December 13, 2008
Murray State's Ivan Aska, left, and Isacc Miles, right, corral Missouri's Leo Lyons during the first half of the Tigers' 75-64 victory over the Racers on Dec. 13 at Mizzou Arena.
The Peaceworks’ Center for Sustainable Living offered children and adults the opportunity to make free gifts for their families and friends, including wreaths, bath salts, wooden tiles, potholders and journals. The workshop will continue on Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. at the Peace Nook on Broadway. All materials used are recycled, environmentally friendly or donated.
Mary and Joseph, played by Corie and John Day, wait in the manger for travelers to come visit them along their journey through a live nativity. The annual event is hosted by the Fairview United Methodist Church and is in its 19th year.
As part of a live nativity, Mary, played by Chelsea Chambers, sits in the manger with baby Jesus, Joseph, played by Caleb Siefkas, and the three wise men at the Fairview United Methodist Church. "Its something we do every year, and Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without it," Chambers says.
As part of a live nativity at Fairview United Methodist Church, a wise man, played by Susan Burpo, offers gifts to baby Jesus and his parents, Joseph and Mary — played by Caleb Siefkas and Chelsea Chambers. The nativity is an annual event hosted by the church each year.
Fairview Methodist Church’s “Little Bethlehem” has been around for almost twenty years. Groups of people who attend the event are greeted by shepherds, who take them on an interactive journey through Bethlehem to find the savior. They are led to a stable where Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus are found. The event attracts more people each year, including those who make it a part of every Christmas season.
Van Johnson in St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York in 1964.
Missouri's RaeShara Brown scored a career-high 11 points Tuesday against Bradley.
December 12, 2008
Greg Wasserman is a reporter for the Missourian.
Steve Winters, 21, throws a Ping Pong ball toward the other end of the table while playing beer pong at Reactor Field before an MU football game. Winters played with his friends while tailgating before the game against Kansas State.
Before an MU football game, a Ping Pong ball is tossed and bounces on the cups before landing in one. Steve Winters and his friends custom made the table which is painted in MU colors to play the game
Debbie and Willie Jones display the side of their cardboards representing their daughter’s birth and Willie’s cancer recovery.
Ab Advent wreath sits on the altar at St. Thomas More Newman Center.
Advent calendars are popular in many Christian homes, especially as a way of involving children in the season.
Ornaments glitter on a Chrismon tree at Missouri United Methodist Church.
December 11, 2008
Their coach says sophomore twins Allison, left, and Megan Marshall are helping the Rock Bridge girls basketball team on defense.
Missouri coach Gary Pinkel called Pat Fitzgerald's Wildcats a physical and tough football team. “That comes from his personality and what he’s about.”
Murray State's Isaac Miles won the 2006 DiRenna Award as Kansas City’s best high school basketball player. It's an honor he shares with past Missouri stars Jon Sundvold, Anthony Peeler and Kareem Rush, as well as freshman Marcus Denmon.