Missouri's football team knows that it has historically played poorly against Oklahoma. But after two losses last year, including one that eliminated Missouri from the national championship, the Tigers have revenge on their minds.
If Missouri players seek inspiration before facing heavily favored Oklahoma on Saturday in the Big 12 championship game, they should look no further than the 2003 Kansas State team. That year, Kansas State shocked Oklahoma and advanced to the Fiesta Bowl.
Toledo hired Tim Beckman as its head football coach Thursday, selecting the Oklahoma State defensive coordinator to take over its football program. MU defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus was a candidate for the job.
Two proposals concerning Columbia's Southeast Regional Park have been put forth by the Parks and Recreation Commission for the public to choose from.
Tremane Vaughns and Steve Redmond take pride in their roles as team barbers for the Tigers football team, which gathers Thursdays in the locker room for conversation and a trim.
With University leaders being asked to envision budget cuts of up to 25 percent, no one — students, faculty, citizens, taxpayers — can dodge the impact of this recession or the state government's response to it.
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The city has a tentative deal in place with the Missouri Department of Conservation that would lease each entity a plot of the other’s land for a 99-year period.
The developers requesting zoning to allow up to 1,300 residences and 755,000 square feet of commercial space on 270 acres east of Columbia asked for more time to work with city staff on plans for roads in the area.
It might seem like the media's trying to launch the public into panic mode, and sure, some blame's warranted. Blame the media for the stories that were missed a year ago — even three years ago. But don't blame the media for reflecting today's reality.
The MU Tigers aren't predicted to win against Oklahoma, but the underdog team is still focusing on a win for Saturday's game.
While Jordan Morcom is only a freshman, she's already collecting hardware for the MU diving team. She won Big 12 Diver of the Month in October, but her coaches say this achievement is only the beginning of a tremendous diving career as a Tiger.
The Mizzou Horticulture Club grows flowers to sell at Christmastime.
The Columbia College women's volleyball team advanced to the 12-team single-elimination playoff at the NAIA national tournament, despite finishing second in pool play on Thursday.
Both the state and defense rested Thursday in the murder retrial of Steven Rios. Closing arguments begin Friday, after which the case will go to the jury for deliberation.
Two people suffered non-life threatening injuries in a two-car accident Thursday afternoon in the 2500 block of Bernadette Drive, according to a Columbia Police Department news release.
The Hickman boys basketball improved to 2-0 Thursday with a victory over Smith-Cotton.
The Columbia Police Department released a report on Thursday ruling that three complaints against Student Resource Officer Mark Brotemarkle — all related to an Oct. 15 fight at Hickman High School — were unfounded.
A number of downtown shops will stage live holiday performances for onlookers in their windows. It all takes place against a backdrop of holiday lights.
MU faculty members debated what they should do regarding the systemwide hiring freeze at Thursday's Faculty Council meeting. The council also pushed forward a resolution asking MU administrators to change a policy for inclement weather.