Kansas linebacker Charlie Dennis, left, and the rest of the KU
bench couldn't bear to watch the waning moments of the Sunflower
State Showdown. Kansas State thumped the Jayhawks, 40-6, on
Saturday at KSU Stadium.
Kansas State's Josh Scobey (1) runs over Kansas' Jake Letourneau.
Scobey finished with 204 yards on 28 carries in the Wildcats' 40-6
victory on Saturday at KSU Stadium.
Texas quarterback Chris Simms, center, scrambles as Missouri's
Antoine Duncan (7) and Dan Davis, right, close in. Texas won,
35-16, on Saturday at Columbia, Mo.
Lincoln University end Isaac Cooper gains good yardage Saturday
against Haskell. The Indians fell, 56-16.
Free State High Junior Mallory Richardson placed 24th to lead the
city entries at the 6A state girls cross country meet.
Arizona's Luis Gonzalez connects for a two-run home run against New
York's Mike Mussina. Yankees catcher Jorge Posada, far right, and
umpire Steve Rippley watch the action. The Diamondbacks defeated
the Yankees, 9-1, in the opening game of the World Series on
Saturday night at Bank One Ballpark in Phoenix.
Former Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda, left, speaks to Kintetsu
Buffaloes catcher Akihito Fujii during the Japanese Series in
Tokyo. Lasorda spent last week in Japan, offering his wisdom to the
Buffaloes and the Yakult Swallows. The Swallows won the series in
Karen Pagel-Meiners, Lawrence, uses a list to shop from that
identifies available produce supplied by local people at the
Community Mercantile, Ninth and Iowa streets. Saturday the store
featured an event called Local Food to Local People to promote area
Lawrence High's Dylan McClain, right, the top city male finisher,
is congratulated by Free State's Jason Jenny. McClain placed second
at the Class 6A state cross country championship on Saturday at Rim
Kansas' Reggie Duncan is pulled down by a trio of K-State
defenders. Duncan finished with 28 yards on 17 carries on Saturday
at KSU Stadium.
Kansas State QB Marc Dunn lunges for the goal line for a
Kansas Coach Terry Allen hangs his head after the final Kansas
State touchdown. The Wildcats flogged KU, 40-6, on Saturday at KSU
Stadium, handing Allen his fifth loss in five games against the
Jayhawks' in-state rival.
Kansas State's James Dunnigan, left, pressures Kansas quarterback
Mario Kinsey. The Wildcats pounded the Jayhawks, 40-6, on Saturday
at KSU Stadium, sending Kansas coach Terry Allen to his fifth
straight loss with no wins in the Sunflower State Showdown.
ANGELA ROBERTS, left, and her daughters, Elizabeth, 6, center, and
Kimberly, 10, pound the first nails in the wall framework of their
new three-bedroom Habitat for Humanity house at 1706 Atherton
Court. Assisting with this 42nd Habitat for Humanity house on Make
a Difference Day were volunteers from Plymouth Congregational
Church and others who helped raise the walls.
Lawrence Journal World writer Tim Carpenter goes live on local TV
from the paper's newsroom. The newspaper and local cable TV operate
a combined news operation.
The 5-and 6-month-old Alberta Premarin foals that would otherwise
go to slaughter were delivered to Douglas County for adoption.
Betty and R.C. Pewtress adopted two of the 11 horses, and the other
nine have found homes in the Midwest.
Wild Horses leave the confines of a trailer after traveling for
three days from Canada to the Douglas County ranch of Betty and
R.C. Pewtress. Pictured Wednesday unloading the horses are, from
left, Jack Schutte of Verdon, Neb., who adopted one horse; Guy
LeBlanc with Can-Am Horse Charters in Millerville, Alberta, Canada;
and R. C. Pewtress.
Headed home for the weekend with orchestra instruments and bookbags
in tow are Southwest Junior High students Aarynne Struble, ninth
grade, left, and Adrienne Struble, seventh grade. The sisters
walked along Turnberry Drive Friday in southwest Lawrence, an area
of town experiencing a growth explosion.
Filmmakers Joel Coen, right, and his brother, Ethan Coen, appear
for a photo session at the festival palace in Cannes, France. The
siblings' new movie, "The Man Who Wasn't There," was directed by
Joel and co-written by Ethan.
USS Theodore Roosevelt deck crewmembers are silhouetted against the
dawn sun as they wait to launch an aircraft Saturday. The Roosevelt
is one of the many ships in the Arabian Sea involved in the attacks
in Afghanistan. The CIA is contemplating using covert missions to
assassinate terrorists in Afghanistan.
Baby's Away in south Florida provides strollers, cribs, car seats,
swings and toys for rent to travelers while away from home. Michele
Soloway is president of Baby's Away.
Marla Jackson shares her family's heritage through her narrative
quilts. The quilts are on display at Watkins Community Museum of
History through Dec. 14.
Whitney Armstrong, who plays Mrs. Lenox in "Afternoon of the
Elves," comforts Erin Burns, who is her daughter, Hillary, in the
play. The production will be performed for school children
Monday-Friday and then presented in a public performance Saturday
night at Crafton-Preyer Theatre in Murphy Hall.
Charlaine Katsuyoshi and Darren Cherry perform "Let's Call the
Whole Thing Off," a work that will be performed Thursday night when
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago comes to the Lied Center.
Bill Cannon shares tidbits about Texas history in his book "Tales
From Toadsuck Texas." The book idea came when Cannon was recovering
from surgery in a Dallas hospital, and another patient asked if he
had heard of Toadsuck. He's shown here with his stuffed armadillo,
Planning for their personal funeral arrangements was important to
Patsy Lankford's parents, the late Charles and Kathleen Suffron,
who lived in Lawrence.
The original town of Suzhou is surrounded by a moat and
crisscrossed by canals like the one at left. Many residents have a
street running in front of their house and water flowing behind it.
In the last decade the city established two large development zones
beyond the moat. Below, the Pueschels and some students toured
commercial Nanging Road in Shanghai one night. The Pueschels were
the only westerners among perhaps 200,000 Chinese. No police were
present in the area because there is evidently no need.
Because students are assigned to one classroom, teachers become
"guests" as they are the ones who move from class to class. The
front blackboard belongs to the teacher, but the back blackboard
belongs to the students, and they fill it with changing art and
poetry. They are responsible for the cleanliness and upkeep of
Barbara and J. Kristian Pueschel enjoy one of Suzhou's world-famous
ancient gardens. Well laid out with pavilions, towers, kiosks,
rocks, flowers and trees, they are serene oases combining nature,
architecture and art.
The classrooms at Suzhou Middle School are similar to those in the
United States, except for class size; most have 55 students.
Student desks are lined up in rows facing the front and the
teacher. In the younger grades, boys and girls tend to gravitate to
their own gender as in our classrooms and playgrounds here, an
issue not so important to the older, more serious students.
Suzhou Middle School was founded almost 1,000 years ago as a
Confucian school to train boys and men for the Chinese civil
service examinations. The Confucian temple complex is still
adjacent to the school.
This 1920s jack-o'-lantern figure is 8 inches high when the
"accordion" paper body is extended. The head is made of cardboard
and papier-mnd has the original paper inserts. It is worth more
Archivist Don Hunter, at home in Eugene, Ore., peers through the
vintage microphone used in 1937 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt
to dedicate Bonneville Dam at Cascade Locks, Ore. Hunter has
traveled the world for 69 years in search of what he calls "dying
sounds," sounds that are disappearing as a quieter technology takes
Paul Strand's "Christo with Thorns, Huexotla, Mexico" 1932
marion Post Wolcott's "Baptism of Members of Primitive Baptist
Church in Triplett Creek, Roiwan County, Near Morehead, Kentucky"
Jim Alinder's "Christmas at Hinky Dinky, Lincoln, Nebraska" 1971
Curatorial intern Elissa Anderson put put together the fall photo
exhibition at the Spencer Museum, "Signs of Faith: Images from the