September 28, 2010
A summer of practice with her father and uncle have helped Morgan Reimler become the No. 2 golfer for the Rock Bridge girls golf team this season.
Rehabilitation on a Katy Trail bridge that crosses Moniteau Creek in Rocheport will take place as soon as river waters recede. Funds for the project, totaling $487,340, were awarded from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Michael Sam, a freshman defensive end for Missouri, has blocked a punt, forced a safety, intercepted a pass and forced a fumble in his first four games for the Tigers.
The Boonville Fire Department tore down its outdated facility and is constructing a new fire station. Listen as Fire Chief Tim Carmichael explains their need for expansion.
Justin Garnett holds an atlatl, a wooden weapon that he made in about 30 minutes out of natural resources on Hinkson Field. The atlatl is a primitive weapon that can hurl darts, which range in length from 4 to 13 feet, to hit a target.
Missouri is now one of only two states in the U.S. to legalize the use of the atlatl, a prehistoric weapon, for deer hunting. An atlatl can be used by inserting a dart into the spur, gripping the handle and flinging the atlatl forward, releasing the dart. Below is a description of the parts of an atlatl and dart, which, when assembled, are about the weight and length of a broom.
Justin Garnett makes atlatls and darts to use with the weapon. Garnett says he does survival and primitive crafts because it shows him he would be able to make anything that is necessary for primitive survival.
September 27, 2010
Rock Bridge infielder Kali Hall tags out Helias Catholic's Paige Bange in a play at second base Monday during the Bruins' extra-inning victory.
Rock Bridge volleyball player Ali Kreklow sets the ball Monday against visiting East St. Louis.
Helias' Carleigh Cavender misses a catch during the extra inning of a softball game against Rock Bridge. The drop allowed the Bruins' Kelsey Harrington to score the game-winning run.
Rock Bridge's Ali Kreklow, left, and Elise Meyer leap to block East St. Louis' Kyesha Lee in the Bruins' victory Monday at Rock Bridge.
The Central Missouri Stop Human Trafficking Coalition held a benefit fashion show on Sunday to raise public awareness of human trafficking. Coalition members asked consumers to consider whether an item of clothing was made using slave labor before making a purchase.
Firefighter Jesse Cash walks toward an extrication accident on Monday on the Jefferson Junior High School practice field. The driver of the Pontiac had to be extricated from the vehicle and taken to University Hospital. The driver of the Suburban was detained.
The stage of the new amphitheater at Stephens Lake Park is 60 feet by 60 feet. The outdoor theater can be used for several different kinds of events.
Senior defensive back Munir Prince chases down tailback Derrick Washington during a Missouri football team scrimmage on Aug. 14 at Faurot Field. Prince opted to end his football career after temporarily lost feeling in his arms and legs after an unusually hard hit during the Missouri football team’s final preseason scrimmage Aug. 26.
Construction barriers block a pathway that is being laid for a new amphitheater on Monday at Stephens Lake Park.
Texas coach Mack Brown, left, hopes his team will rebound from a disappointing loss to UCLA with a win against Bob Stoops' Oklahoma Sooners this Saturday.
Members of the Tiger Wheelchair Basketball team and guests trying out wheelchairs shoot around the courts on Monday at the MU Student Recreation Complex.
Jerry Hitzhusen, associate professor in MU's department of parks, recreation and tourism, demonstrates adaptive golf techniques to Terry Balthazor after blindfolding him during an open house for Celebrate Ability Week on Monday at the MU Student Recreation Complex. There were three golfing stations at the event where participants could learn adaptive golf techniques.
MU senior Gretchen Maune shoots a basketball from a wheelchair under the guidance of Troy Balthazor, left, and Jerry Hitzhusen during an open house for Celebrate Ability Week on Monday at the MU Student Recreation Complex. Maune said she used to play basketball before going blind four years ago. "It felt really good to make a basket again," Maune said after making several shots from the wheelchair.