Adrienne Vought hopes to earn a college rodeo scholarship, and a state title will look good on her resume.
Vought, who just finished her junior year at Rock Bridge, won the goat tying championship at the Missouri High School Rodeo Association state finals at Boone County Fairgrounds on Saturday.
Christian Cantwell has again proved he is consistent.
Cantwell, a Missouri graduate, won his 14th straight shot put title, throwing 71 feet, 4 inches on Saturday at the 2004 Nike Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Ore.
Bill Clark resigned as the director of player procurement for the Mid-Missouri Mavericks on Thursday.
Clark, who joined the Mavericks in December, said he felt like he did not help the Mavericks as much as he would have liked.
Mid-Missouri beat the River City Rascals 9-7 on Saturday in O’Fallon to end a nine-game losing streak.
Blake Blase’s two-run home run in the top of the ninth was the winner. It was his 10th of the season.
After a string of blowout losses, the Mid-Missouri Mavericks found a more agonizing way to lose Thursday night.
A Mavericks rally fell just short as the Windy City ThunderBolts defeated Mid-Missouri 8-7 in 10 innings at Taylor Stadium.
Ed Paten believes in himself, but when it comes to others, he isn’t so sure they feel the same.
“I have never placed well in this tournament (Francis Hagan Match Play Championship),” Paten said. “I tied for fifth once. Some people, deep in their hearts, don’t give me a chance.”
Chris Viers, the Westminster College volleyball and softball coach, resigned Thursday.
Viers, a 1982 Missouri graduate, coached at Westminster for the past four years, leading the Blue Jays volleyball team to a 72-52 record and the softball team to an 18-78 mark.. He began his career in 1983 as the Columbia College volleyball coach.
Less than two weeks before the Missouri basketball program will respond to the NCAA's letter of allegations, another key member of the program resigned his position.
The Mid-Missouri Mavericks still can’t solve the Windy City offense.
The Mavs lost 8-2 to the Windy City ThunderBolts on Wednesday night at Taylor Stadium, after allowing 16 runs Tuesday night.
Missouri pitcher Garrett Broshuis earned third team All-American honors Tuesday from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.
Broshuis, a right-hander with a 2.61 ERA and 91 strikeouts, went 11-0 this season for the Tigers, who finished second at the Big 12 Conference Tournament and earned a berth in the NCAA tournament. He was the third pitcher at Missouri to earn 11 wins in a season and the first since 1979.
This Peanut broke out of his shell at the wrong time for the Mid-Missouri Mavericks.
Peanut Williams, Windy City’s center fielder, had a career day as the Thunderbolts pounded the Mavericks 16-10 at Taylor Stadium on Tuesday.
Columbia College self-reported to the NAIA on Tuesday that Ursulla Jose of Brazil played on the women’s basketball team despite being ineligible last season.
Jose, a freshman last year, played despite having a degree from the Universidade Salgado de Oliveira in Brazil. According to NAIA rules, a player has exhausted his or her eligibility once he or she has graduated.
October would have been Oakland Plaza Lanes’ 30th anniversary, but it will never see that date.
Effective Aug. 1, Oakland Plaza Lanes, a 24-lane bowling alley at 2116 Vandiver Drive, will close.
Missouri wrestler Kenny Burleson was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Men’s At-Large University Division third team Tuesday.
Burleson, who graduated in May, is the first MU wrestler selected as an Academic All-American since 1993. He was also named to the Academic All-District VII Men’s At-Large University Division team. He earned seventh place at the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships at 157 pounds.
HANNIBAL — Plans for professional baseball’s return to Hannibal have struck out, at least this year.
Bill Larsen, who had tried to create a four-team Single-A league, told the city that professional baseball will not return to Hannibal this summer. The city most recently had a professional team in the 1950s.
The Mid-Missouri Mavericks lost 3-2 against the Rockford Riverhawks on Monday night at Marinelli Field in Rockford, Ill.
Mavericks pitcher Steve Soja (1-1) suffered the loss despite striking out seven and walking none in a complete game.
Good pitching and solid hitting have kept Post 202 undefeated.
Post 202 swept Boonville on Sunday night, winning 3-1 and 5-0 in a doubleheader at Rock Bridge High School to move to 6-0.
Brad Daugherty, a Columbia native and former Missouri golfer, continues to play well at the Francis Hagan Match Play Championship.
Daugherty advanced to the round of 16 on Sunday at Lake of the Woods Golf Course. A field of 64 played two rounds, with 16 advancing to next weekend’s final rounds.
The Mid-Missouri Mavericks lost to the Rockford RiverHawks 14-2 on Sunday at Marinelli Field in Rockford, Ill.
The loss dropped the Mavericks to 3-20.
A headline on page 1B Sunday reported the wrong leader after qualifying Saturday at the Francis Hagan golf tournament. Brad Daugherty had the best round with a 66.