The KVSA U12 Club Select team took third place in the Trysa Tournament in Emporia. In the back row, from left, are Courtney Cox, Emily Easum, Shaye Shelby in front of coach Riny de Boer, Karissa Aldrich, Kylie Cobb and Lili Ross. In the front row are Nicole Kelly, Alex Ewy, Skylar Evans, Jessica Ferguson and Malory McFall. Teresa Aldrich, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Kaden Ballard, 1, celebrates the Jayhawk men's basketball championship victory in his new T-shirt. He is the son of Brett and Kelly Ballard, Lawrence, and the great-grandson of Floyd and Bev Temple, Lawrence. Bev Temple submitted the picture.
Abbey Lassley, 12, Wichita, lands a 27 pound striped bass with a little help from her father, Scott Lassley. Abbey's great-aunt, Maria Rood, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Roger Steinbrock, left, marketing supervisor with Lawrence Parks and Recreation, and Fred DeVictor, retired Director of Lawrence Parks and Recreation, presented a history and update of Lawrence parks to the University Women's Club history group, Robinson to Robinson. Sandra Wiechert, co-chair for the group, submitted the picture.
Peggy Wallert, community relations director of Cottonwood Inc., left, is with Susan Nelson, Laura Bittenbender, Terri Pyles and John Schmidt, all of Lawrence, at The Lodge motel in Baldwin City as they get ready for a carriage ride during the Cottonwood Mini Masters event. Schmidt, who works at the University Book Shop, was recently honored as the winner of the 2008 Bert Nash Reliability Award.
Trent Schuchart and Renae Johnson were voted king and queen of the Luau Dance May 3, sponsored by the Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department. The department's special populations staff voted on individuals who displayed a good attitude, danced and had nice manners during the evening. Annette Deghand, the special populations supervisor, submitted the photo.
Bud Pettit, Lawrence Tennis Association instructor, left, gives Alicia Willingham, 13, her first tennis lesson of the season. Her mother, Cynthia Willingham, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Scott Fox, left, Westlake, Ohio, and Debra Diehl, Lawrence, spot each other's Kansas University shirts at the Honolulu Airport during the final minutes of the NCAA men's championship basketball game. Both are KU graduates. Debra Diehl submitted the picture.
Ralph Landreth and Melissa Franklin were voted best dancers at the Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department's Special Populations Luau Dance on May 3. Landreth and Franklin received the award from staff who judged individuals on participation and originality. Annette Deghand, the special populations supervisor, submitted the photo.
Sandy and Jim Cooper spread the word about the Jayhawks winning the National Championship in Florence, Italy, in front of the Duomo and downtown Florence. Jim Cooper submitted the picture.
Hilary Metzger and Matt Wiese were voted the best dressed at the Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department's Special Populations Luau Dance on May 3. Participants were judged by staff for creativity and theme-related dress. Annette Deghand, the special populations supervisor, submitted the photo.
Cole Browne, left, gets into a Zumba dance with Parks and Recreation Zumba instructor Susan Pomeroy at the Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department's Special Populations Luau Dance on May 3. Annette Deghand, the special populations supervisor, submitted the photo.
Travelers, from left, Don Sneegas, Lawrence, Sheila Ray, Boulder, Colo., Betty Wright, Lawrence, and Leon Mason, Boulder, Colo., visit Tiananmen Square on a recent trip to China. Don Sneegas submitted the picture.
Hayley Rose Collins, 1, swings at the park across from her home in Spring Hill. She is the daughter of Courtney Collins and the granddaughter of Mike and Dianne Collins, Spring Hill. She is also the great-niece of Pat Collins, Lawrence, and Cindi Randle, Spring Hill, and the second cousin of Daniel Speicher, Lawrence. Cindi Randle submitted the picture.
Katelyn Mae Hogsett, 12, plays her violin at a jam session in Fort Dodge. At left is her grandpa, Leonard Hogsett, from Ness City. Katelyn is the daughter of Larry and Tammy Hogsett, of Lawrence. Marcheta Hogsett of Ness City, Katelyn's grandma, submitted the photo.
American Indian actor Adam Beach, left, visits with Rob Parker, 15, at the Haskell Indian Nations University Pow Wow. Rob is the son of LaDonna Parker and John Ortley, all of Lawrence. LaDonna Parker submitted the picture.
The Kaw Valley Force Girls U12 soccer team displays the plaque and medals they received at the Governor's Cup Tournament in Topeka for taking second place in the championship game. In the back row, from left, are coach Riny deBoer, Jenna Giele, Alex Ewy, Hanna Heline, Gretchen Hierl and coach Roland deBoer. In the middle row are Sacha Mayer, Amanda Schaller, Danielle Campbell, Haleigh Pippert and Bailey Sullivan. In the front row are Addison Campbell, Bret Watson and Karissa Aldrich. Haleigh is from Eudora, and all of the other team members are from Lawrence. Kari Sullivan submitted the picture.
Jonah, 7, left, and Elijah Crumpton-Murray, 9, hoped to see Paul Pierce and the Boston Celtics play against the Lakers in Los Angeles, but the NBA Finals game was sold out. They did, however, get to meet Matt Damon outside the Staples Center. Elijah and Jonah are the sons of Doug and Lisa Crumpton-Murray, Fresno, Calif., and the grandsons of Marlin and Nancy Harmony, Lawrence. Their aunt, Wendy Murray, Kansas City, Kan., submitted the picture.
Maura, 5, left, and Genevieve Robison, 2, each give a thumbs-up at their cousins first birthday party in their new dresses sent from a friend in Okinawa, Japan. They are the daughters of Cole Robison and Stacey L. Donovan, Lawrence. Stacey Donovan submitted the picture.
Freshmen at Southwest Junior High School get ready for their ninth-grade formal. From left are Ben Seybert, Colin Phillips, Jake Henley, Trevor Leslie and Jack Hearnen. Karen Henley submitted the picture.
Dr. Carl Inzerillo of Lawrence finishes the St. Jude Marathon in Memphis, Tenn., a day before his 60th birthday. He has been running for more than 30 years and this time ran to raise money for a 4-year-old girl with leukemia at St. Jude Hospital. Mary Inzerillo submitted the picture.
Sidney J. Pastor III kicks soccer balls donated by the Kansas University and Baker University soccer teams to Iraqi children. Pastor is a 2000 graduate of Eudora High School who is in Iraq on his third tour. Tammy Ziesenis, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Emma Grace Jacobson, 5 months, dresses up as a flower on a Mother's Day visit to Lawrence. She is the daughter of David and Jennifer Jacobson, Damascus, Md.; and the granddaughter of Gene and Martha Jacobson and great-granddaughter of Ruthanna Kew, all of Lawrence. Martha Jacobson submitted the picture.
The 14U Kansas Rebels win the Hawaiian Hitfest AAA/Major Tournament Championship at Blue Valley Recreation Complex in Overland Park. In the back row, from left, are coaches Chuck Vinoverski, Randy Samuels and Scott Thomann. In the middle row are David Pierce, Jake Vinoverski, Chandler Thomann, Montana Samuels, Cameron Solko and Reece Conklin, and in the front row are Anthony Buffalomeat, C.J. Roush, Sean Cesare, Blake Bergman, Troy Willoughby, Tyler Self and Elliot Vaughn.
Elizabeth Patton and friends run into Gov. Kathleen Sebelius during a photo scavenger hunt for Elizabeth's 10th birthday. From left are Natalie Windholz, Taylor Hodge, Meghan McClorey, Elizabeth Patton, and Kyleigh Severa, all age 10. Steve Patton, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Lawrence Chapter delegates to the Kansas State Chapter of the P.E.O. Sisterhood travel to Wichita. In the back row, from left, are Dru Sampson, Julie Coots, Heather Krase-Minnick and Sherry Ingles. In the middle row are Jodi Trast, Francis Lintecum, Sue Morgan and Tracy Saenz, and in front are Anne Jarboe and Jana Tuttle, who submitted the picture.
Logan, 14, and Taylor Masenthin, 17, tour the National Mall on a trip to Washington, D.C., to represent Lincoln Prep in the preliminary round of the 2008 National Academic Championship. Their parents are Lee and Tricia Masenthin, Lawrence, and Doug and Melissa Jackson, Kansas City, Mo.
The Tellers crew celebrates mustache week. From top left to right are Jack Thompson, Alberto Flores, Aaron Stork, Tom Bauman, Brad Keirns, David Blauer, Ryan Stephenson, Jack Low, Jake Wilson, Richard Garcia, Zack Thompson and Michael Beard, who submitted the picture.
Shenandoah Rose Campsey, 1, sits among the roses in the Gage Park rose garden in Topeka. She is the daughter of Timothy and Abby Campsey and the granddaughter of Michael and Dana Hess, all of Lawrence. Michael Hess submitted the picture.
The newly formed Jinx Fastpitch Softball Team wins first place in the CowTown Showdown in the 18U division as a first year 16U team. In the back row, from left, are Sarah Hanson, Stephanie Orth, Emily Peterson and Megan Dexter. In the front row are Kaitlyn Sparks, Chelsea Grammer, Karlee Beach, Cassie Morrison, Amanda Hadl, Mallory Reese and Jessie Troupe. Angela Morrison, Eudora, submitted the picture.