2010 Year in Pictures Indiana coach Tom Crean watches the action from the corner of the court during a game against Ohio State on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010, in Columbus, Ohio. IU lost 79-54. A lone fan watches the action from an empty section during a NCAA women’s basketball game between Indiana and Illinois on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010, at Assembly Hall. Bad weather and Christmas break contributed to an extremely sparse crowd at the game although the official attendance was listed at 1,350. Indiana forward Bobby Capobianco, right, reaches out to grab a rebound in front of Illinois center Mike Tisdale during the second half of IU’s 66-60 loss to Illinois on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2010, at Assembly Hall. Indiana forward Kory Barnett, right, hugs guard Verdell Jones III after IU’s 81-78 overtime victory against Minnesota on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010, at Assembly Hall. Jones hit a jumper late in the game to regain the lead with less than a minute remaining in overtime. North swimmers chant before taking the pool against South in the Counsilman Classic on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010, at Indiana’s Royer Pool. Indiana guard Jori Davis, middle, reacts after Wisconsin center Tara Steinbauer, left, and guard Jade Davis (00) strip the ball away during a game on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010, at Assembly Hall. A women walks through a sleeting winter storm on Friday, Feb. 5, 2010, in the Old Crescent portion of the IU campus. Above freezing temperatures turned an anticipated snow storm into rain and sleet for the early part of the day. Indiana professor Jeff Nelsen walks off the “stage” after a mock audition performance for his students during a class on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010, at the Jacobs School of Music. Nelsen teaches a class to help music students combat stage fright associated with audition performances. Sharlee Davis makes her way from the pool to the whirlpool after swimming a mile on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010, at the Monroe County YMCA. Davis swims a mile three or four times a week depending on her schedule. Master Gunnery Sgt. John Lund, a member of the Marine honor guard, listens to a memorial ceremony for Sgt. Jeremy McQueary on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010, at The Seasons Lodge and Conference Center in Nashville, Ind. Lund, a veteran of the Vietnam War, Gulf War and Iraqi War, folded a flag in McQueary’s ceremony. McQueary, 27, was killed in the Helmand Province in Afghanistan on Feb. 18. Northwestern guard Jeremy Nash (23) jumps over IU guard Verdell Jones III en route to the basket during a game on Saturday, March 6, 2010, at Assembly Hall. Black Key Bulls rider Ren-Jay Shei makes his way through turn three during Little 500 Individual Time Trials on Wednesday, March 31, 2010, at Bill Armstrong Stadium. Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland performs during a Final Four concert on Friday, April 2, 2010, at White River State Park in Indianapolis. Kyle Faulker, left, and Gage Martin, both freshmen at Butler, react as they watch the closing seconds of Butler’s 52-50 win against Michigan State during a watching party at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. LL Cool J performs during a concert on Sunday, April 4, 2010, at White River State Park in Indianapolis. James Poscascio, a freshman at Butler, watches the action between his fingers during a viewing party of the Duke-Butler national championship game on Monday, April 5, 2010, at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Iowa’s Zach McCool (25) watches as a singer performs the National Anthem despite a sudden heavy rain shower before a game against Indiana on Friday, April 16, 2010, at Sembower Field. The game was postponed until Saturday due to rain and thunderstorms in the area. Teter rider Dana Vandergenugten, middle, celebrates with her teammates after winning the Women’s Little 500 on Friday, April 23, 2010, at Bill Armstrong Stadium. It was Teter’s first win since 2005. Artisan Ron Roberts works on a Mani Khorlo prayer wheel in a new structure on Saturday 8, 2010, at the Bloomington Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center. Monks and volunteers are preparing the cultural center for a visit from the Dalai Lama on May 12 and 14. Salzburg, Austria A fire breather performs outside the Augustiner Beer Hall on Monday, May 24, 2010, in Munich, Germany. Scenes from the wedding of Joshua Hawn and Jessica Sands on Saturday, May 29, 2010, in Muncie, Ind. Scenes from the wedding of Joshua Hawn and Jessica Sands on Saturday, May 29, 2010, in Muncie, Ind. Tomball players show their disappointment after falling to Bowie 9-1 in the Class 5A softball semifinal at the University of Texas on Friday, June 4, 2010. A man makes his way past a Hickory Street Bar & Grill mural in the rain on Eighth Street near the intersection of Congress Avenue in downtown Austin on Wednesday, June 9, 2010. Downtown was a sea of umbrellas as an early morning shower sent pedestrians scrambling for their rain gear to keep dry. Bushland players Monty McCasland, left, and Thomas Cleveland share a moment in the dugout after a loss in the Class 2A state championship game at the University of Texas on Thursday, June 10, 2010. Larenz Dempz, age 7, tries to keep his balance as he stands on Brian Beavliev’s back during a push up at the East Boys and Girls Club in Austin on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Area youngsters participated in a Police Activities League basketball camp at the gymnasium. Yuri Kelly performs a dance at the Round Rock Juneteenth Festival on Friday, June 18, 2010. Friday night performances and a talent show were a prelude to Saturday’s parade and festival. Ola Podrida band members David Hobizal, left, Andrew Kenny, David Wingo and Colin Swietek pose for a portrait in Austin on Tuesday, June 29, 2010. Pictured in middle is Wingo’s dog, June Bug. The band will embark on a tour of the southern and eastern United States starting with a show at The Mohawk on July 8. Leland Smith, a local painter, works on a piece under a canopy as a drizzling rain mists the area during SoCo First Thursday on Thursday, July 1, 2010, along South Congress Avenue in Austin. “I gave it up for 20 years,” Smith said of his work, but says he is painting again after the hiatus. Greg Valdespino talks with a visitor as a guitar rests on his knee on the porch of the general store during Independence Day on the Prairie at Pioneer Farms on Saturday, July 3, 2010. A couple make their way across Town Lake in kayaks as the sun sets on Monday, July 5, 2010. Several people took to the lake on Monday, the last day of the Independence Day long weekend. Alex Ebert, lead singer of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, performs with his band at La Zona Rosa in Austin on Tuesday, July 6, 2010. Tuesday night’s show was a sell out. Ryan Colpaart, of Austin, cheers on the Netherlands as he watches the World Cup final from Fado Irish Pub on Sunday, July 11, 2010. Spain defeated the Netherlands 1-0 for its first World Cup title. John Wesley Coleman poses for a portrait on Monday, July 12, 2010, at his Austin home. Coleman is preparing to play “A Week of Wes,” consisting of performances six nights in a row at Beerland. A Ron Paul supporter makes his way along Third Street with an anti-war sign on Saturday, July 24, 2010. Goodnight Lane guitarist and singer Janel Duarte waves to the crowd after a song in her band’s set during the Rock Camp USA concert at Antone’s on Saturday, July 24, 2010. Yoga instructor Anna Gieselman leads a group in a stretch during a donation-based class at Casa de Luz on Sunday, Aug. 1, 2010. The classes are part of Community Yoga, which collects donations and uses the proceeds to teach yoga to underprivileged citizens who can’t afford the classes. 0816fitcity Charlie Mars performs at Blues on the Green in Zilker Park on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010. Kody King watches as his tee shot heads down the left side of the fairway on the 10th hole of the Austin City Golf Championship final round at Jimmy Clay Golf Course on Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010. King’s tee shot found a water hazard. Round Rock Express pitcher Jordan Lyles, age 19, throws to a Sacramento batter during his first minor league start at Dell Diamond on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010. Lyles is one of the Astro’s top prospects. Missouri linebacker Andrew Gachkar (6) knocks a pass away from Illinois wide receiver A.J. Jenkins (8) as Jenkins crosses the middle on a slant route during a game on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010, at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. Brothers Matthew Williams, left, age 5, and Keaton Williams, age 3, share a few laughs as they ride motorcycles and honk the horns on a ride on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, at the Fall Festival in Elmwood, Ill. Jim Patterson looks out his driver side window to see as he uses a truck to mash down mud on the track on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010, at Peoria Speedway. Rain throughout the day made the track too sloppy for racing, forcing some drivers to use their pick ups to help dry and smooth out the track. Terry Hicks, of Galsburg, Ill., salutes as taps are played to honor former East Peoria High School students who have been killed in the military during patriotic night ceremonies before a East Peoria-Washington football game on Friday, Sept. 10, 2010, in East Peoria. Hicks served with the Army in Vietnam. Ongina reacts as a man stuffs money down her bra during a drag performance of Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance” on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010, at the Peoria Pride Festival on the Riverfront. Bradley’s Christian Meza (22) plays the ball into the box as SMU keeper Craig Hill, left, tries to stop the advance during a game on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2010, at Shea Stadium in Peoria. Meza advanced the ball past the keeper and scored Bradley’s only goal on the play as the Braves lost 3-1. Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo performs on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, at Bradley University. Fans react after Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo jumped off stage and hoped onto a barricade in front of the crowd while singing “Troublemaker” during a performance on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, at Bradley University. Marion English looks skyward as she tracks the flight path of her balloon as it sails southwest over the Interstate 74 bridge during a launch as part of the National Day of Remembrance on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010, at the RiverPlex. English was on hand to remember her 19-year-old niece Jasmine Brittine who was fatally shot on March 21, 2010. Scenes from the wedding of Ian Shannon and Erica Murray on Sunday, October 10, 2010, in Redkey, Ind. Ian and Erica Shannon, center, dance at their wedding reception on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010, in Dunkirk, Ind. Mike Schachtrup watches out the windshield as he combines a field of corn on Monday, Oct. 11, 2010, near the intersection of Alta Lane and Radnor Road. Schachtrup farms about 6,000 acres in Peoria, Tazewell, Knox and Warren counties with his brothers including this 70-acre field northwest of Peoria. Peoria Notre Dame senior Molly Dahlquist looks to make a run at the state cross country title this year following setbacks in past years. A performer dances to a Bharatanatyam, a traditional and classical Indian dance, during a show on Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010, at the Hindu Temple of Central Illinois. The performer, who is blind, was performing with a troupe from the Shree Ramana Maharishi Academy for the Blind in India. Sophia Jefferson performs a gospel song during the Gospel Jubilee on Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010, at the Riverside Community Church. The program, sponsored by the Peoria Area Community Events, featured local musicians and speakers. Bradley’s Dyricus Simms-Edwards tries to flip the ball to a teammate as Charonn Woods wrestles for the ball during the red and white scrimmage on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010, at the Renaissance Coliseum. Iben Thuroe, a foreign exchange student from Odense, Denmark, finished tied for second in the Class 1A girl’s golf tournament this year playing for Mid County as a student at ROWVA High School in Oneida. Thuroe, 18, is the Peoria Journal Star high school girl’s golf player of the year. East Peoria’s Allison Schartman keeps an eye on the ball as she prepares to send it sailing over the net on a serve during the Class 3A regional semi-final on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010, in Morton. East Peoria won. Indiana guard Jordan Hulls takes the ball up the court during a game against Franklin on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010, at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind. Metamora players receive some last-minute motivation as they huddle before taking the court to face Morris in the sectional championship game on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010, in LaSalle, Ill. Mayor Richard Daley – Chicago, Illinois Karl Schmidt, a World War II veteran and Marine who served in the Battle of Iwo Jima in 1945, holds a piece of cake as one of the oldest Marines in attendance at a Semper Fi Fish Fry on Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010, at Kelleher’s Irish Pub. The event featured a formal Marine cake cutting ceremony in which guests of honor, the oldest Marine and youngest Marine receive pieces of cake cut by a Mameluke sword. Peoria, Illinois Bradley keeper Brian Billings reacts after making a save during penalty kicks in the Missouri Valley Conference championship game against SIU Edwardsville on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010, at Shea Stadium. Bradley won 4-3 in penalty kicks after playing two overtime periods. Bradley keeper Brian Billings dives to make a save in penalty kicks overtime in the Missouri Valley Conference championship game against SIU-Edwardsville on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010, at Shea Stadium. Indiana coach Tom Crean waits for player introductions to begin before a game on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010, at Assembly Hall. Indiana guard Jordan Hulls reacts after making a no-look pass to teammate Victor Oladipo during a game on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010, at Assembly Hall. Dorothy Hathaway talks with the Reist family after receiving a Thanksgiving meal from the South Side Mission on Thursday, Nov. 25, 2010. The Reist family were one of several volunteers to deliver 1,950 meals in Peoria on Thanksgiving. Tim Varvil, the president of the Central Illinois Living Historians, rests with his rifle on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010, at Sommer Park. Re-enactors created a Civil War winter encampment to show how soldiers lived through the winter months when fighting generally stopped in the war. Peoria Heights’ Zach Wilson (54) peeks out at the court as teammate Jon Lowry, right, holds the ball ready to lead the team out of the locker room before a game against Beardstown on Friday, Dec. 3, 2010, in Peoria Heights. Milwaukee Admirals goalie Jeremy Smith dives to cover up a puck that came dangerously close to the Milwaukee goal during the second period of a game against the Rivermen on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010, at Carver Arena. Milwaukee won 5-4 in overtime. Peoria Rivermen right wing Graham Mink, left, celebrates with teammate Peoria Rivermen defender Nathan Oystrick after Oystrick scored a goal late in the third period of a game against Milwaukee on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010, at Carver Arena. Lewistown High School’s Darth Winkler is the 2010 Small School Football Player of the Year for the Peoria Journal Star. Despite her best effort to hide behind her sled, Chloe McCabe, age 9, still gets pummeled by a snow ball from Evie Fornoff, age 8, during a winter break camp for kids out of school for the holidays on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010, in Pekin, Ill. Temperatures in the mid 30s made for ideal sledding, snow ball fighting and snowman building conditions for the youngsters.