UPDATE: Lester leads Red Sox past Cardinals in Game 5

Jon Lester smothered St. Louis on four hits into the eighth, David Ross hit a tiebreaking RBI double in a two-run seventh inning off Adam Wainwright, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Cardinals 3-1 Monday night to take a 3-2 World Series lead.

Local NAACP holds vigil, again urging prosecution in Brandon Coleman's death

Brandon Coleman's mother, Winona Coleman-Broadus, and several ministers from churches gave speeches at the vigil. They called Boone County Chief Prosecutor Dan Knight's decision not to prosecute Coleman's shooter unjust.

Ronald McDonald House moving to new, larger building on Lansing Avenue

The new Ronald McDonald House will be able to host twice as many families as the original house on Stadium Boulevard and will be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Boone County wants Columbia to take over all of MKT Trail

Boone County, which lacks a parks and recreation department, doesn't have the resources to repair the trail after flooding, said Bill Florea, a county senior planner.

With Missouri ahead, Tennessee has uncertain situation at quarterback

Tennessee coach Butch Jones could take his time in determining who will start against Missouri. Freshman Joshua Dobbs showed flashes of potential Saturday and led Tennessee (4-4, 1-3 SEC) to all of its 10 points after entering the game in the second half.

From La Russa to Matheny, winning is constant

Almost always, Mike Matheny keeps his cool. That's what you might notice at first about Tony La Russa's successor as St. Louis Cardinals manager, the inner fire without the bombast. It's what you see right now in the glare of October, when the moves pay off big time or fail miserably, and are endlessly dissected either way.

Former U.S. Rep. Ike Skelton dies at 81

Skelton won the first of 17 congressional terms in 1976 and was chairman of the House Armed Services Committee at the time of his loss to Republican Vicky Hartzler.

Missouri goalkeeper named SEC Defensive Player of the Week

Missouri soccer redshirt junior McKenzie Sauerwein was named Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday.

Missouri women's golf has second round of tournament canceled

The UNLV women's golf team leads the Las Vegas Intercollegiate Golf Tournament at even par after the first round, and Missouri is tied for seventh with a score of 2-over par.

Battle volleyball loses in quarterfinals

Battle lost in straight sets 25-6, 25-12 to Helias Catholic High School in a Class 4, District 9 first round contest at Hickman High School.


Rock Bridge volleyball rolls to district semifinals

The Rock Bridge volleyball team defeated Wentzville Holt on Monday, advancing to the semifinals of the Class 4, District 9 tournament.

UPDATE: Steve Owens to lead MU as interim chancellor

UM System President Tim Wolfe appointed Steve Owens as interim chancellor for the time between Deaton's retirement and the new chancellor's arrival on campus. UM System Spokesman John Fougere said the chancellor search committee is on schedule to name a new chancellor soon.

New Orleans jazz comes to MU through 'We Always Swing' series

The Donald Harrison Quintet, a jazz quintet from the Treme neighborhood in New Orleans, pleased the crowd Sunday night at MU's Memorial Union.

For Tim Lavy, dairy farming comes naturally

Tim Lavy started learning about the workings of the dairy industry when he was 10. He is now revamping his farming methods to produce the best raw milk for his customers.

Seahawks' stand preserves 14-9 win over Rams

Russell Wilson threw two touchdown passes to Golden Tate, and the Seahawks made a dramatic goal-line stand in the final minute to preserve a 14-9 victory over the Rams on Monday night — less than an hour after the Cardinals lost to the Red Sox in the World Series just up the street.

Stephens volleyball wins first AMC match

Stephens College swept Harris-Stowe State University in three sets 25-21, 25-13, 25-13 improving to 6-20 overall and 1-6 in the AMC. Before Monday's win, Stephens had a seven-game losing streak at home.

Hickman's volleyball season comes to an end

Hickman's volleyball season came to a close with a 13th straight loss. Newcomer Loren Brooks helped maintain the team's positive outlook over the 3-24 season.

Photo of shocked Missouri fan thrives on social media

MU freshman Conner Carr's expression was symbolic of what Missouri fans felt after the Tigers lost to South Carolina in double overtime.

Missouri volleyball electrifies standings

The 25-0 Tigers jumped four spots to No. 7 in the American Volleyball Coaches Association Top 25 poll after defeating LSU (3-1) and Texas A&M (3-0) on the road this weekend.

Missouri women's basketball team sets up Halloween costume contest

The Missouri women's basketball team is hosting a Halloween costume contest during its exhibition opener against Southwest Baptist at 7 p.m. Tuesday.