As the world’s best tennis professionals hit the hard courts for the second round of the U.S. Open in New York, Columbia will host its own major of sorts.
In the 27th minute of Thursday’s home opener against Rolla, Hickman goalie Brent Tegerdine cleared the ball from outside of the penalty box. The ball happened to land at the feet of forward Blaise Parker, and he scored the first goal in Hickman’s 2-1 win.
According to coach Joe Henderson, the Rock Bridge softball team had never defeated the Jefferson City Jays.
With four seniors leading the way, the Hickman softball team hopes that its experience will translate to wins this season.
Missouri freshman wrestler Max Askren is participating in the FILA Junior World Championships in Guatemala. He is competing in the 96-kilogram (211 pound) weight class. Askren’s older brother, Ben Askren, won the 2006 NCAA national title at 174 pounds.
It took 12 seconds for East St. Louis to score the first points in its football game against Hickman on Friday night.
The name Faurot is synonymous with football in Columbia.
Elite football teams usually spar with lesser opponents to start their seasons.
The tight end gave his quarterback the signal.
Nearly 45 minutes into their Wednesday afternoon scrimmage, Missouri strength and conditioning coach David Deets spotted a couple players lagging behind on a fast break.
In the eight years that Jon Strodtman has been the varsity soccer coach at Hickman, his teams were lucky to play one home game at the school every other year.
Rock Bridge senior Anna Coil stepped to the tee at L.A. Nickell Golf Course on Tuesday afternoon and ripped her drive down the middle. Fortunately for coach Melissa Melahn and the rest of the Bruins, it seems to be a clear sign of things to come.
The 2006 Missouri women’s soccer team is built on speed and athleticism. The individual and team recognition for the Tigers are arriving quickly as well.
Rock Bridge wasted no time on Thursday night demonstrating it is one of the top teams in the state.
With her team on the ropes, Missouri senior Jessica Vander Kooi delivered a knock out punch.
Tony Temple’s progress on the field entering this season is obvious. Off the field is tougher to measure.
When Columbia College soccer coach John Klein is on the recruiting trail, he does not limit his search to the United States. Klein looks for the best, well-rounded player no matter what side of the Atlantic Ocean he’s from.
The scoreboard glowing behind Lindsey McDaniel as she palmed the ball told the entire story: Jefferson City led McDaniel’s Rock Bridge Bruins 24-23 in the tie-breaking third game of the match. It was game point for the Jays, but McDaniel’s serve.
COLUMBIA — Don’t call him Cornelius. His name is Pig.