Stories for October 25, 2009


Lead stories

Early Morning

Reesing stopped; KU falls

The Oklahoma Sooners stopped Superman on Saturday.

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KU's Sharp playing hurt

Ailing KU running back has lost a step

The undisclosed leg injury that forced Kansas University running back Jake Sharp to miss nearly three games earlier this season has failed to heal completely, coach Mark Mangino said Sunday night.

How Keegan voted

The following is Tom Keegan’s Oct. 25 ballot for the Associated Press college football poll.

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KU football falls out of both polls

Jayhawks were ranked 21st, 24th before loss to Oklahoma

Kansas University's football team fell out of both top 25 polls one day after losing its second straight game.

Harris: Coaching in NBA different

Del Harris, who served as an NBA head coach for 12 seasons and assistant for 21 campaigns after working on both the high school and college levels, says it takes a certain breed to lead a pro team.

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Reesing stopped; KU falls

The Oklahoma Sooners stopped Superman on Saturday.

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Crash and burn

Kansas merely mediocre

That southbound train to nowhere known as the Big 12 North looked uglier than ever Saturday.

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KU volleyball loses to MU

Despite a season-high 14 kills from senior Brittany Williams and a double-double from sophomore Nicole Tate, the Kansas University volleyball team dropped a four-set decision to rival Missouri on Saturday at the Horejsi Center.

KU swimming loses 2

Despite a pair of victories for Kansas junior Iuliia Kuzhil and senior captain Meg Proehl, the Jayhawks swimming team dropped its first two dual meets of the year to Arkansas (196-112) and Florida (205-103) on Saturday.

Game balls and Gassers

Game balls and gassers from Kansas' contest against Oklahoma.

Martinez leads KU tennis

Kansas junior tennis player Maria Martinez made it to the singles semifinals in the main draw before being eliminated by Missouri's Kristin Bleakley on Saturday to conclude day two of the Jayhawk Invitational at First Serve Tennis Center.

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OU defense dominant

Any question as to whether the Oklahoma defense was for real was quickly answered Saturday, as the No. 25 Sooners had their way with what was supposed to be one of the nation’s most potent offensive attacks.

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Field goal fires up kicker

Jacob Branstetter had good reason to be excited after his 57-yard field goal to end the first half.

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Franks’ pick-six sparks Sooners

Oklahoma cornerback Dominique Franks actually felt as if he were the intended receiver — not a ball-hawking defender — on one of the biggest plays in the Sooners’ 35-13 rout of Kansas on Saturday afternoon in Memorial Stadium.