Happy party-goers show off smiles

Anisha Canton, 8, left, and Georgia Brown, 2, show off their Halloween costumes. Canton was a candy-corn witch, and Brown was a ladybug. "My favorite candy is Jolly Ranchers," Canton said.

Lining up for a night of Halloween fun

Ghosts, goblins and ghouls along with an assortment of other creatures and characters line the sidewalk by Hearnes Center for the Columbia Parks and Recreation's annual Tiger Night of Fun on Sunday. This free event is held for children to have a safe alternative to trick-or-treating.

Oklahoma learns at Mizzou

Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones, left, throws under pressure from Missouri defensive lineman Jacquies Smith during the fourth quarter Oct. 23. Jones said the Sooners learned how to deal with hostile environments during the game.

Wilson scores for Mizzou

Senior Catie Wilson helps the Missouri volleyball team score a point against Kansas State.

Armendariz serves in Mizzou's match

Missouri junior Priscilla Armendariz serves the ball in the third set Saturday during a home game against Kansas State. The Tigers swept the Wildcats.

Gabbert runs with football

Quarterback Blaine Gabbert runs with the football Saturday during the second half of Missouri's loss to Nebraska. Gabbert did more running than normal, rushing for 74 yards on 22 carries.

Pinkel after the game

Missouri coach Gary Pinkel walks off the field after the 31-17 loss to Nebraska on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Neb. This first loss of the season brings Missouri to a record of 7-1.

Walking it off

Missouri players Terrell Resonno, left, and Austin Wuebbels, right, walk off the field after the 31-17 loss, the first of the season, to Nebraska on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Neb.

Scoring for the Tigers

Missouri's De'Vion Moore scores a touchdown during the first half of the game against Nebraska on Saturday in Lincoln, Neb.

Holding on

Missouri's T.J. Moe attempts to hold on to the ball while DeJon Gomes of Nebraska tackles him during the first half of the game on Saturday in Lincoln, Neb.

Scoring touchdown No.1

Nebraska's Roy Helu, Jr., scores the first touchdown of the game against Missouri on Saturday in Lincoln, Neb.

Hood to start for Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Ziggy Hood looks on from the bench during the first half of a preseason game against the Denver Broncos in Denver. With Aaron Smith injured and possibly out for the rest of the season, Hood is expected to make his first NFL start Sunday at left defensive end against the Saints.

Failed tackle

Missouri defensive back Kip Edwards attempts to tackle Nebraska running back Roy Helu, Jr., during the first half of the game in Lincoln, Neb.

Superheroes unite to break record, raise money for schools

Brendan and Greg Knight show off their strength as Batman and Robin for "Be a Hero" for Columbia Public Schools on Saturday.

Tailgating gnome

BobToBo, a fan-made mascot for Nebraska and named for its creators, stands attentive at Gary Krysl's tailgate, prior to the beginning of the game against Missouri. BobToBo is short for Bob Devanny, Tom Osbourne, and Bo Pellini.

At 'The Red House'

Fans gather in front of "The Red House," a well known tailgating location near Charleston Street in Lincoln, Neb., prior to the start of Nebraska's last conference game against Missouri. After this season, Nebraska will be leaving the Big 12 for the Big 10.

Columbia College's Ryan Goldkamp vs. Truman State

Columbia College senior Ryan Goldkamp heads the ball in front of Truman State's Jonathan Brown during Friday's game.

Columbia College's Dylan Barduzzi vs. Truman State

Columbia College junior Dylan Barduzzi, right, and Truman State senior, Matt Kimball fight for the ball during Friday's game.

Columbia College's Brian Eike vs. Truman State

Columbia College junior Brian Eike (2) celebrates with his team after scoring the second goal of the game against Truman State on Friday. The game ended 2-2.

Hickman's Will Owens vs. Jefferson City

From left, Jefferson City sophomore Chris Sutton and senior Sammy Nickens pummel Hickman junior Will Owens during Friday's game.