March 6, 2014
The WIlliam Woods men's basketball team lines up during the playing of the national anthem before the American Midwest Conference tournament quarterfinals.
Hickman forward Nyjah White shoots against Camdenton in the Class 5, District 9 semifinals Thursday at Rock Bridge High School. Hickman won 66-60.
William Woods guard Blake Burgess shoots as forward Matt Helle assists and Columbia College forwards Gerado Isla and Jeremy Nolen defend Thursday at Columbia College.
Hickman guard Kendahl Adams dribbles past Camdenton's Sophia Shore in the Class 5, District 9 semifinals on Thursday at Rock Bridge High School. Hickman won 66-60.
Rock Bridge senior guard Chayla Cheadle tries to make a shot during their Class 5, District 9 semifinals game against Jefferson City on Thursday at Rock Bridge High School.
Rock Bridge senior forward Audrey Holt holds onto the ball during their Class 5, District 9 semifinals game against Jefferson City on Thursday at Rock Bridge High School. The Bruins won 54-24.
Columbia College forward Malik Ray looks for an open shot while William Woods guard Jayson Saldana, forward Matt Helle and guard Dontre' Jenkins defend Thursday at Columbia College.
Columbia College head coach Bob Burchard speaks to his team during a timeout Thursday at Columbia College.
Hickman's Emily Miller shoots between Camdenton's Bailey Rezabek, left, and Alyssa Ripley in the Class 5, District 9 semifinal game Thursday at Rock Bridge High School.
Columbia College guard Devin Griffin goes up for a layup while William Woods forwards Seth Thomas and Klayton Kuschel watch. Columbia College beat William Woods 79-65 on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the American Midwest Conference Tournament.
Columbia College's Heather English drives past Hannibal LaGrange guard Juliana Lopes-Roberto during the American Midwest Conference Tournament quarterfinals on Wednesday.
Anna Bowers completes her floor routine in a gymnastics meet against Kentucky at the Hearnes Center on Jan. 24.
CoMo Cares launched an all-natural beauty pageant in February. The program is designed to help children with self-confidence, without the use of makeup for younger children.
Annabelle Nelson, 2, sits in a beanbag while her mother, Elizabeth Hemphill, and grandfather Frank Utterback watch during the CoMo Cares All Natural Children's Pageant on Feb. 15. "The pageant helps kids be confident and to not be shy," Hemphill said.
Kellar Martin, 4, poses with Miss Missouri Shelby Ringdahl after winning Mr. Congeniality at the CoMo Cares All Natural Children's Pageant on Saturday at the Stoney Creek Inn. Martin had been wearing a purple bow tie and suspenders that his grandmother had picked out.
Peyton Boyer, 2, colors a Disney Princess picture during the intermission at the CoMo Cares All Natural Children's Pageant on Feb. 15. Boyer won first place in her age division.
Bill Easley, 74, has lived in Columbia since 1994. Among his priorities for the First Ward are finding ways to train residents for jobs, and making sure bus routes are serving both students and residents.
Elizabeth Martin, 9; Kael Miranda, 9; Kyan Hill, 8; Samantha Dodd, 11; and Unique Allen, 10, wait for their division to begin for the CoMo Cares All Natural Children's Pageant on Feb. 15 at the Stoney Creek Inn. The goal of the pageant is to promote self-confidence in children.
Oakland Middle School students learned about the Holocaust from Ben Fainer, a Holocaust survivor, and the family of another Holocaust survivor Gerda Nothman Luner on Thursday.
Oakland Middle School students laugh after Holocaust survivor Ben Fainer says that he is a ladies' man on Thursday. Fainer showed videos and spoke about his time in Nazi concentration camps from ages 9 to 15.