September 18, 2010
Marching Mizzou member Andrew Newman, freshman trombone player, takes a quick nap during a break from practicing before the MU football against San Diego State on Saturday. Since high school bands from Mid-Missouri were invited to the game to perform at halftime, Marching Mizzou had to arrive five hours early to meet and practice with them.
Senior defensive back Carl Gettis runs with the ball during the game against San Diego State on Saturday at Faurot Field.
Marching Mizzou heads over to Faurot Field from the Hearnes Center, where they warm-up, before MU's football game against San Diego State on Saturday. Marching Mizzou has to arrive one hour before the game starts so that they can play during the opening ceremonies.
Marching Mizzou members, from left, Andrew Newman, a freshman, and Seth Elder, a senior, who are both trombone players, help suit each other up in their uniforms before heading over to Faurot Field before the MU football game against San Diego State on Saturday.
Marching Mizzou drumline members, from left, Will Lyons, a freshman, and Nick Ebner, a junior, warm-up outside of the Hearnes Center before MU's football game against San Diego State on Saturday. Marching Mizzou is present for every home game and have to arrive one hour before kickoff to start the game.
Dierik Leonhard and Jane Accurso play a bluegrass tune during the Columbia Heritage Festival on Saturday. Accurso and Leonhard have been playing together for the last 16 years, after Accurso found that she had bluegrass and cajun music in her blood.
Eli, 5, and his sister Millie Cornish, 2, practice milking a fake cow at Nifong Park for the Heritage Festival on Saturday. Their mother Erin brought them to the festival for the first time this year, saying that it was something fun for them to do.
Missouri wide receiver Aldon Smith, right, celebrates with his teammates against San Diego State at Faurot Field on Saturday.
Members of the Haskell Indian Nations Dancers perform a cultural dance during the Heritage Festival at Nifong Park on Saturday. Five-year-old Zoe Schroer said that one of her favorite parts of the festival was the dancers, "because they dance like I can't dance."
Missouri tailback Henry Josey runs with the ball against San Diego State at Faurot Field on Saturday.
Fans cheer as the MU football team takes the field Saturday.
The MU cheer team leads the way as the Tigers football team takes the field against San Diego State at Faurot Field on Saturday.
Marching Mizzou marches from the Hearnes Center parking lot to Memorial Stadium after warming up for tailgaters waiting for the start of the Tigers' game Saturday against San Diego State.
Missouri's De’Vion Moore, far right, breaks away for a touchdown against San Diego State at Faurot Field on Saturday.
Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert looks for a receiver in Saturday's game vs. San Diego State. The Tigers lead the Aztecs 20-14 with thunderstorms threatening late in the third quarter.
Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert, left, looks to pass early in the first quarter against San Diego State at Faurot Field on Saturday,
Missouri's De’Vion Moore scores the first touchdown of Saturday's game against San Diego State, giving the Tigers an early lead at Faurot Field.
Decorations at a tailgate outside Memorial Stadium on Saturday. Many tailgates had stuffed tigers to help add to the festivity.
From left, Mary Kaitlyn Condict, 10, Maggie Condict, 6, and Julia LaHue, 8, fill their plates with fiesta-themed food at a tailgate on Saturday. Each week their families have a different theme for their food and decorations at the tailgate.
Members of the Kyklos dance group of St. Louis perform during the fifth annual More Than a Greek Festival at St. Luke's Greek Orthodox Church in Columbia on Saturday.