COLUMBIA – Missourian photographers captured images of post-victory celebration, attempted shots, a field aflame, and a horror novelist this week.
Horror novelist Donn Upp is captured in this portrait by Andrew Schriver. Upp purchased Howard County's Rivercene Mansion, which is featured in his horror novels, in 2011.
Photographer Alex Scott captures Missouri's Jordan Clarkson as he attempts to score, flying over Davidson College's defense Tuesday at Mizzou Arena. Missouri played Davidson in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament. The Tigers won 85-77.
Rock Bridge's Audrey Holt screams in celebration while the team celebrates their state championship win Saturday night at Mizzou Arena, in this photo by Katie Bell. The Bruins beat the Lee's Summit Broncos 62-45. This is Rock Bridge's third straight state title in girls basketball.
In this photo by Andrew Schriver, Battle High School high jumper Michael Glasgow propels himself over the bar during the high jump event during the Columbia Kick-Off track meet at Battle High School on Friday. The event brought the track teams from Battle, Hickman and Rock Bridge together to compete.
Brian Rose, a firefighter for the Boone County Fire Protection District, helps tear apart flaming hay bales Friday, in this photo by Sarah Rothberg. The bales were still aflame after a field fire in south Columbia encompassing 20-25 acres was brought under control. No houses were damaged by the fire.
Columbia College's Malik Ray shoots over Belhaven forward Curt Hall during the first round of the NAIA tournament Thursday at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, in this photo by Julia Sumpter. The Cougars won and will be advancing in the tournament.