February 24, 2008
Missouri defenders Keon Lawrence, left, and Vaidotas Volkas trap Colorado forward Marcus King-Stockton.
Lisa Zhou makes Valentine’s Day cards for her first-grade classmates at Lee Expressive Arts Elementary School in Columbia. Lisa’s teacher, Michelle Partington, said Lisa’s artwork is “extremely out-of-this-world.”
Jianhua Zhou and his wife, Tichun Deng, make dumplings while Lisa Zhou peels a boiled chestnut. Jianhua came to Columbia in 2005.
Lisa Zhou loves to draw princesses. Her favorite color is pink, but she paints the princesses' dresses in other colors, too.
From left, Lisa Zhou, Kaylee Sayers, Chris Rundle and Rashavon Whitaker write stories in class. Lisa, who did not speak English a little more than a year ago, now spells words for her friends.
Jianhua Zhou and his wife, Yichun Deng, make dumplings while Lisa Zhou peels a boiled chestnut. Jianhua came to Columbia in 2005.
Ethan Froese turns at the intersection of Route D and Route DD near Murray during the Froze Toes Road Race on Sunday. Froese, won the Pro division of the race.
Cyclists approach the intersection of Route D and Route DD, northeast of Columbia, during the Froze Toes Road Race on Sunday.
A cyclist warms up on Route Z near Murray prior to the Froze Toes Road Race. The event was hosted by the Columbia Race Club.
The Supreme Court declined to hear a lawsuit last week to protect the Missouri River Bridge in Boonville built in 1931. The bridge's owner, Union Pacific, intends to tear the bridge down and use sections in another bridge.
Robert Wilson, a member of the church choir, sings during Gospel Explosion at St. Luke United Methodist Church today. The event was co-hosted by the Frederick Douglass Coalition and the church to celebrate Black History Month.
The Dynamic Silver Wings, a St. Louis gospel group, performs during Gospel Explosion today. The event brought together a congregation of members from several Columbia churches.
Whitney Enyart, 5, practices her long jump along with fellow members of the Blue Thunder Track Club in the Hearnes Center at the Missouri All-Comers Meet on Saturday.
Missouri's RaeShara Brown goes in for a layup against Kansas' Nicollette Smith during the first half of MU's 62-59 victory against the Kansas Jayhawks on Sunday at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri forward Toy Richbow holds back Kansas forward Danielle McCray during the game on Sunday.
Missouri teammates K-Kay Pickens, left, and Amanda Hanneman hug after MU beat KU on Sunday.
Rock Bridge High guard Sam Thompson stands up as he encourages his team during its game against Jefferson City High, on Sunday at Rock Bridge High School. The Bruins won the Class 5, District 10, championship and advanced to state sectional round.
Rock Bridge High Guard Sam Thompson stands up as he encourages his team during its game against Jefferson City on Sunday afternoon at Rock Bridge High School.
Rock Bridge High guard Sam Thompson talks to one of his teamates at the end of the game against Jefferson City. The Bruins beat the Jays to win the Class 5, District 10, boys basketball title
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Rock Bridge GUARDRicky Kreklow scores on Jefferson City guard Greg Williams on Sunday afternoon.