May 24, 2007
Missouri’s Trevor Coleman gets the ball too late as Oklahoma’s Aaron Baker dives home to score during the fifth inning of Missouri’s first Big 12 Conference Tournament game Wednesday at the Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City.
Chakeishia Collins, 13, far right, and Davontay Hayes, 12, choose which images they want to take home or display while New Media Network co-directors Holly Hobbs, left, and Robbin Williams
Competitors in the Practical Event shoot at targets during the NRA Bianchi Cup action pistol championships Wednesday afternoon in Hallsville, MO. The competition is divided into four events and matches are spread out over three days.
Members of the S.S.A.A Australian shooting team Allan Harriman (left), Richard Siebert (center) and Stephen Larner (left) wait for their turn to compete Wednesday afternoon at the 2007 NRA Bianchi Cup, held in Hallsville, MO. The event attracts competitors from all over the world and will last through Saturday.
May 23, 2007
Heather Windham, shelter clinical coordinator for the Rainbow House, teaches a class to help parents in abusive relationships with their teenagers.
Toni Barr, center, studies her card during a game of bingo at the Parkade Center on Tuesday. She has attended bingo games each week for at least two years.
The bingo card fills as caller Betty Powell places bingo balls in their numbered positions during a game of Blackout at the Older American Klub.
Rock Bridge junior Alex Litofsky wins this header in front of two St. Joseph players.
May 22, 2007
Dogs Rommel and Patton jump out of the lake after chasing down a tennis ball at Bear Creek Park on Saturday afternoon. Their owners, Jason and Erin Gubbins, are among the many people who have started taking their dogs to Bear Creek since it opened. “We used to take them up to Twin Lakes,” Erin Gubbins said. “This is a lot closer.”
One of Jason and Erin Gubbins’ dogs runs into Bear Creek during a recent outing.
MU freshman Kate Miller owns 76 pairs of flip-flops. As a YMCA camp counselor last summer, she brought 20 pairs for a three-week camp, earning her the nickname “Flip-Flop.”
Royals Hall-of-Famer Frank White presents plans for Kauffman Stadium’s $250 million renovation, which includes premium seating near home plate, expanded concourses, new pressbox and scoreboard and food court. Fans insisted the Royals not touch the outfield fountains.
May 21, 2007
Claire Magee, of Columbia, warms up with her fellow dancers in the Missouri Contemporary Ballet Company in preparation for a performance at the Missouri Theatre. Magee was recently accepted at the Juilliard School to study ballet.
From right, Magee, Laura Jones and Megan Pulfer warm up before ballet class at the Missouri Theatre. Magee, a Hickman High School graduate, begins her studies at Juilliard in September.
VINCENT GURUCHARRI was a thoracic surgeon who practiced in Boone County from 1980 to 2003.
Steve Starsky, nicknamed “Number Two” by his co-workers, cleans camels Bruce, left, and Nemo, right, before their performance for Circus Pages at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Friday. This is Starksy’s second year working with the camels in the traveling show.
Jeremy Camper smiles after seeing Jeo Ybarra’s Spiderman face painting during a show by Circus Pages on Friday.
Victoria Costello performs aerials on the silks during a Circus Pages show on Friday at the Boone County Fairgrounds Coliseum. Costello, who is from California, is taking a break from an office job to work with the circus this summer.
So Taguchi shows his disappointment while watching the ninth inning of St. Louis’ loss to Detroit on Sunday with teammate Scott Spiezio. St. Louis is 9 games back in the NL Central.