April 7, 2010
Missouri freshman Eric Garcia reaches for the baseball as Illinois' Josh Parr slides into second base during a close play Wednesday at Busch Stadium.
This file photo shows the Missouri baseball team at Busch Stadium in 2010 when the team played Illinois. The Tigers return to the stadium to play Illinois at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
lllinois State coach Robin Pingeton instructs her players in a game last February against Bradley. Pingeton is expected to be named the new Missouri women's basketball coach on Thursday.
Mariah Montgomery of Kansas tries to out MU's Jenna Marston during the first game of the doubleheader on Wednesday.
MU shortstop Jenna Marston anticipates the ball during the second game of a doubleheader against Kansas on Wednesday at University Field. The Tigers won the first game 5-4 and the second game 10-2.
The Missouri baseball team beat Illinois 7-4 on Wednesday at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Max Scherzer throws in the third inning Wednesday against the Kansas City Royals. The former Missouri Tigers pitcher took a no-hitter into the fifth inning.
Mayor-elect Bob McDavid gives a speech to attendees and the media alongside his wife Suzanne and son Scott after the announcement of his win at his election result watch party on Tuesday night at Shiloh Bar and Grill.
Mayor-elect Bob McDavid speaks privately to his wife, Suzanne, during his election watch party held at Shiloh Bar & Grill on April 6.
Gov. Jay Nixon smiles after a press conference Wednesday, April 7, at the Reynolds Alumni Center at MU. During the talk, Nixon laid out details for budget reform in Missouri.
Gov. Jay Nixon speaks Wednesday, April 7, at the Reynolds Alumni Center at MU. During the talk, Nixon detailed for budget reform in Missouri. The governor talked about ways the state could cut spending in the face of decreased available funds. "Our most pressing challenge is closing a $500 million budget gap, caused by lower-than-normal state revenue," he said.
A map of mayoral election results by precinct shows McDavid winning nearly every outer-city precinct, while Jerry Wade won most of those in the center city.
From left, Lonnie, Karen and Adam Taylor celebrate the passing of Proposition 1, which approves the installation of surveillance cameras in the central business district of Columbia, at mayor-elect Bob McDavid's election result watch party on Tuesday night at Shiloh Bar & Grill.
Columbia School Board Member-elect James A. Whitt and his wife, Annelle, celebrate being elected to a three-year term after receiving 30.2% of the votes Tuesday, at Boone Tavern.
Jan Mees, right middle, speaks with Representative Stephen Webber, left, Tim Harlan, left middle, and Karla Despain, right, at the Mees watch party at Jack's Gourmet Restaurant on Tuesday. Mees won her election for the School Board.
Columbia School Board Member-elect Jonathan Sessions speaks to supporters gathered at Uprise Bakery on Tuesday. Sessions defeated opponent Philip G. Peters, Jr.
Mayor-elect Bob McDavid celebrates his win with his daughter Kim Schmidt, son Scott McDavid, wife Suzanne and members of the Columbia Fire Department on stage at Shiloh Bar and Grill on Tuesday evening. McDavid won the mayor's seat with 54 percent of the vote.
James A. Whitt, Columbia School Board candidate elect, watches with Michelle Pruitt, a current Columbia School Board member, at Boone Tavern as results to Tuesday's election came in showing that Whitt would be elected to a three-year term on the Columbia Pubilc School Board.
Jan Mees, right middle, speaks with Rep. Stephen Webber, left, Tim Harlan, left middle, and Karla Despain, right, at the Mees watch party at Jack's Gourmet Restaurant on Tuesday. Mees won her election for the School Board.
City Council Fourth Ward candidate Daryl Dudley talks with supporters Kathy Weishaar, right, and Pat Wilson at his watch party held at Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant. Wilson is Dudley's campaign treasurer and both came out to support Dudley.