October 12, 2008
Missouri's Weiwen Wang, left, and Annie Lopez collide casing down the ball in Sunday’s game against Nebraska. The Cornhuskers' coach, John Cook, said when Wang was not setting on the back row, the Tigers’ offense was a bit more predictable.
Flavia Lino, junior volleyball player at Columbia College, bumps the ball back toward the net during the Cougars’ game Friday against Missouri Baptist University. Born in Brazil, Lino transferred from the University of Kansas.
The 17th annual Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival was held Saturday and Sunday. Commuters from all over Boone County were treated to a sight of giant pumpkins, fresh corn-on-the-cob and many pumpkin-themed decorations. The festival included close to 220 craft and food vendors. The town of Hartsburg saw an estimated 25,000 to 30,000 visitors over the entirety of the festival.
Gage Bowman, 7, steadies his kite against a gust of wind on Sunday morning at Cosmo-Bethel Park. Gage came to the kite-flying festival with his grandpa, Mike Shaw, a multiple prize-winning entrant in the American Kitefliers Association’s Grand National Kite Festival and Competition.
Oklahoma State wide receiver Dez Bryant, right, pushes past Missouri defensive back Castine Bridges for a first down in the Tigers' loss last October in Columbia.
Dick Vogel kneels to untangle his two-line multicolored kite at Cosmo-Bethel Park on Sunday morning. Sunday’s festival was one of many held around the country by One Sky One World, a nonprofit organization promoting peace through kite flying.
From left, Sam Morgan, 5, Bohdan Adams, 3, and Lily Morgan, 3, rejoice that their kite is airborne on Sunday morning. The kite-flying festival at Cosmo-Bethel Park brought families from all over the state out for a day of fun.
Columbia City Council has approved the creation of the Columbia Vision Commission to oversee progress of the Imagine Columbia's Future project.
Oklahoma State quarterback Zac Robinson hands off the ball in the first half of Saturday's game.
Oklahoma State running back Kendall Hunter (24) runs the ball. He was their leading rusher at Saturday's game.
Oklahoma State University cornerback Jacob Lacey (17) and linebacker Orie Lemon (41) tackle MU's Chase Coffman, tight end (45), in the fourth quarter of Saturday's game.
MU linebacker coach Dave Steckel yells at defensive players in the fourth quarter of Saturday's game.
Photographer Amy Enderle takes a picture Sunday afternoon of the Smith family, from left: Asa, 5, Melissa, Reese, 2, Jason, and Quinn, 2. The Smith family had their photo taken for free as part of an event held in Stewart Park that was organized in honor of Sarah Becking, a Columbia photographer who died of cancer in July.
Missouri fans express anxiety during the second half of the Tigers' game against the Oklahoma State Cowboys Saturday at Faurot Field.
On Thursday,bikes and scooters were overflowing on the racks throughout MU. Students are economizing by walking, riding bikes and riding scooters to class instead of driving.
Geoff Stumbaugh, a staff member at the MU library, locks his bike to the rack in Lowry Mall on Thursday. Since many student, faculty and staff are economizing by riding bikes and scooters many racks at MU are being filled to capacity.
Kite enthusiasts from all over Missouri came to Cosmo-Bethel Park on Sunday for the fourth annual celebration of World Kite Day. The Denver-based One Sky One World began the event in 1986 to promote international peace.
Nancy Stack, of Riggs, washes out a bucket used for the annual Beef and Mutton BBQ at Riggs Union Church on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008. For over 50 years the annual fundraiser for the church brings about 400 people out to the town.
Buford Kanatzar, right, and his wife, Helen Kanatzar, collect money for tickets to the annual Beef and Mutton BBQ at Riggs Union Church on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008. Each year the Kanatzar's run the ticket table. Members of the church volunteer to work different stations to keep the average of 400 people who attend flowing through the food line.
Bonnie Nichols, of Sturgeon, waits in the window of the Riggs Union Church for her carry-out food during the annual Beef and Mutton BBQ on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008.