August 21, 2011
August 20, 2011
Levi Strain, 5, hugs Dizzy the dog at the Central Missouri Humane Society on Saturday. Levi and his parents were interacting in an outside area with the dog to see if he could potentially be a good fit for their family.
A sign posted at the Central Missouri Humane Society explains the importance of Saturday's date. August 20 is International Homeless Pet Day.
Tammy Tuggle plays with Snickers the dog at Lizzi & Rocco's Natural Pet Market on Saturday. Snickers is an 8-month-old shepherd mix available for adoption through the Central Missouri Humane Society.
An information sheet for Corky the dog and nail clippers rest in a bowl on the floor of Lizzi & Rocco's Natural Pet Market on Saturday. The local pet store held an event offering $5 nail trims and $25 microchipping for animals, and all proceeds were donated to Central Missouri Humane Society.
A crowd enjoys refreshments at Les Bourgeois Winery while the band Capybara sets up during the 2011 Boone Dawdle on Saturday. The film "Last Days Here" was shown on the screen later in the day.
A group waits to take the bicycles of 2011 Boone Dawdle participants when they cross the finish line at Les Bourgeois Winery in Rocheport on Saturday. The bicycles and cyclists were shuttled back to Columbia after the event.
Corky, a 6-year-old shih tzu mix, is up for adoption through the Central Missouri Humane Society. August 20 is International Homeless Pet Day, and in response to the event, the Central Missouri Humane Society reduced their adoption fees for the day and waived the fees of all animals over the age of 5.
Barbie Ried attempts to decorate her bicycle for the 2011 Boone Dawdle, but her dog, Calvin, has other ideas. Calvin often rides with Ried and has only jumped out of his basket once.
Cyclists wait in line outside Shiloh Bar & Grill to have their bicycles inspected before the Boone Dawdle on Saturday. Cyclists of all ages participated.
Steph Foley and Bess Frissell serenade cyclists on the MKT Trail as they near the finish line of the 2011 Boone Dawdle. Several other musicians, known as "buskers," were staggered along the trail to entertain riders.
Tara, Levi and Tim Strain interact with Dizzy the dog at the Central Missouri Humane Society on Saturday. The Strain family from Centralia is considering adopting an animal and visited the shelter in hopes of finding a furry friend to add to their family.
Cyclists check in and prepare for the three-hour ride to Rocheport by getting their bicycles inspected before the Boone Dawdle. The event continued despite sporadic rain showers.
Cyclists decorate their bikes at Shiloh Bar & Grill before riding to Rocheport during the second annual Boone Dawdle on Saturday. The Dawdle is a day-long fundraiser for the True/False Film Festival.
Lizzie Wright and Britt Hultgren decorate a tandem bike at Shiloh Bar & Grill before embarking on the MKT Trail to Rocheport as part of the Boone Dawdle on Saturday. Wright and Hultgren had never ridden a tandem before.
Missouri football equipment director Don Barnes, left, stands next to head coach Gary Pinkel at fall camp on Saturday. Barnes has been the equipment director for the Tigers for eight years.
Missouri football equipment director Don Barnes blows an air horn at fall camp on Saturday. Each practice is divided into 18 periods, and the air horn signals to players when it's time to move to the next period.
August 19, 2011
Redshirt freshman Lucas Vincent, a defensive lineman, listens to instructions from a coach during practice on Friday at Faurot Field.
August 18, 2011
Senior linebacker Tony Randolph catches a football as part of a drill during football practice Aug. 18 at Memorial Stadium.
Freshman linebacker Brandon Durant tackles freshman tailback Tyler Hunt during MU football practice Aug. 18 at Memorial Stadium.