February 22, 2008
Hickman senior Yvonne Anderson guards Rock Bridge captain Claire Schaeperkoetter as she brings the ball up the court during Friday night's district championship game. Anderson scored 43 points, but Schaeperkoetter hoisted the trophy at the end of the night. It was Rock Bridge's first district title in 26 years.
Adrienne Perry flashes a smile during her floor exercise on Friday night at the Hearnes Center. Perry's floor performance helped her grab the all-around win.
MU sophomore gymnast Sarah Shire tightens the wraps on her wrists before one of her exercises during the all-around competition on Friday night.
MU's gymnastics watches team member Alicia Hatcher perform on the beam at tonight's meet against Oklahoma.
MU's Ashley Khederian poses during her floor routine at tonight's meet against Oklahoma.
Sophomore Sarah Shire hangs on during her beam performance on Friday night against Oklahoma.
Ashley Khederian celebrates a teammates performance during a meet against No. 6 Oklahoma on Friday night at the Hearnes Center.
February 21, 2008
George Tutt has his blood pressure checked at the Boone Hospital Heart Fair on Thursday. The fair was located on the hospital's bridge over Broadway and had several booths offering healthy foods, massages and other health-related services.
Regina Scott is given a complementary massage by Mac Rouse at the Boone Hospital Heart Fair on Thursday. The fair was located on the hospital's bridge over Broadway and had several booths offering healthy foods, blood pressure tests and other health-related services.
Fifteen-year-old Monica Dudley, center, a swimmer with the Kansas City Blazers, hangs around with her teammates after finishing the Women's 400m Medley Relay durin the Missouri Grand Prix on Monday morning. Dudley's team finished with a time of 4:43.7.
The night sky was illuminated with a red glow thanks to a rare total lunar eclipse on Wednesday. The entire moon burned red from 9 to 10 p.m. before shifting back to normal.
Missouri forward Jessra Johnson is swarmed by Kansas State players on her attempt to reach the net during their game on Sunday. Missouri lost the game with a final score of 56-40.
The first two images both include Saturn, at lower left, and the star Regulus (in Leo) at upper left.
The moon at mid-eclipse, about 9:30 pm. "Since the moon barely got inside the Earth's umbra, or innner shadow, it is increasingly red as you look from lower right to upper left," Germann said.
This image "shows the moon a little earlier, with what I call the 'Chinese lantern' effect, looking self-luminous. Very beautiful," Germann said.
MU sophomore Max Askren, who is undfeated in Big 12 competition, runs through drills with a teammate during practice Thursday at the Hearnes Center.
MU Froward Leo Lyons will try to duplicate the 22-point effort he tallied against the Buffaloes earlier this season.
MU forward Leo Lyons looks to duplicate a 22-point effort from an earlier win over the Buffaloes this season.