Stories for April 1996


Monday, April 22

Relays a success

Gary Schwartz gave a resounding thumbs-up to the 71st Kansas Relays, contested Wednesday through Saturday on Hershberger Track at Memorial Stadium.

Sunday, April 21

Cox breakes 4-minute mile

One of the most quotable athletes in Kansas track history, Michael Cox was speechless after breaking the four-minute mile barrier on Saturday at Hershberger Track.

Saturday, April 20

LHS junior wants Relays record

Brian Martin's goal is to rewrite the Kansas University track record books. Martin, a 5-foot-9, 160-pound junior out of Lawrence High, set the school record in the 400 during indoor season.

Saturday, April 13

Columbia Mt. Orad 10K

It wasn't the steeplechase, yet Steve Heffernan will take Saturday morning's Columbia Mt. Oread 10K. "Usually I don't run road races," Heffernan said, "but this came at a good time in my training schedule, and I always love to run in Lawrence."

Friday, April 12

KU caoch says Relays good as ever

Want to see the veins stick out on Gary Schwartz's neck? This will happen if you make a flippant remark about his baby -- the Kansas Relays.

Wednesday, April 10

Attig will crack vault on Friday

Lawrence High senior Garrett Attig hopes to make a mark in his trademark event on Friday at the Manhattan Relays.

Sponsor gives Relays a boost

Several of Kansas University's track and field Olympians will attend the 71st Kansas Relays, set for April 17-20 on Hershberger Track at Memorial Stadium.

Monday, April 8

Road races to kick off Relays

Organizers of the Columbia Mount Oread Medical Arts Centre Run are hoping Saturday will be a beautiful day.

Saturday, April 6

Ryun and Santee to run special mile

Jim Ryun and Wes Santee, both former world mile record-holders while enrolled at Kansas University, will compete in a special mile run at the International Senior Games on April 17 in Bermuda.