English comes up big in Missouri men's basketball team's victory

Missouri sophomore guard Kim English passes the basketball Saturday against Texas-Pan American junior guard Manny Hendrix. English finished with 25 points, three assists and three steals.

At the end of Missouri's victory over Texas-Pan American the basket appeared to be 10-feet wide for sophomore guard Kim English, who scored a career-high 25 points for the Tigers.

Fleet-footed wanted man escapes arrest as he leaves church

A Columbia man facing a felony arrest flees by sprinting away. The incident livens up the afternoon for the neighborhood residents watching.

Missouri men's basketball puts together highlight reel in easy win

Scoring comes easily for Tigers in rout of Texas-Pan American.

Lawrence, Moore help Missouri football in relief of Washington

The Tigers team rushed for 202 yards Saturday.

Clutch shooting lifts Missouri women's basketball team

The Tigers put its second half woes behind and used a later jumper from Jasmyn Otote to defeat Indiana on the road.

Today's Question: What will colleges and universities cut when they tighten their belts?

Gov. Jay Nixon proposed a tuition freeze for students, but other parts of the higher education budget could be on the chopping block.

The Beat: 'Bang for the Buck' tracks stimulus spending

The Missourian recently created "Bang for the Buck," a Web site designed to keep tabs on the stimulus in Columbia.

Johnson takes fourth straight NASCAR points title

In doing so, Johnson joined Richard Petty (7), Dale Earnhardt (7) and teammate Jeff Gordon (4) as the only drivers to win more than three titles.

God's Girlz dolls offer modest alternative to popular toys

When the holiday shopping season arrives, girls have an alternative to Barbie dolls with God's Girlz, a doll line created by Kerusso, a Christian clothing company. The dolls all have T-shirts with a spiritual saying and Scripture along with other accessories.

MU improves conversation about plagiarism through software

More and more universities, including MU, are using plagiarism software and Web sites such as SafeAssign and The use of such detection programs is not disciplinary in nature. It's meant to teach students how to avoid copying their work.

New community center hosts open house

The J.W. “Blind” Boone Community Center hosted an open house ceremony Friday. Phil Steihaus, Nancy Fay and Canail Coleman talk about the changes that have been made to the center.

Columbia College volleyball seeded in NAIA National Championship

The Cougars get a No. 7 seed and will open play Dec. 1.

Bird, Magic inducted into college hall together

The pair were given automatic entry into the collegiate hall for being members of the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame.

Mangino heads into what could be last week with KU

It's unlikely anything will be done regarding Mangino's employment until the internal report has been completed and digested by university officials and lawyers.

Road trips help Missouri women's basketball team build chemistry

The Tigers play their first road game at 1 p.m. Sunday at Indiana.

Analysis: Disunity continues between Missouri's top officials

With Missouri's Republican Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder serving under a governor of the opposite party, there is little cooperation between their offices as Kinder seeks to separate himself from the Democratic administration before his likely bid for the governorship in the next election.

Decade after protests, racial discipline gap widens in Illinois schools

Even as their percentage of the total population declines, black students in Illinois are being disciplined far more often than their white and Hispanic counterparts.