Missouri football kicker's day marked with highs and lows

Missouri's Forrest Shock holds while place-kicker Grant Ressel leans into a point-after attempt in the Tigers' 51-13 victory over Miami (Ohio) University on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

Missouri placekicker Grant Ressel missed an extra point on Saturday, ending the team's streak of 252 conversions. The next time he took the field, he kicked a 50-yard field goal, the longest of his Missouri career.

COMMENT: The story behind (and beside) the Missouri football cannon

In which I take a seat next to Little Joe, the source of the ground-rattling explosions punctuating Missouri's 51-13 win over Miami (Ohio) University on Saturday.

SLIDESHOW: Rock Bridge senior is underneath the lights, changing formations

Rock Bridge senior Michael Bush plays offensive line — and tuba in the marching band.

Despite his legal troubles, Derrick Washington's jersey still popular on gameday

A walk around Columbia before a game is essentially a tour of the Missouri football hall of fame, with the jerseys of Tiger greats paraded around on the torsos of beer-holding fans and football-tossing kids. And even with allegations of assault clouding Washington's name, his jersey is still worn proudly in tailgating lots around the stadium.

No scare this time, Missouri football team rolls past Miami of Ohio

The Missouri football team scored seven touchdowns in its 51-13 rout of Miami (Ohio) University on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

Downtown hit-and-run accident lands man in hospital

A man was struck in an alleyway off Broadway in Columbia on Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tigers beat Redhawks 51-13

The Tigers used four running backs — De'Vion Moore, Henry Josey, Kendial Lawrence and Marcus Murphy — in the game who combined for 236 yards on 38 rushes.

Columbia College soccer team finds scoring weapon

Junior Edgar Reyna netted his second game-winning goal in as many games for the Cougars when he found the end of junior John Hutchison's cross in the 32nd minute against visiting Friends (Kan.) University on Saturday evening. Reyna's goal was all the offense Columbia College needed for a 1-0 victory.

Rock Bridge volleyball falls just short of tournament championship

Columbia College soccer blanks Friends University

Senior goalkeeper Ken Searles earned his 4th shutout of the year as the Cougars improve to 4-3 on the season.



MU volleyball bounces back with conference win over Kansas State

With a win over the Wildcats, Missouri's record improves to 2-2. 

PHOTO PACKAGE: Peace Festival brings movement and color to downtown Columbia

As part of the Earthdance Global Peace Festival, a celebration was held Saturday at the First Christian Church in downtown Columbia and featured a mix of dance styles from around the world. The festival marked the end of the "Embracing All Traditions," an eight-day festival aimed at promoting peace, sustainability and social justice.

New arts center stimulates parent-child creativity

The Walk-in Activity Center 4 Kids ... Yippee! — or WACKY — center opened Sept. 18 and has many recycled materials to generate creative crafts at a lower cost.

Volunteers build hoop house at West Boulevard Elementary

More than a dozen Slow Food Katy Trail volunteers gathered near the playground to build a structure designed to extend the students’ growing season. The new hoop house functions similar to a green house and will protect plants from strong winds and colder temperatures.

Teen expands recycling efforts beyond Boone County Fairgrounds

Michael York began recycling for a Boy Scouts project. Now, he is making recycling his personal mission.

Rock Bridge and Hickman swimming and diving struggle in De Smet Invitational

The Bruins and Kewpies compete at De Smet Invitational in St. Louis. 

Hickman cross-country team turns in strong performance at Hancock Invitational

Hickman cross-country teams open season with strong performances.