March 11, 2015
Missouri lost to South Carolina, 63-54, Wednesday in the first round of the Southeastern Conference tournament in Nashville, Tennessee. The Tigers were the lowest seed in the field.
Missouri softball defeats Southeast Missouri State in both games of a doubleheader on Wednesday at University Field. The Tigers' record improved to 15-3.
More than 50 middle school students competed in the 2015 Regional Spelling Bee at the Christian Fellowship Church on Tuesday.
March 10, 2015
New Missouri athletics director Mack Rhoades was introduced at a news conference Tuesday at the MU Student Center. Rhoades will succeed Mike Alden in April when he leaves his athletics director position at the University of Houston.
Children's book author Sarah Fellows and her son, Max, turned a bedtime story into Sarah Fellows' first book, "Misty's Big Idea!" The publishing industry can be tricky to navigate, but Sarah Fellows said her book getting published was a combination of luck, perseverance, good advice and timing.
March 9, 2015
Mack Rhoades, current athletics director at Houston, will replace Missouri's Mike Alden as the Tigers' athletics director in April.
College students are exchanging traditional spring break plans at the beach for a chance to help register voters in Ferguson as part of the Atlanta NAACP's Voter Registration Alternative Spring Break campaign. Students were full of optimism and were ready to help Ferguson toward progress following the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
March 8, 2015
Missouri represented nicely at the Mid-American Conference Wrestling Championships at the Hearnes Center on Sunday. Five of MU's 10 wrestlers won first place in their weight class.
City Garden School students created fairy homes around Columbia on Sunday for the True/False Film Fest. The materials for the magical mansions were previously collected by students on hiking trips.
March 7, 2015
The Tigers led the Mid-American Conference Wrestling Championship with 122 points on Saturday at Hearnes Center.
Missouri men's baseball fell 5-1 to Milwaukee on Saturday at Taylor Stadium. It was a disappointing offensive performance for the Tigers and something out of character this season.
Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School lost to the Madison Prep Bears on Saturday in the Class 3 state quarterfinals, 76-74.The game was played at Warrenton High School in Warrenton, Missouri.
President Barack Obama gave a passionate speech on the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday" in Selma, Alabama. In his speech, he praised the figures of a civil rights era that he was too young to know but helped him break the ultimate racial barrier in political history with his ascension to the highest office.
March 6, 2015
Missouri gymnastics lost to Alabama 197.350-195.275 Friday at Mizzou Arena. Alyson Heimsath scored a 9.900 on floor, beating her previous career high of 9.850.
Missouri lost to Wisconsin-Whitewater, 57-34, on Friday in the National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament. The tournament is being held through Saturday at Brewer Fieldhouse.
In 1965, Martin Luther King Jr. led three marches from Selma, Alabama, to the Alabama state capital of Montgomery, advocating voting rights for African Americans. On March 7, 1965, protesters and state troopers clashed in what has become known as "Bloody Sunday."
March 5, 2015
Rock Bridge Bruins boys basketball lost Thursday night against the Blue Springs South Jaguars in a 62-70 game, closing out the season with a 17-5 record.
The Rock Bridge Bruins girls defeated the Hickman Kewpies 51-36 Thursday night for a victory in the Class 5, District 9 title game.
The 2015 True/False Film Fest kicked off Thursday with the True/False Film Fest Jubilee at Missouri Theatre. The jubilee was a masquerade gala and featured the singing talent of Miss Jubilee, a jazz band from St. Louis.
March 4, 2015
Michael Porter Jr. scored a game-high 25 points but shot just 10-of-27 from the field as the Trailblazers beat Bowling Green High School 55-38. Tolton (25-2) advances to face Madison Prep at 1 p.m. Saturday at Warrenton High School.