Jordan Brown of Pittsburg loses his mouthpiece as Gardner's Gregory
Curtis makes his move during the Sunflower State Games. Brown
defeated Curtis for third place in the 10-under boys 77-89-pound
wrestling tournament Saturday at Free State High. More SSG coverage
on page 3C.
Top CIty's Troy Douglas, of Topeka, rises above his competition
during the quarterfinals of the men's 19-over basketball tournament
at the Sunflower State Games. Top City toppled the Pistols, 77-59,
on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Lana Nordyke displays the $15,000 ring that was returned to her
Douglas County maintenance workers, from left, Doug Miller, Harold
Barnes, and Jim Rousselo, work on setting up pens for the swine
show. The show is one of several events featured at the Douglas
County Free Fair, which will run until Aug. 4 at the Douglas County
Sunny seems pleased while being admired by his master, Braden
Buckley, 12, of Baldwin. Braden won a blue ribbon with his
grandma's white quarter horse Saturday morning at the Douglas
County 4-H horse show.
MLS West's Luis Hernandez hops over the East's Pablo Mastroeni
after taking a shot in the second half of the MLS All-Star Game.
The game ended in a 6-6 tie Saturday in San Jose, Calif.
MLS East midfielder Jim Rooney imitates women's World Cup player
Brandi Chastain by ripping off his shirt to reveal a sports bra as
he drops to the ground in celebration. Rooney scored during the MLS
All-Star Game, which ended in a 6-6 tie Saturday in San Jose,
Jordan Martens is one of many students getting ready to move and
trying to trim down inventory in the process. Saturday morning he
tried to get rid of some possessions in preparation for leaving his
Alabama Street residence.
Cleveland's Kenny Lofton is tagged out at first base on a pickoff
move by Detroit pitcher Victor Santos. That's the glove of Tigers'
first baseman Tony Clark. The Indians and Tigers divided a twinbill
on Saturday in Detroit.
Former Kansas Gov. Joan Finney dictates responses to letters of
congratulations on her gubernatorial victory in this file photo
from 1990. Mrs. Finney, 76, died Saturday at St. Francis Hospital
and Medical Center in Topeka.
Rowena Maines says she finds it "just unbelievable" that she and
her brother, Walter Jackson of Lawrence, will finally meet 71 years
after Jackson was placed in an orphanage during the early days of
the Great Depression.
Around the time this photo was taken, Walter Jackson was given up
for adoption. It would be seven decades before he would have
contact with his immediate family again.
After more than 70 years of separation from his biological family,
Walter Jackson and his wife, Lois, will travel today to Versailles,
Ky., to meet his one remaining sister and other family members.
Jackson, who was given up for adoption at age 3, was unsuccessful
in his own attempts to locate his mother and sisters until his
daughter found relatives' names and addresses online.
Daylilies of many varieties are Wisdom's speciality.
Scott WISDOM, 1714 W. 22nd St., checks out the purple coneflowers
and black-eyed Susans in his garden.
Catholic nuns and residents of Camalig town in Albay province,
Philippines, wear masks to avoid breathing volcanic ash from the
eruption of Mayon volcano.
Chiefs quarterback Trent Green, left, offers advice to running back
Tony Richardson. Kansas City opened training camp under coach Dick
Vermeil for the first time Saturday in River Falls, Wis.
Alain Gasmar cries after identifying the body of his brother,
policeman Louis James Gasmar, 32, who was killed in a terrorist
attack at a police academy. The attack was one of three Saturday on
police outposts in Haiti.
Hells Angels member Don "Ding" Gannon talks about his experience as
a tourist in Branson, Mo., Friday. Gannon and his wife, Lori, are
in Branson for the Angels' 2001 Annual Run.
Visitors can learn about the lives of the everglades indigenous
people at Billie Swamp Safari in Big Cypress Seminole Indian
Reservation, Fla. The safari opened 70 years ago.
Veteran FBI agent Robert Philip Hanssen is shown in this undated
file photo released by the FBI. Hanssen will plead guilty this week
to charges he spied for Russia and will avoid the death penalty,
his attorney said Tuesday, July 3, 2001.
Janice Johnson talks about the death of her husband, D. Carl
Johnson, as she holds a photo of them together at her home in State
College, Pa. After her husband's death, Johnson became more active
at church. She is now a deacon, and got involved with church youth
Jodee Berry of Panama City, Fla., is suing the Hooters restaurant
chain for breach of contract and false representation. Berry, a
former Hooters waitress, said she was promised a new Toyota for
winning a beer sales contest. Instead of a car, though, she was
awarded a toy Yoda, right, the little green guy from Star Wars.
Peru President Alejandro Toledo, left, gives bread to a girl in a
school in a shantytown in Lima. Toledo, Peru's first freely elected
president of Indian descent, was sworn into office Saturday,
promising to remain true to his roots and govern for the nation's
The documentary "Paperboys," shot in Stillwater, Minn., touts the
lessons youngsters learn from having a job.
Phillip Joll portrays Wotan and Stephanie Blythe is Fricka in
Seattle Opera's "Ring" cycle. Critics reviewing last summer's
work-in-progress generally admired the singers, but the one person
they singled out as crucial to the production's success was stage
director Stephen Wadsworth.
This grinning man from a Dickens novel is a cold-painted Austrian
bronze inkwell. The 3-1/4-inch-tall inkwell sold in April for
$1,760 at Thomaston Place Auction Gallery in Thomaston, Maine.
In the heat of battle, Thade (Tim Roth, left), the ape military
leader, tries to subdue Leo (Mark Wahlberg) in the 20th Century Fox
summer release "Planet of the Apes."
This caricature of Babe Ruth by William Auerbach is among the
drawings in a show at the New York Public Library titled "Celebrity
Caricature in America." The show is on exhibit through Aug. 31.
Tim Van Leer began his duties in early July as executive director
of the Lied Center. Van Leer previously was executive director of
El Camino College Center for the Arts in California.
Topeka's Tina Newman spars with fellow Capital city resident Wendy Lambert in the women's marshal arts competition during the Sunflower State Games. The event took place Saturday afternoon at the Kansas Union ballroom.
Fire officials expect the worst as winds whip a wildfire near Jackson, Wyo. Saturday, while this Flying Crane helicopter dumped water on the wildfire, the 1,300 residents of nearby Wilson were told the fire had crept to within two miles of their community, about five miles west of Jackson. "If you wanted to develop a worse scenario I don't know that you could," fire spokesman Joe Colwell said.
Michael Goulian performs acrobatic tricks in his stunt plane during AirVenture 2001 in Oshkosh, Wis. The famed air show ends a weeklong run Monday.
Students performed Thursday at the Ailey Camp in Kansas City, Mo., including 12-year-old Christopher Dozier, center. The camp is a summer performing arts program.