Lew Perkins, KU Athletic Director, prepares to take questions from members of the media after a report detailing improprieties in its ticket office was released to the public Wednesday afternoon. In the report, six employees of Kansas Athletics are described as taking part in a scheme to divert tickets and funds to their own benefit and away from KU.
Kansas University officials and their attorney face a crowd of media as they discuss the findings of an investigation commissioned by KU into alleged misconduct in its ticket operations.
People gathered Wednesday along a stretch of 31st Street near the Haskell/Baker Wetlands to protest the county’s removal of a beaver dam from a culvert underneath 31st Street. The removal caused water levels in the northern half of the wetlands to drop significantly.
Tony Foster, 35, of Eudora, has depended on Health Care Access for helping manage his diabetes. Foster says he couldn’t have afforded insulin and test strips, which were provided free by the clinic. The clinic offers medical care for low-income, uninsured people in Douglas County. Foster is with his daughter, Brionné.
Attorney Jack Focht of Wichita law firm Foulston Siefkin explains a report on missing tickets his law firm generated at the request of KU. In the report, released Thursday May 26, 2010 at the Dole Institute of Politics, thousands of misdirected tickets and more than a million dollars diverted from KU.
Kansas freshman Mason Finley, right, who recently won both the discus and shot put events at the Big 12 outdoor championships, has benefited from working with KU track and field throws coach Andy Kokhanovsky, who competed in the 1996 Olympics.
Baseball fans, from left, Kendall Burtner, 9, Payton Lenon, 5, and Brett Lenon, 8, of Blackwell, Okla., wait out the rain delay during the Kansas State and Baylor game at the Big 12 baseball tournament Wednesday in Oklahoma City. After nearly a three-hour rain delay, Baylor won, 11-8. The Kansas and Oklahoma game didn’t start until 10:40 p.m. because of the delay. The Sooners defeated the Jayhawks, 3-2.
Free State senior pitcher Hayden Emerson throws to a Shawnee Mission North batter in this file photo from May 6. Pitching has been a strength for the Firebirds this season.
What still stands of the brewery, north of Second and Maine streets.
A photograph of the back of the Walruff Brewery in the late 1880s.
An illustration of the Walruff Brewery in 1880 from The Western Brewer.