August 2, 2008
Leslie "Putter" Wentz, left, of Team Ramrod, scrambles for a ball at the start of his team's dodgeball game against Dream Team on Saturday morning at the Missouri Athletic Center at Wilson's Total Fitness in Columbia. Team Ramrod, composed of Rock Bridge High School seniors, went on to win the silver medal for its age division of the dodgeball tournament in the State Games of Mid-America.
Danielle Meloy, of the Warrensberg Piranhas, swims the backstroke in the Individual Medley on Friday at the Show-Me State swim meet.
Mid-Missouri Aquatic Club's Jon Temple, 19, left; Ben Temple, 16, center; and Emily Whitmar, 14, pass time between their swimming events at the Show-me State Games by playing Nintendo and listening to music.
Audrey Blumberg, a canvasser for Democratic state House candidate Sean Spence, talks to Paul Iwez on Friday morning. Iwez is holding his puppy, Jigsaw.
Jennifer Claxton, left, and Jaqui Rogers, right, both MU students, write out postcards for the Judy Baker Campaign on Thursday afternoon at the campaign headquarters on Tenth Street in downtown Columbia. Claxton and about 30 other volunteers have written about 5,000 postcards to send undecided voters in the past three days.
August 1, 2008
Byron Scott, a veteran newspaper and magazine journalist and professor emeritus of journalism, moderated this discussion in place of Stuart Loory, who holds the Lee Hills Chair in Free-Press Studies at the MU School of Journalism. The weekly radio program “Global Journalist” airs at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays on KBIA/91.3 FM or at www.globaljournalist.org.
Scooters sit on the showroom floor at Columbia Powersports on Monday. Because the scooters have small engines, they are technically considered bicycles, and only a normal driver's license is needed — not a motorcycle license. The scooters can reach speeds of 35 mph and get around 100 miles per gallon.
July 31, 2008
Matthew Lunders helps move a couch out of his sister's apartment on Rosemary St. on July 30.
Terry Mitchell, Matthew Lunders and Broc Barton move a freezer out of an apartment on Rosemary St. on July 30.
David Lipman covered Missouri Tiger athletics before being promoted to assistant sports editor at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in 1966. He graduated from MU in 1953, and won the Missouri Honor Medal in 1989.
John D. Sullivan
Breaunna Bragg, 16, center, practices the final number of the For His Glory dance team routine during a practice at the "Blind" Boone Center.