August 17, 2007
Junior linebacker Brock Christopher, left, defends reciever Jeremy Maclin during practice.
Christopher takes a break during Thursday’s practice.
Alcide “Babe” Manns, left, gives a stick of gum to church member Wyatt Moore on Sunday in front of Olivet Christian Church in Columbia.
August 16, 2007
Steven McRoberts, right, hangs out by a fan on Wednesday at Douglass Park during the P.R.I.D.E Community Day of Sharing.
Denayah Hyler waits for ice cream to be handed out at the Day of Sharing.
Michael Rose, left, stuffs school supplies into a backpack with help from Curtis Hicks at Calvary Baptist Church in Columbia.
Sharpeners and eraser wait to be divided up for students Boone County Public Schools.
Ella Williams takes her pick of colorful masks during the Masquerade and family dance at the Columbia Public Library on Tuesday night.
Lance Gregory drives to the basket during the Moonlight Hoops tournament Tuesday night at Douglass Park in Columbia. The summer basketball league for youths and adults is organized by Columbia Parks and Recreation.
Players warm up before the start of the tournament’s championship games.
Greg Bracey is battling with Tommy Saunders and Jason Ray for a wide receiver position.
De’Vion Moore takes a handoff from Chase Patton.
August 15, 2007
Ironweed member Dierik Leonard, left, shows a Taoist monk the finer points of playing the banjo.
Ironweed visited Laoshan, Columbia’s sister city, to perform and visited a monastery.
Candice Canida practices baton twirling during Marching Mizzou’s first practice Tuesday in the Hearnes Center parking lot.
A tuba rests near the equipment shed while Marching Mizzou spent the first 30 minutes of practice stretching.
From left Chris Terrell, Austin Rausch and Suzie Calder yell in unison while called to attention during Marching Mizzou's first practice at the Hearnes southeast parking lot on August 14, 2007. Due to the predicted high temperatures, Mizzou Marching director Dr. Michael Knight, said they would take frequent breaks and drink lots of water.
FANNY LUCAS, 101, says her secret is to always do the right thing and be yourself.