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The first regular season NAIA coaches poll ranked Columbia College men's basketball No. 1. The women's team is ranked No. 21.
The Columbia College men's basketball team defeated Central Christian College of the Bible on Monday night 106-45.
The Columbia College men's basketball team remained unbeaten with an 83-61 road win at Harris-Stowe State University on Saturday.
Columbia College women's basketball beat Harris Stowe State University 93-66 Saturday.
The Stephens College basketball team fell to Missouri Baptist 84-52 on Saturday.
Columbia College beat William Woods 76-61 to start their conference schedule on a high note.
Wednesday's win during the NAIA Volleyball National Championships is the 13th consecutive victory for Columbia, which is 30-9 overall this year.
Stephens forward Dana Heggemann earned American Midwest Conference women's basketball Player of the Week honors.
Columbia College beat Baker University in the Hampton Inn Thanksgiving Classic.
The 13th-ranked team in the NAIA Preseason Top 25 Poll, Columbia College now drops to 2-3 on the season.
The Stephens College basketball team lost 86-52 against Missouri Valley at Silverthorne Arena on Tuesday night.
The No. 4-ranked Columbia College men's basketball team stayed perfect with an 84-70 win over Missouri Valley on Tuesday.
The Cougars fell 4-3 in a penalty-kick shootout and 2-1 in the game to No. 12 Vanguard University in the opening round of the NAIA National Championship on Saturday night.
The Cougars defeated Hope 82-63 in a game that averaged a foul almost every minute.
Columbia College cross country runners will compete Saturday in Lawrence, Kan., at the NAIA Championships.
The Columbia College women's basketball team lost to Ottawa University, 54-53, in the opening round of the Saint Mary Classic on Friday night in Leavenworth, Kan.
The Columbia College women's soccer team will face Vanguard University in their opening round match at the NAIA National Tournament at 3:30 p.m., Saturday.
The Westminster College men's soccer team is set to have a send-off pep rally in Westminster Historic Gymnasium at 12:30 p.m. Thursday.
Colin W. Byrd, a center for Platte County R-3 High School, is charged with misdemeanor assault for the Oct. 18 incident.
The 2013 NAIA Women's Soccer National Championship opening round bracket was released Monday. Columbia College is scheduled to head to Costa Mesa, Calif., to take on Vanguard University on Saturday.