Missouri volleyball wins school's first team SEC championship

The Missouri volleyball team clinched the SEC title Friday after defeating Mississippi State. The Tigers remain undefeated at 32-0. They played Friday in front of a record crowd of 7,789 and will take home the first SEC championship for a Missouri team. The Bulldogs were defeated in three sets, 25-19, 25-16, 25-17.

Missouri won the first team Southeastern Conference championship on Friday against Mississippi State in dominating straight-set fashion to remain undefeated at 32-0.

Ole Miss history hard to ignore on campus

From corner to corner, Oxford, Miss., is rich with history and tradition, deeply rooted in football.

Glenn's Cafe to open for dinner hours Saturday in Tiger Hotel

Glenn's Cafe will reopen at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Until the first week of December, the restaurant will only be open during evening hours.

Ryan Ferguson not allowed to be interviewed during school hours at Hickman High

A miscommunication between student reporters and Columbia Public Schools officials about whether Ryan Ferguson, just released from prison, could be interviewed on campus led to a two-hour meeting between the two camps Friday.

Meth and heroin abuse have surged in Boone County

Methamphetamine and heroin abuse increased significantly in Boone County from 2011 to 2012, with addiction highest among young people.

TIGER TWEETS: Missourian football players tweet about traveling and Christmas

Missouri football players had a bye last weekend, and some used the time off to go home. The players also tweeted motivational quotes and Vines of the team's Christmas Thursday tradition.

FROM READERS: Ed Lambeth, former reporter, recalls the moments after JFK's assassination

Former reporter, MU professor emeritus recalls President Kennedy's assassination 50 years ago.

Jankovic leaves Missouri basketball

The Serbia native recruited out of Mississauga, Ontario announced Friday that he is transferring and cited a lack of playing time as one of the primary reasons.

TIGERS REPORT: Missouri football will see James Franklin return against Ole Miss

Only two weeks remain in the 2013 college football regular season for the Missouri Tigers. The two games left are far from easy victories, starting with a road game Saturday against No. 24 Ole Miss.

Some stores to keep doors shut on Thanksgiving Day

About 33 million people will get a head start on their holiday shopping on Thanksgiving Day, but many chains will remain closed.


Cardinals trade Freese to Angels

The St. Louis Cardinals have traded former World Series MVP David Freese to the Los Angeles Angels in a four-player deal.

John F. Kennedy death news sent 'wave of grief' around world

Since his death, JFK's legacy has touched lives all around the world.

Columbia city offices to close on Thanksgiving

City buses, parking meter enforcement and refuse collection will not operate on Thanksgiving. Emergency police and fire services will still be available.


IN THEIR OWN WORDS: Chris Kelly reflects on Kennedy's stewardship

Chris Kelly, 67, D-Columbia believes his generation reaped the benefit of Kennedy's vigorous political leadership.

IN THEIR OWN WORDS: Peverill Squire weighs legacy of the JFK years

Peverill Squire, 58, is a professor of political science at MU. Squire finds Kennedy's legacy to be uncertain, even a half-century after his death.

IN THEIR OWN WORDS: John Danforth describes energy JFK brought to politics

John Danforth was in his apartment in New York City studying for the bar exam when he heard the news that the president had been shot. He later became a Republican U.S. senator for Missouri.

Rock Bridge football advances to Class 6 state championship

Rock Bridge defeated Hazelwood Central 36-33 on Friday night in the Class 6 state semifinals. The win advances Rock Bridge to the state championship game where it will face Blue Springs in St. Louis.

UPDATE: Almeta Crayton's Everybody Eats seeks volunteers, donations

Volunteers are needed to help prepare food, set up the dining area and serve the meal. Donations will be accepted in the days leading up to the event.

David Lee Coleman, March 14, 1947 - Nov. 21, 2013

David Lee Coleman of Columbia died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. He was 66.

UM System Board of Curators elects 2014 officers

The University of Missouri System Board of Curators on Friday elected Don Downing as chairman and Donald Cupps as vice chairman for the 2014 year.