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PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia College plays for the national title

Click here for photos from the NAIA title game held Tuesday night in Kansas City

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia College defeats MidAmerica Nazarene in NAIA semifinals

The Cougars defeated the Pioneers 60-56 on Monday night

Woman weightlifter loves her sport

MU senior Whitnee Maycock is an Olympic-style weightlifter and wants lifting to remain a part of her life after college.

Semiprofessional football offers a second chance

About 16 players showed up to the Columbia Trojans' first practice Saturday.

Missouri trout season gets cold start

Winter weather greets anglers on opening day, but as Angela Seymour said, "Even when it's cold, everyone's happy."

Sprint Cup title Edwards' goal

Columbia native Carl Edwards led NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series in wins last year with nine victories, but he fell 69 points short of the championship. He would like to change that this season.

Kenseth makes it 2-for-2 with Auto Club 500 win

The Daytona 500 winner captures the checkered flag in the season's second race.

Missouri Grand Prix attendence falls

Several reasons, not just Michael Phelps' suspension, factored into the lower attendence in Missouri and California.

Brothers reunite at Missouri Grand Prix

MU grad student Moones Mellouli cheered on his brother, Olympic gold medalist Ous Mellouli, at this year's Missouri Grand Prix. It was one of the few times the brothers are able to get together throughout the year.

Froze Toes great start for young cyclists

The Columbia Bicycle Club’s annual Froze Toes was the first race for Columbia cyclists Jan Bradford-Watts and Nolan Froese.

Swimmers less intense away from Olympics

Some of the best swimmers at this weekend's Missouri Grand Prix say life changes during the years they aren't preparing for an Olympic competition.

Lavigna's solid finish lifts Tigers

Missouri swimmer Lauren Lavigna finished second in the women's 200-meter backstroke during Day 3 of the 2009 Missouri Grand Prix. Mary Descenza won the race as well as the women's 200-meter butterfly for her fourth and fifth gold medals of the event.

COMMENTARY: Brave souls take plunge into Stephens Lake for good cause

The second Polar Bear Plunge event raised more than $32,000 for Special Olympics Missouri.

PHOTO GALLERY: Polar Bear Plunge

There were 285 brave souls who braved the frigid 33-degree waters of Stephens Lake on Saturday.

Missouri swimming team finishes strong on first day of Missouri Grand Prix

Missouri junior Martin Cernansky and seniors Ted Harris and Gilad Kaufman reach their respective finals. Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte won the men's 400-meter individual medley.

Missouri Grand Prix makes a splash this weekend

The third annual Missouri Grand Prix swimming event runs Friday through Monday at the MU Student Recreational Complex.

Information for the third annual Missouri Grand Prix

Here's everything you need to know about the Missouri Grand Prix swimming event this weekend.

Ben Askren wins in MMA debut

Former Missouri wrestler Ben Askren was confident he could fight as well as he could wrestle. He was right. Saturday in Columbia, he quickly defeated his first opponent in a mixed martial arts match.

Keith Marcks more than just a coach

St. Charles Vikings coach Keith Marcks is a role model for his seventh-grade boys basketball team. Not only does he voluntarily coach this team, but he also holds a full time job and is a father to five children, two of whom have been diagnosed with Autism.

Officials aiming for summer renovation of Stankowski Field

MU students can be hopeful that Stankowski Field will be renovated this summer and new turf will be ready for play when they return back to school next fall.

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