Silver ‘Clutch’ in MU victory

For the Missouri softball team, Sunday’s game against No. 10 Texas (26-9, 2-3) saw repeat performances from two of its standouts in Saturday’s come-from-behind victory.

Frey saves Tigers with late heroics

Evan Frey wasn’t even supposed to need to bat in the ninth inning Sunday afternoon.

MU’s Stewart selected for Hall of Fame

Former Missouri coach Norm Stewart was elected Sunday to the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.

Injury clouds Riddle’s pro future

Getting chosen for the random extra security check before boarding the plane at the Cleveland airport was the finishing touch to one of the worst weekends EeTisha Riddle has ever had to experience.

Liu, Pruitt acing time management

Hickman tennis players Ben Liu and Cole Pruitt have grown accustomed to balancing academics and athletics.

MU cracks Texas’ ace

On Saturday night, the biggest hits for the MU softball team were supplied by two of its shortest players.

Hicks’ first save ends MU’s brief skid

Scooter Hicks is used to pitching in small doses. He’s appeared in six games this season, but has only pitched 7 2/3 total innings.

Rock Bridge’s King excels at state relay

Phillip King didn’t even want to run track. But now he’s one of the best distance runners in the state.

Tigers stall on last event

With the Sooners heading to the balance beam and the Tigers going to floor, there was a clear possibility of the Tigers beating a top 10 team with the Sooners heading to the balance beam and the Tigers going to floor.

A ‘little snippet’ of Masters’ history

It’s probably an odd feeling seeing a TV commercial advertising a golf tournament you will be playing in.

What-ifs can be powerful force in sports

Sports are full of well-documented what-ifs.

Three days, three records

MELBOURNE, Australia — Six weeks ago, Michael Phelps showed up in Columbia for the Missouri Grand Prix at the Mizzou Aquatic Center, sporting a goatee and unkempt hair that barely fit under his skincap.

Kewps’ Robb not afraid to take chance

Lauren Robb wanted the chance to take the kick.

Gymnasts focus on best efforts

After a less than stellar start to its season, the Missouri gymnastics team has improved its team score in almost every competition, prompting many to say the gymnasts are peaking just in time for the start of the postseason.

Missouri’s Adcock finds team event-full

Nick Adcock thought he was joining the Missouri track and field team to do high jump and to run sprints and hurdles, but jumps coach Dan Leferver had a different idea.

Blues end three-game losing streak to Oilers

ST. LOUIS — Doug Weight had a goal and an assist and Barret Jackman added three assists, leading the St. Louis Blues to a 5-2 victory against the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday.

Abaray overcomes mental block

Two phrases — “Tight and concise” and “Expand the positives” — though seemingly short and unimportant, changed Julie Abaray’s beam routines, and the rest of her gymnastics, after an inconsistent start to her season.

Misfit Monument

WRIGHT CITY-A bronze statue forged to honor slugger Mark McGwire is built to last forever. The only question is whether it will ever see the light of day.

New role with team no worry for Towe

After nine years as an assistant coach following his playing days at Missouri, Justin Towe is ready to start his first season as head coach of the Rock Bridge baseball team. Rock Bridge’s nine seniors are a big reason the Bruins are ranked No. 3 in a preseason poll by Towe said the seniors are an important part of that ranking, and an even more important part of keeping it.

Another race, another record

MELBOURNE, Australia — The red line lapped at Michael Phelps’ feet, as if pushing him to another world record.