Hard to deter MU receiver

Although Tigers sophomore wide receiver Jared Perry ranks seventh in receptions and is without a touchdown this season, his effort continues to impress his coaches.

Tigers win opener<br>in Big 12 soccer tournament

In the 101st minute, Missouri sophomore Kristin Andrighetto split two Texas Tech defenders and chipped a shot over the diving goalie to give the Tigers a 4-3 double-overtime win in the first round of the Big 12 Tournament on Wednesday in San Antonio, Texas.

MU tackle has Tigers' back

In his four years as a starter on the offensive line, Missouri left tackle Tyler Luellen has earned the trust of his teammates as the blind-side protection for quarterback Chase Daniel.

Franchione’s future with Texas A&M still unclear

Dennis Franchione dodged questions about his future as Texas A&M coach Tuesday and said reports about a negotiated contract buyout were untrue.

Junior succeeds on field,<br>in classroom for MU soccer team

Singing helps Lindsay McCoy, a standout defender for the Missouri soccer team, do better on tests.

Kewpies runners grow closer on and off course

By hanging out together after summer workouts Hickman's cross country runners created a strong bond, something the Kewpies attribute to their success in 2007.

End of Bruins' soccer season has good feeling

The way the Rock Bridge soccer players came off the field after their district championship game against Smith-Cotton, someone just arriving might think that the outcome of the game was different.

Sports briefs

The Missouri men's golf team finished its fall season by placing seventh Tuesday at the Wolverine Invitational in Howey-In-The-Hills, Fla.

Cougars win opener at AMC volleyball tournament

The Columbia College women’s volleyball team handled Harris-Stowe State to advance to the second round of the American Midwest Conference Tournament and improve to 25-6.

January bowl within Tigers' reach

Ranked No. 6 in the BCS, the Missouri football team is competing against Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas for spots in the premiere January bowl games.

MU coach, players earn Big 12 soccer honors

Missouri women's soccer coach Bryan Blitz was named Big 12 Conference Coach of the Year and eight MU players received Big 12 postseason honors.

MU needs comeback<br>to win women's basketball exhibition

The Missouri women's basketball team needed a 35-8 second-half run to beat Pittsburg State in Monday's preseason exhibition.

Cougars win men's basketball opener

Junior guard Joe Flanner had 15 points and five rebounds for the Cougars in their victory over Central Bible College

KU football team astonishing itself

Kansas is enjoying success in Big 12 football competition while Baylor, Nebraska and Texas A&M search for answers.

MU golfer improving after narrowing focus

MU sophomore Michelle Morgan played multiple sports in high school before choosing to focus on golf her senior year. Now she is a key component in the success of the MU women's golf team.

Favre pushes Packers past Chiefs

Brett Favre was 24-for-34 passing with two touchdowns in the Packers’ 33-22 victory over the Chiefs on Sunday at Arrowhead.

MU football team breaking barriers

The Missouri football team climbed to No. 7 in the national rankings. The Tigers have plenty more to prove, though. Under Pinkel, the team is 8-13 in November.

“Cheermeisters” a force behind MU volleyball

Lauren Nuckolls and Ali Groomes are redshirting this season, so they’ve had to find different ways to contribute.

Tigers dominate Buffaloes

Missouri improves to 8-1 for the first time in 38 years, and despite missing injured safety Pig Brown, the offense held the Buffaloes’ defense to 196 yards.

Franklin’s first-half catches key to Missouri win

After Missouri failed to utilize wide receiver Will Franklin against Iowa State, his only two catches during Saturday’s game settled down the Tigers and silenced the crowd.