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Cox Fails to Win State Title

Hickman’s Drae Cox, left, faces Troy-Buchanan Brian Oechsner in the 152-pound final.

Foul trouble key to Hickman win

The Kewpies were able to limit Wichita State signee Garrett Stutz’s playing time by keeping him off the court in foul trouble.

Missouri tennis extends win streak to seven matches

The team defeated the University of Illinois-Chicago and Southeast Missouri at home this weekend.

Rock Bridge seventh, Hickman 28th in girls swimming

The Rock Bridge girls swim team had an impressive performance at the state championships Saturday in St. Peter’s.

Beasley dominates Tigers in 100-63 blowout

Missouri guard Jason Horton, who was charged with third-degree assault Friday for his role in a January 27 fight at a late-night restaurant in Columbia, came off the bench and played 20 minutes.

Two records fall at Missouri Grand Prix

Katie Hoff broke a long-standing record in the 400-free, and Kirsty Coventry broke the world record in the 200-back in the Missouri Grand Prix’s first finals session.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Competitive Swimming

In honor of the Missouri Gran Priz, the Missourian offers assorted facts and tidbits about the sport.

Veteran continues strong run at Grand Prix

Mary Descenza, a swimmer on the U.S. National Team, is less focused on making money and more on having fun.

Women's swimmers first to set records at Grand Prix

Katie Hoff broke a long-standing record in the 400-free, and Kirsty Coventry broke the world record in the 200-back in the Missouri Grand Prix’s first finals session.

Kansas State defying expectations

Women's basketball team was picked to finish eighth in the Big 12 conference, but solid play has lead to a position at the top of the rankings.

Furry formal

Columbia Second Chance hosts a “Formal Affair,” an event where black dogs and cats are dressed up to encourage adoption. The event will continue from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Two women honored at Stephens College luncheon

Wynna Faye Elbert and Symone Langston-Thomas were recognized by the Stephens College Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union for the active roles they play in the Columbia community.

Public addresses concerns about Mayor’s Climate Protection Agreement

The “Climate Challenge: Columbia’s Response” meeting on Wednesday night was the first time experts and city officials have come together with the public to talk about the city’s progress at implementing the Mayor’s Climate Protection Agreement.

Lecture called for diplomacy between U.S. and Iran

Experts spoke to an audience at MU Friday night about the history behind U.S.-Iran relations and the need for negotiations.

Benton Elementary holds annual sock hop

The event was a fundraising opportunity for the school and an evening of fun for students and their families.

City computers find new homes

The city distributed its surplus computers on Saturday to families with children in Columbia public schools who don’t have a computer at home.

Bouncer assaulted at downtown bar

Columbia police are looking for a man who assaulted a bouncer at a downtown bar early Saturday.

Gov. Blunt confirms benefits of biodiesel

Gov. Matt Blunt touted the benefits of a biodiesel bill Friday that he said will spur economic growth, bolster national security and benefit the environment.

Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee coming to Columbia College

The former Arkansas governor will deliver a lecture on the ethics of medical and health care at 7:30 p.m. March 13.

Police are investigating assault at downtown bar

Columbia police are looking for a man who assaulted a bouncer at a downtown bar early Saturday.

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