Hickman softball team depending on seniors

With four seniors leading the way, the Hickman softball team hopes that its experience will translate to wins this season.

Extra Points

Missouri freshman wrestler Max Askren is participating in the FILA Junior World Championships in Guatemala. He is competing in the 96-kilogram (211 pound) weight class. Askren’s older brother, Ben Askren, won the 2006 NCAA national title at 174 pounds.

Alumna joins in Stephens welcome

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 fails MAP test

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.

Police to ticket cars, tow on East Campus

Columbia police are cracking down on parking in and around East Campus starting, well, now.

Man injured in drive-by shooting

A 40-year-old man was shot in the face early Wednesday morning at 203 Lincoln Drive.

New residential center treats addicted teens

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.

Missing Ashland woman found unharmed

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

Kewpies lose opener

It took 12 seconds for East St. Louis to score the first points in its football game against Hickman on Friday night.