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Special Olympics swimmer succeeds in the pool and beyond

Allison D'Agostino, who was diagnosed with mosaic Down syndrome when she was 4 years old, was named the best athlete in the state by Special Olympics Missouri in January. 

Missouri women beat Texas A&M at the buzzer

Maddie Stock hit a 3-pointer as time expired to give the Missouri women's basketball team (16-12, 6-9 Southeastern Conference) a 70-69 win over No. 12 Texas A&M.

Despite rough record, Missouri coach Kim Anderson collects compliments

Kentucky coach John Calipari on Jan. 26, after Missouri had lost five straight games, said that Missouri coach Kim Anderson was doing an amazing job.

Team effort boosts Columbia men in win over William Woods

Six different Cougars scored at least seven points. Forward John Meyer poured in 11 points on 4-for-7 shooting. Nic Reynolds contributed 10.

Tolton boys basketball advances to district finals

After a 1 hour and 8-minute game that made observers pine for a faster pace, Tolton walked away with a 40-23 win over Southern Boone.

Three reasons Missouri baseball is turning around

The Tigers went 20-33 and won only six of their 30 conferences games in 2014. New players, a different mindset and the unstoppable bullpen are fueling Missouri baseball now.

Columbia College women couldn't close senior night game

William Woods controlled the pace of the second half and held on to a late lead to win 66-59.

After tough stretch, Hickman boys basketball looks to district tournament

After beginning the season 12-3, the Hickman High School boys basketball team will enter the district tournament after going on a 2-7 stretch.

Missouri Baseball series moved to Millington, Tennessee

Weekend series with University of Illinois Chicago moved because of weather forecast.

Stephens Stars fall to Missouri Baptist

The Stars fell to 3-26 overall and 3-21 in the American Midwest Conference.

Rock Bridge girls beat Helias

Cierra Porter led the Bruins with 20 points.

No word on possible MLB discipline for Los Angeles slugger Hamilton

The 33-year-old has a history of drug addiction and alcohol abuse, leading to suspensions that cost him more than three years while in the minors. The Angels have confirmed Hamilton's meeting with MLB, but have declined to give any more information.

Judge rules for Peterson, opening door for reinstatement

Commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL were handed a second high-profile legal defeat Thursday, when U.S. District Judge David Doty overruled league arbitrator Harold Henderson's December denial of the six-time Pro Bowl running back's appeal.

Bulls' Rose to have surgery Friday

A timetable for the Chicago Bulls star's return will be determined after the operation.

Alexander Steen scores winner in shootout to lift Blues past Jets

Vladimir Tarasenko also scored in the tiebreaker for the Blues. Patrik Berglund had St. Louis' score in regulation, and Brian Elliott finished with 30 saves through overtime.

Alex Rodriguez participates in Yankees' first full-squad workout

Rodriguez, who hasn't played since September 2013, took ground balls at third base and hit three home runs in 32 swings during batting practice.

Rory McIlroy stumbles at Honda Classic; Herman survives windy day

McIlroy managed to salvage a tough day by holing a 30-foot birdie putt and two-putting for birdie on the 18th hole for a 3-over 73. It was his highest score to par since he opened with a 3-over 74 at The Barclays seven months ago.

Florida Panthers add Jaromir Jagr for playoff run

Chasing a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, the Panthers acquired Jagr — who turned 43 earlier this month — for two draft picks.

Paige Lowary stays humble while impressing for Missouri softball

The Tigers' freshman was named SEC Pitcher of the Week on Monday. She wears a wristband that keeps her humble as she begins her career in Columbia.

Laura Kappler's consistency propels Missouri gymnastics to No. 23 ranking

With her leadership and consistent performances, senior Laura Kappler has helped Missouri gymnastics reach its highest national ranking since 2012.

 

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