March 15, 2014
Gabe Sawyer, left, takes 4-year-old twins Ashlyn and Brooklyn Hohenberg to look at stuffed, mounted animals in the Sensory Safari Wildlife Exhibit by the Central Missouri Chapter of Safari Club International at the Missouri Deer Classic & Outdoor Expo on Saturday. The event was held at the Central Missouri Events Center.
Gun enthusiasts view the exhibits at the gun show that was part of the Missouri Deer Classic & Outdoor Expo Saturday at the Central Missouri Events Center.
Dawn Wagner throws a dart with an atlatl at the Missouri Deer Classic & Outdoor Expo Saturday at the Central Missouri Events Center. Wagner and her husband, Brian, brought darts and atlatls to teach people how to hunt with them. The atlatl is an ancient instrument that uses leverage to achieve a greater velocity when throwing spears or darts.
Brian Wagner, right, teaches 7-year-old Harley Carmack how to throw a dart with an atlatl at the Missouri Deer Classic & Outdoor Expo on Saturday. Wagner has been hunting with the atlatl for two years. The atlatl is an ancient instrument that uses leverage to achieve a greater velocity when throwing spears or darts.
Bill Nye speaks Saturday at Jesse Auditorium for the 10th annual MU Life Sciences and Society Symposium.
Bill Nye, also known as "The Science Guy," looks at a bow tie MU Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin presented him as a gift on behalf of MU on Saturday at Jesse Auditorium. The event was part of the 10th annual MU Life Sciences and Society Symposium.
Oak Grove Archery hosted a 40-target archery competition at the Missouri Deer Classic & Outdoor Expo Saturday. The competition was held at the Central Missouri Events Center.
Bill Nye speaks to the crowd Saturday about his appearance on the television show, "The Big Bang Theory." He said the show is the "most popular television program," and he believes science is entering an age where it's starting to be cool again.
Bill Nye speaks to a sold-out audience Saturday at Jesse Auditorium as part of the 10th Annual MU Life Sciences and Society Symposium. Nye said he created the show "Bill Nye the Science Guy" because of his love for science and his mission to change to the world. "When you're in love, you want to tell the world," Nye said.
March 14, 2014
Florida gymnastics claimed a victory over Missouri on Friday at the Hearnes Center.
Missouri seniors Cathryn Aliceaacosta, left, and Mackenzie McGill watch a send-off video on Friday at the Hearnes Center. The gymnastics meet against Florida marked the final home appearance for the seniors.
Missouri gymnast Mackenzie McGill performs on the balance beam Friday during her final home meet at the Hearnes Center.
Missouri gymnast Katelyn Trevino performs on the bars Friday during a meet against Florida at the Hearnes Center. Florida claimed a victory over Missouri.
Missouri's men basketball lost 72-49 to the No. 1 Florida Gators in the third round of the SEC Tournament. The Tigers are almost definitely destined to be a National Invitational tournament team, but the team has to wait until Selection Sunday to find out for sure.
Florida guard Scottie Wilbekin, middle, shoots over Missouri forward Ryan Rosburg, left, during the second half of a game in the quarterfinal round of the Southeastern Conference men's tournament Friday in Atlanta.
Florida forward Dorian Finney-Smith, right, and Missouri forward Johnathan Williams III, middle, vie for a loose ball as Florida forward Casey Prather, left, looks on during the first half of Friday's game in the quarterfinal round of the Southeastern Conference men's tournament in Atlanta.
Florida center Patric Young, left, moves past Missouri forward Keanau Post, right, during the first half of Friday's game in the quarterfinal round of the Southeastern Conference men's tournament in Atlanta.
Elizabeth Smart speaks to an audience in Jesse Hall on Friday about her 2002 kidnapping and the importance of perseverance in searching for missing children.
Missouri guard Jordan Clarkson steals the ball from Florida center Patric Young during the first half of a Southeastern Conference Tournament quarterfinal game Friday in Atlanta. Missouri fell to top-ranked Florida, 72-49.
Missouri tennis lost to LSU on Friday in another tight conference match, falling to 5-11 and 0-5 in the Southeastern Conference, one game further from a .500 record, which is required for an appearance in the NCAA tournament. Kelli Hine and Tracy Dong lost 8-3 in the No. 3 set. Cassidy Spearman and Madison Rhyner dropped the No. 2 set 8-6. And, in what is becoming a familiar story for top doubles duo Cierra Gaytan-Leach and Rachel Stuhlmann, their 7-3 lead was for naught.