Vermont's Taylor Coppenrath takes aim at the basket before
attempting a free throw late during his junior season. Coppenrath,
a senior, and the Catamounts will travel to take on Kansas
University in the season opener for both squads tonight at Allen
Baker coach Rick Weaver provides instruction during a timeout. The
Wildcats defeated Haskell, 93-86 in overtime, Thursday night at
Baker University guard D.J. Watkins, a Lawrence High product,
center, tries to defend Haskell Indian Nations University point
guard Brandon Yellow Bird-Stevens, left, while avoiding a screen
from Topah Spoonhunter. The Wildcats won, 93-86 in overtime,
Thursday night at Coffin Complex.
"People can call the KU-Missouri football game anything they want,
but it's always been a war," former KU coach and player Don
Fambrough told the KU football team. The 82-year-old Jayhawk, who
attends every KU football practice, addressed the players Thursday
afternoon in Hadl Auditorium.
Chris Miller, Bottleneck employee, holds the rock that was used to
break a window at the bar early Thursday. The window, allegedly
shattered by a disgruntled customer, was replaced Thursday
Lawrence Police officers investigate a one-car wreck at 14th and
Massachusetts streets. Police say Kansas University student Martin
J. Donaghy led them on a chase after leaving The Bottleneck early
Thursday and eventually crashed his car into J. Gladman Gallery,
This is an undated artist's reconstruction of Pierolapithecus
catalaunicus, an ancient ape that may have been the last common
ancestor of modern great apes.
Texas A&M University students Caitlin Callaham, left, of El
Paso, and her boyfriend, Jason Potthoff, of San Antonio, sit near
the Bonfire Memorial in College Station, Texas, after the
memorial's dedication. The granite and bronze memorial stands in
the grassy field where a bonfire collapse five years ago claimed 12
lives and injured 27 people.
Radio host Howard Stern waves to fans in Union Square in New York.
The promotional event Thursday was geared to keep Stern's fans as
his show makes the switch to satellite radio.
President Clinton and daughter Chelsea Clinton share an emotional
moment at the William J. Clinton Presidential Center during opening
ceremonies Thursday in Little Rock, Ark.
Attending the dedication of President Clinton's library were, from
left, Rosalynn and Jimmy Carter, Barbara and George Bush, Laura and
President Bush, Chelsea Clinton, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton and
Kansas University freshmen Liz Mukherjee, foreground, from Overland
Park, Kristen Wehkamp, center, Garden City, and Liz's twin sister,
Katie Mukherjee, camp for seats at tonight's KU-Vermont basketball
game in sleeping bags outside the men's locker room. The group has
been in line at Allen Fieldhouse since 6 a.m. Monday.
Gael Garcia Bernal, right, plays Ernesto "Che" Guevara in Walter
Salles' "The Motorcycle Diaries."
Example of a piece that will be featured in the show, '8.'
Will Ferrell stars in "Elf," which generated $173 million at the
Nicolas Cage, left, and Diane Kruger team up in "National
Treasure." Cage plays obsessed adventurer Benjamin Franklin Gates
and Kruger is his archivist accomplice, Abigail Chase.
Nicolas Cage, right, portrays a scholar-adventurer who believes a
map exists on the back of the Declaration of Independence that will
guide him to a vast fortune. Diane Kruger is his skeptical
accomplice in "National Treasure."
Jay Farrar and Canyon play Slim's in San Francisco in January.
Farrar will perform a solo set at 7 p.m. tonight at The Bottleneck,
John Niswonger, owner of Let it Ride skateboard shop, 15 E. Seventh
St., is closing his shop after nearly a decade in Lawrence.
Saturday will be his last day in business.
Austria's Martin Wiegele stretches out on the green while trying to read a putt. Wiegele and Markus Brier gave Austria a tie for the lead with Ireland after the first round of the World Cup on Thursday in Seville, Spain.
Free State High School sophomore Katie Kisner, 15, limbos under a giant cigarette held by junior Jessica Walker, 16, during lunch at Free State. Students participated Thursday in various activities related to the Great American Smokeout.
Doris Cojti, 4, holds her vaccination certificate as her mother, Miguelda Cojti, dresses after a consultation Wednesday in a medical clinic in Caquixajay, a small rural village some 65 miles west from Guatemala City. Two-thirds of the estimated worldwide deaths of children under 5 are the result of treatable illnesses, according to reports highlighted during the World Health Organization meeting in Mexico City. The WHO also said Thursday that African countries were facing a health crisis because they lacked enough medical personnel to attend to the sick. Tim Evans, the World Health Organization's assistant director-general, said Africa had only 0.8 health workers for every 1,000 people, far below the minimum of 2.5 health workers needed to "provide essential health care."
Whitney Juneau as Esther Smith leads Anna Cluff as Agnes Smith and Mallory McFall as Tootie Smith during a scene from "Meet Me in St. Louis," a musical being staged this weekend at Lawrence High School. Set at the time of the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair, the play tells the story of the Smith family and features musical favorites such as "The Boy Next Door," "The Trolley Song" and "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas." The show opened Thursday and plays again at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday at the high school, 1901 La. Tickets are $6.
Brandon Childs, right, is confirmed at Sacred Heart Church in Emporia. With him are his brother, Bryce Childs, left, who was a server, and Joyce Anderson, Brandon's sponsor. Brandon's confirmation was March 27. Bryce and Brandon are the children of Doyle and Shellie Childs, Emporia, and the grandsons of Merle and Joyce Anderson, Eudora, and Darrell and Karen Childs, Wellsville. Joyce Anderson submitted the picture.