The defending state champion Bruins relied on Porter's impressive rebounding to beat Blue Springs 43-32 and return to the title game. Rock Bridge plays St. Joseph's Academy at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
After a close victory on Friday, Columbia College (35-0) takes on LSU-Shreveport in the NAIA quarterfinals at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City.
The Board for International Food and Agricultural Development discussed issues such as sustainable farming and the involvement of women and youth in agriculture at a meeting on the MU campus.
The Kewpies were victim of an 18-0 Hawklets run in the late third and early fourth quarters. They play Vianney in the third place game 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
Along with the construction of the diamond interchange, the road work will also widen areas of Stadium Boulevard and Bernadette Drive to improve traffic flow and reduce congestion.
Joshua Maylee, the man accused of killing three people and wounding one more in October 2010 in Holts Summit, was in court Friday as attorneys debated whether a conversation he had with a sheriff could be used in his upcoming trial.
The Rock Bridge High School girls basketball team plays Blue Springs on Friday.
Sophomore guard Sophie Cunningham still relies on the lessons learned from one-on-one contests with her older sister. Rock Bridge's state semifinal game against Blue Springs is at 8:20 p.m. Friday at Mizzou Arena.
In their postseason run, the Kewpies have become accustomed to tight games often decided in the closing minutes. Hickman's state semifinal game against Rockhurst is at 5 p.m. Friday at Mizzou Arena.
The success of MU mathematics professor Nakhle Asmar, aided by Mayor Bob McDavid, in saving the Niedermeyer building deserves applause.
The smell of charcoal filled the air outside Taylor Stadium in the hour leading up to the Tigers' 4-1 loss against the Gamecocks as fans enjoyed the nice weather.
Nicole Hudson pitched three innings in relief of Chelsea Thomas on Friday. Together they threw a no-hitter in the Tigers' 11-0 win. Hudson also added a home run in the top of the fifth inning.
Senior Missouri gymnast Sandra Ostad and seven other SEC gymnasts were recognized for their service efforts.
Ian has put energy, ideas and lots of hard work into getting funding for PedNet. Ian has proved himself as caring, hard working and an individual who will definitely serve the community.
The Tigers and Gamecocks will play a three-game series, beginning Friday, to open their conference schedules.
The Rebels finished the season with a 23-8 record and were 12-6 in conference play. They were seeded No. 3 in the conference tournament.
The Rock Bridge girls soccer team was defeated by Rolla 3-1 in Jack Rubenstein's head coaching debut.
Joseph Giangiacomo, 71, of Columbia died March 12, 2013.
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Jake Allen made 29 saves on the night, leading the Blues to a 3-0 win.