Grounds crews wait for the final strips of sod to be placed Wednesday at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park. The new stadium will be the home of Sporting Kansas City.
Kansas catcher James Stanfield reacts after striking out to end the fifth inning, leaving a runner on third base, during Kansas’ game against Baylor Friday, April 1, 2011 at Hoglund Ballpark. KU won, 6-2.
Lawrence Douglas County Fire & Medical crews tend to the victim of an accident near the intersection of 2nd and Michigan streets in Lawrence Friday afternoon. One person was reported to have minor injuries.
Kansas running back Darrian Miller pulls in a pass during spring workouts at the practice facility on Friday, April 1, 2011.
This 1966 Shelby GT350 was recently found beneath years of accumulated junk in a shed at the Villa 26 Apartments, 2859 Four Wheel Drive. The vehicle will be sold at auction in San Antonio; similar GT350s have sold for hundreds of thousands of dollars.
A Wakarusa Valley student's poster shows appreciation for efforts to save the school. The Lawrence school board voted to close the school southeast of Clinton Lake at the end of the school year. Leaders have yet to determine what to do with the school building, which was soon to celebrate its 50th birthday.
Stephen W. Mazza
Josh McGinn of Morningstar Painting works his way into a corner as he and other painters work on finishing a garage in the Pinckney Neighborhood. Friday’s nice temperatures allowed for some outdoor work and play.
Kansas University researcher Steven Barlow is a co-developer of the NTrainer System, which is equipped with a pacifier and is designed to synthesize the sucking sensation to help premature babies with difficulties feeding. Barlow is one of 150 scientists from more than 20 academic departments contributing research to KU’s Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies.