Former Missouri basketball star, NBA player Anthony Peeler wants to coach Tigers

Peeler, who is currently an assistant coach at Division II Virginia Union University, has always wanted to coach for Missouri.

Stephens College basketball team holds on for victory

Stephens College used a balanced scoring attack and stingy first half defense to hold Benedictine (Ill.) Springfield at bay Tuesday night, 50-40.

Top-ranked Columbia College men's basketball cruises to 26th win

The Cougars maintained their No. 1 ranking and undefeated season, rolling past conference foe Hannibal-LaGrange University, 68-50 Tuesday night.

Hickman boys basketball team routs Lebanon

The Kewpies soundly beat the Yellowjackets for their 22nd win of the season. 

Columbia College women's basketball pushes past Hannibal LaGrange

With a 73-65 win, the Cougars are now 21-5 overall and 13-0 in America Midwest Conference play.

Tolton Catholic boys basketball falls to Helias Catholic

Tolton Catholic couldn't keep up with Helias Catholic, going scoreless in the fourth quarter and dropping the road matchup, 63-30.

Missouri men's golfer Cuartero rallies late to win invitational

Emilio Cuartero's tournament victory at the Farms Collegiate Invitational helped the No. 19 Missouri men's golf team capture third place in the team's spring opener.

MU softball rankings unchanged before opening weekend

The Tigers were ranked No. 8 in the USA Today/NFCA poll and No. 7 in the Softball poll.

MU women's golf finishes strong in Florida

The Missouri women's golf team kicked off the spring tournament season this week with a three-day stay at the University of Central Florida Challenge.

City survey tests waters for refrigerator rebates

Since 2008, Columbia Water and Light has offered residents air conditioner rebates. The department might extend the rebates to refrigerators as early as 2014.

Jefferson City man accused of child abuse arrested in Columbia

A Jefferson City man was arrested Monday night in Columbia on felony warrants for probation violation and child abuse.

FROM READERS: Language immersion schools help students excel

Research from the Center for Applied Linguistics found immersion requires students to think harder during the learning process because lessons are in another language, thus giving bilingual students a better understanding of what they are being taught.


Missouri gymnast progresses from walk-on to all-arounder

Whether performing in one event or all four, the Tigers' Laura Kappler brings laughter to the team.

Carolyn Ruth Blount, 83, loved traveling and adventure

Carolyn Ruth Blount of Columbia died on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. She was 83 years old. 


Wilford D. Kemper, 77, dedicated car salesman and enthusiast, loved family

Wilford D. Kemper died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, in Columbia. He was 77.

Carolyn Ruth Blount, 1929 to Jan. 25, 2013, of Columbia

Carolyn Ruth Blount passed away on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013.

Wilford D. Kemper, Dec. 25, 1935 - Feb. 10, 2013

There will be a gathering from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, February 15, 2013, at Memorial Funeral Home.

Single teen mother discovers a silver lining

Shirley LeBlanc discovered she was pregnant at 17, and the Harrisburg teen says her son, Grayson, saved her life.

Missouri Senate committee takes up 'prevailing wage'

Lawmakers were considering two proposals Tuesday that would change the state's "prevailing wage," which is the pay rate that cities, counties and other governmental entities must pay for construction projects.

Missouri Senate backs bill to replenish disability fund

The legislation, SB1, attempts to address a pair of consequences resulting from a 2005 overhaul of Missouri's workers' compensation system.