MU softball team moves up home opener

Stars basketball team falls to Avila

Father leads off the court, son leads on the court

Kevin Bryant is one of Douglass basketball's "biggest fans." He tapes every game and often invites the team over to his house. His Landon Boone has scored over 1,000 points for the Bulldogs.

MU men's golfers 10th in Mexico

Carl Edwards honored at state capitol

Race car driver Carl Edwards, a Columbia native, was honored Monday by Missouri senators for his NASCAR championship.

Safe Route to Schools application discussed

City Council members reviewed a list of schools recommended by staff members for Columbia’s Safe Routes to School application Monday and listened to petitions from two residents seeking to add Grant Elementary School to the list.

Anderson stresses defense after big loss

Missouri coach said he wants the team to be more consistent on defense, especially defending the rim and rebounding.

Grand Prix wraps up, expected to return

The Missouri Grand Prix swim meet concluded its last finals session Monday, but all signs point to the meet being put on again next year.

Panel explores issues behind hip-hop

On Tuesday night, concerns about hip-hop culture were tackled during “The History of Hip-Hop,” an event sponsored by the Black Culture Center in commemoration of Black History Month.

Open water draws swimmer out of retirement

Micha Burden thought she was done with swimming when she graduated from California-Berkley, but the chance to swim in the Olympics in open-water racing brought her back to the sport.

Rolling with Ragtag

Ragtag is officially moving and should be open in its new location by the end of the this week.

Missouri Senate send MOHELA appropriations bill to governor

Money for a new Ellis Fischel Cancer Center took a legislative step forward Monday after the Missouri Senate sent the governor an appropriations bill with the project as its centerpiece.

Biochemistry department finds a single home

The MU Biochemistry Department has been scattered around campus for more than 30 years because it is jointly affiliated with the medical school and the agricultural school. In a $10 million construction project, the department has finally been consolidated.

Senator wants to repeal gambling loss limits

A Senate Republican wants to cap the number of casinos while increasing their taxes and repealing the limit on how much gamblers can lose.

“Vantage Points” exhibition paints picture of artists’ lives

An art exhibition at MU’s George Caleb Bingham Gallery lets viewers see how the artists view their worlds.

Senators call for investigation on Marine Corps report

Two senators are urging the Pentagon to investigate a Marine Corps report that bureaucrats refused an urgent request from battlefield commanders in 2005 for blast-resistant vehicles.

Former CEO takes helm of UM system Monday

Gary Forsee laid out portions of his agenda at his first press conference Monday as the 22nd president of the University of Missouri System. The former CEO of Sprint Nextel pledged to be the bridge for both students and faculty between the state’s and nation’s educational and political realms.

Tiger wrestlers downed by Cyclones in final meet

Missouri wrestling lost to Iowa State 18-15 in its final meet of the season.

Missouri Drug program may suffer under Bush budget cuts

Some lawmakers say that there isn’t enough money allocated to the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program to support police efforts against methamphetamines.

House fire kills two children

Two small children died in a house fire Monday morning in western Audrain County.