Stories for April 19, 2006


Lead stories

6Sports video: Crawford looking to compete in front of crowd

Shawn Crawford is nearly back to 100 percent following some foot ailments in 2005 and is excited about getting back to form in front of a huge crowd at Memorial Stadium.

6Sports video: Softball squad avenges earlier loss

The home-field advantage paid off for Serena Settlemier, who hit the Tigers with a grand-slam to help take home a 5-1 Border Showdown victory.

6Sports video: Jayhawk bats on a roll

The offensive momentum from KU's victory over Missouri State spilled into its game with Tabor, resulting in a 14-4 victory.

Chat transcript with Kansas Relays Meet Director Tim Weaver

This is the second year in a row the Kansas Relays will include a GOLDZONE, where some of the world's elite track and field athletes will square off against one another. More than 100 major champions and 36 Olympians comprise this year's event. Meet Director Tim Weaver sits down and talks about professional athletes

Running (not so) wild

Olympic champ Crawford ready to be healthy again - and race against humans

One of the world's fastest humans, Shawn Crawford admits he's no match for the animal kingdom.

KU signee Collins honored by USA Today

Kansas University basketball signee Sherron Collins has been named second-team high school All America by USA Today.

Erratic Tigers to visit Arrocha

A weekend sweep of Texas Tech breathed new life into Kansas University softball.

Keegan: Quit coddling pitchers

William Nathaniel Showalter III, manager of the Texas Rangers, specializes in boring quotes that reveal little of his bent on life, less about his team and nothing on opposing players.

Burcham Boats? KU eyes state-owned park for rowing home

The Kansas University student body passed referendum No. 2 last week, meaning a boathouse will be built for the KU rowing team in the future.

Jayhawk bats blast Bears

Simpson nearly hits for cycle; KU gets RPI boost

Brock Simpson didn't want the help. He got it from Justin Ellrich anyway.

Meier, speedy 'D' atop depth chart

Just two freshmen are listed as starters on Kansas University's football post-spring depth chart, and both come at key positions: Kerry Meier at quarterback, the offensive leader; and Darrell Stuckey at free safety, the last line of defense.