PHOTO GALLERY: Tailgaters enjoy pregame action

Saturday, August 31, 2013 | 6:11 p.m. CDT; updated 12:27 a.m. CDT, Sunday, September 1, 2013
Justin Foster, right, and Linsey Foster raise the U.S. and Missouri flags over their "amZOUlance" near Tiger Avenue on Saturday. Missouri opened its 2013 football season against Murray State University.

COLUMBIA — Missouri football fans claimed their tailgating spots Saturday before the 6 p.m. kickoff at Memorial Stadium. Missouri will take on Murray State in its football season opener. MORE GAME DAY PHOTO GALLERIES: First half

From left, Michelle Cooper, Brent Cooper and Jay McClain set up a canopy at the parking lot near Hospital Drive on Saturday. McClain played football for Missouri between 1991 and 1994 as a place-kicker. UNHO YI/Missourian

Melissa Henstoff, Kim Alley, Linsey Foster and Jamie Dickherber toast to Missouri while tailgating near Tiger Avenue on Saturday. UNHO YI/Missourian

Emma Puetz, 11, cools herself with a fan at her parents' tailgate. The Puetz and Koob families purchased the handheld fans at Walmart to help them cool off. The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for the area through 7 p.m. JULIA SUMPTER/Missourian

Adam Singer plays KanJam, a Frisbee disc game, with Allison Haug, not pictured, at a tailgate on Saturday  in front of the Turner Avenue parking structure. JULIA SUMPTER/Missourian


Kyle Mach tailgates Saturday at the parking lot near Hospital Drive. UNHO YI/Missourian

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