Missouri sprinter Markesh Woodson breaks school record

Junior sprinter Markesh Woodson brought Missouri a second-place finish in the 60-meter dash at the SEC championships. His personal best broke the school record and earned him a place at the NCAA championships.

Top-ranked Hickman girls basketball prepares for tough district bracket

The No. 1 Kewpies begin district play Tuesday in Blue Springs with their sights on a first state championship.

Wichita State beats Northern Iowa to win Missouri Valley title

Ron Baker and Fred VanVleet combined for 30 points, 14 assists and zero turnovers for Wichita State (27-3, 17-1). Three other Shockers — Tekele Cotton, Darius Carter and Evan Wessel — scored 11 points each.

Stolen No. 44 NASCAR race car found in suburban Atlanta

Police in Gwinnett County northeast of Atlanta received a suspicious vehicle call at approximately 2:30 a.m. Saturday, nearly 24 hours after the race car was stolen, said Jeffery Richter, the public information officer. A motorist spotted the No. 44 machine along a darkened road and quickly realized it must be the stolen race car.

Thunder's Russell Westbrook has surgery on cheekbone

The MVP of the All-Star game, Westbrook has had triple-doubles in his past three games. For the month of February, he averaged 31.2 points, 10.2 assists and 9.1 rebounds and led the team to a 9-3 record.

Former Knick Mason dies at 48

Mason was a defensive force who played for six NBA teams from 1989-2003, a popular protector of superstars like Ewing and respected by opponents who knew they were in for punishment when they played against him.

Eric Hosmer hopes to build off postseason success with Royals

The first baseman is ready to up his game for the Royals after signing a two-year contract on Feb. 18.

No. 19 Baylor beats injury-plagued No. 20 West Virginia

Taurean Prince scored 20 points for his 13th consecutive double-figure scoring game, Rico Gathers had another double-double, and the Bears won their fourth consecutive game.

Tim Quarterman's triple-double leads LSU past Mississippi

Tim Quarterman had 18 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, and LSU pulled into a fourth-place tie in the Southeastern Conference with a 73-63 victory over Ole Miss.

Kentucky asserts dominance with 84-67 win over Akansas

Andrew Harrison and Trey Lyles each scored 18 points, and top-ranked Kentucky rolled past No. 18 Arkansas 84-67 Saturday to clinch the Southeastern Conference regular-season title.

At Tolton High School, BARF fills the fitness gap

BARF — or Blazer Athletics Running and Fitness — was established at Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School in 2013 as a way to keep athletes in shape between sports seasons and is now a hit among students. The name was chosen to amuse the students, but it's serious work.

Rock Bridge boys basketball falls to Helias 55-53

Despite Jack Widhalm's last second 3-pointer, Rock Bridge High School lost to Helias Catholic High School Friday.

Missouri Deputy Athletics Director Gillin leaving for Appalachian State

Doug Gillin was Missouri's deputy athletics director for almost three years.

Wright, Missouri men's basketball hope to build off win

Kim Anderson hopes Missouri will build off its win over Florida. To do that, it might need Namon Wright to take charge after his own 28-point performance.


No. 23 Missouri gymnastics loses close meet to Arkansas

The Missouri gymnastics team posted its sixth team score of 195.000 or higher on the season, but it wasn't enough in a close loss to Arkansas.

Hickman boys basketball loses in regular season finale

The Hickman High School boys basketball team lost a tough game at Kickapoo High School on Friday night.

Missouri softball splits doubleheader on first day of Citrus Classic

The Missouri softball team faced Notre Dame and Penn State on Friday in the first day of the Citrus Classic in Kissimmee, Florida.

Adam Wainwright might miss Cardinals' season opener

Adam Wainwright was hurt Monday while putting a 45-pound weight back on a rack. He returned to St. Louis for an examination by Dr. Michael Brunt, who said the injury was minor.

NHL players getting an education about blood clots

Reasons vary, but with better awareness, more athletes are being diagnosed with and treated for blood clots.

Special Olympics swimmer succeeds in the pool and beyond

Allison D'Agostino, who was diagnosed with mosaic Down syndrome when she was 4 years old, was named the best athlete in the state by Special Olympics Missouri in January.