December 8, 2010
Kate Walker reaches the fullest extent of her lift while working out Optimus: The Center For Health on Sunday. In addition to being a powerlifter, Walker teaches yoga at Optimus.
Kate Walker of Columbia, is a powerlifter who recently placed first for her lifting weight and age at the World Drug-Free Powerlifting Federation World Powerlifting Championship in Ireland. Walker practices often at Optimus: The Center For Health.
Missouri's Christine Flores moves to shoot against Tennessee-Martin defender Heather Butler. Flores tied her school record with seven blocked shots in the Tigers' victory.
Missouri senior guard RaeShara Brown, who scored 15 points, said a good transition game was a key to the Tigers' victory Tuesday night.
December 7, 2010
Missouri sophomore guard Sydney Crafton sprints with the ball past Tennessee-Martin defender Perica Glenn. Crafton led the Tigers with 15 points and 11 rebounds in Tuesday's victory at Mizzou Arena.
Stephen Biddle, right, went to Oakland Junior High School 40 years ago, when it first opened, and his son, Jacob, 14, attends the school now. Jacob's grandfather Gordon Biddle helped pour the concrete in the original building.
The Heibel-March Building is located at the corner of Range Line Street and Wilkes Boulevard.
The inside of the Heibel-March Building (aka "The Corner") on Range Line Street remains in decay. The names on the wall include those who have painted the building and have tried to turn the building into a community center. Central Missouri Community Action has not been able raise enough money over the past eight years to renovate the building and recently had to return it to the city.
Vanderbilt's Festus Ezeli, a 6-foot-11 center, is scoring 13.3 points per game this season for the Commodores.
Interim Columbia Police Chief Tom Dresner announces the arrest of 16 alleged members of the Cut Throat gang at a press conference held on Jan. 29, 2009, at the Columbia Police Administration offices. Dan M. Nelson, Executive Assistant U.S. Attorney, right, and Dan Jones, FBI Agent in Charge, back right, lead their respective departments in working with the Columbia Police Department in making the arrests.
Two members of the Mid-Missouri Bomb Squad look at the bomb robot after it emptied a backpack that was inside a Greyhound bus on Range Line Street on Dec. 7. The bus was pulled over because of suspicious comments made by a passenger. As of 12:45 p.m. no suspicious materials had been found.
December 6, 2010
Missouri junior guard Marcus Denmon, this week's Big 12 Player of the Week, spent down time on the Tigers' recent road trip teaching his teammates to be better card players.
Ecologist Aaron DeLonay and Biological technician Rebecca Welly, both with the U.S. Geological Survey, suit up in warm clothes and life vests before they search for and check on the reproductive condition of a previously tagged female pallid sturgeon in the shadow of the Jefferson City Bridge and the Missouri State Capitol Building on Oct. 29.
Biological technician Rebecca Welly, from the U.S. Geological Survey, holds the end of a pole which guides a receiver on the submerged end intended to locate tagged pallid sturgeon in the Missouri River on Oct. 29.
Ecologist Aaron DeLonay, with the U.S. Geological Survey, holds a transmitter that is surgically implanted into untagged pallid sturgeon in the Missouri River on Oct. 29.
Ecologist Aaron DeLonay, with the U.S. Geological Survey, displays a captive male pallid sturgeon at the Columbia Environmental Research Center on Oct. 29.
Ecologist Aaron DeLonay, with the U.S. Geological Survey, holds a shovelnose sturgeon netted just east of Jefferson City on the Missouri River that he estimates to be 3 or 4 years old Oct. 29. DeLonay and a small team of scientists go out on the river frequently to check on the reproductive condition of a more rare fish, the pallid sturgeon, to see, and in some cases ensure, successful reproduction. Whenever DeLonay and his team catch a pallid sturgeon that they have not caught before, they implant a tracking device that, other than tracking water depth and temperature, can be used to determine if the fish mated.
Missouri senior forward is starting to gain more confidence in new coach Robin Pingeton's system.
Quarterback Dax Crum gets instructions from Wyoming head coach Dave Christensen near the end of their game against Utah on Oct. 16 in Laramie, Wyo. Crum was the backup to starting quarterback Austyn Carta-Samuels.
Elena Vega, new owner of the Guitar Mansion, walks through the music room of the house on Thursday. Vega said the music room is one of her favorite rooms in the house.