After Chase Daniel ran for 89 yards against Mississippi, he drew a lot of comparisons to former Missouri quarterback Brad Smith. And he’s OK with that.
Gary Pinkel and the Missouri football players had to have known the topic was going to come up. They know what week it is. And as much as they would like to forget about it, they are well aware of what that has meant in the past.
It’s a culture, a way of life. It’s Southeastern Conference football, seeped in tradition, enhanced by historical rivalries.
The Hickman football team will travel about 300 miles tonight to Bentonville, Ark., to play the Bentonville Tigers.
The Missouri soccer team has shut out four consecutive opponents. That is a school record and a good start to the career of sophomore goalkeeper Mallory Forst. Although coach Bryan Blitz has praised the performance of his young netminder, he is quick to dish out additional credit to the 10 players in front of her for the team’s defensive accomplishments.
Rock Bridge quarterback Logan Gray remembers all of his games, especially the victories.
Midway through Thursday’s game against Camdenton, the Hickman boys’ soccer team had an injury. It was to “Assistant Coach.”
She’s a cool-headed senior now, but Hickman softball player Jennifer Bieberly remembers four years ago when she wasn’t nearly as poised.
Homework is a part of every student’s life. Those who juggle both academics and athletics face an even bigger struggle balancing their work in the classroom with their sports.
For Tim Cornell, it will be just like old times.
Rock Bridge freshman Amy Bildner doesn’t say much.
At Monday’s media day, running back Tony Temple admitted he had heard of Mississippi linebacker Patrick Willis. After that, there wasn’t much.
After a somewhat down practice Wednesday, Hickman goalie Brent Tegerdine found a way to lighten the mood for his teammates. Tegerdine swapped his goalie gloves for a hair clipper as the team gathered at a shelter near one end of the soccer field and cheered as sophomore Matt Brumit’s black hair fall to the pavement.
OMAHA, Neb. — Come Saturday, giant-killer Montana State becomes the giant.
WASHINGTON — Jose Vidro picked a good time to start getting clutch hits.
AUSTIN, Texas — In 1955, Texas cheerleader Harley Clark struck it big with a simple hand gesture.
The Missouri soccer team continues to climb the national rankings, rising as high as No. 11 in the Soccer America poll.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The NFL and its union are discussing strengthening their drug program to keep pace with the increase in the number of performance-enhancing substances and the efficiency of masking agents.
ST. LOUIS — Corey Chavous made a fast enough impression on his new St. Louis Rams teammates that they named him a team captain on Wednesday.
KANSAS CITY — Their 23 new players represent only a fraction of the big changes coming this season to the Kansas City Chiefs.