Nottelmann's pitching puts Missouri softball team in regional championship game

MU sophomore Kristin Nottelmann pitched the entire game against Illinois on May 22. Nottelmann allowed only seven hits out of 120 pitches and she struck out eight batters to help Mizzou beat Illinois 3-1.

Sophomore Kristin Nottelmann earned the win in a 3-1 victory over Illinois on Saturday at University Field to advance Missouri to Sunday's regional championship game.

Big plays help and haunt Missouri baseball team

Outfielder Dane Opel's catch in the eighth helped keep the Tigers in the game, but an error by outfielder Jonah Schmidt was costly in Missouri's 6-4 loss to Texas on Saturday at Taylor Stadium.

Missouri golfers 10th at regional

The Missouri men's golf team finished in a tie for 10th place in the NCAA Southwest Regional at the Carlton Oaks Golf Club in San Diego, Calif.

Columbia College softball team loses at NAIA tournament

The Columbia College softball team lost 2-1 to Belhaven (Miss.) University on Saturday at the NAIA national softball championships in Decatur, Ala.

Rock Bridge tennis team advances to state semis

The Rock Bridge boys tennis team advanced to the semifinals of the Class 2 state tournament with impressive victories Saturday in sectional and quarterfinal matches.

Columbia Farmers Market expands with three new locations

Forum Christian Church is the new south location for the Columbia Farmers Market. It will be open on Thursday afternoons until the end of October.

Maplewood Barn Community Theatre goes on

The cast of "Arsenic and Old Lace" adjusted to the loss of the Maplewood Barn and remembered Mark Durrant, an actor who died at the end of the 2009 summer season.

Water main breaks frustrate Fifth Ward residents

The break has resulted in boil orders affecting at least four subdivisions. This is the fifth time in two years.

Ellis Fischel hosts cancer memorial service for friends and family

The service was for those who had lost their loved ones to cancer. It aimed to provide hope and comfort to family and friends, and allowed a way for employees of the center to give back to their patients.

Unattended cooking oil causes fire in north Columbia home

Firefighters were able to bring flames under control within five minutes.

House fire on Duncan Street causes severe damage

A Duncan Street rental property suffered its second fire in a year.

Amid financing questions, Missouri News Horizon sets up shop in Capitol

Missouri News Horizon is a new startup reporting on state level government. Dissimilarly from other nonprofit news organizations, Missouri News Horizon is not disclosing where its funding comes from, and continues to maintain a nonpartisan viewpoint.

Pictures of the week: May 17-21