Roderick Beasley matures on and off field for Hickman football

Roderick Beasley got himself into trouble early in his career by goofing around and talking back to coaches. But the junior wide receiver has learned to balance the laughs with a newfound focus on the field.

Rock Bridge receiver focuses on college goals, not game stats

After a slow start to his senior season on the Rock Bridge football team, All-State receiver Kenny James is back to posting big numbers — but he isn't focusing on them.

Missouri soccer falls to Florida in tale of two halves

Senior Jessica Greer found the net in the first half to give the Tigers an early lead, but the Gators scored twice in the second, including the game-winner in the 85th minute.

Hickman soccer defeats Mehlville in Bruin Shootout

The Kewpies got a close win in their first match of the Bruin Shootout at Cosmopolitan Park 

Missouri softball wraps up fall season with a 7-1 record

Missouri softball ended its fall season successfully with two wins against Crowder College and Heartland Community College. The next season for the Tigers will start in mid-February with inaugural SEC.

Columbia College women's soccer routs Harris-Stowe State 8-0

A hat trick from Kelly Ross and two goals apiece from Rylee Bruhn and Stephanie Hale help the Cougars improve to a 5-1 conference record.


Road closure on Walnut Street will reroute four buses

Passengers of 107 FastCAT Express, 102 East, 103 East and 104 South East should look for the nearest active bus stops during the closure of Walnut Street.

MU fraternity gathers more than 100 protesters with mysterious tweets

Alpha Phi Alpha organized an event in support of victims of hate crimes at the University of Texas at Austin by posting mysterious social media 'teasers' about their event.

Missouri cross country places bottom half in Wisconsin Adidas Invitational

Senior Max Storms led the men's team with a personal best of 24:01, while the women's team finished 43rd overall in a competitive field.

More than 6,000 UM System students register to vote in November election

The student lobbying organization recruited students from residence halls, fraternities, sororities and student centers on each of the four UM System campuses to register before the Oct. 10 deadline.

Former Tigers quarterback tells students to "invest"

Chase Daniel returned to MU to discuss how he runs an apparel business while playing professional football.

Woman pleads guilty to financially exploiting person with a disability

A Columbia woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to a count of financial exploitation of a disabled person.

Former Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel to give business lecture at MU

The New Orleans Saints' back-up was a 2007 Heisman Trophy finalist. He helped start a screen printing company based in his home state of Texas.

Tolton-Calvary Trailblazers look past player size in first season

Three freshmen linemen on the Tolton-Calvary football team are growing as a unit despite their lack of size in their first season as starters.

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Veterans find help, relief through horse therapy program in Diamond

At Magic Moments Riding Therapy in Diamond, veterans will be encouraged to progress at their own pace, according to their individual abilities. Basic instruction will include grooming, tacking, horsemanship and riding skills.

Joplin receives $45.3 million HUD grant to rebuild after tornado

The plans for the grant include $12.75 million to build single-family homes; $9 million for mixed-income multifamily housing; and $5.4 million to restore the city's Union Depot.

Cougars men's soccer defeats Hornets with strong second half

A hat trick from junior midfielder Zachary Oppland helped the Cougars defeat the Harris-Stowe State Hornets 7-0 to move to 12-0-3 on the year.


Dave Spence files defamation lawsuit against Nixon over bank ad

Dave Spence asserts that Gov. Nixon's campaign ad is false by denying his involvement with the bank and using bailout money to purchase his vacation home in Lake of the Ozarks.

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