September 22, 2014
The Rock Bridge High School girls tennis team practices on Thursday at Cosmo-Bethel Park. Coach Ben Loeb has led the girls and boys teams to a combined nine state championships during his tenure.
Police departments around the country have utilized the Department of Defense's 1033 Program to acquire surplus military equipment. While some have focused on adding assault rifles and armored vehicles, the Columbia Police Department requested items such as dumbbells, weight room equipment and night vision goggles. The department said the SWAT team, which recently practiced real-life scenarios, was established and didn't have a need to build up military equipment.
September 21, 2014
Participants made signs Sunday urging Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., and Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., to support action against climate change.
Participants run and walk in the College Avenue Mile. The event raises money for the Anderson Family Charitable Foundation, which supports the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri and the Columbia Public School District.
September 20, 2014
Columbia College women's soccer wins match against Freed-Hardeman University on Saturday. This is the first win of the season for Columbia College. Columbia College men's soccer also wins match 3-0 against Freed-Hardeman University on Saturday.
The Missouri Tigers played the Indiana Hoosiers on Saturday at Memorial Stadium during Family Weekend.
Jay Hickman plays one of his handmade flutes at the 37th Annual Heritage Festival & Craft Show on Saturday. "The making it, that is the easy part. Making the music is the hard part," Hickman said. Hickman has been wood carving since he was 9 years old.
At the 37th Annual Heritage Festival & Craft Show on Saturday, visitors could walk through Historic Nifong Park and interact with costumed characters, scope out Lewis and Clark's outpost and enjoy lives performances. The event is free and open to the public. Visitors can still attend this event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Fans tailgate before Missouri's game against Indiana University on Saturday.
Hickman High School and Rock Bridge High School face off as rivals in the Providence Bowl on Friday evening. Hickman lost 42-23.
September 19, 2014
MU hosted an MU Columns lighting ceremony on Friday as part of its 175th anniversary celebration week.
The MU women's soccer team defeated LSU 3-1 on Friday.
Write Like a Pirate Day celebrates International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Attendees dressed up in pirate outfits and participated in a creative writing program as part of the event.
Bruce Arnett grows three varieties of pumpkins on his Peach Tree Farm east of Boonville. The farm will open to pumpkin pickers on Oct. 1.
The donation makes the foundation the first $100 million donor to MU, following previous gifts to the Reynolds Alumni Center, Reynolds Journalism Institute and Missouri School of Journalism.
There are 22 monitors within the SEC Network production truck is packed with equipment and personnel. The crew set up for production and broadcasting in Columbia for the Sept. 12 Missouri football game against Central Florida.
September 18, 2014
Stephens College falls to 3-2 this season after Thursday's 5-0 loss to Williams Baptist College. The Stars will face Missouri Baptist University at home Saturday.
Emily Wilson practices with the Missouri volleyball team Wednesday. Wilson plays outside hitter for the Tigers.
Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin, the newly installed chief executive officer of MU, speaks at the Missouri Theatre on Thursday afternoon during his inauguration. Loftin recounted his first experiences at MU, why he decided to take the position and his future plans for the university.
Hickman Kewpies head football coach Arnel Monroe directs practice Tuesday.