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Tolton baseball wins second straight

The Trailblazers took down Harrisburg High School 9-0 and improved to 4-5 on the season.

Hickman girls track competes in Invitational

The Hickman High School girls track and field team competed in the Glendale Girls Night Out Invitational on Thursday night.

MU swiming and diving recieves SEC honors

The Missouri swimming and diving team received four Southeastern Conference season honors Thursday.

3 NFL players named in police report, not charged

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and wide reciever Quinton Patton were named along with Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Ricardo Lockette in a police report by a woman who woke up in a hospital without knowing how she got there. None were charge with a crime.

Rookies debut in style on Augusta National

Jonas Blixt played all kinds of courses in golf's minor leagues before graduating to the PGA tour and quickly grabbing two wins. Even he wasn't quite prepared for what Augusta National offered in his Masters debut.

 

Chicago Cubs squander four-run lead to Pittsburgh Pirates

The Chicago Cubs were sailing along with a four-run lead behind Travis Wood. That changed once he turned it over to the bullpen.

Pedro Alvarez hit a three-run homer to cap a five-run seventh inning and Jason Grilli retired Emilio Bonifacio on a bases-loaded grounder to end the game, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-4 victory Thursday.

Prosecutor mocks Pistorius' version of events

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel challenged Oscar Pistorius during cross-examination, at one point openly laughing at one of the defendant's responses.

Doping ban for Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell

In the sprinting powerhouse's capital of Kingston, the head of the three-member panel of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission said its decision was unanimous after examining the "voluminous nature of the evidence."

Minnesota advances on last-second goal in Frozen Four

Justin Holl scored a short-handed goal with 0.6 seconds left to give Minnesota a 2-1 victory over North Dakota on Thursday in the NCAA hockey semifinals.

First openly gay Missouri athlete Greg DeStephen returns for LGBTQ panel

All-American diver Greg DeStephen came out in 2008. His story gained national publicity in February after the Missourian published a profile of him just days after football player Michael Sam came out.

Earleywine captures 500th career victory in Missouri softball's doubleheader sweep

The Tigers defeated Western Illinois 4-2, 5-0 in the midweek series.

Earnest Ross: Zach Price 'put me in danger'

In the restraining order, Missouri men's basketball's Earnest Ross alleges that Zach Price attempted to cause Ross physical harm, stalked Ross, harassed Ross and followed Ross from place to place on April 2 — one day before Price was arrested twice for assault.

Hickman baseball loses game on final play

After the game, coach Dan Devine talked with first baseman Cody Polton about getting better. It's early in the season, so he wants his players to progress.

State's leading high school quarterback boosts Missouri football recruiting

Besides Lee's Summit High School's Drew Lock, two more in the Tigers' 2015 recruiting class are also considered four-star recruits by Scout.com.

Tolton baseball shows improvement in 13-5 win

Tolton took down Sweet Springs 13-5 in a high-scoring game Wednesday night. The Trailblazers were spurred on by an 8-run second inning, which they sustained with solid pitching late in the game.

Columbia College softball splits doubleheader with Missouri Baptist

The Columbia College and Missouri Baptist University softball teams split their doubleheader on Wednesday. Both teams won in walkoffs.

Tolton boys golf finishes third at Wednesday's SoBoCo Quad meet

The Tolton boys golf team finished third in the SoBoCo Quad meet hosted by Southern Boone High School at Eagle Knoll Golf Course in Ashland on Wednesday.

Rock Bridge boys tennis defeats Jefferson City at Bethel Park

The Bruins defeated Jefferson City 9-0 and swept the doubles matches. The individual matches, though, were more contested.

Gordon homers, drives in 4 as Royals beat Rays

Alex Gordon made Kansas City's first home run of the season, aiding the Royals in a 7-3 victory against the Rays.

UMass basketball player Derrick Gordon announces he's gay

Derrick Gordon became the first openly gay player in Division I men's basketball on Wednesday, making the announcement on ESPN and Outsports. Now he hopes to inspire others in similar situations.

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