Arizona's Luis Gonzalez, left, talks to New York's Tino Martinez on
Friday at Bank One Ballpark in Phoenix. Gonzalez and Martinez led
their respective teams in homers and RBIs during the regular
season. The World Series starts tonight in Phoenix.
Arizona's Curt Schilling, left, clowns around with teammates Luis
Gonzalez, center, and Tony Brohawn on Friday at Phoenix.
Free State's Ellen Wegner bumps the ball against Washburn Rural.
The Junior Blues won Friday at Topeka. Amy Vormehr is at right.
Free State quarterback Matt Berner scrambles through Leavenworth's
defense. The Firebirds won Friday night at Haskell Stadium,
clinching their district and a berth in the Class 6A state
Afghan workers of the International Red Cross walk over debris as
flames and smoke billow from the Red Cross compound in Kabul,
Afghanistan. One bomb exploded near the compound, setting a
warehouse filled with humanitarian goods on fire. U.S. jets struck
the same compound Oct. 16.
The Infant-Toddler Even Start Classroom was dedicated in memory of
LaTonya Farmer and Brandy Martin at the Early Childhood/Adult
Learning Center, 1919 Del. A 1993 fire in Lawrence claimed the
lives of the two young girls. Viewing a photograph of Farmer on
Friday at the dedication are, from left, Farmer's niece Dejanelle
Lockett, 11, whom Farmer rescued from the fire; Farmer's mother,
Ella Farmer; Cris Anderson, coordinator of the Even Start program;
Eula Hoel, mother of Brandy Martin; and Hoel's granddaughter India
Lawrence residents Cate Donohue, 24, left, and Katie Ashmore, 23,
check out options for Halloween costumes at Fun & Games, 816
Mass. Shops nationwide are welcoming increased spending this year
to celebrate the holiday.
Janet Jackson, seen performing at the Palace in Auburn Hills,
Mich., in this July 31 file photo, canceled her European tour two
weeks after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, citing concern for her
fans. Sveral other acts have followed in her footsteps.
Destiny's Child performs at the "Concert for New York" in Madison
Square Garden. The group has pushed back its fall European tour to
May 2001. Many American pop acts have canceled or postponed
overseas tours since last month's terrorist attacks.
Robert and Jan Fleming, from Panama City, Fla., show the colors and
memorabilia of their sons' respective college teams. Ryan Fleming,
who plays for Georgia, and Reid, who plays for Florida, will be on
opposite sidelines today.
Nebraska quarterback Eric Crouch, above, and Oklahoma QB Jason
White will collide in today's big game.
Kansas QB Mario Kinsey takes instructions during last week's
KU-Missouri game in Lawrence. Kinsey, a red-shirt freshman, has
blown hot and cold this season.
Mariatu Kargbo, 15, and Sia Kellie, 13, both from Sierra Leone,
made a return visit to Lawrence's Central Junior High School on
Friday and cooked traditional African foods for students. The girls
were both victims of violence at the hands of rebels in their
Buffalo goaltender Martin Biron makes a save on a shot by
Montreal's Jan Bulis. The Canadiens defeated the Sabres, 5-2,
Friday night in Buffalo, N.Y.
Texas tech coach Bobby knight talks with reporters at the Big 12
Conference media day. The volatile coach was charming during the
gathering Thursday in Texas.
Her pet gecko Mystic is bright yellow with brown spots.
Serra Rantner, 10, has a collection of cold-blooded pets, including
this ball python named Oliver.
Spice up your Halloween look with false eyelashes, eyebrows and
mustaches, flashy jewelry and sunglasses, vivid hair dye and funky
legwear, shown here at Arizona Trading Co.
You don't have to be a ghoul or witch to fit in at Halloween
costume parties. The staff at Arizona Trading Co., 734 Mass., has a
host of clothes, wigs and accessories to create unlimited funky
looks like these.
American Red Cross President Bernadine Healy is embraced by a Red
Cross worker, left, after Healy announced her resignation Friday to
Red Cross employees at their Washington headquarters.
Students from Deerfield School learn conservation techniques from Patty Ogle of the Douglas County Soil Conservation Service. The students were in attendance Friday morning at the rural Lawrence farm of Mike Flory.