MU softball team swept by Oklahoma

MU soccer team tests its progress

This weekend, the Missouri women’s soccer team got a long-awaited chance to play another team, or as Tigers coach Bryan Blitz put it, “kick somebody else” instead of themselves.

Weather keeps Rock Bridge golfer's from getting in needed practice

Huntsdale faces first tax issues

The tiny village on the banks of the Missouri River is seeking money to maintain streets.

Golf clinic exposes new generation to old sport

MU baseball team drops home series against Oklahoma State

Like those of its catcher, the Missouri baseball team's struggles continued during Sunday’s loss to Oklahoma State.

MU golfer William Harrold quietly goes about his course of action

In the face of success and struggle, the freshmen doesn't let his emotions belie his play.

18-year-old arrested on suspicion of assaulting his pregnant girlfriend

An 18-year-old man was arrested Sunday morning on suspicion of assaulting his pregnant girlfriend with a rock and a piece of angle iron, Columbia police Sgt. Roger Allen said.

Search for swimmer ends after report proves false

Columbia firefighters searched for a drowned swimmer in a pond at Cosmopolitan Park for about 90 minutes Saturday evening only to learn the original report was false, Captain Eric Hartman said.

First Ward candidates discuss funding

First Ward candidates have voiced concerns about city spending in the central city.

Man hospitalized with minor injuries after accident

A police news release said the 21-year-old was wearing his seat belt during the accident on Sunday morning at Maguire and Lemone Industrial boulevards.

Biodiesel bill would support long-term market for renewable fuel

The city’s been pumping a biodiesel blend into its fleet of diesel vehicles for the past six years.

Colleges in Missouri are recruiting home-schooled students

Kayla Fox is a smart student. She is 17, lives in Columbia and is immersed in the process of searching for the right university.

Attending college fairs and receiving information in the mail from various universities, she will soon be making a decision that most high school seniors are eager to make: which school to attend.

But Kayla has never been taught in a school setting, and she is not a senior in any high school class.

Kayla has been home schooled her entire life.

Technology doesn’t save time; it just breeds dependence

Computers constantly break down, and people waste a lot of time trying to fix the problems. Most young people rely too heavily on technology.

Election looks like it will bring change to Zimbabwe

The apparent defeat of Robert Mugabe has brought cautious optimism.

Charlton Heston, film legend, dies at age 84