March 22, 2014
The Columbia Farmers' Market kicked off its spring season Saturday by holding the first outdoor market of the year in the Activity and Recreation Center parking lot. The market will be in the ARC parking lot 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays through October 25.
Battle High School hosted the Columbia Kick-Off track meet Friday. The event brought together the track and field teams from Battle High School, Hickman High School and Rock Bridge High School.
March 20, 2014
Hickman's boys basketball team won its semifinal game against Hazelwood Central 62-56 to advance to the next round of play in the state championship. The team plays again Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
The Rock Bridge girls basketball team beat St. Joseph's Academy to advance to the finals of the state tournament.
Former Missouri football players Michael Sam, Kony Ealy, Max Copeland, Henry Josey, E.J. Gaines and others performed in front of NFL scouts during Missouri's Pro Day on Thursday at Devine Pavilion.
March 19, 2014
The Missouri baseball team won 4-3 against Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Wednesday in Taylor Stadium. Sophomore Peter Fairbanks pitched for the Tigers.
The Tigers won both games of a double header against Illinois State on Wednesday.
Columbia residents attended a special session Wednesday held by the City Council to discuss three student-housing proposals.
The Missouri Tigers defeated the Davidson College Wildcats 85-77 in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament on Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena.
March 18, 2014
Donn Upp and Joe Ely now host guided tours and operate Rivercene Mansion year-round as a bed-and-breakfast. The construction of Rivercene Mansion was started in 1864 and completed in 1869. 2014 marks the 150th anniversary of the property. The mansion is 12,000 square feet and has 10 bedrooms. This fall, Rivercene will temporarily be transformed into Ridgecliffe Manor. Upp plans to take the setting from his horror novels and intertwine it with actual events from the Kinney family history.
March 17, 2014
MU's Irish heritage club Pure Irish celebrates St. Patrick's Day on Monday night at International Tap House. The group, founded in November 2012, performed dances and tin whistle music.
March 16, 2014
On Saturday, children learned from more than 16 science booths at the Science Sleuth event at the Bond Life Sciences Center. Children played with bubbles, made slime and even learned CPR techniques.
March 15, 2014
The Missouri Tigers lost with a final score of 8-7 in game two of its doubleheader.
The Missouri Tigers lost to the Tennessee Volunteers on Saturday, at Taylor Stadium with an end score of 4-1. Missouri pitcher Eric Anderson went out with eight strikeouts and a season-best six innings in game two of the doubleheader.
Battle, Hickman, Rock Bridge and Fort Zumwalt West high schools play in a four-way scrimmage Saturday at Hickman.
The Missouri Deer Classic & Outdoor Expo was held Saturday at the Central Missouri Events Center. One of the events at the convention included a 40-target indoor archery course, hosted by Oak Grove Archery.
Bill Nye speaks Saturday at Jesse Auditorium for the 10th annual MU Life Sciences and Society Symposium.
March 14, 2014
Florida gymnastics claimed a victory over Missouri on Friday at the Hearnes Center.
Missouri's men basketball lost 72-49 to the No. 1 Florida Gators in the third round of the SEC Tournament. The Tigers are almost definitely destined to be a National Invitational tournament team, but the team has to wait until Selection Sunday to find out for sure.
Missouri tennis lost to LSU on Friday in another tight conference match, falling to 5-11 and 0-5 in the Southeastern Conference, one game further from a .500 record, which is required for an appearance in the NCAA tournament. Kelli Hine and Tracy Dong lost 8-3 in the No. 3 set. Cassidy Spearman and Madison Rhyner dropped the No. 2 set 8-6. And, in what is becoming a familiar story for top doubles duo Cierra Gaytan-Leach and Rachel Stuhlmann, their 7-3 lead was for naught.