PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri baseball beats Nebraska-Omaha 11-4

The Missouri baseball team (9-12) beat Nebraska-Omaha 11-4 Wednesday at Taylor Stadium. The Tigers had 16 hits, which included seven doubles.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hill at Stephens Lake Park offers sledding run

Sledders took advantage of the Sunday snowfall to spend some time at Stephens Lake Park on Monday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Robin Anderson leads members at The Little Mermaid rehearsal

Columbia resident Robin Anderson, who teaches voice and piano in Columbia, leads members of the Performing Arts in Children's Education Youth Theatre Company in warmups at rehearsal for the group's production of Disney's The Little Mermaid on Feb. 2. Anderson learned hula hoop dancing years ago as a way of challenging the students she teaches in private voice lessons.

PHOTO GALLERY: Early spring snow drops up to 7 inches on Columbia

Between 5 and 7 inches of a heavy, wet snow fell across Boone County on Sunday, prompting closures and hampering travel.

PHOTO GALLERY: Spring snow hits Midwest

A spring snowstorm hit the Midwest Saturday night and early Sunday morning, blanketing the region with a heavy, wet snow.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri softball team plays doubleheader against Georgia Tech

Missoui softball won both games of a doubleheader against Georgia Tech on Saturday. The Tigers won the first game 8-0 and the second 16-0 to improve to 17-2 overall.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia residents attend the 60th annual Kiwanis Pancake Day

Columbia residents attended the 60th annual Kiwanis Pancake Day on Saturday in the Dulany Ballroom at Columbia College.

PHOTO GALLERY: Firefighters controlled a fire in a home on Clinkscales Road on Friday

George Wolfe, the owner of the Clinkscales Road home that caught fire on Friday, returned home from grocery shopping to find firefighters had just controlled the blaze.

PHOTO GALLERY: Sid Sullivan competes for second mayoral bid

After coming in third in 2007's mayoral race, Sid Sullivan is taking on his second mayoral bid in 2013.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri loses to Colorado State in NCAA Tournament

Colorado State beat the Missouri men's basketball team 84-72 in the Tigers' first game in the 2013 NCAA Tournament on Thursday evening in Lexington, Ky.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri faces Colorado State in NCAA Tournament

The Missouri Tigers played the Colorado State Rams in the second round Thursday of the NCAA Tournament. Colorado State prevailed 84-72.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri fans await Tigers' first game in 2013 NCAA Tournament

Missouri fans in Lexington, Ky., eagerly awaited the Tigers' first game Thursday at the 2013 NCAA Tournament.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hickman baseball team focuses on new season

The Hickman baseball team had preseason practice Thursday at the high school.

PHOTO GALLERY: Bob McDavid runs for a second term as mayor

Bob McDavid is running for a second term as mayor of Columbia. He plans to continue his work to create jobs.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri women lose WNIT game

Missouri women's basketball team lost 60-58 to Eastern Illinois in the first round of the Women's National Invitation Tournament in Mizzou Arena on Wednesday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri practices for NCAA tournament

The Missouri men's basketball team practiced Wednesday at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky. Missouri plays Colorado State in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday night.

PHOTO GALLERY: First day of spring doesn't necessarily bring warm weather

Despite being the first day of spring, the weather was cool with a high of 37 degrees and a wind chill as low as 18 degrees.

PHOTO GALLERY: Horseback riders spend afternoon at Riley Equine Center

Horseback riders took riding lessons Monday at the Riley Equine Center in Boonville.

PHOTO GALLERY: Inside the new Ellis Fischel Cancer Center

The new $50 million Ellis Fischel Cancer Center, which will replace the old center on Business Loop 70, will occupy the first two floors of University Hospital’s new tower.

PHOTO GALLERY: Baghdad sees changes in past 10 years

Much has changed in Iraq since the U.S.-led invasion that began March 20, 2003. But pockmarked buildings and pervasive checkpoints serve as a stark reminder of the violence that nearly tore the country apart in the decade following the invasion.