November 6, 2008
Blaire Vandiver is MU quarterback Chase Daniel's girlfriend.
Will Flood, 26, left, speaks to customer Marilyn Hicks as Larisha Jones serves Hicks her meal at Mississippi Fish Shack on Wednesday, Nov. 6. Flood and Jones are excited about Obama being elected President. It gives them hope for the future.
Gary Lewis, left, 17, RJ Hester, 17, and Patricia Hughley, 17, joke around in Douglass Park on Wednesday, Nov. 6, before heading to class at Douglass High School. The students are excited about Obama's victory on Tuesday. They think a black President will help ease racial tensions in the United States.
Retired MU faculty Steve Mudrick, left, chats with David Leuthold and William Eugene Robertson at the Reynolds Journalism Institute's presidential election watch party on Tuesday.
Hickman forward Mason Morawitz,left, is consoled by forward George Plakorus after Hickman lost 2-1 against Jefferson City Nov. 5. Hickman lost halfway through the first overtime.
Hickman midfielder Jervis Atagana dribbles around two Jefferson City defenders Nov. 5. For most of the game, the Jays held the one-goal lead they gained on Morgan's shot off a rebound. But with 8:39 left, Hickman's Mason Morawitz scored off a rebound to tie the score.
Junior guard Zaire Taylor is ready to play for Missouri after sitting out last season as a transfer student from Delaware.
Kristine Key plays a counting game with three of her eight kindergarten students at the Islamic School of Columbia.
Kristine Key, a Christian kindergarten teacher at the Islamic School of Columbia, opts to wear a hijab to set an example for her students. The hijab is a traditional Muslim head covering. Key has also been learning to speak a few phrases in Arabic.
November 5, 2008
Kansas State football coach Ron Prince will not return for the 2009 season, stepping aside after failing to rebuild the Wildcats into a Big 12 contender. KSU Athletic director Bob Krause announced Prince's resignation Wednesday.
Jefferson City players celebrate as Hickman midfielder Matt Baker, center, hangs his head. Hickman lost 2-1 in overtime of the Class 3, District 9 title game.
Outside hitter Lauren Nuckolls serves during an MU women's volleyball practice Wednesday. Nuckolls created a few handshakes that she performs with her teammates during games.
Patricia Powell taught at West Junior High School for 20 years but recently added to her list of accomplishments when she won the "2008 Distinguished Retiree" award from Missouri Retired Teachers Association's.
Missouri Democratic Governor-elect Jay Nixon pumps his fist after giving his victory speech to supporters at his election watch party Tuesday in St. Louis. Nixon, Missouri's longest-serving attorney general, won the gubernatorial election Tuesday by turning back Republican Congressman Kenny Hulshof.
Barack Obama celebrates with supporters in Chicago on Tuesday night.
President-elect Barack Obama takes the stage to deliver his victory speech at his election night party at Grant Park in Chicago on Tuesday night.
Mary von Schoenborn volunteers to help a political campaign for the first time.
Bill and Doyne Mackenzie watch election results at Billiards during the Democratic watch party for Chris Kelly and Cathy Richards on Tuesday. Kelly won the race for 24th District representative and Richards for Boone County administrator.
Vicki Hobbs and Jeff Chinn, co-campaign managers for Chris Kelly, call soon after polls closed to tell him of his progress in the election at a watch party for Kelly and Cathy Richards at Billiard's on Tuesday. Kelly won his race for the state House seat in District 24.