October 9, 2009
The Rock Bridge softball team wore pink uniforms in honor of breast cancer awareness. They held a ceremony at the end of their New Franklin game on September 29th. At the end of that game, the girls presented breast cancer survivors in the stands with carnations to honor them for their courage. Linda Henderson, the wife of the girls coach Joe Henderson, was one of the survivors.
Darryn Hill, the quarterback for the Bruins, practices throwing the football with his teammates on the sidelines at practice on Thursday afternoon at Rock Bridge High School.
Terry Alexander, left, and Mike Richardson keep each other entertained during their sons’ football practice on Tuesday.
On Thursday night, the Richland Road Project, which proposes annexing and rezoning 271 acres of land, had its third hearing in front of the Planning and Zoning Commission. The project has been modified twice since the first hearing in December 2008. The newest plan reduces residential density in tracts 1, 3 and 5 to allay neighborhood and commission concerns.
October 8, 2009
Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert gets taken down by Nebraska tackle Ndamukong Suh during the second half.
After leading for the first three quarters, the Tigers allowed the Cornhuskers to score 27 points in the fourth quarter, dropping Missouri's record to 4-1.
At the end of the first half of Missouri's game against Nebraska, the Tigers led 9-0. Missouri's points came in the second quarter and included a safety, a touchdown run by sophomore quarterback Blaine Gabbert on the last play of the quarter and the extra point kick.
David Woldenger, left, and Eric Gibson high-five each other outside the entrance to the student section of Memorial Stadium on Thursday before Missouri's game against Nebraska. Woldenger used to work as an event staffer at games but is now a fan coming for the game.
Sharon Ugland helps her husband, Gary Ugland, put on his poncho before Missouri's game against Nebraska at Memorial Stadium on Thursday. The couple drove from Omaha, Neb., to see the game.
From left, Kevin Kinkade, Larry Windmoeller and Elaine Kinkade grill hot dogs and hamburgers in front of the Hearnes Center before Missouri's game against Nebraska on Thursday. The group said they come to every home game to tailgate and grill.
Judy Burkemper and fellow tailgaters from Mexico, Mo., brought Missouri-themed tent posts to the game against Nebraska on Thursday. Burkemper's son Matthew is a senior at MU.
MU juniors Taylor Fortunato, left, and Bianca Goutes make their way to the tailgating area near the Hearnes Center before the start of the Missouri-Nebraska game Thursday.
MU freshmen Melissa Hoefer, left, and Elissa Dolbeare take shelter from the rain at a bus stop in the Hearnes Center parking lot prior to the start of the Missouri-Nebraska game Thursday.
Tom Lakebrink, Rich Nichols and Jackie Lakebrink walk down the hill from Mizzou Arena toward the bridge over South Providence Road for the Tiger Walk on Thursday before kickoff.
Randall Adams, left, warms his hands as he talks to Darrel McNerney in a tent in the parking lot of Memorial Stadium before Thursday's game against Nebraska. "We set a guy on fire in Bristol, Tenn.," Adams said of the propane-powered fire pit in front of him.
A group gathers in the rain, waiting to be let in to Memorial Stadium for the game against Nebraska on Thursday. Columbia experienced heavy rain throughout the day.
From left, Glenn Bock, Kevin Henke and Leon Berhorst of the Westphalia-Taos area wait for the parking lots to open in preparation for the Missouri-Nebraska football game on Thursday. Glenn purchased his poncho that morning in Westphalia while Kevin and Leon bought theirs at a Walmart in Jefferson City.
Blake Hustedde, of Columbia, sets up a tent during a rain storm in the RV parking lot next to the Hearnes Center Thursday morning. Hustedde still planned on tailgating even though the forecast called for rain throughout the evening but said he will probably have a lot of leftover food.
A look at the Big 12 stadiums’ student sections.
The MU Athletic Department allotted 14 inches per students in general admission seating if 12,600 tickets were sold. However, only 11,466 student tickets were sold for this season, giving students 15.4 inches of space.