Cougars earn another shutout

Columbia College goalkeepers Steve Williams and Ignacio Recondo have been quite stingy lately.

The Cougars’ 5-0 win Friday night against William Woods at Marvin Owens Stadium was the Cougars’ third straight shutout. Williams and Recondo combined for six saves in the American Midwest Conference contest.

Employees march for pension plans

Raising red cardboard signs with the words “just practicing” printed in white, more than a dozen Tribune Publishing Company employees marched outside the building Friday afternoon protesting the terms of a work contract unresolved for more than 21/2 years.

Kruse key for Bruins

Rock Bridge couldn’t help but enjoy the game.

Rock Bridge beat Marshall 42-6 on Friday at Rock Bridge Field in a game that many said was the Bruins’ best performance of the season.

Kewpies can’t slow Keenan

NORTH KANSAS CITY — Having played the No. 1 team in the state of Missouri in Blue Springs last week, the Hickman Kewpies rationalized this week’s opponent, No. 4 Oak Park, couldn’t be as difficult. Unfortunately for the Kewpies, they were wrong.

Carried by running back Michael Keenan, the Northmen defeated the Kewpies 37-17 on Friday at District Stadium.

Answering the call

The town of Kailua on the windward side of Oahu is guarded by a lush, majestic face of volcanic rock. Across town is a gently sloping beach that travel critics have named one of the nation’s 10 best.

With a boyish smile that rarely leaves his face, Dick Millspaugh recalled the years he spent between these landmarks as pastor of a United Methodist church.

Clergy weigh impact of new hate crime bill

While triumph might be on the minds of some gay men and lesbians in Canada, some religious conservatives fear that a new bill extending protection in hate crime laws to include sexual orientation may threaten fundamental freedoms of speech and religion.

The bill, awaiting approval in the Canadian Senate, was proposed by the first openly gay member of Parliament, Svend Robinson, member of the New Democratic Party. The law would ban “the incitement of genocide or hatred against an identifiable group defined by color, race, religion, ethnic origin or sexual orientation.”