October 16, 2010
Rock Bridge softball player Shelbie Atwell and her teammates console each other after their loss Saturday in the Class 4 state quarterfinals.
Leo Roberts watches as Brad Andresen carves bowls out of chestnut wood during the eighth annual Missouri Chestnut Festival on Saturday at the MU Horticulture and Agroforestry Research Center in New Franklin. The event featured food sampling, live music and cooking demonstrations.
Max Litton decorates a pumpkin during the Tiger Family Fest on Saturday.
An army surplus truck customized for tailgating lends to the military atmosphere found on the Texas A&M campus during football games.
Emily Litton and Max Litton decorate a pumpkin during the Tiger Family Fest on Saturday in Columbia. The fair featured activities such as face painting, hay rides and bounce houses.
A bike lies on the ground in front of the registration tents for the BikeMo Fall Foliage Extravaganza Ride on Saturday in Holts Summit. The sixth annual event had its highest participation ever with 129 preregistrants.
Girl Scout April Muench, 13, from troop 30547 stands near a collection of garbage found around Hinkson Creek on Saturday at Flat Branch Park. Volunteers could choose from several locations around Columbia to help in the clean sweep. About 200 people came to Flat Branch Park.
Missouri Bike and Pedestrian Federation Treasurer Fred Schmidt, left, signs in registrants with help from Brad Eiffert, right, for the BikeMO marathon on Saturday. Participants had the choice of riding a 17-, 40-, 62- or 100- mile course.
James Hentges smiles moments before the BikeMO Fall Foliage Extravaganza Ride on Saturday in Holts Summit. Hentges planned on riding the 62-mile route.
A rider in the BikeMo Fall Foliage Extravaganza rides a recumbent bike Saturday in Holts Summit. Participants could choose from riding a 40, 62, or 100-mile route.
Missouri line backer Luke Lambert goes to sack Texas A&M quarterback Jerrod Johnson but is held back by Texas A&M offensive lineman Luke Joeckel during the game Saturday at Kyle Field.
Missouri offensive line coach Bruce Walker and the Tigers run onto Kyle Field before their game Saturday against Texas A&M in College Station, Texas.
Missouri free safety Jasper Simmons runs to assist the sack of Texas A&M quarterback Jerrod Johnson at the Fighting Texas Aggie game on Saturday.
Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert prepares to throw the ball during the first quarter of the Missouri away game against Texas A&M on Saturday at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas.
Missouri defender Kevin Rutland closes in on Texas A&M receiver Kenric McNeal in the Tigers' 30-9 victory over the Aggies on Saturday in College Station, Texas. The Missouri defense did not allow a touchdown until the fourth quarter.
Freshman Phil Pressey runs for the ball during the first MU basketball practice Friday. It was the first practice of the year and the first official practice for Pressey and the other freshmen.
Kim English sits on the bench during a scrimmage at the first MU basketball practice Friday.
Ricardo Ratliffe looks to pass while John Underwood tries to block at the first MU basketball practice on Friday. After a series of rigorous drills, including three-man weaves with weighted balls, Missouri scrimmages at the end of practice to improve mental and physical endurance.
Michael Dixon gets stretched out after cramping at the first MU practice Friday. On Saturday, MU begins practicing twice a day, which will continue into the next week.
Kadeem Green, Ricardo Ratcliffe and Kim English fight for the ball during the first MU basketball practice Friday