PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri football team holds first preseason scrimmage

The Missouri football team held it's first scrimmage of the preseason Saturday at Memorial Stadium. The defense won 16-12.

PHOTO GALLERY: Saturday at the London Olympics

Usain Bolt and the Jamaican relay team and the U.S. women's basketball team won gold medals Saturday at the Olympics, but the U.S. women's volleyball team was upset by Brazil.

PHOTO GALLERY: Punt, Pass & Kick competition

Children participated Saturday in the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition at Cosmopolitan Park in Columbia.

PHOTO GALLERY: Volunteers clean up East Campus neighborhood

Volunteers picked up trash Saturday in Columbia's East Campus neighborhood.

PHOTO GALLERY: U.S. men's basketball team defeats Argentina

In Friday's Olympic Games, the men's U.S. basketball team defeated Argentina 109-83.

PHOTO GALLERY: Dogs sniff out treats to learn tracking

The Columbia Canine Sports Center trains dogs to track scents in a nose work class. According to Virginia Huxley, an owner of the center, this training starts with teaching dogs to find treats from a few boxes, and the dogs will then begin to learn how to find hidden scents.

PHOTO GALLERY: Thursday's highlights of the London Olympics

The U.S. women's soccer team wins its third straight gold; Ashton Eaton claims the decathlon title; Usain Bolt leads the Jamaican sweep of the 200 meter; and the U.S. women's basketball team advances to the gold game.

PHOTO GALLERY: Summer views with wind and flowers

Scenes of summer could be found throughout Columbia on Thursday, whether it was the wind shipping flags in the air or a gentle visit by a butterfly to a grass leaf.

PHOTO GALLERY: Spa night at MU Children's Hospital

MU Children's Hospital held its 3rd Annual "Glamour-azzi" Spa Event, where stylists from The Strand Salon and Spa did manicures, pedicures, make-up, curls and hair cuts for patients at the hospital.

PHOTO GALLERY: Wednesday at the London Games

At the London Games on Wednesday, the Misty May-Treanor won their third consecutive gold medal in beach volleyball, Allyson Felix broke through in the 200-meter race and Aries Merritt took first in the 110-meter hurdles as the U.S. overtook China for the overall medal lead.

PHOTO GALLERY: Watch parties for Boone County commissioner hopefuls Darin Fugit, Janet Thompson

Darin Fugit and Janet Thompson began Tuesday night hoping to win the Boone County Northern District commissioner Democratic nomination. By the end of the night, Thompson was declared the winner.

PHOTO GALLERY: 47th District nominee John Wright celebrates his win

John Wright and his supporters celebrate his win of the nomination for Missouri's 47th District on Tuesday night at the General Store in Rocheport.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tuesday at the London Games

At the London Games on Tuesday, the U.S. women's basketball team beat Canada to advance to the semifinals, U.S. gymnast Alexandra Raisman won the women's floor exercises and Taoufik Makhloufi of Algeria won a gold in the men's 1500-meter.

PHOTO GALLERY: Voters attend Aug. 7 primary polls

Columbia residents showed up to the polls Tuesday to vote in the Aug. 7 Missouri primary election.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri tailbacks practice Tuesday

Missouri tailbacks Kendial Lawrence, Greg White and Marcus Murphy practice with Coach Brian Jones on Tuesday at the Missouri Athletic Training Complex.

PHOTO GALLERY: Monday at the London Olympics

The United States team had wins Monday in women's soccer, men's basketball and women's pole vaulting.

PHOTO GALLERY: Pepe's food truck visits campus for first time Monday

Pepe's food truck stops Monday near Peace Park to serve food. This is the first time the truck has stopped at this location since it started operating in May.

PHOTO GALLERY: Large fire burns house on Gateway Drive

A large house fire caused $175,000 worth of damage to a home on Gateway Drive in south Columbia on Monday. The homeowner called 911 at 2:46 p.m. and the fire was under control in 20 minutes.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri cornerbacks train during Monday's practice

Missouri cornerbacks practice Monday with coach Cornell Ford. Ford expects senior Kip Edwards and junior E.J. Gaines to take their game to another level this season.

PHOTO GALLERY: Sunday at the London Olympics

Athletes from the United States, Great Britain and Jamaica were among the medal winners Sunday at the 2012 Summer Olympics.