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Brothers reunite at Missouri Grand Prix

MU grad student Moones Mellouli cheered on his brother, Olympic gold medalist Ous Mellouli, at this year's Missouri Grand Prix. It was one of the few times the brothers are able to get together throughout the year.

Senior finally finds Stephens

As a senior, Jessica Stanley is in her first season with the Stephens College women's basketball team, but after struggles at three other programs, she says she is glad she found the Stars. 

Froze Toes great start for young cyclists

The Columbia Bicycle Club’s annual Froze Toes was the first race for Columbia cyclists Jan Bradford-Watts and Nolan Froese.

Cougars women move up to No. 14

The Columbia College women's basketball team moved up two spots in the NAIA rankings.

MU's Coleman and Gibson preseason All-Americans

"Baseball America" named Missouri pitcher Kyle Gibson and catcher Trevor Coleman to its preseason All-America teams on Monday.

MU adds Furman to football schedule

The Missouri football team has filled a hole in its 2009 schedule, agreeing to host Furman of the Football Championship Subdivision on Sept. 19.

Cougars men's team jumps into poll

The Columbia College men's basketball team is now No. 22 in the NAIA poll.

MU wheelchair basketball gets new coach

Ron Lykins has been named the new head coach for the Tiger Wheelchair Basketball Team

MU wrestlers get big win in final dual

The No. 5 Missouri wrestling team bounced back from a disappointing loss Friday by beating No. 2 Iowa State on Sunday afternoon at Hearnes Center.

PHOTO GALLERY: Day Three of the Missouri Grand Prix

The highlight of the day's competition for MU was sophomore Lauren Lavigna's second-place finish in the women's 200-meter backstroke.

Swimmers less intense away from Olympics

Some of the best swimmers at this weekend's Missouri Grand Prix say life changes during the years they aren't preparing for an Olympic competition.

Lavigna's solid finish lifts Tigers

Missouri swimmer Lauren Lavigna finished second in the women's 200-meter backstroke during Day 3 of the 2009 Missouri Grand Prix. Mary Descenza won the race as well as the women's 200-meter butterfly for her fourth and fifth gold medals of the event.

MU softball team wins season opening tournament

The Missouri softball team won its season opening tournament, going 3-0 this weekend at Georgia State's First Pitch Classic.

Tigers coming together on, off court

The Missouri men's basketball team, which beat Nebraska 70-47 Saturday, has developed a strong bond. Tigers coach Mike Anderson has called his squad "the ultimate team."

Ramsey still making impact

Missouri junior forward Keith Ramsey is coming off the bench again after a five-game stint as a starter, but he is still finding ways to contribute and impressing his coach.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU men's basketball gets revenge against Nebraska

Highlights from the game are captured in pictures.

Softball pitcher starts MU career with one-hitter

Missouri Freshman pitcher Chelsea Thomas earned a five-inning victory over Virginia Tech, while sophomore Rhea Taylor had five hits and scored six runs combined in the Tigers' two victories on Saturday.

COMMENTARY: Brave souls take plunge into Stephens Lake for good cause

The second Polar Bear Plunge event raised more than $32,000 for Special Olympics Missouri.

PHOTO GALLERY: Polar Bear Plunge

There were 285 brave souls who braved the frigid 33-degree waters of Stephens Lake on Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Day Two of the Missouri Grand Prix

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