The Rock Bridge girls team won 44-37 on Friday night, in part thanks to a tough defense.
Sophomores Liz Straatmann, Becky Scholle posted season-best scores while fellow sophomore Sarah Shire led a Tiger sweep of the all-around competition.
In the early game the Tigers offense was shut down by Virginia Tech's two-time All-American starter. The power of junior shortstop Lindsey Ubrun helped get the win in the nightcap.
MU guard Stefhon Hannah was arrested on suspicion of third-degree assault Friday afternoon in connection with a Jan. 27 altercation at Athena Night Club. Hannah received a broken jaw in the fight. According to employees, Athena has since closed.
MU student-athletes and members of the MU Greek community will team up for the first time at thet event to benefit the Central Missouri Food Bank. The groups will collect canned goods at the entrance and place students around the arena to accept monetary donations so the food bank can purchase items it needs.
The Cougars pulled away in the second half, but coach Bob Burchard sees room for his team to improve its defensive effort.
Kelsey Eckenrode, a junior guard on the Rock Bridge girls basketball team, is a renowned 3-point shooter. Last year as a sophomore, Eckenrode scored just six points a game but shot 46 percent from behind the arc.
Junior Alyssa Hollins was the only returning member of the Missouri women’s basketball team that averaged 10 minutes per game a year ago, and she's helped carry the team from day one.
Against Kansas, Anderson Jr., made a case that he is more than just the walk-on, coach’s son who plays the final minutes in a big win. He played six minutes, even with scholarship players available on the bench.
During the course of the season it has been obvious DeMarre Carroll is important to the Tigers, but since the suspension of five players last week, it has looked more and more like the Tigers are now Carroll’s team.
When Hickman senior Liz Grant returned from the Greater Kansas City Invitational on Jan. 19, she was sure that she had qualified for the state swimming championships in the 50-yard freestyle. It was not until two days later that she found out her 26.34 time was just shy of the state qualifying time, which had been lowered from the previous season.
Now, with the end of the season staring her in the face, Grant and her fellow Columbia swimmers have one last chance to qualify for state.
Despite struggling throughout the Big 12 season, the Missouri women’s basketball team almost sprung a gigantic upset over the No. 10 Sooners on Wednesday.
Miroslav Lukic’s journey to Columbia College took two years and 6,000 miles. Now that he’s there, he’s making a name for himself.
After playing three games over a span of six days, the Tigers returned to practice Wednesday with plenty of time to prepare for Saturday’s game against Texas A&M.
MU vaulter Alex Gold quit gymnastics in ninth grade. The time away only showed her how much the sport meant to her.
MU signed 23 recruits on Wednesday for the NCAA Signing Day, ranking third in Big 12 recruiting.