March 13, 2009
Rock Bridge's Skylar Tolson drives against Chaminade's Bradley Beal, right, during the state semifinal game Friday at Mizzou Arena.
Ricky Krewlow, left, and Briton Rudd, right, of Rock Bridge walk off the court following their loss to Chaminade on Friday at Mizzou Arena in the state semifinal game. Despite an early 21 point lead, Chaminade mounted a fourth-quarter comeback to win with 1.4 seconds left.
Rock Bridge senior Jordan Dressler, center, fights through the Chaminade defensive pressure provided by senior Daniel Gross, left. The Bruins jumped out to an early lead in the game, but lost in the final minute after blowing an 18 point lead in the fourth quarter.
Rock Bridge senior Marlena Szweczyk is stunned following the Bruin's last minute 66-65 loss to Chaminade on Friday afternoon at the state semifinal game. Chaminade took the lead with 0.5 seconds left in the game on a free throw.
Missouri's Shakara Jones tries to drive to the basket against Texas' Ashley Lindsey.
Laura Clothier sits in the fashion studio at Stephens College while preparing her fashion line for the Model Citizen Fashion Show. The show is Saturday at the Holiday Inn Select Executive Center.
MU guard Zaire Taylor attempts a two-point shot in the second half of the game. MU won the game 81-60.
MU's Miguel Paul attempts to break past John Roberson during the second half of the game.
Texas Tech's Michael Prince battles for a rebound with MU's Keith Ramsey.
MU guard Zaire Taylor works the perimeter against Texas Tech's Nick Okorie. Taylor finished the game with a team-high seven assists.
MU guard J.T. Tiller defends Texas Tech's Rogdrick Craig. Tiller finished the game with 13 points and helped the Tigers to victory with a final score of 81-60.
After a fast break MU guard Matt Lawrence puts in an easy layup. Lawrence ended the game with 13 points in 16 minutes of play.
Leo Lyons attempts to put in a layup after driving past Texas Tech's Robert Lewandowski. Lyons had a total of nine points in the game.
MU's Marcus Denmon battles for possession in the second round matchup against Texas Tech. The Tigers will face off in round three against Oklahoma State at 8:30.
Rob Doyen, left, and Betsy Shirey run through the opening scene of "Fuddy Meers" during rehearsal on March 5. Doyen's character has to go through the same questions every morning after he informs Shirey's character that she has amnesia.
Sam Cordes, in the role of Millet, argues with his sock puppet during a rehearsal of "Fuddy Meers." Cordes' character uses the sock puppet to channel his feelings. A group of Stephens College students is working to produce the play.
Stephens College senior Laura Clothier talks about her clothing line that will be featured in the Model Citizen Fashion Show on Saturday. Clothier is one of six students whose work will be featured in the show.
Rock Bridge coach Jim Scanlon has a 573-189 record in his 28-year career and was a 2007 inductee into the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. However, he has never won a state championship. The Bruins play in the 2009 state semifinals Friday afternoon against Chaminade.
March 12, 2009
Missouri forward DeMarre Carroll, center, scored 19 points in the Tigers’ win over Texas Tech on Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament.
Afsah Khan of Gentry Middle School pauses while spelling a word at the Regional Spelling Bee on Thursday night. Afsah finished third out of 56 participants. Elizabeth Platz of Columbia Home Educators won with the proper spelling of "tetrazzini."