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Notebook: Leipold Adds to Staff

I hope you’ll note that all of my textbooks are being returned in excellent condition. In some cases, still in their original wrappings!

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Storm brewing in Kansas over 2023 class
While it's still far too early to make any concrete predictions one way or the other, the data doesn't lie when it comes to 2023 recruiting in Kansas. With the Jayhawks hire of Lance Leipold and a rich group of in-state talent gaining national acclaim, we're headed towards a likely recruiting storm unlike the Sunflower State has seen in well over a decade.

Junior DT Jairus Satele one to watch this off-season
The last time we saw Satele was in the big Bosco-Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei matchup to end the spring shortened season. The Braves lost a tough one to the Monarchs but in looking back at the season, Satele showed he's among the state's top interior lineman.

CBS Sports updates college basketball Top 25 & 1 rankings
"Players who thrive in our culture are players who are physically tough, who have a mental toughness to them, who want the challenge and are not looking for guarantees, and who want to see how good they can be in a really competitive environment. All of that describes TyTy Washington," Calipari said. "He wanted this. He wanted the challenge. He is a combination guard who can play both point and off guard.

Kansas football adds Matt Gildersleeve as new strength coach
“Matt is going to be a tremendous addition to our staff here in Lawrence,” said KU coach Lance Leipold via a release. “Not only is he an exceptional strength and conditioning coach, he is a man of high character and does an outstanding job establishing culture and accountability, which is needed in a winning football program. He did a great job with our student-athletes in Buffalo, and we’re very excited about the impact he will make here.”

Kansas football's Ryan Malbrough announces plans to transfer
"I would like to give a huge thank you to the University of Kansas along with coach [Tony] Hull [now at Hawaii] and coach [Jonathan] Wallace for giving me the opportunity to play college football," Malbrough wrote in a note posted to Twitter. "I've made relationships with my teammates that I will cherish forever. I also would like to thank the best academic staff in the world for helping me pursue my bachelor's degree."

Eraser Dust

East Bay '90s rock pioneer lists home for $599,000
A dining room that displays a virtual arsenal of antique weaponry may seen strange to some people, but not to Adrienne Stone. "When I was growing up, my father had handguns, swords and rifles in displays mounted in the living room so it feels natural to me to have my own collection of weapons," said Stone, who 1990s rock fans probably know (by her maiden name Droogas) as the lead singer of feminist punk rock group Spitboy.

Jeff Bezos affair saga is even more embarrassing than you thought
Bezos publicly made clear Sanchez was his new lady on several occasions in 2018, within view of paparazzi and in the company of her brother Michael, a “handsome, gay Trump supporter” and agent for right-wing pundits and reality TV stars, notes Stone in his book. Michael Sanchez declared bankruptcy in 2010, owing his sister $165,000. The pair bickered over the years but they were also unusually tight: When Bezos sent her naughty texts, she frequently forwarded them to Michael.

Unsung Hero steps up after car drives through Columbia Falls store
November 12, 2020, is a night many Columbia Falls residents will never forget after a car smashed through the glass entrance doors and into the Super 1 grocery store, leaving a trail of destruction and chaos behind.

New Glacier High School principal named | Daily Inter Lake
Brad Holloway will be the new Glacier High School principal, the Kalispell School Board decided Tuesday in a unanimous vote of approval during a virtual board meeting.