Competitors clear a water jump to land in the pool below during the Women's Steeple Chase event of the National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships on Monday, July 24, 2017 at Rock Chalk Park.
Free State senior Cameryn Thomas competes in the High Jump event of the Women's Heptathlon during the National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships on Monday, July 24, 2017 at Rock Chalk Park.
A wave of color moves by as runner competing in the 100-meter Dash event of the Men's Decathlon sprint to the finish during the National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships on Monday, July 24, 2017 at Rock Chalk Park. The opening ceremony for the Junior Olympics will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday evening.
Newly hired Lawrence Parks and Recreation director Derek Rogers is pictured on Friday, July 21, 2017 at South Park. Rogers, a lifelong Lawrencian, will take over the position on July 31.
Lisa Hallberg, cofounder of Lawrence Unchained Bicycle Co-op, is pictured on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at the the nonprofit bike shop's space within Art Emergency, 721 E. Ninth St. Since its inception, Lawrence Unchained has redistributed 113 used or repaired bicycles through a volunteer work-to-earn program.
About 60 bicycles are crammed into a 12-by-24-foot studio space at Art Emergency. During workshop nights, Lawrence Unchained organizers pull many of the bikes out into a common space for volunteers to work on and repair.
Oregon head coach Dana Altman watches during the Hardwood Classic on Friday, July 21, 2017 at Sports Pavilion Lawrence.
UCLA head coach Steve Alford watches during the Hardwood Classic on Friday, July 21, 2017 at Sports Pavilion Lawrence.
Wichita State head coach Gregg Marshall watches during the Hardwood Classic on Friday, July 21, 2017 at Sports Pavilion Lawrence.
Georgetown head coach Patrick Ewing, front watches during the Hardwood Classic on Friday, July 21, 2017 at Sports Pavilion Lawrence. In back is Texas head coach Shaka Smart.
Lawrence Downtown Sidewalk Sale shoppers. Top Row from left: Ally Brittain, Lawrence, with a Lawrence, Kansas geographic coordinates t-shirt from ACME, $10. Chris Wilt, Lawrence, and his four-year-old daughter Eleanor with some KISS 105.9 lip balm, fee, Luke Vogelsang, Lawrence, with a king size comforter from Weaver's, $60, and a hiking backpack from Sunflower Outdoor and Bike, $150. Middle Row from left: Quentin Aker, Lawrence, with two $10 shirts from Wild Man Vintage, Rebekah McCurdy, Ottawa, Kan., with a Mean Girls Coozie from Francesca's, 50 cents, Jen Schneider, Lafayette, California, with a shirt from Mass Street Mercantile, $23. Bottom Row from left, Sommer Austin, Washington D.C. knit hat from Third Planet, $5, Lacey Stewart, left, and Renee Downing, Topeka, with Downing's Denver Broncos flip flops from Ad Astra Running, $16, Leilani Chun, Lawrence, with a skirt from Arizona Trading Company, $4.50.
Shoppers search through the outdoor racks of clothing during the Downtown Sidewalk Sale on Thursday, July 20, 2017.
Free State High School violist Helena All, left, and Lawrence High senior Gavin Jones, right, have been selected for All-National honors. All will play with the All-National Honor Orchestra, while Jones will sing with the All-National Honor Choir.
Writers and publishers David Ohle, front, and Roger Martin are pictured with framed copies of City Moon, a newspaper printed in Lawrence from 1973-1985 that combined satire and surrealism, among other things. A City Moon exhibit is currently on display at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St. The two are pictured on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Ohle's studio.
Lawrence High senior Gavin Jones has been selected to perform with the All National Honor Choir in Orlando in November. Jones is pictured on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at the Lawrence Arts Center.
Pete Fey, an AmeriCorps worker at the Lawrence Public Library, oversees the creation of a mandala as children use plastic bottle caps of varying sizes and colors to make it during the Exploratorium: Recycled Art presentation and workshop on Monday, July 17, 2017 at the library, 707 Vermont St. Representatives from the Spencer Museum of Art visited with local children ages 7-11 about how to use recyclable materials in their own artwork.
Free State High School violist Helena All has recently learned that she has been selected for the All-National Honor Orchestra. All, who will be a junior at FSHS, will travel to Orlando, Florida to perform with the orchestra at Disney World in November.