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Wilkerson has other interests

Kirsti Wilkerson, center, plays basketball for Columbia College but also like to hunt with her family and has a trophy buck to her credit.

Basketball at low volume

Columbia College's Kirsti Wilkerson began losing her hearing at the age of 5 and now has 58 percent hearing loss and wears hearing aids.

Barduzzi's friendship bring Frys to soccer games

Columbia College sophomore forward Dylan Barduzzi, left, worked with Bob Fry in the maintenance department at Columbia College during the summer. Their friendship is one of the things that enticed the Frys to attend soccer games.

Heart of Missouri chorus

Heart of Missouri Chorus members use techniques such as "revving up their motorcycles" to warm up physically and vocally before practices.

Girl uses FES bicycle as part of rehabilitation

Margaret Romph uses her FES rehabilitation bike to help stimulate her muscles in her arms while her mom, Sherline Romph, monitors her Nov. 11, 2009, in their Jefferson City home. Margaret is performing her physical therapy exercise as she works on her arms one day and her legs the next. This bike was made specifically for Margaret and the needs she has as far as muscle stimulation and strengthening.

Portrait: Rita Miller

In this Nov. 12, 2009, photo, Rita Miller poses for a photo at her St. Joseph home. Miller, graduated from Buchanan County's Drug Court in 2006 and has been clean and sober ever since. She's attending Missouri Western University majoring in Social Work and hopes to be able to help adults suffering from alcohol and drug addiction.

Urban farmers collide with rules

In this photo taken Oct. 30, 2009, Steve Mann of Kansas City harvested oak leaf lettuce from a garden in the Northland in Kansas City. The city of Kansas City is looking at revising its ordinances to accommodate urban farms.

Johnson wins fourth straight

Jimmie Johnson holds up his trophy after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Tiller smiles from bench

Injured Missouri senior guard J.T. Tiller, center, laughs with his team on the bench Saturday. His status for Tuesday's game is still questionable.

Safford scores, misses second half

MIssouri junior forward Justin Safford scores two of his seven points during Saturday's game. He missed the second half with "small little spur” in the joint between his left ankle and foot.

English passes the basketball

Missouri sophomore guard Kim English passes the basketball Saturday against Texas-Pan American junior guard Manny Hendrix. English finished with 25 points, three assists and three steals.

Washington rushes to first down

Missouri running back Derrick Washington pushes forward to a first down during Missouri's game against Iowa State on Saturday. Washington suffered a concussion, and he did not play during the second half.

God's Girlz dolls

God's Girlz from left to right: Sarah, Imani, Abigail and Hannah. Each doll's name has a specific spiritual meaning given to them by Kerusso.

Coal Protests

MU students promoting the Sierra Club Coal Free Campus Campaign put on a demonstration at Speaker Circle on Wednesday, Sept. 16, to educate listeners on the amount of coal the MU campus uses. The group displayed the amount of coal that the MU campus burns every second and said that last year MU burned 48,000 tons of coal.

Missouri volleyball team misses a block

Missouri's Lei Wang-Francisco, left, and Amanda Hantouli miss a block at the net in the Tigers' loss to Iowa State Saturday at Hearnes Center.

MU volleyball player Amanda Hantouli argues a call

Missouri's Amanda Hantouli disputes a call awarding a point to Iowa State during the third game of the Tigers' loss to the Cyclones on Saturday at Hearnes Center.

Missouri linebacker Sean Weatherspoon's final home game

Missouri senior linebacker Sean Weatherspoon holds up a rock from the giant 'M' in the north end of Memorial Stadium after the Tigers' win over Iowa State on Saturday, a tradition for seniors at Missouri after their final home game.

Alexander takes on Iowa State's Michael O'Connell

MU wide receiver Danario Alexander, right, tries to work his way around Iowa State's Michael O'Connell during the first half of the Tigers' game against the Cyclones on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

Hickman Goalie

Hickman goalie Chuck Wilson dives to try stop another CBC goal during the first half of the semi-final round of the 2009 state soccer championship on Friday night. Wilson missed, giving the Christian Brothers College Cadets another goal. The Cadets defeated the Kewps 6-2. The Kewpies will play the loser of the St. Louis University and Park Hill semifinal game Saturday at 1 p.m. in Fenton, Mo.

Hickman Soccer coach

Hickman High School head coach Adam Taylor gives his team a pep talk during the halftime break of the semi-final round of the 2009 state soccer championships on Friday night in Fenton, Mo.
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