“Athletic chess” is how Robbie Roach describes the game of tennis. Many tennis players say they like the intense workout and enjoy hustling from the backcourt to the net.
When the Columbia College softball team begins its home campaign today two future teachers will do their best to help the team’s young players learn.
OKLAHOMA CITY— EeTisha Riddle posted up under the basket, furiously pleading to Tiffany Brooks to throw her the ball in the first half of Missouri’s game against Texas on Tuesday night.
If it has done nothing else in the first 15 games of the season, the Missouri baseball team has certainly silenced any doubts about its young pitching staff.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Freshman Amanda Hanneman sat between Marissa Scott and Tiffany Brooks, biting her thumbnail as senior Carlynn Savant made two free throws during the loss against Texas on Tuesday night.
For years, 17-year-old Greg Abbott watched from his wheelchair while his brothers played baseball. But in May it will be their turn to cheer for him.
She may not be the gymnast that grabs the headlines, the one with the sky-high tumbling or nail-biting beam flips. But when you tally Missouri’s team score at the end of every competition, there is one name that will always count — that of senior Amanda Pezzullo.
ST. LOUIS — Damien Nash was remembered Monday as a charismatic man with a captivating smile who died as he lived, competing in sports and helping his community.
Missouri forward Vaidotas Volkus doesn’t mind contact. In fact, he admits at times he enjoys it during basketball games. Maybe that’s why most of the time, he is the one creating the rough play.
OKLAHOMA CITY — At Monday’s practice at the Cox Convention Center, Bryan Mann wasn’t thinking about jump shots or hustling.
Rock Bridge High School dance coach Tracey Pfeiffer wasn’t able to make the trip to Orlando, Fl., where her team competed in the national championships.
Missouri senior gymnast Whitney Crater never practices an ending pose for her floor routine. Instead, she prefers to wait for competition and let her emotions guide her.
It’s usually easy to tell when one of the Missouri baseball team’s practices has finished.
Missouri guard Stefhon Hannah calls his rivalry with Iowa State guard Mike Taylor a “friendly one, at least most of the time.”
Waiting out mother nature proved to be a good decision for the Missouri baseball team over the weekend.
The Missouri softball team lost 8-7 to No. 2-ranked Arizona on Sunday. With the loss, Missouri falls to 14-9. Senior outfielder Leanne Bowers
SEDALIA — In basketball, the “Sixth Man” is a name given to the first player off the bench. Usually, the sixth man is a team’s best bench player, one who coaches rely on to provide scoring, defense and intensity once they enter the game. Many coaches struggle to find one player who fits this role consistently.
LeAnn Fossum didn’t want to feel that way again.
STURGEON — The Douglass boys basketball team scrapped until the end, but ultimately fell 54-46 to Harrisburg (22-4) in the Class 2, District 5 championship game Saturday at Sturgeon High School.
The state dance championship that took place last weekend at Francis Howell Central in St. Peters involved 65 high school teams. Two of the teams that performed well are from Columbia.