Swimming champs: Ad Astra Area Aquatics in Lawrence won first place at this summer’s Missouri Valley Swimming Championship meet held July 29-31 in Lenexa. From left are head coach Patrick Norman, Emily Venters, Evan Eskilson, Claire Campbell and Carter Stacey. Jolisa Buchner submitted the photo.
Kathy and David Wirken, Kansas City, Mo., race down the road during the Sunflower Rallye Sunday, Oct 16, 2011. The event, hosted by the Lawrence All British Car Club, is a European-style vintage car rallye, which consists of a preplanned route that is 119 miles long and made up of four stages. Each stage uses a different navigational technique to complete, such as map reading or using tulip diagrams.