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Columbia College volleyball swept past Culver-Stockton College 3-0 on Wednesday. A lot of players transfer into the program, but coach Melinda Wrye-Washington quickly integrates them into her system.
Lindsey Martin was awarded AMC Runner of the Week after finishing second in her inaugural event for the Cougars at the Gabby Reuveni Early Bird Meet in St. Louis' Forrest Park. Martin's time was 14 minutes, 58 seconds in Saturday's 4-kilometer race.
The Columbia College men's soccer team tied 1-1 at Baker University on Monday night.
The Columbia College women's soccer team won 1-0 at Baker University on Monday night.
Columbia College held a preseason rank of 12 in the NAIA, and Kansas Wesleyan was ranked 23rd prior to the match.
The teams played the extra 20 minutes to a draw, though Kansas Wesleyan had many scoring opportunities.
Australian marathon runner Trent Morrow is attempting to break the world record for running the most marathons in a year, and his 99th will be the Heart of America Marathon on Monday in Columbia.
The Columbia College volleyball team picked up a split Saturday in the final day of play at the Hampton Inn Classic.
Stephens College soccer coach Xander Kennedy, with a long history in playing soccer himself, plans on combining determination, teamwork and passion to bring the team to a bright future.
The Stars might have affected by the high temperatures, but also by the skill, cohesiveness and conditioning of the Badgers.
The Cougars defeated their first two opponents in the Hampton Inn Volleyball Classic.
Rose Obunaga's daughter is a freshman player on her mother's Stephens team.
Scoreless through its inaugural season, the Stephens College women's soccer team is looking to change its track record this fall.
Taylor Gohn beat Missouri teammate Kat Hepler at the Club at Old Hawthorne on Sunday.
Columbia College men's and women's golf teams will play at Columbia Country Club beginning this season.
The contest began on Saturday in an effort to determine Missouri's best with a bow and arrow. Officials estimated they had 112 people competing in this year's event.
Columbia winners Blake Holmes, Dylan Soper and Jordan Weltha qualified to compete in the Stock, SuperStock, and Masters divisions respectively in the 76th running of the Soap Box Derby Saturday in Akron.
Today's games took place at Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic and Hickman high schools, the MU Student Recreation Complex and the Southwell Complex at Columbia College.
The Missouri American Water MR340 began its eighth annual race Tuesday morning. The competition features 526 paddlers in 348 boats racing from Kansas City to St. Charles.
Columbia's Mindy Coyle held off a charge from Kansas City's Carmen Titus to win the Third Annual Missouri Women's Golf Association Mid-Amateur Title