Missouri men's basketball team dominates disciplined Navy team

Ricardo Raliffe shoots over Navy's Carlton Smith during the first half of the game on Saturday at the Mizzou Arena. Ratliffe missed the shot but went on to score 14 points in Missouri's 84-59 victory.

The Missouri men's basketball team managed six steals against Navy in a 84-59 win. The Tigers will play against Kennesaw State on Thursday at Mizzou Arena.

Columbia School Board to discuss bond issue, collective bargaining

Past meetings allowed the board to consider other policies, but the Monday meeting will allow the board to discuss last minute issues with the proposal before it is finalized.

Andrew Jones makes debut on Missouri men's basketball team

The senior Missouri football player began practicing with the Missouri men's basketball team 10 days ago.

Rock Bridge girls' basketball team wins big

The Bruins moved to 4-1 Saturday with a 53-point victory over St. Joseph-Lafayette 69-16.

Eye's 3-point shooting leads Missouri women's basketball team

Morgan Eye, a freshman guard, shot four 3-pointers during the first half to give the Missouri women's basketball team a lead that it carried throughout the game to defeat North Dakota 69-52.

Before preparing for Independence Bowl, Missouri looks toward future

Gary Pinkel said the three practices this weekend are meant to help coach young players who didn't receive too much coaching during the season. The team also hosted a large group of recruits Saturday.

Runners take to Katy Trail in McBaine for Cheese and Sauerkraut race

The Cheese and Sauerkraut race was Saturday morning at the Katy Trail State Park in McBaine, and 47 contestants braved the cold and participated.


Senior forward's unique style a boost for Rock Bridge boys basketball team

Rock Bridge's Josh Hayes isn't the biggest or strongest at his position. He uses constant energy to overcome his size.

PHOTO GALLERY: Flat Branch Park creek cleanup

Members of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity spent about two hours Saturday morning cleaning a creek in Flat Branch Park.

Hickman girls basketball falls to Blue Springs

The Hickman girls basketball team lost to Blue Springs 68-38 on Saturday night.

Pujols welcomed by Angels fans

Baseball's most feared slugger has arrived in Southern California. He said his staggering new paychecks aren't the only reason he left St. Louis for Los Angeles.

Columbia band Mary & The Giant shines in spotlight

Formed in 2009, this local band has developed a style of its own, blending folk, pop, rock, blues and country together to create "colonial pop."

BOONE LIFE: MU welder, his family run a farm in Hallsville

MU welder Mark Morris and his family run a farm outside Columbia. They raise grass-fed pigs, chickens and sheep to cut costs and produce animals with a higher quality of life.

Hickman cross-country runner 20th at national meet

Hickman junior Nicole Mello placed 20th on Saturday at the Foot Locker National Cross-Country Championships in San Diego.

Hickman boys basketball defeats Blue Springs

The Kewpies shoot 9-20 from behind the 3-point line in a 79-76 win over Blue Springs on Saturday.

Despite loss, sophomore lifts Columbia College women's basketball team

Columbia College sophomore Heather English played well Saturday with 13 points in a 74-69 loss to University of Cumberlands.

3 women who fought injustice in Liberia, Yemen accept Nobel Peace Prize

Liberians Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Leymah Gbowee, and Tawakkul Karman from Yemen top this year's list of Nobel Prize winners.

Russia's stunning protests end with hint of change

Thousands took to the streets on Saturday to participate in the biggest anti-government protest that post-Soviet Russia has ever had.

Iraq: A war of muddled goals, painful sacrifice

America's goal entering the Iraq War seemed simple, but cultural differences and warring religious and ethnic factions created a much more complicated situation.

Public retirement ages come under greater scrutiny

The discrepancy between the retirement ages and benefits of public and private sector employees causes friction.