Missouri's James Franklin completed 13 of 21 passes for 116 yards and two touchdowns. Months remain before coach Gary Pinkel has to make a decision, but Franklin looked like the starting quarterback Saturday.
The Tigers’ starting wide receivers — Wes Kemp, Jerrell Jackson and T.J. Moe — have a combined five years of experience as starters, and tight end Michael Egnew had a breakout All-America season in 2010. That experience can only help the team’s starting quarterback in 2011.
A small fire at Nifong Park Petting Zoo was confined to one hay bale inside the barn and there was no structural damage.
Senior second baseman Abby Vock hit a solo home run in the ninth inning to give No. 9 Missouri a 3-2 win over No. 14 Oklahoma. Redshirt sophomore Chelsea Thomas also had a career-best 17 strikeouts.
On Saturday, the Tigers took to Faurot Field for the annual spring Black and Gold game.
Blake Brown's ninth-inning single gave Missouri a 3-2 win over Kansas and snapped its nine-game losing streak on Saturday.
Festival organizers say the weather should be dry and warmer for the weekend event, which will feature activities and more than 230 booths.
The annual senior prom for Hickman High School was held Saturday at the Holiday Inn Executive Center. Rock Bridge High School's prom is planned for May 13.
City staff is looking to put the issue of whether to allow dogs and bicycles in the Bonnie View Nature Sanctuary on hold.
After their usual Saturday morning routine at Lakota Coffee, the new judge and his wife went to the courthouse for the swearing-in ceremony.
After the first round, the Missouri men's golf team leads Iowa by one shot in an 11-team field at the Iowa Invitational. The Tigers come into the weekend having won four straight tournaments.
The Rock Bridge girls soccer team was led by its juniors during the Kickapoo Tournament on Saturday in Springfield, Mo.
The Cougars lost their first game Saturday against No. 5 ranked Central Baptist 9-6, but won their second game 8-1 against No. 8 ranked Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City beat Columbia College 5-0 on Friday.
People who change shifts every few days are going to have problems related to memory and learning, one expert said.
A spring storm has caused scattered flooding, power outages and hail and wind damage in Missouri.
The bill includes such disability law changes as adding hearing aids to the list of items covered by MO HealthNet and increasing awareness of disability and mental health issues. It passed through the House and will move on to the Senate.