The road to Omaha ended abruptly Saturday night for the Missouri baseball team.
The street sprints and award ceremony in the evening would have been wet, and an hour earlier, only 12 cyclists in the men’s category were able to withstand the heat to the finish after about 60 started the race.
Missouri senior Serena Ramsey placed sixth in the 10,000-meter run Thursday at the NCAA Track and Field Championships in Sacramento, Calif. Ramsey ran the race in 33:52.59, setting a new school record, and was the only Missouri athlete to place at the championships.
Fourteen years ago, Kelsey Meyer started playing golf. Two years later, when she was 5, she played in her first tournament, consisting of just one hole. At 8, she began playing in the annual Missouri Women’s Golf Association Junior Championship Tournament, and has been playing in it ever since.
With dozens of amateur anglers lined up along the bank, the fish of the Bass Pro Lake didn’t have a chance.
Jodie Heinicka only discovered she had been named Big 12 Conference Female Sportsperson of the Year after a teammate called to congratulate her.
D.J. Chung draws a blue stripe around his golf ball before the qualifying round of the Francis Hagan Match Play Championship. His Duke hat is cocked sideways as he tees off the first hole with former champions and friends, Michael Unger and David McDonald.
Cycling doesn’t pay like a full-time job, but the work is much the same.
The Missouri baseball team is surging at the right time.
They call him Buffalo. It’s a name Joe Bellmer has been called for about a year. He didn’t chose the nickname; a few of his golfing partners started calling him Buffalo after the Buffalo Bills, the team that lost four consecutive Super Bowls.
Federal agents tried to pressure Jason Grimsley into wearing a wire during private conversations with other players to gather incriminating evidence against Barry Bonds, an attorney for the former Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher said.
Rock Bridge hired Kelly Gates as its new girls’ soccer coach. Gates, who has coached at Westminster College and Moberly Community College, was an assistant with the Bruins.
ST. LOUIS — The Cincinnati Reds kicked the St. Louis Cardinals when they were down, sweeping a team missing Albert Pujols.
Rain drops sprinkle the cracked, green court. The sky burns red from the sun’s rays as it sets over Providence. Thumps of hip hop from across the park fill the air that smells lightly of cigars.
Four Missouri juniors received draft calls Tuesday on the first day of the Major League Baseball Draft,
Holding a folder overflowing with pictures and race times, David Banks grins from ear.
ST. LOUIS — Eric Milton threw seven sharp innings and the Cincinnati Reds got homers from Felipe Lopez and Adam Dunn, winning their sixth straight game with a 7-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night.
KANSAS CITY — Brad Wilkerson hit a home run and doubled, helping the Texas Rangers beat the Kansas City Royals 6-2 on Tuesday night.
It was a day of firsts for the Missouri baseball team on Monday.
The Missouri soccer team added a sixth recruit for next fall. Bianca Pritchett will join a recruiting class ranked fifth out of 68 teams in the Central Region and ranked 44th nationally.