Baltimore third baseman Cal Ripken shakes hands with area police
and fire department workers including some who worked at the
Pentagon crash site as the O's honored victims of last week's
terrorist attacks. The Orioles defeated the New York Yankees on
Friday at Baltimore.
A ribbon is draped over the silhouette of the World Trade Center in
the miniature New York skyline atop the scoreboard at Shea Stadium.
Friday night's game between the Mets and Atlanta was the first
major league game in New York since last week's terrorist attacks.
Tonganoxie's Matt Alexander, right, tries to shed a DeSoto
defender. The Chieftains won, 23-20, on Friday night in Tonganoxie.
Eudora's Andrew Pyle gets through the Spring Hill defense. Pyle
helped the Cardinals claim a 38-30 victory on Friday at Eudora.
Expressing themselves through art, Kansas University students like
senior Andrew Vratil, Overland Park, work on a collaborative
memorial in reflection of the terrorist attacks on the East Coast.
Vratil was among those Friday at the Art and Design Building who
were painting a 30-foot canvas. Organizer and junior Lisa
Thalhammer, St. Louis, said she hoped to display the painting in a
Billy Joel performs "New York State of Mind" with a fallen
firefighter's helmet on his piano during the live broadcast of
"America: A Tribute To Heroes" in New York. In an extraordinary
benefit across the television dial, entertainers from Tom Hanks to
Bruce Springsteen united Friday to raise money for victims of the
World Trade Center and Pentagon terrorist attacks.
Marines board a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter at Camp Lejeune, N.C.,
before being flown to the USS Bataan to begin a six-month
deployment to the Mediterranean with the 26th Marine Expeditionary
Unit. The U.S. military is organizing for Operation Infinite
Justice to avenge the attacks on America.
Carol Gies, center, wife of missing firefighter Ronnie Gies, leans
on son Ronnie, left, and she is comforted by sons Bobbie, right,
and Tommy. They were attending ceremonies for victims at the World
Trade Center on Friday night at Shea Stadium in New York.
Free State's Brandon Jackson tries to evade an Olathe East
defender. The Firebirds fell to the Hawks, 30-26.
Free State's Walker Douglas, right, rambles for a touchdown as
Olathe East's Hayden Ware pursues. Douglas scored four TDs, but the
Firebirds fell, 30-26, Friday night at Haskell Stadium.
Central National Bank assistant vice president Angela Hill, left,
takes swabs from the mouth of Bailey Hiersche, 3, while her sister,
Meagan, 5, and mother, Suzanne, all of Lawrence, watch. The bank,
711 Wakarusa Drive, is playing host to a program that offers free
DNA sampling for children.
Larry's Auto Parts, 1502 W. 23rd St., ends its 32-year run as
competition increases, customers shift and vehicles run better and
longer than ever before. At the store Friday are former owner Larry
James, left, and store manager Jeff Riner.
KHRISTINA KIRKSTATTER, proprietor of Lucky Paws Bakery, makes
homemade dog treats by hand, selling them through area stores and
farmers' markets. Kirkstatter believes that it is important to use
healthy ingredients and avoid preservatives.
From Left, Lawrence Model Railroad Club members Carroll Ottinger,
Steve Meseraull, vice president, and Jim Turner, president, prepare
to break down a section of mountain scenery so they can transport
it to the club's first Model Railroad Show and Swap Meet at the
Douglas County Fairgrounds. The show is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Rocco Mediate hits out of the rough around the 17th green during
second-round play Friday at the Pennsylvania Classic at Laurel
Valley Golf Club in Ligonier, Pa.
Philip Gilreath, 13, leads his younger brother Stuart Gilreath, 9,
and mother Mitzi Gilreath around a bend on the Kansas River levee
bike path at Riverfront Park in North Lawrence. Mitzi Gilreath said
she liked to bring her family to Riverfront Park to ride bikes and
jog, and did so often, because it was fairly flat and level and
easier for her sons to navigate than other paths in Lawrence.
Scott Miller holds his son Jeffrey, 5, as they wait to pass through
a security check point at Shea Stadium before a game between the
New York Mets and the Atlanta Braves. The event Friday was the
first professional baseball game in New York since the Sept. 11
terrorist attacks. Security at stadiums across the country is
expected to be heightened this weekend in the wake of the attacks.
NEW YORK'S ROGER CLEMENS is the first pitcher in major league
history to win 20 of his first 21 decisions in a season, but his
accomplishment hasn't received the attention as Barry Bonds'
assault on the home run record.
Mechanics return Helio Castroneves' car to the garage after
practice was postponed. Drivers could not practice Friday for
today's CART race at Rockingham, England, due to problems with
weather and the track.
Texas running back Ivan Williams looks for running room in this
Sept. 1 file photo. Williams, UT's leading rusher with 139 yards,
will get his first start today against Houston.
Firefighters stand next to damaged cars as smoke fills the skies
after an explosion at a chemical fertilizer plant. At least 12
people were killed and 180 injured in Friday's accidental explosion
in Toulouse, southwestern France.
Taliban Ambassador to Pakistan Abdul Salem Zaeef speaks during a
news conference in Islamabad. He said Friday that Afghan's Taliban
rulers refused to hand over Osama bin Laden.
Lawrence businessman Steve Vormehr, owner of Mid-America
Concessions Inc., has his hands full of cups as he finishes
stocking concessions stands for a 1999 KU-Pepperdine football game
in this file photo. Vormehr died of a sudden illness Thursday.
A Franciscan priest touches the flag-draped casket of New York City
firefighter William Henry, who was killed in the World Trade Center
attack, as it rests atop a fire truck after the funeral Mass at the
Church of Saint Francis of Assisi. Henry's funeral Thursday was one
of eight for fallen New York firefighters; funerals for another two
firefighters killed in the attack were Friday.