Stories for October 7, 2012


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Chris Gilbert 11th; KU men 10th at Brickyard

Chris Gilbert holed a shot from approximately 100 yards out on No. 12, which ignited a stretch of three birdies over his last seven holes to record a final-round 70 and tie for 11th place with a 2-under 214 on the final day of the Brickyard Collegiate on Sunday at Riverside Golf Club.

Kansas tennis 5-1 at Tribe

Kansas University’s tennis team went 5-1 in singles play on the final day Sunday of the Tribe Invitational.

KU soccer ties Deacons

Caroline Kastor scored her team-leading ninth goal, and senior goalkeeper Kat Liebetrau made three saves as Kansas University played to a 1-1 tie against Wake Forest on Sunday at W. Dennie Spry Stadium.

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Charlie Weis, KU football get back to work

Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis claims he’s just like everybody else. He feels better after wins than he does after losses. That’s why, following Saturday’s 56-16 stinker in Manhattan, Weis hunkered down in his office at the Anderson Family Football Complex and did not leave for six hours.

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Ceremony has KU flavor

Former Jayhawks David Jaynes, Bud Stallworth, Wayne Simien enter Hall

A blue-chip quarterback at Bonner Springs High School, David Jaynes committed to play football for Bear Bryant’s powerhouse University of Alabama football program in the fall of 1970. Jaynes changed his mind after Kansas University assistant football coach Terry Donahue invited him to a KU-Kansas State basketball game in Allen Fieldhouse.

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KU RB Pierson practices Sunday as x-rays come back negative

Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis said Sunday night that sophomore tailback Tony Pierson practiced Sunday and was not expected to miss any playing time because of an injured elbow that kept him out of the final three quarters of Saturday’s loss at Kansas State.

KU golf's Gautier tied for 10th at Brickyard

Stan Gautier fell from a tie for second place to a 10th-place tie after carding a 2-over 74 in the second round of the Brickyard Collegiate Championship on Saturday at Riverside Golf Club.

KU's Becker runs to first at Haskell Invitational

Kansas University junior runner Natalie Becker made her season debut for the KU women’s cross country team and broke away from the pack for first place at the Haskell Invitational on Saturday at Haskell Indian Nations University.

KU swim team wins dual at Rice

Kansas University freshman Bryce Hinde helped earn three first-place finishes and set a pool record on Saturday as the KU swim team topped Rice, 166-132, in the Jayhawks’ first dual of the season.

Kansas tennis duo wins doubles flight

Kansas University tennis partners Claire Dreyer and Anastasija Trubica won two matches to clinch their doubles flight Saturday on the second day of the Tribe Invitational.

Riley, KU volleyball dig in to hold off Baylor

Brianne Riley is well on her way to setting Kansas University’s all-time volleyball digs record ... in just three seasons. Riley, KU’s junior libero out of Benet Academy in Lisle, Ill., had a match-high 22 digs in the No. 24-ranked Jayhawks’ five-set victory (25-17, 26-24, 17-25, 23-25, 15-11) over Baylor on Saturday in Horejsi Center.

Three Jayhawks to enter Kansas Sports Hall of Fame today

Former Kansas University basketball standout Bud Stallworth, who has worked part-time as a radio talk-show host in Lawrence the past several years, spoke eloquently Thursday about his fellow Jayhawk inductees in the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame’s Class of 2012.