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The Cougars are 20-2 this season and 4-0 in conference play.
The Cougars suffered their first conference defeat this season in a shutout loss.
The Cougars won 4-1 over Lindenwood-Belleville on Tuesday.
The Stars improved to 7-7 this season after beating Harris-Stowe State in four sets.
Christian Fellowship School hosts a two-day soccer tournament at Cosmo-Bethel park this weekend.
Lydie van Duersen led the Cougars to wins in four of five matches last week, totaling 169 assists. She earned a spot on the Holiday Inn Invite All-Classic team.
Stephens College rolled out its new athletics logo Thursday, and the volleyball team followed up the unveiling with its first conference win of the season.
Junior goalkeeper Briannica Ponder didn't know she would be starting Thursday's match until just before game time. Amanda Chapman, the starting goalie for Stephens College, didn't play because of what coach Xander Kennedy described as "numbness throughout all of her limbs."
Stars are now 4-4 this season after losing to the Lynx in four sets.
The Stars blanked Lincoln Christian University behind the goalkeeping of Amanda Chapman, who was named the American Midwest Conference Defensive Player of the Week this week. Stephens improved to 3-1.
Senior Paula Rosa had a team-high 25 kills, including the match winner.
Lindsey Martin has a lot to prove to Columbia in the upcoming cross-country season.
The Stars shut out MacMurray College en route to the program's first winning streak.
Atsushi Kato completed the Heart of America marathon in Columbia on Labor Day morning, finishing his 155th race.
Nearly half of parents said they're uncomfortable with their children playing football, ice hockey and wrestling because of growing concerns of concussions in sports, but only five percent have tried to discourage their children from playing.
Hickman basketball star Jimmy Whitt said his decision came down to Arkansas and Missouri, but ultimately his heart was in Arkansas.
Defending champion Mindy Coyle of Columbia and Ellen Port of St. Louis were disqualified for inadvertently playing from the wrong tees.
Mid-Missouri representatives Kaden Montegue competed in the stock division, Carter Montague in the Superstock division and Breann Standifer in the Masters division.
Tryouts for all Missouri Stealth Fastpitch softball teams will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the softball complex at Scott Boulevard and Chapel Hill Road. The tryouts will be on fields 3, 4, 5 and 6.
Schmidt captured in his third Guinness World Record in nail-lifting with his teeth during intermission at Show-Me State powerlifting event.