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Cougars upset in national volleyball tournament opener

All season long the Columbia College volleyball team has struggled to be consistent and that continued Wednesday. The No. 6 Cougars lost their opening match of the NAIA National Tournament to No. 23-ranked Campbellsville (Ky.).

Get your Big 12 Champions shirts this weekend

If the Tigers defeat the Sooners this weekend, they’ll be wearing Big 12 Conference Champions hats and shirts before postgame interviews even begin. But getting these shirts to players and fans so quickly isn’t as simple as it looks on TV.

Football watch party to be held at Mizzou Arena

The MU athletics department, along with KOMU/Channel 8 and KFRU/1400 AM, will host a free watch party at Mizzou Arena for the Big 12 Championship game Saturday.

Tigers women's basketball team struggles

Facing its first major opponent of the season, the Missouri women’s basketball team fell 66-53 to Arkansas on Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena. The Razorbacks ended the game with a 15-3 run over the last six minutes to pull away.

A Tigers fan shares his favorite San Antonio hot spots

A transplanted Tigers fan in San Antonio shares tips on where to eat and what to do while in town for the Big 12 Championship game this weekend.

MU fans sound off in cyberspace

With the Big 12 championship approaching, we've gathered some of the more popular sites where you can voice your opinion on MU football.

Fans rally around Tigers with rituals

MU football fans share what they do before and during the games to help their team win.

Rock Bridge girls defeat Liberty Blue Jays

The Bruins are 3-0 after defeating the defending state champions.

Missouri football players win Big 12 awards

Quarterback Chase Daniel was named Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year, and coach Gary Pinkel was voted co-Big 12 coach of the year along with Kansas coach Mark Mangino.

Alexander overcomes injury to make big impact for Tigers

Wide receiver Danario Alexander was the team’s starting receiver at the beginning of the season. After fracturing his wrist in the first game, he struggled to find his groove until the game against Kansas.

Lawrence gets his groove back

After early-season struggles, Matt Lawrence is finding his shot.

Columbia may host Little League World Series Senior League regional

Oddsmakers pick against MU

The Tigers might be No. 1 in the polls, but oddsmakers still favor Oklahoma in Saturday’s Big 12 Championship.

Road trip to San Antonio offers economical fun

Travel packages to the Big 12 Championship are sold out, but driving is always an option.

Tigers make cover of Sports Illustrated

MU hosts spirit rally Thursday evening

MU football players, Coach Gary Pinkel and various spirit squads will make appearances. Coffee and hot chocolate will be provided.

Lacrosse practice

Max Zofness passes the lacrosse ball Monday to his roommate Blaine Skrainka while playing on the front lawn of their house on University Avenue.

Tigers deal with distractions of top football ranking

MU football players took some time after their victory over Kansas to celebrate their No. 1 ranking, but they quickly went back to work, preparing for a rematch Saturday against Oklahoma for the Big 12 title.

Two accurate Tigers win Big 12 football awards

Precision passing from quarterback Chase Daniel and clutch kicking from Jeff Wolfert helped them earn Big 12 player of the week honors

COMMENT: Betting there's something better than the BCS

Down on the Las Vegas Strip the Tigers aren’t even rated the best team in their next game, against No. 9 Oklahoma.

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