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Columbia College doesn't hesitate

In the second half on Saturday, Harris-Stowe State shot 34 percent from the field. Amazingly, that percentage represented a 21 percent jump from the first half.

Tigers brace for Oklahoma, Paris sisters

LaToya Bond said she was just hoping the shot would go in.

Balancing the competition

Imagine standing on a 4-inch-wide beam, 4-feet off the ground in front of thousands of people.

MU seeks more than lone star

One win. That’s the grand total of road victories the Tigers had in their eight Big 12 Conference road games last season. So on Jan. 10, when the Tigers headed to Norman, Okla., to face the then-No. 22 ranked Sooners in this season’s first conference road game, a win didn’t seem likely.

Meet is last time Rock Bridge, Hickman boys will swim at home

Though it is dubbed the “Last Chance” meet, Saturday will mark the first chance that the Rock Bridge and Hickman boys’swim teams will get to compete at home this season. John Hamilton, who coaches the Hickman and Rock Bridge boys’ and girls’ teams, said that constantly having to travel for regular-season meets this year hasn’t been too big of an adjustment for the team. Because of their location, the Kewpies have always had to head toward the Kansas City area or elsewhere outside of Columbia to compete.

Sports Show hopes to make Hearnes an anglers’ paradise

Andrew Branson loves his job. He loves traveling meeting new people and teaching outside of a classroom.

Chambly shrugs stitches to score team high

After Wednesday’s practice, junior forward Bryant Chambly was at the hospital getting stitches. Earlier in practice, Chambly had taken an elbow to the face from roommate Brock Perkins, opening up his upper lip.

Stephens loses another nail-biter

Looking to build on the momentum of consecutive wins, the Stephens College women’s basketball team came out shooting against visiting Culver-Stockton College on Thursday.

Bruins announce new head coach

Rock Bridge High School announced Tuesday that the Bruins assistant softball coach of seven years, Joe Henderson, will step up as head coach this fall.

Kewpies’ bus sets bearing for Springfield

For Hickman senior guard Taylor Florence, a trip to Springfield with over a dozen of his teammates is all fun and games.

Missouri men to continue monthlong road show

For the fourth week in a row, the Missouri men’s swimming and diving team will be on the road. Both the men’s and women’s teams compete today at Drury University in Springfield, Mo.

Texas tames Tigers

Tiger fans awaiting the return of good basketball from their team were left waiting again Wednesday.

Tigers’ big man bounces back after recent struggles

Kevin Young’s bandwagon has carried a significantly lighter load as of late. A surprising statement considering Young didn’t garner any support in his first three seasons when he averaged 2.8 points and 3.4 rebounds.

Tigers erase large deficit

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Senior guard LaToya Bond had watched her team fight back from a 22-point deficit to force overtime. She wasn’t about to lose after that.

Home turf still an issue

Gary Pinkel’s defensiveness was noticeable, especially during a laid-back, celebratory event like National Signing Day.

Bruins win despite missing key starter

Offense wasn’t the only thing missing from the Rock Bridge boys’ basketball team’s 34-24 victory over Jefferson City on Wednesday night.

Five recruits join MU soccer team

The Missouri soccer team added five players during Wednesday’s signing day, bolstering a squad that finished last season 9-8-3 and that missed the NCAA tournament after losing to Texas A&M in the Big 12 Tournament.

Longhorns return to winning ways

This wasn’t what the preseason prognosticators had in mind.

Lightweights fail Kewpies

With younger wrestlers in Hickman’s upper weight classes, coach J.D. Coffman said the Kewpies had to rely on the strength and experience of the lower weight classes.

Bulldogs look for leadership

For nine years, Lynn Allen has built. He has worked, toiled and sweated over his labor. Lately, he has begun to see the fruits of his labor.

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