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Truth comes out about Stars players

Before warm-ups, drills and scrimmages at a recent evening practice, the Stephens College basketball team took some time to get to know one another.

Back to the mat

Hickman will face Park Hill South on Tuesday after more than a week without competition. The dual meet is also senior night.

Bruins avenge earlier defeat

The Rock Bridge boys’ basketball team defeated the team that handed the Bruins their only loss of the season, downing the Kickapoo Chiefs 61-40 on Tuesday.

Battle of the baddest on the boards

Quin Snyder calls rebounding a constant for Missouri. Exactly what is constant — constant worry or struggle might apply — isn’t clear, but it’s safe to assume he doesn’t mean constant success.

Cougars get back to basics

Thanks to a quirk in their schedule, the next game the Columbia College Cougars play will be their first in a week.

Gameday rituals

Callie Johnson is superstitious.

Hickman wrestling loses its home again

Thespians are taking over Hickman wrestling.

Cougars rally to win in Hannibal

The Columbia College women’s basketball team defeated the Hannibal-LaGrange Trojans 79-71 in Hannibal on Tuesday in an American Midwest Conference contest.

Rock Bridge rallies to beat Smith-Cotton

The Rock Bridge girls’ basketball team defeated visiting Smith-Cotton 58-29 on Monday.

Stars loose to Principia College

The Stars lost 76071 to Principia College on Monday in Elsah, Il.

Tigers No. 10 in GymInfo poll

The Tigers tied their highest rank in team history, coming in at No. 10 in Monday’s GymInfo poll. Missouri entered the season at No. 16 in the national rankings and have been steadily climbing after their first three meets.

Oklahoma State proves too much for Missouri

When a team draws a record crowd to watch it compete, it should want to do its best.

Big 12 results still defy expectations

KANSAS CITY — Texas won and Baylor lost, no surprises here.

Steelers’ run to the Super Bowl continues

DENVER — The wildest road trip since “Animal House” rocks on.

Alexander returns to MVP form in victory

SEATTLE — Fans chanted “Super Bowl, Super Bowl” as Shaun Alexander carried the NFC championship trophy down the field at Qwest Stadium, a joyous trip that was 30 years in the making.

Catnipped

MANHATTAN, Kan.- Staring its first ever 4-1 Big 12 start in the eye, Missouri blinked Saturday night.

Tigers can’t slow Hoskins

James Douglas knows Kansas State guard David Hoskins can score, that’s why he passed to him so many times when they were teammates at Schoolcraft Community College last year.

MU ready for national powerhouse

When the Missouri and Oklahoma State wrestling teams met last year in Stillwater,Okla., Tigers wrestler Austin DeVoe was in Columbia, rehabbing a torn pectoral.

Tigers wrestler says he’s set to go in heavier class

Going into today’s match, Missouri’s Joey Garrity, a redshirt freshman, will face two great challenges. One is competing in a different weight class from his normal one. The other is grappling with the country’s No. 3-ranked wrestler, according to the NWCA/Intermat rankings.

MU track teams go the distance

The Missouri women’s track and field team swept the distance events from 800 to 3000 meters for the second year in a row in Friday’s Missouri-Kansas-Kansas State Indoor Triangular in Lawrence, Kan.

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