PHOTO GALLERY: Battle HIgh School puts on 'Cinderella'

Students at Muriel Williams Battle High School performed the musical "Cinderella" this weekend.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri beats Valparaiso for first win of the season

Missouri defeated Valparaiso 56-41 Sunday at Mizzou Arena. It was the first win of the season for the Tigers after falling to UMKC on Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri volleyball tops Mississippi in five set showdown

The Tigers rallied from behind to beat Mississippi 3-2 (23-25, 25-21, 23-25, 27-25, 15-6) in their second-to-last home game of the season.

PHOTO GALLERY: Sunday morning fire destroys parts of Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel

Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel on North Garth Avenue was damaged in an early morning fire Sunday. The fire department did not have an estimate of the damage.

PHOTO GALLERY: Merry Ellen and Phillip Meece rent a spare bedroom on Airbnb

Merry Ellen and Phillip Meece rent out the spare bedroom of their Worley Street home on Airbnb. The couple began renting their room in March and since then have had about 23 guests in their home.

PHOTO GALLERY: Wrestlers face off at Hearnes Center

Missouri wrestlers took on Missouri Baptist and Truman State on Saturday at Hearnes Center. Missouri coach Brian Smith recorded the 200th win of his 17-year career.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri Tigers play Texas A&M

The Tigers defeated Texas A&M 34-27 Saturday at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri women's basketball defeats Western Illinois 89-52

Despite the struggles in their first two exhibition games, the Missouri women's basketball team came out strong in its season opener against Western Illinois on Saturday. The Tigers won 89-52 against the Leathernecks.

PHOTO GALLERY: Jane Williams continues working despite vision loss

Jane Williams, the executive director of Love Inc., lost her vision in 2013, but has continued working with the Columbia-based nonpofit.

PHOTO GALLERY: Battle football advances to state semifinal

Battle defeated Fort Zumwalt North, 20-13 on Friday. The Spartans advance to the semifinal next Friday against either Jackson High School or Ladue Horton-Watkins High School.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tigers lose season opener

Missouri's regular season home opener didn't go like it was supposed to. On Kim Anderson's debut as head coach, Missouri lost to the University of Missouri-Kansas City Kangaroos 69-61.

PHOTO GALLERY: Battle High School pep rally celebrates district champions

Battle High School held a pep rally to celebrate its football team, which won the Class 5, District 4 title last week.

PHOTO GALLERY: Drew Glosson leads a prayer

Drew Glosson, a member and intern at the Karis Church in Columbia, leads a small missional community in prayer before a shared meal and bible study on Thursday. Glosson has an interest in church planting and plans to eventually move to Japan in order to help set up missional communities around Tokyo.

PHOTO GALLERY: Schneider leads Missouri men's cross-country team in practice

Tyler Schneider and the Missouri men's cross-country team run laps and participate in warm-up exercises during practice. This season, Schneider is experiencing his greatest individual cross-country success.

PHOTO GALLERY: Battle students prepare for "Cinderella" production

Battle High School students prepare for the opening of their "Cinderella" theater production. Performances start Friday and run through the weekend.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri women's basketball defeats Missouri Western State University

The Tigers defeated the Griffons 78-75 Tuesday at Mizzou Arena.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tattoo artist covers up tattoos on arm

Pete Tieman didn't like some of the tattoos he received when he was younger, so he blacked them out.

PHOTO GALLERY: Kye Allums, first openly transgender NCAA athlete, speaks at MU

Kye Allums speaks Tuesday in the MU Student Center's Leadership Auditorium for one of the LGBTQ Resource Center's events during Transgender Awareness Week. Allums is the first openly transgender athlete in NCAA history.

PHOTO GALLERY: New Haven Elementary students honor veterans

New Haven Elementary School held a program to honor veterans on Tuesday. The program featured students singing patriotic songs to those who came. At the end, the students handed out homemade cards to the veterans to thank them for their service.

PHOTO GALLERY: Veterans Day wreath laying ceremony

A wreath-laying ceremony Tuesday at MU in honor of Veterans Day was preceded by the opening of the new Blue Star Memorial next to a sidewalk on the east side of the Memorial Student Union.