December 12, 2009
Stephens College President Dianne M. Lynch gives remarks to the graduating class on Saturday in the Kimball Ballroom. Lynch encouraged students to take a moment to truly listen to their loved ones, and take a break from all the noise.
December 11, 2009
Mizzou freshman Brittany Bendoff performs her floor routine on Friday night. The gymnastic team's first meet will be against Ohio State on Jan. 8 in Columbia.
Senior Sarah Shire performs on the balance beam at the MU's Black and Gold meet on Friday night.
Mizzou senior Sarah Shire chalks up for the uneven bars at Friday night's Black and Gold meet.
Danielle Guider performs her floor routine Friday night at the Black and Gold meet held at the Hearnes Center.
MU senior Danielle Guider prepares for her bars routine at the Black and Gold meet on Friday night at the Hearnes Center.
Lyle Harris looks to pass the ball during a practice session on Thursday in the gymnasium at Hickman High School.
Lyle Harris practices his free throws during a practice session on Thursday in the gymnasium at Hickman High School.
Megan Accola reads the poem "Channel" to Ginger Donaldson's class on Nov. 20 at Douglass High School. Douglass is now considered a Title I school through the No Child Left Behind Act.
From left, students Megan Accola, Krista Ward and Lorenzo Estes complete computer class work while their teacher, Ginger Donaldson, takes a moment to instruct Ward about her assignment at Douglass High School on Nov. 20. "Douglass is a unique place that gives kids a second chance," Donaldson said. "Students have smaller classes and can spend more quality time with teachers."
Lorenzo Estes presents "Jada" by Tupac to Ginger Donaldson's class at Douglass High School on Nov. 20. Douglass is now a Title I school under the No Child Left Behind Act.
Rock Bridge freshman forward Hannah Dressler guards a Blue Springs player during the Norm Stewart Classic Dec. 5 at Columbia College.
Rock Bridge's Ashley Dressler fights for the ball with a Booneville player during the Bruins' 42-41 victory Jan. 20, 2005. Dressler is now a redshirt sophomore playing at McKendree University in Illinois.
Jordan Dressler drives to the basket during a Rock Bridge boys basketball practice March 3, 2009. Dressler is now a freshman playing at the University of Toledo in Ohio.
The Dressler family poses for a family photo outside of Mizzou Arena for Jordan Dressler's high school graduation in May 2009. From left to right: Mark Dressler, Ashley Dressler, Jordan Dressler, Hannah Dressler, Jennifer Dressler.
Missouri forward Mark Dressler attempts to block a pass from Kansas guard Darnell Valentine in the Tigers' Big Eight postseason tournament semifinal loss to the Jayhawks on March 5, 1980.
Hickman senior point guard Lyle Harris, No. 3, catches his breath with his teammates during a Kewpies practice Dec. 10 at Hickman High School.
Missouri senior Sarah Shire practices her routine on the balance beam during Monday's gymnastics practice.
December 10, 2009
Freshman guard Sydney Crafton dribbles down the court in Thursday night's game. The Jefferson City native played nine minutes in the second half.