The crowd mobbed the court. But the coach wasn’t sure his team had won at the buzzer.
Joe Paterno’s injuries as a result of being hit by players during a game Saturday served as a reminder to Big 12 Conference coaches of the dangers of standing on the sidelines.
All it takes is one grunt from the bench, and the Yellow Jackets take off. Graceland coach Opie Butler makes a sound slightly resembling the word “go,” and Iesha Randall, his speedy junior point guard, puts her head down and totes the ball effortlessly from rim to rim, scoring yet another easy layup.
With the Columbia College soccer team ahead of Lindenwood by one in overtime penalty kicks, Lindenwood’s Gerardo Panting launched a shot high near the middle of the goal above Cougars goalie Zach Clem’s outstretched hand. The ball clanged off the crossbar and fell straight to the ground and bounced away from the goal, giving the Cougars a dramatic victory in the opening round of the Region V Tournament on Monday at R. Marvin Owens Stadium.
Imagine swimming the last part of a 40-lap, 1,000-yard race. Your legs feel like they’re full of cement, and your body feels like it’s on fire. It’s not over yet, though. There’s still another race to swim later.
An enthusiastic army of children equipped with fishing poles lined the south bank of Cosmo-Bethel Park Lake on Sunday afternoon to participate in a fishing clinic sponsored by the Mid-Missouri Chapter of Trout Unlimited.
Center Kalen Grimes said it’s at about 65 to 70 percent. Forward Marshall Brown said it’s at about 80 to 85 percent. After Friday night’s game, coach Mike Anderson cautiously assessed his team’s fitness.
Driving down the field against Nebraska on Saturday, the Missouri football team looked to cut into the Huskers’ 24-point lead before halftime.
ST. LOUIS — After backing up pregame braggadocio about dealing out the hits rather than taking them, Larry Johnson had a lot more to say.
LINCOLN, Neb. — Whether the problem was consistency, execution, a lack of star players making plays, or turnovers, Missouri players and coaches know the team didn’t play its best offensive game of the year.
When fans call themselves dedicated, they often refer to how much paint they have slathered on their bodies, how loud they scream or how many players’ statistics they can rattle off.
A banner, picturing seven women, hangs in the east hallway of Mizzou arena.
Although it was only an exhibition, Friday night’s game against in-state opponent Missouri-Rolla was Mike Anderson’s first as the Missouri men’s basketball coach.
A night that began with talk of tiebreakers, point differentials and a district championship ended with frustration and tears for the Hickman football team.
JEFFERSON CITY - Early in the season, Phillip King said that he wanted to show that Rock Bridge had what it took to run among the best cross country teams in the state.
Na Yang breathed a huge sigh of relief as she walked off Hearnes Center’s court Saturday night.
Hearnes Center’s scoreboard told the entire story, and it had nothing to do with the score.
When Missouri scores, the fans cheer and the fight song plays. Usually.
LINCOLN, Neb. — Xzavie Jackson slowly jogged off the field at Memorial Stadium, tears welling up in his eyes.
The year is going by a little too fast for Carlynn Savant. She’s nine hours into her master’s program in sport and exercise psychology.