Missouri to host first, second rounds of NCAA volleyball tournament

Missouri assistant volleyball coach Deng Yang awaits the seeding announcement for the 2013 NCAA Women's Volleyball Tournament with players Sarah Meister, Emily Wilson, Lisa Henning and Molly Kreklow Sunday at Mizzou Arena's Clinton Room. The team received a No. 4 overall seed and will play Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Hearnes Center.

Missouri (34-0) will face Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (19-13) on Friday at the Hearnes Center.

Fish biologist Jeff Finley conserves endangered pallid sturgeon

There is no typical day for a fish biologist. One day, Finley might be in the field collecting fish samples for surveys. Another day, he is helping crews on the Missouri River with pallid sturgeon recovery. Sometimes he is in his office, completing paperwork.

Florida St, Ohio St take top 2 spots in BCS; Missouri stays at No. 5

The Crimson Tide's wild 34-28 loss at Auburn dropped Alabama to fourth. Ohio State is second and Auburn is third. Missouri is fifth.

Missouri remains No. 5 in AP rankings as Alabama tumbles

Alabama lost its spot at the top of the rankings after losing to Auburn, which moved up to No. 3 in the AP Poll.

THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Missouri football beats Texas A&M; volunteers preserve Almeta Crayton's Everyone Eats

This week, Missourian photographers took images of Missouri football's win over Texas A&M, Rock Bridge football's loss in the state championship game and the Everyone Eats annual Thanksgiving meal.

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Anticipation ahead of Texas A&M; two fatal car accidents

The anticipation of Missouri's game against Texas A&M grabbed the attention of Missourian readers this week.

THE WEEK IN MISSOURI SPORTS: Football beats Texas A&M, heads to SEC Championship; volleyball completes undefeated season

This week in Missouri sports, the football team defeated Texas A&M and punched its ticket to the SEC Championship game, and the volleyball team completed a perfect regular season.

Preacher doles out advice to college students on KCOU

A comedic church service gives advice on college life and allows students to ask questions live.

Passing bicyclist helps disabled woman out of burning trailer

A man cycling along Route E on Saturday afternoon noticed a fire spreading toward a mobile home. He helped save a disabled woman from the fire, but the trailer was destroyed.


Manning, Decker lead Broncos past Chiefs 35-28

The Broncos held off a furious rally to beat the Chiefs 35-28 on Sunday and seize control of the AFC West.

Officials open new Missouri railroad bridge

The new bridge means the entire line through eastern Missouri has double tracks instead of funneling to a single line to cross the Osage River.

Another big day for Boldin as 49ers beat Rams

While Colin Kaepernick was sacked four times, Robert Quinn and the opportunistic Rams defense failed to make the game-changing plays it had the past two weeks

UPDATE: Police investigate death outside Arrowhead Stadium

Police were speaking to several witnesses after Sunday's incident and said that three people had been taken to the Kansas City Police Department's headquarters for questioning.

Officials: Worst tech bugs over for

More than 50,000 people can log on to the website at one time and more than 800,000 people will be able to shop for insurance coverage each day, the government estimated in a report released Sunday.

White deer attract attention in southeast Missouri

William Eddleman, a former biology professor at Southeast Missouri State University, said he believes the deer are true albinos.

Springfield zoo evaluates its elephant program

Staff hasn't determined whether the elephant involved in the death of a zookeeper will return to the public eye.

In some states, gay couples fight for right to divorce

Lauren Beth Czekala-Chatham of Mississippi wants Mississippi to recognize her marriage so she can divorce her partner.

In God we trust, maybe, but not each other

These days, only one-third of Americans say most people can be trusted. Half felt that way in 1972, when the General Social Survey first asked the question.