The Tulsa basketball program’s goals under coach Danny Manning are spelled out for all to see.
Former Kansas University great Danny Manning finds the head coach’s chair at Tulsa U. fits just fine.
Danny Manning’s former boss — Kansas coach Bill Self — is in the front row, second from left in this photo not far from the Tulsa basketball office.
Former Kansas University All-American Danny Manning talks to his Tulsa team during a timeout at a recent game in Tulsa, Okla. Manning is in his first year as head coach of the Golden Hurricane.
A look at the National Weather Service forecast for the coming week.
Richard Gwin/Journal World Photo.Nicholas Porter, a KU freshman from Overland Park, launches a kite in a brisk wind Monday Monday, Feb. 18, 2013. According to the National Weather Service, between six and eight inches of snow, along with sleet, will hit the area beginning Wednesday night and extending into Thursday evening.
Free State High School's Alex Houston, left, and Carl Palmquist draw topics Saturday in the foreign extemporaneous speaking event at the Lawrence High School forensics tournament. Houston placed first in the event. Palmquist placed fourth. Free State finished second overall in the tournament's sweepstakes competition.
Lawrence High School forensics coach Jeff Plinsky, center, supervises the tabulation of ballots Saturday at the schools annual forensics tournament.
Lawrence High School forensics students sift through ballots Saturday to determine who would advance to the finals in 12 different speaking competitions. The tournament drew competitors from 10 schools in northeast Kansas. Piper High School in Kansas City won the sweepstakes trophy for best overall team performance. Free State High School finished second overall.
Free State High School forensics coach Jo Ball had only a few minutes Saturday to read through ballots from the preliminary rounds at the Lawrence High School forensics tournament, and then get her team geared up for the finals. Free State advanced 13 entries into the final rounds and scored first-place finishes in foreign extemporaneous speaking and impromptu speaking.
Haley Knudsen of Blue Valley North High School won the Dramatic Interpretation event at Lawrence High School's forensics tournament Saturday. Knudsen performed a reading from "We Need to Talk About Kevin," by Lionel Shriver, a fictional story about a mother whose son has committed a school massacre.
Joseph Bricker of Blue Valley North High School performs Saturday during the final round of Dramatic Interpretation at the Lawrence High School forensics tournament. Bricker performed a selection from "The Catcher in the Rye," by J.D. Sallinger. Bricker placed fourth in the event.
Hannah Moran of Free State High School rehearses Saturday before a preliminary round in foreign extemporaneous speaking. In that event, students randomly draw a topic about international relations from an envelope and have 30 minutes to prepare and memorize a five-minute speech. Moran placed second in he event behind teammate Alex Houston.
Free State High School forensics coach Jo Ball, foreground, gives her team a pep talk before the start of the final round Saturday at the Lawrence High School invitational tournament. Free State had 13 entries advance to finals, but came in second in the sweepstakes competition behind Piper High School.
Cast members from Bishop Seabury Academy’s Fall production of “Twelfth Night,” directed by theater instructor Doug Weaver, are shown. From left are Issac Ward, Ethan Ward, Brynna Davis, Jacob Coons, Aine McGrath and Jakob Walter. The photo was submitted by the school’s journalism class.
"La Pia de' Tolomei," by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882)
The cover page of St. John Catholic School first-grader Jenna Dernovish's latest story, "Super Author-Mr. Mach."
Jude Godfrey, a first-grader at Saint John Catholic School, works on a final draft of a story in a Monday afternoon writing workshop. Behind him, volunteer Tom Mach helps another student edit her writing.
The cover page of St. John Catholic School first-grader Aubrey Augustine's latest story, "Cherry Pie."
Mark Twain’s stories about Tom Sawyer and Becky Thatcher come alive in Mark Twain Cave.
The Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum contains unique Clemens family artifacts.
Cruise down the mighty Mississippi on the nostalgic Mark Twain Riverboat in Hannibal.
Ava Hertach, a first-grader at St. John school, writes a story during a weekly writing workshop at St. John Catholic School geared toward first-grade aspiring writers. The students write the stories, have them edited and then after having them typed on a computer and printed, they do their own illustrations.
A young writer rewrites her story after her first edition was edited. The St. John Catholic School student was participating in a weekly writing workshop geared toward first-grade aspiring writers.
Displaying shoes on a bookshelf puts them in plain sight and keeps them from getting scuffed.
A cute jewelry holder, at right, keeps accessories in view and makes for a nice display.
Rufus pouts on the stairway because no one would play with him. Rufus allows Jeff and Sammie Messick to share his Lawrence home. Sammie Messick submitted the photo.