Stories for April 22, 2006


Lead stories

6 Questions with Muna Lee had the chance to ask Olympic finalist and Kansas City native Muna Lee a few questions when she came back for the 2006 Kansas Relays and GOLDZONE II.

Valencia runs away with gold in 3,200

Alysha Valencia talked about playing it smart during her trek through the 3,200 meters at this year's Kansas Relays.

Relays Notebook

Defending Relays pole vault champ Jacob Pauli will compete against Olympic gold medalist Nick Hysong and ex-Jayhawk Pat Manson at 2 p.m. today.

Russell relishes javelin win

Bright-blue skies, upper-70-degree temperatures, a light breeze, mom and dad and a batch of friends in attendance :

KU women's hoops signee shines

The Kansas Relays can carry just as much pressure as a last-second, game-winning shot in basketball.

Tongie's Grizzle 'awesome' in javelin

Somewhere between a serious case of pre-event nerves and postperformance jitters, Roxanne Grizzle found the time to unleash the javelin toss of her lifetime.

Ready to rumble

Elite sprinters' trash talk escalates

Don't be surprised if the sprinters pass a boxing glove instead of a baton during today's Kansas Relays "Main Event," set for 5 p.m. at Memorial Stadium.

Nation's best pitchers to tangle at Arrocha

Who'll pitch against whom? That's the intriguing question as Kansas University prepares to tangle with national power Texas in softball this weekend.

Keegan: Cloud hovering over KU

Day two of the Kansas Relays was another sunny one without a single cloud hanging over Memorial Stadium on Friday afternoon.

Ex-recruit Weekley may have tipped investigators

The Kansas University football team's recent troubles with NCAA violations, including allegations of academic fraud, may have surfaced as a result of former defensive end Monroe Weekley coming forward.

Frederick: Finding 'unfair'

The words are a dagger to someone in charge of an athletic department: lack of institutional control.

NCAA: Kansas lost institutional control

The NCAA alleges Kansas University demonstrated a lack of institutional control within its athletic department from 1997 to 2003, according to information released by KU on Friday.

Allman propels Kansas

Kansas baseball edges K-State, 8-5

Kansas University baseball coach Ritch Price will tell you that John Allman has not arrived. At least not yet.