April 13, 2008
Missouri second baseman Andee Allen bats in the bottom of the third inning during the Tigers' series finale against Texas Tech on Sunday. Allen later hit a three run double in the bottom of the fourth inning.
From left, Philip Prouhet, Kate Simmons, Kyle Luke, Steven Adamski, Melanie Wright, Amanda Morgan, Katie Lappe and Sarah Nussbaum enjoy their final night of the alternative spring break over dinner in mid-Manhattan. Not pictured are April Choi, Candace Harris, Sara Stogner, Ericka Evans and Lindsay Durbin.
Missouri pitcher Nick Tepesch pitches during the sixth inning of the game against Texas Longhorns, on Sunday. The Tigers lost 9-2.
Love song duo Laura Idle and John Gilbreth perform a number and discuss their stage name, "Satin & Chenille," during a taping in the CAT 3 television studio on March 26.
Corvette fans got together to celebrate the classic American car at the 14th annual Corvette Cup. To read about the event click
April 12, 2008
Missouri Stream Team member Veronica Clare, left, signs in with fellow member Sarah Wolken before volunteering at Lions-Stephens Park in Columbia. About 15 volunteers were on hand Saturday morning to help remove trash in the park as part of the city's 12th annual Cleanup Columbia day.
Jessica Kendrick, front, coach of the spirit squad at Central Methodist University, helps pick up trash with the Westwinds neighborhood association along Stadium Blvd. From left, Otonye Jack, Ashley Ermeling and Raven Webster, members of the spirit squad, also clean up along the highway.
Peter Byger of the Benton-Stephens neighborhood association crawls under some low-hanging limbs while cleaning up trash in Lions-Stephens Park in Columbia. "I wanna make sure I get all the way back here, it's like people use this place as their personal trash can," Byger said. About 15 volunteers were on hand Saturday morning to help remove trash and trim foliage in the park as part of the city's 12th annual Cleanup Columbia day.
Dave Laney from Topeka, Kan., has owned several corvettes since his racing days in the 70s. He drove his 1965 Corvette Sting Ray convertible to Columbia on Saturday to be judged at the 14th Annual Corvette Cup.
Dave Laney says he's got about 600 horse powers under his 1965 Corvette Convertible Sting Ray and can get up to 180 miles per hour. "It does about four and half miles per gallon," says Laney. "So you're not going to make a lot of long trips unless you stop at every other gas station."
"The Prom Closet" was organized by Rock Bridge High School senior Lauren McDonald. The aim was to provide donated dresses to high school students who could not otherwise afford to purchase a new dress. McDonald and her friends collected more than 100 dresses in all from members of the community, and they were available to the public on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
April 11, 2008
Michael LaCoste, second to right, and Alex Trumble, far right, act in an office while Daniel Willis shoots his short film, "Ups and Downs," on March 17. Willis said he plans to submit the film to the Silver Screen Film Festival.
Missouri baseball fans bundled up for the Tiger's game against the Texas Longhorns on Friday. Many spectators even used blankets to stay warm in case their sweatshirts and coats weren't enough.
Missouri quarterback and Heisman finalist Chase Daniel threw out the ceremonial first-pitch of the Tiger's game against the Texas Longhorns on Friday.
Missouri's Jacob Priday is congratulated by his teammates after hitting a three-run home run in the third inning of the Tiger's game against the Texas Longhorns on Friday. Priday hit four homers on the night, breaking the Big 12 Conference record, during the Tigers' 31-12 victory.
April 10, 2008
Kevin Kersting, left, and Ben Kaplan, right, battle mummies as part of their movie filming on March 9. The main fight scenes for the movie were filmed on the Francis Quadrangle on the MU campus.