Drue Jennings was a defensive back at Kansas University from 1963
to 1967. He said the highlight of his KU career was defeating
Missouri, 17-6, at home in the final game of his senior season.
Kansas university interim athletic director Drue Jennings, center,
seen avoiding the media Easter Sunday at KU, has made an impact by
helping the Jayhawks hire Bill Self to replace Roy Williams as
men's basketball coach. Jennings, a former CEO of Kansas City Power
& Light, has said he doesn't want to be the Kansas AD on a
Carl Hughes, Tonganoxie, holds Bubba, his black labrador retriever
puppy. Bubba is less than a year old and joined the family as soon
as he was old enough to be taken from his mother. Harriett Hughes
Mark submitted the picture.
Kansas University student Chris Brown, a Houston senior, makes a
catch at the NCAA Beyond the Game Tour outside Allen Fieldhouse.
Students were able Wednesday to experience NCAA sports as well as
try their hands at announcing a play-by-play of their favorite
championship in a sportscaster booth.
Slim Bushell, of D&S Masonry of Topeka, guides a quarter
section of a stone seal of the state of Kansas on the face of the
Dole Institute of Politics. The seal, perhaps the biggest ever, was
installed Wednesday at the Dole center on KU's West Campus. The
institute honoring former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole will be dedicated July
Lawrence High's Raya Bowden, left, shoots past SM North's Heather
Wille. The Lions won, 4-0, Wednesday at YSI.
NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon signs a blanket for Janna LaCock,
executive director of the Mid America Leukemia Lymphoma Society.
Gordon visited the Kansas Speedway Wednesday to promote NASCAR
after he gave a leukemia-stricken boy a ride to school in a race
Boston's Manny Ramirez, right, is greeted at home plate by Trot
Nixon after Ramirez scored in the ninth inning. The Red Sox rallied
for a 5-4 victory over Kansas City Wednesday in Boston.
Four Kansas University coaches have sons involved in Lawrence high
school sports. Pictured are, clockwise from top, Stanley Redwine,
Tommy Mangino, Robby Price and Ryne Price. The athletes posed
Sunday in front of the Kansas Union.
NASCAR driver Ricky Rudd, No. 21 has earned only one top-five
finish since joining the Wood Bros. racing team this season. He
currently is 18th in the Winston Cup Points standings.
Detroit's Ben Wallace dunks against Orlando. Wallace had 14 points,
21 rebounds, four steals and three blocks as the Pistons forced a
Game 6 with a 98-67 win over the Magic Wednesday at the Palace in
Auburn Hills, Mich.
President Bush is surrounded by rescued kidnap victims and family
members as he signs a wide-ranging package of child safety measures
in the Rose Garden of the White House. Among those gathered
Wednesday were Rick Hagerman and Donna Norris, at left in the front
row, the brother and mother of Amber Hagerman, for whom the Amber
Alert system is named. Behind them are Elizabeth Smart, who was
rescued in March nine months after she was kidnapped from her Salt
Lake City home, and her parents, Lois and Ed Smart.
Oakland first-base coach Brad Fischer watches the game against
Chicago through a thick fog. The A's-White Sox game Wednesday night
at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago was delayed twice by fog for a
total of 45 minutes. The A's defeated the White Sox, 4-1.
Marie Boncella, 4, was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at birth and
spent her first six months in Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas
City, Mo. "CF is a manageable disease, but it's fatal," says her
mother, Ann Marie Boncella, "and we're hoping Saturday's walk will
raise enough funds to help find a cure for this." Saturday's
fund-raiser begins at 9 a.m. at Southwest Junior High School, 2511
Heidi Karn looks like the picture of health as she talks about
cystic fibrosis. "I don't say hey, pity me, pity me, I've got
cystic fibrosis ... but if someone wants to talk about it, I'll
tell them all they want to know," she said. Heidi is a Kansas
Actors, from left, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Nick Stahl, David Andrews
and Claire Danes appear in a scene from Warner Bros. Pictures'
"Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines." A record number of movie
sequels and prequels are on the slate for 2003.
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, right, sits down with Pfc. Patrick Miller
and his wife, Jessa, in the her office at the Capitol. Sebelius and
state lawmakers honored Miller, a former prisoner of war in Iraq,
Kansas University professor Bob Umholtz, left, receives recognition
from Provost David Shulenburger, right, and Chancellor Robert
Hemenway for 50 years of teaching. Known as "Bullet Bob" because of
his fast writing and teaching characteristics, Umholtz was honored
for his service Wednesday at the Kansas Union.
Howard Beales, chief of the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of
Consumer Protection, announces that the FTC and 29 state attorneys
general have launched a law enforcement crackdown targeting
Internet auction scams. The announcement was made Wednesday in
Rick Andrews, rural Lawrence, brushes a stallion at Coal Creek
Farm. The Andrews family plans to expand business at the farm by
offering trail rides and camps for children.