Stories for June 23, 2008


Lead stories

6News video: Jury selection begins in trial

Jury selection gets underway today in a trial against a downtown Lawrence t-shirt shop.

ESPN names Lawrence a 'TitleTown USA' finalist

TV segment to be taped at Allen Fieldhouse on Friday

Can Lawrence compete with the likes of Boston, Los Angeles and Detroit? What about Ann Arbor, Mich., Williamsport, Pa., and Valdosta, Ga.? ESPN thinks it can, and to prove it, the sports network today named Lawrence a finalist in its "TitleTown USA" competition, which seeks to name the country's top championship city.

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'Wonderdog' Fresno State advances

Fresno State Bulldogs fans have been wearing their "Underdog to Wonderdog" T-shirts around Rosenblatt Stadium for days en masse. They just might get a chance to order some national championship shirts pretty soon.

Plano West claims Self camp title

Texas team relishes run to title at KU's Allen Fieldhouse

The Plano (Texas) West Senior High boys basketball team seemed to borrow a phrase from Oakland Raiders President Al Davis: "Just win, baby!" That's all Plano West did this weekend at Bill Self's team camp - just win.

Hesston High lineman commits to Kansas

Riley Spencer, a 6-foot-6, 254-pound offensive tackle from Hesston High, has orally committed to Kansas University's football team, reports.