Jan. 17, 2019
Nebraska sophomore guard Sek Henry skies toward the basket against Kansas during the a second-round game Friday. The Kansas Jayhawks beat the Nebraska Huskers 64-54.
Baylor junior guard Henry Dugat strides past Colorado freshman guard Cory Higgins on his way to a layup during an opening round game on Thursday. The Buffaloes defeated the Bears 91-84 in double overtime.
Kansas State freshman forward Michael Beasley directs teammates during a timeout in a second-round game against Texas A&M on Friday. The Wildcats fell to the Aggies 63-60.
Members of the Oklahoma State coaching staff encourage their team during a second-round game against Texas on Friday. Oklahoma State lost to Texas 66-59.
Iowa State and Texas A&M players scramble for a loose ball under the basket during their opening round game Thursday. The Aggies defeated the Cyclones 60-47.
Baylor junior guard Curtus Jerrells shoots from the free-throw line against Colorado during an opening round game on Thursday. The Colorado Buffaloes knocked off the Baylor Bears in double overtime, 91-84.
Kansas State freshman forward Michael Beasley scores on a layup during a second round game on Friday against Texas A&M. The Aggies won 63-60.
Nebraska senior center Aleks Maric cradles the ball as the MU defense attempts to steal it away in the second half of Thursday's game. The Tigers staged a comeback to get within one point late in the game but fell to the Huskers 61-56.
Sophomore guard Keon Lawrence drives through the lane against Nebraska during the second half of Thursday's Big 12 Championship opening round game in Kansas City. Lawrence led the Tigers with 15 points.
Sophomore guard J.T. Tiller rises for a layup in the first half of Thursday's Big 12 Championship opening round game in Kansas City. Tiller had six rebounds for the Tigers.
Senior forward Jason Horton rises for a shot against Nebraska late in the second half of of Thursday's Big 12 Championship opening round game in Kansas City. The Tigers made a quick exit from the tournament and ended their season after a 61-56 loss to the Huskers at the Sprint Center.
Junior guard DeMarre Carroll maneuvers around Nebraska senior center Aleks Maric in the first half of Thursday’s Big 12 Championship opening round game in Kansas City, Mo.
Roller derby team members stand on their toes for two minutes as a punishment for lagging in their previous speed-skating drills on March 6 at the Empire Roller Rink. The team members practice every Thursday at the rink.
Kim Peters puts on her skates before entering the rink for practice Feb. 27 at the Empire Roller Rink. All of the team’s players wear different types of socks, tights, skirts and shorts to the practices and the games.
Heather Garcia, Jessie Hawk and Kristen Smart skate by during a speed skating drill on Feb. 27 in the Empire Roller Rink. Drills such as this one help the players increase their endurance and speed.
Kristen Smart receives help from AJ Harrison during a leg-pressing stretch on Feb. 27 at the Empire Roller Rink. The players take about 20 minutes each practice to stretch before even putting their skates on.
Heather Garcia, Kristen Smart, graduate student Sarah Frei, AJ Harrison, Melodie Record, and Melissa Stemme perform a whip drill on Feb. 27 in the Empire Roller Rink. Whip drills train the players to help other teammates speed ahead when they become tired.
District 23 Democratic candidate Stephen Webber speaks to supporters on Thursday evening at Shakespeare’s Pizza. At this time last year, Webber was serving in the U.S. Armed Forces in Iraq.
Winfield resident Mary Ann Henke and Old Monroe resident Linda Carr wait outside the office of Rep. Steve Hodges, D-Bloomfield, Rep. Ed Schieffer, D-Troy and Rep. Sue Schoemehl, D-St. Louis County. Lobbyists stood outside doors of representatives' offices in hopes of talking to them about anti-abortion-rights legislation.
Affton residents David and Lois Herries listen to Cures Without Cloning treasurer Steve Rupp instruct supporters on how to collect signatures for petitions on Tuesday in the Capitol Building. The petitions Rupp distributed focused on a ballot initiative to close a loophole in an anti-cloning law.