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Hickman baseball coach will take job in North Kansas City

When this season ends Hickman baseball coach Dave Wilson will leave to take a job at Staley High School in North Kansas City. Meanwhile, the MU baseball team's home finale will be televised.

Mitrisin solidifies role and becomes ace of the Kewpies’ staff

Last year junior Drew Mitrisin would come into a game when the starter was struggling and the next week he might get a start. But during the end of last year Mitrisin started getting more starts and took advantage of them.

MU student seeks a perfect pitch on the turf of Taylor Stadium

William Pipp, a student in the plant sciences department at MU, get hands on experiences by managing the turf at Taylor Stadium.

Bruins put damper on Kewpies' senior night

The Rock Bridge girls soccer team scored two goals to defeat Hickman on its senior night.The senior helped Rock Bridge soccer to a season sweep of Hickman on the Kewpies’ senior night.

Rock Bridge tennis sweeps Hickman

Blake Burchert is working to improve his tennis game. He played for Rock Bridge's junior varsity basketball team in the winter and uses his size to his advantage on the tennis court.

Missouri women's tennis looks to next season

The Tigers will return six of seven players next year and head coach Blake Starkey knows much work will need to be done to turn the team's promise into wins.

Hickman athlete goes full speed on and off track

Bianca Aaron, a jumper and middle distance runner for the Kewpies, is the president of her senior class and is involved in enough student organizations to make even the most exclusive universities do a double-take when they see her application.

Tigers women's golf team selected for NCAA regionals

This is the sixth-consecutive trip to the regionals for Missouri, and the 10th in 11 years.

Travis Craig takes over as Bruins wrestling coach

Craig will take over the position from former coach, Brook Harlan.

Passion for soccer drives Bruins' Litofsky

The Rock Bridge girls soccer team won its senior night game over Smith-Cotton 2-0 on Tuesday night under the direction of senior midfielder Alex Litofsky.

66-year-old Columbian tackles 42-mile bike ride

Columbia’s Judy Knudson had never biked until she tried to quit smoking in her mid-50s. Now she is training for a bike ride through New York’s five boroughs.

Hickman shuts out Mexico, faces Rock Bridge next

Hickman will play rival Rock Bridge 4 p.m. Tuesday at Cosmopolitan Park.

Two Missouri football players drafted into action

Will Franklin wasn’t waiting by the phone when the fourth round of the NFL Draft got under way. With the second day of the draft starting at 9 a.m. central time Sunday, he had other things on his mind.

“I was actually asleep in bed and I got the phone call,” he said. “It was an unknown number, and I was like, ‘Who could be calling me unknown, a reporter or a team?’”

Two young local divers look to make splash on national scene

Christian Head,13, and Ashley Shelton, 14, have passed on playing other sports to focus on becoming top-flight divers.

MU softball sees senior day rained out

Tigers center fielder remains one stolen base away from breaking the single-season Big 12 record, and Renth remains needs just one home run short of a new single-season school record.

Rock Bridge tennis finishes second

Hickman competes at Parkway South

Bruins' Little accepts getting hit by pitch as part of leadoff role

The Rock Bridge second baseman and lead off batter was hit by four pitches during the Bruins’ final two games in the Sells Development/Red Weir Classic. He’ll tell you it was five, even though the umpire didn’t agree.

Cantwell, Miller win at Drake Relays

Columbia College softball wins AMC championship

The Cougars beat William Woods 9-0 and pitcher Valerie Teter was named the conference's freshman of the year.

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