April 5, 2010
Actress Sue Ellersieck, center, as "Kent" from Shakespeare's "King Lear", rehearses her lines as other actors look on Tuesday evening, May 6, 2008, at the Maplewood Barn Theater in Columbia.
The Rams released quarterback Marc Bulger on Monday perhaps clearing the way for them to take Sam Bradford with the first pick of the draft.
Estella Cupp, left, and Joyce DeWeese look at artwork on display in the Boone Hospital Center bridge over Broadway on Monday. The artwork on display was made by cancer patients and healthcare professionals and will be on display in the hospital's center bridge until April 23.
Professor Gregory Triplett accepts the 2010 Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence on Monday. The Kemper Fellowship award, presented by University of Missouri Chancellor Brady Deaton and Commerce Bank Chairman Jim Schatz, is given to five MU professors and is accompanied by a $10,000 award.
Michael Middleton, middle right, hugs 2010 Kemper Fellowship recipient Anand Prahlad, far right, after University of Missouri Chancellor Brady Deaton, far left, and Commerce Bank Chairman Jim Schatz, middle left, presented him with the award on Monday. The Kemper Fellowship is awarded to five University of Missouri professors and is accompanied by $10,000 award.
The St. Louis Cardinals' Albert Pujols, right, is congratulated by Jason LaRue. Pujols had just scored a home run against Cincinnati Reds pitcher Aaron Harang in the first inning of the Cards' season opener in Cincinnati on Monday.
This photo, taken March 13, shows Will Ward, left, and Roxanne Ward in St. Louis. The Ward family are Missouri's entry in a national competition to conserve household energy. The family in the city's Oak Hill neighborhood will strive to cut their energy consumption for three months. Their home was built in 1911. (AP Photo/The Post-Dispatch, Sid Hastings)
April 4, 2010
Missouri junior infielder Andrew Thigpen had two hits in his five at bats in Sunday's game against Baylor.
Missouri sophomore right-handed pitcher Jeff Emens pitched the last two innings in the win against Baylor Sunday at Taylor Stadium.
The Siege, a.k.a. Cynthia Jean Etzkorn, referees as the St. Louis Gatekeepers take on the Race City Rebels in a roller derby bout March 21 at the All American Sports Mall in south St. Louis County.
Downtown Dallas, left, and Jean Slay, both of the Smashinistas roller derby team, cheer on the St. Louis Gatekeepers as the St. Louis Gatekeepers take on the Race City Rebels in a roller derby bout at the All American Sports Mall March 21 at the All American Sports Mall in south St. Louis County.
Fans sit right up to the edge of the rink as the St. Louis Gatekeepers take on the Race City Rebels in a roller derby bout at the All American Sports Mall in south St. Louis County.
Magnum P.I.M.P., left, a jammer for the St. Louis Gatekeepers tries to make a pass around Ron Scaramy, a pivot for the Race City Rebels in a roller derby bout March 21 at the All American Sports Mall in south St. Louis County.
Jim Braithwait, Missouri Department of Conservation employee, with a typical wild boar trap.
April 3, 2010
MU freshman Dane Opel dives safely back into first base to beat out Baylor freshman Max Muncy's tag during the MU baseball game against Baylor at Taylor Stadium on Saturday, April 3, 2010. The game was called after 8 innings with MU losing 20 to 6 against Baylor.
Tigers freshman Eric Anderson pitches during the MU baseball game against Baylor at Taylor Stadium on Saturday, April 3, 2010. The game was called after 8 innings with MU losing 20 to 6 against Baylor.
Kamiya Logan, 6, center, has her face painted by Sarah Perry, while Kedrick Harris, 3, waits his turns for the activity. Face painting was one of several activities offered during the Easter EGGstravanza.