September 17, 2009
Hickman freshman outfielder Sydney Washington swings at a pitch on Thursday at University Field.
Rock Bridge sophomore Lauren Fuller pitches against Hickman on Thursday night at University Field.
Rock Bridge softball players Danielle Linneman, Lauren Fuller, Caroline Sicht, Sammi Bell and Kali Hall celebrate tagging out a Hickman Kewpie on Thursday at University Field. The Bruins defeated Hickman 4-0.
Hickman junior wide receiver Anthony Oetting said he added 20 pounds during the offseason while working to return from a dislocated hip.
Hickman receiver Anthony Oetting makes a grab while playing catch during the Kewpies' practice Thursday. Despite dislocating his hip last season, Oetting returned to the field this year as a starter for the Kewpies.
Author Andrea Barrett, left, signs a copy of her book "The Air We Breathe" for Barbara Barlag of Columbia on Thursday at the Columbia Public Library.
Both quarterback Blaine Gabbert (left) and Andrew Jones (right) have stepped forward this season.
A plywood wall blocks part of the Shiloh Bar & Grill patio from Broadway. The wall was erected to limit the spread of noise from the bar.
MU students promoting the Sierra Club Coal Free Campus Campaign put on a demonstration at Speaker Circle on Wednesday to educate listeners on the amount of coal the MU campus uses. The group displayed the amount of coal the MU campus burns every second and commented that last year MU burned 48,000 tons of coal.
Andrea Barrett, author of "The Air We Breathe," which was chosen as the 2009 One Read book as part of a program to encourage literary discussion within the Boone County community.
Journalist Lisa Ling speaks about her career as an international correspondent at Jesse Auditorium. Ling recounted stories from her work abroad and expressed disappointment with the low level of media coverage given to international affairs. “The highest-rated news shows are the ones with old white guys telling you what to think. What does that say about the state of journalism – that we need to be told what to think? Opinions are masquerading as news.”
GRAPHIC | The boundary of downtown as defined by the proposed amended ordinance.
The Columbia Parks and Recreation Department teamed up with the Office of Cultural Events to bring September’s Family Fun Fest, which was geared toward bringing out the creativity in kids.
A draft of a proposed amended ordinance that would loosen the restrictions on loud music and yelling downtown.
September 16, 2009
Missouri's Catie Wilson, right, celebrates the Tigers' victory Wednesday night over Kansas with teammate Julianna Klein.
The fifth annual MU Campus Gallery and Culture Crawl will take place from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour five different exhibits on campus. Those that attend all five are eligible to win prizes. For more information, go to mugallerycrawl.missouri.edu.
After a 319-yard, three-touchdown performance against Illinois, Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert finished the first half Saturday against Bowling Green just 10 of 21 passing.
Myles Brand, center, speaks at a panel discussion regarding the future of sports journalism during the University of Missouri School of Journalism Centennial last year. Brand died Wednesday of pancreatic cancer. He was 67.
The Paladins ride into town on Saturday.
Lisa Ling poses with Christy Lewis on Wednesday during a book signing in University Bookstore at MU.