Stories for October 6, 2004


Lead stories

Berner solid so far

Lawrence's Matt Berner wielded a hot bat during four Kansas University intrasquad baseball games last weekend at Hoglund Ballpark.

Coker ready for full-time again

KU offensive lineman '100 percent' after sustaining leg injury

Tony Coker broke his silence Tuesday regarding his preseason leg injury, saying he's "100 percent" and ready for Saturday's football showdown with Kansas State.

6Sports video: Jayhawks set for Sunflower Showdown in volleyball

The Kansas volleyball team will welcome its neighbors from Manhattan on Wednesday at 7 p.m. and try to snap a three-match losing streak.

6Sports video: Young offensive line showing signs of improvement

Last week's Nebraska game had some statistics that indicate an improvement in the Jayhawk offensive line, including John Randle's rushing yardage.

6Sports video: Mangino: Offense needs to capitalize on chances

Nebraska turned the ball over four times in last week's game, but Kansas never was able to score following the turnover. Coach Mark Mangino is tweaking his offense to try to turn those opportunities into points.

Chronister: Name change ridiculous, unnecessary

Apparently, three is greater than 150. This new math is brought to you by the athletic departments of Kansas University and the University of Missouri, which jointly announced Monday that the athletic competition between the two schools no longer will be called "The Border War."

Slumping KU needs big win over KSU

If Kansas University's volleyball team ever needed a victory over in-state rival Kansas State, it's now.

Self: Sleep in, fellas

Effort means early end to KU hoops boot camp

Bill Self's second Kansas University basketball boot camp went much smoother than his first.

Men's golf 10th

Kansas University's men's golf team placed 10th of 18 teams at the Windon Memorial on Tuesday at Conway Farms Golf Club. The Jayhawks posted a team score of 894. Sophomore Barrett Martens tied for 19th with a three-day score of 4-over-par 220, to lead KU, and Kevin Ward tied for 26th at 221. KU will next compete at the Stanford Invitational on Oct. 22-24 in Palo Alto, Calif.