Kansas University linebacker Huldon Tharp grits his teeth as he takes off during pass protection drills on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012 at the practice fields. At left is linebacker Ben Heeney.
Veritas Christian School senior athletes Kristen Finger, volleyball, and Bryce Boland, football, hope to lead their teams during the upcoming fall sports season.
Clinton Marina worker Sam Hird, left, gives last-minute safety instructions to Ethan Pryor, from England, who was headed out on the lake with friends on Wednesday.
Attorney Arthur Chalmers, representing the state, speaks during closing arguments in school finance lawsuit on Wednesday.
The surface of the lake is about half full of lily pads. The KU Environs student group is planning to organize a cleanup day for beautification purposes.
Attorney Alan Rupe, representing school districts suing the state over school funding, refers to an exhibit in closing arguments on Wednesday before a three-judge panel.
Alice Marie Climer
Jane Riley Pendry
Kansas University newcomers Jordan Tavai (9) and Aslam Sterling (77) will start their first games at KU, coach Charlie Weis announced Tuesday. Tavai, a defensive tackle, and Sterling, an offensive guard, are just two of 14 new arrivals on the Jayhawks’ two-deep for Saturday’s game against South Dakota State.
Harper Regnier Davison, 3 weeks, is pictured with her dog Evie on July 28. Harper is the daughter of T.J. and Sarah Davison of Lawrence. Her grandma Mary Kay Howe, of Lawrence, submitted the photo.