TIGER KICKOFF: Can the new Henry Josey live up to expectations?

After a 2011 knee injury benched him for the rest of his sophomore season, Missouri tailback Henry Josey is back on the starting lineup for Saturday's game against Murray State.

Not until he pulls on the black No. 20 jersey and runs onto the turf in front of 67,000 fans will the question everyone has secretly wondered be answered: Just how good is this new Henry Josey?

Downtown leaders urge Columbia: Allow food trucks on streets

Downtown community leaders have proposed food trucks be allowed to park on downtown city streets. Vendors would have to reserve parking spots in advance and pay the regular meter fees.

TIGERS REPORT: All eyes on a healthy season for Missouri football

After a 2012 season full of injuries, Missouri is looking forward to a healthy 2013 season. However, many are still picking the Tigers to finish toward the bottom of the SEC.

DEAR READER: Igor's last ride

My cycling partner Igor Izioumine rode his bike for the final time Saturday. In all of the times we rode, I never learned Igor's true identity until his funeral.

Columbia man arrested in connection to shots fired at Douglass Park

A Columbia man was arrested in Moberly after an investigation led by the Columbia Police Department.

SOCIAL FOOTBALL: Pictures and observations from Mizzou football games and fan experiences

Share your game experiences with the Missourian by using the hashtag #MIZ2ATL on Twitter or Instagram.

Tiger Invitational to launch Missouri volleyball season

Missouri volleyball will play four matches this weekend in the annual Tiger Invitational, testing their new forces as six freshmen are set to join seven returning players.


Freshman Carly Kan key as Missouri volleyball defeats Pitt

Freshman Carly Kan led the team in hitting percentage with 0.65 during a 3-1 win over the University of Pittsburgh. 

Battle girls volleyball falls to Fulton

The Battle Spartans lost in two sets to the Fulton Hornets to open the season. 

UM System to divvy up state funding, if tax-cut veto is upheld

The legislature is expected to vote Sept. 11 on the governor's veto, potentially granting more than $22 million to the University of Missouri System.

Part of I-70 Drive SW to close for construction

I-70 Drive Southwest will be closed between Stadium Boulevard and Knipp Street starting on Tuesday.

Golf World says Missouri's Emilio Cuartero is player to watch

Missouri golfer Emilio Cuartero was named as one of 11 Southeastern Conference male golfers to watch this season

Stephens soccer coach helps kick promising team toward success

Stephens College soccer coach Xander Kennedy, with a long history in playing soccer himself, plans on combining determination, teamwork and passion to bring the team to a bright future.

UPDATE: Gas leak shuts down North Eighth Street

The leak caused cars near Jefferson Middle School to be diverted onto Seventh Street. Repairs are expected to be completed by Friday afternoon.

Portion of Old Route K to close during Missouri football games

The closure is needed to prevent illegal parking on the narrow road, according to a Columbia Police Department news release.

FROM READERS: Finding fulfillment in faith without compromising sexuality

Melissa Bedford is a member of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbia. This article was posted in an earlier form on her blog The Lost and Found.

Missouri women's cross country opens season

The team is made up of 15 true freshmen and only one senior. 

Stephens women's soccer shut out by Spring Hill

The Stars might have affected by the high temperatures, but also by the skill, cohesiveness and conditioning of the Badgers. 

Columbia women's volleyball wins first two games

The Cougars defeated their first two opponents in the Hampton Inn Volleyball Classic.

Missouri women's soccer sails past Southeast Missouri State

Goals from Dominique Richardson, Lauren Selaiden and Kaysie Clark sealed the 4-0 win.