March 14, 2010
Left to right: Cindi (no last name given), Judy Jones, the Midwest associate director of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), and Adam (no last name given), pass out leaflets after Mass at the St. Thomas More Newman Center on Sunday to show solidarity with the victims of the recent reports of sexual abuse by priests in Europe. The protest was one of many nationwide hosted by SNAP. Surnames of the protesters weren't given because of SNAP policy to protect the identities of the victims, some who were present at the vigil.
Clemson coach Oliver Purnell watches his team in a 59-57 loss to North Carolina State last Thursday in the opening round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. "I guarantee that these guys will be ready to play," Purnell said on Sunday after learning Clemson will play Missouri on Friday in the East Region of the NCAA Tournament.
Missouri men's basketball players Steve Moore, left, and John Underwood watch the NCAA Tournament selection show Sunday at the Clinton Club at Mizzou Arena. Missouri earned a No. 10 seed and will play No. 7 seed Clemson on Friday in Buffalo N.Y.
The house foundation where a gas explosion killed the home's two residents two years ago remains locked behind a chain-link fence on McNab Drive on March 12, 2010. The house has remained in this condition since the explosion because of a lawsuit filed by the deceased's daughters.
Missouri shortstop Jenna Marston stands ready to field a ball during the game against Illinois State. Marston had one run during the game. Missouri won 3-1.
Missouri first baseman Catherine Lee shows excitement after tagging Illinois State's Kara Nelson out at first base on Sunday at University Field. Missouri won 3-1 against Illinois State.
Missouri senior first baseman Aaron Senne fails to tag out Xavier senior Drew Schmidt on Sunday at Taylor Stadium. Missouri lost 5-1.
Missouri junior left handed pitcher Aaron Blunt pitches in a game against Xavier on Sunday at Taylor Stadium.
March 12, 2010
Missouri freshman Eric Anderson pitches while Xavier University senior Bobby Freking leads off at first base at Taylor Stadium on Friday. Missouri’s sophomore relief pitcher stepped in during the ninth inning and pitched the rest of the 13-inning game. Missouri defeated Xavier 7-6.
Missouri junior Brett Nicholas waits for the ball during the game against Xavier University. Missouri defeated Xavier 7-6 at the bottom of the 13th inning.
Jan Fugit talks with her son Carter Fugit, 11, after she was sworn in as the Boone County Treasurer. Carter said he is "very proud and excited" for his mother.
Jan Fugit talks with Brian Winn after she was sworn in as Boone County Treasurer in the County Commission Chambers. Winn, the director of financial services at Boone Hospital Center, said that he worked with Fugit while she was the financial reporting manager there. "Since the lease of the hospital is with the county, we will have direct relations with them," said Winn.
Jan Fugit, right, smiles as she is sworn into office as the Boone County treasurer by County Clerk Wendy Noren in the County Commission Chambers on Friday afternoon. "I am looking forward to Monday and to settling in," Fugit said to the press.
Dan Levitin talks writing while fellow panelist Tim Page looks on during a discussion at the Missouri School of Journalism on Friday. Levitin and Page, both professional journalists, brought their respective books for signing: "This is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession and the World in Six Songs" and "Parallel Play: Growing Up With Undiagnosed Asperger's."
Journalists Dan Levitin, left, and Tim Page lead a discussion on music, writing and the mind at the Missouri School of Journalism on Friday. Levitin and Page have both written on music for years.
Missouri's Chelsea Thomas pitches during a game against New Mexico at University Field on Friday. Mizzou won 2-0.
Missouri's Shana White is welcomed at home plate after scoring against New Mexico at University Field on Friday. Mizzou won 2-0.
Missouri women's softball players roll out the tarp on University Field during a rain delay while playing against New Mexico on Friday. The Tigers won 2-0.