March 16, 2013
Columbia College lost to LSU-Shreveport in the NAIA national tournament quarterfinals Saturday night in Kansas City. With a final score of 79-78, LSU-Shreveport ruined the Cougars' perfect season.
South Carolina beat Missouri 2-0 in the second game Saturday of a three-game series. The Tigers prevailed 4-0 in the third game later Saturday.
Mid-Missouri Railfans hosted their annual train show Saturday morning at Paquin Tower. Attendees could walk through exhibits featuring small train models for kids to play with and more intricate realistic models for adults.
The Hickman boys basketball team defeated Vianney on Saturday at Mizzou Arena to place third in the state tournament.
The Rock Bridge girls soccer team fell to Rolla 3-1 in the Bruins' home opener Friday evening at Rock Bridge.
The Missouri men's basketball team lost to Ole Miss 64-62 in the quarterfinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.
Missouri baseball lost its Southeastern Conference home opener to South Carolina 4-1 Friday evening at Taylor Stadium.
Rock Bridge beat Blue Springs 43-32 to advance to Class 5 state finals. Rock Bridge will play St. Joseph's Academy Saturday evening at 8:30 p.m. at Mizzou Arena.
March 15, 2013
Columbia College men's basketball (35-0) outlasted Hope International University 66-64 to advance to the NAIA national championship quarterfinals 6 p.m. Saturday at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City.
Fans went to Nashville, Tenn., to watch the Missouri men's basketball team play in the SEC tournament on Friday.
The Hickman boys basketball team lost 67-59 to Rockhurst in the class 5 state semifinal game. Hickman will play again Saturday in the third-place game while Rockhurst will be in the final.
Rock Bridge High School held a pep rally on Friday to recognize students' achievements and get students excited for the girls basketball semifinal game against Blue Springs on Friday night at Mizzou Arena.
Hickman High schools hosted a pep rally to celebrate the boys basketball team heading in to state semifinal games and to honor student achievements.
March 14, 2013
The Missouri men's basketball team defeated Texas A&M 62-50 at the SEC tournament Thursday at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.
March 13, 2013
The Missouri softball team took Evansville in a double-header at University Field on Wednesday, winning 3-1 and 4-3. The occasion marked Coach Ehren Earlywine's 300th win.
March 12, 2013
Observers arrived Tuesday evening at MU's Laws Observatory to see the comet Pan-STARRS. However, the comet couldn't be seen due to heavy clouds in the western sky.
Russell Boulevard Elementary School students and some of their parents took university-style classes at "Russell University," a PTA fundraiser on Tuesday evening. The courses were designed to help introduce parents to resources for helping their children with homework.
At a news conference Tuesday morning, Brian Treece of the Historic Preservation Commission said the Niedermeyer building, located at 920 Cherry St., will remain a viable and affordable apartment option. An MU professor has stepped forward to buy the property from Collegiate Housing Partners, which planned to demolish the building and build a new apartment building on the land.
March 11, 2013
Crowding, understaffing and failing equipment have long been problems at the Joint Communications Center. Officials hope to overhaul the system using proceeds of a three-eighths-cent sales tax that appears on the April 2 ballot. If voters approve the tax, it would generate an estimated $9.3 million per year.
Marcy Luebbert's favorite Columbia Transit bus route is the 103 Green Northeast Loop. This route, according to Luebbert, has everything that she needs: shopping centers, her bank, her doctor's office and restaurants. Luebbert has cerebral palsy and she doesn't own a wheelchair van, so the bus is her only means of transportation.