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The Columbia College Cougars improved to 15-5 (5-1 in the American Midwest Conference) after defeating Harris-Stowe State University on Wednesday. It was the Cougars' fifth straight victory.
Goalkeeper Briannica Ponder breaks the NAIA saves record despite a loss Tuesday night.
Stephens College volleyball lost to Missouri Baptist in three sets Monday night 25-18, 25-8, 25-17
Forty-two athletes competed Saturday in the Show-Me Strength Strongman and CrossFit Challenge. Among them was Libby Cowgill, who was competing in such an event for the first time.
Senior middle hitter Trinity Ojo started volleyball late and overcame what she calls a "strange" background to be a successful student and player.
The Cougars won their fourth straight match by topping Mid-Continent (Ky.) University 4-2 on the road Saturday afternoon.
The Kewpies won 12-3, and coach Courtney Haskell said the win came at a crucial point in the season.
The fall season has been kind to several Show-Me State teams on both the college and professional levels. This quick video breaks down the success of squads, including the Kansas City Chiefs, St. Louis Cardinals and Missouri Tigers football and volleyball teams.
The Stephens College soccer team is halfway through its season, carrying an 0-9 record and entering the heart of American Midwest Conference play. Although the team is winless so far, coach Xander Kennedy says he has seen improvement in his team, especially on defense.
The Columbia Country Club's redesign earned recognition from the American Society of Golf Course Architects.
Columbia College men's and women's soccer teams both tallied wins against Freed-Hardeman University in Henderson, Tenn., on Tuesday
The Stars, which opened their season with 13 straight away games, returned to Silverthorne Arena to beat the Eagles 3-1.
After undergoing renovations, Deb Duren Court is set to make its debut Friday during the volleyball team's home opener against Avila University.
Michaela Daniels, one of the captains for StephensCollege soccer, has had to find a new role on the team while she can't be on the fielddue to an MCL strain.
Rafael Ramos scored all four goals in the Columbia College men's team's win.
With eight upcoming games across two states, the Cougars look forward to bonding as a team on the road.
Dancers are vying to earn a spot on the Stephens College poms squad.
Sarah Seeger has been involved in rugby for 36 years and not just with the Columbia Rugby Football Club. Seeger's fondness for the game has led to her involvement in clubs across the state and country.
Westminster football improved to 2-1 (2-0 UMAC) after slipping past MacMurray 21-14 on Saturday.
The Fr. Tolton Catholic High School football team lost 20-13 to Tipton on Friday night.