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THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Black and Gold game, Battle High tour

Sunday, April 21, 2013 | 7:20 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — This week, Missourian photographers captured the "Float Your Boat" race, the Head for the Cure 5K, sports games and the first tour of Muriel Williams Battle High School. 

Missourian photographer Showkat Nanda captured Thomas Gallibugh's boat, The Spark, overturning before reaching the finish line at the "Float Your Boat" race held Saturday at the lake behind Bass Pro Shops. The event raised money for the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri.

In this photo by Jessica Salmond, Missouri wide receiver Wesley Leftwich tries to stop defensive back John Gibson after he intercepted a pass during the Black and Gold game Saturday at Faurot Field. In the annual spring scrimmage, Mizzou 1, the starters team, won 21-14 against Tigers 2, the reserve team.

Missourian photographer Ben Walton captured Bill Morrissey and his son Ethan, 10, sprinting toward the finish line on Cherry Street during Sunday's Head for the Cure 5K. The event raised money for the Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative, overseen by the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.

First-grade students practice jumping jacks March 6 at Hallsville Primary School in this photo by Showkat Nanda. These students belong to the Hallsville Roadrunners, an after-school physical education program for children in kindergarten through fifth grade.

In this photo by Peter Marek, Columbia College softball player Whitni Howell lays a bunt down the third-base line during Friday's second game at American Legion Park. The team won the second game of the doubleheader against Missouri Baptist University 13-1.

Missourian photographer Ben Walton captured the detailed molding above an elaborate chandelier in the Frederick Building's lobby. Designed by architect David Frederick Wallace, former President Harry Truman's brother-in-law, the building has been nominated for the National Register of Historic Places.

Future Muriel Williams Battle High School students tour the building Tuesday for the first time in this photo by Ben Walton. These future Battle juniors, now sophomores at Rock Bridge and Hickman high schools, will be part of the school's first graduating class

Missouri first baseman Josh Lester tries to get a runner out at first base during Saturday's game against Florida at Taylor Stadium in this photo by Showkat Nanda. The 15-inning game ended in a 4-3 loss for Missouri.

In this photo by Greg Kendall-Ball, Will Steffensen, a paintless dent repair technician at Dents Unlimited/Toalson Glass, working on the hood of a Ford F-150 that was damaged in a hailstorm last fall. Wednesday's hailstorm brought the auto body shop additional business Thursday.

Supervising editor is Maggie Walter.


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