• Mountaineers roll over Tigers, Tigers fall below .500 Posted on 25 January 2020 at 7:05pm

    MORGANTOWN, WV - The Tigers walked into the WVU Coliseum and suffered a 74-51 defeat to the 14th ranked West Virginia Mountaineers on Saturday.

    The Tiger defense looked helpless at the beginning of the game after West Virginia took an early 20-8 lead. They managed to gain some momentum close the gap to a single point point going into halftime.

  • Mizzou finishes 3rd in Aggie Invitational Posted on 25 January 2020 at 6:18pm

    COLLEGE STATION, TX - The Missouri Tigers track and field team traveled to Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium in College Station, TX for the Aggie Invitational on Saturday. Both the Men's and Women's teams finished 3rd behind Texas A&M and Baylor.

    It was a rough start for Mizzou in the prelims as junior Jazmyn Shumaker fell short of qualifying for the Women's 60 M race by .2 seconds. In the Men's 60 M Prelims both Nylo Clarke, junior, and Nyles Thomas, freshman, qualified while Jayson Ashford fell just short. Caulin Graves did not start the race. Freshman Chris McKinzy Jr. was the final qualifier in the Men's 60 M Hurdles prelims.

  • MU students celebrate India Day Posted on 25 January 2020 at 6:05pm

    COLUMBIA- Singing, dancing, and speaking were all part of The Cultural Association of India's annual India Day celebration Saturday afternoon. The event is held every year on a Saturday around Republic Day in India, which celebrates the drafting of India's constitution on Jan. 26, 1950.

    The celebration features distinguished Indian speakers from Mizzou who share some of the latest research they have been working on in their field. This year, MU professors and researchers spoke about a protein that could delay Alzheimer's, nanoweapons for killing cancer, and how artificial intelligence can improve life. The celebration also features traditional cultural dances and songs.

  • One arrested for domestic assault on MU campus Posted on 25 January 2020 at 5:00pm

    COLUMBIA— Officers with the University of Missouri Police Department arrested John T. McLiney, 19, on one count of second-degree domestic assault, according to an email from MU spokesperson Sara Diedrich.

    Officers responded to a call of a domestic disturbance at a residence hall on the 1000 block of Rollins Street at about 8:45 p.m. Friday, Diedrich said. 

  • Community concert promotes unity Posted on 25 January 2020 at 4:53pm

    COLUMBIA - The Choral Arts Alliance of Missouri is holding its 5th Annual Unity Concert. The goal of the event is to honor the life and teachings of Martin Luther King, Jr.

    This year, the concert will benefit the City of Refuge foundation. The concert raises money for different charities around mid-Missouri.

  • Fulton runners beat the cold at Hot Cocoa Hustle 5k Posted on 25 January 2020 at 4:48pm

    FULTON - About 20 Fulton YMCA members kicked the cold Saturday by bundling up and running in the 4th annual Hot Cocoa Hustle 5k.

    The group of runners ran around the neighborhood near the YMCA, and finished up by treating themselves to some hot cocoa. The runners said it can be hard to find motivation to run in the winter, but group events like these help.

  • Boonville officials battle in charity basketball game Posted on 25 January 2020 at 4:10pm

    BOONVILLE — The third annual Superfinn Autism Foundation Guns and Hoses Event was hosted at Boonville High School Saturday.

    Local law enforcement took on the local fire station in a charity basketball game. The event aims to raise money for the Boonville School District Special Education Department and Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment Disorders. 

  • 7th annual ROC trail run in Columbia Posted on 25 January 2020 at 4:04pm

    COLUMBIA- More than 100 people showed up for the 7th annual ROC 7K Trail run at Cosmo Park Saturday morning. 

    This year, participants ran on the Rhett's Run Trail. It's a single track course originally designed for mountain biking, according to Columbia Parks and Recreation.

  • Veterans get free dental work in Columbia Posted on 25 January 2020 at 3:04pm

    COLUMBIA – Dozens of veterans showed up to All American Dental for free dental work Saturday.

    Leroy Strube, a veteran engineer of the military, received a free cleaning. He was one of 40 veterans to receive care. Strube said events like Free Veterans Dental Day helps veterans get the care they need but can't afford.   

  • Como Shorts Filmmaker Showcase kicks off film festival season Posted on 25 January 2020 at 2:54pm

    COLUMBIA - The Como Shorts Filmmaker Showcase hosts multiple local artists this weekend to present their films.

    The showcase is a kickoff weekend to the upcoming artist festivals and events in 2020. Filmmakers will present their best short film at Talking Horse Theatre to an audience each night Friday through Sunday.