May 17, 2013
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.
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.
New York Mets' Daniel Murphy is congratulated by Mike Baxter, left, bench coach Bob Geren and manager Terry Collins after scoring during the third inning of a game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday in St. Louis.
Bryan Leath Jr., 89, formerly of Columbia, MO died on May 14, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas, where he had moved to be near family.
Rock Bridge players Austin Dockins, Tanner Cooper and Braeden Rogers hold the district trophy Wednesday afternoon at Vivion Field in Jefferson City. Rock Bridge defeated Camdenton 13-7 and will advance to the sectional tournament Tuesday against Lebanon High School.
MU students commute to 1 p.m. classes on South Ninth Street on a recent Monday afternoon. Since 2002, enrollment has grown by more than 8,500 undergraduate students, but MU administrators expect the rapid increase to level off.
In the past decade, MU has targeted out-of-state students to boost enrollment growth and revenue. However, recent forecasts predict a decline in the number of high school graduates in some states targeted by MU. The map below includes the states with more than 100 undergraduate students enrolled at MU in fall 2012 and the chart shows the projected percent change in the number of high school graduates in those states over the next decade.
Laurence Bowers sorts through a pile of clothing and shoes on his bed while packing up to leave Columbia on April 20.
Laurence Bowers flips through the pages of a scrapbook from his years as a Missouri basketball player April 20. It was made for him by Roxanne Alden, wife of Missouri Athletics Director Mike Alden.
Laurence Bowers, former Missouri basketball player, has said goodbye to Columbia, his home of five years, as he pursues his NBA dream.
Former Missouri basketball player Laurence Bowers packs up his belongings April 20 and prepares to leave Columbia in pursuit of his NBA dream.