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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.


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.