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Rock Bridge baseball defeats Ripley, remains undefeated

The Bruins improved to a 4-0 record Wednesday with a win over Ripley High School.


Stephens College shut out in doubleheader against No.11 Central Methodist

Stephens College lost its 10th straight game on Thursday against Central Methodist University on Thursday, losing both games of a doubleheader.

Stephens' Heggemann, Rasmussen named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

The list, released Monday, included 104 female basketball players. Athletes are nominated by their coach or sports information director, and they must be juniors and have at least a 3.5 grade point average.

Stephens College softball loses doubleheader to Freed-Hardeman

The Stars lost 10-2 and 13-3.


Columbia College softball splits doubleheader with Freed-Hardeman

The Cougars won the first game 8-7 Friday. In Game 2, Amber Boehme survived two situations where the bases were loaded. After the bases were loaded for a third time, though, Boehme was thwarted.

Energized play leads Stephens College softball past Cottey in back-to-back wins

Stephens College softball improved its record to 3-7 on Tuesday after winning both games in a doubleheader against Cottey College.

Columbia College softball splits doubleheader to open conference play

The Cougars are 6-7 after taking the second game of a doubleheader against Williams Baptist College.

Columbia College softball claims weekly honors

Sophomore Paxton Welch was named the AMC Pitcher of the Week after 21 hits, two walks, eight runs and 10 strikeouts last weekend in the Gulf Coast Invitational in Florida.

Ancient hunting tool enthusiasts get hooked on the atlatl

Approximately 70 people learned about ancient weapons at a workshop at the state Department of Conservation's Central Regional Office Saturday.

Columbia College women fall to Freed-Hardeman in AMC Semifinals

Aqua Corpening led Columbia's effort with 24 points and eight rebounds.

Columbia College men's basketball falls in conference tournament semifinal

The Cougars will find out their pairing in the NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship on Wednesday.

Columbia College softball splits games in Gulf Coast Invitational

Columbia defeated Cumberland University 10-2 in six innings and lost to No. 3 Reinhardt University 4-1.

Two Columbia College runners named NAIA Indoor Track & Field All-Americans

Columbia College's Lindsey Martin and Emily Shultz finished as All-Americans for their performance.

Rock Bridge girls triumph over Hickman, Rock Bridge boys fall at district championships

The Rock Bridge girls basketball team upset top-seeded Hickman on Thursday night on their way to another district championship. Rock Bridge boys basketball saw their championship hopes sink at the hands of Blue Springs South. For seniors Ryan Kreklow and Eric Kuse, it would be the last game of their high school career.

Columbia College softball drops 2 games in Gulf Coast Invitational

The Columbia College softball team lost twice on the first day of the Gulf Coast Invitational in Gulf Shores, Alabama.

Columbia College runners advance to finals in national championships

Three Columbia College athletes competed on the second day of the preliminary rounds of the NAIA Indoor Track and Field Championships.

2 Columbia College runners advance to final round of NAIA Championships

Columbia College had four runners compete in Thursday's preliminary rounds at the Indoor Track and Field National Championships. Two Cougars advanced to the final round and will compete for the championship Friday.

Stephens College signs point guard

Stephens College signed Taylor Limpus, a point guard who surpassed the 1,000-point mark this past season. Limpus was the third student-athlete to sign her letter of intent to the Stars.

Playing with style: Columbia College guard delves into fashion design

On the court, she is a fierce competitor. Off the court, she is an entrepreneur, designing and selling her own fashion line with the help of family and friends.

Another injury doesn't stop Columbia College women in win over Stephens College

In the first round of the American Midwest Conference tournament, the Columbia College women beat Stephens College 94-34. But not before losing a starting player to a suspected broken nose.