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MU coaches describe Alden as demanding, caring boss

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: This week, MU's Lavion Mayes was named the Mid-American Conference's wrestler of the week.

Gary Pinkel and R. Bowen Loftin on Mike Alden - 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: (On trepidation over the next AD hire) "No, I love Mizzou. I always want to be here.
Jan 30, 2015

RT @DavidCMorrison: On the blog: Gary Pinkel and R. Bowen Loftin on Mike Alden's past, Missouri's future- bit.ly/15Q11BL.

Jan 30, 2015

On the blog: Gary Pinkel and R. Bowen Loftin on Mike Alden's past, Missouri's future- bit.ly/15Q11BL.

Alden got the big decisions right

columbiatribune.com — Evaluating the career of an athletic director is harder than judging a coach or player. How much credit for the sprouting facilities and soaring budget? How much blame for the scandals? How much praise for sold-out Memorial Stadium? How much criticism for half-empty Mizzou Arena?
Jan 30, 2015

Here's my column on what to make of Mike Alden's career as Mizzou athletic director ow.ly/If1kK

MU Athletic Director Alden to resign, take teaching job

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: In seven months, after 17 years in charge of Tigers athletics, that phase of Alden's life will come to an end.

Round up: FOIA Friday and prepping for the provost - Columbia Daily Tribune

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Missouri Athletic Director Mike Alden resigning effective Aug. 31

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Jan 30, 2015

RT @DavidCMorrison: We've updated our Mike Alden story with some comments from the presser today- bit.ly/1ybMuYL. We'll have more on the blog later.

Jan 30, 2015

We've updated our Mike Alden story with some comments from the presser today- bit.ly/1ybMuYL. We'll have more on the blog later.

Jan 30, 2015

Our story on Mike Alden's decision to step away from his role as MU's athletic director- bit.ly/1ybMuYL.

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Police investigate secondhand report of armed carjacking

columbiatribune.com — Police are investigating a secondhand report of an armed carjacking that occurred early Friday morning in central Columbia. Officers were dispatched to the area of Garth Avenue and Worley Street at 1:16 a.m. A woman said she allowed a male friend borrow her car, Officer Latisha Stroer said.

Third defendant in 2014 fatal shooting pleads guilty

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Jan 30, 2015

Third and final defendant in fatal Jan. 2014 shooting pleads guilty to reduced charge columbiatribune.com/news/crime/thi…

Recruiting Reset: The Home Stretch - Columbia Daily Tribune

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Jan 30, 2015

And, on the blog: Surveying MU's recruiting class of 2015 landscape with 5 days until signing day- bit.ly/1CH7Dio.

Frericks' double-double leads MU women past Florida

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 really played well together, and I don't feel like anyone felt like they had to carry the load tonight," Missouri Coach Robin Pingeton said.
Jan 30, 2015

Jordan Frericks' double-double leads #Mizzou women's basketball team to 68-52 win over Florida columbiatribune.com/sports/frerick…

Missouri Senate tackles weight-loss challenge - 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: Of the 45 participants, 15 are senators. That's about half of the 34-person chamber.

Melvin Booker's son, Devin, flourishing as a freshman at Kentucky

columbiatribune.com — Melvin Booker promised to be pulling for his alma mater Thursday night when the Missouri basketball team plays host to top-ranked Kentucky. But he couldn't commit to the whole 100 percent. An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.
Jan 29, 2015

Pregame reading: Melvin Booker's son, Devin, flourishing as a freshman at Kentucky - Columbia Daily Tribune columbiatribune.com/sports/mu_bask…

Jan 29, 2015

RT @Steve_Walentik: From Thursday's Tribune: Melvin Booker's son, Devin, flourishing as a freshman at Kentucky columbiatribune.com/sports/mu_bask…

Jan 29, 2015

From Thursday's Tribune: Melvin Booker's son, Devin, flourishing as a freshman at Kentucky columbiatribune.com/sports/mu_bask…

Wildcats too much for Tigers in the end

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Jan 30, 2015

ICYMI: Tigers put up a fight, but top-ranked Wildcats too much in the end columbiatribune.com/sports/mu_bask…

Jan 29, 2015

Quick gamer: Wildcats too much for Tigers in the end - Columbia Daily Tribune columbiatribune.com/sports/mu_bask…

New MU softball stadium slated to be an 1,800-seat venue ready for '17 season

columbiatribune.com — Plans for Missouri's new softball stadium call for an 1,800-seat venue that will carry an estimated total project cost of $16 million, according to MU documents detailing the project. "Our intent is also to have grass seating areas and berms and get over 2,000 in capacity total," said Tim Hickman, MU's executive associate athletic director for operations.

Curator nominations blocked by Senate objections to heavy lawyer presence on board

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: Graham, president of Gray, Ritter & Graham, is a past president of the Missouri Bar and the St.

MU coaches react to Alden's resignation, effective Aug. 31 - Columbia Daily Tribune

columbiatribune.com — The Missouri athletic community learned Wednesday that Mike Alden's tenure as athletic director will end Aug. 31, when Alden will resign from the position he's held since 1998. In a letter released Wednesday, Alden wrote that he plans to take a position as an instructor with the MU College of Education, where he will participate in the Positive Coaching Program and higher education leadership courses.
Jan 29, 2015

Here's some comments/reax from #Mizzou coaches on Alden's announcement that he'll step down from AD post in August columbiatribune.com/blogs/tiger_ti…

Department of Economic Development to review IBM incentives after Columbia layoffs

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: "That's what we're looking into tomorrow, and gathering those reports with the employment and job creation numbers," Susan said.
Jan 30, 2015

Department of Economic Development to review IBM incentives after Columbia layoffs. columbiatribune.com/news/local/dep…

Sophie Cunningham named to McDonald's All-American roster

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: "Even after the game, I don't know that the rest of the kids in the locker room even knew that she made it," Nagel said.

Big 12/SEC Challenge moving to January in 2016 - 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: The first year of the Challenge series saw games scattered throughout November and December and didn't feel like much of an event.