Missouri football commit Drew Lock excited to play under Columbia lights

Lee's Summit's Drew Lock, left, tries to avoid a tackle by a Blue Springs defender 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.

Tolton volleyball earns first win

The Tolton volleyball team picked up their first win of the season against district foe Eugene.

Missouri quarterback Eddie Printz remembers Auburn tight end Lutzenkirchen

Philip Lutzenkirchen, who died in a single-car accident earlier this year, went to same high school and was a role model for Missouri quarterback Eddie Printz

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..

Missouri adds Doug Gillis to softball coaching staff

Doug Gillis, a former Team USA softball pitcher, will be an assistant coach for Missouri starting this upcoming season.

Battle volleyball falls to Union

The Battle varsity volleyball team lost their season opener to Union High School in two sets, 25-17 and 25-11.

Sasser's "Tremendous hands, big body" carrying heavy load for Tigers

Bud Sasser is known for his great hands and "big body," and he'll be shouldering a hefty load leading the Tigers' new-look receiving corps.

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.

Royals fall flat in extra innings against Twins

Bruce Chen (2-4), the sixth pitcher for the American League Central-leading Royals, gave up five hits and walked two in the 10th.

Michael Sam notches six tackles in Rams' final preseason game

"I'm very confident that I'll be playing on a NFL roster this fall," said Michael Sam, a former Missouri defensive end and the NFL's first openly gay player.

Goodell admits mistake, sets strict domestic violence penalties for NFL

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told teams to distribute his memo to all players and to post it in locker rooms. It reads in part: "Domestic violence and sexual assault are wrong. They are illegal. They are never acceptable and have no place in the NFL under any circumstances."

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.

Packers beat Chiefs 34-14 in backup QB battle

The Green Bay Packers beat the Kansas Chiefs 34-14 in a preseason finale Thursday night played mostly by reserves.

Missouri adds former athlete to gymnastics coaching staff

Adrianne Perry was named volunteer assistant coach of Missouri's gymnastics team. Perry won a total of 70 combined event and all-around titles with the Tigers. 

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.

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