Bradford feasts, Cougars end fast

There came a point during Saturday’s game at Columbia College when everyone knew where the ball was going.

Former Kewpie bright spot for Kansas State

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Former Hickman player Lance Harris hit five 3-pointers and scored a career-high 26 points to help Kansas State pull away late for a 68-57 victory over Coppin State Saturday night.

MU climbs in bowl projections after win

The most important man to Missouri’s football postseason fate might have been sitting in row two, seat 27 of the press box at Memorial Stadium on Saturday.

Historically festooned fanatics heckle Jayhawk faithful

Elliott Jaros and Danny “D-Ray” Rafiner are prepared for war, just not a modern one.

Missouri steady on the receiving end

It was everything they hoped for this season. Missouri’s twin terrors at tight end, junior Martin Rucker and sophomore Chase Coffman, put up the numbers that they were expected to all season.

Tigers await their NCAA playoff fate

Missouri volleyball is not just an overnight sensation. Last year, coach Wayne Kreklow took a Missouri program that had never advanced beyond the NCAA Tournament’s second round to the Elite Eight.

Gymnasts battling through early pains

Ice is surprisingly important for the Missouri gymnastics team. Whether it is for an ankle, a wrist or maybe a shoulder, it is a big part of life for the Tigers, especially now.

From the Press Box

"From The Press Box" is a quarter-by-quarter update of Missouri football games with a post game recap right after the final whistle blows.

800 diners and volunteers share turkey, pie and sense of community

At what looked like choreographed intervals, volunteers replenished a long table at Everett’s Restaurant & Lounge with big aluminum trays brimming with turkey, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, stuffing and cranberry sauce.

Always ready, always waiting

At 7 a.m., the harsh halogen light makes the pale dawn appear black beyond the glass patio door. Empty blue recliners face a blank television screen, and the rich aroma of coffee wafts from the kitchen. A glance out the opposite window, however, reveals what makes this home different from any other: two hulking red fire trucks pointed out two giant garage doors.

Scientists teaching pandas to breed

CHIANG MAI, Thailand — After years of painstaking research, scientists say they have unleashed a baby boom among one of the world’s most beloved but endangered animals, China’s giant panda.

City aims to boost heat relief program

Central Missouri has yet to see its first snowy day of the season, and the Columbia Public Works Department has yet to cast a grain of salt or cinders on Columbia streets.

Gym babies learn skills

Grace is 2 years old, and she knows the word “gym.” When her mom said that they were going to the “gym” tonight, her apple-shaped face brightened and she beamed. Once there, she went wild — she hung from a bar, rolled down a mat, crawled through an arch and screamed out of sheer joy.

New drumheads, new bang planned for Big MO by fall

Just about anybody who’s been to an MU home football game knows Big MO, the shoulder-high behemoth of a drum used to keep fans’ spirits high.

Players show they can dish it out

Stefhon Hannah and Jason Horton complement each other on the basketball court. And, it appears, at the dessert table.

Tigers focus on chance to get back to winning

A month ago, it was the chance to set this Missouri football team apart from the past.

Chiefs put down Broncos

KANSAS CITY — NFL rushing leader Larry Johnson made the Denver Broncos’ fifth-ranked run defense look ordinary.

Freshman not short on fans

When Tess Hayes played basketball for Higbee High School, the teams were six-on-six.

‘Last of a dying breed’

NEW YORK — John Riggins was the type of player kids loved emulating. He was a bruising runner with a mean streak and big shoulder pads who plowed through defenders and dragged them along for the ride, all the way to the Hall of Fame.

Curling enthusiasts willing to go long haul

Somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean is a freighter loaded with 13 tons of coveted supplies, steaming its way toward North America.