Dismal weather and last minute rescheduling left a sparse gathering of fans at Walton Stadium and donations of soccer balls were modest for the Kick for Nick charity promotion.
Hard as it is to fathom, the top teams in the conference found ways to look even stronger.
Going 23-for-28 in the Tigers' 69-17 win over Nevada, Chase Daniel overtook Brad Smith's career passing record in the first quarter with a pass to Jeremy Maclin for an 80-yard touchdown.
Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel has put up eye-popping numbers through three games this season while playing in just over four halves.
Tailgaters at Saturday's football game bring lots of interesting stories to tell.
The sophomore made plays on offense, defense, and special teams, but Hickman's couldn't mount a comeback throwing the ball after trailing big at halftime to Park Hill.
The Commodores were undefeated entering the match, but MU coach Brian Blitz altered the Tigers' long-ball based offense in the second half as his team rolled to a 3-0 win.
Rock Bridge could not get its offense rolling as McCluer North rolled to over 280 yards rushing in the game and pulled away in the fourth quarter.
Sean Weatherspoon, a junior linebacker, has become the face of MU's early season success.
Gary Pinkel calls him the ultimate team player. Chase Daniel says that he can't remember seeing him ever feeling sorry for himself. None of this is a surprise to Hayti High School coach David Gilmore.
Senior captain Tommy Saunders takes it upon himself to pass down what he has learned in his time as a Missouri wide receiver.
While MU linebackers Brock Christopher and Sean Weatherspoon have received most of the recognition as returning starters, Luke Lambert, Will Ebner and Andrew Gachkar have been instrumental in making the toughest defensive position to play a big strength for the Tigers.
The Missouri football team's game against Nevada is no longer available only on a pay-per-view basis. It is now set for a Fox Sports Net national broadcast at 11:30 on Saturday.
NCAA President Myles Brand and other representatives of the sports journalism world agree new technologies are having a positive impact on the NCAA landscape, but they have some differing ideas on how and when journalists should be allowed to use them.
Demand is outpacing supply for MU football tickets, leaving many students sitting on the grass at the north end of the stadium.
Three months ago, Danario Alexander had surgery to repair a ligament that had retorn. On Saturday, he’ll make his return to the field, three weeks before what coach Gary Pinkel had said would be a “best-case scenario.”
Since MU’s School of Journalism rolled out the first issue of the Missourian in 1908, a long line of sportswriters has covered the team. Hearing the perspectives of some of these writers provides a clearer view of how special the Tigers’ recent rise has been.
The Kewpies, district champions a year ago, are emphasizing being more fundamentally sound than opponents in 2008.