Lawrence Free State's Austin Winn, left, takes the baton from Andy Neighbors in the Boys 4x400 relay at the state track meet on Friday, May 25, 2007 at Cessna Stadium in Wichita.
Lawrence High's Kelly Renfro (790) took an early lead in the Girls 3200 but fell back in the pack and finished fourth at the state track meet on Friday, May 25, 2007 at Cessna Stadium in Wichita.
Lawrence High's Brian Houle threw 184 feet for a fifth-place javelin finish at the state track meet on Friday, May 25, 2007 at Cessna Stadium in Wichita.
Lawrence High's Kevin Logan clears 6-6 in the high jump. Logan earned the gold medal at the 6A state track meet Friday in Wichita.
Anaheim's Chris Pronger laughs during practice for the Stanley Cup Finals on Friday in Anaheim, Calif. The Ducks will face the Washington Senators in Game 1 on Monday.
Entertainer Jim Nabors sings the traditional "Back Home Again in Indiana" before the start of the 1972 Indianapolis 500, the first time Nabors visited the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
NBA draft hopefuls, from left, Julian Wright, Kevin Durant and Brandan Wright listen to instructions from the director at the Electronic Arts Motion Capture studio Thursday in Burnaby, British Columbia. The trio wore suits outfitted with light sensors and markers that allow EA to capture and implement moves into their newest edition of NBA Live.
Sports video games produced by EA are displayed at a video game store Monday in Manchester, Conn. A partnership with ESPN is allowing the video game maker to dramatically increase real-time content in its sports-themed video games.
San Antonio Spurs forward Fabricio Oberto, left, shoots over Utah Jazz forward Carlos Boozer during Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals. The Spurs have a 2-0 lead in the series, but the Jazz are confident that the home-court advantage will help for tonight's Game 3.
Seattle's Raul Ibanez, left, accepts congratulations from Yuniesky Betancourt after scoring a fifth-inning run. The Mariners defeated the Royals, 10-2, on Friday night in Kansas City, Mo.
"Breathe," by Joshua Weiner
Detail of "Sanctum," by Steve Elliot
"Introspection," by Larry Young
Dylan Mortimer's "Prayer Booth" is part of the exhibition and can be found at the corner of Seventh and Mass. The Kansas City, Mo., artist and pastor says, "I hope to spark thought and dialogue about religion in the public sphere - a topic that is often avoided and often treated cynically by the art world."
Men pass a mural in Altar, Mexico, honoring migrants who have died trying to reach the United States. The Senate will resume work on an immigration bill in June.
A FEMA trailer sits on a lot behind a hurricane memorial in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans. The monument is dedicated to the survivors and victims of Hurricanes Rita and Katrina. A rebuilding plan for New Orleans includes a proposal to memorialize the hurricane victims and survivors on a much larger scale, with a memorial expected to cost $3.5 million, although its prospects are uncertain.
Radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr delivers his sermon before 6,000 worshippers in the holy Shiite city of Kufa. Al-Sadr appeared in public for the first time in months Friday, delivering a fiery anti-American sermon to thousands of followers and demanding U.S. troops leave Iraq.
Rosie O'Donnell, second from left, won't be back on "The View" after seeking an early release from her contract. She's shown here with co-hosts, from left, Barbara Walters, Joy Behar and Elisabeth Hasselbeck.
A Palestinian man runs with an injured boy after an Israeli missile strike on a Hamas base in the Gaza Strip. An Israeli airstrike hit a Hamas training center Friday south of Gaza City, destroying the compound and lightly injuring at least three, witnesses said. Israel has carried out airstrikes in retaliation for Palestinian rocket fire on Israeli towns near the border with Gaza.
Lois Mead, interim executive director of Douglas County Senior Services, visits with senior queen Lauraine Mulally before the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Lawrence. Tina Roberts, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
From left are Sierra Dickson, Justin Esau, Marie Galluzzi-Potter and Christine Caffey. Galluzzi-Potter congratulated Esau, winner of the Wallace Galluzzi 2006 Outstanding Youth Volunteer Award. Dickson and Caffey were nominated for the award, which was presented at the United Way of Douglas County's annual meeting Feb. 22 at the Lawrence Arts Center.
Members of Girl Scout Troop 636 have been volunteering at the Lawrence Humane Society to meet requirements for an honor badge. Scouts and their parents repaired the humane society's fence in September, and the troop planned to donate a portion of the proceeds from cookie sales this year to the shelter. The troop includes students from Kennedy School.
Tomi Wortham Short, second from left, of Midlothian, Va., is with her former dance students, from left, Anne Weir Ricketts, St. Paul, Minn.; and Dee Dee Dresser and Ruth Ann Sneegas, both of Lawrence. Short, who taught dance in Lawrence in the 1950s and '60s, was honored at a reception March 31 at the home of Katie Armitage.
From left are Sherry Williams, curator of the Kansas Collection at the Spencer Research Library at Kansas University; Lucy Remple McAllister; and Dr. Henry Remple. They attended a reception March 31 at the library celebrating the donation of Girl Scout papers and materials collected by Mariana Remple, a longtime Scouting leader who died in 2000.
The Kaw Valley Quilters Guild celebrates its 30th anniversary. The guild's founders and other members shared their memories at meetings April 16 and 17. Featured guests included back row from left, Pat Drewry, Patti Butcher, Shirley Wedd, Marge Ragle, Joan Cooper, Jean Mitchell and Chris Wolf Edmonds; front row, Nola Pickett, Lorene Mosser and Ruth Harwood.
Sherri Kessler, left, and Sabine Nolen, leaders for Girl Scout Troop 636, attend a bridging ceremony at Brook Creek Park. The event was in April.
Girl Scouts in Troop 636 participate in a bridging ceremony in April at Brook Creek Park. In the back row from left are Bethany Hale and Danyelle Brown; front row, Alex Harper-Sanchez, Shelby Liska and Rebecca Nolen.
Attending a meeting of the University Women's Club were, from left, Patti Rundquist, Joe Flannery, Janet Roth and Katie Armitage. Flannery, owner of Weaver's Department Store, discussed the company's 150th anniversary at the gathering April 10.
The Delta Chi chapter at Kansas University received the Award of Distinction in April from the North-American Interfraternity Conference. Only one other fraternity in the country received the award this year. Delta Chi members attending the awards banquet in Washington, D.C., were, back row from left, Andrew Mitchell, Josh Stewart and Alex Hanish; front row, Matt Brunner, Lance Mall and Andrew Langford.
Barbara Christoffersen, left, a former Lawrence resident who lives in Boulder, Colo., and Barbara Schowen, Lawrence, attend the reception for Tomi Wortham Short on March 31 at the home of Katie Armitage.