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Swinging for the ball

Hickman freshman outfielder Sydney Washington swings at a pitch on Thursday at University Field.

Throwing a fast ball

Rock Bridge sophomore Lauren Fuller pitches against Hickman on Thursday night at University Field.

Rock Bridge softball celebrates win

Rock Bridge softball players Danielle Linneman, Lauren Fuller, Caroline Sicht, Sammi Bell and Kali Hall celebrate tagging out a Hickman Kewpie on Thursday at University Field. The Bruins defeated Hickman 4-0.

Hickman receiver Anthony Oetting

Hickman junior wide receiver Anthony Oetting said he added 20 pounds during the offseason while working to return from a dislocated hip.

Hickman football player Anthony Oetting

Hickman receiver Anthony Oetting makes a grab while playing catch during the Kewpies' practice Thursday. Despite dislocating his hip last season, Oetting returned to the field this year as a starter for the Kewpies.

Book signing

Author Andrea Barrett, left, signs a copy of her book "The Air We Breathe" for Barbara Barlag of Columbia on Thursday at the Columbia Public Library.

Jones


Both quarterback Blaine Gabbert (left) and Andrew Jones (right) have stepped forward this season.

Shiloh's noise-reduction wall

A plywood wall blocks part of the Shiloh Bar & Grill patio from Broadway. The wall was erected to limit the spread of noise from the bar.

Sierra Club protests MU coal use

MU students promoting the Sierra Club Coal Free Campus Campaign put on a demonstration at Speaker Circle on Wednesday to educate listeners on the amount of coal the MU campus uses. The group displayed the amount of coal the MU campus burns every second and commented that last year MU burned 48,000 tons of coal.

Andrea Barrett - MUG

Andrea Barrett, author of "The Air We Breathe," which was chosen as the 2009 One Read book as part of a program to encourage literary discussion within the Boone County community.

Lisa Ling speaks at MU

Journalist Lisa Ling speaks about her career as an international correspondent at Jesse Auditorium. Ling recounted stories from her work abroad and expressed disappointment with the low level of media coverage given to international affairs. “The highest-rated news shows are the ones with old white guys telling you what to think. What does that say about the state of journalism – that we need to be told what to think? Opinions are masquerading as news.”

MU volleyball player Catie Wilson

Missouri's Catie Wilson, right, celebrates the Tigers' victory Wednesday night over Kansas with teammate Julianna Klein.

Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert vs. Bowling Green

After a 319-yard, three-touchdown performance against Illinois, Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert finished the first half Saturday against Bowling Green just 10 of 21 passing.

NCAA president dies

Myles Brand, center, speaks at a panel discussion regarding the future of sports journalism during the University of Missouri School of Journalism Centennial last year. Brand died Wednesday of pancreatic cancer. He was 67.

Furman's Sir Paladin

The Paladins ride into town on Saturday.

Lisa Ling visits Columbia

Lisa Ling poses with Christy Lewis on Wednesday during a book signing in University Bookstore at MU.

Injured veteran comes home

Lance Cpl. John McClellan receives a signed blanket from his godmother, Susie Edwards, while his father, Carl McClellan, takes him to a van Tuesday, Nov. 21. 2006, at Columbia Regional Airport.

Air Force veteran starts post-deployment clinic at Truman Veterans Hospital

Dr. Lana Zerrer, Director of the Primary Care Service Line, started the post-deployment clinic at Truman Veterans Hospital that helps returning combat veterans receive service quickly. Zerrer is also an OEF veteran of the U.S. Air Force and has been director for four years.

MU volleyball's Lindsey Petrick

Lindsey Petrick, a freshman middle blocker for the Missouri volleyball team, isn't likely to play much Wednesday night against Kansas, but she is more excited than usual about the match, a fundraiser for breast cancer research. Petrick's grandmother is a breast cancer survivor.

Furman vs. Presbyterian football

Furman's Adam Mims, left, is tries to escape Presbyterian defender Bo Tribble on Sept. 5 at Paladin Stadium in Greenville, S.C.
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