Seth Vander Tuig, 32, and Mike Fulton, 31, are spending the Saturdays of their fall on a long-term mission to see every college football team in America. The high school friends from Iowa were in Columbia for Missouri-Central Florida.
Against the Excelsior Spring Tigers, the Spartans did something they never did before in team history – shut out an opponent. In front of a crowd that stayed loud and energetic throughout a cold night the Spartans defeated the Tigers 36-0.
Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School lost its second and third games of the Moberly Invitational on Saturday to fall to 1-6 on the season, but coach Lonnie Tapia was pleased that his team finally developed a physical style of play.
The Tigers found themselves in their fourth overtime game of the season. On an assist from Kaysie Clark, Grant scored the game winning goal in the second overtime – her team-leading fifth goal of the season to secure a 4-3 win for Missouri.
The Stars blanked Lincoln Christian University behind the goalkeeping of Amanda Chapman, who was named the American Midwest Conference Defensive Player of the Week this week. Stephens improved to 3-1.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was booked and released from a Texas jail on a child abuse charge early Saturday, capping a tumultuous week for the NFL, which was already facing heavy criticism for its handling of a domestic violence case involving another star player.
Kansas City pitcher Jeremy Guthrie retired the final 17 batters he faced, Omar Infante had three hits and drove in two runs, and the Royals beat the Boston Red Sox 7-1 on Saturday night.
Lucas Harrington led the boys with a 20th-place finish and a time of 16:14:70, followed by Adam Sandstedt who finished 34th in 16:30:80.
On the girls team, Kayla Funkenbusch led the Bruins with a 10th-place finish in 18:46:00, and Rebecca Rubenstein finished 29th in 19:30:50.
The Bulldogs (1-1, 0-1 Southeastern Conference) had a first-and-goal on the Gamecocks' 4 down three points with 5:24 remaining. But Hutson Mason was called for intentional grounding to set Georgia back and the usually reliable Marshall Morgan missed a 28-yard field goal.
The Rams keep falling down the depth chart at quarterback, but the Buccaneers struggled last week in a loss to Carolina's No. 2 quarterback.
Mississippi quarterback Bo Wallace completed 23 of 28 passes for 316 yards and four touchdowns, including two to Vince Sanders, as the Rebels rolled up 554 total yards and an easy victory.
Arkansas finished with 438 rushing yards and limited Texas Tech, which came in averaging 365 yards passing, to 252 yards through the air.
If he gets the chance, Emmanuel Sanders will shake Andy Reid's hand Sunday when the Denver Broncos host the Kansas City Chiefs. It's a handshake the Chiefs coveted six months ago.
The Chiefs thought they had a deal with Emmanuel Sanders when he visited Kansas City on his free agency tour in March only to watch their AFC West rivals swoop in at the end.
Matt Holliday hit a long three-run homer to left in the first inning for the Cardinals, who stopped a three-game losing streak. The distance of Holliday's 17th homer was estimated at 467 feet.
Allen Webster pitched six solid innings and Jemile Weeks stroked a pair of doubles and scored two runs as the Red Sox defeated the sputtering Royals 4-2 on Friday night.
Blake Sims threw for two touchdowns and rushed for a third in three quarters and emerged as the Crimson Tide's undisputed starting quarterback — for now, at least — in a 52-12 victory over Southern Miss on Saturday night.
The Columbia College volleyball team lost its first match of the season to No. 2 University of Texas at Brownsville but rebounded with a sweep of No. 11 Wayland Baptist.
The Bruins finished with a combined 349 points, which put them atop the leaderboard in the 19-team event.
The Tigers have won four straight after a 4-4 start to the season.