PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri cross country runner returns

Missouri's Phil Bascio was out with Achilles tendon injuries for over two years but is back training with the cross country team this year.


Fans explore the University of Central Florida's campus and prepare for the Tigers to take on the Knights in the football game Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: A look at the University of Central Florida

The University of Central Florida will host the Missouri Tigers football team Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: For Columbia Entertainment Company, the show goes on

Despite the struggle to survive inherent to community theaters, members of the Columbia Entertainment Company continue to perform.

PHOTO GALLERY: Glenn Greenwald speaks at MU School of Law

Glenn Greenwald, a columnist on civil liberties and national security issues for The Guardian, spoke Thursday at the MU School of Law.

PHOTO GALLERY: Todd Akin speaks in Columbia

Todd Akin stopped in Columbia to speak at the Boone County Republican campaign headquarters Thursday. The stop was part of Akin's bus tour of cities in Missouri.

PHOTO GALLERY: James Hopfenblatt uses spray paint to bring creativity to community

James Hopfenblatt, who was born in Bolivia, uses his international background and urban influences to shape his graffiti art.

PHOTO GALLERY: Let Me See U Vote forum addresses social issues

About 150 people attended Let Me See U Vote to hear discussions about different social issues, such as education, health care, women's issues and LGBTQ rights.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge soccer beats Hickman 3-1

Rock Bridge boys soccer beat Hickman 3-1 at Hickman High School on Wednesday. This was the first time the two varsity teams of the schools met this season. The Columbia rivals will meet next on Oct. 23.

PHOTO GALLERY: Jen Wheeler sells donated items to raise money for City of Refuge

Jen Wheeler sells donated items on Facebook at discounted prices to raise money for refugees around Columbia. Wheeler started City of Refuge, a nonprofit organization, in 2010.

PHOTO GALLERY: Fall colors peek through at Capen Park

Four days into autumn, fall colors are beginning to show through at Capen Park in Columbia.

PHOTO GALLERY: Fall thunderstorm brings good luck for fishing

Some people took to the Lake of the Woods Recreation Area to fish after an afternoon thunderstorm Tuesday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia College volleyball team defeats Stephens College

The Columbia College volleyball team defeats Stephens College in a Monday game at the John and Mary Silverthorne Arena. Columbia College won 3-0 and is the No. 3 ranked team.

PHOTO GALLERY: SWAT team members and police respond to standoff

Police and SWAT members arrive at Bonny Linn Drive in northeast Columbia after receiving anonymous reports of people in two vehicles shooting at one another Monday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rick Perry campaigns with attorney general candidate Ed Martin

Texas Gov. Rick Perry visited Columbia to campaign with attorney general candidate Ed Martin on Monday afternoon. The two men held a round-table discussion and a meet and greet open to the public.

PHOTO GALLERY: Clear 99 radio hosts earn national awards

Scotty Cox and Cara Denis host "Scotty and Cara in the Morning" for the Clear 99 radio station. The show has been honored with a national award nomination for best small market radio personality team.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rancher Greg Judy focuses on natural ranching

Greg Judy raises all-natural, grass-fed sheep and cattle without any chemical fertilizers or hormones on his property in Randolph County. Judy uses a ranching technique called mob-grazing, which relies on frequent pasture rotation.

PHOTO GALLERY: John Mayall, Al Green perform at Roots 'N' Blues

John Mayall and Al Green performed Saturday night at the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ festival in downtown Columbia.

PHOTO GALLERY: Saturday at the Kewpie Classic

Rock Bridge High School placed fifth, and Hickman High School placed 10th in the Kewpie Softball Classic.

PHOTO GALLERY: Friday at the Kewpie Classic

Hickman High School lost 6-1 to St. Dominic in the team's first game of the Kewpie Classic on Friday. Rock Bridge defeated Kirksville 7-1.