Jodie C. Asel [Photo]

Jodie C. Asel

Tom Schauwecker [Photo]

Tom Schauwecker

Skip Elkin [Photo]

Skip Elkin

Dwayne Carey [Photo]

Karen Miller [Photo]

Karen Miller

Ben Magnuson [Photo]

Ben Magnuson

MU volleyball team falls to Nebraska [Photo]

Missouri's Weiwen Wang, left, and Annie Lopez collide casing down the ball in Sunday’s game against Nebraska. The Cornhuskers' coach, John Cook, said when Wang was not setting on the back row, the Tigers’ offense was a bit more predictable.

Columbia College volleyballl player Flavia Lino [Photo]

Flavia Lino, junior volleyball player at Columbia College, bumps the ball back toward the net during the Cougars’ game Friday against Missouri Baptist University. Born in Brazil, Lino transferred from the University of Kansas.

Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival [Slideshow]

The 17th annual Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival was held Saturday and Sunday. Commuters from all over Boone County were treated to a sight of giant pumpkins, fresh corn-on-the-cob and many pumpkin-themed decorations. The festival included close to 220 craft and food vendors. The town of Hartsburg saw an estimated 25,000 to 30,000 visitors over the entirety of the festival.

A steady line [Photo]

Gage Bowman, 7, steadies his kite against a gust of wind on Sunday morning at Cosmo-Bethel Park. Gage came to the kite-flying festival with his grandpa, Mike Shaw, a multiple prize-winning entrant in the American Kitefliers Association’s Grand National Kite Festival and Competition.

Dez Bryant makes a first down [Photo]

Oklahoma State wide receiver Dez Bryant, right, pushes past Missouri defensive back Castine Bridges for a first down in the Tigers' loss last October in Columbia.

Promoting peace [Photo]

Dick Vogel kneels to untangle his two-line multicolored kite at Cosmo-Bethel Park on Sunday morning. Sunday’s festival was one of many held around the country by One Sky One World, a nonprofit organization promoting peace through kite flying.

Kite-flying festival [Photo]

From left, Sam Morgan, 5, Bohdan Adams, 3, and Lily Morgan, 3, rejoice that their kite is airborne on Sunday morning. The kite-flying festival at Cosmo-Bethel Park brought families from all over the state out for a day of fun.

Vision Commission Structure [Graphic]

Columbia City Council has approved the creation of the Columbia Vision Commission to oversee progress of the Imagine Columbia's Future project.

Handing off the ball [Photo]

Oklahoma State quarterback Zac Robinson hands off the ball in the first half of Saturday's game.

Leading rusher [Photo]

Oklahoma State running back Kendall Hunter (24) runs the ball. He was their leading rusher at Saturday's game.

Tackling the odds [Photo]

Oklahoma State University cornerback Jacob Lacey (17) and linebacker Orie Lemon (41) tackle MU's Chase Coffman, tight end (45), in the fourth quarter of Saturday's game.

Defensive players [Photo]

MU linebacker coach Dave Steckel yells at defensive players in the fourth quarter of Saturday's game.

Hold That Hug [Photo]

Photographer Amy Enderle takes a picture Sunday afternoon of the Smith family, from left: Asa, 5, Melissa, Reese, 2, Jason, and Quinn, 2. The Smith family had their photo taken for free as part of an event held in Stewart Park that was organized in honor of Sarah Becking, a Columbia photographer who died of cancer in July.

Anxious fans [Photo]

Missouri fans express anxiety during the second half of the Tigers' game against the Oklahoma State Cowboys Saturday at Faurot Field.