January 26, 2014
The Columbia Disc Golf Club held its 28th Annual Ice Bowl Charity Tournament at 10 a.m. Sunday on the Albert-Oakland Park disc golf course. The first Ice Bowl disc golf event was organized in Columbia in 1987. Ice Bowls are held across the United States and a few European countries where they are typically played in snow, ice and frigid weather. They are also held in warm weather climates for irony's sake, according to the organizer's website.
January 25, 2014
An injury during a CrossFit routine left former MU student Kevin Ogar unable to move his legs. Friends, family and supporters packed CrossFit Fringe to raise money for his medical bills Saturday.
The Missouri Tigers defeated South Carolina 82-74 on Saturday in front of a season-high attendance of 12,033 at Mizzou Arena. The team also recorded a season-high 18 assists.
Large state-backed rallies took place Saturday in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt. Military supporters celebrated the third anniversary of the uprising, calling for the army chief to run for president. Police used tear gas to disperse supporters of ousted Islamist President.
The ARC hosted its Bring Your Own Big Wheel event on Saturday. Kids raced on the track and received a certificate with the number of laps completed and candy as a prize for participating.
A fire broke in a duplex in north Columbia on Saturday morning, leaving one of the units destroyed. Paul Trevino, 13, was sleeping on a couch a few feet from the fire. He awoke and alerted the occupants. It took firefighters about half an hour to extinguish the blaze.
January 24, 2014
The Kentucky Wildcats beat Missouri Tigers 195.150 - 193.775 at Hearnes Center on Friday.
January 23, 2014
The Missouri women's basketball team lost 62-57 to the No. 17 Texas A&M Aggies on Thursday night at Mizzou Arena.
Kirk Powell was forced to make an emergency landing in his small plane Thursday in a field near the intersection of routes M and DD near Ashland. "We found a nice bean field and decided to call it home," Powell said.
Ice forms channels, forms around air pockets and reflects trees in Rock Bridge Memorial State Park on Thursday morning as temperatures remain frigid.
The MU School of Law celebrated the opening of the MU Veterans Clinic by hosting Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher Greca on Wednesday. Greca is the highest ranking non-commissioned officer in the U.S. Army Forces Command.
January 22, 2014
Freshman pitchers Casey Stangel and Tori Finucane are splitting pitching duties for the Missouri Tigers.
Missouri Chief Justice Mary Rhodes Russell
Scott Dalrymple, the new president of Columbia College, was welcomed by students, faculty and community members Wednesday at a ceremony and reception at the college.
January 21, 2014
The Missouri men's basketball team lost to LSU 77-71 Tuesday night, dropping the Tigers' record below .500.
Columbia residents braved low temperatures Tuesday morning, donning jackets and scarves in single-digit temperatures.
January 20, 2014
Columbia residents observed Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday by participating in events throughout the day, including a memorial service and candlelight march.
The Poor Man's Community Breakfast on Monday was organized by five volunteers who spread out the workload that Almeta Crayton had handled for almost 20 consecutive years.
Ladies Rock Camp, held Friday through Sunday, serves as a fundraiser for the weeklong Girls Rock Camp in the summer. This weekend's camp included 24 women divided into five bands. The bands came up with an original song to perform at Mojo's on Sunday night.
Clay Mering, the great-great grandson of James Rollins, researched his history of slave ownership. As a way to atone for his ancestor's ownership of slaves, he created an endowment for research at MU's Black Studies Department. Mering said he is still proud of his great-great grandfather, who is known as the "father of the University of Missouri."