No birdies at Bellerive

CREVE COEUR- There were no birdies at the U.S. Senior Open at Bellerive Country Club on Friday.

For that matter, there were no pars and bogeys either.

The second round of the tournament was canceled after three inches of rain in the morning left several holes under water and the golf course virtually unplayable, according to championship director Sean Sovacool.

MU football ranked No. 17 in coaches' poll

The Missouri football team is ranked No. 17 in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches' preseason poll released Friday.

The Tigers, ranked in a preseason poll for the first time since 1980, received 502 points. MU was most recently ranked in the coaches' Oct. 26 poll at No. 24.

Post 202 comes to life

There was no shortage of action in Kirksville Friday, as Columbia's Post 202 team beat St. Charles Post 312 in the American Legion Baseball Tournament at North Park Complex.