Hickman rolls past Jefferson City in the district championship to move on to the state tournament.
Saturday's matchup in Knoxville pits two bubble teams against each other. The outcome will likely be contingent upon how the Tigers’ post players fare against the Volunteers’ big man duo of 6-foot-8, 260-pound senior Jeronne Maymon and 6-foot-8, 260-pound junior Jarnell Stokes.
The junior righthander threw eight strong innings and the Tigers dispatched the Golden Eagles 4-1.
On Saturday, Rock Bridge will host Hickman at the Class 5, District 9 girls basketball final.
The road to the Hickman, Rock Bridge rematch took two different paths Thursday night at Rock Bridge High School.
The Cougars advanced to the AMC championship game against Freed-Hardeman with the win.
The Missouri tennis team played its first home outdoor match since 2012 Friday at a new $2.9 million tennis complex. The complex, which provides raised spectator seating, opened Wednesday.
The Tigers took the first game of the series 7-0 Friday in College Station, Texas.
A steady performance in all four events from the Missouri gymnastics team wasn't enough at No. 11 Auburn on Friday night, but the result may improve Missouri's postseason prospects.
Jose Abreu, who signed with the White Sox for six years and $68 million in October, connected for a two-run shot into Chicago's bullpen in right field off Brad Penny in the fifth inning during Thursday's game that ended tied 6-6.
The Royals, who entered the game with a Cactus League-leading .332 batting average, managed just four hits, only two after the first inning.
St. Louis outfield prospect Oscar Taveras, who had ankle surgery in August, made his spring training debut, going 1 for 3 with a double and a run scored.
After returning from World War II, Leo Steinbrecher picked up fishing and settled in southern Missouri. At 93, he opened the trout fishing season at Roaring River State Park.
Santos midfielder Arouca, who played for Brazil's national team last year, was on the field talking to reporters after his team's 5-2 win in the Sao Paulo state championship on Thursday when some fans in the stands reportedly called him "monkey."
The Columbia College Cougars drop to 5-4 on the season after losing two games at the Gulf Shores Invitational softball tournament.
Stephens College was blanked by Nebraska Wesleyan in a double-header Friday.
Sure, players today still talk about baseball and spend plenty of time together — but not the way it used to be.
Canelo Alvarez didn't pick a walkover for his comeback fight, the first of what he hopes to be three bouts this year. Alfredo Angulo is a rugged and hard-hitting contender who may come into the ring as a big underdog but will have more than just a puncher's chance.
Missouri head football coach Gary Pinkel's new contract will boost his guaranteed earnings to $3.1 million a year through 2020. Assistant coaches also received raises.
With two straight dominant starts, right-hander Brett Graves has shown signs of becoming another quality starting pitcher for the Tigers.