October 23, 2009
From left, freshman Michael Dixon, sophomore Laurence Bowers, senior Keith Ramsey and junior Justin Safford wait for a rebound during the Black and Gold game on Friday night at Mizzou Arena. The game kicked off the team's season with 5,324 people in attendance at the scrimmage.
Residents braved the cold to celebrate Homecoming on Friday night.
Hickman defensive end Devon Campbell takes his position at the line of scrimmage against James Mann of the Troy-Buchanan Trojans during the second quarter on Friday night.
Hickman running back Ryan Asbury gets tackled by Troy-Buchanan football players on Friday night.
Hickman High junior Josh German prepares to make a move against the Troy-Buchanan Trojans during Friday night's game. German made his first high school interception during the first quarter that eventually led to Hickman winning 53-14.
Gold team forward Laurence Bowers, far left, goes for the dunk during the first half of the Black & Gold game Friday night.
MU senior guard J.T. Tiller looks to pass off the ball during the first half of the Black & Gold game at Mizzou Arena Friday night.
Black team guard Zaire Taylor, left, tries to break past gold team guard J.T. Tiller, right, during the second half of the Black & Gold game at Mizzou Arena Friday night.
Hickman wide receiver Dominic Price runs to make a touchdown against Troy-Buchanan during the second quarter on Friday night. Hickman won 53-14.
William Clinch and defense attorney Jennifer Bukowsky listen as prosecutor Dan Knight cross examines Pamela Lambert, a former attorney hired by William Clinch during his sister Amanda's divorce from Jeremy Bohannon.
Defense attorney Jennifer Bukowsky prepares to show photos of Jeremy Bohannon holding his children to Bohannon's babysitter Alissha Vazquez-Gonzalez on Friday as Bukowsky talks about Bohannon's relationship with his children.
The 2009 homecoming parade starts at the corner of Conley and Missouri avenues at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. The parade ends on the corner of Elm and Sixth streets.
Sen. Claire McCaskill discusses potential financial aid reform with financial aid counselors, students, and parents from universities and public school districts across the state via teleconference at MU's Ellis Library on Friday. The education roundtable allowed each group the chance to share concerns directly with McCaskill about topics ranging from financial aid classes for high school students to problems with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., speaks to an audience of financial aid counselors, students and parents from universities and public school districts across the state via teleconference at an education roundtable in MU's Ellis Library on Friday. The roundtable allowed Missouri residents to discuss their financial aid concerns with the senator.
David Champlin and D.J. Tucker hit the Big MO drum whenever the Missouri Tigers score a touchdown at the home football game against Furman. Hear what the drum sounds like and see what it looks like when they hit it.
Kyle Kuschel, a sophomore at MU and member of the Alpha Gamma Sigma fraternity, drills together boards that will support the house decorations designed in conjunction with the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity and the Phi Mu sorority on the lawn of the Alpha Gamma Sigma house on Thursday night.
Members of Alpha Gamma Sigma and Delta Sigma Phi fraternities work on scaffolding to assemble the framework for the homecoming house decorations they designed and built around the theme of "The boy who cried wolf" with the Phi Mu sorority on the lawn of the Alpha Gamma Sigma house on Thursday night.
Some cycling teams congratulate each other on the end of another successful racing season with a pat on the back or a handshake. Rick Krepps' cycling team, based out of Raytown, does things a bit differently. At the end of its racing season, the team keeps in shape by competing in cyclocross, a grueling bicycle race based on the French sport of steeplechase. And when they're not hard at work racing their bicycles, the team unwinds by ... racing lawn mowers.
Playing against a football team with a quarterback named Colt McCoy is like playing poker against someone with the same first name as a city. If you're at any sort of felt-covered table and a guy sits down and introduces himself as "Memphis," you walk away.