Other local sports
Welcome to the life of a high school mascot. There is tail spinning, shoe stepping and nose poking in this world, so be ready or don’t try.
Ta'Joh Jennings is a big fourth-grader who plays football with the fifth-graders.
Missourian photographers captured what life is like on a fall football weekend in Columbia.
The early NFL games on Sunday drew fans from multiple teams to Buffalo Wild Wings.
The Bengals shuttle bus is one way to avoid the parking hassles around Memorial Stadium on game days.
Whether it's baseball or football, the bar is attracts a steady stream of clients who are ready to watch the action on TV and share a bit of conversation and refreshments.
Being on the Rock Bridge Bruin cheer squad requires hard practice and fearlessness. For this group, their spotlight is in front of the fans during the football game.
Atul Kumar Patel knows to keep a close eye on his customers at Hitt Street Market during football weekends. The patrons come in wearing MU colors, but many seem content with a game's outcome — as long as they have something to drink.
Hickman football games are an event for the parents as much as they are for the players.
Tailgating is a party for some, but for others it's also a chance to catch up with old friends and enjoy the atmosphere of a Missouri football game.
One large group of people makes its way down Stadium after Missouri's loss to Oklahoma State.
The group travels around downtown Columbia, invading clubs and bars to energize the patrons with music and excitement.
Parking lots are full of tailgaters on Missouri football game days. When the tailgaters and fans leave, Tiger Tailgate Recycling helps bag up the recyclables.
Volunteers keep the league running and try to teach the players that sportsmanship is more important than winning the game.
A quick snapshot at the Tiger Team Store offers a perfect memento for a Saturday morning near Memorial Stadium.
Before Friday's Rock Bridge football game, the referees reminisce about their officiating experiences.
Truman the Tiger is treated like a rock star at every tailgate he stops at on game day.
Seven-hundred pounds of dough, 400 pounds of pepperonis and 300 pounds of shredded cheese are prepared at Shakespeare's Pizza for game day.
Baton twirler Cayla Troyer exhibits confidence when she twirls at the Missouri football halftime show.
Greeks and their parents get to the game late and leave early.