Missouri running back Zack Abron leaps over an Eastern Illinois
defender during Saturday's game in Columbia, Mo. Abron, a senior,
has shown impressive versatility for the Tigers this season.
Dallas coach Bill Parcells, center, and tight end James Whalen (81)
celebrate a catch by Terry Glenn, bottom, that helped set up kicker
Billy Cundiff's game-winning field goal in overtime. The Cowboys
defeated the New York Giants, 35-32, Monday night in East
Detroit forward Swin Cash, center, and teammate Ruth Riley, left,
are surrounded by teammates after their win in Game 3 of the WNBA
Finals. The Shock won the title with a 83-78 victory Tuesday over
Los Angeles in Auburn Hills, Mich.
Minnesota catcher A.J. Pierzynski, left, congratulates reliever
LaTroy Hawkins after the Twins' victory over Chicago. The Twins
defeated the White Sox, 5-2, Tuesday night in Minneapolis.
Seabury Academy's Scotty King, center, heads a ball away from the
Seahawks' goal. Seabury lost, 3-0, Tuesday to Olathe Christian at
the Youth Sports Inc. fields.
Kansas State quarterback Jeff Schwinn, left, a McLouth native,
chats with coach Bill Snyder during a timeout Saturday against
Massachusetts. Schwinn, who replaced injured Ell Roberson against
UMass, could start again this Saturday.
Kansas City's Rondell White rounds the bases after hitting a
three-run home run. The Royals defeated the Indians, 12-8, Tuesday
night in Cleveland.
Kansas City rookie Angel Berroa follows through after slapping an
RBI triple off Cleveland pitcher Chad Durbin, a former Royal, in
the fifth inning. The Royals beat the Indians, 12-8, Tuesday at
Jacobs Field in Cleveland.
Campus diversity is celebrated at Kansas University's annual Open
House. In this file photo from last year's Open House, KU sophomore
Vimbayi Kajese, of Harare, Zimbabwe, carried her country's flag
during a Hispanic Heritage Month parade on Jayhawk Boulevard. The
parade featured flags from 100 countries.
Jeff Cargill, left, and his brother John Cargill work to secure
boards over the windows on one of the five houses their mother owns
along the ocean in Kill Devil Hills, N.C. About 90,000 people were
urged Tuesday to evacuate the Carolina coast before the arrival of
Hurricane Isabel, which had weakened but remained a dangerous storm
on a track toward land.
U.S. troops catch some sleep at their living quarters at the Abu
Ghraib prison just outside Baghdad, Iraq. The United States said
Tuesday it was holding six prisoners claiming to be Americans and
two who said they were Britons, the general in charge of detention
centers said Tuesday.
Free State High School National Merit semifinalists, back row from
left, are Audrey Southard, daughter of Jeff and Marylee Southard;
Abraham "Aber" Miller, son of Tim Miller and Tamara Dutton;
Christopher Brewer, son of John and Elaine Brewer; Bryan Maygers,
son of Dennis and Melinda Maygers, and Claire Bunch, daughter of
Kate Hill and Barry Bunch. Front row from left are semifinalists
Ivan and Alan Sheu, sons of Albert and Jingping Sheu; Charles Pye,
son of Clifton and Deborah Pye; Evan Ferrier, son of Linda
Stone-Ferrier and Stephen Ferrier; Caleb Powers, son of Cheryl and
Richard Powers, and Free State High School National Achievement
scholar Kristin Baker, daughter of Dennis and Janella Baker.
Ying Niu, left, and Jamie Huston are Lawrence High School's
National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. Niu is the daughter of
Fenghui Niu and Wei Zhou, and Huston is the son of John and Melinda
John Kepple, 17, a home-schooled student, is among 15 Lawrence-area
semi-finalists in the National Merit Scholarship competition.
Nam Ouk Cho, 19, talks with his lawyer prior to Cho's preliminary
hearing on charges of second-degree murder for causing the death of
a Lawrence resident in a traffic accident that brought to an end a
high-speed chase last month through Lawrence. Cho, from Lee's
Summit, Mo., on Tuesday was ordered to stand trial in Douglas
County District Court.
Joan Meyer leads her dog Dustin, a 7-year-old Shetland sheepdog,
over a jump at Triune Canine Training Center in rural Lawrence.
Meyer and Dustin next month will go to St. Louis for the Purina Dog
Chow Incredible Dog Challenge National Finals. Dustin will compete
against other dogs in the obstacle-course portion of the event.
Secretary Rod Bremby, right, accompanies his mother, Margaret
Johnson, Lawrence, center, to visit her doctor and Bremby's wife,
Dr. April Bremby, at Mount Oread Family Practice.
Faye Watson and her grandson, Lawrence Watson, 2, both of Lawrence,
view "Hawk of the Arts," by Megan McNellis at the Lawrence Visitor
Center, 402 N. Second St. The Lawrence Board of Realtors presented
this year's River City Architectural Enhancement Award to the
Jayhawks on Parade promotion, which was created by the Lawrence
Convention and Visitors Bureau. The Watsons viewed the sculpture on
The nominations for the 31st annual American Music Awards are
announced by, from left, this year's host, Jimmy Kimmel; Dick
Clark, executive producer of the TV special, and singer Macy Gray
in Beverly Hills, Calif. The nominees were announced Tuesday; the
show will air Nov. 16.
Asian pears fill small baskets at the Lawrence Farmers Market. The
pears sell for about $2.50 per pound.
The flavor of Asian Pears is unique. Lawrence grower Elden Bailey
describes it as a cross between "an apple and a pear." Residents
can find the fruit at the Lawrence Farmers Market, Community
Mercantile Co-op and area orchards.
Kansas University's men's basketball coach Bill Self poses for a picture with Skyler Shockley, 7, and Abbie Shockley, 3. Skyler and Abbie are the children of Jeremy and Brenda Shockley, Baldwin, and the grandchildren of Dan and Becky Shockley, Eudora, and Ron and Shirley Buerman, Lawrence. Brenda Shockley submitted the photo.
Student-activists gesture with their red-painted hands to stop alleged U.S. dictates over the World Trade Organization in a rally near the U.S. Embassy in Manila, Philippines. Talks of the fifth WTO Ministerial Meeting in Cancun, Mexico, collapsed Sunday, and the organization's self-imposed deadline of January 2005 to reach an agreement that dismantles global trade barriers will likely fail.
Donald Shepard, Lawrence, picks sweet potatoes from his North Lawrence garden. Shepard picked just shy of 10 buckets of sweet potatoes on Tuesday. His largest sweet potato was bigger than his head.