March 14, 2009
Kim English goes for a layup in the second half of the Big 12 Tournament Championship game against Baylor.
Keith Ramsey drives the ball in the second half of the Big 12 Tournament Championship game against Baylor Saturday night.
Demarre Carroll celebrates with Keith Ramsey.
MU's Demarre Carroll poses with the Big 12 Tournament Championship trophy.
Zaire Taylor talks with coach Mike Anderson in the second half of the Big 12 Tournament Championship game against Baylor.
MU's Kim English dribbles past Baylor guard Henry Dugat in the second half of the Big 12 Tournament Championship game Saturday night.
MU's Justin Safford cuts off the net after the Tigers won the Big 12 Tournament Championship game in Oklahoma Saturday night.
Coach Mike Anderson celebrates the Big 12 Tournament Championship with Dan Beebe.
Rock Bridge's Travis Ward, left, and Skylar Tolson hoist the team's third-place trophy after their victory against the Oakville Tigers in the Class 5 state boys basketball championships on Saturday. The Bruins defeated the Tigers 54-40.
Rock Bridge forward Charlie Henderson goes in for a layup over Oakville's Matt Noblitt in the third-place game of the Class 5 state boys basketball championships on Saturday at Mizzou Arena. The Bruins defeated the Tigers 54-40.
Stephens swimmer Emily Younghouse, right, and her mother Susan Younghouse, who has been diagnosed with lymphoma.
Rock Bridge forward Charlie Henderson goes for a layup over Oakville's Matt Noblitt.
Rock Bridge guards Quinn Gray (12), C.J. Ross (14) and their teammates receive medals after winning the third place game.
Rock Bridge guard Skylar Tolson drives to the basket past Oakville's Garrett Reeg.
Rock Bridge players Travis Ward, left, and Skylar Tolson hoist the team's third place trophy.
Rock Bridge Bruins fans, from left, Ben Truesdall, Weslie Wentz, Eric Rahn and Tedder Easton celebrate after the Bruins win the third game.
The Regional Spelling Bee was held Thursday at Christian Fellowship Church in Columbia. Judges Cathy Collins, Heather Noe and Justine Rogers talk about the pressures of the job. Seventh-grader Elizabeth Platz, who represented Columbia Home Educators, won the 20-round spelling bee and will advance to the national competition.
Kim English drives past Oklahoma State's James Anderson. The Tigers won the game 67-59 and will play the Baylor Bears for the Big 12 tournament title at 5 p.m. Saturday.
MU coach Mike Anderson reacts with disgust to the results of a play. In the post-game press conference, Anderson said, "I guess the motto is always survive and advance, and that's what we did. We survived tonight."