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MU women's basketball will reach for NCAA tournament

After finishing last in the Big 12 last season, the Tigers' top eight scorers return looking for better results.

Columbia College to enter AMC volleyball conference with top ranking

The Cougars have won the AMC tournament every season but twice since 1987.

Tigers blocking out distractions

Before playing Colorado on Saturday, ESPN was removed from the television sets in the Missouri locker room. The only thing the screens showed was what Pinkel had been preaching to his players all week long: the time of the game.

Texas Tech coach has scholarly past

Before giving coaching a try, Red Raiders coach Mike Leach earned his law degree.

MU pitchers hope for pro careers

Missouri pitcher Brad Buehler was drafted by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays out of high school. His teammate Kyle Gibson, another standout pitcher, was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies. It's made for some lively discussions at Tigers practices this fall.

Branco has good tips for Cougars

Branco, a senior from Sao Paulo, Brazil, has nearly perfected the setter tip. We she used effectively Monday night in the Columbia College volleyball team's victory over visiting McKendree. 

Columbia woman wins first MMA fight

Marla Kay, a 24-year-old from Columbia, won her first competition Friday in a mixed martial arts event at the Blue Note.

MU golfers tied for 11th in Las Vegas

Challenges don't deter MU golfer

For Julia Potter, a junior at MU and the No. 1 player on the Tigers' women's golf team, surgery to correct severe scoliosis, a dangerously exaggerated curving of the spine, has fostered a calm under pressure that has become her greatest asset on the course.

Victory bolsters Tigers' pride

With the BCS polls making little difference after back-to-back losses took the Missouri football team out of the national title race, most players said an 58-0 victory over Colorado on Saturday was personal.

Victory doesn't get Edwards far

Even with his win Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Carl Edwards, a Columbia native, didn't dent Jimmie Johnson's lead in the championship standings.

Buffalo beat-down

After losses to Oklahoma State and Texas, Missouri got their focus back Saturday in a 58-0 win against Colorado.

Coffman on a roll for Tigers

Missouri's Chase Coffman broke the NCAA record for career receptions by a Football Bowl Subdivision tight end during Missouri's 58-0 victory over Colorado at Memorial Stadium. Coffman finished the game with 220 catches, surpassing former Louisville tight end Ibn Green, who had 217 receptions from 1996 to 1999.

Tigers tailgaters ride with spirit

Fully-loaded school buses, church buses and old Checker airport limos outfitted with Tiger ears are among the vehicles ready to stake their claim as Columbia's best.

TigerMobile part of MU tailgate scene

Over decades, the TigerMobile, a 1969 Checker Aerobus, has been transformed into an eye-catching salute to Mizzou.

Pancake breakfast previews MU women's basketball season

The Missouri women's basketball team gave fans a taste of the coming season with a scrimmage Saturday morning.

Hamblin a force for MU soccer team

MU senior Ashley Hamblin, who plans to go into law enforcement when she graduates, earned her fourth assist in the past three games Oct. 24 for the Tigers women's soccer team.

MU tight end Coffman proves he's a good catch

The Tigers have had their struggles, but Chase Coffman is at the top of his game.

Kewpies roll past Troy-Buchanan

Behind the stellar play of Spenser Washington, the Kewpies kept their postseason chances alive for another week as they get set to play rival Jefferson City.

Bruins fall to Dalton, Blue Springs South

The Jaguars quarterback and Rock Bridge's Darryn Hill played similarly, but three touchdown passes by Dalton set him apart as the Bruins fall to 1-8 on the season.

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