Lawrence High pitcher Jake Johnson (25) high-fives after the top of the sixth inning against Blue Valley West in the 6A state semi-final at Hoglund Ballpark on Saturday, May 28, 2011.
Lawrence High’s Corbin Francisco scoops up a grounder in the sixth inning of a Class 6A state baseball semifinal. The Lions fell to Blue Valley West, 3-2, Saturday, May 28, 2011 at Hoglund Ballpark.
Lawrence High second baseman CJ Steuver chases down a grounder against Shawnee Mission East on Saturday, May 28, 2011 at Hoglund Ballpark.
Lawrence High second baseman CJ Steuver dives for a ground ball against Shawnee Mission East on Saturday, May 28, 2011 at Hoglund Ballpark.
Lawrence High’s Trent Sheppard (5) walks off the field as Shawnee Mission East players celebrate a 13-11 victory over the Lions in the third-place game in the Class 6A state tournament Saturday, May 28, 2011 at Hoglund Ballpark.
Opening day at the Lawrence Outdoor Aquatic Center, 747 Ky., meant time for fun and splashes for Lawrence residents. From right, Amelia Carttar, 11, Amiela Lang, 7, and Gabriela Carttar, 7, pile on David Carttar’s back as he carries the three around the pool Saturday. Cool temperatures in Lawrence meant a smaller turnout for opening day.
Lawrence police take photos of a truck after an accident involving a pedestrian Saturday, May 28, 2011, at Ward Avenue and Haskell Street in east Lawrence. A 9-year-old boy was flown by helicopter to a hospital in Topeka.
Lawrence High's Corbin Francisco hangs his head after falling to Blue Valley West in the 6A state semi-final at Hoglund Ballpark on Saturday, May 28, 2011.
Lawrence High pitcher Jake Johnson delivers against Blue Valley West in the 6A state semi-final at Hoglund Ballpark on Saturday, May 28, 2011.
Parker Matthews, left, and Austin Lemmons along with other Boy Scouts with Troop 60 helped place flags Saturday near headstones of Civil War veterans at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Four-month-old Storm smiles in Toronto in a May 7 photo. Toronto couple Kathy Witterick, 38, and David Stocker, 39, are raising Storm to be genderless. They have shared his or her sex only with sons Jazz, 5, and Kio, 2, a close family friend and two midwives who helped deliver the baby.
Altrusa Club members, from left, Marilyn McCleary, Eloise Kerbs, Lori Michel and Susan Morris helped label books for the club’s Born to Read project before the April 20 meeting at Maceli’s. All newborns at Lawrence Memorial Hospital receive a book from the Altrusa Club. More than 10,000 books have been distributed to date.
Three professional women’s service organizations gather annually at a Friendship Dinner. The event was held March 7 at Maceli’s, 1031 N.H. A food drive was held among the clubs this year, contributing 162 pounds of food to JustFood. From left are Chris Day, president of Altrusa; Tricia Boyd, president of Pilot Club; Diana Carlin, guest speaker; and Judy Bellome, president of Soroptimist International of Lawrence and host of the event.
Dylan Hopson of Eudora Boy Scout Troop 64 participated in ‘Hawk Throw’ during the 34th Trappers’ Rendezvous held Jan. 14-16 at the Harvey County Park West in Newton.
Eudora Boy Scout Troop 64 gathered around a campfire, from left, are Patrick Bradley, Nathan Bradley and Connor Bradley. The Troop attended the 34th Trappers’ Rendezvous held Jan. 14-16 in Newton.
Melissa D. Little and Denny Kuennen
Brian Wills Robinson and Ashley Cindy Cornejo
Ritchie Price and Katie Budahl
Maurice and Betsy Joy
Jerry and Judy Niebaum
James and Lucille Eggenberger
Pat and Les Hannon
Matthew and Luna Ellis
A big hit: Remingtin Mae Turner, 3, takes a swing at T-ball practice on May 17. She is the daughter of Eric and Brandi Turner, Perry. Brandi submitted the photo.