Stories for March 4, 2005


Lead stories

Ex-KU basketballer dead at age of 70

Memorial services are scheduled today for John Parker, co-captain of Kansas University's 1957 NCAA Final Four men's basketball team.

KU to play at Classic

Four games in three days are on tap for Kansas University's baseball team this weekend at the NBC Classic on the Mississippi State University campus.

6Sports video: Seniors dominate Senior Night

In their last game at Allen Fieldhouse, Kansas University seniors Aaron Miles, Michael Lee, Keith Langford and Wayne Simien combined for 58 points in KU's 72-65 victory over Kansas State on Wednesday.

KU seniors quickly learned to appreciate Self

One thing was obvious after listening to the poignant postgame speeches of Kansas University's senior basketball players Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse.

Pritchard shaking up Trail Blazers' system

The changes already were evident as Kevin Pritchard took charge of his first practice Thursday as interim coach of the Portland Trail Blazers, one day after Maurice Cheeks was fired.

Juco transfers could start new network

Whether it was the massive size, the scary strength or the flat-out dominance of the Jayhawk Conference trenches, something kept Kansas University assistant coach Clint Bowen's eyes glued on the defensive line of Garden City Community College's football team last fall.