February 20, 2008
Hickman's Yvonne Anderson scored 24 points in the team's victory over Jefferson City.
The Tigers have won five games in a row in Lincoln, Neb. Missouri junior Alyssa Hollins will need to play well for a basketball team lacking in confidence.
Harry Statham’s teams have averaged 26 wins a year and won 20 or more games 32 times during his 42-year tenure.
Rock Bridge’s Amaya Williams cuts around two Helias players in Wednesday’s game.
February 19, 2008
Ragtag employees and volunteers reminisce about the historic theater while they pack up and move to its new location.
Hickman's Tyler Stevens is known for his ability to draw charging calls. “My teammates always say I should get the Oscar for best performance,” Stevens says. “I think they are fouls sometimes, but you could say I exaggerate a little bit.”
The orange couch, a fixture in Ragtag's front row, was loaded into the back of a pickup truck to move to its new, temporary home in the True/False Film Festival Office. Some Ragtag employees and fans say it was the most uncomfortable couch in the theater.
An image from the total eclipse Aug. 28 as seen from MU's campus.
Cuban President Fidel Castro salutes during a speech in Havana, Cuba, in this May 20, 2005, file photo. Ailing leader Castro resigned as Cuba's president early Tuesday, saying in a letter published in official online media that he would not accept a new term when the newly elected parliament meets on Sunday.
Eleven-year-old Justice, left, and Kielah, 11, play four square Friday afternoon at the Boys & Girls Club of Columbia. The fence behind the girls has been in disrepair for some time.
Eleven-year-old Jasmine yells to her friends playing outside on Friday afternoon at the Boys & Girls Club of Columbia. The window next to Jasmine was broken earlier in January and insufficient funds have forced the club to delay fixing it.
Lanee Bridewell hands a cup of chili to Jordan Davis during Rootin'-Tootin' Chili Cookoff on Saturday at Holiday Inn Expo Center. Bridewell and Davis, members of the Boys & Girls Club of Columbia, volunteered at the club's booth.
Rick Puig, an MU sophomore from Kansas City, chats with Nicolás A. Jiménez, an MU junior from Miami, during a meeting of the Cuban-American Undergraduate Student Association on Tuesday night in Brady Commons. The two talk about Fidel Castro's announcement that he will not seek a new term as Cuba's leader. "It's just a solidfication of what has already happened," Puig said of Castro's announcement and passing of power to his brother, Raúl. "And that isn't positive at all."
MU Tennis player Chrissy Svetlic won the Brock Olivo award, given to an athlete who demonstrates hard work.
February 18, 2008
Recently turned professional Adam Ritter talks about swimming with international stars and how he uses his lesser-known status to his advantage.
Caitlin Leverenz swims in the preliminaries of the women's 200-meter breaststroke on Saturday at the Missouri Grand Prix.
Jessie Hammes from Carmel, Ind., competes in the 100-meter backstroke prelims at the Mizzou Aquatics center during the Missouri Grand Prix on Sunday.
Gary Forsee answers questions from the press at a news conference held at the Old Alumni Center on the MU campus on Monday. Monday was Forsee's first official day on as president of the University of Missouri System, and he answered questions about topics including campus security, rising tuition rates and the future of MU sports.