Columbia College women's soccer loses 2-0

The Columbia College women’s soccer team lost to the Grand View University Vikings in Des Moines by a score of 2-0.

Cougars men's soccer team beats Vikings 3-2

The Columbia College men’s soccer team beat the sixth-ranked Grand View University Vikings 3-2 in Des Moines on Friday night.

Missouri women's soccer beats Arizona State 4-1

Missouri junior Dominique Richardson posted her first two goals of the season, leading Missouri (4-0) past Arizona State (1-3) at Walton Stadium.

Section of Old Route K to shut down for Missouri football game

Columbia police will be on-site to help direct fans to Memorial Stadium from Interstate 70 and other local routes. 

Dry weather prompts eight blazes across Columbia

Dry conditions made prime conditions for eight brush fires in less than two days.

Water main breaks surge during drought; rain could help or hinder

The Water and Light Department reports that there were 85 water main breaks as of noon Friday, compared to 25 in August 2011. Shifting soil from the drought is the main cause.

Accident on Highway 54 leaves Hickman grad in serious condition

A Hickman High School graduate is in serious condition after an accident on Highway 54 in Callaway County.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dousing can be an effective method to question lies, find water

Dowsing or "water witching" is effective because what moves the sticks or pendulum is not some mysterious energy but very fine muscle movements within our bodies.

Missouri volleyball tops Houston

The Missouri volleyball team bounced back from its first defeat of the season by topping Houston in game one of the Lipscomb Invitational.

FAST FIVE: Redshirt junior receiver L'Damian Washington

L'Damian Washington talks about his excitement for the season to begin — from the new uniforms to his touchdown dance.

Hickman running back Justise Keith carries on family name, distinction

Justise Keith, a junior running back for the Hickman football team, is working to maintain his family's athletic reputation.

Rock Bridge looks to improve for Friday game

Bruins tailback Freeman Simmons, wide receiver Kenny James and quarterback Logan Twehous say they want the Bruins to improve their ground game this week.

Rosanna Whitesides was remembered for her love of family and others

Mrs. Whitesides enjoyed taking part in volunteer work in the Eagles Auxiliary club and worked at Boone Electric Cooperative.

Rosanna Whitesides, Sept 7, 1939 — Aug 30, 2012

Rosanna Whitesides, 72, of Columbia, died Thursday, August 30, 2012.

Rams finalize roster, cut Golston and Mughelli

Former first-round draft pick Vernon Gholston, fullback Ovie Mughelli and running back Chase Reynolds were among the players cut by the St. Louis Rams.

Chiefs make last player cuts, finalize roster

Along with cutting the two veterans, Kansas City waived 17 players and placed defensive back De'Quan Menzie and quarterback Alex Tanney on injured reserve.

Nationals' Gonzalez throws a gem, blanks Cardinals

Perfect through three innings, Washington Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez (17-7) held the suddenly anemic St. Louis lineup hitless through four innings en route to a 10-0 complete game shutout.

7.9-quake off Philippines triggers tsunami alert

A tsunami alert was in effect for the Philippines, Indonesia, Taiwan, Japan, Guam, the Northern Marianas and Papua New Guinea, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

Address protection program 'Safe at Home' aids 1,500 Missouri victims

The Safe at Home program was created under a 2007 law and protects the home addresses of victims by allowing the secretary of state's office to serve as a mail forwarding service.

Spring-fed Missouri rivers offer best floating in drought

Despite the drought, Missourians can still enjoy float trips throughout the state.