September 13, 2010
Rock Bridge* senior Niki Collier moved to Columbia from the Los Angeles area where she was an accomplished beach volleyball player.
Missouri freshman Dominique Richardson learned about her great grandfather two years ago when her mother brought him up while they were discussing colleges.
Clem Crowe played football at Notre Dame from 1923 to 1925, playing end in front of the famed Four Horsemen. MU soccer player Dominique Richardson is Crowe's great-granddaughter.
MU students Peter Kissinger (belaying), Breslin Wilson (climbing) and Brian Openlander climb at Capen Park on Monday. Wilson, a climber of 10 years, decided to climb at Capen because it is "freaking awesome," he said.
MU senior Alex Tungesvik climbs the rock face at Capen Park on Monday while junior Breslin Wilson belays. Tungesvik, who has climbed once in the last year, was joined by Wilson who has been climbing for 10 years.
MU students Peter Kissinger (belaying), Breslin Wilson (climbing) and Brian Openlander climb at Capen Park on Monday. Openlander came to Capen to climb because "climbing outdoors is exponentially better," he said.
Rebecca Schedler reacts at a meeting at Cafe Berlin promoting Proposition B, the Missouri Dog Breeding Regulation Initiative. It will be on the ballot statewide in November.
Mary Haas of Dixon, Mo., protests outside a pro-Proposition B event at Cafe Berlin on Monday. Haas thinks Proposition B would be a good idea if it didn't apply only to breeders.
Wayne Pacelle, CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, speaks to a crowd at Cafe Berlin in support of Proposition B, which would regulate dog breeding in Missouri.
Missouri backup quarterback James Franklin carries the football down the field in the second half of Missouri's rout of McNeese State on Saturday.
A rubber duck floats in a syrup-filled container as part of the game "Tar the Goldfish" at the CarnivOIL event Monday on Lowry Mall at MU. The traveling event was on the last week of a four-week tour of the Midwest and East Coast.
MU sophomore Joe Rexwinkle pauses after striking the lever on the strongman game at the CarnivOIL event Monday on Lowry Mall at MU. The event used midway-style games to suggest the oil industry has a negative impact on government and the environment.
Cyclists leave the gates for the Bike MS: Express Scripts Gateway Getaway Ride on Saturday at the Boone County Fairgrounds.
Cyclists line up for the Bike MS: Express Scripts Gateway Getaway Ride on Saturday morning at the Boone County Fairgrounds. The ride was a two-day event with 40-, 75- and 100-mile routes. Money raised will go to multiple sclerosis research and awareness programs.
Jose Lindner hugs his then-wife, Barbara, after accepting the Citizen of the Year Award in June 2007 at a Columbia Chamber of Commerce banquet.
Less than two weeks before his arraignment for felony charges, former MU tailback Derrick Washington was arrested on suspicion of domestic assault.
September 12, 2010
Columbia College junior Edgar Reyna fights for the ball with Fort Lewis College's Abdel Becerra during Sunday's game. The Cougars won the game 2-0.