November 8, 2010
Helen Buchanan, the mother of MU volleyball player Paige Buchanan, knocks down a spike for Kansas State. Buchanan (then Helen Bundy) played for the Wildcats from 1983 to 1986.
The footprint for the new Muriel Williams Battle High School takes shape along St. Charles Road in this aerial image taken Oct. 23. Battle, along with her husband, Eliot, served Columbia's community for many years and were two individuals instrumental in the integration of Columbia's schools.
Missouri volleyball player Paige Buchanan started playing volleyball when she was in fourth grade for the church team in St. Lous that her mother coached.
Clayton Schutz, left, and Chad LaRoche stand atop a thin strip of rock above Pinnacles Youth Park, about 15 miles north of Columbia, on Monday. They called this trip "the redemption" because the last time they went to the park, recent heavy rains swelled the creek and prevented their exploration.
A frustrated Gary Pinkel talks on his headset during the first half of Missouri's game against Nebraska. The head coach has spoken with a good amount of jargon after the Tigers' past two losses.
MU forward Christine Flores attempts a shot while Oklahoma City guard Donica Cosby tries to block her at the game against Oklahoma City at Mizzou Arena on Sunday. MU beat Oklahoma City 68-66.
MU Bailey Gee helps her teammate, forward Christine Flores, up off the ground after an Oklahoma City player pushed Flores during a play.
MU Head Coach Robin Pingeton shouts to her players from the bench at the game against Oklahoma City at Mizzou Arena on Sunday. MU beat Oklahoma City 68-66.
MU guard Bekah Mills drives the ball down the court pass Oklahoma City forward Desiree Jeffries, left, and guard Emily Davis at the game against Oklahoma City at the Mizzou Arena on Sunday.
Muriel Battle, in a portrait that hangs in the Battle home.
Mike Patel of Columbia enjoys Monday evening's warm weather by practicing on the driving range at A.L. Gustin Golf Course.
Rebecca Wippold, an MU senior, reads for her Spanish class in Peace Park on Monday. It was unseasonably warm in Columbia, and the high temperature reached 75 degrees. The forecast calls for highs in the 70s and upper 60s through Thursday. Thursday and Friday could see rain.
Muriel and Eliot Battle together. A committee has recommended, "Muriel Williams Battle" as the name for the new high school.
Rev. Patricia McCarty delivers the benediction at the James T. Scott Benefit Program at Second Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday.
Columbia Mayor Bob McDavid makes some remarks about the James T. Scott Benefit Program at the Second Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday. McDavid was one of several speakers at the event.
From the left, Scott Wilson, a member of the James Scott Monument Committee, and Dr. Mike Panella, display the original and revised death certificates for James T. Scott at Second Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday. Wilson and Panella have been working together for the past few months to fix the certificate for Scott, who was lynched 87 years ago.
Candace Ingram dances to the song "A Change is Gonna Come" during the James T. Scott Benefit Program at Second Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday.
November 7, 2010
Fans watch the closing minutes of the Missouri women's basketball exhibition game against Oklahoma City on Sunday at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers pulled out a two-point win.
Missouri guard RaeShara Brown dribbles past Oklahoma City forward Desiree Jeffries on Sunday at Mizzou Arena. Brown finished with 23 points.
Missouri's Jerrell Jackson is unable to hold onto a pass from quarterback Blaine Gabbert during the second half Saturday, as Texas Tech's Eugene Neboh.