October 21, 2009
Bat maker Jack Marucci shows bats, one for his son, Gino, the other for Manny Ramirez, at his shop in Baton Rouge, La. Of course, when all this started, Marucci wasn't looking to become bat maker to the stars. He simply wanted to carve a comfortable piece of lumber that his boy could use.
Lots of children, including the Grant Elementary School's drum ensemble, joined the activities at the Family Fun Fest at Flat Branch Park on Wednesday night.
Mallory Weber, one of Missouri's top players, says the Tigers should be used to the type of competition they will see at the ITA Central Regional.
Every organization involved in Homecoming is assigned a storefront in The District to decorate for MU’s Homecoming. Although the game does not take place until Saturday night, students worked throughout the day Wednesday to “Decorate the District.”
Police and fire department officers look on as a totaled Ford Escape is being prepared to be towed from Scott Boulevard. The Escape was hit as it pulled out of West Smith Drive on Wednesday.
Julie Bennett participates in Decorate the District for Homecoming by painting the windows of Shakespeare's Pizza. Bennett is a freshman in the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.
Katie O'Toole participates in Decorate the District for Homecoming by drawing tiger paw prints on the balloon arch located outside Quinton's. O'Toole is a senior in Delta Sigma Pi, a business fraternity.
October 20, 2009
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon talks with MU players before heading to the draft. Nixon took Zaire Taylor with the second pick and Kim English with the third pick.
J.T. Tiller with the first pick.
UM System President Gary Forsee, left, and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, center, choose squads for Friday’s Black & Gold basketball game as coach Mike Anderson looks at the draft board. Forsee, who won the pre-draft coin flip, chose
MU freshman Tracy Fisher died Monday from an undetected blood clot in her leg, according to the Boone County Medical Examiner's Office
William Clinch points to a timeline illustrated by public defender Jennifer Bukowsky while on trial Tuesday at the Boone County Courthouse. Clinch is on trial for first-degree murder and armed criminal action.
Texas quarterback Colt McCoy scrambles to avoid Oklahoma defensive end Jeremy Beal in last Saturday's victory in Dallas.
A T-shirt, photographs and candles lie on a table during a memorial service for Tracy Fisher on Tuesday at Mizzou Hillel. Fisher died from a blot clot in her leg that traveled to her heart. Tuesday would have been her 19th birthday.
Rachel Solomon, 20, and Michelle Benaim, 18, mourn the loss of their sorority sister Tracy Fisher on Tuesday at Mizzou Hillel. The two were in Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi, a Jewish sorority, with Fisher. "We're all wearing headbands because she always was," Solomon said.
Pulmonary embolism results from the passing of a blood clot, or emboli, through the pulmonary arteries in the heart. Emobolisms are hard to detect or diagnose because symptoms are often vague and nonspecific.
Five government officials from the Republic of Georgia will be in Columbia from Nov. 7 - 15 to learn about American government through the Open World Program. The officials hail from five different Georgian cities.
Less than 12 percent of the Farm Service Agency’s guaranteed loan program was leant to borrowers for the building and expansion of specialized pork and poultry production operations.
Bill Eppridge spoke at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at the Reynolds Journalism Institute at MU. Eppridge presented photographs from his long career, which included coverage of the Beatles' first U.S. tour, Robert Kennedy's presidential campaign, and a photo essay on heroin use in New York City. Eppridge said that technology makes photographers work harder, but also makes them better photographers.
Mike Stambaugh drills out a small sample of wood from the Hickam House located in Rock Bridge State Park on Tuesday. Seven samples were extracted, and Stambaugh said he thinks four or five will help date Hickam House.
Mike Stambaugh examines the rings of a piece of wood extracted from the Hickam House located in Rock Bridge State Park on Tuesday. Stambaugh of the MU forestry department, will examine different pieces of wood to determine the age of the house. Pending results, the Hickam House could be torn down to make room for new park facilities.