It was a banner night for Rachel Updike, who took home first place honors in every event. Her all-around score of 39.350 is the highest for the Tigers this season. The final score for the Tigers' win against the Redhawks was 194.125 to 190.900.
The Missouri men's basketball team will face Ole Miss and the antics-prone Marshall Henderson on Saturday afternoon in Oxford, Miss.
Endless support allows Missouri speedskater Emily Scott to achieve her dream of competing in the Winter Olympics.
The crowd at Rock Bridge High School was smaller than normal Friday night, but that didn't stop junior Ryan Kreklow from playing one of his best games of the season. Kreklow had 24 points and 12 rebounds in the Bruins win. The final score was 73-61.
The Battle boys basketball team fell to Blair Oaks on Friday night with a 92-68 loss.
Friday was the first time the five Missouri freshmen starters had wrestled in the Beauty and the Beast event, which doubled as their debut in Hearnes Center. The team won 41-0 against the Buffalo Bulls.
Close to 100 people stopped in on Friday for the MU Museum of Art and Archaeology's opening night for its cast gallery at its new Mizzou North location.
The most recent unpleasantness, a snowstorm that sauntered in on Tuesday, shut down the city. Students and professionals responded in the way they always do when there's a big story: by going toward the action, not away from it. It was a grand effort over the next two days.
For people who don't know much about Russia, the ceremony's director, Konstantin Ernst, promised "relatively simple metaphors." Most of Friday's performance will instead lean on Russia's rich classical music traditions, with piano virtuoso Denis Matsuev performing and opera soprano Anna Netrebko singing the Olympic anthem.
Overworked home appliances and misused heating sources contribute to several fires each winter. But local emergency responders say the number of fires so far this winter has been average.
Ballet, man-made snow and avant-garde art will make an appearance at Sochi's opening ceremonies, though as with all past opening ceremonies, the details are under wraps.
The Hickman Kewpies battled through overtime Friday night, picking up a 69-65 win over the College Preparatory High School at Madison.
The group has raised $60,000 of its $100,000 goal through online fundraising, events and private donations. The money raised so far will go toward acquiring a space for the clinic.
More than 500 hundred people will take a dip in Stephens Lake on Saturday afternoon as part of 2014 Polar Plunge Columbia. The lake was frozen solid Friday morning, but the Parks and Recreation Department broke up the ice for the event. Proceeds will benefit Special Olympics Missouri.
A program to mentor teams in developing mobile medicine products includes Aaron Gray, a Columbia doctor. All 10 teams that were accepted will receive $20,000 from Techstars and can also get $100,000 from Sprint as they continue developing their product.
The poor driving conditions of Tuesday and Wednesday resulted in more than 1,000 crashes statewide. The Missouri State Highway Patrol answered more than 3,000 calls for help in the two-day period.
There are no official suspects, but the proximity of the crimes has the Boone County Sheriff's Department looking for ways the thefts might be related.
Moving nearly 100 plaster casts was a delicate process for the two moving companies hired by the MU Museum of Art and Archaeology, with costs totaling $1.5 million.
Are you a resident at an off-campus student housing complex in Columbia? The Missourian wants to know about your housing experience.
Speedskating isn't usually associated with Missouri. Kirk Bonnot, the Jefferson City Speed Skating Club president and coach, wants to change that.