The Beat: 'Bang for your Buck' [Audio]

Missouri volleyball team misses a block [Photo]

Missouri's Lei Wang-Francisco, left, and Amanda Hantouli miss a block at the net in the Tigers' loss to Iowa State Saturday at Hearnes Center.

MU volleyball player Amanda Hantouli argues a call [Photo]

Missouri's Amanda Hantouli disputes a call awarding a point to Iowa State during the third game of the Tigers' loss to the Cyclones on Saturday at Hearnes Center.

Missouri linebacker Sean Weatherspoon's final home game [Photo]

Missouri senior linebacker Sean Weatherspoon holds up a rock from the giant 'M' in the north end of Memorial Stadium after the Tigers' win over Iowa State on Saturday, a tradition for seniors at Missouri after their final home game.

Mizzou defeats Iowa State [Slideshow]

New Community Center Opens [Slideshow]

The J.W. “Blind” Boone Community Center hosted an open house ceremony Friday. Phil Steihaus, Nancy Fay and Canail Coleman talk about the changes that have been made to the center.

Alexander takes on Iowa State's Michael O'Connell [Photo]

MU wide receiver Danario Alexander, right, tries to work his way around Iowa State's Michael O'Connell during the first half of the Tigers' game against the Cyclones on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

The Beat: Reporting on Mizzou football [Audio]

Hickman Goalie [Photo]

Hickman goalie Chuck Wilson dives to try stop another CBC goal during the first half of the semi-final round of the 2009 state soccer championship on Friday night. Wilson missed, giving the Christian Brothers College Cadets another goal. The Cadets defeated the Kewps 6-2. The Kewpies will play the loser of the St. Louis University and Park Hill semifinal game Saturday at 1 p.m. in Fenton, Mo.

Hickman Soccer coach [Photo]

Hickman High School head coach Adam Taylor gives his team a pep talk during the halftime break of the semi-final round of the 2009 state soccer championships on Friday night in Fenton, Mo.

Hickman Soccer loss [Photo]

From left, Hickman Kewpie Colin Janicek and Alex Holliday wait for the action to recommence as CBC fans heckle them in the background on Friday night. The Kewpies lost their semi-final game of the State tournament against the Christian Brothers College Cadets, 6-2.

Taking the turkey out of the oven [Photo]

Graduate students who attend the MU Asian Affairs Center prepare a turkey for their celebration on Thursday.

Pipe Break Leads To Flooding [Graphic]

A leak in a water main pipe Friday morning led to flooding in the streets, closing down Hitt Street from University Avenue to Paquin Street.

MU Asian Affairs Center celebrates Thanksgiving [Slideshow]

Rock Bridge students volunteer [Video]

The nation’s young people are donating their time and talents to make a difference in their communities.

Broken water main floods Hitt Street [Photo]

Police have blocked off a portion of Hitt Street because a broken water main is flooding the street.

Water main breaks near Hitt Street and University Avenue [Photo]

A water main break on Hitt Street between Paquin Street and University Avenue caused police to block off the road on Friday morning.

Ricky Kreklow takes a shot [Photo]

Rock Bridge senior guard Ricky Kreklow shoots over Rock Bridge senior forward Charlie Henderson during Thursday evening's Green and Gold scrimmage at Rock Bridge High School.

Rock Bridge senior forward moves to take shot [Photo]

Rock Bridge senior forward Trey Millard moves into the Bruin defense to take a shot during the Green and Gold scrimmage at Rock Bridge High School on Thursday night.

First ladies reading program [Photo]

Anne Deaton (center) sings the "Five Little Monkeys" song after reading to preschoolers at the Robert G. Combs Language Preschool on Thursday. From left to right, Parker Quinn, Karen Hecksel student clinician, Jackson Moore, Cole Donigian and Caitlin Dawdy lead student clinician sing along with Deaton, while playing with paper monkeys and a blanket. "I got to read to the leaders of tomorrow," Deaton said.