Going for a takedown

Joshua Jackson (38) and Marvin Anderson of Southeast Missouri State try to bring down MU's Wes Kemp.

Playing time for Patton

Rock Bridge alum Chase Patton hands off the ball. He came into the game with more than four minutes left in the second quarter.

Show of appreciation

Castine Bridges is lifted by a teammate after a successful play.

Daniel to Washington

Quarterback Chase Daniel hands off to Derrick Washington.

Weatherspoon scores on an interception

Sean Weatherspoon intercepted a pass in the second quarter and returned it 65 yards for a touchdown, his second in two games.

Taking aim

Quarterback Chase Daniel completed 16 of 17 passes for 244 yards and three touchdowns.

Making an entrance

MU football players take the field.

Show of hands

Fans wave their hands before the kickoff of MU's home opener against Southeast Missouri State.

Washington gains ground

MU's Derrick Washington runs the ball down the field.

Making the tackle

An MU defensive player tackles Southeast Missouri State's Walter Peoples.

Quiet before the game

A Missouri player takes a quiet moment in the end zone before the start of Saturday evening's game.

EcoArtFest provides live music

Jim Hellman plays keyboard for the band Naked Dave and the Crazy Fish at EcoArtFest.

EcoArtFest face painting

Michael Mize paints his daughter Riverdawn's face with blue and pink paint, Riverdawn's favorite colors, at Cooper's Landing on Saturday afternoon.

EcoArtFest serves up the fun

Susan Galloway gets two dishes from Thai Food Kitchen at Cooper's Landing. "This is my first time here. I definitely would come here the next year, too. The food is really great, especially when you eat beside the river," Susan said.

EcoArtFest draws local artists

Nicholas Orazio, 10, poses for his portrait drawn by a local artist, Kate Folisek, at EcoArtFest. Nicholas came here with his father to paint and sell T-shirts.

EcoArtFest celebrates Missouri River culture

From left, Sam D'Agostino, Elizabeth D'Agostino, and Anna D'Agostino sing "Pop Fiction" for EcoArtFest on Saturday. "This is the best time to spend a day with family. I would love to sing a song with my two daughters," Sam D'Agostino said. EcoArtFest will continue through Sunday. Proceeds of the festival will be given to the Missouri River Cultural Conservancy.

Coffman leaps over SEMO player

Chase Coffman, MU tight end, leaps over a Southeast Missouri State player during the first quarter.

Crowd cheers

Kelley Robinson, center, a staff member at the Campaign for Change, cheers with the crowd as Howard Dean arrives on the MU campus. Dean spoke to the Columbia community Saturday morning for a Get Out the Vote voter registration drive. The College Democrats and other volunteers recruited 659 new voter registrants on campus the previous day and came to the Saturday event to register more voters.

Dean shaking hands

Governor Howard Dean shakes hands with Bill Monroe, left, Democratic delegate of Fulton, and Ed Ricciotti. Dean spoke to the audience about the "neighborhood by neighborhood, door by door" initiative of the Democratic party.

Bark Obama

Meara Roberts and her mom, Jennifer, of Columbia play with their dog, Winston on Saturday morning before Howard Dean's address. The Roberts came to support the Democratic party at Stankowski field.