A week after earning its first shutout of the season, Missouri's defense will be tested by one of the Big 12 Conference's rising stars.
MU freshman Kim English nearly lives in the basketball gym. He's even been found to crawl under a blanket and sleep in the lounge of MU's practice basketball facility.
When he was a freshman, Tedder Easton was only going to play basketball for Rock Bridge. Now a senior, Easton ends his football career at Rock Bridge with Friday's game against Blue Springs.
In a way, the Hickman football team has been homeless this fall as it doesn't have a locker room. Players and coaches say not having the room has hurt team unity and camaraderie.
Coming off successful showings in their district meet, the Hickman and Rock Bridge cross country teams are preparing for Saturday's sectional meet.
Marcus Denmon, a freshman from Kansas City, scored the first 10 points for the black team in Wednesday's Black and Gold game at Mizzou Arena, and he was just getting started. He finished with a game-high 36 points on 14-of-17 shooting.
Football teams from the Big 12 South Division are 10-2 against teams from the North Division this season.
After giving a late goal in regulation, Columbia College prevailed in two overtimes despite being a man down.
Coach Art Briles tries to get the Bears moving in the right direction in his first year on the job.
After finishing last in the Big 12 last season, the Tigers' top eight scorers return looking for better results.
The Cougars have won the AMC tournament every season but twice since 1987.
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.
Before giving coaching a try, Red Raiders coach Mike Leach earned his law degree.
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, 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.
Marla Kay, a 24-year-old from Columbia, won her first competition Friday in a mixed martial arts event at the Blue Note.
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.
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.