Olathe Northwest defensive back Tim Mayes (27) steps in front of a pass intended for Lawrence High receiver Anthony Buffalomeat (24) Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 at LHS.
Lawrence High quarterback Drake Hofer looks for running room during LHS’ game against Olathe Northwest Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 at LHS.
Lawrence High linebacker Asaph Jewson forces Olathe Northwest's Holdyn Halperin (8) to fumble Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 at LHS.
Lawrence High head coach Dirk Wedd offers his support to injured player Brad Strauss during the Lions' game against Olathe Northwest on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 at LHS.
Lawrence High kick returner Brad Strauss (11) attempts to outrun the the Olathe Northwest defense Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 at LHS.
Lawrence High quarterback Drake Hofer is upended by Olathe Northwest defenders Alex Knight (20) and Austin Wessling on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 at LHS.
From left, Spencer MacDonald (59) and Patrick Sniff (73) wear pink socks for cancer awareness against Olathe North on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011.
The 2011 ArtWalk poster with art from Tami Clark.
Alexa Posny, a part-time Lawrence resident who serves in Washington as assistant secretary of education for special education and rehabilitative services, visited Cordley School on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, to discuss President Obama's jobs bill.
The new First Management building at the southwest corner of Ninth and New Hampshire, at right, rises so high it now blocks sunlight that used to warm the outdoor seating areas and inside spaces of popular coffee shops Z's Expresso, in photo at left, and the Bourgeois Pig, both on Ninth, between Massachusetts and New Hampshire streets.
"Aaarrgh. I'll make you walk the plank," says six-year-old Jerry Coble.
Three-month-old Wyatt Johnson is ready for Halloween in Eudora. Wyatt's parents are Kelly Hannifan and Ryan Johnson.
Everyone dressed up for the annual Casagrande/Chindamo Halloween party.
Beth Jackson Klosterboer created these Sweet Ghost Crisps by using eggroll wrappers, a padded muffin tin and an edible food marker.
Blogger and author Beth Jackson Klosterboer designed this Portrait of a Monster spinach-artichoke dip for a party with a "Monster Mash" theme.
"Hungry Halloween" by Beth Jackson Klosterboer.
Beth Jackson Klosterboer's Black Cat Cheese Ball from her blog, www.hungryhappenings.com.
Rose Lawson is the 2011 Phoenix Award winner for Volunteer in the Arts.
Horseradish is an herb with a distinct aroma and flavor. Horseradish is often described as being hot, but the flavor is much different than that of hot peppers or chilies.
Tom Mersmann, Lawrence, enjoys some morning sunshine with coffee and a book, outside Z’s Divine Espresso, 10 E. Ninth, just minutes before the new building at the southwest corner of Ninth and New Hampshire casts a long shadow over Mersmann and the outdoor spot.
Herbie Hancock, a longtime innovator in jazz, is incorporating a computer and music software into his repertoire for his first-ever solo tour in the U.S.
Free State's Ryan Patterson celebrates a win over Olathe North on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011.
Sally K. Davis is the 2011 Phoenix Award winner for arts advocacy.
Free State head football coach Bob Lisher walks across the field after defeating Olathe North on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011.
Free State sophomore Blake Wilson tackles Olathe North running back Finney Camron for a loss Friday, Oct. 21, 2011.
Free State's defense swarms on Olathe North quarterback Willams Rayquan on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 at FSHS.
Free State running back Shawn Knighton rushes against Olathe North on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011.
Free State quarterback Kyle McFarland runs in a touchdown in the first half against Olathe North on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011.
Free State's Shawn Knighton takes off for a 97-yard run that set up a Firebird touchdown in the first half against Olathe North on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011.
Free State's Sam Hearnen goes up for a pass in the first half against Olathe North's Hanson Chase on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011.
Loyal fan: Fire technician control submarine service chief Travis L. Grammer, a U.S. Navy submariner, currently stationed at Point Loma in San Diego, has volunteered to serve in Iraq. He is at Balad Air Force Base and will be there until this December. Grammer has always been a loyal Jayhawk fan and keeps up with them where ever he may be. He is a 1996 graduate of Eudora High School. The photo, taken in April, was submitted by his mother, Patricia Hadl Gifford.