Missouri men's basketball team moves forward without Michael Dixon Jr.

Missouri played Appalachian State on Saturday afternoon at Mizzou Arena. Missouri won the game 72-56.

In the Missouri men's basketball team's 72-56 win over Appalachian State, the Tigers took their first step after former guard Michael Dixon Jr. announced his transfer from the school.


After caseload cap, 13th Judicial Circuit resumes normal operations

The 13th Judicial Circuit will no longer operate under a caseload cap, which went into effect in October and continued through November. The cap was imposed to limit new cases if the court exceeded caseload standards for three consecutive months. 

Columbia rings in Christmas season with annual tree lighting

This year's annual lighting of 30-foot-tall Christmas tree brought the community together and celebrated the beginning of Christmas season.

CBC hands Rock Bridge basketball first loss of season

The Rock Bridge boys basketball team suffered its first loss of the season Saturday night, 58-42 against Christian Brothers College High School.

Columbia College volleyball falls to Concordia in NAIA Championship match

After a five-set semifinal win, Columbia dropped a five-set match to Concordia in the finals.


Missouri women's swimming wins Mizzou Invite

Missouri finished ahead of seven other teams at the 2012 Mizzou Invite on Saturday at the Mizzou Aquatic Center.

Rock Bridge wrestling takes third, Hickman finishes 10th

Rock Bridge placed third and Hickman placed 10th in the 12-team wrestling tournament at Parkway South High School.

Hickman boys basketball takes down Waynesville at Norm Stewart Classic

Sophomore guard Jimmy Whitt and junior guard Chris Clark sparked Hickman's 68-52 win over Waynesville.

Missouri vs. Appalachian State: Transfers turn former UConn teammates into opponents

Missouri's Alex Oriakhi and Appalachian State's Jaamal Trice both played at the University of Connecticut in 2009. The two met as college basketball opponents for the first time ever Saturday.

Columbia College men's basketball wins tournament

Columbia remains undefeated at 9-0 on the season with the victory.

Missouri family wins Powerball but plans to live normal life

After winning $136.5 million from this week's Powerball lottery, the Hill family plans to use the winnings wisely by contributing to charities, adoption and their relatives.

Soccer player from Columbia drowns in Northern Michigan University pool

Arianna Alioto, who graduated from Rock Bridge High School, drowned in a pool during a team workout at Northern Michigan University.

Columbia College volleyball advances to NAIA Championship

The Columbia College volleyball team defeated the University of Texas in the NAIA National Tournament semifinals Saturday at the Tyson Event Center.


FROM READERS: Over a decade of photos from photographer John Hall

John Hall shares photos of birds from over a decade of photographing mid-Missouri. He has used five different digital cameras to take the photos since Nov. 2001.

Holiday season to begin with various events in Columbia

Bazaars, concerts and a home tour will be held in Columbia from this weekend which will mark the beginning of holiday season of 2012.

Missouri men's swimming and diving team wins Mizzou Invite

The Missouri men's swimming and diving team won the 2012 Mizzou Invite in Columbia.

What others are saying about Michael Dixon Jr.'s departure

Find out what sports commentators and others are saying about Michael Dixon Jr.'s announcement that he will transfer from MU.

Teen injured after fall at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park

The 16-year-old was airlifted to University Hospital to check for a potential head injury.

Rick Majerus, college basketball coach, dies

College basketball coach Rick Majerus died Saturday of heart failure. He was 64.


House, Senate have competing tax plans as 'fiscal cliff' approaches

Both the House and Senate already have passed separate bills to delay big tax increases awaiting nearly every taxpayer next year if Congress and the White House can't agree on a plan to avert the "fiscal cliff."