ST. LOUIS — Shawn Chacon and two relievers combined on a eight-hitter and Ronny Paulino hit a bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the seventh inning to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 1-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night.
All the action Saturday on Faurot Field didn’t happen in the evening.
Limiting an opponent to one score and 150 yards of offense is usually a proud accomplishment in football. Saturday night at Faurot Field, the Tigers were slightly disappointed they were unable to maintain the shutout.
The days of rushing the goal posts at Faurot Field will never be the same. Not that anyone would expect that kind of behavior on Saturday when MU opens its season against a Division I-AA opponent.
JEFFERSON CITY — Several of the half dozen sexual harrassment and wrongful termination complaints filed against the embattled Boone County Fire Protection District are close to being settled, an attorney for the former employees said Thursday.
ST. LOUIS — The state of Missouri is defending its proposed procedures for executing condemned prisoners as humane and constitutional, saying the revised protocol would eliminate the need for a federal judge to monitor future executions.
Blue and yellow dots speckled the sky as about 225 students and teachers from Columbia Independent School released balloons Thursday morning and imagined where they would end up.
If you’re planning to tailgate before the game at Memorial Stadium, be sure you are not in possession of “excessive amounts of alcohol.”
MU police are investigating a “computer crime,” described in their records as possession of child pornography, that occurred in Cramer Hall earlier this week.
Mesa Air Group will begin offering round-trip flights from Columbia to Kansas City and St. Louis on Oct. 5. The question is: Will anyone board them?
A Springfield man reported missing by the MU Department of Residential Life on Aug. 11 has not yet been located, police said.
The newly-paved, northern portion of Providence Road will not be striped before Missouri’s football game on Saturday, authorities say.
Words of sisterhood and community filled Stephens College’s Kimball Ballroom on Thursday morning as campus leaders and a famous alumna addressed 600 students.
Field Elementary School may be sanctioned for the first time for its performance on the Missouri Assessment Program. If the sanction occurs when the 2006 standardized test scores are finalized, Field parents will have the option to transfer their children to other schools.
Columbia police are cracking down on parking in and around East Campus starting, well, now.
A 40-year-old man was shot in the face early Wednesday morning at 203 Lincoln Drive.
Columbia’s first residential treatment facility for teens with drug and alcohol problems opened Wednesday, making it possible for 12- to 17-year-olds to stay closer to their families while going through the process of overcoming addiction.
An Ashland woman, missing since Aug. 23, has been found, Ashland Police said. Judith E. Roslien, 59, was located at 3 a.m. today in Pontiac, Ill. Police said Roslien was unharmed and that they had notified her family. Roslien was reported missing Aug. 23 after she failed to show up at a girls’ night out with friends. --Morgan Cook
For the Missouri football team, it’s finally time to put that preseason practice into motion.
In the early moments of Julianna Klein’s first home game playing for Missouri on Tuesday night, she hit her first serve wide for an error. Minutes later, she had another error in her first attempt at a kill.