Missouri football victory against Florida sets stage for Homecoming matchup

Missouri football faced Florida on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Columbia.

Saturday's win was about a team that withstood the injuries, suffocated Florida's offense and did what it had to do to improve to 7-0 and take control of the SEC East.

Maty Mauk's gambles pay off in Missouri football's 36-17 win against Florida

The defense was phenomenal. The running game was excellent. The receivers displayed their usual freak athleticism. But all eyes were on Maty Mauk.

Missouri football fans rise to the occasion for Florida game

On coach Gary Pinkel's weekly radio show on Monday, players expressed frustration with the attendance at Memorial Stadium early in the season. Before Missouri's game against Florida on Saturday, fans seemed to respond.

LIVE PHOTO GALLERY: Florida vs. Missouri

The Missouri Tigers football defeated the Florida Gators 36-17 at Memorial Stadium. Check here for images from inside and outside the stadium.

Wizards unite for high school Harry Potter-themed Triwizard Tournament

Teams from Hickman, Rock Bridge and Battle high schools participated in a Triwizard Tournament testing teams' Harry Potter trivia knowledge. The tournament was the first of three challenges.

Battle football falls in its first homecoming

Problems on offense help lead to Battle High School's 34-7 loss to Normal (Ill.) Community West.

Columbia women's group protests Hobby Lobby's anti-birth-control stance

Mary Mosley, president of Columbia National Organization for Women, said that privately owned corporations like Hobby Lobby should not be exempted from providing employees birth control coverage.

Grand jury documents reveal extent of alleged synthetic-weed dealing at Bocomo Bay

Authorities have seized property and cash from the operators of Columbia smoke shop Bocomo Bay, who were indicted on 21 counts of conspiring to distribute more than $2 million of synthetic marijuana.

Missouri volleyball hopes to break attendance record against Florida

The unbeaten No. 18 Tigers have the best record in the nation — and program history — at 22-0. With 12 games left before the postseason, the Tigers are set to surpass the 2005 team's total wins.

BATTLE RISING: New traditions at the forefront of Battle High's first Homecoming

Battle High School students participated in their first Homecoming week and introduced new traditions along the way. 

Fans in awe over Missouri football's victory over Florida

The Tigers kept it rolling Saturday afternoon with another win against a ranked SEC opponent. Freshman quarterback Mauty passed for more than 250 yards. Fans had plenty to say on Twitter.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Back from the brink, at least for now

The Great Shutdown/Debt Ceiling Crisis of 2013 ended with a whimper late Wednesday night when enough House Republicans stopped holding their breath long enough to approve a deal carved out by the grown-ups in the Senate.

Football fans enjoy tailgating festivities before Tigers take on Florida Gators

Football fans gathered outside Memorial Stadium on Saturday for tailgate parties before the Missouri Tigers football team played the Florida Gators.


TIGERS REPORT LIVE: Missouri defeats Florida 36-17

The Missouri Tigers football team defeated the Florida Gators 36-17 at Memorial Stadium. The Missourian provided score updates and social media posts during the game.

FROM READERS: Give 'peeps' a chance

The Food Bank communications coordinator, Scott Gordon, shares his experience with an MU journalism student and encourages us all to "give peeps a chance."

Robert "Bob" Joseph Twenter, Feb. 27, 1938 — Oct. 19, 2013

Robert “Bob” Joseph Twenter, of Columbia, died Oct. 19, 2013. He was 75.

Robert “Bob” Joseph Twenter, 75, of Columbia died Oct. 19, 2013

Robert “Bob” Joseph Twenter, 75, of Columbia, passed away the morning of October 19, 2013.

James Matthew Foster was a sports fan, motivated others

James Matthew Foster died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 in Columbia. He was 33.

James Matthew Foster of Columbia died Thursday Oct. 17, 2013

James Matthew Foster, 33 , passed away on Thursday Oct. 17, 2013, in Columbia, Missouri. He was known by the many that loved him as Matt.

Young arms key to Cards' World Series appearance

Michael Wacha capped a nearly untouchable month by being selected the NL championship series MVP after outpitching Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw for the second time in a 9-0 win in Game 6 Friday night.