Missouri volleyball fights fatigue to advance to Sweet 16

The Tigers volleyball team defeated Northwestern 3-1 in the second round of the NCAA tournament to advance to the Sweet 16. They move on to face 12th-seeded Duke on Friday at Penn State in University Park, Pa.

Columbia College volleyball team loses national championship match

The Columbia College volleyball team competed in the NAIA national championship Saturday night in Sioux City, Iowa. The Cougars fell in the final to Fresno Pacific.

Columbia enjoys an early taste of Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa is an opportunity for families to celebrate the shared values of African and African-American cultures, such as unity, cooperation, creativity and faith.

Columbia City Council to discuss proposed stipends for members

The stipends — $6,000 for ward representatives and $9,000 for the mayor — would be put to a vote of the people. Not all members agree they're appropriate.

Columbia College men's basketball struggles but grabs win

The Columbia College men's basketball team defeated Haskell Indian Nations University 72-61 despite a poor second half.

Stephens College women's basketball no longer strictly by the book

Stephens College women's basketball moves away from set plays and encourages fundamentals.

Fresh start for Hickman boys basketball coach and player

David Johnson returned to the sideline as Hickman boys basketball coach, and freshmen guard Chris Clark got his first start in the Kewpies 53-39 victory over Poplar Bluff on Saturday in the Norm Stewart Classic.  

Cardinals, Berkman agree to one-year deal

The 34-year-old first baseman-outfielder is a five-time NL All-Star with the Astros and last year batted .248 with Houston and the New York Yankees.

Missouri Democrats choose Susan Montee as leader

The outgoing state auditor replaces Springfield attorney Craig Hosmer, a former state lawmaker.

Missouri women's basketball to finish travels at Northwestern

The Missouri women's basketball team will take on Northwestern Sunday in the inaugural Big Ten/Big 12 Challenge.

Holiday Home Tour showcases some of Columbia's best decor

The 27th Annual Holiday Home Tour finds festive homes around Columbia every winter, and will give Columbia residents the chance to tour the featured homes until Sunday.

Fred Schmidt to run for open seat in Columbia First Ward

Accountant Fred Schmidt has decided to declare his candidacy for the First Ward and plans to tackle issues such as the city's budget, financial issues and the pension system.


Columbia workshop offers advice for home maintenance

The city hosted a workshop Saturday to help residents keep their homes in good repair while keeping maintenance costs down.

Hickman girls basketball falls to Moberly in Norm Stewart Classic

Moberly's speed was too much for the Kewpies, who fell to the Spartans 43-26.

Rock Bridge boys basketball team comes up short to Nixa

The Bruins came back within a point with 40 seconds left, but couldn't overtake Nixa in a 80-75 loss Saturday at the Norm Stewart Classic. 

Columbia College women's basketball team defeats Peru State

The Cougars came back in double overtime to beat the Bobcats 87-84 in the second of two meetings between the teams. Peru State won the first game 79-73 on Nov. 13.

GLOBAL JOURNALIST: The impact of WikiLeaks is difficult to measure

With the recent publication of numerous U.S. diplomatic documents by WikiLeaks, sources for journalists could become warier of sharing information.

Fathers of MU swimmers show their support

Before the second day of competition at the Mizzou Invite began Saturday, several of the fathers of the MU swimmers painted their chests with letters spelling out "Mizzou."

Columbia College volleyball one win away from national championship

 The Columbia College volleyball team picked the right time to play its best game of the season. The Cougars dominated from the outset against No. 1 Lee University in the semifinals of the NAIA national tournament, sweeping the undefeated Flames 25-11, 25-19, 25-17.

Missouri volleyball topples fifth seeded UNI in NCAA tournament

The Tigers upset the fifth seeded University of Northern Iowa in five sets.