Shawnee Mission Northwest defender Sam Nobrega (21) uses his arm to hold off Lawrence High forward Robert Lyan during first half action in their soccer match Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 at LHS.
Lawrence High midfielder Johannes Reiber looks to score during first half action of Lawrence High's soccer match against Shawnee Mission Northwest Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 at LHS.
Lawrence High midfielder Gavin Fischer, left, and Shawnee Mission Northwest defender Sam Shreve get tangled up as they battle for control of the ball during first half action in their soccer match Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 at LHS.
Kansas University student Colby Liston, 18, sits with his father, Matt Liston, during an interview Sept. 10 at his home in Derby. Colby lost both of his legs below the knee after being pinned between two vehicles during an accident Aug. 26 on Tennessee Street. Colby says he is remaining positive and looking forward to being fitted for prosthetic legs.
Trei Dudley, 18, of Lawrence, receives hugs from Boys and Girls Club members Thursday during a pep rally for Dudley at Pinckney School. Dudley is going to Washington, D.C., to compete for the National Youth of the Year for the Boys and Girls Club of America. Dudley is currently the Southwest Youth of the Year and will join four other regional winners in vying for the honor. The award celebrates youth who have overcome enormous odds and demonstrated exceptional character and accomplishments All five finalists will have the opportunity to meet with President Barack Obama during the trip.
Police have issued an arrest warrant for Cody Barnes, 18, Lawrence. The warrant is for four counts of aggravated burglary, five counts of theft and criminal use of a financial card.
The State Objections Board, comprised of, from left, Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer, Attorney General Derek Schmidt and Secretary of State Kris Kobach, is weighing a citizen's complaint that President Obama should not be on the Kansas ballot. The citizen, a Manhattan resident, believes the president was born in Kenya.
Actor John Lithgow will perform his acclaimed one-man show, "Stories by Heart," Monday, Sept. 17, at the Lied Center.
Trei Dudley, waves to fellow Boys and Girls Club members as she headed to Washington DC last week, where she was named National Youth of the Year.
Professor Emeritus Tom Armstrong, left, holds a model of a satellite while Dr. Jerry Manweiler handles a model of a device their company, Fundamental Technologies, makes that is mounted on the satellite that measures radiation rings around the Earth and how it affects cellphones. ABOVE, an image provided by the AP and NASA shows an image taken by the Voyager 1 spacecraft of a volcanic plume on the Jupiter moon Io. Voyager 1 is poised to soon leave the solar system.
Mary Woltkamp, Olathe, takes shelter under her umbrella while passing the front window of The Toy Store, 936 Massachusetts, as the rain comes down on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012.
Lawrence doctor Ryan Neuhofel's health story is depicted in this painting by internally-known artist Regina Holliday, a patient rights advocate. Neuhofel said he wants to get back to old-fashioned medicine when doctors spent more time with patients and helped them navigate the health care system.
A mirror on the side of a glass truck reflected Thursday's Septembers 13, 2012 rain as Lawrence resident Lynn Kennedy walked by her reflection.
A Libyan man walks in the rubble of the damaged U.S. consulate, after an attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens on the night of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, in Benghazi, Libya, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. The American ambassador to Libya and three other Americans were killed when a mob of protesters and gunmen overwhelmed the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, setting fire to it in outrage over a film that ridicules Islam's Prophet Muhammad. Ambassador Chris Stevens, 52, died as he and a group of embassy employees went to the consulate to try to evacuate staff as a crowd of hundreds attacked the consulate Tuesday evening, many of them firing machine-guns and rocket-propelled grenades.
In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 photo, a Libyan man holds a placard in English during a demonstration against the attack on the U.S. consulate that killed four Americans, including the ambassador, in Benghazi, Libya. Ambassador Chris Stevens and the three other Americans died in an attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi by armed protesters angry over a film by a California filmmaker that ridiculed Islam's Prophet Muhammad.
Yemeni protesters climb the gate of the U.S. Embassy during a protest about a film ridiculing Islam's Prophet Muhammad, in Sanaa, Yemen, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. Dozens of protesters gather in front of the US Embassy in Sanaa to protest against the American film "The Innocence of Muslims" deemed blasphemous and Islamophobic.
Free State sophomore Karen Campbell putts onto the green during the Lawrence Invitational, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at Alvamar golf course.
Lawrence High senior Attie Pennybaker makes a chip on to the green during the Lawrence Invitational, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at Alvamar golf course.
Free State sophomore Emily Bermel makes a long putt during the Lawrence Invitational, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at Alvamar golf course.
Lawrence High senior Quillen Eichhorn putts while Free State sophomore Emily Bermel, back, watches during the Lawrence Invitational tournament, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at Alvamar golf course. Bermel led all city golfers with a 21st-place finish, and Eichhorn tied for 30th place.
Lawrence High senior Quillen Eichhorn chips onto the the green, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at Alvamar golf course.
Lawrence High senior Quillen Eichhorn, tees off during the Lawrence Invitational, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at Alvamar golf course.
Lawrence High players, clockwise from top left, Caitlin Broadwell, Caroline Dykes, Monica Howard and Zoe Reed celebrate a point against Leavenworth during the second set on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 at Lawrence High School.
Lawrence High freshman Caroline Dykes looks to spike a ball over the outstretched arms of a Leavenworth High defender on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 at Lawrence High.
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The Lawrence Cougars won the ninth- and 10th-grade Mid America Youth Basketball, or MAYB, national tournament in Wichita last month with an 8-1 record at the event, which featured more than 80 teams. Dee Henrichs, of Lawrence, submitted the photo.