Authorities responded around 4:43 p.m. Thursday to a report that a man may have jumped off the Missouri River bridge in Jefferson City. The investigation continues.
California cruised to a 63-32 victory against Eugene on Thursday night.
The Jefferson City Lady Jays dropped a 38-30 decision Thursday to Olathe (Kan.) East in the first round of the Stephanie Phillips Classic at Kickapoo High School.
Blair Oaks swept a tri-dual from Versailles, Hallsville and the Missouri Military Academy on Thursday night.
Michael Sam showed it all year long. Now the Missouri defensive end has the honor to back up that he’s among the best. The senior has been named a Walter Camp Football Foundation First-Team All-American for his stellar play in 2013, it was announced Thursday. Sam becomes the 33rd first-team All-American in school history and the seventh under head coach Gary Pinkel.
Pope Francis, who preaches and practices humility, has been elevated by Time magazine as its Person of the Year.
Fresh off its most successful campaign in program history, the Missouri volleyball team announced Wednesday the additions of three prospects. California standout Sydney Deeken, Rock Bridge’s Ali Kreklow and Kasy Reuter of Hinton, Iowa recently signed national letters of intent to play for the Tigers in 2014.
Northwest claimed a 64-36 victory agaist Calvary Lutheran in a loser’s bracket semifinal game at the Pilot Grove Tournament on Wednesday night.
The eighth-seeded Lions topped fifth-seeded Otterville 54-30 in a loser’s bracket semfinal Wednesday night in the Pilot Grove Tournament.
The awards keep coming in for Michael Sam and the Missouri Tigers. Sam, who was named Wednesday as the Southeastern Conference Co-Defensive Player of the Year by the league’s coaches, led the conference in quarterback sacks (10.5) and tackles for loss (18.0), ranking in the top-10 nationally in both categories.