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Making the transformation [Photo]

Bradley Morgan transforms into his female persona, LaDreama Funn, at the Courtyard Marriott hours before the Miss City of Columbia on Saturday. Morgan spent three hours applying make up to prepare for the preliminary to the Miss Gay Missouri.

Sparkles abound in gown competition [Photo]

Bradley Morgan stands on the stage as LaDreama Funn during the evening gown portion of the Miss City of Columbia on Saturday. The preliminary, which was held at Soco, will determine who competes in Miss Gay Missouri.

Competiting for title [Photo]

Bradley Morgan completes the talent portion of Miss City of Columbia as LaDreama Funn on Saturday. Last year, Morgan was the first alternate in Miss City of Columbia. The contest is a preliminary stage in the female impersonator pageant circuit. The winner will vie for the title of Miss Gay Missouri.

Fans of Ricardo Ratliffe [Photo]

Ricardo Ratliffe's girlfriend, Ryane Lally, and mother, Kismyt Ratliffe, watch the Missouri men's basketball team play against Presbyterian College on Saturday.

Phil Pressey surveys the court [Photo]

Missouri freshman Phil Pressey dribbles as Presbyterian College junior Pierre Miller approaches during their game Saturday.

Justiin Safford fires away [Photo]

Missouri senior Justin Safford shoots during the men's basketball game against Presbyterian College on Saturday.

Ricky Kreklow takes on defenders [Photo]

Missouri men's basketball team freshman Ricky Kreklow dribbles down the court as Presbyterian College junior Al'Lonzo Coleman and senior Walt Allen reach for the ball during their game Saturday.

Marcus Denmon heads forward [Photo]

Missouri junior Marcus Denmon drives down the court at men's basketball game against Presbyterian College on Saturday.

Ricardo Ratliffe on defense [Photo]

Presbyterian College sophomore Jake Troyli attempts to shoot as Missouri junior Ricardo Ratliffe defends during their game Saturday.

Columbia College's Ashley Fisher shoots against Oklahoma Baptist University [Photo]

Columbia College's Ashley Fisher shoots the ball against Oklahoma Baptist University's Lauren Crenshaw on Saturday. The Cougars beat the Bison 84-62.

Columbia College's Julie Teeple is fouled on a drive to the basket [Photo]

Columbia College's Julie Teeple is fouled by Oklahoma Baptist University's Samantha Smith as she goes up for a layup on Saturday. This was the first game back for the two sport player. She also plays volleyball.

Columbia College's Kayla Rice attempts a block [Photo]

Columbia College's Kayla Rice attempts to block Oklahoma Baptist University's Caribbean Luellen on Saturday. The Cougars defeated the Bison 84-62.

Missouri women's basketball player Shakara Jones on the drive [Photo]

Missouri Tigers forward Shakara Jones drives to the basket as UMKC Mariah Davis plays defense on Sunday at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers won 72-48.

Crafton drives past a defender [Photo]

Missouri sophomore Sydney Crafton attempts to drive to the basket as UMKC freshman Eilise O'Connor tries to steal the ball on Sunday at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers won 72-48.

Brown drives to the basket [Photo]

Missouri women's basketball senior RaeShara Brown drives to the basket as UMKC junior Dayon Hall-Jones attempts to block the shot on Saturday at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers won 72-48.

Motivating the team [Photo]

Andie Young, left, a redshirt senior on the Stephens College basketball team, coaches freshman guards Rebecca Brannon (42) and Brittany Tutt (22) during their game against Westminster College on Saturday. Young and Tutt played against each other in high school. Stephens fell to Westminister 61-52.

Stephens College's Brittany Tutt [Photo]

Stephens College basketball's Brittany Tutt tries to start a fast break against Westminster College on Saturday. Tutt didn't score in the game, which Westminster won 61-52, but she was the only starting freshman.

Columbia Police Officers Matt Gremore and Brian Graff [Photo]

Columbia Police Officers Matt Gremore, left, and Brian Graff received Meritorious Conduct medals on Monday for stopping a 14-year-old boy from jumping off a bridge in Columbia in July. Gremore and Graff said they pulled the boy from edge of the railing after getting no response from him. Gremore said the officers are "not in the business to be told 'thank you,'" so the honor humbled them.

Former Stephens president congratulates grads [Photo]

Wendy Libby, left, the former president of Stephens College, congratulates master's degree candidate Laura Eisenbaum. Eisenbaum received a degree in business administration.

Graduating with style [Photo]

Rhea Amos, a December 2010 Theatre Arts graduate from Stephens College, stylized her cap to match her personality. Amos graduated Magna Cum Laude.
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