Quarterback Maty — not Matt or Matthew — Mauk goes from rambunctious child to the Tigers' figurehead.
On Saturday, Missouri football will face SDSU, a university that may have invented cookies and cream ice cream and that references Missouri in its school anthem.
Before he clogged lanes in the Missouri defensive line, senior Lucas Vincent used his looks to get by.
The left tackle has always put pressure on himself. Experience, along with a particular pregame ritual, helped him become a captain and stronghold on Missouri's offensive line entering his final season in Columbia.
Missouri football players tackle hot topics such as movies, classes, their early Super Bowl picks and essential summer attire.
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.
The Tolton volleyball team picked up its first win of the season against district foe Eugene.
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
The Bruins' focus turns to De Smet Jesuit High School after their loss the first week.
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.
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.
As Friday's game approaches, Hickman looks to stop Lee's Summit's Drew Lock with a flurry of different coverages and blitz packages..
Doug Gillis, a former Team USA softball pitcher, will be an assistant coach for Missouri starting this upcoming season.
The Battle varsity volleyball team lost its season opener to Union High School in two sets, 25-17 and 25-11.
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.
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Bruce Chen (2-4), the sixth pitcher for the American League Central-leading Royals, gave up five hits and walked two in the 10th.
"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.
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."
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.