Marei Spaola, a Haskell Indian Nations University senior, Oglala Lakota, center, and Temeka Circle Bear, HINU sophomore, a Cheyenne River Sioux, both from Rapid City, S.D., participate in an opening drum ceremony Thursday at Haskell Stadium. Haskell is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year, and Thursday marked the exact date 125 years ago that the school was opened.
A line of drummers enter Haskell Stadium to open the anniversary celebration.
Don Carbaugh, Lawrence, prepares to drive his rebuilt 1949 McCormick Farmall Cub tractor out of the Raco Car Wash on Thursday in Lawrence. Carbaugh had just sprayed down his machine and cleaned it up to display Saturday at an event in Perry.
Alessandra Marks, 1, plays with chalk in the shadow of her father, Brandon Marks, Tonganoxie, in 2009 at the “Kickin’ it with WIC” event at the Community Health Facility, 200 Maine. The 2011 event will be Thursday.
Sunflower School teacher Valisha Nelson received the Lawrence school district’s Horizon Award on Thursday. The award honors outstanding novice teachers.
Lawrence High physics teacher Andy Bricker received the Lawrence school district’s Horizon Award on Thursday. The award honors outstanding novice teachers.
An exterior shot of the proposed 3,000-seat addition to Memorial Stadium that will include the Gridiron Club.
Lawrence High’s Lillian Schonewise, left, and Morgan Green, right, prepare for a block against Leavenworth. The Lions defeated Leavenworth and went 2-1 at their quadrangular on Thursday at LHS.
Free State’s Elliott Johnson aims for a header to clear out a corner kick.
Miami’s Randy Phillips (6) rips the helmet off Georgia Tech’s Embry Peeples as Darryl Sharpton (50) helps him make the tackle. Miami won, 33-17, Thursday in Miami.
Lawrence high’s Matthias Reiber goes after the ball during the second half. The Lions played to a 1-1 tie against Olathe North on Thursday at LHS.
Kansas City’s Josh Anderson, center, celebrates with Alex Gordon, left, and Yuniesky Betancourt after hitting a three-run home run. The Royals defeated the Tigers, 9-2, on Thursday in Detroit.
The 12U Lawrence Phenix Fastpitch team qualified to play in the USSSA World Series at Tiffany Springs, Mo., in August. Team members are, front row, Sofia Taylor and Brooke Sumonja; middle row, Jolona Shield, Allie Ledbetter, Justine Dougan and Tori Huslig; and back row, Brie Kennedy, Charley Jo Fine, Megan Sumonja, Lindsay Kelly, Emily Byers and Megan Creek. Betsy Kelly, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
A police officer stands in front of Carolinum school Thursday in Ansbach, Germany. Police say an 18-year-old armed with an ax, knives and homemade bombs attacked his high school in southern Germany, wounding 8 students and one teacher.
Indonesian National Police Chief Gen. Bambang Hendarso Danuri shows the fingerprints taken from one of the bodies of the terror suspects killed in a police raid in Central Java, right, that match those of Malaysian terror suspect Noordin Muhammad Top, lower left, during a news conference Thursday in Jakarta, Indonesia.