August 11, 2012
The Missouri football team held it's first scrimmage of the preseason Saturday at Memorial Stadium. The defense won 16-12.
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.
Children participated Saturday in the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition at Cosmopolitan Park in Columbia.
Volunteers picked up trash Saturday in Columbia's East Campus neighborhood.
August 10, 2012
In Friday's Olympic Games, the men's U.S. basketball team defeated Argentina 109-83.
August 9, 2012
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.
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.
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.
August 8, 2012
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.
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.
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.
August 7, 2012
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.
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.
Columbia residents showed up to the polls Tuesday to vote in the Aug. 7 Missouri primary election.
Missouri tailbacks Kendial Lawrence, Greg White and Marcus Murphy practice with Coach Brian Jones on Tuesday at the Missouri Athletic Training Complex.
August 6, 2012
The United States team had wins Monday in women's soccer, men's basketball and women's pole vaulting.
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.
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.
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.
August 5, 2012
Athletes from the United States, Great Britain and Jamaica were among the medal winners Sunday at the 2012 Summer Olympics.