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Douglass guard gives an assist off the court

Senior Landon Boone takes time to tutor after practice at the J.W. "Blind" Boone Community Center.

Team chemistry a strength for MU swimming

Missouri's men’s and women’s swim teams, bolstered by a strong sense of team unity and already the most successful in MU history, begin competition in the Big 12 Championships on Wednesday .

Oklahoma State rides hot streak into match with Tigers

The Cowboys have won games against three of the top-five teams in the Big 12.

Safford ready to rock

Forward Justin Safford finds a place, and a musical pursuit, in his first year as a Tiger.

Basketball a Jones family affair

Former Tiger Ron Jones has trained his daughter Shakara, a freshman starter for the Missouri basketball team, since she was in the third grade.

Edwards wins NASCAR race in California

Columbia native Carl Edwards won the rain-delayed Auto Club 500 Sprint Cup race on Monday, finishing ahead of Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon. “I hope it’s an indication we’ve caught up with them,” Edwards said after the eighth victory of his career.

Gibson's impressive pitching lifts MU baseball team to 2,000th win

Thompson's role remains key as Bruins beat Jefferson City for district title

When Rock Bridge senior Sam Thompson grabbed the Class 5, District 10 championship trophy from Rock Bridge athletic director Jennifer Mast, Jefferson City fans had to be confused who the 6-foot-4 player with sandy blond hair was.

For most of Rock Bridge’s 53-39 win over the Jays on Sunday at Rock Bridge, Thompson could be found sitting between assistant coaches David Egan and Travis Gable grabbing a forest green towel, sometimes even chewing on it when the Jays (15-11) cut the lead to less than 10 points with three minutes to go.

Missouri women's basketball team ends losing streak by beating Kansas

Nobody thought it would be this long until the Tigers had that winning feeling again.

But for a season-high 2,704 fans who came out to see the Missouri women’s basketball team beat Kansas 62-59 on Sunday, in the latest installment of the Border Showdown at Mizzou Arena, the victory was more than welcome. Before the Tigers’ victory Sunday, their last win came on Jan. 12, when Tigers beat Texas Tech 68-59.

Track club helps offer early exposure to sport on national level

Bench boosts MU men's basketball team

The most recent example of the importance of the MU men's basketball team's bench came Saturday when non-starters scored 32 of Missouri’s 60 points in its victory against Colorado.

For the Froeses, cycling is no mere hobby

Ethan Froese crossed the finish line in Sunday’s Froze Toes cycling race with a simple fist pump, nearly a minute ahead of his closest competitor.

Froese’s victory is representative of a Columbia family synonymous with cycling in mid-Missouri.

MU men's basketball team nets needed win

A game decided in the final 30 seconds is supposed to be exciting. But Saturday’s game at Mizzou Arena didn’t feel like a closely contested game until about two minutes to play. Before that, Tigers' 60-53 victory over Colorado felt more like a badminton match or a golf tournament.

Carroll still dealing with injured ankle

DeMarre Carroll played 25 minutes Saturday in Missouri’s 60-53 win over Colorado and scored his first and only basket with 3:25 left. Needless to say, his ankle is still hurting him.

Bruins rout Kewpies in semifinals of district basketball

Free-throw shooting tormenting Tigers women's basketball team

The Missouri women's basketball team is last in the Big 12 Conference in free-throw shooting percentage this season at 62.7 percent, and opponents have 91 more attempts and have made 111 more free throws than the Tigers.

No. 6 Missouri baseball team beats Michigan State

Missouri tennis team falls on the road to Iowa

Stephens rallies to defeat Central Methodist

Missouri softball beats Texas Tech 10-4

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