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Hannah in charge

Missouri can throw out the “a different player every night” theory.

Hansbrough returns to play in Missouri

It wasn’t exactly how Ben Hansbrough wanted to start the only game he’ll play in his home state this season.

Women take on Colorado Buffaloes

Freshman Amanda Hanneman used to go to Colorado almost every year to ski with her family. But she’s never been there to play basketball before.

Cards’ World Series trophy visits Columbia

This afternoon, a luxury sport-utility vehicle guarded by security officers will be travelling down Stadium Boulevard with a special passenger in the back.

Kewpies roll over Smith-Cotton

Hickman’s Aaron Brady can’t get a break.

Next up: a tougher opponent for Tigers

If Missouri (10-2) is going to enter the Big 12 Conference season with momentum, they will have to play a better first half against Mississippi State than it did on Saturday against Southern.

Chiefs’ playoff berth wasn’t lucky break

KANSAS CITY — Angrier than he’d ever appeared when addressing the Kansas City media, Herman Edwards lashed out Monday at anybody who says his Chiefs lucked into the playoffs.

Rodeo regular

Gerry Lisby is a supervisor for the Columbia Public Works Department in the Sanitary Sewer Maintenance section, at least during the week.

First Night 5K brisk start to holiday

Some families spend the holidays eating food by the bucket-load and sitting around a television watching football or movies. Other families go for a run.

Chiefs sneak into playoffs

KANSAS CITY — Sometimes teams that enter the final game of the season needing half a dozen things to break their way get their wish.

Finish gives Rams promising outlook

MINNEAPOLIS — Steven Jackson and the St. Louis Rams played like contenders with a promising performance. The Minnesota Vikings still have plenty of work remaining on their reconstruction project.

Lawrence lines it up

Missouri guard Stefhon Hannah described practice over the last month as “hell.” His reasoning was Missouri’s two-game losing streak that, because of the team’s schedule, was stretched over 26 days.

Snow halts MU fan caravan in Roswell

MU students returning by bus Friday evening from watching the Missouri football team play in the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas, were caught in a snow storm in New Mexico.

Run great way to start year

Most people start their New Year’s resolutions on Jan. 1. The Columbia track club will start a day early.

Keon Lawrence starts to play heads up ball

It seems so easy, so elementary. It’s something young kids are told when they start playing basketball.

Tigers say disappointing finale doesn’t diminish season

Going into the 2006 season, the Missouri football team had high expectations for itself.

Starter sidelined, but Bruins prevail

Rock Bridge’s five starters have led the Rock Bridge girls basketball team to five straight victories. But in Saturday’s game against St. Teresa’s Academy, The Bruins were forced to change their lineup.

Pair complement each other well, pace Kewps’ win

Senior Lauren Nolke and junior Yvonne Anderson, took turns making plays for the Hickman girls basketball team in its game Friday.

Second half energy burst sparks Tigers

Delores Hughley hobbled gingerly to the Arkansas-Pine Bluff bench after an injury in the first minute and a half of the team’s women’s basketball game Friday night against Missouri.

Alumni band together to provide some pep

In the top row of the Missouri women’s basketball pep band, a baritone player stands between two sousaphone players. Eric Kegley should be playing the sousaphone, but he was stuck with a secondary instrument that he hadn’t played in 12 years.

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