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THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: A quidditch match, Toga Day and spring football

Sunday, April 20, 2014 | 4:33 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — This week, a Quidditch match, a zombie apocalypse survivor, a small-town church, a young Roman and Missouri football caught the eye of Missourian photographers.

In this photo by Whitney Hayward, Joyce Kemner attends Sunday service at Sturgeon United Methodist Church. Kemner has been a member of the church since 1970 despite declining membership.

Photographer Shelby Feistner captures Battle High School's quidditch team captain Harleigh Wacker as she prepares Dumbledore's Army, the schools Harry Potter club, for a match at Battle on Tuesday. Wacker hopes the team can qualify as an official International Quidditch Association team in the future.

Missouri pitcher Tori Finucane prepares to throw the ball as Ole Miss' RT Cantillo runs for first base at University Field on Saturday, in this photo by Katie Bell. Missouri won the series finale 9-1

Photographer Andrew Schriver captures Missouri wide receiver Jimmie Hunt weaving through the defense at the Black and Gold game on Saturday at Faurot Field.

Robert Bickel takes advantage of the sunlight and plays the main character in his zombie apocalypse TV series trailer near the MKT Nature and Fitness Trail on Monday, in this photo by Shelby Feistner. The TV trailer is for one of Bickel's communications classes. "I'm basically the survivor trying to look around and find the cure for the zombie apocalypse," Bickel said.  

Community members gather Friday at the Hillel House for a Social Justice Seder, in this photo by Andrew Schriver. A Seder is a traditional feast that is part of Passover. Discussion at the event focused on modern-day plagues of social injustice.

In this photo by Sarah Rothberg, Bradley Snyder, 13, a seventh-grader at Columbia Independent School, plays the monster in his Scooby Doo-themed skit "Argi Doo" for the 16th annual Toga Day on Wednesday.


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