Kansas’ Allison Mayfield (15) taps the ball over Middle Tennessee Tech defenders in KU’s loss on Tuesday at Horejsi Center.
Three individuals involved in the Kaw Valley Soccer Association bring a variety of international experience to the Lawrence soccer scene. Representing three different continents, from left, are Riny de Boer, registrar and head coach of Kaw Valley Girls and All Girls academy director, who grew up in The Netherlands; Oumar Seck, coach of the Under-13 and Under-14 year-old boys, who spent his youth in Senegal, and Mauro Nobre, director of the organization’s premier division and administrative manager of the Club League, who was born in Brazil.
Dogs of all breeds got into the water at the Pooch Plunge. Before the pool is drained and cleaned for the year, canines and their owners get the last splash.
John Shannon, of Lawrence, carries his wet bulldog, Roxy, from the pool.
Sean Lester addresses the media at a press conference Tuesday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse. Lester was named interim athletics director after Lew Perkins resigned Tuesday morning.
Tennis balls and other objects to fetch were a common diversion in pool play during the annual Pooch Plunge on Tuesday at the Outdoor Aquatic Center.
KU men's basketball coach Bill Self responds to questions during a press conference where Sean Lester, an associate athletics director, was introduced Tuesday as the interim athletics director at KU. In a statement on the Kansas University website Tuesday, Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and Athletic Director Lew Perkins announced that Perkins will retire, effective immediately.
Sean Lester addresses the media Tuesday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse after being named interim athletics director at Kansas University. KU men's basketball coach Bill Self also attended the press conference.
Sean Lester, left, an associate athletics director, is introduced as the interim athletics director Tuesday at KU. KU men's basketball coach Bill Self also attended the press conference with Lester. In a statement on the Kansas University website Tuesday, Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and Athletic Director Lew Perkins announced that Perkins will retire, effective immediately.
Sean Lester, left, and KU men's basketball coach Bill Self address the media on Tuesday, Sept. 7. Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little named Lester the interim athletics director after Lew Perkins announced his retirement.
Kansas University junior Daniel Held, Seattle, gets a lesson in shofar making from Rabbi Zalman Tiechtel during a “Shofar Factory” put on by the Chabad Jewish Center on Tuesday at Wescoe Beach on the KU campus. The shofar, an instrument made from a ram’s horn, is a symbol of the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, and sounding of the horn signifies a call to repentance. Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown today.
Amy Ballinger is co-owner of Locust Street Marketplace, 700 Locust St. She had a passion for garage sales and auctions in the early ’90s that lead to owning a business.
Sean Lester was named interim athletics director at Kansas University by Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little on Tuesday, Sept. 7. Lester was serving as senior associate athletics director before being named interim AD and has worked for KU Athletics since 2003.
Free State High School seniors, from left, Audrey Hughes, Bailey Knowlton and Connor Caldwell were instrumental in a petition drive to get some students added to the Homecoming Court ballot. Knowlton holds one of the signed petitions Tuesday at Free State.
Janet Hamburg, pictured in this 2005 file photo, died unexpectedly in New York City on Saturday, Sept. 4 when she fell onto a construction platform.
Sixth-year Kansas University pharmacy student, Andy Fikan, Atwood, Kan., administers a flu shot to Andrew Garcia, 80, Lawrence, during a flu clinic organized by Walgreens and the Kansas University School of Pharmacy, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010, at the Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt. Local health professionals are encouraging anyone 6 months and older to get a flu shot this year.
Photo of former Kansas priest John Martin Fiala, who served in Shawnee in 2002, as well as in Kansas City, Mo. in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Photo courtesy of Bishop Accountability.
Barbara McCorkle, Sara Clymer and Frances Clymer, from left, were in Porvoo, Finland, where they celebrated Barbara’s 90th birthday, daughter Frances’ 60th, and granddaughter Sara’s 30th. McCorkle, of Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Minnesota’s Denard Span, left, is tagged out by Kansas City Royals catcher Brayan Pena. No matter. The Twins still won, 5-4, on Monday in Minneapolis.
Taylor Maturo holds Maxime, a toddler who she says became part of her family while she was in Togo.
Maturo is shown with kids at Camp Hope, a yearly camp for children infected with AIDS.
Children play with Taylor Maturo’s hair at Camp Hope, a yearly retreat where children with AIDS could go and not worry about their disease. One time after the kids had played with her hair, Maturo showered, and coins and beads the children had put there started falling out of her hair.
Lawrence resident Taylor Maturo works in the garden with a group of orphans. She recently returned from a tour with the Peace Corps in Togo.
Rich LaPierre, a Hallmark Cards Inc. designer for the Peanuts line, works on artwork during a 100-year anniversary reception at the company's headquarters July 20 in Kansas City, Mo. Hallmark Cards Inc., a $4 billion empire built on a demand for printed sentimentality, enters its second century facing a weak economy and what could be an even greater challenge: a generation that has grown up posting its sentiments online.
The Lawrence Children’s Choir sang Irving Berlin’s “Blue Skies” in front of the “Blue Skies” sculpture June 6 in Newton. The LCC was on a Kansas concert tour and they lodged at Bethel College in North Newton. Earlier that day they sang in the Hesston Mennonite Church. Jerry Jost submitted the photo.
Merrill Romig, left, and her husband, Ray, Baldwin City, along with Rae Jean Commerford, Americus, at right, have a stomping good time Aug. 28 at the Bluejacket Crossing Vineyard & Winery in Eudora. The event was a benefit for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County. Nancy Kasberger submitted the photo.
Every month, JobLink, a division of Cottonwood Inc., recognizes an employee of the month for their community employment. Tony Parker has been chosen as the September Employee of the Month and has been working at Alvamar Country Club since spring 2009. From left are Kathy Long-Morrow, Phil Bentzinger, Don Nunley, Parker and Randy Towner. Kari Bentzinger submitted the photo.
Former and current mayors and commissioners, along with dozens of city residents, gathered Aug. 24 for the 30th anniversary of the dedication of City Hall. Back row, from left, are Sue Hack, Lance Johnson, David Schauner, John Nalbandian, Alan Levine, Aron Cromwell, Robert Schulte, Ervin Hodges, Ed Carter, Sandra Praeger, Rob Chestnut, Bonnie Lowe, Tom Gleason, James Henry, Martin Kennedy, David Longhurst, David Penny and Michael Dever; front row, Bob Moody, Dennis Constance, Bob Schumm, Marci Francisco, Marjorie Argersinger, Nancy Hambleton, James Owens, James Schubert, Chuck Fisher, Ernest Angino, Shirley Martin-Smith and Mike Amyx. The city of Lawrence staff submitted the photo.
Melvin G. “Mel” Edmonds Jr.
Spectators watch as a fire burns in 4-Mile Canyon near Boulder, Colo., from a scenic viewing area. A wind-driven wildfire in the rugged Colorado foothills spread across 5 1/2 square miles Monday, destroying an unknown number of homes and triggering the evacuation of 1,000 others, authorities said. No injuries have been reported. About 100 firefighters were on the scene, and the winds calmed enough by late afternoon that three aerial tankers could start dropping fire retardant before darkness. Some crews remained at the fire through the night. Four more aerial tankers were requested to join the fight this morning.
Illustrator Craig Lueck works on art during a 100-year anniversary reception at the company’s headquarters in Kansas City, Mo. Hallmark Cards Inc., a $4 billion empire built on a demand for printed sentimentality, enters its second century facing a weak economy and what could be an even greater challenge: a generation that has grown up posting its sentiments online.
Chex muddy buddies, also called "puppy chow."