Bruins cheer squad finishes fourth in competition

Team finishes first in the Mix routine, and also won the award for the highest overall team GPA.

Tigers baseball team drops first game

The team was undefeated and ranked fifth in the nation prior to the loss to the Central Florida Knights.

Columbia College men’s basketball team exceeding expectations

Fresh off a 16-16 season and returning three players, not much was expected of the Cougar's this year. Now, a win over McKendree (Ill.) would give them a conference championship.

Douglass guard gives an assist off the court

Senior Landon Boone takes time to tutor after practice at the J.W. "Blind" Boone Community Center.

Team chemistry a strength for MU swimming

Missouri's men’s and women’s swim teams, bolstered by a strong sense of team unity and already the most successful in MU history, begin competition in the Big 12 Championships on Wednesday .

Oklahoma State rides hot streak into match with Tigers

The Cowboys have won games against three of the top-five teams in the Big 12.

Safford ready to rock

Forward Justin Safford finds a place, and a musical pursuit, in his first year as a Tiger.

Missouri senators target dogfighting legislation

In light of recent high-profile dogfighting cases, such as the incident involving Michael Vick and an October dogfighting bust in Stoddard County, Missouri senators are looking to tackle legislation that would expand the state’s dogfighting laws.

Prosecutor wants to block evidence of victim’s 'bad acts' in murder trial

William Clinch, 37, accused of shooting his brother-in-law to death at McDonald’s, was charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the Sept. 2, 2007, death of Jeremy Bohannon, 32, of Rocheport.

Man sentenced to 14 years in shaken-baby death case

A pregnant woman asked a judge Monday to give the severest punishment possible to the father of her unborn child for killing her 6-month-old daughter and ruining her family’s life.

Lawyers in Chambrot lawsuit meet to set trial date

The lawyer representing an MU student who lost her leg in an August 2005 accident at the intersection of College and Rollins avenues met with defense lawyers in Boone County Circuit Court.

Senate bill would allow alternate way to be certified as teacher

An independent organization would be responsible for alternative teacher certification under a proposal expected to reach Senate floor debate this week.

Still announces run for state representative

Mary Still, a longtime Columbia resident, is running for the 25th district seat that Judy Baker will vacate.

Senators looks at modifying munitions law

Missouri senators hope to catch up with Kansas and Illinois in the aerospace industry by extending the tax-exempt status when selling arms to foreign governments.

Basketball a Jones family affair

Former Tiger Ron Jones has trained his daughter Shakara, a freshman starter for the Missouri basketball team, since she was in the third grade.

Columbia Public Schools meet with city, county officials about planning for school sites

At a work session, the city, schools and county discuss infrastructure at the future school sites.

Sparky's opens for the season

Sparky's, a homemade ice cream store on Ninth Street in Columbia, opened its doors for the first day of ice cream season Monday.

Columbia schools allow only string sack packs to save space

Space is such a problem at two Columbia junior high schools that their administrations made rules about backpacks. This year students are allowed to carry small string “sack packs,” the latest step in a battle to make do with a space that is far too small.

Rock Bridge High students talk AIDS, action with first lady

Outgoing students of Rock Bridge’s contemporary issues class spoke with Laura Bush in a video conference Monday morning.

Robb wants twins together

Twins and other multiple-birth siblings would be allowed to be in the same classroom, as long as their parents request it in a timely fashion, under a bill that has been introduced in the state House.