Missouri football team's Senior Day an emotional time for Weatherspoon family

Missouri senior linebacker Sean Weatherspoon holds up a rock from the giant 'M' in the north end of Memorial Stadium after the Tigers' win over Iowa State on Saturday, a tradition for seniors at Missouri after their final home game.

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.

Former Missouri football player arrested for assault

The incident occurred early Friday morning.

Long drive pushes Missouri football team past Iowa State

Danario Alexander broke the Missouri single-season receiving record in the team's 34-24 win.

Columbia College men's soccer team wins in first round of NAIA tournament

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.

Missouri volleyball team fails to improve tournament resume

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.

Rolandis Woodland provides glimpse of Missouri football's young talent

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.

Second half lifts Columbia College women's basketball team

The Columbia College women's basketball team defeated Baker (Kan.) University 64-56 on Saturday at the Arena of Southwell Complex.

Columbia College men's basketball team grabs road win

The Columbia College men's basketball team defeated Culver-Stockton 56-43 on Saturday in Canton, Mo.

UPDATE: Health care bill clears Senate hurdle

In a 60-39 vote Saturday, Senate Democrats cleared the way for a full-scale debate on the legislation beginning after Thanksgiving.

Senate health care bill clears hurdle, showdown still looms

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 ties in state soccer consolation game

Hickman tied Park Hill in the third-place game of the Class 3 state boys soccer tournament Saturday in Fenton.

Special interests debate likelihood of "clean coal" in Missouri

Missouri is 80 percent dependent on coal use for energy. Can "clean coal" technology satisfy citizens' concerns about coal's environmental impact?

Stephens freshman finishes NAIA cross country championship

Stephens freshman Gracie Boelsems finished 286th in the NAIA cross country championships held Saturday in Vancouver, Wash.

Stephens basketball team wins at tournament

COLUMBIA — The Stephens women's basketball team defeated St. Mary (Kan.) University 59-40 on Saturday at the Stephens Tipoff Classic.

Boone County sewer rates to increase less than projected

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.