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MU volleyball team falls to Nebraska

Missouri's Weiwen Wang, left, and Annie Lopez collide casing down the ball in Sunday’s game against Nebraska. The Cornhuskers' coach, John Cook, said when Wang was not setting on the back row, the Tigers’ offense was a bit more predictable.

Columbia College volleyballl player Flavia Lino

Flavia Lino, junior volleyball player at Columbia College, bumps the ball back toward the net during the Cougars’ game Friday against Missouri Baptist University. Born in Brazil, Lino transferred from the University of Kansas.

A steady line

Gage Bowman, 7, steadies his kite against a gust of wind on Sunday morning at Cosmo-Bethel Park. Gage came to the kite-flying festival with his grandpa, Mike Shaw, a multiple prize-winning entrant in the American Kitefliers Association’s Grand National Kite Festival and Competition.

Dez Bryant makes a first down

Oklahoma State wide receiver Dez Bryant, right, pushes past Missouri defensive back Castine Bridges for a first down in the Tigers' loss last October in Columbia.

Promoting peace

Dick Vogel kneels to untangle his two-line multicolored kite at Cosmo-Bethel Park on Sunday morning. Sunday’s festival was one of many held around the country by One Sky One World, a nonprofit organization promoting peace through kite flying.

Kite-flying festival

From left, Sam Morgan, 5, Bohdan Adams, 3, and Lily Morgan, 3, rejoice that their kite is airborne on Sunday morning. The kite-flying festival at Cosmo-Bethel Park brought families from all over the state out for a day of fun.

Handing off the ball

Oklahoma State quarterback Zac Robinson hands off the ball in the first half of Saturday's game.

Leading rusher

Oklahoma State running back Kendall Hunter (24) runs the ball. He was their leading rusher at Saturday's game.

Tackling the odds

Oklahoma State University cornerback Jacob Lacey (17) and linebacker Orie Lemon (41) tackle MU's Chase Coffman, tight end (45), in the fourth quarter of Saturday's game.

Defensive players

MU linebacker coach Dave Steckel yells at defensive players in the fourth quarter of Saturday's game.

Hold That Hug

Photographer Amy Enderle takes a picture Sunday afternoon of the Smith family, from left: Asa, 5, Melissa, Reese, 2, Jason, and Quinn, 2. The Smith family had their photo taken for free as part of an event held in Stewart Park that was organized in honor of Sarah Becking, a Columbia photographer who died of cancer in July.

Anxious fans

Missouri fans express anxiety during the second half of the Tigers' game against the Oklahoma State Cowboys Saturday at Faurot Field.

An alternate ride

On Thursday,bikes and scooters were overflowing on the racks throughout MU. Students are economizing by walking, riding bikes and riding scooters to class instead of driving.

Cutting down on car use

Geoff Stumbaugh, a staff member at the MU library, locks his bike to the rack in Lowry Mall on Thursday. Since many student, faculty and staff are economizing by riding bikes and scooters many racks at MU are being filled to capacity.

Riggs Union Church barbecue helps sustain small group

Nancy Stack, of Riggs, washes out a bucket used for the annual Beef and Mutton BBQ at Riggs Union Church on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008. For over 50 years the annual fundraiser for the church brings about 400 people out to the town.

Riggs Union Church annual Beef and Mutton BBQ

Buford Kanatzar, right, and his wife, Helen Kanatzar, collect money for tickets to the annual Beef and Mutton BBQ at Riggs Union Church on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008. Each year the Kanatzar's run the ticket table. Members of the church volunteer to work different stations to keep the average of 400 people who attend flowing through the food line.