Rock Bridge junior Lauren Borduin won two Class 4 state championships at the MSHSAA Track and Field Championships.
Back in the comfort of home, the Utah Jazz found what they were lacking in the first two games of the Western Conference finals: Confidence, defense and scorers other than Carlos Boozer and Deron Williams.
Coming into the Big 12 Conference Baseball Tournament, the two hottest teams in the conference were No. 6 Texas and No. 11 Missouri.
KANSAS CITY — Ask Seattle’s Cha Seung Baek what was working well against Kansas City, and he reels off his entire repertoire.
ST. LOUIS — Jim Edmonds had two hits and three RBIs, helping the St. Louis Cardinals end the Washington Nationals’ four-game winning streak with an 8-6 victory Saturday night.
The father of Josh Hancock filed suit Thursday, claiming a restaurant provided drinks to the St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher even though he was intoxicated prior to the crash that killed him.
For the first time in the 11-year history of Audrey J. Walton Stadium, the venue will host the Mideast Regional competition. Nearly 900 of the region’s top athletes from more than 87 universities will be in Columbia this weekend for the meet.
The Class 3 and 4 state high school track and field championships take place this weekend at Lincoln University’s Dwight Reed Stadium in Jefferson City.
With its strong finish in the regular season, the Missouri baseball team came into the Big 12 Conference Tournament feeling confident about its prospects for a postseason berth. Because of the finish, coach Tim Jamieson said this week’s action serves only as a tune-up for the imminent regional tournament.
Rock Bridge junior Daniel Ni has only been playing tennis on a regular basis since summer 2005. Many of his teammates have been playing since they were 3.
According to Athletic Director Steve Levingston, first-year coach Kelly Gates knew from the beginning of the Rock Bridge Bruins’ soccer season that her team had a chance to be very competitive.
KANSAS CITY — The distinctive crowned scoreboard that’s towered behind center field since Kauffman Stadium opened in 1973 will tower much taller.
The Missouri softball team ended its season with a 3-0 loss to DePaul on Saturday in the championship round of its NCAA regional at Charlotte West Stadium in Carbondale, Ill.
Kyle Mach singled in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, and Missouri capitalized on two Oklahoma State errors for a 7-4 win Sunday that completed a three-game sweep in Stillwater, Okla.
DETROIT — Detroit’s Justin Verlander stayed unbeaten in May and Brandon Inge hit a home run to help the Tigers win 6-2 on Sunday, completing a sweep of the defending world champion St. Louis Cardinals.
MOBILE, Ala. — Charlie Lord stands at the entrance to Hank Aaron Stadium, under a giant baseball emblazoned with the famed “755” and facing a life-sized cutout of Mobile’s most famous son.
BALTIMORE — No Triple, no buzz.
And maybe no Kentucky Derby winner for the Belmont Stakes, either.
DENVER — Reliever Joel Peralta couldn’t describe his first major league hit. His eyes were closed. Peralta, a converted shortstop, connected on a two-run double in a five-run 12th inning as the Kansas City Royals beat the Colorado Rockies 10-5 on Sunday.
“You get to hit people,” says Mel SanMiguel, a rugby veteran. “It’s definitely an aggression releaser.” A predecessor of football, rugby has struggled to gain prominence in the U.S. It’s a game relegated to college club level, that carries the tarnished reputation of heavy drinking and bad behavior.