Search panel for new coach shrinks

As Missouri Athletic Director Mike Alden continues his search for Missouri’s new men’s basketball coach, he will do so without three-fourths of his search committee.

Poised again

The Hickman baseball team rolled over Southern Boone 12-2 in six innings Thursday night in the Kewpies’ season opener at Hickman Field.

Daniel making connection with receivers

Even though he hasn’t been named Missouri’s starting quarterback, Chase Daniel is starting to carry himself that way.

Hair trim is Askren’s first order of business

Junior wrestler Ben Askren is ready to move on.

Tigers eager for outdoor season

The start of the Missouri Tigers’ outdoor track and field season has been a chilly one. In their first week of preparation for the spring season, the Hearnes Center Fieldhouse saw more activity than the outdoor track at Audrey Walton stadium.

Bruins dominate in opener

Despite a 10-0 victory over visiting Marshall Thursday night, the Rock Bridge girls’ soccer team has not played a full 80 minutes yet this season.

Special bond

The seniors on the Hickman girls’ soccer team have been playing together for so long, they feel more like sisters than teammates.

Kewpies look to extend dominance over Bruins

Senior attackman Zach Nikin and the Hickman boys’ lacrosse team are trying to keep rival Rock Bridge from doing something they have never done before: defeat the Kewpies.

Franck, Bruins heat up against Helias

After graduating five of its top players last year, the Rock Bridge boys’ tennis team will be looking to some different faces for leadership this season.

Gardner ready to prove himself

Entering this past season, Thomas Gardner’s standing with the Missouri basketball team was in question.

Bruins get prepared

The Rock Bridge girls’ soccer team has been waiting and weight lifting.

Ponson in rotation

JUPITER, Fla. — So far, Sidney Ponson’s comeback is a big success.

Royals would get All-Star game with stadium fixes

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — First the Super Bowl, now the All-Star game.

Gardner opts for NBA

It was already going to be a tough rebuilding job, but Missouri’s next basketball coach’s task became a bit more daunting Tuesday.

Fatherly advice

Josh Barbo’s father is still coaching him. But now, Josh doesn’t have to listen.

Hunter ready for Team USA tour

After her senior season as setter on the Missouri Tigers’ volleyball team, Lindsey Hunter had originally planned to finish out her final semester at the University before moving to Colorado Springs to live and train with the national team at the Olympic Training Center.

Central Methodist signs Kewpies

One Kewpie and one former Kewpie signed letters of intent to play football next year at Central Methodist University.

Extra points

Rain and snowstorms in Springfield forced the Tigers’ game today at Missouri State to be postponed indefinitely. The Tigers are set to play at 2 p.m. Wednesday at home against Southern Illinois.

Tagliabue announces retirement

NEW YORK — Paul Tagliabue is retiring as commissioner of the NFL, a league that evolved during his 16-year tenure into the nation’s richest and most powerful sports empire.

Texas dominant in Dallas region

DALLAS — Let the other first-round sites gush about big upsets and close calls.