Rock Bridge girls basketball: With furious comeback, Bruins repeat as state champs

The Rock Bridge girls basketball team won the state championship for the second year in a row, playing Saturday evening at Mizzou Arena. The Bruins defended their title, beating St. Joseph's Academy 45-38.

The Bruins used 16 second-half points from sophomore standout Sophie Cunningham to erase an eight-point fourth-quarter deficit, stunning St. Joseph's Academy 45-38.

Columbia College eliminated in national tournament, perfect season snapped

The Columbia College men's basketball team suffered its first defeat in exactly one year, losing to LSU-Shreveport 79-78 on Saturday evening in Kansas City in the quarterfinals of the NAIA tournament.

Harry Berrier, MU veterinary professor, Show Me Bar-B-Q Sauce maker, dies at 95

Dr. Harry Berrier, who had been making Show Me Bar-B-Q Sauce since 1975, died Sunday, March 10, 2013, in Columbia at age 95.

Missouri Foundation for Health donates $1 million to Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri

The money will be distributed among four locations over the next two years, and will go toward the purchase of new vehicles and other equipment.

Missouri men's basketball lets win slip away against Ole Miss

Missouri struggled late against Ole Miss, losing 64-62 in the final seconds to the Rebels in the SEC quarterfinals. The NCAA tournament field, in which the Tigers expect to be included, will be announced Sunday.

Missouri baseball gets first SEC win

The Tigers won their second game Saturday afternoon, but they still dropped the series to South Carolina.

Mid-Missouri Railfans host annual train show

The show was held in Paquin Tower and included a number of exhibits including small train models for kids to play with, as well as more intricate models for adults.

Hickman boys basketball tops Vianney for third-place state finish

Led by junior guard Chris Clark's 19 points, the Kewpies rebounded from a Friday loss to Rockhurst in the semifinals to end their season with a 65-53 victory against Vianney.

Missouri men's basketball confronts disconnect in aftermath of SEC tournament exit

The Missouri men's basketball team was clearly frustrated after its 64-62 loss to Ole Miss on Friday in Nashville, Tenn. The Tigers now must wait for the NCAA selection show Sunday to determine their postseason fate.

Missouri gymnastics earns season high score, falls to Arizona

The Tigers closed the regular season with a 196.625-195.450 loss to the Wildcats.

Missouri softball's offense breaks out in fifth inning to topple Ole Miss

The Tigers used three doubles to push across four runs in the fifth inning and beat Ole Miss, 6-1.

Dr. Joseph Giangiacomo, 71, loved family, medical profession

Joseph Giangiacomo, 71, died Thursday, March 12, 2013.

Rita Hess Bunn, 80, loved music, horses

Rita Hess Bunn died Friday, March 15, 2013, at age 80.

Columbia police investigate early morning shots fired at Gateway apartments

Officers discovered four shell casings in a parking lot at Gateway at Columbia Student Apartments after they responded to several reports of shots fired.

FROM READERS: Meditation on a new feline

MU senior Eric Staszczak recently took a leap of faith and brought a 2-year-old cat home with him.

Rita Hess Bunn, July 9, 1932-March 15, 2013, of Columbia

Rita Hess Bunn, 80, of Columbia, died March 15.

STORIFY: Columbia basketball teams play in end-of-season tournaments

Whether their teams won or lost, fans of Missouri men's basketball, Columbia College men's basketball, Rock Bridge girls basketball and Hickman boys basketball took to Twitter to root for their schools.

Ole Miss solidifies NCAA Tournament resume with win against Vanderbilt

Marshall Henderson scored 23 points for the Rebels in the 64-52 win in the SEC Tournament semifinals.

St. Louis region reconnects its economy with river

Improvements are aimed at making the dirty, slow river into a bigger asset in today's just-in-time global economy, reconnecting the region to its very reason for being.

Boynton leads Florida to win against Alabama in SEC Tournament semis

After being held scoreless in the first 25 minutes, senior guard Kenny Boynton scored 11 straight points to erase a deficit and lead Florida to a win against Alabama.