February 26, 2011
Columbia native Carl Edwards climbs out of his car after winning the poll position Saturday during qualifying for Sunday's Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.
Columbia College's Makenzie Smith cheers after a basket alongside Cougars coach Mike Davis on Saturday in the team's victory over William Woods.
Columbia College's Ashley Fisher drives past William Wood's Jestine Gerber on Saturday in the Cougars' victory at the Arena at Southwell Complex. The Cougars completed the American Midwest Conference regular season at 16-0.
Individuals gather near the Capitol in Jefferson City on Saturday to rally in support of the union protesters in Wisconsin. Hundreds of union supporters and tea party members held raucous competing demonstrations at the Statehouse.
Kansas State guard Jacob Pullen and coach Frank Martin exchange words during the Wildcats' victory over Missouri on Saturday in Manhattan, Kan. "Most coaches tell you what you want to hear to make you happy," Pullen said. "He tells you what you need to hear to make you better."
Marcus Denmon drives past Martavious Irving during the second half of MU's game against Kansas State. Denmon finished with 22 points. The Tigers lost 80-70.
Matt Pressey, left, lunges for a loose ball as Jacob Pullen dives under Kansas State's basket during the second half of the game in Manhattan, Kan. The Tigers lost 80-70, and Pullen finished with 24 points.
Missouri guard Kim English drives past Rodney McGruder during the first half of the game versus Kansas State. The Wildcats led 41-38 at the half.
Jacob Pullen high fives Rodney McGruder after a three-point basket that put the Wildcats up 10-0 early in the first half of the game versus MU.
February 25, 2011
The driver of a silver Chevy Monte Carlo drove through the front of First Presbyterian Church on Hitt Street Friday. There were about 50 junior and senior high school kids and 10 adults inside the church at the time. No one was injured during the accident, Columbia Police Department spokeswoman Jill Wieneke said.
A police car stops on the curb as the driver of a silver Chevy Monte Carlo crashes through the front of First Presbyterian Church on Hitt Street Friday. There were about 50 junior and senior high school kids and 10 adults inside the church at the time. No one was injured during the accident, Columbia Police Department spokeswoman Jill Wieneke said.
The Rock Bridge boys basketball team hoists up their championship plaque after beating Jefferson City at the Class 5 District 9 championship on Friday.
Patients with traditional pacemakers face a number of dangers from magnetic resonance imaging, which uses strong magnetic fields to create detailed images of internal organs. Here are the problems the Medtronic pacemaker is designed to overcome.
Rock Bridge's Carmen Boessen jumps up for two points against Jefferson City at the Class 5 District 9 championship on Friday.
Rock Bridge High School's Travis Jorgenson runs for a lay up against the Jefferson City Jays at the Class 5 District 9 Basketball Championship in Jefferson City.
Missouri gymnastics coach Rob Drass prepares freshman gymnast Katelyn Trevino, right, for her uneven parallel bars routine as freshman gymnast Taylor Medrea listens in. Trevino's score was 9.750 and received third place.
Missouri freshman gymnast Cathryn Aliceaacosta jumps and poses during her balance beam routine against Southern Utah on Friday. Aliceaacosta's score was 9.675. MU won with a score of 194.925 to 193.750.
Columbia residents celebrated the Chinese New Year at Jesse Hall with the fifth-annual "China Night." A brief slide show highlights events that brought in the Year of the Rabbit.
Fifth Ward candidate Helen Anthony answers a question Friday at the Muleskinner City Council Candidate Forum in Stamper Commons at Stephens College. Anthony considers herself the candidate with the planning and zoning experience that she believes is essential to have on the council.