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Charles "Chuck" Bobbitt started the Columbia College softball program in 1984 and quickly led it to national prominence.
The Cougars clinched their third-straight American Midwest Conference title Saturday.
The Stars fell short on Senior Day despite Natalie Williams' 16 points.
Senior Jess McConnell led the Stars with 20 points, six rebounds and five assists in the win.
The Columbia College men's basketball team narrowly beat Missouri Baptist University to remain undefeated and clinch a share of the conference regular-season championship.
Lily Abreu scored a career-high 34 points for Columbia College. Danielle Ingrum also had 11 points for the Cougars.
The Razorbacks had lost their first six road games but controlled this one down the stretch.
The NCAA Football Rules Committee said it had unanimously approved an ejection for intentional above-the-shoulder hits.
Mike Bobinski, chairman of the NCAA, said he is content with having 68 teams in March Madness.
Stephens College used a balanced scoring attack and stingy first half defense to hold Benedictine (Ill.) Springfield at bay Tuesday night, 50-40.
The Cougars maintained their No. 1 ranking and undefeated season, rolling past conference foe Hannibal-LaGrange University, 68-50 Tuesday night.
With a 73-65 win, the Cougars are now 21-5 overall and 13-0 in America Midwest Conference play.
The Gators are 9-1 in the Southeastern Conference but have dropped five in a row against Kentucky, including three times last season.
Cody Gorham was second and Devin Sander was third for the Cougars in the men's 1600-meter run Saturday at the Monmouth College Fighting Scot Invitational.
A freshman whom teammates call "Pep," point guard Chantel Stanciel gets in the head of his opponents, then takes the ball from their hands.
Chris Duncan, who was an assistant coach for the Columbia College women's basketball team, left the Cougars after last season to take over as the head coach of the Stephens College women's basketball team.
The No. 1-ranked Cougars overcame a rough start to defeat Benedictine University 60-41 and win its 25th consecutive game.
The Cougars cruised over Benedictine University on the road Thursday night to remain undefeated in the American Midwest Conference.
TCU upset fifth-ranked Kansas on Wednesday night for TCU's first Big 12 victory.
A native of the Dominican Republic, 5-foot-7 Lily Abreu serves as a source of strength and a role model for the Columbia College Cougars