Kansas right fielder Liz Kocon fields the ball during against Baylor on Sunday, April 17, 2011 at Arrocha Ballpark.
Kansas catcher Brittany Hile tags Baylor’s Holly Holl out at the plate Sunday, April 17, 2011 at Arrocha Ballpark.
Baylor’s Whitney Canion scores, beating Kansas catcher Brittany Hile’s tag Sunday, April 17, 2011 at Arrocha Ballpark.
Kansas third baseman Kendra Cullum fields a grounder against Baylor on Sunday, April 17, 2011 at Arrocha Ballpark.
Kansas hitter Laura Vickers strikes out against Baylor on Sunday, April 17, 2011 at Arrocha Ballpark.
Kansas softball fans hold up letters that spell out “Jayhawks!” during KU's game against Baylor on Sunday, April 17, 2011 at Arrocha Ballpark.
Aaron Johnson, a student at the Kansas State School for the Blind, shows off some of the works in his exhibit, "Dream Series." The exhibit, which features works Johnson created that are inspired by his dreams, will be on display at the school's Accessible Arts Gallery through the month of April.
A group of runners are framed as they pass under the 23rd Street overpass on the Boroughs Creek Rail Trail in east Lawrence during the Kansas Half Marathon. The route ran through the Haskell campus, east Lawrence and parts of downtown. The annual race is a fundraiser for Health Care Access and drew hundreds of runners.
Runners take off from the starting line at Haskell Indian Nations University for the beginning of the Kansas Half Marathon, held Sunday, April 17, 2011. This year's event is April 22. It has a new coordinator and race director and will start and finish in downtown Lawrence. The event benefits Health Care Access, a medical clinic for low-income Douglas County residents who are uninsured.
A photographer stands in the path of hundreds of oncoming runners at the beginning of the Kansas Half Marathon on Sunday, April 18, 2011. Runners competed in the half marathon and 5K and 10K races, which all started and ended on the campus of Haskell Indian Nations University.
Mary Beth Rader, Topeka, seated, cheers on her sister, Jennifer Urton, Waverly, as Urton competes in the 10K race of the Kansas Half Marathon on Sunday, April 17, 2011. Urton was running up the Burroughs Creek Rail Trail in east Lawrence toward the turn-around, which was just south of 15th Street for 10K runners.
Free State High junior Ruthie Ozonoff places warning stickers on cases of beer Saturday at Cork & Barrel, 2000 W. 23rd St. Ozonoff and about three dozen other area students spent the morning adding the stickers as part of "Sticker Shock Lawrence," an event designed to discouraged underage drinking.
Katie Barnett, pictured with her dog Leonidas, is a third-year law student at Kansas University who is organizing an animal cruelty prosecution clinic.
Annette Jane Smith Caset
A KNI resident's room. Residents are able to personally furnish their rooms through money they earn from working or funds they receive from Social Security or other sources.
A KNI resident asks "How are you?" with a screen device that she operates by moving her head.
Christine Brady, a team coach at the Kansas Neurological Institute, demonstrates a device that residents can use to operate a food processor.
Rex works for Balloon Extraordinaire at the Hidden Treasures Mall at the Kansas Neurological Institute in Topeka. The retail area includes several shops where residents can work for various lengths of time. Eighty-five percent of the people who live at KNI work.
Volunteer mission: Lawrence Youth Volunteer Corps members, from left, Taz Grout, Madeline Chesnut, Brooke Taylor (Miss Leavenworth County 2011), Sarah Shin, Allison Morte and Alex Kong learned about domestic violence Feb. 5 at the Willow Domestic Violence Center. They will be assisting with the May 6 “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes,” a benefit for the Center. Emily Bertels submitted the photo.
Lecompton Mayor Roy Paslay is retiring after having served on the Lecompton City Council for 26 of the past 30 years.