Sports briefs

MU basketball team gives football fans preview

Fans gathered at Mizzou Arena before the football game Saturday to watch the men’s basketball team play pick-up games. The team has hosted similar events before two other Missouri home football games this season.

Final: Missouri 41, Nebraska 6

MU volleyball team nets first Big 12 sweep of season

For the third straight match, the Missouri women’s volleyball team stormed to a two-game.

Heath revives Hickman offense in win

Hickman surpassed its win total from last season with a 27-13 victory against Vashon. Running back Rob Heath rushed for 226 yards in the game, along with two touchdowns.


Rockhurst handles Bruins

Rock Bridge football loses to Rockhurst

Ten things you didn't know about Nebraska

The evolution of Truman the Tiger

MU’s mascot started as an authentic-looking, aggressive, nameless tiger before becoming the friendly character that prowls sidelines today.

Football victory tradition collapses

Safety concerns have forced the Missouri athletics department to replace old goal posts with folding ones.

MU freshman golfer handles pressure

Tyler Hillis, a freshman on the MU men’s golf team, gained the final spot on the Tigers’ tournament roster by winning a dramatic sudden death playoff in practice.

Catching contagious for Hickman siblings

On the baseball or softballl diamond, playing catcher is the position of choice for the majority of the Steponovich family.

Past Cougars soccer player brings passion to coaching

Greg Kayser’s enthusiasm for soccer is helping him in his first year as an assistant coach for the Columbia College men’s soccer team.

Cougars volleyball team set for big road trip

The Columbia College volleyball team will travel to South Dakota to play three games over the weekend with two of those games against top-10 ranked opponents.

Tigers trying to ignore big game hype

The excitement started as soon as the Illinois State game ended two weeks ago, but MU football coach Gary Pinkel refuses Saturday's game against Nebraska as anything more than the Tigers’ Big 12 Conference opener.

Tackle big asset for Bruins

The on-field talent of Rock Bridge's Garrick Williams, a 6-foot-3, 300 pound offensive tackle has landed him a scholarship to Wake Forest, but his off-field leadership has proven invaluable for the inexperienced Bruins.

Tigers' 1997 game against Nebraska hard to forget

Ten years ago, the Tigers were seconds from victory when a controversial play turned an upset win against No. 1 Nebraska into ...

Gelven powers Cougars soccer team

The Columbia College men’s soccer team, behind the play of senior midfielder Sam Gelven, pushed its winning streak to three games by beating William Woods University 3-1 Wednesday night at Owens Stadium.

Tigers draw football fans with Jesse Hall pep rally

About 1,000 MU football fans attended Thursday's pep rally before Saturday’s home game against Nebraska.

Tigers coach serves up literature

Under MU tennis coach Blake Starkey, required reading is part of being on the roster. The novel approach surprises many players, but it has helped make the Tigers a consistent threat in the Big 12.

Luetjens share a lifetime of Hickman football

Hickman quarterback Doug Luetjen has been involved with the Kewpies’ football team since his father started coaching there. The long-time association has brought the pair closer.