February 16, 2011
Missouri's Christine Flores attempts to block a shot from Oklahoma State's Tiffany Bias. Flores offense more than her defense was key in Missouri's comeback win.
Missouri guard Sydney Crafton looks to pass the ball as Oklahoma State's Carissa Crutchfield blocks Crafton from moving backward. Crafton finished with eight points and was involved in a late-game incident that preceded Missouri's rall .
Missouri 133-pounder Nathan McCormick says he becomes an intense competitor when he is on the wrestling mat. “I’ve got a split personality,” he said. “When I’m not wrestling, I’m pretty laid back and fun to be around.”
Columbia police officers detain a man on the corner of Ninth and Cherry streets in connection with a report of a stabbing behind The Rome restaurant on Wednesday night. An ambulance was dispatched to the scene at about 10:20 p.m.
Missouri forward Christine Flores, right, and RaeShara Brown react to forcing overtime against Oklahoma State. The Tigers scored 11-unanswered points with four minutes left in regulation to tie the game and send it to overtime. Flores had nine points in this rally. Brown had two.
Rock Bridge junior Joshua Drage takes aim during a pick-up ultimate Frisbee game in the Mel Carnahan Quadrangle on Wednesday. The trend of warmer-than-usual weather continued, with a high of 68 degrees Fahrenheit.
Cory Hodapp takes out a pizza that was prepared with gluten-free dough Monday. The Rome has been offering a gluten-free menu for the past four months.
Cory Hodapp, owner of The Rome restaurant, prepares gluten-free dough for a pizza Monday. Demand for gluten-free foods has also resulted in gluten-free sections in Columbia grocery stores, including Schnucks, Hy-Vee and Gerbes.
Missouri pitcher Brad Buehler practices pitching during practice Wednesday at Faurot Field.
Missouri pitcher Kelly Fick focuses on a baseball in midair during the team's practice Wednesday at Faurot Field.
Hickman's Will Starks, left, helps Keith Kimbrough prepare for the state wrestling tournament Wednesday. Kimbrough, a senior, faces Park Hill senior Preston Crouse in the first round. Kimbrough has lost all four of his matches against the No. 1-ranked Crouse.
Columbia Deputy Fire Chief Charles P. Witt, Jr. is a candidate for Columbia Fire Chief.
Peoria, Ariz., Fire Chief Thomas Solberg is a candidate for Columbia Fire Chief.
Holt Fire Chief Gary W. Birch is a candidate for Columbia Fire Chief.
Cory Hodapp, the owner of The Rome restaurant in Columbia, prepares gluten-free dough for a pizza Monday. After experimenting with gluten-free recipes, The Rome began offering gluten-free items like pasta, pizza and desserts.
Cory Hodapp, the owner of The Rome restaurant in Columbia, prepares gluten-free dough for a pizza Monday. Hodapp said costumers appreciate the restaurant's new gluten-free menu. “The amount of gratitude is overwhelming,” Hodapp said.
Albert Pujols and the St. Louis Cardinals ended contract negotiations until the end of the 2011 season.
February 15, 2011
Missouri senior Justin Safford tries to drive through the Texas Tech defense on Tuesday at Mizzou Arena. All 10 Tigers scored in the game as they beat Texas Tech 92-84.
Missouri guard Phil Pressey knocks the ball out of the hands of Texas Tech guard Javarez Willis at Mizzou Arena on Tuesday. The Tigers defeated the Red Raiders 92-84.
Missouri guard Michael Dixon goes up for a shot against Texas Tech on Tuesday at Mizzou Arena.