Stories for November 8, 2006


Lead stories

6Sports video: Aldrich inks with Kansas

It was signing day for the nations' freshmen-to-be as Cole Aldrich officially made himself a Kansas Jayhawk.

6Sports video: Collins impressive in ESU win

A week ago against Washburn it was the Darrell Arthur show. Last night against Emporia State, Arthur passed the baton to fellow freshman Sherron Collins.

6Sports video: KU volleyball falls to Buffs

When the college volleyball season wraps up in two weeks, a three-year streak will come to an end for the Kansas volleyball team.

Anderson picks Oklahoma State

James Anderson, a 6-foot-5 forward ranked as the No. 34 prospect in the class of 2007 on, announced today in a press conference at his high school his intention to play for Sean Sutton at Oklahoma State next season.

Kansas basketball notebook

Brandon Rush, who was named to the Associated Press' Preseason All-America team Tuesday afternoon, didn't play very well the first half Tuesday night.

Jayhawks 'OK' with dismissal

There apparently is no team dissension over Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self's decision to remove troubled C.J. Giles from the team.

Fouls flummox ESU

Hornet 'big' men disqualified early

When a basketball team has nothing to lose in the present, it's pointless to be concerned with the future.

KU's Woodland named to Hogan Watch List

Kansas University senior Gary Woodland was among 22 collegiate golfers named to the Ben Hogan Watch List.

Keegan: Dismissal saddens Rush

On the day he learned he was named first-team preseason All-American, Kansas University sophomore forward Brandon Rush learned his friend had been booted from the team, this time for good. As usual, Rush was honest in assessing the situation Tuesday night after a 90-55 exhibition victory over Emporia State.

Giles gets booted for good

This time, Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self left no room for a reinstatement when he announced Tuesday that reserve junior center C.J. Giles had been dismissed from the team.

Tease photo

Kansas, in a landslide

Nervous Collins sparks exhibition rout

Sherron Collins figured he had rid himself of the freshman jitters Thursday against Washburn. Turns out that was just wishful thinking. Turns out that was just wishful thinking. "I got really nervous when I found out I was starting a college game, my first college game," said Collins ...

Prep Aldrich to sign today with KU

Cole Aldrich, who orally committed to Kansas University over a year ago, today finally will become an official member of the Jayhawk basketball team.

Rush tapped All-American

Tyler Hansbrough of North Carolina led a preseason All-America team of underclassmen.