Stories for September 4, 2004


Lead stories

KU defeats Tulsa, 21-3

Kansas University's football team had trouble early on offense Saturday against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane in the teams' season opener at Memorial Stadium. The entrance of two sophomores shortly after halftime quickly took care of that problem and helped the Jayhawks to a 21-3 victory over the Golden Hurricane.

Tulsa hopes to take next step

Golden Hurricane looking to build on breakthrough 2003 season

Between a 10-2 season in 1991 and last year's 8-5 campaign, Tulsa lost 58 of 78 football games. The Golden Hurricane could have been downgraded to a tropical storm -- or perhaps a brisk wind -- when Tulsa won a total of two games in 2002 and 2003.

J-W argues for opening Perkins' contract

Douglas County judge says he'll rule soon in open records case

Kansas University should be required to disclose all of its athletic director's compensation records because it's in the public interest, an attorney representing the Journal-World argued Friday in court.

Sky's limit for Barmann

Sophomore QB key for Jayhawks

Steve Kragthorpe has seen the tape, and he knows what Kansas University quarterback Adam Barmann can do. At least, Kragthorpe thinks he does.

Lima, Jayhawks roll past Loyola-Chicago

KU drops first game but rallies for 3-1 win

Junior Josi Lima had a team-high 13 kills, and five other players had at least seven kills as Kansas University beat Loyola-Chicago, 3-1, Friday in the first match of the Oral Roberts Volleyball Classic at the Cooper Aerobics Center.

KU happy to visit Canada

Jayhawks excited to see picturesque British Columbia

Pat Lee can look out his living room window and see a picture worthy of a postcard -- the vast, colorful, majestic landscape of Abbotsford, British Columbia.

Tailgating, alcohol will be allowed again this year

For the fourth straight year, Jayhawk football fans will be able to enjoy a beer or cocktail while grilling near Memorial Stadium.

6Sports video: Jayhawks will face off against Golden Hurricane

Both KU and Tulsa have struggled in the past, and are now rebuilding their programs.

6Sports video: Basketball, football fans will flock to Memorial Stadium

The men's basketball exhibtion game will be shown on the Megavision scoreboard in the afternoon. Afterward, the Jayhawks will take to the gridiron to start the season.

Timmons Invite kicks off season

Kansas University's cross country teams open their seasons today at the Bob Timmons Invitational at Rim Rock Farm.

KU-Tulsa notes

Jayhawks loaded at linebacker

Reid, Toomey, Floodman, Kane to share spotlight

Tulsa football coach Steve Kragthorpe devised an easy way to remember Kansas University's starting linebackers.

KU men on display today from road

About 300 Kansas University basketball fans are expected to attend today's KU-University of British Columbia game at UBC's War Memorial Gym.

Jayhawks lack focus in 1-0 win

Mark Francis is a man searching for answers.

Canada team capsules