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Columbia College volleyball retains No. 7 ranking

The Cougars are 20-2 this season and 4-0 in conference play.

Columbia College men's soccer falls to Lindenwood

The Cougars suffered their first conference defeat this season in a shutout loss.

Columbia women's soccer remains unbeaten in conference

The Cougars won 4-1 over Lindenwood-Belleville on Tuesday.

Stephens College volleyball beats Harris-Stowe State on the road

The Stars improved to 7-7 this season after beating Harris-Stowe State in four sets.

Christian Fellowship boys soccer finishes first day of tournament 1-1

Christian Fellowship School hosts a two-day soccer tournament at Cosmo-Bethel park this weekend. 

Columbia College setter named AMC Player of the Week

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 volleyball earns first conference win of season

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.

Stephens backup goalie Briannica Ponder gets the nod before kickoff

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."

Stephens College falls to Lindenwood

Stars are now 4-4 this season after losing to the Lynx in four sets.

Stephens College soccer wins in shutout

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.


Columbia College volleyball maintains perfect record

Senior Paula Rosa had a team-high 25 kills, including the match winner.

Columbia College cross-country star prepares for season

Lindsey Martin has a lot to prove to Columbia in the upcoming cross-country season.

Stephens College soccer wins second straight game

The Stars shut out MacMurray College en route to the program's first winning streak.

Runner finishes third marathon of Labor Day weekend with Columbia race

Atsushi Kato completed the Heart of America marathon in Columbia on Labor Day morning, finishing his 155th race. 

Poll: Parents uncomfortable with youth football

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's Jimmy Whitt commits to Arkansas: from decision to announcement

Hickman basketball star Jimmy Whitt said his decision came down to Arkansas and Missouri, but ultimately his heart was in Arkansas.

Women's Mid Amateur ends with double disqualification

Defending champion Mindy Coyle of Columbia and Ellen Port of St. Louis were disqualified for inadvertently playing from the wrong tees.



Columbia soap box racers eliminated in Akron

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 Missouri Stealth fast-pitch softball teams set for Sunday

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.

Steve Schmidt breaks Guinness World Record in teeth nail-pulling

Schmidt captured in his third Guinness World Record in nail-lifting with his teeth during intermission at Show-Me State powerlifting event.