March 7, 2009
Marvin Williams (left) rushes in on Craig Mullins (center) and Quinton Scott during the Columbia Trojans' tryout on Saturday morning.
Lawrence Washington comes out of his lineman's stance during a conditioning drill on Saturday at Rock Bridge High School. Washington founded the Columbia Trojans, a start-up semi-professional football team.
Nate Brinkly (left), Columbia Trojans' defensive coordinator, times Marvin Williams during a drill on Saturday. The start-up semi-professional football team held its first tryout at Rock Bridge High School on Saturday morning.
Matt Kenna (left) works his way through an agility drill at the Columbia Trojans tryout on Saturday as coach Jeff Edwards (right) looks on. The team is a start-up semi-professional football team founded by Lawrence Washington, who plays as well.
David Cammack Jr. sprints out the end of an agility drill on Saturday morning during tryouts for the Columbia Trojans, a start up semi-professional football team. The tryout was open to anyone 18 years and older.
Missouri junior Greg Folgia leads off first base against Ball State on Saturday at Taylor Stadium.
Lawrence Washington comes out of his lineman's stance during workout Saturday at Rock Bridge High School for the Trojans, Columbia’s new semi-professional football team.
Rock Bridge forward Rachel Rutter drives to the basket against Nixa on Saturday in the Class 5 state quarterfinals in Rolla. Rock Bridge lost 44-39.
Rock Bridge junior Amaya Williams leaps towards the basket in an attempt to score against Nixa on Saturday in the Class 5 state quarterfinals in Rolla. Rock Bridge lost 44-39.
Missouri's Leo Lyons struggles to pick up a loose ball in front of Texas A&M's Chinemelu Elonu in the Tigers' loss March 7 at Reed Arena in College Station, Texas
March 6, 2009
MU junior Kyle Gibson pitches during the first game of a four-game series against Ball State on March 6 at Taylor Stadium. Gibson struck out 13 batters, a career high, in the Tigers' 4-1 win over the Cardinals.
Part of Darryl "DMC" McDaniels' presentation Thursday night at Jesse Hall was his raps. These included commentary on other hip-hop artists as well as his own life stories.
CORRECTED CAPTION: Darryl "DMC" McDaniels speaks about hip-hop — past and present — on Thursday night at Jesse Hall. He said he thinks generation differences are a big influence on the changes taking place in the hip-hop world. An earlier caption misspelled his name.
March 5, 2009
Darryl "DMC" McDaniels speaks to MU students about what hip-hop was like when he first started compared with how it is now.
*CORRECTION: Darryl McDaniels was incorrectly spelled "Daryl McDaniels" in an earlier version of this article.
MU junior Liz Straatmann, left, takes a break to chat between the vault and uneven bars portions of the Cat Classic at Hearnes Center.
Columbia College's Christian Lewis goes for two-points against Williams Baptist College's Charles Wilson(during the first round of the American Midwest Conference tournament on Thursday.
Skylar Tolson breaks up an offensive at practice on Thursday. "I wish we had 10 others like him," Rock Bridge coach Jim Scanlon said. "He never takes a minute off.”
A smiling jester dominates artwork by Praise Tyler.