October 24, 2010
Homecoming weekend is busy, with almost too many events to attend on a given day. Almost. One Missourian reporter attempts an MU Homecoming decathlon.
After the Tigers defeated Oklahoma, the No. 1 team in the BCS standings, 36-27 Saturday night, Missouri's student section flooded onto Faurot Field and celebrated the victory with the team.
Senior Kim Musket, 22, holds a small remaining piece of the goal post as some fans use badly worn saws to cut through the post while onlookers hope to be next to claim their own piece. The group spent numerous minutes just to cut a ring off that no thicker than an inch, but to them was well worth it.
Police stand guard outside Harpo's early Sunday morning after the Tigers beat Oklahoma 36-27. Drunken revelers walking in the streets were being told to step back onto the sidewalks as normal traffic had resumed.
Jubilant fans rush the field and carry sections of the goal posts downtown after Missouri beat Oklahoma in its homecoming matchup.
The front page of the Columbia Missourian for Sunday, Oct. 24.
MU player Kevin Rutland attempts to take down OU player Kenny Stills.
Missouri's head coach Gary Pinkel, right, speaks with Chris Fowler, left, and Kirk Herbstreit on the set of College Gameday on a crowded Faurot Field after defeating the No. 1 BCS-ranked Oklahoma Sooners for the first time in his tenure as the Tigers' head coach.
Fans celebrate after Missouri's win against Oklahoma.
Fans rush the field after the Missouri win against OU.
Chris Kelly listens at a candidate forum hosted by the Columbia Disability Issues Coalition on October 13.
Laura Nauser listens at the candidate forum hosted by the Columbia Disability Issues Coalition on October 13.
October 23, 2010
With hands raised, MU fans yell and cheer as an MU win seems more and more imminent.
Fans cheer jubilantly after MU scored a touchdown to take the lead over OU, making the score 26 to 21.
With the score tied at 7, MU fans cheer on the Tiger football team during the first quarter of the Homecoming game against Oklahoma.
Sophomore defensive end Aldon Smith runs the ball downfield after intercepting a pass in the first quarter against Oklahoma on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
The day began early for many Missouri fans. Francis Quadrangle opened at 3:30 a.m. for people wanting to get in the best possible position for the ESPN "College GameDay" broadcast from in front of the Columns.
Senior safety Jarrell Harrison dives to tackle Oklahoma wide receiver Ryan Boyles during the 1st quarter of the Homecoming game on Saturday at Faurot Field.
Junior quarterback Blaine Gabbert runs the ball during the first quarter against Oklahoma.
Missouri linebacker Will Ebner celebrates a tackle in the second quarter of Saturday's game against Oklahoma.