No. 18 Missouri baseball recovers from error-filled first inning, beats Alabama 4-3

Missouri hosted Alabama during a baseball game Friday at Taylor Stadium.

Missouri baseball overcame two errors in the top of the first inning to beat Alabama 4-3.

Columbia woman caught cheating in St. Louis marathon

Kendall Schler, the first woman to cross the finish line in the Go! St. Louis marathon last Sunday, did not in fact run most of the race, marathon officials say. Race results show her starting at 7 a.m. and not crossing any of the race’s six checkpoints.

Columbia College softball's Davis shines for Cougars in new position

Samantha Davis was not always a shortstop. She started out as a catcher, but Columbia College coach Wendy Spratt said she needed a shortstop, so Davis filled the void.

Missouri softball run rules Arkansas 9-0 in five innings

No. 20 Missouri softball beat Arkansas on Friday. Game two of the series is scheduled for Saturday at 1 p.m. and can be watched on SEC Network Plus.

Stephens softball sweeps Friday doubleheader

The Stars won 5-3 in Game 1 and 7-1 in Game 2 on Friday.

Tolton baseball gives up late lead

Father Tolton Catholic High School baseball lost an extra-inning game on Friday.

Pitching, offense lead the way for Rock Bridge baseball

The Rock Bridge High School baseball team won a pair of blowout wins on Friday in the Columbia Tournament.

Stephens College tennis stresses teamwork in victory over Lincoln

The Stars won their meet 6-3 against Lincoln University at home Friday. Sophomore Gracie Strawn brought in a third-set singles win for the second meet in a row.

Hickman baseball struggles to score in loss

The Hickman High School baseball team chipped away at Hallsville High School's lead, but couldn't capitalize on its opportunities.

Wacha has 7 strong innings, Cardinals shut down Reds, 6-1

The win was Wacha's second in a week over the Reds and their ace, Johnny Cueto. In eight career outings against Cincinnati, Wacha owns a 2.01 ERA and 3-1 record. He handled the Reds in this game even though his best pitch, his changeup, was not particularly sharp.

Royals beat Athletics 6-4 in rematch of AL wild-card game

The victory nearly came at a big loss for the Royals when shortstop Alcides Escobar was run over by the Athletics' Brett Lawrie covering second base. The Royals took umbrage with Lawrie's late slide, and both benches quickly emptied before order was restored.

Missouri softball's Sami Fagan to face new, but familiar, opponent

For the first time in Missouri shortstop Sami Fagan's career, she'll face her sister, Kasey Fagan, on the softball field when the Tigers take on Arkansas this weekend.

Offense struggling, defense dominant ahead of Black & Gold Game

Ahead of Saturday's Black & Gold Game, the Missouri football team's offense is groping its way through spring practice, while new defensive coordinator Barry Odom’s defense has shown promise.

Pitching woes continue for Hickman baseball in loss to Southern Boone

The Hickman High School baseball team improved defensively compared to other recent games, but one part of its game continues to struggle. 

Battle goalkeeper's toughness can't prevent loss to Jefferson City

Battle goalkeeper Gillian Schullte remained tough in goal, but she couldn't keep the Spartans from losing 1-0 to Jefferson City High School on Thursday.

After injury, Anthony Gatti finds new role in sport he loves

Gatti, who earned his bachelor’s degree in December, had thought about pursuing a graduate degree in Missouri's Positive Coaching program earlier in the fall, before he got injured yet again.

Missouri women's tennis loses to LSU in SEC Tournament

Missouri lost 4-1 to LSU on Thursday in the second round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. The loss ended the Tiger's season.

Battle standout Mariah Brisco signs with Stephens College basketball

Mariah Brisco, the leading scorer for Battle High School in 2014, signed her letter of intent Wednesday to play basketball at Stephens College.

Crawford back in net for Blackhawks in Game 2 vs. Nashville

Quenneville said Thursday that Crawford will start Game 2 against the Nashville Predators on Friday night despite giving up three goals on 12 shots and getting yanked in Wednesday night's opener.

Woman who accused Winston of rape files lawsuit against him

The lawsuit by Erica Kinsman, which seeks damages from the former Seminoles quarterback, was filed two weeks before the April 30 NFL draft. Winston could be selected as the first overall pick.