On the court, she is a fierce competitor. Off the court, she is an entrepreneur, designing and selling her own fashion line with the help of family and friends.
The Spartans' leading scorer has faced health problems over the past nine months. Still, sophomore Daviante Ostrander averaged 16.7 points and is set to lead the Spartans in the first game of the playoffs Tuesday.
The victory, which gave Missouri back-to-back home wins for the first time since early January, wouldn't have happened without a huge game from Shamburger.
The Rock Bridge boys basketball team will face Blue Springs South at 7:45 p.m. Thursday in the Class 5, District 9 championship game.
For the first time, Muriel Williams Battle High School scored over 70 points in a game. The boys basketball team beat Troy Buchanan High School 72-55, earning a spot in the Class 5, District 4 finals.
Whitt, who broke almost every Hickman program record, scored 36 points in his final high school game.
Cheyanna Weaver, a senior, scored only 5 points for Battle (13-13), but sophomore Maya Mouton added 10 more with 8 rebounds to be a lone bright spot for the Spartans in their 55-27 loss to Wentzville-Holt in the Class 5, District 4 qualifier.
Mikayla Logan and Ny'jah White scored a combined 24 points in Hickman's 50-27 win against Blue Springs Tuesday , advancing the Kewpies to the district championship.
Porter had a game-high 25 points in the Bruins' 72-45 win over Blue Springs South.
Frank Mason III capped one of the biggest comebacks in Allen Fieldhouse history by scoring the last eight points in overtime to lead No. 9 Kansas past No. 20 West Virginia 76-69 on Tuesday night for the Jayhawks' 11th consecutive Big 12 championship.
The Wildcats (30-0, 17-0 Southeastern Conference) had won their previous five games by an average of 24 points.
Major League Baseball introduced its new pace of play initiatives during five exhibition games in Arizona and Florida. As expected, there were a few minor glitches as players, managers, umpires and fans adjusted to the "rules" designed to make games shorter, more appealing to TV viewers and perhaps lure the next generation of fans to a sport fighting for attention.
The first-time head coach was fired after 1 1/2 seasons Tuesday, with the team at 20-39 and on a six-game losing streak. Assistant coach Melvin Hunt will be the interim coach.
Republican Rep. Elijah Haahr of Springfield's bill would allow homeschooled high school students to participate in activities sponsored by the Missouri State High School Activities Association.
The Bucs have the top pick for the first time since 1987. Upgrading at quarterback is a priority after going 2-14 last season and missing the playoffs for the seventh straight year.
A flurry of early action on Pacquiao has already narrowed the odds for the big fight on May 2. When the bell rings, it's conceivable that Floyd Mayweather Jr. might not be favored at all.
Neither Hickman High School nor Smith-Cotton High School scored a point in the third quarter of the Class 5, District 9 tournament game.
Despite its national title expectations, Missouri wrestling will still toss around footballs before practice and try to keep cool ahead of the MAC Tournament this weekend.
Although Georgia beat the Missouri women's basketball team in decisive fashion earlier this season, the teams are now in different shape than they were when they played Jan. 8.
Senior Ryan Kreklow and the Rock Bridge High School Bruins start districts at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday against Blue Springs.