The Eudora Redsox won the 8U Tri-County Softball Tournament, 14-12, in extra innings Saturday, July 10, 2010.
A bowl full of yum: fresh tomato penne with sweet corn and basil.
We were a little short of the 2 pounds of tomatoes called for in the tomato-pasta-corn-basil recipe, but that's OK, we just added more sweet corn ... mmm, sweet corn!
Tomatoes from our garden, the Farmers' Market and a big local Purple Cherokee tomato bought at the Merc.
The kiddo shows off his haul of yellow pear tomatoes ... well, at least the tomatoes that he didn't squish while carrying too many across the yard at once.
The beet-hating chef with the beet sauce he made — doesn't he look proud?
The finished beet pasta sauce served over whole-wheat penne pasta with a side of homemade french bread.
Water rises at 23rd and Ousdahl streets during a severe thunderstorm on Sunday, July 11, 2010
Cars attempt to drive through high water at 23rd and Ousdahl streets in Lawrence. A severe thunderstorm brought heavy rain to the city on Sunday, July 11, 2010.
A semi truck attempts to drive through high water at 23rd and Ousdahl just after a severe thunderstorm on Sunday, July 11, 2010.
Cars attempt to pass through high water on 23rd and Ousdahl streets during a severe thunderstorm on Sunday, July 11, 2010.
Soccer fans wait for the start of the World Cup’s third-place game. Germany edged Uruguay, 3-2, Saturday in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
Leonard Ramsey photographs workmen removing the large mural of LeBron James on a building on Saturday in downtown Cleveland. James, who played seven years for the Cleveland Cavaliers, signed with the Miami Heat after becoming a free agent.
Netherlands’ Giovanni van Bronckhorst kicks the ball during a training session on Saturday at Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg. Van Bronckhorst’s squad will take on Spain in the World Cup final today.
Spain’s Cesc Fabregas takes part in a training session at Soccer City Stadium on Saturday in Johannesburg. The Netherlands and Spain face each other today in the World Cup final.
Germany’s Sami Khedira, center, celebrates with teammate Per Mertesacker after scoring his team’s third goal during the World Cup third-place match between Germany and Uruguay. At right is Uruguay’s Martin Caceres. Germany won, 3-2, on Saturday at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
New overall leader Sylvain chavanel, of France, gets sprayed with water by his team director. Chavanel won the seventh stage of the Tour de France on Saturday in Station des Rousses, France. Riders struggled through intense heat and humidity.
The Kansas City Royals’ Wilson Betemit leaves the field after being forced out at second to end the game against the Chicago White Sox. The Royals lost, 5-1, on Saturday in Chicago.
Country Music star Sarah Buxton will perform July 22 at the Granada to benefit the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Endowment Association. This year’s show is expected to raise about $25,000.
Marcos Martinez, left, and Steven Torres, parishioners of San Francisco de Asis Church in Ranchos de Taos, N.M.,apply mud to the thick adobe walls of the church June 14 as part of an annual ritual that has been done for nearly 200 years.
Revelers run from a Dolores Aguirre Ybarra ranch fighting bull, during the fourth run of the San Fermin fiestas Saturday in Pamplona, northern Spain.
Sylvie Nelson, executive director for the Saranac Lake Area chamber of commerce, center, attends a ribbon cutting ceremony for a yoga studio June 18 in Saranac Lake, N.Y. Nelson, a 44-year-old white woman, keeps getting snared at the Canadian border because she apparently shares some key identifying information with a black man, possibly from Georgia, who is in trouble with the law.
Butternut wood was used to make this pie safe in about 1830. The star designs in the punched tin give it added value. It sold this year at Cottone Auctions in Geneseo, N.Y., for $1,955.
Cincinnati Reds head groundskeeper Doug Gallant poses on the field with the fading sign for May’s Civil Rights baseball game held at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. As the Cincinnati Reds’ head groundskeeper, Gallant has some advice on how to improve your lawn without making it a full-time job.
Sonny Barger, 71, one of the longest standing members of the legendary Hells Angels Motorcycle Club, straddles his 2008 Victory Vision motorcycle. He’s published his sixth book, “Let’s Ride: Sonny Barger’s Guide to Motorcycling, How to Ride the Right Way — for Life,” co-written with Darwin Holmstrom.