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Missouri football commit Drew Lock excited to play under Columbia lights

Lee's Summit's Drew Lock, left, tries to avoid a tackle by Blue Springs in the Class 6 quarterfinal game Nov. 15 at Blue Springs. The Tigers lost 63-21.

The Missouri-bound quarterback, now a senior at Lee's Summit High School, will make a visit to Columbia as his team takes on Hickman High School on Friday night.

Rock Bridge football not dwelling on slow start

The Bruins' focus turns to De Smet Jesuit High School after their loss the first week.

In first year of playoff eligibility, Battle football looks to grow

In 2013, Battle's inaugural year, the Spartans were not eligible for the playoffs so the team used that time to build the program's foundation, as well as to learn from mistakes.

Tolton battles week-long heat in practice

The Tolton football team pushed through heat indexes in the triple digits this week as it prepare for Friday's game against Lutheran St. Charles at 7 p.m.

Hickman football emphasizes defense to stop Drew Lock

As Friday's game approaches, Hickman looks to stop Lee's Summit's Drew Lock with a flurry of different coverages and blitz packages..

8 things MU students are thinking but the football team is tweeting

Thirty minutes spent wanting around looking for a classroom? Check. Read more first-week-of-school posts from football players.

Michael Sam, Rams tune up for final preseason showing

The NFL's first openly gay player is battling for a spot on St. Louis' defensive line, which just happens to be a position where the Rams are extremely deep. Sam has shown some flashes of great potential — his sacks of Johnny Manziel against Cleveland last week foremost among them — but knows those plays alone won't win him a job.

Arkansas State won't move home game against Missouri to St. Louis in 2015

The St. Louis Sports Commission had asked Arkansas State to move its home game in the second week of September 2015 to the city's Busch Stadium.

Poll: Parents uncomfortable with youth football

Nearly half of parents said they're uncomfortable with their children playing football, ice hockey and wrestling because of growing concerns of concussions in sports, but only five percent have tried to discourage their children from playing.

Tony Stewart will race, NASCAR says

 

NASCAR released a statement saying that Stewart was eligible to return because he "has received all necessary clearances required to return to all racing activities." NASCAR said it would have no further comment until President Mike Helton speaks Friday afternoon.

USC coach accepts some blame in Shaw situation

Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian believes he shares blame with the athletic department for publicizing cornerback Josh Shaw's fictitious story about injuring his ankles while saving his nephew from drowning.

Missouri volleyball restructures lineup in preparation to defend conference title

With the loss of standout setter Molly Kreklow, Missouri looks to shuffle around the lineup and stoke internal competition in the process.

Former Bruins Mark Pickerel, Freeman Simmons come home for season opener

Former Rock Bridge players Mark Pickerel and Freeman Simmons, who now play for South Dakota State, are looking forward to setting foot on Faurot Field.

Bruins softball's comeback falls short

Rock Bridge falls 8-7 to Jefferson City in extra innings.

Missouri football to face 'most boring team in America' in South Dakota State

South Dakota State coach John Stiegelmeier may view his team and his coaching style as humdrum, but he had some interesting things to say ahead of the Jackrabbits' game against the Tigers.

Missouri football counting on deep D-line

Former reserves Golden and Ray embracing starting roles while paving way for younger players.

Public gets sneak peek of Memorial Stadium renovations

The Missouri athletic department opened the doors to the newly-renovated Memorial Stadium, which is now home to outdoor loge seating, suites, a new upper deck and other amenities.

 

Adam Wainwright struggles in Cards' 3-1 loss to Pirates

 Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said Wainwright's subpar pitching is showing how the grind of a long season is taking its toll.

 

Sam gets last chance at Rams' preseason impression

Sam and the Rams visit the Miami Dolphins on Thursday night, the last exhibition for both clubs and the last opportunity for players to state their cases before teams pare down their rosters to the NFL-mandated 53 by Saturday afternoon.

Royals score six runs in 8th inning to best Twins

The Royals extended their lead over Detroit to 2 1/2 games in the AL Central with their 11th win in their past 13 games at Kauffman Stadium. They've won four straight over the Twins.

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