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Tigers need Hannah to play under control

OKLAHOMA CITY – Missouri guard Stefhon Hannah simply can’t stand even the thought of not having the ball in his hands. At the least, he hopes one of his teammates has the ball.

Kewpies relying on Prince for crown

Chasity Prince is rarely in the spotlight.

Rare feat repeated

Sarah Stringer couldn’t remember a day like she had Wednesday.

Playing hooky in hoops hot spot

OKLAHOMA CITY — Usually kids have to do a lot of begging to get their parents to excuse them from a day of school. Either that or they can occasionally fake an illness, depending on how good their acting is.

Intense dedication

“Athletic chess” is how Robbie Roach describes the game of tennis. Many tennis players say they like the intense workout and enjoy hustling from the backcourt to the net.

Cougars have learned a few lessons

When the Columbia College softball team begins its home campaign today two future teachers will do their best to help the team’s young players learn.

Tigers hooked in first round

OKLAHOMA CITY— EeTisha Riddle posted up under the basket, furiously pleading to Tiffany Brooks to throw her the ball in the first half of Missouri’s game against Texas on Tuesday night.

Success continues for MU pitchers

If it has done nothing else in the first 15 games of the season, the Missouri baseball team has certainly silenced any doubts about its young pitching staff.

Freshman Hanneman gains experience in loss

OKLAHOMA CITY – Freshman Amanda Hanneman sat between Marissa Scott and Tiffany Brooks, biting her thumbnail as senior Carlynn Savant made two free throws during the loss against Texas on Tuesday night.

New league formed for children with disabilities

For years, 17-year-old Greg Abbott watched from his wheelchair while his brothers played baseball. But in May it will be their turn to cheer for him.

Substance trumps style

She may not be the gymnast that grabs the headlines, the one with the sky-high tumbling or nail-biting beam flips. But when you tally Missouri’s team score at the end of every competition, there is one name that will always count — that of senior Amanda Pezzullo.

Nash’s charm touched many

ST. LOUIS — Damien Nash was remembered Monday as a charismatic man with a captivating smile who died as he lived, competing in sports and helping his community.

Hard play of MU’s Volkus frustrates friends, foes

Missouri forward Vaidotas Volkus doesn’t mind contact. In fact, he admits at times he enjoys it during basketball games. Maybe that’s why most of the time, he is the one creating the rough play.

Texas-sized task

OKLAHOMA CITY — At Monday’s practice at the Cox Convention Center, Bryan Mann wasn’t thinking about jump shots or hustling.

Rock Bridge earns national dance title

Rock Bridge High School dance coach Tracey Pfeiffer wasn’t able to make the trip to Orlando, Fl., where her team competed in the national championships.

No holding back

Missouri senior gymnast Whitney Crater never practices an ending pose for her floor routine. Instead, she prefers to wait for competition and let her emotions guide her.

Quinn waiting his turn

It’s usually easy to tell when one of the Missouri baseball team’s practices has finished.

Newcomer award given to Hannah

Missouri guard Stefhon Hannah calls his rivalry with Iowa State guard Mike Taylor a “friendly one, at least most of the time.”

Tigers dominant in doubleheader

Waiting out mother nature proved to be a good decision for the Missouri baseball team over the weekend.

Missouri softball team falls to No. 2 Arizona

The Missouri softball team lost 8-7 to No. 2-ranked Arizona on Sunday. With the loss, Missouri falls to 14-9. Senior outfielder Leanne Bowers

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