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Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 4.16.13

Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 4.16.13


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Thanks for sharing: Jeff Withey, Travis Releford co-award winners |
Kansas University seniors Travis Releford and Jeff Withey were named co-winners of the Danny Manning/Mr. Jayhawk Award for contributions on and off the court at Monday’s basketball banquet at the Holidome.

KU guard Angel Goodrich drafted in third round by Tulsa Shock in WNBA Draft |
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I haven't really had a chance to reflect on this until this morning. I caught glimpses here and there of the coverage, talked about it a little, read even less. I've started sifting through everything this morning and it's always hard to describe or put into words the way things like this make everyone feel. I don't want to dwell on it but in case anyone is interested in venting, discussing or getting things out, here's a few articles to just sort of open up the door.

Opinion: Boston scene turns ‘surreal’ for wife of KU soccer coach |
“We heard this explosion, and it was surreal,” Tiffany said Monday night by phone from her daughter’s Boston apartment. “Everyone stopped for a second and thought maybe it was a celebration for the elite runners. Then about 15 seconds later, the second explosion went off. They were saying on the loud speakers, ‘This was not planned.’”

Endurance Sports - Explosions cut to the core of the Boston Marathon - ESPN Boston
The marathon is symbolism for overcoming and facing challenges. This will not stop anyone. If anything, it will inspire people to persevere and show that we're better than that.

Boston Marathon explosions kill three, injure more than 140 - More Sports -
BOSTON (AP) Two bombs exploded in the packed streets near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing three people and injuring more than 130.

Chaos and fear filled the air after the Boston Marathon blasts - More Sports - S.L. Price -
Malls were deserted. Ball fields were barren. That too was an exercise in terrorism—to me, the scariest of them all.