Stories for November 16, 2006


Lead stories

6Sports video: Emotions flying high for in-state showdown

Hate is a strong word but maybe not when its the verbage used by two rival football teams describing each other.

6Sports video: KU picks up the pieces from ORU loss

Some 24 hours after being publicly anointed Sports Illustrated's No. 1 team in the land, the Kansas men's basketball team falls flat on its face.

6Sports video: KU women hold for 66-53 win

Tonight the Jayhawk women were focused on avoiding an upset against another Mid-Continent Conference foe like the the men did last night falling to Oral Roberts.

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'Jinxed' Jayhawks stunned by ORU

The Sports Illustrated jinx has struck again. "I believe in it now. That doesn't happen. As soon as the cover comes out, we lose," Kansas University sophomore guard Brandon Rush said after the No. 3-rated Jayhawks' 78-71 loss to Oral Roberts ...

KU notebook

Bill Self on Wednesday afternoon received a signed letter of intent from Tyrel Reed, a 6-foot-3 senior from Burlington High.

Jayhawks stung by loss

Kansas University's basketball players stared straight ahead, not knowing quite what to say after the No. 3 Jayhawks' shocking 78-71 home loss to Oral Roberts on Wednesday night.

KU lands Burlington prep

Guard Reed thrilled with scholarship offer

So, Kansas University coach Bill Self phones you at 8 p.m. Tuesday to offer you a basketball scholarship. How do you celebrate?

KU softball team signs four recruits

Kansas University softball coach Tracy Bunge announced Wednesday the signing of pitcher Allie Clark, middle infielder Kolby Fesmire, catcher Brittany Hile and first baseman/outfielder Liz Kocon to letters of intent.

Errors doom KU in 3-0 loss at Baylor

The Kansas University volleyball team lost a three-game match to Baylor on Wednesday night, falling 30-15, 30-18, 30-24, in Big 12 Conference action at the Ferrell Center.

KU football notebook

The phone lines haven't been cut this week between Kerry and Dylan Meier, though it'd be understandable.

Kansas should stop K-State run threat

It has been more than two years since any one player has done it. Kansas University's football team will be going for consecutive game number 24 on Saturday, while Kansas State looks to smash the streak with some young legs.

KU women unsettled for opener at home

Here it is mid-November, and Bonnie Henrickson isn't even close to determining a rotation.

Vealy, Green deadly 1-2 punch

Before Wednesday night, Marchello Vealy made only one three-point shot in his entire career.

Keegan: Green has way with KU

Great basketball players put the game on a string and control it. They see things others don't. They sucker opponents into making moves so they can counter.

K-State rolls past Rutgers

At one point during the second half of Kansas State's win over Rutgers Wednesday night, the public-address announcer began to signal a timeout with the words, "Cincinnati calls time," before catching himself and correcting it to, "Kansas State."