PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri baseball celebrates the 1954 championship team

The 1954 Missouri baseball team was honored Saturday during the current team's game against Vanderbilt. The 1954 team was Missouri's first NCAA national champion team, and remains the only Missouri baseball team to achieve the feat.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tolton track practices on gravel track

The Fr. Tolton Catholic High School track and field team meets five days a week for practice. "When it comes down to it, it's you versus the person next to you," coach Pat Kelly said.

PHOTO GALLERY: Young musicians perform at Children's Grove dedication

The Children's Grove at Stephens Lake Park was dedicated Saturday. The event featured music from the Young Artists Philharmonic.

PHOTO GALLERY: The Fabulous Follies

The Fabulous Follies, a talent show competition at Jefferson Middle School, included singing, dancing and piano playing by students and faculty.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri softball loses to Alabama 3-1

Missouri softball loses to Alabama 3-1 on Friday at University Field. The loss ended the Tigers' chances at earning a share of the Southeastern Conference regular season title and gave the Crimson Tide outright ownership of the regular season crown.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri baseball loses to Vanderbilt 8-3

Missouri baseball loses to Vanderbilt 8-3 on Friday at Taylor Stadium. The No. 9 Commodores and Tigers play again Saturday at 2 p.m.

PHOTO GALLERY: Students flock to Columbia for Missouri high school music competition

The University Singers perform for high school students participating in the Missouri State High School Activities Association Music Festival on Friday during the lunch hour break. The State Music Festival is held on MU's campus for three days.

PHOTO GALLERY: Local woman creates bohemian jewelry with vintage materials

Mary Anne Flesch creates jewelry in a modern bohemian style. She makes necklaces, bracelets, earrings and rings. She most enjoys creating collage pieces and resin jewelry. She uses a variety of materials, new and vintage, to give each piece its own look and feel.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri softball knocks off Alabama

The Missouri softball team came from behind to beat Alabama 8-6 Thursday at University Field.

PHOTO GALLERY: Providence Suites closes

The Providence Suites off Providence Road closed Thursday after a recent homicide. Residents were forced to move out by 11 a.m. Thursday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Olga Koldobskiy gives a piano concert

Olga Koldobskiy is a Saint Petersburg State Conservatory-educated pianist who gives concerts and teaches piano lessons in Columbia. She and her husband, Aleksandr, moved to the United States from Russia in 1992 as refugees. They had been after being targeted as ethnic secular Jews.

PHOTO GALLERY: Glynn Thacker is an airbrush artist

When Glynn Thacker was in prison, he began painting airbrush portraits. He has continued to paint them in his home at the Deluxe Inn. He creates self portraits or portraits of famous characters.

PHOTO GALLERY: Chris Ingersoll serves as Park Patrol volunteer

An avid bicyclist, Chris Ingersoll uses his time on the trail to serve the community as a a Park Patrol volunteer.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri softball beats Creighton 11-6

Missouri softball beat Creighton 11-6 and 2-1 in a doubleheader Tuesday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Kim Anderson meets with fans at reception

Kim Anderson, the new Missouri men's basketball coach, greets fans at a reception Tuesday at Mizzou Arena.

PHOTO GALLERY: Fifth annual Meet Your Meat event at MU

Mizzou Collegiate CattleWomen hosted its fifth annual Meet Your Meat event at MU on Tuesday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Kim Anderson announced as MU men's basketball coach

Kim Anderson was named as MU's new basketball coach during a news conference at the Reynolds Alumni Center on Tuesday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Kim Anderson is new head coach for Missouri basketball

Kim Anderson is the next Missouri men's head basketball coach.

PHOTO GALLERY: Severe tornado kills at least 17

On Sunday, a severe tornado tore through the central U.S. The storm hit Quapaw, Okla., Mayflower, Ark., and Baxter Springs, Kan., among other towns, and officials say at least 17 people were killed.

PHOTO GALLERY: Culinary class grows own herbs in milk crate garden

Culinary chef instructor Brook Harlan built a milk crate garden at the Columbia Area Career Center. The center currently has 300 crates, and half of them have been planted with herbs including chives, sage and jalapeno.