October 23, 2009
Playing against a football team with a quarterback named Colt McCoy is like playing poker against someone with the same first name as a city. If you're at any sort of felt-covered table and a guy sits down and introduces himself as "Memphis," you walk away.
Linda Schlick of Jackson, left, visits Hunter Valley Winery in Cape Girardeau with a group of her friends on October 17. It was Schlick's first time to a local winery, and this is the first year the winery has been open. The winery is only open on the weekends, which has proven to be successful in their first year of operation.
Trial witness Kelley Cordrey wipes her eyes while answering public defender Jennifer Bukowsky's questions during William Clinch's first-degree murder trial on Thursday at the Boone County Courthouse. Cordrey testified that Clinch's victim, Jeremy Bohannon, did abuse his children and that nobody had reported him to law enforcement. Clinch testified on Wednesday that he killed Bohannon to protect the children from further harm.
Senior defensive back Kyle Asbury runs during a Hickman football practice Wednesday. Asbury and his younger brother, Ryan, both play for the Kewpies.
Junior running back Ryan Asbury throws the ball during a Hickman football practice Wednesday.
Junior cornerback Carl Gettis (19) practices for the Missouri Tigers on Tuesday.
MU women’s soccer coach Bryan Blitz talks to his team after practice Thursday about the importance of the last games of the season. The Tigers are ranked first in the Big 12 and will play two home games this weekend.
MU soccer player Kristin Andrighetto competes for possession with Kelsey Stokes during a soccer practice Thursday at Dan Devine Indoor Pavilion.
Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert runs out of the pocket while trying to find an open receiver.
Michael Bush, a 17-year-old junior at Rock Bridge High School, is both an offensive tackle for the Bruins football team and a member of the school's marching band.
October 22, 2009
Rock Bridge and Hickman's volleyball teams celebrated their seniors in a final home game match up at the Hearnes Center on Thursday night. The Bruins swept the Kewpies 25-15, 25-19 and 25-18. The two teams will meet each other again on Monday during the district tournament to be played in Quincy, Illinois.
Rock Bridge's Emily Holt, right, spikes the ball over Hickman's Kortney Heidy during the senior night volleyball game Thursday at the Hearnes Center.
Missouri coach Mike Anderson speaks to the media Thursday at the Sprint Center in Kansas City.
David Herzog, the chief financial officer of American International Group, Inc., discussed the structure of AIG and its role within the bailout during a talk on Thursday at Bush Auditorium in Cornell Hall.
David Herzog, left, the chief financial officer of American International Group, Inc., answers a question from Bruce Walker, dean of the Robert J. Trulaske College of Business, about how Herzog manages his time during a talk on Thursday in Bush Auditorium in Cornell Hall.
Dave Champlin, a member of the Big MO crew, got the instructions to make his mallet from a Jamaican big bass drum player. The mallet is 20 inches long and weighs about three pounds.
Several Missouri football and basketball players have Twitter accounts, and so does the football coach. Some accounts are updated more regularly than others. Below are the number of tweets per week from some of them.
Catalin Abagiu received a second-place award from the Missouri Press Association for this photo of Missouri's Sean Weatherspoon from the 2008 Cotton Bowl.
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D.J. Tucker, left, and David Champlin, right, the crew of "Big Mo," the drum used to lead the MIZ-ZOU cheers, watch a play in the second quarter of the game pitting the Missouri Tigers against the Furman Paladins on Sept. 19 at Faurot Field. The Tigers defeated the Paladins 52-12.