Stories for October 7, 2004


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Tonight's homecoming events moved indoors

Thursday night's Kansas University homecoming block party and pep rally has been forced indoors because of rain.

Woodling: Curses! Little E received raw deal

Poor Dale Earnhardt Jr. The Nextel Cup driver said the S-word on live television the other day, and NASCAR threw the book at him.

Prep players flocking for Late Night in Phog

One of the top young shooting guards from Lithuania will be making an official campus visit to Kansas University on Oct. 15-16.

Heartbreak in Horejsi

K-State extends Sunflower sizz with 3-2 win

Kansas University's volleyball team didn't snap its losing skid or end its streak of defeats against in-state rival Kansas State on Wednesday night at Horejsi Center, but the Jayhawks might have rediscovered their soul.

Late-bloomer Ochoa flourishing with KU

David Ochoa didn't begin playing football until he was in the seventh grade. That's hardly unusual if you're from any of 49 states, but Ochoa, a Kansas University offensive lineman, happens to be from the Lone Star State.

6Sports video: Defense's mission is to stop Sproles

Kansas has its best chance in years to stop the Wildcats this weekend, and the defense stopping Darren Sproles is key to that.

6Sports video: K-State stuns Kansas in heartbreaker

The Jayhawks had a lot on the line going into Wednesday night's Sunflower Showdown, and they put up a great effort to stop their current losing streak.

KU has busy TV slate

Four national cable games highlight an 18-game live television schedule for Kansas University's women's basketball team.

X-Factor Week 6: Kansas State 42, Kansas 10

For 30 minutes, it looked like the virtual Kansas University football team would end an 11-year losing streak to Kansas State, trailing just 14-10 at halftime. Just 12 minutes later, though, the Wildcats had taken a 35-10 lead, putting the Jayhawks out of the game and cruising the rest of the way to a 42-10 victory in this week's X-Factor simulation.