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Golfer hits second hole-in-one

Forrest Smith, a 73-year-old from Jefferson City, hit his second hole in one at Columbia Country Club on Thursday, on the same hole that he hit his first one.

Beer promotion a headache for some colleges

The "Fan Can" drew criticism because the cans could encourage underage drinking on campuses.

Rock Bridge vs. Hickman girls' tennis postponed

Dan Hoch working back to MU starting lineup after injury

After spraining a ligament in his left knee last week, sophomore offensive tackle Dan Hoch is working to regain his starting role as well as the chemistry he's developed with his fellow linemen.

WEDNESDAY FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Jones hooks teammates on favorite activity

Andrew Jones, a tight end on the Missouri football team, is using fishing as a way to motivate freshman wide receiever T.J. Moe to perform well in practice.

Despite adversity, Gachkar moves to top of depth chart

Andrew Gachkar, who missed spring practice last season to have surgery for a blood clot, is at the top of the depth chart for the MU football team. 

TUESDAY FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Different urgency for Missouri football team

There was an obvious increase in intensity and urgency for the Missouri football team in the first practice after the start of classes, a familiar sign that the season's opener is drawing near.

Hickman wins softball opener

The Hickman softball team won 4-0 Tuesday at Boonville.

Former MU Golfer Misses Cut at U.S. Amateur Championship

Former MU golfer Peter Malnati missed the cut at the U.S. Amateur Championship after a two-round score of 12-over-par.

Injury forces Missouri to make offensive line adjustments

Dan Hoch, slated to be the starting right tackle for the Tigers, sprained his left knee during practice last Tuesday. Coaches hope he is healthy soon, but they moved players around to see which lineups work best in case he isn't ready for the season opener.

Former MU golfer at U.S. Amateur Championship

Former Missouri golfer Peter Malnati shot a 5-over-par 75 in the first round of the U.S. Amateur Championship on Monday at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

383-pound eighth-grade athlete's death revives heart testing debate

A 6 feet 2 inch, 383-pound eighth-grade football player collapsed and died while running a lap at the beginning of practice last week, causing some to ask whether children's hearts should be tested before they are allowed to participate in sports.

Daniel helps Redskins rally to victory

The former Missouri quarterback hopes his performance earns him a spot on an NFL roster.

Moe catching on as receiver for Missouri football team

After playing quarterback in high school, Moe is adjusting to playing a new position and recovering from an injury.

Rams' Atogwe motivated by franchise tag

The free safety has proved he is among the top at his position in the NFL.

Busch, Martin stage thrilling duel at Bristol

Both drivers helped their chances of making the 12-driver Chase field.

Missouri freshman linebacker works his way up

After living with senior captain Sean Weatherspoon over the summer, freshman Donovan Bonner has shown improvement on the field.

SATURDAY PRACTICE NOTEBOOK: Gabbert's arm strength opens up Missouri offense

Gabbert’s ability to use his arm strength to fit the ball into tight windows, combined with his ability to make deep throws, opens up nearly every possible route for Missouri offensive coordinator David Yost.

Missouri basketball recruit Dewitt doesn't clear NCAA

Keith Dewitt, a 6-foot-10 recruit that has signed with the Tigers men's basketball team, will not enroll at MU after failing to meet eligibility requirements. 

Meiners looking forward to early opportunity with Missouri football team

After spending the summer studying the Missouri offense with older teammates, Jack Meiners, an offensive tackle for the Tigers, has positioned himself to be the second true freshman lineman to earn playing time during head coach Gary Pinkel's career.

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