Lawrence High midfielder Gavin Fischer pushes the ball up the field against Shawnee Mission North defender Ron Wilkins during the first half on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 at Lawrence High School.
Lawrence High players Johannes Reiber, left, and Gavin Fischer (5) celebrate with Cedric Fuss (8) after Fuss' first-half goal against Shawnee Mission North on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 at Lawrence High School.
Lawrence High forward Robert Lyan elevates to control the ball over Shawnee Mission North defender Colin Dujakovich during the first half on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 at Lawrence High School.
Lawrence High midfielder Justin Riley gets up for a header over Shawnee Mission North player Dylan Stroud during the first half on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 at Lawrence High School.
Lawrence High defender Connor Henrichs comes away with the ball from Shawnee Mission North player Gergely Zatko during the first half on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 at Lawrence High School. At right is LHS defender Dalen Reed.
Lawrence High graduate Noel Fisher was one of a number of Ohio State University students to greet President Obama when he arrived in Columbus, Ohio, today. Fisher is wearing a red shirt and a sweater vest. OSU freshman Jordan Isern is standing next to Obama.
Lawrence High’s Caitlin Broadwell (5) slams a ball against Manhattan in the first game of a 2-1 Lions victory on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at LHS. Lawrence lost the next two matches at its home triangular.
Nnenna Freelon helps to celebrate at the "70th Birthday Celebration" in honor of Nancy Wilson held at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, CA on Wednesday, August 29, 2007.
Richard Ziesenis, with the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, testifies Tuesday to the Legislative Budget Committee on the impact of losing state funds from the Local Environmental Protection Program.
Senior point guard Angel Goodrich has come a long way to lead the Jayhawks despite being sidelined by injury throughout stretches of her career.
The Kansas University women's basketball team gets goofy during its annual media day on Tuesday, Oct, 9, 2012, at Allen Fieldhouse. Ninth-year coach Bonnie Henrickson, center, first row, said the 2012-13 Jayhawks will be much more fun to coach — and watch — with senior point guard Angel Goodrich (3) having come into her own as a dynamic playmaker.
Kansas University coach Bonnie Henrickson, right, visits with senior forward Carolyn Davis as the KU women’s basketball team waits courtside during media day on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at Allen Fieldhouse. The Jayhawks, who are coming off a Sweet-16 appearance last season, hope to push for one of the top spots in the Big 12 this year.
Jason Hering, of Lawrence, with the Wetlands Preservation Organization and KU Eco Justice, works Tuesday morning at the Haskell Eco Walk area, just north of 31st Street and across from the Baker Wetlands. Hering and various organizations and volunteers are creating ramps, walkways and trails through the wetlands areas on the north side of 31st Street. The Wetlands Preservation Organization was an unsuccessful plaintiff in the lawsuit to stop the South Lawrence Trafficway.
Ronald Ellis, Republican nominee for state senate's 2nd district.
In May 2013, the retired KU distinguished professor of geology will receive the Twenhofel Medal for career of excellence in sedimentary geology from the Society for Sedimentary Geology. It’s the most prestigious honor awarded by the society, the largest in the world devoted to the study of sedimentary rocks.
This trailer — not owned by KU — hauls football equipment to games and used to have a Maine license plate.
Grace Adams, 7, a member of the Clinton Eagles 4-H Club, watches her “eco-bot” after it was deployed on a map representing an oil-spill area. At a National 4-H Week event at the former at Wakarusa Valley School, Grace and some of her fellow 4-H’ers learned firsthand about building robots that can be used to preserve and protect the environment.
Kevin Ray Weldon
The U13 Kansas Rush Dynamite, along with Baby Jay, celebrated KU soccer team’s victory against Oklahoma State University on Sept. 21 in Lawrence. The Dynamite scrimmaged during halftime of the game. Pat Sullivan, of Lawrence, submitted the photo.