Ebert deals with the loss of a match

Missouri Valley College wrestler Amberlee Ebert is upset after losing her match to Oklahoma City University's Ashley Sword at Oklahoma City University. Tanya Miyasaki, Ebert's teammate and roommate, consoles her.

Phyllis Chase

Phyllis Chase

Warren lawsuit

MU football's Van Alexander

Linebacker Van Alexander sprints through running drills on Monday.

MU football linebackers coach

Linebackers coach Dave Steckel gives instructions during the MU football team's first practice of the season Monday afternoon.

MU football water break

Freshman place kicker Trey Barrow, center, and freshman wide receiver Terry Dennis, left, break for water during MU's first football practice of the season Monday afternoon. Monday's temperatures reached as high as 95 degrees, with a heat index of 114.

Chase Daniel leads stretches

Newly voted MU football captain Chase Daniel helps lead the team in stretching at the first practice of the season on Monday. Daniel, along with Ziggy Hood, William Moore and Tommy Saunders, were voted the team captains for the 2008 season.

Freshman linebacker Jared Culver makes catch

Freshman linebacker Jared Culver makes a catch during MU's first football practice of the season Monday afternoon.

Chase Daniel spiking football

MU football's Chase Daniel running

Chase Daniel (10), one of the four captains for the 2008 season, runs the field with the MU football team during the first practice of the season on Monday.

MU football stretching

The MU football team does stretching exercises during the first practice of the 2008 season on Monday.

Taser resolution

Lawrence Rugalo's "Gemini" among the works displayed in professor emeriti art show

A serigraph is the print created when ink is pushed through a stencil attached to a screen. Lawrence Rugolo's "Gemini" (1983), part of a current show at Bingham Gallery honoring three MU art professors, was originally done in black and white; color was added in the silkscreening process. The stencil in this case was made from a photograph.

Lampo Magma painting

Lampo Leong: Molten Magma I, Acrylic and mixed media on canvas, 34×51 inches, 2008

Leong painting

Lampo Leong: Magnificence (ink on rice paper)

Volunteer firefighters in Nebraska

Ben Van Pelt, right, and Wes Schmer of the Ogallala Volunteer Fire Department put out a hay fire in an agriculture field near Paxton, Neb., July 15, 2008. They and other Ogallala firefighters responded to the fire because the closest volunteer department couldn't.

August 2008 splash graphic

Caray family of broadcasters

Skip Caray, far right, shown in in this May 13, 1991 file photo, died Sunday at his home. He was 68. His father, Hall of Fame Cubs announcer Harry Caray, and his son, fellow Atlanta Braves broadcaster Chip Caray, prepare to broadcast a game between the Cubs and Braves in this file photo.

Flipping for a win

NASCAR driver Carl Edwards celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pennsylvania 500 auto race in Long Pond, Pa., on Sunday.

Edwards wins at Pocono

Columbia native Carl Edwards does his trademark backflip off his car after winning NASCAR's Sprint Cup race at Sunday at Pocono Raceway. It was Edwards fourth victory of the season, and it lifted him from fifth into third place in the point standings.