Tigers gaining momentum

The Missouri’s women’s soccer team asserted its dominance early and never looked back.

The Tigers defeated the Arizona Wildcats 3-1 on Sunday to clinch the championship of the Tiger Invitational. Missouri beat the Purdue Boilermakers 2-1 on Friday night giving them two wins this weekend to improve to 4-0.

100 years of prayer

HALLSVILLE — Elected officials and local residents crowded into the historic one-room Mount Zion Church on Sunday to celebrate the church’s 100th anniversary.

PAVE activities draw attention to pedestrians

For the first time, MU will turn a spotlight on pedestrian safety this week.

PAVE Week will be observed with events Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. PAVE stands for Pedestrian and Vehicle Education.

MU’s one and only turnover: attitude

MUNCIE, Ind. — After a relatively easy win against Ball State on Saturday, Missouri receiver Darius Outlaw sounded quite familiar. Outlaw was his usual, jovial self, but the serious tone of what he was saying sounded much like MU coach Gary Pinkel.

Attitudes are changing around the Tigers, and each week it becomes more evident. Missouri improved to 2-0 with its 35-7 rout, and for the first time since 1975 opened the season with consecutive road wins. Most teams would be thrilled to start the season with a pair of wins and a legitimate chance to start the season 5-0,but not this team.

Holmes shines in return

KANSAS CITY – Lamar Hunt, the Kansas City Chiefs’ owner, got the game ball Sunday, and he earned it.

The Chiefs’ offseason moves, re-signing running back Priest Holmes and adding defensive end Vonnie Holliday and linebacker Shawn Barber, paid off.

Missouri golfers seven off lead

The Missouri women’s golf team is second after the first day of the Illinois State Redbird Fall Classic on Sunday, seven shots behind Illinois State. The Tigers shot a 302 in both rounds, trailing the Redbirds, who tallied a 292 and a 305 to finish at 597.

Junior Maria Ohlsson and sophomore Denise Knaebel led MU with 149s, leaving them tied for third in the individual standings. Laura Cross of Southern Methodist University leads the field with a 143.

Rise in gas price may affect more than cost of heating

Columbia residents might pay more to heat their homes, dine out and wash laundry this winter because of a surge in natural gas prices looming between November and March.

Industry analysts have forecast at least a

Studying overseas broadens students’ horizons

Students who studied abroad last year learned the United States is just one piece of a huge multicultural world puzzle.

Senate approves funding for MU’s life sciences incubator

Columbia business leaders and MU officials who are backing a proposal to build a small-business incubator on the MU campus received some good news last week.

On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Kit Bond, R-Mo., announced that the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee has approved $250,000 to the Mid-Missouri Regional Planning Commission for the proposed Life Sciences Technology Incubator.