Lawrence High head coach Nick Wood coaches his team during a timeout against Shawnee Mission West on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011 at LHS.
Lawrence High senior Emily Peterson (10) shoots over Shawnee Mission West junior Jordan Gregory (14) Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011 at LHS. The Vikings defeated the Lions 64-34.
Lawrence High senior TaMiya Green (21) grabs a rebound against Shawnee Mission West on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011 at LHS.
Lawrence High senior Kristen Bell (23) defends Shawnee Mission West senior Erin Copeland on West Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011 at LHS.
Lawrence High senior TaMiya Green (21) shoots over a pair of Shawnee Mission West defenders Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011 at LHS.
Lawrence High senior TaMiya Green (21) puts up a shot against Shawnee Mission West Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011 at LHS.
Lawrence High senior Emily Peterson hangs in the air for a layup against Shawnee Mission West on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011 at LHS.
Shawnee Mission West senior Lizzy Jeronimus fouls Lawrence High senior Kristen Bell on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011 at LHS.
Lawrence High senior TaMiya Green goes for a rebound over Shawnee Mission West's Sophie Stallbaumer (25) and Whitney Knightly (22) Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011 at LHS.
Shawnee Mission West senior Erin Copeland (34) reachES for the ball as Lawrence High sophomore Krista Costa, right, attempts to dribble away. The Vikings defeated the Lions, 64-34, on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011 at LHS.
LHS senior TaMiya Green (21) and Shawnee Mission West senior Brooke Katterhenry (32) battle for a rebound Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011 at LHS.
During an appreciation party Thursday night at Pachamamas, winners of the Lawrence Give Back Challenge were recognized. They included, from left, John Calewaert, Kelley Hurst and Kat Greene.
Amos Lee performs Monday at Liberty Hall. Tickets are $22.50 in advance or $26.50 the day of the show.
Rep. Brenda Landwehr
Lt. Col. Michael Loos, left, and Cmd. Sgt. Major Mio Franceschi share their experiences and insights from Afghanistan Thursday at the Dole Institute. The military training leaders are with the 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment of the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum, N.Y.
Elementary students just out of school are quick to form snowballs as they head home from Prairie Park School on Thursday on a sidewalk still covered with snow.
KU debater Dylan Quigley has been stacking tubs of research material since he was a freshman in high school. Now in his final season of debate, he hopes to finish with a national title.
City crews remove giant snow piles from the middle of Massachusetts Street Thursday morning. Trucks hauled the snow out of downtown to free up space for cars and pedestrians.
This user-submitted photo from Kelli Morgan shows a snowy Kansas University campus from the top floor of Fraser Hall.
Shoes: Arizona Trading Company, December 2010, $20.
Coat: Portland, 2007.
Dress: Social Service League, October 2010, $2.
Shoes: Kohl’s, December 2010, $60.
Socks: December 2010, gift.
Jeans: Levi’s, October 2010, $50.
Belt: December 2010, gift.
Shirt: Ben Sherman, Hobbs, January 2011, $90.
Jacket: Gap, December 2009, $50.
Glasses: Warby Parker, December 2010, $125.
Bag: Timbuk2, July 2009, $100.
Pro-government demonstrators, bottom, clash with anti-government demonstrators, top right, as a palm tree burns from a firebomb, in Tahrir Square, the center of anti-government demonstrations, in Cairo, Egypt, early today. Thousands of supporters and opponents of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak battled in Cairo’s main square all day Wednesday, raining stones, bottles and firebombs on each other in scenes of uncontrolled violence as soldiers stood by without intervening.
Hundreds of cars are seen stranded Wednesday on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago. A winter blizzard of historic proportions wobbled an otherwise snow-tough Chicago, stranding hundreds of drivers for up to 12 hours overnight on the city’s showcase lakeshore thoroughfare and giving many city schoolchildren their first-ever snow day.
Kansas State guard Jacob Pullen (0) breaks into the lane past Nebraska guard Drake Beranek (31) during the second half Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011, in Manhattan, Kan. Kansas State defeated Nebraska 69-53.
Ice house: From left, Ryan Viscomi, 5, Sara Burrichter, 7, and Rachel Burrichter, 9, all of Lawrence, play in their igloo on Jan. 20. Ryan is the daughter of Jeremy and Jenna Viscomi. Sara and Rachel are the daughters of Mike and Kristine Burrichter. Jenna Viscomi submitted the photo.