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.

For once, Rams, Chiefs, Mizzou all watchable

Sports fans Tyler Zimmer, Justin Wells and T.J. Erlacker talk football over drinks at The Post Bar and Grill in Maplewood, Mo. on Oct. 7. Many sports fans around Missouri are more excited this year because their teams, from the surprising Chiefs to the promising Rams and the ranked Tigers, are actually watchable.

Weiss property to receive vote at Monday's council meeting

Cars navigate the intersection of St. Charles Road and Richland Road on Thursday.

Nice weather draws Columbians outside

Dom Bergfeld tries on stretch pants for his friends on the patio of Campus Bar and Grill on Friday. The group of friends who started their evening on the patios of Quinton's Deli were kicking off the weekend by enjoying the nice weather in Columbia.

Citizen Jane sign at Uprise Bakery

Vince Foley peeks out from the top of temporary scaffolding on Friday at Uprise Bakery. The installation promoted the Citizen Jane Film Festival, a celebration of female filmmakers that first began in October 2008. The festival runs Oct. 15-17, with films showing at Ragtag Cinema and Stephens College.

Carnahan participates in forum

Secretary of State Robin Carnahan receives a hug from Anna Jedrezjewski after the Missouri Press Association Senate Candidate Forum on Friday. Jedrezjewski says she supports Carnahan because "she represents people."

Missouri Press Association puts on candidate forum

Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, Democrat, looks on as Libertarian Senate Candidate Jonathan Dine answers a question during the Missouri Press Association Senate candidate forum on Friday. The forum was held at the Lodge of the Four Seasons in Lake Ozark.

Senate candidates answer questions at press forum

U.S. Representative Roy Blunt, Republican, (center) makes a point during the Missouri Press Association Senate candidate forum on Friday. The candidates were all allowed opening statements, then answered questions from members of the press. The forum was held at the Lodge of the Four Seasons in Lake Ozark.

Farmer harvests corn for ethanol

Dave Stemme harvests corn on some of his property near Centralia. The corn is harvested to go to the plant in Laddonia to be refined into ethanol for gasoline use around the United States.

Schweich answers audience question at debate

Republican candidate Tom Schweich answers a question at Friday's State Auditor debate with his Democratic rival, current State Auditor Susan Montee.

Susan Montee and Tom Schweich debate their merits for State Auditor

Democratic candidate for State Auditor Susan Montee and her Republican opponent Tom Schweich answer questions from the audience at the Friday debate sponsored by the Missouri Press Association at the Lake of the Ozarks.

Patty and Stewart Humphry

Patty and Stewart Humphry returned to their work as missionaries in Hungary this month.