March 21, 2010
Bryan Hopkins makes his way toward the halfway point during the Perche Creek Gutbuster river race, on Saturday. Hopkins, in his surf ski kayak, ended up finishing the race with the fastest overall time.
In this March 10, 2010 photo, the exhibit,¨Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race "developed by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, opens at the National Archives, in Kansas City. Renee Kaplan with the United State Holocaust Memorial Museum led a training effort to help tour guides deal with questions on the extremely sensitive topic of eugenics. (AP Photo/The Kansas City Star, Mike Ransdell)
In this March 10, 2010 photo, Renee Kaplan with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum led a training effort to help tour guides deal with questions on the extremely sensitive topic. (AP Photo/The Kansas City Star, Mike Ransdell)
Members of the Teen Challenge program Jimmy Vasquez, Matt Moloney, and Jared Holt, from left, are silhouetted amidst a cloud of dust while working in the former Walther's building in Cape Girardeau, Mo., on Thursday. The building will open in a few weeks as the new Discovery Playhouse.
In this March 10, 2010 photo, the exhibit, "Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race" developed by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, opens at the National Archives in Kansas City. The sensitive material in "Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race" at the National Archives in Kansas City has prompted presenters to recommend that only those who are high school age or older visit the exhibit. (AP Photo/The Kansas City Star, Mike Ransdell)
Competitors and enthusiasts gathered on Saturday morning for the Perche Creek Gutbuster, a race that took canoes and kayaks up 10 miles of the creek and back. The race went on even with a steady afternoon snowfall.
Members of the Teen Challenge program Jared Holt, left, and Luke Morgan, right, churn up a cloud of dust while working in the former Walther's building at 502 Broadway in Cape Girardeau, Mo., on Thursday. The building will open in a few weeks as the new Discovery Playhouse.
Missouri's Keith Ramsey ties up West Virginia's Da'Sean Butler, drawing the foul and the turnover.
Future Rock Bridge High School principal Mark Maus departs from a student council meeting March 18, after meeting with the council for the first time. Maus will start his new job at Rock Bridge on July 1.
Masked Palestinian demonstrators are seen during clashes with Israeli troops, not seen, in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Issawiyeh on Friday. Palestinians in east Jerusalem and the West Bank lobbed rocks at Israeli security forces, set garbage bins and tires ablaze and torched an Israeli flag in a new outbreak of violence over contested Jerusalem building plans and unsubstantiated rumors about threats to the city's holiest shrine.
Zaire Taylor, left, along with Keith Ramsey, right, and J.T. Tiller, back, were the three athletes from Missouri at Saturday's press conference. Taylor, a native of Staten Island, N.Y., will be playing against several other New Yorkers on the West Virginia team.
Missouri trainer Pat Beckman applies ice to Marcus Denmon's knees after the Tigers beat Clemson in the 2010 NCAA tournament. As a freshman in 2009, Denmon played with a fracture in his left kneecap.
Senior gymnast Sarah Shire, right, talks with fellow gymnast Becky Scholle during practice Friday at Hearnes Center.
March 20, 2010
The American Cancer Society held the 2010 Relay For Life at the MU Student Recreation Complex on Saturday. Chris Sparkes and Karen Stewart, both cancer survivors, participated in the relay and talked about their personal experiences surviving cancer.
Missouri sophomore pitcher Kristin Nottelmann throws in the first of two games against Northern Colorado on Saturday at Devine Pavilion.
Young women from left, Shannon De Clue, Danell Dow and Gina Yarbrough throw a football around at tryouts for Columbia's semi-professional women's football team, the Enforcers. Despite a late snowstorm on Saturday, tryouts were not canceled and none of the women seemed to have any complaints.
Tomas Hopkins throws a snowball into Perche Creek with his sister, Mimi Hopkins, while waiting for their father to pass by during the annual Perche Creek Gutbuster River Race, on Saturday. Around 12 kayaks and canoes made an appearance at the afternoon race despite a steady snowfall throughout the day.
Two persistent myths about the vernal (spring) and autumnal equinoxes.
Equinoxes and solstices are determined by the sun's position in the sky.