Hickman gave its fans some encouragement Friday night. After going 0-4 at home last season, the Kewpies beat Vashon 42-14 in their 2009 season opener.
Despite an early rally before halftime, the Bruins lost 31-14 on Friday night to the defending Class 6A champion Hazelwood Central.
The Tigers beat the Rams at home on Friday. Missouri's offense pressured its opponent the whole game and won 7-1.
The Columbia College women's volleyball team cruised through the first day of the Best Western Classic.
As the football season begins, Blaine Gabbert prepares himself to be the new face of Missouri football.
David Yost and Dave Steckel will be new to their roles Saturday, but not new to coaching for Missouri football.
Missouri hog farmers have been damaged by the name "swine flu." You can't catch the virus by eating pork, but you can affect livelihoods by avoiding it.
The Columbia Missourian is committed to keeping pork out of pandemic headlines.
Before his fall, Smith was an icon for a new age in state politics.
Several Missouri football players, including T.J. Moe, Munir Prince and Blaine Gabbert, will begin their Missouri football careers close to home in front of family and friends.
The state employee retirement system, one of the state's two pension funds, lost 19.1 percent on investments for the year. To offset this loss in money, state tax funds might need to contribute anywhere between 1.5 percent to 20 percent more in Missouri's next budget.
Columbia police met with residents at a town hall meeting Thursday night to discuss ways to improve community relations to help reduce crime.
Health care reform will help small business owners have more bargaining power.
Government-run health care programs can be both efficient and effective.
Trey Millard, a Bruins tailback who is as large as a linebacker, uses strength and speed to his advantage. His successes also extend off the football field to academics.
After a 42-6 loss to Liberty last week, Hickman football coach Jason Wright hopes that a week of intense, game like practices will lead his team to a victory against Vashon on Friday night.
Parents and children celebrate the school and its volunteer community.
Police identified three suspects in a Wednesday night robbery after the victim reported the license plate number of the vehicle the perpetrators were driving. Police are looking into the possibility that the suspects might have committed robberies in East Campus.
Mayor Darwin Hindman and Police Chief Ken Burton announced the end of a 25-day grace period during which cameras were working but no citations were issued. From now on, those who are caught on camera running a red light will receive a $120 ticket.
The T-shirts, which depicted stages of evolution while also including a brass instrument at each stage, were banned after parents complained about the concept of evolution being used.