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Whitt's defense sparks his offense in Hickman boys basketball's 82-51 win over Battle

After a slow start, Jimmy Whitt removed his undershirt and freed himself for another monster game: 31 points, 13 rebounds, six assists and seven steals.

COMMENTARY: The Michael Porter Jr. experience is must-see action

Tolton basketball games have plenty of excitement when the 6-foot-9 sophomore is on the floor.

Park University stops Stephens basketball

Makayla Butler and Dana Heggemann led Stephens  with a combined 31 points. Stephens falls to 2-11 overall with the loss.

Columbia College men win in St. Louis

Columbia men's basketball moves to 12-3 overall with win over St. Louis College of Pharmacy.

Columbia men stop Harris-Stowe

Zach Rockers led Cougars with 19 points in the 96-50 victory.

NAIA honors Columbia College, Stephens College volleyball players

Stephens College and Columbia College combine for six 2014 Daktronics-NAIA Volleyball Scholar-Athletes.  


Hickman boys win by 85 points behind 41 from Jimmy Whitt

The star senior guard Jimmy Whitt has now scored 83 points in his past two games.

Balanced attack leads Columbia College to win over ranked opponent

The Cougars have started the season 9-0.

Burchard heads Columbia College athletics transformation

The athletics department at Columbia College is changing. The school will add roughly 100 student-athletes in 2016 with the addition of indoor and outdoor track and field teams and a baseball team. Bob Burchard, the school's athletics director, is the mind behind most of it.

Columbia College men's basketball uses two-unit system in win over Williams Baptist College

The Columbia College men's basketball team defeated Williams Baptist College  by 31 point behind the efforts of a two-unit system. 

Six Cougars earn conference volleyball honors

Junior Polina Severina and seniors Lydie van Deursen and Brooke Simpson made the American Midwest Conference first team in volleyball.

Columbia College men's soccer lose conference tournament match

The Cougar men lost to the Lindenwood-Belleville Lynx on Friday in the American Midwest Conference's Postseason Tournament Championship.

Steve Schmidt nails two Guinness World Records

Schmidt, a 59-year-old from Leslie, Missouri, broke the records for "Fastest to Remove 5 Nails from Wood with the Teeth" and the most nails removed from wood in under a minute.

Leslie strongman hopes to break two world records this weekend with his teeth

On Saturday, Steve Schmidt will attempt to put his name in the Guinness World Records for the most nails extracted from a wooden board within a minute with his teeth. He also intends to beat his own record for the "Fastest Time to Remove 5 Nails from Wood with the Teeth."

Missouri Valley sweeps Stephens volleyball

Stephens College volleyball was shut out by Missouri Valley College 25-20, 25-17, 25-17.

UPDATED: Columbia College to add first baseball team since early 1980s

The college will seek a baseball coach this spring. It also plans to add an indoor and outdoor men's and women's track team.

Cardinals OF Taveras dies in car accident in DR

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras died in a car accident, according to police in the Dominican Republic.

Stephens College soccer comes up short in Senior send-off

The Stars recognized three seniors as the team prepares for its toughest matchups of the season.

Stephens College soccer deals with injuries, mid-season struggles

The injury-plagued Stars lost to Lindenwood University-Belleville on Saturday to remain winless in conference play.

Rock Bridge volleyball celebrates senior night with win

The Bruins won in two matches (21-16 and 25-15), helped in large part by their four dominant seniors.