November 3, 2014
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.
November 2, 2014
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.
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.
November 1, 2014
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.
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.
The Missouri football team defeated Kentucky 20-10 on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
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.
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.
October 31, 2014
Downtown Columbia businesses handed out candy and treats to kids trick-or-treating for Halloween in downtown Columbia on Friday.
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.
October 30, 2014
The Missouri Tigers soccer team topped the Arkansas Razorbacks 2-1 at Walton Stadium on Thursday.
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.
Pasture prices are growing faster than cropland prices in Missouri, according to a University of Missouri Extension survey.
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.
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.
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.
October 29, 2014
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.
The Missouri men's basketball team faced William Jewell College on Wednesday at Hearnes Center in an exhibition game. Missouri won 73-31.
Grand View University's boys soccer won 4-0 at Columbia College on Wednesday.