PHOTO GALLERY: Parents demand better safety policies after son's fatal football injury

Chad Strover's No. 18 jersey was honored Oct. 10 at the Tipton senior night against Sacred Heart. Stover, who would have been a senior, died two weeks after receiving massive brain injuries at the Tipton vs. Sacred Heart playoff game in Sedalia on Oct. 31, 2013. He was 17 at the time of his death.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tigers fall to Texas A&M

The Tigers lost to the Texas A&M Aggies on Sunday at the Hearnes Center 3-1 (25-17, 13-25, 13-25, 16-25). The loss marked the Tigers' second conference loss at home this season.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia teen joins family tradition with bowling accomplishments

Devin Klotz comes from a family of bowlers. His mother, Lynn Klotz, is the granddaughter of a competitive bowler, and his father, Daryl Klotz, grew up with a mother who was a serious bowler. The Columbia teen is a member of three bowling teams.

PHOTO GALLERY: Second annual Black and Gold Alumni Match brings alumni and current MU students together

Alumni of MU's wrestling team returned for matches against current MU wrestling team members. The alumni team won 8 of the 11 matches.


MU fans turned out in Francis Quadrangle on Saturday morning for a live broadcast of the SEC Network's pre-game show, SEC Nation.

PHOTO GALLERY: Vinyl Renaissance opens in downtown Columbia

Vinyl Renaissance, a record store, had its grand opening Saturday at its 16 N. Tenth St. location. Managers of Vinyl Renaissance said they aren't worried about an overcrowded market because each outlet has something different to offer.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU defeats Kentucky

The Missouri football team defeated Kentucky 20-10 on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

PHOTO GALLERY: Friends, family honor Josh Seidel with tailgates

Josh Seidel, a former MU engineering student and avid tailgater, died in an accident in September 2013. Family and friends gathered Saturday near Memorial Stadium for the second annual "Tailgate 4 Josh," which honored Josh Seidel and raised money for a scholarship foundation in his name.

PHOTO GALLERY: Spartans defeat Tigers 21-17

The Battle Spartans defeated the Waynesville Tigers 21-17 on Friday, and will move on to the district final against Camdenton High School next week.

PHOTO GALLERY: Trick-or-treating in downtown Columbia

Downtown Columbia businesses handed out candy and treats to kids trick-or-treating for Halloween in downtown Columbia on Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Lee students march in Fall Festival parade

Lee Expressive Arts elementary students dressed in themes by grade to march in their Fall Festival parade Friday. This year, that theme focused on museums and a book called "Masterpiece" by writer Elise Broach and illustrator Kelly Murphy. It's about a beetle named Marvin who can draw like Albrecht Durer, a German painter, engraver and printmaker from the late 15th and early 16th centuries.

GALLERY: Missouri soccer tops Arkansas 2-1

The Missouri Tigers soccer team topped the Arkansas Razorbacks 2-1 at Walton Stadium on Thursday.

PHOTO GALLERY: More than 200 hear ghost stories at Twilight Walk

A monkey on the loose, the ghost of an opera singer and hazing rituals in a crematorium were among stories told at this year's fourth and final Twilight Walk through downtown Columbia on Thursday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Agriculture land near Columbia

Pasture prices are growing faster than cropland ​prices in Missouri, according to a University of Missouri Extension survey.

PHOTO GALLERY: Sturgeon School District would benefit from bond issue on ballot

If a $2 million bond passes on election day, Sturgeon High School will build a 1,200-square-foot science laboratory and classroom and an all-weather running track, make additions to field lighting fixtures and make other improvements.

PHOTO GALLERY: Lee students create bug art for Fall Festival parade

In preparation for Lee Expressive Art Elementary School's Fall Festival, students created bug prints in art class to decorate a banner for a parade, which will be held Friday morning. The project was inspired by a book about a beetle that can paint like artist Albrecht Durer.

PHOTO GALLERY: Markus Golden takes winding road to team captain

Markus Golden took a winding road to Missouri, including stops at an alternative high school and junior college. But now the defensive lineman is a captain for Missouri with NFL potential.

PHOTO GALLERY: Royals lose to Giants

Kansas City Royals fans nervously watch Game 7 of the World Series and were disappointed when their team lost 3-2 against the San Francisco Giants. The Giants have won three of the last five World Series.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri beats William Jewell

The Missouri men's basketball team faced William Jewell College on Wednesday at Hearnes Center in an exhibition game. Missouri won 73-31.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia College boys soccer loses 4-0

Grand View University's boys soccer won 4-0 at Columbia College on Wednesday.