October 17, 2009
SLIDESHOW: Tony Hawk and his BirdHouse tour come to Columbia.
Missouri’s Weiwen Wang tries to get the ball past Nebraska blockers Lindsey Licht (No. 4) and Kori Coper (No. 15) in Thursday's home match against Nebraska. The Tigers lost their first match at Hearnes Center.
Ernest Hildebrand demonstrates wood turning at the annual Missouri Chestnut Roast on Saturday.
The annual Missouri Chestnut Roast, held Saturday in New Franklin, Mo., is a family oriented event. Hundreds of visitors each year enjoy samples of sweet, Missouri-grown roasted chestnuts at the MU Horticulture and Agroforestry Center.
Unhusked chestnuts are used as decorative objects at the annual Missouri Chestnut Roast on Saturday.
Debbie Milks of Chestnut Charlie's roasts chestnuts at the Missouri Chestnut Roast on Saturday.
Artist Shepard Fairey, 39, signs his Barack Obama "HOPE" poster in Los Angeles on Jan. 12. The poster became the subject of a lawsuit with Fairey claiming he had the right to use a news photo to create his poster.
Professional skateboarder Tony Hawk came to Columbia on Saturday to demonstrate skateboarding tricks and publicize the release of his new video game, “Ride.” Shakespeare’s Pizza sponsored the event and threw in free pizza for the public.
A 23-year-old veteran, Rod Hauser, also known as Sir Hirsch Eichman, was king for the first time Saturday. "The memories and experiences are incomparable," Hauser said.
Members of the SCA are able to choose from any culture from the time period and learn skills from fellow participants. "All these people are volunteers. A lot of folks are able to share a common interest," Tim Jones.
The Society of Creative Anachronism met Saturday in Peace Park for a scribe seminar and some practice fighting. Saturday's event attracted SCA members to travel Nebraska foe daylong classes.
Gentleman Auction House performs at The Blue Note during the Bluebird Festival on Friday.
Pomeroy performs at Mojo's on Friday. Micah Burdick plays the guitar while David Fairbanks performs on tambourine.
Members of the Readers Board include, top row: Celestine Hayes, John Pizzitola, Ruth Miluski and Toni Messina
Second row: Georgia Nolph, Scott Vince, Stephanie Fuchs and Pat Fowler.
Bottom row: Stefan Denson and John Schultz.
October 16, 2009
Rock Bridge head coach A.J Ofodile talks to his team after the Bruin's loss to Liberty High School on Friday night. Ofodile told the team that they have to practice harder, and they will improve.
Jordan Farris, a junior safety, lowers his head before taking a tackle during the Bruins' senior game against Liberty High School on Friday night. Liberty won the game 35-20.
From left, Calista Schupp, 8, Bailey Self, 6, and Anna Hollinger, 7, play with the Rock Bridge mascot during the Bruins' game against Liberty High School on Friday night.
Marcus Lucas, a wide receiver for the Liberty football team, played in Columbia Friday night against Rock Bridge. He is considering coming to the University of Missouri to continue his football career.