Oklahoma far superior in its 38-28 win over Missouri

MU defensive coordinator Dave Steckel reacts during the second quarter of the game at Oklahoma on Saturday.

The score may have been close, but there was no doubt which was the better team on Saturday.

University of Oklahoma RUF/NEKS take pride in driving Sooner Schooner

The men who make up the RUF/NEKS, a semi-official University of Oklahoma student organization, are in charge of keeping Oklahoma's traditions intact. They cheer, fire guns and drive the unmistakeable Sooner Schooner.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri-Oklahoma pregame

People in Norman, Okla., engage in pregame activities while waiting for the Tigers' game Saturday at Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium.

UPDATE: Missouri National Guard still on alert for possible gang retaliation

An internal memo leaked to the Columbia Missourian warns of a "direct threat" to military members in uniform. The memo said members of a nationwide gang have asked its members to shoot soldiers on sight.


Redrawing Columbia's wards proves puzzling for representatives, residents

City efforts to redraw ward boundaries to equalize populations become tricky when representation for various factions of the community also are at stake.

Columbia businesses victims of armed robbery; no arrests made

Bocomo Bay and Church's Chicken were robbed Saturday. It was the second time Bocomo Bay has been robbed in the past two days.

Missouri swimmer works toward dream of London Olympics

Missouri junior swimmer Dominique Bouchard hopes a spot at the Olympics is in her future. She says she is not letting early disappointments get in her way.

PHOTO GALLERY: 37th annual Old Wheels Car Show rolls into Columbia

More than 100 cars came to Hickman High School to compete in the 37th annual Old Wheels Car Show on Saturday.


Rock Bridge softball beats Parkway South to win Kewpie Classic

Sophomore pitcher Conner Logsden threw 11 innings to lead Rock Bridge to a 2-1 extra-inning win over Parkway South. With the win, the Bruins locked up the Kewpie Classic tournament championship.

Fourth annual Earthdance festival celebrates forests, peace

The festival encouraged people to listen to live music, dance and celebrate in Courtyard Square.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri United Methodist Church gets a new roof

The Missouri United Methodist Church has spent the last four weeks creating a new roof for the church. There were as many as 14 people on the site working with wooden planks and shingles to re-roof the church, located on South Ninth Street.

PHOTO GALLERY: First Baptist Church lends a helping 'hands-on mission'

Volunteers from First Baptist Church served at the second-hand clothes shop, The Wardrobe, on Saturday.  The group cleared out the summer inventory to make room for winter clothing. First Baptist goes out on "hands-on missions" once a month.

Missouri's kicking troubles continue

Missouri's Grant Ressel has struggled lately, missing four field goals in the last two games.

UPDATE: Boone County businesses victims of armed robbery; no arrests made

Two more business were robbed Saturday night. The investigations are ongoing. No one has been injured.

Henning's improvement boosts Missouri volleyball team

Lisa Henning's maturity and growth off the court have made her transition to Missouri's back line seamless; it showed Saturday in a victory over Texas A&M.

Obama tells blacks to 'stop complaining' and press on

Obama made a speech Saturday at an annual awards dinner of the Congressional Black Caucus regarding African-American unemployment, which is nearly double the national average.

South Farm Showcase educates children, parents about science

The South Farm Showcase featured science-related booths and activities that attracted 3,000 participants to New Haven Road. The event, which was free, was sponsored by the MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources.

37th annual Old Wheels Car Show revs up in Columbia

Columbia residents came out to the Hickman High School parking lot Saturday to see classic cars and an Elvis impersonator.

National Alpaca Farm Days draw crowds at Binder farm in Mexico, Mo.

Alpacas captivated both Sandra Binder and those who visited her farm Saturday.

Kansas City residents build 50-book 'libraries' for Joplin schools

April Roy, a librarian, helped spearhead the project. The May 22 tornado wiped out 54 percent of the Joplin school district's square footage. Many elementary schools lost books and materials.