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Dreaming of the draft

Calvin Washington has made many tackles during his four-year career as a defensive back at Missouri, but this weekend, Washington will try to tackle his biggest dream: playing in the NFL.

Mavericks propose new stadium deal

The Mid-Missouri Mavericks minor league baseball team made a presentation to the Columbia City Council on Monday night detailing a plan for construction of a stadium on city land.

Extra Points

The Hickman boys’ golf team won the 20-team Jefferson City Invitational at Jefferson City Country Club on Monday, shooting a 306. Helias finished second with a 316, and Camdenton was third with a 317. Nick Wilson led Hickman with a 73 for second. Drew Wier followed in fifth with a 75, and Kyle Kovar shot a 77 for seventh. Rock Bridge finished in 14th with a 339.

Bond catches on for Tigers

The Missouri baseball team had its chances to finish against Oklahoma State on Sunday.

MU water polo club team shows depth of sport

Two years ago, Steve Hughes was not getting everything he wanted out of his college experience.

Bruins claim charmed win

Beau Gambill and Cory Whyers were the only ones left.

Extra Points

The Missouri softball team (20-22, 4-8) lost 8-0 in five innings at No. 15 Texas A&M. The Tigers got just four hits on the day as Jen Bruck (18-16) got the loss. Missouri plays next on Wednesday at Ames, Iowa in a doubleheader against Iowa State.

The fighter and the writer

I was about to decide that an evening of watching movies at home might not be so bad after all.

Runs elusive as MU continues to struggle

In the bottom of the seventh inning Saturday, Missouri’s Jacob Priday drilled his 45th hit of the season deep to left field. The single extended his hitting streak to 14 games, which is the longest on the team and a career best for Priday.

Extra Points

The Columbia College softball team’s win streak ended at a record 28 after the Cougars split a pair of games on Friday at the Oklahoma City Classic. Columbia beat Rogers State 4-3 before falling to No. 3 Oklahoma City 8-0 in five innings. Miriam Wegmann posted the Cougars’ only hit of the game, a double.

Defensive problems ruin Kanuckle’s effort

Hickman started and ended well. But during the innings in between, Francis Howell was too much for the Kewpies, who lost 6-3 Saturday at Hickman.

Old habits torment Missouri

High school lacrosse players were among the group of fans gathered Saturday afternoon at Stankowski Field to watch the Missouri lacrosse club team play Illinois. Splashes of Hickman purple filled the crowd that came to see Missouri play just its third home game of the season.

Rock Bridge crowned champions

Playing at No. 2 singles, Rock Bridge senior Ryan Olson found himself leading 9-8 in a tiebreaker against Liberty’s Daniel Orr on Friday. It was the last singles match of the day, with the Bruins leading 4-1. Olson knew if he won, Rock Bridge would advance to Saturday’s championship match at the Mid-Missouri Invitational at Bethel Park.

Record streak pleases Spratt

When Columbia College softball coach Wendy Spratt thinks back on her playing career for the Cougars, one season stands above the rest: 1989.

Here to help

An hour before the final bell rang at Hickman on Wednesday, students were already lining up to see athletic trainer Stephanie West. By 3:30 p.m. her small office outside of the girls’ locker room was filled with athletes, some taping their wrists and ankles before practice, others, seriously injured and out for the rest of the season, waiting to begin physical therapy sessions.

McIntosh gets Kewpies back in win column

Casey McIntosh bounced back.

Henke perseveres to help Hickman

Hickman senior Dillan Henke’s baseball career might have ended three years ago as a freshman.

Leader of the pack finds balance at MU

Chris Wolf will stand at the front of an MU classroom at 9 this morning. He will not give a presentation or make an announcement.

Seniors drive Kewps’ attack

Dirty work by senior attackman J.J. Bennett and dirty jokes by fellow senior attackman Zach Nikin have led to a surge in scoring from the Hickman boys’ lacrosse team.

Doubles tandem notches big come-from-behind win

It didn’t look good for Rock Bridge tennis players Scott Hawf and Eric Sterchi on Thursday. Playing all eight-game pro sets, single set matches where the first to eight wins, the seniors were down 7-4 in their No. 1 doubles match against Glendale.

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