They say that when you heave a 35-pound weight throw, if you grit your teeth, spin quickly, and release at the perfect moment, you can trick yourself into thinking it’s as light as a feather.
Rock Bridge wrestler Dane Griffin just wanted to win one more for his father.
Four years ago, the Missouri track and field team had a future distance heavyweight right at its fingertips.
Hickman senior wrestler Tony Pescaglia earned the nickname as a child eating a bowl of Frosted Flakes. It took a literal meaning when, earlier this season, the defending state champion signed a letter of intent to compete for Missouri.
Early in the first half of Thursday’s game, Missouri Baptist forward Jimmy Cessna collided in midair with Columbia College forward Nahowan Saxon while going in for a layup. Instead of landing smoothly, Cessna stumbled and fell into the first row of bleachers, with his head taking the brunt of the punishment.
Broken bones and torn muscles are nothing new to Rock Bridge wrestling captain Justin Davis. But breaking his hand during his first wrestling match this year almost cost him his season.
Missouri wheelchair basketball coach Steve Paxton has been shaving his head since he was in college. But this year Paxton has made a habit of shaving it the night before the team has a game.
Quin Snyder stepped down as head coach of the Tigers men’s basketball team today, according to athletic department spokesman Dave Rieter.
A week ago,the Missouri’s women’s basketball team fought back from a 22-point deficit to beat Kansas State. This Wednesday, the Tigers were the ones blowing a big lead.
The Columbia College men’s basketball team isn’t playing a game of “what if?” But it could.
The Hickman boys’ basketball team won 46-37 at Lee’s Summit on Wednesday. Taylor Florence led the Kewpies with 12 points and D.J. Ely added 10.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Keith Tkachuk had a goal and two assists and Patrick Lalime made 19 saves in his return to NHL action Wednesday night, backstopping the St. Louis Blues to a surprising 4-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks.
No matter what the Big 12 standings might say, it’s now hard to argue there’s a worse team in the league than Missouri.
The Rock Bridge boys’ basketball starters got a little rest and relaxation while the Bruins defeated Mexico 86-34 Tuesday night.
Former Missouri basketball player Jevon Crudup won a civil lawsuit on Monday for racial discrimination in his 2003 firing as assistant coach at a Kansas City high school.
Discipline left early at the Douglass basketball game against the Wentworth Military Academy on Tuesday.
Lauren Nolke calls the 3-point line home.
Don’t call it a benching.
Two weeks ago, the Rock Bridge boys’ basketball team looked to have a great chance to win its first state title. Then with one wrong turn in practice by leading scorer Alex Austin, who tore his ACL in his left knee, the Bruins’ season could have easily taken a wrong turn as well.