Senior guard Russell Robinson is attacked by University of Colorado defenders Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008 during the Jayhawks' 72-59 victory in Boulder.
Lendon Hartshorn, of Erie, Co., shows his support for KU junior Mario Chalmers on his chest Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008 while the team warms up at the University of Colorado in Boulder.
Chris Van Eaton, top left, of Colby, Kan., high-fives his children and nieces late in the second half Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008 during KU's 72-59 victory against the University of Colorado in Boulder. To his right is his wife, Jennifer Van Eaton.
Freshman Tyrel Reed, from left, senior Jeremy Case and sophomore Brady Morningstar react to Brandon Rush's dunk in the second half Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008 during the Jayhawks' 72-59 victory against CU in Boulder.
KU senior Darnell Jackson (32) slides under a University of Colorado defender Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008 during the Jayhawks' 72-59 victory in Boulder. Jackson was the leading Jayhawk scorer with 18 points.
Lawrence high school social workers, from left, Rita Kendagar and Lynisha Thomas and reading teacher Susan Micka enjoy breakfast prepared and served by the male faculty and staff of LHS on Dec. 22. The annual event concluded with Christmas carols sung by the Faculty Choir.
Kennedy School students, from left, Heaven Lokay, Allie Crockett and Cresencia Brown, along with their teacher, Sally Davis, participate in a bake sale at their school. The bake sale was Dec. 19 as a fundraiser for a family that suffered a house fire.
Special guests meet and greet residents of Lawrence Presbyterian Manor during a tour. From left are Marty Kennedy, director of the Kansas Adult Care Home Program, Kathy Greenlee, secretary of the Kansas Department of Aging, and residents Ann Bricker and Mary Lou Warner. Kennedy and Greenlee visited the manor on Dec. 13.
Kathy Pribbenow, the Cub Scout Pack 342 Popcorn Kernel, congratulates Matt Pribbenow, Webelos II den, on Oct. 25 at Langston Hughes School. Matt won first place in popcorn sales - a total of $2,194 - for Pack 3462 and earned a prize of $100.
Ron Commons, Lawrence High School athletic director, helps prepare breakfast for the female faculty and staff of LHS. The event was Dec. 22 at the school.
The Steno Sisters, also known as Douglas County court reporters, back row from left, Joyce Lederer, Tammy Hogsett and Debbie Oakleaf, and front row from left, Yvonne Palkowitsh and Mary Kay Scheetz. The group attended the Kansas Court Reporters Association annual convention on June 10 in Wichita's Airport Hilton Hotel.
Sharon Spratt, CEO of Cottonwood Inc., and Milissa Hicklin, of Cottonwood, receive a check for $1,309 from Brian Walter, grand knight of the Knights of Columbus Council 1372. The check is from the proceeds of the Tootsie Roll drive in October 2007.
Grand Knight Brian Walter of the Knights of Columbus Council 1372 presents a check for $1,309 for ARC of Douglas County to Kara Walters, ARC board president. The check is from the proceeds of the Tootsie Roll drive October 2007.
Masonic Lodge No. 6 presented awards to winners of its essay contest at Free State High School on Jan. 24. From left are Free State teacher Teena Johnson, Robert Case, essay contest chief evaluator, students Brandon Mailand and Tess Murray, and Worshipful Master Clint Bradley of Lawrence Lodge No. 6. Murray won first place in the contest and Mailand won third.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell answers questions during a news conference. Goodell spoke on the state of the league Friday in Phoenix.
Iraqis participate in cleanup at the site of a suicide bombing at a popular pet market Friday in central Baghdad. Two female suicide bomber killed at least 91 people, police said, the deadliest bombing to strike the capital since 30,000 more U.S. troops flooded into central Iraq last spring.
Fishing boats sit moored at Fisherman's Wharf on Friday in San Francisco. Federal fishery regulators said this past week that the number of chinook salmon returning to the Sacramento River and its tributaries last fall was astonishingly low. That could trigger severe fishing restrictions and economic hardship for fishermen and related businesses from Central California to the Canadian border.
In this drawing, provided by the Global Peace Foundation, is what a proposed new peace center would look like on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco. A ballot initiative before San Franciscans envisions a new role for the island as a Global Peace Center.
Clyde Wheatfill pushes his bicycle down a snowy street Friday in Lafayette, Ind. Heavy, wet snow made for treacherous roads and delayed commutes Friday as a huge winter storm that stretched from Texas to the Great Lakes blanketed the nation's midsection Friday.
President Bush sits down to make a greeting card with Emily Mills, 5, from Horizon Elementary in Shawnee, during his tour of Hallmark Cards Inc. Friday in Kansas City, Mo.
President Bush stops to chat with Hallmark employee Rick Eisel, right, during his tour of Hallmark Cards Inc. Friday in Kansas City, Mo.
The Coca-Cola Co. provided this screenshot from an ad scheduled to run during Super Bowl XLII on Sunday. Advertisers are banking more than ever on the Super Bowl as the writers' strike affects hit TV shows.
H. Maverick Feldt, a fifth-grader at Vinland Elementary School, donates two years' worth of hair to Locks of Love after a haircut at the Blue Dot Salon in Lawrence. His mother, Marsene Feldt, submitted the picture.