The Columbia College women’s basketball team overcame a slow start to beat Missouri Baptist 93-89 on Saturday in St. Louis. The Cougars (21-4, 9-1 AMC) led just 46-45 at halftime but used 56 percent shooting in the second half to push past the Spartans (11-14, 2-8).
Missouri did its best to produce a storybook event Friday night at Hearnes Center.
Julian Wright has a special name for the kind of performance he had Saturday.
JEFFERSON CITY — The Class 4, District 3 wrestling meet Friday and Saturday in Jefferson City had its fair share of quality storylines for Hickman and Rock Bridge; The schools combined to bring nine state qualifeiers, Drae Cox earned his first trip to state after two near misses, and the Pescaglia familycontinued its dominance.. However, the smallest qualifier of the group had a unique story all his own. With his third place finish, Rock Bridge 103-pounder Will Evans was the first Bruins freshman to advance to the state tournament since Andy McVey in 1994.
The basketball hoop is broken now.
Stephens’ women’s basketball game Saturday night at Silverthorne Arena against one of its toughest opponents of the season, the Avila University Eagles, changed quickly as the game progressed. The Stars jumped to an 18-6 lead to start the game, then the Eagles began the second half with a 28-8 run.
Rock Bridge beat Quincy Notre Dame 60-29 on Friday night at Rock Bridge. However, the score of the game at halftime was 27-20 Rock Bridge. The Bruins held Quincy Notre Dame to two points in the third quarter and nine points in the second half.
Hickman senior Cray Logan loves to play basketball.
Through no fault of its coaches or players, the Missouri baseball team may be less prepared than in previous years for its season opener tonight against Florida International in Miami.
Nine Rock Bridge football players and one Hickman player signed college letters of intent Wednesday.
On Jan. 11, the Douglass Bulldogs boys basketball team defeated the visiting Chamois Pirates 56-49.
With a couple of sold-out games at Mizzou Arena, coach Mike Anderson is looking more like the savior of Missouri men’s basketball he was predicted to be. Add a few more conference wins, especially one against Kansas, and he’s looking at a future filled with possibilities.
The exasperation and frustration on Columbia College men’s basketball coach Bob Burchard’s face was evident as he ran his hand through his hair, attempting to explain the inconsistencies that Columbia College has experienced this season.
Something happened inside Columbia College’s Arena at Southwell Complex on Thursday night that hasn’t occurred since Feb. 21, 2006. The women’s basketball team lost a game.
Rarely does a basketball referee get applause from players and fans, especially when walking into a gymnasium.
Once a day where high schools students gathered to see where the star players from their teams were headed, college football signing day has become a full-blown circus. Sports television and radio shows devote hours of coverage during their broadcasts and camera crews turn up at schools across the country.
It all started when Tiffany Brooks was forced to the floor during the second half of Missouri women’s basketball game against Texas A&M.
If the Tigers knew why they weren’t winning close games, they might stop losing them.
AMES, Iowa — Stefhon Hannah insisted revenge wasn’t a factor in Missouri’s 77-55 win Tuesday night at Iowa State. He even said he didn’t get any extra satisfaction from beating former junior college teammate Mike Taylor.
Hard work, perseverance and toughness are characteristics that often make up successful athletes. LeAnn Fossum fits right into this category.