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Bruins inability to do the little things costs them big

The Rock Bridge boy's basketball team looked poised to head to their first Class 5 state championship game in school history. But turnovers, foul trouble and problems rebounding came back to haunt the Bruins.

Final home meet extra special for MU gymnast Hatcher

The senior's father traveled from the Middle East, where he is working, to see his daughter nab an event title. No. 13 Missouri upset No. 9 Oregon State

PHOTO GALLERY: Tigers beat Red Raiders in quarterfinals of Big 12 tournament

Images from Missouri's 81-60 victory over Texas Tech.

Rock Bridge's Harry wins big award

Katherine Harry, a senior center on the Rock Bridge girls basketball team, has been named the Gatorade Missouri Girls Basketball Player of the Year. Harry helped lead the Bruins to the quarterfinals of the Class 5 state championship and a state championship last season.

Columbia College faces Lee University in NAIA men's basketball tournament

The Cougars and Flames come into the game with identical 26-7 records. The game starts at 2:15 p.m., next Thursday at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City.

Columbia College faces Cambellsville in NAIA women's basketball tournament

The Cougars are 28-4 and ready to get back on the winning track after losing the championship game of their conference tournament.

Armstrong team will compete in Tour of Missouri bike race

Between Sept. 7 and Sept. 13, the seven-time Tour de France champion's team will be among those racing across Missouri.

Season abruptly ends for MU women's basketball team

The Missouri women's basketball team held a seven-point lead over No. 23 Texas in the first round of the Big 12 Tournament. But Texas scored seven points in a three-second span and ended the Tigers' season in shocking fashion.

Safford finding his place on MU men's basketball team

Justin Safford scored a career-high 16 points against Texas A&M last Saturday, and coach Mike Anderson expects the sophomore forward to get more playing time in the postseason.

Bruins relax before Friday's semifinals

The Rock Bridge boys basketball team enjoyed an opportunity to get away from the pressure of the state tournament at a team dinner Tuesday night after practice. 

Oklahoma's Courtney Paris guarantees Big 12 championship

The Sooners have the top seed in the Big 12 women's tournament, which starts Thursday. The conference features six Top 25-ranked teams.

Thomas wins again for Missouri softball

Playing indoors for the first time this season, the No. 14 Tigers defeated Northern Iowa 2-1.

Columbia College women receive tournament bid

The 19th-ranked Cougars will make an NAIA tournament appearance.

UPDATE: UM System settles O'Neal lawsuit

The University of Missouri System and its insurer will pay $2 million to the parents of Aaron O'Neal and establish a $250,000 scholarship endowment fund in his memory as part of the settlement of the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents against employees of MU's athletic department.

O'Neal lawsuit settled for $2 million, athletic scholarship planned

The University of Missouri System will pay $2 million to the parents of Aaron O'Neal and establish a $250,000 annual scholarship endowment fund in his memory. The settlement concludes a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents against employees of MU's athletic department.

MU's Henderson gets at-large bid to national wrestling tournament

Missouri redshirt freshman Dorian Henderson is set to join seven of his teammates at  the NCAA wrestling championships next week in St. Louis.

The journey of the Rock Bridge boys basketball team

On its face, the trip was like any other one for the Bruins, who have been considered state title contenders from the season’s outset. This trip to Rolla for the Class 5 quarterfinal against Branson was a long road on a season-long sojourn.

Warning needed for MU softball pitcher

Chelsea Thomas, a freshman pitcher on the Missouri softball team, makes throwing 70 mph look easy. Learning to use her offspeed pitches has made her unhittable.

Tournament presents new challenges for Tigers

Missouri coach Mike Anderson said he has no idea how his team will respond to a bye in the first round of the Big 12 Conference men's basketball tournament.

Rock Bridge to host pep assembly in recognition of semifinal qualification

Rock Bridge High School is having a pep assembly on Thursday to recognize the boys basketball team, which qualified for the state semifinals. The pep assembly will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in Rock Bridge's gym.

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