Jake Biddle carries his most prized possessions — a collection of wild turkey calls — in a small plastic box. There are slate calls, box calls and mouth calls, all of which he uses to create the sounds of one of the country’s most popular game birds.
At several points during Rock Bridge’s Friday night game against the Raytown South Cardinals, the chant of “You can’t stop him” could be heard coming from one section of the crowd at the Rock Bridge gym.
The last person sitting in the bleachers behind the Hickman Kewpies boys basketball bench Saturday night wasn’t a fan, or a statistician.
The box score had to have an error. There was no way the totals were correct. Some mistake had to have been made or some prank had to have been pulled. After all, what are the odds a team would get outrebounded by nearly the same margin it won by in the opponents’ game less than a month ago?
It wasn’t quite the ending that Rock Bridge senior Chris Masters hoped for, but Masters and the Bruins wrestling team saw their 48-18 loss to Jefferson City on Thursday night at Rock Bridge as more than just a defeat in the season’s final meet. They said they saw it as a learning tool, one to be used as the Bruins prepare for the district meet Feb. 9 and 10 in Jefferson City.
It is much like a story line from one of today’s countless reality TV shows: two virtual strangers picked to live together, attend school and train for gymnastics together for a year.
The Stephens women’s basketball team had a tough time containing Missouri Valley’s offense and getting past its defense Thursday evening at Silverthorne Arena.
MANHATTAN, Kan. — They were one second from being finished, from finally allowing the game to get away for good. If nothing positive happened for the Tigers, there was probably no chance Missouri would have an opportunity to win the game.
MANHATTAN, Kan. — Glen Dandridge and Nick Berardini were the first Missouri players to walk onto the floor at Bramlage Coliseum for the Tigers’ shootaround before the their game against Kansas State in Manhattan, Kan. The one thousand or so student fans already in attendance gave the two a few boos, but nothing too significant.
Missouri thought its season heartbreaker was out of the way when they lost to Texas in overtime on Jan. 10.
In a corner of the musty wrestling room, deep in the bowels of Rock Bridge High School, junior Dan Shufeldt watched assistant coach Joe Collier and head coach Brook Harlan demonstrate different strategies for Shufeldt to employ in future matches. Shufeldt, as well as his teammates, will need some new moves as they take on a familiar foe Jefferson City at 6 p.m. today at Rock Bridge.
The Hickman girls basketball team defeated Cor Jesu Academy 60-30 in the first round of the Ameritime High School Girls Basketball Invitational.
Senior guard Marchele Campbell is used to practicing and playing with boys. She’s been doing it against her older brothers for about 18 years.
When Missouri lost to Kansas State on Jan. 13, Marshall Brown’s missed dunk probably was the single ugliest moment for the Tigers. Brown’s miss was a physical mistake, an unlucky moment, and a vivid memory from the Tigers third consecutive conference loss.
America’s most underrated niche sport may be coming to a city near you.
That’s right, Kansas City may soon be the permanent home of one of the NHL’s most exciting, resurgent franchises.
Rock Bridge senior Erik Darkow can’t remember the first time he picked up a basketball.
Missouri swimmer Shannon Hogan has been racing and winning in competitive swimming for 14 years, but as the end of her senior year looms, Hogan has begun to look back on swimming before she abandons the sport.
Marshall Brown’s aggressiveness has been a key to his high-point production during the Big 12 Conference men’s basketball season. But that aggressiveness has also led to consistent first-half foul trouble for Missouri’s starting forward.
The death of a thoroughbred racehorse is never less than heartbreaking. They’re magnificent athletes, bred to race, with muscular torsos perched on sinewy legs.
Barry Bonds and the San Francisco Giants completed a $15.8 million, one-year contract Monday night after the slugger spent hours at the ballpark being examined by team doctors.