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Missouri defeats Davidson 85-77 to advance in NIT

The Missouri Tigers defeated the Davidson College Wildcats 85-77 in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament on Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena.

Missouri to play the winner of Southern Mississippi and Toledo on Sunday at Mizzou Arena.

Columbia School Board candidates discuss Common Core, violence in schools

Candidates said that community support and involvement make the school district stand out, two candidates support extending the school year in future.

Residents, City Council members criticize fast pace of student-housing proposals

City Council members and Columbia residents voice their wariness toward the expedited timeline to bring three student-housing proposals to a council vote.

UPDATE: Columbia school bus driver accused of striking boy, 7

After reviewing security footage from the bus, Shepard Boulevard Elementary School notified the Columbia Police Department of the incident. The bus driver has been charged with third-degree assault.

Sasha Menu Courey follow-up: Reporting sexual assault not required for MU faculty

MU is finalizing a reporting requirement for faculty and staff when a student makes a complaint to them of sexual harassment or other discrimination prohibited by Title IX.

SCHOOL BOARD Q&A: Paul Cushing discusses vocational education, alternative schools

School Board candidate Paul Cushing said he supports non-traditional schools and would like to see more vocational training for Columbia students. Cushing is one of four candidates in the April 8 school board election.

Missouri tennis toys with schedule to aim for NCAA tournament

An NCAA rule implemented two years ago requires a tennis team to have a .500 record to reach the national tournament. With a 4-6 record entering play in one of the nation's toughest conferences, Missouri had to find another way to boost their win-loss record.

First Ward City Council candidates share views over radio

First Ward Columbia City Council candidates received air time on KFRU/1400 AM at the League of Women Voters' candidates forum.

Scrimmage against FC Kansas City a learning experience for Missouri soccer

FC Kansas City beat Missouri's women's soccer team 5-0 in a scrimmage Tuesday at Audrey J. Walton Stadium.

Missouri baseball beats Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Freshman infielder Ryan Howard hit his first career home run, and the Tigers moved above .500 with the 7-5 win.

Dane Gregg, beloved KWRT radio disc jockey, dies at age 57

Dane Gregg was a beloved sportscaster and radio host on 1370 AM KWRT in Boonville for more than 30 years. His funeral is expected to be the biggest in Boonville history. 

Columbia City Council considers letting bus riders younger than 18 ride for free

Extending the hours of service was also given tentative support, but financing would still need to be worked out.

N.C. State beats Xavier 74-59 in NCAA First Four

North Carolina State sophomore forward T.J. Warren scored 16 of his 25 points in the second half Tuesday night, showing why he was chosen as the Atlantic Coast Conference's player of the year, and North Carolina State led most of the way in a 74-59 victory over Xavier in the NCAA tournament's First Four.

Eight Missouri wrestlers head to Oklahoma City for NCAA Championships

Seven of 10 Missouri wrestlers earned automatic bids to the NCAA tournament based on their placings at the Mid-American Conference Championship where the Tigers won their third-consecutive conference title. 

Stephens College softball struggles in doubleheader

No. 17-ranked Park University scored 42 runs against Stephens softball Tuesday.

Albany wins First Four game to advance in NCAA

D.J. Evans is charitably listed at 5-foot-9. His coach and teammates tease him that he looks a foot shorter.

Senior guard to lead Columbia College women's basketball into tournament

No. 3 seed Columbia College will take on No. 6 seed Montana State-Northern in the first round of the national tournament Wednesday.

 

Missouri women's basketball's Bri Kulas named to AP All-SEC second team

Missouri women's basketball senior forward Bri Kulas was named to The Associated Press All-SEC second team on Tuesday.  

Column: Jackson a Hail Mary that might succeed

If there's something James Dolan seems to have finally figured out from his tenure as chairman of the New York Knicks, it's this: It's a lot easier to get people to pay their cable bills every month than it is to build a winning franchise in the NBA.

Chiefs GM Dorsey says Sanders fiasco 'put to bed'

Chiefs general manager John Dorsey said Tuesday the controversial signing of wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders by AFC West-rival Denver has been "put to bed" and that he's focused on what he can do during the rest of free agency and the draft.

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