Outfielder's slump ends with winning hit for Missouri baseball team

With the game tied and the bases loaded, Dane Opel's two-out single sent the Missouri baseball team to a 4-2 victory over Xavier on Saturday at Taylor Stadium.

Illinois stops Missouri gymnastics

Columbia College softball team drops two games

The Columbia College softball team dropped two games Saturday at the Gulf Coast Invitational in Orange Beach, Ala.

Missouri softball games postponed

The Missouri softball team's games against San Diego State and Illinois scheduled for Saturday at University Field were postponed because of rain.

Candlelight vigil protesting Catholic sex scandal to be held Sunday

The support group Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests will hold a sidewalk vigil  in response to the recent controversy involving the Catholic church in Europe.

Olathe economist predicts depression is looming

Kansas City area agricultural economist publishes book predicting an economic depression.

Tribune: Columbia to get a White Castle

The Columbia Daily Tribune is reporting that White Castle has applied to move into a spot at 301 Clark Lane, most recently the home of Backyard Burgers.

Police stall traffic on Scott Boulevard after one-car crash

Police stalled traffic at the intersection of Mesa Drive and Scott Boulevard briefly this afternoon due to an SUV that lost control.

Missouri college to ban smoking on campus

The ban at Westminster College is to begin July 1. It applies to all campus-owned property. A health educator at the college cited a survey that said 76 percent of students support the ban.

Fugitive Joplin murder suspect detained in Texas

A fugitve murder suspect Byron D. Lang is charged with second-degree murder in Joplin.

2 die in head-on collision in southeast Missouri

Two died and one was injured in a collision on U.S. 67.

Missouri lawyers' group accused of violating ethics

The leader of ShowMe Better Courts, an organization that supports the direct election of judges, has filed a complaint saying the Missouri Bar spent money to oppose their initiative. Skip Walther, the Missouri Bar president, said the complaint is "repelete with inaccuracies."