May 18, 2013
Members of the Columbia Community Band perform before the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources commencement ceremony at Hearnes Center on Saturday.
Barrett Smith waits to receive his diploma in a pair of fluffy tiger slippers during the Honors Commencement ceremony Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
Family and friends greet Douglass High School graduates Saturday morning on the lawn outside of Columbia College's Launer Auditorium. The graduating class of 2013 is Douglass' largest, with 72 graduates.
Tiffiany Hickem, 36, congratulates her daughter, Tiauna, 18, on Saturday morning at Douglass High School's graduation ceremony at Columbia College. Tiauna Hickem is one of 72 graduating seniors, Douglass' largest graduating class to date.
This 2012 photo provided by the National Airline History Museum shows its Lockheed Constellation, or "Connie," as the propeller-driven aircraft was known, during engine inspection in Kansas City. The museum is trying to raise $3.2 million to restore it, the only one left in the U.S. that’s airworthy, and recreate millionaire aviator Howard Hughes’ record-setting cross-country flight in the plane that transformed commercial air travel.
This 2012 photo provided by the National Airline History Museum shows its Lockheed Constellation, or "Connie," as the propeller-driven aircraft was known, in Kansas City. The museum is trying to raise $3.2 million to restore it, the only one left in the U.S. that’s airworthy, and recreate millionaire aviator Howard Hughes’ record-setting cross-country flight in the plane that transformed commercial air travel.
The Missouri baseball team reacts to infielder Keaton Steele's home run on Friday. Missouri won their game against Kentucky 4-3.
Missouri infielder Keaton Steele throws the baseball to the pitcher at University Field on Friday. Missouri beat Kentucky 4-3.
Missouri second baseman Dillon Everett throws the ball to first base on Friday. Missouri beat Kentucky 4-3.
May 17, 2013
The Royals' James Shields, right, walks back to the mound after giving up a home run to the Athletics' Adam Rosales, left, in the eighth inning of Friday night's game in Oakland, Calif.
The Cardinals' David Freese, right, rounds the bases after hitting a grand slam in the first inning of Friday's game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
MU shortstop Corrin Genovese (left), infield Princess Krebs and pitcher Nicole Hudson congratulate one another after their game against Stony Brook University on Friday.
MU's Taylor Gadbois collides with Stony Brook infielder Jess Combs on her way to second base Friday. MU beat Stony Brook University 3-0 at their first NCAA regional game.
MU pitcher Nicole Hudson tosses the ball at University Field on Friday.
Stony Brook pitcher Allison Cukrov picks up the ball before the pitch at University Field on Friday. MU beat Stony Brook 3-0 in their first regional NCAA Softball Game.
MU softball defeated the Stony Brook Seawolves 3-0 on Friday night at University Field.
MU shortstop Emily Crane runs to first base after making a hit at University Field on Friday. The Tigers beat the Stony Brook Seawolves 3-0 at their first NCAA regional game.
Kate Doveikis is greeted with a hug on stage after receiving her diploma during the Health Professions graduation ceremony on Friday at Mizzou Arena. The ceremony is one of 15 commencement ceremonies taking place at MU this weekend.
Dean of the MU School of Health Professions Richard Oliver shares some words of wisdom with the his last Health Professions graduating class on Friday at Mizzou Arena. Oliver is stepping down from his position as Dean this spring.
MU graduates embrace each other while swaying side to side and singing their Alma Mater "Old Missouri" during the Health Professions graduation ceremony Friday at Mizzou Arena.