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Pushing up after points [Photo]

Members of the Mizzou Cannon Crew do pushups at the beginning of the second half for every point scored in the first half of home games. The ROTC members do a pushup for every point after every time Missouri scores.

Bracing for the bang [Photo]

Missourian sports writer Len Goldman, center, gets a close-up view of the firing of "Little Joe." Although the cannon fires blanks, the noise from the explosion is jolting.

Standing at attention with Truman [Photo]

Truman the Tiger stand with members of the Mizzou Cannon Crew on Saturday on Faurot Field. the crew fires the cannon after every Missouri touchdown and field goal during the game. The crew fires the cannon to mark the the opening of the gates and at the beginning of the game.

Resting with "Little Joe" [Photo]

Cadet Jake McKinney rests on "Little Joe" before the football game on Saturday. McKinney has been on the Mizzou Cannon Crew for three years.

Columbia College forward dribbles past a defender from Friends University [Photo]

Columbia College forward John Hutchinson dribbles past Friends University freshman Patrick Trollman in the first half of the match on Saturday. Hutchinson assisted on the only goal of the match.

Columbia College soccer forward fights for position against Friends University [Photo]

Columbia College forward Dylan Barduzzi battles with Brent Hobson from Friends University on Saturday. The Cougars won 1-0.

Missouri's "Little Joe" end zone cannon takes a shot [Photo]

Members of MU's ROTC Cannon Crew fire "Little Joe" from Faurot Field's north end zone.

Columbia College soccer players celebrate the lone goal agains Friends University [Photo]

Columbia College players celebrate Edgar Reyna's goal against Friends University on Saturday. Reyna is on the far right and Milos Milosavljevic points towards Cougars forward John Hutchinson who passed the ball to Reyna.

Washington jerseys still popular [Photo]

Ryan Bexten, 7, dances to the Missouri Waltz at Saturday's game against Miami (Ohio) University at Memorial Stadium. Bexten still wears the No. 24 Tigers jersey worn by running back Derrick Washington before he was charged with sexual assault and left the team.

Missouri place-kicker Grant Ressel vs. Miami-Ohio [Photo]

Missouri's Forrest Shock holds while place-kicker Grant Ressel leans into a point-after attempt in the Tigers' 51-13 victory over Miami (Ohio) University on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

The sister's scarves [Photo]

Multi-colored scarves are displayed in Savita's Sister's booth at the Earthdance Global Peace Festival on Saturday at the First Christian Church. Numerous vendors attended the festival with goods ranging from jewelry to hula hoops.

An off-the-cuff style [Photo]

Karen Mays performs a freestyle belly dance at the Earthdance Global Peace Festival on Saturday at the First Christian Church. Mays has been dancing on and off for four years and is just getting back into the scene. Mays said she prefers an off-the-cuff, improvisational style of dance.

'Close to the earth' [Photo]

Kemisi performs during the Earthdance Global Peace Festival on Saturday at the First Christian Church in Columbia. Kemisi describes her style as a fusion of belly dance and early Egyptian dance. "You can dance barefoot, so you're really close to the earth," she said.

Spin the black circle [Photo]

Brittany Fuemmeler, center, positions her hoop while Lois Bennett watches the band on stage during the Earthdance Global Peace Festival at the First Christian Church in Columbia.

Just dance [Photo]

Mayce Kaplan, 6, dances between sets for the Earthdance Global Peace Festival on Saturday at the First Christian Church in Columbia. "If she sees dancing on TV, she has to watch it," her mother Amy Kaplan said.

No shoe? No problem for Marcus Murphy [Photo]

MU tailback Marcus Murphy loses his shoe as he runs down the field against Miami (Ohio) University at Faurot Field on Saturday.

Paws in the Park draws crowd [Slideshow]

Paws in the Park event took place Saturday at Stephens Lake Park off Broadway. The event benefited Columbia Second Chance and included a 5k run/walk and vendors with pet-themed products.

Gahn McGaffie discards defenders [Photo]

Tigers wide receiver Gahn McGaffie pushes RedHawks defensive backs Anothony Kokal (18) and D.J. Brown out of the way as he runs down the field during their game at Faurot Field on Saturday.

Painting the ocean at creative center [Photo]

Gram Gerdeman, 6, paints a picture of the ocean at the WACKY Center on Saturday. The WACKY Center, which stands for "Walk In Activity Center 4 Kids ... Yippee!," opened Sept. 18.

Gabbert to Josey [Photo]

Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert hands the ball off to tailback Henry Josey during their game against Miami (Ohio) University at Faurot Field on Saturday.
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