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RB Football - Trey Millard

Rock Bridge's Trey Millard, 9, runs the ball during the first half of Friday night's homecoming game against Riverview Gardens.

RB Football - Chase Rome

Rock Bridge defensive end Chase Rome, right, tries to find a route past Riverview Gardens' Tim Williams, left, during Friday night's homecoming game.

Rock Bridge Homecoming Assembly

Daryl Smith, center, gives a short speech at the Rock Bridge High School Homecoming Pep Rally on Friday morning after being inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame. Orreshia Chapman, left, and Charlie Henderson presented the award and custom Bruins Jersey to Smith. Smith graduated in 1978 and is now the Vice President of the Executive Leadership Council for ARAMARK. He traveled from his current hometown, Lexington, Ky., to be recognized. Michael Graham, Andy Huckaba, and Kurt Ford were also inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame and will be honored at the homecoming game tonight.

Tissue decorates halls of Hickman after float preparations

Discarded tissue paper lies scattered on the floor in front of a panel that will be part of Hickman High School's homecoming parade on Thursday at Hickman High School. The panel, which proclaimed "Stomp the Jags," was one of three that were put together by the high school students for Friday's parade through downtown Columbia, which was canceled.

Float declares, "Stomp the Jags"

Andy Atkins, 17, uses gray tissue paper to fill in gaps in a panel that will be part of Hickman High School's homecoming parade, on Thursday at Hickman High School. The panel, which proclaimed "Stomp the Jags," was one of three that were put together for Friday's parade through downtown Columbia, which was canceled.

Hickman students fill gaps in float

Left to right: Eric Young, 16, Tom Majerus, 16, and Andy Atkins, 17, work to fill gaps in a panel, which will be part of Hickman High School's homecoming parade, with tissue paper on Thursday at Hickman High School. Their panel, which proclaimed "Stomp the Jags," was one of three that were put together for Friday's parade through downtown Columbia, which was canceled and might not be rescheduled.

Hickman students prepare floats for parade

Andy Atkins, 17, left, watches as Tom Majerus, 16, fills in gaps in a panel, which will be part of Hickman High School's homecoming parade, with tissue paper on Thursday at Hickman High School. Their panel, which proclaimed "Stomp the Jags," was one of three that were put together for Friday's parade through downtown Columbia, which was canceled and might not be rescheduled.

Return to football

Darryn Hill, the quarterback for the Bruins, practices throwing the football with his teammates on the sidelines at practice on Thursday afternoon at Rock Bridge High School.

Hickman football fathers

Terry Alexander, left, and Mike Richardson keep each other entertained during their sons’ football practice on Tuesday.

Holding on tight

Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert gets taken down by Nebraska tackle Ndamukong Suh during the second half.

High five in downpour

David Woldenger, left, and Eric Gibson high-five each other outside the entrance to the student section of Memorial Stadium on Thursday before Missouri's game against Nebraska. Woldenger used to work as an event staffer at games but is now a fan coming for the game.

Pulling on ponchos

Sharon Ugland helps her husband, Gary Ugland, put on his poncho before Missouri's game against Nebraska at Memorial Stadium on Thursday. The couple drove from Omaha, Neb., to see the game.

Tailgating through the storm

From left, Kevin Kinkade, Larry Windmoeller and Elaine Kinkade grill hot dogs and hamburgers in front of the Hearnes Center before Missouri's game against Nebraska on Thursday. The group said they come to every home game to tailgate and grill.

Making a stand for Missouri

Judy Burkemper and fellow tailgaters from Mexico, Mo., brought Missouri-themed tent posts to the game against Nebraska on Thursday. Burkemper's son Matthew is a senior at MU.

These boots were made for puddle walking

MU juniors Taylor Fortunato, left, and Bianca Goutes make their way to the tailgating area near the Hearnes Center before the start of the Missouri-Nebraska game Thursday.

Hiding in the bus stop

MU freshmen Melissa Hoefer, left, and Elissa Dolbeare take shelter from the rain at a bus stop in the Hearnes Center parking lot prior to the start of the Missouri-Nebraska game Thursday.

Hiking down the hill

Tom Lakebrink, Rich Nichols and Jackie Lakebrink walk down the hill from Mizzou Arena toward the bridge over South Providence Road for the Tiger Walk on Thursday before kickoff.

Fired up for game time

Randall Adams, left, warms his hands as he talks to Darrel McNerney in a tent in the parking lot of Memorial Stadium before Thursday's game against Nebraska. "We set a guy on fire in Bristol, Tenn.," Adams said of the propane-powered fire pit in front of him.

Lining up for the game

A group gathers in the rain, waiting to be let in to Memorial Stadium for the game against Nebraska on Thursday. Columbia experienced heavy rain throughout the day.

Waiting in the rain

From left, Glenn Bock, Kevin Henke and Leon Berhorst of the Westphalia-Taos area wait for the parking lots to open in preparation for the Missouri-Nebraska football game on Thursday. Glenn purchased his poncho that morning in Westphalia while Kevin and Leon bought theirs at a Walmart in Jefferson City.
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