Freshman Saara Aura adds to Hickman's dominant performance over Battle

From left, Hickman soccer players Saara Aura, Emily Pressley and Alexis Chapman take the field during the game against Battle on Monday. Hickman won 3-1.

Freshman Kewpie Saara Aura completed Hickman's 3-1 win over Battle.

Golf helps Tolton's Thomas Cleek relax

Thomas Cleek, a freshman with autism on the Tolton golf team, uses golf as a way to relax mentally and emotionally.

Mizzou baseball's Bond gets league award after recovery

After being benched with an injury, freshman catcher Brett Bond earns the SEC Freshman Player of the Week award.

Three players transfer from Missouri football

Evan Winston, Jordan Williams and Shaun Rupert are all leaving the program. Where they'll play next is unknown.

Tolton baseball beats Kirksville 6-5

Tolton (15-5) scored three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to tie the game and then scored one run in the bottom of the seventh inning to capture the lead.

Rock Bridge boys golf wins sixth consecutive district title

Rock Bridge's Jack Knoesel finished first individually with a score of 2-under-par with a score 70. Fellow Bruin Matt Echelmeier tied for second individually with a score of 71 — one shot under par.

Rock Bridge girls soccer tops Smith-Cotton

The Bruins scored the game's first two goals and survived a late comeback attempt by Smith-Cotton.

Missouri's win over No. 1 Florida might give it a boost heading into SEC Tournament

The Tigers will play Mississippi State in the opening round Wednesday.

Tolton golf finishes 4th in district tournament

Tolton golfers Jack Parker and Jack Golden advance to sectionals, which take place May 11 at Kirksville Country Club.

Derrick Rose looks his old self as Bulls beat Cavaliers in Game 1

"I just appreciate everything," Derrick Rose said after scoring 25 points in Chicago's Game 1 victory over Cleveland.

For Astrodome revival, Texas looks to Germany

Looking for inspiration to convert the Houston Astrodome, a delegation from Texas toured a theme park in Germany that was once a hangar where entrepreneurs planned to restore the country's zeppelin industry.

COMMENTARY: Back in victory lane, Dale Earnhardt Jr. happier than ever

After winning at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday, Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s emotions poured out of him.

Warriors' Stephen Curry voted NBA's MVP over Harden, James

Curry received 100 of 130 first-place votes. He comfortably beat out James Harden and LeBron James.

Cardinals rally from 5 down to beat Cubs 10-9

The NL Central leaders trailed 5-0 in the first before Reynolds hit his fourth career grand slam in the bottom half. They improved to 19-6 for the franchise's best start since 1900.

Holtby's shutout, Beagle's goal lift Caps over Rangers 1-0

Holtby made 30 saves for his second career playoff shutout and Jay Beagle took advantage of a fortuitous bounce to score his first goal of this postseason, giving the Capitals a 1-0 victory over the New York Rangers on Monday night for a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

Donovan says goodbye, Florida moves on with coaching search

Although athletic director Jeremy Foley said Monday he would sit down with his search team later in the day and discuss potential candidates, he made it clear that school officials have been planning for Donovan's departure for some time.

Tigers, Royals resume respectful rivalry with split

The Tigers and Royals split four games in the first series of the year between the defending AL Central champions and the 2014 American League pennant winners. Kansas City has been through its share of heated exchanges this year, most notably with Oakland and the Chicago White Sox, but the matchup with the Tigers was clean and compelling.

Kentucky Derby win raises expectations for American Pharoah

Saturday's one-length victory over Firing Line — with Baffert-trained Dortmund finishing third — before a record crowd of 170,513 at Churchill Downs was his fifth in six career starts.

Ole Miss wins final game in series against Missouri baseball 4-3

Missouri failed to repeat its offensive production from Saturday's 18-1 victory over Ole Miss, and the Tigers lost 4-3 to the Rebels on Sunday in Columbia.

Lowary pitches Missouri softball past No. 1 Florida

Lowary pitched eight full innings — Missouri needed an extra inning to complete the win — and she gave up two runs on three hits and struck out seven batters.