Back plays big in rout of Hickman

Eight carries, 324 yards, four touchdowns and one interception.

Friendly rivalry helps Kewpies duo

Hickman’s meet Saturday at Bethel Park wasn’t a duel between two teams. It was a duel between two teammates.

MU’s botched fake field goal lifts Aggies

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Frustration and confusion defined Missouri’s Saturday.

Suppan’s gem gives Cards lead

ST. LOUIS — Jeff Suppan just about did it all for St. Louis, hitting a rare home run and pitching a tidy masterpiece that gave the Cardinals control of the NL championship series against the suddenly staggering New York Mets.

Turnovers bring down MU

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The third play from scrimmage usually doesn’t make a difference.

Missouri students visit enemy territory

Spencer Chimel, an MU junior, was supposed to be in College Station, Texas for Saturday’s game, but not necessarily under these circumstances.

Rock Bridge rolls past Hickman

Rock Bridge played like the top-ranked high school football team in the state.

Memories fuel fan interest

Former Hickman quarterback Sam Barbee fumbled in a high school football game 25 years ago, and he still hears about it.

Fresh faces see game from new perspectives

When Hickman plays Rock Bridge tonight at Faurot Field, several standouts return to the game for each side. Logan Gray and Aron White will be back for Rock Bridge, and Byron Bundy and Derrick Smith return for Hickman.

Crowd clamor will test Missouri

The Missouri football team faces a daunting obstacle against Texas A&M on Saturday that’s not the Aggies’ squad.

MU tries to break skid

A Missouri soccer fan can’t fault the team for being a bit on edge lately.

Columbians battle elite

Ed Rollins is a glutton for punishment. Whether he is on his bike, in the pool or pounding the pavement, Rollins, the associate pastor at First Baptist Church, has a high tolerance for pain. His love of triathlons has cost him more than tired muscles and achy joints, though.

Tigers have questions, few answers

Missouri coach Mike Anderson addressed the media for the first time this season and made one fact clear: little is clear.

Players eager to test college stadium

Most high school football players don’t get the chance to play in college, but the rivalry between Hickman and Rock Bridge allows the teams to experience that sensation for one night.

Junior lone Kewpie at state golf tournament

Hickman junior Ashlee Daly’s round at the district girls golf tournament two weeks ago was her last this season with her Kewpies teammates. But her score of 95 put her in ninth place overall, which qualified her for the state tournament as an individual.

Kenyan sparking Cougars midfield

Players who had been on the bench for the majority of the season helped the Columbia College soccer team the most on Thursday.

Block pile: Jays halt Hickman hitters

It’s one of the basic rules of the road: Red means stop.

MU Volleyball takes on Nebraska

At least 100 bright-eyed kids line the the long side of the volleyball court. The smiles are stuck on their faces and their bodies jitter in anticipation. The 6,105 fans stand as the pep band plays the fight song. Then it happens: Jessica Vander Kooi is introduced to the Hearnes Center.

Tradition fires up Aggies’ faithful

Around a giant bonfire at Midnight Yell before a Texas A&M football game, the flames captivated 4-year-old Grant Castleberry more than the yells. Now a senior at Texas A&M, Castleberry holds one of the most coveted positions on campus: Head Yell Leader for the Aggies.

MU fails to prevent Nebraska’s 23rd straight win in Columbia

For Nicole Wilson, one feat will remain unaccomplished. The senior middle blocker from Lincoln, Neb., has achieved a lot in her four years on the Missouri volleyball team. Most notably, a 25-win season last year which saw the Tigers reach the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament for the first time.