Sean Weatherspoon played his last home game at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon. And as an era ended for him, it also ended for the family that has spent four years joining him in making Columbia its second home.
The incident occurred early Friday morning.
Danario Alexander broke the Missouri single-season receiving record in the team's 34-24 win.
The Columbia College men's soccer team became the first Cougars soccer squad to win an NAIA National Tournament game when they defeated Midland Lutheran (Neb.) College 3-0 on Saturday in the opening round of the 2009 NAIA tournament.
The unranked Tigers, on the bubble for an NCAA Tournament berth, took a three-game conference winning streak into their match Saturday against No. 8 Iowa State. But, as was the case when the teams met earlier this season, Iowa State swept Missouri in three games.
As a result of wide receiver Jared Perry's injury last week, redshirt freshman Rolandis Woodland played more than usual Saturday. Woodland made two catches for 10 yards, after entering the game with only one previous reception as a Tiger.
The Columbia College women's basketball team defeated Baker (Kan.) University 64-56 on Saturday at the Arena of Southwell Complex.
The Columbia College men's basketball team defeated Culver-Stockton 56-43 on Saturday in Canton, Mo.
In a 60-39 vote Saturday, Senate Democrats cleared the way for a full-scale debate on the legislation beginning after Thanksgiving.
Now that the final two holdouts have declared their support, Senate Democrats have the 60-vote majority they need to bring their health care reform bill to the floor for consideration. Missouri Republican Kit Bond, meanwhile, called the bill a "trillion-dollar scam" and compared its supporters to disgraced investor Bernie Madoff.
Hickman tied Park Hill in the third-place game of the Class 3 state boys soccer tournament Saturday in Fenton.
Missouri is 80 percent dependent on coal use for energy. Can "clean coal" technology satisfy citizens' concerns about coal's environmental impact?
Stephens freshman Gracie Boelsems finished 286th in the NAIA cross country championships held Saturday in Vancouver, Wash.
COLUMBIA — The Stephens women's basketball team defeated St. Mary (Kan.) University 59-40 on Saturday at the Stephens Tipoff Classic.
The Boone County Regional Sewer District was able to approve a budget that will save users more than three dollars monthly from what was originally projected. Stimulus funding was a factor in the lower cost. The original rate increase was projected at 14 percent.