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Missouri Bull Rider’s Death

Maddie Vessar, Reporter

April 24, 2019

Bull Riding is very fun to watch, but with entertainment comes danger. Mason Lowe, 25, of Exeter, Missouri was a part of Professional Bull Riding  (PBR). He ranked 18th in the world and competed for a chance to go to worlds in Las Vegas on Nov.6-10. Lowe was competing in Denver, Colorado on Jan. 16 at the Nationa...

Mizzou Biology Research

Maddie Vessar, Reporter

April 22, 2019

Sophomore biology students have started a new way to learn. Battle biology teachers have been working with Mizzou researchers Laura Zangori and Patricia Friedrichsen on a new way, to teach students about biology by using current events to teach certain stuff such as homeostasis (an equilibrium mai...

Baseball Jamboree

Baseball Jamboree

Maddie Vessar, Reporter

April 22, 2019

The baseball team has been waiting for this season. They started the season off with a jamboree with Hickman and Rock Bridge Saturday, March 9, 2019. Battle and Hickman started the jamboree at three, playing four innings. In the game Hickman got three runs, and won the game, ending the game in ...

Traffic Box Art

Traffic Box Art

Maddie Vessar, Reporter

November 19, 2018

In downtown Columbia, each year a traffic box is painted into a beautiful piece of art. Battle  has been selected to decorate the traffic box on Walnut and 7th. Jody Spriggs received a called from the Cultural Affairs Office about painting a traffic box. The process for submitting designs is ve...

Trump Campaigns in Columbia

Trump Campaigns in Columbia

Maddie Vessar, Reporter

November 19, 2018

About 6 a.m. on Nov 1, many people lined up at the Columbia Regional Airport to see Donald J. Trump. In the first few hours of the day all of the parking was already taken. The organizers rushed to figure out more parking for the many thousands still coming. People came over Missouri and many from out...

Athletes On the Go

Lines up to hit out of the rough with an iron.

Maddie Vessar, Reporter

September 27, 2018

 Student athletes travel about 50% of the time, they spend a lot of time on buses together and they have to learn to work well with each other. For some sports, traveling is a lot harder because they have to get used to the surroundings. But for some other sports traveling is what the students look forwa...

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