Winners of the Lawrence Journal-World’s Scary Stories Contest are, from left, Peter Bray, a senior at Free State High School; Sabrea Platz, a fifth-grader at Langston Hughes School; and Katie Guyot, a ninth-grader at West Junior High School.
Junior high children take off at the start of Friday’s 28th annual Central Junior High School Fun Run on 14th Street. The 2.2-mile course began on the school’s north side and wound around the surrounding neighborhood before finishing on the school’s track.
Kansas University forwards Marcus Morris, left, and Markieff Morris made the extra effort to hit the weights in the offseason. They have added muscle, they’re more aggressive, and they’re dunking with regularity, parts of their games that lacked at times last year.
Levi Mitzner stands in this Oct. 23 photo along the curves just east of Abbyville, on Trails West Road where his motorcycle accident occurred in early August. Mitzner had also had a tumor removed from his brain when he was 17, making the accident his second near-death. experience.
The Lions defense teams up on a Leavenworth ball carrier during the second half of the game on Friday, Oct. 30, 2009, at LHS.
Washburn Rural, near court, celebrates a point in the second game of their two-game sweep of the Lawrence Lions. The match took place Friday, Oct. 30, 2009, at the Topeka Expocenter in the state 6A volleyball tournament.
Kansas University players celebrate a goal by Emily Cressy (21) in the second half. Kansas defeated Missouri, 3-2, on Friday at Jayhawk Soccer Complex. The victory helped the Jayhawks qualify for the Big 12 tournament.
Free State's Keene Niemack (14) returns a kick for a touchdown in the first half of the Free State and Olathe Northwest game Friday in Olathe.
The Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 309 prepares for its “Adler Castle” Haunted House. Proceeds from the house are going to the Lawrence Memorial Hospital’s Breast Center. Doris Bateson, Lake Dabinawa, McLouth, submitted the picture.