Spring in Arizona is not just for baseball anymore.
The Missouri women’s basketball team is heading to Tempe, Ariz., to take on Stanford on Saturday in the first round of the women’s NCAA tournament.
After a disappointing season that ended with a 16-13 record, Missouri found itself outside of the NCAA Tournament for the first time in five years and took what remained.
The Tigers are one of five Big 12 Conference teams to accept a bid to the National Invitation Tournament, the postseason tournament that invites teams denied a trip to the NCAA Tournament, on Sunday. Missouri will face Michigan in the first round at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Ann Arbor, Mich.
There were many opportunities, but defensive miscues and poor offensive choices hurt the Kewpies.
The Hickman lacrosse team lost to Parkway South 5-3 on Saturday at Cosmopolitan Park.
The Missouri tennis team was close and, coach Blake Starkey knew it.
With the match on the line, Starkey took the bleachers at the Green Tennis Center and urged those in attendance to cheer louder.
DALLAS – The countdown to the culmination of the college basketball regular season, Selection Sunday, will certainly be an agonizing one for Missouri.
With their season complete, the Tigers have left their fate and NCAA Tournament hopes in the hands of the NCAA selection committee. The Tigers’ chances to join the 34 at-large bids appear bleak after an embarrassing 94-69 loss to Kansas in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Conference Tournament on Friday in the American Airlines Center.
Saying Mike Hall is having a great time would be an understatement. Saying Hall’s life has become hectic would be a greater one.
Hall, who has made it to the final eight on ESPN’s reality series Dream Job, finds himself caught up in a whirlwind that deposits him in Columbia one day, in Florida the next and in New York for the weekend.
Senior goalie Kendall Gessling might have been wondering whether someone had painted a target on his chest. The shots kept coming.
The Hickman lacrosse team lost to Lafayette 11-5 on Saturday at Cosmopolitan Park.
All the Missouri tennis team needed was rest and relaxation.
Tigers coach Blake Starkey gave his team three days off last week. After its loss to Iowa, four Tigers had injuries.
St. Joseph’s Academy remembered; it didn’t need Hickman fans to remind them.
The Angels withstood the Kewpies’ rally and taunts of “remember the last game” to win the Class 5 championship game 56-44 on Saturday at Hearnes Center.
ST. LOUIS — Bob Burchard, the Columbia College men’s basketball coach, has emphasized the strength of his team instead of touting individual greatness throughout the season.
Saturday’s American Midwest Conference Tournament final was a huge challenge to that notion.
Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel said he does not want to dwell on what his team is doing well.
Pinkel’s team had its first scrimmage of the spring Saturday morning at the Daniel J. Devine Pavilion, where the Tigers had a chance to show their progress since practices began March 4.
Two teams needed to get inside Saturday, but only one held the key.
The St. Joseph’s Academy Angels beat the Hickman Kewpies 56-44 in the Class 5 girls’ basketball title game at Hearnes Center.
Westminster might be in the same division as Stephens, but the teams are not in the same league competitively.
The Stars’ inexperience showed Friday in a 9-0 loss in which Westminster was in complete control of every match.
Westminster may be in the same division as Stephens, but the two teams are not in the same league competitively.
The Stars' inexperience showed Friday in a 9-0 loss in which Westminster was in complete control of every match.
The Dexter Bearcats needed to have a flawless game to knock off the Vashon Wolverines. Unfortunately for the Bearcats, the only thing perfect about their game on Friday was Vashon's Curtis Muse.
A game cannot be won in the first quarter, but Hickman came close.
Hickman beat Lee's Summit 53-28 in the Class 5 semifinals in Hearnes Center on Friday.
Sitting on the bench never felt more comfortable for Hickman coach Tonya Mirts.
The Kewpies built up a commanding first-quarter lead and rolled to a 53-28 win against Lee's Summit on Friday in the Class 5 state semifinals at Hearnes Center.
MacKenzie Stirmlinger called it ironic, but it was more like inspiration.
St. Joseph's Academy avenged a regular season loss to Incarnate Word, winning 47-27 on Friday in the Class 5 semifinals at Hearnes Center.
DALLAS – With the clock running down Friday night, junior guard Jason Conley attempted a 3-pointer from the right wing.
Similar to many of his other shots, the high-arching shot sailed long and bounced off the back of the rim. Conley, though, wasn’t the only Tiger to unable to get in a rhythm in the Tigers’ 94-69 loss to Kansas in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Tournament in Dallas.
DALLAS--The first one was a disappointing road defeat, but not a surprise.
The second one was a heartbreaking loss, in the last game in Hearnes Center
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