April 25, 2008
Nick Little, a second basemen for Rock Bridge, tosses a baseball on the steps of the dugout during a minigame the team played during Friday's rain delay. The goal of the game is to get the ball to rest on a higher step. Like a modified game of baseball, the first step counts as first base, second step as second base, and if it can rest on the top step without rolling into the turf, it counts as a home run. Some team members have been playing it since the seniors were freshman.
April 24, 2008
Jake Sherlock is a news editor at the Columbia Missourian.
Kim Gage Ryan listens to a friend during lunch with her prayer group in her home. Ryan prays about political issues, “but it’s not limited to my prayer life that informs my political perspectives.”
Ryan asks her guests if they need anything before sitting down to eat lunch with her prayer group. From left to right, Ryan, Tammy Hinshaw, Leslie Clay and Cecelia Kersey.
From left, Chris Jaegers, Melissa Kelp, and Matthew McCracken, Public Works Department employees, install a bike rack on intersection of 9th street and Cherry.
A cyclist waits at a red light next to a car on Ninth Street on April 14. The city is planning to improve intersections with crosswalks and bike lanes to make the streets safer for Columbia's bikers.
Shayne Dorrell of Troy Buchanan High School practices just minutes before his snare drumming performance on Thursday at the Missouri State High School Activities Association Music Festival in Memorial Union.
Sean Reed of Warrensburg High School empties his euphonium's spit valve in a restroom in Memorial Union.
Caitlin Walker of Eldon High School talks with her band director Rex McCargar just minutes before her French horn performance on Thursday at the Missouri State High School Activities Association Music Festival in Memorial Union.
Amanda Haberberger of Troy Buchanan High School practices in the Memorial Union student lounge before her French horn performance on Thursday at the Missouri State High School Activities Association Music Festival.
MU Alum Neville Miller trains for the Olympics at Mizzou's Audrey J. Walton Track. He hopes to compete in the 800-meter race.
The historic railroad bridge in Boonville has spanned the Missouri River since 1932, but it is no longer in use.
April 23, 2008
Emily Bennett smiles with her co-stars during their practice for the opera "Elixir of Love" on April 15, 2008.
Emily Bennett walks away from the rest of the cast of "Elixir of Love" during a practice session on April 15. She and her group, Show-Me Opera, were practicing the opera's opening scene before the shows debut several days later.
Izzie Baldwin directs a group dance audition for “Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr.” on Jan. 26 at Benton Elementary. Baldwin attends Stephens College and is the youngest director Performing Arts in Children's Education has used for one of its shows.
Moon Valley Lake in Columbia doesn’t quite live up to its name anymore, as evidenced by this photo taken Saturday morning. The lake has dried up because a dam on Hominy Branch broke in March, leaving a mud flat behind.
A model duplex stands near the golf course at Old Hawthorne on the eastern fringe of the city. It took months for the developer, Billy Sapp, and his attorney, Bruce Beckett, to push the proposal through the Columbia City Council, primarily because of Harg residents’ efforts to block annexation of the land.
Construction of ABC Labs is progressing at Discovery Ridge, a research park that’s been jointly advocated by MU, the City Council and the Boone County Commission. The development is one reason the state is building a new interchange at U.S. 63 and Gans Road.