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Close loss to top team<br>encourages MU volleyball team

Wednesday night’s five-game loss at No. 2 Nebraska won’t give the Tigers the votes to get them ranked, but it should convince the Tigers they can keep pace with the nation's best programs.

MU basketball team eager for real competition

Longtime Hickman football coach knows importance of Kewpies-Jays rivalry

For the Hickman fooball team, playing a district game for a chance to advance in the state playoffs is special. But playing that game against Jefferson City holds extra meaning.

Rock Bridge loses in district soccer championship

The Rock Bridge boys soccer team’s season ended after a 1-0 loss to Smith-Cotton on Thursday night in the Class 3, District 10 championship game at Rock Bridge Field.

Howard set to fill big shoes for Missouri football

Del Howard suddenly finds himself under the microscope as he takes the place of Pig Brown

Pushing his limits to be a champion

Dustin Denes is a professional mixed martial arts fighter. He helped with the creation of American Top Team, which has a Columbia branch.

Cardinals take off interim label for Mozeliak

John Mozeliak was named the Cardinals new general manager on Wednesday

Kewpies ranked fourth in Class 6 football

The Hickman football team jumped up one spot to No. 4 in the Class 6 state football rankings after a 45-7 win over Fort Zumwalt South.

Women’s golf in the middle in Las Vegas

Two juniors helped the Tigers’ women’s golf team take ninth in Sin City.

MU forwards looking to step up

The assumption that the Missouri basketball team is lacking depth in the front court might have been proved false at the black and gold game on Tuesday night.

Rock Bridge soccer gets past Hickman

Columbia College soccer season ends

Depth could be problematic for Tigers

The MU Women’s basketball team is dealing with the possibility of having a short bench because injuries have reduced the roster to 10 players.

Chris Kelly returns from canoeing the Colorado River

After 18 days navigating rapids on the Grand Canyon portion of the Colorado River, Chris Kelly, 61, can safely say, “It was the trip of a lifetime.”

MU linebacker Sean Weatherspoon doesn’t forget to have fun on the field

The team’s leading tackler, known for his vocal leadership, is an emerging talent in the Big 12 Conference.

Life around sports gives MU golfer Ryne Fisher lessons to succeed

Coming from a family with a successful athletic history, junior Ryne Fisher is moving out of its shadow with his own burgeoning golf career.

Tigers won't leave Pig Brown behind

MU safety Pig Brown is recovering after undergoing successful surgery on his torn right Achilles tendon on Sunday morning. Although he’s out for the season, Brown will still travel with the Tigers.

MU earns Top 10 football ranking

The Tigers have not been recognized as a top 10 team since 1981 when Warren Powers was the head coach. The team landed the No. 8 spot, but only for one week, until MU lost to Iowa State — an unranked team at the time.

Fellow NASCAR drivers denting Edwards' image

With his trademark back flip, toothy grin and jovial personality, Carl Edwards rocketed his way to NASCAR superstar status. Now his Nextel Cup rivals claim that Mr. Nice Guy routine was nothing more than an elaborate act.

Black and Gold meet resolves little<br>for MU wrestling team

It looks like MU wrestling coach Brian Smith has to make some tough decisions this season. He said his wrestlers at 125, 141 and 174 pounds are in close competitions to start the season.

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