200-meter backstroke

Lithuanian swimmer Vytautas Janusaitis swims in the championship final heat for the men's 200-meter backstroke at the Missouri Grand Prix on Sunday. Janusaitis placed fourth overall in the race.

Warming up for finals

Swimmers at the Missouri Grand Prix warm up on Sunday night in the pool before the finals round of races begins.

Edwards waits for race to resume

Carl Edwards stands on pit road during a delay of more than an hour and a half in the Daytona 500.

Missouri swimmer men's 1500-meter freestyle

University of Missouri swimmer Vito Cammisano competes in the men's 1500-meter freestyle preliminary on Sunday in the Missouri Grand Prix.

Cheering for Victory at the Grand Prix

St. Louis Rockwood Swim Club members Patrick Vega, 14, and Sean Feher, 16, cheer on teammate Lauren Votava during the women's 200-meter butterfly on Sunday. Both are participating in their first Missouri Grand Prix.

Helping all along at Missouri Grand Prix

Kansas City Blazers swimmer Nick Foster pulls up a sign used to remind swimmers what lap they're completing during longer races in the Missouri Grand Prix on Sunday. Foster was helping teammate Amy Davis as she swam the women's 800-meter freestyle preliminary.

Back in the water

Eumir Quintero Castañeda pushes off at the start of the men's 200-meter backstroke preliminary at the Missouri Grand Prix on Sunday.

Giving it another go

Parkland Aquatic Club swimmer Synder Stinner, 16, warms up in the diving well at the Missouri Grand Prix on Sunday. This is Stinner's second year at the Grand Prix.

Lisa Nathanson swims preliminaries

Missouri swimmer Lisa Nathanson swims the 100-meter freestyle preliminary in the Missouri Grand Prix on Sunday at the Mizzou Aquatics Center.

Columbia College women's basketball player Rachel Oswald & Stephens Cara Leis

Columbia College forward Rachel Oswald takes the ball past Stephens forward Cara Leis on Saturday in the Cougars' victory.

Hickman girls basketball player Shaunece Ballenger vs. Ozark

The parents of Hickman senior girls basketball player Shaunece Ballenger are both Hickman graduates.

Swimmer Chloe Sutton

Chloe Sutton swims the backstroke portion of the 400-meter individual medley Saturday at the 2010 Missouri Grand Prix.

MU softball player Gina Schneider talks with coach Ehren Earleywine

Gina Schneider talks with Missouri softball coach Ehren Earleywine. "Gina will do anything for the team, and I admire her for that," Earleywine said.

MU softball player Gina Schneider at practice

Missouri senior Gina Schneider is a utility player that will but put mainly in right field and at second base this season for the Tigers.

Former MU kicker Jeff Wolfert

Former Missouri place-kicker Jeff Wolfert attempts a field goal against Kansas in 2008 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.

MU students host launch party for black-perspective publication

From left, senior Veronica Wells, a convergence major; senior Daryl Kirkland-Morgan; a broadcast major; and senior Victoria Uwumarogie, a magazine major, unpack food for the BLACKout launch party in the Black Culture Center on Jan. 29. Wells and Uwumarogie revived the student-led publication in September 2009. "We want to report on the black community on campus and nationally because you don't get to hear about those so much," Uwumarogie said.

MU students celebrate launch of black-perspective publication

From left, Veronica Wells and Victoria Uwumarogie smile as they watch the video that Wells prepared for the Blackout launch party in the Black Culture Center on Jan. 29.

MU students celebrate BLACKout launch

Attendants at the BLACKout launch party dance together in the Black Culture Center on Jan. 29.

Nebraska super fan Anthony Ainslie

Anthony Ainslie, 15, says he knows the whole Nebraska women's basketball team.

MU women's basketball player Toy Richbow vs. Nebraska

Missouri's Toy Richbow tries to take the ball around Nebraska defender Yvonne Turner in Saturday's game at Mizzou Arena.