June 18, 2013
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright, left, watches as a solo home run by Chicago Cubs' Cody Ransom, right, clears the left field wall during the first inning of Tuesday's game in St. Louis.
Kansas City Royals hitting coach George Brett, left, and manager Ned Yost watch from the dugout in the ninth inning of Tuesday's loss to the Cleveland Indians in Cleveland.
Erin Larkins, 2, plays in the fountains with his mom, Khayla Irvine, on Tuesday at Stephens Lake Park. Many families visited pools and water recreation areas to stay cool Tuesday, when temperatures in Columbia reached a high of 87 degrees.
Maeleah Krum, 3, adds to a sand castle she found on the beach of Stephens Lake on Tuesday at Stephens Lake Park. Krum searched for shells to decorate the front of the sand castle.
Duncan Johnson, 3, sits on one of the fountains Tuesday at Stephens Lake Park. He was there with his twin brother, Dakota, and his mom to stay cool in the 87-degree heat.
Duncan Johnson, left, and his twin brother Dakota Johnson, both 3, play in the fountains Tuesday at Stephens Lake Park.
Denayjah Harris, 10, does a handstand while spending a day at Douglass Pool on Tuesday at Douglass Park.
Cousins Ciena Fair, 11, left, Timia Wisley, 11, and friend Denayjah Harris, 10, synchronize a jump into Douglass Pool on Tuesday at Douglass Park.
Timia Wisley, 11, puts on her swimming goggles while spending a day at Douglass Pool with her family and friends Tuesday at Douglass Park.
MU Campus Dining Services sous chef Jeremy Elmore pours a finished pasta dish on a plate April 19 in the MU Student Center.
June 17, 2013
The Cardinals' Yadier Molina is called safe at home after being tagged late by Cubs pitcher Travis Wood in the seventh inning of Monday's game in St. Louis. Molina scored on a throwing error by Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo.
Kansas City's Elliot Johnson slides home to score from third on a wild pitch by Cleveland relief pitcher Matt Albers, left, who covered home plate on the play, in the ninth inning of Monday's game in Cleveland.
Victoria Simmons was driving her car early Saturday in downtown Columbia when shots were fired near her car. There is a bullet hole in her car, but she was unharmed.
Emma Briner, at left, 13, Tylee Ciolli, 13, Meghan Early, 15, and Ella Boyt, 11, practice their song at the CoMo Girls Rock! camp Wednesday at the Columbia Area Career Center. CoMo Girls Rock! is a camp that encourages young women to play music in their community.
Tumi Kgobe and Jeremy Scott dance during the Red Carpet Gala on June 6th. Both were members of the event's planning committee.
Nick Raines holds the jar while Miss Missouri Teen USA, Brenda Smith-Lezama, draws the winning raffle ticket during the Red Carpet Gala on June 6.
June 16, 2013
Jody Wilkerson and her daughter, Kate Wilkerson, support John Wilkerson while he competes in the skeet doubles competition Sunday at Prairie Grove Shotgun Sports.
Shotgun shells were used for all of the Missouri State Senior Games shooting events Saturday at Prairie Grove Shotgun Sports. The shooting events included trap, sporting clays and American skeet.
John Wilkerson, 59, and Elmer Hawse, 80, watch contestant Lawrence Cannon, 76, shooting a clay target at the Missouri State Senior Games on Sunday at Prairie Grove Shotgun Sports.
Lawrence Cannon, 76, shoots a target for the Missouri State Senior Games on Sunday at Prairie Grove Shotgun Sports.