Hickman veterans lead stingy defense

For Hickman coach Gregg Nesbitt, this season's defense is among the best in his 12 years of coaching football. Hickman (7-1) plays Jefferson City (6-3) in the Kewpies’ final District 6 game at 7 tonight at Adkins Stadium.

Man convicted in 2003 slaying of MU student

A jury Friday morning convicted Kansas City resident Taron Crawford of second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the 2003 death of MU student Charles Blondis.