It’s not the kind of competition you usually see in Columbia: Mayor Darwin Hindman and MU women’s volleyball coach Wayne Kreklow racing to transfer steamed dumplings from one plate to another using chopsticks.
For 98 years, the Columbia Daily Tribune has competed fiercely but fairly against its crosstown rival, the Columbia Missourian, the one-of-a-kind community newspaper that serves as a training and research laboratory for the Missouri School of Journalism.
At the start of the second half Saturday, on the first offensive play, Colorado quarterback Bernard Jackson hit receiver Dusty Sprague for a 63-yard pass. Jackson punched it into the end zone on the next play, immediately draining the energy out of Memorial Stadium.
Missouri guard Jason Horton knows the numbers. And shooting 34.6 percent from the floor simply isn’t good enough for a starting point guard. Horton knows that more than anyone.
When Martin Rucker dropped an uncontested touchdown pass from Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel last week, he took it personally.
For Gary Barnett, this week has the same feeling as years past.
Before Saturday, Scott Spiezio’s numbers as a pinch-hitter from the left side were just as futile as the St. Louis Cardinals’ record the last few weeks.
The pasta primavera I had before the show wasn’t sitting well. My tie felt tighter than it ever had. The lights on the set seemed brighter and hotter than before. If I didn’t get this right, I was screwed, and I knew it.
By looking at the scoreboard in Hickman’s 44-6 loss to No. 3 Rockhurst Friday night, it is impossible to see how well the Kewpie defense played.
The Missouri soccer team will attempt to win its first conference game of the season when they take on the Baylor Bears.
After playing sparingly for the majority of the 2005 Columbia College volleyball season, Rael Rotich is making the most of her starting role in 2006.
Bethel Park is awfully quiet this Saturday morning. No barking dogs, no laughing children. The only sound audible, save for the distant whirring of twin jet engines overhead, is the soft pop of yellow fuzz on tightened string.
Rock Bridge running back Scott Concannon was feeling well enough on Saturday morning to eat a hearty breakfast with seven of his teammates. He devoured his pancakes, hash browns and toast like they were Jefferson City defenders.