There’s a certain air of happiness surrounding Marcus Bacon that’s almost impossible to ignore. The same could be said for the calm personality and smoothness of Brian Smith.
Jessica Vander Kooi and Na Yang struggled to fight back tears.
All the Americans can hope for now is a repeat of Brookline, the greatest comeback in Ryder Cup history.
Smith’s performances against Nebraska in 2003 and 2005 are immortalized in poster-form at many bars in the city. Even though he used up his collegiate eligibility last season, Missouri football jerseys with his No. 16 are a common sight around town.
ATHENS, Ga. — Freshman quarterback Joe Cox rescued No. 9 Georgia with two fourth quarter touchdown passes — the second a 20-yarder with 46 seconds left — and the Bulldogs beat winless Colorado 14-13 on Saturday.
Rock Bridge running back Scott Concannon gets most of the team’s carries. But he’s happy to have company in the backfield.
Mike Jones, a young sales associate at Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, stands among the legion of lures precisely placed in rows and columns. Fluorescent orange and neon green stickers characterize one piece as a “floater”, or announces that another “suspends.” Slogans challenge consumers to “entice your fish” or “set yourself apart.”
The No. 14 ranked Missouri Tiger soccer team will conclude its nonconference schedule today against the Illinois State Redbirds. The Tigers and Redbirds will be meeting for the first time. Illinois State’s (3-3-2, 0-0-0) match against the St. Louis University Billikens was postponed on Friday night because of lightning.
It hasn’t happened yet. Saturday is the last test.
The Missouri soccer team had, by all accounts, overachieved in its first eight games of the season. After being picked to finish eighth in the Big 12 Conference in a preseason media poll, the Tigers earned a national ranking and won seven straight games.
The newcomer knew the most dramatic way to introduce himself to the crowd.
Rob Heath did not beg his mother to let him play football. She begged him to play.
The scores started coming in for Rock Bridge at the William Woods Tournament on Tuesday at Tanglewood Golf Course, and coach Melissa Melahn was feeling good. Senior Anna Coil fired a 10-over-par 82 to tie for fourth place individually and Molly Ramsey carded a personal-best 95 to lead the Bruins. Danielle Kellar and Allison Coffelt also shot 95s, helping Rock Bridge to a team total of 367, one of the team’s better 18-hole scores of the season.
After mostly coming off the bench in the beginning of the season, Marcos Fernandes is back in the starting rotation and showing that he wants to stay there.
The Missouri football team ranks No. 2 in total defense and sacks in the nation, and defensive end Brian Smith leads the nation with six sacks.
ST. LOUIS — St. Louis Rams’ linebacker Pisa Tinoisamoa sounded a lot more confident than his coach about his chances of playing with a dislocated elbow.
MILWAUKEE — Geoff Jenkins saw the sign begging the Brewers to keep him, then stated his case.
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — The instant replay official whose failure to overturn a bad call helped Oregon beat Oklahoma has been granted a leave of absence for the rest of the football season by the Pac-10.
CINCINNATI — For the right price, Pete Rose is willing to write on a baseball that he’s sorry.
KANSAS CITY — Kelvim Escobar combined with two relievers on a five-hitter and Orlando Cabrera drove in three runs Wednesday night in the Los Angeles Angels’ 3-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals, who learned manager Buddy Bell will be taking a leave of absence for medical tests.