February 17, 2010
Hickman's J'den Cox, left, wrestles Andrew Hayes of Parkway South. Only one of the three wrestlers who beat Cox this season is competing in the state tournament.
A parishioner prays before the Ash Wednesday service begins at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Columbia College junior forward Josh Davis, top, fights Hannibal-LaGrange senior Brian Gilbert for a loose ball on Tuesday at Southwell Complex. Davis led the Cougars with a a career-high 25 points.
Columbia College junior forward Greg Stegeman goes up for a dunk past Hannibal-LaGrange junior Tomas Trujillo in Tuesday's game at Southwell Complex. Stegeman scored a career-high 19 points.
February 16, 2010
Entering district tournament play Hickman junior guard Marcus Whitt, center, is scoring almost 14 points a game for the Kewpies.
Columbia College junior center Denise Rosario is knocked down after colliding with Hannibal-LaGrange senior center Abby Rankin in the second half of the game. Shortly after this fall, Rosario had to be walked off the court by trainers with an apparent foot injury.
Columbia College senior guard Whitney Davis looks to pass the ball in the second half against Hannibal-LaGrange. Davis, though struggling with some considerable injuries, played a key role in the first half of the game.
Hickman's Xavier Brown, left, tries to steal the ball from Ruskin's Kenyan Borders.
Columbia College’s women’s basketball head coach, Mike Davis, reacts to a call made by the referees Tuesday. The Cougars led the entire game.
Hickman sophomore guard Jordan Stevens loses possession of the ball trying to get past a pair of Ruskin defenders in Tuesday's Kewpies loss.
Despite the cold temperatures, Matt Baumann skates at Columbia Skate Park in Cosmopolitan Park on Tuesday.
Hickman senior guard Lyle Harris lays on the court after falling while driving for a basket in the first quarter. Harris left the game but returned in the second half and eventually regained his form. The Kewpies missed his play, however, and lost 77-71 on Tuesday to visiting to Ruskin.
Helga Carter and her granddaughter Olivia Carter, 5, enjoy their time at the Fastnacht on Tuesday.
Tricia Price (left) serves bratwurst to Led Hadfield (center) and Gordon Fetterly (right) at the 26th Annual Fastnacht, considered the German Mardi Gras. The event was sponsored by the United Church of Christ.
Jim Swann plays a clarinet for the Fastnacht event held at the Knights of Columbus on Tuesday. Swann is part of Der Deutschmeister Musickers, which consists of six members.
Andrew Hinkebein, 19, walks by the donation jug at Rock Bridge High School Planetarium where Rock Bridge and Hickman High schools students came together for a fundraiser to raise awareness about Haiti and relief efforts Tuesday.
February 15, 2010
Missouri guard Kim English, right, who is known for his shooting, says he is trying to become a more complete player, particularly on defense.
Columbia Mayor Darwin Hindman stands next to the Columbia Fire Department's Honor Guard as they wait to enter the Council Chambers in the newly opened Columbia City Hall on Monday. The mayor and council members were escorted from the old Council Chambers in the Daniel Boone Building to the new chambers next door.
Hickman's Lyle Harris is hoping to get a shot at playing college basketball when he graduates.