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Quadrado more than assistant for Cougars

Juliana Quadrado, assistant coach for the Columbia College women's volleyball team and native of Brazil, bridges the gap between the squad's English- and Portuguese-speaking teammates.

MU goalkeeper keeps eye on the clock

For MU junior Tasha Dittamore, the starting goalkeeper for the Missouri soccer team,  the numbers on the clock regulate life both on and off the field.

Armendariz finds new family on MU volleyball team

Since two-a-day practices, Priscilla Armendariz has become part of a new type of family with some of her teammates. Along with fellow freshman defensive specialist Annie Lopez, sophomore libero Caitlyn Vann and assistant coach Chen Feng, she is part of "the DS," or defensive specialist, family.

Moore crucial part of Tigers' defense

Nearly three weeks after re-injuring his foot against Nevada, Missouri safety William Moore says he is "about 85 percent." He is his likely return to action for the Tigers' Big 12 Conference opener on Saturday in Lincoln.

Tigers hope they're mature enough for trip to Nebraska

How much the Missouri football team has matured since it lost in 2006 at Nebraska has yet to be seen. The Tigers' trip to Lincoln will be the first time this season that they have played a true road game away from their home state.

MU volleyball defeats ISU in five sets

After easy wins in the first two games, the Missouri volleyball team had to work hard to defeat visiting Iowa State.  

Nebraska's 'Poor loser' coach prepares for Tigers

COLUMBIA — Nebraska coach Bo Pelini doesn't celebrate his successes.

MU defense hears Lucky's words

By Monday afternoon, Missouri defensive personnel were well aware of Nebraska tailback Marlon Lucky's comment. Players approached it in different ways as they continued preparations for Missouri's Big 12 Conference opener Saturday night at Nebraska.

Hard to keep down MMA organizer

It took a lot for Robert Hulett to recover from a car wreck. His determination also has helped him form a popular MMA fighting league.

Nebraska braces for Missouri offense

Nebraska coach Bo Pelini says his team's defense is making too many "bonehead" mistakes.

Big 12 coaches downplay rankings

After the unveiling of football rankings Sunday, the Big 12 Conference had half of its teams in the Top 25, and four in the Top 10. But as conference play begins, coaches say the rankings aren't on their minds.

Freshmen runners big for Rock Bridge

It's hard to deny the impact freshmen Caleb Wilfong and Jordan Crook are having on the Rock Bridge cross country team.

Winless Rams fire coach Scott Linehan

Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett will take over for Linehan, who was 11-25 as the Rams' coach.

Cougars volleyball undefeated in AMC

A sweep of Hannibal-LaGrange on Monday night puts the Columbia College volleyball team at 5-0 in American Midwest Conference.   

Hickman softball rolls

Every senior on the Hickman softball team had a hit in a shutout victory Monday.

Upsets lift Tigers in football rankings

Despite a bye week, Missouri jumped to No. 3 in the USA Today Coaches Poll and No. 4 in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll.

Edwards outmaneuvered by Johnson

Carl Edwards daring last lap run to overtake the race leader on Sunday at Kansas Speedway nearly worked.

PHOTO GALLERY: Kewpies stomp Rock Bridge at Providence Bowl

Here's a look at Friday's Providence Bowl, where the Hickman Kewpies overtook the Rock Bridge Bruins 41-7. The win moved the Kewpies to 8-4 all-time against Rock Bridge.

Hickman rolls to Providence Bowl win

The Rock Bridge Bruins featured a decidedly different look at Faurot Field in Friday’s annual Providence Bowl. Several of their jerseys were stolen or lost before they fell 41-7 to the Hickman Kewpies, who moved to 8-4 all-time against Rock Bridge.

MU Volleyball defeats SIU Edwardsville

MU scored the first 10 points of the match and won the first set 25-8. But the second and third sets were much closer, with MU winning 25-21 and 25-22.

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