THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Missouri swimming teams victorious, new ropes course opens

Sunday, October 6, 2013 | 5:32 p.m. CDT; updated 5:41 p.m. CDT, Sunday, October 6, 2013

COLUMBIA — This week, Missourian photographers captured Missouri's men's and women's swimming team victories at Friday's Show-Me Showdown and climber tryouts of MU's newly opened Venture Out Complex.

In this photo by Josh Bachman, Pete Powell stars as country music legend Hank Williams, while Curt Hardin and Teri Marie Dubinski dance together before the Grand Ole Opry Legend Show on Sept. 13. Powell was one of several performers channeling their talents to raise money for mid-Missouri organizations

Missourian photographer Kholood Eid captured this shot Tuesday of Rock Bridge High School's Jacob Kovarik celebrating his goal against the Hickman Kewpies. Rock Bridge, now 9-2 in its season, cruised to a 5-0 victory over Hickman.

In this image taken by Mackenzie Bruce, mixed martial arts fighter Raymond Bruce finishes a practice session at the Heart of America Athletic Training Center. The center, which opened Friday, has a cage for fighting and other equipment.

Missourian photographer Mackenzie Bruce shot this photograph Monday of Bettina Gentry, left, and Sarah Hansen ziplining from a tower at the newly opened Venture Out Complex. The high ropes course features obstacles that encourage teamwork and team-building.

In this photo taken by Fareeha Amir, Missouri swimmer Michael Chadwick completes the final 25 yards of the men's 200-yard freestyle Friday at the ninth annual Show-Me Showdown. Both the men's and women's teams placed first at the event.

Missourian photographer Kholood Eid shot this picture Sept. 21 of Mayor Cheri Reisch visiting Bad Citizen Coffee & Pub in Hallsville. Reisch was elected as mayor in April 2012, just a few months after she was removed from her former position as city clerk.

In this photo taken Saturday by Mark Humphrey of The Associated Press, Missouri wide receiver L'Damian Washington is tackled by Vanderbilt's Kenny Ladler. The Tigers soundly defeated the Commodores 51-28 in what Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel described as a "high-energy" game.

Supervising editor is Elizabeth Stephens.

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