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Williams sidelined by tightness in his knee vs. Chaminade

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What to watch for: Chaminade in the Maui Invitational - Columbia Daily Tribune

columbiatribune.com — LAHAINA, Hawaii - Missouri will try to salvage one victory from its trip to Hawaii when it takes on host Chaminade in the Maui Invitational's seventh-place game at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Lahaina Civic Center. The Tigers are 3-0 all-time against the Division II Silverswords, though interestingly none of the three meetings took place in Maui.
Nov 26, 2014

What is a Chaminade and why is Mizzou so bad this year. MT @Steve_Walentik #Mizzou and Chaminade play for 7th in Maui columbiatribune.com/blogs/courtsid…

Nov 26, 2014

Blog: What to watch for as #Mizzou and Chaminade play for seventh place in the Maui Invitational columbiatribune.com/blogs/courtsid…

Porter launches a dunk party in Tolton's victory

columbiatribune.com — Tolton's Michael Porter Jr. played it safe with his first dunk of his sophomore season. Isaiah Wilson stole the ball from Hallsville and passed ahead to Porter just more than three minutes into the first quarter of Tuesday night's boys basketball game. Porter finished the fast break with a simple two-handed jam.
Nov 26, 2014

Tolton's Michael Porter Jr. starts season w/ a dunk party in win vs. Hallsville; Tolton girls use defense to earn win columbiatribune.com/sports/prep_sp…

Freshmen propel Tigers to win over Chaminade

columbiatribune.com — An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety. Need an account? Create one now. Or, use your facebook account: They all all played prominent roles in Missouri's victory, particularly in the second half while the Tigers (3-3) held off the NCAA Division II Silverswords.
Nov 26, 2014

Updated game story: Freshmen propel Tigers to win over Chaminade in Maui Invitational columbiatribune.com/sports/mu_bask…

Nov 26, 2014

Quick gamer: Freshmen propel Tigers to win over Chaminade - Columbia Daily Tribune columbiatribune.com/sports/mu_bask…

Missouri DC Dave Steckel in the running for Broyles award - Columbia Daily Tribune

columbiatribune.com — An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety. Need an account? Create one now. Or, use your facebook account: Missouri has been especially stingy against the run, leading the conference in yards per game allowed (109.3) and yards per rush allowed (2.9) in league play.
Nov 26, 2014

Blog: Missouri DC Dave Steckel is one of 40 nominees for the Frank Broyles Award- bit.ly/1ycKEc0. #GiddyUp

Salisbury man dead after van collides with garbage truck on Paris Road

columbiatribune.com — A 33-year-old man whose van collided with a city of Columbia garbage truck Wednesday morning died from injuries suffered during the accident, according to a Columbia police news release. Salisbury resident Virgil W. Elliott II was driving a 1995 Chevy Astro van northbound at about 8:30 a.m.
Nov 26, 2014

Virgil W. Elliott, 33, of Salisbury was pronounced dead at University Hospital after his van collided w/garbage truck columbiatribune.com/news/local/sal…

Merger continues community's history of service and advocacy - Columbia Daily Tribune

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Nov 26, 2014

Merger continues community's history of service and advocacy - Columbia Daily Tribune | Jacksons Journal columbiatribune.com/blogs/jacksons…

Opposing view: Bielema ideally would like to have three 1,000-yard rushers - Columbia Daily Tribune

columbiatribune.com — An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety. Need an account? Create one now. Or, use your facebook account: No, not bad, but not a perfect scenario either, Razorbacks Coach Bret Bielema said during his Monday news conference.
Nov 26, 2014

Opposing view: Two 1,000-yard rushers is good, Bielema says, but three would be better columbiatribune.com/blogs/tiger_ti…

Volleyball scouting report: Alabama at MU, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday - Columbia Daily Tribune

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Behind the Stripes

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Nov 26, 2014

In the Behind the Stripes chat, we learn that paradise is a nice place to visit, but you don't want to live there- bit.ly/12091Oi

Nov 26, 2014

Behind the Stripes live chat, starting right now- bit.ly/12091Oi. Bring the stuffing.

Arkansas' giant O-line will be a test for MU's stout run defense

columbiatribune.com — An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety. Need an account? Create one now. Or, use your facebook account: Tackles Dan Skipper (6-foot-10, 326 pounds) and Brey Cook (6-7, 314) wouldn't look out of place on a basketball court.
Nov 26, 2014

Paper: Arkansas' O-line is big. They got a big group of guys up front. Did I mention Arkansas' line is big?- bit.ly/1ATMouc

Gary Pinkel on the SEC Teleconference: Week 14 - Columbia Daily Tribune

columbiatribune.com — Heres and theres from Gary Pinkel's time on the SEC teleconference in advance of Missouri's home game against Arkansas on Friday. An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety. Need an account? Create one now.
Nov 26, 2014

Notes upon a teleconference- bit.ly/1vlJVoU. Pinkel talks luck and Bielema talks microwaves.

One taken to hospital after van collides with garbage truck

columbiatribune.com — One man was transported to University Hospital on Wednesday morning when he lost control of his van while driving north on Paris Road in light snowfall and collided with a city garbage truck. The extent of the man's injuries was not immediately clear.

Hickman girls basketball wins big over Troy-Buchanan in season opener

columbiatribune.com — The Hickman girls basketball team suffered significant turnover from graduation in the offseason, losing key players from a team that went 25-2 last year. But in Coach Tonya Mirts' aggressive full-court pressure system, it's simply a matter of replacing speed and plugging in players who hustle and find the ball.
Nov 26, 2014

The Hickman girls also cruised in their season opener, forcing 27 turnovers in a 59-16 W against Troy Buchanan. columbiatribune.com/sports/prep_sp…

Hickman boys basketball routs Smith-Cotton in season opener

columbiatribune.com — An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety. Need an account? Create one now. Or, use your facebook account: "A lot of new faces out there, a lot of players making their first start," Johnson said.

Defense carries Battle to Class 5 state championship game

columbiatribune.com — Jerrion Nelson had just made the play of the game, a jaw-dropping fourth-quarter sack that pushed the Battle football team closer to victory in its state semifinal game. Coach Justin Conyers called it "a bone-crushing hit." The home crowd let out a gasp of excitement as he hurled his 230-pound frame at Ladue quarterback Jack Fox.
Nov 26, 2014

The key to Battle's run to the Class 5 title game? An defense that's improved leaps and bounds since a shaky start columbiatribune.com/sports/defense…

Boone County Council on Aging merging with Services for Independent Living

columbiatribune.com — An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety. Need an account? Create one now. Or, use your facebook account: Tec Chapman, executive director Services for Independent Living for 18 months, said the organizations already share the goal of providing support for people to live as independently as possible.
Nov 26, 2014

Boone County Council on Aging merging with Services for Independent Living - Columbia Daily Tribune | columbiatribune.com/news/local/boo…

MU leaders direct colleges to scrutinize individual accounts

columbiatribune.com — An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety. Need an account? Create one now. Or, use your facebook account: The process emphasizes scrutiny of spending within a college's individual accounts, even though each college or division as a whole isn't running at a deficit.
Nov 26, 2014

From today's paper: RT @columbiatribune MU leaders direct colleges to scrutinize individual accounts goo.gl/dLTvsx

Battle High School cheers on Spartan football team as they prepare for state championship

columbiatribune.com — An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety. Need an account? Create one now. Or, use your facebook account: Head Coach Justin Conyers said the school has been seeking traditions since opening in 2013.
Nov 26, 2014

Battle also held a pep rally to send the team off before Thanksgiving break. columbiatribune.com/news/education…