• 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.

  • St. Louis Cardinals host Washington Nationals in game one of NL Championship Series Posted on 11 October 2019 at 5:13pm

    COLUMBIA- The St. Louis Cardinals are coming off a huge win against the Atlanta Braves and will host a surging Washington Nationals team Friday in game one of a series to decide which National League team moves on to the World Series.   

    In the deciding game of the Braves series the Cards wasted no time in putting the game out of reach. They scored ten runs in the first inning, leading to a 13-1 blowout.

  • Missouri Highway Patrol honor man who made the ultimate sacrifice Posted on 11 October 2019 at 4:52pm

    NEW FLORENCE - The Missouri State Highway Patrol awarded Randy Nordman and his widow Julie Nordman with the department's highest decoration of Honorary Trooper on Friday.

    The actions of Randy and Julie Nordman, both civilians, helped law enforcement capture Pablo Serrano-Vitorino during a manhunt in March 2016.

  • Drug bust made in Moniteau County Posted on 11 October 2019 at 2:59pm

    CALIFORNIA - The Moniteau County Sheriff’s Office and the California Police Department made contact with people in two vehicles that were stopped in the parking lot of Casey’s General Store early Monday morning.

    After background checks on five individuals, authorities say each of them are on probation/parole for possession of controlled substances.