Lena Faye Ardrey loved family, cooking and baking

Mrs. Ardrey helped her mother-in-law run the family restaurant and learned how to cook through the process. She worked in the food service industry for most of her life.

Dale Truman Sechler, Nov. 30, 1926-Oct. 4, 2012, of Columbia

From 1945 to 1947 Dale Sechler served in the Army in the Philippines and graduated from MU, earning a doctorate in Agronomy Crop Sciences in 1960.

Wainwright and Gonzalez will face off in National League division opener

Wainwright, a 14-game winner in his first year back from elbow reconstruction surgery, successfully fought against restricting his innings and starts Sunday in the National League division series opener. The Nationals, who led the league with 97 wins, will go with 21-game winner Gio Gonzalez.

Hickman runners compete at Helias Invitational

Hickman's Nicole Mello won the girls race at the Helias Invitational on Saturday at Binder Park in Jefferson City.

Columbia College volleyball wins 146th straight conference match

The Columbia College women's volleyball team won its 146th straight American Midwest Conference match with a 3-0 win over William Woods.

Chiefs, Ravens will meet in matchup of divergent franchises

Two franchises, one the model of consistency, the other in turmoil. "There's been a tradition and an expectation and a standard that's been established around here recently," said Baltimore coach John Harbaugh, who will lead his Ravens (3-1) back to Kansas City (1-3) on Sunday for a matchup of two teams heading opposite directions.

Disputed infield fly rule creates playoff controversy

The infield fly is a complicated rule, designed to prevent infielders from intentionally dropping a popup with more than one runner on base and perhaps get an extra out. No one could ever remember it being applied like this. And, after past postseasons dotted by contested calls, this play will certainly lead to another slew of October cries for more instant replay.


MISSOURI FOOTBALL: Vanderbilt Commodores defeat Tigers, 19-15

The Missouri football team was defeated Saturday by Vanderbilt. The final score was Commodores 19, Tigers 15.