Missouri women's golf moves to fourth place in FIU Bradley Invitaitional

Missouri senior Taylor Gohn is tied for first place after the second of three rounds in the Florida International Pat Bradley Invitational on Monday.

Missouri volleyball climbs to No. 11 in rankings

Senior setter Molly Kreklow was named Southeastern Conference Player of the Week on Monday.

Missouri women's soccer player named SEC Soccer Offensive Player of the Week

Missouri women's soccer forward Alyssa Diggs was named the Southeastern Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Monday.

Missouri women's cross country jumps in regional rankings

The Missouri women's cross country team earns No. 4 ranking in the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Midwest Regional. 

Boston Strong: Red Sox ride wave of good feelings

After the bombings at the Boston Marathon, the Red Sox stretched an emotional ceremony into a season-long tribute to honor the victims, doctors and nurses, police and other first-responders who were there for the explosions and their aftermath.

ANALYSIS: NASCAR call to throw caution isn't even a debate

In a season that will be remembered for a rash of driver injuries, not throwing a caution would have been negligent of NASCAR.

Missouri public defender hiring freeze due to budget cuts

Hiring freeze in the state public defenders office set to begin on Nov. 1, as result of Nixon budget withholds.


Lyall Fletcher was a teacher, wrestling coach, friend and family man

Lyall Fletcher, a former educator and wrestling coach from New York, died Saturday in Columbia. He was 90.

Argument about bingo victory leads to assault with scissors

A Jefferson City woman pulled over her car on Old 63 and attacked two passengers with scissors following a dispute about bingo winnings, Ashland Police Chief Lyn Woolford said.

Haunted Tour highlights spooky legends at Stephens College

Some of the Stephens College buildings on the tour witnessed the bloodshed and heartache of the Civil War, with both Walter Hall and Dudley Hall serving as makeshift hospitals for injured troops.


Michael Sam named SEC player of the week, Maty Mauk freshman of the week

Missouri's Michael Sam and Maty Mauk recognized by the Southeastern Conference after the team defeated Florida on Saturday.

Lyall B. Fletcher of Columbia, Nov. 25, 1922 — Oct. 19, 2013

Lyall B. Fletcher of Columbia died Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013. He was 90.

Downtown Leadership Council to host second forum about traffic solutions

The unloading of delivery trucks on Broadway, parking along South Garth Avenue and other topics will be discussed at the second traffic forum scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Walton Building.

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SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Boating and drowning accidents

The Missouri State Highway Patrol compiles a list from the previous month of boat and drowning incidences.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Government must continue working to avoid financial disaster

This is no time for speeches. It is time to get to work.

Cardinals' farm system produces World Series team

The Cardinals are in the postseason for the 10th time in 14 years and the pitching staff is deep, thanks to the farm system.


Rams quarterback Sam Bradford out for season with torn ACL

St. Louis Rams' quarterback Sam Bradford will miss the rest of the 2013 NFL season. Bradford will have season-ending surgery for a torn ligament in his left knee after getting hurt in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 30-15 loss at Carolina that dropped the Rams to 3-4.

Jim Leyland steps down as Detroit Tigers manager

After eight seasons managing the Detroit Tigers, including three division titles and two American League pennants, Jim Leyland stepped down Monday.


Late field goals are becoming a sure thing in NFL

The numbers say kickers are more dependable than ever, both overall and when the outcome is on the line. Consider this: Only one field goal attempt for the lead in the final two minutes of a game or in overtime this season has been missed, by Houston's Randy Bullock from 46 yards on Sept. 15. The Texans still won the game, in overtime against Tennessee.