PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge girl's basketball advances to state finals

The Rock Bridge girls basketball team beat St. Joseph's Academy to advance to the finals of the state tournament.

PHOTO GALLERY: Michael Sam, Kony Ealy and others perform at Missouri's Pro Day

Former Missouri football players Michael Sam, Kony Ealy, Max Copeland, Henry Josey, E.J. Gaines and others performed in front of NFL scouts during Missouri's Pro Day on Thursday at Devine Pavilion.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri baseball beats Wisconsin-Milwaukee

The Missouri baseball team won 4-3 against Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Wednesday in Taylor Stadium. Sophomore Peter Fairbanks pitched for the Tigers.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri softball takes double header against Illinois State

The Tigers won both games of a double header against Illinois State on Wednesday.

PHOTO GALLERY: City Council calls special session on student housing proposals

Columbia residents attended a special session Wednesday held by the City Council to discuss three student-housing proposals.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tigers beat Davidson 85-77 in first round of NIT

The Missouri Tigers defeated the Davidson College Wildcats 85-77 in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament on Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rivercene Mansion blends history and fiction with novel-based tours

Donn Upp and Joe Ely now host guided tours and operate Rivercene Mansion year-round as a bed-and-breakfast. The construction of Rivercene Mansion was started in 1864 and completed in 1869. 2014 marks the 150th anniversary of the property. The mansion is 12,000 square feet and has 10 bedrooms. This fall, Rivercene will temporarily be transformed into Ridgecliffe Manor. Upp plans to take the setting from his horror novels and intertwine it with actual events from the Kinney family history.

PHOTO GALLERY: Pure Irish brings celebration to International Tap House

MU's Irish heritage club Pure Irish celebrates St. Patrick's Day on Monday night at International Tap House. The group, founded in November 2012, performed dances and tin whistle music.

PHOTO GALLERY: Children learn CPR techniques at Science Sleuth event

On Saturday, children learned from more than 16 science booths at the Science Sleuth event at the Bond Life Sciences Center. Children played with bubbles, made slime and even learned CPR techniques.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri softball loses to Kentucky

The Missouri Tigers lost with a final score of 8-7 in game two of its doubleheader.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri baseball loses to Tennessee, 4-1

The Missouri Tigers lost to the Tennessee Volunteers on Saturday, at Taylor Stadium with an end score of 4-1. Missouri pitcher Eric Anderson went out with eight strikeouts and a season-best six innings in game two of the doubleheader.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hickman High hosts four-team baseball scrimmage

Battle, Hickman, Rock Bridge and Fort Zumwalt West high schools play in a four-way scrimmage Saturday at Hickman.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hunting enthusiasts converge at the Missouri Deer Classic & Outdoor Expo

The Missouri Deer Classic & Outdoor Expo was held Saturday at the Central Missouri Events Center. One of the events at the convention included a 40-target indoor archery course, hosted by Oak Grove Archery.

PHOTO GALLERY: Bill Nye speaks at MU

Bill Nye speaks Saturday at Jesse Auditorium for the 10th annual MU Life Sciences and Society Symposium.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri gymnastics loses to Florida

Florida gymnastics claimed a victory over Missouri on Friday at the Hearnes Center.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri men's baskeball loses to top-ranked Florida

Missouri's men basketball lost 72-49 to the No. 1 Florida Gators in the third round of the SEC Tournament. The Tigers are almost definitely destined to be a National Invitational tournament team, but the team has to wait until Selection Sunday to find out for sure.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri tennis loses to LSU

Missouri tennis lost to LSU on Friday in another tight conference match, falling to 5-11 and 0-5 in the Southeastern Conference, one game further from a .500 record, which is required for an appearance in the NCAA tournament. Kelli Hine and Tracy Dong lost 8-3 in the No. 3 set. Cassidy Spearman and Madison Rhyner dropped the No. 2 set 8-6. And, in what is becoming a familiar story for top doubles duo Cierra Gaytan-Leach and Rachel Stuhlmann, their 7-3 lead was for naught.

PHOTO GALLERY: Parents circulate petition to relocate University Village's day care

Parents from the Student Parent Center, located at the University Village apartment complex, circulated a petition on Friday in Speakers Circle at MU to relocate the day care after an announcement of its future closure. The campaign aims to gain support from the community and get the word out about how important the day care is for students, faculty and staff who are parents. No future plans have been announced for the day care center.

PHOTO GALLERY: McMillen brothers create industrial art

Adam and Justin McMillen have perfected the art of working together as brothers. At their business, McMillen Industries, they have perfected the art of a "maker space," where they share tools and ideas.

PHOTO GALLERY: Battle girls basketball prepares for tournament

The Battle High School girls basketball team practices Thursday for its upcoming game in the state tournament. The Spartans are the only remaining team in Missouri with a winning percentage under .500.