Insight Bowl opponents showing mutual respect

MU quarterback Blaine Gabbert throws to receiver T.J. Moe in the Missouri vs. Illinois Arch Rivalry game.

Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel said once his players began watching film of Iowa, it didn’t take them long to realize what a talented team the Hawkeyes are.

Missouri basketball team quiets Silas to give Anderson 100 wins

The Missouri men's basketball team held one of the nation's leading scorers to eight points, defeating Northern Illinois 97-61 to give coach Mike Anderson his 100th win with the Tigers. 

Richards plans to run for First Ward City Council seat

Mitch Richards' interest in city government was piqued when he participated in last spring's campaign to oppose security cameras downtown.

Volunteers make Tempe bowl games possible

This year, Tempe, Ariz., is hosting three bowl games: the Insight Bowl, the Fiesta Bowl and the national championship game. The football games set to take place this week are a tiny fraction of everything else that surrounds the bowl games.


Missouri football team makes most of month-long break

In the time between MU's last game and the Insight Bowl, the Tigers players nursing injuries got a much needed break, while some of the younger players got a chance to play a bigger role.  

Missouri football hopes that lessons are learned

Missouri players are looking at Tuesday's Insight Bowl with the lessons of the past year in mind.

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Iowa football team endures tough month

The Hawkeyes hope to rise above a tough month with a good showing in Tuesday's Insight Bowl.

Missouri football players happy to be away on Christmas

The Missouri football team woke up early on Christmas morning, but not to open presents. Instead the players headed outside to practice for Tuesday's Insight Bowl.

Chinese painting stands witness to renewal of friendship

Diane O'Hagan had a pen pal in China after World War II. They lost touch in 1948 and got back in touch again after 31 years. The pen pal, Hu Gengsheng, sent O'Hagan a watercolor painting, which she recently donated to the MU Museum of Art and Archaeology.

Red-light cameras generate little revenue for Columbia

The city's five red-light cameras generated $18,000 in net revenue during fiscal 2010. The cameras aren't meant to make money, city officials say.

Shots fired in northeast Columbia lead to arrest

Columbia police arrested a 29-year-old man and charged him with armed criminal action and domestic assault. He's accused of firing a handgun into his girlfriend's car.

Rock Bridge boys basketball team cruises

Junior guard Will Echelmeier had 24 points in the Rock Bridge boys basketball team's 78-46 victory over Fort Osage on Monday night at the William Jewell tournament.

Perche Creek landowners invited to meeting on deer management

Worries about a declining number of deer in the county have prompted complaints and, in turn, a meeting about what property owners can do to manage Missouri's whitetail herd.

Warmer temperatures expected leading up to new year

It's supposed to get into the upper 50s this week, according to the National Weather Service.

Missouri House candidate to formally dispute primary loss

Will Royster of Kansas City has accused John Rizzo of using voter fraud to win his narrow victory in the Democratic primary for the 40th district seat.

Missouri men's basketball team beats Northern Illinois

The Missouri men's basketball team beat Northern Illinois 97-61 at Mizzou Arena on Monday to give coach Mike Anderson his 100th win as a Tiger. 

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