Stories for May 13, 2005


Lead stories

Missouri dominates KU

The Missouri Tigers took out Kansas University's baseball team, 8-0, in the series opener Friday at Taylor Stadium.

KU priming for Big 12 Outdoor

If all goes according to form, Kansas University's men's track team will score more points on the opening day of the 2005 Big 12 Conference Outdoor Championships than it did all of last year.

Rockhurst linebacker commits

Kansas University's football squad received its third pledge for the 2006 season Wednesday night when Kansas City (Mo.) Rockhurst junior Sal Capra gave the KU coaching staff his non-binding oral commitment, according to

Board wants to help

Maddox: Group must 'make a difference'

Plagued with questions regarding its purpose in Kansas University athletics, the KUAC advisory board spent much of Thursday's meeting discussing its own impact.

Kansas honors Miles, Gruber

Seniors take home awards as top scholar-athletes

The format, location and setup have changed a bit from past Kansas University senior and scholar-athlete awards banquets. But, just like in past years, the night ended with a couple of KU seniors in disbelief after being handed the big prize.

Woodling: 'California Death Ride' in Frederick's future

History probably will record the smartest thing Bob Frederick ever did was hire an obscure North Carolina assistant to be Kansas University's men's basketball coach in 1988. You know his name. You know what he did.

Jayhawks welcome weekend visitor

A blue-chip recruit in basketball, big bruiser Daniel Deane never has played organized football. Asked if the rock-solid 6-foot-8, 225-pound junior ever had tried out for a spot on Judge Memorial Catholic High's football team, Utah Pump 'N' Run basketball coach Todd Phillips laughed and said, "He should have, but he didn't."

Kansas eliminated by Texas, OU

Quietly, very quietly, went Kansas University's softball team Thursday in the Big 12 Conference tournament. First, Texas edged the Jayhawks, 1-0, in eight innings, then Oklahoma posted a 5-0 triumph that sent the tourney's No. 6 seed packing in the double-elimination meet.

Outstanding Mizzou pitchers await KU

Ritch Price has a succinct observation about Missouri University's pitching staff. "It's fabulous," the Kansas University baseball coach said.