Cougars struggle to end frustrating slide

After a 7-0 win against Harris-Stowe State on Sept. 20, the Columbia College soccer team was 6-2 and on a three-game winning streak.

Sports in brief: MU volleyball extends streak

The No. 17 Missouri volleyball team won its seventh consecutive game Saturday afternoon with a 30-26, 34-32, 30-22 victory at Iowa State.

Cards can’t clinch

ST. LOUIS — The San Diego Padres got the ball to Trevor Hoffman, and baseball’s career saves leader did the rest.

Tigers adapt to new coach

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.

Darts nothing new in town

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.

Old friends enjoy annual road trip

LUBBOCK, Texas — A group of friends gathers every year to travel to one Missouri away game. An old group of friends.

Daniel celebrates win, birthday with family

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.

Tigers interceptions key sixth straight win

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.

Bruins pass first test

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.

Jays ace handles Kewpies hitters

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.

Hickman finds success

Through Hickman’s first six games, the keys to success appear to be running back Rob Heath not committing turnovers.

Size doesn’t hold back Bruins doubles player

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.

Hickman stifles Vashon

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 survives Rockhurst

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.

Injuries deplete MU secondary

David Overstreet knows what to expect.

Flying high

He had played soccer forever.

For lifelong Kewpie, dream nears its end

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.

Kewps not held back by rough first inning

Hickman pitcher Taylor Cowan was nervous.

Unexpected help

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.

Cougars honor former coaches

Missouri volleyball coaches Susan and Wayne Kreklow will receive the highest honor the Columbia College athletic department can give.