COLUMBIA – This week Missourian photographers captured images of fireworks, soccer players at a unique camp, a wheelchair basketball scrimmage and children drumming to their own beat.
Fireworks light up the night over Jesse Hall on July Fourth in this photo by T.J. Thomson. The city's Fire in the Sky started at 9:15 p.m. on Friday. The fireworks were launched from the top of the parking garage at Sixth and Cherry streets and were choreographed to music broadcast on KBXR/102.3 FM.
Hla Yu, 18, of Myanmar, retrieves a stray ball during a the City of Hope soccer camp Saturday behind Broadway Christian Church, in this photo by T.J. Thomson. The camp was started by the church as a way to reach out to international refugees living in the area.
Garrett Anderson, 12, sits at his brother's and sister's graves at the New Liberty Primitive Baptist Cemetery in Ashland on June 27, in this photo by Kylee Gregg. Alexandra and Brayden Anderson were electrocuted at the Lake of the Ozarks on July 4, 2012. The Andersons decorate their children's graves every season, placing flowers in the summer and blankets in the winter.
Photographer J. Evan Arnold captures Carter Arey, left, as he blocks a shot by Paul Schulte during a scrimmage at the MU Student Recreation Complex on Tuesday in preparation for the world championship. Schulte has been playing wheelchair basketball for 20 years and was named the 2002 World Championship MVP.