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Missouri's 1978 victory over Nebraska a 'special day'

As the 2008 Tigers attempt to break a 14-game drought at Nebraska on Saturday night, memories of 1978 resonate for those who lived through one of Missouri's greatest victories.

Helias crusades over Bruins

Helias quarterback Jay Shimmens accounted for three touchdown as Helias throttled Rock Bridge 45-13 in the Bruins’ homecoming game.

Hawklets hammer Hickman

In tonight's 41-0 drubbing of Hickman at Robert M. LeMone Field, the Hawklets left an impression that will last a while.

Nebraska's defense looks ahead to Missouri

The Cornhuskers' defense is working hard to keep last season's struggles in the past.

Tigers favored over Cornhuskers

Nebraska's fans are likely to give Missouri's offense a tougher time than Nebraska's defense will.

Tiger fans prepare for Cornhuskers

 A spirit rally Thursday night gave MU football fans the chance to show their support as the Tigers prepare for their conference opener against the Nebraska Cornhuskers in Lincoln, where Missouri hasn't won in 30 years.

 

Rock Bridge linebacker temporarily paralyzed in practice

Drew Gordon, a senior linebacker on Rock Bridge, was temporarily paralyzed during a practice. He suffered no permanent damage but will miss the rest of the season.

Williams talkative leader for Kewpies

As a sophomore last season, Josh Williams was never short on words, but his message was often lost among the more experienced voices heard on a Hickman defense that had seven All-District players. This year, Williams is making noise that has been impossible to ignore.

Quadrado more than assistant for Cougars

Juliana Quadrado, assistant coach for the Columbia College women's volleyball team and native of Brazil, bridges the gap between the squad's English- and Portuguese-speaking teammates.

MU goalkeeper keeps eye on the clock

For MU junior Tasha Dittamore, the starting goalkeeper for the Missouri soccer team,  the numbers on the clock regulate life both on and off the field.

Armendariz finds new family on MU volleyball team

Since two-a-day practices, Priscilla Armendariz has become part of a new type of family with some of her teammates. Along with fellow freshman defensive specialist Annie Lopez, sophomore libero Caitlyn Vann and assistant coach Chen Feng, she is part of "the DS," or defensive specialist, family.

Moore crucial part of Tigers' defense

Nearly three weeks after re-injuring his foot against Nevada, Missouri safety William Moore says he is "about 85 percent." He is his likely return to action for the Tigers' Big 12 Conference opener on Saturday in Lincoln.

Tigers hope they're mature enough for trip to Nebraska

How much the Missouri football team has matured since it lost in 2006 at Nebraska has yet to be seen. The Tigers' trip to Lincoln will be the first time this season that they have played a true road game away from their home state.

MU volleyball defeats ISU in five sets

After easy wins in the first two games, the Missouri volleyball team had to work hard to defeat visiting Iowa State.  

Nebraska's 'Poor loser' coach prepares for Tigers

COLUMBIA — Nebraska coach Bo Pelini doesn't celebrate his successes.

MU defense hears Lucky's words

By Monday afternoon, Missouri defensive personnel were well aware of Nebraska tailback Marlon Lucky's comment. Players approached it in different ways as they continued preparations for Missouri's Big 12 Conference opener Saturday night at Nebraska.

Hard to keep down MMA organizer

It took a lot for Robert Hulett to recover from a car wreck. His determination also has helped him form a popular MMA fighting league.

Nebraska braces for Missouri offense

Nebraska coach Bo Pelini says his team's defense is making too many "bonehead" mistakes.

Big 12 coaches downplay rankings

After the unveiling of football rankings Sunday, the Big 12 Conference had half of its teams in the Top 25, and four in the Top 10. But as conference play begins, coaches say the rankings aren't on their minds.

Freshmen runners big for Rock Bridge

It's hard to deny the impact freshmen Caleb Wilfong and Jordan Crook are having on the Rock Bridge cross country team.

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