SURPRISE, Ariz. — He worked hard all his life to become a good third baseman, and Mark Teahen did. Big time.
Just a few weeks ago, some fans and analysts talked as though the Missouri Tigers had a chance to make the NCAA tournament. And, if no NCAA tournament bid was forthcoming, at least the chance to continue the season in the National Invitation Tournament was probably guaranteed.
INDIANAPOLIS — That howling sound coming from the East Coast was the Drexel and Syracuse fans, livid their teams had been snubbed. You can be sure Kansas State coach Bob Huggins, too, had choice words for the NCAA tournament selection committee.
OKLAHOMA CITY — As Kansas coach Bill Self cut down the nets to commemorate Kansas’ second straight Big 12 Conference tournament title, a shout came from the crowd: “And now a national championship!”
The Missouri softball team closed out the Pac 10/Big 12 Challenge with a 6-4 loss to the 11th-ranked Washington Huskies (18-4) on Sunday at Arizona State’s Farrington Stadium.
SURPRISE, Ariz. — Ryan Shealy’s favorite thing about Kansas City is its location — about 500 miles away from Todd Helton.
JUPITER, Fla. — Jim Edmonds’ first batting practice session left him feeling far from optimistic that he will be ready for Opening Day.
As Missouri guard Keon Lawrence sat by his locker after Missouri’s loss to Baylor on Thursday in the first round of the Big 12 Conference tournament, his eyes began to water. But he was careful not to let any tears fall from his face.
It wasn’t supposed to end this way.
After a lackluster performance in a 6-1 loss to Colorado on Saturday, Missouri tennis coach Blake Starkey found few bright spots in the first outdoor match of the season for the Tigers. However, when asked about the play of senior Amanda Pratzel, Starkey’s expression brightened, and his tone changed drastically.
It was a familiar scene for the Missouri gymnastics team on Friday night at Hearnes Center. Senior Whitney Crater, described as the team’s “voice,” cheered her teammates through their routines when she wasn’t wowing on vault and floor. Dependable senior Amanda Pezzullo, described as the team’s “rock,” hit solid routines without so much as a waver. And senior Ali Gilmore, the team’s “inspiration,” received the night’s loudest cheers when she hit her final bar routine in front of a home crowd.
He collapsed in the 1,500 meters.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The frustration became evident about midway through the second half. Most of it was directed toward the referees, which is unusual for a Missouri team that has usually been able to hide its disappointment with officiating calls this season.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Stefhon Hannah returned to the starting lineup Thursday after not starting Saturday’s game against Texas A&M. It was the first time Hannah hadn’t started all season. The Tigers used the starting
The Hickman girls basketball team has been in this situation before.
Collegiate track and field can be seen an individual sport. Each part of a team, distance runners, sprinters, jumpers and throwers, work on their particular skills in a different area of the practice facility.
By the time it was Ali Gilmore’s turn to compete on the uneven bars Saturday night in Pittsburgh, the Missouri gymnastics team was two events deep in a less than spectacular night.
Fans who attend the Missouri tennis team’s match against Colorado on Saturday at the Green Tennis Center will encounter something they haven’t seen in a while.
For Rockhurst forward Conner Teahan, tonight and Saturday’s games in the Missouri Class 5 boys basketball final four at the Show-Me Showdown at Mizzou Arena won’t mark the end of his playing career in blue and white in Columbia.
Rachel Brawner is back and says she is ready to ignite the Columbia College softball team’s offense.