March 8, 2014
After beating out 23 other contestants, Kush Sharma and Sophia Hoffman went toe-to-toe during an additional 29 rounds on Saturday at the Kansas City Public Library. Sharma won after spelling the word "definition" correctly.
March 7, 2014
Hickman and Rock Bridge will face off in a long-awaited rematch Saturday at the Class 5, District 9 girls basketball final.
March 6, 2014
Columbia College men's basketball won against William Woods Thursday night. The final score was 79-65.
The Hickman and Rock Bridge girls basketball teams both played in Class 5, District 9 semifinal games on Thursday. Hickman won its game 66-60, and Rock Bridge won 54-24.
CoMo Cares launched an all-natural beauty pageant in February. The program is designed to help children with self-confidence, without the use of makeup for younger children.
Oakland Middle School students learned about the Holocaust from Ben Fainer, a Holocaust survivor, and the family of another Holocaust survivor Gerda Nothman Luner on Thursday.
The Heibel-March Building, which was recently renovated after being left vacant for nearly 16 years, will open on March 17 as office space for Grove Construction. Since its construction in 1910, the building has served as a drugstore, grocery store and auto parts store.
March 5, 2014
Missouri defeated Texas A&M 57-56 on Wednesday. Missouri didn't get its first lead until 7.3 seconds left in the game on a pair of Earnest Ross free throws.
Columbia College defeated Hannibal-LaGrange 90-43 in the American Midwest Conference tournament quarterfinals Wednesday.
March 4, 2014
The 20-3 Rock Bridge Bruins were upset by the 13-11 Jefferson City Jays in the Class 5, District 9 championships semifinal game Tuesday night.
J.W. "Blind" Boone matched Thomas "Blind Tom" Wiggins, a nationally-known pianist, in a playoff at Garth Hall 134 years ago.
Richard Stickann is an alpaca farmer and writer. He recently wrote his second novel, "Hobbledehoy Boy," a tale about an awkward boy trying to navigate his way to manhood on the South Side of Chicago.
March 3, 2014
As Columbia weather dropped to a record-low temperature Monday, individual reports about weather across the country put the city in perspective.
March 2, 2014
Golfer Connor McCarty, a Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School senior, has signed with Culver-Stockton College to become the first athlete in Tolton's three-year history to ink a national letter of intent.
March 1, 2014
Chess players from kindergarten to high school age gathered at Battle High School for the Missouri Scholastic Championship Chess Tournament on Saturday. The high school division of the tournament was played in four rounds, limited to an hour in duration.
The Missouri Tigers won 85-66 against Mississippi State on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
The Filmmaker Fete, organized by the True/False Film Fest, was held at the PS Gallery on Saturday.
Campfire Stories, part of the True/False Film Fest, allowed filmmakers to discuss behind-the-scenes moments of their film production.
True/False Film Fest pass holders dance at the @ction! party, the Friday night party held at the Ninth Street dance club Tonic. The party was sponsored by Schlafly and featured MNDR and DJ Gold E Mouf.
February 28, 2014
Colorful characters gathered for the March March parade starting at the Boone County Courthouse Square and ending at the Missouri Theatre. Characters included puppets and the performing Hulagans to kick off the True/False Film Fest on Friday.