KU basketball senior Wayne Simien was honored at the Topeka Statehouse Wednesday for being an All-American for the Jayhawks this year. Simien greets Gov. Kathleen Sebelius at right joined by from left, KU men's basketball coach Bill Self, Simien's father Wayne Simien Sr., Simien, his mother Margaret Simien and his sister Dione Leng.
KU basketball senior Wayne Simien, center, is given a standing ovation in the House of Representatives at the Topeka Statehouse Wednesday for being an All-American for the Jayhawks this year. Simien was joined by his family from left, his father and mother Wayne, Sr. and Margaret Simien and his sister Dione Leng. At right is KU men's basketball coach Bill Self. Simien was honored in both chambers at the statehouse and met with Gov. Kathleen Sebelius.
1970's: Ted Owens, (on knee at right) head basketball coach at the University of Kansas, with assistants Bob Frederick and Sam Miranda in Lawrence, KS.
Roy Williams shakes hands with his mentor, Dean Smith, during a Final Four game between Kansas and North Carolina. KU met UNC twice in the Final Four in the 1990's.
26 APR 1952: University of Kansas coach Dr. Forrest "Phog" Allen gives his final instructions to his team before playing and winning the NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four held in Seattle, WA at the Edmundson Pavilion. Kansas defeated St. John's 80-63 for the title. future North Carloina coach Dean Smith (facing camera) was a junior at Kansas.
KU basketball senior Wayne Simien, center, is given a standing
ovation in the House of Representatives at the Topeka Statehouse
Wednesday for being an All-American for the Jayhawks this year.
Simien was joined by his family from left, his father and mother
Wayne, Sr. and Margaret Simien and his sister Dione Leng. At right
is KU men's basketball coach Bill Self. Simien was honored in both
chambers at the statehouse and met with Gov. Kathleen Sebelius.
Harlanne Roberts, a reading teacher at South Junior High School,
cleans off a table at McDonald's, 901 W. 23rd St., where SJHS
students Alyssa Myers and Adrian PeÃ±a eat dinner. Teachers from the
Lawrence school district worked at three restaurants Tuesday for
McTeacher's Night, and McDonald's donated 20 percent of the sales
during the four-hour period to the school district.
A Parliament member sits alone before the start of Iraq's National
Assembly session in Baghdad. Iraq's lawmakers failed to choose a
parliament speaker Tuesday during their second-ever session, a
long-awaited meeting marred by shouting and finger-pointing.
Defense attorney Johnnie Cochran Jr. puts on a knit ski cap in this
Sept. 27, 1995, file photo, to disprove the prosecution's theory
that double-murder defendant O.J. Simpson wore a cap to hide his
identity the night of the murders. Cochran, whose televised murder
defense of Simpson made him a legal superstar, died Tuesday of a
brain disorder. He was 67.
The city center of Gunung Sitoli lies in ruins after a powerful
earthquake in this aerial photograph taken Tuesday over Nias,
Indonesia. The death toll from Monday's massive earthquake rose to
an estimated 1,000 today.
Lawrence Alternative High School Principal Judy Juneau, center,
talks with students Kenny Mills, left, and Kallie Solwa. Juneau,
who plans to retire at the end of the school year, and the students
chatted during a break between Tuesday's classes.
Traffic backs up on the South Lawrence Trafficway as volunteer
firefighters work the scene of an accident. A mobile home being
towed on the highway south of the Interstate 70 interchange caught
fire Tuesday and started grass fires in the area.
Stephanie Kirmer, 20, Lawrence, and Jim Boyd, 27, Lawrence, protest
outside the Lied Center, where right-wing commentator Ann Coulter
spoke Tuesday to an estimated crowd of 1,800 people.
Kay Wright, Lawrence, carries a copy of Ann Coulter's book "How to
Talk to a Liberal." Wright hoped to get it signed for her son, Lt.
Col. Kevin Wright, of Fort Knox, Ky.
Grilled pork chops with chipotle sauce is a quick and savory dish.
The pork chops can be cooked with a gas grill or broiler.
The cast of "Jocasta," clockwise from top, Omofolabo Ajayi-Soyinka,
Aron Carlson, Jan Chapman, Dianne Yeahquo Reyner and Joe Gipp, will
perform this week at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Special to
Teammates line the side of the Knox Natatorium as swimmers compete
in the 200-yard freestyle at the LHS Invitational. Lawrence High
placed second at the three-team meet Tuesday at LHS.
Lawrence High's Mallory West completes her dive. West, a freshman,
won the diving competition after a score of 217.80 Tuesday at Knox
KU basketball signee Julian Wright, front, steals the ball from
Korvotney Barber during a scrimmage Tuesday.
Kansas University basketball signees Mario Chalmers, left, and
Micah Downs bring the ball upcourt during a scrimmage. The future
Jayhawks, shown Tuesday in South Bend, Ind., will play in the
McDonald's All-American game tonight.
Free State high sophomore Jack Hull, right, chases down a volley
during No. 2 doubles against Shawnee Mission South. Hull and his
partner, senior Charles Guard, left, lost to the Raiders' Jeff
White and Brian Hiller, 8-7 (7-4), Tuesday at FSHS.
Free State high senior Charles Guard returns a volley during
doubles competition against Shawnee Mission South. Guard and his
partner, Jack Hull, lost at No. 2 doubles Tuesday at FSHS, but each
won their singles matches.
Michigan State players celebrate their 76-69 victory over Stanford
in the championship game of the Kansas City Regional. With the
victory Tuesday in Kansas City, Mo., the Spartans advanced to play
Tennessee in the Final Four.
Venus Williams returns a shot from her sister, Venus, in the
Nasdaq-100 Open. Venus won, 6-1, 7-6 (8), Tuesday in Key Biscayne,
Pearson Government Solutions' Lawrence complex, shown in the
foreground of this aerial photo looking northwest across the East
Hills Business Park at the southeastern edge of town, serves as a
call center for 30 government projects. The company has
consolidated its leases for its two buildings into a single lease,
good for another 10 years.
Actress Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon plays Nora Gage, a private
investigator at a high-end detective firm functioning on the
fringes of the law, in ABC's new series, "Eyes."
Spencer Lott crosses the stage in a dragon suit as Free State High School vocalists sing "Puff, the Magic Dragon" during a rehearsal for Encore '05. The annual variety show, which features juniors and seniors in Free State's choral program singing solos, duets and ensemble numbers, opens Thursday and runs through Saturday in the school's auditorium, 4700 Overland Drive. Shows start at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $6, and tickets may be purchased at both Hy-Vee locations, in the school's financial office and at the door a half hour before each performance.
The artists and coordinators of the Hobbs Park Mural dedicated the painting Oct. 30. The participants, from left, are Janet Good, project coordinator; Karl Janssen, artist; Shanna Nguyen, artist; David Lowenstein, art coordinator; and John Rasmussen, artist. John Rasmussen submitted the picture. Got a shot for Friends & Neighbors?