advertisement

Sports

MU swimming captain well-traveled

MU swimmer Lori Halvorson moved 17 times during her childhood, but found her home in the pool.

Jefferson City speedskater qualifies for time trials

Carly Wilson's 1:36.976 over nine laps help her qualify for the time trials at the U.S. Short Track Speedskating Championships at the Hardee's Iceplex in Chesterfield. She is one of 21 women remaining in the field that will be cut to 16 on Friday.

Pickleball: A popular sport with an unlikely name

 Pickleball began in a congressman’s backyard in Washington in 1965. The family wanted to create a new game, and after a few trials and errors created one that combined tennis, badminton and ping-pong.

Lawrence enjoying senior season

Matt Lawrence's individual highs and lows have taken a backseat to the Tigers' hot start this season.

Oklahoma's Capel not pleased with dirty play

Oklahoma coach Jeff Capel said during Monday's Big 12 Conference coaches teleconference that he is concerned with the number of cheap shots opposing players have given his star player, sophomore forward Blake Griffin.

Stephens freshman dominates offense

Freshman Megan Sheffield leads the Stephens College basketball team in scoring and rebounding.

Kewpies girls basketball can't hold off Rolla

The Hickman girls basketball team lost 53-50 at Rolla on Monday.

"Little brother" prepared for leadership role next year

Carl Gettis is the only starter on the Missouri secondary who will be back in Columbia next season. Given the secondary’s camaraderie, it has been like family members passing the torch the next leader.

 

Missouri women's basketball rolls

Every player on the Missouri women's basketball team played in a 74-23 victory over Tennessee Martin on Sunday at Mizzou Arena.

Defense leads to big Tigers victory

The Missouri women's basketball team held the Skyhawks to the fewest points scored by a Missouri opponent since the Tigers held Bethany College to 21 points on Jan. 1, 1977.

Missouri frontcourt held in check

Murray State collapsed heavily on Missouri's taller players and double-teamed DeMarre Carroll and Leo Lyons whenever it got the opportunity.

Tigers find a way to win

Murray State lead in several statistical categories, but Missouri's late defense made the difference against the nonconference opponent.

Straatmann begins the end

Liz Straatmann, a junior on the Missouri gymnastics team, began her final season at MU at the team's black-gold intrasquad meet. She is quitting because of multiple knee surgeries.

Brown does dirty work for MU women's basketball

Sophomore guard RaeShara Brown is only 5 feet, 8 inches tall, but she is second on the team in rebounding.

Big night for Stephens College and its coach

Stephens College coach Dane Pavlovich earned his master's in business administration Saturday morning. Later that night, his team beat Westminster College for the first time in program history.

Negro Leagues Museum names new director

A former assistant to the Kansas City city manager was selected — a move that caused at least two board members to quit in protest

Pinkel, Fitzgerald begin Alamo Bowl buzz

On Thursday, Missouri coach Gary Pinkel and Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald met at Silverhorn Golf Club in San Antonio as headline participants at the AT&T Golf Classic. 

Kansas City native returns to Mizzou Arena

Isaac Miles almost played basketball at MU two times before transferring to Murray State. Saturday night, he will play against Missouri.

Rock Bridge twins filling new roles

Sophomore guards Allison and Megan Marshall are twins and two of the many Bruins that are being forced to take on a new role for this season's title defense.

Hickman girls basketball drops tournament game

The Hickman girls basketball team lost 62-49 to Lee’s Summit on Thursday at the Blue Springs Tournament.

advertisements