TIGER KICKOFF: Missouri football players lay down hits, raps

The Kentucky Boulevard Boys are Missouri football players from Texas who met at South Residence Hall on Kentucky Boulevard. From left to right they are Zaviar Gooden, Jerrell Jackson, Michael Egnew, Marcus Murphy, Jacquies Smith and Kip Edwards.

For the six Missouri football players who make up the Kentucky Boulevard Boys, the rap group is sometimes a serious music venture, sometimes an off-field recreation and sometimes an elaborate inside joke. But most of the time, the group is all three at one time.


Great Hang-ups rezoning wins commission OK

Some neighbors of the lot at West Broadway and West Boulevard spoke against the rezoning at a Planning and Zoning Commission meeting.

COLUMN: Jamaican my mouth burn: trying a ghost chili salsa

At a Columbia tomato festival, a salsa made with the world's hottest pepper added spice to the life of one columnist.

DEAR READER: Missourian changes should bring improvements to print, online content

New job descriptions and changes to the work flow should help the Missourian emphasize its digital-first goal.


YouTube helps pump up MU volleyball fans

VolleyZou, MU volleyball's official student spirit group, created a rap video to play before every home game. The video, which was filmed in May, made its debut before the Tiger Invitational.

Tractors cruise Missouri heartland as part of steam engine show

Almost 40 classic tractors took to Missouri's back highways Friday morning for fun, education and a little showing off. The "tractor cruise" was part of the Missouri River Valley Steam Engine Association's 47th annual Back to the Farm Reunion.

TIGER KICKOFF: Simplified offense leads to second-half success for Missouri running backs

Missouri offensive coordinator Dave Yost said he asked his fellow coaches at halftime of the Tigers' game against Illinois for their four favorite running plays from the first half. Yost said those four plays became the new, simplified running gameplan for the second half.

Welcome to The Jungle: New tailgate spot opens Saturday

The first home game of the season also marks the grand opening of MU's new student tailgate spot.

State wants $100,000 stimulus back from Warrensburg film festival

The festival begins Friday and will feature 21 films from around the world on topics such as poverty and health care.

10,000 expected for tea party rally in St. Louis

Speakers for the event include Iowa Republican Congressman Steve King and former presidential adviser Dick Morris.

Missouri Guard leader to speak at Jefferson City 9/11 ceremony

The Missouri Community Service Commission is sponsoring the ceremony on the Capitol's south lawn.

Cougars fall to Illinois Tech at home

Despite Hutchison's offensive success, Columbia College's second-straight loss leaves the Cougars feeling frustrated.

Columbia College volleyball wins twice in tournament

The Cougars beat Mt. Mercy College and Judson College in the Graceland University Invitational Tournament on Friday.

Leftwich leads Hickman to blowout win over Hazelwood West

The Kewpies shut out consecutive opponents for the first time since 2000.

MU soccer beats Arkansas for first win

The Tigers' 4-0 victory ended a five-game winless streak to start the year

MU volleyball falls short to Western Kentucky

The Tigers play again Saturday against Central Arkansas.

MU soccer defeats Arkansas 4-0

Coach Bryan Blitz earned his 200th career win.

Rock Bridge softball defeats Lee's Summit

MU soccer leads at half

Columbia Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr, reflect on their faith

Columbia Muslims join for prayer at the close of Ramadan and reflect on reaching out to non-Muslims and talking about their faith.