Kansas University graduate student Anne-Christine Barthel practices curling with the Kansas City Curling Club at the Line Creek Community Center in Kansas City, Mo. Barthel is a member of the German national curling team. Many players in this area are from other countries, but Midwesterners participate in the sport also.
Barthel watches as a member of an opposing team directs his teammates during a friendly curling match at the Line Creek Community Center in Kansas City, Mo.
Lacey Henry, right, and Erin Taylor, both from Lawrence, share a laugh following the coronation of the 2011 St. Patrick’s Day Parade Queen Sunday, March 13, 2011 at The Flamingo Club in North Lawrence. Henry was crowned queen of the 2011 parade.
Kansas players from left, Mario Little, Travis Releford, Marcus Morris, Thomas Robinson, front, and Tyshawn Taylor laugh as they walk around the fieldhouse concourse following the NCAA tournament selection show on Sunday, March 13, 2011.
Kansas guard Brady Morningstar takes questions from reporters following the NCAA tournament selection show on Sunday, March 13, 2011 at Allen Fieldhouse.