• Kewpies nearly come home with victory over undefeated Hornets Posted on 12 October 2019 at 1:36pm

    There is 5:40 left in the game. North Kansas City's Ronaldo Calderon kicks a field goal to give the Hornets a 38-35 lead.

    Hickman's offense has been rolling since the end of the first quarter. It responds to a quick start by North Kansas City by putting up 22 unanswered points and holding the Hornets offense to seven points for the remainder of the half.

  • Missouri Capitol dome lit pink for breast cancer awareness Posted on 12 October 2019 at 1:08pm

    JEFFERSON CITY — The dome of the Missouri Capitol building will be lit pink in honor of breast cancer awareness month.

    Pink lights will shine on the dome Friday through Sunday morning.

  • Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival moves parking area Posted on 12 October 2019 at 6:50am

    HARTSBURG - The Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival announced parking will be moved to the river roads near the festival grounds. 

    Parking will remain by the river for at least the first half of the festival Saturday morning. Parking attendants will guide festival-goers, and once the surrounding fields around the festival are dried up, parking will be moved to those areas. 

  • New starters take the field in familiar loss for Tolton Posted on 12 October 2019 at 12:59am

    While the 44-6 outcome of Friday night’s Tolton football loss may have looked similar to the Trailblazer’s previous outings, the starting 11 did not.

    This week, coach Michael Egnew made a few major swaps on the field, bringing in freshman James Lee at wide receiver and sophomore Jonah Lybeck-Brown at quarterback for their first varsity starts.

  • Rock Bridge blasts Smith-Cotton for third straight win Posted on 12 October 2019 at 12:56am

    COLUMBIA - Slow starts have been the weakness of the Rock Bridge football team, and the Bruins kryptonite reared its ugly head when winless Smith-Cotton scored a touchdown to tie Friday night's game 7-7 midway through the second quarter. 

    But this slow start wasn't fatal.

  • Hawklets clip Battle's offensive wings in frustrating loss for Spartans Posted on 12 October 2019 at 12:50am

    You could hear it from halfway up the stands, the words echoing in frustration.

    "How bad do you want it?"

  • Columbia man arrested on burglary, drug charges after search Posted on 11 October 2019 at 11:07pm

    COLUMBIA - A Columbia man is behind bars after a search warrant turned up illegal drugs and and a firearm.

    Officers served the warrant at about 10:45 a.m. Friday morning, according to a CPD news release.

  • Friday Night Fever Week 7: High school football scores from around mid-Missouri Posted on 11 October 2019 at 7:39pm

    COLUMBIA - Below are scores from football games around mid-Missouri. Final scores are in bold.

    Battle 0

  • Friday Night Fever Week 7: High school football photos and videos [embedded content] Posted on 11 October 2019 at 7:10pm

    COLUMBIA - Friday Night Fever’s Week 7 Game of the Week features an interesting game between a traveling Rockhurst (3-3) and Battle (4-2).

    Rockhurst won a lion’s share of their games by scoring less than 20 points (they've only topped that score once). Battle is the complete opposite. Battle has scored below 20 just once, and they have cracked 60 points multiple times.

  • Columbia Police asking for public's help locating missing woman Posted on 11 October 2019 at 5:38pm

    COLUMBIA - The Columbia Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating 28-year-old Mengqi Ji Elledge.

    Elledge was last seen at her residence in the 2600 block of Eastwood Drive on Tuesday at approximately 11:30 p.m.