Shane Benes shines in Missouri baseball debut

Shane Benes runs to first base during the Tigers' doubleheader against the Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday. The Tigers lost 6-0.

Shane Benes, son of former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Andy Benes, made his collegiate debut in No. 18 Missouri baseball's doubleheader against Alabama. It took only three pitches for him to smack the ball against the outfield wall in center field.

Tigers' offense makes strides in Black & Gold Game

After Saturday's scrimmage, which the backups team won 14-10, Missouri might be able to lean more equally on the different facets of its offense. It’s clear the Tigers’ passing game will “get there,” coach Gary Pinkel said.

No. 18 Missouri baseball splits doubleheader with Alabama

Missouri hit four home runs to split a doubleheader against Alabama.

Spring is over: a Black and Gold Game notebook

Old and new faces showed up to play Missouri's spring football game. Receiver Nate Brown said he “most definitely” could’ve played if he needed to.

Missouri basketball lands pair of junior college commitments

The pair of commitments leave room for Missouri coach Kim Anderson to put one more scholarship player on the roster.

Hickman girls track finishes fourth

The Hickman girls track team placed fourth as a team at the Kirkwood Invitational.

Missouri softball beats Arkansas by mercy rule for the second straight game

The Tigers have outscored Arkansas 20-1 over their past two games.

Offensive explosion sparks Hickman win

The Hickman High School baseball team finally got the win it needed with a complete team effort in a 15-4 rout of Blair Oaks High School on Saturday.

Hickman boys track places third at the Capital City Invitational

The Kewpies brought in four different first-place finishes to contribute to the team's third-place rank of 15 teams. 

Storify: Fan Fest at Missouri football's Black & Gold Game

Missouri football's spring game is a chance for fans to get their first look at the 2015 team, but there was more to see at Memorial Stadium on Saturday than just a game. One of our reporters captured the festivities with his smartphone.

Cougars sweep doubleheader against St. Louis College of Pharmacy

Columbia College softball won both games of its doubleheader against St. Louis College of Pharmacy on Saturday. At 7-3 in the first game and 15-2 in the second game, the Cougars ended their conference play with a 16-8 record. 

Fr. Tolton baseball stops North Callaway

Rian Markes allowed no earned runs in his complete game and 7-2 win.

Royals fall to A's

Josh Reddick hit a three-run homer, Jesse Hahn and Jesse Chavez combined for a seven-hitter, and the Oakland Athletics rolled to a 5-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.

Stephens tennis loses last home meet

After losing 8-1 to Missouri Baptist University in its first meet of the season, Stephens College tennis team had a change to avenge itself on Saturday, but lost 7-2. 

Tarasenko's hat trick helps Blues even series

Held to an assist without a shot in a deflating Game 1 loss, Tarasenko responded with his first career playoff hat trick, and the St. Louis Blues beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 on Saturday to even their first-round series at a game apiece.

Curry leads Warriors to Game 1 win

Curry scored 34 points with an MVP-worthy performance, and the Warriors went up big before holding off the Pelicans 106-99 in their playoff opener Saturday.

Heyward gets curtain call in Cardinals win

Heyward's homer backed a strong six-inning pitching performance by Carlos Martinez as the Cardinals won their fourth in a row.

Rose leads Bulls past Bucks in Game 1

Derrick Rose had 23 points and seven assists in his first postseason game in three years, Jimmy Butler scored 25 points, and Chicago opened the playoffs with a 103-91 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.

Royals put All-Star Holland on 15-day disabled list

Holland has four saves this season and has not allowed a hit in four scoreless innings. He has been an All-Star the past two years.

Tolton soccer goes 1-2 in Moberly Invitational

The Trailblazers lost their first two games 2-1 and 3-1 respectively, but finished their weekend with a 3-1 win against Kirksville High School.