December 11, 2010
Missouri senior Justin Safford shoots during the men's basketball game against Presbyterian College on Saturday.
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.
Missouri junior Marcus Denmon drives down the court at men's basketball game against Presbyterian College on Saturday.
Presbyterian College sophomore Jake Troyli attempts to shoot as Missouri junior Ricardo Ratliffe defends during their game Saturday.
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 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 to block Oklahoma Baptist University's Caribbean Luellen on Saturday. The Cougars defeated the Bison 84-62.
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.
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.
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.
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 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, 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.
Wendy Libby, left, the former president of Stephens College, congratulates master's degree candidate Laura Eisenbaum. Eisenbaum received a degree in business administration.
Rhea Amos, a December 2010 Theatre Arts graduate from Stephens College, stylized her cap to match her personality. Amos graduated Magna Cum Laude.
Stephens College baccalaureate and masters degree candidates listen to the speeches during their commencement ceremony on Saturday at the Kimball Ballroom at Stephens College.
The Rev. Bob Fleiter stands outside the Catholic Church of the Assumption, near Doe Run Co.'s lead smelter in Herculaneum, Mo.
Doe Run Co.'s lead smelter seen in Herculaneum, Mo. The company's plans to close the smelter, the nation's biggest, relieves some who are concerned about pollution associated with the plant. Others worry about the financial fallout from losing the plant's 270 jobs and tax revenue.
It is hard for students to imagine professors outside of the classroom. So here's a look at the free time of three MU professors who engage in roller derby, herpetology and kettlebell weightlifting.
Katherine Wilkie* shows veterinary technician Billy Inskeep the collection of red blood cells and stem cells at the bottom of a test tube after coming out of a centrifuge on Friday at the Columbia Pet Hospital. The stem cells will be injected into a four-year-old Labrador Retriever that has painful joints as part of a new procedure in veterinary medicine.