Slammin' sophomore [Photo]

It took a season for Kenyan Maria Omondi’s natural talent to show.

Cougars 1-1 at NAIA national volleyball tournament [Photo]

Columbia College's Daniela Brazolino makes a return Thursday against Mobile.

Football rally speakers ask for fans’ support [Photo]

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.

Sooners won't concede Big 12 title [Photo]

"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.

MU's Shak indifferent to name game [Photo]

Tigers freshman forward Shakara Jones got her nickname from her father because she outsized so many of her high school opponents.

Daniel poised for Heisman performance [Graphic]

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Boehm Interview [Video]

Columbia police Chief Randy Boehm discusses the recent rise in crime and the community’s role in preventing and solving crimes.

Foreclosures loom this holiday season [Photo]

Officials should not dismiss recent violent crimes [Photo]

Columbia’s Baker intends to challenge Hulshof for House seat [Photo]

Judy Baker

Hulshof launches bid for governor at airport [Photo]

Kenny Hulshof

'New Anatomies' not the same old brand of theater [Photo]

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.

Cougars upset in national volleyball tournament opener [Photo]

The Cougars' Juliana Quadrado, left, Luana Branco, center, and Fabiane Nass work a play at the net in Saturday's loss.

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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.

Fans rally around Tigers with rituals [Photo]

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!

Tigers’ cornerback putting in his time [Photo]

Castine Bridges races upfield after getting his first interception of the season against Kansas last Saturday.

MU men’s basketball team falls short at Arkansas [Photo]

Arkansas' Darian Townes stops Missouri's DeMarre Carroll on Wednesday.

Cougars point guard continues to overcome obstacles [Photo]

Guard Joe Flanner is leading the Cougars in assists.

Max Askren sees the cultural side of wrestling [Photo]

MU sophomore Max Askren has been interested in other cultures and their languages since high school.

Two accurate Tigers win Big 12 football awards [Photo]

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.