Christensen guides Wyoming [Photo]

Quarterback Dax Crum gets instructions from Wyoming head coach Dave Christensen near the end of their game against Utah on Oct. 16 in Laramie, Wyo. Crum was the backup to starting quarterback Austyn Carta-Samuels.

Robot Report [Document]

Here's a copy of a report to the City Council on a grant that would pay for upgrades to the Mid-Missouri Bomb Squad's robot.

Stipend Proposal [Document]

Here's a copy of a letter sent to the Columbia City Council asking that it put council stipends on the ballot for voters to decide.

Walking through her favorite room at the Guitar Mansion [Photo]

Elena Vega, new owner of the Guitar Mansion, walks through the music room of the house on Thursday. Vega said the music room is one of her favorite rooms in the house.

An unexpected purchase of the Guitar Mansion to become home [Photo]

Elena Vega stands by the front window on the second floor of the Guitar Mansion on Thursday. After she bought the house in the October auction, Vega said her plans are to renovate the house and live in it one day. "It's historic and it's beautiful," she said.

Josh Stearns [Photo]

Josh Stearns is the associate program director for Free Press, a national, non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to reforming the media. This is a guest column for the Missourian.

Rock Bridge girls' basketball coach rallies players [Photo]

Rock Bridge Coach Jill Nagel, right, rallies her players — from left, senior forward Emily Holt, sophomore forward Hannah Dressler*, freshman guard Chayla Cheadle, senior guard Taylor Payne and junior guard Lindsey Cunningham — during the second half of the Rock Bridge vs. Blue Springs game on Sunday. Rock Bridge fell 48-34.

Gary Pinkel discusses 2010 Insight Bowl bid [Photo]

MU head football coach Gary Pinkel, right, discusses the Insight Bowl bid acceptance with senior associate athletics director for administration Mark Alnutt, left, on Sunday at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers will play against the Iowa Hawkeyes on Dec. 28 in Tempe, Ariz.

Rock Bridge freshman tries escaping Blue Springs guard [Photo]

Trying to pass the ball, Rock Bridge freshman Chayla Cheadle attempts to escape sophomore Blue Springs guard Lizzy Wendell. Rock Bridge lost to Blue Springs 48-34.

Bri Porter dribbles past Blue Springs center [Photo]

Dribbling past Blue Springs junior center Azia Washington, left, Rock Bridge freshman guard and forward Bri Porter tries to gain two points for the Bruins. Rock Bridge fell to Blue Springs 48-34.

Getting back into the game [Photo]

From left, head athletic trainer Greg Nagel and Coach Jill Nagel prepare Rock Bridge junior guard Carmen Boessen to go back into the game against the Blue Springs Wildcats after her fall during the Norm Stewart Classic on Dec. 5. Rock Bridge lost the game 48-34.

MAP: How to get to the Insight Bowl [Graphic]

The Missouri Tigers will play the Iowa Hawkeyes in the Insight Bowl Dec. 28. The game will be played at 9 p.m. at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Ariz., home of the Arizona State University Sun Devils. Below are a couple ways to escape the cold and see the Tigers play their final game of 2010.

Waters' perfect start continues [Photo]

Missouri freshman Alan Waters underhooks Kent State junior Nic Bedelyon during a dual meet on Sunday at Hearnes Center. Waters won the match 3-1.

Aeromedical team helps wounded Marine [Photo]

A U.S. Marine, left, Flight Medic Staff Sgt. Richard Jarrett, second from right, and Crew Chief Spc. Bryan Channon, of Okla., help U.S. Marine Pfc. Justin Turner, center, of Flower Mound, Texas, who was wounded in an IED attack, aboard a U.S. Army Task Force Shadow medevac helicopter, west of Lashkar Gah, in southern Afghanistan, Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010. Aeromedical teams with the 101st Airborne's Task Force Destiny provide the fast medical evacuation of those wounded throughout southern Afghanistan.

An Army medical team performs CPR [Photo]

In this Sept. 3, 2010, photo, a U.S. Army medical professional performs CPR, trying to revive Marine Lance Cpl. Ross S. Carver of Rocky Point, N.C., as he is wheeled into a field hospital following a helicopter rescue mission away from an active battlefield in southern Afghanistan. Despite the efforts of medics on the ground and in the air, Carverís wounds were too severe to survive, and he was pronounced dead by doctors shortly after arrival at the advanced Role 3 U.S. Army field hospital located minutes by helicopter from the battlefield.

Rock Bridge basketball player Travis Jorgenson vs. Nixa [Photo]

Rock Bridge point guard Travis Jorgenson drives down court with the ball Saturday against Nixa. Jorgenson scored 24 points and made a key 3-pointer for the Bruins.

Oklahoma beats Nebraska in Big 12 championship [Photo]

Oklahoma wide receiver Ryan Broyles, right, is unable to reach the end zone after reeling in a long pass as Nebraska' Eric Hagg gives chase in the second half of the Big 12 championship on Saturday in Arlington, Texas. Oklahoma won 23-20 over the Cornhuskers, who played their last game as a member of the Big 12.

Cougars win in first day of Norm stewart Classic [Photo]

Columbia College's Keenan Gaskin, center, shoots inside against Joe Thompson, left, and Duelle Gore of Haskell Indian Nations University on Saturday. The Cougars won 72-61.

Columbia College mens basketball struggles in win [Photo]

Wendell Crowder makes a leaping save out-of-bounds in the first half of the Columbia College's win over Haskell Indian Nations University game on Saturday.

Columbia College defeats Haskell Indian Nations University [Photo]

Columbia College's Henrique Medeiros drives past Haskell Indian Nations University's Trey Osborne during the first half of its game on Saturday. Medeiros had a game-high 24 points.