March 6, 2011
Carl Edwards jogs back to his car with the checkered flag after winning his first Sprint Cup Series race of the season. Edwards was unable to continue his recent trend of celebrating with fans in the stands.
Carl Edwards stands on his car at the start-finish line after winning the Kolbalt Tools 400 on Sunday in Las Vegas. Edwards has won three of the last five NASCAR races.
Carl Edwards celebrates his victory, his first of the season and his first win in Las Vegas since 2008.
Carl Edwards signs autographs for fans Saturday before practicing for the NASCAR Sprint Series Kobalt 400 race in Las Vegas.
Carl Edwards signals while driving around turn 4 during Sunday's Sprint Cup Series race in Las Vegas. Edwards celebrated his victory with a backflip off his No. 99 car.
Fifty towns around the nation have grants to focus on obesity problems. Many of them are in some of the most obese states in the nation. Missouri is the 12th most obese state and has two cities receiving grants, Columbia and Kansas City.
About 14.4 percent of Missouri high school students are obese, which is lower than many surrounding states.
Illinois-Chicago freshman Jacob McNamara reaches first base before Missouri sophomore Scott Sommerfeld catches the baseball during Sunday's game at Taylor Stadium. Sommerfeld had the Tigers' only RBI in the game.
Missouri senior Jeff Scardino started Sunday's game against Illinois-Chicago and pitched into the fourth inning, allowing four runs on eight hits.
Peter Scheer, a lawyer and journalist, is executive director of the First Amendment Coalition, a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting freedom of speech and the public’s right to know.
Austin Fax is a junior majoring in convergence journalism at MU with a focus on the political discourse
Assistant Principal Kristin Matthews, left, laughs with bus driver Lori Lloyd before school dismissal at Lewis Elementary School on Wednesday. Matthews has been selected as the new principal of Grant Elementary School.
March 5, 2011
MU women's basketball players Shakara Jones, Bailey Gee and Christine Flores leap for control of the ball along with Iowa State's Kelsey Harris and others on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
Film director James Marsh sits on a panel Saturday at Columbia Art League that discussed the changing ways of using archival footage in documentary filmmaking. In 2008 Marsh won an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for directing "Man On Wire," a film that combined archival footage, thrilling reconstructions and interviews. The panel was moderated by producer Simon Chinn and also featured Chad Friedrichs, Göran Olsson and Pietro Marcello.
Mike Anderson, most recently head coach of the Missouri men's basketball team, has accepted the head coaching position at the University of Arkansas. Anderson went 111-57 overall in his time with the Tigers.
Kansas guard Mario Little defends Missouri's Laurence Bowers.
Missouri guard Phil Pressey dribbles down the court guarded by Kansas' Elijah Johnson.
Missouri guard Kim English sits on the court after falling during a play against Kansas.
Kansas guard Tyrel Reed, right, reaches between the legs of Missouri's Justin Safford to get a loose ball.
Emily Sewell, left, and Vida Lux encourage True Life Run participants by dancing in Alley A.