The most stressful part of Sandy Paulsen’s night came right after Hickman’s game against Hazelwood West Wednesday at Cosmopolitan Park.
A parent came up behind Paulsen as the teams walked off the field and blindfolded her.
Marshall Brown, an incoming recruit, said Wednesday he remains loyal to the Missouri men’s basketball program despite the release of the NCAA’s investigative findings.
Brown, a 6-foot-6 forward from Austin, Texas, said he is excited to come to Missouri to play basketball next season. Brown’s support of the program comes a day after the suspension of associate head coach Tony Harvey, who recruited him.
Morale has improved and so has Rock Bridge’s defense.
The secret formula: Stop thinking about it too much and have fun.
Erin Kalka said Nebraska has the toughest batters in the Big 12 Conference.
Yet she had 11 strikeouts and gave up two earned runs against the Cornhuskers in the first game of Missouri’s two-game sweep last weekend.
Athletes across America train hard to wear the red, white and blue in the Olympics. Knut Sommerfeldt is doing the same, but he hopes to wear those colors for Norway.
Sommerfeldt, a former Missouri decathlete, will compete in the Audrey J. Walton Combined Event Carnival at noon today and Friday at Audrey J. Walton Stadium. He will test himself against a strong field of 44 athletes from around the globe that has similar Olympic dreams.
Missouri defensive back Lareno Seymour could not help but give Chris Brooks, a former high school teammate, one piece of recruiting advice when colleges came calling.
“He just told me, ‘Man, don’t go to Illinois,’ ” Brooks said.
D.J. Hord wasn’t the biggest name on the Rockhurst football team Nov. 29, 2002, but he might have made the biggest play.
Hord, a wide receiver, had a state championship game record 81-yard touchdown reception against Lindbergh that helped the Hawklets win a state title and helped him gain a new level of attention.
Sandy Paulsen did not want to be the Hickman girls’ soccer coach in 1988.
With two years’ experience coaching the sport at a junior high school, she thought an assistant coaching position suited her better.
Hickman needed to rebound after a tough loss to Rock Bridge, and rebound it did.
The Kewpies beat the Hannibal Pirates 9-0 in tennis Tuesday at Hickman. It was Hickman’s second shutout in three matches.
Rock Bridge ate up another team and then did the same to a cake.
After the Bruins swept Jefferson City 9-0 in tennis Tuesday, coach Ben Loeb said he had a surprise. He led the team to a pavilion at Bethel Park. Loeb said the cake was in honor of senior Taylor Doak, who isn’t a varsity player but occasionally played when needed.
For the second straight game, Rock Bridge needed nothing more than a first-minute goal.
The Bruins used members of their JV team and moved other players to different positions in a 3-0 win against the Moberly Spartans on Tuesday at Cosmopolitan Park.
Hickman showed it deserved the top seed for next week’s Class 4 District 10 baseball tournament.
Hickman pitcher Chad Hatcher shut down the Helias Crusaders for the second time this year, and the Kewpies backed up their No. 1 seed with a 4-2 win Tuesday at Hickman Field.
The Columbia College softball team beat William Woods 4-0 to win the NAIA Region V Tournament on Tuesday in Springfield, Mo., and earned an automatic bid to the NAIA National Tournament on May 21-26 in Decatur, Ala.
Kerri Gapka (19-4) earned the win, striking out four and walking one. Amy Seipp added a two-run double in the third inning for the Cougars (43-9), who won the tournament for the second straight season.
It’s an expression Fred Burks and Steve Reller have seen countless times since April 4.
Players with their eyes wide, jaw dropped, able to muster one word: “Wow.”
A dormant Rock Bridge team, emerged from its losing skid in atypical fashion.
It didn’t need many extra-base hits. There weren’t any towering home runs.
Thank you, Columbia. Thank you for being my refuge, my home, my inspiration and my audience.
Before I moved here, I had scrapped my far-fetched dream of being the next Harry Caray. The want of money led me to enroll in college as a pre-law student, despite my fantasy of sports broadcasting. Thankfully, a desire to have fun rather than succeed in school led me to Columbia, the place where I would use a change of scenery to straighten out my priorities.
Normally, it would have been a dull night in the Rock Bridge goal for Emily Schuenemeyer and Emily Roark.
Monday, though, each goalie scored a goal in the Bruins’ 10-0 victory against the Mexico Bulldogs at Cosmopolitan Park.
Two Missouri wrestlers qualified for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Indianapolis.
For one, it’s the end of a career; for the other, it’s the beginning of an era.
MU's men's basketball program broke numerous NCAA rules from 1999 to
2003, according to the NCAA's 19-page official notice of allegations
Don and Pat Fotti have lived in the Southwell Complex parking lot at Columbia College for the past four weeks.
They are not hitchhikers searching for a ride.
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