February 8, 2010
Chuck Erickson in court in 2004 when he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Kent Heitholt . Erickson's testimony helped send his former high-school classmate Ryan Ferguson to prison with a sentence of 40 years for murder. Erickson has recently recanted his original story and now says he acted alone. Pool photo by Don Shrubshell.
February 7, 2010
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees holds his son Baylen after the Super Bowl on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts in Miami.
University of Missouri women's basketball forward Shakara Jones, center, fights for possession of the ball against Iowa State players Alison Lacey, left, and Anna Prins, right. The tigers lost the match at Mizzou Arena 39-65 on Sunday.
University of Missouri forward Amanda Hanneman, left, attempts to pass the defense of Iowa State players Kelsey Bolte, center, and Alison Lace, right during their game on Sunday The tigers lost the game in Mizzou Arena 65-39.
MU junior guard RaeShara Brown attempts to move past Iowa State senior guard Denae Stuckey on Sunday in Mizzou Arena. Iowa state won the game 65-39.
Terry Adamson, a visitor to Columbia from Illinois, peruses an exhibit of Paul Jackson's watercolor paintings at the Boone County Historical Museum on Sunday. Adamson enjoys going to museums and was pleased to see a local artist's work.
Iowa State senior guard Alison Lacey blocks MU junior forward Shakara Jones on Sunday in Mizzou Arena. Iowa State won the game 65-39.
Paul Jackson, Eagle Scout and accomplished watercolor painter, debuted an art show on Sunday as part of the 100 Years of Scouting celebration at the Boone County Historical Museum. Jackson became an Eagle Scout at age 13 and has since continued to be involved with the Scouts.
Missouri red shirt freshman Brent Haynes pins Oklahoma University senior Eric Lapotsky in the 197 lbs weight class during MU's Beauty and the Beast dual meet Saturday at the Hearnes Center.
Missouri senior Max Askren works for control over Oklahoma State junior Clayton Foster at the team's final home match. Missouri lost the match 24-9.
MU senior Nicholas Marable wrestles OU freshman Tyler Caldwell in the 165 lbs. weight class while MU freshman gymnast Tori Howard performs her floor routine during the Beauty and the Beast dual meet on Saturday in the Hearnes Center.
Missouri senior Max Askren works to pin Clayton Foster, an Oklahoma State junior, at the final home match of the season on Feb. 7 at the Hearnes Center.
MU senior Danielle Guider performs on the uneven bars while MU senior Mark Ellis wrestles with OU junior Nathan Fernandez in the 185 lbs. weight class during the Beauty and the Beast dual meet on Saturday in the Hearnes Center.
Participants of the summer art therapy workshop work on pieces at Georgetown Hospital's Lombardi Cancer Center in this photo provided by Tracys Kids, an art therapy program for children with cancer and their families. Art therapy is being explored in hospitals and art rooms around the country as a means of connecting creative expression and healing.
In this undated photo released by the Audrain County Sheriff's Department, Chester "C.J." Harvey Jr. is seen in a booking photo. Harvey, an eastern Missouri truck driver accused of helping to kill a drifter and stow his body in the refrigerated compartment of his rig, said from jail that it was an attack on his family, not drugs, as some have alleged, that led to the death of James McNeely.
February 6, 2010
MU junior Shana White hits a pop fly to end the inning during the Black and Gold softball game.
MU freshman designated hitter Lindsey Muller hit a home run in the top of the fifth inning at the Black and Gold softball game Saturday at Devine Pavilion.
The fourth annual Beauty and the Beast event Saturday at Hearnes Center featured the Missouri gymnastics and wrestling teams competing at the same venue at the same time.
Hickman freshman Bianca Mello swims at the Last Chance Qualifer on Saturday at the Hickman pool.
Missouri's Steve Moore, left, yanks the ball away from Colorado's Levi Knutson (24) and Dwight Thorne in the Tigers' victory Saturday in Boulder, Colo.