Missouri softball is 7-0 after Thursday wins

Tigers take care of Maryland in five innings (13-1) before edging San Diego State 2-1

Cougars' Heather English hides soft side while on the court

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.

'Super' recovery has Missouri pitcher back in the rotation

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.

Pre-meet rituals help Missouri gymnasts prepare for competition

Team traditions get the Tigers ready to face No. 8 Georgia on Friday at the Hearnes Center.

Memphis shuts out winless Missouri baseball team

Memphis pitchers Sam Moll and Conner Porter held Missouri (0-4) to just two hits in the 6-0 loss.

No. 7 Missouri softball beats No. 5 Florida in 12 innings

Chelsea Thomas struck out 19, and Nicole Hudson hit the walk-off single that scored Mackenzie Sykes. 

Police issue warrant in connection with shots fired on Quail Drive

Police issued the warrant for Lucius Clarence Bowers' arrest Friday afternoon.

UPDATE: Storm slows Midwest commute, buries Plains in snow

Powerful wind gusts created large snow drifts on many roadways, making navigating the slick conditions a challenge. Accidents and slide-offs were reported from Kansas to Michigan as the storm pushed east Friday.

Missouri diver Bonuchi wins second title at SEC Championships

David Bonuchi finished the 3-meter event with a score of 441.95, a season-best for the junior.

Kansas City, St. Louis airports open, flights canceled

On Friday morning, websites for both airports showed several early-morning flights canceled but more listed as on time as the day proceeds.

FROM READERS: Columbia native starts public art project, This Is Your Rock

Dar Hosta James is an artist who writes and illustrates books as well as makes paintings. Recently, she started a public art project where she paints small rocks and leaves them for the passers-by to find.

Despite heavy snow, students fill Campus Bar & Grill Thursday night

Thursday's winter storm left cars stranded on main roads and businesses across Columbia shutting their doors early. Downtown areas received about 11 inches of snow.

In tough part of St. Louis, cloistered nuns continue to pray

In what city leaders often refer as one of St. Louis' most dangerous neighborhoods, the Pink Sisters pray around the clock.

Hospital volunteers prove to be priceless

Volunteers assist with almost every operation of a hospital, and do so for a variety of reasons.

Mid-Missouri artist brings soldiers to life

Local artist Essex Garner is crafting thousands of photos of the First Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry into "Art: Portraits of America, The Buffalo Soldier."

UPDATE: Springfield police cordon area after shooting

Lt. Ben King said the detective grazed by the bullet was treated at the scene for the injury.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Time for Missouri Republicans to follow Rick Scott's lead

If one of the nation's top tea party governor's can accept Obama's Affordable Care Act, then so should our own lawmakers in Missouri.

McCaskill urges passing of Violence Against Women Act

McCaskill says the act will provide resources to help law enforcement save lives of women.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Bill could lead to making even thinking illegal

Rep. Mike Leara's wants to criminalize proposing any kind of gun control legislation. What's next?

LIVE UPDATES: Friday's weather conditions, cancellations and road conditions

The Missourian's staff is collecting a list of cancellations, updates about the weather and road conditions.