Pat Knight relies on teaching to rebuild Texas Tech

After a 97-86 loss to Missouri on Saturday, Texas Tech coach Pat Knight says that he's focusing on teaching during practice to help rebuild the Red Raiders. Knight replaced his father, Bob Knight, in the middle of last season.

Carroll emerging as star player

DeMarre Carroll is playing well on offense for the Missouri men's basketball team this season, providing Missouri with 16.3 points per game.

Pescaglia brothers have left their mark on Hickman wrestling

Hickman High School hosted its 19th Annual Invitational Wrestling Tournament over the weekend. It was one of the final matches for senior Vince Pescaglia, the youngest of three brothers who have wrestled for Hickman.

Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi to join Mizzou’s Greek family

Students at MU are forming a Jewish-interest sorority to add diversity into the Greek community. 

UPDATE: Shifting air current could bring snow

An arctic pattern that has kept mid-Missouri cold but without much snow is in the process of shifting to a zonal pattern that could allow measurable snow to finally fall.

Tigers' offensive woes continue in loss to Buffaloes

The Missouri women's basketball team lost for the fourth time in its past five games thanks to another poor shooting performance even though Tigers coach Cindy Stein said her team had extra shooting practice last week.

Hollins' shooting slump continues

Missouri senior Alyssa Hollins has struggled offensively in Big 12 play.

Two Columbia TDDs included in statewide audit

The records of transportation development districts Broadway-Fairview and Grindstone Plaza came under review by the Missouri State Auditor's office as part of a routine statewide audit report.

Missouri parents charged in son's starvation death

Second-degree murder charges were brought against parents of child in the first prosecuted homicide of the year in Kansas City. Death was result of malnutrition, dehydration and neglect according to medical examiner's report.

UPDATE: Man awakens to find trailer on fire

He and two dogs and cat escaped the fire, but two cats perished.

Harrisonville man charged with murder, statutory rape, incest

The 47-year-old man has admitted to investigators he is the father of at least two of his daughter's four children. The bodies of two of the children were found in coolers on the family's property.

Drill team shows off rehabbed horses

The Jack Knife Hollow Hick Chicks Drill Team performed with their rehabilitated horses during the 2009 Horse Celebration at the Boone County Fairgrounds.

2010 Census Bureau jobs are available

The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring in Columbia for temporary jobs that will pay between $10 to $14 an hour.

Kansas City man charged with killing roommate

Police say a Kansas City man allegedly killed his roommate in a dispute over money before setting the house on fire to destroy the evidence.

Roy Blunt 'seriously' weighing Senate bid

The U.S. Rep. joins at least three other Republicans that are considering running for the seat after Sen. Kit Bond announced he would not run for fifth term earlier this month.

Lewis leads Columbia College to rout of Williams Baptist

The Columbia College men's basketball team got a needed boost with a 93-51 triumph against Williams Baptist on Saturday in Columbia. Senior Christian Lewis led the Cougars with 21 points and nine rebounds.

Columbia College women's team back to winning

After a loss to William Woods on Thursday, the Columbia College women's basketball team got back on track Saturday at Southwell Complex with a 84-61 win over Williams Baptist.