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Kelly’s goals extend streak

Despite gloomy conditions Monday night, there was plenty for the Rock Bridge girls soccer team to be happy about. The night started with a spirited celebration of the team’s seniors and ended with a 2-0 victory.

Tigers hit stride at Drake Relays

Despite the bleak weather conditions across the Midwest last weekend, Missouri track and field managed to shine at the 97th annual Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa.

Kewpies’ exhibit depth in sweep

To day’s rematch against Rock Bridge loomed on Hickman’s schedule. It is a match that most of the Kewpies think they can take this time around, after dropping the first one 6-3 in early April.

Upon this rock, a new youth center

Since its dedication in 1929, the Missouri United Methodist Church has become something of a landmark in downtown Columbia.

Walkout by Latino immigrants set for today

Silence is the key to today’s “Day Without Immigrants,” a nationwide walkout planned by immigration-reform activists to continue the push for comprehensive reform of laws that would primarily affect migrants from Latin America. Latino immigrants across the country are being asked to stay home from work, school or shopping to draw attention to the roles they play in everyday American life.

Tribute follows lengthy career of civic service

Much of George Nickolaus’ service to Columbia as mayor, city attorney, city counselor and municipal judge happened in a single room at the Howard Municipal Building. In fact, the room’s purpose seemed to shift right along with his career.

Columbians rally to raise awareness for terrorized children in Uganda

Blankets, sleeping bags and pillows lined the second and third levels of the concrete parking garage on Eighth and Walnut streets late Saturday night. Meanwhile, the garage echoed with the sounds of children’s laughter and the hum of conversation.

A solid foundation

Coal-burning power plants spend millions disposing of fly ash, a fine powder loaded with mercury, lead and other toxic chemicals.

MU advising pair recognized

Being a good adviser to MU students means being a good listener, said Virginia Peterson, this year’s full-time staff Excellence in Advising award winner at MU. But Peterson also has something to say.

Debaters win big despite low funds

The MU Parliamentary Association, also known as the MU debate team, has finished a year of successes despite a lack of financial resources. MU junior Nick Dudley won his second consecutive first-place title at the National Forensics Association Championship, held April 14 through April 17 at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

A warehouse for antiquities

Wonder why there’s a new building going up at the entrance to Rock Bridge Memorial State Park?

More fish kills seen across state, but county is spared

This spring, Boone County has been spared from a high number of fish kills in the state this spring, according to the Missouri Department of Conservation.

Growing Faith Baptist Church breaks ground on new addition

The church’s parking lot is overflowing — 12 cars line the edges of the pavement, tires in the muddy grass. The seats in the sanctuary are full, too, but if you’re a visitor, they’ll squeeze in just a bit tighter to make sure you get a spot.

Smith looking ahead to NFL career

Sitting around his Youngstown, Ohio home on Saturday afternoon, Brad Smith waited for the call.

No doubt, Palmer set to earn roster spot with St. Louis

Even though 242 players had been drafted before him, Tony Palmer had no doubts.

Priday saves the day for Tigers

Several key offensive plays were all the Missouri baseball team needed to beat Baylor on Sunday at Taylor Stadium.

Minner’s hits get Tigers even

Micaela Minner got her revenge.

Bruins hope to keep unbeaten streak alive

The Rock Bridge girls’ soccer team is finally starting to play like coach Marc VanDover has wanted them to all season.

Rock Bridge fails to capitalize in sloppy, penalty-filled game

The beauty of lacrosse lies in finesse. The intricate game has players weaving in and out, playing with symphonic synchronization. The ball zips from net to net, always in constant motion.

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