Clipper guard Kalim Dowdell lines up a shot during the second half. The Clippers defeated the Warriors 15-10 March 12 at Prairie Park Elementary.
The fourth-and fifth-grade Mustangs talk before the start of the Hoopster Banquet at 4-H Fairgrounds.
Jazz guard Britton Sehroeder flies through the lane for a fast break layup during the first half. Sehroeder and the Jazz defeated the Sting in a Salvation Army Basketball League game at Prarie Park Elementary.
The Lawrence Aquahawks swim with kickboards during a drill at practice to work on their kicking technique and strength. The Aquahawks left their home pool at the Lawrence Aquatic Center March 10-12 to compete in the Missouri Valley Division 1 Championships.
Clippers guard Tyler Walmsley drives around Warrior defender Jacalynn Smith during the second half. Walmsley led the Clippers to a 15-10 victory with a game-high seven points.
Nick Pursel, top, works a leg ride at the District championship meet Saturday. Pursel captured a championship in his age division to advance to the State meet this weekend.
Aquahawk Elle Weber practices March 3 at the Lawrence Aquatic Center in preparation for the Division 1 Championships.
Warriors guard Nico Palacio rises for a shot over Clippers defender Tyler Walmsley. Palacio led the Warriors with six points during the Salvation Army League game at Prairie Park Elementary.
Jazz guard Alex Twombley squeezes between two Sting players looking for an open teammate. The Jazz defeated the Sting March 13 at Prairie Park Elementary.
Reece Conklin, top, catches Columbus' B.T. O'Hara on his back in the District championship finals. Conklin won his age division, which qualified him for the State meet this weekend in Topeka.
Reese Grabill listens to instructions during a pre-championships meet practice March 3 at the Lawrence Aquatic Center.
Sting guard Summer Frantz eyes the basket as she dribbles along the baseline. Frantz led the Sting offense during a game against the Jazz at Prairie Park Elementary.
The Lawrence Kings pose after winning the USSSA Kansas State Tournament on March 5. Pictured back row, left to right, Coach Sebastian Bonner, Weston Hack, Scott Frantz, Keegan McKinney, Kevin Puryear and Coach Joe Keating. Pictured front row are Anthony Bonner, Spencer Grob and Andrew Keating.
Craig Butler, left, receives the first ever Hoopster Hall of Fame Award on Wednesday. Coach Butler, sixth- and seventh-grade Wildcats coach, is retiring this year after dedicating 27 years to coaching youth basketball.
Jazz forward Brian Wright shoots over two defenders during the first half. The Jazz defeated the Sting in a Salvation Army Basketball League game March 13 at Prairie Park Elementary.
Clippers' guard Tyler Walmsley tries to find an open teammate around defender Nico Palacio. The Clippers defeated the Warriors 15-10 at Prairie Park Elementary.
Sunflower wrestler Reece Conklin works his opponent during an early round at Liberty Nationals on Feb. 25. Conklin won the meet and last weekend went on to win and advance to State.
Sunflower Wrestler Caden Lynch, right, battles with Paola's Isaac Dulgarian at Districts Saturday at the Cook Center. Lynch will be competing in State this weekend.
Sting guard Summer Frantz looks around the arms of Alex Twombley for an open teammate. The Sting fell to the Jazz March 13 at Prarie Park Elementary.