November 16, 2008
Kent Finlay, discipline head for the National Rifle Association conventional pistol group Bullseye, sweeps up leftover casings at the 50-foot indoor range at the Green Valley Rifle and Pistol Club shooting range. The shooting range is located just outside of Columbia near Hinkson Creek Road and North Wyatt Lane.
Kent Finlay, discipline head for the National Rifle Association conventional pistol group Bullseye, fires his Smith & Wesson Model 41 on Nov. 5.
Kent Finlay uses a penny to adjust the cross hairs inside his scope on Nov. 5 at the Green Valley Rifle and Pistol Club shooting range.
Every Wednesday evening, Kent Finlay, discipline head for the National Rifle Association conventional pistol group Bullseye, practices his shooting. "I really enjoy doing it," Finlay said. "(It's) something to grade myself as I go along and try to make my own improvements."
Kent Finlay, discipline head for the NRA conventional pistol group Bullseye, changes his targets on Nov. 5 at the Green Valley Rifle and Pistol Club shooting range. Finlay of Centralia has been with the club since 1975.
Kent Finlay, discipline head for the shooting group Bullseye, tries to improve on his shooting every time he goes out to the range.
Kent Finlay, discipline head for the National Rifle Association conventional pistol group Bullseye, looks through his spotting scope to see where his shots are landing at the Green Valley Rifle and Pistol Club shooting range on Nov. 5.
Runners braved the cold and wind at Cross Country Xtreme on Saturday, and some took the time to pose for the Missourian mobile portrait studio.
An intimate crowd came out Saturday to see Casey Reeves perform at Top Ten Wines on Ninth Street as part of the Bluebird Music and Arts Festival.
MU's Regional Biocontainment Laboratory will aid biodefense researchers in fighting pathogens. The laboratory will support applied research and will develop vaccines, therapeutics, antibiotics and diagnostics against contagious diseases.
Claire Garden is a guest columnist.
Missouri offensive tackle Colin Brown congratulates teammate Jeremy Maclin after Maclin's third quarter touchdown against Iowa State.
Missouri's Earl Goldsmith keeps to the outside on a kickoff return against Iowa State.
Missouri receiver Jared Perry pulls in a pass in front of Iowa State defender Chris Brown.
Missouri's Jeremy Maclin scored one touchdown on 103 yards receiving Saturday against Iowa State.
Missouri running back Derrick Washington scored two touchdowns on 128 yards of rushing Saturday in the Tigers' victory against host Iowa State.
Leo Lyons, right, scored a game-high 21 points, including 15 in the first half, Saturday against Prairie View A&M.
Dan Claxton, a long-time voice in Columbia radio, recently lost his job as KFRU news director. "It became my dream to become news director for KFRU," he said. "That's all I ever wanted to do, and I had the wonderful opportunity to be able to do that for seven years — great job."
Dan Claxton enjoys a drink with colleagues at McNally's on Tuesday evening.
November 15, 2008
Cougars, Flavia Lino, 8, and Nicole Murphy, 11 block the ball from MBU player, Lindsay Vlassos, 12.
The Cougars won the American Midwest Conference tournament Saturday with a 25-18, 25-18, 25-22 win over Missouri Baptist University. Columbia College swept the tournament, winning all nine games in three matches. With the win, the No. 5-ranked Cougars earn an automatic bid into the national tournament.