September 25, 2010
Gram Gerdeman, 6, paints a picture of the ocean at the WACKY Center on Saturday. The WACKY Center, which stands for "Walk In Activity Center 4 Kids ... Yippee!," opened Sept. 18.
Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert hands the ball off to tailback Henry Josey during their game against Miami (Ohio) University at Faurot Field on Saturday.
Erica Leach, developer and owner of the WACKY Center on the corner of Hickman Avenue and Sixth Street, works on crafts with students on Saturday. The center is supposed to serve as a safe place for kids to come and be creative.
Missouri Tiger fans shake their keys at the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks during a third down at Faurot Field on Saturday.
Missouri tailback Kendial Lawrence runs with the ball as MU left tackle Elvis Fisher attempts to block a Miami (Ohio) University linebacker during the second half of their game at Faurot Field on Saturday.
Micah Bolton and Casey Rolf pack boxes to be shipped out from SoccerPro in early September. SoccerPro does 95 percent of its business online through its website and, on this day, shipped out nearly 450 boxes to customers.
Miami University defensive back Trey Payne attempts to get past Missouri linebacker Josh Tatum during the second half of their game on Saturday. MU won 51-13.
MU football players celebrate their 51-13 win against Miami (Ohio) University on Saturday.
Daniel Soetaert, a director from the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture, and Bernadette Dryden, volunteer, helps build a Hoop House at West Boulevard Elementary on Saturday as a part of the school's new Slow Foods program. A hoop house is a greenhouse used to extend the growing season during cold months.
Slow Food and Columbia Urban Agriculture volunteers begin building a hoop house at West Boulevard Elementary School on Saturday. A hoop house is a greenhouse that is used to extend the growing season.
John Murray and Sharon Ginsburg, both Slow Food volunteers, lay mulch in the rain garden at West Boulevard Elementary on Saturday. The rain garden is used to filter the water from the parking lot into the garden and create a natural habitat for animals.
Cardboard that Michael York sorted from bags of trash at the Boone County Fairgrounds waits to be recycled on Saturday.
Michael York, 15, and his brother, Sheridan York, 12, sort out recyclables from bags of trash on Saturday at the Boone County Fairgrounds. "It started out with aluminum cans and grew into everything," his mother Bonnie York said. As of August, Michael York had collected three tons of recycling.
MU defensive back Daniel Easterly and safety Matt White attempt to take down Miami (Ohio) wide receiver DeMarco Paine, during the second quarter of the MU versus Miami (Ohio) University game on Saturday at Faurot Field.
Michael York, 15, sorts through multiple trash bags on Saturday at the Boone County Fairgrounds. York brought his recycling project with him from Yakima, Wash., where it began as a project for Boy Scouts.
Miami defensive lineman Austin Brown reaches for MU quarterback Blaine Gabbert, during the second quarter of the MU vs Miami (Ohio) University game on Saturday at Faurot Field.
MU linebacker Andrew Gachkar and defensive back Darvin Ruise tackle Miami wide receiver Armand Robinson during the first quarter of the MU vs Miami (Ohio) University game on Saturday at Faurot Field. The Tigers led the Redhawks 28-3 at the end of the half.
Missouri wide receiver Wes Kemp breaks free from Miami defensive back David Brown in the Tigers' victory Saturday over Miami (Ohio) University at Faurot Field.
MU football players walk down the stairs during the tiger walk before the football game versus Miami (Ohio) University on Saturday.
A toy Truman drives around the tailgates controlled by MU junior Trent Hayor before the Tiger football game versus Miami (Ohio) University on Saturday.