THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Missouri State Fair hosts pony pulling, rooster crowing contests

Sunday, August 18, 2013 | 7:54 p.m. CDT; updated 7:57 a.m. CDT, Monday, August 19, 2013

COLUMBIA — Missourian photographers captured images of MU freshmen moving into residence halls and residents going to the state fair in Sedalia.

In this photograph by Unho Yi, Felicia Smith says goodbye Tuesday to her daughter, Audrey, who just moved into her residence hall and is attending MU to study animal science.

Quint Smith captured this image at the Missouri State Fair of ponies waiting to compete in the pony pull Saturday.

In this photo by Sini Stephan, Tori Monroe hugs her daughter Tyus Monroe, 14, on July 12. Tori Monroe says she holds Tyus to a higher standard than most teens, so failure is not an option in education.

Quint Smith shot this photograph of Yashim Smith, a Battle High freshman and football player, doing back flips during the Call to Battle celebration Friday evening.

In this photograph by Unho Yi, Krishna Ramesh makes a decoration for his bike Saturday as part of the Boone Dawdle bike ride to raise money for True/False Film Fest.

Missouri's defensive line practices Thursday in this image by Unho Yi. Charles Harris, left, and Markus Golden both come off the line during a drill.

Unho Yi captured this image at The Canvas on Broadway of Sammy Hall, the daughter of a co-owner, cleaning paint brushes on Thursday.

Quint Smith captured this image of Emma Trent, who will go to Taiwan to compete in the world championships, practicing her routine Wednesday at Empire Roller Rink.

In this photograph by Mark Kauzlarich, Mark Cunningham is at the Missouri State Fair watching his rooster, Cluck Dynasty, during the Rooster Crowing Finals

Coach Corey Cathey shows moves to the Battle High School competition cheerleading team in this photo by Quint Smith on Tuesday.

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