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Ordonez helps Tigers avoid sweep in K.C.

The Tigers’ right fielder continues his torrid hitting to help Detroit attempt to get back in playoff race.

Rams take home Governer’s Cup

The Chiefs and Rams played their final preseason game Thursday night. It was the first time Larry Johnson took the field, since ending his holdout earlier in the month.

Bike ride benefits fight against Multiple Sclerosis

Mid-Missouri bike riders will participate in the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Bike Ride 150 on Sept. 8 and 9 in Columbia.

Illini quarterback reminds Tigers of Brad Smith

Five years ago, Brad Smith first showed his talent against Illinois in St. Louis. Another talented quarterback could figure into Missouri's game Saturday against the same team, at the same venue. This time, though, he's not playing for the Tigers.

Fast pace for Stephens cross country coach

COLUMBIA — When Stephens College added a cross country team to the athletic program in 2006, the administration found a coach ready and willing to head the team in its own gymnasium.

MU volleyball team solidifying lineup

COLUMBIA — Heading into the MU volleyball team's home opener on Friday against Notre Dame, coach Wayne Kreklow feels confident with four players. Setter Lei Wang, libero Tatum Ailes and outside hitters Julianna Klein and Na Yang will be among the starting six for the Tigers.

MU assistant coach familiar face to St. Louis recruits

MU football players from St. Louis say Cornell Ford became like family to them when they were being recruited.

Extra Points: Rock Bridge football ranked fifth in Missouri

The Associated Press released its preseason high school football poll on Wednesday. Rock Bridge High School was ranked fifth in Class 6 while receiving one first place vote. Blue Springs South was ranked first, and Jefferson City was ranked third.

Hickman girls golf team wins close match against Rock Bridge

The Kewpies defeated the Bruins 194-195 on Tuesday at Old Hawthorne Golf Course.

MU soccer team readies for season-opener against Illinois

The intensity has increased for the junior-laden Tiger squad as it prepares for Friday’s opener.

Hardy Ricks returns to Missouri secondary

Cornerback Hardy Ricks was slated as a starter at cornerback until a dislocated shoulder sidelined him. Now the redshirt sophomore has been cleared to play and will start Saturday against Illinois.

Former Missouri receiver Brad Ekwerekwu seeks roster spot with Chiefs

Undrafted free agent and former Missouri wide receiver Brad Ekwerekwu is attempting to make the Kansas City Chiefs’ 53-man roster as final cuts approach.

 

Chiefs at Rams sells out

Bruins golfers third at Crusader Classic

Five Big 12 teams will have new quarterbacks

Redshirt freshman Cody Hawkins, the son of Colorado head coach Dan Hawkins, will start at quarterback in the Buffaloes' season opener. But he won't be the only new signal-caller in the Big 12.

Freshman starts, finishes softball game for Bruins

Danielle Linneman pitched and recorded the final hit in the Bruins’ 10-run-rule victory over Smith-Cotton.

Juniors lead on MU soccer team

With no seniors on the roster, the MU women’s soccer team looks to its juniors for guidance.

Cards rest before marathon stretch run

Now in contention for the NL Central crown, St. Louis spends its last day off preparing for a 35-game stretch in 34 days.

Rams name starting center

Brett Romberg beat out veteran lineman Andy McCollum in a battle for the only starting position up for grabs in the preseason.

Fantasy league draft more fun in person

With Web sites devoted to fantasy sports, most drafts are done online, and live drafts are things of the past. But the members of this league wanted something more personal.

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