Coleman swings at-bat

Trevor Coleman swings during his first at-bat of the MU-Ball State game on March 8 at Taylor Stadium. Coleman made it to first base and Ball State picked up an error on the play.

Missourian reporter auditions for "The Real World"

Andrew Orozco fills out preliminary paperwork at "The Real World" casting call in the Memorial Student Union on March 7. The paperwork asked a variety of questions some of which were rather personal. For example, one question asked participants to describe their relationship with their parents and siblings.

Students make sleepers for neonates

Marissa Edmiston, 9, uses a serge machine on the seams of a sleeper at the Boone County Extension Center on Sunday. Serge machines are slightly different from regular sewing machines because they cut off the fabric that is beyond where the garment seam is closed.

Sew down the snap line

Sydney Graf, 14, sews down the snap line of a baby sleeper at the Boone County Extension Center on Sunday. The sleeper will cover the infant's legs and has an attached blanket that allows the infant to be swaddled without the risk of the blanket coming loose and covering the baby's face.

Sewing sleepers

Alejandra Hoyos, 14, uses a serge machine on the seams of a sleeper at the Boone County Extension Center on Sunday. Hoyos' 4-H group is sewing sleepers for infants in the neonatal intensive care unit of Columbia Regional Hospital. The group plans on delivering the sleepers on March 31.

On the scene

Members of the Maryville Fire Department direct traffic outside the First Baptist Church after the shooting on Sunday.

Jump for two points

Bruin junior Ricky Kreklow goes airborne in an attempt for two points against Branson's Tee Helsel. Kreklow scored 10 points in the game.

Mourners after a shooting

Women comfort each other in front of the First Baptist Church in Maryville, Ill., where a gunman fatally shot the pastor and injured several others at church on Sunday.

Aim for the free throw

Briton Rudd takes aim at the free throw line at the quarterfinal match up against Branson. Rudd's 15 total points helped the Bruins move past Branson and onto the the final four.

Dog rescue

Duke, a 16-month-old St. Bernard, is held by a Billings firefighter after he was freed after being frozen to the ice on a pond at the Peter Yegen, Jr. Golf Club in Billings, Mont. Friday, March 6. Firefighters believed the dog had fallen in during the night, then became frozen to the ice by his tail after climbing out.

Bruins boys celebrate quarterfinal win

The Rock Bridge bench cheers the final seconds of the Bruins Class 5 state quarterfinal victory Saturday over Branson.

Tryouts draw 15 potential players

Athletes stretch prior to the start of tryouts for the Columbia Trojans, a start-up, semi-professional football team. Fifteen players showed up to the team's first tryout on Saturday.

Columbia Trojans host first tryout

Lawrence Washington runs through a lineman drill at a blocking sled on Saturday morning during the Columbia Trojans' first tryout.

Coaches study skills of potential players

Kendrick Jackson (left), Matt Kenna (middle) and Craig Mullins (middle right) show of their agility to Columbia Trojans coach Jeff Edwards on Saturday during the semi-professional football team's first tryout.

Athletes stretch before tryouts

Athletes stretch before the start of the Columbia Trojans tryout at Rock Bridge High School on Saturday morning. The start-up semi-professional football team invited players 18 years and older to tryout.

Players face-off for spot on semi-pro team

Purvis Hunt (left) tracks the ball as Matt Kenna tries to put on defensive pressure. The Columbia Trojans, a start-up semi-professional football team, held their first tryout at Rock Bridge High School on Saturday.

Players push for spot on semi-pro team

Marvin Williams (left) rushes in on Craig Mullins (center) and Quinton Scott during the Columbia Trojans' tryout on Saturday morning.

Team's founder participates in drills

Lawrence Washington comes out of his lineman's stance during a conditioning drill on Saturday at Rock Bridge High School. Washington founded the Columbia Trojans, a start-up semi-professional football team.

Semi-pro team seeks players

Nate Brinkly (left), Columbia Trojans' defensive coordinator, times Marvin Williams during a drill on Saturday. The start-up semi-professional football team held its first tryout at Rock Bridge High School on Saturday morning.

Semi-pro team hosts tryouts

Matt Kenna (left) works his way through an agility drill at the Columbia Trojans tryout on Saturday as coach Jeff Edwards (right) looks on. The team is a start-up semi-professional football team founded by Lawrence Washington, who plays as well.