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Tittrington: 12 years too long for KU

I've had 12 years to think about how I'd write this column. Yet, now that the day is here, I'm finding that I don't know exactly what it is I want to say. There is pride. There is joy. There is relief. Yet there is also knowledge that a group of 35 or so young men will never be looked at the same way again.

Tittrington: Slim Shady's rare gifts good reason to be excited

Judging by the number of phone calls we've fielded in the office this week, not to mention the non-stop Internet chatter taking place in a variety of college basketball portals, it seems Kansas University basketball fans can't get enough of the Darrell Arthur saga.

Lions enjoy exciting finish

LHS girls relays win silver, bronze; Free State's Toussaint third in 400

Unlike the previous 24 hours, there was no gold rush by the two city schools Saturday at the Kansas Relays.

Tongie's Grizzle 'awesome' in javelin

Somewhere between a serious case of pre-event nerves and postperformance jitters, Roxanne Grizzle found the time to unleash the javelin toss of her lifetime.

Valencia runs away with gold in 3,200

Alysha Valencia talked about playing it smart during her trek through the 3,200 meters at this year's Kansas Relays.

State or Relays gold? Tough call, preps say

Asked to compare winning a high school state championship with the possibility of doing the same at the Kansas Relays, Scott Penny and Alysha Valencia played it safe, sticking to themes of self-improvement and old-fashioned fun during their final appearances at the legendary annual invite.

Oden laid back at All-American game

No longer trying to impress scouts, player of the year takes it easy

No player came into this week's McDonald's High School All-American festivities with as much of a reputation as Greg Oden.

Collins makes mark

KU signee's dunk highlights West's victory

Sherron Collins spent his first three days in Southern California talking about assists. In the end, he saved the best one for himself.

OU signee sad to lose coach to IU

It took just one short phone call to rain on Scottie Reynolds' all-star parade and turn him as glum as the cloudy weather outside Cox Arena on Tuesday.

All-around all-star

KU signee Collins confident in his game

While Kansas University basketball fans kept busy last fall extolling the offensive prowess of coach Bill Self's fab four recruiting class, the Jayhawk boss spent even more time telling anyone who would listen that defense would dictate when that quartet would play and for how long.

Coach impressed by KU signee

West squad's Kitani calls Collins a 'future All-American'

Harvey Kitani, the head coach for the West squad at this year's McDonald's High School All-American boys basketball game, has tutored a number of future college players during his 25 seasons as the boss at Fairfax High in Los Angeles.

JamFest more like funk fest

KU signee, Arthur lose at McDonald's event

The POWERade Jam Fest quickly became the jam funk for Sherron Collins.

Guard wants to have fun in showcase

KU signee Collins sets sights on Jacque Vaughn's assist record at McDonald's All-American Game

It didn't take long for Sherron Collins to trade Chitown cool for California chill.

Mother steering prep Arthur to KU or UT

If mom gets her way, Darrell Arthur stands a 50-50 chance of donning crimson and blue next winter.

Stanley lights timely spark for KU

Senior delivers crucial run as slumping Jayhawks salvage split

As one of Kansas University's two first-team selections on last season's All-Big 12 softball team, Heather Stanley was half the answer to a trivia question posed to the crowd Saturday afternoon at Arrocha Ballpark.

In the know with 'Zo

Ex-Jayhawk Jamison enjoying new gig as Mill Valley aide

Kids these days. They're all about snowboarding, iPods and the newest edition of Grand Theft Auto.

Firebird swimmer Robinson taps Jayhawks

Ashley Robinson wasn't sure Kansas University was the right fit.

Ottawa High's Sachse to run at KU

In the end, the creature comforts of home won out for Jack Sachse.

Kansas soccer holds on

Match moved twice because of weather

The weather has done an impressive job of keeping the Baylor University women's soccer team on its toes this week.