The Missouri basketball team didn’t advance to Madison Square Garden for Wednesday and Friday’s NIT games, but if they had, its highly improbable that they would have traveled by train.
Even before new Rock Bridge wrestling head coach Brook Harlan was cut from The Food Network’s reality chef show, “The Next Food Network Star”, he was cooking up ideas of his own for the program he inherited from former coach John Kopnisky.
About 30 people had a chance Saturday afternoon at Schmidt Billiards and Game Rooms.
The unthinkable happened again. For the second straight Saturday, Missouri Baptist defeated Columbia College in the finals of a tournament the Cougars had never lost in.
Stephens College sophomore Elyse Steffan knows she’s not playing up to her potential.
MANHATTAN, Kan. — It was a chilly, cloudy afternoon and the purple flags atop the motor homes in the eastern parking lot of what was known just a week ago as KSU stadium were waving in the gusty wind. There were plenty of “Powercat” and “Go Wildcats” flags, but the emotions swirling around the tailgate weren’t about clinching a bowl bid or even a winning season. They were about honoring a school legend, football coach Bill Snyder.
MANHATTAN, Kan. — When Kansas State quarterback Allen Webb strolled to the line of scrimmage in the early minutes of the third quarter against Missouri on Saturday, he had all but planned out the events that would soon transpire.
Carl Edwards doesn’t feel like he should be in this position. But with the Chase for the Nextel Cup championship down to one race, the Columbia native is still in contention to win the title in his first full season in the Nextel Cup series.
It’s a tough week to be a member of the Missouri football team.
Freezing temperatures and sleet. Roaring swarms of purple-clad undergrads. Darren Sproles chopping off 10 yards at a time.
With all eyes turned toward their coach, members of the Tiger women’s basketball team apprehensively awaited the verdict.
Columbia College’s Helen Ogunjimi looks calm and collected when she’s on the court, hardly changing expressions whether she’s just missed a shot or made it.
When Josy Sanders sees room for improvement on the Stephens College basketball team, she finds it hard to keep her mouth shut.
Missouri wide receiver Sean Coffey knows what a deep passing threat can do for an offense. He understands that beyond gaining large chunks of yardage, connecting on a deep pass forces opposing defenses to make adjustments.
One is outgoing, has dreadlocks and a 270-pound frame, says he’s from Miami’s “hood” and sports a mouth full of gold teeth. The other is a smaller, soft-spoken freshman who hails from a town in the Austin, Texas, area, talks about his grandmother in a drawl and has a mop-top haircut.
The Missouri men’s basketball team added another recruit to its 2006 class Wednesday with the signing of Vaidatos Volkus, a forward from Redlands College, Okla.
KANSAS CITY — NFL owners voted Wednesday to tentatively award Kansas City a Super Bowl, largely as a tribute to owner Lamar Hunt, who gave the game its name.
Bouncing back from a loss is one thing. Bouncing back from a loss that ended a 12-year championship streak is another.
Kansas State coach Bill Snyder said it was the right time for him to retire. As far as the Missouri Tigers are concerned, though, the timing is about as bad as it gets.
Missouri is bowl-eligible, but its destination for a postseason game remains as wide open as a talented receiver.