THE WEEK IN MISSOURI SPORTS: Softball sweeps South Carolina, men's swimming and diving grabs best program finish

Missouri played a rain-delayed doubleheader against South Carolina on Saturday. The Tigers won both games, 12-3 and 8-0.

This week in Missouri sports, sophomore Angela Randazzo hit three home runs to power Missouri softball to two wins over South Carolina. The Missouri men's swimming and diving team nabbed its best finish in program history at the NCAA championships.

IN THE WORKS: Questions and answers about the opening of Battle High School

As a student, teacher, parent, neighbor or taxpayer, what do you want to know about Columbia's new high school? Weigh in here.

Mistakes cost Missouri baseball its early lead against No. 2 LSU

In its 6-5 loss Sunday against No. 2 LSU, Missouri was virtually handed an early four-run lead before letting it slip away in the very next inning.

THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Egg hunters soldier on despite rain; residents enjoy warmer temperatures

Columbia experienced a gamut of weather conditions last week, including rain, snow and temperatures into the 60s.

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Another snowfall hits Columbia

This week's most read stories included another major snowfall for Columbia and a look ahead to next season's Missouri men's basketball team.

Missouri tennis defeats No. 23 Tennessee

The Tigers upset the Tennessee Volunteers behind strong days from Maria Christensen, Elisha Gabb and Madison Rhyner. 

ANNIVERSARY: Larry and Becky Mayfield to celebrate 50 years of marriage

The couple was married March 30, 1963, at the First Christian Church in Columbus, Kansas, with the Rev. A. Jack Matthews performing the ceremony.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Easter resurrection is present every day

Rev. Mel West believes that wherever and whenever the Spirit of Jesus Christ is present, no matter what place or space, resurrection will occur.

Florida loses to Michigan, misses Final Four again

Michigan beat Florida to join Syracuse, Wichita State and Louisville in the NCAA Final Four.

Missouri lawmakers review school district debt limit

School districts approaching the limit have turned to alternatives such as tackling major projects in phases, but those approaches can drive up the ultimate cost.

Congress' partisan discord finds roots in toss-up districts

Despite coming from a politically divided district and agreeing that compromise is a necessity the success of America's democracy, Ohio Republican Rep. Steve Chabot remains unbending on issues such as gun control and taxes.

In Southern states, a near-solid block against Medicaid expansion

Governors' rejection of Medicaid expansion will leave large swaths of Americans without coverage because they make too much money to qualify for Medicaid as it exists but not enough to get subsidies to buy insurance in the exchanges.

Ameren coal ash used as mine fill near St. Louis

The company is sending truckloads of coal ash for disposal in an inactive section of Mississippi Lime Co.'s cavernous limestone mine near Ste. Genevieve

Wildlife center aiding injured, orphaned rabbits

The 34-year-old center rehabilitates injured, sick and orphaned native Missouri wildlife. Once healthy, the animals are released to their natural habitats.

Missouri man charged in drive-by shooting of 4-year-old

Police say Nathaniel J. Pool fired shots Thursday night from a passing car, injuring a 4-year-old girl as she walked up the steps of a home with her mother.

Children participate in Easter egg hunt despite rain

Recreation Supervisor Camren Cross said around 150 people participated in the event.

Sophomore's power boost helps Missouri softball sweep South Carolina

Angela Randazzo hit two home runs in the first game of Missouri’s doubleheader against South Carolina, then hit a three-run shot in the second game to help the Tigers secure 12-3 and 8-0 run-rule victories.

VOTERS GUIDE: What you need to know for Tuesday's election

Get caught up on the candidates and issues on Tuesday's ballot.

LSU fans invade Taylor Stadium for shutout of Missouri baseball team

Even after a five-hour rain delay, hundreds of purple-and-gold clad fans watched No. 2-ranked LSU clobber the Missouri baseball team 8-0 on Saturday at Taylor Stadium.

PHOTO GALLERY: Perche Creek Gutbuster racers compete in the rain

Kayakers and canoe racers competed on a rainy Saturday in the fifth annual Perche Creek Gutbuster. The race took place along an eight-mile stretch of the creek, starting from the Providence Access south of Columbia.