PHOTO GALLERY: Muriel and Eliot Battle served in Columbia Public Schools

Battle High School was named in honor of Muriel Battle, who worked in Columbia Public Schools for more than 30 years.

PHOTO GALLERY: Gale Fuller only humanist celebrant in Missouri

Gale Fuller became a minister with the American Humanist Association in 1987. He is the only humanist celebrant in Missouri, according to the association's website.

PHOTO GALLERY: Man finds meeting of science, art in making prosthetics

Tracy Ell crafts prosthetics at Mid-Mo Orthotics and Prosthetics. For Ell, who has always loved building and sculpting, the profession is the perfect blend of science and art.

PHOTO GALLERY: Construction of Battle High School

Photos show the construction in progress at Battle High School. Aerial photos show the completed school.

PHOTO GALLERY: Massive tornado strikes Oklahoma City

A tornado as much as a mile wide with winds up to 200 mph roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on an elementary school.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri softball advances to Super Regionals

Missouri softball defeated Hofstra in Game 2 of the Columbia Regional Final on Sunday at University Field. With the victory, the Tigers will advance to the Super Regional.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU School of Law graduates accept hoods

Graduates of the MU School of Law accepted hoods at their graduation ceremony on Sunday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Campbells opening Tree Top Innovative Learning Center in north Columbia

Chris Campbell and his wife, Tiffany, are opening Tree Top Innovative Learning Center as a daycare and community center to serve north Columbia.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hofstra beats Missouri

Hofstra beat Missouri 10-0 in the NCAA Columbia Regional Final on Sunday, forcing a second game Sunday afternoon.

PHOTO GALLERY: Kentucky beats Missouri, 5-3

Kentucky designated hitter Zach Storm hit a 3-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning during the game against Missouri on Saturday. Kentucky won 5-3 over Missouri.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri beats Hofstra, 1-0

Missouri pitcher Chelsea Thomas gave up eight hits and walked two but maintained a shutout, her sixth complete game shutout of the season, during the NCAA Columbia Regional Semifinal on Saturday at University Field. Missouri beat Hofstra, 1-0..

PHOTO GALLERY: MU adds to alumni with seven commencements Saturday

Saturday's events included the Honors Ceremony and commencements for the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, the College of Arts and Science, the College of Education, the Graduate School, the School of Medicine and the School of Natural Resources.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU Softball defeats Stony Brook Seawolves

MU softball defeated the Stony Brook Seawolves 3-0 on Friday night at University Field.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU students graduate

Students from MU's School of Health Professions graduated Friday at Mizzou Arena.

PHOTO GALLERY: Bike, Walk and Wheel Week breakfast draws people to Flat Branch Park

The breakfast offered coffee, water, fruit and waffles to conclude the 12th Annual Mayor's Challenge Bike, Walk and Wheel Week.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU students move out of residence halls

MU students packed up their rooms in the residence halls Friday morning. Students have to be moved out by 5 p.m. Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Despite anxiety and asthma, Connor Nolan succeeds in the swimming pool

Missouri swimmer Connor Nolan succeeds in the pool despite struggles with asthma and anxiety. When not in the water, the 19-year-old studies mechanical engineering.

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.