Free State junior Abbey Casady, right, controls the ball with her knee against the Lions' Addison Campbell on Thursday May 3, 2012, at FSHS.
Free State senior Katie Sarraf makes a shot past a Lion defender for a goal in the first half on Thursday, May 3, 2012, at FSHS.
Kansas University Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, center, hosted a reception for outstanding Lawrence students on Thursday at Spooner Hall, encouraging them to enroll at their hometown university.
Free State catcher Courtney Parker comes up a little short on a pop up, but draws an interference call against Shawnee Mission Northwest batter Carrie Howland during the fourth inning on Thursday, April 3, 2012, at Free State.
Free State catcher Courtney Parker throws out a runner at first base next to pitcher Meredith Morris during the fourth inning against Shawnee Mission Northwest on Thursday, April 3, 2012, at Free State.
Ginny Turvey, who has spent nearly all of her 36 years in the district teaching fourth grade at Broken Arrow School, is retiring this year.
South Middle School eighth-grader Taylor Cummins, left, watches as classmate Taylor Nation reacts to losing her thread while sewing together a toiletry bag on Thursday during a meeting of the South Sewing Club. Members of the club are sewing and packaging about 60 toiletry bags with various necessities to be donated to the Ronald McDonald House in Kansas City, Mo.
This undated handout photo provided by the Smithsonian Institutions shows the current Dinosaur Hall at the Smithsonian's Museum of Natural History. Energy businessman David H. Koch is donating a record $35 million to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History to build a new dinosaur hall on the National Mall. The Smithsonian is announcing the gift Thursday from the executive vice president of Koch Industries Inc. of Wichita, Kan. It is the single largest gift in the museum’s 102-year history.
Christie Befort, a researcher in Preventive Medicine & Public Health at Kansas University Medical Center, recently received a $3 million grant from the National Cancer Institute for a five-year study to expand her research on weight loss among rural breast cancer survivors. Befort received the grant after conducting a pilot study with a $30,000 grant from the American Cancer Society.
Jill Sittenauer, left, regional communications director for the American Cancer Society, visits with researcher Christie Befort, of Preventive Medicine & Public Health at Kansas University Medical Center, on May 3, 2012, in Befort's office. The American Cancer Society helped fund Befort's pilot weight loss study for rural breast cancer survivors, and Befort is showing Sittenhauer some of those promising results. Befort said women who are overweight and women who gain weight after diagnosis have an increased risk for breast cancer recurrence and worse prognosis compared to women with a normal body weight.
Christie Befort, an assistant professor of preventive medicine and public health at Kansas University Medical Center, led a study that found Americans living in rural areas are more likely to be obese than those living in urban areas. The results of the study were released today. She is pictured during a Journal-World interview in May 2012 in her office.
Hope Lodge is located in downtown in Kansas City, Mo., in the historic Quality Hill neighborhood. The American Cancer Society provides free housing to cancer patients traveling to Kansas City for treatment.
Hope Lodge is located in downtown in Kansas City, Mo., in the historic Quality Hill neighborhood. The American Cancer Society provides free housing to cancer patients traveling to Kansas City for treatment. Since opening in 2000, Hope Lodge has served 2,387 patients, including 41 from Douglas County.
Lawrence artist Darin M. White is pictured on Thursday, April 3, 2012 in his home. White recently returned from Brooklyn, New York, where he showed a series of his work.
There are several areas where guests can enjoy the outdoors at Hope Lodge in downtown Kansas City.
A map is displayed in the lobby at Hope Lodge in Kansas City, Mo. The pins indicate where the lodge's guests have traveled from.
Kansas City's Hope Lodge has a movie room with theater seating and a popcorn machine. There also are shelves of movies that its guests can watch. Rachel Miller, operations specialist, left, says they can always use DVD donations.
Deborah O'Dell, of Pittsburg, waits in the hallway for the elevator Thursday, May 3, 2012, at the American Cancer Society's Hope Lodge in Kansas City. She was biding time while her 27-year-old son James, who has Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, slept in their room. He was participating in a clinical trial at Kansas University.
One of the family rooms at Hope Lodge in Kansas City, Mo.
After a morning of treatment, Phil and Nancy Gosling, of Goff, make breakfast Thursday, May 3, 2012, in one of the kitchens at Hope Lodge in Kansas City, Mo. They were staying at the lodge while Phil received treatments for squamous cell carcinoma, a skin cancer, at Kansas University Cancer Center.
Nancy and Phil Gosling, of Goff, go through the grocery supplies that they are keeping in the kitchen area at the American Cancer Society's Hope Lodge on Thursday, May 3, 2012. Nancy Gosling described Hope Lodge as a godsend because it cut down on driving and costs and it allowed her to focus on Phil's cancer treatments. She said they also enjoy the company of others who are going through cancer.
Kansas University doctoral candidate Annalise Nawrocki is pictured with her two-year-old daughter, Zoie Nawrocki, and husband Cory Hills on Thursday in their Lawrence home. Nawrocki and Hills experienced an unforeseen difficulty when Hills suffered a brain hemorrhage after a fall from a ladder. While helping her husband through his recovery and raising their daughter, Nawrocki managed to continue with her doctoral degree in ecology and evolutionary biology.
Free State's Margaux Gill, left, gives teammate Maddie Dieker a hug after Dieker scored a goal against the Lions on Thursday May 3, 2012, at FSHS.
Free State's Jessica Ferguson (6) looks for a shot against Lions defenders Lauren Fleming, left, and Abby Wilson on Thursday May 3, 2012, at FSHS.
Free State's Margaux Gill, right, nearly gets a goal past LHS keeper Alex Ewy, but the ball hit the cross bar on Thursday May 3, 2012, at FSHS.
Free State's Maddie Dieker, left, gets up against the Lions' Danielle Campbell on Thursday May 3, 2012, at FSHS.
Free State's Chelsea Casady, left, and Lawrence's Addison Campbell fight for control of a possession on Thursday, May 3, 2012, at FSHS.
Free State's Rylee Fuerst, left, and LHS goalkeeper Alex Ewy converge on a shot on Thursday, May 3, 2012, at FSHS.
A garage fire broke out in the 900 block of Missouri around 2:30 pm on May 3, 2012. The garage had heavy fire damage to the inside and roof.
James Keeney and wife Becky visited New York in 2000 for the 52nd reunion of the 63rd Infantry Division Association. This picture was taken Aug. 16, 2000, from Ellis Island. Becky died on Feb 28, 2009. Keeney, of De Soto, submitted the photo.