Cards’ run ends at four games

ST. LOUIS — Shawn Chacon and two relievers combined on a eight-hitter and Ronny Paulino hit a bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the seventh inning to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 1-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night.

Small players, big field

All the action Saturday on Faurot Field didn’t happen in the evening.

MU defense thrives

Limiting an opponent to one score and 150 yards of offense is usually a proud accomplishment in football. Saturday night at Faurot Field, the Tigers were slightly disappointed they were unable to maintain the shutout.

Daniel-led Tigers ready for Racers

For the Missouri football team, it’s finally time to put that preseason practice into motion.

Tigers’ freshman hitter rises above early nerves

In the early moments of Julianna Klein’s first home game playing for Missouri on Tuesday night, she hit her first serve wide for an error. Minutes later, she had another error in her first attempt at a kill.

Hickman braces for dangerous receiver

Jerrell McDaniels is the best high-school wide receiver that Hickman football coach Jason Wright has ever seen.

Rock Bridge wins opener

Rock Bridge wasted no time on Thursday night demonstrating it is one of the top teams in the state.

Runner ends long recovery

Last year, Amanda Bales lost something she loved.

Strong teams feud in 8-team tourney

As the world’s best tennis professionals hit the hard courts for the second round of the U.S. Open in New York, Columbia will host its own major of sorts.

Forward back from leg injury

In the 27th minute of Thursday’s home opener against Rolla, Hickman goalie Brent Tegerdine cleared the ball from outside of the penalty box. The ball happened to land at the feet of forward Blaise Parker, and he scored the first goal in Hickman’s 2-1 win.

Rock Bridge dealt first loss of season

According to coach Joe Henderson, the Rock Bridge softball team had never defeated the Jefferson City Jays.

Hickman softball team depending on seniors

With four seniors leading the way, the Hickman softball team hopes that its experience will translate to wins this season.

Extra Points

Missouri freshman wrestler Max Askren is participating in the FILA Junior World Championships in Guatemala. He is competing in the 96-kilogram (211 pound) weight class. Askren’s older brother, Ben Askren, won the 2006 NCAA national title at 174 pounds.

Kewpies lose opener

It took 12 seconds for East St. Louis to score the first points in its football game against Hickman on Friday night.

A Faurot in Racers’ past, too

The name Faurot is synonymous with football in Columbia.

Bruins open with champs

Elite football teams usually spar with lesser opponents to start their seasons.

Bruins recruit ready to play for Bulldogs

The tight end gave his quarterback the signal.

Tigers setting fast pace early

Nearly 45 minutes into their Wednesday afternoon scrimmage, Missouri strength and conditioning coach David Deets spotted a couple players lagging behind on a fast break.

Bruins softball team already meeting goals

Everyone benfited.

Kewpies feel at home with retooled field

In the eight years that Jon Strodtman has been the varsity soccer coach at Hickman, his teams were lucky to play one home game at the school every other year.