Hickman boys soccer coach Larry Thornburg was right when he said he was expecting a close game. Jefferson City needed overtime to defeat Hickman 2-1 in Wednesday's Class 3, District 9 championship game.
The MU volleyball player is also known for her sarcasm and debate skills.
Players' weight room gab turns to talk of presidential prospects.
MU freshman Laurence Bowers has known Tigers men's basketball coach Mike Anderson since he was a child. They first met when Arlyn Bowers, Laurence's uncle, played at Arkansas when Anderson was an assistant there.
MU wrestler Nick Marable, who enters the season ranked No. 1 in the country in the 165-pound weight class, was one of two MU wrestlers arrested early Saturday morning.
Instead of talking about nothing but Kansas State, the Tigers still clearly had their inability to finish off Baylor on their minds Monday.
Columbia native Carl Edwards is closing on two-time defending champion Jimmie Johnson after winning the past two races in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
Texas coach Mack Brown said in Monday's Big 12 Conference coaches teleconference he didn't think the fans on the field affected the outcome of his team's game Saturday night, but he worried about the safety of fans, players and others.
Columbia native Carl Edwards is hoping to keep Jimmie Johnson from winning a record-tying third straight NASCAR Cup title. Edwards victory Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway keeps his chances alive with two races left in the season.
Jeff Wolfert's 34-yard field goal allowed the Missouri football team to escape with a 31-28 victory Saturday over host Baylor.
Some MU students paid $35 for tickets to the big game in Kansas City and others paid $10. Those who paid more but did not receive better seats were left feeling cheated.
Four weeks ago it was Oklahoma sitting atop the polls. When Texas beat the Sooners a week later, the Longhorns became the new favorite. This week Texas Tech took the spotlight, though it fell shy of No. 1 in the BCS rankings after a storybook win over Texas.
Baylor surprised the Missouri football team Saturday in Waco, Texas, making the Tigers fight for a 31-28 victory.
Missouri's defense came through in a pinch after the team let Baylor battle back.
About 60 Special Olympic athletes from around mid-Missouri spent Saturday morning learning basketball fundamentals from the Missouri men's team.
Richard Melendez, an event staff personnel who manned the gate behind Floyd Casey Stadium's south end zone, has seen a smattering of highlights and plenty of lows for the Baylor football team.