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Bruins runners regroup

After graduating its star runner last year, the Rock Bridge cross country team is forging an identity of its own this season.

Slight slip for Tigers

The Missouri football team fell one spot in the AP poll this week, but kept its No. 5 ranking in the USA Today Coaches poll.

MU volleyball seeks consistency at home

 The team, featuring three young back-row players, lost its home opener in four sets.

Biffle's win amps up Chase race with Edwards

Although Greg Biffle has been able to drive his No. 16 Ford into Victory Lane, he still couldn't overtake Carl Edwards for first place in the Chase points standings.

Tiger tales outside the stadium

Tailgating at its best: Cool cuts and parents' fashion choices from a reporter’s notebook.

Tigers seal victory over Buffalo on Saturday

The Tigers' fumble problems kept visiting Buffalo (2-2) alive for three quarters Saturday until Missouri (4-0) finally sealed a 42-21 victory. In all, three different Missouri receivers fumbled, and the Tigers lost the ball each time it happened.

Columbia College soccer team fades quickly

A lackluster second half hurt Columbia College in its 3-2 loss Saturday night against visiting Park University.

Ball goes wild on Hickman

Running back Montee Ball spoiled the first meeting between Hickman and Timberland on Friday, leading Timberland to 34-9 win at newly dedicated Robert M. LeMone Field

KICKOFF: Baston chases ball carriers, not acclaim

It's a rare statement from a college starter on a top-ranked team, but MU nose tackle Jaron Baston says he is not looking for "superstar-ism," as he calls it.

Rock Bridge bowled over by Jays

Jefferson City gashed the Bruins for over 330 yards rushing, but Rock Bridge coach A.J. Ofodile says his team is improving.

Collins gives MU soccer its fifth win

Michelle Collins scored the game-winning goal in the 73rd minute for her second goal this season, and the MU soccer team secured their fourth straight win Friday night by outscoring Big 10 contender Iowa 2-1 at Walton Stadium.

KICKOFF: MU's Gettys takes his shot

Jeff Gettys, a sophomore reserve linebacker for the Missouri football team, has taken advantage of every opportunity he has had a a walk-on for the Tigers. His efforts have earned him a scholarship.

KICKOFF: Who was Ziggy Hood before he was a Tiger?

It's hard for former teammates and coaches at Palo Duro High School in Amarillo, Texas, to forget the plays MU's Ziggy Hood used to make.

2008 MU football team impresses former players

The offense of the Missouri football team has become a topic of national discussion, and those with ties to the program reflect upon its transformation.

‘Bowl or bust’ for Buffalo quarterback

Drew Willy, Buffalo’s quarterback and team leader, won’t let his team’s previous struggles dampen his spirit.

Hickman's Cowan perfect

Hickman senior Taylor Cowan pitched a perfect game to lead the Kewpies' softball team to a 1-0 victory over rival Rock Bridge on Thursday night at University Field on the MU campus.

Hickman senior Gary Smith loves football, awaits return

After surgery for a dislocated wrist, it appeared that Gary Smith would be out for the season. But he was recently told by doctors that he could return to the Kewpies as early as next week for their game against Rock Bridge at Memorial Stadium.

Hickman football field to be named after former star player

Later in life, Robert M. LeMone made numerous contributions to the high school, including the donation of the lift used to video-record football games, and donations for the football field, track and concrete around the stadium.

Rock Bridge football plays without lineman

Skylar Hinton, a two-way lineman with the Bruins football team, is out for the rest of the season. Now the 1-2 Bruins must win without their biggest player.

Columbia College volleyball player adjusts after transferring from Brazil

Tally Mattos is playing well while trying to make the cultural adjustment from Brazil to the United States.

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