Stories for August 9, 2003


Lead stories

6Sports video: Jayhawks' new talent may close competiveness gap

Coach Mangino and the players think the football team looks much better than last year.

6Sports video: 'Hawks volleyball ranks 6th in preseason poll

The Jayhawks may be the best team of Coach Bechard's tenure.

6Sports video: Jayhawks' quarterback key to team

There is competition for every position except for quarterback. Bill Whittemore is the only lock on the team.

Self's showmanship shines at coaching school

Kansas University hired Bill Self to coach basketball players, not other coaches. But Friday, the Jayhawks' new skipper spent his morning dissecting basketball strategies with more than 1,400 coaches during his keynote speech at the 71st annual Kansas State High School Activities Assn. coaching school at the downtown Ramada Inn.

Mangino: No easy rides

Place-kicker one of many open jobs

Barring injury, Bill Whittemore is a lock to be Kansas University's starting quarterback when the Jayhawks start the football season Aug. 30. According to coach Mark Mangino, no other starting job is safe.