March 3, 2009
The idea for the 2008-2009 men’s basketball intro video came from a similar video produced by the NBA’s Boston Celtics. In the Tigers’ version, DeMarre Carroll plays the role of Boston’s Kevin Garnett.
Senior forward Jordan Dressler drives to the basket in practice on March 3. Dressler scored 19 points in the district finals against rival Hickman.
Junior guard Ricky Kreklow goes for a layup during practice on Tuesday, March 3. The team will travel to Union High school Wednesday night to face Waynesville in sectionals.
Rachel Oswald, left, has been named American Midwest Conference player of the week three times in her two years at Columbia College.
PDF: Read the Columbia Car Classics settlement
March 2, 2009
Firefighters of the Boone County Fire Department stand in front of the duplex building on Demaret Drive that caught fire on Monday. The cause of the fire is still under investigation; no one was injured in the fire.
Boone County firefighters examine the interior of a home on Demaret Drive in northeast Columbia. The cause of the fire, which started in the north end of the house around 8:50 p.m. Monday, is under investigation.
Lt. Darren Day of the Boone County Fire Department tells Mercedes Austin, center, and Laurie Estes, right, that it's safe for them and their children to go back into their homes as their neighbor Chelsea Robinson, second from right, listens. Austin and Estes live in the west half of the duplex building on Demaret Drive. No one was injured in the fire.
Tanner Cassil has had double-digit totals in points and rebounds in each of the Bulldogs' past three games.
The True/False Film Festival attracts documentary filmmakers from around the world, but it also teaches kids how to make their own films. The True/False Filmmakers Bootcamp is a two-day hands-on experience for children ages 8 to 13. This year, 15 kids learned to operate cameras, use sound equipment, interview and construct their own films.
Click to read the City Council's Taser report.
Click to view the Columbia Police Department's operational guidelines for Tasers.
Click to see national research on the use of electrical weapons such as Tasers.