A running account of Missouri's 31-21 over Nevada at Reno.

MU Tennis struggles in UNLV Tournament

The MU tennis team started play in the 2009 Women's Tennis Fall Invitational Friday. The Tigers finished the day 3-6 in singles, and 0-3 in doubles.

FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Abandoned bus subject of Nevada tailgaters' urban legend

The former Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District bus mysteriously found its way to Reno.

Nothing like youth to remind me I’m not young(er)

In the nine months since my return to the Wi-Fi’d halls of higher education, it’s hard to pinpoint when that reality first intruded. Whatever the drawbacks of being surrounded  by young people, they also make worthwhile companions.

Moberly plans on leasing space at Parkade Center

The Columbia site for Moberly Area Community College is leasing 37,000 square feet, more than doubling its current space to accommodate the increase in enrollment.

Columbia attorney to serve Missouri Bar as president

Skip Walther was elected Wednesday to become the president of The Missouri Bar and its 29,000 members. Walther said he would continue his work in Columbia as a partner of the firm Walther, Antel, Stamper and Fischer, P.C., while serving as the bar's president.

Roots 'N Blues begins with a bang

The local step group the Mid-Missouri Highsteppers helped open the festivities at the third annual Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ Festival on Friday.

Another suspect pleads guilty in Cut Throat case

Another suspected member of the Columbia Cut Throat gang pleaded guilty to federal charges Friday in U.S. Western District Court in Jefferson City. Demarco Laron Burnett, 26, is charged with conspiring to distribute controlled substances and two counts of possessing with intent to distribute cocaine base.

PHOTO GALLERY: Exploring the Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ Festival

The Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ Festival is in its third year. That said, the festival isn't limited to roots, blues and BBQ. There's the setup of stages, equipment and sound; the popping of kettle corn; and the closing of roads that help define the boundaries of this two-day event of food, music and community.

Columbia Public Schools honored for guidance program

The program is being recognized for helping students. The award's namesake, Norman Gysbers, teaches in MU's College of Education.

World matters fill Obama's schedule

Obama talks about the environment with China, nonproliferation with Russia and peace with Israel and Palestine.

Hickman softball wins first game, gets no-hit in the second

The Hickman softball team won its first game of the Kewpie Classic, 5-2, before being no-hit in the second, losing 7-0.

MU women's soccer blanks Northern Iowa

The Missouri women's soccer team shut out Northern Iowa University 8-0 Friday in Columbia. The win improves MU to 5-4-1 on the season.

Columbia College men's soccer defeats Bellevue

The Columbia College men's soccer team beat Bellevue University 3-2 Friday. Ilya Grin, Jordan Cox and Dylan Barduzzi scored for the Cougars.

Post-Yom Kippur meals usher in Jewish new year

Once Yom Kippur is over, the post-fast meal is an opportunity for communal dining, as well as family bonding, to kickoff the Jewish new year.

Belief in brief: Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur is considered the holiest holiday in Judaism. The 25-hour period is spent fasting and praying in order to draw closer to God.

Central Bank says text messages are a fraud

The text messages claiming to be from Central Bank were sent out Thursday night to several mid-Missouri residents asking for personal information, including credit and debit card numbers.

Symptoms and treatment for novel H1N1

Have questions about how to deal with novel H1N1, previously known  as “swine flu”? We asked Dr. Michael Cooperstock, the chief of pediatric infectious disease, immunology and rheumatology at Children’s Hospital, to answer some basic questions about symptoms and treatment for the pandemic flu.


Housing Authority hopes to enhance residents' computer skills

Only 5 percent of residents in Columbia's public housing have access to broadband Internet. To close that gap, the Columbia Housing Authority has applied for $1.23 in stimulus money. If it wins the grants, the housing authority would build three new computer labs and upgrade three others.

Today's question: What is your seating experience at Missouri football games?

The general admission student section at Missouri football games has caused problems for students and longtime fans alike.