The 2016 All-Area Softball team from top row center, Hannah Pemberton, Wellsville, pitcher; Dacia Starr, Lawrence Free State, left field. Second row left, Jordan Flakus, Eudora, first base; Kate Stanwix, Lawrence Free State, first base; Sophie Taylor, Lawrence High, shortstop. Third row left, Shannon Greene, McLouth, pitcher; Rienna Schriner, Mill Valley, pitcher; Haidyn Bassett, Oskaloosa, pitcher and first base. Bottom row left, Kylee Bremer, Baldwin, catcher and utility player; Audrey Miller, Tonganoxie, catcher, and Bill Finucane, Eudora, coach.
Kansas running back Tony Pierson gets up the field past Iowa State defenders Kamari Cotton-Moya (5) and Nigel Tribune, back, during the first quarter on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014.
Kansas guard Frank Mason gets to the bucket past Emporia State guards Terrence Moore (11) and Tyler Jordan during the first half on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014.