Lawrence High’s Anthony Buffalomeat (25) rises for a shot over defenders Deon Tripp (3) and Sam Falcon (2) during the Lions' game against Sumner Academy in the Blue Valley Shootout Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 in Stillwell.
Lawrence High’s Bryce Montes de Oca (55) alters Benny Parker’s (11) shot as he defends the basket during LHS’ first-round game against Sumner Academy in the Blue Valley Shootout Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 in Stillwell.
Lawrence High’s Jake Mosiman (3) scores an easy basket following a Sumner turnover in the Blue Valley Shootout Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 in Stillwell.
Lawrence High’s Jake Mosiman, right, and Deon Tripp battle for a rebound against Sumner in the Blue Valley Shootout Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 in Stillwell.
Lawrence High’s KJ Pritchard (14) swats Benny Parker’s (11) shot attempt during the Lions' game against Sumner Academy in the Blue Valley Shootout Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 in Stillwell.
Lawrence High’s KJ Pritchard (14) blows by defender RayVaughn Johnson for a layup during LHS’ first-round game against Sumner Academy in the Blue Valley Shootout Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 in Stillwell.
Lawrence High’s Logan Smith, right, holds the ball away from defender Marcus Allen while he floats under the basket as he tries a reverse layup during LHS’ first-round game against Sumner Academy in the Blue Valley Shootout Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 in Stillwell.
The hiring of Charlie Weis, as KU's new football coach provided staff photographers Nick Krug and myself three different photo events to cover on his arrival to Lawrence. The trickiest for me was a night time coverage of Weis's arrival at the Lawrence airport. Getting correct flash exposures and photographing through glass were two problems I dealt with to capture the new coach.
Kansas' Keena Mays puts up a shot in KU's victory over Wisconsin Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, at Allen Fieldhouse.
Natalie Knight, right, puts defensive pressure on Wisconsin's Lacia Gorman during KU's home game against Big 10 team Wisconsin Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011. At left, KU coach Bonnie Henrickson pleads with a referee for a five-second call.
Charlie Weis, 55, waves to media members at the Lawrence Airport on Thursday night around 8:30 p.m. after arriving in town with Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger, at right. Weis has agreed to become the 37th head football coach in KU history.
Charlie Weis, formerly the offensive coordinator at Florida, gets off the Kansas University plane at the Lawrence Airport on Thursday night around 8:30 p.m. Weis has agreed to become the 37th football coach in KU history. KU will hold a press conference to introduce Weis on Friday.
Out of a loose ball scramble, Aishah Sutherland (11) comes up with the ball and a shot at the basket during KU's home game against Big 10 team Wisconsin Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011.
Turner Gill went 5-19 in two seasons at the helm. He was fired in November after a series of embarrassing losses.
KU football coach Mark Mangino celebrates after the Jayhawks won the Orange Bowl on Jan. 3. Mangino went 50-48 from 2002-2009.
Former Colorado and Washington football coach Rick Neuheisel, left, and former KU coach Glen Mason, who went 47-54-1 from 1988-1996.
KU Coach Terry Allen, center, celebrates with Mario Kinsey, left, and Reggie Duncan. The Jayhawks downed Texas Tech, 34-31 in double overtime, on Saturday in Lubbock, Texas. Allen coached in Lawrence from 1997-2001, going 21-35.
Lawrence High school wrestler Jhon Jacob, right, prepares to complete a pin of his Olathe South 113-pound weight class opponent Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011.
Longtime coach Don Fambrough, seen here in a 2005 file photo, presided over the Jayhawks from 1971-1982, going 37-48-5.
Pepper Rodgers, seen here in 1972 as a UCLA coach, led the Jayhawks from 1967-1970. They won the Big Eight title in 1968, and lost the 1968 Orange Bowl to Penn State.
Better known for his success on the basketball court, Phog Allen coached the KU football team from in 1920, going 5-2-1. He's seen here giving his final instructions to his team before playing -- and winning -- the 1952 NCAA men's basketball championship game in Seattle. KU defeated St. John's, 80-63, for the title.
Lawrence native and KU alumnus A.R. Kennedy won 83 percent of the games he coached from 1904-1910, going 53-9-4.
From left to right: Parke Davis, football statistic recorder and former football coach at Lafayette, Princeton and Wisconsin, and Fielding Yost, Michigan Coach, who played under Davis in 1896, recalled the old days at the eleventh annual meeting of the American Football Coaches Association at the Hotel Pennsylvania in New York City on Dec. 29, 1931. Yost coached KU in 1899, leading the team to a perfect 10-0 record.
From 1894-1896, College Football Hall of Famer Hector Cowan led the Jayhawks to a 15-7-1 record.
Edwin Mortimer Hopkins, a Kansas University English professor, was the Jayhawks' second coach, in 1891. He took the team to a respectable 6-1-1 record.
New York Giants coach Bill Parcells reacts to broken up touchdown pass in first quarter of NFC championship game with the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park in San Francisco Sunday, Jan. 20, 1991. Left is kicker Matt Bahr. New Kansas University coach Charlie Weis was part of Parcells' staff with the Giants.
Florida offensive coordinator Charlie Weis watches play against Florida Atlantic during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011, in Gainesville, Fla. KU announced it will name Weis head coach on Friday, Dec. 9, 2011.
FILE - This Sept. 13, 2010, file photo shows Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Charlie Weis before an NFL football game against the San Diego Chargers, in Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Charlie Weis talks with Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Tyler Palko (4) during football training camp Friday, July 30, 2010, in St. Joseph, Mo. Weis was on the Chiefs' staff for one season.
Notre Dame coach Charlie Weis gets back to his seat, after testifying, as judge Charles Spurlock, right, looks on during Weis' medical malpractice lawsuit trial at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2007. Weis, alleges in the lawsuit that Massachusetts General Hospital physicians Charles Ferguson and Richard Hodin, not shown, acted negligently and left Weis so close to death that he received the Roman Catholic sacrament of last rites.
Notre Dame's head coach Charlie Weis, right, reacts to running back Darius Walker's fumble that was recovered by Southern California as quarterback Brady Quinn (10) looks on during the second quarter of their college football game at the Los Angeles Coliseum Saturday, Nov. 25, 2006.
FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2006 photo, Fiesta Bowl executive director John Junker, left, presents Notre Dame coach Charlie Weis, right, with the Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award prior to a news conference in Scottsdale, Ariz. As head coach at Notre Dame, from 2005-2009, Weis went 35-27 and went to three bowl games.
New England Patriots offensive coordinator Charlie Weis talks with quarterback Tom Brady during warm ups before their game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Foxboro, Mass., Sunday afternoon Dec. 12, 2004. Officials at Notre Dame University are talking with Weis and say they are close to hiring him as their new head coach.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, left, reviews the offensive strategy with offensive coordinator Charlie Weis during the Patriots' victory over the Miami Dolphins in Foxboro, Mass., on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2004. Weis had two stints with the Patriots, from 1993-1996, and 2000-2004.
Michele Heaver, the Salvation Army Corps Officer for Kansas City, Kan., displays a .83 carat diamond someone left in a Salvation Army kettle.
Michele Heaver, the Salvation Army Corps Officer for Kansas City, Kan., displays a diamond found in one of the organization's kettles. The diamond is valued at $2,000.
In this April 9, 2011 file photo, Florida's Offensive Coordinator Charlie Weis checks the clock during Florida's Orange and Blue spring NCAA college football game in Gainesville, Fla. Weis will be introduced as KU's next football coach on Friday.
Patricia Hawley participates in a lab meeting with graduate student researchers Dec. 8. Hawley, a Kansas University professor of developmental psychology, is part of a KU team working on KiVa, an anti-bullying program developed in Finland. Hawley and other researchers are translating the program for U.S. use and will be testing it with some fourth- and fifth-graders in Lawrence schools next year.
Now that digital photography has replaced film and children are using electronic devices at younger ages, a digital camera could be a good gift for a budding photographer. Cameras built to take abuse are a good choice for young shutterbugs, many less-expensive, point-and-shoot models could serve a young child and their family with photo opportunities.
One cup of Honey Nut Cheerio contains more sugar than three Chips Ahoy! cookies, according to a study from the Environmental Working Group.
A few items that might make nice gifts for the gardener in the family are garden scissors by Joyce Chen that can be resharpened, a pair of SunGrip gloves, which are thin and allow for more dexterity and an ergonomic trowel.
A Trio of offensive coordinators — Wisconsin’s Paul Chryst, left, the Jacksonville Jaguars’ Dirk Koetter, middle, and Auburn’s Gus Malzahn, right — are believed to still be in the running for Kansas University’s head coaching position.
The holidays can be a stressful time. Simplifying the gift giving process and shopping more wisely are two ways to ease that stress.
In this 2007 file photo, Bailey Slater, left, cleans out food trays as Teresa Wylie waters the cats at the Lawrence Humane Society. A contract has been finalized with the new director of the humane society, Dori Villalon. She will make $70,000 per year, $20,000 more than her predecessor.
In this Jan. 12, 2011 file photo, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback delivers remarks during his State of the State address in Topeka. Brownback’s Policy Director Landon Fulmer said Tuesday that the governor's proposal to overhaul school funding will give local school districts greater ability to raise taxes.
No time for confusion: Kenneth Rice of Lake Dabinawa has come up with a simple way to always have his clocks read either Daylight Savings Time or Standard Time without having to reset the time.