Missouri gymnastics team stays perfect in high-scoring win

MU gymnast Sarah Shire wraps up her floor performance during the Pink Out meet against Iowa State on Friday night at the Hearnes Center. Shire recorded a 9.950 on floor and slid into third place on the Missouri all-time list.

Season and career highs were falling left and right for the 13th-ranked Missouri Tigers women’s gymnastics team Friday night at the Hearnes Center. Missouri used a historically high-scoring fourth rotation to put away the 17th-ranked Iowa State Cyclones for their fifth victory of the season.

Frederick Douglass boys basketball defeats Russellville by one point

Douglass improves its record to 6-5 after its 60-59 win.

Hickman boys basketball wins in overtime, 65-64

The Kewpies will play in the championship game of the Lindberg Tournament at 3 p.m. Saturday.

COLUMN: MU campus map makes me sad

People put a lot of time and effort into MU's online campus map. I wish they hadn't.

DEAR READER: As copy editors are cut, accuracy declines

Newspapers around the country are being forced to do more with less. But what happens when readers spot spelling and grammar mistakes?

TODAY'S QUESTION: Should MU provide its students and faculty with fraud protection?

After two breaches of personal information within the last two years, MU is receiving flak for being unwilling to to pay for fraud protections for its students and faculty.  Should MU have to provide this protection?

Missouri Athletics Hall of Fame to induct former MU football standout Jim Johnson

Jim Johnson, remembered as a defensive genius during his NFL coaching career, will be posthumously inducted into the University of Missouri Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday night for his career as a quarterback and safety during what many would call the golden age of Missouri football.

MU professor in Haiti during quake reflects on the experience

The event generated $825 to support disaster relief.

Mike Anderson Jr. goes from player to coach on Missouri men's basketball team

Mike Anderson Jr., now graduate assistant coach, is faced with the difficult task of transforming from a player to a coach.

The Week in Pictures: Haiti, State of the State, MLK and more

Images from the past week including the Haiti earthquake, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's State of the State address, Columbia College and Rock Bridge High School basketball games, and Martin Luther King Jr. Day events from around Columbia.

FBI questions former speaker about handling of bill

FBI agents interviewed Lee's Summit Republican Bob Johnson on Jan. 14 about former House Speaker Jetton's role in 2005 legislation.

Mohler getting new judge for rape trial

A new judge will be appointed for Darrel Mohler, who had been charged in connection with molesting and raping children beginning in the mid-1980s.

Mo. retirement system ending bonuses for staff

In light of bad publicity, MOSERS voted to discontinue bonuses and automatic cost-of-living raises for its staff. The system's portfolio lost $1.8 billion in 2008.   

Global Journalist: Recovery from Haitian earthquake

Stuart Loory and guests discuss the recovery effort from last week's devastating earthquake in Haiti.


Baylor women's basketball phenom to bring skillset to Mizzou Arena

Baylor freshman Brittney Griner, known for her dunking and shot-blocking ability, averages 18.9 points a game.

State considers land deal in Three Creeks

A local landowner has proposed a land deal with the Missouri Department of Conservation that would change the boundaries of Three Creeks Conservation Area and allow public access to a cave on the property.

Boone County Sheriff's Department arrests five in meth operation

Investigators gathered "significant" information for future efforts to combat meth activity.

Columbia hires its first sustainability manager

Barbara Buffaloe will draw a $55,000 salary to manage a block grant aimed to make Columbia a leader in energy efficiency.

I-70 work Tuesday night; delays expected

MoDOT says to expect delays on I-70 Tuesday night due to repairs.

Wrong way on Vandiver interchange leads to Highway 63 accident

A wrong turn at the Vandiver Drive and Highway 63 interchange led to a collision Friday morning. No one was injured.