January 8, 2011
Texas junior guard Yvonne Anderson, the daughter of MU men's basketball coach Mike Anderson, drives against Missouri junior forward Christine Flores on Saturday at Mizzou Arena. Flores had four blocks in the game. Yvonne Anderson was held to nine points.
Missouri senior guard RaeShara Brown shoots over the Texas defense Saturday in the Tigers' upset victory at Mizzou Arena.
Colorado guard Alec Burks shoots over Missouri guard Phil Pressey in the Buffaloes' 89-76 victory Saturday over the Tigers.
In this Jan. 5 photo, House Speaker John Boehner re-enacts the swearing in of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., on Capitol Hill in Washington. Congressional officials say Giffords has been shot in her district.
January 7, 2011
Robert Harting, left, and Bob Simmons document damage sustained by home on Jan. 6, during a recent tornado in Robertsville. The documentation process will enable aid to be directed to the areas that were hardest hit and most in need of assistance.
Brightly colored notices proclaim the findings of damage assessments on Jan. 6, 2011, in Robertsville, Mo. Some homes remained habitable, though damaged. Other homes collapsed completely.
LoRaine Fisher stands in the driveway of what used to be her home on Jan. 6, 2011, in Robertsville, Mo. "I heard it coming, and I told my two friends who were with me to run," she said. Fischer escaped just as the tornado lifted back of her home from the ground, and was herself thrown into the air by the intense wind.
January 6, 2011
With associate head coach Melvin Watkins at his side, MU men's basketball head coach Mike Anderson cranes his neck around a referee to see a play more clearly during a game against Northern Illinois University on Monday, December 27, 2010, at Mizzou Arena. The game marked Anderson's 100th win as Missouri's head coach.
Kadeem Green had played only 15 games of his senior season at United Faith Christian Academy in Charlotte, N.C., when he completely tore his Achilles’ tendon in his left leg at a team practice in January of 2010. As a new member of this season's MU men's basketball team, he hasn't played yet either and is likely to redshirt.
An RCA HD antenna receives the signal transmitted from KOMU over the air. The units, costing anywhere from $15 to $80, are easy to install and work on any TV with a digital tuner.
January 5, 2011
Missouri junior forward Laurence Bowers scores against North Alabama on Wednesday night Mizzou Arena. Bowers, who had 16 points and 11 rebounds, was one of seven Tigers players to score double figures.
Missouri junior guard Kim English puts up a shot against North Alabama on Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena. English led the Tigers with 20 points including six 3 pointers. English was Missouri's leading scorer as a sophomore but entered the game fifth in scoring this season.
Missouri's new speaker of the House, Steve Tilley, R-Perryville, gives his inaugural speech on Wednesday in Jefferson City.
The state Senate's new President Pro Tem, Rob Mayer, R-Dexter, speaks during the first day of the legislature's new session on Wednesday in Jefferson City.
Missouri guard RaeShara Brown has Xavier center Ta'Shia Phillips looking the wrong way in Wednesday's game in Cincinnati. Brown led the Tigers with 15 points and seven assists.
Artist Joel Sager, shown here in his studio on Dec. 16 at Orr Street Studios. Sager's typical method is to begin with a color and a collage, go over those with a wash of roofing tar, then use a palette knife to scrape on and off oil paint. He currently has work on display at the Perlow-Stevens Gallery.
January 4, 2011
Kit Kat the great Dane follows Dale Tolentino to the tiger enclosure at D&D Animal Sanctuary and Rescue, sniffing hopefully at the big cats' afternoon snack. A brief tug-of-war through the enclosure fence ended in a resounding win for the tigers.
Dale Tolentino retrieves a bucket of meat from one of D&D Animal Sanctuary and Rescue's walk-in coolers, closely followed by Kit Kat the great Dane. The Tolentinos plan to build a commissary structure so that all of the animals' food can be stored and prepared in one facility.
Tony the Siberian tiger enjoys an afternoon snack at D&D Animal Sanctuary and Rescue on Sunday. He is one of four tigers that call the sanctuary home. "Dale's responsible for his name," Deb Tolentino said of her husband. "He's Tony because tigers are grrreat," she said with a laugh.