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Crossing the creek

Costumed participants make their way over the first creek crossing of the race. After starting in an easily passable open field, the four-mile course quickly turned treacherous and muddy.

Gathering around the bonfire

Muddied runners dry off and warm up around a bonfire after the conclusion of the Cross Country Xtreme race on Saturday. Most participants didn't care about their times in the race and slogged through the course at their leisure.

Trekking through the woods

Runners trek through the woods past a pond near the Midway Sandbar during the Cross Country Xtreme race on Saturday.

Junior MU forward Ricardo Ratliffe ready for free throw

Junior MU forward Ricardo Ratliffe prepares to shoot a free throw during Saturday's game against North Florida, on Nov. 20, 2010. MU won the game 96-58.

Splashing in a mud pit

Josh Hulen, 36, of Columbia, takes a splash in one of several mud pits along the course of the Cross Country Xtreme race near the Midway Sandbar west of Columbia on Saturday. Participants are encouraged to dress in costume for the four-mile race, which featured obstacles, water crossings, smoke bombs and more.

Winning the telephone trophy

MU senior defensive lineman Bart Coslet raises the Telephone Trophy after shutting out Iowa State 14-0 on Saturday in Ames, Iowa. The trophy dates back to 1959 and the Tigers have won it 31 times.

MU freshman guard Phil Pressey goes for a shot

MU freshman guard Phil Pressey goes up for a shot against North Florida senior forward Kyle Groothuis, while his teammate MU junior forward Ricardo Ratliffe blocks for him against North Florida guard Charles McRoy on Saturday, Nov. 20. MU won the game 96-58.

Players protest a call at the MU v. North Florida basketball game

MU basketball players, from left, junior guard Kim English, senior forward Justin Safford and junior forward Laurence Bowers protest a call at the MU v. North Florida basketball game on Saturday, Nov. 20. The Tigers beat the Ospreys 96-58.

Kreklow jumps in the way

North Florida sophomore guard Parker Smith tries to pass the ball but Missouri freshman guard Ricky Kreklow jumps in the way in the Tigers' victory on Saturday.

Jimmy Williams tries to avoid opponent, Ricardo Ratliffe

Dribbling the ball toward the basket, junior guard Jimmy Williams, of North Florida, tries to avoid junior MU forward Ricardo Ratliffe during the Saturday, Nov. 20 game. MU won the game 96-58.

Competing for the ball

MU sophomore guard Michael Dixon lunges for the ball as North Florida senior guard Brad Haugabrook falls to also make a grab for the ball at the MU vs. North Florida game on Saturday.

Brian Holmes dribbles ball away from opponent, Michael Dixon

North Florida freshman guard Brian Holmes tries to dribble the ball away from sophomore guard Michael Dixon during the MU v. North Florida game on Saturday, Nov. 20.

Bowers shoots a layup

MU junior forward Laurence Bowers shoots a layup as the North Florida Ospreys and MU forward Ricardo Ratliffe look on during the second half of the MU vs. North Florida basketball game on Saturday.

MU Men's Basketball Coach Mike Anderson

MU Men's Basketball Head Coach Mike Anderson gets enraged with the MU v. North Florida basketball game on Saturday, Nov. 20 at Mizzou Arena. Anderson has been the head basketball coach at MU for five years.

Dixon drives the ball

MU sophomore guard Michael Dixon Jr. drives the ball on North Florida senior guard Brad Haugabrook during the MU v. North Florida basketball game on Saturday.

Underwood dunks

MU sophomore guard John Underwood dunks the ball during the MU vs. North Florida game on Saturday. The Tigers defeated the Ospreys 96-58.

After a touchdown

MU tight end Michael Egnew is congratulated by teammates after scoring the only touchdown in the first half against the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday.

Moore dives for extra yards

MU tailback De'Vion Moore reaches for extra yards against the Iowa State defense on Saturday.

Josey dodges Cyclone defensive back

MU tailback Henry Josey dodges Iowa State defensive back David Sims for extra yards on Saturday.

Low fan turnout for Missouri football game at Iowa State

Jack Trice Stadium waits the start of Iowa State's game against MU on Saturday. Fan turnout (both MU and ISU) was low, partially because it was 37 degrees outside.
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