Clark pitches against Oklahoma [Photo]

Sophomore Tyler Clark pitches against Oklahoma. Clark recorded the final out of the seventh inning and the first two outs of the eighth inning.

Liberto makes contact [Photo]

Missouri's Michael Liberto makes contact as his teammates watch from the dugout. Liberto struck out three times, walked and scored a run.

Veterinary open house [Video]

The MU College of Veterinary Medicine held its annual open house on Saturday.

Local chef supports local Farmers’ Market [Video]

Chef Craig Cyr of Columbia’s Wine Cellar and Bistro shops around the Columbia Farmers’ Market and talks about local food. He then uses the ingredients he bought for a lunch demonstration.

Making a 'greener' school [Photo]

Tim Mclaughlin, left, and Gary Smith help in removing the playground fence at Lee Elementary School on Saturday. The school is expanding the playground area to incorporate more green space for students to learn and explore the outdoors.

Family flying [Photo]

ManSoo Yu plays with his daughter Kristen Yu, 3, at the Parks and Recreation Annual Kite Day at Douglass Park on Saturday. Organizers provided upwards of 60 kites for participants and awarded prizes at the end of the event.

Mid-Missouri Corvette Club holds 15th annual Corvette Cup [Photo]

Judge John Chapman inspects the interior of a Corvette Stingray during the Mid-Missouri Corvette Club Corvette Cup on Saturday at the Quality Inn. Each car was viewed by three different judges: one for the interior, one for the exterior and one for the engine.

Corvettes await judging at 15th annual Corvette Cup [Photo]

Corvettes of varying models and years await judging at the Mid-Missouri Corvette Club Corvette Cup on Saturday. Each Corvette was judged against others of its type by members of the club.

Judge scores Corvettes at 15th annual Corvette Cup [Photo]

Engine judge Tinker Dawson takes notes under the hood of a C6 Corvette at the Mid-Missouri Corvette Club Corvette Cup at the Quality Inn on Saturday. The cars start with a total score that gets points deducted from it for things like scratches and dirt.

Emergency response crews investigate motorcycle accident [Photo]

Emergency response crews begin their investigation of a motor vehicle collision Friday night just north of the Providence Road and Stewart Road intersection. The driver of the motorcycle was taken to Boone Hospital Center. None of the occupants of the car (pictured in background) were injured.

Motorcyclist taken to Boone Hospital after accident [Photo]

Emergency response members load a motorcyclist that was involved in a vehicle collision into a Boone Hospital Center ambulance on Friday night. A motorcycle and a four-door Pontiac Grand Prix collided on Providence Road just north of Stewart Road. None of the four occupants of the passenger car were injured. The emergency response members would comment on the status of the motorcyclist.

Ambulance ready for motorcyclist injured in accident [Photo]

A paramedic from the Boone Hospital Center prepares an ambulance to receive a motorcyclist involved in a vehicle collision with a late model Pontiac Grand Prix just north of Stewart Road on Providence. None of the four passengers in the car were injured, and the status of the motorcyclist is unknown at this time.

Arbor Day tree guide [Graphic]

the beat 4/03 [Audio]

Hatchery employee moves baby chicks [Photo]

Nichole DeVorss, a sales clerk at Orscheln Farm & Home Supply, gets a fresh batch of roughly 200 chicks ready for customers Tuesday in Sedalia. The store receives 200 to 300 chicks each week and nearly sells out before each delivery.

Baby chicks [Photo]

Three chicks fill Nichole DeVorss' cupped hands as she places them in a coop Tuesday in Sedalia. The chicks will grow into egg-laying hens.

High schools dems hear school board candidates [Photo]

Members of the Rock Bridge High School Dems listen to school board candidates answer questions on Tuesday. The students hosted the forum event for the candidates in the upcoming election. They collected the questions from students and audiences who participated in this event.

2009 Columbia Voters Guide [Graphic]

Prayer vigil outside Iowa Judicial Building [Photo]

A group of citizens gather for a prayer vigil Friday to await the Iowa Supreme Court ruling on same sex marriage in front of the Iowa Judicial Building in Des Moines, Iowa.

Reactions to the ruling [Photo]

Dawn BarbouRoske, second from left, of Iowa City leans towards her partner, Jen BarbouRoske, after learning of the Iowa Supreme Court ruling Friday in favor of legalizing gay marriage. Between them is their daughter Bre, 6. Their other daughter, 11-year-old McKinley, left, reacts to the ruling.