Since 1999, MU High School has offered its students the opportunity to receive a high school degree while maintaining busy schedules. Gracie Gold, a 17-year-old skating phenom out of Chicago, is one of its most recent students.
Despite the Thursday snowstorm, the new student section cheered on the Tigers at their meet against Georgia on Friday at Hearnes Center.
The Missourian collected photos of Columbia residents and how they spent their snow day.
The Columbia City Council voted in October to use $800,000 from the Tourism Development Fund for the American Airlines revenue guarantee.
MU students and Columbia residents took to the snow-covered streets Thursday afternoon to help motorists trying to get home.
The Tigers lost 78-74 to LSU on Friday at Mizzou Arena. LSU scored 29 points off turnovers.
After warmer temperatures this weekend, another storm system that could bring rain and snow at the beginning of the week. It's too early to tell how much snow could fall in Columbia.
The previous record for Columbia, which stood for more than 100 years, was broken by more than eight inches on Thursday.
The Columbia Police Department posted on its Facebook page that any vehicles towed might have been taken to any of the local law enforcement agencies or some local towing companies working with the police during the storm.
Tigers coach Frank Haith said guard Phil Pressey's leadership was crucial to Missouri's upset of No. 5 Florida on Tuesday and will be needed to help close out the season with success.
Columbia Public Works will go ahead with its planned removal of the pedestrian overpass on Providence Road tonight. The department says all detour routes are free and clear.
Missouri senior center Liz Smith was outsized by her defenders in Missouri's game against LSU, but she managed to score 15 points through quick maneuvers under the net, helping send the game to overtime. LSU asserted its physical advantage in the overtime period and Missouri lost its fourth straight game since upsetting No. 9 Tennessee on Feb. 3.
During the storm, stalled semitrucks blocked traffic on Interstate 70. MoDOT closed part of the highway for most of the day.
The National Weather Service compiled the following storm totals from observations by service employees, trained spotters, emergency management and media.
Tigers take care of Maryland in five innings (13-1) before edging San Diego State 2-1
Heather English is the unquestioned leader of the Columbia College women's basketball team. But while she's always tough on the court, she shows a softer side around her family.
Right-hander Eric Anderson has made a speedy recovery from Tommy John surgery and is set to take the mound for his first start of the season Sunday at Memphis.
Team traditions get the Tigers ready to face No. 8 Georgia on Friday at the Hearnes Center.
Memphis pitchers Sam Moll and Conner Porter held Missouri (0-4) to just two hits in the 6-0 loss.
Chelsea Thomas struck out 19, and Nicole Hudson hit the walk-off single that scored Mackenzie Sykes.