ST. LOUIS — The San Diego Padres got the ball to Trevor Hoffman, and baseball’s career saves leader did the rest.
With two outs in the bottom of the 15th inning Saturday, Missouri sophomore Megan Dennis approached home plate. The crowd could sense that the end was near and the fans began packing their things, but Dennis hit an RBI single into right field, extending the game one more batter.
AC/DC’s “Back in Black” shot out of speakers, signaling that 7 p.m. was approaching. Players streamed into the back room of the Fraternal Order of Eagles on Wednesday night where 10 numbered dart boards lined two walls and were mounted on Budweiser and Bud Light framed displays.
LUBBOCK, Texas — A group of friends gathers every year to travel to one Missouri away game. An old group of friends.
LUBBOCK, Texas — “Bubba!” Lynsey Daniel, quarterback Chase Daniel’s sister yelled out during Missouri’s stretching before the game. “Happy birthday, Bubba!” she shouted, determined to make sure he heard her.
LUBBOCK, Texas — The Missouri football team was in a jubilant state after its 38-21 win against Big 12 Conference foe Texas Tech on Saturday.
The Rockhurst football team drove from Kansas City on Friday ready to play some football. Host Rock Bridge came into the same game with a little more on its plate than just football.
The Hickman softball team yet again failed to solve the riddle that is Aubrey Moss on Saturday, losing 3-0 to Jefferson City in the Class 4, District 10 championship game at Rock Bridge.
Through Hickman’s first six games, the keys to success appear to be running back Rob Heath not committing turnovers.
For a girl her size, Elizabeth Worsowicz packs a wallop. There is no way the Rock Bridge junior measures more than 5 feet without her tennis shoes, and to say she weighs 100 pounds is almost an insult.
The turnover bug did not bite the Hickman Kewpies on Friday night. Instead of being hindered by first half turnovers, Hickman benefitted from them en route to a 35-0 victory over visiting Vashon on Friday night. A blocked punt by Josh Elam gave Hickman the ball on Vashon’s 17-yard line near the end of the first quarter. Two plays later, Rob Heath scored on a 15-yard run. It was the first of four touchdowns for Heath on the night. After a 49-yard run by Heath gave Hickman a 14-0 lead, Derrick Smith intercepted Vashon quarterback Joshua Wilson, giving the Kewpies ...
Rock Bridge, No. 1 in the Class 6A state rankings, survived its biggest test of the season Friday night, defeating No. 4 Rockhurst 21-14 at Rock Bridge. Scott Concannon rushed for 173 yards and a touchdown to lead the Bruins.
David Overstreet knows what to expect.
He had played soccer forever.
Hickman wide receiver Byron Bundy said he doesn’t even need to look at the scouting report for an upcoming team. All he needs to do is talk to fellow wide receiver and good friend Derrick Smith.
Hickman pitcher Taylor Cowan was nervous.
Tracy Keicher stood in line with her team, gazing at the American flag with her hand over her heart as teammate Allie Smith belted out her rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Keicher cheered when Smith finished the last line of the song, congratulating Smith for her performance.
Missouri volleyball coaches Susan and Wayne Kreklow will receive the highest honor the Columbia College athletic department can give.
ST. LOUIS — John Davidson left the safety of the broadcast booth for life on a high wire when he agreed to become St. Louis Blues president.
It’s 5:50 p.m. at Rock Bridge, and groans echo throughout the gym. After nearly a three-hour practice, coach Beth Newton sends her volleyball team, mumbling and scowling with contempt, to the baseline for sprints.