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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.


Athletes, supporters, staff battle 90-degree heat at senior games

On Saturday at Walton Stadium, hundreds of athletes competed in the 90-degree heat in the track and field portion of the Missouri State Senior Games. 

Competitors try electronic darts, other sports at Senior Games

Scott Schwartz, 58, of Chesterfield, tallied the highest score for the day at 467. Each competitor threw 24 darts in the competition Saturday.

Missouri High School Rodeo begins with queen competition, fundraising event

The annual Missouri High School Rodeo has returned to Columbia and brought with it excited and nervous high schoolers, ready to compete for spots at the national finals.

Douglass Athletic Association summer baseball program kicks off season

The Douglass Athletic Association summer baseball program has grown over the past 18 years. The program aims to bring the community together and defy the stigmas that Douglass Park has accumulated.

Tolton girls advance to championship

Lindsey Wright scored two goals to lead the Fr. Tolton Regional High School girls' soccer team to a 3-1 win over Southern Boone in the Class 1, District 8 semifinals.

Tolton tennis loses at Boonville

The Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School tennis team lost to Boonville 6-3 Monday.

Stephens College tennis sweeps Division II opponent Lincoln in regular season finale

The Stars avenged an earlier 5-4 loss with a convincing sweep of the Blue Tigers at home Wednesday.

Hickman hits way to 12-6 win over Jefferson City

Junior shortstop Sami Baugher went 3-for-4 with five RBIs, and junior first baseman Jake Litteken went 3-for-4 with four RBIs to lead Hickman High School to a 12-6 win over Jefferson City Monday in Columbia.

Columbia College softball claims two shutout victories

The Columbia College softball team beat Hannibal-LaGrange University on Friday 8-0 and 9-0 in a doubleheader.

Stephens College golf opens season

Three Stephens College golfers opened the season at a 36-hole tournament.

Columbia College softball sweeps second doubleheader in two days

The Columbia College softball team swept its second doubleheader in two days Saturday.

Stephens College softball drops two to Nebraska Wesleyan

Stephens College was blanked by Nebraska Wesleyan in a double-header Friday.

Missourian Minute: MU freshman practices wheelchair basketball

MU freshman James Bohnett practices wheelchair basketball every weekday morning at the MU Student Recreation Complex.

Stephens College basketball falls to Lyon College

Taylor Gaedtke had 18 points and nine rebounds — both game-highs — to lead Lyon College to a 64-42 win over Stephens College women's basketball on Saturday.

UPDATE: Columbia College softball sets NAIA record

In the second inning, the team didn't stop hitting for an hour, scoring an NAIA record of 23 runs.