February 28, 2008
The statue of Sparky, the 11-year-old bulldog that inspired the name of the homemade ice cream store, greets customers at the entrance.
A cyclist prepares for the Froze Toes Road Race near Two Mile Prarie School off Route Z in Columbia on Sunday.
Columbia firefighters respond to a one-vehicle accident just west of Stadium Boulevard on Friday. Traffic in the westbound lanes of I-70 were backed up for several miles while emergency crews worked at the scene.
Missouri's RaeShara Brown goes in for a layup against Kansas' Nicollette Smith during the first half of the Tiger's 62-59 victory against the Jayhawks on Feb. 23.
MU Junior DeMarre Carroll takes a spill while driving to the net during Mizzou's game against OSU on Tuesday. MU lost to the Cowboys 75-73.
Oklahoma State guard Marcus Dove, left, and MU Tigers forward Justin Stafford fight for the ball during the second half of the game between MU and OSU on Tuesday.
Carroll ZuBolton, family services organizer for Columbia's Moving Ahead program, watches as Tremonte' Johnson, dressed as Miles Davis, tries to remember his lines during his speech at the Great African American Achievers presentation at MU's Gains/Oldham Black Culture Center Thursday.
JoShawn Jackson, left, dressed as author Julius Thopson, and Ameera Hayes pose for pictures before the start of the Great African American Achievers presentation. The event was organized by Columbia's Moving Ahead program and featured dozens of Columbia youths giving biographical speeches about influential African Americans.
Baylor's Aaron Bruce and the Bears have become a surprising obstacle to many Big 12 teams this season.
Katie Dunham, left, and Sofie Ayala are doubles partners for the MU women's team. This is their first season as doubles partners.
The MU women’s basketball program will play its 1000th game on Saturday. A banner honoring the school’s first official women’s team is displayed at Tiger Terrace in Mizzou Arena.
Coach Bob Burchard has been coaching the Cougars since 1989.
Diane Booth address the Hillary Clinton supporters at the 2008 Missouri Democratic Party Delegate Selection Mass Meeting for Boone County Voters at Rock Bridge High School on Thursday. The meeting was held to elect delegates to represent Boone County at the district nominating convention.
Children in the Moving Ahead program, which is run by Carroll ZuBolton, celebrate Black History Month by performing and portraying Great African American Achievers.
February 27, 2008
Scott Spiezio, a utilityman for the St. Louis Cardinals, is shown during spring training baseball practice on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, in Jupiter, Fla. The Irvine Police Department has issued an arrest warrant for Spiezio on six charges stemming from a Dec. 30 incident police said involved the crash of a car registered to him.
Sheron Wray, a jazz dance choreographer and performer, responds to a question from a student during a presentation at Stephens College's Stamper Commons on Wednesday. Wray discussed her range of work and shared video clips from her experimental films and improvisational performances.
Sheron Wray, a jazz dance choreographer and performer, discusses her range of work in dance during a presentation to students at Stephens College's Stamper Commons on Wednesday. Wray shared a variety of video clips displaying her work, including experimental films and improvisational performances.
From left, Clayton Campbell, Abbey Upton and Christian Rivers discuss a book during independent reading time in Upton's kindergarten class at West Boulevard Elementary School. Upton asks the students questions about the books to keep them engaged in the reading.
Students in Abbey Upton's kindergarten class at West Boulevard Elementary School share their predictions about the outcome of a book being read aloud during story time. West Boulevard is a public school and is known for its innovative teaching methods.