Former KU All-America QB Bobby Douglass looks to pass during the
Kansas coach Mark Mangino, left, and former Jayhawk Jim Fender
chat. Fender caught both touchdown passes for the Blue team in its
14-13 victory in the alumni game Sunday at Memorial Stadium.
Former Kansas football coach Don Fambrough kicks an extra point in
a tie game with no time remaining. The kick was blocked, but later
ruled good because of a rules violation, awarding the Blue team a
14-13 alumni-game victory Sunday at KU's Memorial Stadium.
Charles Gordon returns one of his three interceptions for a 46-yard
touchdown in the spring game.
Former player Kyle McNorton watches the Jayhawks' spring game from
the sideline Sunday with his daughter Kyla, 8.
Junior defensive back Ronnie Amadi (17) hammers sophomore running
back John Randle during the first half. Kansas University's
football team capped its spring practice season with a scrimmage
Sunday at Memorial Stadium.
Kansas University defensive end John McCoy (36) wraps up
quarterback Jason Swanson. McCoy had two sacks among his five
tackles during the Jayhawks' annual spring football scrimmage on
Sunday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.
Kansas City's Carlos Beltran (15) safely slides into second with a
steal as Minnesota second baseman Luis Rivas reaches in vain for
the ball. The Twins beat the Royals, 8-3, Sunday in Minneapolis.
Barry Bonds watches the flight of the first of two home runs off
Dodgers pitcher Jeff Weaver. Bonds tagged two Sunday in San
Boston's Manny Ramirez is tagged out at the plate by New York
catcher Jorge Posada during the third inning. The Yankees won, 7-3,
Sunday in Boston. Ramirez was retired when Ellis Burks grounded to
third for a fielder's choice.
Jessica Militare, 13, of Miami, right, looks down toward a campaign
sign as Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry, left,
addresses the crowd during a campaign stop at the University of
The crew of Russian Soyuz TMA-4 spacecraft waves before its launch
at the cosmodrome Baikonur in Kazakhstan. Early today, crew members
Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka, top, American NASA astronaut
Michael Fincke, center, and Dutch ESA astronaut Andre Kuipers,
bottom, headed to the international space station.
John Dominic Crossan speaks during his keynote address entitled
"The Resurrection of Jesus and American Christianity." Crossan
spoke Sunday at the Plymouth Congregational Church.
Ken Audus begins today as dean of the Kansas University School of
Pharmacy. Audus, who has been at KU since his postdoctoral days, is
researching the way drugs pass through the placenta during
A motorboat lands on top of a houseboat in a wreck at Perry Lake. A
passenger in the houseboat died in the Aug. 8, 2003, collision.
Several lawsuits regarding the accident have been filed.
Two lines of fire, set on each side of a pasture east of Strong
City, begin coming together in midfield, leaving blackened grass
behind during a prairie burning last week. The fire was carried
across the property of Kim Crofoot and Todd Peterson with the help
of a strong southern wind.
Burning in the Flint Hills
From left are Marine Cpl. Juan Perez, 25, Bronx, N.Y.; Pfc. Phillip
Marquez, 21, of Coachella, Calif.; Cpl. Christopher Ebert, 21, of
Forest City, N.C., and Staff Sgt. Damien Castilla, 38, from San
Diego. The troops lit candles at the start of a Sunday church
service in the living room of the home where they and Marines of
Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, have been staying
for more than a week in northwest Fallujah, Iraq.
Dorothy Anderson, 94, left, and Georgiana Brune, 92, are longtime
patrons of the Lawrence Public Library. Today, both rely on the
library's Bookmobile service to get reading material to their
residence at Presbyterian Manor, 1429 Kasold Drive. They are
pictured on Tuesday at the manor's library.
Jeff Gunelson looks at a tree that fell on a car parked in his driveway in Salina. Several large trees around Salina blew over Sunday in strong gusty winds
Sister John Marie, left, with the Sisters of St. Joseph, high-fives another sister during a bowling game in Wichita. The Knights of Columbus invited the nuns to free bowling, dinner and bingo Sunday. Some of the nuns had never bowled before.
Zachary Deitcher, 5, Topeka, high-fives Big Jay before the start of the Kansas University football team's spring scrimmage.
Longtime friends attended two graduation parties, one when they graduated from Lawrence High School in 1999, and one at a recent college graduation. The men began their friendship at Schwegler School, continued it through South Junior High and Lawrence High and college. From left in both pictures are Kevin Williams, graduate of Kansas Wesleyan University; Tad Shurtz, graduate of Kansas University; Tom Bondurant, graduate of Kansas State University; and Jake Albers, who will soon graduate from KU. Patty and Jim Bondurant, Lawrence, submitted the picture.