Roy Oswalt pitched a five-hitter and Carlos Lee and Lance Berkman hit home runs to lift the host Houston Astros to their first victory of the season 5-1 over the St. Louis Cardinals.
Trisa Nickoley seems very unimposing. She has an easygoing, almost goofy, attitude.
I know the source of that chill that has overcome mid-Missouri this week.
Every baseball player’s first home run is memorable. Some may hit it in Little League, others may hit it years later. Many never hit one at all. Few, though, hit their first home run against a state-ranked team to give their team a lead late in the game, all the while pitching a complete game.
If the Hickman golf squad was a pitching staff, senior Chris Johnson would be the opening day starter and junior Nick Wilson would be the younger but equally talented pitcher waiting for his chance to shine.
Rock Bridge senior Stefan Nosic played a familiar opponent Thursday. Nosic said he has known Hickman senior Justin Guevera, whom Nosic played at No. 2 singles, a long time.
Missouri senior golfer John Kelly shot a 5-over-par 77 on Thursday in the first round of the Masters in Augusta, Ga.
Almost a year ago, in the 2006 spring football game, Connell Davis’ potential as a running back seemed unlimited. Davis, then a redshirt freshman, played in front of the Memorial Stadium crowd for the first time and impressed fans with his speed, strength and elusiveness. He was the game’s leading rusher with 44 yards and scored the only rushing touchdown of the day.
When most pitchers take the mound, they have to think about lots of things.
Last year during spring practice, Missouri kicker Jeff Wolfert was a walk-on in competition with incumbent kicker Adam Crossett to be the Tigers’ primary field goal kicker.
The television inside the Jefferson City Country Club Wednesday featured golfers preparing for today’s Masters Tournament under a warm Georgia sun.
When an entire offense is clicking the way the Columbia College softball team’s has been lately, no one wants to be the lone hitter in the lineup who is not producing. In Wednesday’s doubleheader sweep of Missouri Baptist, Stephanie Kababie made sure she wasn’t that person.
It’s something you rarely hear Rock Bridge boys tennis coach Ben Loeb say after a home match.
The Tiger track and field team canceled the Missouri invitational that was slated for Saturday. Officials said the cold forecast, with a possible low of 25 degrees, was the reason for the cancellation.
The Missouri baseball team’s scheduled game Tuesday at Southern Illinois was rained out and will not be re-scheduled. The Tigers will next play at Kansas State on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
Halfway into the national anthem before the Rock Bridge Bruins girls’ soccer game Tuesday night, something odd happened. The music stopped.
Greg Bracey is fast.
The Hickman boys tennis team lost its first match of the season 5-4 to Helias on Monday at Hickman.
Hickman senior Chris Johnson has amassed an abundance of accolades during his golf career.
Glen Metropolit and Doug Weight scored in a 17-second span in the second period to help the St. Louis Blues stop the Dallas Stars’ four-game winning streak with a 4-2 victory on Monday night.