Former Olympic champion Bill Lienhard takes a jump shot in this file photo. Lienhard helped the U.S. to an Olympic victory over the U.S.S.R. in 1952.
Charlie Hoag was a key member of the 1952 Olympic basketball team that won the Games in Finland.
The 1952 USA basketball team defeated Russia to win the gold medal in Finland. Lawrence residents Bill Lienhard, Charlie Hoag and Bill Hougland were part of the team.
This scoreboard displays the final score of the 1952 Olympic gold medal men's basketball championship. The United States defeated the U.S.S.R, 36-25.
This artist's rendition of the new Kansas University basketball practice facility shows three of the seven planned baskets and the windows looking out on Allen Fieldhouse to the east. The windows will have the ability to be shaded to prevent spying on closed practices. Dunking Darrell Arthur (00) not included.
This view of the new practice facility, also facing east, shows, among other things, the balconies overlooking the facility from the offices of coaches Bill Self and Bonnie Henrickson.
China's Yang Wei gestures after a performance during the men's individual all-around competition. Yang won the gold early today in Beijing.
In this image released by Oregon State University, a lionfish swims off Lee Stocking Island, Bahamas, in July 2007. The lionfish, a vibrantly colored spiny and venomous predator from the western Pacific, is rapidly spreading in the Caribbean's warm waters, swallowing native species, stinging divers and generally wreaking havoc on an ecologically delicate region. "This may very well become the most devastating marine invasion in history," said Mark Hixon, an Oregon State University marine ecology expert who compared lionfish to a plague of locusts.
Members of Sigma Kappa sorority's 1968 pledge class at Kansas University attend their 40-year reunion. In the back row at the June gathering, from left, were Jane Pike McHugh, Kaye Meyer Ostermann, Linda Hammer Brown, Mary Sturgeon Hughes, Alison MacKenzie, Joyce Thompson Riley-von Kleist, Linda Westphal Cherner and Marlene Wise Braunsdorf. In the front row were Linda Drennan Radtke, Deborah Simpkins Mazza, Judy Fauser Bornkessel, Sharon Manley Timmons, Mary Hibbert Patch, Kate Lawrence, Kathy Leary Holly and Debbie Green Murrell. Frances Vogel, Lawrence, submitted the picture.