Smith lands in Tigers' rotation later than expected

After shunning scholarship offers four years ago Lindsay Smith decided to return to competitive volleyball with the Missouri volleyball team.

Tigers football team can't afford to self-destruct

In its past two games, the Missouri football team's focus has faded the more its lead has grown. The Tigers hope to fix the trend in their home opener Saturday against Western Michigan.

Hickman softball team prevails against Rock Bridge

George Hincapie's lead at Tour of Missouri grows

Cardinals lose seventh straight

Sports briefs

Volleyball takes outside hitter from China to Columbia College

Yi Zhang-Li moved from China three years ago to play volleyball for MU. In 2006, she transferred to Columbia College and has found success.

Hickman linemen fulfilled by football team's success

The Hickman offensive linemen know they have done their jobs well when the Kewpies' running game makes big gains in a winning effort.

Couple’s football allegiances to collide on Saturday

Jon Breidenstein knew his allegiance to MU football might cause problems when he began dating the daughter of the Western Michigan football coach.

George Hincapie in lead at Tour of Missouri

Tour of Missouri rider Dan Schmatz was sidelined after encountering a bump in the road he wasn't expecting in the second stage of the bicycle race on Wednesday.

MU volleyball team sweeps UMKC

MU volleyball coach Wayne Kreklow had a chance to revamp his offense in the Tigers' sweep of UMKC on Wednesday night.

Royals break losing streak

Bruins girls tennis rolls over Jeff City

Coach Ben Loeb made a slight adjustment, but it barely showed as the Bruins girls tennis team blanked Jefferson City High School 9-0 on Tuesday.

Briefs: Hannah Named Preseason Award Candidate

Athlon Sports Magazine put Stefhon Hannah in the running for the Bob Cousy Award.

Rock Bridge boys soccer wins home opener in dramatic fashion

Quincy Notre Dame held the Bruins scoreless until Josh Dillon ended the game in overtime.

Columbia College Sweeps Conference Foe

The Cougars moved to 2-0 in conference play after beating Missouri Baptist University on Tuesday.

MU defense looks to co-captain Williams for answers

Nose-tackle Lorenzo Williams and his defensive unit are trying to correct problems that have turned blow-outs into close games the past two weeks.

Klein’s MRI reveals torn ACL

Julianna Klein, the leading scorer on the MU volleyball team, suffered a torn ACL over the weekend against Houston.

MU men’s golf finishes 14th in 16-team tournament

Coming off a fourth-place finish at the Purdue Midwest Shootout, the golf team fell to 14th at the Inverness Intercollegiate.

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