Pressey frustrates Higgins in Missouri men's basketball win over Colorado

MU guard Marcus Denmon, No. 12, goes up for a shot with University of Colorado's Shannon Sharpe trying to stop him. Denmon scored 17 points on Saturday.

Missouri freshman guard Phil Pressey seemed to rattle Colorado's Cory Higgins during the Tigers' 89-73 victory Saturday night over the Buffaloes.

Extra-longtime fan Lydia Serck honored at Missouri men's basketball game

Lydia Serck, who turns 100 in June, received a standing ovation during the Missouri men's basketball team's win Saturday over Colorado. She says she has been a fan as long as she can remember.

Missouri women's basketball devastated after overtime loss to Kansas State

The Missouri women's basketball team could not hide its disappointment after losing a late lead and falling to Kansas State 60-55 in overtime Saturday at Mizzou Arena.

Kansas State defense finally stops Missouri women's basketball team

The Missouri women's basketball team found success early running the pick and roll against Kansas State on Saturday. But the Wildcats adjusted and stopped the play down the stretch.

Nixon orders MoDOT to help plow local roads

Many small towns across the state don't have the staff or equipment to clear their streets, so the governor vowed the state will do everything it can to return road conditions to normal. 

Stephens, Cosmo-Bethel lakes open for ice skating, fishing

Ice fishing aficionados flocked to the lake at Cosmo-Bethel Park, while Stephens Lake was void of skaters on Saturday. The ice was thick enough for Columbia Parks and Recreation to open the lakes for safe winter sporting.


Rock Bridge boys basketball starts strong, blows out Lincoln Prep

After slow starts in its past two games, the Rock Bridge boys basketball team took a 22-11 lead in the first quarter Saturday against Lincoln Prep on the way to a 85-50 victory.

Excess snow removed from city, moved north of town

Disposing of snow from the downtown area poses a problem because there's nowhere to pile it — so city workers load it up and dump it on private property on the north side of Columbia next to Boone Quarries West. 

Residents responsible for removing snow from sidewalks

Armed with shovels and tractors, residents are forced to take to the streets again to clean up more snow. Some see it as an adventure; others just want it to go away.

No-texting law frustrates MU coaches

The NCAA prohibits athletic departments from contacting recruits through texting, Facebook or Twitter. Many coaches unwittingly broke the rule as social media becomes a part of life.


Students volunteer to shovel snow for elderly residents

After the snowstorm, the Boone County Council on Aging called for volunteers to help dig people out.

Missouri wrestling loses to Oklahoma, Oklahoma State

The Missouri wrestling team lost to No. 10 Oklahoma 18-12 on Saturday and lost to No. 5 Oklahoma State 28-6 on Friday.

Columbia College women's basketball team beats Park

The Columbia College women's basketball team continued its undefeated conference run with an 89-63 win over Park University. The team now stands at 9-0 in the American Midwest Conference and improved to 18-5 overall.

Report: Some Kansas City police officers shun seat belts

Officers say they fear their guns will get tangled with the belt when trying to get out of their patrol cars quickly. Others say seat belts prevent them from ducking gunfire. Supervisors aren't buying it.

Snow damages docks at Lake of the Ozarks

Two major docks have collapsed, and crews are working to clear snow from the roofs of other boat shelters in danger of going under. Officials say low water levels at the popular tourist destination have further complicated the issue.

Missouri track and field competes at Husker Invitational

While the Tigers didn't have any victories on the second day of the Husker Invitational, they took home a few top-5 finishes.

The Missouri men's basketball team wins rematch against Colorado

The Missouri men's basketball team defeated Colorado 89-73 on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.