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THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Windy day, baseketball, canine competitors

Sunday, March 10, 2013 | 6:25 p.m. CDT
Buttons, a two-year-old sable-and-white rough collie, stands on the grooming table during the setup for the Columbia Missouri Kennel Club's All Breed Dog Show Friday at the Central Missouri Events Center. Peggy Howard, Buttons' handler, has been showing dogs for 30 years and competes in 20 to 30 shows every year.

COLUMBIA — Last week's best images from Missourian photographers included scenes from a blustery day, Missouri men's basketball and athletes of a furrier variety at the Columbia Missouri Kennel Club's All Breed Dog Show.

In this photo by Amy Stroth, Buttons, a 2-year-old sable-and-white rough collie, stands on the grooming table during the setup for the Columbia Missouri Kennel Club's All Breed Dog Show on Friday. Peggy Howard, Buttons' handler, has been showing dogs for 30 years and competes in 20 to 30 shows every year. More than 900 dogs, representing more than 100 breeds, competed for Best in Show at the Central Missouri Events Center.

Sarah Ng captured this image of Missouri forward Laurence Bowers taking a shot over Arkansas defender Hunter Mickelson during the Tigers' 93-63 win over the Razorbacks on Tuesday. The win secured a spotless 17-0 record for the Tigers at home in Mizzou Arena.

In this photo by Showkat Nanda, students picked up their caps and gowns Wednesday at the MU Bookstore for their upcoming graduation

Whitney Hayward captured this image of Casie Tharp, an MU business major, as stands on the Francis Quadrangle for a portrait in the heavy wind Tuesday afternoon. It was a windy day for students on campus; according to the National Weather Service, northwest wind gust speeds reached 41 mph.

In this photo by Whitney Hayward, Columbia College guard Devin Griffin carries the American Midwest Conference Tournament championship trophy. The Cougars defeated Park University 77-63 on Tuesday to win their fourth AMC Tournament championship in six years.

Greg Kendall-Ball captured this image of Alfonso Hayes as he hand washes a car Monday at Joe Machens Automotive Group. "Hand washing is the only way to do it," Hayes said. "At least, the only way to do it right. Automatic machines would be faster, but they don't know each individual vehicle." Two winter storms left Hayes and other employees hand-washing, waxing and drying the dealership's several hundred cars.

In this photo by Amy Stroth, Missouri baseball players and coaches hang out in a snowy bullpen during the second game in a double header against Eastern Michigan on Wednesday. The team recorded its first two wins of the season Wednesday, sweeping Eastern Michigan in a doubleheader.

In this photo by Harry Katz, Arkansas forward Marshawn Powell dives for the ball in a game against Missouri on Tuesday. Missouri easily secured a 93-63 victory over Arkansas.

Timmy Huynh captured this image of Mizzou Dance Marathon participants jamming to '90s music Saturday in the MU Student Recreation Complex. Participants danced for 13.1 hours starting at noon Saturday to raise money for the MU Children's Hospital through the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. The event raised $152,402 for this year's donation, breaking the previous year's record of a $59,000 donation.

In this photo by Breanne Bradley, Kip Edwards participates in the vertical jump event at Missouri's pro day Thursday afternoon at Devine Pavilion. NFL scouts from major names, such as the Patriots, Rams, Chiefs, Packers, Seahawks, Steelers and 49ers, attended the exhibition to case players for recruitment.

In this photo by Jessica Salmond, Columbia College guards Heather English and Aqua Corpening celebrate after their 91-83 victory over William Woods University in the American Midwest Conference Tournament Championship on Monday. For the Cougars, the win was a redemption from last year's William Woods victory.


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