January 30, 2010
Columbia College guard Aleksander Eric drives the ball against Woods forward Vern Watkins during Saturday's game in Columbia.
Columbia College guard Taylor Evans takes a shot against William Woods forward Adam Otto. Columbia College won 74-56 on Saturday.
Missouri senior forward Amanda Hanneman tries to take the ball through the Kansas defense Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri senior forwards Marissa Scott, right, and Jessra Johnson converge on Kansas freshman forward Carolyn Davis in Saturday's game at Mizzou Arena.
Schmidt not only beat the record set in 2005 for teeth lifting; he more than doubled it, by lifting 221.5 pounds 50 times in one minute. The previous record was 24 repetitions with 220.5 pounds.
Steve Schmidt created a new Guinness World Record. With his teeth.
The event had an estimated attendance of 1,500 people from throughout mid-Missouri, and by 10 a.m. the line for food was out the front door of the building. Attendees varied in age, from the Cosmo Club's current longest active member, Jack Sapp, to newcomers as young as Ruth Marie Schloss, a 2-month-old infant in town to meet her aunt for the first time. More often than not, if attendees weren't members of the club, they had been coming to the Pancake and Sausage Day event for years.
Tony Bartal, a member of Cosmo Club since 1973, said, "You'll see everybody — almost every walk, every profession."
On Saturday, the Cosmopolitan International Club in Columbia celebrated the 60th anniversary of its annual Pancake and Sausage Day. The club works through various social and fundraising events in Columbia to raise money and awareness for diabetes research, as well as for local institutions including Rainbow House, Columbia Art League, Central Missouri Food Bank, Youzeum and many others.
While individual room and board charges vary across the four University of Missouri System campuses based on the facilities and meal plans chosen, all campuses may see an increase in room and board rates beginning with the 2010 Summer Session.
Steve Schmidt on Saturday breaks the world record for most repetitions in one minute while lifting 100 kilograms — with his teeth.
January 29, 2010
The Columbia/Boone County 911 Operations Center received an additional 404 calls this year compared to last year.
H1N1 vaccines were offered in two forms, a nasal spray (left) and a shot (right). The Boone County Health Department has given out 25,000 free vaccinations this season and visited every school in the county at least once.
MU graduate student Rebecca Mowry (CQ) receives her H1N1 vaccination from nurse Jessie Baylor (CQ) Friday in Memorial Union. The Boone County Health Department, along with Healthy for Life: Atkins UM Wellness Program, gave free H1N1 vaccinations to MU students, employees and their families.
Arizona trucker Jose Amador returns to his truck in blizzard conditions on Thursday in Amarillo, Texas.
Texas Department of Transportation crews were busy on Thursday clearing Interstate 40 and roads across the Texas Panhandle. Heavy snow and freezing precipitation over parts of western Texas downed tree limbs and power lines as driving became treacherous.
Lawton firemen block off part of a road to keep motorists from driving over downed power lines in Lawton, Okla., on Thursday.
Major K. Kendall Mathews, the regional coordinator of The Salvation Army, is preparing to go to Haiti. He said his work there would be important because "it's not just about temporal salvation but about eternal salvation, too."
MU senior Amanda Hanneman drives to the basket against Oklahoma's Nyeshia Stevenson on Jan. 20, 1010, at Mizzou Arena.
Oklahoma State at Missouri
MU sophomore guard Kim English shoots against the Kansas defense Monday.
MU wrestler Max Askren competes against Nebraska's Craig Brester on Jan. 28, 2007, at the Hearnes Center. The Tigers beat the Huskers 31-11.