With the BCS polls making little difference after back-to-back losses took the Missouri football team out of the national title race, most players said an 58-0 victory over Colorado on Saturday was personal.
Even with his win Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Carl Edwards, a Columbia native, didn't dent Jimmie Johnson's lead in the championship standings.
After losses to Oklahoma State and Texas, Missouri got their focus back Saturday in a 58-0 win against Colorado.
Missouri's Chase Coffman broke the NCAA record for career receptions by a Football Bowl Subdivision tight end during Missouri's 58-0 victory over Colorado at Memorial Stadium. Coffman finished the game with 220 catches, surpassing former Louisville tight end Ibn Green, who had 217 receptions from 1996 to 1999.
Fully-loaded school buses, church buses and old Checker airport limos outfitted with Tiger ears are among the vehicles ready to stake their claim as Columbia's best.
Over decades, the TigerMobile, a 1969 Checker Aerobus, has been transformed into an eye-catching salute to Mizzou.
The Missouri women's basketball team gave fans a taste of the coming season with a scrimmage Saturday morning.
MU senior Ashley Hamblin, who plans to go into law enforcement when she graduates, earned her fourth assist in the past three games Oct. 24 for the Tigers women's soccer team.
The Tigers have had their struggles, but Chase Coffman is at the top of his game.
Behind the stellar play of Spenser Washington, the Kewpies kept their postseason chances alive for another week as they get set to play rival Jefferson City.
The Jaguars quarterback and Rock Bridge's Darryn Hill played similarly, but three touchdown passes by Dalton set him apart as the Bruins fall to 1-8 on the season.
Although Colorado football coach Dan Hawkins isn't a fan of the two-quarterback system, he'll be employing it this weekend when his Buffaloes play Missouri.
When Jeff Cappel came to Oklahoma before the 2006-07 season, he inherited a team in turmoil. Former coach Kelvin Sampson had left behind a recruiting scandal that cost Oklahoma recruits and scholarships, and Oklahoma lost its top four scorers and top three rebounders when their eligibility ran out.
The Big 12 North is expected to be especially wide open this season, and though he stopped short of making any bold predictions, Missouri coach Mike Anderson is optimistic about his team's chances.
Catie DeVito, Pat Forde and Michael Kim all worked in local and regional sports before moving to ESPN and are a fraction of the more than 20 MU School of Journalism alumni working for ESPN.
Brandon Gerau began his kicking career with the Rock Bridge football team in 2004. When Sheldon Gerau, his youngest brother, graduates, a Gerau will have kicked for the Bruins for six consecutive seasons.
The Hickman girls volleyball team defeated Rock Bridge in three games Thursday night at Hearnes Center.
To raise awareness of breast cancer, the Stars organized a "Dig for the Cure" night for their volleyball game against McKendree.