UPDATE: Missouri coach Mike Anderson says he's staying

Missouri men’s basketball coach Mike Anderson reacts to a bad play near the end of the Missouri's game against Nebraska in the first round of the Big 12 Conference Tournament in March at the Sprint Center in Kansas City.

Missouri men's basketball coach Mike Anderson was pursued by the University of Oregon, but turned down the offer to remain at Missouri.

Tiger football alumni come back to Columbia for spring football game

Four former Missouri football stars, now playing in the NFL, attended the annual Spring game on Saturday.

Format change leads to more competitive scrimmage

Senior tailback Derrick Washington made sure he could back up his smack talk by scoring a touchdown late in the first half.

Taylor leads Missouri softball team to victory

Missouri junior Rhea Taylor went 3-for-3 with a triple, stolen base and three runs scored in the Tigers' 3-1 victory against Texas Tech on Saturday at University Field.

Hickman soccer freshmen adjust to varsity competition

Coach Tony Gragnani said Kewpies Kate Hulen and Sarah Levin have earned their roles in the starting lineup.

Hickman track team earns top finishes

The Hickman track and field teams performed well at the Capitol City Relays on Saturday in Jefferson City with the girls team finishing third out of 13 teams and the boys team finishing fifth out of 15 teams.

Rock Bridge soccer team 2-1 at Springfield tournament

The Rock Bridge girls soccer team won its bracket of the Kickapoo Invitational on Friday and Saturday in Springfield, Mo. The Bruins beat Parkview 3-0 on Friday, then on Saturday lost to Glenview 3-2 in overtime before beating Jackson 2-0.

Columbia College softball 1-1 at tournament

The Columbia College softball team went 1-1 Saturday in a tournament in Bourbonnais, Ill., winning 2-1 against Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) 2-1, but falling 8-4 to Belhaven (Miss.).

After one pitcher's tossed, another comes through in Missouri baseball's loss

Missouri pitcher Zack Hardoin turned in his best appearance of the season with 5 1/3 shutout innings in relief.

Audio tour of MKT benches memorialize past, allude future

"Voices of the Past" is a cell phone-guided tour that shares the stories behind the names on benches along the MKT Trail.

VIDEO: Sinclair gas station closes

Sinclair gas station owner Cindy Mutrux closed her gas station by Stadium Boulevard and Rock Quarry Road for good on Friday.

VIDEO: Female firefighter feels at home in Columbia Fire Department

Rookie firefighter Samantha Lamp, 23, is the only woman of seven recruits hired by the Columbia Fire Department in the past year and a half.

St. Louis wants to host 2012 Democratic Convention

St. Louis announces plans to host the next Democratic National Convention. The last time the city hosted a national convention was in 1916.

Show-Me Green Tax Holiday starts April 19

Beginning Monday, consumers will shave at least 4.225 percent off the purchase price of eligible Energy Star appliances.

SLIDESHOW: Immigrants remove language barriers during tour of farmers market

Sustainable Farms & Communities sponsored a tour of Columbia Farmers' Market for immigrants to help them access fresh foods and to encourage involvement in the American community.

Anderson to stay at MU

The Oregonian in Portland, Ore., is reporting that Mike Anderson decided to turn down an offer to coach the University of Oregon and will stay at MU. Dave Reiter, Sports Information Director at Missouri, has confirmed that the coach intends to stay and will release a statement later tonight. The Missourian will update this report when more information is available.