Texas A&M sweeps MU softball team

No. 2 Baylor handles MU tennis team

Special friendship inspiration for MU ski club

When MU senior Mike Neustedter learned a sport he once saw as a distraction could have a positive influence, he decided to start a ski club at MU. Mizzou Freeride was given approval in November.

Document signed by Lewis and Clark could be worth $80,000 or more

The document is one of few outside the official reports from their exploration of the American West from 1804 to 1806.

Steve McQueen Day draws fans to Slater

The city held dozens of events in honor of the actor over the weekend.

Farmers assess flooded fields, gauge growing season

Farmers in southeast Missouri are trying to gauge what sort of growing season they'll have after recent flooding and heavy rains.

Robotic window washer climbs to the top for title

Frank Jr. is a robot; more specifically, he’s the robot that won best robotic window washer in the student design competition of the 2008 American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ Student Professional Development Conference, held this year by MU’s student chapter.

Segert pushes for school board engagement with public

She decided to seek election because of her concerns over recent decisions made by Columbia Public Schools administration, including the location of the new high school, a tax levy increase being put to voters on the April 8 ballot and curriculum selections, especially integrated math.

Tippin passionate about children, education

To Rosie Tippin, being around children isn’t just something she enjoys — it’s her life.

“It’s kind of in my blood,” said Tippin, who is campaigning for the first time for one of three open seats on the Columbia School Board.

Teens robbed at gunpoint in north Columbia

Two women were robbed Saturday evening in the 3000 block of Alpine Drive, the Columbia Police Department said in a news release.

County resident critically injured in scooter accident

COLUMBIA — John L. Patton was listed in critical condition at noon Sunday after he was injured while driving a scooter Saturday night.

Continuing to cover changes in the Iraq war from a local and national standpoint

Byron Scott, a veteran newspaper and magazine journalist, is professor emeritus, Missouri School of Journalism and director of The European Union Center at MU. He was filling in for Stuart Loory, who holds the Lee Hills Chair in Free-Press Studies at the MU School of Journalism, regular moderator of the weekly radio program “Global Journalist.” It airs at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays on KBIA/91.3 FM or at

Lights out: Columbia observes Earth Hour

Earth Hour was a global event designed to raise awareness for global warming and energy use.

Missouri gymnastics team places third in Big 12 Championships

The Tigers were on top of the leader board until the final event, the balance beam. After two low scores, the Tigers lost a slim lead to Oklahoma and Iowa State and finished .625 points behind the first-place No. 9 Oklahoma.

Dominant pitching beats Tigers softball team

Jen Bruck scored Missouri's only run with a home run in the seventh inning.

Texas Tech deals Tigers baseball team first conference loss

The loss prevented junior Ian Berger from picking up his fourth win after another impressive performance on the mound.

Berger struck out six and allowed one run on four hits in eight innings. He has allowed just two earned runs in 38.1 innings this season and continues to lead the Big 12 with an ERA of 0.47.

Horseshoe event 'a real family affair'

Mid-Missouri families say the March Madness Mixed Open is good for all ages and skills.

Lessons of losing at Missouri Relays

Rock Bridge senior Lauren Borduin lost a close race in the 800-meters but her coach thinks the racing experience will help her compete later on.

High schoolers make long trip for Missouri Relays

A 484-mile road trip to compete in a track meet might seem a little extreme to most, but Waukesha (Wis.) West makes the trip every year.

Chamber of competition: Annual Plowman competition comes to First Baptist

The Plowman Chamber Music Contest in its third year has attracted ensembles from across the country. The finals concert will be held on Sunday.