On the Mend, Carroll shows flashes of his old form for MU

DeMarre Carroll opened the season with a career-high 23 points. On Wednesday, he capped off the home portion of the season with a monstrous two-handed dunk for his 25th and 26th points, a new career high.

'Key to the City' sculpture approved by public art committee

The 19-foot glass sculpture, which still must be approved by the Commission on Cultural Affairs and City Council, would be located in front of the renovated City Hall building.

MU wins last home men's basketball game of regular season

When the MU men's basketball teamed warmed up Wednesday against Iowa State so did the crowd. “We were down and we found some kind of energy. Our fans they kept us in it," Tigers coach Mike Anderson said.

Stephens, Hindman challenge Columbians to go green in March

A Wednesday event at Stephens College, featuring an eco-journalist and environmental activist, kicked off a city-wide challenge for Columbia residents to go green.

$1.33 million gift brings MU closer to fundraising goal

A $1.33 million gift to MU on Wednesday pushed the “For All We Call Mizzou” fundraising fund to more than $900 million.

Car accident at Rollins and College intersection

One of the cars was reported to be upside down, and the driver had to be extricated through the hatchback door.

To tell the truth, changing hitting style harder than it sounds for MU softball player

MU softball coach Ehren Earleywine says freshman Shana White will be dangerous as a left-handed hitter, but White a right-handed standout when she played for Hickman, is finding the change difficult

MU task force works on plan for free condom distribution

Free condoms in MU residence halls are one step closer to becoming reality, after an MU task force met Wednesday to plan the program’s implementation.

Columbia College men's basketball team pushes past Illinois-Springfield

The Columbia College men's basketball team's victory Wednesday night showed that things can get rough when teams are fighting for the right to play another day every time they step on the floor.

Remains salvaged from pre-Civil War mansion

An electrical fire in a Pilot Grove mansion left only a few historical pieces.

MU gymnasts follow steady beat of new coach

At the Cat Classic gymnastics meet Friday night at the Hearnes Center, rapper Unk’s “Walk it Out” played in the background during warm-ups. While the song was being played, first-year Missouri coach Amy Smith started to dance on the edges of the floor exercise mat.

Schedule changes for MU baseball team

Boone County Ballot List

This is a list of Boone County ballot candidates and issues outside of Columbia.

MU wrestlers earn academic honors

Ferguson fights for new trial

A hearing could be held as early as May 6 on Ryan Ferguson’s most recent motion for a new trial, his attorney said Wednesday.

Six Missouri superdelegates still up for grabs

Six Missouri Democratic superdelegates remain unpledged more than a month after the Missouri primary, and many show no sign of coming close to making a decision.

'Twins bill' will move to the Missouri House floor

A Columbia representative’s “twins bill,” which would give parents of multiple-birth siblings control over their children’s classroom assignments, will move to the Missouri House floor.

Missouri's agricultural outlook: more beans, less corn in 2008

Two commodity groups are projecting that Missouri farmers will plant more soybeans and less corn this year. Both crops are being used in the production of ethanol and biodiesel.

Penalties take away Edwards' lead in NASCAR Cup series

On Wednesday, NASCAR said Carl Edwards victory Sunday in Las Vegas was tainted and slammed Edwards and his Roush Fenway Racing team with its toughest penalty yet. Edwards was docked 100 points, knocking him out of first place, and stripped of the 10 bonus points he earned for the win.

Columbia College Elysium Players present “No Exit”

Columbia College’s Launer Auditorium will become a handbasket when the Elysium Players stage an existentialist drama by Jean-Paul Sartre for their eighth annual production.