October 20, 2010
MU freshman tailback Marcus Murphy dodges a tackler against Colorado. Murphy said returning kicks for the Tigers gives him a chance to show off his skills.
Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones, right, watches his pass in the first quarter of Saturday's game against Iowa State. Oklahoma won 52-0.
Libertarian Christopher Dwyer of Hallsville and write-in Democratic candidate Jeff Reed of Columbia are running against incumbent Republican Blaine Luetkemeyer of St. Elizabeth for the 9th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Boone County falls within the 9th District.
Republican John Cauthorn and Democrat Kelly Schultz are vying for the state representative seat in the 21st District, which includes portions of Audrain, Boone, Callaway and Monroe counties.
Missouri soccer players try to grab rubber balls at the start of a game of dodgeball during a walk-through session Aug. 27 at Koskinen Stadium in Durham, N.C. The Tigers play dodgeball before every road game.
St. Louis Rams receiver Danario Alexander raises both arms in triumph after a diving 38-yard touchdown catch. "For that play to go just like it went, I kind of got emotional at that moment," he said.
St. Louis Rams wide receiver Danario Alexander (84) holds onto a pass from quarterback Sam Bradford to score a touchdown Sunday against San Diego Chargers cornerback Antoine Cason.
Three white semi-trucks with ESPN's "College GameDay" park on the Eighth Street circle near Jesse Hall on Wednesday. Setup for the show is scheduled to start on Thursday.
Alpha Gamma Sigma freshman Jonathan Fuller kicks boards in place for his house's decorations Wednesday.
From left, Alpha Delta Pi freshman Leslie Dixon, FarmHouse senior Mark Wehmeyer and Alpha Delta Pi freshman Emily Robinson work on painting FarmHouse's MU Homecoming float Wednesday.
Twenty-first District candidate John Cauthorn, R-Mexico, Mo., speaks at a candidate forum on Oct. 13 at the Daniel Boone Regional Library.
FarmHouse senior Mark Wehmeyer paints the columns on his fraternity's MU Homecoming float Wednesday.
Twenty-first District candidate Kelly Schultz, D-Shaw, speaks at a candidate forum on Oct. 13 at the Daniel Boone Regional Library.
From left, MU students Craig Solomon, Marc Jensen, Brett Jones and Jonathan Fuller work on house decorations Wednesday for their fraternity Alpha Gamma Sigma.
Alpha Gamma Sigma freshman Jonathan Fuller, front, and junior Brett Jones assemble decorations for their fraternity house Wednesday.
One of the many dogs at Tenderheart Kennel in Silex jumps on its fenced enclosure. Tenderheart Kennels is owned by Hubert and Sharon Lavy, and the kennel would be affected if Proposition B passes.
Tenderheart Kennels employee Lynda Bridwell fills the food bowl as the excited recipient looks on during early morning on Wednesday. Bridwell comes over every day around 7 a.m. and spends about 4 to 6 hours cleaning and feeding all of the dogs in the kennel.
FarmHouse senior Mark Wehmeyer, left, and Alpha Delta Pi sisters Emily Robinson and Leslie Dixon paint the FarmHouse fraternity float Wednesday in preparation for the MU Homecoming parade.
Tenderheart Kennels owner Hubert Lavy holds and plays with one of his bulldogs early Wednesday morning. Lavy is an adamant supporter of voting no on Proposition B. "You can't treat all dogs the same, so you can't write a bill that covers everything they need," he said.
The Broncos play against the Packers in the Columbia Youth Football League in Cosmopolitan Park on Tuesday. If Proposition 1 passes, Columbia might see the development of more youth sports fields.