The Lawrence Hurricanes sixth-grade team was the champions of the NYSSO
Kick-Off Classic at The Field Of Dreams in Basehor.
The Perry-Lecompton fourth-grade Firecrackers started off their
soccer season Aug. 25. Pictured left to right: Brett Carver, Kelsey Bowser,
Kristin Spencer, Charley Carver, Maggie Carver and Shelby Easum.
Texas second baseman Ian Kinsler, right, turns to throw to first base from second after forcing out Mark Teahen (24). The Rangers won, 9-8, Tuesday in Arlington, Texas.
Serena Williams reacts after losing in straight sets to Justine Henin on Tuesday at the U.S. Open.
Justine Henin chases a shot from Serena Williams. Henin eliminated Williams from the U.S. Open on Tuesday in New York.
President Bush, right, meets with Australian Prime Minister John Howard today ahead of the APEC summit at the Commonwealth Parliament Offices in Sydney, Australia.
Residents ride bikes Tuesday through a flooded street near a market in La Ceiba, eastern Honduras. Hurricane Felix came ashore, causing flooding in many areas.
Jeff Elliott, left, Leawood, J. R. Reilly and Mike Wood, both of Leavenworth, Blaine Sampson, Lawrence, Dale Weintroub, Leavenworth, Mike Maddox, Lawrence, and Randy Abbott and Jerry Reilly, both of Leavenworth, go golfing at Whistling Straits, Wis., July 14.
GlobalFlyer pilot Steve Fossett waves to the crowd in this March 3, 2005, file photo, at the Salina Municipal Airport. Fossett flew out of Salina on the world's first solo trip around the globe without refueling. A small plane carrying Fossett has been missing since Monday night, federal officials said Tuesday.
Workers check toys at the toy testing lab at Guangdong Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau on Tuesday in Guangzhou, China. Stung by global recalls, China opened a toy-testing lab to foreign media Tuesday, showing off workers in white lab coats scraping paint off plastic toys and twisting the legs and arms of action-figure dolls.
A lightning strike caused fires Tuesday at Crown Butte near Simms, Mont. In the foreground, a skull decorates a fence at the Ron Long ranch near the fire. The fire scorched between 800 and 1,500 acres before local volunteer firefighters could contain it.