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Travel big part of Bruins' girls basketball season

This season, the Bruins girls basketball team starts its season with seven consecutive road games.

Cougars coach fond of modest beginnings

The basketball coaching career of Bob Burchard began nearly three decades ago in the little town of Jameson.

Cougars look toward next year's volleyball season

A week after her team’s season ended in bitter disappointment, Columbia College volleyball coach Melinda Wrye-Washington is still feeling the sting of defeat.

Shakespeare's Pizza — now delivering across the nation

You don't have to live in Columbia to enjoy Shakespeare's Pizza — now you can get frozen pizzas through the mail by ordering off the business' Web site. Click here to go to the multimedia presentation.

Former Missouri football player improving on the mat

Mark Ellis switched to wrestling after a brief stint on the MU football team, and his hard work is beginning to pay off.

Ben Askren’s goal is to win an Olympic gold medal.

Missouri's Ben Askren is adapting his style, in hopes of competing in the 2008 Olympic games in Beijing.

Kewpies open with Tournament of Champions

The Hickman girls’ basketball team will open its season with three championship-caliber teams this weekend in Fort Smith, Ark.

Columbia to host Little League Regional

All the excitement of Little League World Series regional action will be coming to Columbia beginning next year.

Daniel named Heisman finalist

Chase Daniel got the nod as one of four finalists for the Heisman Trophy Award.

MU student wins big at online poker

An MU student won thousands of dollars in online poker tournaments.

Missouri men's basketball attendance down through first four home games

Even with higher expectations this season, attendance has fallen by nearly 900 fans per game through the first four Missouri men’s basketball games.

Columbia high school students awarded for soccer skills

Athletes from Rock Bridge and Hickman high schools received awards for their sports achievements.

Orange Bowl: One loss is better than two

Orange Bowl spokesman Larry Wahl said that Kansas’s 11-1 record was a key factor in its selection over 11-2 Missouri.

Missouri swim teams both ranked in Top 20

For the first time, both men's and women's swimming are ranked among the Top 20

Stephens College senior masters slippery schedule

Stephens senior Julia Hanson plays two sports and participates in everything under the sun: writing lab, volunteer work and she’s taking 21 credit hours this semester.

Hickman Kewpies stumble in last match in Helias

Hickman lost to Helias 42-39 in its home opener Tuesday night after allowing a pin the night’s final match.

Bench Press Competition held at MU

Weightlifter Eli Burks has been to a lot of weightlifting events and even won a world championship, but couldn’t pull it off on Monday at the Student Rec Center against a rookie weightlifter.

Mizzou Racing Team provides hands-on experience for students

The Mizzou Racing Team gives students the opportunity to gain real engineering experience by building a formula one racecar.

BCS chaos upsets Big 12 coaches

Coaches in the Big 12 conference didn’t go as far to say that the No. 6 Missouri Tigers should be in a BCS bowl ahead of No. 8 Kansas. But the fallout from the final BCS standings has left coaches perplexed about the system’s functionality in college football.

McFadden exceeding last season's success

“I feel like I had a great season,” Arkansas' Darren McFadden says. “I feel like I accomplished my main goal — for me to exceed what I did last year. I feel like I did that.”

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