February 11, 2008
John Palmer gets ready to head home after his 18 mile run on January 26, 2008. The temperature was low enough to freeze the sweat on Palmers' hat, but as the weather policy on their web site states, "There is no such thing as bad weather. If it's cold, bundle up."
Dan Sitar and John Palmer finish their 18 mile run at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial entrance to the Katy trail on January 26, 2008. Sitar and Palmer are part of the Long Run Lunatics, a group of runners who meet Saturday mornings to hang out and run the streets and trails around Columbia.
Dan Sitar and Darrin Young finish their 18 mile run at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial entrance to the Katy trail on January 26, 2008. Sitar and Palmer are part of the Long Run Lunatics, a group of runners who meet Saturday mornings to hang out and run the streets and trails around Columbia.
Jessica James goes through drills during a practice on February 11. Since entering the starting lineup, she's averaged 8.25 points a game for the Cougars.
Randy Curry is a professor of electrical and computer engineering in the MU College of Engineering and director of MU’s Center for Physical and Power Electronics. He is slated to receive $3 million in federal funds to help develop technology that will remotely detect and disarm explosive devices. "I want to commend Senator Bond for promoting a program like this," he said.
February 10, 2008
Hickman junior Vince Pescaglia, right, tries to take down Blue Spring’s Keenan Hagerty in the 112-pound weight class Saturday.
Rock Bridge sophomore Will Evans, bottom, tries to free himself against Francis Howell's Nick Baker.
Skyler Babcock eyes his putting disc as it heads into the chained basket at Oakland Park's disc golf course on Feb. 1. Disc golf's simple rules dictate that a player throws his disc into a basket in a as few throws as possible.
Snow or shine, Skyler Babcock, 23, of Columbia, can be found most days enjoying his favorite sport of disc golf at one of Columbia's two public disc golf courses.
Christina Jacobson and Brandon Ramsey hug in Peace Park in Columbia on Feb. 2. The young couple have been dating since December of 2007.
MU Senior Josh Wagner, back, wrestles Oregon State senior Kyle Larson during their 149-pound match on Sunday at the Hearnes Center. Wagner's win helped his team win the meet.
MU Sophomore Maxwell Askren, right, wrestles Brice Arand dunting their 197-pound match on Sunday evening. Askren earned a technical fall victory.
Paul and Lisa Smith stand on the snow-covered deck behind their home in southern Columbia on Feb. 1. The Smiths, who met while they were both attending MU, have been married for 24 years.
Dorothy and Roe Chappell have been married almost 62 years.
Forward Justin Safford, left, plays deffense in front of Txas A&M center DeAndre Jordan, right, during the first half of the TIgers loss to the Aggies on Feb. 9.
Marcel Khalife signs Raz Oufabia's oud, or lute.
Megan Clark, left, and MU senior tennis player Sofia Ayala, right, celebrate after scoring a point during a Tennis Pro Am game at Green Tennis Center on Sunday . Some members of the team said they felt tired after a tournament this weekend but still enjoyed the chance to play tennis with women from the community.
Barb Glenn left, with MU senior Jessica Giuggioli, right, returns a serve during a game at Green Tennis Center on Sunday. Members of the MU women's tennis team were paired with women from the community for doubles matches at the event.
Toy Richbow has helped the MU women's basketball team by averaging 3.7 assists per game this season.