PHOTO GALLERY: Hickman football beats Rock Bridge in overtime

Hickman High defeated Rock Bridge 10-7 in overtime in the Class 6 District 3 semi-final game on Friday.

Hickman High football slipped past Rock Bridge 10-7 in overtime on Friday night in the district playoff game.

Hickman football defeats Rock Bridge in district playoff game

Hickman defeated Rock Bridge 10-7 during overtime in the district football playoff game. The Bruins led 7-0 until the Kewpies scored in the final minute.

ArtTalk: Terell Stafford Quintet to perform Billy Strayhorn at Murry's

Josh Chittum, an assistant director at "We Always Swing" Jazz Series, shares his excitement over Terell Stafford Quintet's performance on Sunday at Murry's.

Florida fans ready to welcome Missouri to the Southeastern Conference

The Gators host the Tigers at 11 a.m. Saturday. The game will be televised on ESPN2.

TIGERS REPORT: Florida, Missouri football teams in uncharted territory

For the first time this year, the Florida Gators will be heading into a game following a loss, and the Missouri Tigers will be coming off an SEC victory. The two face off Saturday.

In new Christian hymnal, poetry guides the page

MU professor Craig Roberts helped edit a hymnbook that is about to undergo its second printing.

Running back Deven Larry quietly finds place in Hickman football tradition

Deven Larry doesn't say much, but he has produced on the field for the Kewpies this season. Coach Arnel Monroe says he deserves to be mentioned among the most talented running backs to play for Hickman.

Captains anchor Rock Bridge football team's defense

All four captains for the Bruins come from the defensive side of the ball, and for them, the coin toss is sacred.

TIGER KICKOFF: Missouri football's McGaffie using Batman to succeed in senior season

Receiver Gahn McGaffie has been a Batman fan since he was young, with a large tattoo of a bat across his upper back to prove it. In his senior season, he's trying to rise to the occasion — just like Batman.

Growth in neighborhoods old and new affects 46th District

Democrat Stephen Webber and Republican Fred Berry are competing to represent the new House district, which encompasses much of the city's Fourth and Fifth wards.


Republican candidate Berry a last-minute addition to 46th District ticket

Fred Berry says he would bring honor and integrity to the state representative office as he runs against incumbent Stephen Webber in the 46th House District.

State representative candidate Webber has deep roots in Columbia

Stephen Webber, who has represented the 23rd District for four years, will try to win another term, this time in the 46th District.

Health care on minds of Columbia voters

Along with jobs and unemployment, health care is playing a role in Columbia residents' voting decisions.

Missouri Task Force 1 performs search-and-rescue missions in New York

Missouri Task Force 1 departed Columbia for the East Coast Tuesday to help recovering cities from the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

Endangered hellbenders reproduce for second year at St. Louis Zoo

The Saint Louis Zoo has learned new techniques to increase reproduction rates of endangered Ozark hellbenders.

PHOTO GALLERY: Students, alumni prepare for Florida's game against Missouri

University of Florida students and alumni prepared Friday for the Gators' football game Saturday against the Missouri Tigers. The game will be televised at 11 a.m. on ESPN2.

Fall back: Set clocks back one hour this weekend

Most of the country will turn back the clocks this weekend for the annual shift back to standard time. The change becomes official at 2 a.m. Sunday local time.

MU Human Library event gives volunteers chance to share life stories

The Human Library project started 12 years ago in Denmark as a way for people to have an informal dialogue with others to break stereotypes.


GEORGE KENNEDY: MU lags behind in research university peer group

MU's enrollment is up this year, but at a meeting of university faculty, budget officer Tim Rooney was quick to temper the optimism, pointing out ways the school is behind its peers in the Association of American Universities.

Missouri football players tweet about first SEC win, Halloween

It was a busy week for Missouri football players on Twitter. The Tigers posted about their first SEC win and Halloween. They also sent messages of support to injured South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore.