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Sarah Davis holds Micah

Sarah Davis has been a member of La Leche League, an international organization that encourages mothers to breast-feed their childen, for seven years.

Sarah Davis breast-feeds son Micah

Sarah Davis breast-feeds her 9-month son, Micah, on Friday at her home in Columbia. Davis has been a member of the La Leche League since the birth of her first child 7 years ago. Her three sons have never had a bottle, Davis said.

Rock Bridge golfer Morgan Reimler

A summer of practice with her father and uncle have helped Morgan Reimler become the No. 2 golfer for the Rock Bridge girls golf team this season.

MU defensive end Michael Sam vs. Miami (Ohio) University

Michael Sam, a freshman defensive end for Missouri, has blocked a punt, forced a safety, intercepted a pass and forced a fumble in his first four games for the Tigers.

Working on an atlatl

Justin Garnett holds an atlatl, a wooden weapon that he made in about 30 minutes out of natural resources on Hinkson Field. The atlatl is a primitive weapon that can hurl darts, which range in length from 4 to 13 feet, to hit a target.

Rock Bridge softball player Kali Hall vs. Helias Catholic

Rock Bridge infielder Kali Hall tags out Helias Catholic's Paige Bange in a play at second base Monday during the Bruins' extra-inning victory.

Rock Bridge volleyball player Ali Krelow vs. East St. Louis

Rock Bridge volleyball player Ali Kreklow sets the ball Monday against visiting East St. Louis.

Helias misses a catch

Helias' Carleigh Cavender misses a catch during the extra inning of a softball game against Rock Bridge. The drop allowed the Bruins' Kelsey Harrington to score the game-winning run.

Rock Bridge volleyball's Ali Kreklow and Elise Meyer vs. East St. Louis

Rock Bridge's Ali Kreklow, left, and Elise Meyer leap to block East St. Louis' Kyesha Lee in the Bruins' victory Monday at Rock Bridge.

Extrication accident at Jefferson Junior High

Firefighter Jesse Cash walks toward an extrication accident on Monday on the Jefferson Junior High School practice field. The driver of the Pontiac had to be extricated from the vehicle and taken to University Hospital. The driver of the Suburban was detained.

The new amphitheater stage

The stage of the new amphitheater at Stephens Lake Park is 60 feet by 60 feet. The outdoor theater can be used for several different kinds of events.

Prince ends MU football career

Senior defensive back Munir Prince chases down tailback Derrick Washington during a Missouri football team scrimmage on Aug. 14 at Faurot Field. Prince opted to end his football career after temporarily lost feeling in his arms and legs after an unusually hard hit during the Missouri football team’s final preseason scrimmage Aug. 26.

New pathway in progress

Construction barriers block a pathway that is being laid for a new amphitheater on Monday at Stephens Lake Park.

Texas to face Oklahoma

Texas coach Mack Brown, left, hopes his team will rebound from a disappointing loss to UCLA with a win against Bob Stoops' Oklahoma Sooners this Saturday.

Playing some basketball

Members of the Tiger Wheelchair Basketball team and guests trying out wheelchairs shoot around the courts on Monday at the MU Student Recreation Complex.

Golfing technique

Jerry Hitzhusen, associate professor in MU's department of parks, recreation and tourism, demonstrates adaptive golf techniques to Terry Balthazor after blindfolding him during an open house for Celebrate Ability Week on Monday at the MU Student Recreation Complex. There were three golfing stations at the event where participants could learn adaptive golf techniques.

Shooting some hoops

MU senior Gretchen Maune shoots a basketball from a wheelchair under the guidance of Troy Balthazor, left, and Jerry Hitzhusen during an open house for Celebrate Ability Week on Monday at the MU Student Recreation Complex. Maune said she used to play basketball before going blind four years ago. "It felt really good to make a basket again," Maune said after making several shots from the wheelchair.

Pumpkin patch

Elliott Cely, 2, of Portland, Ore., plays in a pumpkin patch at the Rasmussen Farms Wednesday.

Pumpkin pie

Cooks in New Bremen Ohio stand next to their 20 foot wide, 3,699 pound pumpkin pie. The massive pie took over 13 hours to bake in a special oven, and will be the world's largest once certified by Guinness World Records.

Pennsylvania farmer waits for rain

Farmer Rick Ebert stands in his pasture next to a dry culvert with some of his dairy cows on his farm in New Alexandria, Pa on Friday. Rain fell on Ebert's dairy farm last week, but the less than 1/4 inch that dropped didn't do much to help his parched well. Instead, he had 3,000 gallons of water trucked in this week to ensure that his cows stayed hydrated and cool. "We really don't want a thunderstorm where it downpours and runs off," Ebert said. "We really need an all-day, nice rain."
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