Olympic gold medalist Nikki Stone spoke to a gymnasium full of young female athletes Tuesday at a luncheon. The luncheon's purpose was for her to encourage women to aim high when participating in sports.
Douglass point guard Brandon Gleason has excelled on and off the court.
Win For Columbia will host its 12th Annual Awards Luncheon on Tuesday. The event will feature guest speaker, Nikki Stone, who won a gold medal at the 1998 Olympics in Japan for inverted aerial skiing.
MU freshman Dorian Henderson's big victory helped spur a great comeback for the Missouri wrestling team, which won a dual Sunday at No. 2 Cornell.
After a 97-86 loss to Missouri on Saturday, Texas Tech coach Pat Knight says that he's focusing on teaching during practice to help rebuild the Red Raiders. Knight replaced his father, Bob Knight, in the middle of last season.
DeMarre Carroll is playing well on offense for the Missouri men's basketball team this season, providing Missouri with 16.3 points per game.
Hickman High School hosted its 19th Annual Invitational Wrestling Tournament over the weekend. It was one of the final matches for senior Vince Pescaglia, the youngest of three brothers who have wrestled for Hickman.
The Missouri women's basketball team lost for the fourth time in its past five games thanks to another poor shooting performance even though Tigers coach Cindy Stein said her team had extra shooting practice last week.
Missouri senior Alyssa Hollins has struggled offensively in Big 12 play.
The Columbia College men's basketball team got a needed boost with a 93-51 triumph against Williams Baptist on Saturday in Columbia. Senior Christian Lewis led the Cougars with 21 points and nine rebounds.
After a loss to William Woods on Thursday, the Columbia College women's basketball team got back on track Saturday at Southwell Complex with a 84-61 win over Williams Baptist.
The Owls beat the Cougars with a 21 point lead Thursday.
On a night where the No. 12-ranked Tigers raised money for breast cancer awareness, standout performances by Mary Burke and Adrianne Perry weren't enough to knock off the No. 13 Huskers.
MU placekicker and former diver Jeff Wolfert will be returning to dive for the Tigers at the 2009 Big 12 Conference meet.
Mary Burke's performances in the Black and Gold gymnastics meet and in practice earned her a spot as an all-arounder, a rare position for a freshman.
Attendence at Missouri men's basketball home games isn't what it could be, but this season's numbers are slowly improving season.
Christine Flores, a freshman on the Missouri women's basketball team, says she is ready to contribute.
The Bruins ran their record to 16-0 with a 71-33 blowout of Westport in Kansas City.
The Kewpies made it to the finals of the Lindbergh tournament with a 69-43 win over Sedalia.
Missouri Baptist downed Stephens 88-51.