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Jamieson making all the right moves for Missouri baseball

With his team struggling, Missouri coach Tim Jamieson’s lineup and rotation changes have worked out even better than he could have hoped.

Starters in secondary a proven commodity

There’s only one position in the secondary that doesn’t have a returning starter from 2007 atop the depth chart in the spring. That’s because free safety William Moore needed surgery after an injury in the Cotton Bowl and won’t be able to reclaim his position until the fall.

Priday, not Crow, makes history for Missouri baseball team

Jacob Priday broke the Big 12 records for home runs and total bases in a game on Friday, leading the Missouri Tigers past the Texas Longhorns, 31-12. Aaron Crow's consecutive scoreless innings streak ended at 43, after he allowed 5 runs in the first inning. Wind gusts of 30 mph helped balls leap off the bats of hitters all night.

Columbia College softball team sweeps William Woods on senior day

The Cougars overcame poor weather to win on senior day.

Hickman baseball season tracker

Keep up with the Hickman Kewpies throughout this baseball season. Check box scores; read game recaps and features; and watch videos.

Rock Bridge baseball season tracker

Keep up with the Rock Bridge Bruins throughout this baseball season. Check box scores; read game recaps and features; and watch videos.

Cold weather and wind hampers MU track

During the first day of the Tom Botts Invitational, held during cold weather and 30 mph wind, some athletes simply scratched rather than compete in the conditions.

Tigers tennis team defeated by 67th-ranked Huskers, 5-2

Missouri took the doubles point in the match before falling in the five-straight singles matches.

COMMENT: Crow's scoreless-inning streak inspires search for record

The Missouri pitcher has tossed 42 2/3 scoreless innings, but the NCAA does not have an official record on the books. Any effort to find the record can turn into an obesssion, but in the end we may not find a conclusive answer.

Size disadvantage inspires Missouri tennis player

What makes Maureen Modesto special is not beating opponents that are supposed to be better than her, but at 5 feet 1-inch tall, she’s doing it against players much bigger than her.

Gymnastics meet at LSU reunites childhood friends

Missouri freshman Alex Gold and LSU gymnast Samantha Engle met in Allen, Texas, but the sport took them in different directions.

MU Linebacker Alexander to have surgery for torn ACL

The injury is one of several Alexander has suffered over the course of his career with the Missouri football team.

Hickman tennis coach preaches finesse, not power

Coach Andy Materer has the team work on unusual drills in practice to make up for a lack of firepower.

Kayakers take advantage of heavy rain

Swollen creeks present a challenge that only the most experienced paddlers should try.

Rock Bridge tennis team preps for tougher competition

In practice on Wednesday, coach Ben Loeb had the Bruins play matches against each other in order to prepare for Friday’s Columbia Duals, where the team will face two tough opponents, Edwardsville at 10:30 a.m. and Joplin at 2:30 p.m.

Kewpies’ Mitrisin beats Bruins baseball team on three days rest

Pitcher Drew Mitrisin, second baseman Brandt Frye and catcher Thad McVeigh helped the Hickman baseball team defeat cross-town rival Rock Bridge.

Gymnast Hatcher travels long road to reach Missouri

Alicia Hatcher was an energetic child, always running and jumping around, so gymnastics was a perfect avenue to let out her energy. She started gymnastics at Dave’s Gymnastics Factory in Lee’s Summit when she was 4.

Request for change of venue in O'Neal case halted

Hopes for a potential change of venue in the wrongful death suit of Aaron O’Neal have been halted, at least temporarily, after a Boone County Circuit Court Judge ruled the foundation for the move to be “vague, overbroad and burdensome,” according to Missouri Case.net.

Scherzer impressive in debut

Stryker Sulak sheds his shell with Missouri football team

Once a quiet, reserved redshirt freshman, Sulak has matured into the talkative, outgoing mouthpiece of the Missouri defensive line. The senior end has 25 career starts, the most of any in a unit that includes three seniors (Sulak, Tommy Chavis and Jaysen Corbett). Over his career, Sulak has added 25 pounds to his frame, and last season, he recorded 60 tackles and six quarterback sacks.

 

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