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Pinkel wins big with youth league before big game

Mere days from one of the most anticipated Missouri football games in years, coach Gary Pinkel took some time Monday to teach youth players lessons about football and life.

Early-season favorites fade in Big 12

Two of the Big 12 Conference's best hopes for BCS success, Texas and Oklahoma, both lost to unranked opponents on Saturday.

Schumaker lifts Cardinals in season finale

Skip Schumaker went 5-for-5 and drove in two runs to help the Cardinals win their fifth straight to end the season.

Regional Special Olympics bowling tournament brings out competitors

Chiefs' second half surge sinks Chargers

Rookies Dwayne Bowe and Tyron Brackenridge both scored touchdowns in the second half in the Chiefs' victory over the Chargers

Romo’s scrappy play leads Cowboys in rout of Rams

The Rams are 0-4 for the first time since 2002, when they opened with five straight losses coming off a Super Bowl loss.

Royals end year in defeat but avoid 100-loss season

Travis Hafner led the Indians with two RBIs in a 4-2 victory, but the Royals, at 69-93, avoided their fourth-straight 100-loss season.

Catie Wilson newer to MU volleyball than it seems

The MU volleyball coach says freshman middle blocker Catie Wilson stands out from other players he's coached. But that hasn't stopped others from asking if she is the sister of former Tigers middle blocker Nicole Wilson.

Sports briefs

The Rock Bridge boys soccer team lost to Raymore-Peculiar 3-1 on Saturday afternoon at Rock Bridge Field.

Bruins tennis team eyeing state semifinal streak

When seniors Elizabeth Worsowicz, Allison Wulff and Whitley Zitsch entered the Rock Bridge tennis program, the Bruins boasted a string of five consecutive state final four appearances. They say they have a good chance at graduating with the streak alive at nine.

Phase one of new baseball complex on schedule for April completion

The first phase of the complex includes the construction of two baseball fields, one 400 feet deep and the other 300 feet; an irrigation lake; and a 140-space gravel parking lot.

Sims back to winning with Hickman football team

Anthony Sims enjoyed many winning football seasons in grade school, but academic problems and a rough season stalled his high school career. Now as a senior, Sims and the Kewpies are winning again.

MU golfers learn at U.S. Amateur

The Tigers' Chelsea Schriewer and Lindsey Haupt didn't make the cut at the 2007 U.S. Women’s Amateur, but they said they gained valuable experience at the event.

Coach not letting Cougars take it easy

Columbia College’s volleyball team is ranked No. 10 in the country, but coach Melinda Wrye-Washington says she is frustrated and is pushing her players harder in practice.

Tigers' Maclin makes dramatic return

On Sept. 1 Missouri' Jeremy Maclin took less than 10 seconds to show the countless hours of rehab from a devastating knee injury had paid off. His 66-yard punt return for a touchdown against Illinois proved he was fully recovered.

Quarterback taking charge at Nebraska

In an unheard-of role for the Nebraska football team, quarterback Sam Keller’s arm is carrying the load for the Cornhuskers

Cougars midfielder ready to take another shot

Columbia College’s Sam Gelven had his leg shattered last season, but he’s back for his senior season, chasing his dreams of a professional soccer career.

New lineup nets win for Cougars soccer team

COLUMBIA — It took 10 games for the Columbia College men’s soccer team to find a dominating lineup, but the Cougars finally achieved it with a 3-1 victory Wednesday over Illinois-Springfield.

Hickman boys soccer team defeats Rock Bridge

Hickman's 2-1 victory against Rock Bridge on Wednesday improved the Kewpies' record in Class 3 District 2 play to 4-0.

MU football player arrested on suspicion of assault

Gilbert Moye, a reserve safety, is accused of punching his roommate on the chin after a fight in a residence hall.

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