Free State pitcher Cody Kukuk and Joe Dineen console each other after losing in eight innings to Leavenworth, 5-3, in the 2011 6A regional baseball tournament championship game Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at FSHS.
Lawrence High teammates, from left, Trevor Champagne (3), Garrett Cleavenger, Cameron Solko (7) and CJ Roush celebrate after defeating Manhattan to win the 2011 regional 6A baseball tournament championship.
The Lawrence High Lions pile on top of pitcher Garrett Cleavinger after their win over Manhattan on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 in Manhattan.
The Lawrence High dugout celebrates a base hit in the top of the sixth inning, tied with Manhattan, 1-1. The Lions scored again in the inning and held on for a 2-1 victory to win the 6A regional championship Wednesday, May 18, 2011 in Manhattan.
Lawrence High's Troy Willoughby scores the tying run in the top of the fifth-inning against Manhattan on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 in Manhattan.
Free State junior Tim Turner takes a moment after striking against Leavenworth during the 2011 6A regional baseball tournament championship game Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at FSHS. The Firebirds lost, 5-3.
Lawrence High pitcher Garrett Cleavenger celebrates a final strike-out, completing a 2-1 win over Manhattan to win the regional 6A championship Wednesday, May 18, 2011 in Manhattan.
Free State's Montana Samuels (22) bumps helmets with teammate Cody Kukuk (25) after a homer in the third inning against Leavenworth on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at FSHS.
Free State's Colin Toalson checks for a call from the ump, hoping for a force-out at second base against Leavenworth on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at FSHS.
Lawrence High's Corbin Francisco throws out a runner at first during the Lions 2-1 win over Manhattan on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 in Manhattan.
Free State pitcher Cody Kukuk delivers to a Leavenworth batter during the 2011 6A regional baseball championship game on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at FSHS. The Firebirds lost, 3-5, in eight innings.
Free State's Montana Samuels stretches for a catch and an out against Junction City during the Firebirds' first game of the 2011 6A regional tournament Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at FSHS.
Free State's Preston Schenck watches his hit sail against against Junction City in the Firebirds' first game of the 2011 6A regional baseball tournament on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at FSHS.
Lawrence High third baseman Troy Willoughby calls for the ball after Washburn Rural runners end up at the same base Wednesday, May 18, 2011 in Manhattan.
Lawrence High's Corbin Francisco (9) scores the first run in the Lions' 4-1 regional win over Washburn Rural Wednesday, May 18, 2011 in Manhattan.
Gary Sherrer on Wednesday leaves the Kansas Board of Regents meeting after announcing his resignation from the panel. Seated is Vice Chair Ed McKechnie. Board members said they were shocked by Chairman Sherrer's decision.
Enjoying an afternoon lunch are, from left, Alexis Stonestreet, a Kansas University junior and friend Katelyn O'Donnell. In a recent survey young people in Lawrence are wanting more entertainment and up scale bars that serve food like the Burger Stand in the 800 block of Massachusetts.
Zach Hertzel demonstrates the flutter kick. He suggests starting with 15 seconds of kicking and then increasing the duration by 15 seconds during each circuit.
Zach Hertzel demonstrates the starting position for the flutter kick.
Zach Hertzel demonstrates the tricep push-up. Once you've reached this position, arm locked-out, lower back down and repeat.
Zach Hertzel demonstrates the starting position of the tricep push-up.
Zach Hertzel demonstrates the final step of the push-up ladder.
Zach Hertzel pushes up on arm at a time during the push-up ladder.
Lawrence High pitcher Alex Laughlin throws to a Washburn Rural batter Wednesday, May 18, 2011 in Manhattan.
Zach Hertzel demonstrates the starting position for the push-up ladder.
Rachel Smalter Hall, adult programs librarian for the Lawrence Public Library suggested Tolstoy's War and Peace as a summer read to herself and several family members but ended up being the only one to finish the classic.
This is an architectural rendering for a planned three-story addition to Mulvane Hall at Baker University in Baldwin City. This view looks at the building from the southeast. The addition begins where students are exiting the building, and continues east — that is, to the right — in the rendering.
Trevor Lacey, Rivals.com's No. 24-ranked player in the class of 2011.
Jamari Traylor, the No. 141-ranked player in the class of 2011, according to Rivals.com.
DeAndre Daniels, the No. 10-ranked player according to Rivals.com in the class of 2011.
Hot Lixx Hulahan (a.k.a. Craig Billmeier) is a two-time national and one-time world champion air guitarist. Thursday, he'll be splitting duties both performing and judging the 2011 US Air Guitar regional competition at Crosstown Station in Kansas City, Mo.
Bjorn Turoque (pronounced "To Rock") is another judge on the tour. He and Hot Lixx both have performances planned to warm up the crowd before the competition begins. Turoque is the author of "To Air Is Human" and one of the people heavily featured in the documentary "Air Guitar Nation."
Alan Austin, an employee at Ad Astra Art Bronze foundry in Lawrence, applies heat to the sculpture "Homage," part of the patination process to complete the bronze sculpture.
Jim Brothers has created several sculptures honoring the U.S. military.
Firefighters work to put out a house fire on the 700 block of Maple Steet in North Lawrence on Wednesday, May 18, 2011. An adjacent camper also caught fire.
A Lawrence firefighter works the scene of a blaze on the 700 block of Maple Steet in North Lawrence on Wednesday, May 18, 2011. The fire was declared under control about 6:45 a.m.
Lawrence Douglas County Fire & Medical crews work the scene of a structure fire on Maple Street in North Lawrence on Wednesday, May 18, 2011. Three occupants were reported to have escaped the structure with only minor injuries and the fire was contained about 6:45 a.m.
Super Tuckers: The Fraternal Order of the Eagles No. 309, 1803 W. Sixth St. in Lawrence, held an April 16 fundraiser with the theme “Super Tuckers” for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Tucker Wagner, the grandson of Marilou Bond, has been receiving treatment at St. Jude’s. With the help of community donations and membership participation on a silent auction, raffles, poker, Wii bowling tournaments and a dinner, they raised over $6,700. From left are members, Rheva Drummond (fundraiser organizer), Lawrence, and Bond, Tonganoxie. Dana Laudick submitted the photo.