Kansas State defying expectations

Women's basketball team was picked to finish eighth in the Big 12 conference, but solid play has lead to a position at the top of the rankings.

District basketball tournaments start Monday

On the boys' side Rock Bridge is the top seed and receives a bye this week, while Hickman must win on the first day of the tournament to continue. Both Hickman and Rock Bridge's girls teams will have a bye in their tournament.

Hickman's Cox advances to final at state wrestling championships

Hickman wrestler Drae Cox advanced to the finals of his weight class with two wins today.

Prince leads Hickman girls to win over Jackson

Chastity Prince was 4-4 from the 3-point line as the Hickman girls basketball team defeated Jackson 57-30. This was the Kewpies final game before the District tournament.

MU softball drops two games in Las Vegas

The Tigers competed in the first day of the Louisville Slugger Desert Classic in Las Vegas.

From junior high to the national spotlight

Willa Wang, a 13-year-old from Ann Arbor, easily won her heat of the 200-meter butterfly preliminaries at the Missouri Grand Prix Friday.

Swimmers post fast times during the first day of the Missouri Grand Prix

The Missouri Grand Prix kicked off Friday with three pool records.

Rock Bridge girls' basketball roster

Rock Bridge wrestlers falter on day two of state finals

Rock Bridge had three wrestlers lose today in the state finals, with one still having a chance to place as high as third.

Horton, Hannah charged

Missouri guard Jason Horton and his former teammate, Stefhon Hannah, were charged with third-degree assault Friday in connection with a January fight at a late-night restaurant.

Underclassmen shine in Rock Bridge's win over Helias

Hansen sees Missouri Grand Prix as a chance to get back into shape for competition

Hansen will swim in the preliminaries of the 100-meter freestyle and the 200-backstroke today. He competes in the preliminaries of the 200-breaststroke Saturday and the 100-breaststroke Sunday. The Grand Prix marks the first long-course meet — the same format as the Olympic trials and the Olympics — that Hansen has competed in since the U.S. National Championships in August.

High school state wrestling tournament under way

Columbia has five wrestlers competing in the state finals, three from Rock Bridge and two from Hickman.

Cougars clamp down, hit free throws in win over Illinois-Springfield

Despite being in the middle of one its best defensive performances of the season, the Columbia College men’s basketball team needed a spark on offense. A dunk by Jake Alexander provided the necessary ignition.

Stephens beats Principia College

Woes aside, Missouri women's basketball adept at 3-point shooting

In a year where the Tigers have only one conference win and rank at or near the bottom of almost every major statistical category in the Big 12 Conference, the affinity and skill in firing the 3-point shot has kept the team in the thick of most games.

Tigers look to slow Beasley in rematch with Kansas State

A big key to slowing Beasley in the first meeting on Feb. 2 was double and triple-teaming him each time he touched the ball.

Two MU swimmers hopeful for a chance for U.S. Olympic trials

Lori Halvorson and Colleen Gordon will participate in the Missouri Grand Prix, which begins on Friday, hoping for a chance to compete for an Olympic spot.

Tiger gymnasts looking for solid road score against SEMO

While road meets tend to produce lower scores because of unfamiliar equipment and hostile crowds, the need for high scores in away meets is essential for regional qualifying.

Askren travels to Russia with USA wrestling team

Ben Askren was selected to be on the USA wrestling World Cup team that is competing at the 2008 World Cup for freestyle wrestling this weekend in Russia.