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Following a three-game losing streak, the Columbia College women's basketball team got back in the win column Thursday with a win at Harris-Stowe State University.
Columbia is 20-4 and leads the nation in two statistical categories.
The Columbia College women's basketball team lost its third straight home game. The offense looked flustered in a 75-59 loss to Lindenwood University-Belleville.
The Stars women's basketball team dropped to 3-19 with its 63-39 loss to Hannibal-LaGrange.
Columbia College's track teams competed at the University of Kansas Jayhawk Classic on Monday. Tommy Skosky took first place in the 1,000 meter race with a time of 2:33.64. Out of the nine runners who represented the Cougars, six set personal records.
Tanner Sutton led the Cougars in scoring.
After a tough loss Thursday to No. 20 Lyon College, the Columbia College women's basketball struggled again Saturday afternoon against the top-ranked Lions of Freed-Hardeman University.
Dana Heggemann led the Stars with 16 points and nine rebounds.
The loss against Lyon College marked the first time the Columbia College women's basketball team had lost when leading at halftime.
The Kewpies improved to 11-2 this season.
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.
Tolton basketball games have plenty of excitement when the 6-foot-9 sophomore is on the floor.
Makayla Butler and Dana Heggemann led Stephens with a combined 31 points. Stephens falls to 2-11 overall with the loss.
Columbia men's basketball moves to 12-3 overall with win over St. Louis College of Pharmacy.
Zach Rockers led Cougars with 19 points in the 96-50 victory.
Stephens College and Columbia College combine for six 2014 Daktronics-NAIA Volleyball Scholar-Athletes.
The star senior guard Jimmy Whitt has now scored 83 points in his past two games.
The Cougars have started the season 9-0.
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.