Miami running back Travis Minor, left, tries to elude Morlon
Greenwood during Dolphins training camp. Minor and newly acquired
running back Lamar Gordon lead the Dolphins' backfield into their
season opener today against Tennessee.
McLouth high defender Joel Dickerson, right, wraps up Wathena
quarterback Colin McQuillan during the first half. The Bulldogs
won, 13-12, Friday in McLouth.
Florida catcher Paul Lo Duca, left, celebrates with pitcher Carl
Pavano after Pavano tossed a shutout against the Cubs in the first
game of a doubleheader. The Marlins won the first game, 7-0, but
dropped the second, 11-2, Friday in Chicago.
Seabury Academy goalkeeper Paul Bireta dives on the ball against
Flint Hills. The Seahawks defeated the Warriors, 5-2, Friday at
Olathe North's Justin Gore tries to escape Lawrence High's Nolan
Kellerman (26) while the Lions' Brett Sims (88), Darrick Henry (18)
and Cory Gaston give chase. Gore had 34 carries for 234 yards and
four touchdowns in the Eagles' 29-8 victory Friday night at Haskell
Kansas University's Ashley Michaels drives home a volley by Rhode
Island. The Jayhawks defeated the Rams, 30-23, 30-24, 30-21, in the
Holiday Inn/Jayhawk Classic on Friday at Horejsi Center.
Former Kansas University player and coach Lynette Woodard smiles as
John L. Doleve, president and CEO of the Basketball Hall of Fame,
helps her put on her Hall of Fame jacket. Woodard, who also was an
Olympic gold medalist and the first woman to play for the Harlem
Globetrotters, was inducted into the hall Friday in Springfield,
Mass., along with Clyde Drexler, Bill Sharman, Maurice Stokes,
Jerry Colangelo and Drazen Dalipagic.
Pepperdine University president Andrew Benton gives Susan Hazlett,
executive director of the Lawrence Schools Foundation, a high-five
upon receiving tickets to Friday night's Lawrence High School
football game. Benton, who graduated from LHS in 1970, spoke at the
foundation's third annual breakfast Friday. During his speech,
Benton said the speaking engagement gave him a reason to come back
to his hometown and watch an LHS football game while eating a hot
dog at Haskell University.
A model of the New Jersey September 11, 2001 Memorial titled "Empty
Sky" is on display at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, N.J.,
across the Hudson River from the World Trade Center site in New
York City. The memorial will consist of two 30-feet high, 200-feet
long steel walls facing one another with the names of the nearly
700 New Jersey victims of the attacks etched into the steel. Ground
was broken Friday at the site.
Kristen Breitweiser, right, whose husband, Ron, died in the Sept.
11, 2001, terror attacks at the World Trade Center, joins other
family members of the victims during a hearing by the Senate
Governmental Affairs Committee Aug. 17 on Capitol Hill in
Jody Greene, the daughter of Donald F. Greene, of Cambridge, Mass.,
who was a passenger on United Flight 93 on Sept. 11, 2001, ties a
flag on her father's angel at the temporary memorial to Flight 93
in Shanksville, Pa.
An Iraqi soldier asks supporters of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr
to calm down as they gather to show support for al-Sadr in Baghdad,
Iraq. Altercations broke out Friday after some of the supporters
challenged the soldiers for aligning with the U.S. Army.
Sgt. Chuck Bartles re-enlists after receiving the Bronze Star in
Fayetteville, N.C. Bartles, a Kansas University graduate student,
lost his arm after being caught in a roadside attack last year in
Veterans and other supporters watch as President Bush listens to a
question from the audience during a campaign rally at Shawnee State
University in Portsmouth, Ohio.
Fashion Designer Alice Roi embraces Marc Beckman after Beckman
proposed to her with the help of some sign-carrying models during
the runway show of her spring 2005 collection in New York.
Hurricane Ivan is seen in this satellite image taken at 2:45 p.m.
CDT Friday, as the strong Category 4 hurricane makes its way toward
Pamela Williams, left, with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration
Services, hands Kate Young-Choi Kim her certificate of citizenship
at the Dole Institute of Politics.
More than 150 people, including Alfredo Martinez, foreground,
Kansas City, Kan., are sworn in as U.S. citizens. Forty-nine
countries were represented at Friday's ceremony.
Kansas state running back darren sproles breaks away from Western
Kentucky defenders during the season opener. Sproles rushed for 221
yards in last week's season opener.
Texas coach Mack Brown pulls off his headset before questioning a
call. Brown hopes to earn his first victory against rival Arkansas
today in Fayetteville, Ark.
Kansas receiver Brandon Rideau sprints past Iowa State's Ellis
Hobbs for a touchdown in the 2003 regular-season finale. Rideau
ranked second on the team last season with 51 receptions.
KU receiver Brandon Rideau is taken down by three Oklahoma State
defenders after making a catch in traffic. Rideau had a
breakthrough season in 2003 with 51 catches for 677 yards and six
touchdowns. The senior co-captain wasn't happy with his three-catch
performance in last Saturday's season opener against Tulsa and
hopes to bounce back today against Toledo.
Handcrafted wooden toys and dolls will be a few of the items Fran
and Robert Johnson will display at the 25th annual Fall Arts and
Crafts Festival on Sunday at South Park. About 170 artists are
expected at this year's show.
The newly-elected officers of the Twilight Chapter of American
Business Women's Assn. are, from left, Shari Stamer, secretary;
Susie Bartlett, treasurer; Helen Cox, vice president; and Connie
Ingle, president. They were pictured Aug. 16 during a business
meeting at the American Legion.
From left are Susan Bonham, Sandy Garber, Steve LaRue, Valerie
Grose, Thomas Howe, Charles Gruber, Terry Sexton and Larry
Northrop. They recently attended a Realtor Breakfast Club meeting
at First Watch.
Members of the Dickens Readers are, back row from left, Charlyn
Orel, Helen Crockett, Sarah Casad and Pauline Scheve; front row
from left, Marian Warriner, Cornelia Fields, Hilda Enoch, Marjorie
Cole and Mary Allen. Each year the group chooses one or more
Dickens' novels to read aloud twice a month. They just completed
"The Pickwick Papers."
Miles Schnaer, of Crown Automotive, presents a $1,000 sponsorship
check to Betty Markley, president of the Lawrence Express Network.
The check was presented Aug. 26 during a club meeting at the
Tyler Thomas, of Boy Scout Troop 62, teaches a geology class at
Theodore Naish Scout Reservation near Bonner Springs. Tyler worked
this summer in the Nature Lodge at the reservation. He taught
classes to three sessions of Boy Scouts and 10 sessions of Webelos.
From left Mary Lynn Stewart, of the Lawrence Flower Club; Diana
Frederick, of the Audio-Reader Network; and Leann Johnson, of
Prairie Acres Garden Club show off a $2,000 check for a Historic
Gardens Project Grant sponsored by the Principal Financial Group.
Members of the Lawrence Flower Club and Prairie Acres Garden Club
are working on the grant to enhance and expand the Audio-Reader
Mary Suggs, left, Mildred Gilbreth, center, and Flo Sarlis hold
hands during a prayer at Babcock Place, 17th and Massachusetts
streets. Residents at Babcock gathered Sept. 3 to celebrate the
72nd wedding anniversary of Doris and Ralph Sader, who live there.
Doris and Ralph Sader, Lawrence, celebrate their 72nd wedding
anniversary. Residents of Babcock Place surprised the couple with
flowers before lunch Sept. 3 at the residence, 17th and
Mad Hatter patrons, from left, Clint Jones, Nick Arthachinda and
Christina Strubbe get their food from servers Kristen Badali, left,
and Colby Chapin during lunch Friday. The new bar and grill opened
in the former Rick's Place near Sixth and Vermont streets.
A steer dozes on all fours as Tyler Atwood gives him a quick trim in a pen at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson. The state fair opened its 10-day run Friday. New to fairgoers this year is the Prairie Pavilion, a 92,000-square-foot building that will house livestock shows.
Free State High School ends its fifth- through ninth-grade girls basketball camp with a group picture. Brenda Frei submitted the photo.
Julianne and Bud Pottorf