September 21, 2010
Matt Will and his two children, Oliver, 5, and Stella, 7, (front) leave Grant Elementary School riding tandem bikes on Monday. After 100 years of existence, transportation to and from the school continues to evolve.
Grant Elementary School third graders Jack Welshons, Isaiah Wilson and Nathan Schneider run out to the playground at the beginning of recess on Monday. The school is celebrating its centennial anniversary this year.
First grade students at Grant Elementary School line up after recess on Monday. The school is celebrating 100 years of being the "All-stars".
A hallway on the main floor of Grant Elementary School is lined with artwork by students. The school, celebrating its centennial anniversary this year, changed the height of the ceilings when new lighting was installed but the rest of the infrastructure has gone untouched.
Jamazanae Brewster and Chloe Bierman, first graders at Grant Elementary School, play four-square on the playground during recess on Monday. The elementary school is celebrating its centennial anniversary this year.
Missouri defensive end Aldon Smith celebrates after shutting down San Diego State at Faurot Field on Saturday. He will miss this weekend's game because of an injury to his leg.
September 20, 2010
John Finley and Marvin Stone examine an instrument cluster at the Fleet Operations Division of Public Works on Lakeview Avenue.
Missouri defensive end Aldon Smith claims his injury is "just a big bruise."
Rock Bridge coach A.J. Odofile says he doesn't mind the fun-loving ways of offensive linemen Jeremy Smith, left, and Jacob Ellis. “They’re as goofy as they get,” Ofodile said. “But they’re respectful and conscientious, and they understand when it’s time to go to work.”
Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel argues a call during the fourth quarter of Saturday's game against San Diego State. Pinkel said coaching is more pressure-packed than ever.
Ohio University mascot Rufus goes after Brutus Buckeye as the Ohio State football team runs onto the field Saturday at Ohio Stadium. The man behind the Ohio University Bobcat mascot says he tried out for the job with a goal of tackling the Buckeye.
Auctioneers Bob Johnston, front, and Jeff Johnston call out bid amounts to audience members attending the Missouri Unclaimed Property Auction at the Stoney Creek Inn on Monday. The auction included items such as tableware, fake Confederate currency, jewelry and a fanny pack.
Chet Boeke, of St. Charles, examines a pocket watch under the watchful eye of auction worker Sondra Hinman, of Jefferson City, before the bidding started at the Unclaimed Property Auction. Boeke, who ran for treasurer in 2004 and lost the Republican primary, said he always wanted to attend one of the auctions and this was his first chance.
Brenda Sumrall raises her bidding card to compete for a set of baseball cards at the Missouri Unclaimed Property Auction on Monday. All items at the property auction were recovered from safe deposit boxes in Missouri.
Jeff Cochran of Johnston Auctions displays a baseball autographed by Pete Rose during the Missouri Unclaimed Property Auction at the Stoney Creek Inn on Monday.
In this photo taken Saturday, former UCLA basketball player Ed O'Bannon sits in his office in Henderson, Nev. O'Bannon is part of a lawsuit seeking revenue sharing for NCAA athletes. "There are millions and millions of dollars being made off the sweat and grind of the student athlete," O'Bannon said. "Student athletes see none of that other than their education."
Former UCLA basketball player Ed O'Bannon sits in his office Saturday in Henderson, Nev. O'Bannon is part of a lawsuit seeking revenue sharing for NCAA athletes. "There are millions and millions of dollars being made off the sweat and grind of the student athlete," O'Bannon said. "Student athletes see none of that other than their education."
September 19, 2010
Carolyn Woodstock of Washington, Mo., holds still as decals are put on her cheeks by Kim Stonecipher-Fischer on Sunday at Columbia's firstl Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. Woodstock rode her motorcycle as a pacesetter with the Central Missouri Riders and is a 14 year breast cancer survivor.
Race participants cross Stadium Boulevard and run up Tiger Avenue on Sunday. Columbia's inaugural Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure had a turnout of about 4,000 people.
Jimmie Johnson (48), Carl Edwards (99) and Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88) pass safely as Denny Hamlin (11) spins Sunday between Turns 3 and 4 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H.