Stories for March 10, 2009


Lead stories

Fam loyalty

To the editor: Don Fambrough came to Lawrence with his bride, Del, just after serving in World War II. He was captain of the football team and was All Big Six while leading the Jayhawks to a trip to the Orange Bowl. Fam turned down offers to play in the NFL so he could pursue coaching at his alma mater.

KU baseball team to play makeup game

The Kansas University baseball team will make up one of the games it lost to the weather with a nonconference contest against Missouri Valley College 3 p.m. today at Hoglund Ballpark.

KU senior in second; golf team in 10th

Walt Koelbel shot back-to-back under-par rounds to lead the Kansas University men’s golf team on Monday during Day One at the Louisiana Classics at Oakbourne Country Club.

Sooners’ Capel challenges Jayhawks

OU coach: Let’s see Kansas play us

Oklahoma basketball coach Jeff Capel grew a bit defensive when asked about the Sooners’ recent slump, which has included three losses in five games. He reminded reporters that Blake Griffin missed half of a 73-68 setback at Texas and all of a 87-78 home loss to Kansas University because of injury.

Dead end for name change?

As Sue Hack’s days as a city commissioner dwindle down to a precious few, she has established one notable lame-duck priority.

Gary Bedore’s KU basketball notebook

Kansas University center Cole Aldrich worked hard for his 12 points and 10 rebounds in Saturday’s victory over Texas.

Finish in Big 12 tourney key to landing in K.C.

No need to debate whether Kansas University’s basketball team benefits more from winning the Big 12 tournament or getting extra rest by not making it to Saturday’s conference tourney title game in Oklahoma City.