BikeMo Fall Foliage rider

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.

Quarterback sack averted

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.

Tigers take the 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.

A sack attack

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.

Gabbert takes control

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.

MU football player Kevin Rutland vs. Texas A&M

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.

Freshmen get first taste of MU basketball practices

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 watches teammates at first practice

Kim English sits on the bench during a scrimmage at the first MU basketball practice Friday.

Missouri practice follows tight schedule

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.

MU basketball begins two-a-days Saturday

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.

MU basketball begins practice

Kadeem Green, Ricardo Ratcliffe and Kim English fight for the ball during the first MU basketball practice Friday

Fitch and Sprigg connect for Kewpies

Hickman Quarterback Logan Fitch throws for a complete pass to his teammate Tyler Sprigg in the football game against Fort Zumwalt West on Friday. Sprigg had 135 yards and three touchdowns in the game, including the one from Fitch for a lead with 2:37 left in the game.

Sprigg nearly brings Kewpies back

Hickman Tight End Tyler Sprigg runs in for a 30-yard touchdown against Fort Zumwalt West on Friday. Sprigg had three touchdowns and brought the ball to Fort Zumwalt West's 11-yard line as time ran out.

Owens has big game for Kewpies

Hickman Running Back Will Owens rushes for a touchdown in the third quarter of the football game against Fort Zumwalt West on Friday. Owens had 27 carries for 127 yards and two TDs.

Hickman players handle late-game loss

Hickman junior Jeff Treadway, left, comforts his teammate Crandon Cook, right, after a close loss on Friday. The Kewpies lost by one point, on a conversion scored in the game's final minute.

Hickman lets late lead slip away against Fort Zumwalt West

Hickman Defensive End Alex Keith attempts to sack Fort Zumwalt West Quarterback Drew Hare on Friday. The Kewpies came back from a 21-0 deficit but lost on a last-second touchdown and two-point conversion.

Columbia Multisport Club competes at national level

The Columbia-based triathlon organization won its fifth Division I USAT national championship in eight years on Oct. 2 in Myrtle Beach, but still remains an underdog.

Gwin stays consistent in goal for Tigers

Sophomore goalkeeper Jessica Gwin directs the defense during the "Pink-out" game against Texas on Friday. The Tigers lost 1-0 to the Longhorns.

Rock Bridge's 'world's only all-female chain gang'

Ilayna Pickett, middle, talks with April Sulze, right, and Patty Avery, left, during a quick break between plays on Friday. Along with Rebecca Bruton, they make up Rock Bridge's all-female chain crew.

Texas, Nebraska face off in last scheduled game between the two

Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez carries the ball against Kansas State in Manhattan, Kan. on Oct. 7. Martinez just might be oblivious to all the fuss about this Texas-Nebraska game on Saturday. No one knows for sure because the Cornhuskers' redshirt freshman quarterback doesn't talk much.