Missouri comeback comes up short in College Station

Missouri's Leo Lyons struggles to pick up a loose ball in front of Texas A&M's Chinemelu Elonu in the Tigers' loss March 7 at Reed Arena in College Station, Texas

Texas A&M's big first half left Missouri trailing by as much as 26 points, a deficit they could not overcome.

LETTER: Restructured government would better represent Americans' interests

Instead of sending more troops to the Middle East, America would be better served by a focus on securing its borders. Meanwhile, corporate leaders have too much influence on government, which does not represent the interests of Americans as well as working middle-class leaders would.

Rock Bridge makes way to final four

The Rock Bridge boys basketball team defeated Branson in 56-53 Saturday in the Class 5 state quarterfinals.

LETTER: Leutkemeyer votes against stimulus for Ellis Fischel

A reader wrote a letter to U.S. Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer regarding the stimulus bill and the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center.

LETTER: Hoppe is invaluable resource to council, Columbia

A reader encourages Columbia residents to vote for City Council members on April 7 and to re-elect Barbara Hoppe.

Nixa ends Rock Bridge girls season

Nixa defeated Rock Bridge for the second time this season in the Class 5 quarterfinals. The Bruins' year ends with a 24-5 record.

Nixon proposes Medicaid expansion; GOP leaders ignore gov.

Gov. Jay Nixon is proposing an expansion of Medicaid on Monday, but the GOP-led House Budget Committee begins debates on a spending plan not including the governor's expansion.

Folgia does it all for Missouri baseball team

Greg Folgia has pitched and played in both the infield and outfield in his time at Missouri.

Tigers finish third at Big 12 wrestling championships

The MU wrestling team finished third at the Big 12 championships in Nebraska. Two Tigers brought home individual titles.

Carnahan backs stimulus package, quick action

Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, a Democrat, said she was not familiar with the details of the federal stimulus law but that action needed to be taken.

Semiprofessional football offers a second chance

About 16 players showed up to the Columbia Trojans' first practice Saturday.

MU softball team gets another shutout

The Missouri softball team  shut out Southeast Missouri State on Saturday at the All-Missouri Breast Cancer Awareness Tournament at Missouri State.

Tigers end Big 12 women's basketball regular season in 11th place

The Missouri women's basketball team finished the regular season with four losses in its final five games to finish next-to-last in the Big 12 Conference standings.

MU gymnasts win quad in Michigan

The Missouri gymnastics team won the Eagle Invitational on Saturday in Ypsilanti, Mich., with a 195.700, their fourth-highest tally of the year.

Cougars advance to AMC tournament championship

The Columbia College men's basketball team beat Illinois-Springfield for the third time this season, 84-79 on Saturday. The Cougars move on to the AMC Tournament championship game against McKendree.

Father of missing KC child is 'person of interest' in mother's death

Police have labeled the father of a 4-year-old Kansas City girl, missing since Friday, a 'person of interest' in the child's mother's death. 

Stephens swimmers see nationals as more than competition

The Stephens Stars set four new school records at the NAIA national championships, and their families couldn't have been more proud.

Legendary editor Jim Bellows dies at 86

Jim Bellows turned struggling newspapers in New York, Washington and Los Angeles into showcases of writing and reporting. In the process, he boosted the careers of Tom Wolfe, Jimmy Breslin, Dick Schaap, Maureen Dowd and other outstanding journalists.

Dehydration patient claims she was held hostage

An Oklahoma woman, who was admitted into intensive care for dehydration, claims she was held hostage.