DOWNLOADABLE EBOOK: Winning entries from the 2011 Better Newspaper Contest

Download this e-book to see the Missourian's winning entries from the 2011 contest.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hickman football beats Timberland in first playoff game

Hickman beat Timberland High School 34-0 in a first-round playoff match Friday night. Hickman will face cross-town rivals Rock Bridge next Friday in a rematch of the Providence Bowl.

Rock Bridge linebacker Caldwell-Stout suceeds in first start at tailback in Bruins' playoff victory

The Bruins defeated Troy Buchanan 34-0 Friday night and will now face Hickman next week in a rematch of the Providence Bowl.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge shuts out Troy Buchanan

The Rock Bridge football team, led by junior Eli Caldwell-Stout, beat Troy Buchanan 34-0 on Friday night.

Missouri swimming and diving takes off in first SEC meet

Former Missouri swimming and diving head coach Joe Goldfarb discussed changes in the team over the years and watched as the Tigers succeeded in their first SEC meet.


PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri competes in multiteam swimming and diving meet

The Missouri men's and women's swimming and diving team competed against Arkansas, Kentucky and Southern Illinois on Friday in their first meet against other SEC teams.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia College volleyball beats Grand View in five sets

Columbia College Women's volleyball team defeats Grand View University on Friday.

Hickman's senior defender ready to return to field after concussion

Hickman senior defender Cole Brendel returned to soccer field three weeks after being in an automobile collision. He is now trying to salvage what little remains of his senior season. 

Postseason success for Rock Bridge boys soccer team starts with senior leader

The Rock Bridge boys soccer team will look to their captain, senior Ryan Stanowski, for postseason success.

Archer Daniels Midland donates $1M to MU College of Agriculture

The College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources will use the donation to establish Center for Agricultural Development which will open in 2014.

Sheriff's Department searching for sexaul assault suspect

The 23-year-old suspect, Brian K. Burns is also charged with felonious restraint and first-degree burglary.


Homecoming festivities draw alumni to Columbia

MU alumni returns Friday to watch the football game and see old friends.

LETTER TO EDITOR: Decorative contact lenses should be reconsidered on Halloween

A common aspect of Halloween costumes are over-the-counter colored contact lenses, which can potentially cause serious eye infection, injuries and blindness.

Two MU students are arrested for possession and sale of marijuana

Two MU students were arrested Wednesday in connection with possession of drug paraphernalia and suspicion of distributing a controlled substance near campus.

St. Louis National Weather Service issues freeze warning for Saturday morning

The National Weather Service expects a freeze to hit Saturday morning and recommends taking precautions to prevent damage to crops and plants. 

Take a look back at previous MU Homecoming traditions, history

As you make your plans for this weekend, check out the Missourian's Homecoming coverage from previous years to recall your favorite activities and reflect on some history behind the celebration.

Ninth-graders at Oakland Junior High School hold political convention

The 59 students who participated researched the candidates' lives, political careers and stances on issues in order to write a speech, create pamphlets and fliers and post information on poster boards.

Three engines respond to Friday morning flue fire

Three engines were dispatched at 12:20 a.m. to the flue fire at 6003 St. Charles Road. A ladder truck and an ambulance also responded to the call. There was no damage to the property, and no one was injured.

FROM READERS: Mizzou Archery team hosts national competition, two MU shooters win trophies

The Mizzou Archery club hosted the USIAC 3D Nationals last weekend, where two Missouri shooters won trophies for the first time ever.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Without disarmament, nuclear conflict a permanent concern

With a stock of nuclear weapons on both sides, conflict over missile defense shields and strategic war plans with nuclear strike options, U.S.-Russian relations haven't entirely left the Cold War behind.