September 25, 2014
Battle High School practices Wednesday in preparation for playing Hickman High School on Friday. Battle was founded with players from Hickman. The game will pit friends and former teammates against one another.
September 24, 2014
The two-story Sturgeon Court of Common Pleas, built in 1882, could be demolished at any time. Sturgeon Mayor Gene Kelly said the town council voted unanimously in May to have the building, located in the town park near a playground, demolished due to its worsening condition.
September 23, 2014
South Carolina is known for Williams-Brice Stadium, one of two stadiums in Division I FBS named after a woman; alum Daruis Rucker, country singer and frontman of Hootie & The Blowfish; and "railgating," a special type of tailgating.
Columbia College women's volleyball beat Stephens College in three straight sets on Tuesday night.
One person is dead after a two-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon on U.S. 40 in Boone County.
Miss Mizzou, a character from the comic strip Steve Canyon, was inspired by MU when the comic's author and artist Milton Caniff came to visit the university. Based in part on Marilyn Monroe, the character became hugely popular at MU and in the city of Columbia. J.B Winter is writing a book about Miss Mizzou, her history and her impact.
September 22, 2014
A climate change rally was held Monday outside the Daniel Boone City Building to raise awareness about environmental issues such as global warming, fracking and the use of natural gas for Columbia's city buses.
The Rock Bridge High School girls tennis team practices on Thursday at Cosmo-Bethel Park. Coach Ben Loeb has led the girls and boys teams to a combined nine state championships during his tenure.
Police departments around the country have utilized the Department of Defense's 1033 Program to acquire surplus military equipment. While some have focused on adding assault rifles and armored vehicles, the Columbia Police Department requested items such as dumbbells, weight room equipment and night vision goggles. The department said the SWAT team, which recently practiced real-life scenarios, was established and didn't have a need to build up military equipment.
September 21, 2014
Participants made signs Sunday urging Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., and Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., to support action against climate change.
Participants run and walk in the College Avenue Mile. The event raises money for the Anderson Family Charitable Foundation, which supports the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri and the Columbia Public School District.
September 20, 2014
Columbia College women's soccer wins match against Freed-Hardeman University on Saturday. This is the first win of the season for Columbia College. Columbia College men's soccer also wins match 3-0 against Freed-Hardeman University on Saturday.
The Missouri Tigers played the Indiana Hoosiers on Saturday at Memorial Stadium during Family Weekend.
Jay Hickman plays one of his handmade flutes at the 37th Annual Heritage Festival & Craft Show on Saturday. "The making it, that is the easy part. Making the music is the hard part," Hickman said. Hickman has been wood carving since he was 9 years old.
At the 37th Annual Heritage Festival & Craft Show on Saturday, visitors could walk through Historic Nifong Park and interact with costumed characters, scope out Lewis and Clark's outpost and enjoy lives performances. The event is free and open to the public. Visitors can still attend this event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Fans tailgate before Missouri's game against Indiana University on Saturday.
Hickman High School and Rock Bridge High School face off as rivals in the Providence Bowl on Friday evening. Hickman lost 42-23.
September 19, 2014
MU hosted an MU Columns lighting ceremony on Friday as part of its 175th anniversary celebration week.
The MU women's soccer team defeated LSU 3-1 on Friday.
Write Like a Pirate Day celebrates International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Attendees dressed up in pirate outfits and participated in a creative writing program as part of the event.