Missouri football gets bounce-back win over Iowa State

Henry Josey runs the ball in the first half of the MU Homecoming game against the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday. The Tigers beat the Cyclones 52-17.

On Saturday, the weather was perfect, the centennial Homecoming festivities were in full swing and the Missouri football team rolled to an easy 52-17 win over Iowa State in front of a sold-out crowd of 71,004.

ANALYSIS: Oversight of Missouri business incentives questioned

The collapse of Wi-Fi Sensors Inc. and Mamtek International has highlighted what some lawmakers fear is a disturbing tendency of the Department of Economic Development to rush through state-aid packages for businesses without properly vetting them.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tailgaters celebrate MU's 100th Homecoming

Tailgaters emerged en masse for MU's centennial Homecoming game. The Tigers would later take on Big 12 Conference rival Iowa State.

Homecoming parade, breakfast kick off game day

Adults clutched cups of coffee. Kids scrambled for candy tossed from passing floats. Loud marching bands fired up the groggy, early-morning parade-watchers at MU's 100th Homecoming Parade.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU Homecoming Parade draws crowd of viewers

Bands, cheerleaders, floats from various organizations, elected city and MU officials in convertibles and children and their parents lined the streets of downtown on Saturday for the MU Homecoming Parade.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tigers defeat Cyclones 52-17 for Homecoming victory

Missouri kept the momentum going into the second half of its game against Iowa State on Saturday, 52-17. The 71,000 fans who packed the stadium were undoubtedly delighted as the Tigers won during MU's centennial Homecoming celebration.


MU freshman balances expanding chicken farm, classes and FFA conventions

Dustin Stanton sells eggs, made by the thousands of chickens that he owns, to various businesses around Missouri and Kansas, and even to MU dining halls; all the while he's taking classes at MU and vying for awards from the national Future Farmers of America convention.

Downtown rests while Missouri plays Homecoming game

A gentle breeze played with fall leaves. A few folks wearing Mizzou jerseys wandered with their families along Broadway. The sun reflected in shop windows decorated with black and gold colors to celebrate MU's 100th Homecoming.

PHOTO GALLERY: First half of 100th MU Homecoming game

The Missouri Tigers held a 31-10 lead over the Iowa State Cyclones at halftime. The Tigers scored their first three possessions.

PHOTO GALLERY: Fans define what Tiger spirit means to them

Tiger spirit takes on different definitions for folks at MU Homecoming activities, but for this group the core of Tiger spirit is supporting the athletics teams, win or lose.

ANALYSIS: Voting patterns support suspicions about Trial D ward reapportionment plan

Councilmen Daryl Dudley and Gary Kespohl have supported the plan to move certain precincts out of their current wards, but some opponents of the move claim that the councilmen only support it because of the potential political gains.

PHOTO GALLERY: Step show among MU's Black Homecoming traditions

The National Pan-Hellenic Council is composed of the nine historically black sororities and fraternities. Stepping is a rhythmic dance involving foot-stomping, hand-clapping, speaking and chanting.

While Tigers stroll to Homecoming victory, fans leave for other festivities

In Missouri’s 52-17 victory over Iowa State, many fans left at halftime or early in the third quarter. The Tigers were up big and, after all, it was Homecoming. There were other things to do. 


Columbia woman arrested on multiple charges after accident

A Columbia woman was taken to the hospital and arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and felony drug possession after she crashed her car late Friday morning.

Missouri volleyball player focuses on blocking during win over Texas Tech

Whitney Little smiles when she sees opponents' facial expressions say "uh-oh."

Nontraditional Memorial Stadium concessions win big with Tiger fans

The concession stands at Memorial Stadium offered much more than just the typical hot dogs, pretzels and popcorn. Brisket tacos and hot dogs covered in potato salad and baked beans are just a few of the less-than-expected offerings.

Lizzi & Rocco's to host pet Halloween party

Columbia residents and their pets can attend the free party, which will feature trick-or-treating and other activities.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Trial E is most beneficial for downtown neighborhoods

A First Ward resident feels Trial A and D is asking the ward to "put all our eggs in one basket."

Missouri men's basketball begins practices under Frank Haith

Missouri returns all five starters from last season's team and lost just one player to graduation.

Edwards keeps lead in Chase for Sprint Cup Championship

A crash in Saturday's race at Charlotte Motor Speedway sent defending champ Jimmie Johnson from third to eighth in the point standings, but Carl Edwards' maintained his points lead with a third-place finish.