Wyandotte County

KU women's rowing team members hold the Kansas Cup high after winning the Sunflower State Regatta over K-State on Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)
KU women’s rowing team members hold the Kansas Cup high after winning the Sunflower State Regatta over K-State on Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)

On a cloudy day with a few sprinkles of rain, the University of Kansas women’s rowing team came from behind in the final race to win the Sunflower Showdown over Kansas State University.

KU won the Sunflower State Regatta at Wyandotte County Lake, 14-9, over K-State.

KU won the 1st varsity eight, 6:52.1 to 6:52.4. K-State had an early lead in this contest, but KU came from behind, caught up and won it. It was so close that it was unknown at first who won.

K-State won the 2nd varsity eight, 6:58.5 to 7:05.8.

K-State won the varsity four, 7:39.3 to 7:40.3.

KU won the open four, 7:49.3 to 7:59.8.

KU won the 3rd novice eight and the novice A four.

KU (foreground) caught up to K-State and took the lead in women's rowing action Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake, Kansas City, Kan. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)
KU (foreground) caught up to K-State and took the lead in women’s rowing action Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake, Kansas City, Kan. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)

KU (foreground) and K-State were nearly tied in 1st varsity eight women's rowing competition Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)
KU (foreground) and K-State were nearly tied in 1st varsity eight women’s rowing competition Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)

KU (foreground) made an extra effort to catch up and take the lead from K-State in women's rowing action Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)
KU (foreground) made an extra effort to catch up and take the lead from K-State in women’s rowing action Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)

KU takes the lead from K-State in rowing action Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)
KU takes the lead from K-State in rowing action Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)

KU (foreground) pulls ahead of K-State in rowing action Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)
KU (foreground) pulls ahead of K-State in rowing action Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)

KU rowing team members celebrate after KU wins the Sunflower State Regatta Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)
KU rowing team members celebrate after KU wins the Sunflower State Regatta Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)

KU rowing team members give the 1st varsity eight team a Rock Chalk cheer as they return from the race Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)
KU rowing team members give the 1st varsity eight team a Rock Chalk cheer as they return from the race Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)

More scenes from the Sunflower State Regatta Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)
More scenes from the Sunflower State Regatta Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)

More scenes from the Sunflower State Regatta Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)
More scenes from the Sunflower State Regatta Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)

More scenes from the Sunflower State Regatta Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)
More scenes from the Sunflower State Regatta Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)

More scenes from the Sunflower State Regatta Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)
More scenes from the Sunflower State Regatta Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)

More scenes from the Sunflower State Regatta Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)
More scenes from the Sunflower State Regatta Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)

More scenes from the Sunflower State Regatta Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)
More scenes from the Sunflower State Regatta Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)

More scenes from the Sunflower State Regatta Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)
More scenes from the Sunflower State Regatta Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)

More scenes from the Sunflower State Regatta Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)
More scenes from the Sunflower State Regatta Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)

More scenes from the Sunflower State Regatta Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)
More scenes from the Sunflower State Regatta Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)

The Civitan Orchids of Kansas City, Kan., a developmental disabilities ladies group, staffed the concessions booth on Saturday at the Sunflower State Regatta at Wyandotte County Lake. Mentors at the booth included, left to right, Diana Jones, Dottie Castleberry and Terra Moorehead. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)
The Civitan Orchids of Kansas City, Kan., a developmental disabilities ladies group, staffed the concessions booth on Saturday at the Sunflower State Regatta at Wyandotte County Lake. Mentors at the booth included, left to right, Diana Jones, Dottie Castleberry and Terra Moorehead. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)

More scenes from the Sunflower State Regatta Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)
More scenes from the Sunflower State Regatta Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)

More scenes from the Sunflower State Regatta Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)
More scenes from the Sunflower State Regatta Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)

More scenes from the Sunflower State Regatta Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)
More scenes from the Sunflower State Regatta Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)

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Ginny Mingee, left and Grace Troeh, right, assisted at the Master Gardeners plant sale Saturday at the Wyandotte County Extension Office, 1200 N. 79th St., Kansas City, Kan. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)
Ginny Mingee, left and Grace Troeh, right, assisted at the Master Gardeners plant sale Saturday at the Wyandotte County Extension Office, 1200 N. 79th St., Kansas City, Kan. The plant sale ends at 2 p.m. Saturday. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)
Staffing a table at the Wyandotte County K-State Extension Master Gardeners plant sale on Saturday were Don Crim, front left, vice president of the Master Gardeners; Sharon Hoover, front right, treasurer of the Master Gardeners; David Young, back, left, Master Gardeners board member; and Calvin Hoover, right back, Master Gardener. They were at the Wyandodtte County Extension Office at 1200 N. 79th, Kansas City, Kan. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)
Staffing a table at the Wyandotte County K-State Extension Master Gardeners plant sale on Saturday were Don Crim, front left, vice president of the Master Gardeners; Sharon Hoover, front right, treasurer of the Master Gardeners; David Young, back, left, Master Gardeners board member; and Calvin Hoover, right back, Master Gardener. They were at the Wyandodtte County Extension Office at 1200 N. 79th, Kansas City, Kan. The plant sale ends at 2 p.m. Saturday. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)

The Wyandotte County Extension Master Gardeners plant sale will continue from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, May 1, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday May 2.

The plant sale is at the Extension Office, Wildcat Room, 1200 N. 79th St., Kansas City, Kan.

Vegetable plants, berry plants, flowers, ornamental grasses and miscellaneous items about gardening will be in the plant sale.

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