March 16, 2009
Mike Odette adjusts the backpack holding his son, Harry, 15 months, in the kitchen at Sycamore Restaurant on March 10
Mike Odette preps mushrooms with his son, Harry, 15 months, on his back at Sycamore Restaurant on March 10. Odette is one of 20 semifinalists for Best Chef in the Midwest region in the prestigious James Beard Awards, which are known as the Oscars of the food world. “It came along when I really needed something like this, professionally and personally,” Odette said. “It’s really energized me.” The five finalists in each category will be announced on March 23.
Don Cizek has done a great deal as coordinator of Columbia Channel, including writing the station's original music, designing new graphics and adding $100,000 to the station's budget. He hopes to expand the channel further by increasing the amount of content online.
Don Cizek, the coordinator of the Columbia Channel for the past two years.
March 15, 2009
Missouri's sophomore Justin Safford, left, and senior Matt Lawrence watch the NCAA Tournament Selection Show Sunday at the Clinton Club in Mizzou Arena.
March 14, 2009
Missouri's DeMarre Carroll hoists the trophy for the Big 12 men's basketball tournament title. "Once I transferred here, everything started going wrong and I was just looking around like, 'Man, what did I get myself into?'," said Carroll, who was named the tournament's most outstanding player. "I got shot, we lost a lot of games. But look at me now, I'm standing here smiling, a Big 12 champion."
Kim English goes for a layup in the second half of the Big 12 Tournament Championship game against Baylor.
Keith Ramsey drives the ball in the second half of the Big 12 Tournament Championship game against Baylor Saturday night.
Demarre Carroll celebrates with Keith Ramsey.
MU's Demarre Carroll poses with the Big 12 Tournament Championship trophy.
Zaire Taylor talks with coach Mike Anderson in the second half of the Big 12 Tournament Championship game against Baylor.
MU's Kim English dribbles past Baylor guard Henry Dugat in the second half of the Big 12 Tournament Championship game Saturday night.
MU's Justin Safford cuts off the net after the Tigers won the Big 12 Tournament Championship game in Oklahoma Saturday night.
Coach Mike Anderson celebrates the Big 12 Tournament Championship with Dan Beebe.
Rock Bridge's Travis Ward, left, and Skylar Tolson hoist the team's third-place trophy after their victory against the Oakville Tigers in the Class 5 state boys basketball championships on Saturday. The Bruins defeated the Tigers 54-40.
Rock Bridge forward Charlie Henderson goes in for a layup over Oakville's Matt Noblitt in the third-place game of the Class 5 state boys basketball championships on Saturday at Mizzou Arena. The Bruins defeated the Tigers 54-40.
Stephens swimmer Emily Younghouse, right, and her mother Susan Younghouse, who has been diagnosed with lymphoma.
Rock Bridge forward Charlie Henderson goes for a layup over Oakville's Matt Noblitt.
Rock Bridge guards Quinn Gray (12), C.J. Ross (14) and their teammates receive medals after winning the third place game.
Rock Bridge guard Skylar Tolson drives to the basket past Oakville's Garrett Reeg.