September 15, 2008
The Ford Mustang of Chris Crocker, 23, still remains in Hominy Creek, where it was stranded in floodwaters early Sunday morning. Crocker was able to escape through a window and stand on the roof of the car before it was submerged under water.
Tod Holdorf waits outside the Atkins-Holman Student Commons on the Columbia College campus. Holdorf is one of a handful of former employees of 3M who are attending college thanks to government assistance programs.
Missourian photographers captured the aftermath of Saturday night's heavy rains in Columbia, including the scene of a tragic accident in Hominy Creek and the mess at the Missouri Athletic Center.
September 14, 2008
Fans received free admission to Sunday's Missouri soccer game if they brought a soccer ball to donate to the Kick for Nick program, which sends soccer balls to children in Iraq. Wet weather kept donations low, however.
Wet weather kept many fans away from the Missouri soccer team's game against Butler on Sunday at Walton Stadium.
Mizzou defender Lindsey McCoy (4) knocks in a header for a goal after a corner kick in the first half of the Tigers' game against Butler on Sunday at the Audrey J. Walton stadium.
Dale White has her case of tapes to choose from for her "Dancerobics" class. White mixes repetitive dance moves to create her semiweekly exercise class.
Dale White, right, a dance instructor for 32 years, leads a "Dancerobics" class Sept. 2, in Ashland. White mixes repetitive dance moves to create her semiweekly exercise class.
Dale White, right, a dance instructor for 32 years, leads a "Dancerobics" class Sept. 2 in Ashland. White mixes repetitive dance moves to create her semiweekly exercise class.
Jan Tracy, left, and Dale White, exercise to the "Macarena" during a "Dancerobics" class Sept. 2. in Ashland. "I like integrating the dance steps from ballroom," Tracy said of the class White started. White mixes repetitive dance moves to create her semiweekly exercise class.
Rescue workers carry the body of 20-year-old Michelle Runkle from Hominy Creek near Clark Lane on Sunday evening. Runkle's body was found downstream of where she was swept away in floodwaters early Sunday morning.
Defensive lineman Tommy Chavis tackles Nevada's tight end Kevin Bohr during the first half of Saturday's game.
MU tight end Chase Coffman evades the pursuit of Nevada defensive backs Kevin Grimes (20) and Mike Evans (28) on his way to the end zone during the third quarter of Saturday's game.
Jeff Wolfert kicks to the Wolf Pack during the second quarter of Saturday's game following Jarred Perry's touchdown. Nevada's Brandon Fragger returned the kick for 18 yards before being tackled by Missouri's Tremane Vaughns.
MU line backer Jeff Gettys celebrates in the end zone after running back an interception for a touchdown in the fourth quarter of Saturday's game.
MU wide receiver Jeremy Maclin sprints down the sideline for an 80-yard touchdown reception during the first quarter of the Tigers' 69-17 victory over Nevada at Memorial Stadium on Saturday.
Jeremy Maclin is dragged down by Nevada defensive back Kevin Rutland during the first half of the Tigers' 69-17 victory over Nevada on Saturday.
Missouri's Jeremy Maclin high-fives members of Tiger's Lair following Saturday's game against the Nevada Wolf Pack. Maclin scored three touchdowns in the Tigers' 69-17 victory.