Pujols hasn’t homered in 22 games, a career worst slump, but still has 16 for the season. For Rolen, Pujols’ St. Louis Cardinals teammate, this was supposed to be the season when everything returned to normal.
An avid cyclist, Summers had seen the Tour of California and the Tour de Georgia, the two most notable cycling events in North America. He mentioned the possibility of a race in Missouri to the governor.
Brittany Haines, 18, was born without a thumb on her right hand. That didn’t stop her from stepping onto the mat when she was 2 years old and beginning her gymnastics career. As her daughter grew older, however, Vivien Haines was confronted with a surgery that would give her daughter more use of her right hand.
One week after failing to make the cut in the U.S. Senior Open, Dee Sanders is back on the golf course and facing a new group of competitors at this year’s Columbia Seniors Championship.
As a coach, parent, president of the CYBA and leader in the drive to build a new recreation complex, Wendell Coonce is working to inspire youth throughout Columbia.
Missouri senior center Kalen Grimes was suspended indefinitely Monday by coach Mike Anderson after an incident early Saturday morning in Florissant.
Not only did Mason Murray get to compete on the same field the all-stars of Major League Baseball will take tonight, but he got to shag balls hit by his favorite player, Albert Pujols, during the Home Run Derby.
After the St. Louis Cardinals took three of four from the Arizona Diamondbacks in the middle of last week, pitcher Adam Wainwright sensed a revival.
Senior forward Kalen Grimes was suspended indefinitely today by MU head basketball coach Mike Anderson.
The irony of being in a career-worst power slump when he was persuaded to participate in Monday night’s Home Run Derby was lost on Albert Pujols.
The sound of cow bells cheers on the riders as more bikes fly past a clump of trees, on their next run through the 5 1/2-mile course Sunday at the Tall Oak Challenge mountain bike races.
Representing Columbia in the Show-Me State Games can be an intense experience for almost anyone. But for Mason Wright there is some added pressure. Wright is the son of Hickman coach Jason Wright.
For Boonville resident Linda Simmons, sending her youngest child to college this fall will be difficult. No amount of preparation or planning can change that. It’s going to be tough and she knows it.
Barry Bonds heard the familiar chorus of boos each time he touched the ball in left field. When he came to the plate and didn’t get to swing, that derision was directed at the mound.
Despite the warm temperatures and that most people don’t consider the first part of July to be football season, athletes from throughout the state came to Columbia to participate in this weekend’s Show-Me State football games.
Missouri wrestling coach Brian Smith named Shawn Charles and Lee Pritts as assistant coaches Thursday. Smith also named former MU wrestler Ben Askren as a volunteer assistant to the team for the upcoming season.
Adam Wainwright carried a five-hit shutout into the eighth inning and Juan Encarnacion hit a three-run home run in the St. Louis Cardinals’ 3-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday night.
Perhaps Zack Greinke’s moody, restless talents have finally found their niche.