A Texas baserunner slides in safely to home under the legs of KU catcher Brittany Hile during the game on Saturday, April 3, 2010. The Longhorns beat the Jayhawks 6-2.
Tonganoxie Middle School sixth-graders Shannon Olson, Haley Arevalo, Nicole Zerrer, Emma DeMaranville, Emily Ebert and Emily Jardes, end with a song the skit they preformed at the state Destination ImagiNation competition Saturday at Tonganoxie Middle School. Team member Shannon Haufler manipulated the scarecrow puppet. The team won the fine arts competition for their age group, earning a trip to the global finals Memorial Day weekend in Knoxville, Tenn.
Jessica Freccero, left, and her daughters, Adrienne, 10, center, and Josephine, 7, pray at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception following a Stations of the Cross service on Good Friday in Portland, Maine.
Kansas City Royals pitcher Zack Greinke, right, wipes his brow as he confers with pitching coach Bob McClure, left, and catcher Jason Kendall on Wednesday in Peoria, Ariz. The Royals will start the season without much depth behind the 2009 Cy Young winner. K.C. recently was forced to put No. 2 starter Gil Meche on the disabled list because of shoulder stiffness.
Butler players run on the court following their Final Four victory.
The quarterback candidates for Kansas University run through a drill at spring practice last Sunday. It’s too early to tell who is leading the race to replace Todd Reesing.
Kansas University junior Kate Joseph, from Chaska, Minn., enjoys Saturday’s warm temperatures by walking two pet ducks, Donald and Daisy, in South Park.
Maya Lee, 4, Lawrence, talks to the Easter Rabbit.
Grace Hapke, 3, Kansas City, Mo., right, drops a plastic egg into her basket, accompanied by her grandfather Stewart Grosser, Eudora, at the Lawrence Parks and Recreation’s Easter Egg Extravaganza in South Park. Hundreds of children looked for five colored eggs through the park on Saturday.
Micah Stoltenberg 1, Lawrence, looks over the eggs he collected.
The proposed city budget will keep taxes stable, eliminate 10 unfilled city jobs and pay for a new pothole patching machine that works even in cold weather.
Andres Schobel holds up two iPads as one of the first customers to buy an iPad on the first day of Apple iPad sales Saturday at an Apple Store in San Francisco. Eager customers have been lining up outside Apple Stores and some Best Buys to be among the first to buy one as sales started at 9 a.m. Saturday in each time zone.