Missouri seniors enjoy second Big 12 tournament title

The Missouri men's basketball team celebrates after winning the Big 12 Tournament Championship in Kansas City on Saturday. Missouri beat Baylor 90-75.

After beating Baylor 90-75 in their final Big 12 Conference game, the Tigers, decked out in gold Big 12 champion T-shirts, huddled around Missouri coach Frank Haith to accept the trophy.

Missouri men's basketball wins Big 12 Tournament championship

The Missouri men's basketball team defeated Baylor 90-75 to clinch the Big 12 Conference Tournament championship.

Missouri's Denmon selfless on court yet again

Marcus Denmon, Missouri's leading scorer this season with an average of 18 points per game, showed selflessness on the court, playing 36 minutes in Saturday's victory that advanced Missouri to the Big 12 title game.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri defeats Baylor for Big 12 Tournament title

The Tigers defeated the Bears 90-75 Saturday at the Sprint Center in Kansas City for the Big 12 Conference Tournament championship title.

Rock Bridge girls basketball gets back to celebrating a state championship

The Bruins outlasted Blue Springs 52-41 to win the Class 5  state tournament Saturday at Mizzou Arena.

Sexual assault reported Friday near Hearnes Center

MU police responded to a sexual assault Friday afternoon and have issued a composite of the suspect.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri men's basketball team advances to Big 12 championship

The Missouri men's basketball team advanced to the Big 12 tournament title game after beating Texas 81-67 on Friday night in Kansas City. Missouri will face Baylor, which beat Kansas 81-72.

ANALYSIS: Despite title, Missouri likely to get two-seed

The Tigers want the respect that a No. 1-seed would symbolize, but the numbers don't necessarily add up in Missouri's favor.

Dog owners from around the country compete in Columbia dog show

Dog owners gathered at the annual Columbia Kennel Club Dog Show on Saturday to enjoy the atmosphere and show off their dogs.

Indian students in Columbia make Holi their own

Far from India, students created their own festival of colors in Columbia.

PHOTO GALLERY: Holi festival celebration welcomes spring

Participants took part in a Hindu festival celebration that welcomes spring and loosens inhibitions by throwing colored power and water at each other.

School board to vote on boundary shift, air conditioning bid

The Columbia School Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at West Junior High School. The board is expected to vote on an elementary school boundary shift that could cause some students to attend three schools in four years, as well as a bid for air conditioning improvements at Two Mile Prairie Elementary School.

Columbia students bring home chess trophies

Mill Creek Elementary and Rock Bridge High School won team trophies at the Missouri State Scholastic Chess Championships in Jefferson City.

PHOTO GALLERY: Dogs, handlers compete for Best in Show at Columbia Kennel Club Dog Show

More than 900 dogs and their handlers gathered at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Saturday for the annual Columbia Kennel Club Dog Show.

Dorial Green-Beckham and his family relieved that hoopla has passed

Thirty-eight days have passed since Dorial Green-Beckham, the top football recruit in the nation, signed a letter of intent to play for Missouri. The overwhelming hysteria preceding that signature has abated.

Dog show spectators share what they look for in a winning dog

The community outreach team at the Columbia Missourian asked judges and spectators of the Columbia Missouri Kennel Club Dog Show what they look for in a winning dog.

Carl Edwards hoping for Las Vegas repeat, more wins in 2012

The last time Carl Edwards won a race that counted was last year in Las Vegas. He still managed to tie Tony Stewart for the Sprint Cup, but he lost on a tiebreaker. He's hoping for more race wins this year.


Intensity fuels Missouri wrestler Mike Larson

Larson says he has a certain rage when he gets on the wrestling mat. It's a rage that matches his Mohawk haircut and the devilish smile he wears when his black and yellow mouthguard is in.


PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge defeats Blue Springs in state championship game

The Rock Bridge girls basketball team beat Blue Springs 52-41 in the championship game of the Class 5 state tournament at Mizzou Arena.

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