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Hickman's Clint Ross vs. Troy Buchanan [Photo]

Hickman High School senior pitcher Clint Ross pitches in the game against Troy Buchanan on Friday at Hickman High School. Ross pitched for three innings. He had two strike-outs, gave up one run, and had no walks.

MU seniors enjoy refreshments on Carnahan Quadrangle following Tiger Prowl [Photo]

MU senior Fallon Long drinks a beer at Mel Carnahan Quadrangle after walking through the MU Columns during the 2011 Tiger Prowl. Seniors received a coupon for one free beer after the prowl.

Hickman's Colby Fitch vs. Troy Buchanan [Photo]

Hickman catcher and designated hitter Colby Fitch hits the ball during his perfect 4-for-4 day against Troy Buchanan on Friday at Hickman High School. Fitch had nine RBIs and two home runs. Hickman beat Troy Buchanan 14 to 3.

Truman the Tiger makes appearance at Tiger Prowl [Photo]

Some seniors high-fived Truman the Tiger on Friday as they ran through the MU Columns during the 2011 Tiger Prowl.

MU seniors pose for pictures following Tiger Prowl [Photo]

Seniors pose for pictures after they ran through the MU Columns during the 2011 Tiger Prowl on Friday. MU freshmen walk through the Columns toward Jesse Hall during Tiger Walk, but during Tiger Prowl, seniors walk in the opposite direction. After walking through the Columns, seniors headed to Mel Carnahan Quadrangle, where they were given food and refreshments by the Mizzou Alumni Association.

Crowd reacts to body at parking garage [Photo]

Verdell Nash and Tavisha Franklin react to the sight of a body being covered Friday after the body was noticed on an awning at the new parking garage at Fifth and Walnut streets around 4:49 p.m.

Missouri runner Aaron Dixon runs at practice [Photo]

Missouri senior Aaron Dixon runs part of a 500-meter workout during practice on Friday at Audrey J. Walton Stadium.

Missouri National Guard constructs temporary sandbag levee in Caruthersville [Photo]

Members of the Missouri National Guard work to construct a temporary sandbag levee on Tuesday in Caruthersville. Officials are hoping the secondary levee catches any spillover if the Mississippi River tops the town's 50-foot floodwall. The forecast calls for a crest of 49.5 feet on Sunday afternoon in the town still recovering from a tornado six years ago that damaged more than 500 homes and businesses.

Barge travels down swollen Mississippi River [Photo]

A barge makes its way up the flooded Mississippi River on Tuesday at Caruthersville. The recent onslaught of rain has caused significant flooding on the Mississippi and other rivers in southeast Missouri, and the U.S. Coast Guard closed a five-mile section of the Mississippi at Caruthersville on Friday over concerns that the wake from barges could send water spilling over the floodwall protecting the town of 6,700 residents.

How much can you eat? [Graphic]

Major League Eating is coming to the Isle of Capri casino hotel in Boonville at 2 p.m. Saturday for the World Boneless Buffalo Wing Eating Championship. Do you think you could compete with major league eaters? Roll over a “Q” to guess how much you can eat, then “A” to see the world record.

Rooster roams downtown Columbia, campus area [Photo]

This rooster has been a feature of Peace Park for several months. Some people have named him and provide him with food and water.

Professor Steven Grant stands in the middle of surround-sound system [Photo]

Telecommunications professor Steven Grant stands in the middle of a 64-speaker surround-sound audio battlefield in Rolla on Feb. 18. The system emits sounds of fighter jets roaring overheard, tanks approaching, and cannons and guns firing from all directions.

Steven Grant stands next to surround-sound system [Photo]

Telecommunications professor Steven Grant stands next to a 64-speaker surround-sound audio battlefield in Rolla on Feb. 18. In an effort to help prepare troops for combat's auditory assault, researchers are turning a nearby warehouse into a surround-sound audio battlefield that they hope military trainers could soon use.

Future of Route 66 motel in danger [Photo]

The Boots Motel, in Carthage, was recently put on the market by its owner, Vince Scott. The classic Route 66 motel has been added to a list of the "10 Most Endangered Roadside Places."

Collision at Rollins Road and Maplewood Drive sends two men to University Hospital [Photo]

Firefighters remove an unidentified man from the wreckage of a car collision Thursday evening at the corner of Rollins Road and Maplewood Drive. One other man was taken to University Hospital. According to the police, one of the drivers attempted to flee the scene.

Driver of car involved in collision taken into custody [Photo]

The driver of one of the vehicles involved in a crash where Rollins Road meets Maplewood Drive is taken into custody by police officers. According to police, an officer attempted to stop the driver for speeding near Rollins Road and Stadium Boulevard just a few minutes before he was involved in the accident.

Cars collide near Rollins Road and Maplewood Drive [Photo]

A car heading south on Maplewood Drive collided with a car rounding the corner from Rollins Road on Thursday evening. Two unidentified victims were taken to the hospital with neck and back injuries.

Rock Bridge baseball player John Miles vs. Francis Howell [Photo]

Rock Bridge pitcher John Miles makes his delivery against Francis Howell on Wednesday at Rock Bridge Field.

Latter House Kingdom Ministries hosts National Day of Prayer event [Photo]

Sa'dedra Hayes preforms a dance during a National Day of Prayer event Thursday at Cosmopolitan Park. The event was organized by Latter House Kingdom Ministries.

National Day of Prayer event at Cosmopolitan Park [Photo]

Members of the Latter House Kingdom Ministries watch a series of performances for the National Day of Prayer event held at Cosmopolitan Park.
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