Stories for August 14, 2008


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Lawrence natives cherish Olympic basketball gold

Bill Lienhard, Charlie Hoag, Bill Hougland and Al Kelley hope the 2008 USA Olympic men's basketball team leaves Beijing with the same memories as they did during the 1952, 1956 and 1960 Games.

Jimmy V matchups set

West Virginia and three other schools that made deep runs in the NCAA Tournament will meet in the Jimmy V Classic doubleheader on Dec. 9 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Hoops recruit Robinson to visit KU next month

Thomas Robinson, a 6-foot-8, 210-pound basketball power forward from Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, N.H., tells he will make his official visit to Kansas University Sept. 19-20.

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State of the art: part II

Practice facility anchors renovations

If any members of Kansas University's sports teams other than football were feeling left out, they shouldn't feel that way for long. As the KU football team luxuriates in the Anderson Family Football Complex, its princely new home away from home, the rest of the Jayhawk student-athletes soon will get new digs of their own.

Ex-OU recruit lands at Troy

Josh Jarboe, a highly regarded wide receiver recruit who was kicked off the team at Oklahoma two weeks ago, has decided to enroll at Troy.