MU softball player Shana White vs. Central Methodist [Photo]

MU junior Shana White bats during Thursday's game against Central Methodist University. The Tigers won the game 5-1. 

MU softball's Ortega [Photo]

MU softball's Ashlie Ortega looks up at the ball after batting against Central Methodist University on Thursday.

Phil Bradley works with Missouri softball team [Photo]

Former Missouri football and baseball standout Phil Bradley chats with Missouri softball player Abby Vock at practice April 20. Bradley has been serving as a volunteer assistant coach with the team this season.

MU softball volunteer coach enjoys sharing knowledge [Video]

VIDEO: PHIL BRADLEY TALKS HITTING: Phil Bradley, the volunteer hitting coach for the Missouri softball team, played eight seasons in Major League Baseball. He said it’s important for him to pass on his knowledge.
“I’ve always had an interest in learning about the swing even when I played. And I think God basically gifted me with the ability to teach and to coach and that’s probably one of my biggest passions,” Bradley said.

MU farmers market vendors sell honey-based products [Photo]

William Johnson and Art Gelder sell a variety of honey-based products from their farm, Walk-About Acres, at the MU farmers market Thursday. This is the first of six monthly markets to be held on Lowry Mall this year.

Wellness Resource Center holds first MU farmers market [Slideshow]

Ambulance pulled back to roadway [Photo]

An ambulance from Southland County Hospital in Memphis, Mo., is pulled up an embankment off Stadium Boulevard at the intersection with Old 63 on Thursday. The ambulance was transporting a gunshot victim from Memphis to University Hospital for additional treatment. It was traveling with its lights and sirens on when it hit a black Honda Civic that was in the intersection, officials said. No one in the ambulance was injured. The gunshot victim was transported to University Hospital.

Ferdous Al-Faruque mug [Photo]

Ferdous Al-Faruque is a former reporter and editor for the Missourian.

MU senior to meet man whose life she saved [Photo]

MU senior Stefanie Kienstra will head to New York this week to meet the man whose life she saved. David Jolley, who was diagnosed with leukemia, received a bone marrow transplant from Kienstra two years ago.

Columbia College softball pitcher Valerie Teter [Photo]

Valerie Teter is now a student assistant for the Columbia College softball team.

Rock Bridge pitcher Ryan Phillips [Photo]

Rock Bridge pitcher Ryan Phillips has a 6-0 record, 0.66 ERA and 39 strikeouts in 32 innings pitched. He is only 5-9, but he throws a fastball in the high 80s to accompany that breaking ball. He is the team’s ace, Bruins coach Justin Towe said.

Missouri record fish [Document]

Gov. Nixon greets Macon mayor before Obama's speech [Photo]

Macon Mayor Dale Bagley greets Gov. Jay Nixon prior to President Barack Obama's speech at the POET Biorefining facility in Macon on Wednesday.

Obama greets audience members after speech [Photo]

President Barack Obama greets members of the audience after finishing his speech at POET Biorefining in Macon on Wednesday.

After tour, Obama speaks to crowd [Photo]

After being given a tour of POET Biorefining on Wednesday, President Barack Obama spoke to a small crowd of employees and guests.

Obama stresses importance of biofuels [Photo]

President Barack Obama speaks to employees and guests at POET Biorefining in Macon on Wednesday. Obama spoke about the importance of biofuels after being given a tour of the facility.

Obama addresses crowd in Macon [Photo]

President Barack Obama speaks to a small crowd of employees and guests at POET Biorefining in Macon on Wednesday.

Highly-Enriched Uranium [Graphic]

The MU Research Reactor Center currently uses highly-enriched uranium as fuel. The Obama administration recently ordered all U.S. research reactors to reduce their uranium grading to low-enriched.

Macon residents attend Americans for Prosperity rally [Photo]

Marcia and John Behr show their support for the Tea Party movement at an Americans for Prosperity rally at the O'Laughlin concrete plant in Macon on Tuesday.

Pastor Greg Berglund speaks at Macon rally [Photo]

Pastor Greg Berglund from the Church of the Open Door in Macon speaks at an Americans for Prosperity rally at the O'Laughlin concrete plan Tuesday. Berglund was one of six speakers to address the crowd.