Stories for October 30, 2004


Lead stories

Iowa State defeats KU, 13-7

Three quarterbacks weren't enough for Kansas University's football team Saturday. The Jayhawks used both Brian Luke and Jason Swanson after starter Adam Barmann left with an apparent right shoulder injury, but neither could get much going in a 13-7 loss to the Iowa State Cyclones at Jack Trice Stadium.

Up for grabs

Big 12 North wacky, woeful ... and wide-open

So ... what exactly is supposed to be made of this mess? The first-place team in the Big 12 North is sitting with a cool .500 record in the conference. The last-place team also is tied for third in the six-team race, just one game back of the two squads tied for first with a mediocre mark.

Cyclones have struggled since 2002

It seems so long ago that the Iowa State football team had its run of success, winning 23 games from 2000-2002, going to three bowl games and, at one point, hyping its sensational quarterback, Seneca Wallace, as a Heisman Trophy candidate.

KU earns share of Big 12 title

Jayhawks defeat Iowa State, 4-0, finish regular season tied atop conference

Two titles were decided in Friday's soccer match between Kansas University and Iowa State, but the most important one was the Jayhawks' winning a share of the Big 12 Conference regular-season championship.

KU eager to snap streak at K-State

If Kansas University's football team could do it earlier this fall, then why not the Jayhawk volleyball squad? At least that is the attitude KU coach Ray Bechard has about trying to snap rival Kansas State's 19-match win streak over Kansas.

KU senior Graves leaves women's basketball team

First-year Kansas University coach Bonnie Henrickson announced Friday that senior Larisha Graves had left the team for personal reasons.

KU volleyball to be on TV

The Kansas-Nebraska volleyball match Nov. 12 will be shown at 6 p.m. Nov. 16 on the College Sports Television network.

Hinrich auction set

Jayhawks travel to Topeka for Big 12 championships

The Big 12 Cross Country Championship is one of two conference championships -- the women's golf tournament being the other -- that has changed venues every year since the conference began in 1996.

6Sports video: KU to face Iowa State

Coach Mangino's first game as head coach of Kansas University was against Iowa State in Ames, Iowa two years ago. And on Saturday, Mangino and the Jayhawks return for the first time to take on the Cyclones.

6Sports video: Jayhawks share Big 12 title

Kansas University's soccer team won a share of the Big 12 Conference title with a 4-0 victory over Iowa State on Friday at Jayhawk Soccer Complex.

Kansas University Hoops tickets mailed

Kansas University athletic department officials on Friday mailed more than 9,300 men's basketball season tickets.

Vaughn adjusting well in New Jersey

Former Kansas University point guard impresses coach, teammates with leadership abilities

First, Jacque Vaughn had to get to know who his New Jersey Nets teammates were. Then he really had to get to know them.

Expectations high for No. 1-ranked Jayhawks

Bill Self, the coach of USA Today/ESPN's No. 1-ranked college basketball team, was asked earlier this week what could keep Kansas University from winning it all this season.