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Men win, women lose in Missouri track's dual meet

The Tigers jumped to an early lead by sweeping both the men’s and women’s hammer throw on Friday, the only event held during the first day of the two-day inaugural Jefferson Cup in Charlottesville, Va.

Tigers pitching staff features unknown ace

Sandwiched into Missouri’s rotation between Aaron Crow and Kyle Gibson, aces present and future, the unimposing Ian Berger is easy to overlook.

Tigers' Barnes trying to take his place at center

The battle for the center position between Tim Barnes and J.T. Beasley heats up as spring football continues.

Diverse group attends kite flying festivities

A wide variety of Columbia residents turned up at Douglass Park Saturday for the Parks & Recreation Department’s kite flying day.

UPDATED: Missouri pitcher continues scoreless innings streak

Though there is some confusion about the record, Crow pushes his scoreless innings streak to 42 and 2/3

Missouri tennis gets outplayed by No. 31 Texas A&M

According to head coach Blake Starkey, the Missouri women’s tennis competed harder in its 5-2 loss to Texas A&M on Friday afternoon than it has in recent losses.

Columbia College softball sweeps McKendree in doubleheader

Pitching propelled the Cougars to their first win against McKendree since 2005.

Determination pays off for walk on to MU football team

In high school, Chad Collard starred for Harrisburg in basketball, but never played football. Now, though, he is findng success on the Missouri football team after walking-on and refusing to turning his back on his dreams.

Former Tiger Kleiza making solid contributions in the NBA

Every game day, Kleiza gets to slip the baby blue Nuggets jersey over his head. He gets to swish 3-pointers that bring 18,000 fans to their feet. This season, Kleiza is finally silencing the doubters that he has had at every point on his journey.

Tennis pair's connection leads to success

While the Tigers have struggled this season, Jessica Giuggioli and Kaitlyn Ritchie have been a bright spot as doubles partners.

Missouri graduate runs up-and-coming swimming site

When Garrett McCaffrey’s friend Ben Askren, the former Missouri wrestling star, put him in contact with Martin and Mark Floreani, brothers who had started the Flocasts online network, McCaffrey jumped at the chance to cover swimming, the sport he loves.

MU golfers host junior golf clinic

Missouri track team competes in first dual meet in 24 years

Dual meets, or meets where two teams compete head-to-head, were the mainstream of collegiate track until they were given less priority in favor or larger, multi-team invitational meets starting in the 1970’s and 1980’s.

Weather moves back Cougars' softball doubleheader

Kite flying event aimed at families

Columbia Parks & Recreation hopes that kites will fill the sky at its kite flying day Saturday at Douglass Park.

Missouri softball pounds Drake for doubleheader sweep

After getting swept over the Weekend, the Tigers responded with 16-0 and 5-0 wins over the Bulldogs

MU baseball team breaks out of doldrums

Had the Tigers faced a more formidable opponent, perhaps one with a bullpen, Missouri baseball fans would surely be in sky-is-falling mode today. Instead, following a late-inning offensive barrage, order appears to have been restored to the universe.

MU gymnasts' work in the classroom recognized

Nine gymnasts were named to conference's all-academic team, and coach Rob Drass says it shows his program is about more than sports.

Lack of focus costs Tigers

With their first conference series loss behind them, and a tough series with Oklahoma State looming, the Tigers lose 5-3 to unranked Western Illinois.

Columbia College splits doubleheader

The Cougar offense was cold in the first game but came alive in the second.

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