June 27, 2007
Brendan Ryan’s 11th-inning solo homer sparked the Cardinals to a 5-3 win at Shea Stadium.
Participants of Major League Baseball's Pitch, Hit and Run appear on the JumboTron at Busch Stadium on June 10. Mason Murray appears at center, smiling.
Former MU football player Aaron O’Neal
June 26, 2007
Jessica Chaney of Sedalia peers at one of the mustangs adopted by Gary St. Dennis and Donna Lindahl. The Adopt a Wild Horse or Burro program protects public range land from overpopulation by finding homes for excess animals. Most mustangs were taken home for $125.
Two mustangs reach for hay. Some can be led; others can be touched. “They won’t be truly wild,” said Bill Davenport.
CARL WEST pleaded guilty in April to two counts of involuntary manslaughter.
Amanda Grotelueschen, 4, right, looks into Devil’s Ice Box cave in Rock Bridge while others search for native cave dwellers. Six species of bats – two of which are endangered – can be found in the caves and open areas of the park.
Jaya Bhattacharyya, left, and 4-year-old Shirsha, examine a bat skeleton during “Bats on Parade” at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park on Sunday. The event was organized to educate youngsters about Missouri’s native bat population and the habitat in which they live.
Randy Anderson of the Bureau of Land Management helps control a mustang that is being loaded into a trailer while Wally McKenzie, a volunteer, watches. Horses will be redistributed to other adoption programs.
Darlene Johnson of Columbia won the auction Monday for Thomas Kinkade’s “The Majesty of Mizzou,” which went for $4,500. Mike Kelly, back, was the auctioneer.
The Mets’ Shawn Green hits a walk-off home run as Cardinals’ catcher Gary Bennett looks on.
Scott Spiezio dives for a groundball in the seventh inning Saturday against the Phillies.
June 25, 2007
“Sharp End Way,” as the alley between Walnut Street and Broadway may soon be known, could get a makeover from the city, making the trek for Jessica Irwin, left, and Sarah McElroy easier.
Many of Columbia’s alleyways, like the one between Cherry Street and Broadway, are in ragged shape, making their public and commercial use difficult or, in some cases, impossible.
Kansas City native Josh Hartnett chose to set his film-producing debut “Ron Is an Island” in Columbia for several reasons, including “the people’s laid-back personalities.”
Producer Josh Hartnett watches crewmembers and actors prepare to shoot a scene for his movie "Ron is an Island" in a dorm room at Columbia College on Thursday. Director Dave Wells, left, holds a monitor while actor Ross Taylor, who plays "Ron", rehearses the scene.
Cole Scheetz stands next to two stick horses on the fairgrounds before the Little Britches Rodeo at the Heritage Festival in Hallsville. Scheetz, last year’s rodeo champion, decided to give his horses a rest this year but still dressed the part.
Tyler Penberthy, right, needed a little help from Tiffany Jones to rope a calf during the skills portion of the Little Britches Rodeo.
Tiffany Jones divied up the loot for the cowboys and cowgirls, awarding prize money and sashes to the winners.
Judges Amanda Young, left, Brooke Young, center, and Michaela Horstman are responsible for weeding out the greenhorns from the true cowboys. The entrants are judged on their skills and wardrobe style.