October 11, 2008
Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel is brought down after a run in the Tigers' 28-23 loss to Oklahoma State on Saturday at Faurot Field. The loss was the Tigers' first of the season and cost them a chance at the No. 1 ranking on college football.
Saturday brought more visitors to SciFest, a science festival at the St. Louis Science Center. Visitors Jan Rubnack, the Farquhar family, third grader Tiara Rogers and seventh grade teacher Matt Swan shared their favorite experiences at SciFest with the Missourian.
Pumpkins sorted by size and variety await festivalgoers in Hartsburg on Saturday. The festival, an annual tradition for the town, runs through Sunday.
Jeff McCully balances pumpkins as he waits to purchase them on Saturday at the Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival.
Zoe Olaughlin, 10 months, of Columbia, poses in the pumpkin pile as her dad, John Olaughlin, takes her picture. The pumpkin harvest is on display for the Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival that runs through Sunday.
Brynn Baker, 4, of Jefferson City inspects the base of a pile of pumpkins before climbing on top of it at the at the Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival. The pumpkins were for sale but were used also as a natural jungle gym by children.
Members of the Southern Boone High School marching band warm up in a field before they perform in the parade for the Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival on Oct. 11.
Mackenzie Wadly, 5, of High Point, gets her face painted by Kirsten Sapp of Ashland. Sapp was one of the many Ashland FFA students who sponsored the face-painting booth at the Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival on Oct. 11.
NASCAR drivers Kevin Harvick, left, and Carl Edwards, right, scuffle in the garage area at Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C.
Sophomore Catie Wilson, left, and junior Amanda Hantouli both played high school volleyball in Nebraska before coming to play for the Tigers.
October 10, 2008
Hickman softball player Taylor Aniker hugs her teammate after the Kewpies won their district championship game against the Jefferson City Jays Friday.Hickman won the game 2-1 will play in the state sectionals Wednesdayin Columbia.
Over 10,000 visitors from across the world are expected to attend SciFest '08, also known as the International Science Festival. Beth McClure, the St. Louis Science Center's public relations manager, shares what's in store for visitors and how St. Louis came to host the festival. More information, such as festival times and presentation blurbs, can be found on the festival's website, http://scifeststl.org/. The festival continues throughout the weekend until Monday evening.
A stabbing victim is escorted to a University Hospital ambulance in front of Hitt Street Mini Mart.
A stabbing victim receives care from emergency responders in front of Hitt Street Mini Mart. The man was stabbed in the alley behind the store at around 2 p.m. Friday.
Jazmin Williams, 8, picks up milk from a crate at one of Parkade Elementary's breakfast stations. She is one of many students who gets her breakfast from the free breakfast program the school began offering this school year.
Retired MU ecology professor Clair Kucera poses with big bluestem, a grass native to Missouri, in Tucker Prairie on Aug. 11. Kucera said the plant is one of his favorites. "It's tall and dominant-looking," he said.
Members of the Cannon Crew, with Truman the Tiger, do pushups after an MU touchdown during the Nevada game on Sept. 13. Ten cadets rotate between cannon and pushup duties so no one gets too overworked, but high scores require lots of strength.