THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Homecoming, football and 'Little Joe'
October 28, 2012 | 6:30 p.m. CDT
California High School Pintos players watch a football game against the Hallsville High School Indians on Friday in Hallsville. The Hallsville football team has been around for about 10 years, but it has been gaining support, according to Hallsville resident Terry Frazee. "There's a lot of enthusiasm for football," Frazee said. Football is an important part of life in most of District 44 that generally brings community members out to watch the games and support their high school. | Emma Kessinger
"Little Joe" marks a score by Missouri at the football game against Vanderbilt on Oct. 5. The use of a cannon at Missouri home games started in 1895 after a home game against Nebraska. The cannon tradition became a part of Missouri football culture after a home game against Nebraska in 1895, when ROTC cadets fired cannons for every point scored. | Jaime Henry-White
Michael Gard, left, and Henry Utley run to catch up with Ali Woods to unload a cart of peanut butter. The students have gathered more than 2,100 jars so far, with funds coming from donations and the students' personal earnings from things such as mowing lawns and walking dogs. | Kile Brewer