Ugly second half dooms Kansas

ROSEMONT, Ill. — No carryover for Kansas. One week after beating defending national champion Florida, the Jayhawks stumbled against DePaul, a team looking for an identity of its own.

Sticking with it

Skaters don’t move to the rhythm of the latest hits Tuesday nights at Empire Roller Rink. The disco balls don’t spin.

Balancing service

Kim and Julie Heinicka sat at a quilt shop outside Kansas City on Friday afternoon, waiting for their daughter. Jodie Heinicka was supposed to leave Columbia in the morning, but the snow slowed her down.

Underdog Missouri winner in first round

It took the Missouri volleyball team nearly 48 hours to get to California. But a nine-hour wait in the airport, sitting and watching as flight after flight was canceled, and two nights in a hotel in St. Louis are all well worth it now.

Cougars ousted from playoffs

During the regular season, the Columbia College volleyball team was not challenged by the majority of its opponents and was able to win without playing at a high level.

Tigers going to Sun Bowl

All the conjecture can be put to rest now.

Guards pace Tigers

It wasn’t the game’s most noticeable play. After all, Missouri had done it 78 times coming into Thursday night’s game.

Wintry mix can’t stop loyal, loud Tigers fans

Missouri coach Mike Anderson got his wish.

Snow stalls Tigers’ travel

The Missouri volleyball team found another opponent standing in its way Thursday: the weather.

Miscues hurt Cougars against elite opponent

The Columbia College volleyball team finished pool play at the NAIA national tournament with a record of 2-1 after falling to No. 1 National American, of South Dakota, 30-20, 30-17, 30-16 on Thursday at Southwell Complex.

Tigers battle in home tournament

After a weeklong California road trip, the Tigers are glad to be back in Mizzou Arena.

Gymnastics coaches’ poll to be released today

The GymInfo Preseason Coaches’ Poll is released today, but the MU gymnastics team isn’t exactly holding its breath.

Rock Bridge wrestlers set for first meet

One wrestling match is tough. Five matches are tougher.

Stephens looks for tournament breakthrough

Stringing together consecutive wins in a hostile environment can do amazing things for a team’s confidence.

Cougars' season ends after falling to Fresno Pacific

The Columbia College volleyball team could not overcome a slow start when it fell behind by two games and lost in the quarterfinals of the NAIA national tournament to No. 2 Fresno Pacific on Friday night 22-30, 21-30, 30-26, 27-30.

Alumnus donates $2 million to MU

Wednesday was a good day for tigers, thanks to a $2 million gift from an MU alumnus with a passion for wildlife and basketball.

Players pumped for first tough test

The questions about it started when the schedule was first released. More were asked at Monday’s postgame press conference with coach Mike Anderson.

Cougars get strong youth support

During the first game of the Columbia College volleyball team’s win over King College, a crowd of about 60 school children arrived from Eugene Field Elementary School to support the Cougars.

Tigers’ best runner has left his mark on program

Tim Ross stood in Hearnes Center Fieldhouse on Wednesday, the place he’s waited for his team to begin practice so many times before. A teammate walked up to the senior to show off the short yellow running shorts adorned with red chili peppers he was wearing.

Individual performances key for Tigers

When asked about the Las Vegas Invitational this weekend, Missouri wrestler Ben Askren spoke about a meeting with a competitor from a different ring, Ultimate Fighting champion Randy Catoure invited the senior out to see his workout facility during Askren’s free time. It’s an opportunity that Askren admits he may take after his wrestling career has died down.