PHOTO GALLERY: Bruins lose to Crusaders 14-36

The Rock Bridge Bruins lost 36-14 to the Helias Catholic High School Crusaders on Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tigers on the Prowl raises money for charities

The 2014 Tigers on the Prowl charity auction took place at The Crossing church on Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU swimming and diving teams compete at season opener

The Missouri swimming and diving teams competed in the ninth annual Show-Me Showdown at the Mizzou Aquatic Center on Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri soccer defeats Kentucky

After a more than an 18 hour postponement because of storms, the Missouri soccer team defeated Kentucky 2-1 on Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Road closures after heavy rain

The total amount of rainfall on Thursday was 4.81 inches, beating the record of 1.55 inches from 1927.

PHOTO GALLERY: Community members gather in Village Square Park

Village Square Park at Ninth and Walnut streets will be shut down by the end of the year. The city and First Christian Church have decided not to renew a lease for the park land.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge and Jefferson City high schools' football teams play Friday night

Rock Bridge beat Jefferson City High School 36-31 Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Battle duo carries Spartans to victory

The dynamic duo of Nash Sutherlin and Marshall Willingham helped carry the load for the Spartans as they defeated Hickman High School 14-7 on Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tolton Trailblazers prepare for inaugural Homecoming game

Tolton football head coach Chad Masters and the Trailblazers prepare for their first ever Homecoming game on Friday at Fr. Tolton Catholic High School.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU student uses prosthetic arm to train for police test

MU student Nathan West uses a prosthetic arm that he hopes will help him eventually join the police force. He has learned to operate the arm so that it helps him operate a handgun left-handed, which is a requirement of the police training tests.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri diving team practices for first meet

Missouri diving team members practice with dives and dry land drills Tuesday at the MU Student Recreation Center. The divers worked out kinks in their form before their first meet at home this Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY: New gym offers speed kickboxing circuit workout

A new gym in southeast Columbia provides kickboxing training in 30-minute circuit workout.

PHOTO GALLERY: App teaches computer programming to kindergartners

ScratchJr is a free app designed to teach basic computer programming to children as young as kindergarten. The app is already being used in kindergarten classrooms at the Eliot-Pearson Children's School in Medford, Mass. Research shows children start to form convictions by fourth grade about how good or bad they are in math, science and technology, and developers of the app wanted to introduce programming at a younger age.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hundreds gather to remember MU sophomore Cale Boedeker

Hundreds gathered for a candlelight vigil for MU sophomore Cale Boedeker on Tuesday night outside the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity house. Boedeker was found dead in the house on Monday night.

PHOTO GALLERY: Battle falls to Jefferson City

Muriel Williams Battle High School's boys soccer team lost 3-0 to Jefferson City High School on Tuesday night.

PHOTO GALLERY: College golfers compete in Cougar Classic

Golfers from more than a half-dozen regional colleges competed in the Columbia College Cougar Classic Tournament on Tuesday at Columbia Country Club.

PHOTO GALLERY: Crowd mourns loss of student

MU students gather in a prayer circle in front of the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity house to remember a house member who died.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge softball celebrates seniors

Rock Bridge softball celebrated Senior Night during the team's last home game of the season Monday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tolton teacher Lonnie Tapia almost finished with tiger sculpture

Lonnie Tapia, an art teacher and soccer coach at Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School, is almost finished with a wood sculpture of two tigers that he began 12 years ago when a red maple tree fell in his yard.

PHOTO GALLERY: Fallen Missouri soldiers honored at lighting ceremony

Paper bags filled with sand and a small candle were lit at Cosmo-Bethel Park on Sunday to honor Missouri military personnel who lost their lives in war.