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Columbia loses bid for Tour of Missouri

Columbia proposed starting the race mid-week to avoid conflict with a football game, but the idea didn't fly with the Tour of Missouri.

Olympic gold medalist inspires young female athletes

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.

Gleason key to Douglass' success

Douglass point guard Brandon Gleason has excelled on and off the court.

Olympic Gold Medalist to speak at luncheon

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 wrestling team gets big win

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. 

Pat Knight relies on teaching to rebuild Texas Tech

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.

Carroll emerging as star player

DeMarre Carroll is playing well on offense for the Missouri men's basketball team this season, providing Missouri with 16.3 points per game.

Pescaglia brothers have left their mark on Hickman wrestling

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.

Tigers' offensive woes continue in loss to Buffaloes

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.

Hollins' shooting slump continues

Missouri senior Alyssa Hollins has struggled offensively in Big 12 play.

Lewis leads Columbia College to rout of Williams Baptist

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.

Columbia College women's team back to winning

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.

Columbia College women's basketball loses

The Owls beat the Cougars with a 21 point lead Thursday.

Slow start haunts Tigers against Nebraska

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. 

Back to the boards for MU placekicker

MU placekicker and former diver Jeff Wolfert will be returning to dive for the Tigers at the 2009 Big 12 Conference meet.

MU freshman gymnast in spotlight again

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.

Crowd numbers rising slowly

Attendence at Missouri men's basketball home games isn't what it could be, but this season's numbers are slowly improving season.

Flores a work in progress

Christine Flores, a freshman on the Missouri women's basketball team,  says she is ready to contribute.

Rock Bridge boys basketball rolls

The Bruins ran their record to 16-0 with a 71-33 blowout of Westport in Kansas City.

Quick start aids Hickman boys basketball

The Kewpies made it to the finals of the Lindbergh tournament with a 69-43 win over Sedalia.

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