Stories for October 2, 2004


Lead stories

Nebraska stops KU, 14-8

Despite solid defense throughout, Kansas University's football team failed to end a 35-game losing streak to Nebraska, falling 14-8 to the Cornhuskers on Saturday in Memorial Stadium.

35 years of futility at a glance

Kansas hasn't defeated Nebraska in football since 1968. Here are some of the close calls and biggest blowouts in a 35-year drought:

Huskers' top running backs genetically gifted

I-backs Cory Ross, Tierre Green both have talented older brothers who played for Kansas, Nebraska

Pedigree never hurts -- if it's a good one, that is. Simply put, the Nebraska football team's backfield has a good pedigree.

Baylor could be cure for KU's Big 12 woes

Kansas University's volleyball team will try to snap a two-match losing streak today against Baylor.

Heaggans could face jail for DUI

A Kansas University football player charged with his second D.U.I. could have to spend five days in jail.

6Sports video: KU to face Nebraska

The Jayhawks will try to break their losing streak against the Huskers at 6:10 p.m. Saturday in Lincoln, Neb.

6Sports video: Heaggans' attorney enters not guilty plea

The attorney for Kansas University kick returner Greg Heaggans entered a not guilty plea on one count of driving under the influence for the 21-year-old athlete Friday in Douglas County District Court.

Mayer: Just plain 'KU' good enough

The image-adjusters are at it again, and there is a new movement sparked by advice from costly outside "consultants" that Kansas University should begin billing itself as "The University of Kansas."

Kansas QB Barmann eager to face Cornhuskers again

Kansas University football quarterback Adam Barmann wasn't one to hide behind his situation last year when the blame was dished out.

When will it end?

A look back at Nebraska's 35-game dominance of KU

It has to end one of these days ... right? Kansas University football fans have been asking that for years now, and each year it gets postponed at least until the next. Now, as other streaks are dropping like flies, Jayhawk faithful are getting desperate to see their Achilles heel healed for good as the program begins to see better days.

Karfonta's goal seals deal in KU rout of Tech

First, Kim Karfonta did a cartwheel, then she executed a couple of difficult back-flips. No, this wasn't gymnastics. It was soccer.