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The Stephens College basketball team fell to Missouri Baptist 84-52 on Saturday.
Columbia College beat William Woods 76-61 to start their conference schedule on a high note.
Wednesday's win during the NAIA Volleyball National Championships is the 13th consecutive victory for Columbia, which is 30-9 overall this year.
Stephens forward Dana Heggemann earned American Midwest Conference women's basketball Player of the Week honors.
Columbia College beat Baker University in the Hampton Inn Thanksgiving Classic.
The 13th-ranked team in the NAIA Preseason Top 25 Poll, Columbia College now drops to 2-3 on the season.
The Stephens College basketball team lost 86-52 against Missouri Valley at Silverthorne Arena on Tuesday night.
The No. 4-ranked Columbia College men's basketball team stayed perfect with an 84-70 win over Missouri Valley on Tuesday.
The Cougars fell 4-3 in a penalty-kick shootout and 2-1 in the game to No. 12 Vanguard University in the opening round of the NAIA National Championship on Saturday night.
The Cougars defeated Hope 82-63 in a game that averaged a foul almost every minute.
Columbia College cross country runners will compete Saturday in Lawrence, Kan., at the NAIA Championships.
The Columbia College women's basketball team lost to Ottawa University, 54-53, in the opening round of the Saint Mary Classic on Friday night in Leavenworth, Kan.
The Columbia College women's soccer team will face Vanguard University in their opening round match at the NAIA National Tournament at 3:30 p.m., Saturday.
The Westminster College men's soccer team is set to have a send-off pep rally in Westminster Historic Gymnasium at 12:30 p.m. Thursday.
Colin W. Byrd, a center for Platte County R-3 High School, is charged with misdemeanor assault for the Oct. 18 incident.
The 2013 NAIA Women's Soccer National Championship opening round bracket was released Monday. Columbia College is scheduled to head to Costa Mesa, Calif., to take on Vanguard University on Saturday.
Westminster's men's soccer team beat Gustavus Adolphus College on Sunday to advance to the Sweet 16 of NCAA Division III soccer tournament. The team plays Loras College this weekend in Dubuque, Iowa.
Columbia College volleyball beats Park University in three sets to claim the American Midwest Conference Tournament Championship.
The stars earn the American Midwest Conference Fair Play and Sportsmanship award for the second year in a row.
Columbia College defeated Park University 2-0 to capture the American Midwest Conference tournament championship. The team will play its next match on Nov. 23 in the NAIA National Championship opening round.