PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri baseball bests Kentucky

Missouri took the second game of a three-game series against Kentucky on Thursday at Taylor Stadium. Two Tigers seniors came up big in the 4-2 victory.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge runner Nathan Keown prepares for state sectionals

Rock Bridge distance runner Nathan Keown qualified for this weekend's state sectionals in the 3,200-meter and 4x800-meter relay.

PHOTO GALLERY: Bowers was always an important part of MU basketball

Laurence Bowers had an up and down career at Missouri. From helping the Tigers reach the Elite Eight, to his season-ending injury and finally to his return in his fifth year, he was always played a big part of Missouri basketball.

PHOTO GALLERY: Bowers prepares to leave Columbia, pursue NBA dream

Former Missouri basketball player Laurence Bowers packs up his belongings April 20 and prepares to leave Columbia in pursuit of his NBA dream.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge baseball wins district title

The Rock Bridge baseball team defeated Camdenton 13-7 on Wednesday to win the district title.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU students relieve stress by playing disc golf

Five MU students relieved finals week stress and enjoyed the sunny afternoon on Wednesday at Indian Hills Disc Golf Course. Disc golf is played by throwing frisbee-like discs that vary in weight and size — designed for more accuracy and speed — at a chain basket, which serves as the cup.

PHOTO GALLERY: Community policing part of serving the First Ward

The Columbia Police Department has attempted to repair relations with the First Ward community, specifically in Douglass Park, which the department holds up as an example of community policing. In this Aug. 3 photo, officers James Meyer, Scott Hedrick and Jamie Dowler search a car for narcotics during their patrol in the area.

PHOTO GALLERY: Jace Long plays nine holes with Missourian sports reporter

Missouri senior golfer Jace Long played nine holes with Missourian sports reporter Andrew Wagaman on April 29 at A.L. Gustin Golf Course.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge tennis players compete in tournament

Rock Bridge tennis players competed at a Class 2, Sectional 5 tournament Monday at Cosmo-Bethel Park. Rohit Rao and his partner Jacob Winton defeated Glendale in a doubles tournament 6-1, 6-0; Alex Jones and his partner Billy Swift defeated Glendale in a doubles tournament 6-2, 6-1; and Raymond Majors lost in a singles tournament to Glendale 6-3, 4-6, 6-3.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge baseball wins 7-3 against Hickman

The Rock Bridge baseball team played Hickman on Monday at the Ernie Vivion Field in Jefferson City. Rock Bridge won 7-3 against Hickman.

Joyce Anne Walker, Nov. 6, 1931 — May 11, 2013, of Columbia

Joyce Anne Walker, Nov. 6, 1931 — May 11, 2013, of Columbia

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri shows off at SEC Track and Field championships

In the overall team standings at the Southeastern Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships, the Missouri women finished sixth with 49 points, while the Missouri men scored 37 points to finish ninth.

PHOTO GALLERY: Happy Mother's Day from Missourian readers

What's the one word that best describes your mom? We asked readers and some of them shared just the one word, and some chose to tell us about a moment or situation that explains why they chose it. Several readers also included photos with their submissions, shown in this gallery.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri softball falls to Florida in SEC championship game

The Missouri softball team lost 10-4 to Florida on Saturday night in the championship game of the Southeastern Conference tournament.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri hosts SEC track and field championships

Missouri hosted the SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri softball defeats Tennessee in SEC tournament play

The Missouri softball team beat Tennessee 3-0 in the Southeastern Conference tournament Saturday. The team plays Florida at 7 p.m.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia College students participate in commencement ceremony

Columbia College students attended their commencement ceremony Saturday at the Southwell Complex. Graduates from all of the Columbia College campuses and online programs were invited to walk in the ceremony.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge students attend prom Friday night

Rock Bridge students danced during their prom Friday in the Kimball Ballroom at Stephens College.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri competes in SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championship in Columbia

Missouri athletes competed in the Outdoor Track and Field Championship on Friday at Walton Stadium in Columbia. The championship is set to conclude on Sunday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Graduating MU students participate in Senior Sendoff

MU students celebrated Senior Sendoff, including the traditional walk through the Columns on Francis Quadrangle, on Friday afternoon.