August 31, 2008
Missouri tight Chase Coffman kicks up the turf trying to run past Illinois defender Nate Bussey after a first-half reception Sunday in the Tigers' victory over the Illini.
Missouri wide receiver Tommy Saunders leaps to grab a pass against the defense of Illinois' Vontae Davis in the first half of the Tigers victory Sunday in the Arch Rivalry game at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis.
MU wide reciever Jeremy Maclin is facemasked by Illinois defensive back Bo Flowers on Sunday during the Tigers' 52-42 victory over the Illini in the Arch Rivalry Game in St. Louis.
MU's Jeremy Maclin, left, celebrates with teammates after his second quarter touchdown.
With 8:55 left in the fourth quarter MU's Jeremy Maclin limped off the field favoring his left ankle after failing to complete a passing route on a third-and-12 play. Two minutes later, Maclin was carted off the field. He didn’t play again. Missouri coach Gary Pinkel said Maclin twisted his ankle. Pinkel said X-rays were negative and team officials plan to have Maclin undergo a precautionary MRI either Sunday or Monday.
Derrick Washington, Missouri's new No. 1 running back, works to elude Illinois defender Nate Bussey, who was caught for facemasking on the play. Washington scored two first-half touchdowns and had 128 rushing yards in the Tigers' victory.
Missouri's Jeremy Maclin sprints past Illinois defenders for a 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in the second quarter of the Tigers' 52-42 victory over Illinois on Sunday in the Arch Rivalry game at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. Maclin's day ended when he left the game in the fourth quarter with a twisted ankle.
Pat Ryan chats with some people in his group at Cooper's Landing on Thursday night. Ryan organized the boating tip from Kansas City to St. Louis for the Missouri football game against Illinois.
Pat Ryan holds up a shirt that lists all of the trips that he has taken and all of the trips that he plans on going on at Cooper's Landing on Thursday night. Ryan and a group of his friends were boating from Kansas City to St. Louis for the Missouri football game against Illinios.
Missouri fans Zach Kurth, 15, left and Ben Humphreys, 11, cheer during the fourth quarter of the Tigers game against the Illinois Fighting Illini on Saturday night at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis.
The Tigers hoist the Arch Rivalry Trophy in celebration of a 52-42 victory over Illinois on Sunday in at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis.
August 30, 2008
Steve Tatlow, right, speaks with Chuck Dudley Jr. after signing a petition in support of keeping the recreation programs at Paquin Towers, on Friday afternoon. "I thinks it's a very important issue, something everyone in the community should be concerned about. These people are our friends, family and neighbors."
Left to right: Kevin Clingan, from Joe Machens BMW, Diana Ash, a local cancer survivor and advocate, and Brenda McSherry, grants chair for the Mid-Missouri affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Diana was nominated as a local hero by the Mid-Missouri Susan G. Komen for the Cure. She was recognized at the BMW Drive for the Cure at Joe Machens BMW in Columbia, Mo, May 24, 2007. Participants test drive new BMW's and for every mile driven, BMW donates one dollar. The goal is to raise one million dollars nationwide. Diana has been fighting cancer since 2004 and says her goal is to "educate women." She says cancer has changed the way she looks at life and has inspired her to give more of her time volunteering and giving back.
Debbie Taylor says spinning wool is "something I do while watching television at night." but here she spins as a demonstration during the open house of Jefferson Farm and Garden on Saturday morning.
Sheep's wool spun by Debbie Talyor at Jefferson Farm and Gardens. The brown wool on the left is actually from an alpaca, while the brightly colored yarn is dyed sheep wool.
Seeing lily pads up close for the first time, Matthew Hall, 7, surveys the water for frogs at Jefferson Farm and Gardens on Saturday morning. An open house was held for the community's pleasure. Hall, of Millersburg, came with both his grandparents.
August 29, 2008
Rock Bridge High School students cheer on the Bruins in the second quarter Friday evening in the game against Lee's Summit North.
Junior quarterback Darryn Hill receives a shot-gun snap early in the second quarter Friday evening against Lee's Summit North.
Wesley Leftwich kicks a field goal with the help of Spenser Washington, who holds the ball in place for the Kewpies on Friday night at Hickman High School. Leftwich's field goal gave the Kewpies a 10-7 lead before halftime.