Stories for March 8, 2006


Lead stories

Red-hot Jayhawks host Baker

The first mid-week of the season was no problem at all for the Jayhawks, who dominated in their fourth straight home game.

Softball team sweeps first two home games

The Jayhawks swept the Missouri State Bears in a home-opening doubleheader on Wednesday at Arrocha Ballpark.

Basketball legends pitch in to help Social Service League

KU basketball legends past and present are helping raise money for the Social Service League - through quiltwork.

KU softball eager for home opener

Rain, rain stay away. Kansas University's softball team wants to open at home today.

Warner signs CFL contract

Ron Warner, a former Kansas University pass-rushing standout, has signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League.

Nebraska rallies past CU; ISU, Tech win

Chelsea Aubry and Kiera Hardy hit consecutive three-pointers to put Nebraska ahead to stay, and the Cornhuskers beat Colorado, 67-59, Tuesday night in the first round of the Big 12 women's basketball tournament.

Self lands another honor

KU coach, freshman Rush pick up district awards

Kansas University's Bill Self, who was named Big 12 Conference coach of the year Monday by his peers - the league coaches - Tuesday was tapped District VI coach of the year by the U.S. Basketball Writers Assn.

Media voters label Rush second-teamer

Kansas University freshman Brandon Rush, named first-team all-Big 12 Conference by the league coaches Monday, was named second-team all-conference by the Associated Press on Tuesday.

Local stars haunt KU

Area talent lead KSU past Kansas in tourney

The local talent dots Kansas State's women's basketball roster, like it consistently has in recent years.

Jayhawks hold out hope for WNIT berth

Kansas University senior Crystal Kemp doesn't know if she'll play another game in a Jayhawk jersey, but she definitely wants one last opportunity.