September 11, 2010
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MU football players rush onto the field at the beginning of their home opener against McNeese State on Saturday at Faurot Field.
MU freshman Henry Josey tries to shed McNeese State's Malcolm Bronson during the first half of MU football's home opener at Faurot Field on Saturday.
Richard Schulte holds his grandson, Oliver Schulte, 2, as Oliver points toward a sawmill demonstration at the 47th annual Missouri River Valley Steam Engine Association Back to the Farm Reunion Show on Saturday, Sept. 11, in Boonville.
Jeff Pewitt talks with his hands while explaining the history of Missouri agriculture at the Missouri River Valley Steam Engine Association's 47th annual Back to Farm reunion on Saturday at Brady Showgrounds in Boonville. "Agriculture as a whole, all across the nation is still important," Pewitt said.
Bob Gallo loads lumber into a friend's scale model of a steam engine at the Missouri River Valley Steam Engine Association's 47th annual Back to Farm reunion on Saturday at Brady Showgrounds in Boonville. Even at such a small size, the steam engine still takes about an hour and a half to warm up. "They take quite a bit of attention," Gallo said.
American flags decorate a tractor at the Missouri River Valley Steam Engine Association's 47th annual Back to Farm reunion on Saturday at Brady Showgrounds in Boonville. Red tractors of all sizes were displayed as a part of the International Harvester Mobile Museum.
Steam billows out of a model steam engine at the Missouri River Valley Steam Engine Association's 47th annual Back to Farm reunion on Saturday at Brady Showgrounds in Boonville.
Toshio Maeda and Hisanobu Yoshioka saw a log in a traditional Japanese method at the Missouri River Valley Steam Engine Association's 47th annual Back to Farm reunion on Saturday at Brady Showgrounds in Boonville. They arrived in Missouri from Japan on Wednesday night.
Russell and Betty Stokes have collected tigers for 33 years and arrange them on their car when they tailgate. They have 27 tigers from across the country and one from Israel.
Tailgaters gather outside of Faurot Field on Saturday before MU's home opener against McNeese State.
Mark Jr. Barhorst displays his father Mark Barhorst's inflatable Truman the Tiger while tailgating Saturday before the MU v. McNeese State football game at Faurot Field.
Andrew Ford speaks with an MU police officer behind his vehicle at the intersection of College Avenue and Ashland Road after a male pedestrian was stuck by the car on Saturday.
The Mid America Harley-Davidson in Columbia organized a ride to the Firefighters Memorial in Kingdom City to honor the firefighters and police killed on 9/11. Participants in the Ride to Remember biked from Columbia to the Firefighters Memorial in Kingdom City where Steve Paulsell, former fire chief of the Boone County Fire Protection District, gave a speech and lead the group in prayer. Participants then rode back along I-70 to the store where they were treated to lunch.
September 10, 2010
Each week homegrown athletes showdown on the grids of area high schools. Missourian photographer Clint Alwahab focused his lens on Hickman coach Jason Wright to give a glimpse behind the action of the Friday night game between the Kewpies and Hazelwood West at LeMone Field in Columbia.
Cougar, Columbia College's mascot, rubbed the top of Ted Krause's head at Friday's soccer game. The mascot mingled before the game hugging little kids and taking pictures with fans.
Columbia College's Nikola Velickovic defends the ball from sophomore Liam Barrett of Illinois Institute of Technology during the second half of Friday's soccer game.
Dan Chaon answers questions about his book during a One Read event at Launer Auditorium on the Columbia College campus.
Tatum Owens, 11, and her dad, David Owens, talk to author Dan Choan during a book signing at Launer Auditorium on the Columbia College campus Friday. Owens is the general manager of 89.5FM KPON, which broadcasts the One Read author talks. Owens says he enjoys hearing the authors speak at the events and comes out to support the One Read program.
The 2,977 flags set up on the Mel Carnahan Quadrangle represent each person killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks.