A slow start, but Missouri cruises to victory over Murray State

Missouri opened up the 2013 season with a 58-14 blowout victory over Murray State.

Missouri football started off slow but cruised to a 58-14 victory against Murray State on Saturday night.

Memorial Stadium's hydration efforts get mixed reviews

Some fans at Memorial Stadium had problems finding free water in the 100-degree heat, despite efforts by the Missouri athletics department to provide water, ice and mist stations.

Missouri football fan shows spirit with TigerMobile

Four hours before the football season’s opening kickoff, one of Missouri’s oldest traditions rests on the outskirts of Lot M.

'Marathon Man' Trent Morrow looks to break world record

Australian marathon runner Trent Morrow is attempting to break the world record for running the most marathons in a year, and his 99th will be the Heart of America Marathon on Monday in Columbia.

Auxvasse man arrested in homicide, assault; 1 victim still 'critical'

Callaway County authorities arrested Jake O. Gastler, 22, of Auxvasse on Saturday in connection with a death and an assault. He has been jailed and is being held on $700,000 bond.

Santa Fe Trail monument to be unveiled in New Franklin

Several organizations and donors have come together to create a monument honoring six 19-century pioneers. It will be dedicated at 2 p.m. Saturday. 

Columbia College volleyball wins one, loses one

The Columbia College volleyball team picked up a split Saturday in the final day of play at the Hampton Inn Classic.

Missouri volleyball sweeps to Tiger Invitational Title

It was the sixth time in seven seasons that Missouri has won the invitational championship.

Rock Bridge softball finishes second in Joplin Tournament

Rock Bridge lost a 2-1 game to McDonald County on Saturday to finish second in the Joplin Tournament.


Occupy COMO protests intervention in Syria

The protesters said they are against any U.S. military intervention abroad.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Enforcing parking ordinances could lead to better safety

Every house having driveways not full of vehicles belonging at that residence, should be fined if parked elsewhere, based on the two ordinances already in place.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Affordable Care Act offers attainable coverage for small businesses

An online health insurance marketplace will offer small businesses a choice of qualified health plans from different private health insurers and make it easier for employers to compare these plans.

TIGERS REPORT LIVE | Murray State 14, Missouri 58 | Final

The Missouri Tigers beat Murray State 58-14 on Saturday evening at Memorial Stadium. The Missourian provided live updates during the game.


#MIZZOUGAMEDAY VIDEO | For Tigers fan, 'camaraderie' at every home game

Sarah Wilkinson hasn't missed a Missouri home football game for seven seasons. "This is what we look forward to all year long," she said while tailgating at MU.

Missouri fans brave heat to tailgate before Murray State game

We asked football fans to stop by the Missourian's photo booth show off their school spirit and predict the game's score.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Boating, drowning incident reports

The Missouri State Highway Patrol provides a 29-day log of all reported boating and drowning incidents in Missouri. It is to provide information on what incidents happened at the body of water you want to visit.

Hickman football drops first game to Lee's Summit North

Hickman opened the season with a 27-16 loss at home to Lee's Summit North. 

UPDATE: Obama seeking congressional OK for Syria action

President Barack Obama announced Saturday that he would seek congressional approval for military strikes targeted at the Bashar Assad regime in Syria.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri crushes Murray State

Missouri kicked off its season on Saturday in a home game against Murray State. Here are scenes from the game.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tailgaters enjoy pregame action

Missouri football fans claimed their tailgating spots Saturday before the 6 p.m. kickoff at Memorial Stadium.