen-Simpson 2 run (Tinius kick), 1:26. Second Quarter LSU-Hilliard 1 run (Alleman kick), 3:32. Third Quarter LSU-Hilliard 1 run (Alleman kick), 8:58. WKen-Safety, 5:22. LSU-Blue 45 run (Alleman kick), 2:53. Fourth Quarter LSU-Blue 4 run (Alleman kick), 13:52. LSU-Boone 5 pass from Lee (Alleman kick), 5:45. A-92,917. WKen LSU First downs 15 23 Rushes-yards 45-129 40-291 Passing 97 183 Comp-Att-Int 11-24-1 10-19-0 Return Yards 0 49 Punts-Avg. 6-41.3 2-34.0 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 4-1 Penalties-Yards 6-50 5-44 Time of Possession 35:55 24:05 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-W. Kentucky, Rainey 28-85, Simpson 6-19, Brand 1-17, K.Jones 5-11, Jakes 5-(minus 3). LSU, Blue 9-119, Ford 11-62, Ware 6-39, Jefferson 5-20, Shepard 1-18, Magee 2-17, Lee 1-15, Gore 1-1, Hilliard 4-0. PASSING-W. Kentucky, Jakes 11-24-197. LSU, Jefferson 8-14-0-168, Lee 2-4-0-15, Team 0-1-0-0. RECEIVING-W. Kentucky, Doyle 5-44, Rainey 2-15, Andrews 1-11, Henry 1-10, R.Brown 1-9, K.Jones 1-8. LSU, R.Randle 3-76, Beckham 2-42, Clement 1-24, Landry 1-20, Dickson 1-10, Ware 1-6, Boone 1-5.
No. 6 Oregon 53, No. 3 Stanford 30 Oregon 8 14 14 17—53 Stanford 0 16 7 7—30 First Quarter Ore-Tuinei 4 pass from Da.Thomas (Garrity pass from Paulson), 4:12. Second Quarter Stan-Whalen 16 pass from Luck (kick failed), 13:51. Ore-James 58 run (Maldonado kick), 11:49. Stan-FG Whitaker 37, 4:57. Ore-De.Thomas 41 pass from Da.Thomas (Maldonado kick), 2:52. Stan-Whalen 13 pass from Luck (Whitaker kick), :24. Third Quarter Ore-Huff 59 pass from Da.Thomas (Maldonado kick), 13:23. Ore-James 4 run (Maldonado kick), 7:41. Stan-Stewart 2 pass from Luck (Whitaker kick), 2:38. Fourth Quarter Ore-James 1 run (Maldonado kick), 14:02. Stan-Stewart 1 run (Whitaker kick), 9:37. Ore-FG Maldonado 40, 5:09. Ore-Lokombo 40 interception return (Maldonado kick), 4:28. A-50,360. Ore Stan First downs 18 24 Rushes-yards 46-232 35-129 Passing 155 271 Comp-Att-Int 11-17-0 27-41-2 Return Yards 73 3 Punts-Avg. 3-46.3 4-39.3 Fumbles-Lost 3-2 3-3 Penalties-Yards 4-35 5-40 Time of Possession 25:35 34:25 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Oregon, James 20-146, Barner 8-42, De.Thomas 5-17, Da.Thomas 7-17, Carson 4-11, Team 2-(minus 1). Stanford, Taylor 23-99, Gaffney 4-31, Hewitt 1-7, Stewart 2-5, Luck 5-(minus 13). PASSING-Oregon, Da.Thomas 11-17-0-155. Stanford, Luck 27-41-2-271. RECEIVING-Oregon, Huff 2-57, De.Thomas 2-41, Barner 2-20, Vaughn 2-15, Tuinei 2-12, James 1-10. Stanford, Whalen 9-107, Toilolo 6-40, Fleener 4-56, Taylor 3-6, Terrell 1-44, Hewitt 1-8, Montgomery 1-8, Stewart 1-2, Gaffney 1-0.
No. 4 Alabama 24, Mississippi St. 7 Alabama 0 7 3 14—24 Mississippi St. 0 0 0 7— 7 Second Quarter Ala-Lacy 2 run (Shelley kick), 9:59. Third Quarter Ala-FG Shelley 24, 7:32. Fourth Quarter Ala-Richardson 2 run (Shelley kick), 13:39. MSSt-C.Smith 12 pass from Russell (DePasquale kick), 12:03. Ala-Lacy 32 run (Shelley kick), 1:18. A-57,871.
Ala MSSt First downs 20 9 Rushes-yards 44-223 29-12 Passing 163 119 Comp-Att-Int 14-24-1 15-30-0 Return Yards 21 31 Punts-Avg. 4-37.3 7-42.7 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 1-0 Penalties-Yards 6-40 6-49 Time of Possession 34:50 23:52 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Alabama, Richardson 32-127, Lacy 11-96, McCarron 1-0. Mississippi St., Ballard 9-21, Perkins 5-10, Favre 1-(minus 2), Relf 3-(minus 3), Russell 10-(minus 3), Swedenburg 1-(minus 11). PASSING-Alabama, McCarron 14-24-1-163. Mississippi St., Russell 13-25-0-110, Favre 2-3-0-9, Relf 0-2-0-0. RECEIVING-Alabama, Maze 4-22, White 3-21, Norwood 2-60, Richardson 2-26, Bell 1-16, M.Williams 1-16, Hanks 1-2. Mississippi St., C.Smith 5-42, Green 2-22, Bumphis 2-16, Clark 2-13, Griffin 1-8, M.Johnson 1-8, Ballard 1-6, Heavens 1-4.
TCU 36, No. 5 Boise St. 35 TCU 7 13 8 8—36 Boise St. 7 7 14 7—35 First Quarter Boi-Miller 22 pass from Ke.Moore (Goodale kick), 11:27. TCU-Boyce 74 pass from Pachall (Evans kick), 8:34. Second Quarter TCU-B.Carter 75 pass from Pachall (Evans kick), 13:17. Boi-Harper 17 run (Goodale kick), 8:13. TCU-Boyce 69 pass from Pachall (kick failed), 6:34. Third Quarter Boi-T.Crawford 32 fumble return (Goodale kick), 14:43. Boi-Harper 3 run (Goodale kick), 7:03. TCU-Boyce 2 pass from Pachall (Pachall run), 2:02. Fourth Quarter Boi-D.Burroughs 54 pass from Ke.Moore (Goodale kick), 14:47. TCU-B.Carter 25 pass from Pachall (Boyce pass from Pachall), 1:05. A-34,146. TCU Boi First downs 22 26 Rushes-yards 26-33 32-126 Passing 473 320 Comp-Att-Int 24-37-1 28-38-0 Return Yards 0 11 Punts-Avg. 4-45.8 4-38.5 Fumbles-Lost 4-1 2-2 Penalties-Yards 11-114 6-67 Time of Possession 26:22 33:38 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-TCU, James 6-26, Wesley 9-24, Tucker 2-3, B.Carter 1-2, Hicks 1-(minus 6), Pachall 7-(minus 16). Boise St., Harper 24-125, D.Wright 3-20, M.Burroughs 1-5, Ke.Moore 4-(minus 24). PASSING-TCU, Pachall 24-37-1-473. Boise St., Ke.Moore 28-38-0-320. RECEIVING-TCU, Boyce 5-163, Dawson 5-32, B.Carter 4-120, Hicks 3-45, James 2-56, Wesley 2-13, J.Jones 1-21, Shivers 1-12, Tucker 1-11. Boise St., Miller 9-73, Shoemaker 5-69, Boldewijn 3-46, M.Burroughs 3-18, Efaw 2-19, Harper 2-10, D.Burroughs 1-54, Ki.Moore 1-15, Linehan 1-10, C.Potter 1-6.
No. 8 Arkansas 49, Tennessee 7 Tennessee 0 7 0 0— 7 Arkansas 14 7 14 14—49 First Quarter Ark-J.Wright 7 pass from Wilson (Hocker kick), 3:39. Ark-Adams 60 punt return (Hocker kick), :17. Second Quarter Ark-Johnson 71 run (Hocker kick), 11:25. Tenn-Neal 11 run (Palardy kick), 9:26. Third Quarter Ark-Johnson 15 run (Hocker kick), 7:07. Ark-Adams 40 pass from Wilson (Hocker kick), 4:17. Fourth Quarter Ark-B.Green 10 pass from Wilson (Hocker kick), 10:58. Ark-Curtis 26 run (Hocker kick), 6:37. A-72,103. Tenn Ark First downs 16 21 Rushes-yards 42-138 30-254 Passing 238 245 Comp-Att-Int 18-35-1 17-27-1 Return Yards (-2) 67 Punts-Avg. 8-34.0 3-49.3 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 2-1 Penalties-Yards 5-36 7-58 Time of Possession 37:06 22:54 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Tennessee, Lane 9-58, Poole 14-41, Neal 4-24, Toney 11-22, D.Rogers 1-3, Young 1-(minus 1), Worley 2-(minus 9). Arkansas, Johnson 11-97, Curtis 6-59, Wingo 7-51, B.Green 3-44, Wilson 3-3.
PASSING-Tennessee, Worley 15-29-1-208, Simms 3-5-0-30, Palardy 0-1-0-0. Arkansas, Wilson 16-26-1-224, Bran.Mitchell 1-1-0-21. RECEIVING-Tennessee, D.Rogers 5-106, Neal 3-63, Lane 3-12, Z.Rogers 2-17, Poole 2-16, Dallas 1-9, Arnett 1-8, Rivera 1-7. Arkansas, J.Wright 5-94, Johnson 4-43, Adams 2-52, Gragg 2-17, Hamilton 2-8, Herndon 1-21, B.Green 1-10.
No. 9 Clemson 31, Wake Forest 28 Wake Forest 7 0 21 0—28 Clemson 7 7 7 10—31 First Quarter Clem-Ellington 4 run (Catanzaro kick), 5:33. Wake-C.Ford 3 pass from Price (Newman kick), :53. Second Quarter Clem-Ellington 1 run (Catanzaro kick), 5:46. Third Quarter Wake-Campanaro 50 punt return (Newman kick), 9:43. Wake-Pendergrass 19 run (Newman kick), 8:06. Wake-Pendergrass 33 run (Newman kick), 5:32. Clem-Ford 7 pass from Boyd (Catanzaro kick), 1:23. Fourth Quarter Clem-Ja.Brown 10 pass from Boyd (Catanzaro kick), 5:27. Clem-FG Catanzaro 43, :00. A-80,000. Wake Clem First downs 21 27 Rushes-yards 35-145 42-179 Passing 172 343 Comp-Att-Int 24-37-0 27-44-2 Return Yards 100 3 Punts-Avg. 5-43.8 3-38.7 Fumbles-Lost 5-0 1-1 Penalties-Yards 1-10 6-58 Time of Possession 30:08 29:52 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Wake Forest, Pendergrass 20-134, Reynolds 2-10, Givens 1-5, Bohanon 1-1, Team 1-(minus 1), Price 10-(minus 4). Clemson, Ellington 25-98, Watkins 2-32, Boyd 11-27, Howard 3-14, Bellamy 1-8. PASSING-Wake Forest, Price 24-37-0-172. Clemson, Boyd 27-43-2-343, Team 0-1-0-0. RECEIVING-Wake Forest, Campanaro 9-72, Givens 4-31, Pendergrass 3-9, C.Ford 2-21, Dembry 2-17, Reynolds 2-9, Davis 1-10, Parker 1-3. Clemson, Ja.Brown 6-78, Watkins 5-62, Allen 4-48, Ford 3-51, Ellington 3-42, Hopkins 3-38, Humphries 3-24.
No. 19 Nebraska 17, No. 12 Penn St. 14 Nebraska 0 10 7 0—17 Penn St. 0 0 7 7—14 Second Quarter Neb-FG Maher 41, 10:55. Neb-Abdullah 2 run (Maher kick), :44. Third Quarter Neb-Burkhead 14 run (Maher kick), 8:51. PSU-Green 5 run (Fera kick), 5:07. Fourth Quarter PSU-Green 6 run (Fera kick), 5:42. A-107,903. Neb PSU First downs 21 21 Rushes-yards 48-188 43-166 Passing 143 209 Comp-Att-Int 13-27-0 17-35-0 Return Yards 0 37 Punts-Avg. 8-45.0 7-42.3 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 1-1 Penalties-Yards 6-45 3-32 Time of Possession 29:03 30:57 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Nebraska, Burkhead 25-121, Martinez 19-56, Reed 1-5, Marlowe 1-4, Abdullah 2-2. Penn St., Green 17-71, Redd 15-53, Beachum 7-36, Kersey 1-4, Suhey 1-3, McGloin 2-(minus 1). PASSING-Nebraska, Martinez 13-26-0-143, Burkhead 0-1-0-0. Penn St., McGloin 16-34-0193, Drake 1-1-0-16. RECEIVING-Nebraska, K.Bell 4-42, Reed 3-40, Enunwa 2-14, K.Cooper 1-17, Marlowe 1-15, B.Cotton 1-14, Burkhead 1-1. Penn St., Moye 4-78, Brown 3-30, Green 3-5, De.Smith 2-19, Drake 1-31, McGloin 1-16, Szczerba 1-14, Robinson 1-9, Haplea 1-7.
No. 13 Michigan St. 37, Iowa 21 Michigan St. 14 17 3 3—37 Iowa 0 7 14 0—21 First Quarter MSU-Cunningham 6 pass from Cousins (Conroy kick), 9:17. MSU-Baker 17 pass from Cousins (Conroy kick), 7:37. Second Quarter Iowa-Fiedorowicz 8 pass from Vandenberg (Meyer kick), 14:53. MSU-FG Conroy 22, 7:37. MSU-Bell 25 run (Conroy kick), 1:57. MSU-Cunningham 22 pass from Cousins (Conroy kick), 1:21.
Third Quarter MSU-FG Conroy 31, 8:31. Iowa-McNutt 3 pass from Vandenberg (Meyer kick), 5:39. Iowa-Coker 2 run (Meyer kick), :49. Fourth Quarter MSU-FG Conroy 48, 5:11. A-70,585. MSU Iowa First downs 19 20 Rushes-yards 40-155 30-87 Passing 288 262 Comp-Att-Int 19-32-0 22-47-1 Return Yards 48 8 Punts-Avg. 6-46.2 7-41.0 Fumbles-Lost 3-0 3-2 Penalties-Yards 7-75 6-39 Time of Possession 33:24 26:36 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Michigan St., Bell 20-112, Baker 13-51, Sonntag 1-5, Team 2-(minus 6), Cousins 4-(minus 7). Iowa, Coker 21-57, McNutt 2-27, Rogers 1-2, Vandenberg 6-1. PASSING-Michigan St., Cousins 18-310-260, Martin 1-1-0-28. Iowa, Vandenberg 22-47-1-262. RECEIVING-Michigan St., Linthicum 5-71, Martin 4-87, Cunningham 4-46, Bell 2-49, Ke.Nichol 2-13, Baker 1-17, Anderson 1-5. Iowa, McNutt 8-130, Staggs 3-36, Z.Derby 3-31, Coker 3-24, K.Davis 2-18, Fiedorowicz 2-10, Martin-Manley 1-13.
No. 14 Georgia 45, No. 24 Auburn 7 Auburn 7 0 0 0— 7 Georgia 14 21 3 7—45 First Quarter Geo-T.King 8 pass from Murray (Walsh kick), 8:57. Aub-Lutzenkirchen 4 pass from Uzomah (Parkey kick), 6:13. Geo-Bennett 27 pass from Murray (Bogotay kick), 3:02. Second Quarter Geo-Figgins 15 pass from Murray (Walsh kick), 10:36. Geo-Rambo 24 interception return (Bogotay kick), 9:41. Geo-Mitchell 25 pass from Murray (Walsh kick), 5:00. Third Quarter Geo-FG Bogotay 26, 7:32. Fourth Quarter Geo-Crowell 9 run (Walsh kick), 5:59. A-92,746. Aub Geo First downs 9 30 Rushes-yards 25-51 56-304 Passing 144 224 Comp-Att-Int 12-23-1 14-18-0 Return Yards 0 24 Punts-Avg. 5-41.0 1-17.0 Fumbles-Lost 2-2 4-2 Penalties-Yards 3-14 8-60 Time of Possession 19:05 40:55 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Auburn, Dyer 13-48, McCalebb 5-30, Frazier 1-1, Moseley 6-(minus 28). Georgia, Crowell 24-132, Thomas 15-127, Murray 9-21, Harton 4-15, Malcome 3-10, Team 1-(minus 1). PASSING-Auburn, Moseley 11-22-1-140, Uzomah 1-1-0-4. Georgia, Murray 14-18-0224. RECEIVING-Auburn, Blake 6-101, McCalebb 3-19, Lutzenkirchen 2-14, Bray 1-10. Georgia, Bennett 5-50, Mitchell 3-85, T.King 2-43, Brown 1-25, Figgins 1-15, Charles 1-5, Crowell 1-1.
No. 15 South Carolina 17, Florida 12 Florida 3 0 3 6—12 South Carolina 0 14 0 3—17 First Quarter Fla-FG Sturgis 21, 6:01. Second Quarter SC-C.Shaw 10 run (Wooten kick), 7:07. SC-C.Shaw 1 run (Wooten kick), :31. Third Quarter Fla-FG Sturgis 24, 7:17. Fourth Quarter Fla-Brissett 2 run (pass failed), 11:23. SC-FG Wooten 28, 9:14. A-80,250. Fla SC First downs 17 16 Rushes-yards 34-142 52-215 Passing 119 84 Comp-Att-Int 13-23-0 7-13-1 Return Yards 6 8 Punts-Avg. 4-37.3 4-38.0 Fumbles-Lost 2-2 0-0 Penalties-Yards 5-30 9-65 Time of Possession 27:56 32:04 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Florida, Rainey 17-132, Demps 9-33, T.Burton 1-5, Brissett 1-2, Team 1-(minus 2), Brantley 5-(minus 28). South Carolina, Wilds 29-120, C.Shaw 16-88, Ellington 4-4, Miles 3-3. PASSING-Florida, Brantley 13-21-0119, Brissett 0-1-0-0, Team 0-1-0-0. South Carolina, C.Shaw 6-12-1-81, Ellington 1-1-0-3. RECEIVING-Florida, Reed 5-62, Rainey 3-30, Thompson 3-16, Leonard 2-11. South Carolina, A.Sanders 2-50, A.Jeffery 2-17, D..Moore 1-7, Cunningham 1-5, Miles 1-5.
No. 16 Wisconsin 42, Minnesota 13 Wisconsin 14 14 7 7—42 Minnesota 0 6 7 0—13 First Quarter Wis-M.Ball 5 pass from Wilson (Welch kick), 6:52. Wis-M.Ball 14 run (Welch kick), 4:27. Second Quarter Wis-Toon 9 pass from Wilson (Welch kick), 14:54. Minn-Wettstein 5 run (kick failed), 7:41. Wis-Toon 17 pass from Wilson (Welch kick), :51. Third Quarter Minn-Bennett 96 kickoff return (Wettstein kick), 14:46. Wis-Pedersen 3 pass from Wilson (Welch kick), 8:58. Fourth Quarter Wis-M.Ball 3 run (Welch kick), 9:07. A-49,158. Wis Minn First downs 29 9 Rushes-yards 45-283 32-105 Passing 178 51 Comp-Att-Int 16-17-0 6-16-1 Return Yards 0 (-1) Punts-Avg. 3-34.3 4-31.3 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-0 Penalties-Yards 3-30 3-20 Time of Possession 34:39 25:21 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Wisconsin, M.Ball 23-166, White 14-87, Wilson 7-19, Lewis 1-11. Minnesota, Gray 19-68, Bennett 8-20, Kirkwood 4-12, Wettstein 1-5. PASSING-Wisconsin, Wilson 16-17-0-178. Minnesota, Gray 6-14-1-51, Green 0-1-0-0, Shortell 0-1-0-0. RECEIVING-Wisconsin, Toon 8-100, Pedersen 3-13, Abbrederis 2-27, Duckworth 1-17, Ewing 1-16, M.Ball 1-5. Minnesota, McKnight 4-34, McGarry 1-12, Green 1-5.
No. 18 Southern Cal 40, Washington 17 Washington 0 3 7 7—17 Southern Cal 7 16 14 3—40 First Quarter USC-Barkley 1 run (Heidari kick), 5:40. Second Quarter Wash-FG Folk 46, 12:54. USC-Tyler 1 run (Heidari kick), 6:58. USC-Kennard Safety, 5:53. USC-Lee 9 pass from Barkley (Heidari kick), 2:44. Third Quarter USC-Lee 88 kickoff return (Heidari kick), 14:45. Wash-Polk 1 run (Folk kick), 13:36. USC-McNeal 79 run (Heidari kick), 12:45. Fourth Quarter USC-FG Heidari 30, 14:57. Wash-Williams 20 pass from Montana (Folk kick), :13. A-64,756. Wash USC First downs 13 21 Rushes-yards 24-46 40-252 Passing 198 174 Comp-Att-Int 21-31-0 18-28-0 Return Yards 10 32 Punts-Avg. 8-52.3 5-42.4 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 0-0 Penalties-Yards 12-91 11-78 Time of Possession 25:45 34:15 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Washington, Polk 9-36, Sankey 4-22, Callier 2-12, K.Smith 1-6, Aguilar 1-(minus 2), Montana 2-(minus 12), Price 5-(minus 16). Southern Cal, McNeal 18-148, Tyler 7-50, Negrete 1-35, Carlisle 7-14, R.Woods 1-4, Morgan 2-4, Barkley 4-(minus 3). PASSING-Washington, Price 12-16-0-125, Montana 9-15-0-73. Southern Cal, Barkley 18-28-0-174. RECEIVING-Washington, Williams 5-44, Seferian-Jenkins 4-48, Sankey 4-13, Hartvigson 2-16, Je.Kearse 2-10, K.Smith 1-53, Callier 1-9, Aguilar 1-5, Polk 1-0. Southern Cal, Lee 9-74, Telfer 4-43, R.Woods 2-5, Butler 1-36, Tyler 1-15, Carlisle 1-1.
No. 22 Michigan 31, Illinois 14 Michigan 7 7 3 14—31 Illinois 0 0 7 7—14 First Quarter Mich-D.Robinson 9 run (Gibbons kick), 13:15. Second Quarter Mich-D.Robinson 2 run (Gibbons kick), 12:49. Third Quarter Mich-FG Gibbons 27, 4:31. Ill-Scheelhaase 13 run (Dimke kick), :19. Fourth Quarter Mich-Odoms 27 pass from Gardner (Gibbons kick), 9:58. Ill-Ford 1 run (Dimke kick), 3:12. Mich-Toussaint 27 run (Gibbons kick), 2:24. A-60,670.
Mich Ill First downs 14 15 Rushes-yards 48-223 33-37 Passing 139 177 Comp-Att-Int 8-15-1 17-34-1 Return Yards 105 8 Punts-Avg. 4-34.3 9-41.6 Fumbles-Lost 3-2 3-2 Penalties-Yards 4-29 4-25 Time of Possession 32:45 27:15 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Michigan, Toussaint 27-192, D.Robinson 12-30, Gardner 2-9, Shaw 3-4, Smith 1-0, Team 3-(minus 12). Illinois, Ford 11-26, Scheelhaase 16-14, Pollard 5-11, Team 1-(minus 14). PASSING-Michigan, D.Robinson 6-10-1-92, Gardner 2-5-0-47. Illinois, Scheelhaase 16-31-1-170, O’Toole 1-3-0-7. RECEIVING-Michigan, Hemingway 3-43, Odoms 2-46, Koger 2-42, Gallon 1-8. Illinois, Jenkins 8-103, Davis 4-28, Lankford 1-18, Harris 1-14, Viliunas 1-7, Pollard 1-6, Young 1-1.
West Virginia 24, No. 23 Cincinnati 21 West Virginia 7 10 0 7—24 Cincinnati 7 0 7 7—21 First Quarter Cin-Pead 40 run (Miliano kick), 13:09. WVU-Bailey 59 pass from G.Smith (Bitancurt kick), 11:37. Second Quarter WVU-FG Bitancurt 28, 9:35. WVU-J.Miller recovered fumble in end zone (Bitancurt kick), 8:11. Third Quarter Cin-Legaux 7 run (Miliano kick), 4:25. Fourth Quarter Cin-Pead 10 run (Miliano kick), 13:20. WVU-Alston 1 run (Bitancurt kick), 8:52. A-48,152. WVU Cin First downs 19 16 Rushes-yards 32-32 33-190 Passing 372 214 Comp-Att-Int 29-43-0 17-32-1 Return Yards 66 6 Punts-Avg. 7-37.1 6-42.7 Fumbles-Lost 2-1 2-1 Penalties-Yards 14-95 5-45 Time of Possession 36:00 24:00 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-West Virginia, Buie 4-21, Garrison 13-19, Austin 1-6, Alston 7-6, G.Smith 7-(minus 20). Cincinnati, Pead 19-113, Legaux 8-77, Winn 2-3, Collaros 4-(minus 3). PASSING-West Virginia, G.Smith 29-43-0372. Cincinnati, Legaux 10-21-1-144, Collaros 7-11-0-70. RECEIVING-West Virginia, Austin 9-126, Bailey 6-104, Garrison 3-23, De.Brown 2-25, McCartney 2-20, Urban 2-19, Buie 2-17, Milhouse 1-24, Nehlen 1-8, Alston 1-6. Cincinnati, Pead 5-67, Thompkins 5-67, Woods 2-27, McClung 2-20, Robinson 1-17, Chisum 1-13, Kelce 1-3.
No. 25 Southern Miss. 30, UCF 29 UCF 3 3 3 20—29 Southern Miss. 7 6 3 14—30 First Quarter UCF-FG Cattoi 48, 9:01. USM-B.Johnson 1 pass from Davis (Hrapmann kick), 1:55. Second Quarter USM-FG Hrapmann 28, 7:35. UCF-FG Cattoi 38, 3:40. USM-FG Hrapmann 22, :08. Third Quarter USM-FG Hrapmann 44, 7:07. UCF-FG Cattoi 41, 3:34. Fourth Quarter USM-FG Hrapmann 46, 13:40. UCF-Murray 69 kickoff return (Cattoi kick), 13:28. USM-FG Hrapmann 48, 11:56. UCF-Weaver 13 pass from Bortles (Cattoi kick), 8:24. USM-Briggs 4 pass from Davis (Holmes pass from Davis), 5:52. UCF-Worton 25 pass from Bortles (kick failed), :00. A-32,925. UCF USM First downs 22 22 Rushes-yards 24-48 23-127 Passing 316 392 Comp-Att-Int 31-44-1 27-49-0 Return Yards 20 3 Punts-Avg. 4-41.3 4-42.5 Fumbles-Lost 2-2 1-1 Penalties-Yards 11-84 13-103 Time of Possession 32:38 27:22 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-UCF, Murray 4-19, Bortles 7-12, Weaver 11-12, Godfrey 2-5. Southern Miss., Woodyard 12-70, Lampley 4-24, Pierce 1-23, Davis 6-10. PASSING-UCF, Bortles 24-34-1-248, Godfrey 7-10-0-68. Southern Miss., Davis 26-48-0-364, Boehme 1-1-0-28. RECEIVING-UCF, Worton 11-114, Guyton 4-58, McDuffie 4-31, Reese 3-32, Weaver 3-30, Murray 2-31, Kelly 2-11, Kh.Williams 1-9, Godfrey 1-0. Southern Miss., Balentine 6-122, Bolden 5-95, Briggs 4-67, Sullivan 3-57, Lampley 3-3, D.Johnson 2-11, E.Johnson 1-28, Hanks 1-5, Woodyard 1-3, B.Johnson 1-1.
Sunday, November 13, 2011
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New-look Cyclones hold off Lehigh
TOP 25 ROUNDUP
AMES, IOWA (AP) — Royce White scored 25 points in his first game in two years, and Iowa State revealed its new-look team with an 86-77 season-opening victory over Lehigh on Saturday. White, who started his college career at Minnesota but never played for the Gophers, is one of four Division I transfers playing for the Cyclones, who got 12 points from returning regular Scott Christopherson and shot 65 percent (17 of 26) in the second half.
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DUKE COACH MIKE KRZYZEWSKI IS CONGRATULATED by his team following a game against Presbyterian on Saturday in Durham, N.C. Duke won, 96-55, and Krzyzewski tied Bob Knight atop the Div. I men’s career wins list with 902.
Coach K ties wins record as No. 6 Duke rolls The Associated Press
DURHAM, N.C. — Mike Krzyzewski tied Bob Knight atop the Div. I men’s career wins list with his 902nd victory in No. 6 Duke’s 96-55 rout against Presbyterian on Saturday. Ryan Kelly scored 17 points for the Blue Devils (2-0), who shot 61 percent and used a huge first-half run to deliver another milestone victory to their Hall of Fame coach. Coach K improved to 902284 during his 37th season as a college coach at Army and Duke. He can pass Knight — his coach and mentor — on Tuesday night against Michigan State at Madison Square Garden. PRESBYTERIAN (1-1) Miller 4-7 0-0 10, Johnson 2-4 2-2 8, Mutakabbir 3-14 2-2 9, Coleman 4-14 3-4 11, Reynolds 0-1 2-2 2, Clyburn 1-5 0-0 2, Deihl 0-0 0-0 0, Hargrave 0-1 0-0 0, Truss 1-3 2-2 4, McTavish 0-0 0-0 0, Washington 2-4 5-5 9. Totals 17-53 16-17 55. DUKE (2-0) Rivers 5-8 4-6 15, Mas. Plumlee 6-8 1-6 13, Dawkins 1-3 1-2 4, Mi. Plumlee 6-9 1-5 13, Curry 4-6 0-0 10, Cook 2-4 4-4 10, Thornton 1-1 0-0 2, Gbinije 1-3 0-0 3, Hairston 4-6 1-2 9, Kelly 5-8 6-6 17, Zafirovski 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 35-57 18-31 96.
Halftime-Duke 53-30. 3-Point GoalsPresbyterian 5-15 (Johnson 2-4, Miller 2-4, Mutakabbir 1-5, Hargrave 0-1, Washington 0-1), Duke 8-16 (Cook 2-3, Curry 2-4, Gbinije 1-1, Kelly 1-2, Rivers 1-3, Dawkins 1-3). Fouled Out-Clyburn. ReboundsPresbyterian 24 (Coleman, Johnson 5), Duke 43 (Mi. Plumlee 11). Assists-Presbyterian 6 (Coleman, Washington 2), Duke 18 (Rivers 6). Total Fouls-Presbyterian 21, Duke 15. A-9,314.
No. 5 Syracuse 78, Fordham 53 SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Kris Joseph scored 16 points, Dion Waiters added 14, and Syracuse cruised to the win in its season opener. FORDHAM (0-1) Estwick 0-2 0-0 0, Gaston 4-12 5-8 13, Bristol 1-2 1-2 3, Frazier 4-12 1-1 9, McMillan 2-8 2-2 7, Hage 0-0 2-2 2, Zivkovic 1-2 0-0 2, Samuell 0-1 0-0 0, Dominique 1-1 0-0 2, Smith 5-11 0-4 13, Robinson 0-0 0-0 0, Canty 0-1 2-2 2. Totals 18-52 13-21 53. SYRACUSE (1-0) Christmas 2-3 1-1 5, Joseph 6-12 2-3 16, Melo 1-4 2-2 4, Jardine 3-7 0-2 7, Triche 3-10 3-4 9, Carter-Williams 2-6 0-1 4, Resavy 0-1 0-0 0, Waiters 6-9 0-0 14, Fair 3-5 2-2 9, Keita 0-0 0-0 0, Hoffmann 0-0 0-0 0, Lyde-Cajuste 0-0 0-0 0, Jones 0-1 1-2 1, Reese 1-1 0-1 2, Tomaszewski 0-0 0-0 0, Southerland 3-5 0-0 7. Totals 30-64 11-18 78. Halftime-Syracuse 32-19. 3-Point GoalsFordham 4-21 (Smith 3-8, McMillan 1-3, Zivkovic 0-1, Estwick 0-1, Samuell 0-1, Frazier 0-7), Syracuse 7-21 (Waiters 2-4, Joseph 2-4, Southerland 1-2, Fair 1-2, Jardine 1-3, Jones 0-1, Carter-Williams 0-2, Triche 0-3). Fouled Out-None. ReboundsFordham 32 (Bristol 8), Syracuse 43 (Triche 7). Assists-Fordham 13 (Gaston 4), Syracuse 15 (Jardine, Triche 3). Total Fouls-Fordham 17, Syracuse 16. A-22,906.
No. 15 Wisconsin 85, Kennesaw State 31 MADISON, WIS. — Ben Brust and Josh Gasser scored 14 points apiece, and Wisconsin hit 15 three-pointers. Ryan Evans had 13 points for the Badgers, who made seven of their first 10 attempts from beyond the arc. Jared Berggren and preseason AllAmerican Jordan Taylor finished with 11 apiece. The Badgers built a 41-8 halftime lead while holding the Owls (0-1) to 3-of-23 shooting from the field. KENNESAW STATE (0-1) Anderson 1-2 0-2 2, Dawson 0-2 0-0 0, Cummings 5-15 8-12 18, Love 1-3 0-0 3, Dixon 3-14 0-0 7, Henry 0-2 0-0 0, Turner 0-4 0-0 0, Sabic 0-1 0-0 0, Osemhen 0-0 1-2 1. Totals 10-43 9-16 31. WISCONSIN (1-0) Bruesewitz 2-5 1-2 7, Berggren 4-6 2-3 11, Evans 4-9 5-6 13, Taylor 5-8 0-0 11, Gasser 4-4 2-2 14, Brust 5-11 0-0 14, Fahey 0-0 0-0 0, Jackson 1-2 0-0 3, Dukan 2-2 0-0 4, Wise 0-0 0-0 0, Anderson 0-0 0-0 0, Wilson 1-1 0-0 3, Kaminsky 2-3 0-0 5. Totals 30-51 10-13 85. Halftime-Wisconsin 41-8. 3-Point GoalsKennesaw State 2-10 (Dixon 1-3, Love 1-3, Cummings 0-1, Henry 0-1, Turner 0-2), Wisconsin 15-25 (Gasser 4-4, Brust 4-8, Bruesewitz 2-4, Wilson 1-1, Kaminsky 1-2, Taylor 1-2, Jackson 1-2, Berggren 1-2). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Kennesaw State 20 (Cummings 6), Wisconsin 41 (Bruesewitz 8). Assists-Kennesaw State 2 (Dixon, Love 1), Wisconsin 23 (Taylor 7). Total FoulsKennesaw State 16, Wisconsin 12. A-17,230.
BRIEFLY White, Carter and Elonu are the three of 10 returning players from last year’s 33-5 team that won the program’s first COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS — NCAA title. Tyra White scored 22 points, The No. 6 Aggies shot 47.5 Sydney Carter added 14, and percent from the field (29 of Adaora Elonu had 11 points 61), outrebounded their smaller and eight rebounds to lead opponents 42-35 and generdefending national champion ated 34 points off 28 Lamar Texas A&M to an opening 83turnovers. 58 win over Lamar on Saturday Kalis Loyd scored 20 to night. lead the Lady Cardinals (1-1),
Texas A&M women open with 83-58 win
who shot 35 percent from the field (20 of 57) and went 1-for9 from three-point range. The Aggies led by 24 at halftime and by as many as 30 in the second half. They’ll get tougher tests soon enough. Last year’s championship team will get its rings and unveil its banner Tuesday before a nationally televised game against No. 9 Louisville.
2727 Iowa St • Lawrence, KS
Lehigh (0-2) led St. John’s by 16 points in its opener before losing 78-73 and trailed Iowa State just 39-37 in the final minute of the first half. But White converted a threepoint play with 8.8 seconds left in the half, and the Cyclones outscored Lehigh 37-14 in the first 121⁄2 minutes of the second half to break it open. Iowa State’s other transfers, Chris Babb (Penn State), Chris Allen (Michigan State) and Anthony Booker (Southern Illinois) each scored 10 points.
LEHIGH (0-2) McCollum 6-14 4-6 16, McKnight 1-2 3-3 5, Greiner 5-14 5-6 17, Knutson 4-10 3-5 11, Hamilton 1-5 0-0 2, D’Orazio 5-7 0-0 11, Adams 0-2 0-0 0, Schaefer 2-4 0-0 4, Cvrkalj 2-3 0-0 6, Maneri 1-1 1-2 3, Baltimore 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 28-63 16-22 77. IOWA ST. (1-0) Babb 4-11 0-0 10, Ejim 3-3 0-0 6, Allen 4-8 0-0 10, Christopherson 2-7 6-6 12, White 9-15 7-9 25, Palo 1-1 2-2 5, Sledge 0-0 0-2 0, Booker 4-4 1-2 10, Gibson 0-0 0-0 0, McGee 3-4 0-0 8. Totals 30-53 16-21 86. Halftime-Iowa St. 42-39. 3-Point GoalsLehigh 5-21 (Cvrkalj 2-3, Greiner 2-6, D’Orazio 1-2, Adams 0-2, Hamilton 0-3, McCollum 0-5), Iowa St. 10-22 (McGee 2-2, Allen 2-4, Christopherson 2-5, Babb 2-9, Palo 1-1, Booker 1-1). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Lehigh 28 (Greiner 9), Iowa St. 38 (White 11). Assists-Lehigh 12 (McCollum 6), Iowa St. 13 (Babb 5). Total Fouls-Lehigh 19, Iowa St. 20. A-13,343.
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NFL Team Stats
AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA New England 5 3 0 .625 222 184 N.Y. Jets 5 3 0 .625 199 163 Buffalo 5 3 0 .625 222 174 Miami 1 7 0 .125 138 169 South W L T Pct PF PA Houston 6 3 0 .667 236 157 Tennessee 4 4 0 .500 156 169 Jacksonville 2 6 0 .250 98 163 Indianapolis 0 9 0 .000 128 283 North W L T Pct PF PA Baltimore 6 2 0 .750 208 130 Cincinnati 6 2 0 .750 195 140 Pittsburgh 6 3 0 .667 196 162 Cleveland 3 5 0 .375 119 170 West W L T Pct PF PA Oakland 5 4 0 .556 208 233 Kansas City 4 4 0 .500 131 201 San Diego 4 5 0 .444 216 228 Denver 3 5 0 .375 171 224 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA N.Y. Giants 6 2 0 .750 198 184 Dallas 4 4 0 .500 179 175 Philadelphia 3 5 0 .375 203 182 Washington 3 5 0 .375 127 158 South W L T Pct PF PA New Orleans 6 3 0 .667 287 205 Atlanta 5 3 0 .625 189 170 Tampa Bay 4 4 0 .500 147 196 Carolina 2 6 0 .250 187 207 North W L T Pct PF PA Green Bay 8 0 0 1.000 275 179 Detroit 6 2 0 .750 239 147 Chicago 5 3 0 .625 200 174 Minnesota 2 6 0 .250 172 199 West W L T Pct PF PA San Francisco 7 1 0 .875 206 118 Seattle 2 6 0 .250 122 185 Arizona 2 6 0 .250 162 196 St. Louis 1 7 0 .125 100 211 Today’s Games Buffalo at Dallas, noon Denver at Kansas City, noon Washington at Miami, noon St. Louis at Cleveland, noon Arizona at Philadelphia, noon Tennessee at Carolina, noon Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, noon Houston at Tampa Bay, noon New Orleans at Atlanta, noon Jacksonville at Indianapolis, noon Baltimore at Seattle, 3 p.m. N.Y. Giants at San Francisco, 3:15 p.m. Detroit at Chicago, 3:15 p.m. New England at N.Y. Jets, 7:20 p.m. Monday’s Game Minnesota at Green Bay, 7:30 p.m.
NFC Individual Leaders Week 9 Quarterbacks Att Com Yds TD Int A. Rodgers, GBY 265 192 2619 24 3 Brees, NOR 379 269 3004 21 11 Stafford, DET 299 183 2179 19 4 E. Manning, NYG 280 176 2377 15 6 Ale. Smith, SNF 206 132 1467 10 2 Romo, DAL 283 177 2238 13 7 C. Newton, CAR 287 174 2393 11 9 Vick, PHL 266 165 2065 11 9 Cutler, CHI 264 155 1910 11 6 M. Ryan, ATL 276 168 1958 12 9 Rushers Att Yds Avg LG TD L. McCoy, PHL 151 825 5.46 49t 9 Forte, CHI 148 805 5.44 46 2 A. Peterson, MIN 167 798 4.78 54 9 Gore, SNF 159 782 4.92 55 5 M. Turner, ATL 157 692 4.41 61 7 S. Jackson, STL 113 579 5.12 47t 4 Murray, DAL 80 539 6.74 91t 1 B. Wells, ARI 123 526 4.28 39 7 Vick, PHL 57 456 8.00 53 0 Bradshaw, NYG 111 440 3.96 37 5 Receivers No Yds Avg LG TD Sproles, NOR 56 446 8.0 36 3 J. Graham, NOR 55 791 14.4 59 5 G. Jennings, GBY 48 723 15.1 79t 6 Ca. Johnson, DET 47 804 17.1 73t 11 St. Smith, CAR 46 918 20.0 77t 4 Maclin, PHL 44 606 13.8 59 4 Witten, DAL 44 548 12.5 64 4 R. White, ATL 43 501 11.7 33 3 Forte, CHI 41 436 10.6 56t 1 Pettigrew, DET 41 360 8.8 27 2 Scoring Touchdowns TD Rush Rec Ret Pt Ca. Johnson, DET 11 0 11 0 66 L. McCoy, PHL 11 9 2 0 66 A. Peterson, MIN 10 9 1 0 60 C. Newton, CAR 7 7 0 0 42 M. Turner, ATL 7 7 0 0 42 B. Wells, ARI 7 7 0 0 42 Bradshaw, NYG 6 5 1 0 38 G. Jennings, GBY 6 0 6 0 36 Sproles, NOR 6 2 3 1 36 Finley, GBY 5 0 5 0 30 Kicking PAT FG LG Pts Kasay, NOR 31-31 18-22 53 85 Akers, SNF 21-21 19-21 55 78 D. Bailey, DAL 17-17 20-21 51 77 Crosby, GBY 32-32 15-15 58 77 Ja. Hanson, DET 26-26 17-18 51 77 Gould, CHI 21-21 17-18 51 72 Henery, PHL 23-23 14-17 47 65 Barth, TAM 13-13 16-18 49 61 Longwell, MIN 19-19 13-16 53 58 M. Bryant, ATL 21-21 12-12 50 57 AFC Individual Leaders Week 9 Quarterbacks Att Com Yds TD Int Brady, NWE 321 212 2703 20 10 Roethlisber., PIT 321 203 2632 15 8 Schaub, HOU 277 167 2237 13 6 Fitzpatrick, BUF 260 170 1930 15 9 Hasselbeck, TEN 285 178 2014 13 6 Dalton, CIN 257 158 1696 12 7 J. Campbell, OAK 165 100 1170 6 4 Sanchez, NYJ 259 149 1775 13 7 Rivers, SND 305 193 2469 11 14 Mat. Moore, MIA 138 85 950 4 4 Rushers Att Yds Avg LG TD F. Jackson, BUF 150 803 5.35 80t 6 Jones-Drew, JAC 166 740 4.46 41 3 A. Foster, HOU 154 656 4.26 42t 5 McGahee, DEN 123 623 5.07 60t 3 Be. Tate, HOU 109 623 5.72 27t 2 McFadden, OAK 113 614 5.43 70t 4 Benson, CIN 137 536 3.91 39t 2 R. Rice, BAL 133 532 4.00 53 6 R. Mathews, SND 111 509 4.59 36 3 S. Greene, NYJ 132 502 3.80 24 2 Receivers No Yds Avg LG TD Welker, NWE 66 960 14.5 99t 6 M. Wallace, PIT 47 868 18.5 95t 6 B. Marshall, MIA 46 644 14.0 46 2 Gronkowski, NWE 44 596 13.5 30 6 St. Johnson, BUF 42 523 12.5 52 4 Boldin, BAL 41 627 15.3 56 2 A.. Green, CIN 40 599 15.0 58 5 Garcon, IND 40 591 14.8 87t 4 Bowe, KAN 39 646 16.6 52t 4 A. Brown, PIT 39 540 13.8 32 1 Scoring Touchdowns TD Rush Rec Ret Pt R. Rice, BAL 8 6 2 0 48 Decker, DEN 7 0 6 1 42 Chandler, BUF 6 0 6 0 36 A. Foster, HOU 6 5 1 0 36 Gronkowski, NWE 6 0 6 0 36 F. Jackson, BUF 6 6 0 0 36 V. Jackson, SND 6 0 6 0 36 Tolbert, SND 6 4 2 0 36 M. Wallace, PIT 6 0 6 0 36 Welker, NWE 6 0 6 0 36 Kicking PAT FG LG Pts Cundiff, BAL 20-20 20-24 51 80 Rackers, HOU 26-26 18-20 54 80 Nugent, CIN 19-20 16-17 48 67 Suisham, PIT 21-21 15-20 48 66 Novak, SND 17-17 16-17 52 65 Gostkows., NWE 25-25 13-16 47 64 Lindell, BUF 25-25 13-15 49 64 Carpenter, MIA 12-12 16-19 51 60 Folk, NYJ 23-23 12-13 50 59 Janikowski, OAK 19-19 13-14 63 58
Week 9 AFC TOTAL YARDAGE Yards Houston 3542 Pittsburgh 3502 New England 3498 San Diego 3256 Oakland 2975 Buffalo 2948 Baltimore 2743 Miami 2583 Denver 2550 Indianapolis 2545 Cincinnati 2530 Kansas City 2502 Tennessee 2482 N.Y. Jets 2449 Cleveland 2312 Jacksonville 1941 DEFENSE Yards Baltimore 2235 Cincinnati 2410 Jacksonville 2456 Houston 2466 Cleveland 2474 San Diego 2493 Pittsburgh 2522 N.Y. Jets 2552 Tennessee 2866 Kansas City 2966 Denver 2988 Miami 3007 Buffalo 3049 Oakland 3092 New England 3330 Indianapolis 3655 NFC TOTAL YARDAGE Yards New Orleans 4006 Philadelphia 3475 Green Bay 3331 Carolina 3321 Dallas 3202 N.Y. Giants 2973 Detroit 2847 Atlanta 2777 Tampa Bay 2748 Chicago 2734 Minnesota 2661 Washington 2545 St. Louis 2513 Arizona 2500 San Francisco 2489 Seattle 2369 DEFENSE Yards San Francisco 2607 Detroit 2650 Dallas 2679 Philadelphia 2686 Washington 2731 Atlanta 2734 Seattle 2822 Carolina 2870 N.Y. Giants 2925 Minnesota 2944 Chicago 2994 St. Louis 3007 Arizona 3118 New Orleans 3133 Tampa Bay 3191 Green Bay 3197 AFC AVERAGE PER GAME Yards New England 437.3 San Diego 407.0 Houston 393.6 Pittsburgh 389.1 Oakland 371.9 Buffalo 368.5 Baltimore 342.9 Miami 322.9 Denver 318.8 Cincinnati 316.3 Kansas City 312.8 Tennessee 310.3 N.Y. Jets 306.1 Cleveland 289.0 Indianapolis 282.8 Jacksonville 242.6 DEFENSE Yards Houston 274.0 Baltimore 279.4 Pittsburgh 280.2 Cincinnati 301.3 Jacksonville 307.0 Cleveland 309.3 San Diego 311.6 N.Y. Jets 319.0 Tennessee 358.3 Kansas City 370.8 Denver 373.5 Miami 375.9 Buffalo 381.1 Oakland 386.5 Indianapolis 406.1 New England 416.3 NFC AVERAGE PER GAME Yards New Orleans 445.1 Philadelphia 434.4 Green Bay 416.4 Carolina 415.1 Dallas 400.3 N.Y. Giants 371.6 Detroit 355.9 Atlanta 347.1 Tampa Bay 343.5 Chicago 341.8 Minnesota 332.6 Washington 318.1 St. Louis 314.1 Arizona 312.5 San Francisco 311.1 Seattle 296.1 DEFENSE Yards San Francisco 325.9 Detroit 331.3 Dallas 334.9 Philadelphia 335.8 Washington 341.4 Atlanta 341.8 New Orleans 348.1 Seattle 352.8 Carolina 358.8 N.Y. Giants 365.6 Minnesota 368.0 Chicago 374.3 St. Louis 375.9 Arizona 389.8 Tampa Bay 398.9 Green Bay 399.6
Rush 1396 993 893 897 1215 1080 816 925 1180 900 833 986 560 773 657 952
Pass 2146 2509 2605 2359 1760 1868 1927 1658 1370 1645 1697 1516 1922 1676 1655 989
Rush 694 676 880 823 1152 960 860 984 1014 962 924 885 966 1117 818 1315
Pass 1541 1734 1576 1643 1322 1533 1662 1568 1852 2004 2064 2122 2083 1975 2512 2340
Rush 1134 1378 835 1037 966 710 762 952 785 967 1203 719 891 767 1101 706
Pass 2872 2097 2496 2284 2236 2263 2085 1825 1963 1767 1458 1826 1622 1733 1388 1663
Rush 566 1101 819 992 981 772 883 1066 1017 755 880 1229 942 1077 1059 800
Pass 2041 1549 1860 1694 1750 1962 1939 1804 1908 2189 2114 1778 2176 2056 2132 2397
Rush Pass 111.6 325.6 112.1 294.9 155.1 238.4 110.3 278.8 151.9 220.0 135.0 233.5 102.0 240.9 115.6 207.3 147.5 171.3 104.1 212.1 123.3 189.5 70.0 240.3 96.6 209.5 82.1 206.9 100.0 182.8 119.0 123.6 Rush Pass 91.4 182.6 86.8 192.6 95.6 184.7 84.5 216.8 110.0 197.0 144.0 165.3 120.0 191.6 123.0 196.0 126.8 231.5 120.3 250.5 115.5 258.0 110.6 265.3 120.8 260.4 139.6 246.9 146.1 260.0 102.3 314.0 Rush Pass 126.0 319.1 172.3 262.1 104.4 312.0 129.6 285.5 120.8 279.5 88.8 282.9 95.3 260.6 119.0 228.1 98.1 245.4 120.9 220.9 150.4 182.3 89.9 228.3 111.4 202.8 95.9 216.6 137.6 173.5 88.3 207.9 Rush Pass 70.8 255.1 137.6 193.6 102.4 232.5 124.0 211.8 122.6 218.8 96.5 245.3 119.7 228.4 110.4 242.4 133.3 225.5 127.1 238.5 94.4 273.6 110.0 264.3 153.6 222.3 117.8 272.0 132.4 266.5 100.0 299.6
EAST Albany (NY) 41, Monmouth (NJ) 24 American International 54, Pace 6 Bloomsburg 34, Lock Haven 3 Boston College 14, NC State 10 Bryant 45, St. Francis (Pa.) 34 Bucknell 21, Fordham 0 CW Post 33, Gannon 15 Clarion 34, Millersville 20 College of NJ 7, Rowan 0 Cornell 62, Columbia 41 Dartmouth 21, Brown 16 Delaware 24, Richmond 10 Delaware Valley 56, Widener 28 Duquesne 29, Sacred Heart 15 East Stroudsburg 27, Edinboro 26 Geneva 23, Westminster (Pa.) 10 Gettysburg 28, Franklin & Marshall 14 Hamilton 28, Bates 15 Harvard 37, Penn 20 Hobart 24, Rochester 10 Holy Cross 29, Lafayette 24 Juniata 17, Susquehanna 16 Kean 27, Montclair St. 14 Lebanon Valley 54, King’s (Pa.) 7 Lehigh 34, Georgetown 12 Maine 32, UMass 21 Mount Ida 54, Castleton St. 34 Muhlenberg 28, Moravian 0 Nebraska 17, Penn St. 14 Rutgers 27, Army 12 Towson 56, New Hampshire 42 Wagner 38, Robert Morris 17 Washington & Jefferson 24, Waynesburg 21 Yale 33, Princeton 24 SOUTH Appalachian St. 46, W. Carolina 14 Ark.-Pine Bluff 15, MVSU 3 Bethel (Tenn.) 31, Shorter 20 Bethune-Cookman 59, Savannah St. 3 Bridgewater (Va.) 22, Catholic 19 Campbellsville 32, WVU Tech 23 Centre 41, Rhodes 28 Clemson 31, Wake Forest 28 Coastal Carolina 45, Charleston Southern 38 Concordia-Selma 12, Stillman 7 Cumberlands 31, Cumberland (Tenn.) 27 Davidson 28, Morehead St. 24 Elon 41, Furman 34 Emory & Henry 30, Guilford 6 Ferrum 33, Averett 25
X Sunday, November 13, 2011 Championship Nov. 6: Houston 2, Sporting Kansas City 0 WESTERN CONFERENCE Semifinals Los Angeles vs. New York Los Angeles advances on aggregate 3-1 Oct. 30: Los Angeles 1, New York 0 Nov. 3: New York 1, Los Angeles 2 Seattle vs. Real Salt Lake Real Salt Lake advances on aggregate 3-2 Oct. 29: Seattle 0, Real Salt Lake 3 Nov. 2: Seattle 2, Real Salt Lake 0 Championship Nov. 6: Los Angeles 3, Real Salt Lake 1 MLS CUP Nov. 20: Houston vs. Los Angeles at Carson, Calif., 9 p.m.
NCAA National Championship First Round Today’s Games Georgia at Kansas, noon Radford at Duke Marist at Boston College Notre Dame at Illinois Heart of America Athletic Conference Championship Baker 2, Graceland 1 Graceland 1 0 — 1 Baker 1 1 — 2 Baker scoring: Skylar Baker (Ashley Ukena), Ashley Ukena (Alix Schiraldi). Graceland scoring: Gisela Arrieta (Leslie Carroll). Baker record: 13-3-1; Graceland record: 10-6-3. Next for Baker: NAIA tournament, Nov. 19, opponent and site TBA.
2011 U.S. Soccer Schedule
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A STANFORD FAN HOLDS UP A SIGN against Oregon on Saturday in Stanford, Calif. Unfortunately for this fan, the Ducks occupied the end zone more, in a 53-30 victory. Florida A&M 31, NC Central 10 Florida St. 23, Miami 19 Georgia 45, Auburn 7 Georgia Southern 31, Wofford 10 Grambling St. 29, Texas Southern 25 Hampton 42, Delaware St. 6 Jackson St. 34, Alabama A&M 6 Jacksonville 34, Butler 24 James Madison 31, Rhode Island 13 Kentucky Christian 31, Pikeville 28 Lenoir-Rhyne 38, Catawba 6 Lindsey Wilson 48, Virginia-Wise 15 Louisiana-Monroe 42, Middle Tennessee 14 Miles 20, Albany St. (Ga.) 17 Murray St. 56, Austin Peay 24 Norfolk St. 47, Morgan St. 14 North Texas 38, Troy 33 Old Dominion 35, William & Mary 31 Pittsburgh 21, Louisville 14 Prairie View 40, Alcorn St. 14 Presbyterian 38, VMI 6 Randolph-Macon 48, HampdenSydney 34 SC State 30, NC A&T 22 Samford 19, The Citadel 14 South Carolina 17, Florida 12 Southern U. 26, Alabama St. 23 Stony Brook 76, Gardner-Webb 28 Tennessee Tech 28, E. Kentucky 21 Tusculum 38, Wingate 20 UAB 41, Memphis 35 Vanderbilt 38, Kentucky 8 Virginia 31, Duke 21 William Jewell 17, Kentucky Wesleyan 12 MIDWEST Adrian 16, Alma 0 Albion 41, Trine 14 Augustana (SD) 38, Upper Iowa 7 Baylor 31, Kansas 30, OT Bemidji St. 31, Minn.-Crookston 12 Bethel (Minn.) 42, Augsburg 7 Buena Vista 28, Loras 0 Case Reserve 38, Carnegie-Mellon 24 Central 37, Simpson (Iowa) 14 Concordia (Ill.) 42, Aurora 14 Concordia (Wis.) 28, Lakeland 23 Denison 26, Kenyon 7 Drake 37, Dayton 14 E. Michigan 30, Buffalo 17 Ferris St. 30, Northwood (Mich.) 14 Findlay 43, Wayne (Mich.) 42, OT Franklin 40, Hanover 15 Grand Valley St. 49, Saginaw Valley St. 24 Gustavus 21, Carleton 7 Hillsdale 42, Tiffin 0 Hope 27, Olivet 7 Indiana St. 28, Missouri St. 20 Jacksonville St. 22, SE Missouri 21 Kansas St. 53, Texas A&M 50, 4OT Kent St. 35, Akron 3 Lake Erie 45, Ashland 42 Mac Murray 43, Crown (Minn.) 32 Maranatha Baptist 24, Rockford 20 Michigan 31, Illinois 14 Michigan St. 37, Iowa 21 Michigan Tech 21, N. Michigan 18 Minn. Duluth 31, Minn. St.-Mankato 19 Missouri 17, Texas 5 Northern St. (SD) 39, Mary 36 Northwestern 28, Rice 6 Ohio Dominican 38, Indianapolis 26 Ohio Wesleyan 49, Hiram 5 Otterbein 40, Wilmington (Ohio) 14 Purdue 26, Ohio St. 23, OT S. Dakota St. 27, W. Illinois 7 S. Illinois 45, E. Illinois 28 South Dakota 48, Missouri S&T 14 St. Cloud St. 47, Minn. St.-Moorhead 14 St. John’s (Minn.) 61, Hamline 0 St. Olaf 49, Concordia (Moor.) 34 St. Scholastica 48, Eureka 7 Thomas More 33, Mount St. Joseph 28 Valparaiso 34, Campbell 31 Wartburg 24, Luther 21 West Virginia 24, Cincinnati 21 Winona St. 27, Wayne (Neb.) 24 Wis. Lutheran 23, Benedictine (Ill.) 21 Wis.-Eau Claire 27, Wis.-River Falls 21 Wis.-Oshkosh 35, Wis.-Stout 3 Wis.-Platteville 51, Wis.-Stevens Pt. 7 Wis.-Whitewater 17, Wis.-LaCrosse 3 Wisconsin 42, Minnesota 13 Wittenberg 42, Wooster 21 Youngstown St. 27, N. Dakota St. 24 SOUTHWEST Arkansas St. 30, LouisianaLafayette 21 Navy 24, SMU 17 Oklahoma St. 66, Texas Tech 6 Sam Houston St. 43, Northwestern St. 17 Tulsa 59, Marshall 17 FAR WEST Colorado 48, Arizona 29 Linfield 47, Lewis & Clark 14 North Dakota 14, UC Davis 7 Pacific Lutheran 13, Willamette 6 Portland St. 23, N. Colorado 17 San Diego 13, Marist 7 Southern Cal 34, Washington 17 TCU 36, Boise St. 35 Utah St. 34, San Jose St. 33 Weber St. 34, N. Arizona 31 Whitworth 40, Puget Sound 34 Wyoming 25, Air Force 17
Ottawa, W 41-16 (1-0) Peru (Neb.), W 55-12 (2-0) at Evangel (Mo.), L 27-34 (2-1) Central Methodist (Mo.), W 31-7 (3-1) at Missouri Valley (Mo.), L 7-38 (3-2) MidAmerica Nazarene, L 30-33 (3-3)
at Avila (Mo.), W 37-20 (4-3) Culver-Stockton (Mo.), W 71-21 (5-3) Benedictine, W 10-7 (6-3) at Graceland (Iowa), W 50-14 (7-3)
at Trinity Bible (N.D.), L 35-42 (0-1) Tabor, L 0-48 (0-2) at Southern Nazarene (Okla.), L 0-63 (0-3) at Bacone (Okla.), L 7-65 (0-4) SW Assemblies (Texas), L 2-46 (0-5) at Southwestern, L 0-65 (0-6) Quincy (Ill.), L 3-34 (0-7) St. Francis (Ill.), L 6-69 (0-8) Robert Morris (Ill.), L 0-40 (0-9) at Waldorf (Iowa), L 13-17 (0-10) Trinity Bible (N.D.), L 7-14 (0-11)
Conf W 7 5 5 3 3 3 2 2 3 0
Overall W L 10 0 8 1 8 2 6 3 5 5 6 3 5 4 5 5 5 5 2 8
L Oklahoma State 0 Oklahoma 1 Kansas State 2 Texas 3 Texas A&M 4 Baylor 3 Iowa State 4 Texas Tech 5 Missouri 4 Kansas 7 Saturday’s Games Missouri 17, Texas 5 Oklahoma St. 66, Texas Tech 6 Baylor 31, Kansas 30 (OT) Kansas State 53, Texas A&M 50 (4OT) Friday, Nov. 18 Oklahoma State at Iowa State, 7 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, Nov. 19 Kansas at Texas A&M, 11 a.m. (FSN) Texas Tech at Missouri, 2:30 p.m. (ABC) Kansas State at Texas, 7 p.m. (FX) Oklahoma at Baylor, 7 p.m. (ABC)
McNeese State, W 42-24 (1-0) Northern Illinois, W 45-42 (2-0) at Georgia Tech, L 24-66 (2-1) Texas Tech, L 34-45 (2-2) at Oklahoma State, L 28-70 (2-3) Oklahoma, L 17-47 (2-4) Kansas State, L 21-59 (2-5) at Texas, L 0-43 (2-6) at Iowa State, L 10-13 (2-7) Baylor, L 30-31 (OT) (2-8) Nov. 19 — at Texas A&M, 11 a.m. Nov. 26 — vs. Missouri in Kansas City, Mo., 2:30 p.m.
EAST Colgate 78, Binghamton 74 Georgetown 83, Savannah St. 54 Manhattan 62, NJIT 48 Penn St. 70, Hartford 55 Providence 72, Fairleigh Dickinson 61 Seton Hall 75, St. Francis (NY) 71, OT Syracuse 78, Fordham 53 The Citadel 83, Army 72 Wagner 73, Princeton 57 Bentley 82, Holy Family 57 Dist. of Columbia 86, Chestnut Hill 51 Hampton 60, Pittsburgh 37 Philadelphia 81, CW Post 66 Robert Morris 62, Coppin St. 47 Sciences (Pa.) 71, St. Thomas Aquinas 66 St. Augustine’s 66, WV Wesleyan 64 St. Bonaventure 64, St. John’s 58 MIDWEST Akron 95, Hiram 65 Cent. Michigan 65, Ferris St. 60 Dayton 87, W. Illinois 58 Drake 83, Upper Iowa 58 Evansville 80, Butler 77, OT IPFW 83, Nebraska-Omaha 72 Iowa St. 86, Lehigh 77 North Dakota 93, Waldorf 62 Notre Dame 80, MVSU 67 Ohio Dominican 64, S. Illinois 63 S. Dakota St. 82, W. Michigan 76 Wisconsin 85, Kennesaw St. 31 SOUTH Alabama 72, Nicholls St. 51 Apprentice 91, Penn Tech 57 Arkansas 65, South Florida 61, OT Bethel (Tenn.) 100, Harris-Stowe 88 Bethune-Cookman 74, Ave Maria 52 Bryan 62, Brescia 42 Campbell 75, Montreat 58 Charleston Southern 115, Southern Wesleyan 57 Delaware St. 80, Wilmington (Del.) 32 Elon 70, Virginia Union 46 Florida St. 68, Minnesota 56 Freed-Hardeman 68, Mobile 52 Indiana Tech 70, Berea 63 Lee 89, Tenn. Temple 47 Lees-McRae 85, Barber-Scotia 56 Lenoir-Rhyne 77, Limestone 73 Lincoln Memorial 82, King (Tenn.) 69 Mars Hill 85, Pfeiffer 53 Martin Methodist 90, St. Francis (Ind.) 80 Milligan 67, Virginia-Wise 61 North Carolina 109, Gardner-Webb 44 Radford 100, E. Mennonite 42 South Alabama 89, UCF 76, 3OT Talladega 68, Trevecca Nazarene 66 Tenn. Wesleyan 69, Brenau 43 Towson 67, W. Kentucky 62
UNC Asheville 83, Winston-Salem 74 Union (Ky.) 75, Alice Lloyd 60 Xav. (NO) 79, Georgetown (Ky.) 76 SOUTHWEST Houston 88, Grambling St. 42 Rice 83, New Orleans 49 Sam Houston St. 76, Howard Payne 42 FAR WEST Bryant 70, UC Davis 63 Cal Poly 79, San Jose St. 52 Long Beach St. 69, Idaho 61 Oregon St. 86, CS Bakersfield 62 Portland 70, FAU 65 Washington 91, Georgia St. 74
(Won 5, Lost 7, Tied 3) a-June 25 — Mexico 4, United States 2 Aug. 10 — United States 1, Mexico 1 Sept. 2 — Costa Rica 1, United States 0 Sept. 6 — Belgium 1, United States 0 Oct. 8 — United States 1, Honduras 0 Oct. 11 — Ecuador 1, United States 0 Nov. 11 — France 1, United States 0 Tuesday — vs. Slovenia at Ljubljana, Slovenia, 11 a.m. a-CONCACAF Gold Cup
Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament Championship Saturday at Collins Center, Baldwin City MidAmerica Nazarene def. Baker 3-0 (25-18, 33-31, 25-20). MidAmerica Nazarene record: 28-7; Baker record: 26-11.
Big 12 Men
Conf. Overall W L W L Baylor 0 0 1 0 Kansas 0 0 1 0 Kansas State 0 0 1 0 Missouri 0 0 1 0 Oklahoma 0 0 1 0 Oklahoma State 0 0 1 0 Texas A&M 0 0 1 0 Texas Tech 0 0 1 0 Iowa State 0 0 1 0 Texas 0 0 0 0 Wednesday’s Game Texas A&M 81, Liberty 59 Friday’s Games Kansas 100, Towson 54 Missouri 83, Southeast Missouri State 68 Kansas State 72, Charleston Southern 67 Oklahoma State 71, Texas A&M Corpus Christi 39 Oklahoma 78, Idaho State 74 Texas Tech 90, Troy 85 Baylor 77, Texas Southern 57 Satuday’s Game Iowa St. 86, Lehigh 77 Today’s Games Southern at Texas A&M, 3 p.m. (FSSW) Boston University at Texas, 6 p.m. (LHN) Jackson State at Baylor, 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14 Mercer at Missouri, 7 p.m. Loyola at Kansas State, 7 p.m. (FSKC) Tuesday, Nov. 15 San Diego State at Baylor, 1 p.m. (ESPN) Rhode Island at Texas, 3 p.m. (ESPN) Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Oklahoma State, 7 p.m. Iowa State at Drake, 8 p.m. (Mediacom) Kentucky vs. Kansas, 8 p.m. (JTV) Wednesday, Nov. 16 TBA at Oklahoma State, 7 p.m., North Texas at Texas Tech, 7 p.m. (TTSN) Thursday, Nov. 17 Mississippi State vs. Texas A&M, 6 p.m. (ESPN2) Niagara at Missouri, 7 p.m. (MSN)
NCAA Midwest Regional
Big 12 Women
Saturday at Sentosa Golf Club Singapore Purse: $6 million s-Serapong Course: 7,357 yards, par71 t-Tanjong Course: 6,626 yards, par-71 Completed Second Round Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, Spain 66s-61t—127 James Morrison 62t-68s—130 Edoardo Molinari 62t-68s—130 Juvic Pagunsan 66t-66s—132 Anders Hansen 69t-64s—133 Michael Hoey 67s-66t—133 Danny Lee, 68t-65s—133 Y.E. Yang 63t-71s—134 Justin Rose 69t-65s—134 Joost Luiten 69t-65s—134 Fredrik Anderson Hed 68t-66s—134 Richie Ramsay 69t-65s—134 Louis Oosthuizen 72t-63s—135 Daisuke Maruyama, 64t-71s—135 Anthony Kim 70t-66s—136 Tjaart Van Der Walt 71t-65s—136 Alexander Noren 69t-67s—136 Kiradech Aphibarnrat 72t-64s—136 Rikard Karlberg 67t-69s—136 Alejandro Canizares 69t-67s—136 Lee Sung, South Korea 65t-71s—136 Jeff Overton 68t-68s—136 Mo Joong-kyung 70t-67s—137 Chawalit Plaphol 71t-66s—137 Shane Lowry 67t-70s—137 Jbe Kruger 65s-72t—137 Oliver Fisher 66s-71t—137 Jason Knutzon 70t-67s—137 Thomas Aiken 67t-70s—137 Mark Foster 70t-67s—137 Also Ernie Els 72s-66t—138 Phil Mickelson 71t-67s—138 Graeme McDowell 68s-71t—139
Conf. Overall W L W L 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Missouri Baylor Iowa State Kansas State Texas A&M Texas Tech Kansas Oklahoma Oklahoma State Texas Friday’s Games Texas Tech 69, New Mexico 43 Baylor 82, Howard 38 in Preseason WNIT Stanford 72, Texas 59 Iowa State 73, Houston Baptist 33 Missouri 70, UTSA 50 Today’s Games Texas A&M 83, Lamar 58 Missouri 75, Texas A&M Corpus Christi 58 Kansas State 54, Dartmouth 20 Today’s Games Sacramento State at Oklahoma, 2 p.m. TBA at Baylor in Preseason WNIT, 2 p.m. Western Michigan at Kansas, 2 p.m. (Knology) Rice at Oklahoma State, 2 p.m. Monday’s Game Southeastern Louisiana at Texas, 8 p.m. (LHN) Tuesday’s Games Louisville at Texas A&M, 3 p.m. (ESPNU) Iowa State at Drake, 5 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Brigham Young at Kansas State, 7 p.m. Missouri at Saint Louis, 7 p.m. Texas Tech at Houston, 7 p.m. Creighton at Kansas, 8 p.m. (Knology)
WILD CARDS Oct. 26: New York 2, FC Dallas 0 Oct. 27: Colorado 1, Columbus 0 EASTERN CONFERENCE Semifinals Sporting Kansas City vs. Colorado Sporting City advances on aggregate 4-0 Oct. 30: Sporting Kansas City 2, Colorado 0 Nov. 2: Sporting Kansas City 2, Colorado 0 Houston vs. Philadelphia Houston advances on aggregate 3-1 Oct. 30: Houston 2, Philadelphia 1 Nov. 3: Philadelphia 0, Houston 1
Saturday at DeKalb, Ill. Men Team scoring: 1. Oklahoma St. 42, 2. Oklahoma 45, 3. Tulsa 120, 4. Minnesota 129, 5. Illinois 157, 6. Iowa State 183, 7. Missouri 211, 8. Kansas 219, 9. Iowa 278, 10. Southern Illinois 302, 11. Loyola (Ill.) 305, 12. Drake 323, 13. UMKC 390, 14. Nebraska 401, 15. North Dakota St. 406, 16. Eastern Illinois 438, 17. South Dakota St. 440, 18. Wichita State, 19. SE Missouri 512, 20. Bradley 547, 21. Illinois-Chicago 552, 22. Kansas State 632, 23. DePaul 663, 24. Saint Louis 668, 25. Creighton 732. Medalist: Hassan Mead, Minnesota, 31:17. Kansas results: 32. Austin Bussing, 32:07; 34. Zach Zarda, 32:12; 38. Josh Baden, 32:16; 58. Josh Munsch, 32:49; 59. Reid Buchanan, 32:50; 94. Evan Landes, 33:51; 146. James Wilson, 35:16. Women Team scoring: 1. Iowa St. 64, 2. Oklahoma St. 119, 3. Minnesota 136, 4. Iowa 146, 5. Northwestern 204, 6. Nebraska 215, 7. Missouri 238, 8. Tulsa 248, 9. Kansas 255, 10. Oklahoma 297, 11. Illinois St. 312, 12. Wichita State 315, 13. North Dakota St. 355, 14. Kansas St. 461, 15. Illinois 437, 16. South Dakota St. 475, 17. Bradley 480, 18. Eastern Illinois 483, 19. UMKC 489, 20. Oral Roberts 509, 21. Northwern Iowa 522, 22. Saint Louis 530, 23. Southern Illinois 552, 24. Loyola (Ill.) 581, 25. Missouri St. 619, 26. SE Missouri 721, 27. DePaul 737, 28. Northern Illinois 786. Medalist: Aliphine Tuliamuk, Wichita St., 20:41. Kansas results: 20. Rebeka Stowe, 21:39; 21. Kara Windisch, 21:40; Tessa Turcotte, 22:39; 72. Cori Christensen, 22:42; 78. Kyra Kilwein, 22:47; 97. Liza Tauscher, 23:01; 111. Brittany Tate, 23:14.
Lorena Ochoa Invitational
Friday at Guadalajara Country Club Guadalajara, Mexico Purse: $1 million Yardage: 6,626; Par: 72 Second Round a-amateur Anna Nordqvist 71-65—136 Juli Inkster 67-69—136 Catriona Matthew 69-68—137 Meena Lee 68-69—137 Suzann Pettersen 67-70—137 I.K. Kim 72-67—139 Paula Creamer 70-71—141 Se Ri Pak 70-71—141 Michelle Wie 70-71—141 Angela Stanford 71-71—142 Maria Hjorth 70-72—142 Hee Kyung Seo 74-69—143 Ai Miyazato 72-71—143 Mika Miyazato 71-72—143 Sophie Gustafson 70-73—143 Karen Stupples 75-69—144 Song-Hee Kim 72-72—144 Yani Tseng 76-69—145 Natalie Gulbis 75-70—145
Azahara Munoz Morgan Pressel Amy Yang Brittany Lang Cristie Kerr Sandra Gal Hee Young Park Stacy Lewis Brittany Lincicome Candie Kung Sophia Sheridan Chella Choi Beatriz Recari Lili Alvarez Mindy Kim a-Regina Plasencia Katie Futcher
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Automobile Club of Southern California
Saturday at Auto Club Raceway Pomona, Calif. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday. DNQs listed below pairings. Top Fuel 1. Del Worsham, 3.773 seconds, 320.05 mph vs. 16. Mike Ashley, 3.956, 305.91. 2. Larry Dixon, 3.791, 321.12 vs. 15. Keith Murt, 3.914, 312.64. 3. Tony Schumacher, 3.801, 322.19 vs. 14. Clay Millican, 3.900, 311.34. 4. Spencer Massey, 3.804, 325.06 vs. 13. Cory McClenathan, 3.898, 313.73. 5. Morgan Lucas, 3.838, 317.87 vs. 12. Troy Buff, 3.892, 307.44. 6. Brandon Bernstein, 3.846, 318.39 vs. 11. T.J. Zizzo, 3.888, 311.70. 7. Antron Brown, 3.848, 319.37 vs. 10. Bob Vandergriff, 3.853, 319.98. 8. David Grubnic, 3.848, 315.49 vs. 9. Doug Kalitta, 3.851, 319.22. Did Not Qualify: 17. Damien Harris, 4.006, 287.05. 18. Thomas Nataas, 4.024, 303.23. 19. Mike Salinas, 4.142, 296.57. 20. Terry McMillen, 4.236, 313.88. 21. Pat Dakin, 4.300, 278.81. 22. Steven Chrisman, 4.453, 271.68. 23. Chris Karamesines, 7.940, 295.21. 24. Todd Paton, 8.094, 294.05. 25. Shawn Langdon, 9.012, 310.20. 26. Dom Lagana, broke. Funny Car 1. Matt Hagan, Dodge Charger, 4.033, 315.27 vs. 16. Jon Capps, Charger, 4.165, 299.20. 2. Robert Hight, Ford Mustang, 4.084, 313.88 vs. 15. Gary Densham, Charger, 4.163, 301.94. 3. Mike Neff, Mustang, 4.087, 313.44 vs. 14. Alexis DeJoria, Toyota Solara, 4.158, 306.88. 4. Melanie Troxel, Solara, 4.087, 309.70 vs. 13. Tony Pedregon, Chevy Impala SS, 4.150, 304.94. 5. Cruz Pedregon, Solara, 4.087, 307.79 vs. 12. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.138, 306.33. 6. Johnny Gray, Charger, 4.107, 308.28 vs. 11. John Force, Mustang, 4.131, 308.21. 7. Jeff Arend, Solara, 4.111, 308.92 vs. 10. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.124, 301.94. 8. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.113, 313.58 vs. 9. Tim Wilkerson, Mustang, 4.122, 304.46. Did Not Qualify: 17. Bob Bode, 4.199, 295.79. 18. Paul Lee, 4.254, 300.20. 19. Jim Head, 4.551, 262.59. 20. Jeff Diehl, 7.762, 288.95. 21. Terry Haddock, 8.580, 117.16. 22. Cory Lee, 8.980, 126.28. 23. Peter Russo, 12.632, 76.80. 24. Todd Lesenko, 19.869, 155.02. Pro Stock 1. Mike Edwards, Pontiac GXP, 6.520, 211.00 vs. 16. Buddy Perkinson, Ford Mustang, 6.598, 209.17. 2. Greg Anderson, GXP, 6.537, 211.66 vs. 15. Warren Johnson, GXP, 6.595, 210.44. 3. Jason Line, GXP, 6.538, 211.20 vs. 14. Steve Kent, GXP, 6.588, 210.14. 4. Rodger Brogdon, GXP, 6.552, 211.06 vs. 13. Ron Krisher, GXP, 6.587, 210.44. 5. Larry Morgan, Mustang, 6.554, 210.97 vs. 12. Greg Stanfield, GXP, 6.578, 209.88. 6. Ronnie Humphrey, GXP, 6.555, 211.13 vs. 11. Erica Enders, Chevy Cobalt, 6.578, 210.93. 7. Kurt Johnson, GXP, 6.560, 211.06 vs. 10. Shane Gray, GXP, 6.571, 211.03. 8. Vincent Nobile, Dodge Avenger, 6.561, 211.20 vs. 9. Allen Johnson, Avenger, 6.568, 211.10. Did Not Qualify: 17. V. Gaines, 6.609, 209.98. 18. Grace Howell, 6.609, 209.07. 19. Mark Wolfe, 6.707, 210.21. 20. Gordie Rivera, 6.716, 206.23. Pro Stock Motorcycle 1. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.820, 197.54 vs. 16. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 6.955, 194.13. 2. Hector Arana Jr, Buell, 6.832, 195.39 vs. 15. Justin Finley, Suzuki, 6.943, 194.97. 3. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 6.850, 198.12 vs. 14. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 6.925, 193.90. 4. Hector Arana, Buell, 6.871, 194.91 vs. 13. Jim Underdahl, Suzuki, 6.922, 193.07. 5. Shawn Gann, Buell, 6.878, 194.35 vs. 12. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 6.905, 194.60. 6. LE Tonglet, Suzuki, 6.894, 192.28 vs. 11. Jerry Savoie, Suzuki, 6.905, 192.33. 7. Matt Smith, Buell, 6.896, 193.63 vs. 10. Chip Ellis, Buell, 6.902, 192.44. 8. Michael Ray, Buell, 6.900, 193.29 vs. 9. Angie Smith, Buell, 6.902, 194.21. Did Not Qualify: 17. Bailey Whitaker, 6.960, 192.55. 18. Matt Guidera, 6.990, 191.05. 19. Fredrik Fredlund, 6.995, 191.92. 20. Katie Sullivan, 7.044, 187.76. 21. Freddie Camarena, 7.138, 191.54. 22. James Surber, 7.154, 185.97. 23. Larry Cook, 7.165, 183.49. 24. Redell Harris, 7.636, 186.48. 25. Wesley Wells, 8.446, 187.94. 26. Mike Berry, broke.
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Pittsburgh 17 10 4 3 23 51 40 N.Y. Rangers 15 9 3 3 21 43 32 Philadelphia 15 8 4 3 19 57 46 New Jersey 15 8 6 1 17 37 41 N.Y. Islanders 13 4 6 3 11 28 39 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Toronto 17 10 6 1 21 51 58 Buffalo 16 10 6 0 20 49 40 Ottawa 18 8 9 1 17 53 65 Boston 15 8 7 0 16 52 35 Montreal 16 7 7 2 16 40 42 Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Washington 15 10 4 1 21 55 42 Florida 15 8 4 3 19 44 39 Tampa Bay 16 8 6 2 18 46 50 Carolina 17 6 8 3 15 43 58 Winnipeg 17 5 9 3 13 43 58 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Chicago 17 10 4 3 23 56 49 Detroit 15 9 5 1 19 42 33 Nashville 16 8 5 3 19 43 42 St. Louis 16 8 7 1 17 40 38 Columbus 16 3 12 1 7 36 60 Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Edmonton 16 9 5 2 20 36 32 Minnesota 15 8 4 3 19 34 29 Vancouver 17 8 8 1 17 51 50 Colorado 17 8 8 1 17 49 54 Calgary 16 7 8 1 15 35 42 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Dallas 16 11 5 0 22 48 41 Phoenix 15 8 4 3 19 43 39 San Jose 15 9 5 1 19 44 39 Los Angeles 16 7 6 3 17 36 38 Anaheim 16 6 7 3 15 33 47 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Saturday’s Games New Jersey 3, Washington 2, SO Boston 6, Buffalo 2 Ottawa 5, Toronto 2 Carolina 5, Pittsburgh 3 Detroit 5, Dallas 2 Columbus 2, Winnipeg 1 Montreal 2, Nashville 1, OT St. Louis 3, Tampa Bay 0 Calgary 4, Colorado 3 Phoenix 3, San Jose 0 Minnesota at Los Angeles, (n) Today’s Games Philadelphia at Florida, 4 p.m. Edmonton at Chicago, 6 p.m. Minnesota at Anaheim, 7 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Vancouver, 8 p.m. Monday’s Games Philadelphia at Carolina, 6 p.m. Buffalo at Montreal, 6 p.m. Tampa Bay at Winnipeg, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 13, 2011
KU women Davis-less ————
Jayhawks to open without leader By Matt Tait email@example.com
It’s not the way Kansas University women’s basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson would have drawn it up, but KU’s eighth-year coach will deal with it. When Henrickson’s Jayhawks tip off the 2011-12 regular season at 2 p.m. today against Western Michigan at Allen Fieldhouse, they’ll be without All-Big 12 forward Carolyn Davis, a junior who is listed as day-to-day because of a stress fracture. “It’s not good for us,” Henrickson said. “But I’m always Davis about trying to find a positive, and I think it’s an opportunity for some of those other kids to step up and produce. I think it’s good for the young post players, and it’s good for Tania (Jackson) and Aishah (Sutherland). There’s more responsibility on them to catch and finish and be a post presence.” If ever there were a team to do it against, the Broncos would be it. Ten of Western Michigan’s 14 players are underclassmen, and WMU brings back just one starter from last year’s 9-21 team. “We have a little bit of an advantage on them because we’ve got all these kids back,” said Henrickson of her squad that returns seven players
PROBABLE STARTERS KANSAS 0-0 G — Angel Goodrich, 5-4, Jr. G — Natalie Knight, 5-7, Fr. G — Monica Engelman, 5-11, Jr. F — Tania Jackson, 6-2, Soph. F — Aishah Sutherland, 6-2, Sr. WESTERN MICHIGAN 0-0 G — Corie Buchanan, 5-8, Soph. G — Aurielle Anderson, 5-4, Jr. G — A.J. Johnson, 5-7, Fr. F — Miame Giden, 5-11, Sr. C — Rachel Adaline, 6-3, Soph. Tipoff: 2 p.m. today, Allen Fieldhouse. TV: Knology (cable channel 6). and four starters from last season. “What’s tough is, we’ve got ’em on film once, and it was just such a blowout it was tough to tell. I think it was 70-20 at one point, and I think they ran five halfcourt offenses.” Senior Miame Giden, a 5-foot-11 forward who averaged 11.7 points per game during the 2010-11 season, led the Broncos with a team-high 13 points during a 94-35 exhibition victory against Indiana Tech on Nov. 3. WMU used a formula very familiar to the Jayhawks to come away with
the victory. Forty-four of the Broncos’ points came in the paint, and they outrebounded Indiana Tech, 61-27. Freshman guard Michelle O’Brien gave the Broncos an unexpected boost down low with 10 rebounds. She also scored 13 points in her first college game. Sophomore center Rachel Adaline added 10 points, including 6-for-6 shooting from the free-throw line. “These guys will screen more than we’ve seen in the first two (exhibition) games,” Henrickson said. “I think they’ll try to get into some more halfcourt offense. It should be a good test.” KU was led in exhibition play by junior Angel Goodrich, who averaged a teamhigh 14 points per game to go along with five assists. Davis (13 ppg), junior Monica Engelman (13 ppg) and senior Sutherland (10) also contributed double-digit scoring during KU’s two preseason games. Davis shot 75 percent from the field and led the Jayhawks with seven rebounds per game. The Jayhawks have won six straight season openers and enter the season after running through two exhibition games by an average score of 76-52. Although firstgame jitters are normal, Henrickson said she expected her players to be ready to go as soon as they hit the floor. “Having had the opportunity in the exhibition games, to get in the uniform and the lights are bright and you can smell popcorn, nerves shouldn’t be an issue,” she said.
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KANSAS PLAYERS CONNER TEAHAN, LEFT, AND TRAVIS RELEFORD TANGLE with Towson players Marcus Damas, left, and Erique Gumbs. KU routed Towson, 100-54, on Friday night in Allen Fieldhouse.
Teahan CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1B
be a team game, and that’s what coach (Bill Self) instills in us, and it’s the mindset we have. We go out there and play good team defense, we feel we can stop whoever.” KU’s offense clicked on Friday with 30 assists versus five turnovers. “That’s very impressive. It shows we know how to find the open man and have a lot of unselfish people who know how to take care of the
ball,” Teahan said. “It’s something we want to continue to build on.” A good ball-mover, Teahan had an assist against no turnovers Friday after dishing six assists versus one turnover in the exhibition season. He also had four rebounds Friday and eight boards in the two exhibition games. “Conner is good, man,” KU senior guard Tyshawn Taylor said. “He hasn’t had a chance to play because of Brady (Morningstar) and Tyrel (Reed) being in the same class as him. He’s comparable to those two guys as far as shooting is concerned. He’s 6-51⁄2 and can rebound
from that position. He’s a fifth-year senior who knows what coach expects of him, knows his role. He’s just a good player.” !
Landen Lucas, a 6-9 senior from Westview High in Portland, Ore., tells jayhawkslant. com he had a great time on his official recruiting visit to KU. He will choose between KU, Cal, Stanford, Tennessee and Washington. He said he hoped to make a decision by tonight. “I’ll hopefully do a verbal commitment by then,” he said Saturday. “I plan to call the coaches and let them know, and then I’ll sign on Monday or Tuesday.”
KU MEN’S BASKETBALL SCHEDULE Exhibition Pittsburg State, W 84-55 Fort Hays State (exhibition), W 101-52
Dec. 10 — Ohio State, 2:15 p.m., ESPN. Dec. 19 — Davidson, (M&I Bank Kansas City Shootout), 8 p.m.,at Sprint Center, Regular season ESPNU. Towson (first-round Maui Dec. 22 — at USC, TBA, Fox Invitational), W 100-54 (1-0) Sports Net. Tuesday — Kentucky in Dec. 29 — Howard, 7 p.m., New York (Champions Classic JTV. at Madison Square Garden), 8 Dec. 31 — North Dakota, p.m., ESPN. TBA, ESPNU. Nov. 21 — Georgetown Jan. 4 — Kansas State, 7 (Maui Invitational), 11 p.m., p.m., Big 12 network. ESPN2. Jan. 7 — at Oklahoma, 1 Nov. 22 — UCLA or Chamip.m., ESPNU. nade (Maui Invitational), TBA, Jan. 11 — at Texas Tech, 8 ESPN/ESPNU. p.m., ESPNU. Nov. 23 — Maui Invitational, Jan. 14 — Iowa State, 3 p.m., TBA, ESPN/ESPN2/ESPNU. Big 12. Nov. 30 — Florida Atlantic, 7 Jan. 16 — Baylor, 8:30 p.m., p.m., JTV. ESPN. Dec. 3 — South Florida, 5:30 Jan. 21 — at Texas, 3 p.m., p.m., ESPN2. CBS. Dec. 6 — Long Beach State, Jan. 23 — Texas A&M, 8 TBA, ESPNU. p.m., ESPN.
Jan. 28 — at Iowa State, 1 p.m., ESPN/ESPN2. Feb. 1 — Oklahoma, 8 p.m., ESPNU. Feb. 4 — at Missouri, 8 p.m., ESPN. Feb. 8 — at Baylor, 6 p.m., ESPN/ESPN2. Feb. 11 — Oklahoma State, 3 p.m., Big 12. Feb. 13 — at Kansas State, 8 p.m., ESPN. Feb. 18 — Texas Tech, 7 p.m., Big 12. Feb. 22 — at Texas A&M, 8 p.m., ESPN2. Feb. 25 — Missouri, 3 p.m., CBS. Feb. 27 — at Oklahoma State, 8 p.m., ESPN. March 3 — Texas, 8 p.m., ESPN. March 7-10 — Big 12 championship, Sprint Center, Kansas City, Mo.
KU WOMEN’S SLATE Exhibition Emporia State W, 83-61 Pittsburg State W, 68-43 Regular season Today — Western Michigan, 2 p.m. (Knology) Nov. 16 —Creighton, 8 p.m. (Knology) Nov. 20 — at Wake Forest, 1 p.m. Nov. 25 — Lamar in Basketball Traveler’s, Inc. Tipoff Classic, 7 p.m. (Knology) Nov. 26 — IUPUI in Basketball Traveler’s, Inc. Tipoff Classic, 4 p.m. (Knology) Nov. 27 — FAU in Basketball Travelers, Inc. Tipoff Classic, 1:30 p.m. (Knology) Dec. 1 — SMU, 7 p.m. (Knology) Dec. 4 — at Alabama, 2 p.m. Dec. 8 —Wisconsin, 7 p.m. (Metro) Dec. 17 — UMKC, 7 p.m. (Knology) Dec. 21 — Oral Roberts, 7 p.m. (Knology) Dec. 28 — Sam Houston State, 7 p.m. (Knology) Jan. 4 — at Texas, 7 p.m. (Longhorn) Jan. 7 —Kansas State, 7 p.m. (Metro) Jan. 11 — Iowa State, 7 p.m. (Knology) Jan. 15 — at Missouri, 11:30 a.m. (FSN) Jan. 18 — at Oklahoma State, 7 p.m. Jan. 21 —Texas A&M, 7 p.m. (Knology) Jan. 25 — Texas Tech, 7 p.m. (Knology) Jan. 28 —at Baylor, 7 p.m. Jan. 31 — Oklahoma, 7 p.m. (Metro) Feb. 4 — at Texas A&M, 7 p.m. Feb. 8 — Texas, 7 p.m. (Metro) Feb. 12 — at Kansas State, noon (FSN) Feb. 15 — at Iowa State, 7 p.m. Feb. 18 — Missouri, 1 p.m. (Metro) Feb. 21 — at Texas Tech, 7 p.m. Feb. 24 —Baylor, 6:30 p.m. (FSN) Feb. 29 —Oklahoma State, 7 p.m. (Metro) March 4 — at Oklakhoma, TBA March 7-10 — Big 12 championship at Kansas City, Mo.
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Dept. of Plant Pathology Kansas State University Wheat genomics laboratory is seeking a highly motivated candidate to work on the projects utilizing next-generation sequencing for wheat genome analysis (exon capture, RNA-Seq, genotyping -by-sequencing) to map and characterize genes and genomic regions of interest, investigate patterns of genetic variation and expression regulation in wheat genome focusing on both applied and basic aspects of wheat biology and evolution. For full listing and how to apply go to our website: www.plantpath.ksu.edu KSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Background checks required.
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KU’s College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS) Half Time Advising Specialist position available at the University of Kansas in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Student Academic Services office. We are looking for individuals who enjoy interacting with faculty and students at a variety of levels. Required: Bachelors degree in a liberal arts or related area. Two years experience working directly with students in a college or university setting. Salary: $15,000 annual + benefits. Review of applications begins 11/28/2011. For full description and to apply go to: https://jobs.ku.edu. Search for position number 00209347. EO/AA
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Auctioneers Note: Due to poor health we are quitting business after 31 years at this location and selling the building. 3BR+, 3 level, 1.5 bath, gar- Terms: Cash or good check. Sales tax will be collected on age, close to KU and school, 1307 W. 22nd St. this sale. Must show valid ID to obtain bidding number. An$1,000/mo. 785 331-7846 nouncements made day of sale take precedence over written material. Not responsible for accidents or theft. Evesold as is with no warAuction Calendar rything ranties given or implied. Nothing removed until settled for. PUBLIC AUCTION Sun., Nov. 13, 11:30AM Seifert Auction 6422 Cernech Service Kansas City, KS Auctioneer: MILLER AUCTION LLC Gary Seifert, Oskaloosa 913-441-1271 Call: 785-760-2047 www.kansasauctions.net/miller email@example.com Auctioneer: Russ Brown, Meriden REAL ESTATE AUCTION Thurs., Nov. 17, 7PM 402 North 2nd Streett Lawrence, Kansas ESTATE AUCTION WEBB AUCTIONS Sun., Nov. 20, 2011 Stilwell, Kansas 913-681-8600 5885 Locust www.dlwebb.com
AUCTION Sat., Nov. 19, 2011 - 3PM 15767 S. Topeka Avenue Scranton, KS (4 Corners) RJ’S AUCTION SERVICE 785-273-2500 www.rjsauctionservice.com PUBLIC AUCTION Sat., Nov. 19, 9:30 am Knights of Columbus Club 2206 East 23rd Street Lawrence, KS D & L Auctions 785-766-5630 www.dandlauctions.com
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Choice Kansas River Bottom Farm Land Lawrence, KS First public offering in three generations
Pine Family Farm
US 24 Hwy & E. 1500 Rd. 80 acres (m/l) in 2 tracts
Thurs., Nov. 17, 2011 7:00 p.m. CST Live on line bidding available via Proxibid http://www.proxibid.com /webbandassociates
Auction location Lawrence Historic UP Depot
402 North 2nd Street Lawrence, KS Real Estate information: This choice Kansas River bottom farm land with highway frontage and nearby turnpike and airport access, will be sold in the following two tracts:
Auctions Cambridge Candelabra; Epergnes; Rare Higgins Striped Ashtray; Mount Washington Dresser Box; Bristol Glass Pitcher; Fenton Bowls; Coin Spot Pitcher; Carnival incl. Wishbone and Peacock at Urn, Northwood Acorn and Burr Water Set; Pickle Caster; Mary Gregory; Flow Blue; Crystal Seagull Flower Frog; Cranberry and Belleek Vases; S&Ps; Vaseline and Westmoreland Glass; Teapots; Pottery, incl. Roseville, Weller, Hull, Van Briggle, McCoy Tea Set, Red Wing, Buffalo & Frankhoma; Vintage Lamps, 1 Bradley & Hubbard; Framed Artwork, incl. Oil Paintings; Large Selection of Vintage and Collectible Christmas Decorations; Toys, incl. Rare Kansas Cars, Wind-ups, Still Banks, Buddy L Car Hauler; Games; Dolls; Doll House; Steiff Bear; China Sets, incl Noritake 80 Pc. “Caliban”; Flatware Sets; Numerous Collector Books; Old Political Buttons, incl. Flashers; Pocket Knives; Straight Razors; Lg. Copper Kettle; Old Copper Molds; Trench Art Lamp; Aladdin Lamp Finials; Planetarium; Porcelain Half Dolls; Goebel Figurines; Chalk Figurines; Precious Moments Canisters; Longaberger & Other Baskets; Many Linens; Vintage Papier-Mache Dress Form; Numerous Household and Kitchen Items; Numerous Craft Decoration, Some by Pottery Barn; and Much More. Gold Waltham Pocketwatch; Large Selection of Sterling & Costume Jewelry, Some Gold; Assorted Jeweler Tools & Materials; Perfume Bottles; Vintage Clothing and Fur; Coach Purses. 2 Antique and 1 Modern Curved Glass China Cabinets; Grandfather Curio; Ant. Oak Dining Table, 8 Chairs, Server and Hutch; Ant. Dining Table 4 Chairs w/ Matching Hutch; Dining Table w/ 6 Chairs; Sofas, Recliners; Sofa Tables, Coffee and End Tables; Oak Entertainment Center; Nice Corner Office/Computer Desk and Cabinets; 4 Stack Bookcases; File Cabinets; TV’s; Computers / Electronics; Bakers Racks; Bar Stools; Antique Bedroom Set; Antique Oak Dresser and Washstand; Lane Cedar Chest; Trunks; Wicker Rocker; and Much More
Tract #1: This parcel contains 40 acres more or less located on the Northwest corner of U.S. 24 Highway and East 1500 Road. The fertile soils in this area offer many opportunities. The South 13 acres (m/l) are zoned B-2. The North acreage is zoned AG. The 2010 taxes were $353.00. If you have been looking for fine river bottom property with productive land to farm or for an investment in the area this property is for you. Please drive by and inspect this property. Call the Auction Company if you have questions. Plan on attending this auction to bid and purchase this property Tract # 2: This parcel contains 38 acres more or less located on the Northeast corner of U.S. 24 Highway and East 1500 Road. The fertile soils in this area offer many opportunities. This acreage is zoned AG. This tract is adjacent to Lawrence Municipal Airport and there is a flight easement over a portion of the property. The 2010 taxes were $406.28. If you have been looking for fine river bottom property with productive land to farm or for an investment in the area, this property is for you. Please drive by and inspect the property. Call the Auction Company if you have ques- Lawrence, KS 785-766-5630 Auctioneers: tions. Plan on attending Doug Riat & Chris Paxton this auction to bid and purchase this property. ****************
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This property offers many opportunities for a new owner. We look forward to having you at the auction, and we appreciate you being there. Refreshments available Auction Arranged and Conducted by
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913-681-8600 fax 913-681-6425 Toll free 1-888-913-WEBB Kelvin Heck 785-865-6266
553 E. 7th Pomona, KS
North at High School
Sun., Nov. 20, 10AM I.R. 5hp Air Compressor; B &D ‘Virbro-Centric” Kit value seater; white refrigerant Recovery - Recycling Center Model 01060; C-H 3-Ton floor jack; Perfect Circle Manulathe piston regroover; Rodac 3/4” air impact; Husqvarna YTH 150, Hydro riding mower; Approx. 16 salvage vehicles; A.C. WD-45 tractorneeds work; MTD & Snapper mowers; Old Lauson & B-S engines; lots of old comic books; 2 double hog oilers, Berger 300 B Transit. Large Selection of hand tools, household, old books, pullers, calipers, air tools, etc. Good selection of iron & salvage. Note: Many items boxed, could be some great additions and surprises Auction bill & pictures at www.beattyandwischropp.com
Haru Criqui Estate Beatty & Wischropp & Elston Auctions 785-828-4212
Sat., Nov. 19, 9:30am
SCHOOL DISTRICT Sat., Nov. 19, 10AM
Monticello Auction Center
4795 Frisbie Road Shawnee KS
Vans: 2005 GMC Savana, 1997 Ford Econoline Cargo, 1995 Ford Econoline 2wd Cargo, 1999 Ford E-250 Econoline, 1999 E 350, 2001 E 450 Bx Trk, 2003 E 350, 2001 E350, 1999 Ford Econoline E-250, Pickups: (2) 2003 Ford XL 150 4X4, Car: 2004 Ford Taurus, Grounds equip.: Bush hog roto 3pt tiller, Exmark 48” & 60” mowers, Bannerman topdresser, Toro multipro spreader, (2) 9’ Western snow plows, Vicon spreader, Bluebird sod cutter, Craftsman rear line tiller, Hillbilly slope mower, Bluebird sod cutter, Rotamaster blade grinder, Craftsman edger, Alltech 36v forklift charger, 200ga plastic tank, Trk tool box, (10) Fuel transfer tanks 55 &110 ga, (48) Mobile home tires/wheels, Galvanized chain link fence parts/ gates, Food svc equip: Steam tbl pans/lids, Cases styro bowls, Technology/ audio visual equipment: Netbooks & other reader type devices, Digital projectors, MP3 players, Handheld cpu’s, Printers, Scanners, TV’s, Digital Cameras/Video, Tripods, Speakers, DVD/ Laser Disc Players, Various robotics/ automation equip, Furn./ fixtures, Special/phys ed equip., Many more items. View web site for list, photos & terms
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EXQUISITE COUNTRY ESTATE 17000 Jackson Road Valley Falls, KS Sun., Nov. 20, 1PM WHAT AN OPPORTUNITY! BUY THIS PROPERTY AT YOUR PRICE!
Fabulous executive retreat with 80 or 160 acres crop, timber, creeks, and pond just a few miles into the country. Buy either tract or both! Viewing:
Knights of Columbus Club 2206 East 23rd Street George Sell Estate Auction Lincoln Town Car, Pickup, Lawrence, KS 66046 Sun. Nov. 13th, 1 to 4 PM Antiques, Collectibles, Sat. Nov. 19th, 1 to 4 PM Glassware, Coins, Precious Outstanding variety of antiques, collectibles, jewelry two hours before auction Moments, & much more. & antique and modern fur- or anytime by appointment www.dlwebb.com niture only highlights are listed, impossible to list or TERMS: Seller guarantees Auctions Arranged photo it all. Join us inside, clear title. Selling to the high and Conducted by bidder regardless of price. we’ll start with two rings!! Dave Webb See Complete Sale Bill Webb & Associates and Photos at: Stilwell, Kansas www.dandlauctions.com 913-681-8600 www.dlwebb.com Outstanding Glassware, incl. Several American Briland UC Heart of America liant Cut Glass Pieces; www.billfair.com Auction / Andy Conser
Saturday Nov. 19th, 2011, 10AM 504 Elm Overbrook, KS 2000 ES Dodge Intrepid car V6 3.2L auto, leather 70K (NICE!); Paragon High Fire model A33B kiln; Paragon Jewelry model Q122P kiln; Very lg. amount of China Painting china; Whirlpool design style refrigerator w/ice; Whirlpool upright freezer; Maytag Performance heavy duty matching washer/dryer; Cable upright piano; dining table w/6 chairs & china cabinet & server; crock mixing bowls; coins; books; glass baskets; costume jewelry; kitchen décor; 15 ft. canoe; Snapper mulching mower; many items too numerous to list.
Seller: Dortha Tucker Living Trust
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1797 Indiana Road Williamsburg, KS
6+mi. SW of Hwy 59 & I-35 at Ottawa, KS. On Old Hwy 50 to Indiana Rd., 1/2 mile south to Auction. APPLIANCES & FURN: GE refrig; Maytag washer & dryer; Wizard chest freezer; Sharp microwave; Sharp 25” TV; Magnavox 19” TV; stereo; VCR; sm. appls; elect. heater; fan; sew mach. in cab; other sew mach. Elect. lift chair; 2 recliners; queen hide-abed; coffee & lamp tables; sm hutch; rocker; 3 pc double bed set; wood DR table w/leaf & 6 chairs; dinette table & 4 swivel padded chairs; dbl bed; cedar chest; desk; floor & other lamps; enter center; 4 tier corner shelf; floor length mirror; 2 dr file cab; bird clock; pictures & misc. COLLECTIBLES: 3 piece waterfall BR set; Oak 4 leg sm. round table - nice; 2 green dep dishes; amber goblets - grape pattern; Red wing # 886 vase; Johnson Bros cream & sugar & sm dish; carnival type blue basket; jewel & music box; costume jewelry; some pressed glass; Jewel T pitcher & lg bowl; USS Arizona picture; WWII Camp Roberts, CA picture; CI skillets; metal porch glider. HOUSEHOLD: Other household items; dishes; figurines; Corning Ware; Pyrex; pots & pans; flatware; bedding; linens. Other misc not listed. NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN ITEMS. LUNCH AVAILABLE TERMS: CASH OR GOOD CHECK W/PHOTO ID
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Sat., Nov. 19, 2011, 3PM 15767 S. Topeka Ave. Scranton, KS located 11 miles south of Topeka, KS at the junction of Hwys. 75 & 56
Selling love seat w/built-in recliners; dressers, chests; china hutch; round oak table w/chairs; over sized electric lift assist chair; recliners; oak enter center; drop leaf table w/2 chairs; oak sofa table; GE dryer; Amana washer; Admiral refrig; assorted vacuums; 1994 Chevy 1500 1/2 -ton pickup; 8N Ford tractor - 3-pt accessories include 5’ brush mower, 6’ King Kutter blade, 6’ Estate finish mower, BMB post hold digger w/10” auger; 6’ disc, & a bucket scoop; old Maytag wringer washer; galvanized wash tubs; cedar chest; assort. crocks & whisky jugs; lanterns; wire egg baskets; pitch forks; milk cans; Perfection oil heater; ice tongs; nail kegs; well & kitchen hand pumps; draw knives; well pulley; wood whisky box; wicker stool; graniteware; hay knife; 2 pedal grinding stones; walk behind cultivator; horse drawn plow, cultivator & hay rake; hens-onthe-nest; dishes & glassware; another 25 PM figurines; 230-volt 60-gallon 5 HP air compressor; 5’ X 10’ trailer; 24’ ext ladder; car ramps; T-posts; Craftsman riding mower w/50” deck; John Deere Hydro 165 riding mower w/42” deck; MTD 5 HP rear tine S/P tiller; Bolens BL410 31cc mini tiller; 3’ X 5’ tilt yard cart; approx. 1,700 sq.ft. of salvaged maple flooring; Karaoke Vision machine; Pardner model SB1 20 ga 3” mod single-shot shot gun; 2-person hot tub; 3-person inflatable boat; items for eBay, lots more. Auctioneer’s Note: Drawings for turkeys & door prizes thru-out the night A 10% Buyer’s Premium will be charged. Visit our web site for the latest info and photos at: www.rjsauctionservice.com
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Don’t put up with sister’s terrible behavior Dear Annie: Recently, my sister, “Linda,” became furious when a friend of mine politely declined to do an unreasonable favor. Rather than accept no for an answer, she tried to manipulate other people into strong-arming him into changing his mind. When that didn’t work, she caused a scene and stormed out. While such behavior is typical for her, this particular event happened at the rehearsal dinner the night before her son’s wedding. Linda is so narcissistic that she needs to trump everyone else. If you don’t go along with her, retaliation is swift and heartless. My punishment was her telling me she would no longer participate in her share of care-giving for our mother, who is in poor health and suffering from dementia. That was the last straw for me, and I ended whatever relationship we had. Linda has no friends (no surprise there), and her husband, while a fine man, does not possess many social graces himself. So here is my dilemma. My wife, friends and therapist tell me that terminating the relationship was the healthiest thing to do. In the back of my mind, however, I wonder what are the responsibilities of a good
issues, and we hope she will someday be willing to address them. Dear Annie: This is a new one for me. A friend’s daughter-in-law is expecting her first child. She and her husband will allow the wife’s mother to be at the hospital for the birth of the baby. Then, no one will be permitted to see the child for the first six months. Is this a new childrearing philosophy, firstname.lastname@example.org or are these parents nuts? — Never Heard of It brother. I don’t want to enDear Never: This is a new able unhealthy behavior, but one for us, too. We think the I wouldn’t abandon Linda parents are either overproif she were mentally ill and couldn’t help herself. She has tried therapy several times over the years, but quits just as she is beginning to show signs of possessing kindness and empathy. Linda was never much of a sister to me, and frankly, it’s peaceful with her out of my life. I just have this niggling feeling that a brother’s love should be unconditional. Is this an unrealistic notion, or is it a call to be a bigger person? — Uncertain Brother Dear Brother: Unconditional love does not mean you have to put up with rotten treatment. It means you still love Linda, in spite of her shortcomings, and if she truly needs you, you will be there. But it does sound as if she has some mental health
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TLC looks at Muslims in America
Leave it to TLC, home of “Jon & Kate” and “Sarah Palin’s Alaska,” to make the ordinary seem controversial and the controversial seem ordinary. “All-American Muslim” (9 p.m.) takes a glance at five families from Dearborn, Mich., home to one of America’s largest Muslim populations. It boasts the nation’s largest mosque, and the high school football team has to reconcile the practice schedule with the observance of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month in which it is forbidden to eat or drink between sunup and sundown. ‘‘Muslim” is clearly intended to show American viewers how assimilated many Muslims have become and how very different some American Muslims are from each other. We meet Shadia, a rock fan who is covered in tattoos and piercings, much to the chagrin of her traditional headscarf-wearing sister, Suehaila. Fouad seems very much like your typical driven high school football coach, but one who tries to pray five times a day. Businesswoman Nina appears completely westernized to all, including her Muslim neighbors, and they don’t think highly of her opening a nightclub in Dearborn. Not because it’s a nightclub, but because she’s the owner. Nice Muslim girls just don’t do that. Among the first rituals we see is the very modern but still traditional Muslim wedding between Shadia and Jeff, her American boyfriend, who first agreed to convert to Islam, disappointing his IrishCatholic mother. Clearly a call for tolerance and understanding, “Muslim” never transgresses the boundaries of cable and TLC programming. The focus remains on clothes and weddings, materialism and the thin veneer of religious ritual. We never meet a Muslim training to be a doctor or professor or anybody who thinks very much or very deeply about anything. If that is the measure of Americanism on cable TV, then these families pass with flying colors. If there is such a thing as a halal cupcake shop, I’m sure the folks at TLC will find it.
Tonight’s other highlights
The Jets host the Patriots on “Sunday Night Football” (7 p.m., NBC).
Cinderella strikes a bad bargain on “Once Upon a Time” (7 p.m., ABC).
A stay of execution on “The Good Wife” (8 p.m., CBS).
“My Fair Wedding With David Tutera” (8 p.m., WE) enters its fifth season.
Judd Nelson stars in the 2010 fantasy “Cancel Christmas” (7 p.m., Hallmark). After seven weeks and 1,300 hours of Hallmark sentimentality, folks may want to do just that!
Hershel puts his foot down on “The Walking Dead” (8 p.m., AMC).
Increasingly fearful of Jimmy, Angela discovers a new companion on “Boardwalk Empire” (8 p.m., HBO).
Nebraska-bound on “Dexter” (8 p.m., Showtime).
Kate discovers that espionage and romance may not mix on “Pan Am” (9 p.m., ABC).
Lily fights to survive the wilderness on “Hell on Wheels” (9 p.m., AMC).
Carrie and Brody face a threshold on “Homeland” (9 p.m., Showtime).
Ray is deceived on “Hung” (9 p.m., HBO).
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JACQUELINE BIGAR’S STARS For Sunday, Nov. 13: Choose to relate individually this year. Others will respond better, and you’ll feel as if your message is heard more clearly. If you are single, many would like to be your suitor. It will be your choice. If you are attached, you experience more closeness. Gemini zeros in on your bottom lines. 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) Others settle down, making interaction much easier. Use your incredible imagination and merge it with a friend’s. Tonight: Just don’t be alone. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Let go of restraint, and go with the unexpected. You might want to have a long-overdue discussion, whether you like it or not. Tonight: Go to a favorite restaurant. Gemini (May 21-June 20) You are a hard person to stop once you get going. You have a sense of being a little down and wondering what you really want from a child or a new friend, if single. Tonight: All smiles.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) Play it low-key, understanding what is going on. You actually could be surprised by what you learn. Tonight: Ask, and you shall receive. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Keep your focus on someone you might see or hear from every day. This person could be unusually down or exhausted. Tonight: Where the action is. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Take charge with a changeable partner or situation. You cannot make someone be consistent, but you can accept his or her moodiness. Tonight: A must appearance. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) You could be inadvertently pushing someone away. If you are overwhelmed by a present situation, putting it on the back burner could be best, as you will be more relaxed. Tonight: Go for something different. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) Another person makes a strong overture. This person knows exactly what he or she wants. You are smart enough to read between the lines. Tonight:
Dinner for two. Sagittarius (Nov. 22Dec. 21) Search out friends before finalizing plans. You might enjoy yourself a lot more if you invite a pal along. If you are attached, a child could be most unpredictable, as could be your sweetie. Tonight: Let others decide what they want. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Stay direct with an associate. Get a head start on some work or a project. You could be vague about an expense or uninformed. Tonight: Just for you. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) Others might be more serious and sedate, but no one is enjoying the moment like you. Let your hair down and reveal your authentic self. Tonight: So what if tomorrow is Monday? Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) You might be very tired and need some personal time. Whether to include your family in your plans or non-plans is your call. Tonight: At home. — The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.
BIRTHDAYS Journalist-author Peter Arnett is 77. Producerdirector Garry Marshall is 77. Actor Jimmy Hawkins is 70. Actor Joe Mantegna is 64. Actor Chris Noth is 57. Actress-comedian Whoopi Goldberg is 56.
Actor Rex Linn (“CSI: Miami”) is 55. Actress Caroline Goodall is 52. Actor Neil Flynn (“The Middle”) is 51. Former NFL quarterback Vinny Testaverde is 48. Rock musician Walter Kibby (Fishbone) is 47.
Comedian Jimmy Kimmel is 44. Actor Steve Zahn is 44. Actor Gerard Butler is 42. Writer-activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali is 42. NBA player Metta World Peace (formerly Ron Artest) is 32.
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42 Retaliatory act 47 Examines, in a way 49 ___ Monte (canned food brand) 52 Former Chinese premier Zhou ___ 54 It can be bought by the bolt 55 Genghis or Kubla 56 Neck back 57 “___ it seems” 58 Lead-in for “across,” “along,” or “around” 59 Tee-hee relative 63 Merry month 64 Creator of a chess champion 65 Wine cask
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General Merchandise Manager - responsible for the general merchandise inventory & sales for the Gift & Clothing Department at all KU Bookstore locations. Starting salary: $34,320 to $40,846 plus excellent benefits.
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Duties: serve as primary administrative support for one assistant & two associate deans maintaining calendars, organizing meetings & conferences, coordinating travel and lodging; serve as liaison to the School of the Arts units coordinating graduation recognition ceremony, student travel, and providing support to advisory boards; provide administrative support for search committees, general research fund, and faculty elections. Required: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or 5 years of experience providing administrative support for an administrator (e.g. computerized calendaring, travel arrangements, organizing meetings, etc.); three years of experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook; excellent communication skills. For a complete list of job duties and requirements and to apply, go to https://jobs.ku.edu<https://job s.ku.edu/> & search for position number 00067177. Initial review of applications begins November 30, 2011 and will continue until no longer needed. EO/AA
Full job description at www.union.ku.edu/hr Please send Employment Application & the names, addresses & phone numbers of 3 professional work references to the: Human Resources Office 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. Lawrence, KS 66045 EOE
The Division of Biology at Kansas State University seeks to hire a
KU’s College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS)
To apply submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. We offer an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, paid time off and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE
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Responsibilities include: • Work with our senior interaction designer to create high-end design and concept work for a variety of projects. • Design processing from concept to implementation which includes design maintenance. • Respond to software clients on a variety of technical issues and status updates. • Identify, research and resolve technical problems. • Document, monitor and follow-up on issues to ensure a timely resolution. • Maintain status of projects for billing purposes and description of change requests. • Communicate status of projects to management on client projects. • Assist Project Managers with software training and implementation for clients. • Support team members by creating user documentation and training materials.
RESEARCH ASSISTANT For more details, go to: www.ksu.edu/biology/ employment.html. Screening begins December 1, 2011. KSU/EOE and actively seeks diversity among its employees. A background check is required.
We have a Full time, Temporary position open. Position will last for 1 ½ to 2 years. Answer, evaluate, prioritize and solve requests for assistance from end users experiencing problems with hospital information systems. Acts as a subject matter expert, coordination with vendors, clients, carriers and technical staff on implementation and ongoing management of various EMR systems. Must participate in on call rotations. Ransom Memorial Hospital • 1301 S. Main Ottawa, Kansas 66067 (785) 229-8370 • Fax (785) 229-8339 Apply online: www.ransom.org EOE
in Baldwin, to lead regional team’s business development of full array of ag financial products / services. Handles own ag portfolio. Requires ag industry relationship marketing plus supervision experience. Requires related bachelors degree. Financial lending experience is preferred. Resume & cover letter to: TeamHR@ FrontierFarmCredit.com or TeamHR, Frontier Farm Credit 2627 KFB Plaza, Suite 201E, Manhattan, KS 66503 Full description at:
KANSAS BOARD OF REGENTS ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION The Board of Regents invites nominations and applications for the Associate Director of Career Technical Education. A complete position description and instructions on how to apply for this position is available on www.kansasregents.org. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To apply submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. We offer an excellent benefits package including medical insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE
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SOCIAL S OCIAL M MEDIA EDIA S PECIALIST SPECIALIST The World Company is hiring for a Social Media Specialist to be responsible for designing and implementing social media strategies, products and tools to be used by the sales team to be sold to our advertisers. Specialist will work directly with advertising and media marketing departments on effective use of social tools to promote our products, content and services to be sold to advertisers; and support the company’s ongoing efforts to integrate social and news media as a key component of our client services. Ideal candidate will have at least two year’s experience working with social media tools and techniques with proven ability to create and execute online social media campaigns; leadership experience with strategic planning and marketing of successful online communities; proven track record for managing online communities and creating positive and successful community engagements; expertise publishing or participating on blogs, social news, video/photo sharing, social networking applications with a strong personal online reputation; strong results-driven project management experience plus proven public relations skills; detail-oriented and excellent verbal and written communication skills; outstanding organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines; bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communication, Marketing Public Relations or related field preferred; and ability to drive with valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and safe driving record. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Please include links to online communities/accounts you have been responsible for managing. We offer an excellent benefits package including medical insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE
WINTER’S UPON US! FEELING THE COLD? CONSIDER WORKING IN THIS WARM, REWARDING ENVIRONMENT! FULL AND PART TIME OPENINGS Winter Float Pool Staff needed 4, 6 and 8 hour shifts for RN’s, LPN’s, CMA & CNA’s to work in our skilled and assisted living neighborhoods
LPN - Full Time Evenings Recreational Therapist or Activity Director Montessori Experience Preferred
Maintenance Assistant Our Associates enjoy biweekly pay, direct deposit, holiday pay, an excellent orientation program, competitive wages, EAP, Wellness & Safety programs, & more!
Apply in Person, Human Resources Brandon Woods at Alvamar 1501 Inverness Dr., Lawrence, KS 66047 TProchaska@5sqc.com Equal Opportunity Employer Drug Free Workplace
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TIME TO GET PAID NOW!! ADVISOR
KU’s College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS) Looking for ADVISING PROFESSIONALS interested in student development. Advising Specialist position available at the University of Kansas in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Student Academic Services office. We are looking for individuals who enjoy interacting with faculty and students at a variety of levels. Required: Bachelors degree in a liberal arts or related area. Two years experience working directly with students in a college or university setting. Salary: $30,000 annual + benefits. Review of applications begins 11/28/2011. For full description and to apply go to: https://jobs.ku.edu. Search for position number 01198002 EO/AA
KU’s College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS) Half Time Advising Specialist position available at the University of Kansas in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Student Academic Services office. We are looking for individuals who enjoy interacting with faculty and students at a variety of levels. Required: Bachelors degree in a liberal arts or related area. Two years experience working directly with students in a college or university setting. Salary: $15,000 annual + benefits. Review of applications begins 11/28/2011. For full description and to apply go to: https://jobs.ku.edu. Search for position number 00209347. EO/AA
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Community Living Opportunities is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping adults and children with severe developmental disabilities achieve personally satisfying and fulfilling lifestyles Now hiring for:
Direct Support Professionals
Offering flexible schedules for day and night positions, including weekends, affordable benefits, and the chance to make a difference in the life of someone else every day! Qualifications include: Must be at least 21 years of age; Minimum of high school diploma or GED; Operation of motor vehicle; Current and valid driver’s license; Experience working with persons who have disabilities a plus. To learn more about these exciting opportunities OR to learn more about CLO services and other job opportunities, please visit our website:
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Temporary Workers Needed These are temporary (non-benefits eligible) positions in the Office of Institutional Research and Planning at the University of Kansas. The primary role is to key faculty data into an online system. The work requires accuracy, high level reading and typing skills, and ability to follow instructions. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Interviews will begin immediately and continue as needed. For more information and to apply go to: https://jobs.ku.edu and search for position 00209348 EO/AA
Full Time Temporary Customer Service Reps
The World Company, a fast-paced, multi-media organization is looking for a creative professional to lead our Creative Services team and act as a liaison between the production and sales team. Responsibilities include:
Ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related area or equivalent years of experience; supervisor experience in media in a fast-paced media operation; two years traffic experience preferred; strong organizational skills, follow-through and ability to multi-task to meet deadlines; ability to develop and lead a strong team; strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as interpersonal skills; strong attention to detail and the ability to enforce accuracy and quality expectations; proficient in MS Office; knowledge and experience with InDesign, Illustrator, Flash, Photoshop as well as other video and online technology.
DETAILER - Part-time detailer needed 24-35 hrs. per week including Saturdays. We will work with your class schedule. Must be at least 18 years old to apply. You need a clean driving record and must pass a drug screen. Apply in person: CROWN TOYOTA, 3430 S. Iowa, Lawrence.
CREATIVE SERVICES MANAGER
• Supervise the Creative Services staff and ensure that each team member is adhering to all department guidelines and expectations. • Track jobs and ensure daily ad deadlines are met by communicating with advertising sales staff and directing workflow. • Manage scheduling and distribution of workload to maximize productivity. • Train, develop and manage all aspects of the team. • Maintain quality expectations by overseeing artist proofs and working with sales staff to produce a quality product. • Concentrate on overall organization and production of the department and implement workflows to increase efficiency. • Develop, contribute and oversee any new special promotions or projects in partnership with the VP of Sales & Marketing and the news and production departments.
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VP - Business Development
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• Incoming Call Center Reps • Proficient computer skills a must • 6 months previous C/S Exp Please review complete job description online Temporary Customer Service Rep-FSAIC Apply TODAY at www.vangent.com Vangent, a General Dynamics Company, and an equal opportunity employer.
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Add an exciting new dimension to the important work you do as a health-care professional serving part-time as an Officer in the Navy Reserve. Enjoy being part of a world-class, worldwide network of more than 12,000 respected physicians, dentists, nurses and specialists in clinical, research and administrative fields. To learn more please email JOBS_STLOUIS@navy.mil Or call (800)777-NAVY
PHLEBOTOMIST Full Time Lawrence, KS
Quest Diagnostics, the nation’s leading provider of diagnostic testing and services, seeks candidate to perform venipuncture, capillary and prep specimens in physician offices. Will also obtain billing information & stay current w/billing procedures. 1 year experience, data entry skills & HS diploma/ GED req’d. Certification as a phlebotomist is a plus. Join us on our journey. Please apply to Job ID: 36911618 at: www.questdiagnostics.com EOE Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community is currently accepting applications for full and part-time dietary aides. Days, evenings, and weekends available. Please call Lea. 785-344-1108. EOE
Lead Teacher: Seeking two RETIREMENT qualified lead teachers; COMMUNITY one for Infant/Toddlers and one for our Preschool program. Qualified appli- Pioneer Ridge Retirement cants must meet National Community is currently Accreditation standards accepting applications with at least one year for full and part-time work experience in a shift supervisor/cook. Childcare center and Days, evenings, and education in Early Child- weekends. hood or related subject matter with a CDA or Please call Lea to set equivalent or degree is a up interview. plus. Competitive hourly 785-344-1108 wages and benefits including health insurance, paid EOE vacations, holidays, savings and bonus programs plus free child care. Journalism 913-724-4442
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REPORTER School of Journalism and Mass Communications
University of Kansas
Applications are being accepted for a full-time, temporary enterprise reporter to cover issues related to the 2012 state and national elections for a new politically - oriented website being developed as part of a journalism school project. For the complete position description and to apply go to: https://jobs.ku.edu search position number 00209358 and follow instructions. Review of applications begins Nov. 21, 2011 EO/AA Employer
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Commercial Property Maintenance Successful candidate will have a diverse background in maintenance of commercial buildings, including: heating and air conditioning, electrical, and general construction. Please send resume to: First Management, Inc. PO Box 1797 Lawrence, KS 66044 fax to: 785-841-8492 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org Maintenance Technician needed for brand new downtown property in Lawrence, KS. Must have clean driving record & able to pass drug test. HVAC certification preferred. Apply in person at the job trailer across from 901 New Hampshire Lawrence, KS 66044 or online at: www.firstmanagementinc.com
Management Assistant Director/Supervisor for Toddler and Two year old classrooms. Full time position starting 1/3/12. Req. Bachelor’s degree in child or family related field, two years teaching exp. with 1-2 year olds and good computer skills. Knowledge of Child Care Food Program procedures preferred but not required. Contact Hilltop Child Development Center, 1605 Irving Hill Rd. Lawrence 66045, 785 864-4940, or email@example.com to apply. EOE
Assistant Teacher for preschool age classroom. Full time position starts 1/3. Req. classroom teaching experience with preschoolers and some college training. ECE training or CDA preferred. Contact Hilltop Child Development Center, 1605 Irving Hill Rd., Lawrence 785 864-4940 or firstname.lastname@example.org for application information. EOE
Manufacturing & Assembly
Forklift/OTR Truck Driver Established in 1882, The Lawrence Paper Company is a leading manufacturer of corrugated boxes and packaging materials. We are currently looking for an experienced over the road truck driver with a valid Class A CDL. This job pays $17.42 per hour. We offer health and life insurance, 401(k), an on site wellness clinic and a fitness center. EOE Apply at The Lawrence Paper Company 2901 Lakeview Road Lawrence, KS 66049 or mail resume and cover letter to: The Lawrence Paper Company Personnel Department PO Box 887 Lawrence KS 66044 or submit online to email@example.com 785-865-4588
Experienced, Part-time, Limo Drivers needed. Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and oncall as needed. Must possess a valid DL, medical card, & be able to pass a drug screen. References required. E-mail resume to: lgivens@ firstmanagementinc.com
WPC Operator The Public Works Department, City of Leavenworth is seeking qualified applicants for the full time position of WPC Operator. Annual Salary: $23,354 plus excellent benefit package. For more information, application and position description go to: www.lvks.org. Send application to City of Leavenworth, HR Dept. 100 N. 5th Street, Leavenworth, KS 66048 NLT Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 5:00 p.m.
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Seeking 1 Full Time and 2 Part Time Field Service Technicians. Training provided. Please apply in person at: Horizon Systems, Inc. 1101 Horizon Drive Lawrence, KS. 66046. Contact Todd Veber with questions 785-842-1299
USD 497 is accepting applications for Teachers & Paraeducators KS teaching license required for teachers and a 1BR, 3BR & 4BRs avail. - CA, minimum of 48 college DW. 1BR - $415/mo. + utils. 3&4BRs - lg. family/housing credit hours for paras. welcome. $1,150-$1,375/mo. For detailed job descrip785-749-3794, 785-766-6033 tion & to apply, go to: www.usd497.org EOE 1BRs — 622 Schwarz. CA, laundry, off-street parking, & water paid. $435/ Science & Biotech gas mo. No pets. 785-841-5797
Dept. of Plant Pathology Kansas State University Wheat genomics laboratory is seeking a highly motivated candidate to work on the projects utilizing next-generation sequencing for wheat genome analysis (exon capture, RNA-Seq, genotyping -by-sequencing) to map and characterize genes and genomic regions of interest, investigate patterns of genetic variation and expression regulation in wheat genome focusing on both applied and basic aspects of wheat biology and evolution. For full listing and how to apply go to our website: www.plantpath.ksu.edu KSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Background checks required.
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1 small pet allowed
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Nominal Opening Bid: $1,000 4703 70th St, Meriden, KS
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Professional Grade A Buyer’s Premium (Buyer’s New Chimney Sweep. Measures Fee in WI) may apply. 10”x10” square. Includes Williams & Williams six (6) 48” fiberglass rods. KS Broker: Daniel Nelson $90. 785-749-4614 lv. msg. Re Lic BR00231987 Williams & Williams Medical Re Lic CO90060880
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1st Class, Pet Friendly Houses & Apts.
2BR, secluded, lg. country home avail. now. Natural gas, 1 bath. 1 Sm. dog ok. No smoking. 785-838-9009
2BR, W. Lawrence, lg. master BR, 2 bath, 2 car, garden tub. $1050/mo. Also 1BR apt. (attached) $395. Theno R.E. 785-843-1811 3BR, 2 bath ranch, fenced back yard, at 2520 Scottsdale St. - backs to SW Jr. High & Sunflower Schools. $1,000/mo. 785-423-0398
3BR+, 3 level, 1.5 bath, garage, close to KU and school, 1307 W. 22nd St. $1,000/mo. 785 331-7846 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car, 1,500 sq. ft. tri-level, fenced, deck. Schwegler Elem. $1,000/mo. Avail. now. 785-218-2137
REAL ESTATE AUCTION Nov. 19th, 9:30AM Bedside Commode. Fits 1010 E. 19th St., Lawrence over toilet. Clean! Only 3-4BR, LR, DR, 1-1/2 bath, used for short time and in kitchen, bsmt. Perfect Col- excellent condition. $50. lege Rental. Minimum bid Please call 785-856-0494 $55,000. Appraised: $112,000 Walker, 4-wheel walker Independent Real Estate with brakes & seat. top Jay Knopp 785-230-2100 condition. $50. Please call 785-856-0494
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2010 Misubishi Galant ES 4Cyl, Auto,7,000 mi Carfax 1 owner $15,995 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com
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. 2008 Mercury Sable Premier V6, Auto, Black Carfax 1 owner $19,995 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com
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(Published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World October 30, 2011) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT Bank of America, N.A., Successor by Merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP fka Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LP Plaintiff, vs. Jessica Peery aka Jessica L Peery aka Jessica Peery-Moffitt, Steve Moffitt aka Steven D Moffitt aka Steven Douglas Moffitt, Jane Doe, and John Doe, et al. Defendants, Case No. 11CV617 Court No. 1 Title to Real Estate Involved Pursuant to K.S.A. § 60
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ing for foreclosure of certain real property legally above named Defendants and The Unknown Heirs, exdescribed as follows: ecutors, devisees, trustees, LOT 3, BLOCK 2, FIRETREE creditors, and assigns of ESTATES PHASE 4, A SUBDI- any deceased defendants; VISION IN THE CITY OF the unknown spouses of BALDWIN CITY, DOUGLAS any defendants; the unCOUNTY, KANSAS. Tax I.D. known officers, successors, #: 023-178-33-0-10-04-003.00 trustees, creditors and asfor a judgment against de- signs of any defendants fendants and any other in- that are existing, dissolved terested parties and, unless or dormant corporations; otherwise served by per- the unknown executors, addevisees, sonal or mail service of ministrators, summons, the time in trustees, creditors, successors and assigns of any dewhich you have to plead to the Petition for Foreclosure fendants that are or were partners or in partnership; in the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas and the unknown guardiwill expire on December 12, ans, conservators and trus2011. If you fail to plead, tees of any defendants that judgment and decree will are minors or are under any be entered in due course legal disability and all other upon the request of plain- person who are or may be concerned: tiff.
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YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Petition for Mortgage Foreclosure has been filed in the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas by GMAC Mortgage, LLC, praying for foreclosure of certain real property legally described as follows: LOT 8, ALVAMAR WEST NO. 6, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS. Tax ID No. U15764-27H for a judgment against defendants and any other interested parties and, unless otherwise served by personal or mail service of summons, the time in which you have to plead to the Petition for Foreclosure in the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas will expire on December 19, 2011. If you fail to plead, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon the request of plaintiff.
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Romney’s political shifts stir criticism Public workers get By Steve LeBlanc Associated Press
BOSTON — When he was running for Massachusetts governor in 2002, Mitt Romney’s campaign courted voters at a Boston Gay Pride weekend by handing out fliers proclaiming “All citizens deserve equal rights, regardless of sexual preference.” Just a year later, Romney emerged as a leading voice against gay marriage, opposing the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s ruling overturning the ban on samesex marriage. With Romney’s positions evolving on everything from abortion to gay rights, embryonic stem cell research to health care, the Republican presidential candidate has faced charges of political opportunism from Republicans and Democrats alike. In a Web video last month, Texas Gov. Rick Perry highlighted Romney’s shifts on health care and illegal immigration and reminded voters, “You cannot lead a nation by misleading the people.” Obama’s senior strategist, David Axelrod, posed this question to reporters in a conference call last month: “If you are willing to change positions on fundamental issues of principle, how can we know what you will do as president?” Romney’s answer from last Wednesday’s debate: “I think people understand that I’m a man of steadiness and constancy.” To counter the criticism, he said he’s been married to the same woman for four decades, has been a member of the same church his entire life and worked at one company for 25 years. Romney, who is leading opinion polls in the GOP race, hopes that the argument will help him get be-
yond what dogged his 2008 campaign. This time, the electorate’s focus on the troubled economy may overshadow Romney’s shifts. The former venture capitalist and Harvard Business School alumnus is counting on it as he plays up his business experience. “With the economy being the absolutely overriding issue, even in the GOP primaries where the social conservatives are typically in control, maybe he’s finally found an election cycle that plays to his sweet spot,” said Boston University communications professor Tobe Berkovitz. “The planets are all lining up.” Still, Perry and Romney’s other rivals portray him as a political chameleon . Romney’s history offers plenty of fodder, beginning with his gradual about-face on abortion.
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Storm highlights decades of repeat issues By Dave Collins and Susan Haigh Associated Press
HARTFORD, CONN. — A storm hits Connecticut and causes hundreds of thousands to lose power. Utility companies take a week or longer to restore it. Public outrage leads to state investigations. Officials order service improvements. It’s a cycle that repeats itself in the Land of Steady Habits. The problems that arose after the freak October snowstorm and Tropical Storm Irene in August are similar to ones that cropped up after other major storms dating to Hurricane Gloria in 1985, an Associated Press review of state regulatory reports shows. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, legislators and other state officials say it’s time to finally fix long-standing problems such as utilities not being quick enough in bringing in out-ofstate crews, inadequate tree trimming and poor commu-
nication with government officials after storms. They also want to hold utilities more responsible for performance troubles, possibly by issuing fines. “Our state was hit twice in a short period of time by devastating weather events that created a lot of havoc and revealed vulnerabilities that should have been addressed years, if not decades, ago,” Malloy said. Power outages are expected during any big storm. But electricity company officials say the October storm and Irene were highly unusual, historic events that caused unprecedented damage to trees and wires, making the cleanup and power restoration much more difficult and time-consuming compared with other storms. The Oct. 29-30 storm downed scores of trees and utility wires, leaving 3 million homes and businesses in the Northeast without power. Hardest hit was Connecticut, where a state re-
cord of 850,000 outages was set only two months after Tropical Storm Irene caused a then-record 830,000 power failures. Many utility customers went more than a week without power after both storms. Government officials and outraged residents called for having more crews in place ready to work before storms hit and better tree trimming. They also wanted the state’s largest utility, Connecticut Light & Power Co., to improve how it shares information about restoration work with local officials and to provide better estimates of when the power will be back on. But it’s not the first time Connecticut residents have heard such promises. Gloria hit New England on Sept. 27, 1985, knocked out power to more than 700,000 Connecticut utility customers at its peak and left many in the dark for a week or longer. After investigating the response to Gloria, the state
Department of Public Utility Control asked both CL&P and The United Illuminating Co., which serves the Bridgeport and New Haven areas, to improve communications. Government officials had complained they were not getting accurate information about power restoration work fast enough. Tree-trimming programs were also questioned. A year after Gloria, another storm caused nearly 220,000 outages in the state. A DPUC investigation found problems at CL&P including slow dispatching of damage assessment crews, inaccurate damage assessment and inaccurate estimates of when power would be restored. After those two storms, regulators launched a broader investigation of the adequacy of the utilities’ systems. That probe resulted in a landmark report in 1988 that included a host of new reporting requirements for both companies that still stand today.
Aging Americans stay home with aid of ‘villages’ WASHINGTON — Weaver Shepperson has been blind for nearly 50 years. He’s lived alone since his wife died in 1999 and needs transportation several times a month to visit his doctors. Yet he doesn’t plan to move out of the rowhouse in Washington’s historic Capitol Hill neighborhood where he’s lived since 1955. The 80-year-old is part of a burgeoning movement among senior citizens determined to stay in their homes as long as possible. With the help of nonprofit groups known as “villages,” they’re enjoying many of the perks that residents of retirement or assisted-living communities receive, at a fraction of the cost. Shepperson pays $530 annually for membership in Capitol Hill Village. It enables him to receive a ride to the doctor’s office from the village’s network of volunteers. The village also takes care of his grocery shopping. Without it, he says he might have had to move into assisted living.
IRVING LINDENBLAD, 82, rides down stairs on a lift at his home in Washington, D.C., in this Oct. 12 photo. Those who rely on villages say they can’t imagine living any other way. Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo
Capitol Hill Village is one of the oldest and most robust of the roughly 65 active villages nationwide. It’s been around four years and has more than 350 members. While the village movement is gaining momentum, it’s an option unavailable to the vast majority of elderly Americans. There also are questions about the long-term viability of the organizations. The desire of Americans to live at home instead of moving into retirement or assisted-living communities — known as “aging in place” — has always
been strong. AARP surveys consistently show that nearly 90 percent of people 65 and older want to stay in their homes as long as possible. But what if you have to stop driving? Or can’t change light bulbs, maintain the yard or get into the attic? For most people, there are few options beyond relying on relatives or neighbors. This was the dilemma that led a group of friends in Boston’s Beacon Hill neighborhood to create the village concept. Beacon Hill Village began accepting members in 2002; Capitol Hill Village was
one of the first to successfully duplicate the model. In addition to rides and other favors that volunteers can provide, most villages offer what they call a “concierge service” — a connection to a list of prescreened vendors who can provide discounted services such as plumbing or home repair. About half of the nation’s villages are concentrated in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. Between 10,000 and 13,000 people are members, according to the Village-to-Village Network, which tracks and coordinates villages around the country. The Washington area is a hotbed for villages, with five within the District of Columbia and three more in the Maryland and Virginia suburbs. Those statistics, though, underscore the limitations of the village concept: Most are located in densely populated, relatively affluent urban or suburban communities. Their members are also overwhelmingly white — more than 90 percent, according to a survey by the University of California, Berkeley.
boost from sick time ‘cash-out’
By Michael Hill Associated Press
Denny Johnston received more than a pension and a handshake when he retired from the Washington state corrections system in 2009. Because he used only a quarter of his sick days over a three-decade-long career, he was able to convert $15,000 of unused sick time into a tax-free account to pay health care expenses. While the benefit is extremely rare in the private sector, where use-it-or-loseit policies prevail, state and local government workers around the country can convert unused sick time into straight cash, retirement credits or use them to pay for health care when they retire. The perk can add up. In Ohio, 2,164 state retirees eligible to cash out sick time at a 55 percent rate received an average of $5,646 in the 2011 fiscal year. More than 4,300 departing Florida employees who retired or otherwise left state service last fiscal year averaged about $3,000 in sick-time payments. At least five received 10 times that. “I worked for 30 years, and I worked in what could be a high-pressure type situation from time to time,” said Johnston, a 60-year-old Olympia resident who held a series of jobs in the Washington Department of Corrections, from counselor to manager, before retiring. “I didn’t make as much money as I could have in the private sector, but I did enjoy having things like seniority rights and having benefits.”
Converting sick time At least half the states allow eligible employees to turn unused sick time into cash when they retire or quit. More than a dozen others allow retiring employees to apply the unused sick time to pension credits or other benefits, according to a nationwide review by The Associated Press. Many city and county workers around the country also receive the benefit. It’s at the local level where sick time cash-outs tend to attract attention after especially large payouts, such as an outgoing Miami-Dade county manager whose benefit package included $78,984 in unused sick time. These headline-grabbing cases typically involve administrative employees with higher salaries. Precise counts showing how many employees receive sick time “cash-outs” are difficult because benefits vary among union contracts and even can differ by hiring date. Public vs. private employees Proponents of the benefit say the ability to monetize leftover sick days encourages good attendance and is a fair trade-off for what they believe is lower pay for public workers. Research differs on whether public or private employees have higher pay but generally shows that public employees have far better pensions, retiree health benefits and job security. Critics see the sick time cash-outs as yet another example of government employees receiving benefits that are not available to those who work in the private sector. Just 4 percent of private
I worked for 30 years, and I worked in what could be a high-pressure type situation from time to time. I didn’t make as much money as I could have in the private sector, but I did enjoy having things like seniority rights and having benefits.” — Denny Johnston, a 60-year-old Olympia resident who held a series of jobs in the Washington Department of Corrections sector companies offer sick leave cash-outs to employees, according to the Society for Human Resource Management, an Alexandria, Va.based organization for human resource professionals. “The fact is the private sector largely survives and works efficiently without these sorts of things,” said Andrew Biggs, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative-leaning think tank. Sick time cash-outs cost relatively little compared to budget-busting public employee benefits such as the promise of lifetime pensions and retiree health care. Connecticut, for example, recently spent $8.1 million for the benefit out of a budget of roughly $20 billion. Arizona spent at least $10 million a year for the last three years on its retirement accumulated sick time benefit. In Kansas, 289 retiring employees outside the university system received $3.2 million in fiscal 2010. In Pennsylvania, 2,200 of the 3,274 employees who retired took cash payouts for unused sick time at a cost of $3.1 million during the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2010.
Pensions, collective bargaining The issue has generated relatively little attention compared to that given to public pensions and collective bargaining for government workers. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a critic of some public union benefits, has been the rare governor to spotlight the practice, telling one audience this year, “There’s no way to justify paying people cash for not having been sick.” Steven Kreisberg, collective bargaining director for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, said it’s unfair to target any single benefit for criticism. It’s more accurate to examine the entire compensation package. “This is something that the government determined that it was necessary for them to retain the workforce. It was something obviously that was put into place in much earlier years when pay was lousy,” said state retiree Rick Carney of Meriden, Conn. Carney, 64, said he had almost 400 unused sick days when he retired in 2003 after a 33-year career at the state labor department, much of it overseeing hearings on labor issues related to unemployment and medical leave. Because of a cap on the number of days he can claim, he figures he received roughly $14,600 in sick time payments between 2006 and 2008.
HOME&GARDEN Sunday, November 13, 2011 ! Lawrence.com
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IF THE GRASS NEAR THE BASE of an oak tree is dying, it likely isn’t due to excess acidity from fallen leaves or acorns. Dead or yellow grass at the base of a tree is more likely a sign of root competition or other factors.
Oak leaves have little effect on soil pH
lthough oak leaves do have the potential to acidify soil, they are highly unlikely to be causing problems in your yard in northeast Kansas. If you are having trouble growing grass (or anything else) under an oak tree, the real culprit is most likely root competition, low light and soil compaction, or some combination of all three. As far as oak leaves and acidification, I know your neighbor or your friend or your relative who gardens may have told you otherwise. They probably heard about it from their neighbor who heard about it from their neighbor. In
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some parts of the country, some oak disease problems have been associated with oaks growing in acidic (low pH) soils. Here, however, there are more oak diseases and problems associated with basic (high pH) soils.
The simplest way to know for sure whether your soil pH is less than ideal is to test the soil. Take samples from several locations around the tree and mix them together to get a representative sample of the area. Use a knife or a trowel to take slices of soil four to six inches deep. Test the soil pH with a pH testing kit or through the K-State Research and Extension–Douglas County office at 2110 Harper St. Testing kits are available at most garden centers. (If you test through the Extension office, you will also get recommendations to correct the soil pH if necessary.)
If pH is not the problem, fight soil compaction by core aerating the lawn under the tree. Select grass seed that contains three to four varieties of turf-type tall fescue, as they perform the best in shade trials in this area. Grass seed labeled as “sun/shade mix” or “shade-loving” often contain grass species that are inappropriate for our area. Avoid overwatering as it will encourage shallow root growth. Another good indication that soil is not too acidic for lawn grasses is when it is too basic for good oak tree growth. Ever see a pin oak with light green or yellow leaves? Chlorotic pin oaks
are common in the Midwest. In oaks, chlorosis is caused by an iron deficiency that is almost always the result of the tree’s inability to take up iron. Iron is tied up in high pH soils. Adjusting the soil pH requires applications of sulfur and may take years. Researchers in France who studied the relationship between oak leaf litter accumulation and soil acidity note that the trend was different in each of the 30 oak trees in the study. Soil clay content plays a role in soil acidification, as well as soil organisms, bark and the soil parent material. The only conclusion drawn from the study was that on
average more acidification and litter accumulation occurred near the trunk base. Pine needles carry the same reputation as oak leaves and acorns, but also have little effect on soil pH. White pines are a good indicator — they often suffer from iron chlorosis in high pH soils just like pin oaks. Another option if you are having trouble growing grass under an oak or pine tree is to cover the area with mulch or a droughtresistant ground cover. — Jennifer Smith is the Horticulture Extension Agent for K-State Research and Extension in Douglas County. She can be reached at 843-7058.
Kovel’s Antiques: Traps were weapon in age-old battle against ants wary children reaching for and wring out. Then put the food. But the idea of a dish box in the sun to dry. Ants have been sneaking of liquid around a table leg inside warm houses for centu- to discourage crawling bugs Q: My brother bought ries. Our ancestors did not use is still useful. a porcelain traveling tea poison, but they had a way to service for two at the Glokeep the ants away from their Q: We live in Minnesota, ria Swanson estate sale in food. They made ant traps of where it’s very cold in the 1983. It is decorated with pottery or glass designed to winter and hot and humid the Napoleonic emblem, keep ants from climbing up in the summer. What’s the gold bees and gold rims. the legs of a kitchen or din- best way to store cardboard The tray has an “N” in a ing room table. The trap was boxes of collectibles to pre- wreath in the center. The shaped like a tube pan. The vent mold and mildew? tray and two saucers are legs of the table were inserted A: Store cardboard boxes marked in red with a crown in the center hole in the pan, in a dry place. Cardboard over an “N” on the back. and kerosene or turpentine absorbs moisture. The base- The traveling case is made was poured into the “canal.” ment may be too damp, un- of wood. The case fell apart, The ants could not safely trav- less a dehumidifier is used to so I glued it back together. el across the liquid. But the keep the humidity between Inside the case, there’s a kitchen probably smelled like 45 percent and 65 percent. gold pillow that lies over the a chemical plant. If the box has already begun top of the china to protect One set of four pottery to mildew, you may notice a it when the case is closed. traps, one for each table white, powdery substance on I’m interested in the history leg, sold last year at the it. You can remove the mil- of this set. Was it made for Southern Folk Pottery Col- dew by wiping it off with a Napoleon, or was it just a lectors Society auction. It sponge dipped in a mixture commemorative piece? was attributed to the J.G. of one part chlorine bleach to A: Your traveling set was Baynham shop because of four parts water. Wring out not made for Napoleon, but the glaze used on the traps. the sponge until it’s almost it is decorated with NapoThey were made in about dry and then wipe the mil- leonic elements. Bees were 1900. Each trap is 7 inches dew off the box. Rinse with a part of Napoleon’s heraldic wide, so it might trip un- sponge dipped in clean water emblem. One story says that
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he didn’t want to spend the money to redecorate when he moved into the Royal Palace. He didn’t like the draperies decorated with fleur-de-lis, the French Royal emblem, so he hung them upside down, which made the fleur-de-lis look like bees. A good story, but he may have chosen the bee because it’s a symbol of industriousness, immortality and power. The “crown over N” mark was used on Capo-diMonte porcelain. It was made in Naples, Italy, from 1743 to 1759 and in Madrid, Spain, from 1771 to 1821. The molds and mark were sold and the mark is being used today by Societa Ceramica Richard of Milan, Italy. The set’s value is helped because it belonged to Gloria Swanson, but it’s hurt because of the repairs. Q: I have a mantle clock made by the Wm. L. Gilbert Clock Co. It has a cranberrycolored glass case. It’s engraved “Pat. Dec. 23, 1902” on the bottom, where there
are also other numbers I can’t make out. The back is engraved “Gilbert Clock Co., Winsted, Conn., USA.” The clock has been in my family for many years. I’d like more information about it. A: William Lewis Gilbert and his brother-in-law, George Marsh, founded Marsh, Gilbert & Co. in 1828. The company changed owners and Connecticut locations several times during the years it was in business. The name was changed several times, too, but always included the name “Gilbert.” The Dec. 23, 1902, patent was for a beat adjuster for pendulum clocks. In about 1910, Gilbert made a model called “Orleans” that had a glass case. Gilbert also made clocks with cases made of china, metal or wood. During World War II, when metal was scarce, papier-mache cases were made. The company was bought by General Computing Machines Co. in 1957 and was sold again in 1964. A Gilbert clock with a glass case is worth about $800.
THESE TWO TRAPS are from a set of four stoneware ant traps that sold for $275 at a 2011 auction sponsored by the Southern Folk Pottery Collectors Society of Bennett, N.C. The traps are covered with a rust brown Albany slip glaze. The traps, probably made in South Carolina, date from about 1900. Tip: Don’t use cooking oil to polish furniture, cutting boards or even wooden salad bowls. The oil eventually will become rancid, the wood will stink and the bowl could even contaminate food
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Filmmaker documents band’s ‘Final Tour,’ dying member By Chansi Long
G.J. Echternkamp set out to make a music video of one of his favorite bands, Split Lip Rayfield. Instead, he ending up documenting the band’s final tour with their original lineup and some of the more intimate moments with the late Kirk Rundstrom, who was diagnosed with esophageal cancer during the making of the documentary and would eventually die from the disease. The result is “Never Make It Home,” a poignant and frank documentary. Chansi Long talked with Echternkamp about his experiences with the band, his original vision of the film and his next project. Chansi Long: Why did you select Split Lip Rayfield as the focus of your film? G.J. Echternkamp: It more or less happened by accident. My first intention was to make a music video for Split Lip as they toured the West Coast. I had become a fan of their music a few years earlier when a friend insisted that I listen to one of their CDs. While filming the music video. Kirk (Rundstrom) asked me to come to Kansas and film his solo tour. At this time we became friends, and when I later heard that Kirk was going on a what was being called his “Final Tour” I knew I had to be there. Not just as a filmmaker, but as a friend and a fan. CL: How did you know the band? GE: After listening to their CDs I simply just sent an email on their website stating my desire to make a Split Lip music video. They eventually agreed, and I didn’t actually meet them until they played their first show in Los Angeles. CL: What did you originally imagine the project would become? GE: A music video. A press kit, maybe. It wasn’t until Kirk decided to go on his final tour that I thought I might actually make a documentary. Even at that point my goal was more to preserve the shows themselves then make a feature film. I was kind of flying by the seat of my pants ... I knew I had to be there, and I wasn’t really thinking about the end result. CL: When and how did you learn about his illness? And how did you guys come to the decision to continue filming? GE: I heard about Kirk’s illness in an email. At that time everyone thought that Kirk was going to beat it, and it was only a matter of time before he was back on his feet again. When the doctors reevalu-
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G.J. ECHTERNKAMP SET OUT to make a music video of one of his favorite bands, Split Lip Rayfield. Instead, he ending up documenting the band’s final tour with the original lineup and some of the more intimate moments with the late Kirk Rundstrom.
“NEVER MAKE IT HOME” SCREENING Where: Liberty Hall, 643 Mass. When: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 26 Plot: Set across America’s heartland, this moving documentary captures the rowdy, heart-wrenching and ultimately joyous performances of Kirk Rundstrom’s Final Tour where each show was played as it would be the last. Price: $10, tickets available at the Liberty Hall box office. ated his diagnosis as terminal, it was devastating. Only a few months later Kirk made the decision to go off chemo and tour again. I called him and suggested filming the shows. He was all for it. I think it was clear that somebody should preserve these performances, and in the process maybe tell Kirk’s story. CL: Rundstrom’s illness jumps into the forefront of the film, altering the original vision, but ultimately capturing something deeper and more profound. Could you speak a bit about this? GE: Kirk changed quite a bit in the time that I knew him. The Kirk of the final tour may have lost some of his hell-raising energy, but he seemed much more at peace. I believe Kirk’s diagnosis helped him to focus on the things that truly mattered in his life: his family and his music. CL: How much traveling did you do while filming? GE: A ton! I traveled all over the place. Wayne Gottstine started calling me a hobo. I don’t think I was smelling great. CL: Can you tell me about the filming process? Did you stay with the band? GE: I stayed with different band members, friends of the band and so on. My goal while filming was to portray what Kirk was going through, but at the same time stay out of his way and not make the tour harder in any way. I know the camera
can make people self conscious at times, and I knew that Kirk was going on this tour to forget his pain and illness. The last thing I wanted was to get in the way or hassle anyone. So I tried to find a balance between documenting the tour and staying out of everyone’s way. CL: What was your time frame on filming? How long? GE: I gathered tour footage off and on over the course of about two years. I edited together a rough cut, then I went back later for some more interviews, to better explain some things that didn’t come across clearly in the edit. CL: Did your relationships with the band become strained or more intimate? GE: More intimate, for the most part. There were some strained moments, but in the end we all became friends and I’m very glad for that. CL: What will viewers take away from this movie? GE: My goal has always been to expose audiences to Kirk’s incredible spirit and his music. Split Lip Rayfield is a band that I think the whole world should know about. I’m trying to get the word out there, one screening at a time. CL: What is your next project? GE: I’m directing a lowbudget Roger Corman film. It’s been a ton of fun and not a little bit of stress. But it’s really exciting to be making my first narrative feature film.
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Billy Crystal tweeted Thursday, in what some construed as a joke, “Am doing the Oscars so the young woman in the pharmacy will stop asking my name when I pick up my prescriptions. Looking forward to the show.” Now, two sources familiar with the 2012 Oscars telecast who were not authorized to talk publicly confirmed that Crystal would host, replacing the recently departed Eddie Murphy. A spokeswoman for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences did not immediately return a call seeking comment. At age 63, Crystal would be the oldest host of the show since Bob Hope in 1978. Crystal, who has hosted some of Oscars’ most successful modern telecasts, had been a popular public choice since Murphy departed Wednesday. The chorus first began when Crystal appeared on the 2011 show presenting a tribute to Hope. During an August appearance at the Aero theater in Santa Monica, Crystal admitted that he got “itchy”
after last winter’s cameo on the Oscars and that he’d be ready to talk about a return to the global stage of the gala. “It got to be too much after a while and the sameness in my life,” he said. “That’s why I pulled back. And then when I thought I might want to do it again, they were on to other people. It’s always fun. It’s really hard, but maybe one or two more times? I don’t know. They know where I am.” Crystal, at the Santa Monica event, elaborated on the stress and pleasures of the one-of-a-kind Oscars gig. “I so appreciate that you like when we do it,” he said. “And I had a good time doing them. I did eight of them. And it takes a long time. I sort of stopped doing it — I would do it in patches — and then fortunately, I was doing other things that I wanted to do. (It takes a long time) in order to do the things we did — and (those things) change the way a host was working on the show.” The 84th Academy Awards will be broadcast live by ABC on Feb. 26 from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood.
The most significant thing about Janeal is CONTINUED FROM PAGE 14C that she is indefatigable. There’s nothing that’s A choir is born too much work, nothing Before she co-founded the children’s choir, Krehbiel was that’s too much trouble.” working in public schools as a vocal music teacher and also as choral director for Bethel College’s children’s choir. As part of her duties, she was attending conventions put on by the American Choral Directors Association, and each time she went, she found herself completely enamored by the professional children’s groups. “Every time I found myself going over to the site of the children’s choirs and listening to them and observing directors and I said, ‘Oh my word, this is where I need to be. I want to start a professional children’s choir,’” she says. “When I found that Lawrence didn’t have a professional children’s choir, and my sister was already living there, I said, ‘Boy, if there’s an opening there, I’m going to get a job and I’m going to start one from the ground up.’” Krehbiel took a job teaching vocal music at South Junior High, and paired with her sister, Marilyn Epp, to get the choir up and running. “It was definitely her idea,” says Epp, who has been the choir’s accompanist since the beginning. “Frankly, now that I think of it, I didn’t know what I was getting into — I mean I didn’t know that it would last forever.” But she isn’t totally surprised at the choir’s success. “The most significant thing about Janeal is that she is indefatigable,” Epp says, her voice clear of any sisterly hyperbole. “There’s nothing that’s too much work, nothing that’s too much trouble.” And work it was: Only 42 kids — none of whom were cut in auditions — made the first choir. But in five short years, the Lawrence Children’s Choir started getting national buzz at a large convention in Dallas. “That was one of those standing ovations in a middle of the concert situations — an absolutely astonishing musical highlight for the kids involved and for Marilyn and I,” Krehbiel says. “That’s kind of when things took off.” In 1999, the children were chosen to sing at that same national convention where Krehbiel had first been drawn to professional chil-
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— Marilyn Epp dren’s groups. “That was a spectacular experience, too. By then we were selling CDs and, personally, I was flying all over the United States doing workshops with children’s choirs and conducting all states,” Krehbiel says. “And in 2009, we were again selected to sing — in fact, we were the opening choir for the 2009 convention of the American Choral Directors Association, and five of the seven pieces we did were premieres. That was extremely exciting and rewarding musically.”
Changing lives For the children of the Lawrence Children’s Choir, Krehbiel’s vision, work ethic and expectations have been more than just exciting and rewarding — they’ve been life-changing. Gabe Lewis-O’Connor says meeting Krehbiel — first as his junior high choral director and later through the Lawrence Children’s Choir — influenced his entire career. He had initially studied piano and made singing a secondary interest, but that all changed when he saw what he could accomplish with group music. After spending three years under Krehbiel, he decided to make group vocal performance his professional goal, something he realized when he joined the group Chanticleer after college. “Her standards are uncompromising, and that’s exactly what’s needed,” he says. “I sound like a grandparent here, but I think that’s something that’s almost impossible to appreciate until later — that there was immediately this sense of accountability and personal responsibility and dedication. But what that afforded was the incredible music-making experience and the feeling that’s like no other, that you are prepared, that you’re sharing music with people that they can hardly believe is coming from kids that age. That only happens because of leadership like Janeal’s.” Now that she’ll be retired from both the choir and teaching (she left public eduwill include a hefty dose of video footage. “The more filmed material we do, the more I’m impressed with how accessible the tech is,” Morton says. “For relatively cheap, you can green screen now, you can use special effects now. We’re in a media time where anybody can learn how to do these things. You can podcast, you can set up a website, you can use software that’s easy to use. There’s no reason someone can’t go out and do something like this.” Director Emily LowrenceFloyd says the cast of the production has refined its craft and is prepared for a memorable performance. “We’ve got a lot of talented people working on the show
and a Half Men,’ or you can go work on something that you think’s way funnier. If I’m watching a half-hour sitcom and I laugh out loud twice, that was a pretty good sitcom. If you come to this show, you’re going to laugh a lot more. I guarantee.” “Loaded For Bear” has been pushing an online recruitment campaign to their CONTINUED FROM PAGE 14C latest show, utilizing multiple videos on Facebook and posts on Twitter. The group unforced perspective of the cites a particularly successlens. In the words of long- ful rush to its Facebook page. time National Geographic Like its first show, the group photographer William Albert Allard, “I think the 50 mm lens is an extremely good discipline lens; it requires you to see in a more refined way, not just tighter.” I know a zoom lens can be convenient, but it can also make you lazy as a photographer. Using a 50 mm lens “When Good Morning America doesn’t mean you can’t still zoom. Just move your feet to ran a feature of people who most zoom in closer or step back inspire us in 2010, I chose Loring to zoom out. Consider it your new workout plan. Henderson, Director, Lawrence I encourage you to try the Community Shelter.” 50 mm focal length. If you still use an SLR camera, consider picking up a 50 mm and giving -George Stephanopoulos it a shot. For the money and versatility, and their natural view of the world, it’s hard to beat this undervalued lens. Next week: Macro lenses.
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L AWRENCE J OURNAL -W ORLD cation in 2005 after 37 years), Krehbiel has tossed around the idea of sharing her knowledge of working with children. She says she’ll continue to teach workshops, but that she’s also been approached about doing an educational video and has thought of writing a book or two. Since the choir’s board approved her as Krehbiel’s replacement, Welch has been scouring music and brainstorming ways the choir can keep funds in its coffers — it’s no secret the group has been hit hard by the decision to cut off public funds to the Kansas Arts Commission. Funding from the commission netted about $15,000 for the group in grants and matching funds from the National Endowment for the Arts. Last year, about $13,000 of that money went to scholarships for students who could not pay all or some of their choir tuition. “It’s really tough. Because what we want to be spending our time doing is teaching kids and helping them grow as musicians and offering them opportunities. And instead, we’re spending a lot of time trying to figure out if we should have this kind of auction or that kind of auction,” Welch says. “For a little grass-roots organization like ours, we don’t have a big staff, we don’t have a lot of huge donors, we don’t have an endowment.” Krehbiel says that while those funding difficulties have been stressful, they didn’t factor in her decision to leave. Rather than let that recent painful matter cloud her memories, she’d like to remember her time working with everyone from preschoolers to the senior citizens pushing 100 in the group’s affiliated senior choir. She says working with her students of all ages is what she’s going to miss most when she exits into the wings at Carnegie Hall. “One of my all-time favorite comments is from one of my former students, who said, ‘You know what I liked best about choir? I liked when you gave us something really hard and we didn’t think we could do it, and then we got it,’” Krehbiel says. “When that young male said that to me, I just sort of thought, ‘OK, this is why I teach.’ To let kids experience the possibilities of going from something very difficult to something that becomes familiar and possible.” — Staff writer Sarah Henning can be reached at 832-7187.
and it makes this second attempt even stronger, because we learned a lot from the last one. We’ve got about a week left to this rehearsal process and it’s going really smoothly. We learned a lot from last time and this time is even better. I think it’s going to show in the final product.” Lowrence-Floyd says the best part of the show is the miscellany of comedic themes. “We basically have a venue to experiment with all types of comedy. It’s fantastic that the Lawrence scene can support something like this. Audiences are awesome here. They come because they want to laugh, and that’s fantastic.”
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THE NEW YORK TIMES CROSSWORD Baker’s Dozen By Elizabeth C. Gorski Edited by Will Shortz Across 1 Number of coins in la Fontana di Trevi? 4 Singer Bryan 9 Formal occasion 13 Power option 17 Roasted: Fr. 19 Invader of 1066 21 Logan of “60 Minutes” 22 ___ fide 23 Muscat’s land 24 Focus of Gandhi’s philosophy 26 Sweet’s partner 27 Radioactivity figure 29 Plans to lose 30 S’pose 32 Uppity sort 33 Degs. from Yale and Harvard 35 TMC competitor 36 Fried chicken choice 37 “Odyssey” temptress 39 Infinite 42 Chem. unit 43 Turkish title 45 Mediterranean isl. 46 Makes a scene 49 “Humbug!” 50 Feminine suffix 51 And others 53 Credit card bill nos. 55 Wearing a wig and shades, say 57 Marriage site 60 Baseball’s Bando 61 “The Boy Who Cried Wolf” storyteller 62 Classic jetliner 64 Old hi-fi records 66 Accurse 68 Big grocery store chain 69 Tagalong 70 On the double
72 “Pinwheel and Flow” artist 74 “Fee, fi, fo, ___” 75 Ratchet bar 77 “Cheers!” 78 How you might get change for a twenty 79 Perfumery rootstock 81 PJ-clad mansion owner 83 Henry ___ Lodge 85 “Paper Moon” girl 86 It means nothing to the French 87 Musician who won a 2011 Presidential Medal of Freedom 89 Shake, rattle or roll 91 Poetic preposition 92 Brightly colored lizards 94 Museum hanging 95 It has banks in St. Petersburg 96 Bugs, e.g. 97 Peak leaf-peeping time in Pennsylvania 100 Certain antibody 102 Raise, as a topic 105 Part of a Q&A: Abbr. 106 Hurt 108 “Be silent,” in music 111 Cheesemaker’s supply 112 Empty spaces 114 Subdued 116 Have ___ for (desire) 117 Police protection 120 Dust Bowl witness 121 English general in the American Revolution 122 About 123 Personal contacts? 124 Dangerous speed 125 Bygone spray 126 Gets in the pool, say 127 Like bell-bottoms or go-go pants 128 Barbecue sound
Down 1 Not having quite enough money 2 Circus Maximus patron 3 Schokolade 4 Years, to Tiberius 5 Manna, according to the Bible 6 Synthetic fiber brand 7 Year of Super Bowl XXXIX 8 Declared 9 Huge amounts 10 Pirate’s demand 11 “The Lord of the Rings” menace 12 The “mode” of “à la mode”? 13 Math coordinates 14 Bakers, e.g. 15 Canine shelter 16 Certain huckster 18 How Hershey’s Kisses are wrapped 20 “There is ___ in team” 25 Anne Rice vampire 28 P.O. box item 31 In the past, once 34 Corp. alias abbr. 38 No-___-do 40 Wooded area near the Rhine Valley 41 One of the Alis 42 Area known to the Chinese as Dongbei 44 ___ Building, New York landmark north of Grand Central 47 Pastry chef creations … and a hint to 12 other answers in this puzzle 48 Children and more children 49 Tries to get at auction 50 Squishy dish cleaner 52 Woman of one’s heart 54 Less abundant 56 Suffix with human 58 Drag 59 Córdoba cordial
61 Word before republic or seat 63 ___ Beach, Hawaii 65 Spartan walkway 67 Former call letters? 71 Photo developer 73 Inc., abroad 76 “___ loves believes the impossible”: Elizabeth Barrett Browning 80 So to speak 82 Followers of some asterisks 84 Girl’s holiday party dress fabric 87 Cause for bringing out candles 88 Constriction of pupils 90 High beam? 93 Cheese fanciers 95 Atomic energy oversight agcy. 96 MTV’s owner 98 Gambol 99 Not so tough 101 Orchestra section: Abbr. 102 “Moon Over Parador” actress 103 Coat of paint 104 Russia’s ___ Bay, arm of the White Sea 107 “The Planets” composer 109 Sends forth 110 Bed cover 113 FedEx rival 115 Former U.S. gas brand 118 Follower of Ernest or Benedict? 119 Austin-to-N.Y.C. path
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UNITED FEATURE SUNDAY CROSSWORD Across 1 Beau 6 Competing 11 Zoologist’s study 16 Valerie Harper TV role 21 Rash, as a decision 22 Old Greek colony 23 Daisy Mae’s man 24 Loosened 25 Sidestep 26 Paid for 27 Terra — 28 Heard too often 29 Moon buggy 30 Ball-gown fabric 32 Mecca resident 34 Carnival worker 36 Toga party site 38 Looks curiously 40 Built for speed 42 Plow manufacturer 43 Make corrections 45 Catcalls 47 Desert wanderer 49 Determined 52 Wise in the ways of the world 53 Noah’s measure 54 A feast — — famine 57 Chapeau securer 58 Fix software 59 Sen. Hatch of Utah 60 Like cotton candy 61 Rocker — John 62 Fall plantings 63 Piano exercise 64 Hot pepper 65 Battery size 66 Smoothly 68 Like taffy or caramel 69 Deep-red gem 70 Grime 72 Sandwich cookie 73 Trustworthy 74 Cote d’Azur 75 Jockey’s need
77 Warning device 78 Internet hookup 79 Lack 82 Gold digger? 83 Wind-driven spray 84 Cram 88 Hair goo 89 Shoe parts 90 Quail families 92 Wahine’s welcome 93 Cattle movers 94 Women with nieces 95 Livy’s language 96 Kind of basin 98 Table quartet 99 Like a punk hairdo 100 Squander 101 It has a canopy 102 Fabric meas. 103 Goose-down garments 104 Like a he-man 105 Gomer Pyle’s group 106 Confused fight 107 Uptight 108 Ceremonies 109 Dramatist’s division 111 Superdome player 113 Hit some ice 115 Take advice 119 Priest’s domain 121 Clutch 123 Yawning gulf 125 Embroider, maybe 126 Tennis great — Hart 127 Of the hipbone 129 “La Dolce Vita” actress 131 Rolex rival 133 Pipe unclogger 134 Rockhound’s find 135 Major petroleum exporter 136 Sheet of plywood 137 Wyoming range 138 Washed down 139 Cheapskate 140 Buckle down
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69 Lightheaded 71 Radial features 73 Shopper’s dread 74 Normandy city 76 Terminates 77 Full of sediment 78 Fleetwood Mac vocalist 79 Seek employment 80 Drilled a hole 81 Hazy conditions 82 Cell habitants 83 — voce (softly) 85 Colonial suitor 86 — and desist 87 Bagpipers’ garb 89 Hotel offerings 90 Redeems, with “in” 91 Boutique 94 Nave neighbor 95 Resinous deposits 97 South Bend team 99 Capriati foe 100 Has a yen for 101 Clotho and her sisters 103 Hunter’s freezerful 104 Threatened 105 Kind of exam 106 Soft wool 107 Heated discourse 108 Steak cut (2 wds.) 109 Mold source 110 Weight unit for gems 112 Money-exchange premiums 114 Gentle people 116 Ms. Verdugo 117 Trevanian’s “The — Sanction” 118 Bought and sold 120 Shrill 122 Coconut bearer 124 Dips in gravy 126 Banned bug spray 128 August sign 130 A crowd, for Caesar? 132 Gym pad
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BOOKS Hollywood left and right Book examines how movie stars shaped politics in America
Edward Weath, unemployed, San Diego “‘The Oriental Casebook’ by Ted Riccardi. “It’s pretty good.”
Jonni Percival, Haskell Indian Nations University student, Lawrence “‘Land of the Painted Caves’ by Jean Auel. I’ve been waiting for this to come out.”
Mary Lou Hamlin, retired, Eudora “I’m a knitter. I’m looking through books now because I have a lot of yarn and am working on Christmas.”
Arnold Schwarzenegger photo by Bob Doran
IN “HOLLYWOOD LEFT AND RIGHT: HOW MOVIE STARS SHAPED AMERICAN POLITICS,” author Steven J. Ross looks at show business personalities like the liberal Charlie Chaplin, left, and the conservative Arnold Schwarzenegger, right, among many others. hard at their politics as they did at their screen careers,” Ross writes. “They fit the Founding Fathers’ model of citizen-statesmen in that they had a vision of the world they wanted to see and they were willing to work to usher in that change. And for that, they deserve our respect.” It may be a challenge to get those who respect Reagan to do the same for Jane Fonda and vice versa but Ross lays out their work and lives fairly, doing his best to keep a level playing field. Ross has previously published a book on silent film and politics; he shows how Chaplin, an early box-office king, became drawn into politics to the detriment of his career. Digging into the unpublished manuscript of Chaplin’s onetime assistant, Ross writes that Chaplin, who had to drop out of school as a child to become a street performer, was an anxious yet eager autodidact. His films show an increasing political awareness, beginning with sympathy for the poor and disenfranchised and moving to 1940’s “The Great Dictator,” which mocked a fictional, Hitler-like fascist ruler. Americans were reluctant to embrace his satire, and his wartime speeches that supported then-ally Russia were used to criticize him later, along with his protests against the nuclear bomb (his many marriages to very young brides didn’t help). He was among the high-profile Hollywood names bandied about by the anti-Communist House Un-American Activities Committee, and in 1952, when the British-born Chaplin traveled to London, he
was charged with being a Communist. He didn’t return to the United States for 20 years. Robinson also suffered at the hands of HUAC. When he was a boy in Romania, his brother was beaten to death by an anti-Semitic mob, prompting the family to emigrate to the U.S. Growing up poor in New York, Robinson found his place in Hollywood, starring as the lead gangster in 1931’s “Little Caesar” and becoming one of its hottest stars. In the ’30s and ’40s, he was an outspoken anti-fascist, and he put his money where his mouth was — more than a quarter of a million dollars from 1939 to 1949, roughly $3.1 million today. His association with one anti-fascist group, which became known for its communist ties, as well as anti-redbaiting stance had him called a Communist during HUAC testimony, generating so much acrimony that he couldn’t find work. He spent three years fighting the charges, eventually caving in and appearing as a chagrined witness before HUAC and writing an article, “How the Reds Made a Sucker out of Me.” His career never recovered. Those who’ve read histories of the Red Scare in Hollywood like Victor Navasky’s “Naming Names,” thorough explorations of Reagan’s political evolution or other investigations of these periods may be frustrated by the gloss Ross takes. While his book is extensively footnoted and deeply researched, a lot of context is lost. Of course, he’s covering a century of history through 10 individuals, which is a lot to fit into 500 pages. Yet if
all politics is local, it is also personal and temporal. The personal gets a solid treatment, yet there is not much larger perspective on social movements outside of those the individuals touched, the social environments in which they made their choices, or the larger historical contexts. This is at its worst in explaining the importance of Heston, in his role as head of the National Rifle Association, and the 2000 election. “Pundits credit gun owners in West Virginia — where Democrats outnumbered Republicans two to one — with tipping the state and therefore the presidential election in 2000 to George W. Bush. Rarely has a movie star had such a profound importance on national life,” Ross writes. Nowhere in the chapter does he mention the role of Florida’s recount or the Supreme Court in the election’s final result. If there is a theme, it is that activist leftists in Hollywood have often leveraged their professional positions to create artworks that support their ideology: Belafonte, Fonda and Beatty all became producers as well as stars. Often this worked to their financial benefit, but not always. Those on the right — Murphy, Reagan, Heston and Schwarzenegger — tended to use the lessons they’d learned from appearing on screen and having a public Hollywood life to build a second act in politics. These conclusions, however, are left to be drawn by the reader. Ross is excellent at providing details, but he never quite figures out what they mean; he never provides the big picture.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
If you like history and you love Stephen King, good news arrived Tuesday in the form of “11/22/63,” his latest novel and one of the most ambitious tales he’s crafted. The book begins innocently enough as we meet a high school English teacher, Jake Epping, in — where else? — a small town in Maine. Epping has just endured a divorce and is teaching adult English to a GED class to pick up a few extra bucks. One of the essays he reads, written by no less than the high Nan Renbarger, school janitor, moves him job coach, to tears. And as Jake tells us Overbrook many times throughout the “‘Psychedelic: Optical and Visual Art Since the 1960s.’ book, he is not a crying man. How can he not cry when I was just looking through the oversized books, and this one the janitor, Harry, spills his life story onto cheap notecaught my eye.” book paper, remembering the night in 1958 when his father “murdirt my mother and two brothers and hurt me bad.” That essay leads Jake to attend Harry’s GED graduation and take him for a celebratory burger to a diner, Al’s. And
the wind is blowing, the flowers fading oldies music playing, “don’t get around much anymore,” four students nearby inventing words on a Scrabble board, my life companion nibbling muffins, sipping decaf, and here am I reading a book of poetry that surpasses understanding (I am an “explainer” of poems)
going to Al’s is the event that makes Jake’s life turn on a dime. Because the diner’s owner has a secret. Now that he’s dying of cancer, he must share it with someone he can trust. Someone who’s single (that convenient divorce) and childless. And Al decides Jake is the one he’ll tell his secret — that he has found a hole, a ripple, whatever you want to call it — that lets him travel back in time to 1958. King is at his finest describing the shock and sense of wonder Jake feels when he takes his first trip back to a Maine street he never knew. Where everybody smokes. Where a thick fountain root beer costs a dime. And where kids still know their manners, like this: “‘Yes sir?’ Sir, yet. And nothing sarcastic about it. I was deciding that 1958 had been a pretty good year. Aside from the stench of the mill and the cigarette smoke, that was.” And no matter how long Jake — or Al before him —
stays when they travel back to 1958, when they come back to 2011 Maine, only two minutes have passed. Now Jake must decide whether he will fulfill Al’s dying request — to go back in time and somehow stop Lee Harvey Oswald from killing the president in Dallas in 1963. Much of this satisfying tale is told in the details as King lavishes us with descriptions and behaviors of the late ‘50s and early ‘60s, as seen from Jake’s point of view. The music, the gigantic cars, the cheap gas and the unshaken assumption that America is the land of the free, home of the brave — for the most part. As Jake travels back to the 1950s, he becomes George Amberson. In one of King’s regular touches, he also crosses paths with people, places and characters from earlier books. He makes a stop in Derry, home of “It,” where he also meets up with Bev and Richie. A red and white Plymouth Fury, just
it’s just a game, or is it? suppose it’s life in search of itself, a vision or a truth! so give it up for words crafty words, elixir phrases language forming a cosmos a world stretching beyond the sun a universe narrowing to a coffee house here am I, book in hand, wondering: this author, this poet, flowering my tiny garden with hidden meaning, luring me into spading, pruning. — Lee Carlson, Lawrence
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BEST-SELLERS Here are the best-sellers for the week ending Nov. 5, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide.
1. “Zero Day.” David Baldacci. Grand Central, $27.99. 2. “The Litigators.” John Grisham. Doubleday, $28.95. 3. “Hotel Vendome.” Danielle Steel. Delacorte, $28. 4. “The Best of Me.” Nicholas Sparks. Grand Central, $25.99. 5. “1Q84.” Haruki Murakami. Knopf, $30.50. 6. “Lost December.” Richard Paul Evans. Simon & Schuster, $19.99. 7. “The Snow Angel.” Glenn Beck. Threshold, $21. 8. “The Christmas Wedding.” James Patterson & Richard DiLallo. Little, Brown, $25.99. 9. “Out of Oz.” Gregory Maguire. Morrow, $26.99. 10. “The Marriage Plot.” Jeflike “Christine,” makes more frey Eugenides. Farrar, Straus than one appearance. The evil that awaits in Dallas & Giroux, $28. is much like the evil he finds in Derry. Knowing that, he changes his original plan to live in Dal- Nonfiction las to await Oswald and moves 1. “Steve Jobs.” Walter instead to a town called Jodie. Isaacson. Simon & Schuster, And it’s in Jodie where his $35. plan to stop the assassina2. “Killing Lincoln.” Bill tion hits all sorts of compliO’Reilly & Martin Dugard. Holt, cations. In the newly arrived $28. school librarian, Sadie. In his 3. “Jack Kennedy.” Chris loathing of Dallas. And in Matthews. Simon & Schuster, his efforts to track Oswald’s $27.50. comings, goings and conver4. “Nearing Home.” Billy Grasations along the way. ham. Thomas Nelson, $19.99. King is a master, too, at re5. “Blue Nights.” Joan Didion. minding us of just how easy Knopf, $25. things have become in 2011. 6. “No Higher Honor.” Jake longs for the easy inforCondoleezza Rice. Crown, mation access of the Inter$35. net and his cellphone. But he 7. “The Time of Our Lives.” also revels in the kindness of Tom Brokaw. Random House, strangers and other niceties $26. long gone. 8. “Is Everyone Hanging Out The question of whether Without Me? Mindy Kaling. Jake/George succeeds won’t Crown, $25. be answered here, but the 9. “Every Day a Friday.” question of whether King has Joel Osteen. FaithWords, written another hard-to-put$24.99. down story — heavier on the 10. “Unbroken.” Laura Hillenthoughtfulness and a little brand. Random House, $27. lighter on the gore — is an unqualified yes.
King’s tale rich with details of ‘50s and ‘60s By Amanda St. Amand
At the Coffee House
yet I am drawn to discovery and if not the poet then maybe the young inventors hudding over their game board chasing after words that start with “Q” or “X” ---
Los Angeles Times
Republicans take heart: Hollywood is not as liberal as you think. Steven J. Ross convincingly shows in “Hollywood Left and Right: How Movie Stars Shaped American Politics” that since its early days, the movie industry has been as quietly conservative as publicly liberal. After all, where did Ronald Reagan come from? Reagan may be the most successful actor-turned-politician, but Ross makes the case that his transition owes much to George Murphy and the conservative legacy built by Louis B. Mayer at MGM. Mayer was an up-from-nothing immigrant who became a titan ruling Hollywood’s grandest studio back when the studio system was Hollywood. He also turned his ambitions to politics: He was chair of the California Republican Party, and his friendship with Herbert Hoover led him to be the first Hollywood executive to spend a night in the White House. He had no compunctions about combining work and politics: He brought on executive secretary Ida Koverman, who served as a political tutor and liaison, and he required MGM staff to contribute to the causes he chose. His efforts nurtured the thinking and political career of Murphy, who became head of the Screen Actors Guild and U.S. senator and in turn served as mentor to Reagan, who went from heading SAG to governor of California and president. Ross combines biographical sketches with detailed political history of 10 Hollywood figures, five left and five right, to show that the dream factory has been equally devoted to politics on both sides of the aisle. He moves chronologically, beginning with Charlie Chaplin (left) and following with Mayer (right), Edward G. Robinson (left), Murphy (right) and Reagan (left to right), Harry Belafonte (left), Jane Fonda (left), Charlton Heston (left to right), Warren Beatty (left) and Arnold Schwarzenegger (right). “They were leaders, not just followers. They did not simply bask in their fame and wealth; they worked as
By Carolyn Kellogg
Peter Westbrook, Raintree School, Lawrence “I’m reading about Mayans.”
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Lawrence Children’s Choir Going out co-founder, director will retire after Carnegie Hall performance with a bow
BEHIND THE LENS
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THE 50 MM, F/1.8 LENS at left is lighter, less expensive and can capture photographs in much lower light than the heavier, more expensive 24 mm-105 mm, F/4.0 zoom lens at right. Despite being known as the forgotten and “normal” lens in 35 mm photography, the 50 mm is a stellar performer that can capture subjects in natural perspectives that approximates the way our eyes see the world.
‘Normal’ lens may be forgotten, but it’s still stellar By Mike Yoder email@example.com
JANEAL KREHBIEL IS RETIRING NEXT SPRING from the Lawrence Children’s Choir she directed and founded with her sister.
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Janeal Krehbiel known on international level By Sarah Henning firstname.lastname@example.org
Carnegie Hall is a musical destination — the type of résumé-crowning institution upon which dreams are made. To stand under its lights, in front of an applauding audience, is to have made it. In April, Janeal Krehbiel will take her last bow with the Lawrence Children’s Choir. And she will do so looking out into the audience at Carnegie Hall. Krehbiel, the choir’s cofounder and its first and only artistic director, will lead the choir in a performance April 1 at the famed
music hall — her third performance there — before saying goodbye to the choir she nurtured into an international success. “I feel like I have a lot of teaching left in me, but I just feel like it’s time for someone else to take the reins. And I always said, I want to leave this position without someone dragging me off the stage saying, ‘You’ve been here too long, you’ve done this too long,’” says Krehbiel, 65. Taking over April 3 will be Carolyn Welch, Krehbiel’s longtime assistant artistic director, who is more than flattered to be tasked with continuing the
creation of someone both she and many others admire. “I think a lot of people in Lawrence don’t realize, but she is quite highly regarded on a national level and to a degree on an international level. … She’s incredibly well known and respected among people who do this kind of work,” says Welch, who began volunteering with the choir in 1996. “And, certainly, I want to honor that tradition of excellence and continue the mission of the JANEAL KREHBIEL DIRECTS A PERFORMANCE with the choir going forward.” Lawrence Children’s Choir on Oct. 18 at Presbyterian Manor, 1429 Kasold Drive. Krehbiel plans to retire in April after a performance at Carnegie Hall. Please see CHOIR, page 10C
Comedy group locked and loaded for another show By Michael Auchard Special to the Journal-World
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MATT GAUS, LEFT, AND CHRIS NELSON, members of Card Table Theatre, rehearse a skit from the upcoming “Loaded For Bear No. 2: In the Woods” production scheduled for the Black Box theater at the Lawrence Arts Center.
After a successful initial run at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., in February, Card Table Theatre’s “Loaded for Bear” comedy series is primed for a second round of sketches and video silliness. “If you liken it to music,” co-producer Andy Morton says, “this is our sophomore album. I think it’s great that we’re doing a second show. Now we want to push it further and get more people involved and see these shows.” Morton says the cast’s main goal is to make each other laugh — then the rest comes naturally.
LOADED FOR BEAR NO. 2: IN THE WOODS What: Comedy/video sketch show put on by Card Table Theatre When: 8 p.m. Friday and 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Saturday Where: Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Price: $9 “It’s a fun journey,” Morton says. “You start with the blank page and then, all of a sudden, you have a two-hour show and get to put that on. At the end of this, we’ll all look back and say, ‘Maybe, they didn’t like all the jokes, but they liked some.’” Fellow co-producer Matthew Gaus says this iteration of “Loaded For Bear” serves to expand the group’s audience and further sharpen the group’s comedic skills.
Saturday, November 19, 2011 - 4 pm This program is presented in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.
Lawrence High School
Concert, Auction & Cookie Walk. Tickets available online at www.larencechildrenschoir.org or at the door.
“We ended up selling out both shows and we added a third show,” Gaus says. “This time around I think we’re just trying to keep pushing the limits and see how big this audience is. We know the audience is out there.” The comedic impetus is simple for Gaus. “You go to work all day and you can sit on the couch and stare blankly at ‘Two Please see LOADED, page 10C
In my continued look at lenses and their various strengths and weaknesses, I’ll focus here on what many people refer to as the forgotten lens. Before the 1990s, purchasing a camera usually meant bringing home a kit that included a single-lens reflex camera body and a 50 mm lens. People often refer to this lens as a standard or normal lens because it closely approximates our eyes’ perspective and how we view our environment. Photographs created with a 50 mm lens have a very natural look. Although they are less expensive to produce, they yield some of the sharpest images of any lens. They are also often the fastest, meaning they have large apertures that enable capturing photographs in very low light. I have a Canon 50 mm fixed focal length lens that cost me $100. It weighs 4.6 ounces, can fit in a pocket and has a blazingly fast, large aperture of F/1.8. I also have a Canon zoom lens that goes from a wide-angle focal length of 24 mm to 105 mm. Yes, I know that the 24-105 lens includes the 50 mm focal length and might appear redundant. But the zoom lens is four times as large, weighs 24 ounces, cost more than $1,000 and has a maximum aperture of only F/4.0. I can keep taking photographs in lower light with my 50 mm, where I might be out of luck with the 24-105 zoom. Plus, if you were out for a day of photography, which would you rather carry? Most point-and-shoot photography hobbyists today use cameras with wide-angle to telephoto zoom lenses. They probably pass right by the 50 mm focal length. It doesn’t have the dramatic effect or arm-spreading perspective that a wide-angle lens has or the powerful reach of a telephoto. But put a fixed focal length lens like a 50 mm on your camera and you immediately eliminate choices, allowing you to concentrate on the natural, Please see LENS, page 10C
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