May 17, 2013
Missouri swimmer Connor Nolan began working with MU sports psychologist Rick McGuire in spring 2012 to overcome his exercise-induced asthma. For the first time in eight years he took a month-long break from swimming that summer. When he returned in the fall, he set a career best in the 100m freestyle.
Connor Nolan swims after practice during a portrait session on Wednesday at the MU Student Recreation Complex. Nolan was ranked the No. 21 high school swimmer when he graduated from Carrol High School in Southlake, Texas, in 2011 but struggled in the pool during his first collegiate season.
Connor Nolan studies for final exams on Tuesday in his apartment at Grindstone Canyon. Nolan, a sophomore at Missouri, is majoring in mechanical engineering.
Rock Bridge distance runner Nathan Keown jogs a warm-up lap during practice Wednesday at the Rock Bridge High School track. Keown qualified for state sectionals in the 3200-meter relay and the 3200-meter run.
From left, Rock Bridge distance runners Evan Schulte, Luke Walters, Nathan Keown and Zach Cook go on a long run during practice Wednesday on Southampton Drive. Keown qualified for state sectionals in the 3200-meter relay and the 3200-meter run.
Rock Bridge distance runner Nathan Keown stretches with his teammates during practice Wednesday at the Rock Bridge High School track.
Tolton Catholic sophomore Kelsey Bequette practices her swing during an indoor practice Friday in the Tolton High School gym. Bequette was a manager for the Trailblazer baseball team but has played in the last three games. Coach Mike Johnson said her defense is on par with the rest of the team, but is still working on adjusting to the heaviness of the bats in baseball compared to those used for softball.
Tolton Catholic sophomore Kelsey Bequette laughs at a joke told by baseball coach Mike Johnson during an indoor practice May 3 in the Tolton High School gym. Bequette has been a manager for the baseball team all season, but has played the last three games for the team.
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Missouri swimmer Connor Nolan succeeds in the pool despite struggles with asthma and anxiety. When not in the water, the 19-year-old studies mechanical engineering.
May 16, 2013
Workers test the audio and the video system Thursday at the Hearnes Center. Over the weekend, 15 commencement ceremonies will be held at MU in the Hearnes Center, Mizzou Arena and Jesse Auditorium.
Missouri took the second game of a three-game series against Kentucky on Thursday at Taylor Stadium. Two Tigers seniors came up big in the 4-2 victory.
Fans spectate during the baseball game against Kentucky on Thursday at Taylor Stadium. This game was the first in a three game series, which will continue through the weekend.
Members of the Missouri baseball team watch while players from the Kentucky squad take the field at the start of the fifth inning Thursday at Taylor Stadium.
Missouri shortstop Dillon Everett throws the ball to first base during the baseball game against the University of Kentucky on Thursday at Taylor Stadium.
Missouri outfielder Scott Sommerfeld heads for third base during the baseball game against Kentucky at Taylor Stadium. The Tigers defeated the Wildcats 4-2.
Rock Bridge distance runner Nathan Keown qualified for this weekend's state sectionals in the 3,200-meter and 4x800-meter relay.
Missouri pitcher Chelsea Thomas pitches at University Field, April 12. Last week, doctors suspected Thomas might be suffering from exertional compartment syndrome, a condition that leads to numbness or a tingly feeling in the hand.
Kentucky Derby winner Orb reacts as grooms adjust his bridle after a workout Thursday at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. The Preakness Stakes is scheduled to take place Saturday.
Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid watches a drill during training camp on Wednesday in Kansas City.