November 29, 2007
Stacy Jungman, a Mizzou Golden Girl, cheers for the MU football team during the pep rally outside Jesse Hall on Thursday. The crowd of hundreds began cheering in chorus as coach Gary Pinkel exclaimed, "How about my Tigers?" The pep rally was organized by the Mizzou Alumni Association Student Board. Many of the football players and members of the spirit squad were present.
"It’s not a spoiler role when you’re in line to win the conference championship. So don’t put us in that category,” Sooners coach Bob Stoops told reporters this week.
Tigers freshman forward Shakara Jones got her nickname from her father because she outsized so many of her high school opponents.
November 28, 2007
Lauren Gress gives an emotional monologue during dress rehersal at MU as Isabelle Eberhardt on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007. Gress is a senior at MU and has returned for her fourth stage production.
The Cougars' Juliana Quadrado, left, Luana Branco, center, and Fabiane Nass work a play at the net in Saturday's loss.
Lauren Gress, right, gives a drunken account to Christina Andrade, back, and Ashley Hicks, left, during a dress rehearsal of "New Anatomies" on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007. The play is being produced by the MU Department of Theatre. It will be presented at the Corner Playhouse at MU.
Matt Krocheski and fellow MU fans sing the Missouri Waltz, which includes the lines, "Way down in old Missouri, where I heard this melody...". Krocheski and others honored their departing seniors by painting a phrase on their bodies: THANK YOU SENIORS, 95,85,13, 4, 90, 2, 91, 87, 4, 82, 41, 71, 6, 77, 22, 3, 54, 99, 3 K-STATE & KU ARE NEXT!
Castine Bridges races upfield after getting his first interception of the season against Kansas last Saturday.
Arkansas' Darian Townes stops Missouri's DeMarre Carroll on Wednesday.
Guard Joe Flanner is leading the Cougars in assists.
November 27, 2007
MU sophomore Max Askren has been interested in other cultures and their languages since high school.
In two years’ worth of Big 12 play, Jeff Wolfert has not missed a kick, converting all 23 of his field goals and 64 extra points.
The Tigers have plenty to be happy about after defeating Kansas, but coach Gary Pinkel has everyone “back to work” preparing for Oklahoma.
Max Zofness passes the lacrosse ball Monday to roommate Blaine Skrainka (not pictured) while playing on the front lawn of their house on University Avenue. The seniors have played on the MU lacrosse team for two and four years, respectively. Before Zofness arrived, Skrainka was practicing by throwing the ball against their brick home when he broke one of the first-floor windows.
The Dec. 3, 2007, cover of Sports Illustrated
Robin Morrison examines the logbook of a bonus letterbox she discovered after deciphering a code on Oct. 22. Often, additional clues to other close boxes will be hidden on site.